Daves Quiz 3

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1. Why is it that in expensive car commercials, the registration plate of the car usually contains letters A, O, I, W, M, T and H and the numbers 1, 0 and 8?

2. Breast milk contains which popular, although often criticised ingredient of Chinese (fast food) cuisine?

3. True or false: Ejector seats are often fitted to helecopters.

4. The highest value banknote ever produced by the Bank of England was codenamed "The Titan". How much was it worth?
    a: ?10,000
    b: ?100,000
    c: ?1,000,000
    d: ?100,000,000

5. Which timely Author famously wrote "Socialism draws towards it with magnetic force every fruit juice drinker, nudist, sandal wearer, sex maniac, Quaker, nature-cure quack, pacifist and feminist in England"?

6. True or false: The best way to escape from a polar bear is to remove one's clothing, leaving items of clothing on the ground while backing away.

7. What is the youngest age that a child can drink alcohol in a pub, restaurant or beer garden in the UK, as long as an adult buys the drink?

8. During the 1870 siege of Paris by the Prussians the Parisians ran out of food. What did restaurant owners cook for their famished customers?
    a: Rats
    b: Small birds
    c: Pigeons
    d: Their pets

9. What do the following have in common (Clue: think festive):
    Paris, London, Poland and Banana?

10. Who was the first King of England (from 924 to 939)?

11. Fill in the two missing numbers: Ronald Reagan was the XXth President of the United States and the XXrd Governor of California


1. After spending so much money on the advert, the company can simply switch to left-hand drive or right-hand drive models by mirroring the video (Citroen and Peugeot often do this so they use the same commercial in the UK and France).

2. MonoSodium Glutimate (MSG)

3. True, although the rotors are fired away before the pilot(s), obviously! Such helicopters that use this system include the Black Shark. 7,000 airmen's lives have been saved by using ejector seats.

4. d: ?100,000,000, amazingly. There are 40 Titans. There are ?1,000,000 notes too, known as the "Giant", of which there are 4,000

5. George Orwell in The Road to Wigan Pier in 1936

6. True

7. Five years old, not eighteen as many people believe.

8. a: Rats

9. All the names of places/islands in the Christmas islands

10. Athelstan

11. Two Answers:


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