1. This ancient king is believed to have ruled his country for 66 years, and lived much long before the birth of Jesus Christ. Sometimes referred to as the ‘Great Ancestor’, his statue can be found in Abu Simbel. One of his names is the same as a central character in the movie ‘Watchmen’. Name the king.
2. This opaque, metallic, yellow-coloured mineral is also known as ‘fool’s gold’. Chemically, it is a compound primarily comprising iron and sulphur. It is used in solar panels, jewelry and paving of streets. Name the mineral.
3. One of the most well known pandemics in history, it occurred during the 14th century and was caused by a bacteria named ‘Yersinia pestis’. It is estimated to have reduced a significant percentage of the world’s population. It shares it’s name with a 2010 film directed by Christopher Smith. Name the event.
4. This Oscar winning Australian actor was born in New Zealand. He is one of the owners of a Rugby League team in Australia. He once formed a band known as the ‘Roman Antix’. His first film was ‘Prisoners of The Sun’. Name the actor.
5. This ‘knighted’ film director has been nominated for the Oscars thrice, but has never won it. His younger brother is also a well known director who has made the movie ‘Top Gun’. He won the Best Debut Film Award at Cannes in 1977. Name the director.
1. Ramesses II.
3. Black Death.
4. Russell Crowe.
5. Sir Ridley Scott.