Bears Superquiz

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On Thursday, February 6, the Bears held a trivia fundraiser for the Australian Red Cross. It is not too late to contribute to this cause, click here to support the Red Cross' bushfire relief efforts.

It is also not too late to join in the trivia! Have a go at the questions below to see how you would have fared.

Question 1

Which Asian country is bigger than France, Spain and Germany combined but has a population of little over two million?

Question 2

Which cities are overlooked by Sugar Loaf Mountain and Table Mountain respectively?

Question 3

In which year was the first Cricket World Cup held (half a point for within 2 years either way). For a bonus point, who won it?

Question 4

How many grand slam singles titles have Serena Williams and Roger Federer won between them?

Question 5

According to the AC Nielsen ratings, the finale of which show is the most viewed non-sports broadcast in US television history?

Question 6

According to the Guinness Book of Records, as of 2019, what is the highest grossing film of all time, adjusted for inflation?

Question 7

Which famous children’s book, published in 1969, was written by Eric Carle?

Question 8

What are the first and last books of the King James bible?

Question 9

How many husbands has Angelina Jolie had?

Question 10

Arnold Schwarzenegger married the niece of which US president?

Question 11

Name this song from the opening lyric - When you're weary, feeling small, when tears are in your eyes, I'll dry them all

Question 12

Name this song from the opening lyric - Slip inside the eye of your mind, don't you know you might find a better place to play

Question 13

In what year was the Sydney Harbour Bridge opened, 1932, 1934 or 1936? For a bonus point, what unusual event occurred during the ceremony held to open the bridge?

Question 14

From where did the North Sydney rugby league club, and subsequently our cricket club, take the nickname “the Bears”?

Question 15

What was the nationality of the passenger jet shot down over Iran on January 8 of this year?

Question 16

How old is prominent environmental activist Greta Thunberg?

Question 17

How many times has Bernie Vince won Sydney Grade Cricket’s lower grade groundsman of the year?

Question 18

How many Bears have won the prestigious Bill O’Reilly medal for First Grade Player of the Year while playing for the club?

Question 19

True or false – the Bears have never claimed a Poidevin-Gray premiership?

Question 20

At which ground did Bear, Scott Hookey, become the first man in Sydney Grade Cricket to score a double century in a one day match?