Fill in the missing question words below, some of which begin with a preposition. Then choose the correct answer to the question a , b or c. There is an example at the beginning.
0 When did the first man land on the moon?
a in 1968 b in 1969 c in 1970
1 _____________were the 1960 Olympic Games held?
a in Rome b in Tokyo c in Melbourne
2 _____ name was the African state of Namibia formerly known?
a Rhodesia b the Congo c South West Africa
3 ________________ is Dutch Elm disease so called?
a because it is only found in Holland
b because it was first discovered in Holland
c after the Dutch workers who discovered its cause
4 _______ section of the orchestra does the ‘tuba’ belong?
a Percussion b Brass c Woodwind
5 John f. Kennedy was assassinated in 1963. _____________did the letter “F” in his name stand for?
a Francis b Frank c Fitzgerald
6 _________ , in Greek mythology, stole fire from the gods and gave it to mankind?
a Prometeus b Theseus c Achilles
7 __________ part of the body would you find ‘the bridge’?
a the ear b the foot c the nose
8 ____________is the Roman numeral for one thousand?
a C b M c V
9 ________ language does the word ‘sauna’ originate?
a Swedish b Norwegian c Finnish
10 _______________ legs does a lobster have?
a 10 b 6 c 8
11 ___________composer do you associate Porgy and Bess and Rhapsody in Blue?
a Leonard Bernstein b George Gershwin c Andrew Lloyd Webber
12 ______face is said to have ‘launched a thousand ships’?
a Joan of Arc’s b Ceopatra’s c Helen of Troy’s
13 _________century was the Taj Mahal in India built?
a 17th b 16th c 15th
14 ______________ must you be before you are allowed to take a normal driving test in the UK?
a 16 b 18 c 17
15 ____________country would you associate with the dish ‘couscous’?
a Greece b Tunisia c South Korea