Community and Games Quizzes

Bonus Quiz: Sunday 17th January 2021

#1. Iconic beer brand

No one knows why you put a lime on top. The internet has obviously come up with its fair share of theories. Some say the wedge was initially used to keep flies from crawling in the mouth of the bottle while others say one clever bartender made a bet that he could start a trend of adding limes to a Corona, and it stuck. Another idea: The lime combats the “skunky” taste the beer gets from being exposed to light. Others say the likeliest answer is that it’s all just a marketing ploy.

#2. This global food conglomerate

Going by the revenue share world over, Nestle is the largest food company in the world and has many food brands under it. Apart from the brands that build Nestle’s identity like the Nescafe, Maggi, and Chocolates, Nestle overall has about 2000 brands including Cheerios and Haagen-Dazs.

#3. When did wellington became the capital?

Wellington became New Zealand’s capital in 1865, with Parliament officially sitting in the city for the first time on 26 July 1865. The colony’s capital was originally established by Governor William Hobson at Kororareka (Russell) in the Bay of Islands. After 1841 it was sited in Auckland.

#4. Where in the Middle East is this?

During the first centuries BC to AD, Petra is believed to have been home to 20,000 – 30,000 people and was an important trading city. It then sat uninhabited for over five centuries until rediscovered by a Swiss explorer in 1812, hence the name the ‘Lost City’.

#5. What can semicolons be used to separate?

A semicolon can be used to connect two closely related independent clauses (parts of a sentence that could also stand as separate sentences).

#6. What is the name of the famous telescope that was launched into low Earth orbit in 1990 and remains in operation?

The Hubble Space Telescope takes its name from Edwin Hubble, an American astronomer. When astronomers peer deep into space, they don’t expect to find something staring back at them.In this new Hubble Space Telescope image, an uncanny pair of glowing eyes glares menacingly in our direction. Here, Hubble is looking at a titanic head-on collision between two galaxies. Each “eye” is the bright core of a galaxy, one of which slammed into another. The outline of the face is a ring of young blue stars. Other clumps of new stars form a nose and mouth. The entire system is catalogued as Arp-Madore 2026-424 (AM 2026-424), from the Arp-Madore “Catalogue of Southern Peculiar Galaxies and Associations.”

#7. Which words are anagrams?

An anagram is a word or phrase formed by rearranging the letters of a different word or phrase, typically using all the original letters exactly once

#8. The 3 Wise Men who brought gifts to the baby Jesus were; Gaspar, Melchior, and who?

They have become known most commonly as Balthasar, Melchior, and Gaspar (or Casper). According to Western church tradition, Balthasar is often represented as a king of Arabia or sometimes Ethiopia, Melchior as a king of Persia, and Gaspar as a king of India.

#9. Lake Manapouri is located on which Island

Lake Manapouri is located in the South Island of New Zealand. The lake is situated within the Fiordland National Park and the wider region of Te Wahipounamu South West New Zealand World Heritage Area.

#10. In which country would you expect to be served a yoghurt-based starter called 'tzatziki'?

Let’s just get this out of the way (if you’re wondering how to pronounce tzatziki you are not alone)—tzatziki is pronounced tsah-see-key.

#11. What do you call a sentence that gives instructions or commands?

An imperative sentence is a sentence that gives instructions and expresses demands, orders, and requests.

#12. Tanzania is the country that resulted from the union of Tanganyika and which other country in April 1964?

The name “Tanzania” was created as a clipped compound of the names of the two states that unified to create the country: Tanganyika and Zanzibar.

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