Let's get quizzical

PUBLISHED : Sunday, 13 June, 1999, 12:00am
UPDATED : Sunday, 13 June, 1999, 12:00am

Questions: 1 In what year was Nelson Mandela released from prison? 2 In which city would you find O'Hare airport? 3 Who discovered oxygen? 4 Who starred in the futuristic movie Westworld? 5 What is a rotifer? a) a tree b) a type of Indian bread c) a microscopic, aquatic animal 6 Who wrote the novel The Remains Of The Day? 7 Who said: 'There is only one step from the sublime to the ridiculous'? a) Napoleon Bonaparte b) Bill Shankly c) Laurence Olivier 8 What is the currency of Argentina? 9 Sharleen Spiteri leads which pop/rock band? 10 Before Tennessee, where would you have found Memphis? 11 Hong Kong is planning to bid for which international Games? 12 For which American basketball team does Latrell Sprewell play? Answers: 1 1990 2 Chicago 3 Joseph Priestley 4 Yul Brynner 5 c) a microscopic, aquatic animal 6 Kazuo Ishiguro 7 a) Napoleon Bonaparte 8 The Austral 9 Texas 10 Ancient Egypt 11 The 2006 Asian Games 12 The New York Knicks.