Is our Devine quiz too humerus for words?

Quizmaster John James Maloney has this week’s quiz for you. 10 questions, 10 correct answers. See how you go.


1 What is the name of the lake in Lennox Head?

2 What very popular Australian drama series aired between 1982–1987 and featured the interactions of the wealthy Hamilton family of Sydney and the working class Palmer family of Melbourne?

3 Which group recorded the hit song New York Mining Disaster 1941?

4 Where on the Northern Rivers is Matthew Devine Bridge?

5 What British comedy group was Bill Oddie part of?

6 In what state or territory is the Red River?

7 What does the old Australian word jiggered mean: Tired from too much dancing; A sail on a yacht; or Broken and of no use whatsoever?

8. What type of object was the Excalibur of legend?

9 Where in your body is the humerus bone?

10 Who wrote the novels East of Eden and The Grapes of Wrath?

The Grapes of Wrath was made into a film – but DEFINITELY read the book first, it’s brilliant.


1 Lake Ainsworth.

2 Sons and Daughters.

3 The Bee Gees.

4 Brunswick Heads.

5 The Goodies.

6 The Red River is a perennial river in the East Gippsland region of Victoria.

7 Broken and of no use whatsoever.

8 Excalibur is the mythical sword of King Arthur with supposed magical powers and associated with the “rightful” sovereignty of Britain

9 Upper arm.

10 John Steinbeck.

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