Friday Quiz 16 April

Here we are again with a quick Friday Quiz. The answers are in the first comment below and there are some clues in the images. Good luck.

Clues to questions 3, 5, 7, 8, and 9.
Visual clues to questions, 3, 5, 7, 8 and 9.
  1. What is the capital city of Portugal?
  2. Which musician’s given name was Reginald Kenneth Dwight? 
  3. What is the highest mountain in Africa?  
  4. What was the surname of Dick and Mac, two brothers who started a fast food restaurant in California in 1948? 
  5. Staying in California, what is the name of the geological fault line that separates the Pacific and North American tectonic Plates and its movement caused a catastrophic earthquake in 1906? 
  6. Which Beatle is in front crossing Abbey Road on the famous album cover?  Extra points for who has bare feet?  
  7. Today would have been the birthday of the pioneer aviator, Wilbur Wright.  What was his brother’s name? 
  8. The tomato is a staple ingredient of many European dishes but it is not native to Europe. On which continent did it originate? 
  9. Which German born composer had his oratorio, The Messiah performed at the Foundling Hospital in London? 
  10. What is the chemical symbol for potassium?  


  1. Answers to today’s quiz questions.

    1. Lisbon
    2. Elton John, of course.
    3. Kilimanjaro.
    4. McDonald – with or without golden arches?
    5. The San Andreas Fault.
    6. John is in front and Paul has bare feet.
    7. Orville, who made the first ever powered flight at Kitty Hawk in North Carolina.
    8. South America and thank goodness it got over here.
    9. Handel. The Messiah debuted in Dublin but was an early example of a charity performance for the recently formed foundling hospital for orphans in London.
    10. K – not P (that’s phosphorus).

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