General knowledge 43

From the quiz on 4/8/15.

  1. How many stripes are there on the US flag? 13

  2. In standard Monopoly, what is the highest denomination of banknote? 500

  3. In which English county is Windsor Castle? Berkshire

  4. Who performed the song Cry Baby at the 2003 Eurovision Song Contest, for which the UK received its first (and to date only) nul points? Jemini

  5. In the International Phonetic Alphabet, which diacritic is used to indicate that a vowel is nasal? Tilde

  6. What does a deltiologist collect? Postcards

  7. In Greek mythology, who slew the Nemean lion, the Lernaean Hydra and the Stymphalian birds? Heracles (Hercules)

  8. In The Beano, who is the only female member of the Bash Street Kids? Toots

  9. Which Japanese video game company developed (the original arcade version of) Space Invaders? Taito

  10. Which is the only national capital city from which one letter can be removed to produce another? Kingstown (Saint Vincent and the Grenadines) → Kingston (Jamaica)


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