Richard’s Community Fun “Pub Quiz” – Week 35
Whilst our regular quiz has been cancelled over the past months Richard has, each week, prepared a shortened pub quiz for you do at home, amongst the householders or in virtual meetup challenges.
Round 1 – Some fast birds here
(2 word answers required for Q1,14, 16,17 19 & 21)
- The 10 most populous capital cities in the EU [Based on 2018 estimates from the CIA World Factbook, as of April 2019.]
- The 10 UK cities to contain the letter ‘F’
[As of March 2019; does not include cities where the only “F” is in the word “of”.]
Round 3 General Knowledge
“Nobody will get all these answers” (RH Nov 2020)
1 The % of the body that is water? a) 50 b) 66 c) 75 or d) 80
2 A humans thumb is as long as his/her nose. True or False?
The population of the USA is a) 100 million b) 300 million c) 700 million or d) 1 billion
4 A sneeze travels at about 100 mph. True or False?
5 Cells related to a) hair or b) eyesight divide remarkably faster than other cells in the body
6 The smallest bone in the body is the size of a) Head of a pin b) Grain of rice c) Eyelash or d) A grit of sand
7 Smallest bones are found in a) Feet b) Ears c) Finger or d) Knees
8 We humans get an entirely new skeleton every 12 years. True or False?
9 The word pain is rooted in a Latin word that means punishment. True or False?
10 Calcium crystals are an original part of which region of the body a) Gouty joints b) ears c) Nasal cavity or d) Spine
11 Sweat is the main cause of body odour. True or False?
12 In a single day one of your feet can produce ½ glass of water. True or False?
13 How many taste buds are on your tongue? 9000 or 9 million
14 The largest organ of the human body is a) Brain b) Liver c) Spine or d) skin
15 Where is your pharynx located? a) Neck b) leg c) arm or d) Foot
16 Which of these glands produces tears a) Latissimal b) Laryngeal c) Longitudinal or d) lachrymal
17 The body is made up of which fraction regarding blood a) 1/27 b) ¼ c) 1/2 or d) 1/13
18 Where is the oesophagus located? a) knee b) arm c) Foot or d) Chest
19 What hormone produced in the pancreas regulates blood sugar levels? a) Oxytocin b) Insulin c) Prolacton or d) Epinephrine
20 In degrees Centigrade what is the average temperature of a healthy human a) 50 b) 37 c) 20 or d) 99