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Which strait can be found between the North and South islands of New Zealand?
a. Cook Strait
b. San Juanico Strait
c. Bass Strait
d. Davis Strait
Cook Strait - Consisting of two main landmasses, New Zealand is located in the southwestern Pacific Ocean.
Written and directed by Michael Mann, who stars as Lt. Vincent Hanna in the 1995 film "Heat"?
a. Val Kilmer
b. Jon Voight
c. Robert De Niro
d. Al Pacino
Al Pacino - Heat is based on the experiences of a former Chicago police officer named Chuck Adamson.
Published in 1977, who wrote the best-selling novel "The Thorn Birds"?
a. Kathy Acker
b. Gertrude Atherton
c. Colleen McCullough
d. Ethel Anderson
Colleen McCullough - The Thorn Birds focuses on the Cleary family throughout the years 1915 to 1969.
What is the capital of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam?
a. Nha Trang
b. Ha Noi
c. Ho Chi Minh City
Hanoi - Vietnam's largest city is Ho Chi Minh City
Old-time film actress Yvonne de Carlo played which role in the Munsters TV series?
a. Lily Munster
b. Miss Hazlett
d. Marilyn Munster
Lily Munster - The Munsters aired from September 24, 1964 to May 12, 1966. A total of 70 episodes were made.
Michael Nesmith was a member of which 1960s pop group?
a. The Beach Boys
b. The Archies
c. The Partridge Family
d. The Monkees
The Monkees - Front man Davy Jones died in February 2012.
Based on a novel by Stephen King, which Stanley Kubrick film starred Jack Nicholson?
a. The Shawshank Redemption
b. The Stand
d. The Shining
The Shining - Jack Nicholson plays the role of Jack Torrance, a writer and recovering alcoholic.
Possibly dating back to ancient Mesopotamia, which dessert consists of thin layers of filo pastry filled with nuts and honey?
d. Turkish Delight
Baklava - The origin of the name Baklava is unknown.
What is the British English word for a truck?
a. Panda Car
Lorry - Loo is the British word for toilet.
In which American cartoon series would you find the characters Kenny McCormick and Stan Marsh?
a. Family Guy
b. King of the Hill
c. South Park
d. The Simpsons
South Park - TV Guide ranked South Park the 10th 'Greatest TV Cartoon of All Time' in 2013.
Who was the youngest member of the Beatles?
a. George Harrison
b. Paul McCartney
c. John Lennon
d. Ringo Starr
George Harrison - George was the lead guitarist.
What is the colour of the ball worth five points in a game of snooker?
Blue - A standard full-size snooker table is 11 feet 8.5 inches by 5 ft 10 inches.
In which country is the port of Busan?
c. South Korea
South Korea - Busan is the 10th biggest port in the world.
Which Canadian comedian teamed with Dan Aykroyd to form the Blues Brothers?
a. Martin Short
b. John Belushi
c. Mike Myers
d. John Candy
John Belushi - The Blues Brothers released the album, 'Briefcase Full of Blues', in 1978.
The 1952 Winter Olympic Games were held in which city?
b. Squaw Valley
Oslo - The 1952 Winter Olympic Games saw Germany and Japan rejoin the Olympic community for the first time since World War II.
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