Pub Quiz

Bray People - - MIND GAMES -

1. Which sta­ple food­stuff is the main in­gre­di­ent of the Ja­panese drink saké? A. Wheat, B. Bar­ley, C. Rice, D. Hops. 2. In which coun­try was the opera singer Dame Kiri Te Kanawa born? A. Aus­tralia, B. South Africa, C. New Zealand, D. Bri­tain. 3. Which el­e­ment is rep­re­sented by the sym­bol Ti? A. Ti­ta­nium, B. Tin, C. Thulium, D. Tech­netium. 4. Which leg­endary king of Myce­nae was mur­dered by his wife Clytemnes­tra and her lover Aegisthus? A. Iac­chus, B. Agamem­non, C. Lao­damia, D. Sinon. 5. Which el­e­ment is rep­re­sented by the sym­bol I? A. In­dium, B. Iron, C. Irid­ium, D. Io­dine. 6. Which best de­scribes a donjon? A. A cas­tle keep, B. A jester’s hat, C. A large ban­quet, D. A Span­ish knight. 7. After which Aus­trian physi­cist is the ra­tio of the ve­loc­ity of a body in a medium to the ve­loc­ity of sound in that medium named? A. Lud­wig Boltz­mann, B. Ernst Mach, C. Josef Ste­fan, D. Wolf­gang Pauli. 8. Which is­land off the coast of Nova Sco­tia is known as “the grave­yard of the At­lantic”? A. Res­o­lu­tion Is­land, B. Sable Is­land, C. Southamp­ton Is­land, D. An­ti­costi. SO­LU­TIONS TO LAST WEEK’S PUB QUIZ: 1. D; 2. C; 3. C; 4. A; 5. C; 6. B; 7. D; 8. A.

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