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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 27 March 2015

This week's subject is NSW elections.

1 How many parties contested Upper House seats in the 1999 NSW elections? (a) 2 (b) 8 (c) 80

2 Tony Dennison stood for the Liberal Party in the 1999 state election. Where had he spent 10 years before that? (a) in Victoria's parliament for the Labor Party (b) in Iraq (c) in jail

3 What size was the Senate ballot paper in the 1999 NSW election? (a) half of a five-dollar note (b) small broadsheet (c) a small tablecloth

4 According to an electoral officer who had given ballot papers to about 200 voters on the morning of the 1999 NSW election, how many did not make a comment about the size of this ballot paper?

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Trivia Quiz: Questions for week ending 20 March 2015

This week's subject is Vanuatu.

1 How is Britain's Prince Philip regarded in some villages in Vanuatu's Tanna Island? (a) with hatred (b) as a god (c) with curiosity

2 If you remove the middle four letters from 'Vanuatu', what do you get?

3 What do the beds, showers, toilets and male clothing of Yakel village, Tanna Island, Vanuatu, have in common?

4 What was Vanuatu's previous name?

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Trivia Quiz: Questions for week ending 13 March 2015

This week's subject is croquet.

1 The world's richest croquet competition was played this past weekend at Sydney's Cammeray club. How much was the total prize money? (a) $5000 (b) $500,000 (c) $5 million

2 What happens if you hit the wicket in croquet?

3 How often were the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club's croquet championships held between 1905 and 1959?

4 What happens in croquet when someone pegs out?

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Trivia Quiz: Questions for week ending 6 March

This week's subject is Cuba.

1 What per cent of the Cuban population have internet access? (a) 5% (b) exactly 50% (c) 95%

2 What is the cost per hour of internet access at Cuban internet cafes? (a) it's free (b) about a week's wages (c) Cuba doesn't have internet cafes

3 What is the population of Australia? (a) 6000 (b) nearly 25 million

4 For how long has Castro been president of Cuba?

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Trivia Quiz: Questions for week ending 27 February 2015

This week's subject is Winston Churchill, who died 50 years ago.

1 What smoking accessories always accompanied Winston Churchill and Joseph Stalin?

2 What former Australian prime minister's middle name is the same as Churchill's first name?

3 Two months after the end of World War II in Europe, how did the British electors reward prime minister Winston Churchill for leading them to victory?

4 Who did Winston Churchill call the 'bottlenose giraffe', and why did he?

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Trivia Quiz: Questions for week ending 20 February 2015

This week's subject is executions.

1 Who was beheaded on 14 February, AD 269?

2 What did Archbishop of Canterbury Thomas à Becket, English religious reformer John Wycliffe and Nazi official Martin Bormann have in common? (a) they were sentenced to death years after they had died (b) they were all atheists while pretending to be Christians (c) they all died on April 1

3 How old was the person put on trial and then executed in June 2010 by the Taliban for spying for the government? (a) 7 (b) 77 (c) 107

4 What was the last thing Oliver Cromwell did before he was hanged?

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Trivia Quiz: Questions for week ending 13 February 2015

This week's subject s the Queensland election.

1 Who was the first Queensland premier in 100 years to lose his seat in an election?

2 What prominent party leader in the Queensland election has a surname with consecutive letters CZC?

3 How is the last syllable of her surname pronounced?

4 Who was Queensland named after?

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Trivia Quiz: Questions for week ending 6 February 2015

This week's subject is the king of Saudi Arabia.

1 What was the name of the king of Saudi Arabia who died last month?

2 Was he married?

3 How many children did he have? (a) none (b) at least 35

4 Did he have any brothers? (a) no, only sisters (b) yes, at least 35

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Trivia Quiz: Questions for week ending 30 January 2015

Last month finished 25 years of episodes of The Simpsons, which is this week's subject.

1 How many fingers and toes do The Simpsons characters have?

2 When Bart makes prank calls to Moe's Tavern, he dials 7648 4377. The name of what character in The Simpsons does that spell out on a phone keypad?

3 What happens if you send a message to Homer's email address, ChunkyLover53@aol.com?

4 Until what year does Fox own the rights to The Simpsons? (a) 2016 (b) 2020 (c) 2082

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Trivia Quiz: Questions for week ending 23 January 2015

This week's subject is Elvis Presley, who was born 80 years ago this month.

1 Elvis Presley once appeared incognito at an Elvis look-alike contest. Where was he placed? (a) first (b) second (c) third

2 At what time did Elvis Presley usually go to bed? (a) 9pm (b) 3am (c) 9am

3 Elvis Presley died in 1977. How much did he make in 2006? (a) nothing – he had been dead for three decades (b) $70 million

4 In how many countries other than the US did Elvis Presley tour?

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Trivia Quiz: Questions for week ending 16 January 2015

This week's subject is France.

1 How were the suspects in the murder of 12 people at the Charlie Hebdo newspaper office in Paris last week identified quickly? (a) the detectives had an average 30 years forensic science background and had access to the latest in electronic ID science (b) one of the suspects left his identification papers in the getaway vehicle

2 From where in France did the soft cheese Brie originate?

3 What was the school truancy rate in France on Wednesday afternoons in 2013? (a) less than 1% (b) about 20% (c) more than 40%

4 In which country did the French horn originate? (a) France, of course (b) Germany

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Trivia Quiz: Questions for week ending 9 January 2015

This week's subject is nonsense.

1 What is white and can't climb a tree?

2 What is yellow and black and can't swim?

3 What is orange and sounds like a parrot?

4 What is yellow and looks like a bucket?

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Trivia Quiz: Questions for week ending 2 January 2015

This week's subject is the calendar.

1 A spacecraft that NASA is sending to Pluto, due to arrive in 2015, will make Pluto the latest of the original nine planets to be explored. Which was the first of the planets to be explored?

2 New South Wales has nine annual public holidays. How can eight of these be in one six-month period and only one in the following six-month period?

3 We celebrated the arrival of the new millennium at midnight at the end of 31 December 1999. In doing so, we had wrong the year, the month, the day and the hour. In what ways were each of these wrong?

4 The opening lines of an editorial in the magazine Adventist Record dated January 17, 2015 read: 'The first Adventist Record of the new year! Believe it or not 2015 is already well under way.' When was it received by those on its mailing list? (a) 22-12-14 (b) 1-1-15 (c) 17-1-15

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