Tes Quiz: 9 February 2018

9th February 2018 at 00:00
Pit your wits against Tes’ weekly general knowledge quiz
  1. Which Caribbean island is the only country to be named after a woman?
  2. Who was the general secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union who died on 9 February 1984?
  3. Which cricketer has the highest Test batting average?
  4. Which company makes the Cool Water range of fragrances?
  5. From which poem does the line “Water, water, everywhere, nor any drop to drink” come?
  6. I Know Him So Well is a song from which musical?
  7. Which spice is derived from the flower of a crocus plant, Crocus sativus?
  8. In the TV cartoon series, who is Yogi Bear’s sidekick?
  9. Amethyst gemstones come in a range of which colour?
  10. Rhinitis affects which organ of the body?

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  1. St Lucia
  2. Yuri Andropov
  3. Sir Donald Bradman
  4. Davidoff
  5. Chess
  6. The Rime of the Ancient Mariner
  7. Saffron
  8. Boo Boo
  9. Purple
  10. Nose

Questions set by John Cunnane

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