1. In the comic series Calvin and Hobbes, what kind of animal is Hobbes?
  2. Mary, Laura, Carrie and Albert are the children in a well known family from which television show?
  3. Two answers required here. What is the largrst lake in the world and in which European country would you find Europes biggest lake?
    (* excluding the Caspian Sea as it is a salt water lake)
  4. Four of the best known animated music videos of all time (according to VH1), name the four songs.
    Quiz 49 Question 4 Animated Videos
  5. Which song, released in 1990 was written by Michael Jackson and performed by Nancy Cartwright and reaced number one in the UK, USA, Norway and Austria (amongst others)
  6. Listen to this piece of music performed by Elvis. It features two languages, you can hear the English one, what is the second one?
  7. Which company produces the largest cargo aircraft in the world?
  8. Sweden in the Olympics 2016. Name each of these medal winners and the sport in whcih they received their medals (there is one gold, one silver and one bronze)
    Quiz 49 Question 8 Swedish Medla Winners
  9. In terms of population, what are the second and third largest cities in Germany?
  10. China has land borders with fourteen other countries. Mongolia, Rusia and india are three. Name any eight of the other eleven.
  11. Four newspaper headlines from well known events. Identify the year in which these events happened.
    quiz 49 Question 11 Newspaper Headlines
  12. What is the Sanskrit for great leader or king?
  13. If one wanted to eat the dish kimchi in the country where it originated where would you have to go?
  14. Name these four well known dancers.
    Quiz 49 Question 14 Dancers
  15. The Radarange was sold for the first time in 1946, it was one of the very first examples of which household item that can be found in most modern homes?
  16. Listen to this piece of music which has its originins with Giuseppe Verdi but made more popular recently by Bosnian pianist Maksim, what is it called?
  17. This Tony award winning musical was written by Stephen Sondheim and released for the first time in San Diego in 1986. In 2014 it was released as an Oscar winning movie starring James Corden and Meryl Streep. What is it called?
  18. Movie posters remade using Lego. Name the four movies.
    Quiz 49 Question 18 Lego Movies
  19. The word nerd was used for the first time in a book published in 1950 called ”If I Ran the Zoo”, who wrote the book?
  20. Known internationally as Kalium, this element in the periodic table with the symbol K, is also known by what name?
  21. South West Africa gained independence from South Africa in 1990 and chenged its name to what?
  22. Name these six super foods.
    Quiz 49 Question 20 Superfoods

 

 

  1. In the comic series Calvin and Hobbes, what kind of animal is Hobbes?
    1. A toy tiger
  2. Mary, Laura, Carrie and Albert are the children in a well known family from which television show?
    1. Little House on the Prairie
  3. Two answers required here. What is the largrst lake in the world and in which European country would you find Europes biggest lake?
    (* excluding the Caspian Sea as it is a salt water lake)

    1. Lake Superior, Lagoda Lake is the largest in Europé & is in Russia
      (½ point each)
  4. Four of the best known animated music videos of all time (according to VH1), name the four songs.
    Quiz 49 Question 4 Animated Videos

    1. a) Take on Me (A-ha)
      b) Brothers in Arms (Dire Straits)
      c) Paranoid Android (Radiohead)
      d) One More Time (Daft Punk)

      (½ point each)
  5. Which song, released in 1990 was written by Michael Jackson and performed by Nancy Cartwright and reached number one in the UK, USA, Norway and Austria (amongst others)
    1. The Bartman
  6. Listen to this piece of music performed by Elvis. It features two languages, you can hear the English one, what is the second one?
    1. German
  7. Which company produces the largest cargo aircraft in the world?
    1. Antonov
  8. Sweden in the Olympics 2016. Name each of these medal winners and the sport in whcih they received their medals (there is one gold, one silver and one bronze)
    Quiz 49 Question 8 Swedish Medla Winners

    1. a/b) Sarah Sjöstrom (Swimming)
      c/d) Henrik Stenson (Golf)
      e/f) Jenny Fransson (Wrestling)
      (½ point each)
  9. In terms of population, what are the second and thrid largest cities in Germany?
    1. Hamburg and Munich (½ point each)
  10. China has land borders with fourteen other countries. Mongolia, Rusia and india are three. Name any eight of the other eleven.
    1. North Korea, Pakistan, Bhutan, Khazakstan, Nepal,
  11. newspaper headlines from well known events. Identify the year in which these events happened.
    quiz 49 Question 11 Newspaper Headlines

    1. a) 2011 b) 1969 c) 1906 d) 1990
      (½ point each)
  12. What is the Sanskrit for great leader or king?
    1. Maharajjah
  13. If one wanted to eat the dish kimchi in the country where it originated where would you have to go?
    1. South Korea
  14. Name these four well known dancers.
    Quiz 49 Question 14 Dancers

    1. a) Rudolph Nureyev b) Fred Astair c) Gene Kelly d) Paula Abdul
      (½ point each)
  15. The Radarange was sold for the first time in 1946, it was one of the very first examples of which household item that can be found in most modern homes?
    1. Microwave
  16. Listen to this piece of music which has its originins with Giuseppe Verdi but made more popular recently by Bosnian pianist Maksim, what is it called?
    1. The Gypsy Maid
  17. This Tony award winning musical was written by Stephen Sondheim and released for the first time in San Diego in 1986. In 2014 it was released as an Oscar winning movie starring James Corden and Meryl Streep. What is it called?
    1. Into the Woods
  18. Movie posters remade using Lego. Name the four movies.
    Quiz 49 Question 18 Lego Movies

    1. a) The Shining b) The Exorcist c) American Beauty
      d) Clockwork Orange
      (½ point each)
  19. The word nerd was used for the first time in a book publised in 1950 called ”If I Ran the Zoo”, who wrote the book?
    1. Dr. Seuss
  20. Known internationall as Kalium, this element in the periodic table with the symbol K, is also known by what name?
    1. Potassium
  21. South West Africa gained independance from South Africa in 1990 and chenged its name to what?
    1. Namibia
  22. Name these six super foods.
    Quiz 49 Question 20 Superfoods

    1. a) Dill b) Kale c) Plums (prunes are OK)
      d) Spinach e) Lentils f) Oysters
      (½ point each)

 

 

 

 

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