Sunday, 3 February 2013

Quiz Answers

Here are the answers to the quiz I posted yesterday.

1)  Mr Spock (character) and George Takei (actor).

2)  b) From a chill he caught after stuffing a dead chicken with snow.

3)  c) bicycle.

4)  Ganymede.

5) True – it was part of his study into morphogenesis, the theory of growth and form in biology.

6)  The sea around South America.

7)  Patient Zero.

8)  Lord Byron.

8)  a) Hyacinth

10)  “Frankenstein”.

11)  The “gay gene”.

12)  a) 18th – he was born in 1731.

13)  b) the Shroud of Turin.

14)  a) Germany. It was first coined by Austro-Hungarian writer Károly Mária Kertbeny in a letter dated 6 May 1868 to the sexologist Karl Heinrich Ulrichs.

15)  ♂ - Mars   ♀ - Venus

16)       A-e)  Freddie Mercury - Cirolana mercuryi
B-c)  Leonardo da Vinci - Davincia
            C-a)  Bram Stoker (author of “Dracula”) - Draculoides
            D-d)  Sheldon Cooper - Euglossa bazinga (his catchphrase)
            E-b)  Sappho - Heliconius sapho

17)  Red, yellow, green, blue and violet.

18)  c) smallpox.

19) The Roman Empire, from 218 to 222.

20) False. Leonardo never learnt Latin. He wrote in Italian.

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