General knowledge 107

From the quiz on 15/11/16.

  1. In Greek mythology, what is the name of the three-headed dog that guards the entrance to Hades? Cerberus

  2. Which former boxer, nicknamed both the Pride of Wales and the Italian Dragon, was named BBC Sports Personality of the Year in 2007? Joe Calzaghe

  3. Which ancient alcoholic drink is made simply from fermented honey and water? Mead

  4. What nationality are the dance music DJs Tiësto, Armin van Buuren, Ferry Corsten and Afrojack, as well as the rock bands Shocking Blue and Golden Earring? Dutch

  5. The foul-tasting snozzcumber and delicious frobscottle form the staple diet of which literary character? The BFG

  6. For what purpose would a carpenter use a brace, an auger and a gimlet? Boring holes

  7. Which English football team are nicknamed The Tykes and play their home games at Oakwell? Barnsley

  8. Following the death of Margaret Thatcher in April 2013, which musical song controversially reached number 2 in the UK singles charts following a campaign on social media? Ding-Dong! The Witch Is Dead

  9. Which of the eight Ivy League universities is located in Hanover, New Hampshire? Dartmouth College

  10. In 1726, an Englishwoman named Mary Toft became an infamous national sensation after tricking doctors into believing she had given birth to a litter of which animal? Rabbits

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