Quiz Questions for w/e 17th January

Phew – what a scorcher!

[Q1.] Which actor had roles in all of the following films; Jaws (1975), Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977) and Mr. Holland’s Opus (1995)?

[Q2.] What is the chemical element with the symbol Ni?

[Q3.] Which 1984 hit song has the following opening verses?

No New Year’s Day to celebrate

No chocolate covered candy hearts to give away

No first of spring

No song to sing

In fact here’s just another ordinary day

No April rain

No flowers bloom

No wedding Saturday within the month of June

But what it is, is something true

Made up of these three words that I must say to you

[Q4.] Thimpu is the capital of what country?

[Q5.] The Tupolev TU-144 [NATO designate was Charger] was a commercial supersonic plane – due to it’s comparison with another plane – what was it’s nickname?

[Q6.] Which tv show, which ran from 1964 to 1966, and was shot in black and white, was about a close-knit extended family with decidedly macabre interests, who live in a spooky house. They are humans with supernatural abilities?

[Q7.] Which former Israeli Prime Minister died on the 11th January this year?

[Q8.] There are 5 English word that end in “mt” – all are based on which root word?

[Q9.] In order to win the Australian Open, what number of matches would you need to win?

[Q10.] 17th January 1991 – the first Gulf War starts – the US military referred to it as operation -what-?

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