7. With what is the organization CER N concerned?
Answer = The European Organization for Nuclear Research, known as CERN derived from the name Conseil européen pour la recherche nucléaire), is a European research organization that operates the largest particle physics laboratory in the world. Established in 1954, the organization is based in a northwest suburb of Geneva on the Franco–Swiss border and has 23 member states. Israel is the only non-European country granted full membership. CERN is an official United Nations Observer. The acronym CERN is also used to refer to the laboratory, which in 2016 had 2,500 scientific, technical, and administrative staff members, and hosted about 12,000 users. In the same year, CERN generated 49 petabytes of data.
8. What breed of dog is Scooby Doo?
Answer = Great Dane
Scooby-Doo was first introduced to the world back in 1969.
9. Which part of Britain was called Vectis by the Romans?
Answer = Isle of Wight
10. Who, in a song, was thrown out ‘with nothing but a fine tooth comb?
Answer = Bill Bailey
Louis Armstrong "Bill Bailey Lyrics." :-
Won't you come home, bill bailey, won't you come home
I've moaned the whole night long
I'll do the cookin', honey, I'll pay the rent
I know I done you wrong
You remember that rainy evenin'
I threw you out....with nothin' but a fine tooth comb
Ya, I know I'm to blame, now... ain't it a shame
Bill bailey, won't you please come home
11. Euclid is associated with which branch of mathematics?
Answer = Geometry
Euclidean geometry is a mathematical system attributed to Alexandrian Greek mathematician Euclid, which he described in his textbook on geometry: the Elements. Euclid's method consists in assuming a small set of intuitively appealing axioms, and deducing many other propositions (theorems) from these.
12. Which boxer’s real name was Walker Smith?
Answer = Sugar Ray Leonard
Sugar Ray Robinson (born Walker Smith Jr.; May 3, 1921 – April 12, 1989) was an American professional boxer who competed from 1940 to 1965.
And I thought the word bride meant – to Cook AND Clean
1. What name do we give to the study of flags?
Vexillology is the study of the history, symbolism and usage of flags or, by extension, any interest in flags in general. The word is a synthesis of the Latin word vexillum ("flag") and the Greek suffix -logia ("study").
2. In which Dickens novel does Richard Carstone appear?
Bleak House is a novel by Charles Dickens, first published as a 20-episode serial between March 1852 and September 1853
Richard Carstone is a ward of Chancery in Jarndyce and Jarndyce. Straightforward and likeable but irresponsible and inconstant, Richard falls under the spell of Jarndyce and Jarndyce. At the end of the book, just after Jarndyce and Jarndyce is finally settled, he dies, tormented by his imprudence in trusting to the outcome of a Chancery suit.
3. What is the boiling point of water on the Fahrenheit scale?
Answer = 212
4. Who painted the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel?
Answer = Michelangelo
While many Renaissance artists helped, Michelangelo is the main artist to take credit for this work of art
Originally known as the Cappella Magna, its current name derives from the pope who restored it in 1477- Pope Sixtus IV. The Sistine Chapel is located inside the Vatican Museums and is the private chapel of the pope. It’s also where all of the cardinals from around the world come together to elect a new pope during the conclave.
5. In which year was Grace Kelly born?
Grace Patricia Kelly (November 12, 1929 – September 14, 1982) was an American film actress who, after starring in several significant films in the early- to mid-1950s, became Princess of Monaco by marrying Prince Rainier III in April 1956.
6. The Colorado Beetle attacks which plant in particular?
Answer = Potato
The common black and yellow-striped "potato bug", a very familiar insect to home gardeners, is the most serious insect pest of potatoes. Both the striped beetle and the black-spotted, red larva feed on potato leaves. Their damage can greatly reduce yield and even kill plants. In addition to potato, Colorado potato beetle can be a serious pest of tomato, eggplant, and pepper.