Tes Quiz: 19 January 2018

19th January 2018 at 00:00
Pit your wits against Tes’ weekly general knowledge quiz
  1. At what point is Celcius the same temperature value as Fahrenheit?
  2. How many countries does the Alps run through?
  3. A bask is the collective noun for which reptile?
  4. What is the name of the small Russian pancakes traditionally made from buckwheat flour?
  5. The 2018 Winter Olympics will take place in which country?
  6. Who replaced Kevin Spacey as J Paul Getty in the 2017 film All the Money in the World?
  7. Which group had a hit in 1991 with their song More Than Words?
  8. Which of Charles Dickens’ novels is largely set during the Gordon Riots of 1780?
  9. Who was the father of Indira Gandhi, India’s fourth and only female prime minister?
  10. Argentum is the Latin name for which element?

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QUIZ ANSWERS

1.-40

2. 8 (France, Monaco, Liechtenstein, Italy, Switzerland, Slovenia, Austria and Germany)

3. Crocodile

4. Blinis

5. South Korea

6. Christopher Plummer

7. Extreme

8. Barnaby Rudge: The Tale of the Riots of Eighty

9. Jawaharlal Nehru (India’s first prime minister)

10. Silver

 

Questions set by John Cunnane

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