General knowledge 60

From the quiz on 1/12/15.

  1. Which chemical element has atomic number 2? Helium

  2. In standard Tetris, how many lines must be cleared simultaneously to achieve a tetris? 4

  3. In which Italian city is Shakespeare’s play Romeo and Juliet set? Verona

  4. Who is the only Canadian to have won the World Snooker Championship? Cliff Thorburn

  5. Which American TV series begins with the crash of Oceanic Airlines Flight 815? Lost

  6. Which sci-fi writer introduced the Three Laws of Robotics in his 1942 short story Runaround? Isaac Asimov

  7. Which sport is the subject of Drew Barrymore’s 2009 film Whip It? Roller derby

  8. At the 1998 Brit Awards, John Prescott had a bucket of ice water thrown over him by Danbert Nobacon, the lead singer of which British band? Chumbawamba

  9. Which motorway runs between the M6 at Coventry and the M1 at Leicester? M69

  10. What activity did Oscar Wilde describe as “the unspeakable in full pursuit of the uneatable”? Fox hunting


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