The Big Issue : Edition 463
54. “Be good. Don’t be outrageous. Anybody can be outrageous! I could go to the Rolling Stone office and f__cking shit on top of a boiled egg, right? And people would go, ‘Wow...that’s outrageous!’ But is it any good? No, because, essentially, it’s just a shit on top of a boiled egg.” Who said this? a. Noel Gallagher b. Malala Yousafzai c. Clive Palmer d. Bill Wyman 55. Which much-loved Japanese animator retired from filmmaking this year? a. Haruki Murakami b. Hayao Miyazaki c. Keisuke Honda d. Mr Miyagi 56. What is the name of the vampire movie starring Tilda Swinton? a. Only Lovers Left Alive b. The Grand Budapest Hotel c. Biting Off More Than You Can Chew d. Blood on the Tracks 57. Physicist Brian Cox was once in which pop group? a. D:Ream b. The Coxswains c. Spice Girls d. Backstreet Boys 58. The name of John Waters’ mainstream breakthrough movie (1981) was: a. Nylon b. Plastic c. Polyester d. Alvin Purple 59. Musician Jack White has played in which of these bands? a. The White Stripes b. The Black Crows c. The Dead Weather d. The Red Leather 60. CAM stands for... a. Cuban Association of Magicians b. Complementary and Alternative Medicine c. Crumpets and Marmalade (pop group) d. Chew and Masticate (dental jargon) 61. Which one of these films did not star Philip Seymour Hoffman? a. Magnolia b. The Master c. Nebraska d. Happiness 62. Wautogik is... a. a character in Game of Thrones b. an insult in the Basque Country c. a small village in PNG d. the sound that a butterfly makes when courting 63. Which actor played the lead role in The Wolf of Wall Street? a. Michael Douglas b. Fantastic Mr Fox c. Leonardo DiCaprio d. Jordan Belfort 64. Which iconic Australian film celebrated its 20th anniversary this year? a. The Castle b. Strictly Ballroom c. Muriel’s Wedding d. Babe 65. An incident of ‘basketball diplomacy’ last year featured: a. Australia’s Patty Mills and Jimmy Carter b. Dennis Rodman and North Korea’s Kim Jong-un c. Michael Jordan and Bugs Bunny d. Australia’s Lauren Jackson and the United Nations 66. Which American TV legend this year announced his pending retirement? a. Jay Leno b. Jerry Seinfeld c. Johnny Carson d. David Letterman 67. Who released an album called The Hillbilly Pickin’ Ramblin’ Girl So Far...? a. Hillary Clinton b. Patsy Montana c. Catherine Britt d. Russell Crowe 68. Instead of spending all this time on a quiz, you might have: a. Come up with a cure for cancer b. Donated to a worthy cause c. Experienced a pervading sense of missing out d. All of the above compiled by The Big Issue’s Important Question Resolution Team 18 THE BIG ISSUE 18 – 31 JULY 2014 ANSWERS: 1.a;2.d;3.d;4.c;5.c;6.b;7.a&c;8.c; 9. a;10.d;11.c;12.d;13.b;14.b&d;15.b;16.a; 17.b;18.b;19.b;20.b;21.c;22.c;23.c;24.c; 25.c;26.a;27.c;28.c;29.b;30.d;31.b;32. a;33.b;34.b;35.d;36.d;37.c;38.b;39.a& b;40.a;41.c;42.d;43.a;44.c;45.b;46.c; 47.c;48.a;49.d;50.e;51.b;52.c;53.d;54. a;55.b;56.a;57.a;58.c;59.a&c;60.b;61. c;62.c;63.c;64.c;65.b;66.d;67.c;68.d.