31 May 2022

UPDATED: The weekly Ken Behrens Quiz has been voted back in! 

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Time to celebrate – the Ken Behrens Quiz is back. Photo: Thomas Lucraft.

The election is over and the Ken Behrens Quiz is back! This quiz will bring out your competitive side with questions about Canberra cafes, capital cities, movies and throwbacks. Take it on solo or challenge a friend.

The quiz has now been updated with the answers at the bottom. Don’t peek!

  1. In which Canberra suburb would you find Gather Cafe, Sweet Bones Bakery and Cafe, and Elemental Cafe?
  2. What is the Roman numeral for 100?
  3. This Friday is National Sunscreen Day. In the famous Banana Boat sunscreen ads, what is the SPF rating of the sunscreen?
  4. Who lived at 4 Privet Drive?
  5. Which archduke, who shares his name with a famous band, was assassinated in Sarajevo in 1914, triggering the start of World War I?
  6. In what year was the Great Fire of London?
  7. Which movie from 2001 stars Shaobo Qin, Eddie Jemison, Scott Caan, Don Cheadle, Elliott Gould, Carl Reiner, Casey Affleck, Andy Garcia, Bernie Mac, Julia Roberts, Matt Damon, Brad Pitt, George Clooney?

    Do you know what colour number plates belong to diplomats in the ACT? Photo: File.

  8. What colour are diplomatic number plates in the ACT?
  9. Igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic are all types of what?
  10. In which country was the stationery company Smiggle founded?
  11. What country in the world produces more feature films than any other country?
  12. Which self-care food company was founded in 1978 in Vermont by two childhood friends?
  13. This weekend, which artist performing in Canberra has released the singles Not Pretty Enough, The Captain and Pony?
  14. It is subject to change but, from today’s numbers, who has the most votes; One Nation or the United Australia Party?
  15. The Reason Australia party used to be called what?
  16. “If it doesn’t fit, you must acquit” was a quote from the closing argument of which famous trial?
  17. What’s the world’s southernmost national capital?
  18. What four-letter word can go before the word line, ship or back?
  19. What is the name of Microsoft Office’s assistant, who took the form of a paperclip?
  20. What is the capital of Finland?

Answers:

  1. Braddon
  2. C
  3. 30+
  4. Dursleys from Harry Potter
  5. Franz Ferdinand
  6. 1666
  7. Ocean’s Eleven
  8. Blue
  9. Rock
  10. Australia
  11. India
  12. Ben and Jerrys
  13. Kasey Chambers
  14. One Nation
  15. Sex Party
  16. OJ Simpson
  17. Wellington
  18. Hard
  19. Clippy
  20. Helsinki

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Q 18 I came up with the word “jump” it fits too if you google jump ship, jump line and jump back.

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