The Tes quiz: stages, shapes and Spidey

Pit your wits against Tes’ weekly general knowledge quiz…
14th January 2022, 12:01am
The Tes quiz: 14 January 2022

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The Tes quiz: stages, shapes and Spidey

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It's the second week of the new term, the Christmas hols seem like an eternity ago and dry January is starting to feel like it was a good idea at the time… Never fear, though - at least our weekly quiz is back to test your general knowledge with 10 challenging brainteasers.

This edition covers everything from film, TV and music to geometry and geography, so gather your staffroom geniuses and let's start quizzing.

This week's questions

1. The 2022 Australian Open tennis tournament is being held in which city?
2. What is the name of Taylor Swift's 2012 album, which she re-recorded and re-released to critical acclaim in 2021?
3. Who is the only person to have won Bafta awards for television programmes in black-and-white, colour, HD, 3D and 4K formats?
4. A tetrahedron is a three-dimensional shape with how many faces?
5. What is the capital city of Slovenia?
6. Which Danish word, roughly translated as "cosiness", has become a popular wellbeing term around the world?
7. The Jacobean replica Sam Wanamaker Playhouse is an indoor venue built on the same site as which famous open-roof theatre?
8. Which British thespian has returned to the role of Doctor Octopus after nearly 20 years in Spider-Man: No Way Home?
9. Popular houseplant Dracaena trifasciata, with its sharp, upward-pointing leaves, is better known by which animal-inspired name?
10. Elizabeth I was crowned Queen of England in January 1559. Which of Henry VIII's wives was her mother?

Scroll down for the answers. And if you're in the mood for more brain teasers, check out some of Tes' other recent quizzes below…

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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