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.