Special Sub-Topic: Not U Again
|Which is the chemical symbol for uranium?|
U. Uuu is the symbol for ununumium. Uun is the symbol for ununnilium. Uu is made up.
|From which Asian country did UN Secretary General U-Thant come?|
Myanmar. U-Thant held that post from 1962-1971. For those who did not know when U-Thant was born Myanmar was called Burma.
|If you were in Uttoxeter, in which European country would be?|
England. Uttoxeter is a market town in Staffordshire in England.
|Do urticaria itch?|
Y. Hives itch and are very uncomfortable.
|Which of these titles is a play written by Dylan Thomas?|
Under Milk Wood. This incredible play for voices, with Captain Cat, Sally Ann, No Good Boyo and all those unforgettable characters, was written in 1953.
|Can you find the sheep among these?|
Urial. Urials are wild sheep in the countries bordering the Himalayas.
|Which of these words describes the earth's or moon's shadow during an eclipse?|
Umbra. Umbo is a boss on a shield or the most protuberant point of a univalve fish. Urdu is a language spoken by most Moslems in India. Unguis is a nail/claw.
|Utopia, an imaginary island with a perfect political and social system, was written by which of these statesmen at the court of Henry VIII?|
Thomas More. All of these men ended up being charged with treason. Wolsley died en route to London all the others died violently, so much for Utopia!
|Complete the phrase used as a title for the Pope's address every Easter Sunday .... and Orbi.|
Urbi. The phrase translates to the city (Rome) and the world.
|With which ancient civilisation do you associate Ushabti?|
Egypt. These were figures made of stone, wood ,or faience, measuring between 4 and 9 inches. They were placed in tombs as substitutes for the sacrifice of human servants who would have to serve the master in the next world.
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