Trivia Quiz 9 – answers

  1. What was the last album the Beatles recorded together?
    Abbey Road. Let It Be was recorded earlier, but was the last to be released before the group split up.
  2. What name is shared by a game, a brand of cigarettes and a London street?
    Pall Mall.
  3. Which sport has Eton, Rugby and Winchester variants?
  4. In Shakespeare’s Hamlet, which herb is said to be “for remembrance”?
  5. In what year did the words “Decus et Tutamen” first appear on the edge of coins produced in Britain?
    1662. The inscription was revived for the pound coin in 1983.
  6. In Doctor Who, what does “TARDIS” stand for?
    Time And Relative Dimensions In Space.
  7. What did Aldous Huxley and C.S. Lewis have in common?
    They died on the same day – 22 November 1963. But their deaths were overshadowed by the assassination of John F Kennedy on the same day.
  8. In what year was the penalty-kick introduced in Association Football?
  9. What is an ecdysiast?
    A striptease artist.
  10. What was Ghana called before 1957?
    Gold Coast.

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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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