Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Alphaquiz # 9

Alphaquiz # 9

1. During the trap Chilean miners incident in 2010 one of the survivors is said to have requested A CD album of which musician?

2. 1601 California Avenue is the headquarters of which famous company?

3. Which Austrian quantum physicist is renowned for his successful quantum teleportation of photons?

4. Polish composer Frederic Chopin had an affair on which French novelist of the Romantic movement?

5. What is the name of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's real-life professor that served as the prototype of Sherlock Holmes character?

6. In Greek mythology who is the goddess of rainbow that is also a name of a flower and part of the human body?

7. Known as "The Big Easy" which South African golfer was the second man in golf history after Jack Nicklaus to win two U.S. Opens before turning 28?

8. Who had the longest confirmed human life span in history, living to the age of 122 years, 164 days?

9. Ob-la-di-ob-la-da is the tribal greeting of which African country?

10. What word is sometimes used in a general way to refer to treatments for health when herbal or natural would be more appropriate?

11. What song wherein Britney Spears, Kesha, and Nicki Menaj collaborated together?

12. Riksdag is the name of the parliament of which European country?

13. What medical facility is most typically associated with the treatment of tuberculosis?

14. Created by Enid Blyton what is the name of the little wooden boy character who lives in Toyland?

15. What is the sexualized representation of femininity and the opposite of the phallic symbol?

16. What is the second largest cut diamond in existence and is set in the British royal scepter?

17. In terms of revenues what is the world's largest mobile telecommunications company?

18. What strait seperates USA and Canada?

19. What was the title of the second Holyfield-Tyson boxing match and also a title of a William Faulkner novel?

20. What was the codename for US military operation to kill or capture Osama bin Laden on May 02, 2011?


1. Elvis Presley
2. Facebook
3. Anton Zeillinger
4. Gerog Sand
5. Dr. Joseph Bell
6. Iris
7. Ernie Els
8. Jeanne Clement
9. Nigeria
10. Homeopathy
11. "Till The World Ends
12. Sweden
13. Sanatorium
14. Noddy
15. Yonic Symbol
16. The Star of Africa
17. Vodafone
18. Juan de Fuca Strait
19. The Sound and The Fury
20. Operation Neptune Spear

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