The KIN Mid-Week Quiz 58 Answers

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  • Which way do winds blow round an anti-cyclone in the Southern Hemisphere: clockwise or anticlockwise? (anti-clockwise)

 

  • What sport do the Toronto Blue Jays play? (baseball)

 

  • What does the French term trompe l’oiel mean when applied to art? (a visual illusion, literally tricking the eye)

 

  • Who does the best boy work for on a film set? (the chief electrician)

 

  • Where in New Zealand is the town of Nightcaps? (Southland)

 

  • Who is the only American president to have served more than two terms? Franklin Roosevelt)

 

  • What controversial topic did the film Spotlight focus on? (molestation of young boys by a Catholic priest)

 

  • How long is a marathon in metric measurement? (42.2 km)

 

  • What is unusual about the plot of the book The Collector by John Fowles? (the first half is told by the kidnapper, the second half by the victim)

 

  • Complete the Shakespearian quote This was the noblest —- (Roman of them all)