Test Your Knowledge

Epic Hero by Another Name

Fifi Rodriguez, May 2017
1. ASTRONOMY: What is the common name of the constellation Monoceros?
2. GEOGRAPHY: What is the westernmost territory of Canada?
3. MYTHOLOGY: Who was the Roman equivalent of the Greek hero Odysseus?
4. ARCHITECTURE: What are the blades of a windmill called?
5. GENERAL KNOWLEDGE: What natural attraction would you be viewing if you were on a boat called “Maid of the Mist”?
6. MUSIC: What rock band’s debut album was titled “Kill ‘Em All”?
7. TELEVISION: What are the names of Marge’s sisters in “The Simpsons”?
8. HISTORY: What company owned the ill-fated Titanic?
9. GOVERNMENT: Which amendment to the U.S. Constitution forbids cruel and unusual punishment?
10. LITERATURE: What kind of creature is Bagheera in the “The Jungle Book”?
11. MEASUREMENTS: How much Champagne does a Jeroboam-size container hold?
12. MEDICAL: What is the common name for the condition called onychophagia?
13. LANGUAGE: What does the Greek prefix “pyro” mean?
14. TELEVISION: How many crew members were on the USS Enterprise in the original “Star Trek” series?

Answers 1. The Unicorn 2. Yukon 3. Ulysses 4. Sails 5. Niagara Falls, N.Y. 6. Metallica 7. Patty and Selma 8. The White Star Line 9. Eighth 10. Panther 12. Three liters or four bottles 12. Nail biting 13. Fire 14. 430


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