PUB QUIZ

The Irish Mail on Sunday - - GET PUZZLING! -

1 MOVIES:

Who is the only woman ever to win an Acad­emy Award for Best Di­rec­tor, for the film The Hurt Locker?

2 MU­SIC:

Which English com­poser wrote The Enigma Vari­a­tions and The Dream Of Geron­tius?

3 TV & RA­DIO:

Damian Lewis, Ray Win­stone and Jonathan Rhys Mey­ers have all por­trayed which his­tor­i­cal fig­ure on tele­vi­sion?

4 SPORT:

How many dif­fer­ent coun­tries have won the FIFA World Cup?

5 LEISURE:

What term de­scribes the ac­tiv­ity of climb­ing ev­ery Scot­tish moun­tain with a height of more than 3,000 feet?

6 GEOG­RA­PHY:

Lu­zon, Min­danao and the Visayas are the main is­land groups of which Asian na­tion?

7 FOOD & DRINK:

The Cavendish is the most com­monly cul­ti­vated va­ri­ety of which type of fruit?

8 POL­I­TICS:

Who is the most re­cent Bri­tish prime min­is­ter to have also served as for­eign sec­re­tary?

9 WORDS:

What is the mean­ing of the word ichthyic? a) Vis­cous, b) Fish­like, c) Sen­ti­men­tal.

10 IRE­LAND:

Who wrote the script for In­sur­rec­tion, the 1966 RTÉ drama about the Easter Ris­ing?

11 THIS YEAR:

The United Na­tions has pro­claimed 2019 to be the In­ter­na­tional Year of which sci­en­tific ref­er­ence work?

12 POT LUCK:

What type of farm­yard an­i­mal ap­pears on the flag of An­dorra?

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