28 July 2022

Get your fill with this week's Ken Behren's quiz

| Jeremy Jones
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Walking by Lake Burley Griffin and blossom trees

Do you know when Lake Burley Griffin was filled? Photo: Michelle Kroll.

Start relaxing for the weekend early with this week’s Ken Behrens Quiz with bits and bobs on mythology, music and movies.

Take the quiz alone, find a friend or challenge your workmates – but don’t scroll down to the bottom and peek at the answers until you are all done.

  1. What building would you find at 15 Childers St, Canberra?
  2. What was invented first: the electric toaster or sliced bread?
  3. Which company makes the Koleos, Scenic and Megane models of car?
  4. Which movie from 2007 stars the following actors: Queen Latifah, Zac Efron, Christopher Walken, John Travolta, Amanda Bynes and Michelle Pfeiffer?
  5. What animal is Brummie, the mascot for the 2022 Commonwealth Games?
  6. Which is longer: an iPhone charging cable or the average human large intestine?
  7. Espadrille, moccasin and huarache are all types of what?
  8. What is removed during a cholecystectomy?
  9. In Greek mythology, who was the queen of the underworld and wife of Hades?
  10. What weapon is named from the French word for “pomegranate”?
  11. What does .GIF stand for, as in a moving image file on a computer?
  12. Which band did sisters Daniella, Este and Alana form in 2007?
  13. Eric Marlon Bishop is the real name of which actor, comedian, singer, writer and producer?
  14. On a radio, what do AM and FM stand for?
  15. In which video game would you find creepers, enderman and biomes?
  16. What does AIDS stand for?
  17. “Never made it as a wise man, I couldn’t cut it as a poor man stealing” is a lyric from which song?
  18. What is the name of the National Indigenous Australian Drag Competition?
  19. The inflation rate reached a record high this week, what is it?
  20. If you tell a blatant fib, is it a bald-faced lie or a bold-faced lie?


  1. Canberra Street Theatre
  2. Toaster
  3. Renault
  4. Hairspray
  5. Bull
  6. Intestine
  7. Shoe
  8. Gallbladder
  9. Persephone
  10. Hand grenade
  11. Graphics Interchange Format
  12. HAIM
  13. Jamie Fox
  14. Amplitude Modulation and Frequency Modulation
  15. Minecraft
  16. Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome
  17. ‘How you remind me’ by Nickelback
  18. Miss First Nations
  19. 6.1%
  20. Bald-face.

PS: Lake Burley Griffin was filled on 17 October 1964.

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