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    Leonarda
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    Re: Trivia!

    Sat Feb 20, 2021 1:04 pm

    Happy Saturday everyone!
    Hope you are all relaxing and are doing some enjoyable things - reading a good book (or magazine), swinging in the hammock, cooking up a storm, digging in the garden...

    Here are some Trivia questions to whet your whistle and get you talking over lunch!

    1. At what temperature does popcorn pop?
    2. Serena Williams won which major tournament whilst pregnant?
    3. Zuma and Apollo are the sons of which American pop star?
    4. Which famous artist stated that we are 'just pieces of meat'?
    5. What is the loudest animal on earth?
    6. How many of Snow White's seven dwarfs have names ending in Y?
    7. What is the smallest breed of dog?
    8. Which Australian artist, also famous for his political commentary went to Afghanistan to paint portraits of Australian soldiers there?
    9. Who won an award for his animated feature Happy Feet?
    10. Which famous couple (now estranged) called their first born, Apple?
    11. How many noble gases are there ?
    12. From which country did bagels originate from?


    Good luck! Hopefully some of these questions will create a bit of a discussion!
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    HelpfulBee
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    Re: Trivia!

    Mon Feb 22, 2021 2:00 pm

    Ohh intersting! Thanks for posting @Leonarda - Great questions! I hope I got some right! :D :lol:

    1. At what temperature does popcorn pop? 100?
    2. Serena Williams won which major tournament whilst pregnant? Australian Open
    3. Zuma and Apollo are the sons of which American pop star? Gwen Stefani
    4. Which famous artist stated that we are 'just pieces of meat'? Lady Gaga
    5. What is the loudest animal on earth? Whale
    6. How many of Snow White's seven dwarfs have names ending in Y? Doppy, Sleep, Happy, Grumpy?
    7. What is the smallest breed of dog? Unsure! :?:
    8. Which Australian artist, also famous for his political commentary went to Afghanistan to paint portraits of Australian soldiers there? Unsure :?:
    9. Who won an award for his animated feature Happy Feet? Unsure :?:
    10. Which famous couple (now estranged) called their first born, Apple? Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin
    11. How many noble gases are there? 15? :?:
    12. From which country did bagels originate from? Israel?
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    Leonarda
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    Joined: Wed Aug 19, 2020 2:21 pm

    Re: Trivia!

    Sat Feb 27, 2021 1:09 pm

    Well done to everyone who participated in the quiz, either online or at home!!
    So here goes : THE ANSWERS:

    1. At what temperature does popcorn pop? 180 degrees Celsius (355 degrees Fahrenheit)
    2. Serena Williams won which major tournament whilst pregnant? Australian Open
    3. Zuma and Apollo are the sons of which American pop star? Gwen Stefani
    4. Which famous artist stated that we are 'just pieces of meat'? Francis Bacon
    5. What is the loudest animal on earth? Sperm Whale
    6. How many of Snow White's seven dwarfs have names ending in Y? 5 - Dopey, Sleepy, Happy, Grumpy, Sneezy and we have bashful and Doc...
    7. What is the smallest breed of dog? Chihuahua
    8. Which Australian artist, also famous for his political commentary went to Afghanistan to paint portraits of Australian soldiers there? Ben Quilty
    9. Who won an award for his animated feature Happy Feet? George Miller - Australian director famous for Mad Max, too!
    10. Which famous couple (now estranged) called their first born, Apple? Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin
    11. How many noble gases are there? 6
    12. From which country did bagels originate from? Poland strangely enough!
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    Leonarda
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    Re: Trivia!

    Sat Feb 27, 2021 1:54 pm

    Questions from the Sea...


    1. Which seacreature dads carry the babies in a pouch instead of the female? (bull shark, seahorse or octopus) ?
    2. Which ocean basin has the most coral reefs?
    3. Which of these marine animals is NOT a jelly fish? (sea nettle, comb jelly, sea wasp, Portuguese man o'war?)
    4. How many tentacles does a squid have?
    5. Which famous show features a talking sponge?
    6. Which famous Netflix documentary resulted in people eating less calamari?!
    7. What is a shark's skeleton made of ?
    8. What is the animal portrayed in Moby Dick?
    9. How does a sea cucumber defend itself? (Camouflage, hides in cracks, throws up, secretes ink)
    10. Which is true about octopuses (or Octopi) : They have 1 heart and green blood; they have 3 hearts and blue blood, The have 2 hearts and red blood?
    11. Which shark famously stated "fish are friends not food."
    12. What do you call a mass of jellyfish floating together? (A crash, a smack, an unkindness or a murder?!)
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    Bamboo [facilitator]
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    Joined: Mon Jun 15, 2020 7:46 pm

    Re: Trivia!

    Fri Mar 05, 2021 4:22 pm

    Happy Friday everyone! :) Here are the answers from last week's Trivia, how did you go? Next lot of questions will be up on Sunday. Good luck!

    1. Seahorse dads carry the babies in a pouch
    2. The Pacific
    3. comb jelly
    4. The squid actually has 10 tentacles.
    5. sponge bob square pants
    6. My Octopus Teacher (2020)
    7. Cartilage (like in our ears)
    8. The whale (blue)
    9. Throws up! when it is threatened, it spits up all of its internal organs to distract the predator and then swims away.
    10. The octopus has 3 hearts and blue blood.
    11. Bruce from Finding Nemo.
    12. A Smack
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    tacocat
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    Joined: Tue Aug 18, 2020 9:54 pm

    Re: Trivia!

    Sun Mar 07, 2021 11:18 am

    Being that we're still not able to travel abroad, I thought it might be a good time to explore our own back.
    So here is.... Australia Trivia!

    1) Which Australian Prime Minister disappeared at sea?

    2) In which year was gold discovered in the area near Ballarat in Victoria?

    3) What year did Sydney host the Olympics?

    4) Which year did Neighbours begin airing in Australia?

    5) Where did Mr Squiggle live?

    6) How many States make up Australia?

    7) Which Australian city is called the city of lights?

    8) The highest mountain in Australia is?

    9) Where is the Big Prawn located?

    10) What animal is the famous 90s cartoon character Blinky Bill?
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    Bamboo [facilitator]
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    Re: Trivia!

    Fri Apr 16, 2021 1:07 pm

    Hi everyone happy Friday! :) Here are the answers from the last trivia about Australia. How did you go? New lot of questions up soon.

    1) Which Australian Prime Minister disappeared at sea?
    - Harold Holt
    2) In which year was gold discovered in the area near Ballarat in Victoria?
    - 1851
    3) What year did Sydney host the Olympics?
    - 2000
    4) Which year did Neighbours begin airing in Australia?
    - 1985
    5) Where did Mr Squiggle live?
    - The Moon
    6) How many States make up Australia?
    - 6 States (2 Territories)
    7) Which Australian city is called the city of lights?
    - Perth
    8) The highest mountain in Australia is?
    - Mount Kosciuszko
    9) Where is the Big Prawn located?
    - Ballina (NSW)
    10) What animal is the famous 90s cartoon character Blinky Bill?
    - Koala
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    TheDees
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    Joined: Wed Mar 17, 2021 4:29 pm

    Re: Trivia!

    Sat May 01, 2021 11:34 am

    Hey guys! It's trivia time!
    This week we've got some general knowledge!

    1. In which year was Abe Lincoln assassinated

    2. What is the world's most densely populated city?

    3. What year was the first Holden ute produced

    4. What is Scooby-Doo’s nephew called?

    5. Who was the first Indigenous AFL player?

    6. Who coined the now famous quote “float like a butterfly, sting like a bee”?

    7. What is the third most commonly spoken language in Australia

    8. What film won the 2019 academy award for best picture?

    9. Who spent over 30 years of his life painting water lilies?

    10. In which year was cricket included in the summer olympic games?

    11. Who has won the most ICC world cups as of 2019?

    12. What is banned in public places in parts of Florida after 6PM on a thursday?

    Looking forward to seeing your answers! Good luck! :D
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    TheDees
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    Re: Trivia!

    Sun May 02, 2021 11:47 am

    Hi everyone,

    Here are the answers to the general knowledge trivia from yesterday:

    In which year was Abe Licoln assassinated?
    -1865

    What is the world's most densely populated city?
    -Tokyo with 38,140,000 people as of 2016

    What year was the first Holden ute produced?
    -1934

    What is Scooby-Doo’s nephew called?
    -Scrappy-Doo

    Who was the first Indigenous AFL player?
    -Joseph Andrew Johnson, who played for Fitzroy in the AFL between 1904-1906

    Who coined the now famous quote “float like a butterfly, sting like a bee”?
    -Muhammad Ali

    What is the third most commonly spoken language in Australia?
    -Arabic

    What film won the 2019 Academy Award for Best Picture?
    -Parasite (Bong Joon-Ho)

    Who spent over 30 years of his life painting water lilies?
    -Monet

    In which year was cricket included in the Summer Olympic Games?
    -1900

    Who has won the most ICC World Cups as of 2019?
    -Australia - 5 times

    What is banned in public places in parts of Florida after 6PM on a Thursday?
    -Farting
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    Lhiver
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    Posts: 131
    Joined: Tue May 04, 2021 9:59 am

    Re: Trivia!

    Sat May 15, 2021 12:18 pm

    Okay everyone! Let's kick off the weekend with some trivia! This week we're gonna stick with general knowledge! :D


    1. Who invented the word vomit?

    2. In basketball what does PG stand for?

    3. Who invented the theory of relativity?

    4. What is the highest grossing movie of all time?

    5. Who is the president of France?

    6. Which country was the Fashion House Balenciaga founded in?

    7. Which early blues musician supposedly sold their soul to the devil?

    8. What is the name of the villainous white cat in the 2001 film Cats and Dogs?

    9. Who has won the most ICC world cups as of 2019?

    10. Steve Waugh captained the Australian test team from Feb 1999 through to Jan 2004, who took over the captaincy when he retired?

    11. What team is AFL Player Nicky Winmar best known for playing for?

    12. In what year did women achieve universal suffrage in Australia?

    @Minnie mouse , @Katiee , @Gizelle , @Simply me What do you guys think?
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    Minnie mouse
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    Re: Trivia!

    Sat May 15, 2021 1:01 pm

    Hard questions only know Einstein 🤓😖
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    Lhiver
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    Re: Trivia!

    Sat May 15, 2021 1:08 pm

    @Minnie mouse that's still a good start! I didn't know the answer to most of them before researching for this trivia :shock:
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    Minnie mouse
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    Re: Trivia!

    Sat May 15, 2021 2:49 pm

    2.Point guard, 5.someone Macron,4. Titanic, 6.Italy,7. BB King 8.Adam Gilchrist 9.Australia 11. St Kilda 🤔🤓
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    Minnie mouse
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    Re: Trivia!

    Sat May 15, 2021 2:56 pm

    Some guesses and a little help from my hubby 😊
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    Peace Dove
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    Re: Trivia!

    Sun May 16, 2021 1:42 pm

    Good job @Minnie mouse! :)

    Here are the answers to the trivia:

    1) Who invented the word vomit? William Shakespere
    2) In basketball what does PG stand for? Point guard
    3) Who invented the theory of relativity? Albert Einstein
    4) What is the highest grossing movie of all time? Avengers Endgame (2019), 2.79 BIllion at the box office
    5) Who is the president of France? Emmanuel Macron
    6) Which country was the Fashion House Balenciaga founded in? Spain
    7) Which early blues musician supposedly sold their soul to the devil? Robert Johnson
    8) What is the name of the villainous white cat in the 2001 film Cats and Dogs? Mr Tinkles
    9) Who has won the most ICC world cups as of 2019? Australia - 5 times
    10) Steve Waugh captained the Australian test team from Feb 1999 through to Jan 2004, who took over the captaincy when he retired? Ricky Ponting
    11) What team is AFL Player Nicky Winmar best known for playing for? St Kilda Saints
    12) In what year did women achieve universal suffrage in Australia? 1902
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