General knowledge 34

From the quiz on 2/6/15.

  1. In cricket, how many legally-bowled balls constitute an over? 6

  2. Which two vegetables represented the teams on Ready Steady Cook? Red tomato and green pepper

  3. What is the real name of Beatles drummer Ringo Starr? Richard Starkey

  4. Which fibrous protein is the main structural constituent of human hair and nails as well as animal horns, hooves and feathers? Keratin

  5. What is the native German name of the German air force? Luftwaffe

  6. In Arthurian legend, what is the name of the seat at the Round Table reserved for the knight destined to find the Holy Grail? Siege Perilous

  7. Which American inventor said “Genius is one percent inspiration, ninety-nine percent perspiration”? Thomas Edison

  8. Of which European country is Greenland a self-governing overseas dependency? Denmark

  9. Big Donut, Block Fort, Double Deck and Skyscraper are the names of the four battle arenas in which Nintendo 64 game? Mario Kart 64

  10. What name is given to the raised part of a sundial whose shadow indicates the time? Gnomon

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