Tes Quiz: 10 January 2020

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10th January 2020, 12:04am
Tes Quiz 10 Jan 2020
John Cunnane

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Tes Quiz: 10 January 2020

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  1. In the short story by Rudyard Kipling, what type of animal was the title character Rikki-Tikki-Tavi?
  2. Who are the only biological father and son to have scored for England in a football senior international?
  3. Which of the Earth's five major circles of latitude currently sits at 66 degrees, 33 minutes north?
  4. Designed to standardise international money transfers, what does the acronym SWIFT stand for?
  5. Tom Joad is the protagonist in which novel by John Steinbeck?
  6. Who played the title role in the 2018 film Mary Queen of Scots?
  7. What is the name of Donald Trump's son-in-law, who was born on 10 January 1981?
  8. What naval rank is higher than a commodore but below a vice-admiral?
  9. Which German composer wrote the sinfonia The Arrival of the Queen of Sheba?
  10. What is the opposite of flammable?

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QUIZ ANSWERS

  1. Mongoose
  2. Mark Chamberlain and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain
  3. The Arctic Circle
  4. Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication
  5. The Grapes Of Wrath
  6. Saoirse Ronan
  7. Jared Kushner
  8. Rear admiral
  9. George Frideric Handel
  10. Non-flammable (which is also the opposite of inflammable)

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