Quiz Questions  Archive: Quiz #23
Set by Susi  |  61 pts     (2017-06-26)

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1) Which 5 capitals of countries in the EU contain the letter 'o', but the country doesn't? (Just name the cities.) (5 pts)  Susi:  2017-06-26

2) What are the English names of these animals I have translated literally from German? a) stink animal b) belt animal c) shield toad d) wash bear e) little oak horn f) parrot diver g) little earth man h) ink fish i) Bass fool (named after Bass rock) j) Nile horse k) wire donkey (it's an object, not an animal) (11 pts)  Susi:  2017-06-26

3) Following organisms have names honouring a person. What type of organism are they? a) Acisoma attenboroughi (Madagascan species, named for Attenborough's 90's birthday) b) Avahi cleesei (John Cleese hosted a documentary on this animal) c) Hyla stingi (in recognition of Sting's work for the rain forest) d) Legionella shakespearei (this organism was isolated from Stratford-upon-Avon)= e) Livyatan melvillei (Herman Melville) f) Neopalpa donaldtrumpei (named due to the resemblance of scales on the head to Trump's hairstyle) g) Aleiodes shakirae (parasiticm by this species causes the host caterpillar to bend and twist its abdomen in various ways ... just like Shakira) h) Filistata maguirei (Tobey Maguire) i) Psephophorus terry pratchetti (9 pts)  Susi:  2017-06-26

4) What was found in 2008 in a cave in southern Germany and dates back at least 35,000 years? [1] (1 pt)  Susi:  2017-06-26

5) Which countries do these dances come from? a) Humppa b) Branle c) Sirtaki d) Tarantella e) Butoh f) Sønderhoning (6 pts)  Susi:  2017-06-26

6) Name 10 towns/cities/islands in Scotland starting with the letter 'S'. (10 pts)  Susi:  2017-06-26

7) What language do these words come from: pistol, robot, polka? (1 pt)  Susi:  2017-06-26

8) What council area do these places belong to? a) Livingston b) Arbroath c) Elgin d) Grangemouth e) Paisley (5 pts)  Susi:  2017-06-26

9) Name 3 dishes made from (or containing) fermented cabbage. (3 pts)  Susi:  2017-06-26

10) Which social media were launched in these years? (1 per year is enough) a) 1996 b) 1999 c) 2002 d) 2003 e) 2004 f) 2005 g) 2006 h) 2007 i) 2010 j) 2011 (10 pts)  Susi:  2017-06-26

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