November 19, 2006

The Ignoramus' Quiz No.18

1. The name of the medical disorder 'pica' is derived from the Latin word for the magpie bird. What behaviour is pica characterised by?

2. How do we better know 'Defence of Fort McHenry', a poem written in 1814?

3. The surviving members of which band toured for a while as 'The Other Ones', following the death of their lead singer?

4. Which flower gets its name from its supposed resemblance to the crown of thorns and the wounds on Jesus' body?

5. Which software giant gets its name from a project for one its very first clients - the CIA?

For the answers, please visit: ten things i didn't know until last week.