Tes Quiz: 17 January 2020

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17th January 2020, 12:04am
Tes Quiz 17 January 2020

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Tes Quiz: 17 January 2020

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  1. Which Scot is known as the father of economics, author of the title abbreviated to The Wealth of Nations?
  2. Which Netherlands footballer is the youngest to have scored a goal in a UEFA Champions League final, when he netted the winner in the 1995 match?
  3. The Indian company Hero Motocorp Ltd manufactures what type of vehicles?
  4. Who led the first expedition to navigate the Northwest Passage by sea, and also the first expedition to reach the South Pole?
  5. Khartoum is the capital of which African country?
  6. Honky Château, The One and Captain Fantastic and the Brown Dirt Cowboy are all albums by which singer-songwriter?
  7. With the atomic number 2, what is the first of the noble gases in the periodic table?
  8. Starring Ali MacGraw and Ryan O’Neal, which 1970 film has a plot that is summarised in Halliwell’s Film Guide as “Two students marry; she dies”?
  9. What variety of orange is named after a sea port in Israel?
  10. Of which country did Sanna Marin become the world’s youngest sitting prime minister at age 34 in December 2019?

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QUIZ ANSWERS

  1. Adam Smith
  2. Patrick Kluivert
  3. Motorcycles and scooters
  4. Roald Amundsen
  5. Sudan
  6. Elton John
  7. Helium
  8. Love Story
  9. Jaffa
  10. Finland

Questions set by John Cunnane

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