Persepolis
Grammar
Iran
Flowers
General Knowledge
100
Year in which Peresepolis was first published in English

What is 2003

100

Can show possession or contraction

What is an apostrophe?

100
What is the capital of Iran

Tehran

100

The national flower of Wales

What is a daffodil?

100

What's the capital of Peru?

Lima

200

Between which years were the borders of Iran closed

1980-83

200

Type of noun that you can't touch

What is an abstract noun?

200

What was the capital of the Achaemenid Empire?

Persepolis

200

Famously, these are produced in and exported from Amsterdam

What is a tulip?

200
Which planet is closest to the sun?

Mercury

300
Which city does Marjan move to when she is 14?

Vienna

300

Joins two related sentences

What is a semi-colon?

300

Islamic clerical leader who returned to rule Iran after 14 years in exile.

Ayatollah Khomeini

300

flowering plant best known for producing saffron

What is a crocus?

300

What country is the singer Kim Wilde from?

England

400
How many men has Marjane's friend Julie slept with?

19

400

A semantic device wherein two very different things are compared directly

What is a metaphor?

400

First Persian Empire, known as the Achaemenid Empire, initially founded around 550BC by whom?

Cyrus the Great

400

At around 1metre in diameter, the Rafflesia arnoldi is the world's biggest flower. What is its simpler/ English name

Monster Flower

400

What is the collective noun for a group of geese?

Gaggle

500

Between the ages of 15 and 16, how many inches does Marjane grow by?

7

500

Famous linguist and grammar expert who argued that we are hardwired with 'Universal Grammar'.

Who is Noam Chomsky?

500

Iran is home to a desert which is one of the hottest places on Earth. What is its name?

The Lut Desert

500

Showcased at Chelsea Flower Show in 2006, Davis Austin, who invested 15 years in growing this flower, sold it for $15.8 million 

What is the Juliet Rose?

500

Which African country has the biggest population?

Nigeria

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