Pub quiz questions

  1. What is the name of the part that holds the bit in a drill?

  2. Which famous artist invented scissors?
    Leonardo Da Vinci

  3. What was the first man-made object to break the sound barrier?
    A whip

  4. What type of internal combustion engine has one upward stroke and one downward stroke to every power stroke?
    Two stroke

  5. What was pioneered by Sir John Harington, Elizabeth I's godson?
    The WC

  6. Au is the chemical symbol for which element?

  7. What name was attached to Brunel's railway in Devon which was driven by vacuum pipes?
    The Atmospheric Railway

  8. What was Christian Huygen's swinging invention that made clocks more accurate?

  9. What is the chemical symbol for tungsten?

  10. How many hearts does an octopus have?
    Two for the gills and one for its body