True or False Quiz (Round 4)

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Published: 20th May 2021

 

Below are a series of statements and all you have to do is decide whether they are true or false. If the statement is false I've also added the correct answer in brackets, good luck!

 

Questions:

1) The group Boney M took their name from an Australian detective series from the 70s?

 

2) Cyclophobia is the fear of bicycles.

 

3) Richard Hannay was a character from the novel ‘The Picture of Dorian Gray’.

 

4) Antisepsis was discovered in 1865 by Alexander Fleming.

 

5) The Brick Lane Gallery is the oldest public art gallery in England.

 

6) The Miller's Tale was the first of Chaucer’s Cantebury Pilgrims tales.

 

7) Mr Tickle was the first Mr Man.

 

8) ‘It was the day my grandmother exploded’ is the first line in the novel The Crow Road.

 

9) The town of Aviemore sits on the river Tay.

 

10) The Thames is the longest river in the UK.

 

 

 

Answers:

1) The group Boney M took their name from an Australian detective series from the 70s?

True

 

2) Cyclophobia is the fear of bicycles.

True

 

3) Richard Hannay was a character from the novel ‘The Picture of Dorian Gray’.

False (The Thirty-Nine Steps)

 

4) Antisepsis was discovered in 1865 by Alexander Fleming.

False (Joseph Lister)

 

5) The Brick Lane Gallery is the oldest public art gallery in England.

False (Dulwich Picture Gallery)

 

6) The Miller's Tale was the first of Chaucer’s Cantebury Pilgrims tales.

False (Knight’s Tale)

 

7) Mr Tickle was the first Mr Man.

True

 

8) ‘It was the day my grandmother exploded’ is the first line in the novel The Crow Road.

True

 

9) The town of Aviemore sits on the river Tay.

False (Spey)

 

10) The Thames is the longest river in the UK.

False (Severn)