Tes Quiz: 19 October 2018

Pit your wits against Tes’ weekly general knowledge quiz
19th October 2018, 12:00am
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John Cunnane

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Tes Quiz: 19 October 2018

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1. Erna Solberg is the prime minister of which European country?

2. Who was the author of Gulliver's Travels, who died on 19 October 1745?

3. In what sport or pastime might you use a granny gear, bidon or musette?

4. The Sun of May features on the flag of Uruguay and which other South American country?

5. The Hayabusa is a model of motorcycle made by which company?

6. What is the name of the spacecraft launched on 12 August 2018 whose mission is to probe the outer corona of the sun?

7. Which Batman actor was the child star of the 1987 film Empire of the Sun?

8. What word can mean to report on, put something on top of, and protect against a liability?

9. Wagyu beef originates in which country?

10. Whose only top 10 hit came in 1976 with Play That Funky Music?

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The answers

1. Norway

2. Jonathan Swift

3. Cycling (low gear, water bottle, feeding bag)

4. Argentina

5. Suzuki

6. Parker Solar Probe

7. Christian Bale

8. Cover

9. Japan

10. Wild Cherry

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