Quiz

Harefield Gazette - - PUZZLES -

1. Michael Caine and Michael Gam­bon are among the stars of which new film about a crew of re­tired crooks at­tempt­ing a ma­jor heist in London’s jewellery district?

2. By what name is the sodium salt of glu­tamic acid, used as a flavour en­hancer in foods, known?

3. Of which al­co­holic drink are Co­gnac and Ar­magnac va­ri­eties?

4. Which Amer­i­can pres­i­dent was as­sas­si­nated by John Wilkes Booth while watch­ing a play?

5. On what day in Au­gust does the grouse­shoot­ing sea­son be­gin?

6. What name is given to the molten rock that may be ex­truded from a vol­cano as lava?

7. Who wrote chil­dren’s sto­ries about the land of Nar­nia?

8. What is the sec­ond planet from the sun?

9. What was the nom de plume of Bri­tish short story writer Hec­tor Hugh Munro?

10. Of which Caribbean coun­try is Port-au-Prince the capital?

Q1 - Michael Caine

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