If you get shipwrecked like this man, you’ll need the quiz

One helluva shipwreck. Photo: AI

Quizmaster John James Maloney has 10 good ones for you this week.

QUESTIONS

1 Which is closer by road to Kyogle, Moree or Newcastle?

2 What is the meaning of hoity-toity?

3 Arnold Palmer was a legend of what sport?

4 Which 18th century novel by Daniel Defoe tells the story of an English man shipwrecked on an island for 28 years before he was rescued?

5 Which town nestled between Casino and Woodburn is a popular place for boating, fishing and riverside picnics plus visits to the historic pub?

6 Detective Captain Steve McGarrett was portrayed by actor Jack Lord in what TV series?

7 What celestial object was discovered in 1930 by Clyde Tombaugh, Pluto or Uranus?

8 Which woven textile beginning with the letter J is characterized by a subtle gridlike pattern and is often used in high end fashion and interior design? It is made using a loom controller that has the same name.

9 Which charming town known for its historic buildings, vibrant cultural scene and boutique shops is 14km southwest of Byron Bay?

10 Which 1970s glam rock band had lead singer Noddy Holder and scored hits such as Blockbuster and Hell Raiser?

Hi I’m Arnold and I’m a legend.

ANSWERS

1 Moree is closer at 454km, Newcastle is 599km.

2 Someone or something being pretentious, snobbish or pompous. The phrase is thought to have originated in the 17th century, possibly as a playful imitation of the sound of someone speaking in a pretentious, over-refined way: She’s certainly been acting very hoity-toity since she moved from Old Bonalbo to Wategos Beach.

3 Golf.

4 Robinson Crusoe.

5 Coraki.

6 Hawaii Five-O.

7 Pluto.

8 Jacquard.

9 Bangalow.

10 Slade.

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