Trivia snake 15

From the quiz on 8/9/15.

  1. In Greek mythology, what is the drink of the gods? Nectar

  2. Which plant, which is eaten as a fruit after cooking, is grown in large quantities in an eponymous Triangle in West Yorkshire? Rhubarb

  3. Which English engineer invented the bouncing bomb used by the RAF in the 1943 Dambusters raid? Barnes Wallis

  4. Which retired Indian batsman is the only player to have scored 100 international centuries and holds the records for the most runs in both Test cricket (with 15,921) and ODIs (18,426)? Sachin Tendulkar

  5. Which Welsh comedian and impressionist hosts the BBC panel show Would I Lie to You?? Rob Brydon

  6. In medicine, by what name is epistaxis more commonly known? Nosebleed

  7. What is the native Athabaskan name for Mount McKinley, the highest mountain in North America? Denali

  8. Who is the current (2015) editor of the satirical magazine Private Eye and, by some accounts, the most-sued person British history? Ian Hislop

  9. Which English singer–songwriter was the first (and to date only) artist to win the Mercury Prize twice, first in 2000 for her album Stories from the City, Stories from the Sea and then in 2011 for her album Let England Shake? PJ Harvey

  10. Which song written by Randy Newman was covered by Joe Cocker for Kim Basinger’s striptease in the film 9½ Weeks and by Tom Jones for the climactic striptease in The Full Monty? You Can Leave Your Hat On


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