‘Monday Mind Workout’ answers from 4th May 2020

Well done to you all. If anyone wishes to have a go at writing some ‘Monday Mind Workouts’ email me: lisa@caringtogether.org.uk

Please see below the answers to yesterday’s lockdown workout.

1. Due to a decrease in pollution, penguins have returned to swimming in the river thames, true or false? False

2. What number do you get if you multiply all the numbers on a telephone keypad or mobile phone? zero

3. What is the best flavour of Haagen Daz’s ice cream? vanilla

4.What was the name of David Bowie’s flamboyant alter ego? ziggy stardust

5. What number Downing Street does the Chancellor of the Exchequer usually live at? 11

6. How many legs are there in a three legged race? four

7. What is tofu made from? Bean Curd

8. How are Cabaret, Mamma Mia! and Fiddler on the Roof connected? all have songs involving money

9. What year was the Sony Walkman released? 1979

10. The first four numbers that stay the same written up-side down are 0, 1, 8 and 11, What’s the next one? 69

11. What is the primary herb in pesto? Basil

12. In a standard pack of playing cards what are the Queen’s holding in their hands? flowers

13. Eurovision sensation ABBA came from which country? Sweden

14.Which of these birds is the odd one out? Cuckoo, Kittiwake, Swift, Curlew, ChiffChaff? Swift, all named after their call, swift named after how fast it goes

15. What are pontefract cakes made from? Liquorice

16. What musical movie has the song “It’s the Hard Knock Life? Annie

17.What’s the national animal of Scotland? unicorn

18. What type of pastry are profiteroles made from? Choux

19. Singer David Soul also starred in which iconic action TV series? Starsky and Hutch

20. What was the name of Frank Spencer’s wife in Some Mothers Do ‘Ave ‘Em? Betty