The KIN Mid-Week Quiz 63 Answers

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  1. In Ian McEwan’s novel “Nutshell”, where does the narrator live? (A womb)


  1. In the word QANTAS what do the letters NT stand for? (Northern Territory)


  1. Indian Wells in southern California is the venue for an annual international event in which sport? (tennis)


  1. Ulaanbatar is the capital of which country? (Mongolia)


  1. Porcini, shiitake and bolete are all types of what? (mushrooms)


  1. In Queensland they are known as refuge islands. What are they? (Places for pedestrians to wait safely while crossing roads)


  1. Fingal’s Cave located in Scotland is also the name of an overture. Who was the composer? (Felix Mendelssohn)


  1. Who wrote Paradise Lost? (John Milton)


  1. Fungi can grow into the largest living organisms on Earth. True or false? (True)


  1. What percentage of commercial caught fish in Australia, have lived in mangroves at some time: 30%. 50% or 70%? (70%)


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