Friday Quiz 12 February

Visual clues for questions, 3, 4, 5, 8, and 10.
Visual clues for questions, 3, 4, 5, 8, and 10.

Another Friday and I am making no predictions as to the difficulty of these questions. As always there are some clues in the images above and the answers are in the first comment below.

  1. What is the capital city of the Philippines?
  2. What is the most abundant gas in the Earth’s atmosphere?
  3. Who won the NFL Super Bowl last weekend?  Who did they beat and what was the score (extra points)
  4. It’s Shrove Tuesday, pancake day in the UK, next week, what happens the day after Shrove Tuesday? 
  5. Charles Darwin developed his theory of evolution by natural selection following a global voyage around the world in what ship? 
  6. What was the name of the giant spider in the Harry Potter books? 
  7. What is the smallest planet in the solar system?
  8. What is the name of the ‘Home of Cricket’ in St John’s Wood in London?  Extra point for knowing what the weathervane is. 
  9. Which southern Italian city is the birth place of pizza? 
  10. What is the name of the talking snowman in the movie, Frozen? 
  11. Bonus question – today is the Chinese New Year. The year of the rat is over, what year is beginning?


  1. Answers to today’s questions.

    1. Manila.
    2. Nitrogen.
    3. Tampa Bay Buccaneers beat Kansas City Chiefs 31 – 9.
    4. It’s Ash Wednesday, the first day of Lent, a period of 6 weeks leading up to Easter weekend.
    5. The Beagle.
    6. Aragog.
    7. Mercury (now that Pluto has been demoted).
    8. Lord’s, named after its original owner, Thomas Lord. The weathervane is of Father Time.
    9. Naples.
    10. Olaf.
    11. The year of the Ox.

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