Thursday, 18 March 2010


Today's brainteaser is called "Colour Conscious". Below each question are four possible answers all you have to do is select the right one.

01 What is the colour for danger in scientific laboratories? Is it:

Dark Brown
Bright Yellow

02 Where was the notorious "Black Hole", which caused outrage among the British public in 1756? Was it:

In Newgate Prison
In Calcutta
In Cawnpore
In Boston

03 Which famous German actress starred in the 'The Blue Angel' and sang 'Falling in Love Again'? Was it:

Candice Bergen
Elisabeth Bergner
Marlene Dietrich
Elisabeth Schwarzkopf

04 What are the 'Red Arrows'? Are they:

A punk rock group
The instrument used by a tattooist
An urban guerrilla group
An R.A.F. display team

05 What is a 'blue-stocking'? Is it:

A literary and studious woman
An article of policewomen's lingerie
An Oxford University rowing sock
A sailors shroud

06 What is the name of the race-horse which won the English Grand National in 1973 and 1974 and again in 1977? Is it:

Blue Boy
Green Giant
Red Rum
Pink Panther

07 What were the 'Black and Tans'? Were they:

A multi-racial religious sect
A British military force
A Red Indian tribe
Indian missionaries

08 What is a 'Purple Passage'? Is it:

A rough sea crossing
A narrow street in Rome
An excessively sentimental piece of writing
An apoplectic fit

09 Where would you find a 'green room'? Is it:

At a race-course
In a casino
In a theatre
At a botanical garden

10 The blue-shirts were supporters of which Fascist leader of the 1930s? Was it:

Francisco Franco
Adolf Hitler
Benito Mussolini
Sir Oswald Mosley

Good luck! Answers in tomorrow's journal.