Brain teaser

Kentish Gazette Canterbury & District - What's On - - FRONT PAGE -

1 What type of fish would you put in an Omelette Arnold Ben­nett? 2 Which com­poser had the mid­dle name Amadeus? 3 What na­tion­al­ity was Beethoven? 4 Which football team won the FA cup and soon af­ter­wards rel­e­gated to a lower di­vi­sion? 5 What na­tion­al­ity is golfer Colin Mont­gomerie? 6 Which crea­ture was given 100 eyes in its tail by Hera? 7 Which move­ment had This Land is Your Land as its an­them in the 1960s? 8 Which art mu­seum in Florence has a name that means of­fices? 9 Which fash­ion de­signer had a hus­band named Alexan­der Plun­ket Greene? 10 What type of fruit is a costard, as in coster­mon­ger? 11 Which Euro­pean coun­try has the River Po? 12 Ac­cord­ing to Napoleon what does an army march on? 13 What did Crick, Wat­son and Wilkins de­ter­mine the struc­ture of? 14 The New Zealand moun­tain Ao­raki was named af­ter which English ex­plorer in 1851? 15 Mount Lo­gan is the high­est moun­tain in which Com­mon­wealth coun­try? 16 Which Shake­speare play has a char­ac­ter named Iago? 17 What na­tion­al­ity was the philoso­pher Descartes? 18 What is tax­on­omy the clas­si­fi­ca­tion of? 19 Who presents BBC pro­grammes News­night and Univer­sity Chal­lenge? 20 Which is Bri­tain’s old­est cathe­dral?

Where in Kent?

1 It is a 17th cen­tury, Charles II house 2 Its ad­dress is The Street, Cob­ham 3 It was home to Sir Her­bert Baker, an ar­chi­tect in the Lu­tyens style 4 It is owned now by the National Trust 5 It is not to be con­fused with a Kent zoo with a sim­i­lar name

Mu­sic quiz - what band is this?

1 Glas­gow rock band formed in 1977, who are still tour­ing and record­ing 2 Their ma­jor sta­dium years were 1984 to 1989 3 They took their name from a lyric in David Bowie song Jean Ge­nie 4 They per­formed at the Man­dela con­certs in 1988 and 2008 5 Lead singer Jim Kerr mar­ried Chrissie Hynde of The Pre­tenders and Patsy Ken­sit

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