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quiz 1256 – quick quiz (QA)

1 What is a line called that goes straight from the centre of a circle to the circumference? Radius
2 In the nursery rhyme, who ‘Sat on a tuffet’? Little Miss Muffet
3 ‘Ebony and ‘what’ is the title of a 1982 hit single by Paul McCartney and Stevie Wonder? Ivory
4 In 2001, protester Craig Evans was arrested after throwing what at politician John Prescott? An egg
5 Mount Etna is on which European island? Sicily
6 The cup, or bowl, Jesus was said to have used at the Last Supper is known as ‘The Holy ‘what’? Grail
7 How many wings does a bee have? Four
8 The name of which city translates into English as ‘River of January’? Rio de Janeiro
9 The musical ‘West Side Story’ is based on which Shakespeare play? Romeo and Juliet
10 According to the Bible, whose wife was turned into a pillar of salt as soon as she looked back at Sodom? Lot’s wife
11 Bryan Ferry was the lead singer of which 1970’s band? Roxy Music
12 What is the name of a butterfly and a punctuation mark? Comma
13 Terry McCann and Arthur Daley are characters in which UK television series? Minder
14 Whose 1988 autobiography is entitled ‘Moonwalk’? Michael Jackson
15 How many dice are used in a standard game of ‘Craps’? Two
16 Which character begins play in a standard game of Cluedo? Miss Scarlett
17 What is the boiling point of water in degrees Farenheit? 212
18 US Singer Bobby, Australian actor Bryan and British politician Gordon all share which surname? Brown
19 What is the first name of Bill and Hillary Clinton’s daughter? Chelsea
20 What is the cube root of 27? 3