We’ve all been working hard at serious subjects on Secondsight, so I thought we might have a little relaxation by way of a quiz – which has nothing in particular to do with faith, science or theology. Test yourself and then go to the page which records my answers – with which I am happy for you to disagree.
1 What is wrong with gilding the lily?
2 Is permitting hands-free mobile telephoning for drivers good sense?
3 Women are just as good at maths as men?
4 Archaeopteryx is a missing link between dinosaurs and birds?
5 In the American War of Independence on which hill did the first pitched battle take place?
6 Who won?
7 Who coined the phrase “Let them eat cake”?
8 When was Magna Carta signed?
9 Does the name Lucifer appear in the Bible?
10 Ye Old Tea Shoppe is a good shot at Old English?
11 Electricity flows from negative to positive?
12 In which species are the males pregnant with young?
13 Who invented the first carbon-filament light bulb?
14 Who said “A portrait is a picture in which there is something wrong with the mouth.”?
15 “Elementary, my dear Watson” occurs in which Sherlock Holmes story?
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