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HERE'S the answers to our Big Lockdown Quiz. How did you do?

Food and drink

  1. Meringue, cake and ice cream
  2. Brazil
  3. 38.9 miles in Romania
  4. Sheep’s milk
  5. Mead
  6. Potatoes
  7. Waldorf
  8. Bacon (cubes)
  9. France
  10. Wine

General knowledge

  1. Isosceles
  2. Pisces
  3. Cats
  4. Forth Road
  5. O
  6. Take the High Road
  7. 36
  8. Mercury
  9. Blue
  10. Old Kent Road

True or false

  1. True
  2. False, it’s the middle finger
  3. False, it’s green
  4. True
  5. False, it was Isaac Newton
  6. True
  7. False, it was seven times
  8. True
  9. True (Pretoria, Cape Town, Bloemfontein)
  10. False, there are 66

History

  1.  June 6, 1944
  2. Possible answers: Catherine of Aragon, Anne Boleyn, Jane Seymour, Anne of Cleves, Catherine Howard, Catherine Parr
  3. 1999
  4. Woodrow Wilson
  5. A tax on beards
  6. 1300s/ 14th century
  7. Cheese and wine
  8. Corsica
  9. Caledonia
  10. Peelers

Local knowledge

  1. Neil Armstrong, astronaut and first man to walk on the moon
  2. Kinmont Willie Armstrong
  3. World’s narrowest hotel
  4. Sydney, Australia
  5. Annan
  6. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
  7. Red Bull Racing
  8. Annan Academy
  9. Wigtown
  10. Drumlanrig Castle

Sport

  1. 9.58 seconds.
  2. Rowing.
  3. Ice Hockey
  4. 22.
  5. Cassius Clay.
  6. Brazil.
  7. Cricket.
  8. Wigan Athletic.
  9. Blue, yellow, black, green, red.
  10. Arbroath.

Geography

  1. 1. Arizona.
  2. Fiji.
  3. River Volga.
  4. Sicily
  5. Cape Town.
  6. Four: Arizona, Alaska, Alabama and Arkansas.
  7. Zagreb.
  8. Vatican City.
  9. Eiffel Tower, 324m vs 158m
  10. Venezuela

Film

  1. Lois Maxwell
  2. Big
  3. The Lion King
  4. Onward
  5. Mrs Doubtfire
  6. Shawshank Redemption
  7. 1994
  8. Psycho and Scream
  9. The Blind Side and All About Steve
  10. There’s Something About Mary

Music

  1.  Candle in the Wind – Elton John
  2. Ireland
  3. Dr Hook
  4. Queens of the Stone Age
  5. Shaggy
  6. One True Voice
  7. Elvis Presley
  8. Dead or Alive
  9. Charles and Eddie
  10. Into the Groove

Books and literature

  1. Rebecca
  2. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
  3. Mockingbird
  4. Vampires
  5. 8
  6. The Naked Chef
  7. 1984
  8. Paris
  9. Lewis Grassic Gibbon
  10. The Great Gatsby

Kids

  1. Roald Dahl
  2. Fish
  3. George
  4. Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger
  5. Anna and Elsa
  6. Football
  7. The Gruffalo
  8. Mount Everest
  9. Blue whale
  10. Kitten
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