Who was the only astronaut to fly on Gemini, Apollo and Space Shuttle missions?
1 Many readers of Da Vinci code will be able to crack this one, about Secret Societies. What was the name of the secret society, whose name in Latin means “the enlightened ones”, which was founded in Bavaria in 1776 and included the poet Goethe among its members?
2 WHo wAs tHE only AstronAut to ly on Gemini, Apollo and Space Shuttle missions?
3 “WomEn AnD CHIlDrEn irst” BECAmE
a standard evacuation drill after the sinking of which Naval ship in 1852?
4 Lying 2,000km from St Helena and 2,400km from South Africa, which Archipelago is the most remote in the world?
5 In 2015, wHo BECAmE tHE irst footballer to have scored hat tricks in the Premier League, La Liga and Serie A?
6 What is the collective name for a group of moles?
7 SomE HollywooD ilms HAvE interesting titles. ‘Five good reasons to stay single’ is a tagline to which 1994 comedy romance, starring Hugh Grant?
8 This English Ornithologist was proBABly tHE irst mAn In BrItAIn to use the new-fangled method of naming all living things with two names: binomial nomenclature. In Welbeck Street, London, he created his museum and menagerie. He is known as the man who ‘discovered’ the Peregrine Falcon, or Falco peregrinus, as it’s known in binomial nomenclature. Who?
9 In 1946, wHICH DAnE BECAmE tHE irst woman to win the Palme d’Or for DIrECtInG tHE ilm THE RED MEADows, about the Nazi occupation of Denmark during World War II?
10 Aviation question. The manufacturer Martin-Baker Ltd claims to have saved 7,580 lives with what device?