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    chenille
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    Re: Trivia!

    Sat Nov 21, 2020 9:33 am

    A week late but better late then never!

    1. Sir Ben Kingsley

    2. 3

    3. Eric Soltz

    4. Pirates of the Caribbean on Stranger tides

    5. 1900s (?)

    6. Speilberg

    7. ?

    8. Red Pill

    9. Nakatomi Tower

    10. Pulp Fiction
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    Leonarda
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    Re: Trivia!

    Sat Nov 21, 2020 2:29 pm

    Hey team! Loved the film trivia - film is definitely my favourite topic too so I thought I might continue the topic!! These questions are based on films and literature! Good luck :)

    1. Apocalpyse Now by Francis Ford Coppola was based on a book by Joseph Conrad - what was the name of the novella?


    2. Which famous film was based on a book written by Margeret Mitchell. Hint : it was considered banned just this year due to racist overtones.

    3. George Clooney starred in this film based in Hawaii and about a dad and his two daughters.

    4. This film was a remake of a Shakespeare's Taming of the Shrew. It starred Heath Ledger and Julie Stiles.

    5. Which Australian stars have been in a film based on Shakespeare's Hamlet and Macbeth, respectively? (a, b, c or d?)
    a) Mel Gibson, Sam Worthington
    b) Nicole Kidman, Cate Blanchett
    c) Delta Goodrem, Kylie Minogue
    d) Hugh Jackman, Ryan Kwanten

    6. Which film has famously been adapted from a Bronte novel?

    7. Which Australian film stars Kate Winslet and is set in a fictional 1950's town, Dungatar?

    8. Winston Groom's famous novel was made into a film that starred Tom Hanks and won 6 Oscars. What was the name of the book (and film)?

    9. Miranda Priestly is the villain in this famous book and movie about fashion and landing that 'dream job'! What is the movie's title?

    10. What super creepy film starring Javier Bardem was based on one of Cormac McCarthy's wonderful novels?


    Looking forward to your answers!!
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    chenille
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    Re: Trivia!

    Sun Nov 22, 2020 9:31 am

    loving the movie theme!

    1. Heart of Darkness

    2. Gone with the Wind

    3. The Descendants

    4. 10 Things I Hate About You

    5. No clue about this one lol

    6. Jane Eyre

    7. The Dress Maker

    8. Forest Gump

    9. The Devil Wears Prada

    10. No Country for Old Men

    :mrgreen:
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    Bamboo [facilitator]
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    Posts: 223
    Joined: Mon Jun 15, 2020 7:46 pm

    Re: Trivia!

    Fri Nov 27, 2020 4:44 pm

    Happy Friday everyone! Hope you're keeping cool, it's starting to warm up! :D

    Here are the answers for last week's movie trivia, how did you go? Next lot of questions up tomorrow :)

    ANSWERS:

    1. Heart of Darkness

    2. Gone with the Wind

    3. The Descendants

    4. 10 things I hate about you

    5. Mel Gibson, Sam Worthington

    6. Jane Eyre or Wuthering Heights (either correct)

    7. The Dressmaker

    8. Forrest Gump

    9. The Devil Wears Prada

    10. No country for old men
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    HelpfulBee
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    Posts: 191
    Joined: Mon Jun 03, 2019 12:59 pm

    Re: Trivia!

    Sat Nov 28, 2020 1:18 pm

    I'm feeling a bit lucky to be in Australia at the moment, so I thought why not do an Australian trivia! :D

    Australia Trivia
    1. What is the term for a group of kangaroos?
    2. What is the longest river in Australia?
    3. What is the most popular spectator sport in Australia?
    4. What city in Australia has the highest population?
    5. Before being named Melbourne, what was the city known as?
    6. What is the highest grossing Australian movie?
    7. What unexpected animal does Australia export to Saudi Arabia?
    8. Are there more kangaroos or humans in Australia?
    9. Of the 25 deadliest snakes in the world, how many are found in Australia?
    10. How many joeys can a kangaroo have at one time?

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    Bamboo [facilitator]
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    Re: Trivia!

    Fri Dec 04, 2020 5:37 pm

    Happy Friday everyone! Here are the answers for Australia trivia :) New lot of questions posted up tomorrow, good luck!

    Australia Trivia

    1. What is the term for a group of kangaroos? Mob, troop or court.

    2. What is the longest river in Australia? The Murray River.

    3. What is the most popular spectator sport in Australia? Australian Rules Football.

    4. What city in Australia has the highest population? Sydney.

    5. Before being named Melbourne, what was the city known as? Batmania.

    6. What is the highest grossing Australian movie? Crocodile Dundee.

    7. What unexpected animal does Australia export to Saudi Arabia? Camels.

    8. Are there more kangaroos or humans in Australia? Kangaroos. There are over 40 million of them.

    9. Of the 25 deadliest snakes in the world, how many are found in Australia? 21

    10. How many joeys can a kangaroo have at one time? Three
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    camembert
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    Re: Trivia!

    Sat Dec 05, 2020 1:31 pm

    Hey everyone... time for some more TRIVIA.

    This week's theme: CELEBRITIES

    HERE WE GO!

    1. How many times was Leonardo DiCaprio nominated for an Academy Award before he eventually won one?
    2. What is Lady Gaga's first name?
    3. What film did Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt famously meet on the set of?
    4. Who was named the youngest self-made billionaire in 2019, only for Forbes to later take back the claims?
    5. Which country music singer recently contributed to the COVID-19 vaccine development?
    6. Which famous actor from Love Actually and Taken is currently in Australia filming?
    7. Which island nation is popstar Rihanna from?
    8. Do you know which magical Italian city George Clooney and his new wife Amal decided to get married in?
    9. How many Hemsworth brothers are there?
    10. Which footballer has the most Instagram followers in the world - as of 2020?
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    chenille
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    Joined: Mon Sep 21, 2020 1:17 pm

    Re: Trivia!

    Sat Dec 05, 2020 3:35 pm

    Woohoo! Love the trivia lol :D

    1. 7!

    2. Stephanie

    3. Mr and Mrs Smith

    4. Kylie Jenner

    5. Dolly Parton (goddess)

    6. Liam Neeson

    7. Barbados

    8. Venice

    9. 3, Liam, Chris and the other one....

    10. Cristiano Ronaldo (The only footballer i can name :P )
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    Bamboo [facilitator]
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    Re: Trivia!

    Fri Dec 18, 2020 10:14 am

    Happy Friday everyone! :D How did you go with the celebrities trivia? Here are the answers below. Next lot of questions up tomorrow, good luck!

    1. Four times.

    2. Stefani

    3. Mr And Mrs Smith

    4. Kylie Jenner

    5. Dolly Parton

    6. Liam Neeson

    7. Barbados

    8. Venice

    9. 3

    10. Cristiano Ronaldo
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    tacocat
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    Joined: Tue Aug 18, 2020 9:54 pm

    Re: Trivia!

    Sat Dec 19, 2020 3:02 pm

    This week's trivia topic is.... Star Wars!
    May the force be with you.... ;)

    1) What is the name of the home planet for the Ewok race?

    2) In the film, ‘The Empire Strikes Back’, the snow scenes for the battle of Hoth were filmed in which country?

    3) What species is Chewbacca?

    4) Who said, "Help me Obi-Wan Kenobi. You are my only hope"?

    5) Who voiced the role of Darth Vader?

    6) Luke Skywalker flies what class of star ship?

    7) What is the name of the Gangster/Villain/Slug in Return of The Jedi?

    8) What species of furry animal does Han Solo ride in The Empire Strikes back, which he thought ‘smelt bad on the outside’?

    9) What is the name of Han Solo’s ship?

    10) Which desert dwelling people travel in single-file to hide their numbers?
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    Bamboo [facilitator]
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    Re: Trivia!

    Fri Jan 15, 2021 1:13 pm

    Looking for something to do to pass the time? Have a go at our Star Wars trivia! See previous post. Answers will be up later this afternoon and a new lot up tomorrow. Good luck! :)
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    Bamboo [facilitator]
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    Re: Trivia!

    Fri Jan 15, 2021 4:00 pm

    Here are your Star Wars Trivia Answers! Who here is a fan? New questions up tomorrow. Have a good weekend everyone! :D

    1) What is the name of the home planet for the Ewok race?

    - Endor

    2) In the film, ‘The Empire Strikes Back’, the snow scenes for the battle of Hoth were filmed in which country?

    - Norway

    3) What species is Chewbacca?

    - Wookie

    4) Who said, "Help me Obi-Wan Kenobi. You are my only hope"?

    - Princess Leia

    5) Who voiced the role of Darth Vader?

    - James Earl Jones

    6) Luke Skywalker flies what class of star ship?

    - X-Wing

    7) What is the name of the Gangster/Villian/Slug in The Return of the Jedi?

    - Jabba the Hutt

    8) What is the name of the furry animal the Han Solo rode in The Empire Strikes back, which he thought ‘smelt bad on the outside’?

    -Tauntaun

    9) What is the name of Han Solo’s ship?

    - The Millennium Falcon

    10) Which dessert dwelling people travel in single-file to hide their numbers?

    - Sand People
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    HelpfulBee
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    Joined: Mon Jun 03, 2019 12:59 pm

    Re: Trivia!

    Sat Jan 16, 2021 1:24 pm

    Today's trivia is on Landmarks around the World! Enjoy!

    1. In which city would you find the Mona Lisa?
    2. In which city would you find a leaning tower?
    3. In which city would you find the big clock at the end of the Palace of Westminster?
    4. In which city would you find the Acroplis?
    5. In which country would you find the Angkor?
    6. In which Australian city would you find the landmark known as ‘the Coat Hander’?
    7. In which country would you find the Forbidden City?
    8. In which country would you find the Taj Mahal?
    9. In which city would you find the Great Pyramid of Giza?
    10. In which city would you find the Sagrada Familia?

    Check back for the answers to these trivia questions on Friday!


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    Bamboo [facilitator]
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    Re: Trivia!

    Mon Jan 18, 2021 11:57 am

    Good questions [mention]HelpfulBee[/mention] . Who knows the answers? Post a reply below :)
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    The Mythical Liverbird
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    Re: Trivia!

    Mon Jan 18, 2021 5:04 pm

    HelpfulBee wrote:
    Sat Jan 16, 2021 1:24 pm
    Today's trivia is on Landmarks around the World! Enjoy!

    10. In which city would you find the Sagrada Familia?

    Check back for the answers to these trivia questions on Friday!


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    I know this is Barcelona. Had the pleasure of going there in 2007, as it happens. It's been unfinished for about a hundred years, which is fairly reminiscent of most of my housework tbh.
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