4 March 2022

UPDATED: Lots to celebrate in our weekly Ken Behrens Quiz

| Jeremy Jones
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Mardi Gras

Question 5: Which state or territory had the highest percentage of YES! Voters in the same-sex marriage plebiscite? Photo: File.

From International Women’s Day to Mardi Gras and arts festivals lighting up the capital, there is a lot to celebrate in this week’s Ken Behrens Quiz. Warning: this has now been updated with the answers down the bottom. Don’t peek!

  1. In which suburb would you find “Shabby Attic”, “Mannheim Cafe” and “on the Grind” cafes?
  2. Canberra is the least-known capital city in the world, with 4.68 million annual google searches asking what the capital city of Australia is. Which capital city is the second least-known with 2.98 million searches?
  3. What is the flavour of McDonald’s new Sundae in China? Coriander, Sake or Wasabi?
  4. International Women’s Day is this Tuesday. What are the official colours of this day?
  5. Which state or territory had the highest percentage of YES! Voters in the same-sex marriage plebiscite?
  6. In 2015, Michelle Payne became the first and so far only female jockey to ride a Melbourne Cup winner. What was the name of the horse?
  7. Who was the first female artist to have a number one album for five consecutive decades in the UK?
  8. Which actress has the most nominations out of any actor with four Oscar nominations?
  9. Who kicked more goals at their last respective FIFA World Cups: Sam Kerr or the entire Socceroos team?
  10. Dr Seuss’s Birthday was yesterday. Which character in a Dr Seuss book hears a Who?
  11. Which country was the first to legalise same-sex marriage?
  12. Which neighbourhoods will be transformed with street art this weekend for Surface Festival?

    Clean Up Australia

    Clean Up Australia Chair Pip Kiernan with mask litter. Do you know how long it will take the masks to break down? Photo: File.

  13. Clean up Australia Day is this Sunday (6 March), and no doubt there will be plenty of disposable masks. How long does it take disposable masks to break down? 450 years, 50 years or 750 years?
  14. Over the next 10 days, where would you find Five Elements Orerry, Fibonacci’s Genie and Ephemeral?
  15. Donald Trump has launched his own social media app. What’s it called?
  16. In 2018, Jonathan, Karamo, Antoni, Tan and Bobby all visited Yass as part of which famous group?
  17. Young footy star Angus Tremberth was filmed doing what at Maroochydore Multisports Complex on the Sunshine Coast?
  18. What is the most common pub name in Australia?
  19. What is the name for a musical scale of eight notes?
  20. Shepherd’s pie is a classic British meal traditionally made with potatoes and minced meat. But which minced meat is used?


  1. Kambah
  2. Ottowa, Canada
  3. Coriander
  4. Green, White, Violet/Purple
  5. The ACT (74 percent)
  6. Prince of Penzance
  7. Kylie Minogue
  8. Katharine Hepburn
  9. Sam Kerr
  10. Horton
  11. The Netherlands
  12. Braddon, Civic and the National Triangle
  13. 450 years
  14. Enlighten
  15. Truth Social
  16. Queer Eye
  17. Swimming
  18. The Royal
  19. Octave
  20. Lamb

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