Thursday, April 23, 2009

Yorkshire Soul's Rambling Quiz Series 7.2: Answers

Oh dear, was it all a bit sudden then ? Only two quizzers last week...

MR 9
Mr Moosehead 8

1) Whose national flag is this ?



Malaysia

2) In which country could you spend this banknote ?



North Korea

3) Which city is this, and a bonus point if you get the building name as well ?



Warsaw, Palace of Culture and Science

4) Name this woman ?



Harper Lee

5) Name this man ?



B B King

6) In mathematics, name the rule that assigns a unique value to each item of a given set ?

A function

7) What is the Japanese drama form influenced by Zen, originally performed by Buddhist priests which features almost no plot or characterisation but which seeks to provide a moment of insight using masks, dance, music and song ?

No drama/theatre

8) Name the situation in nature where two species live in close association but only one partner benefits, and the other partner neither gains nor loses ?

Commensulism

9) This city was built on land purchased from the Maoris, it handles about 60% of its nation's trade and has the highest Polynesian population of any city in the world, name it ?

Auckland

10) Which author is famous for portraying lonely, disaffected characters frustrated bu the boring, conformist world. He shot to fame with the publication of his debut, and only, novel in 1951 ?

J D Salinger

League

1) Mr Moosehead 18
1) MR 18
3) Amelia S 8
4) Dominic L 6
5) Penny Farthing 5

What happened to the other quizzers then ? Oh well, next instalment....sometime ;-)


Good luck, and please don't put answers in the comments.

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