Friday Quiz, 7 May

Friday is here again and a relatively kind quiz this week I think. There are some clues in the images and the answers are in the first comment below.

Clues to questions 1, 3, 5, 8, and 9.
Clues to questions 1, 3, 5, 8, and 9.
  1. If you were in a peloton what sort of racing would you be taking part in? 
  2. On which Mediterranean island was Napolean Bonaparte born?
  3. Which country’s rugby union team is known as the Springboks? 
  4. What is the study of mushrooms and other fungi called? 
  5. What type of food is pumpernickel? 
  6. The love apple is the original name for what? Extra points for their place of origin. 
  7. US sitcom Frasier (1993-2004) is a spin-off series from which popular comedy?
  8. Jo, Beth, Amy and Meg are the sisters in which classic novel.  Extra points for their surname and the author.  
  9. The six states in North Eastern USA, Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont are collectively known as?
  10. Who has recently, April 2021, released a re-recording of her 2007 album, Fearless following a dispute over the ownership of the original master? 


  1. Answers to today’s questions.

    1. Cycle racing, the pelaton is the main pack of riders who change places to share the lead as there is more air resistance for the front riders.
    2. Corsica – lovely place.
    3. The Republic of South Africa.
    4. Mycology.
    5. It’s dark German bread.
    6. Tomatoes, that originated in Central and South America.
    7. Cheers, based in a bar in Boston, Massachusetts.
    8. They are the March sisters from Little Women, by Louisa May Alcott, published in 1868/69.
    9. New England.
    10. Taylor Swift, the new album is called Fearless, (Taylor’s Version). Apparently it is virtually identical.

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  2. Thank you again. I definitely knew the answer to number 8 — it’s one of my favourite books and films (the earlier 1994 production with Winona Ryder as Jo, not the latest 2017 series with Emily Watson). Great stuff!

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