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The Big Fat Quiz Throughout the Year 2022


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Time for answers for round 9:

 

Question 59: Shortest international commercial flight between which two islands?

 

Answer:

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Anguilla and Sint Maarten (the Dutch side of the island that is shared with the French collective Saint Martin). 8 minute flight. Shorter flights exist, but they are not international.

 

 

Question 60: Lyrics from which B-52's song?

 

Answer:

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Love Shack

 

 

Question 61: What fortification was the northernmost frontier barrier of the Roman Empire?

 

Answer:

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The Antonine Wall, built after Hadrian's Wall on the orders of Emperor Antoninus Pius. Ran from the Firth of Forth to the Firth of Clyde (east to west).

 

 

Question 62: Term for the lower chambers of the human heart?

 

Answer:

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Ventricles. Upper chambers are called atria.

 

 

Question 63: Term for the Southern Lights?

 

Answer:

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Aurora australis, from the Latin auster ("south").

 

 

Question 64: Group of almost 1,200 islands in the North Indian Ocean?

 

Answer:

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Maldives. Some atolls (a ring-shaped coral reef that can contain islands or have them on the rim) are larger than 5 square miles.

 

 

Question 65: Animal on the Canadian $2 coin?

 

Answer:

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Polar bear

 

 

Ok, that's seven more question worth seven points.

 

Total points currently possible to date is 68.

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