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Quiz test answers

7.30pm on Saturday 3 December
Clayhidon Parish Hall, EX15 3PL
A ploughman’s supper will be included in the entry fee of £5 per person. 
To enter a team of up to four people call Caroline Bendle on 681047 or email carouselle@btinternet.com.
1.    How many countries does Belgium share borders with?
4 The Netherlands, Germany, France and Luxembourg
 

2.    Which long-serving Labour MP is known as 'The Beast of Bolsover'?
Dennis Skinner
 

3.    What is the name for the layer of the atmosphere closest to the earth?
Troposphere

 

4.    Which modern gardens were conceived by Tim Smit and designed by architect Nicholas Grimshaw
Eden Project

  

5.    What is the technical name for the shin bone at the front of the lower leg?
Tibia

 

6.    What is the name of the thin, plain weave, sheer fabric traditionally made from silk and often used in bridalwear?
Organza.

 

7.    Donald Trump's private residency has come under increased security following his election, causing traffic chaos in the city. At which address would you find Trump Tower? a) Wall Street b) Broadway c) 5th Avenue.

c) 5th Avenue

8. The Oxford Dictionary recently announced its 'word of the year'. What is the word, which refers to a style of reporting or campaigning that attempts to appeal to emotions rather than convey factual accuracy?

Post-truth

9.    What is the name for mashed chickpeas or other beans, blended with olive oil, lemon juice, salt and garlic?
Hummus

10. In horse racing which is the longest of the Triple Crown races?
St. Leger Stakes

 

 

 

 

 

 

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