July Quiz Answers

Did you try the Not In The Ballroom Quiz for July?  Twenty general knowledge questions set by Helen Fellows. Here are the answers:

  1. Charles Dickens wrote A Tale of Two Cities. What are the two cities?  London and Paris.
  2. Which Italian city is usually credited as the birthplace of the pizza? Naples.
  3. What is the largest landlocked country in the world by size?Kazakhstan.
  4. What is the only American state that consists of just one syllable? Maine.
  5. Which country was the first to give women the vote in 1893? New Zealand.
  6. Which city hosted the 1936 Summer Olympics?  Berlin.
  7. The Troubles in Northern Ireland were brought to an end in 1998 with the signing of which document? The Good Friday Agreement.
  8. Who is CEO of Tesla? Elon Musk.
  9. Who is the only musician ever to have been awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature? Bob Dylan.
  10. What was the name of Cliff Richard’s backing group during the 60s?  The Shadows.
  11. Who was James Bond immediately before Daniel Craig?  Pierce Brosnan
  12. Which film won the Golden Raspberry Award for worst film of 2019? Cats.
  13. What is pyrophobia? Fear of Fire.
  14. Which planet has the most moons? Jupiter
  15. Where is the smallest bone in the human body located?  The Ear
  16. What is Japanese Saki made from?  Rice
  17. A methuselah holds the equivalent of how many bottles of wine? Six, eight or ten?  Eight.
  18. Which ingredient is included in food in a Florentine style? Spinach
  19. What is the most sold flavour of Walker’s Crips?  Cheese and Onion.
  20. Which of the following numbers is a prime number? 12 – 15 – 17 – 21 – 27.  Number 17

And this month’s winner is …..  Edwina McConville!  She scored an impressive 18 out of 20. (She couldn’t get numbers 2 and 17). Well done Edwina. There is no prize – just the satisfaction of being the July champion. 

While the monthly socials at the Court House – ‘In The Ballroom’ – are suspended, Helen will produce a quiz at the beginning of each month for everyone to try at home for fun.