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Set by Ewan  |  24 pts     (2017-06-14)

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1) Baseball has only appeared as an official Olympic sport 5 times, starting in 1992 and discontinued after 2008 (although is due to make a comeback in 2020). Name the three countries that have won the gold. Bonus point available for knowing how many golds each country won (ie there are 5 golds shared between 3 countries, so tell me how many each country won). (4 pts)  Ewan:  2017-06-14

2) La Paz is often said to be the highest capital city (3,650m) in the world, however, according to the Bolivian Constitution it is not the official capital city of Bolivia. For one point, name Bolivia's official capital city. And for a second point, name the official highest world capital city (2,850m). (2 pts)  Ewan:  2017-06-14

3) Of the planets in our solar system, which one spins the fastest, which one spins the slowest, and which two spin the opposite direction to all the others. (You need to match up your answers to their attribute.) (3 pts)  Ewan:  2017-06-14

4) According to the UK Tea and Infusion Association, to the nearest billion, how many cups of tea are drunk in the UK each year? (3 points for being bang on, 2 points for being 1 either side, and 1 point for being within 5.) (3 pts)  Ewan:  2017-06-14

5) Tuvalu means 'cluster of eight' in Tuvaluan. How many islands are there in Tuvalu? (1 pt)  Ewan:  2017-06-14

6) Apart from the two title characters, which two other animals appear in the children's poem 'The owl and the pussycat'? (2 pts)  Ewan:  2017-06-14

7) The following are all lyrics taken from the theme songs of tv shows. Name the shows. a) "Math, science, history, unravelling the mysteries" b) "I'm not sick but I'm not well, and I'm so hot, cause I'm in hell" c) "The sun in the sky has a smile on his face, and he's shining a salute to the American race" (3 pts)  Ewan:  2017-06-14

8) Ducks were for some reason a very popular choice for cartoon creators back in the day. Can you name the 4 characters pictured? (4 pts)  Ewan:  2017-06-14

9) And lastly, a fun one. Finish the pun: "What would you find in Charles Dickens' kitchen?" (You get 2 points for getting the same answer as me, 1 point for a good alternative that at least forces a smile or a knowing nod of approval.) (2 pts)  Ewan:  2017-06-14

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