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Fun Quiz: week 18 (answers)


RND 1

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

1 pansy 2 sunflower 3 peony 4 tulip 5 rose 6 dahlia 7 lily 8 willow catkin 9 daffodil 10 poppy 11 cotton grass 12 foxglove 13 sea holly 14 cowslip 15 crocus 16 heather 17 oxlip


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.]
    Swansea Bristol Hereford Gloucester Bath Salisbury Newport Wells Exeter Worcester
     
  • 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
    Archimedes Cassanova Cleopatra Galileo Ghandi Hannibal Napoleon Poca Huntas Rasputin

 

RND 3

General knowledge

  1. Which Shakespearian character has the largest speaking part? Hamlet
  2. What two colours make up the Polish flag? Red and white
  3. In the medical world, what do the initials ENT stand for? Ear Nose & Throat
  4. Which country is bigger? North Korea or South Korea? North Korea
  5. Agatha Christie`s novel `The Mysterious Affair At Styles` introduced which famous detective? Hercule Poirot
  6. Dhaka is the capital of which Asian country? Bangladesh
  7. Which famous building has the address 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue? White House
  8. Which of these was a 1948 Western starring John Wayne and directed by Howard Hawks? Red River, Yellow River or Moon River? Red River
  9. Which cartoon characters name is Italian for `pine eye`? Pinnochio
  10. What is the origin of the word Nylon? New York/London
  11. How high is the highest board in competition diving? 2 metres, 6 metres or 10 metres 10
  12. What is ombrophobia the fear of? rain
  13. What is the name given to a young bear? cub
  14. When women first got the vote in Britain in 1918, how old did they have to be? 30
  15. What metallic element is the best conductor of electricity? silver
  16. In which American state is Death Valley? California
  17. What was Spandau Ballet`s first single to reach number one in the UK charts? True
  18. Who was British Prime Minister from 1951-1955? Winston Churchill
  19. With whom was Adrian Mole madly in love? Pandora
  20. What colour was Coca-Cola originally? Green

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