A Mixed Bag Quiz

A Mixed Bag Quiz

Jan 24, 2023

Mixed Bag Quiz
A staple of any quiz, these mixed bag questions should have you thinking, ‘I know that one’!

QUESTIONS

1. If something is described as ‘simian’ what creature does it resemble?

2. The ‘80s band T’Pau, headed by Carol Decker, took their name from a character in which TV series?

3. In sailing, how many masts would you find on a sloop?

4. What is the capital city of the Australian state of Queensland?

5. What is the last letter of the Greek alphabet?

6. Who told Julius Caesar to ‘Beware the Ides of March’ according to Shakespeare’s play?

7. In medieval times what was the term used for attempting to turn lead into gold?

8. The Little Bighorn was the final battle of General Custer and his last stand, but what is ‘The Little Big Horn’?

9. What medical name is given to the shin bone?

10. The Laburnum plant, also called the Golden Chain Tree, has what coloured flowers?

 

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ANSWERS

1. If something is described as ‘simian’ what creature does it resemble?
MONKEY or APE

2. The ‘80s band T’Pau, headed by Carol Decker, took their name from a character in which TV series?
STAR TREK (She was a Vulcan High Priestess and Governor and the only person ever to turn down a seat on the High Council)

3. In sailing, how many masts would you find on a sloop?
ONE

4. What is the capital city of the Australian state of Queensland?
BRISBANE

5. What is the last letter of the Greek alphabet?
OMEGA

6. Who told Julius Caesar to ‘Beware the Ides of March’ according to Shakespeare’s play?
THE SOOTHSAYER or will accept FORTUNE TELLER

7. In medieval times what was the term used for attempting to turn lead into gold?
ALCHEMY

8. The Little Bighorn was the final battle of General Custer and his last stand, but what is ‘The Little Big Horn’?
A RIVER

9. What medical name is given to the shin bone?
TIBIA

10. The Laburnum plant, also called the Golden Chain Tree, has what coloured flowers?
YELLOW

 

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