QuizMiz Quiz 13
1. Founded in the late 1960's and officially the "Communist Party of Peru", by what name is the Maoist guerrilla organisation commonly known?
2. What was the name of the third wife (and widow) of Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi?
3. The Republic of Cape Verde is an archipelago off the west coast of which continent?
4. How many countries does the Moselle river flow through?
5. Out of the 17 FIFA "Laws of the Game", what does Law no. 1 cover?
6. Which country hosted the 2006 Ryder Cup?
7. Pilots often refer to the autopilot as
a) George, b) Fred, c) Otto, or d) James?
8. Which mineral is softer, talc or graphite?
9. Which country is not a member of the international organisation Non-Aligned Movement:
a) Egypt, b) Cuba, c) Iraq or d) Switzerland?
10. What is the name of the current occupant of the Chrysanthemum Throne?
11. Which literary character is known as the "Man of La Mancha"?
12. In which city are the "Palazzo Pitti" and "Uffizi" art galleries?
13. Is the gilthead a freshwater or a saltwater fish?
14. True or False: a kiwi (the bird, that is) has hollow bones?
15. Who plays the title role in the ABC sitcom According to Jim?
16. What was Hollywood legend Ray Harryhausen famous for?
17. What was "Che" Guevara's first name? (BQ: in which country was he born?)
18. Which radio drama caused panic in parts of the USA when it was broadcasted on 31st October 1938? (BQ: who was the producer?)
19. Which river runs through St. Petersburg?
20. In "Pulp Fiction", what was the name of the restaurant in which Uma Thurman & John Travolta won the Twist Contest?
1. Shining Path (Sendero Luminoso)
2. Farah Diba
4. 3 (France, Luxembourg, Germany)
5. The Field of Play
7. a) George
9. d) Switzerland
10. Japan's Emperor Akihito
11. Don Quixote
14. False (they have bone marrow)
15. James Belushi
16. Special Effects
17. Ernesto (Argentina)
18. The War of the Worlds (Orson Welles)
20. "Jack Rabbit Slim's"