Trivia snake 33

From the quiz on 23/5/17.

  1. What name, from the French for “put in the mouth”, is given to the way in which the lips and tongue are applied to the mouthpiece of a wind instrument? Embouchure

  2. Which Tube station is the southern terminus of the Bakerloo line? Elephant & Castle

  3. What is the first name of Madame Bovary in Gustave Flaubert’s 1856 novel of the same name? Emma

  4. The 2600, 5200, 7800, Jaguar and Lynx were video game consoles produced by which American company? Atari

  5. In 1977, Elvis Presley performed his last live concert at Market Square Arena in which US state capital? Indianapolis

  6. What name, from the Latin for “without care”, is given in English to a paid office that involves little to no work or responsibilities? Sinecure

  7. What first name is shared by English queens consort of Henry II, Henry III and Edward I? Eleanor

  8. In The Simpsons, which recurring character and parody of Arnold Schwarzenegger is a muscle-bound Austrian best known for starring in the McBain film series? Rainier Wolfcastle

  9. In Bizet’s opera Carmen, what is the name of the dashing toreador with whom Carmen falls in love? Escamillo

  10. What is the technical name, from the Latin for “turned towards”, of the heads side of a coin? Obverse


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