Weekly Quiz 21

Which of these locations does not appear in the 2006 Bond film, Casino Royale?

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Monte Carlo featured in Never Say Never Again and Golden Eye.

What year was Forrest Gump released?

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The movie won 45 awards and had 65 nominations. In the first scene of each age transition, Forrest is always wearing a blue plaid shirt.

Which living creature makes the loudest sound?

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The sperm whale's communicative clicks can reach up to 230 decibels (dB). For reference, a whisper is about 30dB, normal conversation about 60dB and a jet engine from 100 feet away is about 140dB.

Which disease, transmitted to humans by ticks, can manifest as a bullseye-shaped rash?

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Fewer than 50% of people infected actually get the bullseye rash.

A woman has 7 children, half of them are boys. Can this statement be true?

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If all the children are boys, then both halves of the 7 children are boys.

How many children under the age of 5 are obese?

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As of 2018, the World Health Organisation stated that there were 40 million children under the age of 5 that were overweight or obese. Worldwide obesity has nearly tripled since 1975.

What do the different coloured spots on a squash ball determine?

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The different coloured balls are designed to behave differently in different situations. A professional grade ball barely bounces until it is warm, where it then may bounce up to twice as much as its original state.

What is the most popular sport in the world?

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Soccer is played by approximately 250 million people in over 200 countries and dependencies around the world. Are you a keen soccer player? Or know someone who is? Learn, practice and track you progress with content from Joner 1 on 1.

What is achluophobia a fear of?

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Achluo is Greek for ‘to darken’.

Which country, among the 12 wealthiest industrialised countries, ranks last in life expectancy?

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The US spends almost 3x more on healthcare than any other country in the world, but ranks last in life expectancy among the 12 wealthiest industrialised countries.

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