The Big Issue : Edition 436
14 THebigissue5–18JuL2013 1. Who said: “I love it! I can’t stop!” a. Mark Webber, about F1 racing b. Pop star Shakira, about breastfeeding c. Tony Abbott, about politics d. Queen Elizabeth II, about reigning 2. What does Michael Caine consider his greatest luxury? a. Enjoying smoking Cuban cigars b. Never having to play Alfie again c. Owning an apartment in Monte Carlo d. Not driving 3. Who, or what, is CJ Bowerbird? a. A very rare species of native bird b. A DJ noted for her reggae mixes c. The Australian Poetry Slam champion d. Assistant coach of Australia’s women’s basketball team 4. The surnames of Superman’s creators were: a. Rowan and Martin b. Siegel and Shuster c. Simon and Schuster d. Bobby and Laurie 5. The hero of the 1960s Japanese series The Samurai was: a. Shintaro b. Subzero c. Sakamato d. That guy with glasses in Honda ads 6. What recently happened at Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum? a. It reopened after a lengthy renovation b. Prince Harry was snapped unclothed at a bucks’ party c. It hosted the blockbuster show ‘Rijks Said Fred’ d. It was bought by Clive Palmer to house his Titanic 7. You Ain’t Seen Nothin Yet is: a. The Big Issue’s new marketing slogan b. A movie by French director Alain Resnais c. Tony Abbott’s election campaign manifesto d. A sign posted in photographers’ darkrooms 8. Moya Dodd played for Australia in: a. The Matildas b. The Kookaburras c. The Wallabies d. The Jumbucks 9. What would a European woman do with a dirndl? a. Use it to darn holes in socks b. Use it to stir thick vegetable soup c. Wear it d. What European women do is their business 10. What did expedition leader Colonel John Hunt tell Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay as they headed up Everest in 1953? a. “The most important thing is for you chaps to get there first.” b. “The most important thing is for you chaps to get back alive.” c. “The most important thing is for you chaps to come back safely.” d. “The most important thing is for you chaps to build a snowman.” 11. What advice did Alice Cooper give to Marilyn Manson about relationships? a. Watch out for copycat bf’s on Halloween b. Never stop going out on dates together c. Don’t let a partner borrow your eye-liner d. School’s out for summer 12. What’s the best way to raise funds for a rodent caesarean? a. Crowdfunding b. Raffling off meat trays at the RSL c. Get the rodent in question to release a record d. Launch a line of sustainable hutch rat-cessories e. Any, or all of the above HowcloselyhaveYOUbeenpayingattention? Last year you discovered that Gotye’s reaL name isn’t WaLter, and that one direction is not a metaL band. hoW WiLL you fare this time, in our annuaL quiz? aLL questions come from editions soLd on the streets this year.