7 July 2022

A material Ken Behrens Quiz for the material world

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Lake Burley Griffin in autumn looking out to Telstra Tower

Test your brain with questions about current affairs, general knowledge and Canberra. Photo: File.

From famous mascots to Aussie inventors, how well do you know some favourite products that make the world go round? Plus a bit of Canberra, current affairs and general knowledge. It’s all in this week’s Ken Behrens Quiz (answers below).

  1. Lee Jun-fan is the birth name of which 1970s superstar?
  2. True or false: the CEO of 7/11 has a dog named Slurpee?
  3. Louie the Fly is the brand mascot for which product?
  4. Rambo is the name of which famous public artwork between here and Sydney?
  5. Honey bee movements have been restricted in the ACT due to the spread of what?
  6. What did the Hollywood sign originally say?

    Five musicians in a sunroom

    Ball Park Music are performing where? Photo: Supplied

  7. Ball Park Music and British India are playing at which university this weekend?
  8. What Australian native fish is also known as the Asian Sea Bass?
  9. What is the SI unit for power?
  10. In which country would you find Angel Falls?
  11. Which video game and future movie character was created by Yuji Naka in 1991?
  12. Australia’s 2021 Census results were released this week. Which generation now equals baby boomers as the largest generation?
  13. Where in your body would you find your ‘columella’?
  14. What chocolate bar is intended to resemble three flattened, intertwined strings?
  15. Which sea creatures belong to the taxonomic class Asteroidea?
  16. Which carmaker would you associate with the M division?
  17. Which artist performing in Canberra this Friday has the songs Adore, Rise and Weekends?
  18. Which iconic product popular in Australia was originally developed by Australian inventor Thomas Mayne in 1934?
  19. Which band’s lineup consists of bass guitarist and vocalist Mark Hoppus, drummer Travis Barker, and guitarist and vocalist Matt Skiba?
  20. At the ABC, how do they use the Lissajou?


  1. Bruce Lee.
  2. False.
  3. Mortein.
  4. The Big Merino.
  5. Varroe mite.
  6. Hollywoodland.
  7. University of Canberra.
  8. Barramundi.
  9. Watt.
  10. Venezuela.
  11. Sonic the Hedgehog.
  12. Millennials.
  13. Nose.
  14. Curlywurly.
  15. Starfish.
  16. BMW.
  17. Amy Shark.
  18. Milo.
  19. Blink 182.
  20. Logo.

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