12th August 2016 at 01:00

What were the first names of Ravel, he of Bolero fame?

How many pounds are there in one hundredweight?

Who wrote the book The Gruffalo, published in 1999?

Muscat is the capital of which Sultanate on the Arabian peninsula?

The Pittsburgh Penguins are the current holders of which trophy?

Farl, Challah and Pandoro are all varieties of which foodstuff?

Famous for his feline thought experiment, which Austrian Nobel Laureate was born on 12 August 1887?

Peter Tork was the oldest member of which musical acting quartet?

Which country has the internet country code .ie?

How many sides does a hexagon have?

QUIZ ANSWERS 1. Joseph Maurice 2. 112 3. Julia Donaldson 4. Oman 5. The Stanley Cup 6. Bread 7. Erwin Schrödinger 8. The Monkees 9. Ireland 10. Six

Questions set by John Cunnane

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