General knowledge 97

From the quiz on 6/9/16.

  1. Unkindness’ is an uncommon collective noun for a group of which bird? Raven

  2. A naked baby boy swimming after a submerged US dollar bill on a fishing hook is the cover of which album of 1991? Nevermind (by Nirvana)

  3. Damon Michael Gough is real name of which singer–songwriter born in Dunstable in 1969? Badly Drawn Boy

  4. What adjective, from the Latin for “going backwards”, is applied to amnesia in which memories before a certain date cannot be accessed (but new memories may still be formed)? Retrograde

  5. In which year did Take That split, the Dunblane Massacre take place, and the Roslin Institute succeed in cloning Dolly the sheep? 1996

  6. In George R. R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire novels, Sunspear is the capital of Dorne and the seat of which of the Great Houses of Westeros, whose motto is “Unbowed, Unbent, Unbroken”? House Martell

  7. Which kitchen appliance is “brave” and “little” in the title of a 1980 children’s novel by Thomas M. Disch? Toaster

  8. Which fruit is known in many languages of Europe, including Dutch, Danish, Swedish, Finnish and Estonian, by words literally meaning “apple of China”? Orange

  9. In which African country is the river after which the Ebola virus and disease are named? Democratic Republic of the Congo

  10. What does a person with idiopathic craniofacial erythema do excessively and uncontrollably? Blush

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