Quiz Questions  Archive: Quiz #64
Set by Ewan  |  61 pts     (2018-06-25)

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1) One hit wonders! There have been many one hit wonders over the years. Name the hit song by each artist. a) The Buggles b) Lou Bega c) Rednex d) Carl Douglas e) Men without hats f) House of Pain g) Witch Doctor (7 pts)  Ewan:  2018-06-25

2) There are 4 NBA teams whose names are not pluralised. Name them. (Full names required for full points. Half points for partially correct answers.) (4 pts)  Ewan:  2018-06-25

3) The village of Viganella, Italy, is situated in a valley. They have installed something unusual which comes in handy (due to the location) for a month each year. What is it and why? (2 pts)  Ewan:  2018-06-25

4) According to a survey by Nielson Bookscan, the top 20 most purchased books of all time in the UK have been written by 7 different authors. Name the authors. (Hint: All of the books are fiction and were published within the last 25 years) (7 pts)  Ewan:  2018-06-25

5) Words! a) The French word 'couvre-feu' translates to 'Fire Cover', however, it is the origin of another common English word. What is the word? b) There is only one common word in the English language which has 5 consecutive vowels. What is the word? c) There is a type of sea sponge whose name is 5 letters long, and all five vowels. What is it? (3 pts)  Ewan:  2018-06-25

6) U.S. Presidents! Name the: a) Only president to be elected unanimously. b) Only two presidents to be impeached. c) Only president to serve two non-consecutive terms. (4 pts)  Ewan:  2018-06-25

7) Six of the 20 longest rivers in the UK are in Scotland. Name them. (6 pts)  Ewan:  2018-06-25

8) Contranyms are words which can have two meanings which are opposite to each other. Name the word based on the two opposing descriptions. a) To add fine particles or To remove fine particles. b) Heading to a destination or Restrained from movement. c) To supervise or To neglect. d) To show or To conceal. e) A person of nobility or An equal. (5 pts)  Ewan:  2018-06-25

9) Road signs! The picture shows 6 road signs you might find on the road in the UK. What do they mean? (6 pts)  Ewan:  2018-06-25



10) Mandatory world cup question! As always we end the round with a big multi-pointer. Including the current one, there have been 21 world cups hosted in 17 different countries. Name those countries! (17 pts)  Ewan:  2018-06-25




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