‘Think you know it all?’ Answers

  1. What is the surname of Alexander Graham, the inventor of the telephone?
    Bell
  2. Who wrote The Snowman?
    Raymond Briggs
  3. Which poisonous gas has the formula CO?
    Carbon Monoxide
  4. A ships sails are usually made from what?
    Canvas
  5. What does the ‘A’ stand for in the acronym SAS?
    Special ‘AIR’ Service
  6. In the Bible, how long did Jonah spend in the belly of the great fish?
    Three days
  7. What does a numismatist collect?
    Coins
  8. How many stars are there on the Australian flag?
    6
  9. Which part of the face could best be described as a proboscis?
    Nose
  10. Which gland in the body creates cortisone?
    Adrenal gland
  11. What kind of animal is a pangolin?
    Mammal
  12. An oenophile is a connoisseur of what?
    Wines
  13. In which century was Sir Isaac Newton born?
    17th
  14. For which feat of engineering is Joseph Bazalgette best known?
    London Sewers
  15. What is Wednesday Addams middle name in the The Addams Family?
    Friday
  16. The word ‘salon’s comes from which language?
    Norwegian
  17. How many sides does heptadecagon have?
    17
  18. Which public school did Sir Winston Churchill go to?
    Harrow
  19. What is Europe’s largest port?
    Port of Rotterdam, Netherlands
  20. Which stretch of water separates Anglesey and Wales?
    Menai Strait
  21. In which European country was golf created?
    Scotland
  22. What is Madonna’s middle name?
    Louise
  23. Curio is a character in which Shakespeare play?
    ‘Twelfth Night’