By Trivia Tom
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This week it’s a gentle quiz. 1. According to the nursery rhyme, what were Jack and Jill going up the hill to fetch? 2. What is the most common cheese used on pizza? 3. Who composed the opera “The Marriage of Figaro”? 4. What car company makes the Wrangler and Cherokee? 5. What film and TV character has been played by both William Shatner and Chris Pine? 6. The film “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” takes place in what setting? 7. In which country is the winegrowing area of Tuscany situated? 8. In which country is Africa’s highest peak Mt Kilimanjaro? 9. The invasion of which country saw the beginning of World War 2 in Europe? A) Czechoslovakia, B) Austria, C) Poland, D) Soviet Union 10. What was the name of the famous battle in 1066 that saw the Norman conquest of England? 11. What “S” was the title of Prince Harry’s autobiography published in 2023? 12. What type of creature is “Moby Dick” in the book of the same name? 13. The band Radiohead are from which country? 14. Who was known as the “Queen of Soul” who had a hit with “Respect”? 15. What sort of animal is a fennec (pictured)? 16. What is the science of correcting the irregularities in the teeth and jaws? 17. In snooker, how many points is a black ball worth? 18. In rowing 8s, what do you call the person who sits at the stern (back) of the boat, sets the pace and steers the boat with a rudder? 19. Dwight Schrute and Michael Scott are two characters from which TV series? 20. What “H” is the name for a word that sounds the same as another word but has a different meaning? Answers on this page.