General knowledge 37

From the quiz on 23/6/15.

  1. Which singer is the subject of James Mangold’s 2005 biographical film Walk the Line? Johnny Cash

  2. In The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, which animals leave the message “So long, and thanks for all the fish” when departing Earth? The dolphins

  3. What is Brad Pitt’s real first name? William

  4. Which common English word arose in the 16th century as a contraction of the phrase “God be with you”? Goodbye

  5. Which band performed the Friends theme song, I’ll Be There for You? The Rembrandts

  6. What is the name of the circular tent consisting of felt or skins on a collapsible framework of poles that is used by nomads in Mongolia, Turkey and neighbouring areas? Yurt

  7. In which sport are Tom Curren, Shaun Tomson and Kelly Slater world champions? Surfing

  8. Which automotive company has a logo that features the biscione, an heraldic charge depicting a serpent devouring a child? Alfa Romeo

  9. Which English cathedral has both Britain’s tallest spire and Europe’s oldest working clock? Salisbury Cathedral

  10. Thought to derive from three Japanese characters that together resemble the standard character for woman (), what specific name is given to a female ninja? Kunoichi

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