Tes Quiz: 1 December 2017

1st December 2017 at 00:00
Pit your wits against Tes’ weekly general knowledge quiz

1. Starbuck is a character in which Herman Melville novel?

2. The city of Las Vegas is located in which desert?

3. How many Ivy League universities are there?

4. In 1979, which guitarist was the first musician to donate an instrument to the Hard Rock Cafe chain of restaurants?

5. Port Moresby is the capital of which Pacific Island?

6. Which team beat Italy in the 2018 Football World Cup play-off qualifier?

7. Which company is the largest issuer of traveller’s cheques, by volume?

8. What is the largest species of tree in the world?

9. What alcoholic spirit forms the base of a mint julep cocktail?

10. Who composed Eine kleine Nachtmusik?

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QUIZ ANSWERS

1.Moby Dick

2. Mojave

3. 8

4. Eric Clapton

5. Papua New Guinea

6. Sweden

7. American Express

8. Giant Sequoia

9. Bourbon whisky

10.Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Questions set by John Cunnane

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