TITLE

Hom ework for grown-ups

PUB. DATE
May 2013
SOURCE
Daily Mail;5/18/2013, p17
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
1 If your two children have seven cousins, two of whom are your brother's children and five of whom are your wife's sister's children, how many grandchildren does your mother have? a)7 b)9 c)4d)10 2 Which of William Shakespeare's plays includes characters called Kent, Gloucester and Albany? a) Henry V b) Antony And Cleopatra c) Much Ado About Nothing d) King Lear 3 What was the 'impluvium' in a Roman house? a) Porch b) Kitchen c) Rainwater pool d) Garden bench 4 Which country did Haile Selassi rule as emperor from 1930 to 1974? a) Ethiopia b) Jamaica c) Eritrea d) Djibouti 5 What is the function of an electrical fuse? a) Produce electricity b) Protect against excessive current c) Intensify current d) Protect against water damage 6 One of the characteristics of an ogee arch is: a) A pointed centre b) A crenelated edge c) A shallow curved centre d) A coloured border 7 How many balls are on the table at the start of a snooker game? a)18 b)19 c)21d)22 8 What does the French word 'lait' mean in English? a) Late b) Ugly c) Milk d) Lie 9 Effie Gray married which artist after the annulment of her marriage to art critic John Ruskin? a) William Holman Hunt b) John Everett Millais c) Dante Gabriel Rossetti d) JMW Turner 10What is the most common colour of the mineral garnet? a) Green b) Blue c) Red d) Black Answers: 1 c; 2 d; 3 c; 4 a; 5 b; 6 a; 7 d; 8 c; 9 b; 10 c Who Am I? (from page 10) Actress Jenny Agutter
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