Friday Quiz 19 February

Here were are again with this week’s quiz. As usual the answers are in the first comment below and there are some clues in the images.

Clues to questions 2, 3, 6, 7, and 9.
Visual clues for questions, 2, 3, 6, 7, and 9.
  1. What is the capital city of Australia? 
  2. In 2012 MIT started its EdX programme providing all their course content online for free.  What is MIT? 
  3. The Magna Carta was signed by King John of England in 1215 granting essential rights to some unruly barons. What does Magna Carta mean? 
  4. What is the line on a weather chart which joins points of equal pressure?
  5. Which character from literature travelled round the world in 80 days.  Extra point for his companion’s name. 
  6. What would you find in a Tarte Tatin?
  7. NASA has successfully landed its Perservence rover in a deep crater close to the equator on which planet? 
  8. Which French microbiologist discovered the process of pasteurisation?
  9. If you were making a plant hanger by knotting string, what craft would you be taking part in? 
  10. Complete the following adage, commonly known as Murphy’s law.  “If something can go wrong – . . . ” 


  1. 1. Canberra.
    2. The Massachusetts Institute of Technology. It now holds higher education content from universities in Europe, Australia as well as other US Universities.
    3. Great charter.
    4. Isobar.
    5. Phileas Fogg along with Passepartout.
    6. Apples in a toffee caramel covering.
    7. Mars, along with the UAE probe and one from
    8. Louis Pasteur – the clue is in the name.
    9. Macrame – which has had a resurgence of popularity recently.
    10. It will. 🙂

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