Each of these is a quiz question in its own right, but the answers connect to a common theme, which could be anything from plumb straightforward to bizarrely lateral
3 Megadeath, a word that inspired the name of an American thrash metal band, is a term for one million deaths in what kind of military conflict? What two-word term describes a deliberate terrorist attempt to cause widespread viral disease such as small pox or ebola? A hypothetical agent that possesses intelligence far surpassing that of the brightest and most gifted human minds, either by further evolution of the human mind, or supercomputers acquiring the faculty of reasoning and deduction, or a
4 combination of the two (such as a human mind being uploaded into a computer), is called what? What is the science of manipulation of
5 matter on an atomic, molecular, and supramolecular scale called? As opposed to Donald Rumsfeld’s (left) ‘known knowns’ what two-word term is applied to the most unsettling possibility that there is something out there that is very deadly (such as an extraterrestrial presence), and we have no clue about it?