Published On: Sun, Aug 7th, 2011

Quiz Time Continues …

1. Barry Allen was the alter ego of which DC comic superhero?

The Flash

2. In 1901 which brand of car was seen for the first time?

Mercedes

3. Brisbane is the state capital of which SE Australian state?

Queensland

4. In Norse mythology what is the name of the ultimate battle?

Ragnarok

5. In 1890 the first electric what opened in London?

Underground railway

6. Who wrote the children’s novel Swallows and Amazons?

Arthur Ransom

7.  Oil seed rape belongs to which plant family?

Mustard

8. Which Norwegian politicians name became a word for traitor?

Vidkun Quisling

9. What shape were the sailors plates in Nelsons navy?

Square Thus Square meal

10. How many rings on the Olympic flag?

Five

11. Which human rights organisation founded 1961 got Nobel 1977?

Amnesty International

12. Whose autobiography was The long walk to Freedom?

Nelson Mandela

13. What was discovered in 1922 by Howard Carter?

Tutankamen tomb

14. Clyde Tonbaugh discovered what planet in 1930?

Pluto

15. Who won the women’s heptathlon at Seoul in 1988?

Jackie Joyner-Kersey

16. Who wrote Northanger Abbey?

Jayne Austin

17. Who ran through the streets naked crying Eureka?

Archimedes

18. Who composed the Brandeberg concertos full names?

Johan Sebastian Bach

19. Who won the World Series in 1987 ?

Minnesota twins

20. What is the correct term of address to the Pope?
Your Holiness

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