What links clownfish, African reed frog, wrasse, moray eel and gobies? The Weekend quiz

10.03.2018

The quiz

From the moon to Mojang, test your knowledge with the Weekend quiz

The questions

1 Where are the speeches supposedly limited to 45 seconds?
2 What land was located “on the east of Eden”?
3 Which book set off a hunt for a buried golden hare?
4 The point on the moon’s orbit closest to Earth is called what?
5 Which sports league contains teams from England, France and Canada?
6 Where would a kelpie be encountered?
7 What was divided along the 38th parallel north?
8 Elizabeth Ann Seton was the first Catholic saint from where?
What links:
9 Das große Backen; Heel Holland Bakt; Le Meilleur Pâtissier?
10 Black Pearl; Black Pig; Walrus; Jolly Roger?
11 The Broken Column; Viva La Vida; Henry Ford Hospital; My Birth?
12 LinkedIn; Mojang; Nokia mobile phones; Skype; Hotmail?
13 Daphne Akhurst Memorial Cup; Coupe Suzanne Lenglen; Venus Rosewater Dish?
14 Hogarth; Sun In The Sands; Cooks Ferry; Target; Hanger Lane?
15 Clownfish; African reed frog; wrasse; moray eel; gobies?

The answers

1 Oscars (acceptance speeches).
2 Land of Nod (Genesis).
3 Kit Williams’ Masquerade.
4 Perigee.
5 Rugby league Championship.
6 In water (Scottish spirit).
7 Korea, in 1945.
8 America (native-born).
9 The Great British Bake Off international versions: German; Dutch; French.
10 Fictional pirate ships: Jack Sparrow; Captain Pugwash; Captain Flint; Captain Hook.
11 Works by Frida Kahlo.
12 Companies bought by Microsoft.
13 Women’s grand slam tennis trophies: Australian; French; Wimbledon.
14 London roundabouts.
15 Animals that can change sex. Read more.....