Knowledge is a force for good. Quiz 16

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Quiz 16


1 What member of the weasel family is over 1 meter or 3 feet long?
2 Capability Brown was a famous Landscape Gardener 1 st name?
3 Boccaccios collection of ten stories are known as what?
4 What do fennel leaves taste of?
5 What country is the home of the Ashanti people?
6 12 is the atomic number of which metal?
7 What was Beethoven's only opera?
8 In which of Aristophanes plays do the women refuse sex?
9 Which Australian writer won the Nobel prize in 1973?
10 What is a hypocaust?
11 What 18 th century German soldier told tall tales of himself?
12 Which country imports the most champagne?
13 Thomas Keneally wrote which book (Oscar winning film)?
14 What is the name of the metal discs set in a tambourines rim?
15 Beethoven, Brahms, Chopin, Handel, Liszt, Ravel what in common?
16 What were China 14 Raduga 14 Himwari 3?
17 What is a Flemish Giant?
18 Somerset Maugham, A J Cronin, Richard Gorden - in common?
19 What does Stet mean to a printer?
20 In Paris what are FD Roosevelt Stalingrad Louis Blanc?
21 English writer - Died Typhoid - Drank Paris water - Prove safe?
22 What food item in French literally means twice cooked?
23 What religions sacred writings are divided into the Tripitaka?
24 Herodotus the Greek is known as the father of what?
25 The old French Royal family - Boy Scouts share what symbol?
26 We have used the Latin phrase ad hoc - what literally mean?
27 Which dancer died in 1927 strangled by scarf on car wheel?
28 What do astronomers call the red sky before sunrise?
29 A beast of prey sometimes called a glutton - what is it?
30 French novelist - nearly 100 books all La Comedie Humaine?
31 What is the correct name for food permitted under Moslem laws?
32 What country is known to its inhabitants as Suomen Tasavalta?
33 What French blue cheese (similar to stilton) is made ewes milk?
34 A Suffragan has what job?
35 Segmental, Primitive, Doucine, Elliptical are types of what?
36 Who got Judas job as the twelfth apostle?
37 Which famous horse race was won Urban sea, Carnagie, Lammtarra?
38 Elvis Stojko was an ice skating word champion - what country?
39 What animals make up the Suidae family?
40 What is the word (derived from Malay) for unhusked rice?
41 Joel Chandler Harris wrote which series of stories?
42 We have heard of the Renaissance - what's it literally mean?
43 In film making what does a Blimp do?
44 Where would you find a Walloon?
45 What do we call what the Japanese call Oshugatsu?
46 Tete-beche is a familiar term in which hobby?
47 Good King Wenceslas was the King of which country?
48 Sir Jack Cohen founded what?
49 What does rabbi literally mean?
50 What port lies at the mouth of the Swan river?
51 Who starred in the film Sixth Sense?
52 KLM is the national airline of which country?
53 Name the most famous English artist who painted mostly horses?
54 Who were Curier Ellis and Acton Bell?
55 What is the official title of the ambassador of the Pope?
56 Chaconne, Rigadoon, Passepied are all types of what?
57 What British birds lay only one egg during the nesting season?
58 Who would use a Jigger, Buzz, Flagging iron, Round shaver, Adze?
59 What pop group had a "Message in a Bottle"?
60 If an Italian was having Pranzo what would they be having?
61 What currency consists of 100 Groschen?
62 In Greek mythology who created man?
63 Hibernia was the Roman name for which country?
64 Mincing Lane in London is traditionally home of what trade?
65 What sport is played at Smiths Lawn?
66 What are fallows, lutinos and opalines?
67 In Paris there are two islands - Ile de la Cite and what?
68 Mapother IV is the real surname of what film star?
69 Jean-Christopher Denner invented what musical instrument?
70 Mendavoy and Martinez are characters in which TV show?
71 Fredrick Bulsara was the lead singer of what pop group?
72 The Titanic has a sister ship - name it?
73 What was sharkskin once used as?
74 What does an otologist study?
75 What is the essential ingredient in a mornay sauce?
76 Sardines are the young of which fish?
77 Who wrote Oedipus Rex?
78 The Camorra was the forerunner of what organisation in the USA?
79 What is a Havana Brown?
80 What did Simon of Cyrene do in The Bible?
81 In what sport is a stimpmeter used?
82 Gene Hackman sheriff Big Whiskey - got Oscar - What film?
83 What countries flag red circle on green background?
84 Georgius Panayiotou became famous under what names (both)?
85 Capers are pickled flower seeds of what plant?
86 In 1925 at Windsor Bookies went on strike - against what?
87 What is a doucet?
88 What is the worlds largest sand island northeast of Brisbane?
89 FT (London) Dow Jones (USA) what is Japans Share Index called?
90 Who was the leader of the wolf pack in The Jungle Book?
91 What's the difference between sleeping gorillas and men?
92 Nobody Does it Better was sung in which Bond film?
93 Halcyon is the poetic name for which bird?
94 Who had a hit with Sylvia's Mother?
95 Who composed the music for the opera The Tales of Hoffman?
96 In the Bible from whom did David steal his wife Bathsheba?
97 The Cassegranian, Gregorian and Schmidt are types of what?
98 Shakespeare - Antony, Romeo, Othello - what in common?
99 What instrument is sometimes called the clown of the orchestra?
100 What world capital city is heated by volcanic springs?

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