Trivia snake 18

From the quiz on 5/1/16.

  1. What shortened first name is shared by fictional detective Kojak, Vincent van Gogh’s younger brother and the founder of the operating system OpenBSD? Theo

  2. Which common vegetable is known in Dutch as ui, in Spanish as cebolla and in German as Zwiebel? Onion

  3. Which UK national newspaper published its final issue on 10th July 2011 with the front-page headline “Thank You & Goodbye”? News of the World

  4. The name of which suburb of Dublin is now used generically in the sense “a rowdy brawl”, alluding to the drunkenness and fighting for which its local fair was once famous? Donnybrook

  5. Which video game company created and developed the Facebook (later mobile) game Candy Crush Saga, one of the most popular browser-based games of all time? King

  6. In Friends, what is Rachel’s (maiden) surname? Green

  7. Which acid, known historically as aqua fortis, has the chemical formula HNO₃? Nitric

  8. What was the name of the BBC’s world-first teletext service, support for which ended in October 2012? Ceefax

  9. Which rapper, whose real name is Alvin Nathaniel Joiner, had a UK number-nine hit with Hey Now (Mean Muggin) in 2004 and hosted the original American version of Pimp My Ride? Xzibit

  10. In Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet, which of Juliet’s cousins kills Mercutio before he himself is killed by Romeo? Tybalt


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