1.  FLAGS
    Today is a national holiday in Australia. How many stars are there on the flag of Australia and which other large country has got a national day today (January 26th?
  2. TELEVISION
    Actor Gordon Kaye died earlier this week. He was best known for playing the character Rene Artois in which famous tv comedy show which ran between 1982 and 1992?
  3. HISTORY
    The inauguration of President Lyndon B Johnson took place on board which mode of transport?
  4. PICTURES – SPORTS
    Four balls, name the sports that they come from.
  5. HUMAN GEOGRAPHY
    In terms of population, what is the third largest city In Spain
  6. MUSIC
    Listen to this piece of Music and identify the opera that it comes from and the Composer.
  7. GEOGRAPHY/HISTORY
    In which South American country would you find the historic city of Machu Pichu 
  8. PICTURES – NAMES AND NICKNAMES
    Three well known people. Two are actors, one is not. Name each of them and identify the nickname they were often better known by.
     
  9. QUOTES
    Andy Warhol once defined Art as what..?
  10. MUSIC – DISNEY SONGS
    Listen to this version of Let It Go from frozen. It has been split up into seven different languages. Identify the seven languages. There is a short gap between each language to separate them. Audio file on the website for streaming or download.
  11. PICTURES – BOOK COVERS
    Four well known books. Name the authors.


  12. BUSINESS
    The barcode that you see on the back of pretty much every product was used for the the first time on Wrigleys chewing gum, but in which decade of the twentieth century was it?
  13. EUROVISION
    Eurovision will take place later this year in which country?
  14. PICTURES – ASIAN COMPANIES
    Name these four Asian companies

  15. MUSIC
    In music which hotel is located at the end of Lonely Street?
  16. FILM/TV
    Which actor plays the part of Dr. Watson in the TV show Sherlock Holmes and Bilbo Baggins in The Hobbit Movie trilogy.
  17. SPORT Roger Milla holds the record as the oldest person to score a goal in a FIFA World Cup match. Hold old was he when he scored against Russia in 1994 to claim this record?
  18. PICTURES – GEOGRAPHY
    Identify these four peninsulas from their satellite images.

  19. NATURAL WORLD
    There are only two mammals that produce new offspring by laying eggs. Name ony one of the two of them.
  20. HISTORY
    In which Century did the Battle of Hastings take Place? 
  21. LANGUAGES
    In which country is Catalonian the official and main language? 
  22. PICTURES – EIGHTIES MUSIC
    Three singers from the 1980s. Name them and name the Groups they fronted.
     
  1.  FLAGS
    Today is a national holiday in Australia. How many stars are there on the flag of Australia and which other large country has got a national day today (January 26th?

    1. Five Stars and India
      ( ½ point for each correct answer)
       
  2. TELEVISION
    Actor Gordon Kaye died earlier this week. He was best known for playing the character Rene Artois in which famous tv comedy show which ran between 1982 and 1992?

    1. Allo Allo 

  3. HISTORY
    The inauguration of President Lyndon B Johnson took place on board which mode of transport?

    1. Airplane(On the way back from Dallas to Washington when it was confirmed that JFK had died) 
  4. PICTURES – SPORTS
    Four balls, name the sports that they come from.

    1. a) Cricket b) Australian Rules c) Hurling d) Netball ( ½ point for each correct answer)
  5. HUMAN GEOGRAPHY
    In terms of population, what is the third largest city In Spain

    1. Valencia 

  6. MUSIC
    Listen to this piece of Music and identify the opera that it comes from and the Composer.
    1. It is from Carmen and it is composed by Georges Bizet
      ( ½ point for the Opera and ½ point for the composer)
       
  7. GEOGRAPHY/HISTORY
    In which South American country would you find the historic city of Machu Pichu

    1. Peru 

  8. PICTURES – NAMES AND NICKNAMES
    Three well known people. Two are actors, one is not. Name each of them and identify the nickname they were often better known by.

    1. a/b) John Wayne aka The Duke c/d) Jean Claude van Damme aka The Muscles from Brussels e/f) Manfred von Richtofen aka The Red Baron (WW1 fighter pilot)
      ( ½ point for each name & ½ point for each nickname =3pts)
       
  9. QUOTES
    Andy Warhol once defined Art as what..?

    1. What you can get away with
  10. MUSIC – DISNEY SONGS
    Listen to this version of Let It Go from frozen. It has been split up into seven different languages. Identify the seven languages. There is a short gap between each language to separate them. Audio file on the website for streaming or download.
    1. a) Mandarin (though not totally correct I accepted Chinese and Cantonese), b) Spanish c) Russian d) French e) German f) Finnish g) Greek
      ( ½ point for each correct answer)
       
  11. PICTURES – BOOK COVERS
    Four well known books. Name the authors.

    1. a) Susanne Collins b) Joseph Heller, c) Charlotte Bronte d) Roald Dah
      ( ½ point for each correct answer)
       

  12. BUSINESS
    The barcode that you see on the back of pretty much every product was used for the the first time on Wrigleys chewing gum, but in which decade of the twentieth century was it?

    1. 1974 

  13. EUROVISION
    Eurovision will take place later this year in which country?

    1. Ukraine 

  14. PICTURES – ASIAN COMPANIES
    Name these four Asian companies

    1. a) Mitsubishi b) Samsung c) Ali Baba d) Air China
      ( ½ point for each correct answer)
       

  15. MUSIC
    In music which hotel is located at the end of Lonely Street?

    1. Heartbreak Hotel 

  16. FILM/TV
    Which actor plays the part of Dr. Watson in the TV show Sherlock Holmes and Bilbo Baggins in The Hobbit Movie trilogy.

    1. Martin Freeman 
  17. SPORT Roger Milla holds the record as the oldest person to score a goal in a FIFA World Cup match. Hold old was he when he scored against Russia in 1994 to claim this record?
    1. 42 

  18. PICTURES – GEOGRAPHY
    Identify these four peninsulas from their satellite images.

    1. Sinai Peninsula (in Egypt), b) Crimena Peninsula (in Ukraine/Russa) c) Baha or Californian Peninsula (in Mexico) d) Arabian Peninsula
      ( ½ point for each correct answer)
       
  19. NATURAL WORLD
    There are only two mammals that produce new offspring by laying eggs. Name ony one of the two of them.

    1. Platypus or Echidnas
  20. HISTORY
    In which Century did the Battle of Hastings take Place?

    1. 11th Century (1066) 

  21. LANGUAGES
    In which country is Catalonian the official and main language?

    1. Andorra 

  22. PICTURES – EIGHTIES MUSIC
    Three singers from the 1980s. Name them and name the Groups they fronted.

    1. a/b) Annie Lennox from Eurythmcs c/d) Dave Gahan from Depechemode
      e/f) Morten Haarket from A-ha
      (½ point for each singer & ½ point for each band = 3pts)