Trivia Quiz 7 – answers

  1. Where in the world would you find the city of Chennai?
    In India (it used to be known as Madras).
  2. What type of weather is especially associated with the cumulonimbus cloud?
    Thunderstorms. (Cumulonimbus are the tall ones with the distinctive “anvil” shape.)
  3. Who said of the 1919 Treaty of Versailles, “This is not peace. It is an armistice for twenty years”?
    Marshal Foch of France, Commander-in-Chief of the Allied forces. Sure enough, in 1939…
  4. One measure vodka; one measure Galliano; orange juice. Makes what well-known cocktail?
    Harvey Wallbanger.
  5. How many weeks in total did the South Pacific soundtrack spend at No.1 in the UK album charts? (Plus or minus 5?)
  6. In which country was the wheelbarrow invented?
  7. How many acres are there in a square mile?
  8. In Tarzan, The Ape Man, what is Jane’s surname?
  9. Wigan Athletic were the last team to be elected to the Football League before automatic promotion to and relegation from the bottom division was introduced. Which team did they replace?
  10. Which weapon did the British Army abolish in 1927?
    The lance.

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Kay has been an expat for nearly 30 years. She set up the British Expat website back in early 2000, whilst living in London and missing the expat life. These days she spends much of her time lugging computers and cameras around the world. (Dave gets to deal with all the really heavy stuff.)

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