1. Who was the chief conductor of the London Promenade Concerts from 1957 to 1967? A. Sir Jonathan Sargent, B. Sir Malcolm Sargent, C. Sir Fredrick Sargent, D. Sir Boris Kerensky. 2. Who became first secretary of the Soviet Communist Party and prime minister after Stalin’s death? A. Nicholas Milyukov, B. Georgy Malenkov, C. Mikhail Gorbachev, D. Nikita Khruschev. 3. Which former middle-distance runner was appointed chief executive of the British Athletic Federation in 1997? A. Roger Bannister, B. Sebastian Coe, C. Steve Cram, D. David Moorcroft. 4. What sort of creature is a basilisk? A. A lizard, B. A dragon, C. A rat, D. A snake. 5. Of which African country is Bamako the capital? A. Kenya, B. Mozambique, C. Mali, D. Ethiopia. 6. Which English dramatist wrote The Duchess of Malfi and The White Devil? A. Oscar Wilde, B. George Bernard Shaw, C. William Wycherley, D. John Webster. 7. How is deoxyribonucleic acid commonly known? A. Nitric Acid, B. Dettol, C. DNA, D. Petrol. 8. What is the capital of Australia? A. Canberra, B. Melbourne, C. Sydney, D. Perth. SOLUTIONS TO LAST WEEK’S PUB QUIZ: 1. B; 2. A; 3. D; 4. A; 5. B; 6. D; 7. C; 8. D.