Quizzes
epub |eng | 0101-01-01 | Author:Catherine Cookson [Cookson, Catherine]

‘The ladies with wings are called angels, and they are in heaven. You know where heaven is?’ He turned about and pointed towards a long window set deeply within the ...
( Category: Puzzles August 2,2019 )
mobi |eng | 2010-09-30 | Author:James May

SIGHT GLASSES: indicate the level of water in the boiler. The taps underneath empty and replenish them as a precaution against blockages and false readings. Because the water sloshes around ...
( Category: Parodies April 29,2019 )
epub |eng | 2016-11-02 | Author:Brian Clegg [Clegg, Brian]

QUESTION 3 Memory module Why is the region of the brain that is involved with long-term memory storage and access called the hippocampus? Answer overleaf While you’re thinking … The ...
( Category: Reference May 2,2017 )
epub |eng | 2015-04-07 | Author:David Gentle

ROYAL CONSORTS Name the forty-one consorts (that is, the husband or wife of the sovereign) of the kings and queens of England since 1066. You will be able to find ...
( Category: Puzzles April 8,2016 )
epub |eng | 2007-06-01 | Author:William Hartston [Hartston, William]

LIECHTENSTEIN Liechtenstein is the last survivor of the 343 states that once made up the Holy Roman Empire of German Nations. The national anthem is sung to the same tune ...
( Category: Trivia June 12,2015 )
mobi, epub |eng | 1999-10-01 | Author:Ellis Peters

“I intend,” said Melicent, rather grandly because of the jolt the blunt question had given her, “to take the veil, and I would like it to be among the Benedictine ...
( Category: Historical June 11,2015 )
azw3 |eng | 2012-04-11 | Author:The Grabarchuk Family

( Category: Puzzles March 3,2015 )
mobi, epub |eng | 2010-10-06 | Author:Lloyd, John & Mitchinson, John [Lloyd, John]

Why did sportsmen start going into huddles? It had nothing to do with team-building. The huddle was invented at Gallaudet University, a college for the deaf in Washington DC, as ...
( Category: Quizzes January 6,2015 )
epub |eng | 2009-12-31 | Author:John Lloyd & John Mitchinson

Where was football invented? Not in England, but in China. The Chinese played football for over 2,000 years before the English claimed it. Cuju or tsu’ chu – literally ‘kick-ball’ ...
( Category: Trivia December 8,2014 )
epub |eng | 2007-08-07 | Author:John Lloyd & John Mitchinson [Lloyd, John & Mitchinson, John]

What are violin strings made from? Violin strings are not made of catgut, and never have been. This is a myth started by medieval Italian violin-makers who had discovered that ...
( Category: Trivia November 11,2014 )
mobi |eng | 2011-11-02 | Author:Baggini, Julian [Baggini, Julian]

Hit 13 This is a flagrant contradiction. If you agree that it is justifiable to base one’s beliefs about the external world on a firm, inner conviction, regardless of the ...
( Category: Logic & Brain Teasers September 29,2014 )
epub |eng | 2012-03-05 | Author:Derrick Niederman [Niederman, Derrick]

This puzzle is a bit of a fooler. It is tempting to believe that because the liquid originally taken from the oil container was pure oil, whereas the amount transferred ...
( Category: Quizzes July 19,2014 )