1: What natural law did Isaac Newton discover in 1684?
2: How did Anna die in the novel Anna Karenina?
3: Actor Mel Gibson of Braveheart fame was born in which country?
- a) Scotland b) Australia c) USA
4: In the periodic table of elements, which element has the symbol P?
5: Regarded as the first English Prime Minister, a role he had from 1721 to 1742. Who was he?
6: Which film won a 2016 Razzie for Worst Picture?
7: Which author, known for his book Fahrenheit 451 said ‘Living at risk is jumping off the cliff and building your wings on the way down.’
8: As of March 2016 which team has won the FA Cup the most number of times?
9: Which country with a population of 29,000,000 people is named after a famous city of roughly 270,000 people?
10: What name has been given to the ancient army made from baked earth that was discovered in China?
11: Which 18th century American statesman coined the saying “Time is money”?
12: Plus or minus 5.6, what procentage of the Titanic’s total crew and passengers were rescued?
Answers (Round 15)
1: Laws of Gravitation
2: Suicide – she threw herself under a train
3: c) USA
5: Sir Robert Walpole
6: Fifty Shades of Grey
7: Ray Bradbury
9: * 2010 population estimates
10: The Terracotta Army
11: Benjamin Franklin
12: 31.6 %