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November Quiz - Answers

What colour does acid turn Litmus paper?
A. Red

What's the largest Scandinavian country?
A. Sweden

What was Mickey Mouse's original name?
A. Mortimer Mouse

Which metal do you get from bauxite?
A. Aluminium

Which animal produces the biggest baby?
A. Blue Whale

In Pop music, which two herbs go with 'Parsley & Sage'?
A. Rosemary and Thyme - Scarborough fair

What was the name of the Benedictine monk who legend has it invented Champagne?
A. Dom Perignon

In which Country is Auschwitz (Birkenau)?
A. Poland

Who was Leonardo di Caprio's co-star in Titanic?
A. Kate Winslett

What sort of creature is a bustard?
A. A bird

What is calcium carbonate normally known as?
A. Chalk

Who commanded the Allied forces, which invaded Europe on D-Day?
A. Dwight Eisenhower

Who holds the record as being Britain's youngest ever Formula 1 Driver?
A. Jensen Button

What word do we use to describe the Asexual reproduction of a genetic carbon copy of an animal or plant?
A. Clone

Which chemical element has the shortest name - 3 letters?
A. Tin

What is the state capital of Alaska?
A. Juneau

How many holes are there in a ten pin bowling ball?
A. 3

Which land did Puff The Magic Dragon live in?
A. Honalee

In Basketball it’s called a Tip Off, in Football a Kick off what is it called in Ice Hockey?
A. Face off

In the USA what name was given to a seller of illegal alcohol?
A. Bootlegger

What word means gradually getting louder and louder?
A. Crescendo

Which country voted to keep the Queen in 1999?
A. Australia

Will Smith played the part of Steven Hiller in the film 'Independence Day'. What was his codename?
A. Eagle

Yale University is named after Mr. Yale. What nationality was he?
A. English - founded in 1701 as a collegiate school it was renamed Yale college in his honour in 1718 and renamed Yale University in 1887.

What does a soldier keep in a frog?
A. His bayonet

Constantino Rocca plays which sport?
A. Golf

In mythology what was minerva the Goddess of?
A. Wisdom