Burning Issues Quiz 1

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1. Which hat was named after a Robert Burn's poem?

2. Which French cooking term literally translated means 'with the burnt scrapings from the pan'?

3. Which sort of fire describes an initial experience that is a severe ordeal?

4. Which device draws in air through a valve and expels it through a tube enabling a fire to burn at a higher temperature?

5. Which Roman goddess had a sacred fire on her altar which was perpetually kept burning by virginal priestesses?

6. Which chemical element is used in the manufacture of fireworks because of the intense white light it produces on burning?

7. Which female vocalist sang with Take That on their 1993 No. 1. song called 'Relight my fire'?

8. During January 1994, which state was ravaged by bush fires that burnt 1.9 million acres and claimed four lives?

9. According to tradition, when should the Yule log be put on the hearth as the foundation of the fire?

10. Which former royal residence was extensively damaged by fire in 1986?


1. Tam O'Shanter

2. Au Gratin

3. Baptism of fire

4. Bellows

5. Vesta

6. Magnesium

7. Lulu

8. New South Wales

9. Christmas Eve

10. Hampton Court


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