ELECTRIC GENERAL KNOWLEDGE
|1.||Which 1968 Philip K Dick Novel was the basis for the 1982 film Blade Runner?|
Do androids dream of electric sheep?
|2.||What was the first mass-produced electric car to be produced in the UK?|
The Enfield 8000(Enfield Thunderbolt) - 120 were produced on the Isle of White from 1973.
|3.||Which electrical phenomenon, often seen at sea, takes it's name from Saint Erasmus of Formia?|
St Elmo's Fire.
|4.||What was the name of the film released in 1903 by Thomas Edison as a demonstration of the hazards of Alternating Current?|
Electrocuting an Elephant.
|5.||Which single, by Gary Numan's band Tubeway Army, reached No. 1 in the UK Singles Chart in May 1979?|
Are Friends Electric?
|6.||Which piece of scientific equipment was used by Benjamin Franklin in his famous kite experiment, leading to claim that he had captured "lightning in a bottle"?|
A Leyden (or Leiden) Jar.
|7.||Which street in Brixton gave it's name to a hit single released in 1982 by Eddy Grant?|
|8.||Which Australian band, formed in 1973, are considered to be amongst the pioneers of Heavy Metal?|
|9.||In January 2008, what did "ArcAttack" became the first musical group to use in a live performance?|
'Singing' Tesla Coils (accept Tesla Coil)
|10.||Which German scientist published a treatise in 1827 describing the fundemental relationship between Voltage, Current and Resistance?|