Quiz Chal­lenge

Kentish Express Ashford & District - What's On - - GAMES & PUZZLES -

1. What C is the na­tional gen­darmerie of Italy, polic­ing both mil­i­tary and civil­ian pop­u­la­tions?

2. Nanki-poo courts Yum-yum in which Gil­bert and Sul­li­van comic opera?

3. Which French phrase trans­lated as ‘black beast’, means a bug­bear or a pet dis­like?

4. Which Ital­ian opera com­poser born in 1782 was once ap­pren­ticed to a black­smith?

5. Os­car Wilde wrote The Im­por­tance of Be­ing Earnest in which town on the south coast of Eng­land? 6. Which coun­try won the first FIFA World Cup fi­nal de­cided by a penalty shoot-out?

7. In­done­sian Kopi Luwak cof­fee is made from the undi­gested beans found in the ex­cre­ment of which an­i­mal?

8. Which French or­der of merit was awarded to Alain Prost by Pres­i­dent Mit­terand in 1985?

9. The ko­runa has been the cur­rency of which coun­try since Fe­bru­ary 1993?

10. The No­bel Peace Prize was awarded in 1917, 1944 and 1963 to which or­gan­i­sa­tion?

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