Monthly Quiz – October 2021

The Monthly Quiz

Welcome to the Monthly Quiz. Each month there are 10 general knowledge questions and 10 questions on a subject.

This month’s subject is Space.

Enjoy the quiz and good luck!!

General Knowledge


Question
1Which author created the fictional soldier ‘Sharpe’?
2What is a male badger called?
3Who was the first British monarch to visit China?
4Which American President said, “The only thing we have to fear is fear itself”?
5The alcoholic drink mead is made by fermenting what?
6What is the UK’s national bird?
7What is the currency of Uganda?
8Who was BBC Radio 1’s first female DJ?
9What is a kylie?
10Who is the patron saint of bankers?

Space


Question
1What is the name of Jeff Bezos’ aerospace manufacturer and sub-orbital spaceflight services company?
2How many constellations are there in the sky?
3Who was the command module pilot on the Apollo 11 mission that landed on the moon in July 1969?
4What is the name of the rover that landed on Mars in February 2021?
5What year did the Challenger disaster occur?
6What is the name of brightest star in the sky?
7What is the name of the German scientist who developed the Saturn V rockets for the Apollo missions?
8What is the name of the Russian Space Agency?
9In what year did Yuri Gargarin become the first human to orbit around the Earth?
10How many women travelled in space during the 1970’s?

General Knowledge Answers

(1) Bernard Cornwell. (2) Boar. (3) Queen Elizabeth II. (4) Franklin D. Roosevelt. (5) Honey. (6) Robin. (7) Ugandan Shilling. (8) Annie Nightingale. (9) Boomerang. (10) St. Matthew.

Space Answers

(1) Blue Origin. (2) 88. (3) Michael Collins. (4) Perseverance. (5) 1986. (6) Sirius. (7) Wernher von Braun. (8) Roscosmos. (9) 1961. (10) None.

Click here to view my Monthly Quiz on the Llanelli Standard newspaper.

The quiz is on page 23.

You can also pick up a print edition of the newspaper in the Llanelli area.

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