Round 1: Trivia – Mixed Bag
This is Round 1 of the Number 42 Sample Quiz! The total sample quiz consists of 10 rounds, with a total of 100 quiz questions. Round 1 is a Mixed Trivia round; 10 quiz questions on various topics. General knowledge all the way. Go for it!
Oboe, Vuvuzela, Didgeridoo
In 2010, the South African Vuvuzela became known to the general public thanks to the World Cup. The Didgeridoo has been played by Australian Aboriginals for many thousands of years. The oboe is played, among other things, as an instrument in symphony orchestras. The name comes from the French hautbois, which means ‘high wood’.
Fatboy Slim & Dire Straits
Rockafeller Skank was a hit in 1998 for the English DJ Norman Cook, better known as Fatboy Slim. Money for Nothing by the British band Dire Straits first appeared on their best-selling album Brothers in Arms in 1985. Fun fact about that song: It is Sting’s voice singing “I want my MTV” at the beginning of the song.
The Hunger Games
The Hunger Games is a successful book trilogy by the American writer Suzanne Collins. The books are set in the future. North America has been partially submerged in water and the ‘dry part’ has become one country, called Panem. This is divided into a capital, the Capitol, and twelve districts which surround it.