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Trivia Quiz 1 – answers

  1. What is the capital of Fiji?
  2. What are PAL, NTSC and SECAM?
    Colour television standards.
  3. Who, so far, was the only British Prime Minister to be assassinated?
    Spencer Perceval (shot dead in the House of Commons lobby in 1812).
  4. Which is the longest river in Asia?
    The Chang Jiang (or Yangtze Kiang) in China.
  5. What would you do with fugu?
    Eat it – if you dare! It’s the Japanese name for the highly toxic blowfish.
  6. Who reputedly said on his deathbed: “Either this wallpaper goes or I do”?
    Oscar Wilde.
  7. Of which country is the kip the currency?
  8. What was the real name of “Lord Haw-Haw”?
    William Joyce.
  9. Where would you find a Bowman’s Capsule?
    In the kidneys.
  10. What was Casanova’s first name?
  11. What is the capital of Mali?
  12. Which famous cartoon family lives in Glebe Street?
    The Broons.

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