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Trivia Questions

  1. If the tails side of a coin is called the reverse, what name is given to the heads side?
  2. Which former Olympic host city is on the exact opposite side of the Earth to Tokyo, Japan?
  3. What is the opposite of diurnal?
  4. Utopian describes a society that's conceived to be perfect, what word describes the exact opposite?
  5. PIANIST RULES is an anagram of which two words that are opposite in meaning?




  6. If misogyny is the hate of women, what word is the hate or contempt for men?
  7. The antecubital space or the cubital fossa describes the opposite space to which part of the human body?
  8. Nadir is a term used in astronomy for the point in the heavens exactly opposite to what?
  9. When applied to food, what is the opposite of terefah?
  10. What physical change from a gas to a liquid, is the opposite of evaporation?
  11. Capital cities Brazzaville and Kinshasa are African mega-cities sitting just a few miles apart on opposite sides of which river?
  12. Which capital city was formed from two towns on opposite sides of the Danube?
  13. What organisation opposes the anti-smoking group ASH?
  14. The Orient is a term traditionally comprising anything that belongs to the Eastern world, which word also starting with the letter 'o' is a term meaning anything belonging to the Western world?
  15. What square is at the opposite corner to "GO" on a standard London monopoly board?
  16. What number is at the opposite end of the dartboard to the number 5?
  17. Also named after a capital city, what is the opposite of Stockholm syndrome, meaning hostage takers that sympathise with the hostages?
  18. Which two planets in our solar system spin in the opposite direction to the Earth?
  19. Which scale has talc on the opposite end to diamond?
  20. What sort of growth is opposite of exponential growth, growing slower the larger the number is?

Answers:

  1. Obverse
  2. Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)
  3. Noctural
  4. Dystopian
  5. Insult, Praise
  6. Misandry
  7. Elbow
  8. Zenith
  9. Kosher
  10. Condensation
  11. Congo
  12. Budapest
  13. FOREST (Freedom Organisation for the Right to Enjoy Smoking Tobacco)
  14. Occident
  15. Free Parking





  16. 17
  17. Lima Syndrome
  18. Venus and Uranus
  19. Mohs scale (of mineral hardness)
  20. Logarithmic