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Quizmaster : Simon Bunn The hugely popular and much anticipated… SWAN QUIZ 1

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Two Rounds of Questions Overall Prizes for top total scores Bonus questions with spot prizes Bonus round rules: – All questions require a number as the answer – Team submits their answer to Quizmaster – Closest answer wins – Google search results used, no alternative answers accepted 2

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Picture Round 3

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Round 1 : Question 1 Where is this? 4

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Round 1 : Question 2 Name this lake Hints : it is the oldest, the deepest and has the greatest volume in the world 5

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Round 1 : Question 3 Where is this? 6

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Round 1 : Question 4 Name this capital city 7

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Round 1 : Question 5 Name this river 8

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Bonus Question From source to sea, how long is the Nile in kilometres? 9

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Round 1 : Question 6 Name this famous building 10

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Round 1 : Question 7 Known for its palace, gardens and fountains name this famous French landmark 11

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Round 1 : Question 8 Also known for its statues, fountains and the National Gallery where is this? 12

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Round 1 : Question 9 Name this southern hemisphere city? 13 Hint: does that mountain in the back look like a table top?

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Round 1 : Question 10 Where is this famous Indian holiday area? 14 Hint: Led Zepplin wrote a famous song with its name as the title

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Answers : Round 1 15

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Round 1 : Question 1 Where is this? 16 Antarctica

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Round 1 : Question 2 Name this lake 17 Lake Baikal in Russia

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Round 1 : Question 3 Where is this? 18 The Dead Sea

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Round 1 : Question 4 Name this capital city 19 Copenhagen

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Round 1 : Question 5 Name this river 20 The Nile

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Bonus Question Answer The Nile is 6,650 km long 21 From source to sea, how long is the Nile in kilometres?

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Round 1 : Question 6 22 The Taj Mahal

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Round 1 : Question 7 23 Versailles Palace near Paris

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Round 1 : Question 8 Also known for its fountains where is this? 24 Trafalgar Square in London

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Round 1 : Question 9 Name this southern hemisphere city? 25 Capetown in South Africa

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Round 1 : Question 10 26 Kashmir in India

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Round Two 27

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BONUS QUESTION In round one we saw Lake Baikal in Russia. What percentage of the world’s fresh UNFROZEN water is contained in the lake 28

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Round 2: Question 1 Can Swans fly long distances? 29

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Round 2 : Question 2 Where and when did the first municipal water filtration works open? 1.Milwaukee, USA in 1899 2.Paisley, Scotland in 1832 3.Pompeii, Roman Empire about 80 AD 4.Springfield, USA, in 1982 supervisor Homer Simpson 30

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Round 2 : Question 3 According to the European Commission how many litres of water does it take to make a hamburger? 1.100 2.556 3.2393 4.5692 31 BONUS ROUND How much water to make a steak?

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Round 2 : Question 4 The amount of water that flows over the Niagara Falls in one second is 750,000 gallons. How long does it take the average American family to use the same amount of water? 32 1.1 year 2.7.5 years 3.15 years 4.25 years

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Round 2 : Question 5 We all know a litre of water weighs 1 KG but what does a US gallon of water weigh in imperial pounds (lbs)? 1.8.15 lbs 2.8.34 lbs 3.8.96 lbs 4.9.32 lbs 33

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Round 2 : Question 6 According to the USGS at 1 drip per second, how many litres would a faucet leak per year? 1.11,300 litres per year. 2.24,000 litres per year 3.31,000 litres per year 4.None if measured in North Korea as all leaks are banned by Kim Jung Il 34

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Round 2 : Question 7 (THMs) are a by-product of chlorine disinfection. But what does THM stand for? 1.Terrible Hairy Mothers 2.Trihalomethanes 3.Tri Hydro Monophenyol 4.Tertiary Hydrogen Molecules 35

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Round 2 : Question 8 What is water intoxication? 1.An excuse that is not going to work with a police officer 2. The real reason you get drunk, alcohol has nothing to do with it 3.Water dilutes the sodium level in the bloodstream and causes an imbalance of water in the brain 36

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Round 2 : Question 9 Sort these cities by population, they are the four largest in Western Europe 1.Berlin 2.Madrid 3.Rome 4.London 1 point for each correct position 37

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Round 2 : Question 10 Last Question! True or false: There is more fresh water in the atmosphere than in all of the lakes and rivers on the planet combined? 38

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Round Two Answers 39

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BONUS QUESTION In round one we saw Lake Baikal in Russia. What percentage of the world’s fresh UNFROZEN water is contained in the lake 40 20%

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Round 2: Question 1 41 Yes, up to 2000 km in a single flight, they fly at night at heights of up to 10,000 m and at 50 km/h

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Round 2 : Question 2 Where and when did the first municipal water filtration works open? 1.Milwaukee, USA in 1899 2.Paisley, Scotland in 1832 3.Pompeii, Roman Empire about 80 AD 4.Springfield, USA, in 1982 supervisor Homer Simpson 42 Paisley, Scotland

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Round 2 : Question 3 According to the European Commission how many litres of water does it take to make a hamburger? 1.100 2.556 3.2393 4.5692 43 Answer : 2393

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Round 2 : Bonus Question According to the European Commission how many litres of water does it take to make a steak? 44 Answer : 15,415

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Round 2 : Question 4 The amount of water that flows over the Niagara Falls in one second is 750,000 gallons. How long does it take the average American family to use the same amount of water? 45 1.1 year 2.7.5 years 3.15 years 4.25 years Answer : 7.5 years

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Round 2 : Question 5 We all know a litre of water weighs 1 KG but what does a US gallon of water weigh in imperial pounds (lbs)? 1.8.15 lbs 2.8.34 lbs 3.8.96 lbs 4.9.32 lbs 46 8.34 lbs

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Round 2 : Question 6 According to the USGS at 1 drip per second, how many litres would a faucet leak per year? 1.11,300 litres per year. 2.24,000 litres per year 3.31,000 litres per year 4.None if measured in North Korea as all leaks are banned by Kim Jung Il 47 Answer : 11,300

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Round 2 : Question 7 (THMs) are a by-product of chlorine disinfection. But what does THM stand for? 1.Terrible Hairy Mothers 2.Trihalomethanes 3.Tri Hydro Monophenyol 4.Tertiary Hydrogen Molecules 48 Answer : Trihalomethanes

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Round 2 : Question 8 What is water intoxication? 1.An excuse that is not going to work with a police officer 2. The real reason you get drunk, alcohol has nothing to do with it 3.Water dilutes the sodium level in the bloodstream and causes an imbalance of water in the brain 49 Number 3: sodium imbalance

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Round 2 : Question 9 Sort these cities by population, they are the four largest in Western Europe 1.Berlin 2.Madrid 3.Rome 4.London 50 London Berlin Madrid Rome Paris is No. 5

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Round 2 : Question 10 Last Question! True or false: There is more fresh water in the atmosphere than in all of the lakes and rivers on the planet combined? 51 True

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