Pub Quiz

Bray People - - MIND GAMES -

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.

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