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Dee Why RSL Trivia

Every Thursday from 7:30pm in the Match Bar.

It’s free to play, lots of fun & there’s prizes to be won, so bring your friends and family and test your knowledge!

To get you in the mood, try some of our practise questions below, simply click on the question to reveal the answer.

Trivia warm-up questions

History:  Pick the year. NASA's Pathfinder space probe lands on the surface of Mars, fashion designer Gianni Versace is murdered, Garry Kasparov is beaten by the computer Deep Blue in a game of chess, Cheryl Kernot defects to the Labour Party, Pierce Brosnan stars as James Bond in the movie 'Tomorrow Never Dies', Tiger Woods wins the US Masters for the first time.

1997

Movies:  Which actors played the roles of King George VI (6th) and his speech therapist Lionel Logue in the film 'The King's speech'?

King George VI played by Colin Firth

Lionel Logue played by Geoffrey Rush

Math: If a triangle has one angle of 58 degrees and an angle of 77 degrees, what is the value of the third angle?

45 degrees

General Knowledge: At the start of a standard game of checkers or draughts, how many unoccupied squares are there on the board (how many small squares do not have a playing piece on them)?

40

Australian History: Which four Australian identities have been featured on the Australian $20 note?

Mary Reibey
John Flynn
Charles Kingsford Smith
Lawrence Hargrave

Geography: What is the only Commonwealth country that extends inside the Arctic Circle?

Canada

General Knowledge: What were the five original colours of M&M's when they were first sold in 1941?

Red, Yellow, Brown, Green and Violet (Purple)

Fun: Giraffes sleep standing up for up to six hours a day - True/False?

False, Giraffes average 1.9 hours sleep every 24hrs, resting on the ground. They have the lowest sleep requirement of any mammal!

Sport: Who was seeded one, two and three for the men’s singles title at the 2011 Wimbledon Tennis Championships?

  1. Rafael Nadal
  2. Novak Djokovic
  3. Roger Federer