Quiz Questions  Archive: Quiz #58
Set by Saskia  |  44 pts     (2018-05-01)

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1) Name the recently (re)elected prime minister of Hungary? (1 pt)  Saskia:  2018-05-01

2) What is the name of the psychiatric disorder in which the person feigns illness or disease to draw attention or sympathy? (1 pt)  Saskia:  2018-05-01

3) What is the collective noun for a group of squirrels? (1 pt)  Saskia:  2018-05-01

4) Juche, Cao Dai and Tenrikyo are all types of what? (1 pt)  Saskia:  2018-05-01

5) Native to South America, what is the world's largest rodent? (1 pt)  Saskia:  2018-05-01

6) According to registration statistics published by the Kennel Club, what were the five most popular breeds in Britain in 2017? (5 pts)  Saskia:  2018-05-01

7) Give rough definitions for the following Scottish words: fash; peely-wally; scunnered; stramash; bubbly-jock (5 pts)  Saskia:  2018-05-01

8) Africa! a) Name the capital of Ivory Coast b) Which 5 countries border it? c) The following flags belong to which countries? (9 pts)  Saskia:  2018-05-01

9) Name these famous novels by their opening lines / publication dates: a) "Someone must have slandered Josef K., for one morning, without having done anything truly wrong, he was arrested." (1925) b) "It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife." (1813) c) "It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness, it was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair." (1859) d) "It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen." (1949) e) "Far out in the uncharted backwaters of the unfashionable end of the western spiral arm of the Galaxy lies a small unregarded yellow sun." (1979) f) "All children, except one, grow up." (1911) g) "Somewhere in la Mancha, in a place whose name I do not care to remember, a gentleman lived not long ago, one of those who has a lance and ancient shield on a shelf and keeps a skinny nag and a greyhound for racing." (1605) h) "We were somewhere around Barstow on the edge of the desert when the drugs began to take hold." (1971) i) "That was me, that is Alex, and my three droogs, that is Pete, Georgie and Dim, Dim being really dim, and we sat in the Korova Milkbar making up our rassoodocks what to do with the evening, a flip dark chill winter bastard though dry." (1962) j) "Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way." (1877) (10 pts)  Saskia:  2018-05-01

10) 90s music fun! Guess the artists and albums by these rough descriptions of the album art: a) A baby swimming naked underwater, a dollar bill floating before it (1991) b) A grey album with a 3D metal star shape and white writing (1992) c) Two young girls sitting on a white bench with their arms draped over one another's shoulders (1993) d) A woman with red hair stands in a sleeveless white dress against a grey background, with what looks like soft white shards of glass around her (1994) e) A red album with a sketch of three women looking straight ahead, one with their hair up, another with long hair and another with cropped hair (1995) f) A four-piece band in purple suits with with their yellow instruments in a very yellow room (1996) g) A white album with a blurry collage of images including a highway and a figure (1997) h) A white album with a close up of what I think is a rhino beetle (1998) i) A pool by the sea, but the pool is filled with lava (1999) j) An orange globe with a black background (2000) (10 pts)  Saskia:  2018-05-01

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