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Quiz I

  1. Name the only property on a British monopoly board that is south of the river Thames?
  2. What's the name of the paper-mache or pottery container commonly associated with Mexico, decorated and filled with sweets, then broken with a stick as part of a celebration?
  3. How many pairs of chromosomes do humans have?
  4. How many pleats does a traditional chef's hat have?
  5. What is the alternative name of the Four Seasons' song 'December, 1963'?
  6. What name connects the 1970 and 1998 winners of the Eurovision Song Contest?
  7. In which year was the first London marathon run?
  8. Where in the human body is the axilla?
  9. What is the largest tree-dwelling animal?
  10. What fried chicken dish in garlic sauce, with tomatoes and white wine, is named after a Napoleonic battle?
  11. Which two consecutive letters on the top row of a computer keyboard spells the Welsh word for house?
  12. How many continents does the equator cross?
  13. Vinegar consists mainly of which acid?
  14. In cockney rhyming slang, what is known as the Oxo?
  15. What object is 'acus' in Latin?
  16. What is the only anagram of the word 'English'?
  17. How many men have walked on the moon?
  18. In which year was the Cuban missile crises?
  19. What star sign would you be if your birthday was on Bastille Day?
  20. Name the best-selling novel of the 19th century? It was the second best-selling book of that century, following the Bible.
  21. Which classical music piece of work is famously known as the theme music for The Lone Ranger?
  22. What is the title of Michelle Obama’s 2018 autobiography?


  1. Old Kent Road
  2. Pinata
  3. 23 pairs
  4. 100 (traditionally to signify the 100 ways he knew how to prepare eggs)
  5. Oh, What a Night
  6. Dana (Dana and Dana International)
  7. 1981
  8. Armpit
  9. Orangutan
  10. Chicken Marengo
  11. TY
  12. Three (Asia, Africa, and South America)
  13. Acetic acid
  14. London Underground or London Tube (oxo cube/tube)
  15. A needle (as in acupuncture: 'acus' (needle) plus 'punctura' (to puncture))
  16. Shingle
  17. 12
  18. 1962
  19. Cancer (Bastille Day is on July 14th)
  20. Uncle Tom's Cabin
  21. William Tell Overture
  22. Becoming

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