Weekly Quiz 16

Who won the 2013 Tour de France?

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Chris Froome won the Tour de France 4 times: 2013, 2015, 2016 and 2017.

If there are 12 fish and half of them drown, how many fish are there?

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Fish live and breathe in water, they don’t drown.

Which country uses the most electricity in the world?

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China is the highest electricity consuming country in the world, using 6,310 billion kWh (kilowatt hours) per year.

What is the official name of the Rugby World Cup trophy?

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Named after William Webb Ellis, credited as the inventor of rugby football, the Webb Ellis Cup is has been presented to the winner since the first Rugby World Cup in 1987. It has been held 3 times by New Zealand (1987, 2011, 2015), 3 times by South Africa (1995, 2007 and 2019) twice by Australia (1991 and 1999), and once by England (2003).

After ‘second to the right’, what are Peter Pan's directions to Neverland?

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Sir James Barrie’s original quote is “second to the right,” said Peter, “and then straight on till morning.” In the 1953 Walt Disney Peter Pan movie, Peter points out Neverland and says, “There it is Wendy. Second star to the right and straight on till morning.”

Of all the oxygen humans breathe, what percentage goes to the brain?

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The brain makes up approximately 2% of the average person’s body weight, however it consumes 20% of its oxygen. After 5 minutes without oxygen, brain cells begin to die off.

Which 1980s theme song was recorded in just under 3 hours?

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The song from The Breakfast Club was the only Number 1 song in the US for the Scottish rock band, Simple Minds.

What amateur boxing tournament launched the careers of Joe Louis, Muhammad Ali, Marvin Hagler and Oscar de la Hoya?

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Mike Tyson and Evander Holyfield were also Golden Gloves champs.

What is the oldest known monumental structure in Egypt?

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The Sphinx was built around 2558-2531 BC and was built during the reign of Pharaoh Khafre.

95% of people believe they are self-aware, but only 10-15% truly are. True or false?

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Insight by Tasha Eurich (organisational psychologist) cites three reasons for this disconnect. First, we naturally have blind spots. We’re wired to operate on autopilot, unaware of how we’re behaving, and why. There’s also the feel-good effect: we’re happier when we see ourselves in a more positive light. You can read more about awareness in our blog by our in-house experts: 3 take-aways to tune in and awaken your Awareness.

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