The Big Issue : Edition 552
18 THEBIGISSUE.ORG.AU 26 DEC–11 JAN 2018 ILLUSTRATIONSBYMICHAELWELDON 1 In Hollywood blockbuster Thor: Ragnarok, all the spaceships are named after... a Rugby Union teams b Holden cars c Star Wars characters d New Zealand politicians 2 Which Elton John song did Megan Washington play on high rotation as a tween? a ‘Crocodile Rock’ b ‘Tiny Dancer’ c ‘Rocket Man’ d ‘Circle of Life’ 3 What is hand-poking? a A bee-keeping method b The art of getting someone’s attention c An ancient tattoo technique d The latest dance craze 4 What is French horror film Raw about? a Steak tartare b One-time French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen c A vampire Western set in Paris at night d A vegetarian student who turns into a cannibal EVERYONE LOVES A QUIZ, ESPECIALLY WHEN YOU'VE ALREADY READ THE ANSWERS. THE TRICK IS, THESE QUIZ QUESTIONS ARE DRAWN FROM EDITIONS OF THE BIG ISSUE THIS PAST YEAR. SO – TO CELEBRATE A YEAR GONE BY, AND TO SHOW YOUR FRIENDS AND FAMILY HOW KNOWLEDGEABLE YOU ARE – PULL UP A BANANA LOUNGE, SLIP-SLOP-SLAP (SLIDE? SLITHER?) AND TEST HOW CLOSELY YOU HAVE BEEN PAYING ATTENTION. HOARDERS OF BACK COPIES HAVE AN ADVANTAGE AND WE WILL NOT APOLOGISE FOR THAT. 5 Arguably one of Paul Kelly’s most recognisable songs is... a ‘How to Bake a Cake’ b ‘How to Lay Concrete’ c ‘How to Make Whoopee’ d ‘How to Make Gravy’ 6 Which animal species is the only in Australia to have had its very own Senate Inquiry? a Platypus b Sheep c Koala d Tasmanian Devil 7 Nick Cave’s band is called... a The Black Crowes b The Rotten Apples c The Misery Guts d The Bad Seeds 8 Which unlikely duo came together at an international conference to save the tiger? a Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton b Vladimir Putin and Naomi Campbell c Martha Stewart and Snoop Dogg d Sylvester Stallone and Julie Andrews 9 How did Hamish and Andy describe their relationship? a “Like an open marriage.” b “Barely hanging on.” c “It’s complicated.” d “Bromance in its purest form.” 10 How does Al Gore describe the evening news? a “A goshdarn horror show.” b “Basically Donald Trump’s video diary.” c “Like a nature hike through the Book of Revelations.” d “A pack of lies.” 11 What’s the worst thing anyone has ever asked Liam Gallagher?