15th April 2016 at 00:00

Harold Melvin and The Blue Notes, Thelma Houston and The Communards all had a chart hit with which song?

Who was the first boxer to beat Muhammad Ali In a professional bout?

Which luxury food product means ‘fatty liver’ in English?

How many stars appear on the Chinese flag?

Who is Hamlet’s mother in the play by Shakespeare?

Who assassinated Abraham Lincoln, who died on 15 April 1865?

Who played the character of Captain Hector Barbossa in the Pirates of the Caribbean film series?

What is the home of a beaver known as?

Which element, with the atomic number 33 and symbol As, has been used as both a medicine and a poison?

Named after a 19th-century English politician, what is another name for the water line on a ship?

QUIZ ANSWERS 1. Don’t Levae Me This Way 2. Joe Frazier 3. Foie gras 4. Five 5. Gertrude 6. John Wilkes Booth 7. Geoffrey Rush 8. A lodge 9. Arsenic 10. Plimsoll line

Questions set by John Cunnane

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