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The Titan arum flower has what gruesome nickname? The Saturday quiz

·1-min read
<span>Photograph: Khairil Azhar Junos/Alamy</span>
Photograph: Khairil Azhar Junos/Alamy

The questions

1 Which conflict was sparked by a row over rifle cartridges?
2 Where was the Chirp font introduced in August?
3 Reggaeton music originated on which island?
4 Florence Lawrence was claimed to be the first what?
5 The Titan arum flower has what gruesome nickname?
6 Which country dropped “Trans” from its name in 1949?
7 Which novelist was Europe’s top student debater?
8 What knowledge is contained in the Blue Book?
What links:
9
To be cognizant; Japanese theatre; handless villain?
10 Qibla; mihrab; minbar; minaret?
11 Bilgewater; Ixtal; Noxus; Piltover; the Void?
12 Judith Sheindlin; Julius O’Riordan; Robert Rinder?
13 Bayonne; Black Forest; Speck; York?
14 In Another Land (bassist); Happy and You Got the Silver (guitarist)?
15 Denali; Kosciuszko; Kilimanjaro; Elbrus; Vinson?

High angle view of woman&#x002019;s hand picking up book from table
What’s in the blue book? Photograph: Grace Cary/Getty Images

The answers

1 Indian uprising (1857).
2 Twitter.
3 Puerto Rico.
4 Film star.
5 Corpse flower (for its putrid aroma).
6 Jordan.
7 Sally Rooney.
8 London taxi drivers’ Knowledge.
9 Homophones: know; Noh theatre; Dr No.
10 Features of a mosque.
11 Regions in League of Legends video game.
12 Media judges: Judge Judy; Judge Jules; Judge Rinder.
13 Ham varieties.
14 Rolling Stones songs with vocals not by Mick Jagger: Bill Wyman; Keith Richards.
15 Highest peaks on continents: North America; Australia; Africa; Europe; Antarctica.

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