Connections 5

From the quiz on 20/1/15.

  1. What colour are the stars on the flags of Cameroon, Burkina Faso and Vietnam? Yellow

  2. What specific name is given to the downy seed heads of dandelions? Clocks

  3. In Greek mythology, which Titan bore the celestial sphere on his shoulders? Atlas

  4. In physics and aerodynamics, what is Mach 1 more commonly known as? Speed of sound

  5. What connects the answers to questions 1–4? Coldplay singles

  6. What was the subject of the first ever X-ray image of a human body part? Hand

  7. In which sport are the Four Nations, Challenge Cup and Elite One Championship contested? Rugby league

  8. What is the common name for the medical condition tinea pedis? Athlete’s foot

  9. Lose Yourself, for which Eminem won an Academy Award for Best Original Song, was recorded for the soundtrack of which 2002 film? 8 Mile

  10. What connects the answers to questions 6–9? Imperial units of length

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