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On this page we broaden our scope from the unusual aspects of Sydney geography to the unusual aspects of world geography and to quirky matters in general.

The free trivia questions are mainly about countries around the world. They are posted by Sunday each week.

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Trivia Quiz: Questions for week ending 19 December 2014

This week's subject is Christmas anagrams.

1 (A term for Christmas period) Oh! One does allow gifts (3,6,2,8)

2 (Christmas carol) No hotel to befit them well (1,6,4,2,9)

3 (First 12 words of another Christmas carol) O hark the herald angels sing the boy's descent which lifted up the world (5,9,7,5,6,2,5,3,6,2,3,6)

4 (Seasonal shopping discounts) Fresh scams…at retail (5-9,4)

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Trivia Quiz: Questions for week ending 12 December 2014

This week's subject is weather.

1 How do the Sydney forecasts often use opposite pairs of words that mean the same thing?

2 What is the difference between mist and fog?

3 What two identical letters inserted in h - - r make the word for an eastern English or Scottish mist?

4 What is the unofficial symbol for windy Wellington, the New Zealand capital?

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Trivia Quiz: Questions for week ending 5 December 2014

This week's subject is South Africa.

1 While Nelson Mandela was imprisoned, how far did he run each day in his cell? (a) he couldn't run in his cell, but walked a thousand paces (b) a kilometre (c) 11 kilometres

2 Besides starting with QU and ending in U, what is the other letter of of the name of the South African town where Nelson Mandela grew up and retired?

3 Approximately how many medals (gold, silver and bronze) did South Africa win in the Olympic Games in the two decades from 1970 to 1990? (a) none (b) one per Olympics on average (c) 500, more than any other country except for Great Britain, USA and Germany

4 Is Jacob Zuma, elected president of South Africa in April 2009, married?

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Trivia Quiz: Questions for week ending 28 November 2014

This week's subject is personal names.

1 What made Spain's Duchess of Alba, who died last week, unusual? (a) her full name was Maria del Rosario Cayetana Alfonsa Victoria Eugenia Francisca Fitz-James Stuart y de Silva (b) she married Jesus (c) she had more titles than any noble in the world, being a duchess seven times, a countess 22 and a marquesa 24 (c) she had the right to ride on horseback into Seville cathedral (d) all her six children are divorced (e) she gave each of her children a palace (f) all of the above

2 Who are Prince, Paris and Blanket?

3 What was Galileo's first name?

4 What is the first name of Nigeria's President Jonathan? (a) Bonvoyage (b) Goodluck (c) Takecare

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Trivia Quiz: Questions for week ending 21 November 2014

This week's subject is retiring Westpac CEO, Gail Kelly.

1 Gail Kelly announced last week that she will retire as chief executive officer of Westpac Bank next year. When she was head of St George Bank in 2001, how many other chief executives of Australia's top 100 companies were women?

2 How many other women are running our top 50 companies now?

3 Where did Gail Kelly rank in Forbes magazine's 2010 list of the world's most powerful women? (a) top 10 (b) top 100 (c) top 1000

4 On what two dates most significant or sacred to Australians were Gail Kelly and then her triplets born?

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Trivia Quiz: Questions for week ending 14 November 2014

This week's subject is Australian politicians' quotes.

1 Which agnostic prime minister made this quote about the Queensland premier: " Mr Bjelke-Peterson is an ostentatiously religious man who has taken a vow of poverty for Queensland."

2 Which agnostic prime minister replied to a question about what he'd do if he ended up facing God, replied: "I shall treat him as an equal"?

3 Who replied to a reporter's question about challenging for the position of NSW premier by saying "I will remain as deputy premier even if Mr Iemma is hit by a bus, and that won't happen while I'm Minister for Transport"?

4 How did Environment Minister Peter Garrett describe the crumbling Antarctic ice shelf? As something (a) we can see (b) we can see visually (c) we can see visually with our own eyes

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Trivia Quiz: Questions for week ending 7 November 2014

This week's subject is the Nobel Peace Prize.

! How old is Malala Yousafzai, who in October became the youngest ever winner of the Nobel Peace Prize?

2 Where was Chinese political reformist Liu Xiaobo when his award of the Nobel Peace Prize was announced on 8 October 2010?

3 Why was the winner of the 1992 Nobel peace prize not presented with her award in Oslo until 2012?

4 What is ironic about the nature of the discovery by the person after whom the Nobel Peace Prize was named?

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Trivia questions are at Free Trivia Questions 2004 and at Free Trivia Questions 2005 and at Free Trivia Questions 2006 and at Free Trivia Questions 2007 and at Free Trivia Questions 2008 and at Free Trivia Questions 2009 and at Free Trivia Questions 2010 and at Free Trivia Questions 2011 and at Free Trivia Questions 2012 and at Free Trivia Questions 2013 and at Free Trivia Questions 2014

Free answers to the trivia questions are at Free Trivia Answers 2004 and at Free Trivia Answers 2005 and at Free Trivia Answers 2006 and at Free Trivia Answers 2007 and at Free Trivia Answers 2008 and at Free Trivia Answers 2009 and at Free Trivia Answers 2010 and at Free Trivia Answers 2011 and at Free Trivia Answers 2012 and at Free Trivia Answers 2013 and at Free Trivia Answers 2014

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