Connections 6

From the quiz on 14/4/15.

  1. Which animals does an ailurophobe fear? Cats

  2. With which US state does Texas have its longest land border? Oklahoma

  3. What forename is shared by the director of JFK, the English military leader nicknamed Old Ironsides and Stan Laurel’s longtime comedy partner? Oliver

  4. FIDE is the governing body of international competition in which game? Chess

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

  6. Released a year after Pong, what was Atari’s second video game? Space Race

  7. In physics, what name is given to the lowest velocity a body must have in order to overcome the gravitational attraction of another? Escape velocity

  8. What is the name of the simian antagonist in The Last Battle, the final novel in C. S. Lewis’s Chronicles of Narnia series? Shift

  9. Theresa May, Alan Johnson and Jacqui Smith are the three most recent holders of which UK cabinet position? Home Secretary

  10. What connects the answers to questions 6–9? (Keyboard) keys

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