1. SPORT
    In Olympic boxing what two colours are worn by the two fighters?
  2. CURRENT AFFAIRS
    Name the three African countries that are on Donald Trumps list of seven countries where visas applications will be refused.
  3. MOVIES
    It seems like we have one of these every week at the moment. Actor John Hurt died last week. He was a well-known actor but one of his best known roles was that of Winston Smith in a film based on a book by George Orwell. What was the name of the book and film? (1 answer)
  4. CRIMINALS
    Here are four well known people who have been convicted of various crimes, name the four of them?

  5. WEBSITES
    Larry Sanger and Jimmy Wales founded what website in 2003, a website which is now the 6th most visited website in the world?
  6. AUDIO – HISTORY
    Listen to the following audio clip and identify the year and month this news event took place.


  7. LANGUAGES
    From which language do the words hula, kahuna, ukulele and wiki originate?
  8. MOVIES/TELEVISION
    One of the most famous charatcers in the World of fiction is Sherlock Holmes. In fact alongside Dracula, Holmes is the most protrayed character in the World of film. Here are Three actors who have played the part of Watson. Identify each of these actors and name the actor who plyed Holmes with them.

  9. HISTORY
    Which modern day European city was made capital of the Eastern Roman Empire by Emperor Constantine I in 330AD?
  10. MUSIC – COVER VERSIONS
    Listen to these four song intros. They are cover versions. !62 Point for each correct song title and 1/2 Point for each original artist you can identify.
  11. TELEVISION MOTHERS
    Name the four TV shows where these are characters.
  12. POPULAR CULTURE
    Punxsutawney Phil makes the news on this day, February 2nd, every year and has done so since 1887 even being the subject of a 1993 movie. What is Punxsutawney Phil?
  13. GEOGRAPHY
    Which of the following places is closest to Malmö if travelling in a straight line an which one is farthest away; a) Stockholm (Sweden) b) Kaliningrad (Russia) c) Prague (Czech Republic) d) Amsterdam (Netherlans)
  14. HATS

  15. TECHNOLOGY
    What does the G stand for in 2G, 3G, 4G and so on?
  16. AUDIO – TV CHARACTERS
    Listen to these two voices and identify the characters you can hear and which TV show they come from..
    Audio can be streamed or downloaded from the website.


  17. SPORT
    Forbes often produce best paid or most popular lists in a variety of areas. They recently produced a list of the best paid sports people of 2016. Serena Williams was the best paid sports women in the world. Plus or Minus 3 where did she rank in the overall list.
  18. POLITICAL LEADERS

  19. MYTHOLOGY
    In Norse mythology what is the name of the God that rules over Asgard and what id the name of his wife?
  20. LITERATURE
    “It was seven o’clock of a very warm evening in the Seeonee hills when Father Wolf woke up from his day’s rest, scratched himself, yawned, and spread out his paws one after the other to get rid of the sleepy feeling in their tips.” Is the opening line of which story published in
  21. FOOD AND DRINK
    What sort of beans are a chief ingredient of chilli con carne?
  22. GEOGRAPHY
    Name these three cities and the rivers that are pictured.
  1. SPORT
    In Olympic boxing what two colours are worn by the two fighters?

    1. Red and Blue
      ( ½ point for each correct answer for a total of one point)
  2. CURRENT AFFAIRS
    Name the three African countries that are on Donald Trumps list of seven countries where visas applications will be refused.

    1. Libya, Somalia, Sudan
      ( ½ point for each correct answer for a total of 1½ points)
  3. MOVIES
    It seems like we have one of these every week at the moment. Actor John Hurt died last week. He was a well-known actor but one of his best known roles was that of Winston Smith in a film based on a book by George Orwell. What was the name of the book and film? (1 answer)

    1. 1984
  4. CRIMINALS
    Here are four well known people who have been convicted of various crimes, name the four of them?

    1. a) Stephen Avery b) OJ Simpson c)Bonnie Parker d) Al Capone
      ( ½ point for each correct answer for a total of two points)
  5. WEBSITES
    Larry Sanger and Jimmy Wales founded what website in 2003, a website which is now the 6th most visited website in the world?

    1. Wikipedia
  6. AUDIO – HISTORY
    Listen to the following audio clip and identify the year and month this news event took place.

    1. September 2n 2016
    ( ½ point for the correct month and ½ point for the correct year for a one point total)

     

  7. LANGUAGES From which language do the words hula, kahuna, ukulele and wiki originate?
    1. Hawaian
  8. MOVIES/TELEVISION
    One of the most famous charatcers in the World of fiction is Sherlock Holmes. In fact alongside Dracula, Holmes is the most protrayed character in the World of film. Here are Three actors who have played the part of Watson. Identify each of these actors and name the actor who plyed Holmes with them.

    1. a/b Lucy Liu and Johnny Lee Miller (from the TV show Elementary)
      c/d) Jude Law and Robert Downey Jnr.
      e/f) Ben Kingsley and Michael Caine
      ( ½ point for each correct answer for a total of three points)
  9. HISTORY
    Which modern day European city was made capital of the Eastern Roman Empire by Emperor Constantine I in 330AD?

    1. Istanbul
  10. MUSIC – COVER VERSIONS
    Listen to these four song intros. They are cover versions. !62 Point for each correct song title and 1/2 Point for each original artist you can identify.

    a/b) Daddy Cool by Boney M
    c/d)  Wonderwall by Oasis
    e/f)  Rocket Man by Elton John
    g/h) Don’t Dream It’s Over by Crowded House
    ( ½ point for each correct answer for a total of four points)

  11. TELEVISION MOTHERS
    Name the four TV shows where these are characters.

    1. a) Mrs. Browns Boys b) Married with Children c) Everybody Loves Raymond d) Weeds
      ( ½ point for each correct answer for a total of two points)
  12. POPULAR CULTURE
    Punxsutawney Phil makes the news on this day, February 2nd, every year and has done so since 1887 even being the subject of a 1993 movie. What is Punxsutawney Phil?

    1. Groundhog or Woodchuck
  13. GEOGRAPHY
    Which of the following places is closest to Malmö if travelling in a straight line an which one is farthest away; a) Stockholm (Sweden) b) Kaliningrad (Russia) c) Prague (Czech Republic) d) Amsterdam (Netherlans)

    1. Kaliningrad is closest and Amsterdam is furthest away. (Stockholm is 541km, Prague is 621km and Kaliningrad is 489km, Amsterdam is 639km) ( ½ point for each correct answer for a total of one point)
  14. HATS

    1. a) Stetson (I accepted ten gallon hat) b) Panama c) Fedora d) Ushanka
      ( ½ point for each correct answer for a total of two points)
  15. TECHNOLOGY
    What does the G stand for in 2G, 3G, 4G and so on?

    1. Generation
  16. AUDIO – TV CHARACTERS
    Listen to these two voices and identify the characters you can hear and which TV show they come from..
    Audio can be streamed or downloaded from the website
    1. Krusty the Clown from The Simpsons and Tyrion Lannister from Game of Thrones
      ( ½ point for each correct answer for a total of 2 points)
  17. SPORT
    Forbes often produce best paid or most popular lists in a variety of areas. They recently produced a list of the best paid sports people of 2016. Serena Williams was the best paid sports women in the world. Plus or Minus 3 where did she rank in the overall list.

    1. 40th
  18. POLITICAL LEADERS

    1. a) Senator Bernie Sanders b) Recep Tiyyip Erdogan (Turkish leader)
      c) Enrique Nieto (Mexican Leader) d) Raul Castro (Cuban Leader)
      ( ½ point for each correct answer for a total of two points)
  19. MYTHOLOGY
    In Norse mythology what is the name of the God that rules over Asgard and what iS the name of his wife?

      1. Odin and Frigge ( ½ point for each correct answer for a total of two points)
  20. LITERATURE
    “It was seven o’clock of a very warm evening in the Seeonee hills when Father Wolf woke up from his day’s rest, scratched himself, yawned, and spread out his paws one after the other to get rid of the sleepy feeling in their tips.” Is the opening line of which story published in

      1. The Jungle Book: Mowgli’s Story
  21. FOOD AND DRINK
    What sort of beans are a chief ingredient of chilli con carne?

    1. Kidney Beans
  22. GEOGRAPHY
    Name these three cities and the rivers that are pictured.

    1. a/b) The River Moscow in Moscow
      c/d) The Thames in London
      e/f) The Manzanares in Madrid
      ( ½ point for each correct answer for a total of three points)