Quiz

Uxbridge Gazette - - Puzzles -

1. In which 1986 com­edy did Whoopi Gold­berg play a bank em­ployee who be­comes em­broiled in an es­pi­onage ring?

2. What is the cap­i­tal of Al­ge­ria?

3. Which vil­lage in north­east Scot­land is the tra­di­tional des­ti­na­tion for walk­ers from Land’s End?

4. What is the English name for the move­ment in French cinema called Nou­velle Vague?

5. What is the tech­ni­cal name for short­sight­ed­ness?

6. Which Bri­tish avi­a­tor es­tab­lished records with solo flights to Aus­tralia, Tokyo and the Cape of Good Hope in the 1930s?

7. What is the name of the char­ac­ter who per­son­i­fies the US gov­ern­ment and peo­ple?

8. On which street is the New York Stock Ex­change?

9. Which gas used in ad­ver­tis­ing signs has the sym­bol Ne?

10. What is the name of the small trans­verse flute that is ac­com­pa­nied by drums in mil­i­tary bands?

Q1 - Whoopi Gold­berg

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