GEN­ERAL KNOWL­EDGE

Isis Town and Country - - Life -

Across

1 How many times does the word “fruit” ap­pear in the New Tes­ta­ment? (5-3)

7 Chopin com­posed mostly for which in­stru­ment? (5)

8 Which land­mark Lon­don build­ing is near the site where New­gate gaol stood? (3,6)

9 A low-qual­ity news­pa­per might be called a what? (3)

10 What, mixed with vine­gar and flour, makes a cleaner for brass and cop­per? (4) 11 What is the cap­i­tal of Rwanda? (6) 13 What is an­other term for rubella? (6,7) 15 What is the cap­i­tal city of Mas­sachusetts? (6) 16 What is the small­est unit of a chem­i­cal el­e­ment that can ex­ist? (4)

18 What heavy, heat-re­tain­ing cook­ing range orig­i­nated in Swe­den? (3)

20 Which feath­ered char­ac­ter cre­ated by Richard Scarry in 1968 be­came a favourite of chil­dren? (5,4)

21 Alexan­der the Great’s body was pre­served in a cof­fin filled with what? (5)

22 What line on a map links places of equal tem­per­a­ture? (8)

Down

1 What crea­tures on an an­cient French heraldic de­vice led to a nick­name for French peo­ple? (5)

2 Which mu­si­cal (__ On The Roof) is set in the small Jewish vil­lage of Anat­evka, Rus­sia? (7)

3 Which Chi­nese dy­nasty pre- ceded the Ming dy­nasty? (4)

4 Who was the prime fig­ure in the for­ma­tion of the Arts and Crafts Move­ment? (7,6)

5 Which sporty model of Bri­tish Ford car was launched in 1969? (5) 6 What is the cap­i­tal of the Isle of Man? (7) 7 What com­mon word comes from Urdu for “leg-cloth­ing”? (7)

12 The leaves of which plant re­lated to the car­rot are used as a sea­son­ing or gar­nish? (7)

13 What method of paint­ing uses opaque pig­ments in wa­ter thick­ened with a glue-like sub­stance? (7) 14 What is a lava­tory in a camp or bar­racks? (7) 15 What is a pub­lic an­nounce­ment in church of a pro­posed mar­riage? (5) 17 Awoman who runs a brothel (5) 19 What is a closed sac that de­vel­ops ab­nor­mally in the body? (4)

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