ARE YOU THE WEAKEST LINK?
1 According to the saying, moving fast or wildly is moving like a
bat out of... ? 2 In food, a chipolata is what form of meat product? 3
In the children's nursery rhyme, how many fiddlers did Old King
Cole call for? 4 In which TV programme, later a film franchise starring
Tom Cruise, did tapes self-destruct in five seconds? 5 In science, what
natural force makes all falling bodies on Earth accelerate at around 9.8
metres per second squared? 6 In language, does the French word beau
translate into English as ugly or beautiful? 7 In football, what colour
are the shirts worn by Liverpool when they play matches at home? 8 With
which religion would you associate a rabbi? 9 Which country invaded the
Falkland Islands on 2 April 1982? 10 Which fruit is the main ingredient
of the drink scrumpy? 11 In computing, binary numbers are always made up
of zero and which other digit? 12 In the animal kingdom, what M is the
name given to the long hair found on the head and shoulders of a male
lion? 13 In the children's book The Wind in the Willows, who lives
at Toad Hall? 14 In which European country would you find Dusseldorf? 15
In TV, the name of the American sitcom about a talking horse was
Mister... ? 16 On a standard Monopoly board, the four corner squares are
Go, Jail, Go To Jail and... ? 17 What type of oven was inspired by
wartime radar technology in the 1940s? 18 According to superstition,
what will a person not cast if they have sold their soul to the devil?
19 With which of the three common scientific disciplines of biology,
chemistry or physics is Albert Einstein associated? 20 In music, what R
is a small woodwind instrument often taught to children at school? ?
Extracted from The Weakest Link Quiz Book: Bumper Edition (Penguin)
[umlaut] BBC 2001, published by arrangement with the BBC.