Post Quiz: h2g2's Top 10 Entries – Answers

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Post Quiz: h2g2's Top 10 Entries – Answers

An eclectic selection of topics made it on to the Top 10 list of the most-read Edited Entries in 2018. How much did you know about them? Answers below.

    At Number 10 was Your Heart and the Sounds it Should and Shouldn't Make.

  1. How many valves does your heart have?
    • Four
  2. At Number 9 was The Dangers of Mixing Bleach and Ammonia.

  3. Sodium hypochlorite is the chemical name for what household product?
    • Bleach
  4. At Number 8 was Weevils in Your Flour? Pests in your Pasta?.

  5. Sitophilus granarius is the scientific name for what insect?
    • Weevil
  6. At Number 7 was Useful Enzymes and Their Applications in Industry and Medicine.

  7. An enzyme is what type of substance?
    • Protein
  8. At Number 6 was Card Games.

  9. A standard deck of playing cards consists of how many cards?
    • 52
  10. At Number 5 was American High School Dances.

  11. What method is used to select a Homecoming Queen and King?
    • An election
  12. At Number 4 was How to Bake a Perfect Cake with a Silicone Mould.

  13. What non-intuitive thing do you have to do if you bake a Victoria Sponge Cake in a silicone mould?
    • Leave the cake to go completely cold inside the mould
  14. At Number 3 was Name Jokes.

  15. According to the cheesy joke, what do you call a man with two raincoats in a cemetery?
    • Max Bygraves
  16. At Number 2 was A Beginner's Guide to Curry.

  17. Which curry type actually contains the leaves of the curry plant Murraya koenigii?
    • Madras
  18. And at Number 1 was Mehran Karimi Nasseri - In Transit.

  19. Who was the star of the 2004 film The Terminal?
    • Tom Hanks

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