Pub quiz questions

  1. Which sport also appears in the International Radio Alphabet?
    Golf

  2. What D-word derived from French is an alternative name for an airship?
    Dirigible

  3. What flowers do florists often refer to as 'mums?'
    Chrysanthemums

  4. What is a female giraffe called?
    Cow

  5. What links Eliste soldiers of the Achaemenid Empire and members of l'Académie Française?
    Known as 'Immortals'

  6. What is the commonest vegetable to take its name from a European capital city?
    Brussels sprouts
    Nature(2) Food(2) Language(2)

  7. Vermillion is a shade of which colour?
    Red

  8. What name is given to a hybrid formed by a cross between a false killer whale and a bottlenose dolphin?
    Wolphin

  9. What does a botanist study?
    Plants

  10. What does E stand for in relation to food additive E-numbers?
    European