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John Wyndham: 'The Kraken Wakes'
"I noticed that all the quizzes about John Wyndham were about 'The Day of the Triffids', which is a great book, but he wrote lots of others and this quiz is about one. Enjoy!"
15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit
The title of the book references a poem by Tennyson. This was Mike's choice. Which book did Phyllis want a quote from?
The Blue Nursery Book
The Pink Nursery Book
The Book of Hideous Monsters
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea
Mike and Phyllis Watson kept having to explain that they worked for the EBC, not the BBC. What does EBC stand for?
European Broadcasting Corporation
English Broadcasting Corporation
English Broadcasting Company
European Broadcasting Company
Mike and Phyllis were on their honeymoon when they saw the fireballs that were the arrival of the invaders. What ship were they on?
The Queen Anne
Where did Mike and Phyllis first see the invaders on land?
Who was carried off by the 'sea-tanks' from the Bocker Expedition?
Leslie Bray and Muriel Flynn
For what did Mike mistake Phyllis's arbour at their Cornish cottage?
An outside toilet
What was the name of the Watson's cottage in Cornwall?
Where did the British Government move to when London was flooded?
The Highlands of Scotland
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
They didn't move, the UK parliament is situated on very high ground
The Isle of Wight
What was the name of the motor boat that took the Watsons to Cornwall out of drowned London?
At the end of the book, apparently only a fifth, an eighth or less of the population of the UK was left. What had killed most people?
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Compiled Jun 18 13