Herald daily quiz: August 16

Current events, geography, history, trivia ... Test your knowledge with our daily quiz.

  • How old is former cricketer and Pakistani Politician Imran Khan?
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  • Two German artists have claimed responsibility for hoisting what colour flags on New York's Brooklyn Bridge last month in place of official US flags?
  • Which tech company has recently banned benzene and n-Hexane from their production plants?
  • The Twitter account of the prime minister of which country was hacked this week, posting a message to say he had resigned?
  • What does an ailurophile love?
  • Which country hosts the cycling race called the Arctic Race?
  • In what year did Nelson Mandela win the Nobel Peace Prize?
  • Which drinks giant bought a 16.7% stake in Monster Beverage recently?
  • The shares of Warren Buffet's company Berkshire Hathaway are the most expensive stock in the US. True or false?
  • What is cometophobia the fear of?
  • What is the name of what was the only polar bear in Africa that recently died at the Johannesburg Zoo?
  • Filming is due to begin on 'The Light Between Oceans' in which New Zealand region?
  • How long is the Panama Canal?
  • The NHS of which country will be the first in the UK to fund a cannabis-based medicine for people with multiple sclerosis?
  • What is released at the Yasukuni Shrine on the anniversary to commemorate the end of World War II in Japan?
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