6 April 2022

UPDATED: Take home the top award in this week's Ken Behrens Quiz

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Ash Barty announced her retirement from tennis on 23 March. How many Grand Slams has she won? Photo: Supplied.

Get quizzical this week and test your knowledge of Ash Barty, “that moment” at the Oscars and always a bit of Canberra in this week’s quiz!

  1. What’s the longest street in Canberra (a thoroughfare with the suffix ‘street’)?
  2. World number one Ash Barty announced her retirement from tennis last week. How many grand slams has she won?
  3. The founder of which church resigned this week?
  4. Which African nation has the most pyramids?
  5. What is the largest continent on Earth?
  6. In which suburb would you find Breizh Cafe, Pilot and Hoddle Garden Reserve?
  7. Which AFL team song is set to the tune of the La Marseillaise?

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    April is National Alcohol Awareness Month. Do you think you drink more than the average Australian? Photo: File.

  8. April is National Alcohol Awareness Month. The average Australian consumes how many stubbies a year? 224, 449, or 361?
  9. The Wiggles are coming to Canberra. What are the four colours worn by The Wiggles?
  10. The National Measurement Institute is running a nationwide audit on what pub-related item?
  11. ‘Bezoar’ is the technical term for what cat-related thing?
  12. Is ringworm an actual worm?
  13. “Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it”, is a quote from what film?
  14. Brie is spelt with a capital B; however, feta is spelt with a lowercase f. Why is this?
  15. From which musical are the characters the Artful Dodger, Fagin, Bill Sykes?
  16. In a magnificent display, which cricketer took a hat trick on their birthday in 2010?
  17. In which country is the ancient city of Timbuktu?
  18. Is the word “squander” a verb or a noun?
  19. What type of car is currently floating on Lake Burley Griffin as part of the National Gallery of Australia’s 4th National Indigenous Art Triennial?
  20. Which 2005 movie stars both Jada Pinkett Smith and Chris Rock and David Schwimmer, Ben Stiller, and Sacha Baron Cohen?

Answers:

  1. Antil Street
  2. 3
  3. Hillsong
  4. Sudan
  5. Asia
  6. Ainslie
  7. Brisbane Lion
  8. 224
  9. Red, Blue, Yellow and Purple
  10. Pint Sizes
  11. Hairball
  12. No
  13. Ferris Bueller’s Day Off
  14. Capital is when the cheese is named after a city or country
  15. Oliver!
  16. Peter Siddle
  17. Mali
  18. Verb
  19. Holden
  20. Madagascar

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Nicole Taylor8:24 am 04 Apr 22

Hi Guys – these are good quizzes. Only problem is there is no indication on when or if the answers will be provided! Bit hard to do a team quiz without that part.

Cheers, Nic

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