Friday Quiz 22 January

Another Friday and another quiz. I’ve amended some of these having tested them out on my daughters. As usual the answers are in the first comment below and there are some clues in the photos.

Clues to questions 2, 5, 6, 8 and 10.
Cluses to questions, 2, 5, 6, 8 and 10.
  1. What is the name of the new Vice President of the USA? Extra point, how will her spouse be known? 
  2. Who was the first writer to be buried in what became Poets’ Corner in Westminster Abbey? 
  3. What are the component parts of proteins called? 
  4. Catherine of Aragon was the first wife of Henry VIII.  Where is Aragon? 
  5. Cyclones are formed over the South Pacific and Indian Ocean. Typhoons are formed over the Northwest Pacific Ocean. What are tropical storms over the North Atlantic and North east Pacific ocean called? 
  6. Which romantic poet was the first person to be described as ‘Mad, bad and dangerous to know’? 
  7. What is the capital city of Zimbabwe? 
  8. In which film and who said ‘I feel the need, the need for speed.’ Who else starred? 
  9. Who are:  Khloe, Kylie, Rob, Kourtney, Kendall, Kim, and Kris? 
  10. Name all seven dwarfs from the Disney movie, Snow White?


  1. Answers to this week’s quiz.

    1. Kamala Harris. Her husband is Doug Emhoff, the second gentleman of the United States.
    2. Geoffrey Chaucer.
    3. Amino Acids.. There are 21 different ones found in complex organisms.
    4. Spain.
    5. Hurricanes.
    6. Lord Byron described by his lover, Lady Caroline Lamb.
    7. Harare.
    8. Film, Top Gun, said by Pete Maverick, played by Tom Cruise.
    9. Kardashian-Jenners (apparently)
    10. Doc, Grumpy, Happy, Sleepy, Bashful, Sneezy and Dopey Not sure which one is missing in the photo above.

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