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HELLO ALL

WELCOME TO A NEW QUIZ (A LITTLE HARDER)

1 WHO IS THE FEDERAL MEMBER FOR WANNON ?

2 APPROX. HOW FAR FROM THE EARTH TO THE SUN

3 WHO IS THE FACE THAT LAUNCHED A 1000 SHIPS ?

4 WHO PLAYED INDIANA JONES IN THE MOVIES ?

5 WHAT MAJOR EVENT OCCURED IN JULY 1969 ?

6 WHO WAS THE IRON LADY ?

7 WHAT IS STEVE JOBS CLAIM TO FAME ?

8 WHO IS HIS MAIN COMPETITOR (NAME AND COMPANY PLEASE) ?

9 IN 1965 & 1966 THE BEACH BOYS HAD 2 HITS FEATURING 2 GIRLS NAMES WHAT WERE THEY ?

10 WHAT IS THE WORLDS LONGEST RIVER ?

11 WHAT YEAR DID SYDNEY HOST THE OLYMPICS ?

12 WHICH FICTIONAL CITY IS THE HOME OF BATMAN ?

13 WHAT IS THE NAME OF HANS SOLO’S SHIP ?

14 WHAT ARE THE THREE PRIMARY COLOURS ?

15 WHO WAS THE FIRST ASTRONAUT TO SET FOOT ON THE MOON AND WHAT DID HE SAY ?

16 OLYMPIAN MICHAEL PHELPS COMPETED IN WHICH SPORT ?

17 JOHN GEORGE PAUL AND _ _ _ _ _

18 IN DISNEYS THE LION KING WHAT WAS SIMBA’S FATHERS NAME ?

19 WHICH IS THE LARGEST PLANET IN OUR SOLAR SYSTEM ?

20 WHAT IS THE NAME OF THE ACTRESS WHO STARRED IN BREAKFAST AT TIFFANYS

HERE THE ANSWERS TO LAST WEEK’S QUIZ

1 DAN TEHAN 2 APP 150,000,000 KMS 3 HELEN OF TROY 4 HARRISON FORD 5 MAN LANDED ON THE MOON 6 MARGARET THATCHER 7 CO FOUNDER APPLE 8 BILL GATES 9 HELP ME RHONDA AND BARBARA ANNE 10 THE NILE 11 2000 12 GOTHAM CITY 13 THE MILLENIUM FALCON 14 RED YELLOW AND BLUE 15 THAT’S ONE SMALL STEP FOR MAN ONE GIANT LEAP FOR MANKIND 16 THE GREATEST EVER SWIMMER AT THE OLMPICS 17 RINGO 18 MUFASA 19 JUPITER 20 AUDREY HEPBURN

Congratulations to all who had a go and once again C***** hit it out of the park. Just in case you think i am a know it all i have to google all the answers to make sure they are right. I will try to put up another QUIZ next week

WELCOME TO THE EASY QUIZ

Just a little something to break the boredom. This is an easy quiz and it relates to Portland only. Now no cheating by googling the answers before you have had a good think about it. I will provide the answers next week and a new but harder quiz next Monday if you like (let me know). LADIES AND GENTLEMEN LETS BEGIN.

1 WHO FOUNDED PORTLAND ?

2 WHAT YEAR WAS PORTLAND FOUNDED ?

3 WHAT IS THE APPROXIMATE POPULATION OF PORTLAND ?

4 WHO ARE THE TRADITIONAL OWNERS OF THE LAND ?

5 WHAT WAS THE NAME OF JAMES GRANT’S SHIP ?

6 WHEN WAS PORTLAND PROCLAIMED A CITY ?

7 WHAT IS THE NAME AND CALL SIGN OF PORTLAND’S RADIO ?

8 WHAT IS THE NAME OF THE PORTLAND FOOTBALL SIDE ?

9 WHAT IS THE NAME OF THE FESTIVAL HELD IN MARCH ON THE FORESHORE ?

10 WHAT STREET IS THE LIBRARY IN ?

11 WHERE IS THE PORTLAND CROQUET CLUB ?

12 WHEN WAS THE PORTLAND DISTRICT HEALTH ESTABLISHED ?

13 WHAT IS THE NAME OF THE TAKE AWAY FOOD SHOP IN OTWAY STREET ?

14 _ _ _ _ _ _ _ ROSES

15 ON THIS ROUNDABOUT YOU HAVE MCDONALDS AND WHICH OTHER FOOD SHOP IS DIRECTLY OPPOSITE

OK LETS LOOK AT SOME ANSWERS

1 JAMES GRANT IN 1800 THE HENTY BROS ARRIVED IN 1834 INBETWEEN TASMANIAN WHALERS BUILT A SMALL SETTLEMENT)

2 1834

3 APP. 11000

4 GUNDITJMARA

5 LADY NELSON (HENCE THE REFERENCE TO JAMES GRANT EARLIER)

6 28/10/1985

7 3RPC 99.3

8 TIGERS

9 DAHLIA FESTIVAL

10 BENTICK STREET

11 BOTANICAL GARDENS

12 1856

13 THE BIG O

14 TRELOAR ROSES

15 CANADIAN ROOSTER

CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL WHO HAD A GO YOUR LOCAL KNOWLEDGE IS EXCEPTIONAL ONE PERSON IN PARTICULAR WAS SPECTACULAR. A NEW TRIVIA QUIZ WILL BE UP SHORTLY SO KEEP CHECKING IT WILL BE GENERAL KNOWLEDGE WITH A BIT OF THIS AND A BIT OF THAT. TILL THEN BE SAFE.