We occasionally have a friday quiz at work. This week, i set the questions. They're not too difficult, see how quickly you can get all 20. GO TEAM:
1.Who said, “Any society that would give up a little liberty to gain a little security will deserve neither and lose both.”?
2.If something is described as “ursine”, what animal does it resemble?
3.Which spice is more expensive by weight than gold?
4.From which empire did Romania declare independence in 1877?
5.Name a film produced by the Japanese film studio, Studio Ghibli.
6.Starbucks Coffee originates from which city?
7.What organ is meningitis an inflammation of?
8.Who was the king of the Roman Gods?
9.What is the capital city of Ecuador?
10.Who did Silvio Berlusconi succeed as Prime Minister of Italy in 2008?
11.Which team are the current football champions of Germany?
12.What type of food is “bacalhau”?
13.With which city would you associate the painter Giovanni Canal – aka “Canaletto”?
14.Which city will host the 2016 Olympic Games?
15.Which 2009 album featured the singles “Cosmic Love”, “Kiss With A Fist” and “Rabbit Heart (Raise It Up)”?
16.Which author and book would you associate Meursault with?
17.Which sport experienced “Tebow Mania” last year?
18.Who were “the last pagans of Europe”?
19.What is the chemical symbol for Silver?
20.Following his death in 1991, Robert Maxwell was found to have been committing fraud. What fraud had he committed?