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Fun Quiz: week 18


RND 1

Name the common names of these flowers/plants in latin (joking) 8,11&13 I need 2 names


RND 2

  • The 10 cities closest to Cardiff [The 10 UK cities that are closest to Cardiff as the crow flies; as of 4 December 2020.]
     
  • 10 descriptions of famous historical figures all of whom are most commonly known by a single name; we’re looking for the 10 single names that correspond to these descriptions.”] The historical figures: Greek ‘Eureka’ mathematician / Venetian author, libertine b. 1725 / Egyptian ruler in Shakespeare title / Italian astronomer under 1633 house arrest / Indian independence leader born 1869 / Carthaginian general, crossed Alps on elephants / French commander, defeated at Waterloo / Emperor when Rome burned in 64AD / Native American buried at Gravesend / Russian mystic, healer to Tsar Nicholas II

 

RND 3

General knowledge

  1. Which Shakespearian character has the largest speaking part?
  2. What two colours make up the Polish flag?
  3. In the medical world, what do the initials ENT stand for?
  4. Which country is bigger? North Korea or South Korea?
  5. Agatha Christie`s novel `The Mysterious Affair At Styles` introduced which famous detective?
  6. Dhaka is the capital of which Asian country?
  7. Which famous building has the address 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue?
  8. Which of these was a 1948 Western starring John Wayne and directed by Howard Hawks? Red River, Yellow River or Moon River?
  9. Which cartoon characters name is Italian for `pine eye`?
  10. What is the origin of the word Nylon?
  11. How high is the highest board in competition diving? 2 metres, 6 metres or 10 metres
  12. What is ombrophobia the fear of?
  13. What is the name given to a young bear?
  14. When women first got the vote in Britain in 1918, how old did they have to be?
  15. What metallic element is the best conductor of electricity?
  16. In which American state is Death Valley?
  17. What was Spandau Ballet`s first single to reach number one in the UK charts?
  18. Who was British Prime Minister from 1951-1955?
  19. With whom was Adrian Mole madly in love?
  20. What colour was Coca-Cola originally?

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