Quiz Questions  Archive: Quiz #61
Set by Russell  |  43 pts     (2018-05-30)

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1) What links the following foods: yoghurt; sauerkraut; kombucha; soy sauce (1 pt)  Russell:  2018-05-30

2) In the recent Irish referendum which county was the only one to vote against a change to the constitution (1 pt)  Russell:  2018-05-30

3) The Confederation of Independent Football Associations is the international governing body for Non-FIFA affiliated Associations for football - usually representing non-sovereign states. a) Where is the CONIFA World Cup 2018 being held? b) Name any one of the 2 British members of CONIFA (3 pts)  Russell:  2018-05-30

4) Radio and TV panel shows - name the show from the desription: a) "the antidote to panel games", it consists of two teams of two comedians "given silly things to do" by a chairman. b) a short-form improvisational comedy show originating as a popular British radio programme, before moving to British television in 1988. c) sport-themed comedy panel show featuring rounds such as 'feel the sportsman', 'photo fit' and 'celebrations' d) comedy panel show based on statistics and opinion polls, and draws on polls produced by a variety of organisations and new polls commissioned for the programme. e) long-running British game show between two teams of three celebrity contestants. The point of the game is for the teams to take it in turn to provide three definitions of an obscure word, only one of which is correct. The other team then has to guess which is the correct definition. f) The object of the game is for panellists to talk for sixty seconds on a given subject, "without hesitation, repetition or deviation". (6 pts)  Russell:  2018-05-30

5) Scottish settlements: a) What are the top 10 Scottish settlements by population? b) There are 7 Scottish cities - match them with their area codes: i) 01224 ii) 0131 iii) 01382 iv) 0141 v) 01463 vi) 01738 vii) 01786 (17 pts)  Russell:  2018-05-30

6) Picture round - the animals below are all endemic to a country/region. Name the country/region they come from. (5 pts)  Russell:  2018-05-30



7) What academic area are the following cycles from? a) Milankovitch cycle b) Krebs cycle c) Kondratieff wave d) Carnot cycle (4 pts)  Russell:  2018-05-30

8) a) Which country become the first to end broadcasting on FM radio at the end of last year b) Name the national FM radio station from the frequency range: i) 88-91 ii) 90 - 93 iii) 92-95 iv) 97-99 v) 100 -102 (6 pts)  Russell:  2018-05-30




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