Did you try the Not In The Ballroom Quiz for July? Twenty general knowledge questions set by Helen Fellows. Here are the answers:
- Charles Dickens wrote A Tale of Two Cities. What are the two cities? London and Paris.
- Which Italian city is usually credited as the birthplace of the pizza? Naples.
- What is the largest landlocked country in the world by size?Kazakhstan.
- What is the only American state that consists of just one syllable? Maine.
- Which country was the first to give women the vote in 1893? New Zealand.
- Which city hosted the 1936 Summer Olympics? Berlin.
- The Troubles in Northern Ireland were brought to an end in 1998 with the signing of which document? The Good Friday Agreement.
- Who is CEO of Tesla? Elon Musk.
- Who is the only musician ever to have been awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature? Bob Dylan.
- What was the name of Cliff Richard’s backing group during the 60s? The Shadows.
- Who was James Bond immediately before Daniel Craig? Pierce Brosnan
- Which film won the Golden Raspberry Award for worst film of 2019? Cats.
- What is pyrophobia? Fear of Fire.
- Which planet has the most moons? Jupiter
- Where is the smallest bone in the human body located? The Ear
- What is Japanese Saki made from? Rice
- A methuselah holds the equivalent of how many bottles of wine? Six, eight or ten? Eight.
- Which ingredient is included in food in a Florentine style? Spinach
- What is the most sold flavour of Walker’s Crips? Cheese and Onion.
- 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.