Ten Quick Questions!

Ten Quick Questions!

Aug 18, 2022

Tea Break Teaser Quiz
Ten quick questions that should be easy…I said should!

QUESTIONS

1. What is the world’s largest mammal?

2. Ornithology is the study of what?

3. The 1993 film. ‘The Pelican Brief’ starring Julia Roberts and Denzel Washington was based on the book by which author?

4. In which South American country were the Contras freedom fighters a major faction and were also backed by the United States between 1979 and 1990?

5. What name is given to a male witch?

6. In the Christian calendar what name is given to the 40 days of fasting before Easter?

7. In which country was the singer Alannah Myles, famous for her early 1990’s song Black Velvet, born?

8. ‘Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep’, ‘Minority Report’, ‘We Can Remember It For You Wholesale’ and ‘The Man in the High Castle’ were all books turned into films and TV shows from which author?

9. What was the name of the 80’s TV series about a detective agency which starred Cybil Shepherd and Bruce Willis?

10. What was the full title of the last Harry Potter book and seventh in the series which was published in 2007?

 

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ANSWERS

1. What is the world’s largest mammal?
BLUE WHALE (Blue Whale is 80-100 feet in length 100-160 tons, Sperm Whale 50-60 feet in length and 35-45 tons)

2. Ornithology is the study of what?
BIRDS

3. The 1993 film. ‘The Pelican Brief’ starring Julia Roberts and Denzel Washington was based on the book by which author?
JOHN GRISHAM

4. In which South American country were the Contras freedom fighters a major faction and were also backed by the United States between 1979 and 1990?
NICARAGUA

5. What name is given to a male witch?
WARLOCK (If you said wizard, this a male who performs magic tricks, not witchcraft, according to the Britannica definition)

6. In the Christian calendar what name is given to the 40 days of fasting before Easter?
LENT

7. In which country was the singer. Alannah Myles, famous for her early 1990’s song, Black Velvet, born?
CANADA

8. ‘Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep’, ‘Minority Report’, ‘We Can Remember It For You Wholesale’ and ‘The Man in the High Castle’ were all books turned into films and TV shows from which author?
PHILIP K. DICK

9. What was the name of the 80’s TV series about a detective agency which starred Cybil Shepherd and Bruce Willis?
MOONLIGHTING

10. What was the full title of the last Harry Potter book and seventh in the series which was published in 2007?
HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS

 

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