Friday Quiz 29 January

Visual clues for questions 1, 2, 6, 9, and 10.
Clues for questions 1, 2, 6, 9 and 10

Here we are on a Friday again. Not too bad today I think. As usual the answers are in the first comment below and there are some clues in the images.

  1. What sort of animal was the first to be cloned and what was her name?  
  2. Who discovered Penicillin? 
  3. On the 29 January 1919 the 18th amendment was ratified in the United States. It was the only amendment to be repealed in 1933. 
  4. What is 7 cubed? 
  5. Rene Zellweger won the Oscar for best actress in 2019 for which the lead role in which eponymous movie? 
  6. The delta a which river in southern France has its own breed of ancient horses? 
  7. What does the Latin phrase ‘carpe diem’ mean? 
  8. Who said ‘I think therefore I am’?
  9. What is the capital of Hungary?
  10. Who holds the world record for sprinting 100m and what was his world record time? 

5 comments

  1. 1. A sheep named Dolly, named after Dolly Parton apparently.
    2. Alexander Fleming.
    3. The prohibition of the production, importation, transportation and sale of alcoholic beverages. I imagine it wasn’t popular.
    4. 343.
    5. Judy. (Judy Garland)
    6. The area is known as the Camargue and is between the two arms of the Rhone Delta.
    7. Seize the day.
    8. Rene Descartes – or as the Monty Python team sang in the 1970s – “I drink therefore I am.”
    9. Budapest.
    10. Usain Bolt, retired Jamaican sprinter who ran 100m in 9.58 seconds. Hardly believable.

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