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Post Quiz: h2g2's Top 10 Entries

An eclectic selection of topics made it on to the Top 10 list of the most-read Edited Entries in 2018. Here are 10 questions - can you find the answers? Multiple choice.

  1. How many valves does your heart have?
    • One
    • Two
    • Three
    • Four
  2. Sodium hypochlorite is the chemical name for what household product?
    • Table Salt
    • Soap
    • Bleach
    • Vinegar
  3. Sitophilus granarius is the scientific name for what insect?
    • Weevil
    • Red Flour Beetle
    • Confused Flour Beetle
    • Lily Beetle
  4. An enzyme is what type of substance?
    • Sugar
    • Fat
    • Protein
    • Vitamin
  5. A standard deck of playing cards consists of how many cards?
    • 42
    • 52
    • 62
    • 72
  6. What method is used to select a Homecoming Queen and King?
    • A Sorting Hat
    • An election
    • A basketball game
    • A quiz
  7. What non-intuitive thing do you have to do if you bake a Victoria Sponge Cake in a silicone mould?
    • Turn the cake out of the mould as soon as it comes out of the oven
    • Cut the cake into slices before adding buttercream
    • Eat the cake using a spork
    • Leave the cake to go completely cold inside the mould
  8. According to the cheesy joke, what do you call a man with two raincoats in a cemetery?
    • Groucho Marx
    • Edward Woodward
    • Max Bygraves
    • Friedrich Engels
  9. Which curry type actually contains the leaves of the curry plant Murraya koenigii?
    • Korma
    • Madras
    • Vindaloo
    • Jalfrezi
  10. Who was the star of the 2004 film The Terminal?
    • Harrison Ford
    • Brian Blessed
    • Johnny Depp
    • Tom Hanks

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