Tes Quiz: 3 November 2017

3rd November 2017 at 00:00
Pit your wits against Tes’ weekly general knowledge quiz

The questions

1. The Gunpowder Plot of 1605 was an attempt to assassinate which English monarch?

2. Featuring Wizkid and Kyla, which rapper had a number one hit in 2016 with One Dance?

3. In which country would you find Ladoga, Europe’s largest lake?

4. Creme de Cassis is a liqueur made from which fruit?

5. In what sport might a team be awarded a penalty corner?

6. What does a pluviometer measure?

7. In mythology, who is the Greek god of the sea?

8. Who created the Renaissance sculpture, David?

9. Taoism is a religion that originated in which country?

10. What was the name of Ted Danson’s character in the US sitcom Cheers?

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The answers

1. King James I

2. Drake

3. Russia

4. Blackcurrant

5. Hockey

6. Rainfall

7. Poseidon

8. Michelangelo

9. China

10. Sam Malone

Questions set by John Cunnane

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