QUIZ: Oompa loompa, how many pumpers does an octopus have?

Quizmaster John James Maloney tests your general knowledge.

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1 The Oompa Loompas are characters in what book and film?

2 How many hearts does an octopus have?

3 Dr John Pemberton invented what soft drink once touted as a valuable brain tonic and as ‟pure joy, exhilarating” and ‟invigorating”?

4 In cooking, the term mornay refers to what?

5 What cocktail is made with rum, pineapple juice and coconut milk?

6 How many finger holes are there in a normal tenpin bowling ball?

7 Pieces of calcium carbonate were once common in schoolrooms. What did we call them?

8 Towards the end of his life, the famous lover Casanova had what day job: librarian or funeral director?

9. Where on mainland Australia is the easternmost lighthouse?

10 What band had the hit Love Me Do in march 1963?

What do you mean – get a job? I have a name to live up to …


1 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.

2 Three hearts.

3 Coca Cola.

4 A bechamel sauce with shredded or grated cheese added.

5 Pina Colada.

6 Three holes.

7 Chalk.

8 He was a librarian.

9 Cape Byron, NSW.

10 The Beatles.

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