1. By what name is the carnivorous plant Dionaea muscipula better known? A. Pluto mousetrap, B. Venus flytrap, C. Mars dogtrap, D. Neptune flycatcher.
2. Which river of Spain and Portugal enters the Atlantic at Oporto? A. Douro, B. Cabriel, C. Pisuerga, D. Turia.
3. With which form of abstract art was British painter Bridget Riley associated? A. Naïve art, B. Pop art, C. Op art, D. Abstract art.
4. What is the state capital of Minnesota? A. Casper, B. Minneapolis, C. Austin, D. St Paul.
5. Which characters in Greek mythology were originally conceived as winds and later portrayed as vultures with ugly women’s faces? A. Eyries, B. Harpies, C. Muses, D. Gorgons.
6. What was the adopted name of David Gruen, first prime minister of Israel? A. David Ben-Gurion, B. John Ben-Gunn, C. Paul Ben-Solomon, D. Isaac BenJohnson.
7. With which instrument is jazz musician and composer Charlie Mingus associated? A. Saxophone, B. Guitar, C. Piano, D. Double bass.
8. Who wrote the operas The Marriage of Figaro and The Magic Flute? A. Mozart, B. Wagner, C. Puccini, D. Bizet.
SOLUTIONS TO LAST WEEK’S PUB QUIZ:
1. B; 2. B; 3. D; 4. B; 5. A; 6. C; 7. B; 8. C