Trivia snake 13

From the quiz on 28/7/15.

  1. On which river does Cardiff stand? Taff

  2. From which country do wrestler Jimmy Snuka and golfer Vijay Singh come? Fiji

  3. Which animated children’s TV series created by Oliver Postgate takes place “not so very long ago, in the top left-hand corner of Wales”? Ivor the Engine

  4. Which English singer–songwriter had a backing band called The Attractions? Elvis Costello

  5. What name, after an English philosopher and Franciscan friar, is given to the principle that in explaining or solving something, no more assumptions should be made than the minimum necessary? Occam’s razor

  6. The phrase “does exactly what it says on the tin” originated and continues to be used as the slogan of which British company? Ronseal

  7. In Greek mythology, which queen of Sparta is the mother of Helen of Troy by Zeus, who seduces or rapes her in the guise of a swan? Leda

  8. Which American actress plays Lois Lane in Man of Steel and received Oscar nominations for her roles in American Hustle, Junebug, Doubt, The Fighter and The Master? Amy Adams

  9. Who was US Vice President under Richard Nixon from 1969 to 1973? Spiro Agnew

  10. Which American company, now a subsidiary of Hasbro, publish the Magic: The Gathering collectible card game and, since 1997, the Dungeons & Dragons rulebooks and expansion sets? Wizards of the Coast


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