THE ACCUMULATOR QUIZ
Each question has four possible answers and is worth from one to 15 points. Circle your chosen
answers and keep a record of your points total. Maximum total points 120.
QUESTION 1 – for 1 point: What type of ear might a boxer have after a fight? A Cabbage ear B Potato ear C Cauliflower ear D Broccoli ear QUESTION 2 – for 2 points: What do Russians make in a samovar? A Vodka B Bread C Tea D Beetroot soup QUESTION 3 – for 3 points: What is the staple diet of the koala bear? A Sugar cane B Eucalyptus leaves C Witchetty grubs D Honey from wild bee nests QUESTION 4 – for 4 points: In which TV series did Patrick Stewart play Jean-Luc Picard? A Star Trek: The Next Generation B Babylon 5 C Blake’s 7 D The Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy QUESTION 5– for 5 points: What is the fruit of the eggplant called? A Aubergine B Kiwi fruit C Avocado D Mango QUESTION 6 – for 6 points: Which West Indian island was evacuated in 1997 following a major volcanic eruption? A Dominica B Grenada C Martinique D Montserrat QUESTION 7 – for 7 points: In which state is Fort Knox, home of the US gold reserves? A Arizona B Florida C California D Kentucky QUESTION 8 – for 8 points: In the long-running TV series New Tricks, who played the part of DAC Robert Strickland between 2005 and 2015? A Tim McInnerny B Anthony Calf C Phil Daniels D David Troughton QUESTION 9 – for 9 points: What is the speciality of an orthodontist? A Fractures of the bones B Correcting crooked teeth C Diseases of the eye D Ear, nose and throat QUESTION 10 – for 10 points: Which US actor was a driving force in the reconstruction of London’s Globe Theatre? A Rod Steiger B Sam Wanamaker C Michael Douglas D Larry Hagman QUESTION 11 – for 11 points: Which of these British cyclists was not part of the three-man sprint team which won the gold medal at the 2012 Olympics? A Bradley Wiggins B Philip Hindes C Chris Hoy D Jason Kenny QUESTION 12 – for 12 points: What is the trade of a lapidary? A Tea tasting B Men’s tailoring C Gemstone polishing D Fingerprint matching QUESTION 5 – for 5 points: Who designed the famous conical bra worn by Madonna? A Daniel Hechter B Christian Lacroix C Jean Paul Gaultier D Ted Lapidus QUESTION 14 – for 14 points: What is the source of rennet, used to separate curds and whey in cheese-making? A A calf’s stomach B A sturgeon’s swim bladder C Albumen (egg white) D A sheep’s gall bladder QUESTION 15 – for 15 points: Bizet’s opera The Pearl Fishers is set on which island? A Tahiti B Ceylon (Sri Lanka) C Crete D Bali
Actor Patrick Stewart. See Question 4