Trivia: May 2010

Trivia questions from Reader's Digest May Issue- test your general knowledge and see how good you really are 

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Trivia Questions

1. In dog sledding, what do “Gee” and “Haw” mean? 2 points

2. Which film won the 2009 Australian Film Institute award for best picture? 1 point

3. Mars Bar chocolates were first produced in which country? 1 point

4. The Ionian, Aegean and Adriatic form part of which larger body of water? 1 point

5. How many American states start with the word “New”? 2 points

6. Which is the only bird that can fly backwards? 1 point

7. Which of these fashion brands is not European? a) Louis Vuitton; b) Hugo Boss; c) Donna Karan; d) Giorgio Armani. 1 point

8. If a Frenchman is sur la plage, where is he? 1 point

9. In what year was Nelson Mandela elected President of the Republic of South Africa? 2 points

10. Which Welsh singer is known for the songs “What’s New Pussycat” and “It’s Not Unusual”? 1 point

11. On average, a red blood cell will survive for how long? a) 120 minutes; b) 12 hours; c) 12 days; d) 120 days. 2 points

12. US Olympian Shaun White is associated with which winter sport? a) Skiing; b) Ice skating; c) Snowboarding; d) Curling. 1 point

13. Jarrahdale, Crown Prince, Kumi kumi and Queensland Blue are varieties of which food produce? 1 point

14. According to the 2007-08 National Health Survey, what proportion of Australian children aged 5-17 are overweight or obese? 1 point

15. Who is Edson Arantes Do Nascimento better known as? 1 point

16. Which of the following is not a form of yoga? a) Ashtanga; b) Bikram; c) Kabbalah; d) Hatha. 1 point

17-20 Gold medal 13-16 Silver medal 8-12 Bronze medal 0-7 Wooden spoon


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