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Set by Russell  |  27 pts     (2018-04-05)

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1) The following are 3 religious festivals that don't fall on a fixed date in the Gregorian calendar - what are they? a) The night of the first full moon after the vernall equinox b) The first Sunday after the first full moon after the vernal equinox c) Begins on the sighting of a crescent moon and ends when the following crescent moon is seen, in the ninth month of this religon's calendar (3 pts)  Russell:  2018-04-05

2) In which parts of modern Britain were these ancient kingdoms found - name the country/ies and rough part of that country? a) Dal Riata b) Mercia c) Wessex d) Bernicia e) Rheged (5 pts)  Russell:  2018-04-05

3) a) Name 3 national flags featuring suns. NB suns that look like suns, not representations of suns (as in Japan's flag) b) Name 3 national flags that feature plants/parts of plants c) Name 3 national flafs that feature eagles (3 pts)  Russell:  2018-04-05

4) What is the average life expectancy of an octopus (within 10%)? (1 pt)  Russell:  2018-04-05

5) In 1791 the French Academy of Sciences set out on an expedition from Dunkerque to Barcelona in order to establish a standard definition of what? (1 pt)  Russell:  2018-04-05

6) a) What popular soft drink originally contained lithium-citrate (a mood stabilising drug used in psychiatric patients)? b) What soft drink has become traditionally drunk during Ramadam in the Middle East? c) Outside the Middle East there are 2 countries where Coca-Cola is not the #1 selling soft drink - name the countries and the drinks (half point each) (4 pts)  Russell:  2018-04-05

7) Name the 5 countries with the highest carbon emissions per capita (5 pts)  Russell:  2018-04-05

8) Here are albums of 5 bands/artists (in chronological order with date of release of the first and last albums). Only studio albums have been listed - name the artists/bands: a) DM -1994, (WTS) MG, BHN, SOTSOG, HC, DBTT- 2005 b) B - 1989, N, IU - 1993 c) M - 1983, LAV, TB, LAP, E, BS, M, AL, COADF, HC, MDNA, RH -2017 d) E - 1992, MFTJG, TFOTL, AONO, IMD, TDIME - 2015 e) RATM - 1992, EE, TBOLA, R - 2000 (5 pts)  Russell:  2018-04-05




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