The Local Quick Quiz #25

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The Local Quick Quiz #25

1. What do the letters ASIO stand for?Australian Security Intelligence Organization

 

2. What Australian swimming hero won a gold medal at the 1924 Olympics at the age of 17?Andrew (Boy) Charlton

 

3. What pop piano duo first met as preschoolers?Ferrante and Teicher

 

4. What did Noah Webster do to earn his reputation as a famous lexicographer?Compiled Webster’s Dictionary

 

5. What insect features prominently in the song, “Gimme Crack Corn”?The blue tailed fly

 

6. To have everything readily available is to have everything “At one’s …..”?Fingertips

 

7. What much-visited island lies about 20 kilometres west of Perth?Rottnest Island

 

8. In which year was special effects first used on film? a)1895 b)1915 or c)1925a)1895 (The Execution of Mary Queen of Scots)

 

9. Which obvious feature do monkeys have, that apes do not?Tails

 

10. Who wrote the “Prince and the Pauper”?Mark Twain

 

 



 

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