Friday Quiz 30 April

Some interesting questions today. I’ve enjoyed researching these and hope you enjoy them too. The answers are in the first comment below.

Picture clues to questions 1, 2, 4, 7, and 10.
Picture clues to questions 1, 2, 4, 7, and 10.
  1. The central image above is the famous painting, The Haywain, that can be seen in the National Gallery in London.  Who painted it? 
  2. What is the capital city of Egypt?
  3. In the movie Top Gun from 1986 what is the name of the character played by Tom Cruise. Two points if you get the character and his call sign name. 
  4. What is the NATO alphabet word for the letter T? 
  5. What is the medical name for the collar bone? 
  6. A humorous and usually rude poem with 5 lines is named after which town in Ireland? 
  7. On this day in 1789 the first President of the United States of America was inaugurated. Who was he? 
  8. The rapper, song writer and produer Marshall Bruce Mathers III is known professionally as? 
  9. Which two months of the year are named after Roman Emperors?  
  10. What was the make of the car that traveled ‘Back to the Future’ in the movie franchise? 

2 comments

  1. Answers to today’s questions.

    1. John Constable, painted in 1821, it was originally titled Landscape: Noon and shows the River Stour that flows between the counties of Suffolk and Essex.
    2. Cairo.
    3. Pete Mitchell, knows as ‘Maverick’. A new movie is due out at the end of this year called Top Gun, Maverick.
    4. Tango. Each letter has a designated word associated so that there can be no confusion when they spoken out loud.
    5. The Clavicle – always sounds like an old keyboard to me ( that’s a clavichord apparently).
    6. Limerick – the origin is debated.
    7. George Washington. Is this just too easy?
    8. Eminem.
    9. July (Julius Caesar) and August (Augustus)
    10. DeLorean famous for it’s Gull-wing doors, now seen on Teslas.

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