Trivia snake 12

From the quiz on 30/6/15.

  1. Which primate has a name that literally means “man of the forest” in Malay? Orangutan

  2. Who was the lead singer of Pet Shop Boys? Neil Tennant

  3. In 2011, Yingluck Shinawatra became the first female Prime Minister of which country, whose ruling Chakri Dynasty has been in power since Rama I acceded to the throne in 1782? Thailand

  4. Which comedian wrote the 2008 autobiography Dear Fatty? Dawn French

  5. What was the Roman name for Ireland? Hibernia

  6. The UNESCO World Heritage List has its origins in an effort to protect ancient Nubian temples from flooding caused by which structure, built between 1960 and 1970? Aswan (High) Dam

  7. In Greek mythology, who is the god of dreams, said by Ovid to be the son of Hypnos, god of sleep? Morpheus

  8. The band Kaiser Chiefs are named after a football team from which country? South Africa

  9. With atomic number 85, which is the heaviest of the halogen elements? Astatine

  10. Which constructed language was devised in the 19th century by Polish physician L. L. Zamenhof and first described in an 1887 work popularly known as Unua Libro? Esperanto


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