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"N"ow Don't Tell Me, They all Start with "N" Quiz


Ten questions on different topics and all the answers start with "N". All you need to do is pick the correct "N". Pretty simple really.

A multiple-choice quiz by zambesi. Estimated time: 3 mins.
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Author
zambesi
Time
3 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
399,595
Updated
Dec 03 21
# Qns
10
Difficulty
Average
Avg Score
8 / 10
Plays
573
Last 3 plays: Guest 75 (4/10), sam388 (8/10), Guest 172 (5/10).
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Question 1 of 10
1. Only one of these "N" countries is landlocked. Can you name the country?
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Question 2 of 10
2. All of these "N" songs made it to number one on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart. However, which one was a duo featuring Barbra Streisand and Donna Summer?
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Question 3 of 10
3. Which of these "N" animals is the smallest in size?
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Question 4 of 10
4. All of the following "N" actors won Academy Awards for Best Actor. However, which one took home the Oscar for his performance in the drama movie "Separate Tables"?
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Question 5 of 10
5. All of these "N" cities are capital cities of their country. However, which one is the capital city of Tonga?
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Question 6 of 10
6. Which of the following "N" words is spelt correctly?
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Question 7 of 10
7. Of these historical "N" figures, who was born first?
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Question 8 of 10
8. Three of these "N" actress won the Academy Award for Best Actress. Which is the odd one out that never won an acting Oscar?
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Question 9 of 10
9. Which of the following "N" plants are native to South Africa?
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Question 10 of 10
10. In the NATO phonetic alphabet what stands for the letter "N"?
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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. Only one of these "N" countries is landlocked. Can you name the country?

Answer: Niger

Niger is surrounded by seven countries, Libya, Chad, Nigeria, Benin, Burkina Faso, Mali and Algeria.

Nigeria borders on the Gulf of Guinea in the Atlantic Ocean, Namibia borders on the Atlantic Ocean and Nicaragua is set between the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea.
2. All of these "N" songs made it to number one on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart. However, which one was a duo featuring Barbra Streisand and Donna Summer?

Answer: No More Tears (Enough is Enough)

"No More Tears (Enough is Enough)" peaked for two weeks at the top in November/December 1979. Streisand and Summer never performed the song live together after the recording.

"Night Fever" was a hit by the Bee Gees that stayed at the top for eight weeks beginning March 18, 1978. "Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now" was a hit by the American rock group Starship. The single spent two weeks at the top in April 1987. "Need You Tonight" was a hit for the Australian rock group INXS and had one week at the top in January 1988.
3. Which of these "N" animals is the smallest in size?

Answer: Newt

A newt is a salamander and is semiaquatic. They have lizard like bodies and the average newt grows to a length of approximately 7 inches (18cms).

The narwhal is a medium sized toothwhale that has a large tusk or canine tooth protruding in front of it. They live in Arctic waters around Canada, Russia and Greenland. The nilgai is Asia's largest antelope and stand 1-1.5 metres and males can weigh around 109-288 kgs (240-635lbs). The nyala is an antelope native to southern Africa. They can weigh between 55-140kgs(121-309lbs).
4. All of the following "N" actors won Academy Awards for Best Actor. However, which one took home the Oscar for his performance in the drama movie "Separate Tables"?

Answer: David Niven

David Niven (1910-1983) was an English actor of film, radio and theatre, novelist and soldier (reaching the rank of Lieutenant Colonel). His actor career spanned from 1932-1983 and he won his Oscar for Best Actor in the 1958 drama film "Separate Tables" also starring Rita Hayworth, Deborah Kerr and Burt Lancaster.

Jack Nicholson is a retired American actor who received 12 Academy Award nominations winning three times. He won the Oscar for Best Actor in "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" (1975) and "As Good as It Gets" (1997). Also an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor in "Terms of Endearment"(1983). Paul Newman (1925-2008) was an American actor, director and producer. He was nominated 10 times for an acting Academy Award winning in 1986 for his role in "The Colour of Money". He lost out to David Niven in 1958 for Best Actor when he appeared in "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof". Robert De Niro is an American actor, director and producer. He won the Oscar for Best Supporting Actor in the 1974 crime film "The Godfather Part II" and the Oscar for Best Actor in the 1980 sports drama "Raging Bull".
5. All of these "N" cities are capital cities of their country. However, which one is the capital city of Tonga?

Answer: Nuku'alofa

Nuku'alofa is the capital city of Tonga, 169 islands of which 36 are inhabited, in the Pacific Ocean.

Nassau is the capital city of the Bahamas, Nouakchott is the capital city of the northwest African country, Mauritania and N'Djamena is the capital city of the northcentral African country, Chad.
6. Which of the following "N" words is spelt correctly?

Answer: Niece

Niece is the only "N" word spelt correctly. The following should be Neighbour, Necessary and Noticeable.
7. Of these historical "N" figures, who was born first?

Answer: Isaac Newton

Isaac Newton (1643-1727) was an English mathematician, physicist, astronomer and author. He formulated the laws of motion and universal gravitation.

Vice-Admiral Horatio Nelson(1758-1805) was an officer in the British Royal Navy. He was killed at 47 years during his final victory at the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805. Florence Nightingale (1820-1910) was the founder of modern nursing and she became prominent during the Crimean War, 1853-56, for her care of wounded soldiers. Nicholas II (1868-1918) was the last Emperor of Russia (1894-1917). His reign saw the fall of the Russian Empire and he was forced to abdicate, in 1917, by the Bolsheviks; he was imprisoned and then executed.
8. Three of these "N" actress won the Academy Award for Best Actress. Which is the odd one out that never won an acting Oscar?

Answer: Natalie Wood

Natalie Wood (1938-1981) was an American actress who began acting as a child and then moved into adult acting. She received three Academy Award nominations before she was 25 years, the first being for Best Supporting Actress in "Rebel Without a Cause" (1955) and the next two for Best Actress in "Splendor in the Grass" (1961) and "Love with the Proper Stranger" (1963).

Patricia Neal (1926-2010) was an American actress of stage, film and television. She was nominated twice for the Academy Award for Best Actress winning once for her role as Alma Brown in "Hud" (1963). Norma Shearer (1902-1983) was a Canadian-American actress who was the first person to be nominated five times for an acting Academy Award. She was successful for Best Actress for her role in the 1930 movie "The Divorcee". Nicole Kidman (b. 1967) is an American-Australian actress of film and television. She won her first Oscar for Best Actress for her role in the psychological drama "The Hours" (2002).
9. Which of the following "N" plants are native to South Africa?

Answer: Natal Plum

The Natal plum is native to South Africa and the binomial name is "carissa macrocarpa". It mainly grows in coastal areas.

Neomarica is a flowering plant native to Mexico, Central and South America plus Trinidad and Tobago. Neoregelia is a flowering plant native to the rainforests of South America. The Nikko maple is a species of maple that is found in China and Japan.
10. In the NATO phonetic alphabet what stands for the letter "N"?

Answer: November

The NATO phonetic alphabet consists of 26 code words using the 26 letters of the English alphabet in order from A-Z.
Source: Author zambesi

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