Quiz Practice 6 2016 Holy Family BNS 1: In which sport would you do an Eskimo Roll? Canoeing. 2: Who Wrote Gangsta Granny, Ratburger, Billionaire Boy and The Boy in the Dress? David Walliams. 3: Name the space probe that took photographs of the dwarf planet Pluto and it’s five moons? New Horizon. 4: What do you call a painting on a wall? A mural. 5: The Adriatic and the Aegean sea are part of which sea? The Mediterranean sea. 6: What is the capital of South Korea? Seoul. [Pyongyang North] 7: Which English scientist put forward the law of gravity? Isaac Newton. 8: Which black birds live in the Tower of London? Ravens. 9: What do you call a group of ravens? An unkindness. 10: What do you call the tissue that joins a muscle to a bone? Tendon. 11: According to the proverb what was not built in a day? Rome 12: Methane is main part of which widely used fuel? Gas. 13: Which Australian State is an island? Tasmania. [Six states] 14: What do you call a freshwater turtle? A terrapin. 15: Who led Britain through World War II? Winston Churchill. 16: Which animal has nine lives? A cat. 17: How often are the Olympics games and World Cup held? Every four years. 18: What is the name for the imaginary line around the middle of the Earth? The Equator. 19: Which island is at the toe of Italy? Sicily. 20: Who lived in Sherwood forest? Robin Hood. 21: Which American animal sprays out a foul smelling fluid to defend itself? A skunk. 22: Who are the infantry? The soldiers who fight on foot. 23:Which people wrote in hieroglyphics? The ancient Egyptians. 24: Which creature did St. George slay? A dragon. 25: What is kelp? Seaweed. 26:Who were the first people to make ice cream 5000 years ago? The Chinese. 27: What are Scottish lakes called? Lochs. 28: What is created when a meteorite hits a planet? A crater. 29: What do you call the supply of water for the growing of crops? Irrigation. 30: Which part of your body do you use for hearing and balancing? Ears. 31: Who was a legionary? A Roman soldier. 32: Which animal do they herd in Lapland? The Reindeer. 33: Which flying insect is known to spread malaria? Mosquito. 34: What is the name given to a female foal? Filly 35: What breed of dog are commonly used to pull sledges? Husky. 36: A rookery is the name given to which collection of fast swimming birds? Penguins. 37: What did Thomas Edison invents in 1879 after carrying out 1,200 experiments? The light bulb. 38: In 1959 which became the 50th U.S. state? Hawaii. 39: Who was the first U.S. president to resign? Richard Nixon. 40: What kind of animal is Mrs. Tiggywinkle in the Beatrix Potter stories? A hedgehog. 41: Which American President’s face appears on the one dollar bill? George Washington. 42: Which part of the body is the otoscope used to look into? The ear. 43: What does M.C. at a concert stand for? Master of Ceremonies. 44: Who composed Air on G String? Johan Sebastian Bach. 45: Who wrote “To Kill a Mockingbird”? Harper Lee. [Go set a Watchman] 46: The flabella is the world’s smallest breed of what? Horse. 47: Robben Island is in the Table bay of which African city? Cape Town. 48: What is the literal translation of Homo Sapiens? Wise man. 49: What breed of dog is a cross between a greyhound and a collie? A lurcher. 50: Name the world’s largest species of lizard? Komodo dragon. 51: Which scientist wrote the Theory of Relativity E=MC2 ? Albert Einstein. 52: In Internet lingo what does F2F mean? Face to face. 53: What does RSVP mean on an invitation? Please answer back. 54: Where is the headquarters of the United Nations? New York. 55: What does Vice versa mean? The other way around. “She dislikes me and vice versa.” 57: Where was the home of King Arthur’s court? Camelot. 58: What did Jason and the Argonauts go in search of? The Golden Fleece. 59: What does the ozone do for the Earth? Protect it from the sun’s rays. 60: In the 1300’s where did Marco Polo’s[ born in Venice, Italy.] adventures take him? The Far East and India.