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1.Elton John's first UK top-10 hit was Your Song in 1970. How many solo no1 hits has he had to date? (a) 4 or less (b) 5 to 15 (c) 16 or more
2.Which mountain peak is the border between 2 countries? (a) Mont Blanc, France & Italy (b) Matterhorn, Switzerland & Italy (c) Eiger, Switzerland & Austria
3.Checkpoint Charlie in Berlin got its name (a) after Colonel Charles Rathbone, (b) after a comic book character, (c) as checkpoints Alpha and Bravo already existed.
4.Trains travelling from Mongolia into China have to stop prior to entry to have (a) all the signs changed throughout the train (b) have the wheel bogies changed (c) change the locomotive to a steam engine as there are no electric trains in China
5.In which country were Max Verstappen, Bradley Wiggins and Audrey Hepburn born? (a) Germany, (b) Belgium, (c) Netherlands
6.Rory Graham is the real name of a double Brit Award winner. Is he better known as (a) Rag n Bone man, (b) Calvin Harris, (c) Bruno Mars
7.The longest border between 2 countries is USA-Canada (8900km). What is the 2nd longest? (a) Russia-Kazakhstan (b) Argentina-Chile (c) China-India
8.Elvis Presley had 21 UK no1 hits, and 76 UK top-10 hits. How many of these did he write solo? (a) 4 or less (b) 5 to 15 (c) 16 or more
9.Brazil has land borders with 10 other countries. How many countries of South America does Brazil NOT have any border? (a) 2, (b) 5, (c) 8
10.In which country were Paddy Ashdown, Colin Cowdrey and Gerald Durrell born? (a) Ireland, (b) South Africa, (c) India

quiz kindly submitted by Fraenulum on 31st October 2017