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Arre Bhai Quiz
December 09, 2017

1. Referring to the fact that black people were enslaved and brought to the USA by force, Malcolm X said

“Black people did not land on ___Y____ _Z__.

___Y____ _Z__ landed on us. 

What is YZ? 

(Hint: Y was a car brand name that many of us pronounced wrongly!) 

Plymouth Rock

2. The Australian Men’s 200m track and field record of 20.06s has lasted almost five decades as of 2017. Which famous ‘third’ or ‘second’ (depending on how you look at it!), holds the record? 

(Hint: You may not know his name, but you have mostly likely seen him) 

Peter Norman. He was the Australian who won the silver medal in the Men's 200m in the 1968 Olympics. He stood in solidarity with Tommie Smith and Jon Carlos' protest on the podium. 

3. In Brazil, the word is an old-fashioned slang for something that is done with particular charm, natural flair or innate ability. We know it with a ‘new’ attached to it. What is the good word? 

Bossa as in Bossa Nova 

4. In 2009 and 2010, students across the University of California protested against budget cuts, tuition hikes, and staff cutbacks that had resulted from the Great Recession of 2008. According to Dissent Magazine, "It was in the context of the California student movement that the slogan '___X___ Everything, Demand Nothing' first emerged." 

Micah White, who designed the original __X___ ___ _____ concept, traveled to California for the protests. . He wrote enthusiastically about the "revolutionary potential of [the students] struggle.” 

Occupy (as in Occupy Wall Street) 

5. An 80s and 90s rock band called ‘Faith No More’ cover of a 70 Funk/Soul band called ‘Commodores’ went on to become the band’s greatest hit in some parts of the world. It isn't difficult for a Rock or Soul Music novice to answer this question. Name the song. 


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