General knowledge 44

From the quiz on 11/8/15.

  1. Flopsy, Mopsy and Cottontail are the three sisters of which children’s literary character? Peter Rabbit

  2. By what name is the human laryngeal prominence more commonly known? Adam’s apple

  3. Anita Dobson’s 1986 hit single Anyone Can Fall in Love was sung over the theme music to which TV series? EastEnders

  4. What is 100°C in °F? 212°F

  5. In computing, what does the name of the image file format PNG stand for? Portable Network Graphics

  6. Which ancient Egypt–themed hotel–casino on the Las Vegas Strip includes a replica of the Great Sphinx of Giza and a pyramidal main building illuminated at night by the Sky Beam? Luxor

  7. What name, from the French for “small needle”, is given to the tags on each end of a shoelace? Aglets

  8. Uxoricide is the unlawful killing of which member of the family? Wife

  9. What style of techno, trance and house is characterized by its use of a heavily-overdriven Roland TB-303 synthesizer as its lead instrument? Acid (techno, trance, house)

  10. According to a quote attributed to Winston Churchill, dogs look up to us, cats look down on us, but which animals treat us as equals? Pigs

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