January quiz
1. Which common food name literally means “twice cooked”?
2. If Monday’s child is fair of face and Tuesday’s child is full of grace, what is Wednesday’s child?
3. Which vegetable is used in the preparation of Bechamel sauce?
4. Nature: by what other ominous-sounding name is belladonna popularly known?
5. Which animal is the official symbol of the World Wildlife Fund?
6. The film “The Magnificent Seven” was based on a classic Japanese film. What was its title?
7. Name the science of creating and fitting artificial limbs
8. What part of a garment is a raglan?
9. Which German brothers collected such stories as “Hansel and Gretel”?
10. What “remedy” of no medicinal value, from the Latin “I shall please”, is given to humour a patient?
11. In the song “I believe” what happens to every drop of rain that falls?
12. Which region of Scotland shares its name with a small flute?
13. How is magnesium sulphate better known?
14. Who drove his Chevvy to the levee?
15. Name the company that was founded by Swedish billionaire Ingvar Kamprad. Its name was abbreviated to four capital letters
16. What road safety device, used all over the world, was invented in 1934 by Yorkshireman Percy Shaw?
17. Four English counties start with the letter “D”: Derbyshire, Devon and Durham are three. What’s the other one?
18. What was founded in 1953 by Anglican priest Chad Varah?
19. The time in the spring when the sun crosses the Equator and night and day are of equal length: what’s that called?
20. What word meaning “prisoner of war camp” combined with the word meaning “tiny parasite” describes something found in caves?