Pub Quiz

Fingal Independent - - MIND GAMES -

1. Which states­man who presided over Athens’ golden age is the sub­ject of a play by Shake­speare?

A. Per­i­cles, B. Lu­crece, C. Ado­nis, D. Troilus.

2. Which plucked stringed in­stru­ment has a body in the shape of a half pear?

A. Lute, B. Banjo, C. Guitar, D. Man­dolin.

3. Who wrote the book Mein Kampf?

A. Joseph Stalin, B. Hein­rich Himm­ler, C. Adolf Hitler, D. Joseph Goebbels.

4. Which Amer­i­can Civil War gen­eral be­came the 18th Pres­i­dent of the United States?

A. Abra­ham Lin­coln, B. An­drew John­son, C. James A. Garfield, D. Ulysses S Grant.

5. Which un­der­ground plant stem is some­times known as a root­stock?

A. Cap­sicum, B. Rhi­zome, C. Eryn­gium, D. Lil­ium.

6. Of which US state is Boise the cap­i­tal?

A. Idaho, B. Wy­oming, C. Ore­gon, D. Mon­tana.

7. Which Ir­ish Rugby Union player cap­tained the Bri­tish Lions team that was un­beaten on its 1974 tour of South Africa?

A. Wil­lie John Smith, B. Wil­lie John Pa­trick, C. Wil­lie John Mcbride, D. Wil­liam John Dou­glas.

8. What name is given to the roof of the mouth?

A. The tongue, B. The gums, C. The teeth, D. The palate.

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