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Quiz No. 32   Find the ‘S’ Words

A fun quiz that tests general knowledge and vocabulary. All the answers begin with the letter ‘S’
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The ‘S’ Quiz

1. Small u-shaped metal fixings –
2. Capital of Sweden –
3. Biblical description of wrong doing –
4. Flying hero –
5. Black diggers in cards –
6. Rushdie, writer of the Satanic Verses –
7. Very wise king –
8. Piece of embroidery produced as a demonstration –
9. Louis Armstrong’s nickname –
10. Six children born at one birth –
11. Hawking, writer of A Brief History of Time -
12. Brass instrument, technically of the woodwind family –
13. A "happy accident" or "pleasant surprise" –
14. Tennis playing sister of Venus –
15. Singers and comedians stand in this –
16. George, the inventor of “The Rocket” –
17. Underwater boat –
18. Fizzy fireworks for children –
19. Sixth planet from the Sun –
20. Alan who fires –  
21. A digital music service –
22. Haile, emperor of Ethiopia from 1930 to 1974 –
23. Country of mountains and closed banks –
24. Dictator of Soviet Union up to 1953 –
25. Naked runner –
26. Adam, writer of The Wealth of Nations –
27. A worker in stone –
28. Enterprise that builds and organizes knowledge  about the universe –
29. Classical Greek scholar  who taught Plato –
30. Hand language for the deaf –
31. German businessman with a list –
32. Blue precious stone –
33. Tony, New Jersey Mob Boss (tv) –
34. Heavy cavalry sword –
35. Frank, head of ‘the Rat Pack’ –
36. Johann S. Bach –
37. Largest desert in the world –
38. Paul, Art Garfunkel’s other half –
39. Part of Iberian Peninsula –
40. Captain Jack of the Caribbean –
41. To be dismissed from a job –
42. The fictional sailor/adventurer from Baghdad –
43. Leslie Charteris’s brigand adventurer –
44. A herb or wise man –
45. NaCl –
46. This good one helped a foreigner –
47. Pepys the diarist –
48. Chemical element S –
49. A tunnel through the Alps connecting Switzerland and Italy –
50. The Devil –
51. Flying UFO’s  -
52. To remove skin and hair of head –
53. Thirty nine of these caused Richard Hannay a headache –
54. Far eastern island state  -
55. Shoulder blade –
56. Person taking the guilt for another –
57. Named Desire as a 1947 play written by American Tennessee Williams –
58. The Pimpernel by Baroness Orczy –
59. One of the invaders of Toad Hall –
60. Signalling using moving arms –
61. Saturday in Jewish world –
62. Dickens’ skinflint –
63. Jaws –
64. A coin of the ancient Hebrews –
65. George Bernard, playright –
66. Unable to play the ball directly –
67. Signal of distress –
68. Fictional global terrorist organisation in James Bond films –
69. Pair of glasses –
70. The built on end of Prittlewell -