Pub quiz questions

  1. Which vegetable is sometimes known as the oyster plant due to its cooked flavour?
    Salsify/goatsbeard/tragopogon
    Food(4) Nature(4)

  2. What product from an Asian beetle was used in many brittle, old gramophone records?
    Shellac

  3. What natural phenomenon can be spherical, doughnut shaped or like parachutes depending on their size?
    Raindrops

  4. What is the most common alternative name for sucrose?
    Sugar
    Nature(4) Science(4) Food(3)

  5. What area of a giraffe's (external) anatomy is not covered with the characteristic spots?
    Underbelly

  6. What did every dog owner in Britain require until their abolition in 1987?
    A dog licence

  7. Which breed of cat can be seal pointed, blue pointed, chocolate pointed, or lilac pointed?
    Siamese

  8. What is a female fox called?
    Vixen

  9. What bird has the scientific name struthio camelus, meaning sparrow camel?
    Ostrich

  10. Which country were Newfoundland dogs originally from?
    Canada