The full solutions – Leading Quiz

Stephen Paddock opened fired at a music festival from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino.
Stephen Paddock opened fired at a music festival from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino.

GENERAL KNOWLEDGE

  1. Hades.
  2. Pancakes.
  3. Gingerbread man.
  4. James.
  5. Knee-cap.
  6. 36.
  7. James Dean.
  8. Rome.
  9. North Pole, largely in the Arctic Circle.
  10. Halley’s Comet.
  11. Abstract.
  12. Glenn Ridge.
  13. Unleaded petrol.
  14. New Orleans.
  15. Bourbon St.

SPORT

  1. It was the first all black Olympic sprint final.
  2. Gertrude Ederle.
  3. 1926.
  4. Albatross.
  5. 22.

FLORA AND FAUNA

  1. Bird.
  2. Indian Banyan.
  3. Six.
  4. Pumpkin.
  5. Beaver.

LOCAL KNOWLEDGE

  1. 19 Peter Street. The office was officially opened by mayor Greg Conkey, also a former editor of The Leader.
  2. 1915.
  3. Eight. It was re-enacted in 2015.
  4. Lockhart.
  5. Kooringal.

CURRENT EVENTS

  1. Bubonic plague. The disease has killed at least 33 people in Madagascar so far.
  2. International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons.
  3. Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino. He killed at least 58 people and injured hundreds more.
  4. 32nd floor.
  5. Nightline.