Test your knowledge with the Leading Quiz

What did Dorothy throw over the Wicked Witch of the West that caused her to melt? Answer this and more in this week's quiz.

What did Dorothy throw over the Wicked Witch of the West that caused her to melt? Answer this and more in this week's quiz.

GENERAL KNOWLEDGE

  1. What did Dorothy throw over the Wicked Witch of the West that caused her to melt in The Wizard of Oz?
  2. What was unusual about the army of monkeys that the same witch controlled?
  3. Name the son and daughter of actor Henry Fonda who followed him into a career on the silver screen.
  4. What is the basic unit of currency of Turkey?
  5. France’s Notre Dame Cathedral is an example of what style of architecture?
  6. In which year did Henry Ford invent the tractor?
  7. How many sheets of paper are there in a ream?
  8. In which country is the novel Harp In The South by Ruth Park set?
  9. How many years of marriage are celebrated by a silver wedding anniversary?
  10. Which character from the Peanuts cartoon strip has a security blanket?
  11. Cayenne is the capital city of which nation?
  12. Narcotism is the habit of taking what?
  13. In which Australian state or territory would you find the township of Lara?
  14. Which village in the south of Scotland was often the destination of English couples eloping?
  15. The term cardiac refers to which bodily organ?

SPORT

  1. What is Mike Tyson’s boxing nickname?
  2. In which year was Muhammad Ali born?
  3. What swimming race has competitors starting in the water rather than diving in?
  4. Which side do you always serve from first in a game of tennis?
  5. How many players are there in a netball team?

FLORA AND FAUNA

  1. Which side of a horse is known as the near side?
  2. What type of creature is a perch?
  3. What breed of dog is traditionally used for racing?
  4. On which continent would you find zebras in their native habitat?
  5. What is the national flower of India?

LOCAL KNOWLEDGE

  1. How many Donut King stores are there in Wagga?
  2. And where in the city would you find those stores?
  3. What was the name of the event held over the Easter weekend that saw lighting and projection installations along the Wagga Beach precinct?
  4. In which year did Wagga record its highest ever annual rainfall?
  5. How often are council elections held in Wagga?

CURRENT EVENTS

  1. Which television superhero actor died at the weekend after a short battle with leukemia?
  2. How old was that actor at the time of his death?
  3. Which Coca-Cola product will vanish from our shelves allegedly after a study showed that most people didn’t know that it contained no sugar?
  4. What humorous event is being held in Wagga next weekend?
  5. Which Riverina locality held a bonfire and fireworks night over the Queen’s birthday long weekend?