1. Who performed at a 1983 concert at Western Springs that attracted the biggest crowd in Australasian history: Elton John, Rod Stewart or David Bowie?
  2. In Cockney rhyming slang, what is a dog and bone?
  3. The Bavarian town of Oberammergau is famous for staging a 10-yearly production of a play about what?
  4. How many US states have names beginning with S?
  5. In a famous opera by Rossini, what was the occupation of a character named Figaro?
  6. New Zealander Dene O’Kane was an international contender in what sport?
  7. In the 1983 film Educating Rita, what English actress played Rita?
  8. What author of whodunits also wrote romantic novels under the nom-de-plume Mary Westmacott?
  9. What is the official state religion of Malaysia?
  10. What country was targeted in the military action known as Operation Desert Storm?


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ANSWERS: 1. David Bowie; 2. A telephone; 3. The crucifixion of Jesus Christ; 4. Two (South Carolina and South Dakota); 5. Barber; 6. Snooker; 7. Julie Walters; 8. Agatha Christie; 9. Islam; 10. Iraq.