Everything you learnt at school ... but can you remember?
1 The Romantic poetry of John Clare is notable for its sublime evocation of the countryside of which county? a) Somerset b) Westmorland c) Northamptonshire d) Suffolk 2 What is the median value of the following numbers: 5,4, 7, 12, 15, 9, 15, 5,2? a) 5 b) 7 c) 8.2 d) 9 3 In which year was the Anglo-Irish Treaty signed, which established the independent Irish Free State (later the Republic of Ireland)? a) 1916 b) 1918 c) 1921 d) 1923 4 What name is given to a female swan? a) Cob b) Dame c) Hen d) Pen 5 Dunedin is the main town of which of these regions of New Zealand? a) Otago b) Hawke’s Bay c) Marlborough d) Waikato 6 Which of the following foods has a naturally high zinc content? a) Eggs b) Broccoli c) Oysters d) Oranges 7 The popular French school song Alouette is about which of these animals? a) Cockroach b) Lark c) Flea d) Nightingale
8 What is the name of a bowl-shaped hollow formed on a mountainside by glacial erosion? a) Moraine b) Crevasse c) Snout d) Cirque
9 Which of the following is not a member of the brass instrument family? a) Oud b) Helicon c) Sousaphone d) Flugelhorn 10 Which of these is not one of the disciplines in men’s artistic gymnastics? a) Parallel bars b) Pommel horse c) Floor exercise d) Balance beam Answers: 1 c;2 b; 3 c; 4 d; 5 a; 6 c; 7 b; 8 d; 9 a; 10 d