Round1

1. What can be found in the middle of the Plaza Naciones Unidas in Buenos Aires?
2. Robert Pershing Wadlow holds which human body-related world record?
3. At the time of the Russion Revolution in 1917, who was Tsar? Ivan IV, Nicholas II or Peter II
4. The island of Honshu is part of which Asian country?
5. From which pant does Superman come from?
6. In 1988 sprinter Ben Johnson was stripped of his Olympic Gold medal – which country did he represent?
7. Christmas Day will be on which day of the week in 2011?
8. Which Central American country’s currency is the Colón?
9. What colour T-shirt and shorts does Bart Simpson (usually) wear? (half for each)
10. True or False, In Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet, Juliet is 15 years old when she dies?

Round2

1. Of the following, which one is the odd one out? Lee Harvey Oswald, John Hinckley & John Wilkes Booth
2. Leningrad is the former name of which Russian city?
3. The Nobel Prize for Literature has been awarded 4 times to a writer from a South American country – name 2 of them (half point each)
4. What is the superhero alter-ego of businessman Tony Stark?
5. What is the capital of the Sudan?
6. Vincent Vega & Jules Winfield are hitmen featured in which classic mid-90s film?
7. Which Norwegian artist painted “The Scream”?
8. Which famous singer was born as Farrokh Bulsara in Zanzibar in 1946?
9. Which country in Africa has the highest population?
10. In computing what do the letters RAM stand for?

Round3

Famous siblings – give the family names

1. Music – Liam & Noel
2. Science – Orville & Wilbur
3. Crime – Ronnie & Reggie
4. Music – Phil & Don
5. Politics – Barbara & Jenna
6. Sport – Venus & Serena
7. Entertainment – Kim & Kourtney
8. Film – Joel & Ethan
9. Literature – Jacob & Wilhelm
10. Film – Charlie & Emilio

Round4

1. In its own language, which country is called Suomi?
2. According to the song, at around which time did it “start raining men”?
3. In sport, which US city is home to the Padres & the Chargers
4. The International Airport in Liverpool is named after whom?
5. Which country currently holds the World Boomerang Cup? USA, Australia or Germany?
6. How are the fictional characters Peter Venkman, Ray Stantz & Egon Spengler are collectively better known?
7. In British history, what is the significance of the years 1902, 1911, 1937 & 1953
8. In which city was the TV series Ally McBeal set?
9. What is the most common surname in England, USA and Canada?
10. According to Greek Mythology, who was the first woman on earth?

Round5

1. If you were to write the numbers from 1 onwards in English, which number would feature the first appearance of the letter ‘A’?
2. How many scoring areas are there on a dart board?
3. If you are driving around the streets of Liberty City shooting people, which computer game series are you playing?
4. How many times has Lance Armstrong win the Tour de France?
5. Which well-known website was started by Jimmy Wales?
6. Before Brasilia, which city was the capital of Brasil?
7. Who is Hillary Rodman married to?
8. Of the 23 Argentine provinces (excluding Capital Federal), which comes first alphabetically?
9. Currently, only one non-European country has hosted 2 World Cups – which one?
10. In which decade was Gandhi assassinated?

Tiebreaker: How many years does it take Neptune to complete 1 orbit of the sun?

Round1

1. Floralis Generica
2. Tallest man to have ever lived (8’11” / 2.72m)
3. Nicholas II
4. Japan
5. Krypton
6. Canada
7. Sunday
8. Costa Rica
9. Red & Blue
10. False, she is 13

Round2

1. John Hinckley – the President he shot survived
2. St Petersburg
3. Mario Vargas Llosa, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Pablo Neruda & Gabriela Mistral
4. Iron Man
5. Khartoum
6. Pulp Fiction
7. Edward Munch
8. Freddy Mercury
9. Nigeria
10. Random Access Memory

Round3

1. Gallagher
2. Wright
3. Kray
4. Everly
5. Bush
6. Williams
7. Kardashian
8. Coen
9. Grimm
10. Sheen & Estevez

Round4

1. Finland
2. Half Past Ten
3. San Diego
4. John Lennon
5. USA
6. The Ghostbusters
7. Coronation years
8. Boston
9. Smith
10. Pandora
Round5

1. 1,000
2. 82
3. Grand Theft Auto
4. Seven
5. Wikipedia
6. Rio
7. Bill Clinton
8. Buenos Aires
9. Mexico
10. 1940s

Tiebreaker: 165