Monday, July 13, 2009

Quiz Of The Week : 12th July 2009

Here are this week's questions. I have posted the answers to last week's questions as a comment to that post.
1. Which regiment of the British Army had its headquarters in Halifax until its amalgamation with other regiments in 2006?
2. Of which country did Haile Selassie become emperor of in 1930?
3. Which religious movement claim that Haile Selassie was a reincarnation of Jesus Christ and worship him as one of the holy trinity?
4. Which actor, born Michael Dumble-Smith, took his stage name from a passing biscuit wagon? 5. Which is the largest island in the Caribbean?
6. Which woman has won the most Ladies Singles titles at Wimbledon?
7. Who holds the record as the youngest person to win Wimbledon?
8. What is Mulligatawny?
9. On which street did the Great Fire of London start? Bonus point for the year
10. What three films have each won 11 Oscars?
11. What is measured using the Mohs Scale?
12. In the 1950s, who was President Eisenhower’s Vice President who later became President in his own right?
13. True or false : The non-stick coating for pans was invented by Eugene Teflon?
14. Which organ of the body produces bile?
15. Which is the only continent that is wider in the south than in the north?
16. What is the name of the Pennsylvanian power station which had a nuclear accident in 1979?17. Who was R2D2’s robot companion in “Star Wars”?
18. What is Persia now called?
19. What is Mesopotamia now called?
20. Charlotte, Harmony, Nicola and Nadine are all varieties of what?

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