Fun Quiz

Fun Quiz: week 16 (answers)


RND 1

1. Lasagne, Italy 2. Moussaka, Greece 3. Gazpacho, Spain 4. Fondue, Switzerland 5. Sunday Roast, UK 6. Cassoulet, France 7. Panettone, Italy 8. Risalamande, Denmark 9. Ezogelin corba, Turkey 10. Apfelstrudel, Austria


RND 2

  • The last 10 four-letter words made from the word ‘Winter’ [The last 10 four-letter words alphabetically that can be formed from the letters in the word ‘winter’, using each letter only once in each of the 10 words; the words are in Chambers 21st Century Dictionary on Chambers.co.uk; the acceptable answers all have their own entry; does not include hyphenated words, words with apostrophes, abbreviations acronyms or any word that the dictionary spells with an initial capital letter; as of 13 October 2020.] Te – W went does not count as it is a past tense of go in the dictionary?
    Tern / Tier / Tine / Tire / Twin / Weir / Wine / Wire / Wren/ Writ
     
  • 10 acts by songs with relatives in the title [ 10 singles that reached number 20 or higher in the UK chart that include a relative in the title, along with the year that the song was released; we are looking for the 10 corresponding acts or artists who released each of these hit singles.”]

    The singles: Does Your Mother Know (1979) / Hey Brother (2013) / Grandad (1970) / Son of a Preacher Man (1968) / Father Figure (1988) / Annie, I’m Not Your Daddy (1982) / Papa Don’t Preach (1986) / Mama Do (2009) / He Ain’t Heavy, He’s My Brother (1969) / My Perfect Cousin (1980)
    The acts: Abba / Avicii / Clive Dunn / Dusty Springfield / George Michael / Kid Creole & the Coconuts / Madonna / Pixie Lott / The Hollies / The Undertones

 

RND 3

General knowledge

  1. What is the name for a group of goldfish? A troubling, a dole or a bloat? troubling
  2. Who was killed playing poker while holding a pair of aces and a pair of eights leading to expression `dead man`s hand`? Wild Bill Hickok
  3. What is the fastest animal on 2 legs, which can reach a speed of around 40 miles per hour? ostritch
  4. What is the largest joint in the human body? knee
  5. Which half of a famous comedy duo was born at Ulverston in the Lake District in 1890? Stan Laurel
  6. What type of transport was `The Flying Dutchman`? ship
  7. The Pied Piper was called in to Hamelin to deal with what problem? rats
  8. Oxygen and which other element makes up water? hydrogen
  9. Which author created Elinor Dashwood, Emma Woodhouse and Catherine Morland? Jane Austin
  10. What would an antiquarian collect? antiques
  11. February is the shortest month in the year, but which is the longest? October
  12. By what name are Dominican Monks also known as? Whitefriars, Blackfriars or Greyfriars? Blackfriars
  13. In which London park is London Zoo situated? Regents Park
  14. The scientific unit LUMEN is used in the measurement of what? light
  15. What is the condition of Nitrogen Embolism more commonly known as? The bends
  16. In what country was actress Greta Garbo born? Sweden
  17. Which geographical location was the first word spoken on the moon? Houston
  18. Which famous artist painted the `Water Lilies`? Monet
  19. A feathered shuttlecock contains how many feathers? 16
  20. In which country was the BBC soap opera `Eldorado` set? spain

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