Fiendish Quiz 1
A general knowledge quiz of a more challenging nature. To view the answers roll your mouse over the answer boxes.
  1. What is the chemical name for "Laughing Gas"?
    Nitrous Oxide
  2. Which alcoholic beverage is used to create a Daiquiri?
    Rum.
  3. Which animal is the symbol of the US Republican Party?
    Elephant.
  4. In the Northern Hemisphere, in which month does the vernal equinox fall?
    March.
  5. Which cartoon mouse was Pixie's friend?
    Dixie.
  6. How many Apollo missions had successful moon landings?
    Six.
  7. What is the animal equivalent of the Victoria Cross?
    Dicken Medal.
  8. From what do you suffer if you have Diplopia?
    Double vision.
  9. Who rode a horse named Bucephalus?
    Alexander the Great.
  10. What nationality was the famous spy Mata Hari?
    Dutch.
  11. Which was the first British bank to appoint a woman manager?
    Barclays.
  12. What does an Ichthyologist study?
    Fish.
  13. From where is Lanolin obtained?
    Sheep's wool.
  14. How many balls are there on the table at the start of a game of 8 Ball Pool?
    Sixteen.
  15. In which decade of the twentieth century was Insulin first used?
    1920s.
  16. What is the German word for eleven?
    Elf.
  17. Of what is Apiphobia the fear?
    Bees.
  18. What kind of creature is a Russian Blue?
    Cat.
  19. On which day of the week does Ascension Day fall?
    Thursday.
  20. What word means the killing of a King?
    Regicide.