Mixed Bag 8
Some more general trivia to get those brain cells working. 16 Questions.
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In the Bible, which land is said to be east of Eden?
Sodom and Gomorrah
The Land of Nod
Which anti-malarial drug is obtained from the yellow cinchona plant?
The term 'ursine' infers a likeness to which kind of animal?
The North West Passage lies to the north of the mainland of which country?
In the USA, what national holiday falls on the fourth Thursday in November?
Which animal was thought to be a hoax when the first specimen was received in Britain in 1799?
The bird of paradise
The duck-billed platypus
The sabre-toothed tiger
The term 'vulpine' infers a likeness to which kind of animal?
In which county is the town of Great Yarmouth?
In Germany, what is the 'Zugspitze'?
Its biggest art gallery
Its highest mountain
Its parliament building
Bram Stoker's 'Dracula' is thought to have been based on which 15th century prince, noted for his pointedly barbaric treatment of Turkish captives?
Ivan the Terrible
Vlad the Impaler
The 'broiling' of food in the US is more familiar as what in the UK?
Who wrote 'The Shining'?
The Soviet Union signed a 30-year pact with which country in 1950?
Whose most popular play is 'The Lady's Not for Burning'?
Darius, Xerxes, Artaxerxes and Cyrus were all kings of which ancient empire?
Of which work, probably his best-known, did Tchaikovsky state "It has no artistic merit whatsoever"?
The 1812 Overture
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