1. Which optical phenomenon consists of an arc of light across the sky composed of the colours of the spectrum? A. Aurora, B. The Northern Lights, C. Sunset, D. Rainbow. 2. Which arm of the Indian Ocean is connected to the Mediterranean Sea by the Suez Canal? A. Gulf of Oman, B. Black Sea, C. Caspian Sea, D. The Red Sea. 3. Of which European country was General Jaruzelski prime minister from 1981 to 1985? A. Hungary, B. Poland, C. Czechoslovakia, D. Austria. 4. What sort of creature is a dab? A. A rodent, B. A lizard, C. A fish, D. A snake. 5. Which king abdicated in 1936 because of objections to his liaison with the twice-divorced Mrs Wallis Simpson? A. Edward VIII, B. Edward VII, C. George V, D. George VI. 6. Which sugary solution produced by flowers attracts insects, birds or bats and encourages pollination? A. Nectar, B. Sap, C. Pollen, D. Juice. 7. Which US novelist wrote Uncle Remus, His Songs and His Sayings? A. Mark Twain, B. James A Michener, C. Joel Chandler Harris, D. Joseph Heller. 8. Of which African country is Banjul the capital? A. Zaire, B. Congo, C. Angola, D. Gambia. SOLUTIONS TO LAST WEEK’S PUB QUIZ: 1. D; 2. B; 3. A; 4. C; 5. C; 6. D; 7. B; 8. A.