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Free TRIVIA ANSWERS for 2019

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Free Trivia Answers to Questions for week ending 24 February 2019

Answers to this week's questions on orienteering:

1 (a) The orienteering placegetters from first to fourth were Andrew Brown, Brian Black, Richard Green and Tristan White.

2 An orienteer can determine a compass point by looking at a tree because the rings of trees are always farthest apart on the tree's southern side. (Absolute Trivia)

3 In midsummer, the radical leaves of the compass plant always point precisely north and south. (Absolute Trivia)

4 In orienteering control descriptions, 'the' means it is shown on the map, 'a' that it is not shown.

5 (c) The oldest age division in an ACT Orienteering Championships was the Men's Over 100 (held to accommodate Stewart Nicoll, aged 103 in 1990).

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Free Trivia Answers to Questions for week ending 17 February 2019

Answers to this week's questions on elephants:

1 (b) The world's oldest elephant in captivity died this month at age 88.

2 Elephants are excellent swimmers from birth.

3 An elephant's trunk can breathe, smell, drink, grab, trumpet, lift a coin and lift a 270kg load. (Awake magazine)

4 (c) Via their infrasonic calls, elephants can communicate over a distance of up to 10 kilometres.

5 Only elephants have four forward-facing knees.

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Free Trivia Answers to Questions for week ending 10 February 2019

Answers to this week's questions on murder:

1 Nicolas Pereg, arrested last month for the murder of an Australian university professor, claimed to be a Norwegian, Floda Reltih. That name is Adolf Hitler backwards. (Sydney Morning Herald)

2 American musician Marvin Gaye was killed by Marvin Gaye, his father.

3 (c) In the 3½ years between killings of cash delivery van security guards from the previous one to the one in Sydney on 7 June 2010, all 43 attacks on Australian cash vans had been in Sydney. (Sydney Morning Herald 8 June 2010)

4 Martin Bryant was given 35 life sentences for the murders at Port Arthur.

5 Cryptic crossword clue: Sounds like youth in Asia are killing (10) = Euthanasia

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Free Trivia Answers to Questions for week ending 3 February 2019

Answers to this week's questions on temperatures:

1 (c) Adelaide has set a new high temperature record of 46.2 degrees

2 (a) No other state capital cities have recorded a higher temperature. (The Guardian)

3 Most media reports on high temperatures include the word 'mercury'.

4 Death Valley, California, is believed to be the hottest place in the world.

5 37.778 degrees Centigrade equals 100 degrees Fahrenheit.

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Free Trivia Answers to Questions for week ending 27 January 2019

Answers to this week's questions on Australia Day:

1 (b) The prime minister announced this month that board shorts and thongs are against the Australia Day dress code.

2 Foundation Day and Invasion Day are other names for Australia Day, observed on 26 January.

3 Australia Day, a lady who lived in Hawks Nest, turned 90 on Australia Day 2005.

4 (c) In the 2014 Australia Day awards, 45 of the 487 OAMs went to 2012 Olympic Games or Paralympic Games athletes for winning a gold medal as individual or team members.

5 All of Inaam Tabbaa, Dr Appupillay Balasubramaniam, John Christmass, Helen Wai-Har Sham-Ho and Sabina van der Linden-Wolanski were recipients of awards in the Australia Day honours 2012.

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Free Trivia Answers to Questions for week ending 20 January 2019

Answers to this week's questions on Australian Open tennis:

1  The first name of American Sandgren, former Australian Open tennis quarter-finalist, is Tennys.

2  Before almost every point against Ashleigh Barty in the 2018 championships, Japan's Naomi Osaka fixed her hair.

3  The youngest winner of the Australian Open, Ken Rosewall, in 1972 at 37 became the oldest winner of the Australian men’s singles. He is also the youngest and oldest winner of the French and US titles, and the youngest and oldest runner-up at Wimbledon.

4  (c) At one-set all in mixed doubles matches at the Australian Open an 18-point tie-break is played instead of a set.

5  (c) Andy Murray started 2019 with an ATP world ranking of 240.

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Free Trivia Answers to Questions for week ending 13 January 2019

Answers to this week's questions on statistics:

1 (b) Seventeen of the last 18 years were the hottest on record globally.

2 (b) Ninety-five per cent of Australian infants have been vaccinated against diphtheria, tetanus, whooping cough, polio and measles.

3 (b) The percentage of Muslims in Australia is 3%.

4 (b) The percentage of working-age Australians unemployed and looking for work is 5%. (Ipos study for first four)

5 (c) "And" is used 98 times in the 31 verses of the first chapter of the Bible.

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Free Trivia Answers to Questions for week ending 6 January 2019

Answers to this week's questions on nonsense:

1  Why did the chicken cross the road? To see his flat mate.

2  Why did the turkey cross the road? To prove he wasn't a chicken.

3  What’s the best way to eat a mango? In the bath.

4  Why is the moon more valuable than the sun? The moon shines at night when you need all the light you can get and the sun shines during the day when it’s light enough already.

5  An umbrella goes up a downpipe down, but won’t come down a downpipe up?


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