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2 April, 2021

Super Quiz - Current Affairs Weekly Quiz

The Cairns Local News weekly super Quiz # 29

By Peter McCullagh

How many can you get right?

25 - 30 Genius - Go to the top of the class. You rock
20 - 24 A total standout - You are on the money
15 - 19 Above average - did you read the paper fully or just look at the pictures?
10 - 14 Average - You need to be aware of what's around you. Life can be challenging
5 - 9 Huston we have a problem. Enough said
0 - 4 Not sure if you can read this rating let alone understand it

Q 1. Name the QLD Treasurer?

Q 2. Russell Crowe is part owner of which NRL team?

Q 3. Where has a major container tanker has recently run aground potentially blocking cargo traffic?

Q 4. After June 30, what channel in Cairns will you need to tune into to watch the NRL?

Q 5. Name the Cowboys co-captain facing retirement due to an injury?

Q 6. Name the Deputy Mayor of Cairns?

Q 7. Name the lookout South of Port Douglas popular for its hang gliding?

Q 8. Where were the 2019 World Rafting Championships held?

Q 9. What TV show did Harry and Meagan appear on after being paid more than $US7 million?

Q 10. Australian music royalty Michael Gudinski passed away recently. Name the record company he founded?

Q 11. Name the Prime Minister of New Zealand?

Q 12. What date is April Fool’s Day celebrated?

Q 13. What is the highest number used in a Sudoku puzzle?

Q 14. What does the acronym UNESCO stand for?

Q 15. Name the Orchestra which recently toured regional QLD and played at the Tanks Art Centre?

Q 16. What condition starting with ‘g’ Is caused by too much uric acid in the body?

Q 17. What is a young Tasmanian Devil called?

Q 18. By what name was the tourist destination Surfers Paradise originally known as?

Q 19. What Australian art exhibition has just opened in Cairns?

Q 20. Saint Patrick to reported to have rid Ireland of what?

Q 21. Who wrote a Tale of Two Cities?

Q 22. In physics, for every action there is an equal and opposite what?

Q 23. What is the name given to a triangle with two equal sides?

Q 24. In what city was the opera Carmen set?

Q 25. True of False. Fraser Island is the world largest sand island?

Q 26. What is 6/8ths as a percentage?

Q 27. Bram Stoker’s Dracula lived in Transylvania. What modern-day country can Transylvania be found in?

Q 28. Which nation was named the happiest by the annual review undertaken by a United  Nations agency

Q 29. China and Russia recently announced a joint venture to build what?

Q 30. Name the former Papua New Guinean Prime Minister who passed away recently from pancreatic cancer?


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14. United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation. 15. Queensland Symphony Orchestra 16. Gout 17. A joey 18. Elston 19. The Archibald Prize Exhibition 20. Snakes 21. Charles Dickens 22. Reaction 23. Isosceles triangle 24. Seville 25. True 26. 75% 27. Romania 28. Finland 29. A new space station 30. Michael Somare

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