Trivia Test

Alfred Hitchock (photo credit: MCT)
Alfred Hitchock
(photo credit: MCT)
1. If Jane Goodall is to chimpanzees, Birute Galdikas, who worked for a long time in Borneo is to what animal?
2. Which long-serving Italian prime minister of the 20th century was kidnapped and tragically killed by a group called the Red Brigades in 1978?
3. James Stewart’s best-known collaborations are with Hitchcock and with which other director. who gave him several hits including Winchester ‘73 (1950) in the western genre?
4. In-the-news Australian journalist Julian Assange is best known for starting which controversial website in 2006?
5. In November 2010, the Russian State Duma approved a declaration blaming Stalin for having personally ordered the massacre of thousands of Polish officers in 1940 at what location?
6. Which potent potable acquired the nickname “Nelson’s Blood,” as Lord Nelson’s body was purportedly placed in it for preservation after the Battle of Trafalgar (1805)?
7. Which classic poem of Yeats about an ambling king from Irish myth ends in the lines “The silver apples of the moon, The golden apples of the sun”?
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