Tes Quiz: 13 April 2018

13th April 2018 at 00:00
Pit your wits against Tes’ weekly general knowledge quiz

The questions

1. What name is given to a beaver’s house?

2. What do the initials stand for in the publisher DC Comics?

3. Which member of the grass family is the subject of the 1983 Sting song Fields of Gold?

4. Which body of water lies between the Arabian Peninsula and southwestern Iran?

5. Who took over as captain of the Australian cricket team following the dismissal of Steve Smith in March 2018?

6. Which is the oldest of the US Ivy League colleges?

7. Born on 13 April 1906, which Irish Nobel Laureate wrote Waiting for Godot?

8. Who won the 2018 best director Oscar for the film The Shape of Water?

9. On what island was Napoleon Bonaparte born?

10. Paraskevidekatriaphobia is the fear of which day?

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The answers

1. Lodge

2. Detective Comics

3. Barley

4. Persian Gulf (also known as the Arabian Gulf).

5. Tim Paine

6. Harvard (1636)

7. Samuel Beckett

8. Guillermo del Toro

9. Corsica

10. Friday 13

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