Quizmaster John James Maloney has 10 tough questions this week.
1 What is pinkle or pinklewurst?
2 What village in Kyogle Shire shares its name with a native plant?
3 What is spodumene?
4 What in Australia is a bubbler?
5 Who sang the 1993 hit song No Rain?
6 Who was the housekeeper on the Brady Bunch TV series from 1969–1974?
7 What does the word Nordic refer to?
8 Which former ABC TV Play School presenter died this week, aged 87?
9 In what state is Bum Bum Creek?
10 Who was awarded the 2022 Brownlow Medal?
1 Pinkel is a smoked kaszanka, a type of sausage eaten mainly in northwest Germany.
2 Grevillia is the name of many locations in Kyogle, including the village. The plant is grevillea – a slight spelling difference.
3 Spodumene is a mineral that is a major source of lithium for our batteries and more.
4 A drinking water fountain, typically in schools in NSW and some other areas.
5 American rock band Blind Melon.
6 Alice, played by Ann B. Davis.
7 Of or relating to the Nordic countries – Denmark, Norway and Sweden and sometimes Finland, Iceland and the Faeroe Islands. Also refers to cross-country skiing.
8 John Hamblin.
9 Queensland and there’s apparently a mountain bike track there.