ALAN BROUGH’S FRIDAY QUIZ
It’s almost Spring. Soon I’ll be able to cast off my winter coat and frolic, barely clad, as zephyrs play upon my slowly browning skin.
Or I’ll get one of those horrible change-of-season colds and have to stay in bed while everyone else goes out and has salad sandwiches on the freshly mown grass.
If you, like me, are sitting inside with a cold then here is a quiz all about Spring to occupy you in-between eye-popping bouts of nose-blowing.
1) In Australia, New Zealand and South Africa what date officially marks the first day of Spring?
2) Complete this rhyme which my Mum used to recite every first day of Spring.
Spring is sprung
De grass is riz
I wonder where the boidies is.
The boid is on the wing.
But that’s absiod,
I always thought the wing was on the ____.
3) On October 30th 1965 model Jean Shrimpton caused a fuss by attending Derby Day (part of Melbourne’s Spring Racing Carnival) wearing what?
a) NO hat, NO gloves and NO stockings!
b) A chastity belt.
c) A face tattoo.
d) Terrence Stamp as a hat.
4) True or false: Jean Shrimpton was paid more to attend the Spring Racing Carnival in 1965 than The Beatles were to tour Australia in 1964?
5) What is this?
6) Which of these is NOT a song from the Broadway musical ‘Spring Awakening?’‘
a) Totally F***ed.’
b) ‘My Junk.’
c) ‘The Big Purple One.’
7) Who is the mayor of Springfield?
8) True or false: Car maker Chrysler offered Bruce Springsteen $12 million to use his song ‘Born In The USA’ in an ad campaign?
9) Which of these are NOT another name for the Spring Onion?
b) Precious onions.
c) Stretch onions.
10) In 25 words or less write a caption for this picture. (The best answer wins a prize.)
See next page for answers>>
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