Friday Quiz 26 February

Here we are with today’s end of week quiz. As usual there are clues in the images. The answers are of course in the first comment below.

Clues for questions 1, 5, 6 8, and 9.
Visual clues for questions 1, 5, 6, 8, and 9.
  1. What is the capital city of Finland
  2. What famous landmark in North America is moving backwards all the time? 
  3. In which ocean lies the island of Madagascar?
  4. What is the Japanese wine, Sake, made from?
  5. What was the name of the horrible headmistress in Roald Dahl’s Matilda?
  6. The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe was the first of a series of books written by which author? 
  7. Vanilla is a flavouring that comes from which flowers? 
  8. “You’re going to need a bigger boat” is from which movie.  Extra point if you can remember who said it? 
  9. What is the chemical formula for common table salt?
  10. What name is given for the amount of water vapour present in the air?


  1. Answers to today’s quiz.

    1. Helsinki.
    2. Niagara Falls. – though all major waterfalls are doing this, so the same can be said for Victoria Falls or the Iguaza Falls in Argentina.
    3. The Indian Ocean.
    4. Rice.
    5. Miss Trunchbull.
    6. C S Lewis. It was the first of the series to be published. There is discussion on the reading order.
    7. The vanilla orchid.
    8. Jaws – the film that changed sea swimming for a whole generation of kids. It was said by the police chief, Brody.
    9. Sodium Chloride.
    10. Humidity.

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