WEEKEND QUIZ 20220521: Forget the political spin and test your records
May 21, 2022
Here are 10 questions from Quizmaster John James Maloney.
1 What is gingham?
2 Tetragrammaton, Parlophone and Capitol were or are what type of business?
3 Sans Souci (without care or no worries) is a suburb of what Australian city?
4 Rosemarie Trapp died this month at the age of 93. What was the name of the stage musical and film about her family?
5 Shayna Jack made a comeback this week in what sport?
6 Who had the 1985 number 1 hit Take on me … Ah-No; Arndoh; A-ha; or Ar-choo?
7 What is a rostrum?
8 What would you do with a vindaloo?
9 What is a caribou?
10 What was the occupation of George Banks – as inspired by P.L. Travers’s real father in her book Mary Poppins and in the 1964 film by Walt Disney?
Answers below a flying Mary Poppins. What a view she has.
1 Material or cloth.
2 Record labels of music companies.
4 The Sound of Music.
7 Any kind of a platform for a speaker, such as a dais, a pulpit or a raised platform for public speaking or conducting an orchestra. Rostrum Australia is an association of public speaking clubs, founded in 1930.
8 Eat it, it is a very hot and spicy curry dish.
9 It is the North American name for reindeer. Also a cargo aircraft that served with the RAAF.