General knowledge 106

From the quiz on 8/11/16.

  1. Of which four words is SONAR an abbreviation? Sound Navigation and Ranging

  2. With which other female singer did Britney Spears share an infamous kiss at the 2003 MTV VMAs? Madonna

  3. Which dessert lends its name to a practical joke in which bedsheets are folded so as to make it impossible to get in? Apple pie

  4. What animals does the player collect in the popular mobile game Neko Atsume? Cats

  5. Which British TV programme, originally broadcast between 1969 and 1974, used John Philip Sousa’s march The Liberty Bell as its theme tune? Monty Python’s Flying Circus

  6. Which children’s character created by Dick Bruna is known in the original Dutch as Nijntje? Miffy

  7. Beaufort, Barents and Kara are three of the many marginal seas of which ocean? Arctic Ocean

  8. What were the first names of aviation pioneers the Wright brothers? Orville and Wilbur

  9. In Norse mythology, what animal are Odin’s companions Huginn (“thought”) and Muninn (“mind”)? Ravens

  10. At the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship in 2012, which swimmer claimed the record for the longest golf putt ever televised, at over 150 feet? Michael Phelps

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