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Some easy, some a bit more tricky. Good luck and enjoy! 15 Questions.

 
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1

Dame Diana Rigg was once one of these ...

  • Hunter
  • Avenger
  • Sovereign

2

In Greek mythology, which giant was famed as a hunter?

  • Sigma
  • Saturn
  • Orion

3

Can you name the hot dust-laden wind from the Libyan deserts that blows onto the north Mediterranean coast?

  • Scirocco
  • Bora
  • Samara

4

Which Spanish city in Andalucia has a huge Moorish fortified palace known as the Alhambra?

  • Marbella
  • Cordoba
  • Granada

5

Which musical term means that something should be played in a lively, merry or brisk manner?

  • Sonata
  • Allegro
  • Integra

6

Can you name the ship in which Captain Scott sailed to the Antarctic and back between 1900 and 1904?

  • Discovery
  • Esprit
  • Cavalier

7

This word means any of a line of military governors ruling Japan before the revolution of 1867-68.

  • Vento
  • Lancer
  • Shogun

8

Which island was the home of the singer Gracie Fields?

  • Capri
  • Ibiza
  • Montego

9

In Greek mythology, it meant a fire-breathing animal with a lion's head, a goat's body, and a tail in the form of a snake; hence today it means a hybrid of two or more creatures.

  • Xantia
  • Chimaera
  • Barchetta

10

Which bird builds a nest which is used by some people in Asia to make birds nest soup?

  • Bluebird
  • Snipe
  • Swift

11

What is the collective name for the petals of a flower?

  • Starlet
  • Corolla
  • Stilo

12

Which car was named after Wolfsburg, the home town of the manufacturer Volkswagen?

  • Lupo
  • Passat
  • Vento

13

What name is given to a young male horse under the age of four?

  • Pony
  • Mustang
  • Colt

14

Any animal which is classified as a member of the order Choleoptera is a ..........?

  • Spider
  • Beetle
  • Jaguar

15

Match the car manufacturer up with the correct model.

Drag items from right column to match with left column

Left

  • Vauxhall
  • Citroen
  • Reliant
  • Volkswagen

Right

  • Scimitar
  • Sharan
  • Synergy
  • Senator

 

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