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Quiz Questions

  1. What does a plangonologist collect?
  2. Which US city is the headquarters of the Church of the Latter-Day Saints?
  • What, according to legend, was formed by Irish giant Finn McCool crossing the Irish Sea to fight Scottish rival, Benandonner?
  • Which American fantasy drama television series is an adaptation of a series of fantasy novels called A Song of Ice and Fire?
  • What does the Latin phrase bis die sumendum mean when abbreviated to b.i.d. on a medical prescription?
  • In the 4th century which European country was the first to adopt Christianity as its state religion?
  • Hugh Grant’s middle name is the same as the name of the founder of a Scottish city, what is it?
  • Serendib is the old Arabic, Persian and Urdu name for which modern country?
  • Which European country has the world’s highest rate of gun ownership but almost no firearms crime?
  • In 1914 what was the most common girl’s name in England and Wales: (a)Edith, (b)Elsie, (c)Mary, or (d)Doris?
  • Answers:

    1. Dolls
    2. Salt Lake City
    3. The Giant’s Causeway
    4. Game of Thrones
    5. Twice daily
    6. Armenia
    7. Mungo (St. Mungo was the founder of Glasgow)
    8. Sri Lanka
    9. Switzerland
    10. Mary

    Quiz Questions

    1. What’s the name of the irresponsible farmer in George Orwell’s book Animal Farm?
  • Which best-selling American author and physician is 6 foot 9 inches tall?
  • In electronics, what is the SI unit of capacitance?
  • What is the mineral hydrated magnesium silicate, as found in many bathrooms?
  • Name the college graduate that has a relationship with Christian Grey in Fifty Shades of Grey?
  • Which river flows through the Italian city of Florence?
  • Where specifically is the highest cafe in the UK?
  • How many funnels did the Titanic have?
  • How many chambers does the human heart have?
  • The Battle of Britain was fought during the Summer and Autumn of which year?
  • Answers:

    Quiz Questions

    1. What everyday item was first used by Jonas Hanway?
    2. What aviation first was Ellen Church’s claim to fame in 1930?
    3. What is produced in a ginnery?
    4. Fulgencio Batista was overthrown as the leader of which country in 1959?
    5. Author and vet Alfred White used what pen name?
    6. In 1980, who was given the Keys to Detroit for having donated hundreds of thousands of dollars to a local church?
    7. The bunyip is a large mythical creature associated with which country?
    8. Which gas makes up most of the Earth’s atmosphere?
    9. What’s the Latin name given to short, detached, hair-like clouds found at high altitudes – in the day time, they are whiter than any other cloud in the sky?
    10. Which English impressionist, comic, actor, singer and writer is best known for BBC1’s The Big Impression?

    Answers:

    1. The umbrella
    2. First air hostess
  • Cotton
  • Cuba
  • James Herriot
  • Saddam Hussein
  • Australia
  • Nitrogen
  • Cirrus
  • Alistair McGowan
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