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    BonsaiBeginner
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    Re: Trivia!

    Mon Aug 30, 2021 8:19 pm

    I thought I knew the answer to 10 but Don Bradman was not born in Bowral, he was born in Cootamundra!
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    PnorkelPW
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    Re: Trivia!

    Mon Aug 30, 2021 9:11 pm

    Alright!!! Sport!!! Bout time………..maybe I’ll get more than three this time – LOLOL

    1. How many AFL teams are there?

    18

    2. In which country was Rugby invented?

    England?


    3. How many players are on the court during a game of netball?

    14……..you trying to be tricky?


    4. Who is the world highest paid football player

    Christiano Ronaldo?


    5. How many gold medals did Australia win at the 2020 Olympics?

    23???? Total guess……..I never really saw the medal tally’s


    6. What sport was renamed “artistic swimming” in 2017?

    Synchronised Swimming……….I preferred the original name


    7. What AFL team has won the most Wooden Spoons?

    Hmmmmmm………….North Melbourne???


    8. Where would you find Phar Lap the Horse?

    Melbourne Museum


    9. What is the name of the New Zealand’s national Rugby Union team?

    All Blacks


    10. In which town was Australian Cricket legend Don Brandman born?

    Bowral


    I feel I might have done orright……….at least more than 50%..........I hope
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    ScorpionPW
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    Re: Trivia!

    Tue Aug 31, 2021 9:43 pm

    1. How many AFL teams are there? 18

    2. In which country was Rugby invented? England

    3. How many players are on the court during a game of netball? 10?

    4. Who is the world highest paid football player? Cristiano Ronaldo

    5. How many gold medals did Australia win at the 2020 Olympics? 17

    6. What sport was renamed “artistic swimming” in 2017? Synchronised Swimming

    7. What AFL team has won the most Wooden Spoons? No idea???

    8. Where would you find Phar Lap the Horse? His skeleton, hide and heart are kept at the Museum of New Zealand, the Melbourne Museum and the National Museum of Australia respectively.

    9. What is the name of the New Zealand’s national Rugby Union team? The All Blacks

    10. In which town was Australian Cricket legend Don Brandman born? Orange??
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    Lhiver
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    Re: Trivia!

    Sat Sep 04, 2021 11:11 am

    Okay everyone! Here are this fortnights trivia answers!

    1. How many AFL teams are there?

    18

    2. In which country was Rugby invented?

    England

    3. How many players are on the court during a game of netball?

    14

    4. Who is the world highest paid football player

    Lionel Messi

    5. How many gold medals did Australia win at the 2020 Olympics?

    17

    6. What sport was renamed “artistic swimming” in 2017?

    Synchronised Swimming

    7. What AFL team has won the most Wooden Spoons?

    St Kilda, with 27 Wooden Spoons

    8. Where would you find Phar Lap the Horse?

    Melbourne Museum

    9. What is the name of the New Zealand’s national Rugby Union team?

    The All Blacks

    10. In which town was Australian Cricket legend Don Brandman born?

    Cootamundra, NSW

    Great work everyone! Also @ScorpionPW your answer for question 8 was more in depth than what I had, so extra points there!
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    ScorpionPW
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    Re: Trivia!

    Mon Sep 06, 2021 9:25 pm

    Didn't do too badly @Lhiver...It's fun realising what random stuff is in that nogan that I thought I'd never use until trivia on the forums happened haha :lol:
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    Lhiver
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    Re: Trivia!

    Sat Sep 11, 2021 12:22 pm

    Hi everyone! Lets get into some trivia! This week the theme is art!

    1. In what gallery would you find Da Vinci’s Mona Lisa?

    2. What famous cultural movement, referred to in English as “The Rebirth”, began in the 14th century and ended in the 17th century?

    3. Who is credited with the popularisation of Pop Art?

    4. Who painted the world famous American Gothic in 1930?

    5. Which famous French artist sliced off a part of his ear?

    6. True or false, between 1912 and 1948 art competitions were a part of the summer Olympics?

    7. In which US would you find the statue Cloud Gate, often referred to as “The Bean”?

    8. Claude Monet is best known for his paintings of what type of flower?

    9. The Pre-Raphaelite brotherhood was established in which country?

    10. How many times has the Mona Lisa been stolen?

    who is going to have a crack? @ScorpionPW @PnorkelPW @chasityhd2 @Peace Dove @apples123 @Dat_Guy @BonsaiBeginner @Katiee @Simply me
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    PnorkelPW
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    Re: Trivia!

    Mon Sep 13, 2021 10:16 pm

    Well I didn’t do too bad on the sports so I’m happy with that……..but……..art??!! This is not my strong suit………..let’s have a crack

    1. In what gallery would you find Da Vinci’s Mona Lisa?

    The Louvre???


    2. What famous cultural movement, referred to in English as “The Rebirth”, began in the 14th century and ended in the 17th century?

    The Renaissance??......haha……am I answering questions or asking them???


    3. Who is credited with the popularisation of Pop Art?

    Andy Warhol?


    4. Who painted the world famous American Gothic in 1930?

    Noeye Dear


    5. Which famous French artist sliced off a part of his ear?

    Van Gogh


    6. True or false, between 1912 and 1948 art competitions were a part of the summer Olympics?

    False


    7. In which US would you find the statue Cloud Gate, often referred to as “The Bean”?

    Notta Clue


    8. Claude Monet is best known for his paintings of what type of flower?

    Sunflowers


    9. The Pre-Raphaelite brotherhood was established in which country?

    Italy………with the other Ninja Turtles


    10. How many times has the Mona Lisa been stolen?

    Twice
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    Lhiver
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    Re: Trivia!

    Tue Sep 14, 2021 8:18 am

    @PnorkelPW you really had me thinking who the heck is Noeye Dear????? That's so funny I am obsessed :lol:
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    ScorpionPW
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    Re: Trivia!

    Wed Sep 15, 2021 9:05 pm

    I don't know most of this @Lhiver so it's time for some hopeful guessing :D

    1. In what gallery would you find Da Vinci’s Mona Lisa?

    The Louvre

    2. What famous cultural movement, referred to in English as “The Rebirth”, began in the 14th century and ended in the 17th century?

    The Rennaisance

    3. Who is credited with the popularisation of Pop Art?

    Andy Warhol

    4. Who painted the world famous American Gothic in 1930?

    No clue

    5. Which famous French artist sliced off a part of his ear?

    Vincent Van Gough

    6. True or false, between 1912 and 1948 art competitions were a part of the summer Olympics?

    True?

    7. In which US would you find the statue Cloud Gate, often referred to as “The Bean”?

    No clue

    8. Claude Monet is best known for his paintings of what type of flower?

    Sunflower?

    9. The Pre-Raphaelite brotherhood was established in which country?

    Nope??

    10. How many times has the Mona Lisa been stolen?

    Once?
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    PnorkelPW
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    Re: Trivia!

    Thu Sep 16, 2021 9:00 pm

    Glad you got a laugh @Lhiver
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    Lhiver
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    Posts: 308
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    Re: Trivia!

    Sat Sep 18, 2021 11:08 am

    okay everyone! Here are this weeks trivia answers!

    1. In what gallery would you find Da Vinci’s Mona Lisa?

    The Louvre

    2. What famous cultural movement, referred to in English as “The Rebirth”, began in the 14th century and ended in the 17th century?

    The Renaissance

    3. Who is credited with the popularisation of Pop Art?

    Andy Warhol

    4. Who painted the world famous American Gothic in 1930?

    Grant Wood

    5. Which famous French artist sliced off a part of his ear?

    Vincent Van Gogh

    6. True or false, between 1912 and 1948 art competitions were a part of the summer Olympics?

    True

    7. In which US would you find the statue Cloud Gate, often referred to as “The Bean”?

    Chicago

    8. Claude Monet is best known for his paintings of what type of flower?

    Water Lilies

    9. The Pre-Raphaelite brotherhood was established in which country?

    England

    10. How many times has the Mona Lisa been stolen?

    Once, in 1911 by Italian art thief Vincenzo Pruggia. It was found again in a kitchen in 1913. This theft is what brought world wide attention to the painting
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    Lhiver
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    Re: Trivia!

    Sat Oct 09, 2021 11:29 am

    Hi everyone! It's time for our fortnightly trivia!

    This week the theme is literature!

    1. In what language was Don Quixote originally written?

    2. How many books are there in the Harry Potter series?

    3. What is the pen name of American writer Daniel Handler?

    4. In Peter Pan, what was the name of the Darling's eldest child?

    5. Who wrote the literary classic, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland?

    6. The Owl and the Pussy Cat went to sea in what coloured boat?

    7. Brad Pitt stars in a film adaptation of which F. Scott Fitzgerald short story?

    8. What are the four siblings called in the Narnia series?

    9. Which America author is famous for his Ghost Bumps series?

    10. In Harper Lee's To Kill a Mocking Bird, what is the name of Scout and Jem's father?

    As always the answers will be posted next week!

    I'm excited to see everyone's answers!

    @apples123 @Emmagouds @Feelinglost123 @Angelbrite7 @BFG123 @Katiee @shaylagold @CatMumofone

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    Lhiver
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    Re: Trivia!

    Sat Oct 16, 2021 11:13 am

    okay everyone!

    Here are this week;'s answers to the trivia!

    1. In what language was Don Quixote originally written?

    Spanish

    2. How many books are there in the Harry Potter series?

    7

    3. What is the pen name of American writer Daniel Handler?

    Lemony Snicket

    4. In Peter Pan, what was the name of the Darling's eldest child?

    Wendy

    5. Who wrote the literary classic, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland?

    Lewis Carrol

    6. The Owl and the Pussy Cat went to sea in what coloured boat?

    Pea Green

    7. Brad Pitt stars in a film adaptation of which F. Scott Fitzgerald short story?

    The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

    8. What are the four siblings called in the Narnia series?

    Peter, Susan, Lucy and Edmund

    9. Which America author is famous for his Ghost Bumps series?

    R. L. Stein

    10. In Harper Lee's To Kill a Mocking Bird, what is the name of Scout and Jem's father?

    Atticus Finch

    Come back next fortnight for another round!
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