Tes Quiz: 14 February 2020

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14th February 2020, 12:04am
Tes Quiz 14 February 2020

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Tes Quiz: 14 February 2020

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  1. A doge was the highest political official in the city states of which country?
  2. In what year did the St Valentine’s Day Massacre take place in Chicago?
  3. What was the name of the first mammal to be cloned from an adult cell, who died aged 6 on 14 February 2013 while suffering from a progressive lung disease?
  4. Which son of Venus is the Roman god of love and is a symbol of Valentine’s Day?
  5. In the medical term CT scan, what do the initials CT stand for?
  6. Who finished runner-up to Lewis Hamilton in the 2019 Formula One world championship?
  7. Which Canadian film-maker, who won a best director Oscar for Titanic, is the former husband of fellow Oscar-winning director Kathryn Bigelow?
  8. Who wrote and illustrated the 2007 children’s novel Diary of a Wimpy Kid?
  9. Which pop rock duo had chart hits with the singles Rich Girl, I Can’t Go for That (No Can Do) and Maneater?
  10. In the human body, adrenal glands can be found above which organs?

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QUIZ ANSWERS

  1. Italy
  2. 1929
  3. Dolly the sheep
  4. Cupid
  5. Computed tomography or computerised tomography
  6. Valtteri Bottas
  7. James Cameron
  8. Jeff Kinney
  9. Daryl Hall and John Oates
  10. The kidneys

Questions set by John Cunnane

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