Spring Newsletter 2016 – Answers to Test your Knowledge

June 13th, 2016Comments Off on Spring Newsletter 2016 – Answers to Test your Knowledge


1. Which children’s classic book was written by Anna Sewell
2. Name the two families in Romeo and Juliet
3. If cats are feline, what are sheep
4. In which country did the Mau Mau uprising (1952-60) occur
5. The Shatt-el-Arab (River of Arabia) is the confluence of which two other rivers
6. Which Latin term, usually applied to legal evidence, means ‘at first sight’
7. Who composed The Wedding March
8. Which hills divide England from Scotland
9. Granadilla is another name for which fruit?
10. A couple celebrating their crystal wedding anniversary have been married for how many years?
11. In the human body what is the hallux?
12. In which year did Henry VIII become King of England?
13. In which year were premium bonds first issued in Britain?
14. A phlebotomist extracts what from the human body?
15. How many feet are there in a fathom
16. Nariyal is the Indian term for which nut?
17. What type of creature is a dugite?
18. Who painted The Water Lily Pool?
19. In which county of the UK is Bramber Castle
20. Madame de Pompadour was the mistress of which French King?


  1. Black Beauty
  2. Montague & Capulet
  3. Ovine
  4. Kenya
  5. Tigres and Euphrates
  6. Prima Facie
  7. Felix Mendelsshon
  8. Cheviots
  9. Passion fruit
  10. 15 years
  11. Big toe
  12. 1509
  13. 1956
  14. Blood
  15. 6 feet
  16. coconut
  17. snake
  18. Claude Monet
  19. West Sussex
  20. Louis XV


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