Man, Don't Get Angry! (Round 280)

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Published 19th Aug 2020

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Questions:

1) Which medal is awarded to any animal displaying conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty whilst serving with British Empire armed forces or civil emergency services?

 

2) The name of which board game in English is taken from the Latin for I Play, but in German it is called "Man don't get upset" and in Bulgaria "Don't get angry man"?

 

3) As of 2019 how many Victoria Crosses have been awarded? a) 158 b) 758 c) 1358

 

4) What was the name of the computer that was the first to defeat a reigning world chess champion?

 

5) In a game of scrabble how many Triple Word squares are there?

 

6) Tea originated in which country?

 

7) Both Sir Christopher Wren and Sir John Houblon have featured on which British banknote?

 

8) The opera Tosca is one of which composers most famous works?

 

9) Who is Jon Voigt's famous actress daughter?

 

10) ‘And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going’ is from which musical?

 

Answers:

1) Which medal is awarded to any animal displaying conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty whilst serving with British Empire armed forces or civil emergency services?

PDSA Dickin Medal

 

2) The name of which board game in English is taken from the Latin for I Play, but in German it is called "Man don't get upset" and in Bulgaria "Don't get angry man"?

Ludo

 

3) As of 2019 how many Victoria Crosses have been awarded? a) 158 b) 758 c) 1358

c) 1358

 

4) What was the name of the computer that was the first to defeat a reigning world chess champion?

Deep Blue

 

5) In a game of scrabble how many Triple Word squares are there?

8

 

6) Tea originated in which country?

China

 

7) Both Sir Christopher Wren and Sir John Houblon have featured on which British banknote?

£50

 

8) The opera Tosca is one of which composers most famous works?

Giacomo Puccini

 

9) Who is Jon Voigt's famous actress daughter?

Angelina Jolie

 

10) ‘And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going’ is from which musical?

Dream Girls