General knowledge 22

From the quiz on 3/3/15.

  1. In the Peanuts comic strip, who is Snoopy’s owner? Charlie Brown

  2. Dry ice is the solid form of which compound? Carbon dioxide

  3. What nationality is retired rally driver Tommi Mäkinen? Finnish

  4. In Greek mythology, which river forms the boundary between Earth and the Underworld? Styx

  5. Who wrote The Borrowers? Mary Norton

  6. Which flower of the lily family takes its name from the Turkish for “turban”? Tulip

  7. Which country hosted the 1938 and 1998 FIFA World Cups? France

  8. Which mineral has a defined Mohs hardness of 1? Talc

  9. Which American rock band released the albums 7800° Fahrenheit and Slippery When Wet? Bon Jovi

  10. Which single English word can mean bankrupt, to raid and arrest, or the female bosom? Bust


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