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Hello, Here is the Letter "N" Trivia Quiz


"N", the fourteenth letter of the English alphabet, is the basis of this quiz. All questions or answers in this quiz refer to people, places, things beginning with the letter "N". Good luck.

A multiple-choice quiz by masfon. Estimated time: 3 mins.
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Author
masfon
Time
3 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
406,206
Updated
Dec 03 21
# Qns
10
Difficulty
Average
Avg Score
8 / 10
Plays
648
Last 3 plays: Guest 75 (3/10), Guest 172 (4/10), Guest 1 (4/10).
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Question 1 of 10
1. Nero Wolfe is a very interesting fictional detective. He is the creation of which of these writers' imagination? Hint


Question 2 of 10
2. The word "nainsook" refers to what kind of thing? Hint


Question 3 of 10
3. Which of these countries has the city of Nouakchott as its capital? Hint


Question 4 of 10
4. My friend, who is on vacation, sent me a message saying that he has naupathia. Where is he? Hint


Question 5 of 10
5. Which of these "N" rivers originates in Lake Ladoga? Hint


Question 6 of 10
6. In what area was Ngaio Marsh successful? Hint


Question 7 of 10
7. What word represents the letter "N" in the NATO phonetic alphabet? Hint


Question 8 of 10
8. My friends and I love to watch birds. Which of these "N" animals did we observe in an excursion? Hint


Question 9 of 10
9. "North by Northwest" is a thriller film produced and directed by which famous director? Hint


Question 10 of 10
10. In which province of Nepal is the Rapti River estuary? Hint



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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. Nero Wolfe is a very interesting fictional detective. He is the creation of which of these writers' imagination?

Answer: Rex Stout

Nero Wolfe is a fictional character created in 1934 by the American writer Rex Stout. Nero Wolfe is an armchair detective, who was born in Montenegro and lives in New York, growing orchids and tasting the foods made by his chef.

Rex Stout (1886-1975) was mainly known for his detective fiction stories, the best known being Nero Wolfe and his assistant Archie Goodwin, who appeared in his works between 1934 and 1975.
2. The word "nainsook" refers to what kind of thing?

Answer: A type of fabric

Muslin has various types of cotton fabrics with different weights and quality. Nainsook is a type of soft, fine, lightweight, white muslin that is used for making baby clothes or lingerie for women.

The word nainsook, a type of fabric, is derived from the Hindi word "nainsukh" which means "eyes' delight".
3. Which of these countries has the city of Nouakchott as its capital?

Answer: Mauritania

Nouakchott was a small village that in 1958 was chosen by the French to be the capital of the newly created Republic of Mauritania, until then part of French West Africa. In 1960, Mauritania became fully independent from France under the name Islamic Republic of Mauritania.

Nouakchott is Mauritania's capital and largest city, home to about a third of the country's population, with a deep water port on the Atlantic Ocean, an international airport and a university. Nouakchott is a word derived from Berber that means "place of winds".
4. My friend, who is on vacation, sent me a message saying that he has naupathia. Where is he?

Answer: On a boat

My friend is probably on a boat because "naupathia" is a word that describes the state of being nauseated or dizzy while traveling on water or sometimes on a moving vehicle. Naupathia is synonymous with mal de mer, seasickness, motion sickness, kinetosis, etc. The word "naupathia" comes from two Greek words "naus" (ship) and "pathos (suffering).
5. Which of these "N" rivers originates in Lake Ladoga?

Answer: Neva

Lake Ladoga is the largest lake in Europe, located in northwestern Russia and is the source of drinking water for the city of St. Petersburg. About 32 rivers flow into the lake and only the Neva River flows out.

The Neva River flows westwards into the Gulf of Finland, by the delta on which Saint Petersburg was built. Although the Neva is only 74 km long, it is the fourth largest river in Europe in terms of discharge.
6. In what area was Ngaio Marsh successful?

Answer: Literature and theater

New Zealander Dame Edith Ngaio Marsh (1895-1982), known as Ngaio Marsh, was a writer and theater director. She dedicated herself to crime literature. She is considered one of the "Queens of Crime".

In 1928, after studying painting and working as an actress and theater producer, she went to England where she wrote her first novel and introduced London Metropolitan Police Inspector Roderick Alleyn in "A Man Lay Dead" (1934). She returned to New Zealand in the 1930s, writing and producing plays. Ngaio helped turn the detective story into a respectable literary genre. In 1966 she was made a Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire. Her thirty-second and final detective novel (still with the participation of Inspector Roderick) is "Light Thickens" dated 1982, the same year of her death.
7. What word represents the letter "N" in the NATO phonetic alphabet?

Answer: November

The letter "N" is represented in the phonetic alphabet by the word "November". The International Radiotelephony Spelling Alphabet is commonly known as the NATO phonetic alphabet. It is the most widely used radiotelephone spelling alphabet.

The phonetic alphabet was developed by the International Civil Aviation Organization and was later adopted by other organizations. It is used to spell parts of messages, which contain numbers and letters, in order to avoid confusion caused by similar sounds or other noises that may interfere with the transmission.
8. My friends and I love to watch birds. Which of these "N" animals did we observe in an excursion?

Answer: Nuthatch

Nuthatch is a small passerine bird, from the family of Sittidae, characterized by short tail, strong beak and feet and large head. The nuthatches are omnivores, and feed on insects, nuts and seeds; they nest in holes and crevices. Nuthatches mark their territories using loud songs.

A newt is a semi aquatic animal, a type of salamander. A nutria is an underwater rodent herbivore. A nyala is a spiral horned antelope.
9. "North by Northwest" is a thriller film produced and directed by which famous director?

Answer: Alfred Hitchcock

"North by Northwest" (1959) is an American spy thriller film produced and directed by Alfred Hitchcock, starring Cary Grant, Eva Marie Saint, James Mason and others.

Alfred Joseph Hitchcock (1899-1980) was born in London and had a career as a director and producer that spanned nearly six decades. He produced 53 films, in addition to making quick appearances in his films. Hitchcock produced and presented in the period 1955-1965 the series "Alfred Hitchcock Presents" on American television. He is considered the "Master of Suspense".
10. In which province of Nepal is the Rapti River estuary?

Answer: There is no estuary in Nepal

The Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal is a landlocked country located in South Asia. Landlocked countries have no coastline and therefore no estuaries.

An estuary is a semi-closed body of water on the coast where fresh water from rivers or lakes mixes with salt water from the sea, forming a particular ecosystem. The water in an estuary is known as brackish water.
Source: Author masfon

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