Week 8 - Questions

Here are the answers to the Week 8 quiz

  1. Which chemical element that's name is derived from the Greek for green is at number 17 on the Periodic Table? - Chlorine
  2. Which Gilbert and Sullivan Operetta is subtitled 'The Lass That Loved a Sailor'? - HMS Pinafore
  3. Which book begins 'Once there were four children whose names were Peter, Susan, Edmund and Lucy'? - The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe
  4. Norville Rogers is the proper name of which popular character from Children.s animated TV (and two live actions films) ? - 'Shaggy' from Scooby Doo
  5. In October 2004 which Broadcaster died suddenly whilst holidaying in Peru? - John Peel
  6. Which category of Nobel Prize did Sir John R Hicks win in 1972? - Econimics
  7. The initials of Tom Selleck's Magnum character was T.S., did they stand for? - Thomas Sullivan
  8. From which fruit are prunes prepared? - Plums
  9. Which Australian bird does not fly? - Emu
  10. Which Royal castle is the largest in Britain? - Windsor
  11. Nell Gwynn was mistress of which king? - Charles II
  12. Which athlete won 4 golds at the 1984 Olympics? - Carl Lewis
  13. Which is the largest state in the USA? - Alaska
  14. Which famous drink was invented by Dr John Pemberton? - Coca Cola
  15. Who demonstrated to Congress how the space shuttle Challenger failed by dropping an O-ring into a glass of ice water? - Richard Feynman

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