The KIN Mid-Week Quiz 75 Answers

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  1. Herodotus was a famous Greek politician, dramatist or historian? (historian)

 

  1. Why has Jelena Ostapenko become famous in the sporting world recently? (She won the women’s title at the French Tennis Open)

 

  1. Skopje is the capital of which European country? (Macedonia)

 

  1. Her first trophy

    What is the nationality of singer Celine Dion? (Canadian)

 

  1. Name the World War One battle that started a hundred years ago on June 7. (Messines)

 

  1. What is the name of French President Macron’s political party? (En Marche!)

 

  1. What do the initials RADAR stand for? (RAdio Detection(Direction) And Ranging)

 

  1. How many lines in a Japanese haiku? (three)

 

  1. Which planet was a key reason for Captain Cook sailing to the South Pacific in 1769? (Venus)

 

  1. What name is given to plants which complete their life cycles rapidly and only flower for a short time? (ephemerals)