Friday, 30 September 2016

Quiz - Week 11 - Question and Answers

For those of you who follow the blog and joined in with the Quiz on Tuesday I promised that on Fridays you would have the answers. 
(Don't scroll down if you still want to join in!)

1. Animals

1. From which animal is mohair obtained?

Angora goat

2. Which is the world’s largest living species of lizard?

Komodo dragon 
3. The lemur is native to which country?


4. Only female mosquitoes bite people. True or false?


5. To the nearest 10, how many different species of Sharks are there?


2. Disney

1. Adriana Caselotti 1937 was the voice of which animated character?

Snow White

2. Walt Disney lost out on an Oscar for Best Picture in 1965 to My Fair lady, but which of his films was nominated?

Mary Poppins

3. Bruce Reitherman was the child actor who voiced Mowgli in the Jungle book. Which other Disney character did he voice between 1966 – 1977?

Christopher Robin

4. What is the name of the princess in Disney’s version of ‘Sleeping Beauty’?


5. Which 2007 Disney-Pixar animated film tells the story of Remy the rat and his obsession with food?


3. Colours

1. In the original Star Trek, what colour were the shirts worn by Starfleet Security Personnel who frequently came to an untimely end in episodes, not long after they were introduced?


2. Which Irish television presenter was the host of ‘Going For Gold’ between 1987 and 1996?

Henry Kelly

3. Billie Joe Armstrong, Mike Dirnt and Tré Cool are three of the members of which ‘colourful’ rock band?

Green Day

4. In the 1991 film, what colour were the fried tomatoes made at the Whistle Stop Café?Green
5. What was the title of the first Sherlock Holmes written story?

A Study in Scarlett

4. Studies Of….

1. Anthropology

Studies of people/humans
2. Organology

Musical Instruments

3. Palaentology

Ancient Creatures/animals

4. Seismology

5. Vexillology


5. Repeats of bonus questions

1. How many people survived the sinking of RMS Titanic? Exact 5, nearest 5 2 and nearst 10 1

2. In UK measurement, how many teaspoons are equivalent to one tablespoon?

3. After how many years of marriage would a couple celebrate their Ruby Wedding Anniversary?

4. How many hearts does an octopus have?

5. Which sporting competition, played on a field, does the winners win because they were the most affective at going backwards

Tug of War

6. General Knowledge

1. What nationality was Alfred Nobel, after whom the Nobel prizes are named?


2. In which U.S. state is Pearl Harbor?


3. In which year was the Wall Street Crash?


4. How many legs does a butterfly have?


5. Fiji has three official languages – What are they? One point each.

English, Fijian and Hindi

Bonus Question: Worth 5 Points

From the closest to the Sun put the planets in our solar System in order

Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune and Pluto (I've included Pluto but if you didn't then you can still have the points if the others are in correct order)

Now you have the answers, added up your points, including doubling the round that you played the joker on and place your answers in the comments. 

Winner takes all the glory!
Hope to see you next week!

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