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Goodbye: Archie Andrews dies a hero's death in 'Life with Archie' series. Photo: AP

Goodbye: Archie Andrews dies a hero's death in 'Life with Archie' series. Photo: AP  

1. Let’s start with an easy one. The Golden Ball, awarded to the best player in the tournament, was given to which player in the FIFA World Cup 2014?

2. She is a South African writer and Nobel Prize-winner known for her writing on apartheid. She passed away last week at the age of 90. Who is she?

3. This musical instrument is one of the world’s first electronic instruments. Pitch is controlled by moving one’s hands nearer to or farther away from the device, without touching it. What is it called?

4. With a length of 9,289 km, the Trans-Siberian railway line is the longest in the world. It connects Vladivostok and which major city in Russia?

5. Archie Andrews, Riverdale’s favourite teenager, was killed off in the comic book ‘Life with Archie’ last week. How does he die?

6. The Sun is ageing and getting hotter, and will soon make the Earth unable to support life. How long will it be before our planet becomes no longer habitable?

Answers:

1. Lionel Messi; 2. Nadine Gordimer; 3. Theremin; 4. Moscow; 5. He takes a bullet for a friend; 6. 1.75 billion to 3.25 billion years

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