Quiz Number 144 - Answers

Published: Monday 17th September 2018A free general knowledge for those who enjoy a more challenging quiz.
  1. Which future US President appeared as a male model on the cover of Cosmopolitan magazine? Gerald Ford.
  2. In the Disney movie "Mulan", what is the name of Mulan's dragon? Mushu.
  3. Of what animal is Cynophobia the fear? Dogs.
  4. Which is the smallest of Canada's 13 provinces and territories? Prince Edward Island.
  5. Which songs with "Paris" in the title were UK top ten hits for the following artists, [a] Dean Martin (1955), [b] Adam & the Ants (1980), [c] Dario G (1998), [d] Infernal (2006) and Winifred Atwell (1956)? [a] "Under the Bridges of Paris", reached No.6, [b] "Young Parisians", No.9, [c] "Carnaval de Paris', No.5, [d] "From Paris to Berlin", No.2 and "Poor People of Paris',No.1.
  6. Who was the first professional cricketer to captain an England side? Len Hutton.
  7. In Japan, what is a netsuke? A wooden or ivory carved ornament.
  8. What was the real first name of fashion designer Coco Chanel? Gabrielle.
  9. Which famous children's character was created by Carlo Collodi? Pinocchio.
  10. By law the alcoholic beverage Bourbon must be made from at least 51% of which grain? Corn (Maize).
  11. Who was British Prime Minister when Queen Victoria came to the throne? William Lamb (Viscount Melbourne).
  12. Which two countries border Costa Rica? Nicaragua and Panama.
  13. What is the title of the 2018 TV series that is a prequel to "The Big Bang Theory"? Young Sheldon.
  14. In the fable of "The Hare and the Tortoise" which animal judged the race? A Fox.
  15. Which tree bird of Central America was sacred to the Aztec people? Quetzal.
  16. Which US President founded the CIA? Harry S Truman.
  17. Which musical trio were originally named The Rattlesnakes? The Bee Gees.
  18. What is the capital of the South Pacific country of Fiji? Suva.
  19. In 1994 which became the first GM food to be granted a licence in the US for human consumption? Tomato.
  20. In the HG Wells story, who is "The Invisible Man"? Dr Griffin.

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