20 Questions

9 May 2019 Quiz

20 Questions

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1. Which company made the first waterproof watch in 1926?

2. Who won the first season of MasterChef in 2009?

3. The Mekong River runs through which six countries?

4. What is the highest hand in poker?

5. Which individual has the most followers on Instagram?

6. Which national award did NT town Santa Teresa (Ltyentye Apurte) win in April?

7. What is the main ingredient in margarine?

8. Which two nations are hosting the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup?

9. Which actor plays Captain Marvel in Avengers: Endgame?

10. On Australian highways, are the red reflectors on the left or right side of the road?

11. Which album features the famous photo of The Beatles walking across a zebra crossing?

12. How many LEGO elements are produced every year: 900 million, 9 billion or 19 billion?

13. What is a dugong’s main food source?

14. What is the international code for phoning New Zealand?

15. The opening theme song to ABC-TV’s Rage samples which singer? Bonus points for the song title.

16. World time is based on Greenwich Mean Time: Greenwich is in which European capital?

17. Joey Chestnut holds the world-record for hotdogs eaten in 10 minutes: how many did he consume – 54, 64 or 74?

18. Which hobbit carries the Ring to Mount Doom in JRR Tolkin’s The Lord of the Rings?

19. Which Australian state has the longest combined land border of all states and territories?

20. What is the name of the only painting Van Gogh is said to have sold during his lifetime?

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ANSWERS

1 Rolex 2 Julie Goodwin 3 China, Myanmar, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam 4 Royal flush 5 Cristiano Ronaldo (162 million followers) 6 Australia’s Tidy Town Award 7 Vegetable oil 8 England and Wales 9 Brie Larson 10 Left 11 Abbey Road (1969) 12 19 billion 13 Seagrass 14 64 15 Iggy Pop, ‘Real Wild Child’ 16 London 17 74 18 Frodo Baggins 19 NSW 20 The Red Vineyard

This quiz first appeared in #Ed586 of The Big Issue.

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