Sunday, June 21, 2009

replyquiztimeuk wrote on May 28
1 What was the last ruling dynasty of China?Manchu or Qing ('Ching').
2 The Isle of Man belonged to which two countries before it came under UK administration in 1765? Norway & Scotland.
3 What name meaning 'achievement of universal peace' is given to the reign of Emperor Akihito?
4 How did the former Princess Alix of of Hessen meet her death?
5 Who did not seek re-election as Austrian President in 1991 after revelations about his activities in WWII?
6 Who was the first President of Israel?
7 How many days after Waterloo did Napoleon resign?
8 Which governor of Sumatra was responsible for the founding of Singapore?
9 What did the Rarotonga Treaty secure in 1987?
10 What does Rasputin mean, as a name given to Grigory Efimovich?
11 Where were all but six French kings crowned?
12 Which country had a secret police force called the securitate which was replaced in 1990?
13 Which President Roosevelt was Republican?
14 What name was given to the incorporation of Austria into the Third Reich?
15 What did Haile Selassie's title Ras Tafari mean?


1 Manchu or Qing ('Ching').
2 Norway & Scotland.
3 Heisei.
4 Shot with her husband Tsar Nicholas II.
5 Kurt Waldheim.
6 Chaim Weizmann.
7 four.
8 Thomas Stanford Raffles.
9 Nuclear-free South Pacific.
10 Dissolute.
11 Reims.
12 Romania.
13 Theodore.
14 Anschluss.
15 Lion of Judan.


replyquiztimeuk wrote on May 28
1 Who was Nazi minister of eastern occupied territories from '41-44?
2 Who was secretary of state to Kennedy and Johnson?
3 Who was the first president of an independent Mozambique?
4 In which country was the Rosetta Stone found in in 1799?
5 What name was given to the socialist movement which carried out the Nicaraguan Revolution?
6 Which Conference drew up the United Nations Charter?
7 Where was the explosive Semtex manufactured?
8 Which city has the oldest university in the world?
9 Who succeeded Ian Smith as Prime Minister of Rhodesia which then became known as Zimbabwe?
10 Where was the first Marxist state in Africa created?
11 Where was the Maoist guerrilla group Sendero Luminoso active in the 80s?
12 Who became New Zealand PM in December 1997?
13 Who was joint secretary general of the ANC with Mandela in 1964?
14 Who were the first three states to break away from Yugoslavia in '91?
15 Where did the Hundred Flowers Movement encourage government criticism in the 50s?


1. Alfred Rosenberg.
2. Dean Rusk.
3. Samora Machel.
4. Egypt.
5. Sandanista.
6. San Francisco Conference.
7. Czechoslovakia.
8. (ElAzhar).
9. Bishop Abel Muzorewa.
10. Congo.
11. Peru.
12. Jenny Shipley.
13. Walter Sisulu.
14. Slovenia, Macedonia & Croatia.
15 China


replyquiztimeuk wrote on May 28

1. What is the total number of Oscars won by Errol Flynn, Peter Gushing and Richard Burton?
2. Who once had her name changed to Frances Dean by Goldwyn?
3. Who is mentioned by name in A1 Stewart's song The Year of the Cat?
4. Which Bond film did Sean Connery make prior to Hitchcock's Marnie?
5. Eric Porter played Soames on TV but who played Soames in That Forsyte Woman
6. Which was the first US studio Richard Burton worked for?
7. Who is known in Italy as 'II Brutto'?
8. Who changed Bernie for Tony in his first film Criss Cross?
9. Bette Midler recreated whose 30s role in Stella?
10. Which screen great did Martin Landau play in Ed Wood?
11. Who was lent to Columbia by MGM for Cover Girl?
12. Sean Ferrer was the son of which Hollywood Oscar winner?
13. Whose first Oscar was for playing Terry Malloy in a 50s classic?
14. Who was the mother of actress Isabella Rosseilini?
15. Whose pin up was pinned to the atomic bomb dropped on Bikini?


1 None.
2 Betty Grable.
3 Peter Lorre.
4 Goldfinger.
5 Errol Flynn.
6 20th Century Fox.
7 Charles Branson.
8 Tony Curtis.
9 Barbara Stanwyck's.
I0 Bela Lugosi.
II Gene Kelly.
12 Audrey Hepburn.
13 Marlon Brando.
14 Ingrid Bergman.
15 Rita Hayworth.


replyquiztimeuk wrote on May 28

1. What was Hitchcock's first Hollywood film?
2. Who was the first performer to win an Oscar for a performance entirely in a foreign language?
3. What was Abbot and Costello's first feature film?
4. Who played Sean Connery's son in Family Business?
5. Who was the first actor ever to refuse an Oscar?
6. Who was the first British born British actress of British parents to win an Oscar?
7. What was the name of Marlene Dietrich in The Blue Angel?
8. Whose death in 1942 spurred Clark Gable to join the US Air Corps?
9. Whose first film was Campus Sweethearts with Rudy Vallee?
10. Which author did Olivia de Havilland play in Devotion?
11. How old was Debbie Reynolds when she made Singin' in the Rain?
12. What was the first film which teamed Gene Kelly with Frank Sinatra?
13. In which film did Bob Hope find his theme tune?
14. In which 1949 film were Rogers and Astaire reunited after a 10 year break?
15. In which film did Chaplin make his screen debut, in 1914?
1. Rebecca.
2. Sophia Loren.
3. One Night in the Tropics.
4. Dustin Hoffman.
5. 2O George C Scott.
6. Julie Andrews.
7. Lola-Lola.
8. His wife Carole Lombard.
9. Ginger Rogers.
10. Charlotte Bronte.
11. Twenty.
12. Anchors Aweigh.
13. The Big Broadcast.
14. The Barkleys of Broadway.
15. Making A Living.

Round One - General Ignorance
1. Scheduled for its start in 1964, what TV event had to be postponed because of power failure?
Opening of BBC2
2. Who wrote the first modern detective story, The Murders in the Rue Morgue' published in 1841?
Edgar Allan Poe
3. Who played the title role in Woody Allen's film 'Annie Hall' released in 1977?
Diane Keaton
4. Which armless statue was discovered by a peasant on the Aegean island of Melos?
The Venus de Milo
5. Born in 1957, which legendary horse won the Cheltenham Gold Cup three times?
Arkle

Round Two - Sporting Chance
6. Which Olympic events have a course of one mile, 427 yards?
Rowing events
7. After how many points do players change service in table tennis?
Five
8. In which sport could you see a flying camel?
Ice Skating
9. Which player stands on the mound in the middle of the diamond in baseball?
The Pitcher
10. In which sport would you find a 'kissing button'?
Archery - on a bowstring

Round Three - Metal Work
11. What is the Earth's most abundant metal?
Aluminium
12. Which metal is obtained from the minerals haematite and magnetite?
Iron
13. What is the lightest (least dense) metal?
Lithium
14. Which metal is obtained from the mineral cinnabar?
Mercury
15. Which metal is obtained from the mineral galena?
Lead

Round Four - F-Words
Which F-Word can be...
16. Floating wreckage at sea?
Flotsam
17. Small deer with white spotted reddish brown summer coat?
Fallow
18. Former Royal coat of arms of France?
Fleur-de-lis
19. A narrow crack or split?
Fissure
20. Seasoned smoked sausage?
Frankfurter

Round Five - Doctor Who?
21. In Doctor Who, what was the name of the leader of the Daleks?
Davros
22. The Scandanavian pop group Aqua had a hit single about which doctor?
Doctor Jones
23. Who wrote the novel about Doctor Jekyll and Mr Hyde?
Robert Louis Stevenson
24. Who had a eighties hit with the song 'Doctor Doctor'?
Thompson Twins
25. Which number is referred to as 'doctors orders' in bingo?
Nine
Spare - Which cult TV show featured the character of Doctor Jacobi?
Twin Peaks
Spare - In chronological order, who was the fourth actor to play Doctor Who in the famous TV series?
Tom Baker

Round Six - Call My Bluff
26. CROVEY - it's Yoof Slang for a) someone who tries too hard to be cool, b) Hopelessly unfashionable, c) a swot, or d) really cool?
27. GOSSOON - is it a) An idiot, b) a boy-servant, c) A type of cloth or d) an dialect word for gooseberry?
28. RAMMY - Scottish - is it a) another word for randy, b) a small drink, like a nip, c) a free-for-all fight, or d) a narrow passage between two rows of houses?
29. OBANG - is it a) a brand of Irish fireworks, b) A Japanese coin, c) a hardwood tree from the Congo, or d) A Chinese board game?
30. MILSEY - again is Scots dialect for a) a milk-strainer, b) homosexual, c) misty or d) a young salmon?
ANS = D / B / C / B / A

Round Seven - Telly Addicts
31. Which two men co-ran the Woolpack in Emmerdale Farm during the 70's & 80's
Amos Brearley and Henry "Mr" Wilkes
32. In which Cartoon series has an Evil Character called 'The Hooded Claw' + 1 Point for his Alter Ego
The Perils of Penelope Pitstop / Sylvester Sneekly
33. In which TV series did Stephanie Cole play the aging character 'Diana Trent'
Waiting for God
34. Name Rita's 4 Different Surnames in Coronation Street
Bates / Littlewood / Fairclough / Sullivan
35. Who wrote the Stories in the TV series 'Tales of the Unexpected'
Roald Dahl

Round Eight - Snookered
36. Born in 1957, this player has won the World Championship six times, currently ranked 13th, won the World Trick shot competition in 1994, 96 & 97 and first won Pot Black on TV in 1982, who is it?
Steve Davis
37. Hitting one ball first, which in turn (possibly indirectly) causes another ball to be potted is called a what?
Plant
38. Jimmy White is nicknamed the Whirlwind but which player has the nickname of the Tornado?
Tony Drago - from Malta
39. Which player beat seven times world champion Stephen Hendry 18-17 in the 2002 World Championship final?
Peter Ebdon
40. The highest possible score in a break that can be achieved without receiving penalty points is 147 but what is the highest possible score achievable in a single break?
155 points - happens when an opponent fouls before any balls are potted and leaves every red ball at least partially obscured by a colour. The player nominates and sinks a colour which is scored as a red, then sinks the black for a total of 8 points. He then clears the table to score the 147 points maximum, and adds that to his 8 points for a total of 155

Round Nine - Connections
41. The Dewey Decimal System is used to catalogue which items?
BOOKS
42. In Doctor Who the time travelling TV programme apart from a time machine what actually is the Tardis?
Police BOX
43. What device was traditionally used to secure a babies nappy?
SAFETY Pin
44. In connection with sport what do the initials MCC stand for?
Marylebone CRICKET Club
45. What is the connection?
The word MATCH

Round Ten - Newspapers
46. Which current Sunday newspaper used to be called the Sunday Pictorial, before it adopted its current name in 1963?
Sunday Mirror
47. The Daily Sketch was merged into which other daily newspaper in 1971?
Daily Mail
48. Which Sunday newspaper did Rupert Murdoch take over in 1969?
News of the World
49. In which year was the Sunday Sport newspaper first published, 1983, 1986, 1989, or 1992?
1986
50. Which current daily newspaper was first published in 1978?
Daily Star
Spare - Which man bought the Mirror group newspapers in 1984?
Robert Maxwell
Spare - Newspaper cartoonist Reg Smythe, who died in 1998 aged 80, was best known for creating which working-class comic strip character?
Andy Capp
Spare - Which daily newspaper was first published on 7th October 1986?
The Independent
Spare - Which national daily paper has 'The Crusader' as its logo?
Daily Express
Which gender-bender name did rock star Vincent Furnier adopt?
Alice Cooper
Which German prison camp did Pat Reid try to escape from?
Colditz
Which island hosts a TT Motor Cycle race in June?
Isle Of Man
What measure is used for sound or noise?
Decibel
Farouk was king of which country?
Egypt
Which county used to be divided into Ridings?
Yorkshire
Who charted with 'Virginia Plain'?
Roxy Music
Which sport is played at Sunningdale?
Golf
Who composed the '1812 Overture'?
Tchaikovsky
Which royal residence is in Norfolk?
Sandringham
By what name is Bruce Wayne also known?
Batman
Marrakesh is in which country?
Morocco
In which fair city did Molly Malone sell cockles and mussels?
Dublin
What is the official residence of the French president?
Elysee Palace
How many square inches in a square foot?
144
In which sport are there wild water - sprint - and slalom events?
Canoeing
In which month is the longest day in Britain?
June
Smack and sampan are types of what?
Boat
Which flag is raised on a ship when it is about to leave port ?
Blue Peter
What type of heavenly body is named after Edmund Halley?
Comet
Which book records debates in Parliament?
Hansard
In which part of the body is the cornea located?
Eye
Which singer was born in Rochdale and lived on the Isle of Capri?
Gracie Fields
Which film star gave her name to a life jacket?
Mae West

POP QUIZ
Q1 : WHICH GROUP TOOK THEIR NAME FROM A 17TH CENTURY AGRICULTURALIST BEST KNOWN FOR INVENTING THE SEED DRILL?
A : JETHRO TULL
Q2: LYRICS: "LONG NIGHTS CRYING BY THE RECORD MACHINE, DREAMING OF MY CHEVY AND MY OLD BLUE JEANS"?
A : CROCODILE ROCK
Q3 : WHAT WAS THE ROLLING STONES FIRST NO 1 HIT?
A : ITS ALL OVER NOW
Q4: LYRICS: " THEY'RE GONNA PUT ME IN THE MOVIES - THEY'RE GONNA MAKE A BIG STAR OUT OF ME"?
A : ACT NATURALLY - BEATLES
Q5 : OF WHICH GROUP WERE ROGER WATERS AND RICK WRIGHT BOTH MEMBERS?
A : PINK FLOYD
Q6: LYRICS: " I THINK YOU MOVE ME, BUT I WANT TO KNOW FOR SURE. COME ON AND HOLD ME TIGHT"?
A : WILD THING
Q7 : WHICH GROUP COMPRISED JIMMY SOMERVILLE AND RICHARD COLES?
A : THE COMMUNARDS
Q8: LYRICS: " WOULD YOU MARRY ME ANYWAY, WOULD YOU HAVE MY BABY"?
A : IF I WERE A CARPENTER
Q9 : ABOUT WHOM WAS ROBERTA FLACK'S "KILLING ME SOFTLY WITH HIS SONG" WRITTEN?
A : DON MCLEAN
Q10: LYRICS: "YOU KNOW THAT IT WOULD BE UNTRUE, YOU KNOW THAT I WOULD BE A LIAR"?
A : LIGHT MY FIRE
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Q11 : HOW IS THE SINGER MICHAEL BARRATT BETTER KNOWN?
A : SHAKIN' STEVENS
Q12: LYRICS: "I'M LOST IN A SWEET DREAM, THINKIN' ABOUT MY BUNDLE OF JOY"?
A : WHAT A DAY FOR A DAYDREAM - LOVIN' SPOONFUL
Q13 : THE "JORDANAIRES" WERE THE ORIGINAL BACKING BAND FOR WHICH SINGER?
A : ELVIS PRESLEY
Q14: LYRICS: "STARS SHINING BRIGHT ABOVE YOU, NIGHT BREEZES SEEM TO WHISPER I LOVE YOU"?
A : DREAM A LITTLE DREAM OF ME
Q15 : WHICH FEMALE SINGER HAS RECORDED WITH ELTON JOHN, GEORGE MICHAEL AND GEORGE BENSON?
A : ARETHA FRANKLIN
Q16: LYRICS: "AND YOU TELL ME, YOU DON'T BELIEVE, WE'RE ON THE EVE "?
A : EVE OF DESTRUCTION
Q17 : ABOUT WHOM WAS THE SONG "HEY JUDE" WRITTEN?
A : JULIAN LENNON
Q18: LYRICS: "AND ALL THE BELLS WERE RINGIN' NA.. NA NA, NA NA - NA -NA"?
A : THE NIGHT THEY DROVE OLD DIXIE DOWN
Q19 : BUSTER BLOODVESSEL WAS FRONTMAN OF WHICH 80S GROUP?
A : BAD MANNERS
Q20: LYRICS: " SOMEDAY WHEN I'M LONELY, WISHING YOU WEREN'T SO FAR AWAY"?
A : THINGS WE SAID TODAY - BEATLES
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Q : WHICH 60S BAND FEATURED ERIC CLAPTON AND JIMMY PAGE?
A : THE YARDBIRDS
Q: LYRICS: " BABY, BABY I'D GET DOWN ON MY KNEES FOR YOU"?
A : YOU'VE LOST THAT LOVIN' FEELING
Q : THE SONGS "GOOD MORNING STARSHINE" AND " LET THE SUNSHINE IN" FEATURED IN WHICH MUSICAL?
A : HAIR
Q: LYRICS: " ALL THE LEAVES ARE BROWN, AND THE SKY IS GREY"?
A : CALIFORNIA DREAMIN'
Q: WHAT WAS JOHN LENNON'S MIDDLE NAME?
A : WINSTON (LATER ONO)
Q: LYRICS: " WELL WE DRANK CHAMPAGNE AND DANCED ALL NIGHT, UNDER ELECTRIC CANDLELIGHT"?
A : LOLA - KINKS
Q : WHO WAS BEHIND THE 70S SMASH HIT " IN THE SUMMERTIME"?
A : MUNGO JERRY
Q: LYRICS: " I SWEAR I LEFT HER BY THE RIVER, I SWEAR I LEFT HER SAFE AND SOUND"?
A : HAZARD - RICHARD MARX
Q : WHO SANG THE JAMES BOND THEME "THUNDERBALL"?
A : TOM JONES
Q: LYRICS: " I THOUGHT LOVE WAS ONLY TRUE IN FAIRYTALES"?
A : I'M A BELIEVER - MONKEES

Q : WHO SANG THE TITLE TRACK FOR THE BOND FILM "FOR YOUR EYES ONLY"?
A : SHEENA EASTON
Q: LYRICS: " YOU'LL FIND A GOD IN EVERY GOLDEN CLOISTER AND IF YOU'RE LUCKY THEN THE GOD'S A SHE"?
A : ONE NIGHT IN BANGKOK
Q: WHICH MUSICIANS REAL NAME IS STEVEN DEMETRE GEORGIOU?
A : CAT STEVENS
Q: LYRICS: " DON'T KNOW MUCH ABOUT HISTORY, DON'T KNOW MUCH BIOLOGY"?
A : WONDERFUL WORLD - SAM COOKE
Q : WHICH ROCK LEGEND STARRED IN THE FILM "LABYRINTH"?
A : DAVID BOWIE
Q: LYRICS: " YOU GET A SHIVER IN THE DARK, IT'S BEEN RAINING IN THE PARK"?
A : SULTANS OF SWING - DIRE STRAITS
Q: LYRICS: " ALL ACROSS THE NATION, SUCH A STRANGE VIBRATION"?
A : IF YOU'RE GOING TO SAN FRANCISCO
Q : FROM WHICH MUSICAL DOES THE SONG "LOVE CHANGES EVERYTHING" COME FROM?
A : ASPECTS OF LOVE
Q: LYRICS: " SLOW DOWN, YOU MOVE TOO FAST. WE'VE GOT TO MAKE THE MORNING LAST"?
A : THE 59TH STREET BRIDGE SONG (FEELIN' GROOVY)
Q : WHAT WAS THE SEMOLINA PILCHARD DOING IN THE BEATLES SONG "I AM THE WALRUS"?
A : CLIMBING UP THE EIFFEL TOWER

Q: LYRICS: " ALL I'M TAKING IS YOUR TIME"?
A : HELP ME MAKE IT THROUGH THE NIGHT
Q : WHICH MEMBER OF CROSBY,STILLS, NASH AND YOUNG WAS A MEMBER OF "THE HOLLIES"?
A : GRAHAM NASH
Q: LYRICS: " AND THE SIGN SAID, " THE WORDS OF THE PROPHETS ARE WRITTEN ON THE SUBWAY WALLS & TENEMENT HALLS"?
A : SOUNDS OF SILENCE
Q : IN 1999 PETER NOON OF HERMENS HERMITS PLAYED AT WINDSOR CASTLE FOR THE QUEEN AND SANG A SONG THAT OFFENDED HER. WHICH ONE?
A: HENRY THE 8TH
Q: LYRICS: "THE LIGHTS ARE MUCH BRIGHTER THERE, YOU CAN FORGET ALL YOUR TROUBLES, FORGET ALL YOUR CARES"?
A : DOWNTOWN
Q : WHO APPEARED ON THE FIRST ROLLING STONE MAGAZINE COVER?
A : JOHN LENNON
Q: LYRICS: " AND BOUGHT HIM STRINGS AND SEALING WAX AND OTHER FANCY STUFF"?
A : PUFF THE MAGIC DRAGON
Q: WHICH MUSICAL INSTRUMENT DID KAREN CARPENTER PLAY?
A : THE DRUMS
Q: LYRICS: " REMEMBER TO LET HER INTO YOUR HEART, THEN YOU CAN START TO MAKE IT BETTER"?
A : HEY JUDE
Q : WHO RECORDED THE ORIGINAL "WHAT BECOMES OF THE BROKEN HEARTED"?
A : JIMMY RUFFIN

GENERAL KNOWLEDGE
Q : WHAT IS THE MODERN NAME FOR THE OLD COLONY OF FRENCH SUDAN?
A : MALI
Q : WHO WROTE THE 'GAME, SET AND MATCH' SERIES OF NOVELS?
A : LEN DEIGHTON
Q : IN THE BLOOD, HAEMOGLOBIN CONTAINS IRON, WHAT METAL DOES CHLOROPHYLL CONTAIN?
A : MAGNESIUM
Q : ALL INHABITANTS OF PITCAIRN ISLAND BELONG TO WHAT US RELIGION?
A : SEVENTH DAY ADVENTISTS
Q : WHICH US NOVELIST WROTE "THE DHARMA BUMS" AND "BIG SUR"?
A : JACK KEROUAC
Q : WHICH LIFE SAVING DEVICE WAS ACCIDENTALLY INVENTED BY JOHN HOPPS IN 1950?
A : CARDIAC PACEMAKER
Q : WHAT ARTIST WAS NICKNAMED "JACK THE DRIPPER" ACTION PAINTING?
A : JACKSON POLLOCK
Q : AESCULUS IS THE LATIN NAME OF WHAT TYPE OF TREE ?
A : HORSE CHESTNUT
Q : IN WHICH JAMES BOND FILM DOES ORSON WELLES APPEAR?
A : CASINO ROYALE
Q : WHAT BRANCH OF MEDICINE IS CONCERNED WITH DISEASES OF THE MOUTH?
A : STOMATOLOGY
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Q : WHICH FAMILY FOUGHT THE EARP BROTHERS AT THE OK CORRAL?
A : CLANTONS
Q : WHICH ELEMENT, ATOMIC NUMBER 37, IS A SOFT SILVERY WHITE ALKALI METAL THAT REACTS VIOLENTLY WITH WATER AND HAS A MELTING POINT OF 39 DEGREES C?
A : RUBIDIUM
Q : IN WHICH SHAKESPEARE PLAY DO DOGBERRY AND THE COMIC CONSTABLES APPEAR?
A : MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING
Q : WHAT IS THE NAME OF THE POISON THAT WAS USED TO MURDER THE BULGARIAN DEFECTOR GEORGI MARKOV, VIA THE TIP OF AN UMBRELLA?
A : RICIN
Q : WHICH EUROPEAN CAPITAL CITY IS BUILT ON A SERIES OF ISLANDS INCLUDING RIDDAR, STADS, AND HELGEANDS?
A : STOCKHOLM
Q : WHAT WAS THE MIDDLE NAME OF PABLO PICASSO?
A : RUIZ
Q : WHAT IS THE SCIENTIFIC TERM FOR THE RESISTANCE OF FLUIDS TO FLOW CAUSED BY INTERNAL RESISTANCE?
A : VISCOSITY
Q : WHAT IS THE ACTUAL NAME OF "SHE" IN THE BOOK BY H RIDER HAGGARD?
A : AYESHA
Q : WHO IS THE ROMAN GODDESS OF FLOCKS AND HERDS ?
A : PALES
Q : NAME DEF LEOPARDS ONE ARMED DRUMMER?
A : RICK ALLEN
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Q : MR MYBUG WAS ONLY INTERESTED IN SEX WITH FLORA IN WHAT BOOK?
A : COLD COMFORT FARM
Q : JOHN QUINCY ADAMS WAS THE ONLY US PRESIDENT TO DO WHAT?
A : MARRY A NON AMERICAN WOMAN
Q : WHOSE ONLY NOVEL WAS ENTITLED 'SAVROLA'?
A : WINSTON CHURCHILL
Q : THE FIVE NATIONS OF NATIVE AMERICANS, COMPRISING THE MOHAWK, SENECA, ONONDAGA, CAYUGA AND ONEIDA PEOPLES WERE ALSO KNOWN COLLECTIVELY BY WHAT TITLE?
A : THE IROQUOIS LEAGUE
Q : WHAT IS THE NAME OF THE WORLD'S ONLY SEA-GOING PADDLE STEAMER?
A : WAVERLEY
Q : IN WHICH COUNTRY DID THE CHINDITS FIGHT IN WWII?
A : BURMA
Q : IF PEAS ARE SERVED 'A LA PAYSANNE', HOW ARE THEY PRESENTED?
A : PUREED
Q : SPUD, SICK BOY & RENTON ARE CHARACTERS IN WHICH BEST-SELLING BOOK, ALSO TURNED INTO A FILM?
A : TRAINSPOTTING
Q : WHAT IS THE MAIN INGREDIENT OF CHEWING GUM?
A : CHICLE
Q : WHICH COUNTRY HAS THE AMALIENBORG PALACE AS ITS ROYAL RESIDENCE?
A : DENMARK
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Q : NAME THE AUTHOR WHO CREATED BRER RABBIT AND BRER FOX?
A : JOEL CHANDLER HARRIS
Q : WHICH CHEMICAL ELEMENT HAS THE SYMBOL SB?
A : ANTIMONY
Q : JOHN SPILBURY, IN 1760, INVENTED WHICH HOME RECREATIONAL ITEM?
A : THE JIGSAW PUZZLE
Q : WHO WAS THE FEMALE STAR OF THE FILM MUSICAL 'SINGIN' IN THE RAIN'?
A : DEBBIE REYNOLDS
Q : LAUDS PRIME TIERCE SEXT NONES WHAT COMES NEXT ?
A : VESPERS
Q : WHO COMMANDED THE UNION ARMY AT THE BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG?
A : GENERAL MEADE
Q : RAT-TAIL, ORGAN PIPE AND EASTE ARE EXAMPLES OF WHICH TYPE OF PLANT?
A : CACTUS
Q : WHAT WORD MEANS AN ABNORMAL ENLARGEMENT OR WEAKENING OF AN ARTERY?
A : ANEURYSM
Q : ISABELA (ALBERMARLE) AND SAN CRISTOBAL (CHATHAM) ARE THE LARGEST ISLANDS IN WHICH PACIFIC GROUP?
A : GALAPAGOS ISLANDS (COLON ARCHIPELAGO)
Q : IN JAPANESE COOKERY, WHAT DOES 'SUSHI' ACTUALLY MEAN?
A : (VINEGARED OR SWEET PICKLED) RICE
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Q : WHEN WOULD THE BODY PRODUCE KELOID TISSUE?
A : TO FORM A SCAR
Q : THE ELEMENTS MANGANESE AND MAGNESIUM BOTH TAKE THEIR NAME FROM THE TOWN OF MAGNESIA IN WHICH COUNTRY?
A : TURKEY
Q : ORNAMENTS DESCRIBED AS TREEN ARE MADE FROM WHICH MATERIAL?
A : WOOD
Q : WHO SANG FOR LAUREN BACALL IN TO HAVE AND HAVE NOT
A : ANDY WILLIAMS
Q : WHAT ELEMENT DOES A VENUS FLY-TRAP MOST NEED FROM FLIES?
A : NITROGEN
Q : THE COUNTRY OF ERITREA WAS FORMERLY A PART OF WHICH OTHER COUNTRY?
A : ETHIOPIA
Q : WHO WON THE OSCAR FOR BEST DIRECTOR IN 1973 FOR THE FILM 'CABARET'?
A : BOB FOSSE
Q : IF YOU HAVE A RHYTIDECTOMY WHAT PROCEDURE HAS OCCURRED ?
A : A FACE LIFT
Q : WHO NICKNAMED HIS GUN LUCRETTIA BORGIA COS IT KILLED EVERYTHING?
A : BUFFALO BILL
Q : WHICH ANIMALS LATIN NAME IS CRICETUS-CRICUTUS?
A : THE HAMSTER

GEOGRAPHY
Q : WHAT BAY FORMS THE NORTHERN BORDER OF SPAIN AND THE WESTERN BORDER OF FRANCE?
A : BISCAY
Q : WHAT TYPE OF CREATURE IS A KATYDID?
A : A GRASSHOPPER
Q : OF WHICH ISLAND COUNTRY IN THE WEST INDIES IS ROSEAU THE CAPITAL?
A : DOMINICA
Q : WHICH STARCHY STAPLE FOOD OF AFRICA, USED TO MAKE FAROFA FLOUR, IS ALSO KNOWN AS MANIOC?
A : CASSAVA
Q : WHAT NAME IS GIVEN TO THE SOUTHERN PORTION OF CALIFORNIA WHICH IS MEXICAN ?
A : BAJA CALIFORNIA
Q : TO WHICH FAMILY OF BIRDS DOES THE CROSSBILL BELONG?
A : FINCH
Q : THE ISLAND GROUP KNOWN AS THE NICOBARS, IN THE BAY OF BENGAL, BELONG TO WHAT COUNTRY?
A : INDIA
Q : THE EXPRESSION, "TO EAT HUMBLE PIE", IS A PUN ON THE WORD UMBLE. WHAT WERE UMBLES?
A : DEER OFFAL
Q : BAKU, THE CAPITAL OF AZERBAIJAN, LIES ON THE SHORES OF WHAT SEA?
A : CASPIAN
Q : CARELESS AND INVICTOR ARE TYPES OF WHICH FRUIT?
A : GOOSEBERRY
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Q : IN WHICH COUNTRY IS AFRICA'S LOWEST POINT?
A : DJIBOUTI
Q : WHAT IS THE COLLECTIVE NOUN FOR A GROUP OF COOTS?
A : A COVERT
Q : WHAT IS THE NAME OF THE LARGEST OF THE ISLANDS IN THE BAY OF NAPLES?
A : ISCHIA
Q : A SPORRAN WAS ORIGINALLY MADE FROM THE FUR OF WHICH ANIMAL?
A : BADGER
Q : SAN MIGUEL IS THE MAIN ISLAND OF WHICH GROUP?
A : AZORES
Q : WHICH BIRD CAN WALK UNDERWATER?
A : DIPPER
Q : WHAT IS MALAWI'S LARGEST CITY?
A : BLANTYRE
Q : WHAT IS THE ENGLISH NAME FOR THE VEGETABLE THAT IS CALLED A RUTABAGA IN THE USA?
A : SWEDE
Q : CABRERA IS A SMALL ISLAND OFF THE SOUTH COAST OF WHICH LARGER ISLAND IN THE MEDITERRANEAN?
A : MAJORCA
Q : THE DRAGOON, THE POUTER AND THE TUMBLER ARE ALL TYPES OF WHAT?
A : PIGEON
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Q : WHERE ARE A STARFISH'S EYES?
A : AT THE ENDS OF ITS ARMS
Q : THE FLAG OF WHICH ASIAN COUNTRY IS RED WITH A YELLOW FIVE-POINTED STAR IN THE CENTRE?
A : VIETNAM
Q : WHICH BIRD HAS THE LATIN NAME HIRUNDA RUSTICA?
A : SWALLOW
Q : WHICH MAJOR PACIFIC COAST US CITY WAS ORIGINALLY CALLED YERBA BUENA?
A : SAN FRANCISCO
Q : WHAT TWO MALE FISH GIVE BIRTH TO YOUNG?
A : THE SEA HORSE AND THE PIPE FISH
Q : NEW BRITAIN, THE LARGEST ISLAND OF THE BISMARCK ARCHIPELAGO, IS PART OF WHICH COUNTRY?
A : PAPUA NEW GUINEA
Q : THE FAEROE ISLANDS TRANSLATE INTO ENGLISH AS WHAT (FROM THE DANISH)?
A : THE SHEEP ISLANDS
Q : MANAMA IS THE CAPITAL OF WHICH COUNTRY?
A : BAHRAIN
Q : WHAT WORD OF SPANISH ORIGIN IS USED IN SW AMERICA TO DESCRIBE A ROCKY RAVINE OR DRY WATER COURSE?
A : ARROYO
Q : WHAT IS CANADA'S HIGHEST CITY?
A : KIMBERLY, BC
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Q : WHAT KIND OF LIVING THING IS A GINGKO?
A : TREE
Q : NAME THE TWO COUNTRIES IN WHICH 'THE MOSQUITO COAST' IS SITUATED?
A : HONDURAS OR NICARAGUA
Q : WHAT NAME IS GIVEN TO A FEMALE RED DEER?
A : HIND
Q : IN WHICH COUNTRY IS THE NULLABOR PLAIN?
A : AUSTRALIA
Q : SMOOTH, PALMATE AND GREAT CRESTED ARE ALL BRITISH SPECIES OF WHAT TYPE OF CREATURE?
A : NEWT
Q : IN WHICH COUNTRY IS MOUNT SINAI?
A : EGYPT
Q : WHAT IS A TURNSOLE?
A : A PLANT (IT FACES THE SUN)
Q : WHAT WAS VANUATU, AN ISLAND COUNTRY IN THE SOUTHERN PACIFIC OCEAN EAST OF NORTHERN AUSTRALIA, FORMERLY CALLED?
A : NEW HEBRIDES
Q : WHAT IS THE COMMON NAME FOR THE TREE FAGACAE SYLVATICUS?
A : BEECH
Q : AMERICA'S FIRST-EVER OIL FIND IN 1859 WAS AT TITUSVILLE - IN WHICH US STATE?
A : PENNSYLVANIA
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Q : WOLF ZEBRA WASP AND WATER ARE SPECIES OF WHICH COMMON CREATURE?
A : SPIDER
Q : THE ANCIENT CAPITAL CITY OF THEBES IS NOW WHICH EGYPTIAN CITY?
A : LUXOR
Q : THE LARVAE OF THE FLY IS A MAGGOT, WHAT IS THE LARVAE OF A BEETLE CALLED?
A : GRUB
Q : WHAT IS THE CAPITAL OF BERMUDA?
A : HAMILTON
Q : WHAT IS ANOTHER NAME FOR THE CREATURE THE AXOLOTL?
A : SALAMANDER
Q : UP UNTIL 1918, TRANSYLVANIA WAS PART OF WHICH EUROPEAN COUNTRY ?
A : HUNGARY
Q : WHAT NAME IS GIVEN TO THE HUGE EMPTY SCRUBLAND PLAINS OF CENTRAL SOUTH AMERICA, WHICH LIE NORTH OF THE PAMPAS?
A : CHACO
Q : SITED IN BRITTANY, WHERE IS EUROPE'S LARGEST SITE OF STANDING STONES, COVERING MANY SQUARE KILOMETRES?
A : CARNAC
Q : WHAT IS THE COLLECTIVE NAME FOR A GROUP OF BLOODHOUNDS?
A : SUTE
Q : IN WHICH COUNTRY IS THE FAMOUS BRIDGE ON THE RIVER KWAI?
A : THAILAND

FILM QUIZ
Who played the role of mother in Mermaids?
Cher
What was the name of the actor who starred in Naked Gun 2½ and The Towering Inferno?
OJ Simpson
What character did Alan Rickman play in Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves?
Sheriff of Nottingham
What was the character's name that John Travolta played in Pulp Fiction?
Vince Vega
Who directed the film Pretty Baby?
Louis Malle
Who played the Saint in the 90's film?
Val Kilmer
Which actress played Mrs Jack Somersby in Somersby?
Jodie Foster
Which famous actor appeared for only 2 minutes at the end of Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves?
Sean Connery
What was Jack Lemmon's characters name in The Odd Couple? (full name)
Felix Unger
Which actor played a harassed executive in How To Get Ahead In Advertising?
Richard E Grant
What is the name the star of Men In Black who brought out a single for the film?
Will Smith
Who played Robin William's wife in Mrs Doubtfire?
Sally Field
Who wrote the screenplay for The Crucible? (full name)
Arthur Miller
Who was once known as BK 4454813 OG 2795?
Hugh Grant
Who produced the Hugh Grant film Extreme Measures?
Liz Hurley
Who won an Oscar for his role in Philadelphia?
Tom Hanks
Who directed Pulp Fiction?
Quentin Tarantino
What colour was in the title of Whoopi Goldberg's first major film?
Purple
Who was the male star of The Prince Of Tides?
Nick Nolte
Which actor danced with Princess Diana at the Whitehouse?
John Travolta

BOOK QUIZ
In the book and film The Great Gatsby, what was Gatsby's first name?
Jay
Who wrote the crime novels with Inspector Jack Frost as their central character? (surname)
Wingfield
According to Lewis Carroll, which creature "came wiffling through the tugley wood"?
Jabberwock
Who wrote crime novels with Dalziel and Pascoe as their central characters? (full name)
Reginald Hill
What pseudonym did Mary Clarissa Miller adopt as a writer? (full name)
Agatha Christie
What is the name of the house at the centre of the novel Rebecca?
Manderley
What was the name of William's dog in the Just William stories?
Jumble
What is the name of the main character of George Orwell’s novel 1984, who "began" his secret diary in that year? (full name)
Winston Smith
Who wrote the novel Chitty Chitty Bang Bang? (full name) @Think James Bond
Ian Fleming
In Lord of the Rings, what was the name of Gandalf's horse?
Shadowfax
How are Anne, Dick, Julian, George and Timmy better known?
Famous Five
First Impression was the original title for which novel?
Pride and Prejudice
In Treasure Island, which sailor dreamt of toasted cheese? (full name)
Ben Gunn
Which novel by Michael Crichton was "best selling paperback" in 1993?
Jurassic Park
In Rudyard Kipling's If, what are the two impostors to meet and treat the same: Triumph and ?
Disaster

ANIMAL QUIZ

Which big cat lives in the cold north of Europe, Asia and North America?
Lynx
What would you expect to see a gudgeon doing?
Swimming
What kind of leaves provide the staple diet of a silkworm?
Mulberry
Which sea creature possesses three hearts and eight tentacles?
Octopus
Long-eared, snowy and barn are all species of which bird?
Owl
What animal does the adjective equine refer to?
Horse
What species of spider has varieties called goliath and cobalt blue?
Tarantula
A male pig and a male bear share the same name, what is it?
Boar
How many teeth does an aardvark have? (word)
None
Which pace comes between a trot and a gallop?
Canter
Which shark is named after the shape of its head and a DIY tool?
Hammerhead
Complete this saying: Every ___ has its day
Dog
What is the only bird that possesses nostrils?
Kiwi
What is a basilisk?
Lizard
What four-letter word is the name given to the home of a wolf?
Lair
What shape are honeycomb cells in a beehive?
Hexagonal
What four-letter word can follow blue, black, love and butcher?
Bird
What mammal, native to Alaska, has a body covered with hair and barbed quills?
Porcupine
What is the name give to a young elephant, a young cow and a young whale?
Calf
What four-letter F word is given to a large pointed tooth?
Fang

A TO Z QUIZ
(A) In which city would you visit the Taj Mahal?
Agra
(B) What name is given to an open-air night-time entertainment for soldiers?
Bivouac
(C) Which unit of measurement is equivalent to one tenth of a sea mile?
Cable
(D) Which section of equestrianism is concerned with obedience?
Dressage
(E) Who acquired the nickname of the First Lady of Jazz? (full name)
Ella Fitzgerald
(F) What name is given to a workshop for casting metal?
Foundry
(G) Which island is the most southerly of the Windward Islands?
Grenada
(H) Which of Shakespeare's plays was set in Agincourt?
Henry V
(I) What was the name of the Red Indian tribe led by Hiawatha?
Iroquois
(J) Which African city was founded in 1886?
Johannesburg
(K) What name is given to the centre of a nut?
Kernel
(L) Which five-letter word is the name given to a doctor's deputy?
Locum
(M) What name is given to volcanic molten rock?
Magma
(N) What name is given to a cloud that is produced by a cluster of stars?
Nebula
(O) Which drug is obtained from the poppy?
Opium
(P) What is the collective name given to the colours of red, yellow and blue?
Primary
(Q) What is the smallest member of the partridge family?
Quail
(R) Which famous novel was based on the life of Alexander Selkirk? (full name)
Robinson Crusoe
(S) Who became the Men's Wimbledon Singles Champion in 1990? (full name)
Stefan Edberg
(T) What is the name of the principal male hormone in the human body?
Testosterone
(U) What is the name of the range of mountains located in Central Asia?
Urals
(V) Who composed the Four Seasons?
Vivaldi
(W) What is the largest member of the weasel family? @Think X Men
Wolverine
(X) What word describes an object shaped like a sword?
Xiphoid
(Y) What is the official name for a Tower of London guard?
Yeoman
(Z) What is the four-letter name of a humped Indian Ox?
Zebu

FOUR LETTER QUIZ
What is the name of the eldest Tracy brother in Thunderbirds?
John
What is the name of the river that flows through the city of Lancaster?
Lune
Elephant, fur and crabeater are all species of which animal?
Seal
Laverock was an old-fashioned name for which bird?
Lark
Which spice is obtained from the outer shell of nutmeg?
Mace
Nanny goat is cockney rhyming slang for what in the world of horse-racing?
Tote
What name is given by photographers, to the lotion in which they develop their films?
Soup
Where in the human body are the metatarsal arches located?
Feet
In the world of physics what does a capital letter V indicate?
Volt
Name the pop group fronted by Midge Ure in the 1970s that topped the chart with Forever And Ever?
Silk
What name is given to the family groups that dolphins travel in?
Pods
What kind of meat is used to make pastrami?
Beef
What is the highest volcano in Europe?
Etna
Which animated film featured the voices of Sharon Stone and Gene Hackman?
Antz
What is the name of the canal that connects the Baltic Sea to the North Sea?
Kiel
Which first name for a boy is also the Italian word for eight?
Otto
What name is given to the highest point of a triangle?
Apex
Ash Wednesday is the first day of what?
Lent
What sort of marine creature is a quahog some of which can live for up to 200 years?
Clam
In which card game is a prial of threes the top hand?
Brag

QUIZ QUEST

1 What is the first book of the Old Testament?

2 What is the name of the comic strip character married to Dagwood Bumstead?

3 In which 60s comedy did Elizabeth Montgomery play Samantha Stephens?

4 Which musical features the songs, Funny Honey and All That Jazz?

5 What was the name of the character played by Milo O'Shea in the 1968 sci-fi comedy Barbarella?

6 What denomination of American banknote features a picture of the White House?

7 Laver and Kastenbrote are both types of what?

8 Which 1960 supernatural film was based on the John Wyndham novel The Midwich Cuckoos?

9 In which 1994 film did Bruce Willis play a boxer called Butch Coolidge?

10 What, also known as the Piazza di Spagna, was constructed by the architect Alessandro Specchi in 18th century Rome?

Answers
GENESIS
BLONDIE
BEWITCHED
CHICAGO
DURAN DURAN
20 DOLLAR bill
BREAD
Village Of THE DAMNED
PULP Fiction
Spanish STEPS

ANSWER LINKS - THE GOOD BOOK
The answers to the following ten questions all contain the name of a book in the Bible


1 Which Polish born film producer won the Irving Thalberg Memorial Award in 1974?

2 Who married the model Christie Brinkley in 1985?

3 Who played the role of Gladys Pugh in Hi-De-Hi?

4 Which actor connects the films A.I. and The Road To Perdition?

5 Prince Caspian and The Magician's Nephew are two of the titles in which series of novels?

6 What was the former name of the rock group The Who?

7 Which Devon born artist's works include Dr Samuel Johnson and Sarah Siddons as The Tragic Muse?

8 Set in the 19th century which 1972 film saw Robert Redford surviving in the solitude of the American wilderness?

9 Who wrote the novels A Journal Of The Plague Year and Roxana?

10 Name the actor who plays the role of Barry in Auf Wiedersehen Pet.

Answers
SAMUEL Goldwyn
Billy JOEL
RUTH Madoc
JUDE Law
The Narnia CHRONICLES
The High NUMBERS
Sir JOSHUA Reynolds
JEREMIAH Johnson
DANIEL Defoe
TIMOTHY Spall

CRYPTOLOGY - SONG LINKS
The following ten songs all contain the name of an animal in the title. Can you identify them from their initials e.g. F on the R = Fox On The Run


1 HMITD in the W?

2 WNP?

3 PG the W

4 R the RNR

5 AHWNN

6 The LST

7 N the E

8 HL the W

9 E of the T

10 SS and HADB


Answers
How Much Is That Doggie In The Window?
What's New Pussycat?
Pop Goes The Weasel
Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer
A Horse With No Name
The Lion Sleeps Tonight
Nellie The Elephant
Hungry Like The Wolf
Eye Of The Tiger
Simon Smith And His Amazing Dancing Bear

CRYPTOLOGY - SONG LINKS
The following ten songs all contain the name of a city in the title. Can you identify them from their initials? Eg NYNY = New York New York


1 T from A

2 ILMH in SF

3 The S of L

4 The NCD

5 LHL from L

6 IB to G

7 ON in B

8 M in M

9 ILP

10 W in M


Answers
Tulips From Amsterdam
I Left My Heart In San Francisco
The Streets Of London
The Night Chicago Died
Long Haired Lover From Liverpool
I Belong To Glasgow
One Night In Bangkok
Midnight In Moscow
I Love Paris
Walking In Memphis

LITERALLY LOGICAL


1 According to William Shakespeare who is "the noblest Roman of them all"?

2 What species of owl is Hedwig in the Harry Potter books?

3 What did Dr Griffin discover the secret of in a story by HG Wells?

4 In which novel did the character of Humpty Dumpty make his literary debut?

5 In the novel Gone With The Wind how many times did Scarlett O'Hara marry?

6 Which John Steinbeck novel was adapted into a film that gave James Dean his first starring role on the big screen?

7 Which biblical character shares his name with the raven in Animal Farm?

8 Have Bible Will Travel, is the motto of which literary hero?

9 During which English King's reign was the novel Ivanhoe set?

10 What is the name of the central family in the classic novel Pride And Prejudice?


Answers
Brutus
Snowy Owl
Invisibility, in the story of The Invisible Man
Through The Looking Glass
Three times
East Of Eden
Moses
Father Brown
Richard the Lionheart
Bennet

LITERALLY LOGICAL


1 Which TV presenter is the author of the book, The New Guide To The Moon?

2 Ginger and Algy are the best friends of which literary hero?

3 In the nursery rhyme Polly put the kettle on. Who took it off?

4 Which fictional character created by EB White was voiced on film by Michael J Fox?

5 In which novel was King Rudolph incarcerated by Duke Michael?

6 Good Wives was a sequel to which classic novel?

7 In which novel did the character of George Smiley make his literary debut?

8 The sci-fi film 2001 Space Odyssey was based on whose novel?

9 Which work by the Greek poet Homer tells the story of the siege of Troy?

10 In the Old Testament who married Sarah and Keturah?


Answers
Patrick Moore
Biggles
Sukey
Stuart Little
The Prisoner Of Zenda
Little Women
Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy
Arthur C Clarke
The Iliad
Abraham

TASTY TRIVIA


1 The town of Blairgowrie in Scotland is famed for the cultivation of which fruit?

2 What was the former name of Hawaii?

3 Which US city is nicknamed, The Beer Capital of the World?

4 What type of meat is used in the preparation of wiener schnitzel?

5 Which French town is famed for its manufacture of nougat?

6 From which language does the word coffee derive?

7 What drink comprises of a mixture of brandy, egg yolks and vanilla?

8 According to an old saying what is one only supposed to eat when there is an R in the month?

9 Born Noah Kaminsky, who wrote the song Red Red Wine?

10 What C word is a name shared by the frills on a dress shirt and the small intestine of animals prepared for food?


Answers
Raspberry
Sandwich Islands
Milwaukee
Veal
Montelimar
Turkish
Advocaat
Oysters
Neil Diamond
Chitterlings


TASTY TRIVIA


1 According to an old proverb what should not be put in old bottles?

2 What F word is the name given to ribbon shaped pasta?

3 Indicating the strength of a drink, what do the initials ABV stand for?

4 Whose autobiographical novel was entitled Cider With Rosie?

5 The wine Vino Verde originated in which country?

6 If a dish is described as chantilly, what is it served with?

7 What cocktail consisting of whisky, vermouth and angostura bitters was named after the New York club where it was first made?

8 What does a cucumber become when it is pickled?

9 Which Italian city gave its name to a sausage and a sauce?

10 What dessert is made from the starch extracted from the pith of a palm tree?

Answers
New wine
Fettuccine
Alcohol by volume
Laurie Lee
Portugal
Whipped cream
Manhattan
Gherkin
Bologna
Sago


QUEST - Some research may be needed to answer these questions


1 Who was the first actor to be awarded a Best Actor Oscar posthumously?

2 What connects a ballet skirt in 1984, the title of a monarch in 1964 and Peter Benenson in 1977?

3 What does an Australian Aborigine carry in a magra?

4 Which town was named after a man who was born in 1757 and nicknamed The Colossus of Roads?

5 Which country was invaded by Italy in 1935 and assisted by Bob Geldof in 1985?

6 Cholula de Rivadabia in Mexico is the worlds largest what?

7 How are Blondie, Angel Eyes and Tuko otherwise known in the title of a film?

8 What connects the biblical character of Lot with the chemical symbol NaCl?

9 What was originally built in 1698 by Henry Winstanley and has been rebuilt three times since after being damaged by fire, storm and erosion?

10 Which film starring Harrison Ford took its title from a region of Nicaragua?


Answers
Peter Finch for the film Network
Nobel Peace Prize winners, Desmond Tutu, Martin Luther King and Amnesty International founded by Benenson
A baby
Telford after Thomas Telford
Ethiopia
Pyramid
The Good, The Bad And The Ugly
NaCl is the symbol for salt, Lot's wife was turned into a pillar of salt
Eddystone Lighthouse
The Mosquito Coast


QUEST - Some research may be needed to answer these questions


1 What connects the song Anyone Who Had A Heart, the 42nd Highland Regiment of Scotland and Anna Sewell?

2 Melvin Kaminsky married Anna Maria Italiano. How are they better known?

3 How are Franklin D Roosevelt, St Paul, Charles de Gaulle, George V and Victor Hugo connected in France?

4 The poem The Defence Of Fort McHenry was adapted into which song?

5 What is the origin of the word Pommie, a derogatory nickname used by Australians for the British?

6 Which epic movie told the story of Rodrigo Diaz de Bivar?

7 What was the title of the only painting that Van Gogh sold in his lifetime?

8 In the Bible a passage in Exodus reads, "Eye for an eye, tooth for a tooth". What part of the body comes next?

9 The famed Hard Rock Café's were named after a song by which rock group?

10 Umberto II was the last King of Italy. Which royal dynasty did he belong to?


Answers
The word black. Cilla Black sang the song, the regiment's alternative name is The Black Watch and Anna Sewell's only novel is Black Beauty
Mel Brooks and Anne Bancroft
All have stations named after them on the Paris Metro
Star Spangled Banner
Pommie is derived from the words Property Of His Majesty which were printed on convicts shirts
El Cid
Red Vineyard
Hand for a hand
The Doors
Savoy

ALPHABET QUIZ

A What A is the last word in the New Testament?
B What B is water that collects in the bottom of a boat?
C What C is the opposite of agoraphobia?
D What D is a district under the jurisdiction of a bishop?
E What E is the first name of Inspector Morse?
F What F is the American counterpart of a bathroom tap?
G What G was replaced by the Euro in the Netherlands?
H What H is the name of the home of an otter?
I What I is the coloured part of the eye?
J What J is the national flower of Indonesia?
K What K was invaded by Iraq in 1990?
L What L is a sticky wax obtained from sheep?
M What M is the state capital of Wisconsin?
N What N is the control centre of a cell?
O What O is the science of correcting deformities of the skeleton?
P What P is collected by a deltiologist?
Q What Q was built in 1936 and is now a floating hotel in California?
R What R is the musical that features the song "Time Warp"?
S What S is the heraldic name for black?
T What T did Formosa change its name to?
U What U is a pop group founded by Ali and Robin Campbell?
V What V is to host the Winter Olympics in 2010?
W What W is the symbol for the star sign Aquarius?
X What X is the fourteenth letter of the Greek alphabet?
Y What Y is the name of the sorcerer in Disney's Fantasia?
Z What Z is the German word for two?

An Alphabet Quiz
A-Amen B-Bilge C-Claustrophobia D-Diocese E- Endeavour F- Faucet G- Guilder H- Holt I- Iris J- Jasmine K- Kuwait L- Lanolin M- Madison N- Nucleus O- Orthopaedics P- Postcards Q- Queen Mary R-Rocky Horror Picture Show S- Sable T- Taiwan U- UB40 V- Vancouver W- Water carrier X- Xi Y- Yensid Z- Zwei

QUIZZERAMA
Round One - Going for a Song
Song Lyrics - One point title / One point artist
(example - "She looks like a sugar in a plum" / "Brown Girl In The Ring" - Boney M)
1. "Why do I find it hard to write the next line"?
"True" - Spandau Ballet
2. "And I would have liked to have known you, but I was just a kid"?
"Candle In The Wind" - Elton John
3. "Take a look up the railtrack from Miami to Canada"?
"Letter To America" - The Proclaimers
4. "Linger on the sidewalk where the neon signs are pretty"?
"Downtown" - Petula Clark
5. "The disco is migrating, the sound is loud and grating, it's truly nausiating"?
"The Chicken Song" - Spitting Image

Round Two - Science
6. What dye is obtained from lichens and used as an indicator to distinguish between acid and alkali solutions?
Litmus
7. What do we call the electromagnetic waves between radio waves & infra red. They are actually higher frequencies of radio waves?
Microwaves
8. What name is given to the device that increases or decreases a voltage?
Transformer
9. What was Thomas Edison's sound recording apparatus called?
Phonograph
10. Is a Hurricane Wind Force 10, 11 or 12?
12 - 10 = Storm / 11 = Violent Storm

Round Three - Sports Round
11. What is always the first event in the three day equestrian eventing?
Dressage
12. Which club was Kevin Keegan with when he was the leading First division goal scorer in 1981-82?
Southampton
13. Which country is Fairyhouse racecourse in?
Republic of Ireland
14. What sport is run by the ITTF?
Table Tennis
15. What sport do you get 1 for a behind?
Aussie Rules Football
Spare - In which sport do you use balls weighing from 6lbs to 16lbs?
Ten Pin Bowling

Round Four - Nature
16. Wolf, zebra, wasp and water are species of which common creature?
Spider
17. What name is given to an animal that eats both meat and vegetable matter?
Omnivore
18. What is another name for the snow leopard that is also an old weight?
Ounce
19. What type of creature is a white throat?
Bird
20. What farmyard animal is used to search for truffles?
Pig

Round Five - Oscar Winning Blockbusters
21. TBOTRK - THE BRIDGE OVER THE RIVER KWAI
22. ITHOTN - IN THE HEAT OF THE NIGHT
23. OFOTCN - ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOOS NEST
24. TSOTL - THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBS
25. SIL - SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE

Round Six - Play your Cards
26. Who was the only Australian to win the men's singles final in the 1980's?
Pat CASH - Beat Lendl 7-6 (7-5), 6-2, 7-5
27. Which song opens with the line "They paved paradise and put up a parking lot"?
Big YELLOW Taxi
28. In a TV sitcom of the 1960's, who owned a talking horse called Mister Ed, played by Alan Young?
Wilbur POST
29. What name is given to a series of Rugby or Cricket games played between international teams?
TEST match
30. "God bless everyone" are the closing words of which Dickens novel?
A CHRISTMAS Carol

Round Seven - For Sale
How many of these places from literature, myth, and legend can you recognize? Descriptions are written in the format of real estate want-ads
(example - To let: large tract of wooded land in Nottinghamshire, perfect for hunting and jousting. Tenants' association holds banquets and tournaments - Sherwood Forest)
31. To let: one acre of land near rabbit hole. Close to recreation, such as croquet games. No smoking permitted, except for giant caterpillars. Ask for Mr. Hare
Wonderland
32. To let: large castle, fit for a king. Furnishings include one very large round table, can seat twelve. Ask for Arthur
Camelot
33. To let: One acre golden land of opportunity, located somewhere in South America. Must sell: owner covered with so much gold dust, he can no longer keep up property. Greedy conquistadors need not apply
El Dorado
34. To let: Holy bargain! House in bustling city. Located one block from Pink Sandbox Club and What a Way to Go-Go. Ask for Bruce Wayne
Gotham City
35. For sale: large waterfront vacation property on Mediterranean island; previous owners killed in earthquake. Great view of Pillars of Heracles. Close to horse racing track and hot springs. Small pets permitted; no elephants
Atlantis

Round Eight - Chessgame
36. Sir Galahad, Sir Lancelot and Sir Galahad were all members of which order of chivalry?
KNIGHTS of the round table
37. Who does Eileen Derbyshire play in Coronation Street?
Emily BISHOP
38. Three suspended metal balls are the traditional symbol for what type of shop?
PAWN Broker
39. Which Liner, built in 1936, became a floating hotel in Long Beach, California in 1967?
QUEEN Mary
40. Which band provided backing vocals for the singer Emile Ford?
CHECKMATES

Round Nine - Whats the Link?
41. Who, in 1954, became a sporting legend in the city of Oxford, in less than four minutes?
ROGER Bannister
42. Which programme first aired in 1958, is the longest running children's programme on British TV?
Blue PETER
43. Who wrote the song "Mr Tambourine Man", that was a hit for "The Byrds"?
Bob DYLAN
44. Name the BBC's 90's Sci-Fi Detective show that Starred Jesse Birdsall & Craig McLauchlan?
BUGS
45. What is the link?
Famous Rabbits

SPAIN QUIZ

1. What is the capital of Spain?
Madrid
2. Who ruled Spain from 1939 to 1975?
General Franco
3. Which is nearest to mainland Spain, Majorca, Minorca, or Ibiza?
Ibiza
4. In which sport is the 'Vuelta' contested in Spain?
Cycling
5. Which colours make up the flag of Spain?
Red and Gold with an eagle in its crest
6. Which language, spoken in northern Spain and south-west France, is unrelated to any other language?
Euskara (accept Basque)
7. In which country was King Juan Carlos of Spain born?
Italy
8. In Spain which is the “golden coast”?
Costa Dorado
9. Which region of Spain has Barcelona as its capital?
Catalonia
10. Which English Queen married Philip 2nd of Spain?
Mary I
11. Who is the Patron Saint of Spain?
St James
12. In the nursery rhyme, whose daughter "came to visit me, all for the sake of my little nut tree"?
The King of Spain
13. The cities of Seville and Cadiz are located in which region of Spain?
Andalucia
14. Which insect in Spain is known as La Cucaracha?
The Cockroach
15. In Spain what are Paradors?
State owned tourist hotels
16. In Spain, what is manchego?
Sheep's cheese
17. Which range of mountains lies between Granada and the south coast of Spain?
Sierra Nevada
18. What is the national flower of Spain?
Carnation
19. Which important port in Spain was known to the Romans as Brigantium?
La Coruna OR Corunna
20. What is the most popular spectator sport in Spain?
Football of course… not Bullfighting!

21. Name the five largest cities in Spain (in population terms)?
Madrid, Barcelona, Valencia, Seville, Zaragoza
22. The town of Jerez in Spain gave its name to which drink?
Sherry
23. Which dance (in which dancers make abrupt turns and perform complicated steps in syncopated rhythms) is considered to be the national dance of Spain?
Bolero
24. Born in Malaga, Andalusia in 1881, name the Spanish painter who, after 1901, simply signed his paintings with his mother's maiden name?
Picasso
25. The most famous Spanish festival is the running of the bulls in July in which city?
Pamplona
26. Name the main city of the Basque region which has its own language and cultural identity?
Bilbao
27. If you were served 'el helado' in Spain, what would you have?
Ice Cream
28. Which famous sailor said that he ‘Singed the King of Spain’s beard’?
Sir Francis Drake
29. Which two groups of islands belong to Spain?
Balearic and Canary Islands
30. Which mountain range lies along the boundary of France and Spain?
Pyrenees
31. Who were Spain’s opponents in the War of Jenkins Ear?
Britain
32. Which town in Central Spain is famous for it’s swords and knives?
Toledo
33. Which form of Spanish is the official language of Spain?
Castillian
34. Born near Saragossa, who became court painter to Charles III of Spain in 1786?
Goya
35. Which fruit is the national symbol of Spain?
Pomegranate
36. Which area of Spain literally translates as the "Sunshine Coast"?
Costa del Sol
37. Which institution, founded in 1231 by Pope Gregory 9th, was revived in Spain in 1478 against Jews, Muslims and later Protestants?
Inquisition
38. What is Spain's National Airline called?
Iberia
39. Madrid stands on which river?
Manzanares
40. What is Spain’s highest mountain?
Mount Teide - (Tenerife – 12,190 ft)

Tiebreaker - In which year did Spain become the first European country outside Britain to stage the Ryder Cup?
1997

QUIZ LEAGUE

ROUND ONE - INDIVIDUAL.

1. Which actress, better known for a famous comedy role, has played both Queen Victoria and Catherine of Aragon in major television drama series' ?

A. ANNETTE CROSBIE (who played Margaret Meldrew in 'One Foot In The Grave').

2. What name is given to a vertical bar dividing lights in a window, especially in 'Gothic' architecture ?

A. MULLION.

3. Who in 1903, founded the Women's Social and Political Union and launched the militant Suffragette campaign two years later ?

A. EMMELINE PANKHURST.

4. Which comedian and entertainer played serious roles in 'Lipstick On Your Collar' and 'Common As Muck' ?

A. ROY HUDD (as 'Harold Atterbow' and 'John Parry').

5. In architecture, what is a structure of wood, stone or brick, built against a wall to strengthen or support it ?

A. BUTTRESS.

6. In which European city is the 'Spanish Riding School' based ?

A. VIENNA.

7. Which German city is the home of the European Central Bank ?

A. FRANKFURT.

8. In Greek mythology, what monster was kept in a 'Labyrinth' by King Minos, on the island of Crete ?

A. MINOTAUR.



ROUND TWO - TEAM.

1. in 1953, which well known figure, one of the youngest players, missed a short putt on the final green to deny Great Britain a memorable Ryder Cup victory against the USA ?

A. PETER ALLIS.

2. At the 1968 Olympics, which American jumped a creditable 26'-9", but was totally eclipsed by the amazing effort of fellow countryman, Bob Beamon ?

A. RALPH BOSTON.

3. Normanton, Allenton and New Zealand are suburbs of which Midlands city ?

A. DERBY.

4. Who remained in the command module when astronauts, Armstrong and Aldrin made the first moon landing ?

A. MICHAEL COLLINS.

5. Which wild animal is known as 'volpe' in Italy and as 'zorro' in Spain ?

A. FOX.

6. Which British city has major roads called Trongate, Candleriggs and Saltmarket ?

A. GLASGOW.

7. Which French balloonist, with American John Jeffries, made the first aerial crossing of the English Channel ?

A. JEAN-PIERRE BLANCHARD.

8. Which farm creature do the Italians know as 'pecora' and the Germans as 'schaf' ?

A. SHEEP.



ROUND THREE - INDIVIDUAL.

1. 'I.T.A.' are the initial letters of which top ten hit by Bon Jovi ?

A. 'IN THESE ARMS'.

2. Which state, the most northeasterly of the USA, is also the largest of the 'New England' states ?

A. MAINE.

3. Baroness Margaret Jay is the daughter of which former Prime Minister ?

A. JAMES CALLAGHAN.

4. What name is given to the point on the earth's surface immediately above the seismic focus of an earthquake ?

A. EPICENTRE.

5. What type of energy is extracted from natural steam, hot water or dry rocks in the earth's crust ?

A. GEOTHERMAL ENERGY.

6. The father of which former Prime Minister was a 'funambulist' ?

A. JOHN MAJOR (a tightrope walker).

7. Which of America's 'New England' states shares borders with Canada, New Hampshire and Massachusetts ?

A. VERMONT.

8. Which top ten hit by A-Ha has the initial letters 'T.L.D.' ?

A. THE LIVING DAYLIGHTS.



ROUND FOUR - INDIVIDUAL.

1. Which book of the Bible refers to two censuses, and covers the history of the people of Israel, from the 'Exodus' to just before the crossing of the Jordan ?

A. NUMBERS.

2. America's 20th. President was assassinated in Washington railway station in 1881, who was he ?

A. JAMES GARFIELD.

3. Which English monarch is said to have incited the murder of Thomas-a-Becket with his "Will no one rid me of this turbulent priest" outburst ?

A. HENRY II.

4. Which pair of books of the Bible give an account of the history of the Jews, from the death of Saul, to the return from exile ?

A. CHRONICLES.

5. Which year saw English and Welsh pubs open all day, and three members of the IRA killed in Gibraltar ?

A. 1988.

6. Postmen in 'Victorian' England wore a bright red uniform. What was their nickname ?

A. ROBINS.

7. Why is the last Sunday after 'Trinity Sunday' traditionally known as 'Stir-Up Sunday' ?

A. THE CHRISTMAS PUDDING MIX WAS TRADITIONALLY STIRRED ON THIS DAY.

8. Which year saw Netanyahu elected as Israel's Prime Minister, and the divorce of the Duke and Duchess of York ?

A. 1996.



ROUND FIVE - INDIVIDUAL.

1. What was the occupation of 'Willy Loman' in a famous novel by Arthur Miller ?

A. TRAVELLING SALESMAN (in 'Death Of A Salesman').

2. Of which summer visitor did Wordsworth write, " Shall I call thee bird, or but a wandering voice" ?

A. CUCKOO.

3. Which team did legendary Rugby League star, Alex Murphy captain to a Challenge Cup Final win in 1966 ?

A. ST. HELENS.

4. Which French composer's best-known work was produced only months before his death in 1875 ?

A. BIZET ('Carmen').

5. The 1924 funeral of which Italian composer was said to have brought Rome to a standstill ?

A. PUCCINI.

6. Which Greek island, a popular retreat for holidaymakers, can be viewed from the south of Kefalonia ?

A. ZAKINTHOS (or Zante).

7. The Romanian city of Braila is the limit for ocean going ships, on which river ?

A. DANUBE.

8. Jose Altafini scored both goals to beat Benfica in football's 1963 European Cup Final. Who did he play for ?

A. A.C. MILAN.



ROUND SIX - TEAM.

1. If the father rode the winner of the 2000 Guineas in 1975, and son repeated the feat in 1996, what is their surname ?

A. DETTORI (Gianfranco on 'Bolkonski' and Frankie on 'Mark Of Esteem').

2. On seeing his plight on the way to the cross, which saint is said to have offered a cloth to Christ to wipe his brow ?

A. VERONICA.

3. Which future British Prime Minister married the niece of Sir Winston Churchill in August 1952 ?

A. ANTHONY EDEN.

4. What father and son rode the winners of the 1959 Grand National and the 1988 Cheltenham Gold Cup ?

A. SCUDAMORE (Michael on 'Oxo' and Peter on 'Celtic Shot').

5. Which American humourist and writer of short stories, created 'the Secret Life Of Walter Mitty' ?

A. JAMES THURBER.

6. Which British writer, the son of an Anglo-Irish clergyman, penned 'The Vicar Of Wakefield' in 1764, some seven years before his much more famous work ?

A. OLIVER GOLDSMITH (author of 'She Stoops To Conquer').

7. Which saint, whose name means 'honoured by God', was a disciple of Paul ?

A. TIMOTHY.

8. Which future President of the USA became Dwight Eisenhower's "running-mate" in July 1952 ?

A. RICHARD NIXON.



ROUND SEVEN - INDIVIDUAL.

1. Africa's, Lake Nyasa is also known by the name of the land-locked country in which it lies. What is it ?

A. LAKE MALAWI.

2. Which African country lies south of the equator and begins and ends with the same letter ?

A. ANGOLA.

3. What name is given to the hybrid citrus fruit, a cross between a Grapefruit and a Tangerine ?

A. UGLI FRUIT.

4. What variety of cabbage, with a turnip-like stem, rejoices in the name Brassica oleracea ?

A. KOHL RABI.

5. The career of which criminal was romanticised in 'Rockwood', a novel by William Harrison Ainsworth ?

A. DICK TURPIN.

6. Which notorious criminal features in 'Lulu', an unfinished opera by Alban Berg ?

A. 'JACK THE RIPPER'.

7. Who in 1921, became the first Prime Minister to occupy 'Chequers' as a country retreat ?

A. DAVID LLOYD GEORGE.

8. In 1945, 'Camp David' was made an official Presidential retreat by whom ?

A. PRESIDENT TRUEMAN.



ROUND EIGHT - INDIVIDUAL.

1. "'Imagine" is the first word of John Lennon's memorable song, but what three words complete the line ?

A. "THERE'S NO HEAVEN".

2. The River Witham flows through which English city, where it is overlooked by one of our most impressive cathedrals ?

A. LINCOLN.

3. Who is the only non-American golfer to have won all four Major titles ?

A. GARY PLAYER.

4. Which foreign footballer is the only player to appear in 'Derby' matches in Liverpool, Manchester and Glasgow ?

A. ANDREI KANCHELSKIS.

5. What name is given to the upright column around which steps of a circular staircase unwind ?

A. NEWEL POST.

6. A 'Caryatid' is used instead of a column as an architectural support. What form does it take ?

A. A FEMALE FIGURE.

7. Which English cathedral city lies at the confluence of the Avon and Wiley rivers ?

A. SALISBURY.

8. What four words complete the first line of John Lennon's hit, "Woman" ?

A. "..I CAN HARDLY EXPRESS".



SPARE QUESTION

1. Which Irish river flows in a roughly north-easterly direction from the Wicklow Mountains to Dublin Bay ?

A. LIFFEY.

2. Which American trio achieved their last UK hit in1976 with, 'No Regrets' ?

A. THE WALKER BOTHERS.

3. What was the name of the Paratrooper, who in March 1999, was cleared of the murder of a Belfast 'joyrider' in 1990 ?

A. LEE CLEGG.

4. For their roles in which company's scandal were Ernest Saunders and Gerald Ronson convicted ?

A. GUINESS.

5. Which fine white powder, an ingredient of Baking Powder, is obtained from the bottom of casks in which grapes have been fermented ?

A. CREAM OF TARTAR.

A TO Z QUIZ

(A) Which famous Greek philosopher was according to Monty Python "a bugger for the bottle"?
Aristotle
(B) Which rich soup is often made from shellfish?
Bisque
(C) This could be part of the sun's atmosphere, a cigar or a soft drink, but what is it?
Corona
(D) What is the first part of the small intestine called that is found immediately beyond the stomach, leading to the jejunum?
Duodenum
(E) What is the name of the Road that is the home ground of Leeds United?
Elland
(F) What is the name of the dish that can be stewed or fried pieces of meat served in a thick white sauce?
Fricassee
(G) What was the surname of Freddie of the Dreamers?
Garrity
(H) What is the capital of Zimbabwe?
Harare
!(I) Which English architect and stage designer introduced the Palladian style to England? (full name)
Inigo Jones
(J) Which dance was an early form of the jive?
Jitterbug
(K) Which cat used to appear regularly on the front page of the Dandy for many years?
Korky
(L) What is another name for Satan?
Lucifer
(M) Which song was a No 1 in 1966 for The Overlanders?
Michelle
(N) What is the name for the central supporting pillar of a spiral or winding staircase?
Newel
(O) Which system of complementary medicine involves the treatment of medical disorders through the manipulation and massage of the skeleton?
Osteopathy
(P) What is the name of the small flute that sounds an octave higher than an ordinary one?
Piccolo
(Q) What is the name of the food stuff that is sold in supermarkets as a replacement for meat?
Quorn
(R) What was the name of Kermit the Frog's nephew in the Muppet Show?
Robin
(S) Which playwright wrote the play Pygmalion? (full name)
George Bernard Shaw
(T) Which song was a No 1 in 1983 for the group Spandau Ballet?
True
(U) Which mountain range in northern Russia extends 1,600km southward from the Arctic Ocean to the Aral Sea?
Urals
(V) Which town in France is a noted spa town famous for its source of mineral water?
Vichy
(W) Which word can be used to describe a person who has no one to dance with or feels shy and awkward at a party?
Wallflower
(X) What would you be suffering from if you had an intense fear of people from other countries?
Xenophobia
(Y) Which informal term is used in the US for a loud hearty laugh?
Yock
(Z) What was the name of the hill on which the city of David was built?
Zion

A TO Z FILMS QUIZ

A Which film featured an oil driller called Harry Stamper?
B Which film contains the line, “tell our enemies that they may take our lives but they’ll never take our freedom”?
C In which film did Veruca Salt sing, I Want it Now?
D Lieutenant John Dunbar is the lead character in which Oscar winning film?
E In which film did Michael Caine play the teacher and Julie Walters the pupil?
F Which 1956 sci-fi movie was based on the Shakespeare play The Tempest?
G Which was the first colour film to win Best Film Oscar?
H Which series of films feature the seemingly indestructible character of Michael Myers?
I In which film did Daniel Day Lewis play Gerry Conlon?
J Pam Grier played the title role in which Tarantino movie?
K In which 1970 film did Clint Eastwood lead a troop of soldiers on a bank robbery?
L In which film did David Bowie play the role of King Jareth, the leader of the goblins?
M Which film featured the Knights who say Ni?
N Which 1994 Oliver Stone film spawned several copycat killings in Louisiana?
O In which 2001 film did Brad Pitt play Rusty Ryan?
P Which musical features the song They Call the Wind Mariah?
Q Peter Ustinov played Emperor Nero in which movie epic?
R Which film saw Tom Hanks playing a Mafia hit man called Michael Sullivan?
S Which film earned Al Pacino his first Best Actor Oscar?
T Never Say Never Again was a remake of which earlier Bond film?
U Which Clint Eastwood film was partly set in the town of Big Whiskey?
V In which film did Tom Cruise play the role of David Aames?
W Which 1969 film featured a nude wrestling scene involving Oliver Reed and Alan Bates?
X In which film did Olivia Newton John dance with Gene Kelly?
Y Emilio Estevez played Billy the Kid in which film?
Z Which film starring Michael Caine and Stanley Baker was narrated by Richard Burton?

Armageddon
Braveheart
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Dances With Wolves
Educating Rita
Forbidden Planet
Gone With the Wind
Halloween
In the Name of the Father
Jackie Brown
Kelly’s Heroes
Labyrinth
Monty Python and the Holy Grail
Natural Born Killers
Ocean’s Eleven
Paint Your Wagon
Quo Vadis
Road to Perdition
Scent of a Woman
Thunderball
Unforgiven
Vanilla Sky
Women in Love
Xanadu
Young Guns
Zulu

QUIZ LEAGUE 2

ROUND ONE - INDIVIDUAL.

1. Who was the American President at the end of the 19th. century ?

A. WILLIAM McKINLEY.

2. In the fashion label FCUK, what does the F or the C stand for ?

A. FRENCH - CONNECTION.

3. In which north western town is 'Garth' prison ?

A. PRESTON.

4. Which film star's autobiography was called, "What's It All About" ?

A. MICHAEL CAINE.

5. In pop music, who charted with "Twist And Shout" in the 90's ?

A. DEACON BLUE.

6. What was Sean Connery's occupation before he became famous ?

A. COFFIN POLISHER.

7. Salem is the capital city of which American state ?

A. OREGON.

8. Monet painted many pictures of his garden, where is it ?

A. GIVERNY.



ROUND TWO - TEAM.

1. Which car manufacturer is based in Hethel, Norfolk ?

A. LOTUS.

2. What does a 'Vexicolgolist' study ?

A. FLAGS.

3. Which famous bridge, completed in 1345, crosses the River Arno in Florence ?

A. PONTE VECCHIO.

4. Ronald Ross won the 1902 Nobel Prize for Medicine, for his work on which disease ?

A. MALARIA.

5. In telecommunications, what does the letter 'S' stand for in the acronym SIM ?

A. SUBSCRIBER (Identity Module).

6. Before the 'Euro', the Portugese Escudo was split into 100 what ?

A. CENTAVOS.

7. What was the name of the monk who is said to have invented 'champagne' ?

A. DOM PERIGNON.

8. Which creatures belong to the order 'Cervidae' ?

A. DEER.



ROUND THREE - INDIVIDUAL.

1. What name is given to those days when there are equal hours of daytime and nighttime ?

A. EQUINOXES.

2. Malaga airport serves which of the 'Costa's' ?

A. COSTA DEL SOL.

3. Which Manchester brewery produces 'Jekyll's Gold' ?

A. HYDE'S

4. In which cathedral can you see the 'Mappa Mundi' ?

A. HEREFORD.

5. In the Bible, which still well-known general led 300 men against the Midianites ?

A. GIDEON.

6. In pop music, who had a 90's hit with 'Dedicated To The One I Love' ?

A. BITTY MCLEAN.

7. The publication of which forged document in 1924, four days before the General Election, led to the defeat of the Labour Government in the UK ?

A. ZINOVIEV LETTER.

8. Which religious festival or event does 'Lady Day' celebrate ?

A. ANNUNCIATION OF OUR LADY (the Virgin Mary).



ROUND FOUR - INDIVIDUAL.

1. Which politician was the famous son of American heiress, Jennie Jerome ?

A. SIR WINSTON CHURCHILL.

2. The descendants of Adam in the Bible, were very long lived. How old was Noah at the time of the flood ?

A. 600 years old.

3. Which savoury dish from South-East Europe is based on sliced Aubergines and minced Lamb ?

A. MOUSSAKA.

4. Valerie Solaris attempted to kill which artist in 1968 ?

A. ANDY WARHOL.

5. Which film star's autobiography was called, "Tall, Dark and Gruesome" ?

A. CHRISTOPHER LEE.

6. Who directed the film 'American Beauty' ?

A. SAM MENDES.

7. In which country could you travel on the 'Golden Panoramic Express' ?

A. SWITZERLAND.

8. What name is given to the longest day of the year ?

A. SUMMER SOLSTICE.



ROUND FIVE - INDIVIDUAL.

1. What is the lowest commissioned rank in the RAF ?

A. PILOT OFFICER.

2. Who directed the film 'Lock, Stock And Two Smoking Barrels' ?

A. GUY RITCHIE.

3. In which south eastern town is 'Cookham Wood' prison ?

A. ROCHESTER.

4. Name either of the cathedrals in which there is a copy of the 'Magna Carta' ?

A. LINCOLN / SALISBURY.

5. Which northern comedian used the catchphrase "Right Monkey" ?

A. AL READ.

6. Who was the British Prime Minister when Queen Victoria died ?

A. MARQUIS OF SALISBURY.

7. In another tv ad' for lager, what was Paul Hogan's answer to the question, "What's the way to Cockfosters" ?

A. SERVE IT WARM.

8. What name is given to the dark gap between the rings of Saturn ?

A. CASSINI'S DIVISION.



ROUND SIX - TEAM.

1. Who invented the aqualung ?

A. JACQUES COUSTEAU.

2. Robert Koch won the 1905 Nobel Prize for Medicine, for his work on which disease ?

A. TUBERCULOSIS.

3. Which car manufacturer is based in Malvern, Worcestershire ?

A. MORGAN.

4. Before the 'Euro', the Greek Drachma was split into 100 what ?

A. LEPTAE.

5. Which suspension bridge famously shook and collapsed in the USA in 1940 ?

A. TACOMA NARROWS.

6. 'Plasterers' and 'Diggers' are types of which insect ?

A. WASP.

7. In telecommunications, what does the letter 'A' stand for in the acronym WAP ?

A. (Wireless) APPLICATION (Protocol).

8. What does a 'Tegestologist' collect ?

A. BEER MATS.



ROUND SEVEN - INDIVIDUAL.

1. Which Stoke-on-Trent brewery produces 'Lifeboat', 'White Star' and 'Captain Smith's' beer ?

A. TITANIC.

2. In the fashion label DKNY, what does the DK stand for ?

A. DONNA KARAN (New York).

3. In which US state did the airship 'Hindenburg' crash in May 1937 ?

A. NEW JERSEY.

4. What rank in the Royal Artillery corresponds to corporal in other regiments ?

A. BOMBADIER.

5. What name is given to the brilliant points of light seen around the Moon before or after a total eclipse ?

A. BAILY'S BEADS.

6. 'Oak Apple Day' commemorates which event ?

A. RESTORATION OF THE MONARCHY.

7. What is the capital city of Nevada, USA ?

A. CARSON CITY.

8. Lynette 'Squeaky' Fromme attempted to assassinate which American politician in 1975 ?

A. GERALD FORD.



ROUND EIGHT - INDIVIDUAL.

1. Monet's 'Impression Of Sunrise' is a painting of which harbour ?

A. LE HAVRE.

2. In which country did the airship R101 crash in October 1930 ?

A. FRANCE.

3. Who sent the telegram in January 1917 exhorting Mexico to enter World War I, on the German side in return for a promise of US territory ?

A. (Arthur) ZIMMERMAN.

4. What was Rod Stewart's occupation before he became famous ?

A. GRAVE DIGGER.

5. In which country could you travel on the 'Great South Pacific Express' ?

A. AUSTRALIA.

6. If you flew into Schipol airport, in which country would you be in ?

A. NETHERLANDS.

7. What French vegetable dish is based on Aubergine, Courgette, Pepper and Tomato ?

A. RATATOUILLE.

8. Which northern comedian used the catchphrase "Daft As A Brush" ?

A. KEN PLATT.



SPARE QUESTION

1. Which is Britain's commonest bird ?

A. WREN.

2. Who painted 'The White Horse' in 1819 ?

A. JOHN CONSTABLE.

3. Which book by Michael Ondaatje became an 'Oscar' winning film ?

A. 'THE ENGLISH PATIENT'.

4. In which city is St. John Lateran, the world's largest cathedral ?

A. NEW YORK, USA.

5. In which Swiss town or city is the International Olympic Museum ?

A. LAUSANNE.

QUIZZERAMA 2

Round One - DISHES OF THE WORLD
1. In France, Carbonade is a beef stew made with which type of drink?
Beer
2. Parmentier means cooked or garnished with which vegetable?
Potato
3. What is the name of the pate made from goose or duck liver?
Pate de Foie Gras
4. In Indonesia, What name is given to grilled marinated meat kebabs with a peanut sauce?
Satay
5. Which Indian Curry style is described as having been cooked dry in curd with spices and vegetables?
Khorma

Round Two - SE7EN
6. Aphabetically, Which of the Seven Deadly Sins comes first?
Anger
7. After the seven year war in 1763, which Caribbean country did Britain give to Spain in an exchange deal where Spain gave Florida to Britain?
Cuba
8. Who wore the number seven shirt in England's World Cup Victory against West Germany in 1966?
Alan Ball
9. Which day of the week do Seventh Day Adventists observe as the Sabbath?
Saturday
10. The Commonwealth Games have been held in seven different countries around the world, which country has hosted the games the most times?
Canada

Round Three - COME ON YOU REDS!
11. What is the most common name for British Pubs?
Red Lion
12. Which athlete did Sharon Davis divorce in 2000?
Derek Redmond
13. Which Manchester pop group were originally called the Frantic Elevators?
Simply Red
14. What was the title of the 1984 film which starred a young Patrick Swayze as the leader of a gang of rebels fighting against a Russian Invasion of America?
Red Dawn
15. What did Paul Neal change his name to when he took up Firefighting?
Red Adair

Round Four - CHEESE & WINE
16. What gives Windsor Red Cheese both its colour and flavour?
Red Wine
17. Rioja comes from which country?
Spain
18. Which Cheese was the traditional lunch of Welsh miners?
Caerphilly - another name for Caerphilly is Eppynt
19. In which country is the wine making area of Stellenbosch?
South Africa
20. A great companion to Stilton Cheese, which drink comes in Ruby, Tawny and Vintage varieties?
Port

Round Five - SAY IT WITH FLOWERS
21. In 1993, Which pop group had a number one hit with the song 'Young ar heart'?
The Bluebells
22. What is the name of Donald Duck's girlfriend?
Daisy Duck
23. Which famous racehorse won the Cheltenham Gold Cup in 1989?
Desert Orchid
24. In Greek mythology, who was the goddess of the rainbow?
Iris
25. Which novel by Umbert Eco told the story of a priest who was also a medieval detective?
The Name of the Rose

Round Six - MODEL CARS
26. What is the name of the Paris Underground Railway system?
Metro
27. What name is given to an eminent musical composer, teacher or conductor?
Maestro
28. What name can be an Army Horseman or a Gallant Gentleman escorting a Lady?
Cavalier
29. Which Constellation in the night sky is supposed to depict a hunter from Greek Mythology?
Orion
30. In which TV series did Richard Chamberlain play the Captain of a ship that was wrecked on the shores of Japan during a storm?
Shogun

Round Seven - IT'S THE SIZE THAT COUNTS!
31. What do the initials BFG stand for in the title of the Roald Dahl novel?
Big Friendly Giant
32. When Shirley Crabtree met Luke McMasters, which two wrestlers were in the ring?
Big Daddy & Giant Haystacks
33. Which 1995 film set in Las Vegas co-starred John Travolta, Gene Hackman, Danny Devito and Rene Russo?
Get Shorty
34. In the world of showbiz how are Cyril Mead and Edward McGuinness better known?
Little & Large
35. In 1999 Michael J Fox provided the voice for which screen rodent?
Stuart Little

Round Eight - EUROTOUR
36. Which country has no armed forces and its capital city is Vaduz?
Liechstenstein
37. Which sea lies to the north of Poland?
Baltic
38. Albert II became King of which country in 1993?
Belgium
39. Which county is also called Elleniki Dimokratia or the Hellenic Republic?
Greece
40. In which country is the Po the chief river?
Italy

Round Nine - CREEPY CRAWLIES
41. Which Disney animated film featured a hero called Flik?
A Bug's Life
42. What did Master Po call the young Cain in the TV series Kung Fu?
Grasshopper
43. In Coronation Street, What was the name of Emily Bishop's nephew?
Spider Nugent
44. What was the name of the yacht in which Francis Chichester circumnavigated the globe?
Gypsy Moth
45. Which sporting projectile weights between five and a half and five and three quarter ounces?
A Cricket Ball

Round Ten - DOWN ON THE FARM
46. Which glove puppet was the partner of the ventriloquist Shari Lewis?
Lamb Chop
47. What is the nickname of Bradford Football Club?
The Bantams
48. In which TV gameshow was Jim Bowen assisted by Tony Green?
Bullseye
49. What name is given to the small island at the southern tip of the Isle of Man?
Calf of Man
50. What name was given to the disastrous 1961 invasion of Cuba that forced John F Kennedy to issue a grovelling apology?
Bay of Pigs

QUIZZERAMA 3

1. Which Bank calls itself 'The world's local bank'?
HSBC
2. The Queen was given her first one in 1945 but it was recently revealed that she does want anymore. What?
Corgis
3. Across Europe, 736 European parliament seats were up for grabs. Germany has the most – 99 seats. Which country has the fewest?
Malta
4. What is the purpose of the black stripe on a school crossing warden`s `lollipop`?
To write in chalk the registration number of traffic offenders
5. What was Frank Whittle's most famous invention?
Jet Engine
6. What has been named asperatus?
A new cloud
7. Which biting insect is also known as a cleg?
Horsefly
8. In Rugby Union which team are Guinness Premiership Champions 2008/9?
Leicester Tigers - 6th Premiership title in just 11 years
9. Much to the annoyance of a farmer, what has been found in an Oxfordshire field?
A 600ft jellyfish crop circle
10. Igor Sikorsky created the first workable what?
Helicopter
11. Which David Jason TV series was based on novels by R D Wingfield?
A Touch Of Frost
12. Robin Barr recently announced that he is to step down as boss of the company A.G. Barr. But of what is he one of only two people to know the secret recipe?
Irn Bru
13. HAZE STERN RENT is an anagram of which celebrity who has been in the news recently?
ESTHER RANTZEN - she is intending to stand as an anti-expenses sleaze candidate at the next general election
14. Daniel Patrick Carroll died recently. He was better known under which name?
Danny La Rue
15. What means of transport was invented by Christopher Cockerell for which many gardeners are grateful?
Hovercraft - leading to the Flymo
16. What invention came into common use in supermarkets in 1974?
Bar Code Readers
17. What foodstuff, eaten twice weekly, may help ward off dementia according to a new US study?
A Curry
18. When Tom Baker played Doctor Who what were his favourite sweets?
Jelly Babies
19. Catherine Zeta-Jones is getting £3,700 per second for an ad shown only in Asia selling what?
Shampoo
20. What was the name of the blind Benedictine monk who invented Champagne?
Dom Perignon

21. One Point Each - For the UK Shipping Forecast the English Channel is divided into which four areas?
Plymouth / Portland / Wight / Dover
22. What colour are the flowers of the gorse bush?
Yellow
23. What title is given to the sovereign's representative in a county?
Lord Lieutenant
24. From which french region does Camembert cheese oringinally come. It was first made in the late 18th century?
Normandy
25. Which actress plays the long suffering wife of Reggie in the new TV series Reggie Perrin?
Fay Ripley
26. Which American cosmetics company shares its name with an English river?
Avon
27. Which country won the recent Eurovision Song Contest?
Norway
28. How is nitrous oxide better known?
Laughing Gas
29. Which is the largest academic institution in the UK in terms of student numbers?
Open University
30. What is the tasty-sounding popular name for the government's car scrappage scheme?
Bangers For Cash
31. Recently in the news, which country is sometimes referred to as The Teardrop Of India?
Sri Lanka
32. What colour flag is awarded to a recreational beach which has met stringent quality standards?
Blue
33. In which country did David and Victoria Beckham get married in July 1999?
Ireland
34. Which tennis player holds the record for the fastest serve struck by a woman in a main event at 130 miles per hour?
Venus Williams
35. Nigel Farage is the leader of which political party?
UKIP
36. Khaldoon Al Mubarak is the Chairman of which Premier League football club?
Manchester City
37. According to the Guinness Book Of Records in the late 1990s which dancer danced at a record of 35 taps per second and was the highest paid dancer in the world?
Michael Flatley (Riverdance)
38. Which team won this year's Rugby Union Heineken Cup Final?
Leinster (beat Leicester Tigers)
39. What colour are Superman's shorts?
Red
40. What is the principal language of Denmark?
Danish

Tiebreaker - There wasn't exactly a stampede towards the ballot boxes last week. How many turned up in the first two hours at Streatham, south London?
52
What is the world record for the number of pickled onions eaten in one minute?
91

GENERAL KNOWLEDGE GUEST QUIZ

SECTION 1 - The 1900's ROUND.
1. In 1903 a new speed limit was introduced in Britain; what was the maximum speed for cars? 20mph.

2. To the nearest 100 how many people died in the sinking of the 'Titanic'? 1513.

3. Which group of Atlantic Islands ended 300 years of British colonial rule in 1973? The Bahamas.

4. In 1995 two former British Prime Ministers died. Name either? Sir Alec Douglas Home;
Harold Wilson.

5. Mary Nutter died in 1928; for what had she become notorious in the 19th. century? She was allegedly a witch.

6. In 1919 which American President was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize? Woodrow Wilson

7. According to 1909 figures which country had the largest Jewish population in the world? Russia.

8. In which year did Inflation in Britain reach 25% for the first time ever? 1975.

9. In 1982 Charlie Brooks became the first American murderer to be Executed by what method? Lethal Injection.

10.What everyday bathroom appliance was invented by Jacob Schick in 1931? The Electric Razor.

11. Which Prime Minister introduced Life Peerages 1958? Harold Macmillan

12. The worlds largest single span bridge was opened in Britain in 1981; What body of water does it cross? The Humber Estuary.

13. What name was given to the deregulation & computerisation of the London Stock Exchange in 1986? The Big Bang.

14. Who served as general secretary of the United Nations twice; being chosen in 1971 & again in 1976? Kurt Waldheim

15. Which 16th. Century French Soldier was officially declared a saint by the Pope in 1920? Joan of Arc

SECTION 2 - PEOPLE
1. What was Labour M.P. Helen Hayman the first woman to do in the house of Commons in 1976? Breast fed her baby.

2. Which Australian Lady swimmer won 100m freestyle Gold at three successive Olympics? Dawn Fraser

3. On which Island was Lilly Langtree (a mistress of Edward VII) Born? Jersey

4. Which Ballerina did Ludovic Kennedy marry in 1950? Moira Shearer

5. Under what name did Mrs John Bigg win an Olympic Gold Medal? Sally Gunnell

6. Whose middle names were Wallis Warfield? The duchess of Windsor (Mrs. Simpson)

7. What is the Christian name of Muhammad Ali's daughter, who has recently fought her first 'Pro' boxing contest? Laila

8. In which English County was Diana Princess of Wales Born? Norfolk (Sandringham)

9. Which Minister 'Presided' over wholesale closure of railway lines in the early 60's? Lord Beeching

10. Name the Israeli Prime Minister who was shot dead in 1995. Yitzhak Rabin

11. Who was caught in a compromising position with Divine Brown? Hugh Grant

12. Famous as Rigsby and Reginald Perrin, he advertised 'Cinzano' with Joan Collins. Name Him. Leonard Rossiter.

13.Which famous Cricketer is nicknamed 'Guy the Gorilla'? Ian Botham

14. Who said in 1954 @An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile hoping it will eat him last'? Winston Churchill.

15. What does Eban & Sarah Kents son become when he wants to? Superman

QUIZZERAMA 3

Round One - Q For Answers
1. What was the first drug ever used to treat malaria?
Quinine
2. In which film did Peter Ustinov play Emperor Nero?
Quo Vadis
3. What is the smallest member of the partridge family?
Quail
4. Which eight-letter word describes marshy, boggy ground?
Quagmire
5. Which dish could be described as an egg tart?
Quiche Lorraine

Round Two - Spuds, Glorious Spuds
6. Who is said to have been the first to bring potatoes back to England in 1588?
Sir Walter Raleigh
7. What is the principal vitamin obtainable from potatoes?
Vitamin C
8. Which former leading American politician was mocked for his public inability to spell the word potatoes?
Dan Quayle
9. What is the name for the Irish dish consisting of mashed potatoes, cabbage, onion, milk and butter?
Colcannon
10. Which state of North America is called the Potato State?
Idaho

Round Three - It's In The Song
11. In Dancing Queen how old is the dancing queen?
Seventeen
12. In The House Of The Rising Sun in which city was the house located?
New Orleans
13. In The Leader Of The Pack, what is the name of the leader?
Jimmy
14. In Lucille how many children did Lucille have?
Four
15. In the song The Coward Of The County what is the name of the coward?
Tommy

Round Four - Sporting Chance
16. 1984 is the only year that more than one person won the BBC Sports personality Of The Year Award, who were they?
Torville And Dean
17. What is the nickname of the Australian rugby union team?
The Wallabies
18. Which soccer team became the first team of the 20th century to do the league and FA Cup double?
Tottenham Hotspur - 1961
19. Which annual race is 4 miles and 374 yards long?
The University Boat Race
20. Which jockey rode Shergar when it won the 1981 Derby?
Walter Swindburn

Round Five - Attracting Flies!
21. In the game of poker, what name is given to a hand consisting of three card of one denomination and two of another?
Full HOUSE
22. Who is the religious character in the board game Cluedo?
Reverend GREEN
23. Which group had their first chart successes with the songs "Digging your scene" and "It doesn't have to be this way" in the middle 80s?
BLOW Monkeys
24. What is the name of Frasier's brother in the TV series?
Niles CRANE
25. In which film was Richard Harris captured by Red Indians?
A Man Called HORSE

Round Six - Put Your Jackets On!
26. In which 1967 film does Sidney Poitier share an evening meal with Spenser Tracy and Katherine Hepburn?
Guess who's coming to DINNER
27. What was the nickname of the boxer Joe Louis?
The Brown BOMBER
28. In which Monty Python film is the title role played by Graham Chapman?
The LIFE of Brian
29. Which TV show was set in the studios of Globelink News?
Drop the Dead DONKEY
30. What was the first top ten hit for The Jam?
ETON Rifles

Round Seven - Famous Animals
31. In which city will you find a statue to a dog called Greyfriar's Bobby?
Edinburgh
32. Burmese, a black mare, was a favoured mount of Queen Elizabeth 2nd at which annual state event?
Trooping The Colour
33. What was Guy, a famous inhabitant of London Zoo, who died in 1978?
Gorilla
34. What sort of animal was Socks, an inhabitant of the White House?
A cat
35. What sort of animal was Chi-Chi, a gift from China to London Zoo in 1958?
Giant Panda

Round Eight - Risings and Revolutions
36. In which city did the Easter Rising of 1916 take place?
Dublin
37. Against whom did Hereward the Wake lead a fenland revolt?
The Normans
38. Who was the leader of the 1917 Communist revolution in Russia?
Lenin
39. Which gladiator led a rising against Rome?
Spartacus
40. Which warrior race fought the British during an uprising in New Zealand in 1845?
Maoris

Round Nine - Connections
41. What is the first property you pass on a standard Monopoly board?
Old KENT Road
42. The US lawyer Francis Scott Key wrote a poem about a flag. This poem was later set to music. By what title is it now known?
"The Star Spangled BANNER"
43. Which US jazz musician was nicknamed 'Bird'?
Charlie PARKER
44. Who played The Ringo Kid in the 1939 film Stagecoach and won an Oscar for his role in True Grit?
John WAYNE
45. What is the connection?
Aliases used by SUPERHEROES - Clark Kent (Superman) / David Banner (The Incredible Hulk) / Peter Parker (Spiderman) / Bruce Wayne (Batman)

Round Ten - The Wheels Go Round
46. What do Americans call what we know as an estate car?
Station WAGON
47. Which horror film starred Vincent Price in the original and Jeff Goldblum in the remake?
The FLY
48. Who was the first wife of King Henry VIII?
CATHERINE Of Aragon
49. Which Charles Kingsley novel is about a young chimney sweep called Tom?
The WATER Babies
50. Who played Ma Larkin in the TV show The Darling Buds of May?
Pam FERRIS

QUIZZERAMA 4
Round One - General Ignorance
1. Name the Scottish author of the adventure story `Where Eagles Dare', who died in 1987?
Alistair Maclean
2. Born in 1928, which singer had fifties hits with `Green Door' and 'Garden of Eden' and is famous for his high kicks?
Frankie Vaughan
3. In 1913, the largest railway station in the world opened in New York. What is its name?
Grand Central Station
4. In 1873 Lord Trenchard was born. He was known as the `father' of which armed service?
The Royal Air Force - he founded it
5. Name the notorious punk rocker, who died in 1979 and was the subject of the film `Sid and Nancy'?
Sid Vicious

Round Two - Women
6. Which female is highest in line to the throne?
Princess Beatrice
7. Lady Haden-Guest is better known as which actress?
Jamie Lee Curtis
8. On the roof of which building in the City of London is there a 12 foot bronze statue of a woman by FW Pomeroy?
The Old Bailey
9. In which country was Florence Nightingale born?
Italy
10. In 1980 who became the first British Solo Female to have a UK number one album?
Kate Bush

Round Three - Sports
11. Who was the first person to hold the world record for the mile, 1500m and 800m at the same time?
Sebastian Coe
12. I'm sitting on the strip, watching the Christmas tree - what sport am I taking part in?
Drag Racing
13. Which annual race is 4 miles and 374 yards long?
The University Boat Race
14. How many players are there in a baseball team?
Nine
15. What is the perfect score in 10 pin bowling?
300

Round Four - Myths & Legends
16. Which bird, in Greek legend, was given the 100 eyes of Argus?
The Peacock
17. In Hindu mythology, the symbol of fertility is 'Nandini', but what sort of animal is 'Nandini'?
A Cow
18. What remained at the bottom of Pandora's Box?
Hope
19. How many heads had the Hydra?
He had 9 heads
20. In Norse mythology who had a magic hammer?
Thor

Round Five - 5 B.C. - The answers all have names with the intials B.C.
21. Who merited an entry in the Guiness book of records in 1983 for writing 26 novels in one year?
BARBARA CARTLAND
22. Who played Captain Billy Bones in Muppets Treasure Island in 1996?
BILLY CONNOLLY
23. Which singer left the Go-Go's to forge a solo career?
BELINDA CARLISLE
24. Who appeared on tv along side Larry the Loafer?
BRIAN CONLEY
25. Who coached Torvill and Dean to an Olympic gold medal?
BETTY CALLOWAY

Round Six - Colours
26. On a Monopoly board, what colour is Bond Street?
Green
27. What colour is a 5-amp fuse?
Black
28. What colour are French pillar-boxes?
Yellow
29. What colour is the semi-precious stone lapis lazuli?
Blue
30. What colour was Queen Elizabeth I's hair?
Red / Ginger

Round Seven - Nature
31. What name is given to a Fox's home?
An Earth
32. Which bird can be little, pygmy or burrowing?
Owl
33. What sort of creature is a water moccasin?
Snake
34. Apple, Pepper and Spear are types of which plant?
Mint
35. Leather, Mirror, Golden, Black, Bighead and Common are all types of which fish?
Carp

Round Eight - Cars
36. Classic cars - Which British sports car's chassis is still made out of wood?
Morgan
37. The Ranger is a pick-up truck made by which company?
Ford
38. Which supercar manufacturer makes a model called the Diablo?
Lamborghini
39. Those funny small Smart cars are part of which major international motor manufacturing group?
Daimler Chrysler
40. The A Class is a small car from which motor manufacturer?
Mercedes Benz
Spares - The Signum was a 2003 model from which carmaker?
Vauxhall
- The Land Cruiser is a bloody great 4x4 made by which company?
Toyota
- Which car manufacturer makes a model called the Camargue?
Rolls Royce

Round Nine - Connections
41. Who reigned over England for only nine days?
Lady Jane GREY
42. Who played the Jackal in the Day of the Jackal?
Edward FOX
43. What was the title of the first Rambo film?
First BLOOD
44. Which England football manager was played in a movie by Ricky Tomlinson?
Mike BASSETT
45. What is the connection?
Hounds

Round Ten - Streets
46. Which cartoon superhero had his base in a post box in baker street?
Dangermouse
47. In which European capital city would you find the train station called Tara Street?
Dublin
48. Designed by John Nash what monument was relocated at the top end of Oxford Street in 1851?
Marble Arch
49. Which american singer has a backing band called the E Street band?
Bruce Springsteen
50. Name the Motown group who were dancing in the street during the sixties?
Martha Reeves and the Vandellas

TIEBREAKER - How many million dollars worth of golf balls do golfers use annually?
800

QUIZZERAMA 5

ROUND ONE - GENERAL IGNORANCE
1. Which singer was born Annie Mae Bullock in 1938?
TINA TURNER
2. Born in 1923 who played Elsie Tanner in `Coronation Street'?
PAT PHOENIX - died 1986
3. Which bandleader and trombonist of the swing era formed an orchestra with his brother Jimmy and died in 1956?
TOMMY DORSEY
4. What is the name of the American cartoonist who created the highly successful Peanuts strip who was born in 1922?
CHARLES SCHULTZ
5. The Sex Pistols released their first single in 1977, what was its title?
ANARCHY IN THE UK

ROUND TWO - AROUND THE HOUSE
6. Who does the Monarch send to summon the Commons to her State opening of Parliament?
BLACK ROD
7. What name is given to the longest serving member in the House of Commons?
FATHER OF THE HOUSE
8. Who gave up the title Viscount Stansgate, so he could sit in the House of Commons?
TONY BENN
9. Who did Margret Thatcher replace as conservative leader?
TED HEATH
10. Of which party were Will Rogers and Roy Jenkins founder members?
THE SOCIAL DEMOCRAT PARTY

ROUND THREE - LETS PLAY DOCTORS
11. Which part of the body is inflamed by Hepatitis?
LIVER
12. What is the common name for the Tympanic Membrane?
EAR DRUM
13. Where could you find your medulla and your cortex?
KIDNEYS
14. Which of the five senses develops first?
SMELL
15. If you were diagnosed as suffering from ACUTE NASOPHARYNGITIS what would you have?
A COLD

ROUND FOUR - BELIEFS & CUSTOMS
16. What form did the Egyptian god Anubis take?
A JACKAL OR DOG
17. Which Tor in England is one of the reputed resting places of the Holy Grail?
GLASTONBURY TOR
18. What colour are Chinese coffins painted-to give the dead a happy life?
WHITE
19. In which river was Jesus baptized?
JORDAN
20. What colour dress do Hindu brides wear?
RED

ROUND FIVE - DRESSING UP
21. Who designed Liz Hurley's famous 'safety pin' dress?
VERSACE
22. Which 1966 UK hit song contains the lyrics "Crimson dress that clings so tight, She's out of reach and out of sight"?
PRETTY FLAMINGO
23. Which designer is best remembered for 'The Little Black Dress'?
COCO CHANNEL
24. In which film was Marilyn Monroe's skirt famously blown up around her waist?
THE SEVEN YEAR ITCH
25. What is the name of the short skirts worn by cheerleaders?
Rah Rah

ROUND SIX - THE DEMON DRINK
26. Which fortified wine takes its name from a Portuguese island?
MADEIRA
27. Which alchoholic drink is advertised using the following slogan - we only let you drink it when its ready?
GROLSH
28. Tokay and Bull's Blood are wines from which country?
HUNGARY
29. Which alcoholic spirit has a name which translated into English means 'water' or 'little water'?
VODKA
30. A cocktail known as a TNT comprises of Tia Maria and Neapolitan Brandy. What does the second T stand for?
TEQUILA

ROUND SEVEN - THE BLUES
31. Which American state is known as the Bluegrass State?
KENTUCKY
32. Which Spanish artist is famous for his Blue Period?
PICASSO
33. In which Turkish city is the Blue Mosque?
ISTANBULL
34. What is the name of the character in European folklore whose seventh wife enters a forbidden room in their house to discover the bodies of his six previous wives?
BLUEBEARD
35. What kind of creature is a Russian Blue?
CAT

ROUND EIGHT - CARTOON TIME!
36. Which national daily newspaper features the cartoons 'Striker', 'Badlands' and 'George & Lynne'?
THE SUN
37. What is the cartoon character Mr Magoo's first name?
QUINCY
38. Spaceman First Class Albert Digby is the companion of which spage-age comic hero?
DAN DARE
39. Which famous cartoon dog was created by the late Alex Graham and has been featured in the Daily Mail since 1963?
FRED BASSET
40. What type of animal was the cartoon character "Chilly Willy"?
PENGUIN

ROUND NINE - KIDDIES CORNER
41. What are the names of the Lion King and the evil Lion in Disney's The Lion King?
SIMBA & SCAR
42. How do the dogs disguise themselves to escape the evil Cruella De Ville in 101 Dalmatians?
THEY ROLL IN COAL DUST
43. What is the name of Ariel's lobster friend in The Little Mermaid?
SEBASTIAN
44. Which 1996 film was based on a book by Dick King-Smith entitled The Sheep Pig?
BABE
45. Which two animals led Pinnochio astray as he made his way to school?
THE FOX AND THE CAT

ROUND TEN - BOB'S YOUR UNCLE
46. Who played Napoleon Solo in "The Man From UNCLE"?
ROBERT VAUGHAN
47. Who was head of the Wombles family?
GREAT UNCLE BULGARIA
48. In the film of the same name who played "Uncle Buck"?
JOHN CANDY
49. Which mischievous character did Uncle Remus tell tales about?
BRER RABBIT
50. Where were 'Old Uncle Tom Cobbleigh and All' going?
WIDDECOMBE FAIR

TIE-BREAKER - In what year did Heinz tomato sauce first go on sale?
1886

QUIZZERAMA 6

Round One - General Ignorance
1. Which singer was born Marie McDonald McLaughlin in 1948?
Lulu
2. In 1903, Panama proclaimed its independence from which South American country?
Colombia
3. Born in 1954, which singer had UK Number One chart hits with `Prince Charming' and 'Stand and Deliver'?
Adam Ant
4. Born in 1921, which craggy-faced American actor once said: "I look like a rock quarry that someone has dynamited"?
Charles Bronson - (Died 2003) American actor who appeared in films such as The Magnificent Seven and Death Wish
5. Nicknamed `Little Sure Shot', which member of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show died in 1926?
Annie Oakley (born Phoebe Anne Oakley Moses)

Round Two - You Can Call Me AL
6. In the Earth's crust which metal is the most abundant?
Aluminium
7. Which woman climber perished on K2 in 1995?
Alison Hargreaves
8. What name was given to the practice which tried to turn lead into silver and gold?
Alchemy
9. Who had a horse called Bucephalus?
Alexander the Great
10. Which TV sitcom, starring Derek Nimmo, was set in and around St Ogg's Cathedral?
All Gas and Gaiters

Round Three - Sport & Leisure
11. In Rugby Union which two countries can win the Six Nations Trophy but not the Triple Crown?
France & Italy
12. What is the most northerly racecourse in the UK?
Perth
13. In golf what is the American term for a bunker?
Sandtrap
14. A Morgan, A Small Dog, A Liner and an Iron, where will you find them together?
Monopoly Board
15. What kind of animal stands on top of Rugby Unions Calcutta Cup?
Elephant

Round Four - Technicolour
16. During which war was the 1968 film The Green Berets set?
Vietnam War
17. In which building is the American TV drama series The West Wing set?
The White House
18. In which 1990 film did Sean Connery play a defecting Soviet submarine commander?
The Hunt For Red October
19. Which 1970's children's animated series narrated by Richard Briars featured a green dog and pink cat?
Roobarb & Custard
20. In which 1990 film did Jamie Lee Curtis play a rookie cop hunting a serial killer?
Blue Steel
Spare - Which 1986 film featured Eddie Murphy as the bodyguard to an infant with supernatural powers?
The Golden Child

Round Five - Choose Your Weapon
21. What name is given to a red Indians war axe?
Tomahawk
22. How many bullets does a Colt .45 revolver hold?
Six
23. What did the British army first use in Belfast in 1971?
Rubber Bullets
24. What type of weapon is a Claymore?
Sword
25. What Is The Murder Weapon In The Film Basic Instinct?
Ice Pick

Round Six - Connections
26. Which actor did Jennifer Anniston marry in July 2000?
Brad Pitt
27. Who had a top 40 hit in 1966 with Mustang Sally?
Wilson Pickett
28. What is the name of the botanical gardens situated in Cornwall sometimes dubbed the 8th Wonder of the World?
The Eden Project
29. Which English cathedral has the highest spire?
Salisbury
30. What is the Connection?
British Prime Ministers - William Pitt, Harold Wilson, Anthony Eden & Marquess of Salisbury

Round Seven - Around The World
31. If you travelled due west from Melbourne in Australia, what is the first country you would hit?
Argentina
32. The State capital of Missouri is named after which American President?
Jefferson - Jefferson City
33. Which European country has the greatest consumption of beer per capita in the world?
The Czech Republic (Ireland is second)
34. How many countries are there in Central America - 7, 10 or 13?
Seven - Honduras, Guatemala, Belize, Panama, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica
35. The Stanley Falls can be found on which river, which is the second longest river in Africa?
The Congo

Round Eight - Great Questions
36. Which breed of dog was originally a cross of an Irish Wolfhound and an English Mastiff?
Great Dane
37. Which book tells the story of Philip Pirrip, known as Pip?
Great Expectations
38. What is the nickname of the rugby player Martin Offiah?
Great Balls Offiah!
39. Which large flightless seabird that was native to the north atlantic coast became extinct in 1844?
Great Auk
40. Which is the principal seaside resort in the county of Norfolk?
Great Yarmouth

Round Nine - Young And Old
41. Which financial institution is nicknamed the Old Lady of Threadneedle Street?
The Bank of England
42. By what other nickname was Bonnie Prince Charlie (Charles Edward Stuart) also known?
The Young Pretender - note, James Edward Stuart - Old Pretender 1688-1766
43. What do the Americans call Old Glory?
The Flag
44. Which 1974 Mel Brooks film starred Gene Wilder and Marty Feldman as his sidekick Igor?
Young Frankenstein
45. which organisation was founded in London in 1844 by George Williams?
YMCA

Round Ten - Famous Buildings
46. In which building are the Scottish Crown Jewels kept?
Edinburgh Castle
47. Which building in Paris houses a 7,800-pipe organ?
Notre Dame Cathedral
48. Which building in London contains a slab on the floor marking the tomb of an Unknown Warrior of World War One?
Westminster Abbey
49. What is the name of the building where WW II German codes were broken?
Bletchley Park
50. Which is the oldest Royal palace in England?
Windsor Castle

QUIZZERAMA 7

Round One - General Ignorance
1. What song replaced "Bohemian Rhapsody" at number one in the UK Charts in 1975, the title of which can be found in the lyrics of Bohemian Rhapsody?
Mamma Mia
2. Which synthetic material was named by combining the French words for Velvet and Hook?
Velcro
3. With which game would you use a "squidger"?
Tiddly Winks
4. In 1970 - What did Football Referees get that they hadn't had before?
Red & Yellow Cards
5. The Melody for which famous song was written by sisters and school teachers Patty and Mildred Hill in Kentucky in 1893?
Happy Birthday

Round Two - Food & Drink
6. In which century was chocolate introduced in the UK?
Seventeenth
7. From which country does Dao wine come?
Portugal
8. Caraway is related to which family of vegetables?
Carrot
9. In which country did satsumas originate?
Japan
10. Which traditional pudding ingredient comes from the cassava plant?
Tapioca

Round Three - Sporting terms
In which sport would you ---
11. Throw stones at houses
Curling
12. Sit in a sulky
Harness Racing
13. Employ the O'Brien shift
Shot Putt
14. Trim your sheets
Yachting
15. Abide by the Cartwright Rules
Baseball

Round Four - The Four Seasons
16. Who had a 1950's hit with "Summertime Blues"?
Eddie Cochran
17. Who received an Oscar for her performance in the film "The Lion In Winter"?
Katherine Hepburn
18. Which spring flower has the Latin name " Narcissus pseudonarcissus "?
Daffodil
19. From which play does the line "Now is the winter of our discontent" come?
Richard the Third
20. Autumn is generally reckoned to start from the equinox in which month of the year?
September

Round Five - Around Britain
21. In which English county is most of the Forest of Dean?
Gloucestershire
22. What are the canals in Cambridge called?
The Backs
23. Which English county with a sea border has the shortest coastline?
Durham
24. The Orkney's are separated from mainland Britain by which body of water?
Pentland Firth
25. Which English Football League club's ground is farthest away from any other?
Carlisle

Round Six - Letter Sandwiches
All answers start and end with the same letter
26. Which detective did George C Scott think he was in the film They Might be Giants?
Sherlock Holmes
27. In which country would you find the Cape York Peninsula?
Australia
28. Who had top 10 hits with Going Back, All I See Is You, and Losing You?
Dusty Springfield
29. Which breed of dog is also known as the badger-dog?
Dachshund
30. Who dresses up as Herne the Hunter in Shakespeare's The Merry Wives of Windsor?
Falstaff

Round Seven - Name the Monkey
31. In the film The Jungle Book
King Louie
32. That raised Tarzan in the novel
Kala
33. That gives its names to a blood group
Rhesus
34. Played by Roddy McDowell in the film The Planet of the Apes
Cornellius
35. In the film The Lion King
Rafiki

Round Eight - Movie Links
36. Who links The Witches of Eastwick and Batman Returns?
Michelle Pfeiffer (NOT Jack Nicholson - Batman)
37. Who links Twelve Monkey's and Thelma and Louise?
Brad Pitt
38. Which actor links The Beach and The World Is Not Enough?
Robert Carlysle
39. Which director links A Clockwork Orange and Spartacus?
Stanley Kubrick
40. Who links Trainspotting and Rogue Trader?
Ewan McGregor

Round Nine - Totaliser
41. If you started a game of scrabble by laying down the word QUIZ on the empty board, how many points would you score?
44
42. The binary number 1010 is equivalent to which decimal number?
10
43. How many old pence were there in a Guinea?
252
44. How many EDGES are there on a cube?
12
45. In cricket, what score is described as a Nelson?
111

Round Ten - Science Fiction
46. Who is the captain of the USS Voyager?
Catherine Janeway
47. Which programme starred Scott Bakula as Sam Beckett?
Quantum Leap
48. Who narrated "The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy"?
Peter Jones
49. Which series featured Moonbase Alpha?
Space 1999
50. Which series featured Tweaky?
Buck Rogers

QUIZZERAMA 8

Round One - General Ignorance
1. Scheduled for 20th April 1964, what TV event had to be postponed because of power failure?
Opening of BBC2
2. Who wrote the first modern detective story, The Murders in the Rue Morgue' published in 1841?
Edgar Allan Poe
3. Who played the title role in Woody Allen's film 'Annie Hall' released in 1977?
Diane Keaton
4. Which armless statue was discovered by a peasant on the Aegean island of Melos?
The Venus de Milo
5. Born in 1957, which legendary horse won the Cheltenham Gold Cup three times?
Arkle

Round Two - Sporting Chance
6. Which Olympic events have a course of one mile, 427 yards?
Rowing events
7. After how many points do players change service in table tennis?
Five
8. In which sport could you see a flying camel?
Ice Skating
9. Which player stands on the mound in the middle of the diamond in baseball?
The Pitcher
10. In which sport would you find a 'kissing button'?
Archery - on a bowstring

Round Three - Metal Work
11. What is the Earth's most abundant metal?
Aluminium
12. Which metal is obtained from the minerals haematite and magnetite?
Iron
13. What is the lightest (least dense) metal?
Lithium
14. Which metal is obtained from the mineral cinnabar?
Mercury
15. Which metal is obtained from the mineral galena?
Lead

Round Four - F-Words
Which F-Word can be...
16. Floating wreckage at sea?
Flotsam
17. Small deer with white spotted reddish brown summer coat?
Fallow
18. Former Royal coat of arms of France?
Fleur-de-lis
19. A narrow crack or split?
Fissure
20. Seasoned smoked sausage?
Frankfurter

Round Five - Options
21. According to legend how old was Arthur when he pulled the sword from the stone a) 15 b) 16 c) 17
a) 15
22. What kind of creature is a 'slippery dick' a) A Bird b) A Fish c) A Bat
b) A Fish
23) According to recent American research the average woman speaks how many words per day a) 5,000 b) 6,000 c) 7,000
c) 7,000 (Average man speaks 2,000 - because he cant get a word in)
24. How many brothers and sisters does Michael Jackson have a) 7 b) 8 c) 9
b) 8 (Jackie, Tito, Jermaine, Marlon, Randy, Rebbie, Janet, and La Toya)
25. The Medical term 'bursitis' is better known as what a) Tennis Elbow b) Frozen Shoulder c) Housemaids Knee
c) Housemaids Knee

Round Six - Call My Bluff
26. CROVEY - it's Yoof Slang for a) someone who tries too hard to be cool, b) Hopelessly unfashionable, c) a swot, or d) really cool?
ANSWER = D
27. GOSSOON - is it a) An idiot, b) a boy-servant, c) A type of cloth or d) an dialect word for gooseberry?
ANSWER = B
28. RAMMY - Scottish - is it a) another word for randy, b) a small drink, like a nip, c) a free-for-all fight, or d) a narrow passage between two rows of houses?
ANSWER = C
29. OBANG - is it a) a brand of Irish fireworks, b) A Japanese coin, c) a hardwood tree from the Congo, or d) A Chinese board game?
ANSWER = B
30. MILSEY - again is Scots dialect for a) a milk-strainer, b) homosexual, c) misty or d) a young salmon?
ANSWER = A


Round Seven - Telly Addicts
31. Which two men co-ran the Woolpack in Emmerdale Farm during the 70's & 80's
Amos Brearley and Henry "Mr" Wilkes
32. In which Cartoon series has an Evil Character called 'The Hooded Claw' + 1 Point for his Alter Ego
The Perils of Penelope Pitstop / Sylvester Sneekly
33. In which TV series did Stephanie Cole play the aging character 'Diana Trent'
Waiting for God
34. Name Rita's 4 Different Surnames in Coronation Street
Bates / Littlewood / Fairclough / Sullivan
35. Who wrote the Stories in the TV series 'Tales of the Unexpected'
Roald Dahl

Round Eight - Snookered
36. Born in 1957, this player has won the World Championship six times, currently ranked 13th, won the World Trick shot competition in 1994, 96 & 97 and first won Pot Black on TV in 1982, who is it?
Steve Davis
37. Hitting one ball first, which in turn (possibly indirectly) causes another ball to be potted is called a what?
Plant
38. Jimmy White is nicknamed the Whirlwind but which player has the nickname of the Tornado?
Tony Drago - from Malta
39. Which player beat seven times world champion Stephen Hendry 18-17 in the 2002 World Championship final?
Peter Ebdon
40. The highest possible score in a break that can be achieved without receiving penalty points is 147 but what is the highest possible score achievable in a single break?
155 points - happens when an opponent fouls before any balls are potted and leaves every red ball at least partially obscured by a colour. The player nominates and sinks a colour which is scored as a red, then sinks the black for a total of 8 points. He then clears the table to score the 147 points maximum, and adds that to his 8 points for a total of 155

Round Nine - Connections
41. The Dewey Decimal System is used to catalogue which items?
BOOKS
42. In Doctor Who the time travelling TV programme apart from a time machine what actually is the Tardis?
Police BOX
43. What device was traditionally used to secure a babies nappy?
SAFETY Pin
44. In connection with sport what do the initials MCC stand for?
Marylebone CRICKET Club
45. What is the connection?
The word MATCH

Round Ten - Monkey Business
46. Which cricketer was nicknamed 'Guy The Gorilla'
Ian Botham
47. What was the name of the Orang-utan who appeared in 'Every Which Way But Loose' starring Clint Eastwood
Clyde
48. What kind of monkeys would you associate with Gibraltar
Barbary Apes
49. King Kong comes from which island
Skull Island
50. In slang how much money is a monkey
£500

QUIZZERAMA 9

Round One - General Ignorance
1. Scheduled for 20th April 1964, what TV event had to be postponed because of power failure?
Opening of BBC2
2. Who wrote the first modern detective story, The Murders in the Rue Morgue' published in 1841?
Edgar Allan Poe
3. Who played the title role in Woody Allen's film 'Annie Hall' released in 1977?
Diane Keaton
4. Which armless statue was discovered by a peasant on the Aegean island of Melos?
The Venus de Milo
5. Born in 1957, which legendary horse won the Cheltenham Gold Cup three times?
Arkle

Round Two - Sporting Chance
6. Which Olympic events have a course of one mile, 427 yards?
Rowing events
7. After how many points do players change service in table tennis?
Five
8. In which sport could you see a flying camel?
Ice Skating
9. Which player stands on the mound in the middle of the diamond in baseball?
The Pitcher
10. In which sport would you find a 'kissing button'?
Archery - on a bowstring

Round Three - Metal Work
11. What is the Earth's most abundant metal?
Aluminium
12. Which metal is obtained from the minerals haematite and magnetite?
Iron
13. What is the lightest (least dense) metal?
Lithium
14. Which metal is obtained from the mineral cinnabar?
Mercury
15. Which metal is obtained from the mineral galena?
Lead

Round Four - F-Words
Which F-Word can be...
16. Floating wreckage at sea?
Flotsam
17. Small deer with white spotted reddish brown summer coat?
Fallow
18. Former Royal coat of arms of France?
Fleur-de-lis
19. A narrow crack or split?
Fissure
20. Seasoned smoked sausage?
Frankfurter

Round Five - Options
21. According to legend how old was Arthur when he pulled the sword from the stone a) 15 b) 16 c) 17
a) 15
22. What kind of creature is a 'slippery dick' a) A Bird b) A Fish c) A Bat
b) A Fish
23) According to recent American research the average woman speaks how many words per day a) 5,000 b) 6,000 c) 7,000
c) 7,000 (Average man speaks 2,000 - because he cant get a word in)
24. How many brothers and sisters does Michael Jackson have a) 7 b) 8 c) 9
b) 8 (Jackie, Tito, Jermaine, Marlon, Randy, Rebbie, Janet, and La Toya)
25. The Medical term 'bursitis' is better known as what a) Tennis Elbow b) Frozen Shoulder c) Housemaids Knee
c) Housemaids Knee

Round Six - Call My Bluff
26. CROVEY - it's Yoof Slang for a) someone who tries too hard to be cool, b) Hopelessly unfashionable, c) a swot, or d) really cool?
ANSWER = D
27. GOSSOON - is it a) An idiot, b) a boy-servant, c) A type of cloth or d) an dialect word for gooseberry?
ANSWER = B
28. RAMMY - Scottish - is it a) another word for randy, b) a small drink, like a nip, c) a free-for-all fight, or d) a narrow passage between two rows of houses?
ANSWER = C
29. OBANG - is it a) a brand of Irish fireworks, b) A Japanese coin, c) a hardwood tree from the Congo, or d) A Chinese board game?
ANSWER = B
30. MILSEY - again is Scots dialect for a) a milk-strainer, b) homosexual, c) misty or d) a young salmon?
ANSWER = A


Round Seven - Telly Addicts
31. Which two men co-ran the Woolpack in Emmerdale Farm during the 70's & 80's
Amos Brearley and Henry "Mr" Wilkes
32. In which Cartoon series has an Evil Character called 'The Hooded Claw' + 1 Point for his Alter Ego
The Perils of Penelope Pitstop / Sylvester Sneekly
33. In which TV series did Stephanie Cole play the aging character 'Diana Trent'
Waiting for God
34. Name Rita's 4 Different Surnames in Coronation Street
Bates / Littlewood / Fairclough / Sullivan
35. Who wrote the Stories in the TV series 'Tales of the Unexpected'
Roald Dahl

Round Eight - Snookered
36. Born in 1957, this player has won the World Championship six times, currently ranked 13th, won the World Trick shot competition in 1994, 96 & 97 and first won Pot Black on TV in 1982, who is it?
Steve Davis
37. Hitting one ball first, which in turn (possibly indirectly) causes another ball to be potted is called a what?
Plant
38. Jimmy White is nicknamed the Whirlwind but which player has the nickname of the Tornado?
Tony Drago - from Malta
39. Which player beat seven times world champion Stephen Hendry 18-17 in the 2002 World Championship final?
Peter Ebdon
40. The highest possible score in a break that can be achieved without receiving penalty points is 147 but what is the highest possible score achievable in a single break?
155 points - happens when an opponent fouls before any balls are potted and leaves every red ball at least partially obscured by a colour. The player nominates and sinks a colour which is scored as a red, then sinks the black for a total of 8 points. He then clears the table to score the 147 points maximum, and adds that to his 8 points for a total of 155

Round Nine - Connections
41. The Dewey Decimal System is used to catalogue which items?
BOOKS
42. In Doctor Who the time travelling TV programme apart from a time machine what actually is the Tardis?
Police BOX
43. What device was traditionally used to secure a babies nappy?
SAFETY Pin
44. In connection with sport what do the initials MCC stand for?
Marylebone CRICKET Club
45. What is the connection?
The word MATCH

Round Ten - Monkey Business
46. Which cricketer was nicknamed 'Guy The Gorilla'
Ian Botham
47. What was the name of the Orang-utan who appeared in 'Every Which Way But Loose' starring Clint Eastwood
Clyde
48. What kind of monkeys would you associate with Gibraltar
Barbary Apes
49. King Kong comes from which island
Skull Island
50. In slang how much money is a monkey
£500

QUIZZERAMA 10

Round One - General Ignorance
1. Born in 1866 which American outlaw was portrayed by Paul Newman in a film?
Butch Cassidy- the film was 'Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid' with Robert Redford playing the Sundance Kid
2. Actor and singer Howard Keel was born in 1917. Which character did he play in the TV series 'Dallas'?
Clayton Farlow
3. Launched in 1981, what was the name of the world's first space shuttle?
Columbia
4. Frank Sinatra and his daughter Nancy hit the top of the UK pop charts in 1967 with which song?
'Somethin' Stupid'
5. In 1950 a character dubbed 'The Pilot of the Future' appeared in the first 'Eagle' comic. What was his name?
Dan Dare

Round Two - Chocoholics
6. Which chocolate uses the phrase "How do you eat yours"?
Cadburys Creme Egg
7. What is the world's best-selling chocolate bar?
Kit Kat - Dairy Milk is the most popular bar in Britain
8. Which country is the world's biggest chocolate consumer, Switzerland, United States or Mexico?
Switzerland - an average of 10 kg per person per year
9. Which of the following is not a genuine chocolate dish, Italian chocolate pizza, Mexican spicy chocolate sauce for meat or Austrian chocolate squid?
Austrian chocolate squid
10. Which chocolate uses the phrase "Tap it - unwrap it"?
Chocolate Orange

Round Three - What Happened Next?
11. 11 Feb 1990, a gate opens and a frail 73-year-old man walks towards a small crowd of people?
Nelson Mandela walks free from prison
12. It's 1969 and Lulu has just entered a BBC television studio?
...and relieves herself all over the Blue Peter Studio because she's an elephant!
13. April 1985, Ten minutes past midnight, he places his hand on the table after a very tiring night's work...?
Denis Taylor's last pot in the 1985 World Snooker final
14. June 1988 and a bell rings in Atlantic City?
91 seconds later (at a pay rate of $219,780 per second) Mike Tyson has destroyed Michael Spinks
15. A young orphan who witnessed his parents' murder returns from self imposed exile in the Orient and discovers a cavern under his home...?
Batman begins!

Round Four - Sports Bag
16. In which annual sporting event, founded in 1829 was Susan Brown the first woman to take part in 1981?
The University Boat Race
17. What sport is played by the Montreal Canadians?
Ice Hockey
18. Who was approached by the Irish FA in February 1986 and took over the Irish team which eventually went on to beat England 1-0 and was followed by qualification for the 1990 World Cup?
Jackie Charlton
19. Alex Greaves was the first female jockey to ride in which horse race?
The Derby
20. Who were the defending champions at the start of the 1966 World Cup?
Brazil

Round Five - Mystery Round - ANAGRAMS OF ELVIS SONGS
21. OR RENT DENTURES = RETURN TO SENDER
22. HOGTIE TENTH = IN THE GHETTO
23. GIDDIES LIVE IN US = DEVIL IN DISGUISE
24. REMODEL EVENT = LOVE ME TENDER
25. RUB ALCHEMISTS = BLUE CHRISTMAS

Round Six - About Britain
26. Which of the Channel Islands is the furthest south?
Jersey
27. Which river flows through the city of Bath?
Avon
28. What is the only Shakespeare play with a British town in the title?
The Merry Wives of Windsor
29. Which island was originally known as Vectis?
Isle of Wight
30. Which canal runs from just north of Wolverhampton to Ellesmere Port?
Shropshire Union

Round Seven - At The Movies
31. In which film did Kevin Spacey play a serial killer?
Seven
32. Who was the female star in "Notting Hill"?
Julia Roberts
33. Which actor played the role of Paul Sheldon, held captive by Kathy Bates in Misery?
James Caan
34. In which film based on Conrad's 'Heart of Darkness' did Martin Sheen seek Marlon Brando?
Apocalypse Now
35. Which musical did "Shakin at the High School Hop" come from?
Grease

Round Eight - True or False?
36. According to the book of Genesis, it was the fourth day God created the sun, moon and stars?
TRUE
37. Hawks Champagne and Prince Albert are all types of Rhubarb?
TRUE
38. Paul McCartney was the only Beatle to be left handed?
FALSE - Ringo was as well
39. Garidaldi the biscuit is named after a Mexican revolutionary?
FALSE - it's named after a Italian revolutionary
40. Albert Einstein's eyes were put up for sale at an auction in 1994?
TRUE (They were actually removed during his autopsy in 1955 and stored in a safety deposit box)
Spare - The world's longest running soap opera is Coronation Street?
FALSE - The Archers

Round Nine - Connections
41. Name the Elton John single said to have been about Maryln Monroe, which he also rearranged and sang at Princess Diane's funeral?
CANDLE in the wind
42. Which building did King Kong climb in the final scene of the classic 1933 movie?
EMPIRE state building
43. Which Ecclesiastical sounding term is used to describe the fatty flesh at the rump of cooked fowl?
Parson's NOSE
44. Located in New York Harbour, it was a gift of international friendship from the people of France to the people of the United States?
The STATUE of Liberty
45. What is the connection?
ROMAN

Round Ten - Mystery Round - CRYPTIC FOOTBALL TEAMS
HURRY TO FOX'S HOUSE WITH PRECIOUS GEMS = RUSHDEN AND DIAMONDS
PROMINENT HILL WITH A JETTY = TORQUAY
IT'S A HOME FOR SUB-MACHINE GUNS FRANK = STENHOUSEMUIR
FOUND BETWEEN THE WHEELS = CARDIFF
COTTON FACTORY'S OWN BARRIER = MILLWALL

TIEBREAKER - How many Cameras did CBS have on course to cover the Masters Golf?
52

QUIZZERAMA 11

Round One - Famous People
1. Who was the first woman to fly solo from England to Australia?
Amy Johnson
2. Which writer created the character of 'Jeeves'?
P. G. Wodehouse
3. David Ben Gurion became prime minister of which country in 1948?
Israel
4. Whose controversial radio broadcast of H G Wells the War of the Worlds in 1938 caused widespread panic in the US?
Orson Welles
5. Which scottish poet was also employed as an excise officer?
Robert Burns

Round Two - Music In The Calendar
6. Who had a No.3 hit in 1967 with “Autumn Almanac”?
The Kinks
7. Which Canadian, who opened the U.S. segment of 1985’s ‘Live-Aid’ concert, had a U.S. Top-5 hit with Summer of ‘69?
Bryan Adams
8. Which former singer with Manchester band, The Smiths, scored a solo hit with November Spawned A Monster?
Morrissey
9. Which group, formerly called The Iveys, recorded the million-selling song “Day after Day” for The Beatles’ label Apple Records in 1971?
Badfinger
10. Who enjoyed a hit in 1961 with a song entitled Calendar Girl?
Neil Sedaka

Round Three - Scientific
11. What is the common name for the chemical with the formula NaCl?
Common tablesalt
12. What name is given to the study of the origin, evolution and structure of the universe?
Cosmology
13. Of what disease did Marie Curie die in 1934?
Leukaemia
14. What is O3 (O three) better known as?
Ozone
15. What element has the chemical symbol K?
Potassium

Round Four - Murders & Assasinations
16. Who was killed by a bomb at an election rally near Madras?
Rajiv Ghandi
17. Which country's royal family was killed at Ekaterinburg?
Russia
18. In which city was Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria assassinated in 1914?
Sarajevo
19. What weapon was used to kill Leon Trotsky?
Ice Pick
20. What was the profession of John Wilkes Booth, the assassin of Abraham Lincoln?
Actor

Round Five - Cricket
21. Which team won the first two World Cup tournaments in 1975 and 1976?
West Indies
22. Which cricketer was born with an extra finger on each hand?
Gary Sobers
23. Who is the only player to score a century and take 10 or more wickets in the same test match?
Ian Botham
24. Who was the first English test cricketer to be fined for misconduct during a test match?
Mike Atherton
25. The earliest English cricket festival was established in 1842, but in which Kent town?
Canterbury

Round Six - Female Authors
Who wrote the following books?
26. Bridget Jones' Diary
HELEN FIELDING
27. Hollywood Wives
JACKIE COLLINS
28. Persuasion
JANE AUSTEN
29. Polo
JILLY COOPER
30. How Was It For You?
MAUREEN LIPMAN

Round Seven - Movie Comedy
31. In which city does Sister Act 2 take place?
Las Vegas
32. Who starred opposite Michelle Pfeiffer in One Fine Day?
George Clooney
33. Who wrote and starred in L.A. Story?
Steve Martin
34. What is Nicole Kidman's job in To Die For?
Weather Girl
35. Which Pink Panther sequel mentions nothing about the Pink Panther nor Inspector Clouseau in the title?
A Shot In The Dark

Round Eight - Telly Trivia
36. Which ITV company is based in Aberdeen?
Grampian
37. What shape were the blocks on the quiz show Blockbusters?
Hexagonal (six-sided)
38. What was the surname of both The Bionic Woman and Buffy The Vampire Slayer?
Summers
39. Which actor played Howard Cunningham in Happy Days and Father Frank Dowling in The Father Dowling Mysteries?
Tom Bosley
40. What was the name of the product that was advertised on TV with the slogan "A drink's too wet without one"?
McVitie's Rich Tea Biscuits

Round Nine - Connections
41. In which 1967 film did Paul Newman play the character Lucas Jackson?
Cool HAND Luke
42. What name is given to a report which shows the financial state of a business at a given date?
BALANCE Sheet
43. What is the name of the Chinese snack consisting of a pancake filled with vegetables, rolled up, and then fried?
SPRING Roll
44. Which 1954 Alfred Hitchcock film starred Ray Milland and Grace Kelly?
DIAL M For Murder
45. What is the connection?
Parts of a WATCH or CLOCK

Round Ten - General Ignorance
46. How many teaspoons make a tablespoon?
Three
47. What is the better known identity of minus 273 point 15 degrees celsius?
Absolute Zero
48. How many minutes does it take sunlight to reach earth?
Eight
49. How many years old is a town celebrating its sesquicentennial?
150
50. How many Australian states are there?
Six

QUIZZERAMA 12

Round One - Dogs
1. What is the name of the dog in the 'Peanuts' cartoon?
Snoopy
2. Which 70 year old dog trainer became a cult figure through her 1980's Tv show?
Barbara Woodhouse
3. Which breed of dog takes its name from the Russian word for swift?
Borzoi
4. What was the name of the dog that found the stolen World Cup in 1966?
Pickles
5. Susan was a gift to Queen Elizabeth II on her 18th birthday, what type of dog was Susan?
Corgi

Round Two - Allo Allo
6. What was Rene's surname?
Artois
7. Who played the undertaker, Monsieur Alphonse?
Kenneth Connor
8. Who painted "The Fallen Madonna With The Big Boobies"?
Van Clomp
9. What was the first name of Herr Flick's female assistant?
Helga
10. What were the names of the British Airmen hidden by Rene?
Fairfax & Carstairs

Round Three - I love Paris in the Spring Time
11. Which Andrew Lloyd Webber musical is set in the Paris Opera House?
The Phantom of the Opera
12. The Tour De France traditionally finishes on which Paris road?
Champs Elysee
13. What type of structure is the Pont Neuf?
Bridge - oldest Bridge in Paris
14. In the 1980's and 90's the Louvre underwent major renovations and a very controversial structure now stands at the entrance of the Louvre - what shape is it?
Pyramid
15. A famous musician was buried in Paris's Pere Lachase cemetery in 1971 - who is that famous musician?
Jim Morrison

Round Four - Old Blue Eyes
16. Which US cities feature in two of Sinatra's hit singles titles?
Chicago And New York
17. In which film did Sinatra sing the song with the lines 'Have you heard, it's in the stars, next July we collide with Mars'?
High Society
18. Which famous Sinatra song was the first to become a hit after being featured in a TV show?
Love And Marriage
19. In which musical did he co-star with Gene Kelly?
On The Town
20. Which album did he release three years after announcing his retirement?
Ol' Blue Eyes Is Back
Spare - What was the last film that Sinatra appeared in?
Cannonball Run II

Round Five - Famous Middle Names
21. WHICH IS THE CORRECT MIDDLE NAME FOR BRITNEY SPEARS? / A) JEAN OR B) JOANNE
22. WHICH IS THE CORRECT MIDDLE NAME FOR NICOLAS CAGE? / A) KEN OR B) KIM
23. WHICH IS THE CORRECT MIDDLE NAME FOR AUSTIN POWERS (THE MOVIE CHARACTER)? / A) DANGER OR B) MYSTERY
24. WHICH ARE THE CORRECT MIDDLE NAMES FOR MEL GIBSON? / A) COLUMCILLE GERARD OR B) HUNTER GERARD
25. WHICH IS THE CORRECT MIDDLE NAME FOR MIKHAIL GORBACHEV? / A) NICOLAE OR B) SERGEYEVICH
Answers A / B / A / A / B

Round Six - Iraq
26. The Iran-Iraq war started in which year?
1980
27. Which was the largest city to be 'liberated' by British troops during the recent conflict?
Basra
28. Who was Saddam Hussein's deputy leader?
Tariq Aziz
29. What was the name of the political party of which Saddam Hussein was the leader?
Baath Party
30. Which of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World were situated in what is now Iraq?
Hanging Gardens of Babylon

Round Seven - Wine
31. What is the name of the French wine sold each November?
Beajolais Nouveau
32. What is the name of Australia's biggest selling brand of wine?
Jacob's Creek
33. Which is Hannibal Lecter's favourite wine?
Chianti
34. The rose wine Mateus is produced in which country?
Portugal
35. Two brands of white wine that were produced in the 1970's were rebranded in the late 90's to boost sales?
Blue Nun & Black Tower

Round Eight - Cornwall
36. Which river forms part of the border between Cornwall & Devon?
Tamar
37. Who starred as Cornish Cop 'Wycliffe'?
Jack Shepherd
38. Which daphne Du Maurier novel features a tavern high on Bodmin Moor?
Jamaica Inn
39. Which cornish resort is famous for its art galleries?
St Ives
40. What is the name of Cornwall's most southerly point?
Lizard Point

Round Nine - Connections
41. In Which Film Did John Hurt act almost the entire film with a paper bag on his head?
The ELEPHANT Man
42. Bob Monkhouse, Anne Aston & Bernie the bolt starred in which quiz show?
The Golden SHOT
43. In which movie remake did vinny Jones take the part formally played by Burt Reynolds?
The Mean MACHINE
44. What is Eric Clapton's nickname?
Slow HAND
45. What is the connection?
Connections GUNS - elephant gun, shotgun, machinegun and handgun

Round Ten - The anagrams are ILLNESSES
46. OPINIONS OF DOG (4,9) FOOD POISONING
47. SIP ICED PAINT / APPENDICITIS
48. WOO GUNGHO CHIP (8,5) WHOOPING COUGH
49. FRUGAL LAVENDER (9,5) GLANDULAR FEVER
50. ULCEROUS BITS / TUBERCULOSIS

TIEBREAKER - 1983 the first £1 coin to be struck was auctioned for how much by Spink & Son at the Cavendish Hotel in London
£2,310

QUIZZERAMA 13

Round One - General Ignorance
1. In 1940, who claimed "Never in the field of human conflict..."?
Sir Winston Churchill
2. At which site was Britain's first nuclear power generated in 1956?
Calder Hall
3. Who wrote the `1812 Overture', first performed in 1882?
Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
4. Born in 1937 which comedian has the catchphrase "Super! Smashing! Great!"?
Jim Bowen
5. Which film, released in 1993, stars Sharon Stone and William Baldwin as her landlord?
'Sliver'

Round Two - Food & Drink
6. What was the first fresh fruit to carry a trademark?
Oranges - in 1919 the California Fruit Growers Exchange burned 'Sunkist' on their oranges. 'Sunkist was burned into the skin of the first orange with a heated flyswatter
7. Roquefort cheese is made from the milk of which animal?
Sheep - (ewes' milk) - All true Roquefort cheese has a red sheep brand on the foil label
8. More than 75% of the world's supply of maple syrup comes from which country?
Canada
9. Which was first to be sold in bottles, beer or milk?
Beer - Milk was first sold in bottles in 1879 when Echo Farms Dairy began to deliver them in Brooklyn, New York. English brewer Francis Manning-Needham first sold Beer in bottles in 1869
10. Name this vegetable: In ancient Egypt, paintings of this vegetable appear on the inner walls of the pyramids and in the tombs. It is mentioned as a funeral offering and they are depicted on the banquet tables of the great feasts. They were shown upon the altars of the gods. King Ramses IV, who died in 1160 B.C. was entombed with this vegetable in his eye sockets?
Onion

Round Three - Disc Jockeys
11. What nationality if the former Radio 1 DJ David "Kid" Jensen?
Canadian
12. Who presented the "Our Tune" segment on Radio 1?
Simon Bates
13. Who is the current presenter of Radio 2's Pick Of The Pops?
Dale Winton
14. Who was nicknamed "The Hairy Cornflake"?
Dave Lee Travis
15. Who has replaced Johnny Walker on Radio 2?
Chris Evans

Round Four - Australia
16. What is the capital city of Australia?
Canberra
17. What in Australia has the aboriginal name of Ulura?
Ayers Rock
18. In Neighbours, Erinsborough is a fictional suburb of which Australian city?
Melbourne
19. Rolf Harris was once a junior Australian champion at which sport?
Swimming
20. Who first claimed Australia for Britain in 1770?
Captain James Cook

Round Five - Chocolate
21. Which two countries are generally said to produce Europe's best quality chocolate?
Switzerland & Belgium
22. What is the name of the village built by George Cadbury to house his Birmingham workforce?
Bourneville
23. In which city was chocolate company Terry's based?
York
24. Which chocolate bar was advertised on TV by Mel Smith & Griff Rhys-Jones?
WISPA
25. Which popular chocolates arenamed after a play by J M Barrie?
Quality Street

Round Six - Sports Bag
26. Which darts double is known as The Basement?
Double Three
27. At which 38-mile course would you find Ginger Hall and Kate's Cottage?
Isle of Man TT
28. Who was the only Englishman to be crowned Snooker World Champion in the 1970s?
John Spencer
29. Which sport do the San Diego Padres play?
Baseball
30. What article of clothing was banned from Ascot in 1971?
Hot Pants

Round Seven - Movie Taglines
e.g. In space no one can hear you scream - Alien
31. Collide with destiny
Titanic
32. She walked off the street, into his life and stole his heart
Pretty Woman
33. Protecting the earth from the scum of the universe
Men In Black
34. A tale of murder, lust, greed, revenge, and seafood
A Fish Called Wanda
35. A man sent to a mental hospital finds the head nurse a lot more dangerous than the other patients
One flew over the cuckoo's nest

Round Eight - Coronation Street
36. In which year was Coronation Street first broadcast?
1960
37. What is the name of the Baldwin's factory?
Underworld
38. What was the name of the actor who played Len Fairclough who was sacked in 1983?
Peter Adamson
39. What is the name of the park that is often mentioned?
The Red Rec
40. What was the name of the character who framed Deidre for credit card fraud?
Jon Lindsay

Round Nine - Connections
41. Which Gloucestershire wicket keeper played 54 times for England between 1988 and 1998?
JACK Russell
42. Danny Baker, Shane Richie and Bob Mills have hosted which TV game show based on sketch charades?
Win lose or DRAW
43. Who founded the famous Promenade Concerts at the Royal Albert Hall?
Henry WOOD
44. Who first came to prominence when he played hospital porter Jimmy Powell in Casualty in 1986?
Robson GREEN
45. What is the Connection?
Bowls

Round Ten - Madness
46. What is the real name of lead singer Suggs?
Graham McPherson
47. Which Madness hit was written by Labi Siffre?
It Must Be Love
48.Which Madness hit mentions Primrose Hill & Selsey Bill?
Driving In My Car
49. In the video for which Madness hit is a piano thrown out of an aeroplane?
Wings Of a Dove
50. Madness enjoyed their only number one hit in 1982, what was the title?
House Of Fun

QUIZZERAMA 14

ROUND ONE: POT-LUCK
1. HOW MANY OF THE TEN COMMANDMENTS TELL YOU NOT TO DO THINGS (EIGHT)
2. WHAT IS VISBLE IN A CROCODILE THAT DISTINGUISHES IT FROM AN ALLIGATOR (TOOTH - 4TH IN LOWER JAW)
3. WHAT NATIONALITY WAS FATHER ABRAHAM WHO HAD HIT RECORDS WITH THE SMURFS (DUTCH)
4. WHICH TOWN GAVE ITS NAME TO AN OVERCOAT, A SOFA AND A CIGARETTE (CHESTERFIELD)
5. WHAT WAS THE TOP SPEED OF A SINCLAIR C5, 15, 20 OR 25MPH (15MPH)

ROUND TWO: TELLY-TRIVIA
6. WHO WAS THE MOST INTELLIGENT MEMBER OF THE THUNDERBIRDS TEAM (BRAINS)
7. WHO WAS DR BUNSEN HONEYDEW’S ACCIDENT-PRONE MUPPET SHOW ASSISTANT (BEAKER)
8. WHICH TV CHARACTER WAS DR RUDY WELLS’ MOST FAMOUS RECONSTRUCTION (BIONIC MAN)
9. WHICH KID’S TV SHOW FEATURED ZELDA, IMPERIAL QUEEN OF PLANET GUK (TERRAHAWKS)
10. WHICH CENTURY WERE THE ORIGINAL TV STARTREKKERS TREKKING THROUGH (23RD)

ROUND THREE: SPORTS TRIVIA
11. WHO IS THE ONLY PERSON TO HAVE WON 18 MAJOR GOLF CHAMPIONSHIPS (JACK NICKLAUS)
12. WHO SAID HE PRACTICED AGAINST HIS WIFE IN THE KITCHEN FOR HIS FIVE DARTS WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP WINS (PHIL TAYLOR)
13. WHO WAS THE FIRST SNOOKER STAR TO MAKE 350 CENTURY BREAKS (STEPHEN HENDRY)
14. WHICH SKATER DIED IN 1994 AFTER WINNING OLYMPIC GOLD FOR BRITAIN AT INNSBRUK IN 1976 (JOHN CURRY)
15. WHICH AMERICAN ATHLETE WON FOUR GOLD MEDALS AT THE 1984 OLYMPICS (CARL LEWIS)

ROUND FOUR: MOVIES
16. WHICH TRAINING SCHOOL WAS UNDER THE CONTROL OF COMMANDANT LASSARD (POLICE ACADEMY)
17. WHAT WAS THE TITLE OF THE FOURTH ALIEN MOVIE (ALIEN - THE RESURRECTION)
18. WHICH GREEK MYTHOLOGICAL FIGURE BECAME DISNEY’S BIGGEST ANIMATED HIT OF 1997 (HERCULES)
19. WHICH MOVIE HEARS ANGELICA HUSTON VAMP TO RAUL JULIA, ‘YOU FRIGHTENED ME, DO IT AGAIN (ADDAMS FAMILY)
20. WHICH MOVIE SAW COMPUTER TERRORISTS CHANGING SANDRA BULLOCK’S IDENTITY (THE NET)

ROUND FIVE: TRUE OR FALSE
21. THERE IS A MODEL OF AUSTRIAN VIDEO RECORDER CALLED A ‘HORNYPHON’ (TRUE)
22. IN ELEPHANT DENTISTRY, ZOOLOGISTS OFTEN USE DYNAMITE TO EXTRACT THEIR TEETH (FALSE)
23. CHARLIE CHAPLIN SUFFERED FROM BRITTLE ELBOWS, WHICH MEANT HE COULD NEVER ROW A BOAT (FALSE)
24. THE FATHER OF BLOCKBUSTERS PRESENTER, BOB HOLNESS, TAUGHT KING SOLOMON OF THE ZULUS HOW TO DRIVE (TRUE)
25. THERE IS A BRAND OF JAPANESE TOILET PAPER CALLED ‘MY FANNY’ (TRUE)

ROUND SIX: AROUND THE WORLD
26. IN WHICH MOUNTAIN RANGE CAN YOU MOUNT THE JUNGFRAU (THE ALPS)
27. WHICH VOLCANO RAINED ASH ON WASHINGTON STATE IN 1980 (MOUNT ST HELENS)
28. WHAT IS THE ENGLISH NAME FOR MOSCOW’S COLOURFUL TOURIST ATTRACTION KNOWN LOCALLY AS KRASNAVA PLOSCHAD (RED SQUARE)
29. WHICH SEASONAL KIDDY ATTRACTION IN THE FINNISH TOWN OF ROVANIEMI RECEIVED A £125,000 EU GRANT (SANTA’S GROTTO)
30. WHICH TURKISH MOUNTAIN RANGE SHARES ITS NAME WITH A SIGN OF THE ZODIAC (TAURUS)

ROUND SEVEN: MUSIC TRIVIA
31. IN 1982, MADNESS HAD THEIR ONLY NUMBER ONE HIT SINGLE, TITLE ? (HOUSE OF FUN)
32. WHICH GROUP HAD THEIR FIRST HITS IN 1980, WITH ‘KINGS OF THE WILD FRONTIER’ AND ‘DOG EAT DOG’ (ADAM AND ANTS)
33. THE SONG ‘SPIRIT IN THE SKY’ HAS REACHED NUMBER ONE TWICE, 1 POINT EACH FOR BOTH ARTISTS (NORMAN GREENBAUM . 1970 / DR. AND MEDICS . 1986)
34. VINCE CLARKE HAD HITS WITH THREE GROUPS BEFORE FORMING ERASURE, NAME TWO OF THEM (DEPECHE MODE, YAZOO, THE ASSEMBLY)
35. BY WHAT BESTIAL NAME IS BRITISH SOUL-ROCK SINGER HENRY SAMUEL BETTER KNOWN (SEAL)

ROUND EIGHT: SURNAMES
36. SURNAME OF THE LEADER OF THE MUTINY ON THE BOUNTY (CHRISTIAN)
37. SURNAME OF THE SCOTS GIRL WHO RESCUED BONNIE PRINCE CHARLIE (MACDONALD)
38. SURNAME OF THE BRITISH ROYAL FAMILY (WINDSOR)
39. SURNAME OF ‘BILLY THE KID’ (BONNEY)
40. SURNAME OF THE FIRST BLACK ACTOR TO WIN AN OSCAR (POITIER)

ROUND NINE: FOOD AND DRINK
41. WHAT IS THE NAME OF THE HARD, DRY ITALIAN CHEESE WHICH IS USUALLY SERVED GRATED (PARMESAN)
42. WHAT IS THE NAME GIVEN TO BRANDY MADE FROM CHERRY JUICE (KIRSCH)
43. WHAT NAME IS GIVEN TO ALMONDS FRIED IN BOILING SUGAR SYRUP, OFTEN FOUND IN BELGIAN CHOCOLATES (PRALINE)
44. WHAT NAME IS GIVEN TO A FROZEN DESSERT MADE FROM FRUIT JUICE (SORBET)
45. AND WHAT NAME IS GIVEN TO A GREEK LAYERED DISH CONTAINING AUBERGINES (MOUSSAKA)

ROUND TEN: POT-LUCK
46. IN THE NURSERY RHYME, MARY HAD A LITTLE LAMB, WHERE DID IT FOLLOW HER TO (SCHOOL)
47. WHEN WAS THE FRUIT MACHINE INVENTED, 1905, 1925, OR 1945 (1905)
48. IN BOOKIES’ SLANG, HOW MUCH DOES A ‘MONKEY’ AND A ‘PONY’ ADD UP TO (~525)
49. WHICH BUILDING STANDS ON 5TH AVENUE AND 34TH STREET IN NEW YORK (EMPIRE STATE BUILDING)
50. WHICH DANCE TEAM REPLACED ‘PAN’S PEOPLE’ ON TOP OF THE POPS (LEGS AND CO)

QUIZZERAMA 15

Round One - General Ignorance
1. Born in 1913 who was leader of the British Labour Party from 1980 to 1983?
Michael Foot
2. Born in 1953, who was the first cricketer to bowl left- and right-armed in a test match?
Graham Gooch
3. Who was the best man when Prince Andrew married Sarah Ferguson in 1986?
Prince Edward
4. Who was the first man to swim the English Channel, but later drowned during an attempt to swim across Niagara Falls in 1883?
Captain Matthew Webb
5. Against which newspaper did novelist Jeffrey Archer win a libel action in 1987?
The Daily Star

Round Two - Food and Drink
6. What type of food is "Monterey Jack"?
Cheese
7. What item of confectionary was advertised with the slogan, "just enough to give your kids a treat"?
A finger of Fudge
8. What is the flavour of the liqueur Kahlua?
Coffee
9. Beef Wellington is fillet of steak wrapped in what?
Puff Pastry
10. Which 12 letter word is a foodstuff where every other letter is an A?
Taramasalata

Round Three - In The Ring
11. Which boxer got a chunk or his ear bit off by Mike Tyson?
Evander Hollyfield
12. Who starred as Ali in the movie Ali?
Will Smith
13. Who did Ali fight in the rumble in the jungle?
George Foreman
14. Who was the first person to knock Mike Tyson out?
Buster Douglas
15. Which boxer was known as The Dark Destroyer?
Nigel Benn

Round Four - 80's Song Lyrics (One point each - Name Title & Artist)
16. And mama always told me be careful what you do, don't go around breaking young girls' hearts
"Billie Jean," Michael Jackson
17. Buying bread from a man in Brussels, he was 6 foot 4 and full a muscles
"Down Under," Men At Work
18. Who needs a heart when a heart can be broken?
"What's Love Got to Do With It," Tina Turner
19. No chocolate covered candy hearts to give away
"I Just Called To Say I Love You," by Stevie Wonder
20. I'm gonna buy me a one way ticket, nothin's gonna hold me back. Your love's like a slow train comin and I can feel it comin down the track- whoah
"When The Going Gets Tough," Billy Ocean

Round Five - The Highway Code
21. On traffic lights what does the amber light mean if it is on by itself?
Stop
22. What does the abbreviation MSM stand for?
Mirror Signal Manoevre
23. In the highway code there are two types of drivers exempt from wearing a seat belt give both?
Under medication and making deliveries
24. According to the highway code children under which age should wear a helmet whilst using the road on a bike?
14
25. What shape is the road sign for no overtaking?
Round

Round Six - Historical
26. Between which two towns was the railway for Stephenson's first locomotive?
Stockton and Darlington
27. Which publishing company introduced the first mass-market paperback in 1935?
Penguin
28. Who was killed in the world's first televised murder in 1963?
Lee Harvey Oswald
29. What was the invention of Robert Fulton, which was tried out in the River Seine in 1801?
First submarine
30. Who was Ronald Reagan's Vice President?
George Bush Snr.

Round Seven - Sports
31. Who was the first person to hold the world record for the mile, 1500m and 800m at the same time?
Sebastian Coe
32. I'm sitting on the strip, watching the Christmas tree - what sport am I taking part in?
Drag Racing
33. Which annual race is 4 miles and 374 yards long?
The University Boat Race
34. How many players are there in a baseball team?
Nine
35. What is the perfect score in 10 pin bowling?
300

Round Eight - Bird Brains
36. What is the only bird from which leather is obtained?
Ostrich - lays the largest egg & is the fastest running creature on two legs
37. Canvasback and Khaki Campbell are both species of what bird?
Duck
38. What bird lays the smallest egg?
Hummingbird - Bee Hummingbird
39. Which bird was regarded as sacred and accordingly venerated in ancient Egypt?
Ibis
40. What does the syrinx help a bird to do?
Sing

Round Nine - Connections
41. Who reigned over England for only nine days?
Lady Jane GREY
42. Who played the Jackal in the Day of the Jackal?
Edward FOX
43. What was the title of the first Rambo film?
First BLOOD
44. Which England football manager was played in a movie by Ricky Tomlinson?
Mike BASSETT
45. What is the connection?
Hounds

Round Ten - Remember 1966
46. Which major TV series was created by Gene Roddenberry and was first aired in Canada in 1966?
Star Trek
47. Which West Bromwich based car manufacturer launched the Interceptor model in 1966, changing from fibreglass to steel bodywork?
Jensen
48. At the end of a tour of Australia and Europe in 1966 and at a concert in Manchester Free Trade Hall a member of the audience, John Cordwell, angrily shouted ‘Judas’ at the performer on stage, because he had forsaken the acoustic guitar for an electric one. Who was the performer?
Bob Dylan
49. Which Irish racehorse won the Cheltenham Gold Cup for the third year running in 1966?
Arkle
50. From which London prison did Soviet spy George Blake escape in 1966?
Wormwood Scrubs

Tie Break Questions
In Which Year In which year was the film Casino Royale released? 1966
Politics How many MP’s sit in the Scottish Parliament? 129
Football How many goals did Eusebio score for Benefica in his 294 league games? 316

QUIZZERAMA 16
Round One - General Ignorance
1. Who became Henry VIII's first wife in 1509?
Catherine of Aragon
2. In 1953, who became the first professional cricketer to captain England?
Sir Len Hutton
3. Who played the title role in the musical 'Barnum', first performed in London in 1981?
Michael Crawford
4. Born in 1910, which French explorer invented the aqualung?
Jacques Cousteau
5. Who won an Oscar for his performance in `True Grit' and died in 1979?
John Wayne

Round Two - Women
6. Which female is highest in line to the throne?
Princess Beatrice
7. Lady Haden-Guest is better known as which actress?
Jamie Lee Curtis
8. On the roof of which building in the City of London is there a 12 foot bronze statue of a woman by FW Pomeroy?
The Old Bailey
9. In which country was Florence Nightingale born?
Italy
10. In 1980 who became the first British Solo Female to have a UK number one album?
Kate Bush

Round Three - Nature
11. What name is given to a Fox's home?
An Earth
12. Which bird can be little, pygmy or burrowing?
Owl
13. What sort of creature is a water moccasin?
Snake
14. Apple, Pepper and Spear are types of which plant?
Mint
15. Leather, Mirror, Golden, Black, Bighead and Common are all types of which fish?
Carp

Round Four - Telly Trivia
16. Squadron Leader Clive Dempster took over from Geoffrey Fairbrother as entertainments manager in which TV Sitcom?
Hi-De-Hi
17. In which TV game show do contestants do The Walk Of Wealth?
Deal or No Deal
18. Who replaced Trevor MacDonald to present the ITN News?
Mark Austin
19. The cast of which comedy series had to convince the BBC that they were fit to work?
Last Of The Summer Wine
20. How are Dave Myers and Si King better known on TV?
Hairy Bikers

Round Five - Art Gallery
21. What nationality was Salvador Dali?
Spanish
22. In which British city is the Baltic Art Gallery?
Newcastle
23. What is the name of the sculptor who cut created 'The Kiss'?
Rodin
24. Which famous artist wrote in "mirror" writing?
Leonardo da Vinci
25. In which city did Tintoretto do most of his painting?
Venice

Round Six - Sports Bag
26. Which team has won the County Cricket Championships the most often?
Yorkshire
27. Kevin Keegan made his last international appearance against which European country?
Spain
28. Which female tennis star co-authored a novel called "The Total Zone" in 1995?
Martina Navratilova
29. Which football club effectively held the English Football League Championship throughout both world wars?
Everton
30. What sport do the New York Rangers play?
Ice Hockey

Round Seven - At The Movies
31. What is the name of the dolphin that Jim Carey had to find in "Ace Ventura Pet Detective"?
Snowflake
32. In which film did Mel Gibson play an advertising executive with the ability to read the minds of the female sex?
What Women Want
33. Which 2000 film starred Nicholas Cage and Vinnie Jones as car thieves?
Gone In Sixty Seconds
34. In which Bond film did Vijay Amritraj play the part of a tennis player?
Octopussy
35. What type of creature is Poomba in Disney's Lion King?
Warthog

Round Eight - Astronomy
36. Who was the first person to observe the heavens using a telescope?
Galileo Galilei in 1609
37. The Asteroid Belt lies between which two planets?
Mars and Jupiter
38. What is the term used by astronomers to measure star brightness?
Magnitudes
39. Which planet has moons called Deimos and Phobos?
Mars
40. What do we call a huge cloud of gas and dust found in the space between the stars- some glow?
Nebulas

Round Nine - Connections
41. Which group reach number eight in the charts in 1973 with Stuck In the Middle With You? Stealer’s WHEEL
42. Which 1968 Olympics event was won by Dick Fosbury with a radical new technique?
HIGH Jump
43. Where in the human body is the humerus bone?
ARM
44. What was the profession of Ed Crane, the main character in the 2001 film `The Man Who Wasn`t There`?
BARBER
45. What is the connection?
CHAIRS

Round Ten - Rock Bottom
46. Which footballer wrote an autobiography called Rock Bottom after his battle with drink and drugs?
Paul Merson - If you rearrange the phrase 'Footballer, Paul Merson', you get 'Repent, foul amoral slob'!
47. How many vowels are on the bottom row of a standard typewriter keyboard?
None
48. Horse Racing - on which famous course is Swinley Bottom?
Ascot
49. Which film featured the character Dusty Bottoms?
The Three Amigos
50. In what year did Queen have a hit with Fat Bottomed Girls?
1978

QUIZZERAMA 17

Round One - General Ignorance
1. Born in 1935, by what name is the scriptwriter, actor and director Allen Stewart Konigsberg better known?
Woody Allen
2. In 1844, the future Queen Alexandra was born. She became the wife of which British monarch?
Edward VII
3. In 1990, an historic meeting took place between Graham Fagg and Philippe Cozette. Where?
In the Channel Tunnel - the British and French engineers met when the two parts of the service tunnel were finally linked
4. Magician David Nixon died in 1978. Which puppet found fame on his television shows?
Basil Brush
5. What is its capital city of Portugal?
Lisbon

Round Two - Sporting 50-50
6. How many clay birds are released per shooter in an Olympic trap shooting event - 200 or 300?
200
7. Which is the oldest of the Glasgow football giants - Rangers or Celtic?
Rangers
8. Which cricketer had the most test match appearances - Kapil Dev or Ian Botham?
Kapil Dev
9. Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has a degree in what - Psychology or Economics?
Economics
10. Over how many laps is the Monaco Grand Prix raced - 68 or 78?
78

Round Three - British Wildlife
11. What type of creature can be red eft, crested & common ?
Newt
12. What animal eats rests and sleeps on its back?
Sea Otter
13. What sort of creature is a fluke?
Worm
14. Which is the commonest British bat and also the smallest?
Pipistrelle Bat - Common in woodland and farmland but also often seen in towns where it roosts in lofts and buildings
15. Which is the most common and familiar owl in Britain, found mainly in woodlands but also in urban parks and gardens with mature trees?
Tawny Owl

Round Four - At The Movies
16. There have been two versions of the film the Thomas Crown Affair, one in 1968 the other in 1999, who were the leading ladies in both versions?
Faye Dunaway / Rene Russo
17. Which Academy award winning film of the mid 90's had the Tagline "What kind of man would defy a king?"?
Braveheart
18. Which cast member from TV's Friends starred in the movie Scream?
Courtney Cox
19. Who played Dr Tinkle in Carry on Doctor?
Kenneth Williams
20. Who composed the sound track for the Disney film Tarzan?
Phil Collins

Round Five - Who was first?
21. - Jamaican act to have a number one hit in the UK?
Desmond Decker
22. - French act to have a number one hit in the UK?
Charles Aznavour
23. - Norwegian act to have a number one hit in the UK?
A-Ha
24. - German act to have a number one in the UK?
Kraftwerk
25. - Italian act to have a number one in the UK?
Black Box

Round Six - Colourful Questions
26. Which sweets have colours, orange, green, purple, red and yellow?
Skittles
27. Discovered in 1665 which planet famously has The Great Red Spot?
Jupiter
28. Which Mr. Man is shaped like a Red Square, and wears a green hat?
Mr. Strong
29. What is the name of the editor of the Daily Planet in Superman?
Perry White
30. In which TV series might you have heard the phrase "Smoke me a Kipper, I'll be back before breakfast"?
Red Dwarf

Round Seven - Around Britain
31. In which range of hills are the Cheddar caves?
Mendips
32. From the coast of which county does the Padstow lifeboat get launched?
Cornwall
33. What is the low-lying area of East Anglia called?
The Fens
34. In which county are all ten of England's highest peaks?
Cumbria
35. Which English county has the smallest perimeter?
Isle of Wight
(Where is there a Nelson's column other than the one in London - Great Yarmouth)

Round Eight - Gardeners World
36. If you saved a poinsettia plant from the holidays and kept it growing outside through the summer, what would you have to do to make it turn red again next Christmas?
Keep it in darkness
37. What is the common name for the Antirrhinum?
Snapdragon
38. Which hanging basket favourite is also called Pelargonium?
Geranium
39. What is the term for plants that are resistant to pests and diseases, are often more vigorous and
productive and can withstand cold winters?
Hardy Plants
40. What is the common name for Impatiens?
Busy Lizzie

Round Nine - Connections
41. What boxing weight is between flyweight and featherweight, which Barry Mcguigan was before he went on to box as featherweight?
Bantamweight
42. What word links the Israeli politician, Sharon (surname), the type of photograph taken from an aeroplane, or another name for an antenna, although spellings are different?
Aerial or Ariel
43. What are the salt flats called that cover a part of northwest Utah, where many speed records were set?
Bonneville Salt flats
44. Who were the two stars of Kevin and Perry Go Large, about two hormonally challenged lads on a quest to lose their virginity and become the world's top DJ mix-masters?
Harry Enfield and Kathy Burke
45. What is the connection?
Motorbikes; Bantam, Ariel, Bonneville and Enfield

Round Ten - The Numbers Game
46. How many number one hits did Take That have in the UK before they split?
Nine
47. According to the lyrics of the song, how old is Abba's dancing queen?
Seventeen
48. Which group topped the charts in 2000 with the song 'Never Had A Dream Come True'?
S Club 7
49. Which song, a chart topper for the Commodores features the line 'and now that we've come to the end of our rainbow'?
Three Times A Lady
50. Sheila Ferguson provided lead vocals for which trio?
The Three Degrees

TIEBREAKER - THE MOST HORSES IN A RACE WAS IN THE GRAND NATIONAL IN 1929, HOW MANY HORSES WERE THERE?
66

QUIZZERAMA 18

Round One - General Ignorance
1. Australian singer Kylie Minogue was born in 1968. What does Kylie mean in Aborigine?
Boomerang
2. Born in 1759 who was Britain's youngest ever Prime Minister?
William Pitt the Younger
3. Where did Mathias Rust manage to land his plane in 1987?
In Red Square, Moscow
4. Which rocker starred in the film `Performance', premiered in New York in 1970?
Mick Jagger
5. Founded in 1656, what is the senior regiment of the British Army?
The Grenadier Guards

Round Two - At The Movies
6. In the Harry Potter movies what is the name of the Professor played by Alan Rickman?
Severus Snape
7. Which 1998 movie told the story of a comet on collision course with Earth?
Deep Impact
8. In which 1995 movie did James Cromwell play farmer Arthur Hoggett?
Babe
9. Which movie character had a pet Elephant called Shep who thought he was a dog?
George Of The Jungle
10. In which movie did Judi Dench make her Bond debut as the character ' M '?
Goldeneye

Round Three - Football
11. Football, who received a Yellow Card, for Chelsea, against his former Club "Sheffield United", in a 1992 F.A. Cup Match, after only 3 seconds?
Vinnie Jones
12. Alan Shearer was the first player to score 200 Premiership goals. Who was the second?
Andy Cole
13. Who captained Arsenal when they won the League and Cup in 1970-71?
Frank McLintock
14. Which team first won an FA Cup semifinal on a penalty shoot-out?
Liverpool
15. Which football commentator used to play for Corinthian Casuals?
Martyn Tyler

Round Four - History
16. Which king was defeated at Battle of Bosworth, 22nd-Aug-1485 (the last battle of the Wars of the Roses)?
Richard III
17. What was Britain's prize gain from the Treaty of Nanking, 1842?
Hong Kong
18. What term was used for the men recruited by the British government in 1920, to help fight the Irish Republican Army?
Black and Tans
19. Which ancient wonder of the world did Nebuchadnezzar build for his wife?
Hanging Gardens of Babylon
20. What was the codename of Hitler's planned invasion of Britain, across the English Channel?
Operation Sea Lion

Round Five - Gangster's Paradise
21. What was nicknamed A Chicago Piano by gangsters in the 1930's?
A Machine Gun
22. John Dillinger was shot dead in 1934 outside what type of building, was it a Cinema, an ice cream parlour or an undertakers?
Cinema
23. In which 1980 film did Bob Hoskins play an East End gangster?
The Long Good Friday
24. Which American gangster was nicknamed Legs?
John Diamond
25. In what year did Coolio a Number 1 hit with Gangsta's Paradise?
1995

Round Six - Around Essex
26. The Romans called it Camulodunum & it claims to be the oldest town in England. Which Essex town?
Colchester
27. Three what appear on the badge of Essex County Cricket Club?
Swords
28. What is the County town of Essex?
Chelmsford
29. From which port do you take the SEACAT to the Hook of Holland?
Harwich (Not Felixstowe which is across the river in Suffolk)
30. As well as Greater London, Essex borders which Four counties?
Herts, Cambs, Suffolk & Kent (via an imaginary line in the middle of the Thames)
Spare - Which Essex town contains the name of the most expensive spice?
Saffron Walden

Round Seven - Breakfast Quiztime
31. The Scottish word for it is Brochan, what do the English know it as?
Porridge
32. Who co-starred with Audrey Hepburn in the 1961 Blake Edwards-produced film 'Breakfast at Tiffany's'?
George Peppard
33. What is the name given to the husked coarse oatmeal that, when boiled, is served with breakfast in some regions of the U.S.A.?
Grits
34. Who, in 2006, became the longest serving presenter on breakfast TV before moving to Sky?
Eamonn Holmes
35. Name the group that enjoyed worldwide success with the album 'Breakfast in America'?
Supertramp

Round Eight - A Piece Of The Action
36. Which children's television puppet series began with the words - 'Stand by for action - anything can happen in the next half hour'?
Stingray
37. Which Bank advertised itself on television as The Action Bank?
National Westminster
38. Who claimed that for every action there is an equal and opposite reaction?
Sir Isaac Newton
39. What is the Action Man doll called in the USA?
GI Joe
40. Which group had a hit with Love Action in 1981?
Human League

Round Nine - Connections
41. Which mythical bird is said to rise from its own ashes?
Pheonix
42. Who is credited with introducing the potato to Britain?
Sir Walter Raleigh
43. What was the character name of televisions Six Million Dollar Man?
Steve Austin
44. Between June 14, 1962 and January 4, 1964, thirteen single women in America were strangled by Albert De Salvo, by what nickname was he known?
The Boston Strangler
45. What is the Connection?
USA State Capitals - Arizona, North Carolina, Texas & Massachusetts

Round Ten - Music Round
46. Which Madonna number one gave Kelly Osborne her first big chart hit?
Papa Don't Preach
47. Who sings the opening line in the Band Aid 20 'Do they Know Its Christmas' song?
Chris Martin (Coldplay)
48. The song ' Brass In Pocket ' was the first UK number one for which group?
The Pretenders
49. What was Roxy Music's first No.1?
Jealous Guy
50. Whose 1979 debut album was entitled ' Signing Off '?
UB40

QUIZZERAMA 19

The Bible
Q 1 What do Obadiah, Philemon and Jude have in common in the bible?
Answer They are all books of only one chapter.
Q 2 In the bible, what was a publican's job?
Answer He collected taxes, he did NOT serve drinks.
Q 3 According to the Bible, where did Noah's Ark come to rest after the flood ?
Answer On Mount Ararat, Turkey.
Q 4 Which two books in the Old Testament of the Bible are named after women?
Answer Ruth and Esther.
Q 5 According to the Bible, what is the 'Number of the Beast'?
Answer 666.

TV Soaps
Q 6 What hyped but ill-fated BBC 'soap for Europe' sank without trace in 1993?
Answer Eldorado.
Q 7 Which village near Bradford, used as the setting for 'Emmerdale', was threatened with the axe in 1996?
Answer Esholt.
Q 8 In the TV soap 'Home and Away', how did Bobby receive her fatal injury?
Answer Speed boat accident.
Q 9 Cliff Richard sang the theme song of which horsey BBC soap which galloped into the sunset in 1992?
Answer 'Trainer'.
Q 10 What 1980s TV series featuring boats, and boardrooms was described as 'the first Thatcherite soap'?
Answer 'Howards Way'.

FA Cup
Q 11 In what year was the first FA cup tie played that was decided by penalties?
Answer 1991, Rotherham V's Scunthorpe, Scunthorpe won 7-6.
Q 12 In 1997 which second division side reached the semi-final of the FA Cup?
Answer Chesterfield.
Q 13 Which manager won three FA Cups in the 1960's with Tottenham Hotspur?
Answer Bill Nicholson.
Q 14 Dave Whelan broke a leg in an FA Cup Final. To what rule change did this lead?
Answer The permitting of substitutes.
Q 15 Who was Southampton's manager when they lifted the FA Cup in 1976?
Answer Lawrie McMenemy.

Ships and the Sea
Q 16 What does the inhabitant of the crow's nest on a ship keep?
Answer Look out or watch.
Q 17 Name the Penlee lifeboat, lost in 1981 with all hands?
Answer The Solomon Browne.
Q 18 What did the Soviets call their first nuclear-powered ship?
Answer Lenin.
Q 19 What was the name of Germany's largest World War II battleship?
Answer The Bismarck.
Q 20 Relating to cruise ships, what do the letters P & O stand for?
Answer Peninsular & Oriental.

The Beatles
Q 21 Where did the Beatles last all play together?
Answer On top of the Apple building, in Savile Row, London.
Q 22 Who did Ringo Star replace in the Beatles?
Answer Pete Best.
Q 23 Which priest writes 'the words of a sermon that no-one will hear' in a Beatles song?
Answer Father Mackenzie, in Eleanor Rigby.
Q 24 How many British No. 1 hits had the Beatles?
Answer Seventeen.
Q 25 The Beatles founded their own record label. What was it called?
Answer Apple.

Collective Names
Q 26 A collection of what creatures is called a 'bed'?
Answer Oysters.
Q 27 What is the collective name for a group of bees?
Answer A swarm.
Q 28 A collection of what creature is called a rabble?
Answer Rats.
Q 29 What collective noun is used to describe a group of widows?
Answer An Ambush.
Q 30 What collective noun is used to describe a group of boys?
Answer A blush.

The 1990s
Q 31 Which two nurses were pardoned by King Fahd of Saudi Arabia in May 1998?
Answer Lucille McLauchlan and Deborah Parry.
Q 32 Prince Albert of Liege succeeded to which throne in 1993?
Answer Belgium.
Q 33 'A Clown Too Many' is the autobiography of which British comedian who died in 1993?
Answer Les Dawson.
Q 34 On what exact date did Hong Kong revert to Chinese rule?
Answer 1st July 1997.
Q 35 What was the name of the IBM chess playing computer that challenged Kasparov in 1995/96?
Answer Deep Blue.

Trees
Q 36 What is the common name for the tree Salix Babylonica?
Answer Weeping willow.
Q 37 What name is given to the flower truss of the willow tree?
Answer Catkin.
Q 38 How often does a deciduous tree shed its leaves?
Answer Once a year.
Q 39 What are cone-bearing trees called?
Answer Conifers.
Q 40 A bristlecone pine tree in California has what distinction?
Answer That of being the oldest known living thing in the world.

History
Q 41 Which monarch lost the Battle of Actium?
Answer Cleopatra.
Q 42 What in the early 1940s was the Manhattan Project?
Answer The plan to build the atomic bomb.
Q 43 In what year was the Great Fire of London?
Answer 1666.
Q 44 At whom were the 1913 'Cat and Mouse' Acts aimed?
Answer The Suffragettes.
Q 45 What took place in 1897 at Bonanza Creek, Alaska?
Answer The Klondike gold rush.

Words
Q 46 Which German word for 'lightning war' was used for 'air raid' in Britain?
Answer Blitzkrieg or Blitz.
Q 47 From which language does the word 'cherub' originate?
Answer Hebrew.
Q 48 What is the only English anagram of ALARMING?
Answer Marginal.
Q 49 'Vox populi' means what?
Answer Voice of the people.
Q 50 What do the Chinese words 'Kung Fu' actually mean?
Answer 'Leisure time'.


QUIZTIME 1

1. What is the birthstone for the month of June?
Pearl
2. What kind of guns are targeted in the violent crimes bill 2006?
Replica
3. Who became Henry VIII's first wife in 1509?
Catherine of Aragon
4. Who rocketed past established old rivals to become the world's biggest media company by stock market value at 44bn pounds in 2006?
Google
5. The Keukenhof, which claims to be the world's largest flower garden, is located in which country?
Netherlands - Holland
6. Born in 1910, which French explorer invented the aqualung?
Jacques Cousteau
7. Who kicked off one of sport's highest profile libel actions by claiming his name had been "blackened" by football pundit Gary Lineker?
Harry Kewell
8. In which European country is Dalmatia, from where the Dalmation dog gets its name?
Croatia
9. Who played the title role in the musical 'Barnum', first performed in London in 1981?
Michael Crawford
10. What is the name of the baked, light, sweet or savoury, dish whose name derives from the French 'to puff up'?
Souffle
11. How is the medical condition of Lateral Epicondylitis more commonly known?
Tennis Elbow
12. In 1953, who became the first professional cricketer to captain England?
Sir Len Hutton
13. True or False - In 1916, Jones Wister of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania invented a rifle for shooting around corners. It had a curved barrel and periscopic sights?
True
14. If a culinary dish has been devilled what has been done to it?
Spiced heavily
15. Born in 1819, who wrote the children's story 'The Water Babies'?
Charles Kingsley
16. What computer term evolved when an early computer had a moth get inside it causing it to crash?
Bug
17. A river in South Africa, a town in France and an area of Southern California all share which name?
Orange
18. Known as Hitler's 'secret weapon', which missile first landed in England in 1944?
The V-1 (also known as the flying bomb, the buzz bomb or the doodle bug)
19. Which keyboard symbol is the octothorpe more commonly known as?
Hash
20. Quiztime Survey Question - Top Answer Required - Name something you collect?
(Top Five Answers required - one point each)
Stamps / CD's / Teddy Bears / £2 Coins / Keyrings
(other answers included - Parking Tickets / Rubbish / Elephants / Rugby Shirs & (worryingly) Guns!

21. Which Year - Bacofoil, the first aluminium kitchen foil, is launched on the British market, Iron City Beer in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, produces the first aluminium can with a ring-pull, The Australian tennis player Rod Laver achieves the Grand Slam, Golden Wonder introduces the flavoured potato crisp into the British market when it launches cheese and onion crisps and The Gentlemen v. Players cricket match, established in 1806, is played for the last time at Lord's, London, as the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) votes to abolish the distinction between amateurs ('gentlemen') and professionals ('players')?
1962
22. Following the US invasion of Iraq in 2003, the US Army produced a set of playing cards featuring its 52 most wanted Iraqis. Which card was assigned to Saddam Hussein?
Ace of Spades
23. Which was the first colour film to win an Oscar?
Gone with the Wind
24. Prostitutes from which ancient civilization invented lipstick, Greek, Roman or Egyptian?
Egyptian
25. Who was the first Tudor monarch?
Henry VII
26. Denmark is connected to which country by a tunnel to and a bridge from Peppar Island?
Sweden
27. Which heavyweight boxer appears on the cover of the Beatles' Sgt. Pepper's album?
Sonny Liston
28. It means Aunt Mary in English, but by what name do we usually know this drink?
Tia Maria
29. Which English cathedral is associated with a Devilish Imp?
Lincoln
30. The song 'Never smile at a crocodile' comes from which animated movie?
Peter Pan
31. Which of Boeing's , passenger jets were first launched in 1958 seating 189 passengers?
Boeing 707
32. On which Greek island would you find the Acropolis of Lindos?
Rhodes
33. During which decade did Christian Dior introduce narrow shoulder and long billowing skirts as the New Look?
1940's - 1947
34. Which two sides fought the Battle of Marston Moor in 1644?
The Roundheads and the Cavaliers
35. Which Australian man made structure is longer than the Great Wall of China?
The Dingo Fence
36. What is the Italian word for a square or marketplace?
Piazza
37. If you had a Cyberphobic secretary what would be her problem?
Fear of Computers
38. In Medieval England what name was given to the area presided over by a Lord?
Manor
39. What is the name of the metal covers that can be swung over portholes?
Deadlights
40. Farmer Higgs owns three pink pigs, four brown pigs, and one black pig. How many of Higgs' pigs can say that it is the same color as another pig on Higgs' farm?
Pigs can't talk!

Tiebreaker - Longest Fall Survived In An Elevator?
Betty Lou Oliver (USA) an elevator operator, survived a plunge of how many stories in an elevator in the Empire State Building, New York, USA, on July 28, 1945.
75 - (over 300 m or 1,000 ft)

QUIZTIME 2

1. Which star sign falls between Feb 20th and March 20th?
Pisces
2. In bullfighting, what name is given to the men who ride on horses carrying long lances?
Picadors
3. Three points - Other than London, three other British cities can hallmark gold and silver - point each for the three?
Edinburgh, Birmingham and Sheffield
4. Which Russian football team was the first to reach a European Final?
Moscow Dynamo
5. In 1974, singer Cher filed for divorce from her husband. Who was he?
Sonny Bono
6. What was the first decimal coin to be issued in Britain?
50p piece
7. In 1962, who became the first man to orbit the earth?
John Glenn - he orbited three times
8. By which river does Blackburn's Ewood Park stand?
Darwen
9. Which Kylie Minogue song reached the top of the UK pop charts in Feb 1988?
`I Should Be So Lucky'
10. Which mail-order company specialises in trivial things like nose-hair trimmers and electric mole scarers?
Innovations
11. The first episode of `EastEnders' was screened in which year?
1985
12. What was Helen Mirren's character called in Prime Suspect?
Jane Tennison
In 1994, who was the first cricketer to be fined for misconduct?
Mike Atherton
13. Song Lyrics - "On the waves of the air, there is dancin' out there. If it's somethin' we can share, we can steal it"?
Night Fever/ Bee Gees
14. Officially, how long was Prince Charles married?
14 years
15. Born in 1473 which Polish astronomer was considered the founder of modern astronomy?
Nicolaus Copernicus
16. What was the unlikely name of Dick Van Dyke's girlfriend in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang?
Truly Scrumptious
17. Which footballer wrote an autobiography called "Hell Razor"?
Neil Ruddock
18. What part of the Horseradish plant is used to make horseradish sauce?
Root
19. What one word can go before beer, bread and nut to make other words?
Ginger
20. Quiztime Survey Question - Top Answer Required - Name a Sexy Actress?
Halle Berry / Sharon Stone / Sandra Bullock / Julia Roberts / Jennifer Lopez!

21. Which Year - The first issue of the Sunday Telegraph was published, Danny Blanchflower became the first person to refuse appear on the television programme "This is Your Life", Russian dog Laika was launched into space aboard the spacecraft Sputnik 9 and Death of English entertainer George Formby?
1961
22. In the Robin Hood stories, who was the Sheriff of Nottingham's chief henchman?
Guy of Gisburne
23. Which of the following foods has the lowest water content - carrots, tomatoes, whole milk or celery?
Milk
24. Who was the first royal after Henry VIII to marry after a divorce?
Princess Anne
25. With which sport would you associate the Newcastle Jesters?
Ice Hockey
26. How many Welsh teams are there in the 4 main football divisions?
Two
27. Which sportsman's fiancée is model Heidi Wichlinski?
David Coulthard
28. What's the top prize for the ultimate winner of Countdown?
Set of Oxford English Dictionary
29. Officially, between which two towns does the M6 run?
Rugby to Carlisle
30. Which herb is used to flavour the sauce on pizzas?
Oregano
31. How many Concordes were built?
Twenty
32. What sport takes place in an area 32ft by 21ft across, using a ball that weighs approximately 24 gms?
Squash
33. What colour are the berries of the Yew tree?
Red
34. If you were to fly to Los Angeles, what 3-letter code would be put on your luggage?
LAX
35. In Wales, many towns begin with Llan - what does it mean?
Church
36. Which famous author of spy stories was really an intelligence agent during World War II?
Ian Fleming
37. Which sea creature, beginning with a B, has sex organs 30 times its body length?
Barnacle
38. What penalty are you given in golf if you play with your opponent's ball?
2 strokes
39. What, according to Groucho Marx, begins with F, ends with K, and if you can't get one, you have to use your hand?
Fork
40. What was unique about the 1999 cup final?
It was the first time two Uniteds met in an FA Cup Final (Man Utd v Newcastle Utd)

Tiebreaker - How many lakes are there in Finland?
60,000

QUIZTIME 3

1. Which 1970's pop group had their own TV show called Shang - A - Lang?
The Bay City Rollers
2. Which book of the old testament is named because the opening chapters concern a census of Israelite tribes?
Numbers
3. Of the five coloured Olympic rings which colour represents Europe?
The Blue Ring
4. Which building in London contains a slab on the floor marking the tomb of an Unknown Warrior of World War One?
Westminster Abbey
5. Which singers name is Cockney rhyming slang for gin?
Vera Lynn
6. What was the name of IBM's computer which famously beat Gary Kasparov at Chess in 1997?
Deep Blue
7. Which comedian's autobiography is entitled And There's More?
Jimmy Cricket - I use the term comedian very loosely!
8. Which ABBA song features the lyrics, I'm nothing special, in fact I'm a bit of a bore,
if I tell you a joke , you've probably heard it before?
Thank You For The Music
9. In which country is the world's longest canal?
China
10. Little Jackie Paper was the human friend of which famous fictional character?
Puff the Magic Dragon - who lived in Honalee!
11. Which Cult Sci - Fi TV series featured a character called Servalan as an arch villainess?
Blakes 7
12. The capital of the American state of New Hampshire shares its name with which aeroplane?
Concorde
13. Who is the head of the organisation called Special Executive for Counter Intelligence,Terrorism, Revenge and Extortion?
Ernst Stavro Blofeld - SPECTRE
14. Other than The Beatles which Liverpool group had three No 1 hits in 1963?
Gerry & the Pacemakers
15. Which actress does Shakespeare fall in love with in the film Shakespeare In Love?
Gwyneth Paltrow
16. On the Beaufort Scale what comes between a whole gale and a hurricane?
Storm
17. By what name was the American business woman Florence Nightingale Graham, noted for her beauty salons and cosmetics, better known?
Elizabeth Arden
18. The colour supplement of which national Sunday newspaper is called You?
Daily Mail
19. Who was the first soloist to have a number one hit with the same name as himself?
Mr Blobby
20. Family Fortunes Question - Top answer required - Name a job that receives a lot of publicity?
Politician / Actor or Actress / Pop Star / Sporting Personality / Model

21. Which Year - The Queen began paying Tax, Tennis champion Monica Seles was stabbed, Graham Taylor resigned as England manager, The Government announced plans to privatise British Rail and Nelson Mandela shared the Nobel Peace Prize with South African President FW de Klerk?
1993
22. Who were denounced by Mary Whitehouse when they made their debut on Top Of The Pops in 1967?
Pans People
23. Which Everton fan was expelled from the Labour Party in 1987?
Derek Hatton
24. What type of soup was traditionally made from the saliva of a swiftlet?
Birds Nest Soup
25. In which film does Denzil Washington play a bedridden Forensic expert hunting for a serial killer?
The Bone Collector
26. In American football what name is given to the area of the pitch that attacking teams try to enter and score a touchdown?
End Zone
27. Which television character gave Ken Barrie his only chart hit?
Postman Pat
28. What creatures live in a vespiary?
Wasps or Hornets
29. In which series of films does the character of Inspector Dreyfus appear?
The Pink Panther
30. Which was the first group beginning with the letter V to have a No 1 hit in the UK?
Village People
31. The opening sequence to the film Chariots Of Fire was filmed at which famous Golf Club?
St Andrews
32. Which fish's skin was once commercially used as sandpaper?
Shark
33. When Paddington Bear was left stranded on a station he had a label around his neck with seven words on it. The first five were Please look after this bear, What were the final two words?
Thank You
34. One Point each - Name the four brothers of Wyatt Earp?
Morgan, Jim, Virgil & Baxter
35. What was the Silver Streak in the 1976 film called The Silver Streak?
A Train
36. What type of fruit stands on top of the men's singles tennis trophy for Wimbledon?
A Pineapple
37. What was the name of the bank manager in The Beverly Hillbillies?
Mr Drysdale
38. What was advertised using the slogan "A drink's too wet without one"?
McVities Rich Tea biscuits
39. What was a hypocaust in a Roman building - A whirlpool Bath, A Heated seat or An Underfloor Heating System?
An Underfloor Heating System
40. What colour socks do the Barbarian Rugby team wear?
Each player wears his own club socks!

TIEBREAKER - In the first New York Marathon of 1970 how many runners completed the course?
55
How many movies did Roy Rogers make in his film career?
86
In what year were women first allowed to compete at the Olympic games?
1900
How many Paintings and Drawings did Vincent Van Gough produce?
2057 - Watercolours 150, Oil Paintings 870, Drawings 1037

QUIZTIME 4

ROUND ONE - INDIVIDUAL.

1. Which football club is supported by comedian Frank Skinner ?

A. WEST BROMWICH ALBION.

2. The nineteenth century 'Opium Wars' were fought between China and which European country ?

A. GREAT BRITAIN.

3. Who is missing from this 'Game For A Laugh' lineup, Henry Kelly, Mathew Kelly, Jeremy Beadle ?

A. SARAH KENNEDY.

4. In classical music, for which instrument was Errol Garner famed for playing ?

A. PIANO.

5. Which far Eastern war of the mid-twentieth century is often called by the survivors "The forgotten war" ?

A. KOREAN WAR.

6. Former football manager, Brian Clough was given the freedom of which city in March 1993 ?

A. NOTTINGHAM.

7. Pablo Casals was an accomplished pianist, conductor and composer, but for which instrument did he have world wide acclaim ?

A. CELLO.

8. John Noakes, Valerie Singleton and Peter Purves have all been presenters on which children's tv programme ?

A. 'BLUE PETER'.



ROUND TWO - TEAM.

1. At 2.30am on 20th. January 2003 the police raided a mosque in which area of London ?

A. FINSBURY PARK.

2. Who directed the film 'Gangs Of New York' ?

A. MARTIN SCORCESE.

3. In which English county is Powderham Castle ?

A. DEVON.

4. Who in the Old Testament was the wife of King Ahab ?

A. JEZEBEL.

5. Who directed the tv series 'Taken' ?

A. STEVEN SPIELBERG.

6. Which English city houses Kirkstall Abbey and Temple Newsam ?

A. LEEDS.

7. Which biblical herd ran into the sea and was drowned after being driven mad ?

A. THE GADARENE SWINE.

8. Which major defence contractor announced on 21st. January 2003 the loss of one thousand jobs nationwide ?

A. BAE SYSTEMS.



ROUND THREE - INDIVIDUAL.

1. Which pop group had a 1997 number one hit with the song 'Block Rockin Beats' ?

A. THE CHEMICAL BROTHERS.

2. Who in 1581 became Mayor of Plymouth ?

A. SIR FRANCIS DRAKE.

3. Abuja is the capital city of which West African republic ?

A. NIGERIA.

4. Complete the title of the 2000 film directed by Ang Lee, 'Crouching Tiger, .......' ?

A. 'HIDDEN DRAGON'.

5. Who became Governor of the US state of Georgia in 1971 ?

A. JIMMY CARTER.

6. Of which African country is Malabo, the capital ?

A. EQUATORIAL GUINEA.

7. Complete the title of the 2001 film starring Morgan Freeman as detective Alex Cross, 'Along Came ...!', what ?

A. 'A SPIDER'.

8. Which band recorded the 1999 single 'No Distance To Run' ?

A. BLUR.



ROUND FOUR - INDIVIDUAL.

1. What is the name given to a young Salmon that returns to fresh water after one Winter at sea ?

A. GRILSE.

2. Which British boxer lost a world title fight to Roberto Duran in June 1972 ?

A. KEN BUCHANAN.

3. Which comic actor played the title role in the film 'Uncle Buck' ?

A. JOHN CANDY.

4. In which Thomas Hardy novel does the character 'John Loveday' appear ?

A. 'THE TRUMPET MAJOR'.

5. Who did Mohamed Ali beat in May 1975 to retain his world heavyweight crown ?

A. RON LYLE.

6. In which film did actor John Candy coach a Jamaican bob-sleigh team ?

A. 'COOL RUNNINGS'.

7. 'Simon Tappertit' appears in which novel by Charles dickens ?

A. 'BARNABY RUDGE'.

8. Which European freshwater fish is also called a 'Pope' ?

A. RUFFE.



ROUND FIVE - INDIVIDUAL.

1. If a tree is baliniferous, what does it bear ?

A. ACORNS.

2. Which Rugby Union club side play at the Recreation Ground ?

A. BATH.

3. Which chemical element has the symbol V ?

A. VANADIUM.

4. What place near Lewes in Sussex was the site of a famous scientific forgery in 1912 ?

A. PILTDOWN.

5. What is the name of Gloucester Rugby Union team's home ground ?

A. KINGSHOLM.

6. Which chemical element has the symbol Ce ?

A. CERIUM.

7. From which British port did John Cabot set sail in the 'Mathew' in 1497 ?

A. BRISTOL.

8. If something is bacciform, what is it shaped like ?

A. A BERRY.



ROUND SIX - TEAM.

1. Who sang the theme tune to the 'Bond film', 'The World Is Not Enough' ?

A. GARBAGE.

2. What might you do in Australia with a 'Durry' ?

A. SMOKE IT (it is a type of cigarette).

3. In which year did William Hague become leader of the Conservative Party ?

A. 1997.

4. Which actor played 'Al Capone' in the tv series 'The Untouchables' which began in 1959 ?

A. NEVILLE BRAND.

5. In Western Australia, what object might be known as a 'kylie' ?

A. BOOMERANG.

6. In which year did Tony Blair become leader of the Labour Party ?

A. 1994.

7. Who played the title role in the 1955 film 'Davy Crockett, King Of The Wild Frontier' ?

A. FESS PARKER.

8. Who sang the theme tune to the 'Bond film', 'Die Another Day' ?

A. MADONNA.



ROUND SEVEN - INDIVIDUAL.

1. What is prince Andrew's second name of four ?

A. ALBERT.

2. What type of foodstuff is a 'Red Savina Habanero' ?

A. CHILLI PEPPER.

3. The announcement of the impending divorce of which member of the 'Royal Family' was publicised in June 1978 ?

A. PRINCESS MARGARET.

4. Which car manufacturer makes the 'Imprezza' model ?

A. SUBARU.

5. What type of foodstuff is a 'Tanche' ?

A. AN OLIVE.

6. The announcement came in November 1978 that which member of the 'Royal Family' was to join the armed forces ?

A. PRINCE ANDREW.

7. Which vehicle manufacturer makes the 'Charade' model ?

A. DAIHATSU.

8. What is Prince William's second name of four ?

A. ARTHUR.



ROUND EIGHT - INDIVIDUAL.

1. Which English county is home to RAF Cosford ?

A. SHROPSHIRE.

2. Which sports goods manufacturer signed a £100m contract with the Brazil Football Confederation in 1996 ?

A. NIKE.

3. What does the Latin phrase "Vox Populi", mean ?

A. VOICE OF THE PEOPLE.

4. Who followed William Taft as US President ?

A. WOODROW WILSON.

5. Which company bought out the 'Patrick' sports label in 2002 ?

A. JJB SPORTS.

6. Which English county is home to RAF Mildenhall ?

A. CAMBRIDGESHIRE.

7. Who preceded Herbert Hoover as president of the USA ?

A. JOHN CALVIN COOLIDGE.

8. What does the Latin phrase "Ad Valorem" mean ?

A. ACCORDING TO THE VALUE.



SPARE QUESTION

1. Who wrote the 1986 novel, 'The Bridge' ?

A. IAIN BANKS.

2. Who composed the 1836 opera, 'The Night Bell' ?

A. DONIZETTI.

3. Which female duo had a 1989 hit with 'Lolly, Lolly' ?

A. WENDY & LISA.

4. What type of creature is a 'Galah' ?

A. COCKATOO.

5. Which pop singer was born Marvin Lee Aday ?

A. MEATLOAF.

QUIZTIME 5 DRINKS

1. What is the most common symptom of a hangover?
Headache
2. Which drink is advertised as the 'King Of Beers'?
Budweisser
3. What is the drink slivovitz made from?
Plums
4. Which drink was created when Indian army officers added quinine to soda water to help fight malaria?
Tonic Water
5. With which fruit is the drink 'Southern Comfort' flavoured?
Peaches
6. What is the basic ingredient of the drink Mead?
Honey
7. Which drink was advertised by Leonard Rossiter and Joan Collins?
Cinzano
8. What do the letters ABV stand for on a beer pump or wine bottle?
Alcohol by Volume
9. What are the ingredients of the drink a 'rusty nail?
Whiskey and Drambuie
10. What vegetable is used in the making of the drink schnapps?
Potato
11. A TV advert for which drink featured a cat called Tom going clubbing?
Bacardi Breezer
12. What drink is properly served in a schooner?
Sherry
13. Which alcoholic spirit is mixed with beer to make the drink called a "dog's nose"?
Gin
14. What does the word Spumante mean on a wine bottle?
Sparkling
15. Which Lager was advertised with the slogan, Reassuringly expensive?
Stella Artois
16. What does the brewing abbreviation "O.G." stand for?
Original gravity
17. What nickname is given to an alcoholic drink of vodka and orange juice?
Screwdriver
18. According to the TV Advert which City is the Home to Carlsberg Lager?
Copenhagen
19. What drink was advertised by Paul Hogan?
Fosters Lager
20. Quiztime Survey Question - Top Answer Required - Name a fruit you put in a drink?
Olive / Lime / Cherry / Orange / Lemon

21. True or False - During the reign of William III, a garden fountain was once used as a giant punch bowl. The recipe included 560 gallons of brandy, 1200 pounds of sugar, 25,000 lemons, 20 gallons of lime juice, and five pounds of nutmeg. The bartender rowed around in a small boat, filling up guests' punch cups?
True
22. What is the drink perry made from?
Pears
23. What J is a refreshing drink, especially in the southern states of the USA?
Julep
24. What drink's secret formula is 7x?
Coca Cola
25. The drink Kirsch is flavoured with what?
Cherries
26. Which highly alcoholic drink is made from a precise combination of pressed grapes and herbs and berries including aniseed, liquorice, mint, wintergreen, fennel and hazelnut?
Ouzo
27. What drink can be sweet, dry or rough?
Cider
28. Which alcoholic drink is distilled from the agave plant?
Tequila
29. What name is given to the Spanish drink that consists of sweetened red wine and lemonade or soda water and decorated with fruit?
Sangria
30. The name of which Scottish liqueur is derived from the Gaelic for 'satisfying drink'?
Drambuie
31. Which drink was advertised on TV with the tag line, "The little drink with the big kick"?
Pony
32. Which Californian surf beach is also the name of a popular brand of drink?
Malibu
33. What A is an alcoholic drink tasting of aniseed, made illegal in the early 1900's which was said to drive you mad?
Absinthe
34. What is added to whisky to make a whisky Mac?
Ginger Wine
35. Which alcoholic drink can be vintage or ruby?
Port
36. Which liqueur comes in three colours, green, yellow and white?
Chartreuse
37. Which alcoholic drink derives its name from the Dutch for "burnt wine"?
Brandy
38. Which alcoholic drink is nicknamed 'Nelson's Blood'?
Rum
39. Which liqueur is added to vodka to make a Black Russian?
Tia Maria
40. If you drink alcohol in an extremely cold place, what would you get?
Frostbite

Tiebreaker - In which year was beer first sold in bottles?
1850

QUIZTIME 6

1. In a plug, what colour is the neutral wire?

2. Who is always the last person in a film's opening credits?

3. What did British Telecom abolish in October 1982?

4. What common phrase comes from when cricketers were presented with a top hat for taking 3 wickets?

5. Which car company makes the Grand Vitara?

6. How far from the coast must you be for a burial at sea?

7. What was Ruth Madoc's character called in 'Hi-De-Hi'?

8. Why wouldn't the BBC employ women newsreaders during World War 2?

9. On which road did Nellie The Elephant meet the head of the herd?

10. Who played Moses in the 1956 film 'The Ten Commandments'?

11. What are the 6 official languages of the United Nations?

12. In the news recently, what reason did an 86 year old great grandmother give for biting off most off her husband's penis?

13. Which company was the biggest video game manufacturer of the 1980's?

14. Where did most of Sweeny Todd's victims end up?

15. A car with the international registration letters 'GBM', comes from where?

16. Where is the smallest muscle in the human body?

17. What did the cat food 'Arthurs' used to be called?

18. According to Monty Python's 'Lumberjack Song', on which day does he go shopping?

19. What was Elton John's wife called?

20. Who was the first unseeded player to win the men's singles at Wimbledon?

21. What are the discs called in Tiddlywinks?

22. Which 1985 film featured an invention called the 'Flux Capacitor'?

23. What is the alcoholic ingredient of a John Collins?

24. Who connected 'Coronation Street' and 'Keeping Up Appearances'? (point for actors name, point each for the 2 characters)

25. Which song contains the lyric: "For God's sake, turn around"?

26. What did the 'Absent Minded Professor' invent?

27. What were the only 3 top ten hits for 'The Scaffold'?

28. Which English company first made a 'bull nosed' car?

29. In an old radio show, whose assistant was 'Snowy White'?

30. In which decade did Alcatraz close as a prison? (extra point for year)

31. In which advert did a prisoner do 150 press ups in the nude?

32. Who is the most capped Scottish footballer?

33. Where did the dish 'Chili Con Carne' originate?

34. India withdrew from the only World Cup Finals they ever reached, because they refused to wear what?

35. Which 2 Scottish heroes guard the entrance to Edinburgh Castle?

36. When Ian Hudson went in for do it yourself surgery, what did he use to remove his leg?

37. How many feet tall is a double bass?

38. Which musical features the song 'Any Dream Will Do'?

39. What liquid is measured in Ankers?

40. How many feet long is the unofficial world record flame in the activity of Fart Lighting? (naturally
produced)

41. What was the name of the witch in 'Emu's Pink Windmill'?

42. Which company sponsors the speaking clock?

43. Ozzy Osbourne was the original lead singer in which heavy rock band, from 1970?

44. Which 4 US states border Mexico?

45. Lalaphobia is the fear of doing what in public?

46. Which is the longest race in the world?

47. What is the most common spoken word?

48. The play 'Trafford Tanzi' was about women in which sport?

49. The TV documentary series 'Sailor', was set aboard which famous ship?

50. What colour was Coca Cola originally?

ANSWERS:
1. BLUE
2. THE DIRECTOR
3. TELEGRAMS
4. HAT TRICK
5. SUZUKI
6. 3 MILES
7. GLADYS PUGH
8. IN CASE THEY HAD TO READ BAD NEWS
9. THE ROAD TO MANDALAY
10. CHARLTON HESTON
11. ENGLISH, FRENCH, SPANISH, RUSSIAN,CHINESE, ARABIC
12. HER FALSE TEETH SLIPPED (she said "My teeth turned on me")
13. ATARI
14. IN MEAT PIES
15. ISLE OF MAN
16. IN THE EAR (1mm LONG)
17. KAT-O-MEAT
18. WEDNESDAY
19. RENATA
20. BORIS BECKER
21. WINKS
22. BACK TO THE FUTURE
23. GIN
24. GEOFFRY HUGHES (ONSLOW, EDDIE YATES)
25. RUBY, DON'T TAKE YOUR LOVE TO TOWN
26. FLUBBER
27. LILY THE PINK, LIVERPOOL LOU, THANKYOU VERY MUCH
28. MORRIS
29. DICK BARTON'S
30. 1960's 1963
31. POT NOODLE
32. KENNY DALGLISH
33. TEXAS / USA
34. FOOTBALL BOOTS (they wanted to play in their bare feet)
35. ROBERT BURNS, WILLIAM WALLACE
36. A TRAIN
37. 6
38. JOSEPH AND HIS AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT
39. WINE
40. 4 FEET
41. GROTBAGS
42. ACCURIST
43. BLACK SABBATH
44. CALIFORNIA, TEXAS, NEW MEXICO, ARIZONA
45. SPEAKING
46. THE WHITBREAD ROUND THE WORLD YACHT RACE
47. I
48. WRESTLING
49. HMS ARK ROYAL
50. GREEN

QUIZTIME 7

1. What was the name of the prison in 'Porridge'?

2. In World War II, what was the first country to be invaded by Germany?

3. What is the main meat in a faggot?

4. Concerning drinks, what were invented in 1963, and over 150 billion have been made since?

5. Who played officer Norberg in the 'Naked Gun' movies?

6. Which 2 animals got the most mentions in the Bible?

7. Which American state does Jack Daniels come from?

8. On which magazine cover does Alfred E Neuman appear?

9. Which airline featured in Typically Tropical's hit 'Barbados'?

10. True or false - Count Zeppelin invented the dirigible airship which bore his name?

11. The river Ganges is holy for which religion?

12. Who was the manager of Manchester United immediately before Sir Alex Ferguson?

13. What was the only number one hit for the Austrian pop star Falco, who died in February 1998?

14. Who have been the 3 presenters of 'Blanketty Blank'?

15. What is Bogeyphobia the fear of?

16. What is the last sign of the zodiac?

17. Which 4 Mister Men begin with 'B'?

18. Which stadium stages the Greyhound Derby?

19. Who broadcasts from station KACL in Seattle?

20. What was caught in a Fanny trap?

21. Connected to the Royal Family, which couples well publicized divorce was finalized in March 1995?

22. Which snooker player scored a 147 break in the 1997 World Championships?

23. What is the term for mild weather in late Autumn?

24. Which Prime Minister introduced the NHS?

25. Which song contains the lyric:"On the sidewalk, Sunday morning, lies a body..."?

26. How are you entertaining someone if you are 'Stomach speaking'?

27. What is added to pasta to make it green?

28. Which musical featured the song 'Getting to Know You'?

29. On which TV show was the music always provided by 'Shep's Banjo Boys'?

30. What drink is properly served in a schooner?

31. What sort of fruit is a Laxton's Superb?

32. Which Arabian Princess told stories for 1001 nights?

33. What is the most common venereal disease in the world?

34. What toy was first launched as 'The Magic Screen'?

35. What musical instrument did Duke Ellington play?

36. Which charge card was introduced by the Wells Fargo company?

37. What begins at 66 degrees North?

38. What world famous business is situated at St James's Gate, Dublin?

39. What were the first three top 10 hits for the Commodores?

40. What 70's group were named after a large metal sex aid?

41. Which country does the wine Retsina come from?

42. What common word means exactly one hundredth of a second?

43. Who dined on mince and slices of quince?

44. Which basketball team did Magic Johnson play for?

45. Which BBC radio channel was launched in March 1994?

46. What happened to Smarties in 1989?

47. In the 17th Century, over half the women in England had which 3 names? (first names)

48. Who was the subject of the film 'La Bamba'?

49. Manchester United were the first team to score 9 goals in a Premiere match, against who?

50. Which American prison is known as the Big Q?

ANSWERS:

1. SLADE
2. POLAND
3. LIVER
4. RING PULLS
5. O J SIMPSON
6. SHEEP (or lambs) AND LIONS
7. TENNESEE
8. MAD MAGAZINE
9. COCONUT AIRWAYS
10. TRUE
11. HINDU
12. RON ATKINSON
13. ROCK ME AMADEUS
14. TERRY WOGAN, LES DAWSON, LILY SAVAGE
15. DEMONS, MONSTERS, 'BOGEYMEN'
16. PISCES
17. BUMP, BRAVE, BUSY, BOUNCE
18. WIMBLEDON
19. FRASIER CRANE IN 'FRASIER'
20. FOXES (in th 16TH century, farmers called female foxes 'Fanny')
21. ANDREW AND CAMILLA PARKER BOWLES
22. RONNIE O'SULLIVAN
23. INDIAN SUMMER
24. CLEMENT ATLEE
25. THEME FROM THE 3 PENNY OPERA or MACK THE KNIFE
26. VENTRILOQUISM
27. SPINACH
28. THE KING AND I
29. THE COMEDIANS
30. SHERRY
31. APPLE
32. SCHEHEREZADE (say she-herr-a-zard)
33. GONORRHEA
34. ETCH-A-SKETCH
35. PIANO
36. AMERICAN EXPRESS
37. ARCTIC CIRCLE
38. ALFRED GUINNESS & SONS
39. EASY, SAIL ON, 3 TIMES A LADY
40. STEELY DAN
41. GREECE
42. JIFFY
43. THE OWL AND THE PUSSYCAT
44. LA LAKERS
45. RADIO FIVE LIVE
46. A BLUE ONE WAS INTRODUCED
47. ANNE, ELIZABETH, MARY
48. RICHIE VALENS
49. IPSWICH
50. SAN QUENTIN

QUIZTIME 8

1. What used to be called 'Father's Beard' at fairgrounds?

2. Who were the 3 members of 'Police'?

3. What is the only time it is legal for any driver not to wear a seat belt?

4. What colour is a 13 amp fuse?

5. On TV, who once had his thumb and 2 fingers insured for £20,000?

6. Which is England's longest motorway?

7. According to the saying, "If you pay peanuts, you get...." What?

8. The word escalator is a combination of which 2 words?

9. Who was the host of the TV show 'The Other Half', where contestants have to match up married couples?

10. Who is the only artist to have a number one in 5 decades?

11. Why did Casanova have numbered balls?

12. What were the titles of the first 3 Indiana Jones films?

13. Whose catchphrase was "What do you think of it so far"?

14. 'Dead Cert' was which thriller writer's first novel?

15. What is the capital of Algeria?

16. Which hospital took in it's first infant patient in 1852?

17. What is the scientific term for someone who will only have sex in the dark?

18. Which disease killed Al Capone?

19. Blue and Seal Point are which types of cat?

20. Which man has had a hat trick of singles wins at Wimbledon in the 90's?

21. Which country has the most people speaking English as a first language?

22. Which TV programme began 'Here is a house, here is a door'?

23. What do Americans call Ladybirds?

24. Which female athlete was cleared of drug taking charges in March 1996?

25. Which song contains the lyric: "You had a temper like my jealousy, too hot"?

26. Which TV family live at 9764 Jeopardy Lane?

27. Do fleas have wings?

28. How old must a couple be to adopt a child?

29. Who were the runners up in the 1994 World Cup?

30. What sort of meat is Pastrami?

31. What were the first 3 number ones for Frankie Laine?

32. Once headed by Mary Whitehouse, what is the N.V.L.A.?

33. Which soccer club is accepted as the oldest in England?

34. A moped is defined as a motor cycle that can't exceed what speed?

35. What is Michael Jackson's daughter called? (3 names - 3 points)

36. At what age do children reach roughly half their adult height?

37. Which musical featured the song "76 Trombones"?

38. Who had a seventies number one with 'Whispering Grass'?

39. Which spirit is used in a Daiquiri? ( say dackery)

40. What sort of animal is 'King Louie' in Disney's 'Jungle Book'?

41. In which advert does a dinosaur bite off a woman's head?

42. Which TV programme allegedly originally featured 'Seaman Staines', 'Master Bates' and 'Roger the Cabin Boy'?

43. Who were the 6 members of the Monty Python team?

44. What is the difference between Libel and Slander?

45. What is the only English anagram of the word 'organist'?

46. Who was the first player to score 100 goals in the Premier League?

47. What publication, founded in 1826, consists wholly of adverts?

48. Whose diary did Sue Townsend write?

49. Which country has the car index mark 'M'?

50. In which decade were Premium Bonds introduced? (extra point for year)

ANSWERS:
1. CANDY FLOSS
2. STING, ANDY SUMMERS, STUART COPELAND
3. WHEN REVERSING
4. BROWN
5. HARRY CORBETT (SOOTY)
6. M6
7. MONKEYS
8. ESCALATE, ELEVATOR
9. DALE WINTON
10. CLIFF RICHARD
11. HE WAS A LOTTERY DIRECTOR IN ONE OF THE WORLD'S FIRST LOTTERIES
12. RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK, I.J. AND THE TEMPLE OF DOOM, THE LAST CRUSADE
13. ERIC MORECAMBE
14. DICK FRANCIS
15. ALGIERS
16. GREAT ORMOND ST
17. NYCTOPHILE
18. SYPHILLIS
19. SIAMESE
20. PETE SAMPRAS
21. USA
22. PLAY SCHOOL
23. LADYBUGS
24. DIANE MODHAL
25. WUTHERING HEIGHTS
26. THE BUNDYS (MARRIED WITH CHILDREN)
27. NO
28. 21
29. ITALY
30. BEEF
31. ANSWER ME, HEY JOE, I BELEIVE
32. NATIONAL VEIWERS AND LISTENERS ASSOCIATION
33. NOTTS COUNTY
34. 30 mph
35. PARIS MICHAEL CATHERINE
36. BETWEEN 2 - 3
37. THE MUSIC MAN
38. WINDSOR DAVIS AND DON ESTELLE
39. RUM
40. ORANG UTAN
41. DAIRYLEA DIPPERS
42. CAPTAIN PUGWASH
43. JOHN CLEESE, MICHAEL PALIN, ERIC IDLE, GRAHAM CHAPMAN, TERRY JONES, TERRY GILLIAM
44. LILBEL'S WRIITEN, SLANDER'S SPOKEN
45. ROASTING
46. ALAN SHEARER
47. EXCHANGE AND MART
48. ADRIAN MOLE'S
49. MALTA
50. 1950's 1956

QUIZTIME 9 MUSIC

Q. What type of animal is Michael Jackson's pet Bubbles?
A. Chimpanzee

Q. Right Said Fred were Deeply what in 1992?
A. Dippy

Q. Which bubbly drink gave the UK Eurovision success in 1981?
A. Bucks Fizz

Q. Which member of the Stock, Aitken and Waterman trio's first name is Mike?
A. Stock

Q. Who had a 70s No. 1 album with Slayed?
A. Slade

Q. What do the letters HMV stand for?
A. His Master's Voice

Q. Whose first hit was 'Apache' in 1960?
A. The Shadows

Q. What Can't Barry Manilow do Without You according to his 1978 hit?
A. Smile

Q. Which star was in the title of the hit Elton John had with George Michael?
A. The Sun

Q. Which TV detective star's only album was called Telly?
A. Telly Savalas

Q. Which Olivia had a hit with 'Take Me Home, Country Roads'?
A. Newton-John

Q. How did the soul singer Otis Redding meet his early death?
A. Plane crash

Q. Which Rhapsody was at No. 1 for two months when first released?
A. Bohemian

Q. Which Collection album was made up of Madonna's greatest hits?
A. Immaculate

Q. Which Night did the Drifters enjoy at the Movies?
A. Saturday

Q. What type of institution is Johnny Cash performing in on Johnny Cash at San Quentin?
A. Prison

Q. Which ex-Beatle formed Wings?
A. Paul McCartney

Q. Which musical instrument does Eric Clapton play?
A. Guitar

Q. Who was Jagger Dancin' in the Street with at the Live Aid concert?
A. David Bowie

Q. Which Irish group includes the vocalist Ronan Keating?
A. Boyzone

Q. Who did Ringo replace as drummer?
A. Pete Best

Q. According to Adam Faith what was in a Christmas Shop in 1960?
A. Lonely Pup

Q. Who is the sister of Peter from Peter and Gordon?
A. Jane Asher

Q. Who was a Woman In Love according to her 1980 No. 1 hit?
A. Barbra Streisand

Q. Which first No. 1 for Adam Faith was a question?
A. 'What Do You Want?'

Q. Which 1990/91 conflict helped the fortunes of George Michael's 'Praying For Time' because of its lyric?
A. The Gulf War

Q. Which film song begins 'From the day we arrive on the planet and blinking step into the sun'?
A. 'The Circle of Life'

Q. What was the longest No. 1 single of the 60s?
A. 'Hey Jude'

Q. Which David released David Live in 1974?
A. David Bowie

Q. How is Terence Nelhams better known?
A. Adam Faith

Q. Who in 1997 said drug taking was as normal as having a cup of tea?
A. Noel Gallagher

Q. What is the main colour of the Brothers In Arms album cover?
A. Blue

Q. Who was described as, 'the tacky tattooed terror of the 20th century'?
A. Cher

Q. Whose backing group was the MG's?
A. Booker T

Q. Which No. 1 was based on the Zulu folk tune 'Wimoweh'?
A. The Lion Sleeps Tonight

Q. Which Eddie Cochran hit has been used?
A. 'C'Mon Everybody'

Q. Who resigned as a Radio 1 DJ when he couldn't have Fridays off?
A. Chris Evans

Q. In which decade was Suzi Quatro born?
A. 1950s

Q. Who had the first hit with 'Walk On By'?
A. Dionne Warwick

Q. Which band were All the Way From Memphis in 1973?
A. Mott the Hoople

Q. What was special about the camera work on Elvis's up-tempo songs on the USA's 'Ed Sullivan Show'?
A. Shown from the waist up

Q. Which Neil, famous for 'Oh Carol', started in the 50s and was still touring in the 90s?
A. Sedaka

Q. Which summer month gave its name to an album by Eric Clapton?
A. August

Q. Which Yellow Brick thoroughfare did Elton John say Goodbye to in 1973?
A. Road

Q. Which 90s Radio 2 man had two consecutive No. 1s in the 50s?
A. Jimmy Young

Q. Which Dartford-born grandfather has been lead singer in one of the most controversial pop groups for more than 30 years?
A. Mick Jagger

Q. How many members of Bros were there?
A. Two

Q. Which 80s singer was known as Shaky?
A. Shakin' Stevens

Q. Which album was the follow-up to his 1982 massive success, which had a video showing Jackson in belts, buckles and straps?
A. Bad

Q. What was Blondie's Heart made of on their 70s single?
A. Glass

Q. How are Reginald Smith and his daughter Kim better known?
A. Marty and Kim Wilde

Q. What did Bill Haley and the Comets do after 'Shake and Rattle'?
A. Roll

Q. Which surname is shared by Martha of the Vandellas and the late country star Jim?
A. Reeves

Q. Which Jackie hit the top with 'Reet Petite' nearly 30 years after the record was released?
A. Wilson

Q. Which Donny sang professionally with his brothers from the age of six and had chart success with 'Puppy Love' and 'Too Young'?
A. Osmond

Q. Which Beatles LP title was the name of a gun?
A. Revolver

Q. Which Roger was Leavin' Durham Town in 1969?
A. Whittaker

Q. Who had a single called 'Killer Queen'?
A. Queen

Q. Which opera star did John Denver make an album with in 1981?
A. Domingo

Q. Did Madonna give birth to a son or a daughter in autumn 1996?
A. Daughter

QUIZTIME 10

Which character did Joan Collins play in Dynasty? Alexis
Which country has the oldest Airforce? UK
Which English castle was badly damaged by fire in 1992? Windsor
Which famous landmark is in Pisa?
Which famous liner sank in Hong Kong harbour? Queen Elizabeth
Which French word indicates that a wine is dry? Brut
Which gas has the symbol He? Helium
Which is Japan's highest mountain? Fuji
Which is our body's largest organ? The skin
Which is the largest of the Balearic Islands? Majorca
Which is the largest of the continents? Asia
Which is the world's best selling book? The bible
Which is the world's longest railway line? Trans Siberian Railway
Which island was Napoleon exiled to after Waterloo? St Helena
Which Italian leader was known as Il Duce? Benito Mussolini
Which Italian navigator discovered America? Columbus
Which leader's final battle was at Waterloo? Napoleon
Which line of latitude runs through Ecuador?
Which musical involved mountain climbing? The Sound of Music
Which musical is set in the American West? Oklahoma
Which ocean is the setting for a musical? South Pacific
Which of Jesus' disciples were previously fishermen? Peter and Andrew
Which organisation did Robert Baden Powell found? Boy Scouts
Which part of the eye gives it colour? The iris
Which pole is in the arctic circle? North
Which queen gave her name to Hong Kong's capital? Victoria
Which racehorse was named after a Russian dancer? Nijinsky
Which railway runs from Moscow to Vladivostok? Trans-Siberian
Which religious mother won a Nobel Peace Prize? Mother Teresa
Which rules govern the sport of boxing? The Queensberry rules
Which satellite relayed the first TV pictures? Telstar
Which Scottish product is the "Water of Life?" Whisky
Which singer is nicknamed The Boss? Bruce Springsteen
Which soap produced the spin-off Knots Landing? Dallas
Which sportsman lit the 1996 Summer Olympic flame? Muhammed Ali
Which synthetic fibre came into use in 1938? Nylon
Which US state was bought from Russia? Alaska
Which Venetian bridge leads to prison? The Bridge of Sighs
Who "Just Called to say I Love You?" Stevie Wonder
Who achieved powered flight in 1903? The Wright brothers

QUIZTIME 11

What name is given to Russia's vast grassy plains? The steppes

What nationality was ballet dancer Rudolf Nureyev? Russian

What sex was novelist George Eliot? Female

What sort of creature is a mandrill? Monkey

What sort of creature is a Samoyed? A dog

What sort of creature is a skate? A fish

What sort of creature is a yellowhammer? A bird

What sort of creature is an eland? Antelope

What sort of entertainer was Bojangles? A tap dancer

What sort of materials are usually made into ingots? Metals

What type of fish are plaice and sole? Flatfish

What type of food is consommé? Soup

What type of food is macaroni? Pasta

What use is Isaac Singer's major invention? For sewing

What was Christian Barnard's major success? First heart transplant

What was Stanley's greeting to Livingstone? Dr Livingstone I presume

What was the family name of the last Russian Royal Family? Romanov

What was the name of the Lone Ranger's horse? Silver

What was the ninth month of the Roman calendar? November

What word can follow bible, green and black? Belt

What word can go before auction, oven and courage? Dutch

What word describes a meat eating animal? Carnivore

What would a pharmacologist work with? Drugs

What would be written on a staff or stave? Music

What would you do with a John Collins? Drink it

Where in the body would you find a hammer and anvil? The ear

Where in the body would you find the retina? In the eye

Where in your body is your larynx? In the throat

Where would you find the Rialto Bridge? Venice

Where would you find Yogi Bear and Boo Boo? Jellystone Park

Where would you wear a Homburg? On the head

Which '60s group was formed by the Wilsons? The Beach Boys

Which acid is found in vinegar? Acetic acid

Which American animator created Mickey Mouse? Walt Disney

Which animal can be 6 feet tall at birth? The giraffe

Which animals might gather in a clowder? Cats

Which bird-like villain opposed Batman? The Penguin

Which brand of petrol comes from Standard Oil? Esso

Which canal links the Pacific and Atlantic oceans? Panama

Which cartoon character shares its name with a planet? Pluto

QUIZTIME 12

ROUND ONE - INDIVIDUAL.

1. By what name was former US President, Lyndon B. Johnson's wife Claudia, better known ?

A. LADY BIRD.

2. What was the title of Steven Spielberg's first feature film ?

A. DUEL.

3. 'Caries' is an extremely common disease, by what name is it commonly known ?

A. TOOTH DECAY.

4. Which was the first single released by the Beatles on the 'Apple' label ?

A. HEY JUDE.

5. Which battle in the Pacific was fought between the 4th. and the 5th. June 1942 ?

A. BATTLE OF MIDWAY.

6. The father and grandfather of England's Dean Headley both played international cricket for which country ?

A. WEST INDIES.

7. In the 'Monty Python' sketches, what type of bird did John Cleese try to sell from a tray in the cinema ?

A. AN ALBATROSS.

8. Who had a hit in 1978 with, "Three Times A Lady" ?

A. THE COMMODORES (NOT Lionel Ritchie).



ROUND TWO - TEAM.

1. Which film star of the 30's and 40's was born Lucille le Sueur ?

A. JOAN CRAWFORD.

2. Which Australian river forms most of the border between New South Wales and Victoria ?

A. THE MURRAY RIVER.

3. Written by Billy Strayhorn, what was the signature tune of the Duke Ellington band ?

A. TAKE THE 'A' TRAIN.

4. What was Italian mountaineer Reinhold Messner the first man to achieve in 1980 ?

A. FIRST MAN TO CLIMB EVEREST SOLO.

5. Between 1981 and 1991 Ayrton Senna and which other Brazilian driver were jointly six times winners of the Formula One world title ?

A. NELSON PIQUET.

6. In which branch of medicine does an 'oncologist' work ?

A. CANCER / TUMOUR TREATMENT.

7. Which Pacific Ocean weather condition brings unusually high water temperature and was given its name by Peruvian fishermen ?

A. EL NINO.

8. Which soul singer had a heart attack on stage inn1975 and remained in a coma until his death in 1984 ?

A. JACKIE WILSON.



ROUND THREE - INDIVIDUAL.

1. Who wrote the novel "One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest", on which the film was based ?

A. KEN KESEY.

2. The VHS video format was introduced in 1976, what do the letters VHS stand for ?

A. VIDEO HOME SYSTEM.

3. Which English manager once played his home games at the Volksparkstadion on the outskirts of Hamburg ?

A. KEVIN KEEGAN.

4. Name one of the two future 'Munsters' who starred in the 1960's comedy cop 'Car 54. Where Are You ?" ?

A. FRED GWYNNE & AL LEWIS.

5. Who was appointed dressmaker to the Queen in 1955 ?

A. HARDY AMIES.

6. Which politician enrolled in the law faculty of Havana University in 1945, at the age of 19 ?

A. FIDEL CASTRO.

7. Which curved-billed bird is the largest European wader ?

A. CURLEW.

8. Born James Osterburg, who is called the 'Godfather Of Punk' ?

A. IGGY POP.



ROUND FOUR - INDIVIDUAL.

1. Which Hollywood actor was charged with, and acquitted of, three rape charges in 1943 ?

A. ERROL FLYNN.

2. Where did Roger Bannister run the first sub-four-minute mile in 1954 ?

A. OXFORD.

3. Taking its cue from 'The Flintstones', which 1960's cartoon series featured a suburban US family of the late 21st. century ?

A. THE JETSONS.

4. On which planet is the 'Valles Marineris Chasm' ?

A. MARS.

5. Which woman flew from England to Australia in 1930 ?

A. AMY JOHNSON.

6. Who was the first Russian tennis player to win a Grand Slam event, when he won the French title in 1996 ?

A. YEVGENY KAFELNIKOV.

7. On whose tv show did The Beatles make their US television debut ?

A. ED SULLIVAN'S.

8. With Vishnu and Brahma, who is the third god of the Hindu Trimurti ?

A. SHIVA.



ROUND FIVE - INDIVIDUAL.

1. In the 'Monty Python' sketches, what type of fish was 'Eric', as owned by John Cleese's character ?

A. HALIBUT.

2. Who had his only UK number one hit in 1960 with "Three Steps To Heaven" ?

A. EDDIE COCHRANE.

3. What is the more common name for 'Allergic Rhinitis' ?

A. HAY FEVER.

4. Both Michael Atherton and which other English player won their 100th. caps in the same match against the West Indies in the year 2000 ?

A. ALEC STEWART.

5. During World war II, what occurred between 26th.May and 2nd. June 1940 ?

A. THE DUNKIRK EVACUATION.

6. Who played lead guitar on George Harrison's "While My Guitar Gently Weeps" ?

A. ERIC CLAPTON.

7. Which American President's wife's maiden name was Rodham ?

A. BILL CLINTON'S.

8. Which film brought Steven Spielberg his second 'Oscar' for direction ?

A. SAVING PRIVATE RYAN.



ROUND SIX - TEAM.

1. Which female jazz singer was discovered in the 1930's, after winning a singing contest at Harlem's 'Apollo Theatre' ?

A. ELLA FITZGERALD.

2. What was special about the drive taken by Americans, David Scott and James Irwin on 31st. July 1971 ?

A. FIRST MEN TO DRIVE ON THE MOON.

3. Who retired from Formula One racing at the end of the 1993 season, having taken his fourth title ?

A. ALAIN PROST.

4. Which soul artist died at the very end of 1999, having been confined to a wheelchair since 1990 after stage lighting fell on him ?

A. CURTIS MAYFIELD.

5. Which Hollywood actress, whose face was praised by Madonna in the song 'Vogue', was born Margarita Carmen Cansino in 1918 ?

A. RITA HAYWORTH.

6. Which river flows between Lake Ontario and Lake Erie and forms part of the border between Canada and the USA ?

A. THE NIAGRA.

7. Which warm, dry wind, whose name means 'snow eater', is prevalent along the eastern edge of the Rocky Mountains ?

A. CHINOOK.

8. What name is given to a medical practitioner who specialises in the diagnosis and treatment of eye diseases ?

A. OPHTHALMOLOGIST (accept Oculist).



ROUND SEVEN - INDIVIDUAL.

1. In 1971, Doubleday publishers received an outline of a novel called "A Stillness In The Water". What was the book and film eventually called ?

A. JAWS.

2. What diameter 'floppy discs' were introduced by IBM in 1970 ?

A. 8 inches.

3. Which Scotsman managed Turkish club Galatasaray in the mid-1990's ?

A. GRAEME SOUNESS.

4. Name either of the actors who starred as Jon Baker or Frank 'Ponch' Poncherello in the tv cops series "Chips" ?

A. LARRY WILCOX / ERIC ESTRADA.

5. In 1947, whose first collection under his own name was dubbed the 'New Look' ?

A. CHRISTIAN DIOR.

6. Which former American Senator chaired the 'Good Friday Agreement' on Northern ireland ?

A. SENATOR GEORGE MITCHELL.

7. What is distinctive about the Bee Hummingbird ?

A. THE SMALLEST OF ALL BIRDS (weighs only 2 grams).

8. Who replaced Glen Matlock as bass player with the Sex Pistols ?

A. SID VICIOUS.



ROUND EIGHT - INDIVIDUAL.

1. Which London-born tv presenter, a familiar face to UK and US television audiences, was once Mayor of Cincinnati ?

A. JERRY SPRINGER.

2. Which serpent haunted the caves of Parnassus, whose namelives on in one of the world's largest snakes ?

A. PYTHON.

3. Who was appointed to the position of 'Poet Laureate' in May 1930 ?

A. JOHN MASEFIELD.

4. Which woman won the US singles title in 1968, the Australian in 1972, and Wimbledon in 1977 ?

A. VIRGINIA WADE.

5. Which American 'T.V. Evangelist' was involved in a sex and money scandal in 1987 ?

A. JIM BAKKER.

6. At which Olympics, did Daley Thompson set his fourth and final world record for the Decathlon ?

A. LOS ANGELES, 1984.

7. 'Gilligan's Island' star Alan Hale Jr. appeared as an heroic train driver in which 1950's tv series ?

A. CASEY JONES.

8. here are the 'Epsilon Peak', the crater 'Copernicus' and the 'Straight Wall' ?

A. ON THE MOON.



SPARE QUESTION

1. From which group did The Beatles recruit Ringo Starr ?

A. RORY STORM AND THE HURRICANES.

2. What was Field Marshal Montgomery's first name ?

A. BERNARD.

3. In cricket, which country did Australia not play against between 1946 and 1973 ?

A. NEW ZEALAND.

4. What was the title of the 'Monty Python' theme tune ?

A. THE LIBERTY BELL.

5. Which Philadelphia vocal group were favourites of Prince Charles ?

A. THE THREE DEGREES.

QUIZTIME 13

ROUND ONE - INDIVIDUAL.

1. Which craftsman would use a bolster ?

A. STONEMASON or BRICKLAYER.

2. Hedonophobia is a fear of what ?

A. PLEASURE.

3. In which poem by Walter de la Mare is the line, ""Is there anybody there?" said the traveller. knocking on the moonlit door" ?

A. 'THE LISTENERS'.

4. What name is given to French Civil Law ?

A. CODE NAPOLEON.

5. Which international event takes place each year on 10th. December ?

A. NOBEL PRIZE AWARDS.

6. What was the surname of the Indian brothers whose passport application led to the resignation of Peter Mandelson ?

A. HINDUJA.

7. Which British couple tried to buy the 'Internet Twins' in January 2001 ?

A. THE KILSHAWS.

8. Who was the British Prime Minister at the close of the 'Napoleonic Wars' ?

A. EARL OF LIVERPOOL (Robert Banks Jenkinson).



ROUND TWO - TEAM.

1. In which city was the painter Francis Bacon born ?

A. DUBLIN.

2. Which sea area is adjacent to Sole, Plymouth and Biscay ?

A. FITZROY.

3. What is the name of Pluto's only moon ?

A. CHARON.

4. Which country's flag is a blue cross on a white background ?

A. FINLAND.

5. Inverary castle is the family home of which Duke ?

A. ARGYLL.

6. What were the white and mauve beads formerly used by North American Indians as money and ornaments called ?

A. WAMPUM.

7. Which multinational company has its HQ in Rochester, New York ?

A. KODAK.

8. Which dry red wine is made from the Gamay grape only ?

A. BEAUJOLAIS.



ROUND THREE - INDIVIDUAL.

1. If you were born on American Independence day, what would be your star sign ?

A. CANCER (4th. July).

2. Appropriately enough, a soap powder is the sponsor of tv 'soap' "Emmerdale". Which soap powder is it ?

A. DAZ.

3. Which was the only event at the Sydney Olympic Games in which Britain won a Gold and Bronze medal ?

A. WOMEN'S MODERN PENTATHLON.

4. Which tv and radio personality, scriptwriter and homourist's biography was entitled 'A Kentish Lad' ?

A. FRANK MUIR.

5. Whose by then elderly dog, called Argus, recognised his master when he returned from his travels ?

A. ODYSSEUS / ULYSSES.

6. Who directed the films 'A Star Is Born' and 'My Fair Lady', amongst others ?

A. GEORGE CUKOR.

7. What is the medical name for the brittle bone disease in mature women ?

A. OSTEOPOROSIS.

8. In which trade is a 'loupe' used ?

A. JEWELLERY or WATCHMAKING.



ROUND FOUR - INDIVIDUAL.

1. Which fictional detective was created by Chester Gould for the NY Daily News in 1930 ?

A. DICK TRACY.

2. If you were born on St. Valentine's Day, what would be your star sign ?

A. AQUARIUS (14th. February).

3. Which fateful aircraft was piloted by Capt. Paul Tibbets in 1945 ?

A. 'ENOLA GAY' (dropped first 'A Bomb').

4. Steps had a hit in 1998 with 'Tragedy'. Who had the original hit with this song ?

A. THE BEE GEES.

5. Gymnophobia is the fear of what ?

A. NUDITY.

6. What acronym has been used for experimental trains which float above a magnetic track ?

A. MAGLEV.

7. Patrick Cargill played the doctor in which famous episode of 'Hancock's Half Hour' ?

A. 'THE BLOOD DONOR'.

8. What is the common name for the medical condition 'Candida' ?

A. THRUSH.



ROUND FIVE - INDIVIDUAL.

1. Name the first successful manpowered aircraft, flown in 1979 by Brian Allen ?

A. GOSSAMER ALBATROSS.

2. What beat 'Novelty' and 'Sans Pariel' in a famous trial in Lancashire in 1829 ?

A. 'THE ROCKET'.

3. What was the popular name for the Locomotive Act of 1865, which put severe restrictions on the steam-powered road carriages then being developed ?

A. THE RED FLAG ACT.

4. The 13 stripes on the American flag commemorate the first 13 states, which state became the 14th to join the 'Union' ?

A. VERMONT (1791).

5. In Greek myth, who was given the job of catching the 'Cretan Bull' ?

A. HERAKLES (accept Hercules).

6. Who was the producer of the films 'A Star Is Born' and 'Gone With The Wind', amongst others ?

A. DAVID O. SELZNICK.

7. "Watch the wall, my darling, while the gentlemen go by" comes from a Kipling poem. What were the gentlemen doing ?

A. SMUGGLING.

8. Geri Halliwell had ahit in 2001 with 'Its Raining Men'. Who had the original hit with this song ?

A. THE WEATHERGIRLS.



ROUND SIX - TEAM.

1. Shugborough is the family home of which Earl ?

A. LICHFIELD.

2. Which sea area is adjacent to Rockall, Malin and Fastnet ?

A. SHANNON.

3. Which multi-national company's HQ is situated in Battle Creek, Michigan ?

A. KELLOGG.

4. The black-wine grape Zinfandel is exclusive to which US region ?

A. CALIFORNIA.

5. Apart from Mercury, which other planet in the 'Solar System' has no moon ?

A. VENUS.

6. What is the name given to an intricate lattice work of gold and silver ?

A. FILIGREE.

7. In which city was the painter Lucien Freud born ?

A. BERLIN.

8. Which country's flag is a yellow cross on a blue background ?

A. SWEDEN.



ROUND SEVEN - INDIVIDUAL.

1. Which fictional space hero was created by Alex Raymond and widely syndicated in 1934 ?

A. 'FLASH GORDON'.

2. Where in the British Isles are two special judges appointed, known as 'Deemsters' ?

A. ISLE OF MAN.

3. Who won Britain's first Gold medal at the Sydney Olympic Games ?

A. JASON QUEALLY.

4. 'Holi' is a Spring festival in which religion ?

A. HINDUISM.

5. In the Sikh religion, what is 'Kesh' ?

A. UNCUT HAIR / BEARD.

6. Who was British Prime Minister at the outbreak of the Crimean War ?

A. EARL OF ABERDEEN (George Hamilton Gordon).

7. In the game of 'Monopoly', how much does each player start with ?

A. £1,500.

8. Specific areas of Britain, eg the Broads, are designated as ESA's. for what does the 'S' stand ?

A. (Environmentally) SENSITIVE (Areas).



ROUND EIGHT - INDIVIDUAL.

1. What is the more common name for the 'Antirrhinum' ?

A. SNAPDRAGON.

2. Considering the setting, which beverage was the obvious sponsor for the tv programme 'heartbeat' during the year 2000 ?

A. YORKSHIRE TEA.

3. Before Alaska and Hawaii which was the last US state to join the 'Union' ?

A. ARIZONA (joined Feb 14th 1921).

4. In the game of 'Solo Whist', how many tricks make an 'Abundance' ?

A. NINE.

5. In which year was the first National Health Prescription Charge made ?

A. 1968.

6. What is the more common name for the plant 'Impatiens' ?

A. BUSY LIZZIE.

7. Welsh actor, Philip Madoc, played which role in the episode of 'Dad's Army', voted the funniest ever on tv ?

A. CAPTURED GERMAN U-BOAT CAPTAIN.

8. Whose autobiographical writings include 'Owning Up' and 'Rum, Bum and Conceretina' ?

A. GEORGE MELLY.



SPARE QUESTION

1. Who is the manager of the Wales football team ?

A. JOHN TOSHACK.

2. Chester Carlson invented which piece of modern office equipment ?

A. PHOTOCOPIER or XEROX.

3. What date id 'Lammas Day' ?

A. AUGUST 1st.

4. Who composed 'Finlandia' ?

A. JEAN SIBELIUS.

5. What nationality was Erasmus ?

A. DUTCH.

QUIZTIME 14

Begins with C
1. Thin clouds called "mares' tails"
cirrus
2. Chemical that affects a chemical reaction without being affected itself
catalyst
3. South Carolina city that was scene of first shots of Civil War
Charleston
4. Scientist who shared Nobel for DNA structure with Watson
Crick
5. Line segment connecting two points on a circle
chord
6. French colonial governor and founder of Detroit
Cadillac
7. Author of O Pioneers! and My Antonia
Cather
8. Stephen Foster tune that encourages one to bet on a "bob-tail nag"
Camptown Races
9. Largest portion of the brain
cerebrum
10. Cereal, Latin name Zea Mays, that has no wild forms
corn
11. Tennis line judge that whistles when a serve is out
cyclops
12. Silent comedian who played The Little Tramp
Chaplin
13. Saying that means a near miss is still a miss
Close but no cigar
14. Newscaster who topped all 1995 MediaPoll categories except "Most
Attractive"
Cronkite
15. Term for protoplasm outside the nucleus of a cell
cytoplasm
16. Two-word phrase for products that are tested without using animals
cruelty free
17. Paris's twin sister
Cassandra
18. Place in Christ's life--Greek for "Place of Skulls"
Calvary
19. This kind of insect was Pinocchio's conscience
cricket
20. Outermost layer of a star
corona
21. New Mexico limestone caves
Carlsbad Caverns
22. Venetian adventurer, seducer
Casanova
23. A noisy feature of the circus parade
calliope
24. Emblem of the medical profession
cadeuces
25. Ornamental ceremonial pipe; peace pipe
calumet
26. Polyphemus was the king
cyclops
27. 1920's ballroom dance, pivoting and kicking
Charleston
28. Location of Knossos, palace of King Minos
Crete
29. West Indes music style with lively meter
calypso
30. Archaeological site of Mayan city in Mexico
Chichen Itza
31. National anthem begins "Rush to combat, citizens of Bayamo"
Cuba
32. Heraldry term: lying down, but head up
couchant
33. Maker or mender of shoes
cobbler
34. First honorary citizen of the US
Churchill
35. Period of play in a polo match
chukker
36. Parts of a motor vehicle not including the body
chassis
37. Types include brain, staghorn, fan, organ-pipe
coral
38. Teenage girl who does volunteer work in a hospital
candy striper
39. Largest extant rodent
capybara
40. Type of ship Columbus sailed to the New World
caravel

QUIZTIME 15

Begins with F
1. Semicircular window over a door
fanlight
2. The F stands for this in reference to an AF camera
focus
3. Slang term for a receiver of stolen goods
fence
4. Foot-stomping Spanish dance
flamenco
5. Amateur-produced magazine for a subculture such as sci-fi
fanzine
6. French officer who was commander in chief of all Allied armies during
WWI
Ferdinand Foch
7. Weapons for this sport include the foil, the épée, and the saber
fencing
8. A flourish of trumpets
fanfare
9. Opera by Charles Gounod about one who sold his soul to the devil
Faust
10. Term used for the PLANT and ANIMAL life of a specific area
flora and fauna
11. Radioactive dust lingering after atomic and nuclear explosions
fallout
12. Floral symbol used in the coat of arms of the royal house of France
fleur de lis
13. Member of a religious order; a monk
friar
14. "Where the poppies blow between the crosses, row on row"
Flanders Field
15. British colony seized by Argentina in 1982 but won back in short order
Falkland Islands
16. She taught cooking and is known for the cookbook produced at the Boston
Cooking School
Fannie Farmer
17. "Oi Maamme Suomi Synnylumaa" is the national song of this country
Finland
18. A computer language, also known as formula translation
Fortran
19. German-Dutch physicist who first used mercury in a thermometer
Fahrenheit
20. A spirit attending a witch or demon
familiar
21. Principles offered by FDR as basis for world peace--now part of UN
charter
Four Freedoms
22. In 1790 a steamboat designed by this man carried paying passengers
Fitch
23. A dangerously attractive woman, from the French
femme fatale
24. June 14th in the United States: __ Day
Flag
25. US Supreme Court Justice who helped found the American Civil Liberties
Union
Frankfurter
26. Cat that was the hero of animated film cartoons in the 1920s
Felix
27. Tempus __
fugit
28. Ballroom dance alternating slow and quick steps
foxtrot
29. Word for goods found floating on the sea
flotsam
30. 15-letter word for a frivolous person--used in "How Do You Solve a
Problem Like Maria?"
flibbertigibbet
31. Employment of a worker who is not necessary but kept on anyway
featherbedding
32. A deliberately unnatural, high-pitched voice
falsetto
33. Hat that used to be the national headdress of the Turks
fez
34. Dish of hot dip with bread or crackers
fondue
35. Small fast ship, usually armed, of the late 18th century
frigate
36. An arm of the North Sea in Scotland
Firth of Forth
37. Long-legged wading bird that feeds with its head upside down
flamingo
38. Women's parallel to the Davis Cup
Federation Cup
39. Flower-smelling bull in Munro Leaf's book
Ferdinand
40. Fanciful name for a circle of mushrooms seen on grassy ground
fairy ring

QUIZTIME 16

1
Who wrote Swiss Family Robinson?
Johanne Wyss

2
What is the capital city of Cambodia?
Phnom Penh

3
Who was the first Prime Minister of Australia?
Edmund Barton

4
What does an Actuary do?
Calculates insurance premiums

5
How many degrees in two complete revolutions?
720

6
What is the sixth book of the Old Testament?
Joshua

7
What does the XP stand for in Microsoft XP?
Experience

8
Cathay was the old name for which country?
China

9
How many sides does a nonagon have?
Nine

10
How many states in the United States of America?
Fifty

11
What profession did Dick Francis have before becoming a successful novelist?
Jockey

12
Which actor was born Marion Morrison?
John Wayne

13
Who invented Scuba?
Jacques Cousteau

14
What does the acronym SCUBA mean?
Self Contained Underwater Breathing Apparatus

15
Which of Shakespeares plays has the line, “How every fool can play upon the word!”
The Merchant of Venice

16
Who isolated or discovered the gas we know call oxygen?
Joseph Priestley

17
What is the only gem composed of a single element?
Diamond

18
Which country in the world has the most libraries?
Russia

19
What was the first full length computer generated film?
Toy Story

20
What is the last book of the Old Testament?
Malachi

21
What is the capital city of Myanmar?
Yangon

22
In what year were the first Modern Olympic Games held?
1896

23
There are 88 of them Some are Caelum, Bootes, Dorado and Crater? What are they?
Constellations

24
What kind of creatures are used to make cochineal?
Beetles

25
Botanically what kind of plant, starting with h, are bananas?
Herbs

26
In Greek mythology who slew Orion?
Diana

27
How many American footballers can play on the field at one time?
Eleven per team

28
A deficiency of which vitamin causes scurvy?
C

29
Baronne Raymonde de Laroche became the first female qualified what, in 1910?
Pilot

30
Who discovered X Rays?
Wilhelm Rontgen

31
Who created Perry Mason?
Erle Stanley Gardner

32
Phillipe Sella played Rugby for which nation? 111 caps
France

33
What is the collective noun for hawks?
Cast

34
Two creatures Laska and Benjy went into Space. What type of creatures were they?
Mice

35
Titan is a moon of which planet?
Saturn

36
A breve is a musical note of how many beats?
8

37
Napoleon probably died from poisoning. What poison killed him?
Arsonic

38
Where were the summer Olympics held in 1924? Setting of the film, Chariots of Fire.
Paris

39
Which of Shakespears plays features Solinus, Egeon, Balthazar and Angelo.
The Comedy of Errors

40
What is largest lake in the world?
The Caspian Sea

41
What is the name of Edina Monsoon’s daughter in Absolutely Fabulous?
Saffron

42
What is the currency unit of Bulgaria?
Lev

43
The sackbut was the predecessor of which modern instrument?
Trombone

44
Who invented the gramophone in 1887?
Berliner

45
Who wrote, Jurassic Park?
Michael Crighton

46
In the world of Internet, what does DNS stand for?
Domain Name Server

47
In the Phonetic alphabet I stands for India and K for Kilo. What does J stand for?
Juliet

48
Who had the Spruce Goose built?
Howard Hughes

49
What was the world’s first National Park- in 1870?
Yellowstone

50
In which National park does Yogi Bear live?
Jellystone

51
What is the symbol of Judaism?
Star of David

52
What are Banns?
Notice of an intending marriage

53
What first was achieved by the 1937 film Becky Sharp?
First technicolour film

54
William G Morgan devised which Olympic Sport?
Volleyball

55
On average how many litres of gas does your body expel each day?
Two litres

56
Which country was the first to use a decimal system?
China

57
How many yards in a mile?
1760

58
Who wrote the shortest recorded play ever written. It was titled Breath and consisted of 35 seconds of human cries and breaths.
Samuel Beckett

59
How many Academy Awards did the film version of West Side Story win?
Ten

60
Whose real names were Robert Leroy Parker and Harry Longbaugh?
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

QUIZTIME 17

1 May

Today in 1912, a statue of which J.M. Barrie hero was unveiled in London's Kensington Gardens?
-Peter Pan
In which London park did the Great Exhibition open today in 1851?
-Hyde Park
Born today in 1937 who played Alf Garnett's daughter in TV's 'Till Death Us Do Part'?
-Una Stubbs
What type of American plane was being flown by Gary Powers when he was shot down over the USSR today in 1960?
-The U2
What gambling facility was opened for the first time in Britain today in 1961?
-Betting shops

2 May

Name the first woman to take her seat as a British MP, who died today in 1964?
-Lady Astor
Born today in 1903, which crooner made a series of popular 'Road' films with Bob Hope?
-Bing Crosby
Which Argentinian battleship was controversially sunk today in 1982?
-General Belgrano
Which teams took part in the 'Matthews F.A. Cup Final' today in 1953?
-Blackpool and Bolton Wanderers
German airman Manfred von Richthofen was born today in 1892. What nickname was given to him by British pilots?
-'The Red Baron'

3 May

Born today in 1827 John Hanning Speke achieved fame in which field?
-Exploration
Born today in 1896, who wrote 'One Hundred and One Dalmations'?
-Dodie Smith
Which pop group made its chart debut today in 1980 and had hits with 'Mirror Man' and 'Love Action'?
-Human League
Which show, featuring the song 'Ole Man River', opened at London's Theatre Royal, Drury Lane today in 1928?
-'Show Boat'
On which island did Napoleon make his home today in 1814?
-Elba

4 May

Today in 1994, who beat Parma to win football's European Cup Winners' Cup?
-Arsenal
Born today in 1929, which British actress raised money for the Belgian Resistance by dancing during World War Two?
-Audrey Hepburn
Today in 1896, Lord Rothermere published the first edition of which right-wing tabloid newspaper?
-The Daily Mail
Which West Indian island, a leading producer of rum, was discovered by Christopher Columbus today in 1494?
-Jamaica
Which classic horse race was first run on Epsom Downs today in 1780?
-The Derby

5 May

Which emperor died today in 1821, allegedly poisoned by his wallpaper?
-Napoleon Bonaparte
The Damned made its chart debut today in 1979. Who was the group's bass player?
-Captain Sensible (real name Ray Burns)
Born today in 1943, which former member of the 'Monty Python' team travelled from 'Pole to Pole' for a TV series?
-Michael Palin
Which moralistic media pressure group held its first meeting today in 1964?
-Mary Whitehouse's 'Clean Up TV Campaign'
Today in 1994 who announced her engagement to Daniel Chatto?
-Lady Sarah Armstrong-Jones (daughter of Princess Margaret)

6 May

Born today in 1913 which actor's real name was James Stewart?
-Stewart Granger
Which much-married actress walked up the aisle for the first time today in 1950?
-Elizabeth Taylor- she married Nick Hilton
Name the famous German airship, which crashed today in 1937.
-The Hindenburg
Born today in 1899, which bandleader had the catchphrase 'Wakey! Wakey!'?
-Billy Cotton
American novelist Frank Baum died today in 1919. Name his best loved children's story.
-'The Wonderful Wizard of Oz'

7 May

Nicknamed 'The Cheeky Chappie', which comedian died today in 1963?
-Max Miller
TV's 'Man About the House' star Richard O'Sullivan, was born today in 1944. Name the two spin-off series.
-'George and Mildred' and 'Robin's Nest'
Which group reached the top of the American pop charts today in 1977 with 'Hotel California'?
-The Eagles
Which Balkan country became independent today in 1821 with Otto I as King?
-Greece
Which Cunard passenger liner was torpedoed by the Germans off the coast of Ireland today in 1915?
-The Lusitania

8 May

Released today in 1992 which controversial film stars Michael Douglas and Sharon Stone?
-'Basic Instinct'
Paul Gadd is the real name of which glam rocker, born today in 1944?
-Gary Glitter
Name the French painter who made the South Seas his home and died today in 1903.
-Paul Gauguin
What mode of transport ran in London for the last time today in 1962?
-The trolleybus
Born in Johannesburg today in 1913, who starred in the TV comedies 'George and the Dragon' and 'Bless this House'?
-Sid James

9 May

Who became the Monegasque ruler today in 1949?
-Prince Rainier III
In which seaside resort did the first Butlins holiday camp open today in 1936?
-Skegness
What did the adventurer Colonel Blood steal from the Tower of London today in 1671?
-The Crown Jewels
Which city replaced Melbourne as the capital of Australia today in 1927?
-Canberra
Name the second man to climb Mount Everest, who died today in 1986.
-Sherpa Tenzing-Norgay

10 May

Which force was formed today in 1940 to protect England?
-The Local Defence Volunteers
-later the Home Guard
Who resigned as leader of the British Liberal Party today in 1976?
-Jeremy Thorpe
Born today in 1946, which singer had hits with 'Mellow Yellow' and 'Sunshine Superman'?
-Donovan
Name the actress who died today in 1977, the subject of her adopted daughter's biography, 'Mommie Dearest'.
-Joan Crawford
In which country did the Sepoy Mutiny begin today in 1857?
-India

11 May

Which British Prime Minister was assassinated in the House of Commons today in 1812?
-Spencer Perceval
What nickname was given to hairdresser and racehorse owner Raymond Bessone, born today in 1911?
-'Teasie-Weasie'
The pop group Cockney Rebel made its chart debut today in 1974. Who was the lead singer?
-Steve Harley
Born today in 1888, who composed the song 'There's No Business Like Show Business'?
-Irving Berlin
Born today in 1892, who played Agatha Christie's Miss Marple in a series of sixties films?
-Dame Margaret Rutherford

12 May

Born today in 1907, which actress won four Oscars and had a long-term affair with Spencer Tracy?
-Katharine Hepburn
Today in 1870, rules were drafted for which aquatic sport?
-Water polo
The BBC's first major TV Outside Broadcast took place today in 1937. Which historic event was relayed?
-The Coronation procession of King George VI (TV cameras were not allowed in the Abbey)
The General Strike ended today in 1926. How long did it last?
-Nine days
Born today in 1924, who lived at 23 Railway Cuttings, East Cheam?
-Tony Hancock

13 May

Boxer Joe Louis was born today in 1914. At which weight did he fight?
-Heavyweight
In which American state did the first Englishman settle today in 1607?
-Virginia
Born today in 1950, which singer had hits with 'Happy Birthday To You' and 'I Just Called To Say I Love You'?
-Stevie Wonder
Born today in 1907, who wrote the novel 'Rebecca'?
-Daphne du Maurier
Who designed London's Regent Street and the Brighton Pavilion and died today in 1835?
-John Nash

14 May

To which American President was a memorial at Runnymede unveiled today in 1965?
-John F. Kennedy
Born today in 1926, John Bartholomew was the real name of which bespectacled comedian?
-Eric Morecambe
Author Sir Henry Rider Haggard died today in 1925. Which of his novels was made into a film starring Stewart Granger and Deborah Kerr?
-'King Solomon's Mines'
Born today in 1934 which actress was once married to Peter O'Toole?
-Sian Phillips
Released today in 1993, which film tells the story of a man offering another man $1m to sleep with his wife?
-'Indecent Proposal'

15 May

What sexy item of women's clothing went on sale for the first time today in 1940?
-Nylon stockings
The first British jet aeroplane 'the Gloster E28/39' had its test flight today in 1941. Who designed it?
-Sir Frank Whittle
Who represented the UK in the Eurovision Song Contest today in 1993 with 'Better The Devil You Know'?
-Sonia
What powerful weapon was patented today in 1718 by James Puckle?
-The machine gun
What name was given to the New York vigilantes who began patrolling the London Underground today in 1989?
-The Guardian Angels

16 May

Which famous showbiz awards were first presented today in 1929?
-The Oscars
Born today in 1919, which flamboyant entertainer started his career as Walter Busterkeys?
-Liberace
Kim Carnes reached Number One in the American pop charts today in 1981 with a song about which Hollywood legend?
-Bette Davis
Born today in 1966, who released an LP called 'Rhythm Nation'?
-Janet Jackson
Born today in 1955, which popular Soviet gymnast won gold medals at the 1972 Olympics?
-Olga Korbut

17 May

Which famous London fast-food restaurant was opened with a star-studded party today in 1993?
-Planet Hollywood
Born today in 1961, which singer topped the UK pop charts with 'Orinoco Flow'?
-Enya
Born today in 1935, which English dramatist wrote 'The Singing Detective' and 'Lipstick On Your Collar'?
-Dennis Potter
Name the organiser of the world's first package holiday, which set off today in 1861.
-Thomas Cook
Comedian Arthur Lucan died today in 1954. What was the name of his popular character?
-Old Mother Riley

18 May

The foundation stone of which British financial institution was laid today in 1801?
-The Stock Exchange
Born today in 1912 which singer had a UK Number One hit in 1958 with 'Magic Moments'?
-Perry Como
Which Nobel Prize-winning philosopher, peer and pacifist was born today in 1872?
-Bertrand Russell
Today in 1927, Norma Talmadge became the first celebrity to take part in an impressive Hollywood tradition. What was she required to do?
-Preserve her hands and foot prints in cement outside Mann's Chinese Theatre
Born today in 1919, which ballerina received a record 89 curtain calls after a performance of 'Swan Lake' in 1964?
-Dame Margot Fonteyn

19 May

Which hero and traveller died today in 1935, six days after a motorcycle crash?
-Lawrence of Arabia (T.E. Lawrence)
Born today in 1942, which TV presenter was once a Labour MP?
-Robert Kilroy-Silk
Which Oueen of England was beheaded on Tower Hill today in 1536?
-Anne Boleyn
First seen today in 1985, which TV drama series features writer and super sleuth Jessica Fletcher?
-'Murder, She Wrote'
Born today in 1926, who presented the TV record review programme 'Juke Box Jury' in the sixties?
-David Jacobs

20 May

What unpopular fiscal policy was declared unconstitutional in the USA today in 1865?
-Income tax
Which English footballing hero won the first of his 108 caps today in 1962?
-Bobby Moore
Premiered today in 1970, what was the Beatles' last film?
-'Let It Be'
Born today in 1946, which singer and actress won an Oscar for her role in 'Moonstruck'?
-Cher
Born today in 1799, which French novelist, author of 'Comedie Humaine', always wrote on blue notepaper so as not to hurt his eyes?
-Honore de Balzac

21 May

Today in 1927, who became the first man to make a non-stop solo flight across the Atlantic?
-Charles Lindbergh
Born today in 1917 which actor was 'Perry Mason' and 'A Man Called Ironside' on TV?
-Raymond Burr
Today in 1979, who became the first Western rock star to play in the USSR?
-Elton John
Which tough guy movie star married Lauren Bacall today in 1945, and cried throughout the whole ceremony?
-Humphrey Bogart
Born today in 1688, which poet stood only 4' 6'' tall and was known as 'The Wasp of Twickenham'?
-Alexander Pope

22 May

Which famous series of wars started today in 1455 with the Battle of St Albans?
-The Wars of the Roses
Which Jewish poet and folksinger celebrated his bar mitzvah today in 1954?
-Bob Dylan
Today in 1849 who became the only American President to be awarded a patent?
-Abraham Lincoln (for a life-belt device)
Released today in 1992, which film features two heavy metal dudes presenting a TV show from a basement?
-'Wayne's World'
Born today in 1946, which footballer once remarked, 'If I'd been born ugly, you'd never have heard of Pele'?
-George Best

23 May

Name the Fascist and former Labour MP who was arrested and interred as a security risk today in 1940.
-Sir Oswald Mosley
Which two gangsters, nicknamed Texas Rattlesnake and Suicide Sal, were killed in a police ambush today in 1934?
-Bonnie and Clyde
Which long-serving soap actress received the Royal Television Society's Award for Best Performance today in 1985?
-Jean Alexander (Coronation Street's Hilda Ogden)
Which future American President had his first taste of World War Two action today in 1944?
-George Bush
Bandleader Artie Shaw was born today in 1910. Which instrument was he renowned for playing?
-The clarinet

24 May

What famous Midlands road system opened today in 1972?
-Spaghetti Junction
Which prison opened today in 1809 to house French prisoners of war?
-Dartmoor
Which religious movement was formed today in 1738, following John Wesley's conversion?
-Methodism
Which much-derided, but still popular musical contest was held for the first time today in 1956?
-The Eurovision Song Contest
Born today in 1738, who was known as the 'Mad King of England'?
-George III

25 May

The operetta 'HMS Pinafore' was first performed today in 1878. Who composed it?
-Gilbert and Sullivan
Best known for his suite, 'The Planets', which English composer died today in 1934?
-Gustav Holst
Today in 1850, an animal arrived in Britain, the first of its kind and a gift from Abbas Pasha. What type of creature was it?
-A hippopotamus (his name was Obaysch)
Born today in 1958, who was the lead singer of The Jam and The Style Council?
-Paul Weller
British press baron and politician, William Maxwell Aitken, was born today in 1879. What was his title?
-Lord Beaverbrook

26 May

Who won the last football Home Championship played today in 1984?
-Northern Ireland
Singing trio Wilson Phillips made their chart debut today in 1990. Name the two groups to which their parents belonged.
-The Beach Boys and The Mamas and the Papas
Which famous 24-hour race was first held today in 1923?
-Le Mans
Born in Lancashire today in 1904 which toothy comedian became a jockey and was later awarded the Order of Lenin?
-George Formby
Which actor married the actress Jill St. John today in 1990, his fourth wedding?
-Robert Wagner

27 May

Whose first record 'That'll Be The Day' was released today in 1957?
-The Crickets (although not credited on the records, Buddy Holly featured on the hit)
Which glamorous film star, the ex-wife of Orson Welles and star of 'Gilda', married Prince Aly Khan today in 1949?
-Rita Hayworth
Name the British company which issued its last newsreel today in 1979.
-Movietone
Born today in 1912, Sam Snead achieved fame in which sport?
-Golf
What is the name of San Francisco's most famous bridge, opened to traffic today in 1937?
-The Golden Gate Bridge

28 May

Today in 1934, 'The Marriage of Figaro' became the first opera to be staged at which venue?
-Glyndebourne
Australian singer Kylie Minogue was born today in 1968. What does Kylie mean in Aborigine?
-Boomerang
Born today in 1759 who was Britain's youngest ever Prime Minister?
-William Pitt the Younger.
Where did Mathias Rust manage to land his plane today in 1987?
-In Red Square, Moscow
Which rocker starred in the film 'Performance', premiered in New York today in 1970?
-Mick Jagger

29 May

Born Betty Perske, which actress was crowned Miss Greenwich Village today in 1942?
-Lauren Bacall
Which detective series starred Bruce Willis and Cybill Shepherd and first appeared on TV today in 1986?
-'Moonlighting'
Born in Eltham today in 1903, which comedian began his career impersonating Charlie Chaplin?
-Bob Hope
Which English monarch reclaimed the throne today in 1660, eleven years after his father lost it?
-Charles II
Today in 1961, who became the first member of the British Royal family to be interviewed on TV?
-Prince Philip

30 May

Which French heroine and saint was burned at the stake today in 1431?
-Joan of Arc
Born today in 1963, who was the first British woman in space?
-Helen Sharman
Born today in 1908, which American entertainer provided the voice for the cartoon characters Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck?
-Mel Blanc
Which English dramatist was killed in a tavern brawl today in 1593?
-Christopher Marlowe
Founded today in 1656, what is the senior regiment of the British Army?
-The Grenadier Guards

31 May

Born today in 1872, which British designer gave his name to a 'ludicrously impractical or elaborate machine'?
-William Heath Robinson
Which German city faced an aerial bombardment from 1,000 planes today in 1942?
-Cologne
Which massive timekeeper began operations today in 1859?
-Big Ben
Born today in 1930, who directed and starred in the film 'Play Misty For Me?'
-Clint Eastwood
Released today in 1991, which film featured the characters Buffalo Bill, Clarice Starling and Hannibal Lecter?
-'The Silence of the Lambs'

QUIZTIME 17

1.On which racecourse is the Derby run?
Epsom
2.Who was the Prime minister at the time of Edward the VIII's abdication?
Stanley Baldwin
3.Which company was involved in the tragedy the killed 2000 people in Bhopal India in 1987?
Union Carbide
4.Which seaport do sailors nickname "pompey"?
Portsmouth
5.In which year was the first stretch of motorway opened in the UK.51,59 or 63?
1959
6.Name the three books the make up "The Lord Of the Rings"?
The Two Towers, the Fellowship of the Ring and Return of the King
7.Which continent has the longer coastline, Africa or Europe?
Europe
8.The Moon's a Ballon is the autobiography of which debonair actor?
David Niven
9.What was Kojak's first name?
Theo
10.What do we call the range of hills which forms the border between England and Scotland?
The Cheviots
11.Which country hosted the first women's world cup in 1991, Italy, Brazil or China?
China
12.In the film "The Third Man" which character does Orsen Welles play?
Harry Lime
13.Which Democrat did Ronald Reagan defeat to become President in 1980?
Jimmy Carter
14.The Polish port of Gdansk was formerly known in Britain by what name?
Danzig
15.What is the official national anthem of the USA?
The Star Spangled Banner
16.Can you name the two other contries that joined the Common Market with Britain in 1973?
Denmark and The Republic of Ireland
17.From which film do we get the song "White Christmas"?
Holiday Inn
18.Which device in a car drives the water pump and the alternator?
The fan belt
19.Who became the president of Nationalist China on Taiwan in 1949.
Chan Kai-Shek
20.Exactly what type of feul do jet aircraft use?
Kerosene

21.Which rare radioactive metal is used to provide energy in nulcear reactors?
Uranium
22.Which failed TV soap was set on the Costa Del Sol?
El Dorado
23.What name is give to solid carbon dioxide used in refrigeration?
Dry Ice
24.In which year was the battle of the Somme?
1916
25.What title is give to the Chairman or woman of the House of Commons?
The Speaker
26.Which doctor wrote The Common Sence Book of Baby and Child Care?
Dr Spock
27.Which Motorway links South Wales to London?
M4
28.Three countries boycotted the 1980 Olympic Games can you name them?
Kenya USA W Germany
29.When were the first parking meters installed.1951,58 or 62?
51
30.In the world of motorcycling what do the initials TT stand for?
Tourist Trophy
31.How many sides has a trapezium,4 9 or 12?
4
32.According to the nursery rhyme,what happened to the nose of the maid that put out the clothes?
It was snapped off by a blackbird
33.If you were on holiday in Capri,which country would you be in?
Italy
34.What do we call a period of play in Polo?
A Chukka
35.What is the bole of a tree,the roots,the trunk or the bark?
The trunk
36.What is the basic ingredient of the drink Mead?
Honey
37.What would you expect to find in a cruet?
Salt and pepper
38.What is 1/2 - 1/3?
1/6th
39.What do we call a young goose?
Gosling
40.With what do you play a Vibraphone,your fingers,a bow or small hammers?
Small hammers

QUIZTIME 18

ROUND ONE - INDIVIDUAL.

1. Which semi-retired 'super model' christened her son 'Mingis' in 2002?

A. HELENA CHRISTIANSON.

2. In the 194 film, 'The Lion King', which actor's voice was used for the evil lion 'Scar' ?

A. JEREMY IRONS.

3. In which now common day complaint, might you expect to experience an 'Hypoglycemic (say hypo-gly-see-mick) attack ?

A. DIABETES.

4. Which aid to pedestrian safety was introduced onto British roads in 1968 ?

A. PELICAN CROSSING.

5. In which state of the USA will you find the town/city of Tulsa ?

A. OKLAHOMA.

6. Which castle is home to the 'Earls of Groan' in Mervyn Peake's novels ?

A. GORMANGHAST.

7. Which Republican did John F. Kennedy defeat in the 1960 American Presidential elections ?

A. RICHARD M. NIXON.

8. What was special about the democratic elections held in South Africa in 1994 ?

A. THEY WERE THE FIRST MULTI-RACIAL ELECTIONS HELD.



ROUND TWO - TEAM.

1. Born in 1907, how old was John Wayne when he dies ?

A. 72 years old (11th. June 1979).

2. Which country lies south of the Victoria Falls on the south-west border of Zimbabwe ?

A. BOTSWANA.

3. Which English writer on cookery had the forenames Isabella Mary ?

A. MRS. BEETON.

4. The 'Bell Magpie' is the alternative name for three species of magpie from which continent ?

A. AUSTRALIA.

5. What name links a Californian University, a London square and a famous Broadway choreographer ?

A. BERKLEY.

6. The name of which prominent English seaman of his time, appears on a hostelry in R.L. Stevenson's, "Treasure Island" ?

A. ADMIRAL BENBOW (after Admiral John Benbow 1653-1702).

7. How many yachts named 'Morning Cloud', did former Prime Minister Edward Heath have ?

A. THREE.

8. In food, what name is used for a roast of lamb or pork where ribs are partially scraped and bent upward into an upright circle ?

A. CROWN ROAST.



ROUND THREE - INDIVIDUAL.

1. On a UK road sign, what is indicated by a diagonal black line on a circular white background ?

A. NATIONAL SPEED LIMIT APPLIES.

2. In which month of 1945 did World War II end in Europe ?

A. MAY (8th. May 1945).

3. Who in 1980 became the first mother since 1914 to win a Wimbledon Singles title ?

A. EVONNE CAWLEY.

4. Which UK politician's memoirs are entitled, 'Life In The Jungle' ?

A. MICHAEL HESELTINE.

5. According to the proverb, what is the sincerest form of flattery ?

A. IMITATION.

6. The island of Rhodes lies nearest the mainland of which country ?

A. TURKEY.

7. In the opening sequence of the tv series 'Porridge', to what term of imprisonment is Norman Stanley Fletcher sentenced ?

A. FIVE YEARS.

8. In the UK, which material is traditionally associated with the fifth wedding anniversary ?

A. WOOD.



ROUND FOUR - INDIVIDUAL.

1. Which female sports presenter represented Wales as a gymnast ?

A. GABBY LOGAN (nee Yorath).

2. What is a mature horse below the height of fourteen and a half 'hands' called ?

A. A PONY.

3. In which English county is the Souter lighthouse ?

A. TYNE AND WEAR.

4. On the 'internet', what do the initials FTP stand for ?

A. FILE TRANSFER PROTOCOL.

5. Which British actor won an 'Oscar' for the 1990 film "Reversal Of Fortune" ?

A. JEREMY IRONS.

6. What is the outer covering of the 'Statue of Liberty' made from ?

A. COPPER.

7. What rare mineral is mined in the Peak District National Park ?

A. BLUE JOHN.

8. Which South American country operates the world's highest cable car system ?

A. VENEZUELA.



ROUND FIVE - INDIVIDUAL.

1. In which US state will you find the city of Huntsville. NASA's centre for space exploration and solar energy research ?

A. ALABAMA.

2. In what year did the wearing of seatbelts in the rear of a car become compulsory for adults /

A. 1991.

3. In medicine, what part of the abdomen would be inflamed if you had the disorder 'Colitis' ?

A. COLON (accept large intestine).

4. Lech Walesa was responsible for the overthrow of the Polish government led by which general ?

A. GENERAL JARUSELSKI.

5. Which Republican did James Earl Carter beat in the 1976 US Presidential elections ?

A. GERALD FORD.

6. In the 1994 film, "The Lion King", a young 'Simba' befriends a Meercat called 'Timon' and a Warthog called what ?

A. PUMBAA.

7. 'Spice Girl' Mel B's daughter shares her name with which mythical creature ?

A. PHOENIX.

8. Which 1994 Michael Crichton novel, about sexual harassment, was turned into a film starring Demi Moore ?

A. DISCLOSURE.



ROUND SIX - TEAM.

1. Which American Jazz musician had the forenames Leon Bismark ?

A. 'BIX' BIEDERBECKE.

2. In the animal kingdom, 'hooded', 'striped' and 'hog- nosed' are all varieties of which North American mammal, a member of the weasel family ?

A. SKUNK.

3. How old was the ex-professional boxer, better known as actor Robert Mitchum when he died on 1st. July 1997 ?

A. 79 years old.

4. Which African country has borders with Zaire, Zambia Botswana and Namibia ?

A. ANGOLA.

5. What name links a species of the genus Serinus, an area of London and a group of Atlantic islands ?

A. CANARY.

6. In food, which herb's name is derived from the Greek for King ?

A. BASIL.

7. In which yacht did Francis Chichester sail single handed around the world ?

A. GIPSY MOTH IV.

8. Which elephant first appeared in a book by Jean de Brunhoff, published in France in 1931 ?

A. BARBAR.



ROUND SEVEN - INDIVIDUAL.

1. On a UK road sign what is indicated by a diagonal red line on a circular blue background edged with red ?

A. WAITING RESTRICTIONS APPLY.

2. The resorts of Sorrento and Amalfi lie close to which city ?

A. NAPLES.

3. Who prior to Virginia Wade, was the last British winner of the Wimbledon Women's Singles title ?

A. ANN JONES (1969).

4. In which month of 1945 did Japan officially sign the terms of surrender aboard the USS Missouri ?

A. 2nd. SEPTEMBER 1945.

5. In the tv series 'Porridge', which character's surname is the same as that of the actor who played him ?

A. MR. MACKAY (as played by Fulton Mackay).

6. Which UK political party has its headquarters at the 'Dog and Partridge' pub in Yately, Hampshire ?

A. MONSTER RAVING LOONEY PARTY.

7. According to the proverb, what is "the lowest form of wit and the highest form of intelligence" ?

A. SARCASM.

8. In the UK, which material is traditionally associated with the 'Tenth Wedding Anniversary' ?

A. TIN.



ROUND EIGHT - INDIVIDUAL.

1. His daughter appeared in the 80's tv programme 'Shoestring', he was a regular on 'Crackerjack' and later 'The Price Is Right', who is he ?

A. LESLIE CROWTHER.

2. Which metal is mixed with copper to produce brass ?

A. ZINC.

3. Which former 'High Security' prison, located in a National Park, was originally built to house French prisoners in the 'Napoleonic Wars' ?

A. DARTMOOR.

4. In computing, what does the acronym DOS, stand for ?

A. DISC OPERATING SYSTEM.

5. With which actress was Tom Hanks 'sleepless' with on a film ?

A. MEG RYAN ("Sleepless In Seattle").

6. What is the name of the large working horses, named after a district in northern France where they were first bred ?

A. PERCHERON.

7. In which English county might you cross 'The Stray' to reach 'The Valley Garden' ?

A. YORKSHIRE (Harrogate).

8. Which seaside resort is known as the 'Mexican Riviera' ?

A. ACAPULCO.



SPARE QUESTION

1. From whom did Sue Barker take over as host of the tv programme 'A Question Of Sport' ?

A. DAVID COLEMAN.

2. What was the name of the man-eating plant in 'Little Shop Of Horrors' ?

A. AUDREY TWO (do not accept Audrey).

3. In which US city will you find Carnegie Hall and Central Park ?

A. NEW YORK.

4. On the 'internet', what does IP stand for ?

A. INTERNET PROTOCOL.

5. Of which country is Bucharest the cxapital ?

A. ROMANIA

QUIZTIME 19

(A) Gray-brown oval seed from pimpinella anisum
Aniseed
(B) From the mint family
Basil
(C) Made from the dried pods of pungent chili peppers
Cayenne
(D) Tall feathery annual from the parsley family
Dill
(E) Is indigenous in Central and Southern Mexico
Epazote
(F) From the parsley family
Fennel
(G) Member of the lily family
Garlic
(H) From the mint family
Hyssop
(I) Related to the magnolia family
Indian Anis
(J) A berry used to make gin
Juniper
(K) From the citrus family
Kaffir Lime
(L) Used in Thai cookery
Lemon Grass
(M) Used in cookery and in drinks
Mint
(N) Is the seed of Myristica fragans
Nutmeg
(O) A perennial herb in the mint family
Oregano
(P) Is a spice which comes from a mild red pepper in the family Capsicum annum
Paprika
(Q) From the laurel family
Qurfa
(R) Small evergreen shrub
Rosemary
(S) The stigma of crocus sativus
Saffron
(T) Small shrubby herb in the sunflower family
Tarragon
(V) From the orchid plant
Vanilla
(W) From the sunflower family
Wormseed
(Y) Is a herb, used to be applied to wounds and its old name was Soldier's Wound Wort
Yarrow
(Z) Bushy plant, with dahlia type blooms
Zinnia
QUIZTIME 20 NAMES

KNOWN BY ANOTHER NAME

1 WHO WAS KNOWN AS "THE YORKSHIRE RIPPER"?

2 WHO WAS KNOWN AS "THE DESERT FOX"?

3 WHAT IS ALSO KNOWN AS "THE OLD LADY OF THREADNEEDLE STREET"?

4 WHO WAS KNOWN AS "THE IRON DUKE"?

5 WHICH FAMOUS VICTORIAN WAS KNOWN AS " THE LADY OF THE LAMP"?

6 IN WORLD WAR 11 WHO WAS BETTER KNOWN AS "LORD HAW-HAW"?

7 WHAT IS A "MAE-WEST"?

8 WHO WAS KNOWN AS "THE FORCES SWEETHEART"?

9 WHICH RUSSIAN WAS KNOWN AS "THE MAD MONK"?

10 WHAT NICKNAME WAS GIVE TO A BRITISH "PRIVATE SOLDIER" IN WW 11 ?

11 WHAT IS THE FORMER ISLAND OF "FORMOSA" CALLED NOW ?

12 WHAT NICKNAME IS GIVEN TO A "CAMEL"?

13 USED IN EMERGENCIES WHAT IS A "GREEN GODDESS"?

14 WHO WAS KNOWN AS THE FIRST "SEX KITTEN"?

15 WHICH AMERICAN STATE IS KNOWN AS " THE SAGEBRUSH STATE"?

16 WHO IS "CLARK KENT" BETTER KNOWN AS ?

17 WHO IS KNOWN AS "THE GREAT WHITE SHARK"?

18 "RUBELLA" IS A DISEASE MORE COMMONLY CALLED WHAT ?

19 "OPAL FRUITS" ARE NOW KNOWN AS WHAT ?

20 WHO WAS ALSO KNOWN AS "SATCHMO"?

ANSWERS

1 PETER SUTCLIFFE
2 FIELD MARSHAL ERWIN ROMMEL
3 THE BANK OF ENGLAND
4 THE DUKE OF WELLINGTON
5 FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE
6 WILLIAM JOYCE
7 IT'S AN INFLATABLE LIFEJACKET
8 VERA LYNN
9 RASPUTIN
10 THE TOMMY
11 TAIWAN
12 THE SHIP OF THE DESERT
13 IT'S AN ARMY FIRE ENGINE
14 BRIGITTE BARDOT
15 NEVADA
16 SUPERMAN
17 GREG NORMAN
18 GERMAN MEASLES
19 STARBURST
20 LOUIS ARMSTRONG

QUIZTIME 21 FILM SYNOPSIS

What are the titles of the films that are described with the following synopses …?

1. Set in the weeks leading up to Christmas, this is the story of a group of people who find themselves surrounded by love. There's the new Prime Minister who falls for his personal assistant …
A. 'Love Actually' (2003)

2. Jolly musical comedy about an unsuccessful inventor. Screenplay written by Roald Dahl with music by The Sherman Brothers …
A. 'Chitty Chitty Bang Bang' (1968)

3. This is the tale of Chris Harper and Annie Clark, members of the Rylstone Women's Institute in North Yorkshire. When Annie's husband is diagnosed as having leukaemia, the members of the WI decide to raise money for a new leukaemia unit …
A. 'Calendar Girls' (2003)

4. Set in the late 1890s this is the tale of the young poet Christian who travels to Paris to make his fortune in the Moulin Rouge. He meets the alcohol addicted Toulouse-Lautrec who introduces him to a seedy underground world full of drugs, sex and musical theatre
A. 'Moulin Rouge' (2001)

5. Comic capers for two men who witness a gangland slaying and have to leave town in a hurry. They join a train full of travelling female musicians and become members of the band…
A. 'Some Like It Hot' (1959)

6. Romantic comedy story about an eccentric playgirl, an enchanting neurotic living off the gifts of gentlemen, a bewitching figure in designer dresses and costume jewellery who becomes involved with a writer.
A. 'Breakfast At Tiffany's' (1961)

7. A blind ex-army man, Lt. Colonel Frank Slade meets up with a young student and they both head off to New York for a weekend that will change their lives ...
A. 'Scent of a Woman' (1992)

8. How do a couple of nice young home-loving ghosts get rid of a pack of pretentious, trendsetting humans who've taken over their house and threaten to make it unlivable - even for the dead? They enlist the help of a 'bio-exorcist' to scare the humans away …
A. 'Beetlejuice'

9. A Motown production of 'The Wonderful Wizard Of Oz' with Michael Jackson as the scarecrow and Diana Ross as the kindergarten teacher …
A. 'The Wiz' (1978)

10. This classic film is based on the true story of the brave defence of Rorke's Drift in 1879. One hundred men of the South Wales Borderers stood fast against the attacking Zulu warriors…
A. 'Zulu' (1964)

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What are the titles of the films that are described with the following synopses …?
1. Two soldiers of fortune in 19th Century India carry out a plan to become rulers in the small isolated land of Kafiristan …
A. 'The Man Who Would Be King' (1975)

2. Investigating the deaths of three British agents, 007 encounters Mr Big and Dr. Kananga, leaders of a vast crime network. Roger Moore's first film as James Bond …
A. 'Live and Let Die' (1973)

3. A police inspector vists an upper class family in Victorian England to question them about the death of a young girl. As the inspector questions each family member it appears that they all had a hand in her suicide by "driving" her to do it by their treatment of her …
A. 'An Inspector Calls' (1954)

4. A bodyguard is assigned the task of looking after a beautiful pop star. After a hostile start the inevitable happens and they fall in love ...
A. 'The Bodyguard' (1992)

5. Highly acclaimed film made in the heyday of the Beatles musical career. The four lads from Liverpool are set to take on the world …
A. 'A Hard Day's Night' (1964)

6. A Beverly Hills hairdresser tries to borrow money from an investment counsellor with whom he has a few things in common. The hairdresser is having an affair with the man's wife, mistress and daughter …
A. 'Shampoo' (1975)

7. A musical version of Neil Simon's Broadway hit with Shirley Maclaine in the title role of a dance-hall hostess who dreams of old-fashioned romance but gives her heart to undeserving men …
A. 'Sweet Charity' (1969)

8. A Rogers and Hammerstein musical story of life on a tropical island during World War 2. Songs include 'Some Enchanted Evening', 'I'm In Love With A Wonderful Guy' and 'Bali H'ai'…
A. 'South Pacific' (1958)

9. The reign of Elizabeth I finds Will Shakespeare, a writer, broke and envious of a rival. Then, he meets a woman who wants to be an actor and who disguises herself as a man ...
A. 'Shakespeare In Love' (1998)

10. A young prudish couple get stuck in a storm and end up taking shelter at an old castle. A Transylvanian party is taking place …
A. 'Rocky Horror Picture Show' (1975)

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What are the titles of the films that are described with the following synopses …?

1. The remarkable story of a man who lost both his legs in an air crash in 1931. He subsequently learnt to walk with two artificial limbs and flew again during the Battle Of Britain.
A. 'Reach For the Sky' (1956)

2. Musical dealing with the life and times of George M. Cohan, playwright, entertainer and composer. The leading man won a Best Actor Academy Award for his portrayal of Cohan. Features 'Give My Regards To Broadway' and 'Yankee Doodle Boy'.
A. 'Yankee Doodle Dandy' (1942)

3. On the way to his first day at school a little clown fish is taken from the ocean by a scuba diver. He is placed in an aquarium in a dentist's office with lots of other fish. Marlin his over-protective father, sets out to find him. Along the way he makes friends with Dory, an absent minded Blue Tang fish and together they risk their lives in search of the little clown fish.
A. 'Finding Nemo' (2003)

4. A nail-biting thriller about a California disc jockey, whose girlfriend finds it a terrifying experience when he is plagued by the unwanted, amorous advances of a beautiful, love-crazed, knife-wielding psychopath
A. 'Play Misty for Me' (1971)

5. The true story of Sister Helen Prejean and her relationship with a convicted murderer on death row. Based on the book of the same name by Sister Helen Prejean.
A. 'Dead Man Walking' (1995)

6. The story of an innocent and childlike man, who found himself present for many of the most memorable events in American history from the 1950s through to the 1970s, although he was, for the most part, totally oblivious to the significance of his actions ...
A. 'Forrest Gump' (1994)

7. Robin of Locksley escapes death in a foreign land. Returning home to England with a Moor named Azeem he discovers that his father has been killed by the Sheriff of Nottingham who has seized power in the King's absence. Now he must fight for retribution....
A. 'Robin Hood, Prince of Thieves' (1991)

8. When the Governor's daughter, Elizabeth Swann, is kidnapped by Captain Barbosa, her childhood friend and admirer teams up with a pirate to save her. However, Barbosa and the crew of his ship, the Black Pearl, are cursed …
A. 'Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl' (2003)

9. Highly original and suspense charged film about the macabre events which befall four city men out on a short canoeing holiday.
A. 'Deliverance' (1972)

10. A story of urban violence and revenge, where one man turns vigilante after his wife and daughter are attacked by a gang of thugs.
A. 'Death Wish' (1974)


QUIZTIME 22 MYTHS AND LEGENDS

Q : WHAT WAS IT THAT PRINCESS MARGARET WAS CHANGED INTO BY HER WICKED STEPMOTHER, THE WITCH-QUEEN OF BAMBOROUGH CASTLE?
A : THE LAIDLY WORM
Q : WHAT INGREDIENT DID CAP O' RUSHES ORDER OMITTED FROM THE WEDDING MEATS?
A : SALT
Q : WHO ARE THE TRADITIONAL INHABITANTS OF DOVRAFELL?"
A : THE TROLLS OF DENMARK
Q : WHAT WAS THE NAME OF CHILDE ROWLAND'S SISTER, WHOM HE RESCUED ?
A : BURD ELLEN
Q : WHAT WAS KEPT IN IDUNA'S MAGIC CASKET?
A : THE APPLES OF YOUTH WHICH KEPT THE AESIR YOUNG
Q : WHICH GIANT MYTHICAL BIRD, CARRIED OFF SINBAD THE SAILOR ?
A : THE ROC
Q : WHAT WAS THE NAME OF THE NINE-HEADED MONSTER KILLED BY HERCULES?
A : HYDRA
Q : IN GREEK MYTHOLOGY WHAT SORT OF ANIMAL WAS ACTAEON TURNED INTO FOR SPYING ON THE GODDESS DIANA WHILST SHE WAS BATHING?
A : A STAG
Q : THE WINGED HORSE PEGASUS SPRUNG FROM THE BLOOD OF WHICH MYTHICAL CHARACTER?
A : MEDUSA
Q : WHO WAS THE BABYLONIAN YOUTH WHO MADE LOVE TO THISBE THROUGH A HOLE IN A WALL?
A : PYRAMUS

Q : IN GREEK MYTHOLOGY MENELAUS WAS THE KING OF WHAT CITY STATE?
A : SPARTA
Q : IN MYTHOLOGY, ARGOS THE DOG WAS THE ONLY ONE TO RECOGNIZE HIS MASTER AFTER A 20 YEAR ABSENCE - WHO WAS HIS MASTER?
A : ODYSSEUS
Q : THE GIANT KVASIR IN NORSE MYTHOLOGY HAS WHAT POWER?
A : WISDOM
Q : WHO DID PERSEUS TURN INTO STONE WITH THE GORGONS HEAD?
A : ATLAS
Q : WHAT KIND OF ANIMAL IS JORMANGARD IN NORSE MYTHOLOGY?
A : SERPENT
Q : OLD SUPERSTITION - A SNEEZING CAT MEANS WHAT?
A : IT WILL RAIN
Q : IN GREEK MYTHOLOGY, WHO HIT ACHILLES IN HIS HEEL WITH A POISONED ARROW?
A : PARIS
Q : IN GREEK MYTHOLOGY WHAT SORT OF SPIRITS WERE NAIADS DRYADS AND NEREIDS?
A : NYMPHS
Q : WHO WAS ASSIGNED TO STEAL THE GIRDLE OF AMAZON QUEEN HIPPOLYTE?
A : HERCULES
Q : IN LEGEND WHO KILLED THE MOBSTER GRENDEL?
A : BEOWULF

QUIZTIME 23 GEOGRAPHY AND NATURE

Q1 : WHAT IS "OPHIOPHAGUS HANNAH"?
A : KING COBRA
Q2 : WHICH CITY IS THE CAPITAL OF THE REGION OF LOMBARDY?
A : MILAN
Q3 : WHAT IS MANUFACTURED FROM THE SAPODILLA TREE?
A : CHEWING GUM
Q4 : THE MOZAMBIQUE CHANNEL SEPARATES WHICH LARGE ISLAND FROM THE MAINLAND?
A : MADAGASCAR
Q5 : WHICH MAMMAL HAS STRIPED, SPOTTED AND BROWN VARIETIES?
A : HYENA
Q6 : WHAT IS THE CAPITAL OF GUYANA?
A : GEORGETOWN
Q7 : WHAT IS ANTHESIS?
A : PROCESS OF FLOWERING IN PLANTS
Q8 : WHICH EUROPEAN CAPITAL CITY STANDS ON THE RIVER SENNE?
A : BRUSSELS
Q9 : WHAT IS A HOUTING?
A : A FISH
Q10 : WHICH TWO LARGE MEDITERRANEAN ISLANDS ARE SEPARATED BY THE STRAIT OF BONIFACIO?
A : CORSICA AND SARDINIA
10
Q11 : WHAT IS A FRIJOL?
A : A TYPE OF BEAN
Q12 : SHERPAS AND GHURKAS ARE NATIVE TO WHICH COUNTRY?
A : NEPAL
Q13 : WHAT IS A CHANTERELLE?
A : MUSHROOM/FUNGI
Q14 : THE ORINOCO FORMS A 200 MILE BORDER BETWEEN VENEZUELA AND WHICH OTHER SOUTH AMERICAN COUNTRY?
A : COLOMBIA
Q15 : WATER, PYGMY AND COMMON ARE ALL TYPES OF WHAT?
A : SHREW
Q16 : IN WHICH COUNTRY IS THE HOLIDAY RESORT OF CANCUN?
A : MEXICO
Q17 : WHAT IS THE TERM FOR THE WATER INDUCTION PROCESS IN PLANTS?
A : OSMOSIS
Q18 : WHAT IS THE CAPITAL OF ZIMBABWE?
A : HARARE
Q19 : WHAT CAN BE "BLUE IMPERIAL", "NZ WHITE" OR "ANGORA"?
A : RABBITS
Q20 : DUBAI IS IN WHICH COUNTRY?
A : UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

QUIZTIME 24 POP QUIZ

Q : "THERE IS NOTHING LIKE A DAME" ORIGINALLY FEATURED IN WHICH MUSICAL?
A : SOUTH PACIFIC
Q : LYRICS, NEXT LINE PLEASE: " LOVE HURTS, LOVE SCARS, LOVE WOUNDS AND MARS
ANY HEART NOT TOUGH OR STRONG ENOUGH"?
A : TO TAKE A LOT OF PAIN, TAKE A LOT OF PAIN
Q : WHAT IS THE NAME OF THE AEROSMITH SONG IN THE FILM 'CHARLIE'S ANGELS'?
A : ANGEL'S EYE
Q : LYRICS, NEXT LINE PLEASE: " CITY GIRLS JUST SEEM TO FIND OUT EARLY
HOW TO OPEN DOORS WITH JUST A SMILE. A RICH OLD MAN AND SHE WON'T HAVE TO WORRY"?
A : SHE'LL DRESS UP ALL IN LACE AND GO IN STYLE
(LYIN' EYES)
Q : BUSTER BLOODVESSEL WAS A MEMBER OF WHICH BAND?
A : BAD MANNERS
Q : LYRICS, NEXT LINE PLEASE: " I KNOW ALL THERE IS TO KNOW ABOUT THE CRYING GAME
I'VE HAD MY SHARE OF THE CRYING GAME . FIRST THERE ARE KISSES?
A : THEN THERE ARE SIGHS
Q : WHICH MUSICAL FEATURES THE SONGS PEOPLE AND DON'T RAIN ON MY PARADE?
A : FUNNY GIRL
Q : LYRICS, NEXT LINE PLEASE: " AS LONG AS THE PLANETS ARE TURNING, AS LONG AS THE STARS ARE BURNING, AS LONG AS YOUR DREAMS "?
A : ARE COMING TRUE - YOU BETTER BELIEVE IT!
I'D DO ANYTHING FOR LOVE (BUT I WONT DO THAT)
Q : WHICH GROUP WAS FRONTED BY JERRY GARCIA AND BOB WEIR?
A : GRATEFUL DEAD
Q : LYRICS, NEXT LINE PLEASE: " IF I LISTEN LONG ENOUGH TO YOU, I'D FIND A WAY TO BELIEVE THAT IT'S ALL TRUE. KNOWING, THAT YOU LIED, STRAIGHT-FACED"?
A : WHILE I CRIED
(REASON TO BELIEVE)

Q : WHAT MUSICIAN WAS THE VOICE OF THE DODGER IN THE ANIMATED MOVIE, OLIVER & COMPANY?
A : BILLY JOEL
Q : LYRICS, NEXT LINE PLEASE: " LOOKING IN YOUR EYES, LOOKING IN YOU BIG BROWN EYES
OOH YEAH AND I'VE GOT THIS TO SAY TO YOU HEY! GIRL I WANT TO MAKE YOU SWEAT"?
A : SWEAT TILL YOU CAN'T SWEAT NO MORE
(SWEAT ( A LA LA LA LA LONG)
Q : WHICH MUSICAL FEATURED THE SONG "TONIGHT"?
A : WEST SIDE STORY
Q : LYRICS, NEXT LINE PLEASE: " ROWS AND FLOES OF ANGEL HAIR AND ICE CREAM CASTLES IN THE AIR, AND FEATHER CANYONS EVERYWHERE"?
A : I'VE LOOKED AT CLOUDS THAT WAY
(BOTH SIDES NOW - JONI MITCHELL)
Q : WHICH MUSICAL FEATURES THE TUNE 'THE BLACK HILLS OF DAKOTA'?
A : CALAMITY JANE
Q : LYRICS, NEXT LINE PLEASE: " IT'S JUST YOUR JIVE TALKIN'
YOU'RE TELLING ME LIES, YEAH. JIVE TALKIN' YOU WEAR A DISGUISE
JIVE TALKIN'"?
A : SO MISUNDERSTOOD, YEAH
Q : WHO DUETED ON 1983'S TONIGHT, I CELEBRATE MY LOVE FOR YOU?"
A : ROBERTA FLACK / PEABO BRYSON
Q : LYRICS, NEXT LINE PLEASE: " THE JEAN GENIE LIVES ON HIS BACK. THE JEAN GENIE LOVES CHIMNEY STACKS. HE'S OUTRAGEOUS, HE SCREAMS AND HE BAWLS"?
A : JEAN GENIE LET YOURSELF GO!
Q : DAVID BOWIE WROTE ' ALL THE YOUNG DUDES ' FOR WHICH ACT?
A : MOTT THE HOOPLE
Q : LYRICS, NEXT LINE PLEASE: " `CAUSE I LIVE AND BREATHE THIS PHILADELPHIA FREEDOM
FROM THE DAY THAT I WAS BORN I'VE WAVED THE FLAG. PHILADELPHIA FREEDOM TOOK ME KNEE-HIGH TO A MAN"?
A : YEAH GAVE ME PEACE OF MIND MY DADDY NEVER HAD

QUIZTIME 25
1 How many queens have ruled France?
2 In which country is Baden-Baden?
3 Where in your body is the tibia?
4 What was a doublet?
5 Which English king was nicknamed Rufus?
6 Which county gives its name to a horse known as a Punch?
7 During how many days was Jesus tempted while in the wilderness?
8 Obstetrics is the study of what?
9 Which bird gave Fleetwood Mac a No 1 instrumental?
10 In proverb speech is silver but what is golden?
11 Who became known as 'The King of the Wild Frontier"?
12 What is the heavy rain of summer called in Asia ?
13 What is alopecia?
14 Which London station would you arrive at if you travelled from Ipswich?
15 What fruit are you said to be if you are accompanying a courting couple?
16 Frederick the Great was king of which country?
17 Who had a hit with "Positively Fourth Street"?
18 Which city was built on seven hills?
19 What type of creature is a painted lady?
20 What is a lift for food in a restaurant known as?

Answers

1 None.
2 Germany
3 The shin.
4 A man's jacket.
5 William II.
6 Suffolk.
7 40.
8 Childbirth.
9 Albatross.
10 Silence.
11 Davy Crockett.
12 Monsoon.
13 Baldness.
14 liverpool Street.
15Gooseberry
16 Prussia.
17 Bob Dylan.
18 Rome.
19 Butterfly
20 A dumbwaiter.

1 Which Latin phrase means in good faith?
2 What does a misogynist hate?
3 Which American president had a wife known as Ladybird?
4 What name is given to animals that eat grass and plants?
5 What is Delft in Holland famous for?
6 In the Bible, which king had to decide which of two women was the
mother of a child?
7 Fletcher Christian led a mutiny on which ship?
8 Who wrote "Under Milk Wood"?
9 What is the capital of Hawaii?
10 What is the post code known as in America?
11 What is the coloured part of the eye called?
12 With what type of entertainment is Marcel Marceau associated?
13 Which city was linked with gangster Al Capone in the 1920s?
14 Who stirred with Celia Johnson in "Brief Encounter"?
15 In which British city is the station Temple Meads?
16 What is a stinkhorn?
17 What was the name of John the Baptists mother?
18 Which Tudor figure is the main character in "A Man For All Seasons"?
19 Which American president had the first names John Fitzgerald?
20 In which country is Havana?

Answers

1 Bona fide.
2 Women.
3 Lyndon johnson.
4 Herbivore.
5 Pottery.
6 Solomon.
7 HMS Bounty.
8 DylanThomas.
9 Honolulu.
10 Zipcode.
11 Iris.
12 Mime.
13 Chicago.
14 Trevor Howard.
15 Bristol.
16 Fungus.
17 Elizabeth.
18 Thomas More.
19 Kennedy
20 Cuba

1 Which Ancient British priests were associated with mistletoe?
2 What does a theodolite measure?
3 Which poisonous gas is given off from a car exhaust?
4 In Scotland, what are Eigg, Muck and Rhum?
5 What is ornithology?
6 Robert Menzies was prime minister of which country?
7 What is the currency of Poland?
8 Which radio show featured Jimmy Edwards and June Whitfield?
9 In maths, what is meant by three dots in a triangular formation?
10 Traditionally, what does a cooper make?
11 Which motorway goes from east to west across the Pennines?
12 What are workers and drones types of?
13 What is the middle name of Winston S. Churchill?
14 On what calendar date is Burns Night?
15 What is the home of a beaver called?
16 How many railway stations are there on a Monopoly board?
17 Which spaceman appeared on the front page of the original "Eagle"
comic?
18 What has the body of a lion and the head of a human?
19 Who invented the method by which the blind can read by touch?
20 Who sang the Bond theme "Goldfinger"?

Answers

1 Druids.
2 Angles.
3 Carbon monoxide.
4 Islands.
5 Study of birds.
6 Australia.
7 Zloty
8 Take It From Here.
9 Therefore.
10 Barrels.
11 M62.
12 Bees.
13 Spencer.
14 25th january
15 Lodge.
16 Four.
17 Dan Dare.
18 The Sphinx.
19 Louis Braille.
20 Shirley Bassey

1 What does a costermonger sell?
2 What did the Italian soldier Garibaldi give his name to?
3 Who wrote "Lorna Doone"?
4 Which sea is north of Turkey?
5 What colour are the flowers of St John's Wort?
6 Segovia is associated with which musical instrument?
7 Cold meat and cold potatoes can produce what dish?
8 Which king is supposed to have hidden in a tree after the Battle of
Worcester?
9 Which brothers flew the first manned, powered aeroplane?
10 The Heriot -Watt university is in which city?
11 What colour are gorse flowers?
12 In the 14th century, which two countries fought at Poitiers?
13 In music, a flat sign lowers a note but what sign raises a note?
14 What are the two main colours on the Vatican flag?
15 Chemically pure gold contains how many carats?
16 In chess, which piece always moves diagonally?
17 Are sea-urchins animal, vegetable or mineral?
18 Dexter and May have captained England in which sport?
19 Which artist painted "Sunflowers"?
20 In which county is Windsor Castle?

Answers

1 Fruit and vegetables.
2 A biscuit.
3 R. D. Blackmore.
4 Black Sea.
5 Yellow.
6 Guitar.
7 Bubble and squeak.
8 Charles II.
9 Wright Brothers.
10 Edinburgh.
11 Yellow.
12 England and France.
13 Sharp.
14 White and yellow.
15 24.
16 Bishop.
17 Animal.
18 Cricket.
19 Van Gogh.
20 Berkshire

1 What term is given to the distance from the centre of a circle to the outer
edge?
2 Which is the highest mountain in the Alps?
3 How many points are there on a snowflake?
4 Who wrote the story "The Invisible Man"?
5 On which island did King John set his seal to the Magna Carta?
6 How many degrees in a right angle?
7 Which Derbyshire town gives its name to a Tart?
8 Jonquil is a shade of which colour?
9 What is halitosis?
10 Who created the character Kiki the parrot?
11 Which sea does the River Rhone flow into?
12 In which card game can you stick and twist?
13 How is singer/songwriter John Henry Deutschendorf better known?
14 The Rio Grande separates which two countries?
15 In Latin, what does "Ave Marie" mean?
16 How many decades are there in two centuries?
17 How many stripes does a police sergeant have on his arm?
18 Which royal was quoted by the press as saying "Why don't you naff off"?
19 Which writer created Philip Marlowe, the private eye?
20 What is the name for the study of rocks and the earth's crust?

Answers

1 Radius.
2 Mont Blanc.
3 Six.
4 H. G. Wells.
5 Runnymede.
6 90 degrees.
7 Bakewell.
8 Yellow.
9 Bad breath.
10 Enid Blyton.
11 Mediterranean.
12 Pontoon.
13 John Denver.
14 Mexico and USA.
15 Hail, Mary
16 20.
17 Three.
18 Princess Anne.
19 Raymond Chandler.
20 Geology

QUIZTIME 26 SPORTS AND LIESURE

WHEN WAS THE FIRST FA CUP FINAL HELD IN,(A)1868, (B)1872 OR (C)1876?
1872
IN WHICH MONTH IS THE ASCOT RACE MEETING HELD?
JUNE
IN MOTOR RACING, WHAT IS THE COLOUR OF FLAG TO SIGNIFY 'DANGER, NO OVERTAKING', (A)RED, (B)BLUE, OR (C)YELLOW?
(C)YELLOW
WHAT IS THE NAME OF THE INTERNATIONAL BIENNIAL YACHTING EVENT COINCIDING WITH 'COWES WEEK'?
ADMIRAL'S CUP
HOW MANY PIECES DOES EACH PLAYER HAVE IN BACKGAMMON?
15
'BOSTON CRAB' IS A TERM USED IN WHICH SPORT?
WRESTLING
WHAT IS THE NAME OF CHICAGO'S AMERICAN FOOTBALL TEAM?
BEARS
HOW MANY PEGS OR MARBLES ARE THERE IN A SOLITAIRE BOARD GAME?
33
THE AUTHOR DICK FRANCIS WAS FORMERLY FAMOUS IN WHICH SPORT?
HORSE RACING
WHAT IS THE NAME OF FULHAM'S FOOTBALL GROUND?
CRAVEN COTTAGE
'LUTZ' IS THE TERM USED IN WHICH SPORT?
SKATING
'THE CURTIS CUP' IS AWARDED FOR WHICH SPORT?
GOLF
HOW MANY SQUARES ARE THERE ON A TRADITIONAL SNAKES AND LADDERS BOARD?
100
IN ICE HOCKEY, HOW MANY PLAYERS FROM EACH SIDE ARE ALLOWED ON THE ICE AT ANY ONE TIME?
6
IN ROWING, WHAT IS THE NAME OF THE OXFORD UNIVERSITY RESERVE TEAM?
ISIS
HOW MANY GOALS DID GEOFF HURST SCORE IN THE 1966 WORLD CUP FINAL?
3
IN WHICH OLYMPIC GAMES WERE WOMEN'S ATHLETIC EVENTS INCLUDED FOR THE FIRST TIME?
1928
'CANASTA' IS A CARD GAME. TRUE OR FALSE?
TRUE
WHO WAS THE MANAGER OF THE ENGLAND WORLD CUP WINNING TEAM IN 1966?
SIR ALF RAMSEY
WHICH LONDON CLUB PLAYS IN A RED AND BLUE STRIPED JERSEY? (FOOTBALL)
CRYSTAL PALACE

QUIZTIME 27

Q: WHAT WAS THE NAME OF THE DOG IN THE FAMOUS FIVE BOOKS?
A: TIMMY
Q: WHICH MURDERER LIVED AT 10, RILLINGTON PLACE?
A: JOHN CHRISTIE
Q: MYTHOLOGY, ON WHICH ISLAND DID THE MINOTAUR LIVE?
A: CRETE
Q: IN THE FILM 'WHO FRAMED ROGER RABBIT' WHAT WAS THE NAME OF ROGER'S WIFE?
A: JESSICA
Q: HOW LONG DID MARY POPPINS SAY SHE WOULD STAY WITH THE CHILDREN?
A: TILL THE WIND CHANGED
Q: WHO WROTE 'MOLL FLANDERS'?
A: DANIEL DEFOE
Q: IN WHICH COUNTRY IS MT POPOCATEPETL?
A: MEXICO
Q: HOW IS STALINGRAD NOW KNOWN?
A: VOLGOGRAD
Q: LJUBLJANA IS THE CAPITAL OF WHICH COUNTRY?
A: SLOVENIA
Q: WHICH ACTOR STARRED IN 'DOGDAY AFTERNOON' AND 'FRANKIE AND JOHNNIE'?
A: AL PACINO

Q: URIAH HEAP IS A CHARACTER IN WHICH DICKENS' NOVEL?
A: DAVID COPPERFIELD
Q: WHAT NATIONALITY WAS THE COMPOSER GUSTAV HOLST?
A: BRITISH
Q: GIRAFFE, BLISTER, STAG AND HERCULES ARE ALL TYPES OF WHAT?
A: BEETLES
Q: IN WHICH COUNTRY IS THE SIMPSON DESERT?
A: AUSTRALIA
Q: WHAT ARE ORIONIDS, LEONIDS AND PERSEIDS?
A: METEOR SHOWERS
Q: SPECTACLED, KODAK AND MALAYAN ARE ALL TYPES OF WHAT?
A: BEAR
Q: WHAT SORT OF CREATURE IS A FROGMOUTH?
A: A FISH
Q: WHO WROTE THE 3 MUSKETEERS ?
A: ALEXANDER DUMAS
Q: KISSING DISEASE IS THE COMMON NAME FOR WHICH ILLNESS?
A: GLANDULAR FEVER
Q: HOW DID MARY READ AND ANNE BONNY MAKE A LIVING IN THE 18TH CENTURY?
A: PIRATES

Q: HAITIAN DICTATOR PAPA DOC'S REAL NAME IS WHAT?
A: FRANCOIS DUVALIER
Q: WHAT IS THE CAPITAL OF SICILY?
A: PALERMO
Q: ACCORDING TO LEGEND WHO WAS STRUCK BLIND AFTER WATCHING LADY GODIVA?
A: PEEPING TOM
Q: GREEK MYTHOLOGY, WHICH CREATURE SPRANG FROM THE BLOOD OF MEDUSA WHEN SHE DIED?
A: PEGASUS
Q: WHO COMPOSED CARMINA BURANA?
A: CARL ORFF
Q: EXCLUDING THE UK, SUSSEX, MIDDLESEX AND CORNWALL ARE THE THREE COUNTIES OF WHICH ISLAND?
A: JAMAICA
Q: WHAT IS A GROUP OF CATS CALLED?
A: A CLOWDER
Q: NURSE, LEMON AND WHALE ARE ALL TYPES OF WHAT?
A: SHARK
Q: NAME THE 2 COUNTRIES WHO FOUGHT THE PASTRY WAR IN 1838?
A: MEXICO AND FRANCE
Q: WHAT IS A MALE KANGAROO CALLED?
A: A BOOMER

Q: GREEK MYTHOLOGY. WHO KILLED ACHILLES?
A: PARIS
Q: MEDIEVAL CASTLES HAD A BUTTERY, WHAT WAS THIS ROOM USED FOR?
A: TO KEEP WINE AND ALE
Q: WHAT IS THE SCIENTIFIC NAME FOR THE JAWBONE?
A: THE MANDIBLE
Q: WHO WROTE THE DARLING BUDS OF MAY?
A: H.E. BATES
Q: IF I GAVE YOU A SUDATORY WHAT WOULD YOU DO ?
A: SWEAT, IT'S A VAPOUR BATH
Q: HOW DID AL CAPONE DIE?
A: SYPHILLIS
Q: WHICH ILLNESS KILLED OLIVER CROMWELL?
A: MALARIA
Q: WHAT SORT OF CREATURE IS A BOOMSLANG?
A: SNAKE
Q: WHAT SORT OF ANIMAL HAS A FEMALE CALLED A FLYER ?
A: KANGAROO
Q: WHAT IS GENIOPHOBIA THE FEAR OF?
A: CHINS

Q: HIPPOPOTOMONSTROSESQUIPPEDALIOPHOBIA IS THE FEAR OF?
A: LONG WORDS
Q: WHAT TYPE OF CREATURE IS A WOBBEGONG?
A: SHARK
Q: WHAT IS A SITOOTERIE?
A: A GAZEBO OR SUMMERHOUSE.
Q: WHAT IS THE CAPITAL OF SRI LANKA?
A: COLOMBO
Q: WHERE DOES DESPERATE DAN LIVE?
A: CACTUSVILLE
Q: WHICH OLYMPIC SPORT NEEDS A PLANTING BOX?
A: POLE VAULT
Q: CLINT EASTWOOD PLAYED WHO IN RAWHIDE?
A: ROWDY YATES
Q: WHICH TRAIN HOLDS THE WORLD SPEED RECORD FOR A STEAM LOCOMOTIVE?
A: THE MALLARD
Q: WHAT TYPE OF FRUIT IS A LAXTON SUPERB?
A: APPLE
Q: IN WHICH COUNTRY IS THERE A NATIONAL HOLIDAY CALLED 'DAY OF THE DEAD'?
A: MEXICO


QUIZTIME 28

Q: WHAT IS A SHADUF (SHADOOF)?
A: A HAND OPERATED DEVICE FOR LIFTING WATER
Q: HOW IS THE DISEASE VARIOLA BETTER KNOWN?
A: SMALLPOX
Q: WITH WHICH FAMOUS BOOK WOULD YOU ASSOCIATE THE CHARACTERS OF MAGWITCH AND ESTELLA?
A: "GREAT EXPECTATIONS"
Q: WHO WROTE "MOBY DICK"?
A: HERMAN MELVILLE
Q: IN WHICH SHAKESPEARE PLAY DO THE CHARACTERS BEATRICE AND BENEDICK APPEAR?
A: "MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING"
Q: MONTSERRAT IS AN ISLAND IN WHICH WEST INDIAN GROUP?
A: THE LEEWARD ISLANDS
Q: IN A STANDARD PACK OF CARDS, WHY IS THE KING OF HEARTS SOMETIMES REFERRED TO AS THE SUICIDE KING?
A: HE HAS A SWORD THROUGH HIS HEAD
Q: THE ROCK GROUP "SATAN'S JESTERS" LATER FOUND FAME WITH WHICH NAME?
A: THE ROLLING STONES
Q: WHICH FRUIT IS ALSO KNOWN BY THE SCIENTIFIC NAME OF "MALUS PUMILA"?
A: THE APPLE
Q: WHICH JAMES BOND VILLAIN HAD HIS HEART ON THE RIGHT SIDE OF HIS BODY?
A: DR NO

Q: WHAT IS OMBROPHOBIA THE FEAR OF?
A: RAIN
Q: "CAMBRIDGE FAVOURITE", "ROYAL SOVEREIGN" AND "TALISMAN" ARE VARIETIES OF WHAT?
A: STRAWBERRIES
Q: IN WHICH EUROPEAN COUNTRY IS THE WORLDS LONGEST ROAD TUNNEL?
A: SWITZERLAND
Q: WHAT WAS THE TITLE OF BEETHOVEN'S ONLY OPERA?
A: "FIDELIO"
Q: WHAT IS A SUMO WRESTLING TOURAMENT CALLED?
A: A BASHO
Q: WHICH WAS THE FIRST FILM DIRECTED BY CLINT EASTWOOD?
A: PLAY MISTY FOR ME
Q: WHAT WAS HONG KONG PHOOEY'S CAT CALLED?
A: SPOT
Q: IN WHICH EUROPEAN COUNTRY IS THE PORT OF GALLIPOLI?
A: TURKEY
Q: WHAT METHOD OF TRANSPORT WAS INVENTED BY KARL D. SAUERBRONN?
A: THE BICYCLE (1816)
Q: IN WHICH SPORT ARE THERE DEFENSIVE POSITIONS CALLED PRIME, TIERCE AND OCTAVE?
A: FENCING

Q: WHAT IS A RASBORA?
A: FISH
Q: WHO ORIGINALLY CREATED THE CHARACTER OF "BATMAN"?
A: BOB KANE
Q: WHO WROTE "THE STAR SPANGLED BANNER"?
A: FRANCIS SCOTT KEY
Q: WHAT IS SEPPUKO?
A:HARI KARI, OR RITUAL SUICIDE
Q: WHO WAS THE AUTHOR OF THE IPCRESS FILE AND THE BILLION DOLLAR BRAIN?
A: LEN DEIGHTON
Q: WHAT IS THE SI UNIT FOR CAPACITANCE?
A: FARAD
Q: WHICH DRUG IS OBTAINED FROM THE CINCHONA TREE?
A: QUININE
Q:WHICH GAS IS USED IN A REFRIGERATOR ?
A: FREON
Q: WHAT IS THE SINGULAR OF THE WORD SCAMPI?
A: SCAMPO
Q: WHAT WAS ALFRED HITCHCOCK'S LAST FILM CALLED?
A: "THE FAMILY PLOT"

Q: JAKARTA IS THE CAPITAL OF WHICH COUNTRY?
A: INDONESIA
Q: WHAT IS AN ISHIHARA TEST USED FOR?
A: TO DETERMINE IF SOMEONE IS COLOUR BLIND
Q: WHAT WAS THE NAME OF WILLIAM THE CONQUEROR'S WIFE?
A: MATILDA
Q: WHAT WAS THE NAME OF SIR WALTER RALEIGH'S SHIP IN THE BATTLE OF THE ARMADA?
A: THE ARK
Q: WHAT IS THE SMALLEST COUNTRY IN CENTRAL AMERICA?
A: EL SAVADOR
Q: WHAT COUNTRY DID THE ROMANS CALL LUSITANIA?
A: PORTUGAL
Q: WHICH ENGLISH WRITERS FIRST NOVEL WAS CALLED "THE LIGHT THAT FAILED"?
A: RUDYARD KIPLING
Q: WHO WROTE "THE CATCHER IN THE RYE"?
A: J.D. SALINGER
Q: WHO WROTE "LORD OF THE FLIES"?
A: WILLIAM GOLDING
Q: WHO'S BODY WAS STOLEN FROM ITS GRAVE IN 1978?
A: CHARLIE CHAPLIN'S

Q:WHICH BIRD IS ON THE LOGO OF THE RSPB?
A: AN AVOCET
Q: WHAT IS THE ONLY DOMESTIC ANIMAL NOT MENTIONED IN THE BIBLE?
A: THE CAT
Q: WHAT IS A NECROGRAPHER?
A: AN OBITUARY WRITER
Q: WHAT IS A LEPRECHAUN'S PROFESSION?
A: A COBBLER (SHOEMAKER)
Q: WHAT WAS THE NAME OF THE DOG IN PETER PAN?
A: NANA
Q: WHO WAS THE FIRST ANIMAL FILM STAR?
A: RIN TIN TIN
Q: MYTHOLOGICAL CREATURE THE HARPY HAD THE HEAD OF WHAT?
A: AN OLD WOMAN
Q: WHERE IN YOUR BODY WOULD YOU FIND YOUR TALUS?
A: ANKLE
Q: WHAT ARE COMPLEX, VULGAR AND MIXED?
A: FRACTIONS
Q: BY WHAT OTHER NAME IS TUNGSTEN KNOWN?
A: WOLFRAM

QUIZTIME 29

Q: KERATITIS AFFECTS WHICH PART OF THE BODY?
A: THE EYES(INFLAMMATION OF CORNEA)
Q: AN ERG IS A UNIT OF WHAT?
A: ENERGY OR WORK
Q: WHAT CAN BE DIPOLE, LOOP AND HELICAL?
A: AERIALS
Q: IN WHICH COUNTRY IS THE TOWN OF BETHLEHEM?
A: JORDAN
Q: WHICH VEGETABLE IS IN THE DISH EGG FLORENTINE?
A: SPINACH
Q: WHICH DICKENS CHARACTER IS BORN, BROUGHT UP AND MARRIED IN THE PRISON HER
FATHER WAS CONFINED TO FOR DEBT?
A: LITTLE DORRIT
Q: ON WHAT WOULD YOU FIND A BED,PRESSER FOOT, HAND WHEEL?
A: SEWING MACHINE
Q: WHAT IS STORED IN A BINNACLE?
A: A COMPASS
Q: WHICH CITY WAS THE CAPITAL OF JAPAN BEFORE 1868
A: KYOTO
Q: WHICH FILM WAS BASED ON THE JOHN WYNDHAM BOOK 'THE MIDWICH CUCKOOS'?
A: VILLAGE OF THE DAMNED

Q: HOW MANY EYES DOES A BEE HAVE?
A: 5
Q: HOW WAS ETHIOPIA FORMERLY KNOWN?
A: ABYSSINIA
Q: WHICH SUBSTANCE CAUSES THE BLOOD TO CLOT?
A: FIBRIN
Q: IN WHICH CITY IS BIZET'S "CARMEN" SET?
A: SEVILLE
Q: BLONDIE'S "CALL ME" WAS ON THE SOUNDTRACK TO WHICH FILM?
A: AMERICAN GIGOLO
Q: WHAT IS THE NAME OF THE UNLEAVENED BREAD EATEN BY JEWS DURING PASSOVER?
A: MATZO
Q: WHO COMPOSED THE SOUNDTRACK FOR THE DISNEY FILM 'TARZAN'?
A: PHIL COLLINS
Q: WHICH IS THE LARGEST BRITISH WILD BIRD?
A: THE MUTE SWAN
Q: VALLETTA IS THE CAPITAL OF WHERE?
A: MALTA
Q: WHICH ALCOHOLIC DRINKS MAKE A 'RUSTY NAIL'?
A: WHISKY AND DRAMBUIE

Q: WHAT IS A TREBUCHET?
A: A GIANT CATAPULT
Q: WHICH POP GROUP WERE ORIGINALLY CALLED THE HOOTENANNY SINGERS?
A: ABBA
Q: OF WHAT IS SPHEKSOPHOBIA A FEAR OF?
A: WASPS
Q: BAGDHAD LIES ON THE BANKS OF WHICH RIVER?
A: TIGRIS
Q: KIGALI IS THE CAPITAL OF WHICH COUNTRY?
A: RWANDA
Q: WHICH IS THE PRINCIPAL TOWN OF GUERNSEY?
A: ST PETERPORT
Q: TO WHICH COUNTRY DO THE RABBIT ISLANDS BELONG?
A: TURKEY
Q:WHAT IS THE CAPITAL OF ESTONIA?
A: TALLINN
Q: WHAT IS MAJOLICA?
A: ENAMELLED POTTERY
Q: WHICH RELIGIOUS ORGANISATION WERE ORIGINALLY CALLED THE RUSSELLITES?
A: JEHOVA'S WITNESSES

Q: WHICH IS THE LARGEST ISLAND OF THE WEST INDIES?
A: CUBA
Q: WHAT NAME IS GIVEN TO THE KNIFE USED BY THE GHURKAS?
A: KUKRI
Q: WHO WAS THE HUSBAND OF HEBE?
A: HERCULES
Q: WHERE DO DOOZERS DO THEIR BUILDING?
A: FRAGGLE ROCK
Q: MAGELLAN, GALAPAGOS AND LITTLE BLUE ARE ALL TYPES OF WHAT?
A: PENGUIN
Q: WHICH VOLCANO DESTROYED POMPEII?
A: VESUVIUS
Q: WHAT IS THE CAPITAL OF URUGUAY?
A: MONTEVIDEO
Q:WHAT NAME IS GIVEN TO THE CULTIVATION OF PLANTS WITHOUT SOIL?
A: HYDROPONICS
Q: WHAT IS A NEMATODE?
A: A TYPE OF WORM
Q:WHAT IS MEASURED USING A PLUVIOMETER?
A: RAINFALL

Q: GREY,RED,RAT AND TREE ARE ALL TYPES OF WHICH CREATURE?
A: KANGAROO
Q: DIANA, SPIDER AND BROWN HOWLER ARE ALL TYPES OF WHICH CREATURE?
A: MONKEY
Q: WHAT IS IN THE MIDDLE OF ARGENTINA'S FLAG?
A: THE SUN
Q: WHOSE BOOKS INCLUDE "A STONE FOR DANNY FISHER" AND "SPELLBINDER"?
A: HAROLD ROBBINS
Q: WHO COMPOSED "APPALACHIAN SPRING?
A: COPLAND
Q: ON WHICH MEDITERRANEAN ISLAND DID THE MINOAN CIVILISATION EXIST?
A: CRETE
Q: IN 1917 THE USA BOUGHT THE VIRGIN ISLANDS FROM WHICH COUNTRY?
A: DENMARK
Q: WHO WAS THE AUTHOR OF "THE CLOCKWORK ORANGE"?
A: ANTHONY BURGESS
Q: IN THE FILM "TOMMY" WHO PLAYED THE ACID QUEEN?
A: TINA TURNER
Q: WHAT IS GHEE?
A: CLARIFIED BUTTER

QUIZTIME 30
1. Which car company produces a model called the 'Charade' ?

A. DAIHATSU.

2. Who succeeded Edward heath as 'Father of the House of Commons' after the 2001 General Election ?

A. TAM DALYELL.

3. Which fruit is used to make 'Calvados' brandy ?

A. APPLE.

4. Which famous explorer is associated with the boat 'Vittoria' ?

A. MAGELLAN.

5. Lake Como and the city of Milan are situated in which region of Italy ?

A. LOMBARDY.

6. During which conflict did 69 year old William Raynor become the oldest winner of the Victoria Cross ?

A. INDIAN MUTINY.

7. Which US Admiral was commander of the US Pacific fleet 1942-45 ?

A. CHESTER NIMITZ.

8. Which famous singer released an album, which was short-listed for a Mercury Prize, called 'Heathen' ?

A. DAVID BOWIE.



ROUND TWO - TEAM.

1. Which small lake lies between Grasmere and Windermere ?

A. RYDAL WATER.

2. Which airline, taken over by B.O.A.C. in 1939 was formed by the amalgamation of the airline 'Air Transport and Travel' and four smaller companies ?

A. IMPERIAL AIRWAYS.

3. 'The Honourable Mrs. Graham' is by which 18th century English portrait painter ?

A. THOMAS GAINSBOROUGH.

4. Of which bird did Wordsworth write "While I am lying on the grass, thy two-fold shout I hear" ?

A. CUCKOO.

5. Which European city is served by Deurne airport ?

A. ANTWERP.

6. Footballer Chris Lawler made his name with Liverpool but with which club did he finish his playing career ?

A. STOCKPORT COUNTY.

7. How is Mrs. Hanna Glawari described in the tilte of the operetta about her fictionalised life ?

A. 'THE MERRY WIDOW'.

8. Which Victorian scientist said "Man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life" ?

A. CHARLES DARWIN.



ROUND THREE - INDIVIDUAL.

1. In which sport was Scot Graeme Obree briefly world record holder in 1993, only to lose it to another Briton shortly afterwards ?

A. CYCLING.

2. In which city were French Kings crowned up till 1825 ?

A. RHEIMS.

3. What does the 'E' stand for in then acronym OECD ?

A. ECONOMIC.

4. In what year did the 'QEII' make her maiden voyage ?

A. 1969.

5. What is the main business of the internet sites 'qxl.com' and 'ebay.com' ?

A. ON-LINE AUCTIONS.

6. The cities of Seville and Cadiz are located in which region of Spain ?

A. ANDALUCIA.

7. In April 2001, who became the first "space tourist" ?

A. DENNIS TITO.

8. 'Mike Belker' and 'Frank Furillo' were characters in which US drama series ?

A. 'HILL STREET BLUES'.



ROUND FOUR - INDIVIDUAL.

1. Originally called the daily Universal Register, what is it called today ?

A. THE TIMES.

2. What is the principle interest of the internet site 'bol.com' ?

A. BOOK SELLING.

3. Ruth Winters is the President of which Trade Union ?

A. F.B.U. (Fire Brigades Union).

4. The fourmart, or foul-marten, is an old name for which creature ?

A. POLECAT.

5. Which English explorer set sail in 1576 with two ships, the 'Michael' and the 'Gabriel' searching for the North West Passage ?

A. MARTIN FROBISHER.

6. What name is given to the vertical bar dividing a window ?

A. A MULLION.

7. Which future Best Actor 'Oscar' winner made his film debut "Up The River" in 1930 ?

A. SPENCER TRACY.

8. Who in 1994 was the first Briton since Tommy Simpson to wear the yellow jersey in the Tour de France ?

A. CHRIS BOARDMAN.



ROUND FIVE - INDIVIDUAL.

1. By what name was King Edward VIII known to his family ?

A. DAVID.

2. What name is given to the central single wedge shaped block at the top of an arch ?

A. KEYSTONE.

3. 'Slivovitz' is a brandy made from which fruit ?

A. PLUM.

4. Which ship, the first ocean going vessel propelled by the turning of a screw was designed by Brunel and launched in 1843 ?

A. THE 'GREAT BRITAIN'.

5. Who became an international at 16 in 1956, won World Cup medals in 1958 and 1970, and scored his 1000th goal in first-class football in 1969 ?

A. PELE.

6. Which group had a massive world-wide hit with the album, 'Parachutes' ?

A. COLDPLAY.

7. Which magazine was formerly known as the 'London Charivari' ?

A. PUNCH.

8. Which product was advertised with the slogan "It's what your right arm's for" ?

A. BEER (Courage).



ROUND SIX - TEAM.

1. "The School For Lovers" is the subtitle of which of Mozart's operas ?

A. 'COSI FAN TUTI'.

2. Which bird did Wordsworth describe as "Ethereal minstrel, pilgrim of the sky" ?

A. SKYLARK.

3. Near which Cumbrian lake is Aira Force ?

A. ULLSWATER.

4. Footballer Alan Ball made his name with Everton but with which club did he play his last league game ?

A. BRISTOL ROVERS.

5. "Water Lilies" is by which 19th-20th. century 'French Impressionist' painter ?

A. CLAUDE MONET.

6. Which French writer said "Short as life is, we make it still shorter by the careless waste of time" ?

A. VICTOR HUGO.

7. Grantley Adams airport serves which West Indian island ?

A. BARBADOS.

8. Which American airline, formed in 1930 by the amalgamation of Western Air Express and Transcontinental Air Transport, had Howard Hughes as principal stockholder from 1939-1960 ?

A. TRANS WORLD AIRLINES (T.W.A.).



ROUND SEVEN - INDIVIDUAL.

1. What does the 'O' stand for in the acronym OPEC ?

A. ORGANISATION.

2. Who was Chancellor of the Exchequer from 1964 to 1967 ?

A. JAMES CALLAGHAN.

3. What is the SI unit of electric capacitance ?

A. FARAD.

4. By what name was King George VI known to his family ?

A. BERTIE.

5. Which product was advertised with the slogan "Good to the last drop" ?

A. COFFEE (Maxwell House).

6. 'Arnie Becker' and 'Douglas Brackman Jr.' were characters in which US drama series ?

A. L.A. LAW.

7. During the Second World War which General commanded the US forces in China and Burma ?

A. JOSEPH STILWELL.

8. What is the distinctive feature of birds of the class 'ratites' ?

A. FLIGHTLESS.



ROUND EIGHT - INDIVIDUAL.

1. Which car company produces a car called the 'Sonata' ?

A. HYUNDAI.

2. What is the SI unit of electric charge ?

A. COULOMB.

3. Which Russian, in 1982, became the second woman in space ?

A. SVETLANA SAVITSKAYA.

4. Who was the youngest winner of the Victoria Cross, prior to Jack Cornwall ?

A. GEORGE PEACHMENT (soldier aged 18, post. 25.09.1915).

5. "Ragtime" was which 'Oscar' winnin g actor's last film ?

A. JAMES CAGNEY.

6. In which French city was Joan of Arc burned at the stake ?

A. ROUEN.

7. Of which union is Mick Rix the General Secretary ?

A. A.S.L.E.F.

8. Who won the World Motor Racing Championship at the age of 46 in 1957 ?

A. FANGIO.



SPARE QUESTION

1. In cooking, the term 'Robert' denotes the use of what ?

A. MUSTARD.

2. Which element has the symbol Zn ?

A. ZINC.

3. Which architect designed the 'Bankside' and 'Battersea' power stations ?

A. SIR GILES GILBERT SCOTT.

4. Which author wrote the novels "Harry's Game" and "The Journeyman Tailor" ?

A. GERALD SEYMOUR.

5. Which group recorded the albums "Desperado", "One Of These Nights" and "The Long Run" ?

A. THE EAGLES.

QUIZTIME 31

1. Which are the only two chess pieces that can make the first move?
Pawns & Knights
2. In an orchestra, do Celloists sit left or right of the conductor?
Right
3. What was the first craft to land on Mars called?
Viking I
4. Which country did Hannibal attack via the Alps?
Italy
5. Four Points - One Point Each - Which four nations fought in the Crimean war?
Britain, France, Russia & Turkey
6. Circus performer, Jules Leotard is immortalized in which well known song?
That Daring Young Man On The Flying Trapeze
7. William Cody died in 1917. What is his more familiar name?
Buffalo Bill
8. Which singer songwriter's autobiography was entitled 'Laughter in The Rain'?
Neil Sedaka
9. Name the cartoon character, described as a 'Belgian boy scout' who first appeared in a newspaper in 1929?
Tintin (created by Herge)
10. The heroine of which opera had a bullfighter lover called Escamillo?
Carmen
11. What was the name of Sir Clive Sinclair's electric trike, launched in 1985?
The C5
12. In which country would you find the Kramat Tunggak, the world's largest red-light district?
Indonesia
13. American actor Ray Bolger was born in 1904. Which character did he play in the classic film 'The Wizard of Oz'?
The Scarecrow
14. Rachel Miner is the estranged wife of which young actor?
Macauley Culkin
15. Which Snooker player had the nickname of the Romford Robot?
Steve Davis
16. In which country are over a quarter of the male population Buddhist monks?
Tibet
17. For how many years are children's passports valid?
Five Years
18. Which American city has 8 of the world's 10 largest hotels?
Las Vegas
19. Rolf Harris was once Australian Junior Champion at which sport?
Swimming - Backstroke
20. Family Fortunes Question - Top answer required - Something that is Black & White?
Newspaper / Zebra Crossing / Barcode / Penguin / TV

21. Which Year - Fidel Castro declared himself a Marxist-Leninist who would lead Cuba to communism, Birth control pills became available on the NHS, The Elvis Presley album "Blue Hawaii" went to number one in the U.S and The Beach Boys played their first gig?
1961 - The Beatles were rejected for the first time by EMI Records, They later signed them!
22. What was the name of Inspector Clouseau' s unpredictable manservant in "The Pink Panther"?
Cato
23. Which famous building can be found at 350 Fifth Ave. New York?
Empire State Building
24. Which Scandinavian country has the longest north sea coast?
Norway
25. In which sport do sprinters go deliberately slow for most of the race?
Cycling
26. Roger Lloyd Pack played Trigger in "Only Fools and Horses" but in which comedy did he play Owen Newitt?
The Vicar of Dibley
27. How many spices and herbs go into Kentucky Fried Chicken, is it - 8, 11, or 15?
Eleven
28. Whose titles include Earl of Carrick, Baron Renfrew and Great Steward of Scotland?
Prince Charles / The Prince Of Wales
29. In "The Odyssey", into what did the witch Circe change the sailors?
Pigs
30. Which city in Siberia gives its name to a character in "The Wombles"?
Tomsk
31. Who was pictured on the reverse of the last English pound notes?
Sir Isaac Newton
32. Which was the first human organ to be successfully transplanted?
Kidney
33. From which country does the martial art Taekwondo originate?
Korea
34. What have Wayne from Wayne's world and Rodney from Only Fools and Horses got in common?
Both have a girlfriend / wife called Cassandra
35. In Captain Scarlet and the Mysterons, which planet do the Mysterons come from?
Mars
36. In which American state is Jack Daniel's distilled?
Tennessee
37. On which TV show did Les Dawson say, 'My prizes are so bad, some people leave them in the foyer"?
Blankety Blank
38. What does Grumpy reply in Snow White & the Seven Dwarves' when she (SW) says to him 'How do you do'?
How do you do what?
39. Six out of the seven goals scored by England at the 1986 World Cup finals were scored by Gary Lineker, Who scored the other one?
Peter Beardsley
40. Who won the World Proffesional snooker Championship's between 1957 - 1964?
No - one - it was not held!
TIE-BREAKER - How many 30 minute episodes of Tv's Spitting Image were made?
122
Spare - In golf a warning shout of 'fore' may be heard. In which sport might you hear a shout of 'timber'?
Archery (Toxophily)

QUIZTIME 32

A. Eric Burdon was the lead singer with which British group of the 1960's? ANIMALS

B. Sable is the heraldic name for which colour? BLACK

C. What is the main ingredient in piri piri sauce? CHILLI

D. Phobosis one of the two moons of Mars, what is the other? DEIMOS

E. Which mammal is the only one with four knees? ELEPHANT

F. Which device in a car drives the water pump and the alternator? FAN BELT

G. What colour does copper give to a firework? GREEN

H. Of what fish is rollmop an uncooked pickled fillet? HERRING

I. The orchestra has a variety of them? INSTRUMENTS

J. In which film did Roy Scheider play a character called Martin Brody? JAWS

K. What are the young of Squirrels called? KITTENS

L. What is a missive? LETTER

M. Which animal depicts the Indian god Hanuman? MONKEY

N. Nereid and Triton are satellites of which planet? NEPTUNE

O. What is the main ingredient of Tapanade? OLIVES

P. Which herb is used to make Gremolata garnish? PARSLEY

Q. Its also a duvet? QUILT

R. Who was the sun god of ancient Egypt? RA

S. In cookery what is forcemeat used for? STUFFING

T. What spice adds a yellow colour to curries? TUMERIC

U. Living in a city or town? URBAN

V. Where would you find the Swiss Guard? VATICAN CITY

w. Which highly-infectious disease is caused by Bordetella pertussis? WHOOPING COUGH

X. Copying machine? XEROX

Y. A tropical plant? YUKKA

Z. A fertilzed egg cell? ZYGOTE

QUIZTIME 33

ROUND ONE - INDIVIDUAL.

1. Which large work of art has 'Aesop's Fables', round its border ?

A. BAYEUX TAPESTRY.

2. In the USA during World War I, any reference to things German was considered to be unpatriotic; in order to avoid this problem which common foodstuff was called a 'Salisbury Steak' ?

A. HAMBURGER.

3. How many wooden objects are normally in full view on a cricket field, during play ?

A. TWELVE (six stumps, four bails, two bats).

4. Complete the name of the pop group, 'Harold Melvin and the ...' ?

A. BLUE NOTES.

5. What would a 'Wainwright' have made ?

A. WAGONS.

6. Who is Chairman of Aston Villa Football Club ?

A. DOUG ELLIS.

7. Who is Managing Director of Birmingham City Football Club ?

A. KAREN BRADY.

8. Name either of the writers of the tv series 'Yes, Minister' ?

A. (Anthony) JAY and (Jonathan) LYNN.



ROUND TWO - TEAM.

1. Which independent family company is Britain's oldest brewer, having been brewing on the site in Faversham since 1698 ?

A. SHEPHERD NEAME.

2. What is the poisonous acid found in Rhubarb leaves ?

A. OXALIC ACID.

3. "All Time High", by Rita Coolidge was the theme tune to which 'Bond' movie ?

A. 'OCTOPUSSY'.

4. In 2001, what was the subject of the 'Phillips Report' ?

A. B.S.E. (Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy or 'Mad Cow's Disease')

5. What is the unit of Imperial measure equal to 1/10 of a Nautical Mile ?

A. CABLE.

6. In which European capital city would you find St. George's castle and The Tower of Belem ?

A. LISBON.

7. Which operatic heroine leaps to her death, after seeing her lover executed by firing squad ?

A. 'TOSCA'.

8. Which is the most northerly of the UK's racecourses ?

A. PERTH.



ROUND THREE - INDIVIDUAL.

1. Which saint was the mother of the 'Virgin Mary' ?

A. ST. ANNE.

2. A figure in a bowler hat whose face is obscured by an apple, is the principal subject of the painting 'Le Grande Guerre', who painted it ?

A. RENE MAGRITTE.

3. Name either of the writers of the tv series 'The Good Life' ?

A. (John) ESMONDE and (Bob) LARBEY.

4. In the Bible, who was the father of the disciples James and John ?

A. ZEBEDEE.

5. What is the name of the fibrous protein present in the outer layer of the skin and in hair and nails ?

A. KERATIN.

6. The 'Balboa' is the currency of which country ?

A. PANAMA.

7. Which American company produces, 'Old Number Seven Whiskey' ?

A. JACK DANIELS.

8. By what name was the American World War II aircraft, the B 17, better known ?

A. FLYING FORTRESS.



ROUND FOUR - INDIVIDUAL.

1. In fiction, who was ther arch-enemy of 'Dan dare' ?

A. THE MEKON.

2. Which one of 'Old Possum's Practical Cats' shares its name with a pop group ?

A. MUNGO JERRY.

3. An English philosopher (1561-1626) and an English painter born in 1909, both had the same name. What was it ? ( Fore and surname required.)

A. FRANCIS BACON.

4. Who in Greek myth, is depicted with winged sandals ?

A. HERMES.

5. The American World War II fighter plane, the P51, was more usually known as what ?

A. MUSTANG.

6. The playwright who wrote "Tis Pity She's A Whore" in 1633 and the director of the film 'Stagecoach' in 1939 had the same name, What was it ? (Fore and Surname required).

A. JOHN FORD.

7. What name was coined by American 'fast food' chefs to describe cooked potato chopped into small pieces, formed into small cakes, and then deep fried ?

A. HASH BROWNS.

8. How does Tracy Emin make her living ?

A. SHE'S AN ARTIST.



ROUND FIVE - INDIVIDUAL.

1. Which creature is used by the Bacardi company, as its symbol ?

A. BAT.

2. What is the highest commissioned rank in the Royal Air Force ?

A. MARSHAL OF THE R.A.F.

3. What is the highest commissioned rank in the Royal Navy ?

A. ADMIRAL OF THE FLEET.

4. What stretch of water separates South Yemen and Somalia ?

A. GULF OF ADEN.

5. There's a thirteenth wooden object in full view on the cricket field when Kent play at their St. Lawrence ground in Canterbury. What is it ?

A. A TREE (in the field of play).

6. Who composed the musical shows 'Swingtime' and 'Showboat' ?

A. JEROME KERN.

7. Who in fiction, was the arch-enemy of 'Flash Gordon' ?

A. MING THE MERCILESS.

8. In 'Private Eye', what is the column that deals with the press and related matters called ?

A. STREET OF SHAME.



ROUND SIX - TEAM.

1. 'Where Are You ?', by Shirley Bassey was the theme tune to which 'Bond' film ?

A. 'MOONRAKER'.

2. What is the most south-westerly of the UK racecourses ?

A. NEWTON ABBOT.

3. Which operatic heroine decides to share her lovers fate, being buried alive ?

A. AIDA.

4. In which European city would you find the Romanesque 10th century Church of St. George and the Cathedral of St. Vitus ?

A. PRAGUE.

5. Which company, based at Westgate Brewery, Burt St. Edmonds, produces Abbot Ale ?

A. GREENE KING.

6. In 2001, what was the subject of the 'Redfern Report' ?

A. ALDER HEY ORGAN RETENTION SCANDAL.

7. How many miles are there in a 'League' ?

A. THREE.

8. The excess of which acid in the body, causes 'Gout' ?

A. URIC ACID.



ROUND SEVEN - INDIVIDUAL.

1. What is the name of the stretch of water separating Mexico and Cuba ?

A. THE YUCATAN CHANNEL.

2. Which country's currency is the 'Bira' ?

A. ETHIOPIA.

3. In 'Private Eye', what is the column that deals with Local Government and related matters ?

A. ROTTEN BOROUGHS

4. Complete the name of the pop group, 'Kid Creole and the ...', what ?

A. COCONUTS.

5. Who directed the 1996 film, 'Evita' ?

A. ALLAN PARKER.

6. Who in Greek myth, is depicted with a thunderbolt ?

A. ZEUS.

7. 'Trappist' monks, belong to which order ?

A. CISTERCIANS.

8. 'Capuchin' monks, belong to which order ?

A. FRANCISCANS.



ROUND EIGHT - INDIVIDUAL.

1. What traditionally, would a 'Cordwainer' make ?

A. SHOES.

2. Berries from which shrub are used to flavour gin ?

A. JUNIPER.

3. What is the flavour of the liqueur 'Creme de Cassis' ?

A. BLACKCURRANT.

4. How does Darcy Bussell make her living ?

A. SHE'S A BALLET DANCER.

5. Who composed the musical shows, 'Kiss Me Kate' and 'Can Can' ?

A. COLE PORTER.

6. Who directed the film, 'The English Patient' ?

A. ANTHONY MINGELLA.

7. What is the name of the tube connecting the Middle Ear with the Pharynx ?

A. THE EUSTACHIAN TUBE.

8. Which one of 'Old Possum's Practical Cats' is named after a book in the Bible ?

A. OLD DEUTERONOMY.



TIE-BREAK ONE: TEAM ROUND. (only to be used if match tied after Round Eight)

1. Who became Prime Minister following the assassination of Spencer Percival in 1812 ?

A. (Robert banks Jenkinson) 2nd. EARL OF LIVERPOOL.

2. From which Shakespeare play does the following line come, "Farewell forever the tranquil mind" ?

A. OTHELLO.

3. From which Shakespeare play does the following line come, "Nothing in his life became him like the leaving of it" ?

A. MACBETH.

4. Name the Mexican actress who lived from 1905-83, who appeared in many silent films but her best role was in the 1960 Elvis Presley film 'Flaming Star' ?

A. DOLORES DEL RIO.

5. Of which English county is Leith Hill the highest point ?

A. SURREY.

6. Who became US President following the assassination of William McKinley in 1901 ?

A. THEODORE ROOSEVELT.

7. Born in 1914, she was brought to Hollywood after appearing in Austro-German films, she is famous for her 10 minute nude appearance in the 1933 film 'Ecstacy', name her ?

A. HEDY LAMARR.

8. Of which English county is Dunkery Beacon the highest point ?

A. SOMERSET.



TIE-BREAK TWO: TEAM ROUND (only to be used in the event of a Tie after completion of the above round)

1. Which is the only work by Dukas, most people have ever heard of ?

A. 'THE SORCERER'S APPRENTICE'.

2. What was the former name of Harare before Zimbabwe gained independence

A. SALISBURY.

3. What was the former name of KInshasa before Zaire gained independence ?

A. LEOPOLDVILLE.

4. Later, the Speaker of the 'Commons, who was Foreign Secretary at the time of the 'Suez Crisis'

A. SELWYN LLOYD.

5. Name the first major battle of the American Civil War, fought approximately 30 miles from Washington ? The 'Confederates' won it.

A. BULL RUN (accept Battle of Manassas).

6. Which is the only work by Leoncavallo, most people have ever heard of ?

A. I PAGLIACCI.

7. Later having Washington International airport named after him, who was US Secretary of State at the time of the 'Suez Crisis' ?

A. JOHN FOSTER DULLES.

8. In 1861, just prior to the American Civil War, to which General did President Lincoln offer the post of Commander-in-Chief of the Union Army ? Hardly surprisingly, he refused it.

A. ROBERT E. LEE.



SPARE QUESTION

1. Yosemite National Park lies within which US state ?

A. CALIFORNIA.

2. 'Scrivener's Palsy', is more commonly called what ?

A. 'WRITER'S CRAMP'.

3. How old was Elvis Presley, when he died ?

A. 42.

4. Which 'politically incorrect' event returned to tv screens in 1998 after a ten year absence ?

A. MISS WORLD.

5. During which war was the 'Battle of Oudenaarde' fought ?

A. WAR OF SPANISH SUCCESSION (1708).


QUIZTIME 34

1. Which UK pop group had a hit in 1982 with "Come On Eileen"?
Dexy's Midnight Runners
2. Marco Polo is most associated with the exploration of which continent?
Asia
3. Which letter is worth 8 points in Scrabble?
J
4. Which colour is next in this sporting sequence White, Green, Purple, Brown?
Black (karate belts)
5. What would you commonly call Nymphae if you had them floating on your pond?
Water lillies
6. Where in your body would you find bronchioles and alveoli?
In the lungs
7. The characters Lister and Rimmer appeared in which TV sitcom?
Red Dwarf
8. What is the colour of the precious stone citrine?
Yellow
9. What city is home to the Metropolitan Opera Company?
New York
10. Which actor played Officer Roger Murtaugh in the Lethal Weapon movie series?
Danny Glover
11. Which European capital has a Franklin D Roosevelt underground station?
Paris
12. In which Stephen King novel do hedges carved into shapes of animals come to life and chase the hero?
The Shining
13. What do bruxomaniacs grind together?
Their teeth
14. On which Greek island is Heraklion the largest town?
Crete
15. What is the art of cutting fancy shapes out of shrubs and hedges called?
Topiary
16. Which words gave Ali Baba access to the cave of the 40 thieves?
'Open Sesame'
17. If you are baking rye bread, what seed is used for the customary and traditional flavoring?
Caraway
18. Which game is played on a board marked with 24 triangular points?
Backgammon
19. In what year was the Channel Tunnel completed?
1994
20. Which Year - Film composer Henry Mancini received a gold disc for the soundtrack to the movie "The Pink Panther", Britain's new tallest building, the Post Office Tower in London, opened, The evil Red Baron made his first appearance in the "Peanuts" comic strip, The song "Yesterday" by the Beatles went gold in the U.S. but was never released as a single in Britain and British and French forces started to land in Egypt during fighting between Egyptian and Israeli forces around the Suez Canal?
1965 - Capital punishment was abolished in Britain

21. Quiztime Survey Question - Top Answers Required - Name an animal that has no legs?
Fish / Snake / Worm / Seal / Slug
22. Which planet in our solar system is sometimes referred to as 'The Evening Star'?
Venus
23. Hungary, Poland and the Czech Republic were admitted to which organisation in 1997?
NATO
24. What was Patrick Swayze's characters name in Dirty Dancing?
Johnny Castle
25. Which commonly-eaten fruit grows pointing upwards?
The banana
26. Who sang 'Desperado' and 'One of These Night's'?
The Eagles
27. Which German city was the birthplace of the composers Mendlessohn and Brahms?
Hamburg
28. Sound reflections that reach the ears more than 50 milliseconds after the original sound are called what?
Echoes
29. Which American state has the blossom of the saguaro cactus as its official flower?
Arizona
30. Who said 'I've got a rumbely in my tumbely'?
Winnie the Pooh
31. The Thomas Cup is an international team event in which sport?
Badminton
32. Which animal appears on the national flag of Sri Lanka?
Lion
33. Which West African country was formerly known as the Gold Coast?
Ghana
34. What cartoon character is actually a Geococcyx Californianus?
Roadrunner
35. The 19th century landscape architect Andrew Downing is principally remembered for having designed the grounds of which major state institution?
The White House
36. What is the name of a type of animal that feeds only on plants?
Herbivore
37. Which organisation, founded in 1946 by two Oxford barristers, has a name that is Latin for "Table" ?
MENSA
38. Where was the singer Gloria Estefan born?
Cuba
39. What compound gives the carrot its colour?
Carotene
40. Which country singer said: "Do I lift weights? Of course I do - every time I get up"!?
Dolly Parton

Tiebreaker - How many times per second does a mosquito flap its wings?
587

QUIZTIME 35

Which term describes a means of modifying a painting by applying a thin opaque coat of paint, to give a softer or duller effect, or to similarly modify a drawing with light pencilling etc.?
Scumble

Acquired by the Tate in 1979, who in 1937 painted Metamorphosis of Narcissus?
Salvador Dali

Who was Dr. Zhivago’s mistress?
Lara

What is the colour of Noddy’s hat?
Blue

What animal is the subject of the painting ‘Monarch Of The Glen’?
Stag

A self-portrait painting was recently sold in the US for $70 million. Who was the artist?
Vincent Van Gogh

The Watchtower is a magazine associated with which religious group?
Jehovas Witnesses

Timmy George Dick Anne and Julian appear in what books?
Famous five

In which season did the Queen of Hearts bake her tarts?
Summer

What is the name of the Shrew in Shakespeare’s Taming Of The Shrew?
Katherine

The Big Issue is the magazine for which group of people?
The Homeless

What is the fear of crowds specifically called?
Ochlaphobia

What does an Oeniphile love?
Wines

Siderodromophobia is the fear of what type of transport?
Railways

This Allan became notable for his short tales of the macabre and mysterious?
Edgar Allan Poe

Which novelist wrote Billy Liar?
Keith Waterhouse

Which inventor artist and engineer designed underwater ships, aircraft and a diving suit before the inventions were made to work?
Leonardo Da Vinci

When The Daily Herald disappeared in 1960 which daily newspaper replaced it?
The Sun

Which publication founded in 1868 consists wholly of adverts?
Exchange and Mart

What acronym is used for people who don’t want things near where they live?
NIMBY

QUIZTIME 36

1. The Bank of England was founded by act of parliament in which century?
(17th - 1694)
2. In which English county are the highest cliffs?
(Devon)
3. Who am I - This famous singer was born in 1932 and early in his show-business career, He performed as a jazz guitarist. His mother was captured and imprisoned By the Gestapo, In 1963 he married an Olympic skiing champion after a romance with Bridget Bardot fizzled out, At the age of 68 he took the male lead in the West End stage production of Chicago, In the year 2000 he was impersonated on the TV show 'Stars in their Eyes' By David Ginola?
(Sacha Distel)
4. In 'Stingray' which evil sea lord was Troy's arch enemy?
(Titan)
5. How many different flavours are there in a packet of Fruit Gums?
(Five)
6. 'Light Sussex', 'Dark Cornish' and 'Dorking' are all breeds of which farmyard creature?
(Chicken)
7. If an American is eating 'English Muffins' what do we call them?
(Crumpets)
8. What kind of animal is a peccary?
(Pig)
9. What is the most radiation senstive part of your body?
(Blood)
10. 'Not Worth Fire Engine' is an Anagram of which 1974 Blockbuster Movie?
(The Towering Inferno)
11. Nancy Cartwright is the voice of which famous cartoon character?
(Bart Simpson)
12. Which former Formula I world champion has also played golf in the Australian Open?
(Nigel Mansel)
13. In a standard pack of playing cards what do the Queens hold in their hands?
(Flowers)
14. Which cricket county has a running fox in its emblem?
(Leicestershire)
15. How many lines are there on a wide-screen TV set?
(625 -same as any other!)
16. In which sport is a piece of wood exactly 17ft long used?
(Tossing the Caber)
17. In Monopoly, what other two streets form a set with Trafalgar Square?
(Fleet Street & Strand)
18. How many triple word squares are there on a Scrabble board?
(Eight)
19. According to a sex survey, Which is the household appliance most commonly misused by men?
(Vacuum cleaners)
20. Quiztime Survey Question - Top Answer required - Something, besides food that you might find in a picnic basket?
(Napkins / Plates / Cutlery / Cups / Ants)

21. Multiply the number of legs a flea has by the number of feet in a fathom, divide by the number of strings on a violin and add how many stars there are on the American flag?
(59 - 6 x 6 = 36 / 4 = 9 + 50 = 59)
22. "NALOPKT" is an abbreviation used in text messages. What does it mean ?
("Not a lot of people know that")
23. Which Briton is an Admiral in the Navy, a Field Marshal in the Army and Marshal of the RAF?
(Prince Philip)
24. Which horror story character was the result of the author's nightmare after eating crabs?
(Dracula)
25. Where are you - You're in an English town, which has a van named after it, and where Glenn Miller played his last concert?
(Bedford)
26. Which TV show featured the serial 'Pigs in space'?
(The Muppet Show)
27. Which famous sportsman's father took part in the 1967 Eurovision Song Contest?
(Barry McGuigan)
28. How many helicopter's landed during the opening credits of M.A.S.H.?
(Two)
29. What does the word DONGLE mean - is it a) An Australian slang term for a horse's erection, b) The up-movement in Bungee Jumping, c) a device for protecting computer programs from being copied or d) A breed of dog from India, resembling a Greyhound?
(c - a device for protecting computer programs from being copied)
30. Apart from a lion which other creature appears on the British royal coat of arms?
(Unicorn)
31. Which Premiership football club's motto when translated means Strength in Battle?
(Manchester City)
32. Which fictional borough is sun hill set in?
(Canley)
33. Jonnie, Gaz, Donna, & Janet appear in which TV sitcom?
(Two pints of lager & a packet of crisps)
34. The tail hairs from which mammal are used to make so-called sable artist's brushes?
(Squirrel)
35. What's the name for pop music derived from traditional Punjabi music, and popular amongst Indian teenagers in England?
(Bhangra)
36. Where in the world would you find Queen Maud Land, Marie Byrd Land, Enderby Land and the American Highlands?
(Antarctica)
37. One Point each - What did the 6 members of the Village People represent?
(Cowboy, Construction worker, Red Indian, Hell's Angel, Policeman and Soldier)
38. True or False - Bronwyn Eagles are a Welsh ice hockey team?
(False - she's an Australian high jumper)
39. Where in England was the world's first Iron bridge built?
(Ironbridge!)
40. Who sang the theme tune to the first James Bond film, Dr No?
(Nobody - it was an instrumental!)

Tie-Breaker - How many words did Arnold Schwazenegger have in 'Terminator'?
(65)

QUIZTIME 37

A. It's the 49th state of America? ALASKA

B. The name of the Famous Fish Market in London? BILLINGSGATE

C. What do Americans call Reindeer? CARABOU

D. The Faero Islands belong to this country? DENMARK

E. What's the active volcano on Sicily? ETNA

F. A person who makes arrows? FLETCHER

G. 25 Cromwell St was an infamous address here? GLOUCESTER

H. Which country do "Magyars come from? HUNGARY

I. This place had the Roman name Hibernia ? IRELAND

J. In Genesis the 12 tribes of Israel are said to come from who’s 12 sons? JACOBS

K. The capital of Afghanistan? KABUL

L. This Scottish explorer discovered the Zambesi river and Victoria Falls? LIVINGSTONE

M. What was Yankee Doodles horse called? MACARONI

N. What the Japanese call Japan? NIPPON

O. In which month is Halloween? OCTOBER

P. This is the name of the temple on the Acropolis? PARTHENON

Q. An outdoor game where the aim is to encircle a peg in the ground with an Iron ring? QUOITS

R. He composed the William Tell overture ? ROSSINI

S. The TV family the Simpsons live here? SPRINGFIELD

T. What Group of Islands are known as the Friendly Islands? TONGA

U. This group backed the singer Gary Puckett? UNION GAP

V. It's the capital of Malta? VALLETTA

W. It's the Capital City of New Zealand? WELLINGTON

X. Has the atomic number 54? XENON

Y. The wood which longbows were traditionally made OF? YEW

Z. Tanzania is a country formed from 2 countries. Tanganyika was 1 what was the other? ZANZIBAR

QUIZTIME 38

ROUND ONE - INDIVIDUAL.

1. The 'African White', the 'Javan' and the 'Sumatran', are amongst five existing species of which animal ?

A. RHINOCEROS.

2. How did the 'Bakerloo' underground line get its name ?

A. IT RUNS FROM BAKER STREET TO WATERLOO.

3. In which decade of the 20th. century was the first 'Filofax' sold ?

A. 1920's (1921).

4. What was the name of 'Bill Sykes' ' dog in "Oliver Twist" ?

A. 'BULLSYE'.

5. In which building does the French Senate meet ?

A. PALAIS DU LUXEMBOURG.

6. What is the name of the stretch of water separating Mexico and Cuba ?

A. THE YUCATAN CHANNEL.

7. What stretch of water separates south Yemen and Somalia ?

A. GULF OF ADEN.

8. Two sons of King William I became kings of England, William II was one, who was the other ?

A. HENRY I.



ROUND TWO - TEAM.

1. Oscar niemeyer is most closely associated with the design of which capital city ?

A. BRASILIA.

2. Who painted, 'The Death Of Sardanapalus' in 1827 ?

A. DELACROIX.

3. Where in the human body can you find the 'Cacaneus' ?

A. HEEL.

4. Which American artist was shot and wounded by Valerie Solanas in 1968 ?

A. ANDY WARHOL.

5. Which dessert is made of seasonal soft fruit in a bread mould ?

A. SUMMER PUDDING.

6. Who was the Egyptian god of the dead ?

A. ANUBIS (accept Anpu).

7. Which group had hit albums, 'OK Computer' and 'The Bends' ?

A. RADIOHEAD.

8. What was predicted by astronomer Percival Lowell in 1915, and found in 1930 ?

A. PLUTO.



ROUND THREE - INDIVIDUAL.

1. Who wrote the thriller, 'The Guns Of Navarone' ?

A. ALISTAIR MACLEAN.

2. Which animal has varieties called, 'Cornish Rex', rag Doll' and 'Scottish Fold' ?

A. DOMESTIC CAT.

3. Which king was deposed by Henry Bolingbroke (Henry IV) in 1399 ?

A. RICHARD II.

4. Who wrote the thriller, 'The Eagle Has Landed' ?

A. JACK HIGGINS.

5. What is the unit of Imperial measure equal to 1/10 of a nautical mile ?

A. CABLE.

6. Which composer's Waltz in D Flat, No 1, is known as "The Minute Waltz" ?

A. CHOPIN.

7. Which musical features the song, 'Lonesome Polecat' ?

A. SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS.

8. Which surname connects the 36th. President of the USA, and a famous 'lexicographer' ?

A. JOHNSON (Lyndon B. & Dr. Samuel).



ROUND FOUR - INDIVIDUAL.

1. Which explorer named the Pacific Ocean ?

A. FERDINAND MAGELLAN.

2. In which city would you find the very tall fre-standing structure, the 'C.N. Tower' ?

A. TORONTO, Canada.

3. Which plant is the result of a union between the Cowslip and the Primrose ?

A. POLYANTHUS.

4. Which Labour MP faked suicide by a supposed drowning in 1974 ?

A. JOHN STONEHOUSE.

5. Which surname connects the hero of the book 'Longitude' with two American Presidents ?

A. HARRISON (English clockmaker John 1693-1776, US Presidents - William Henry 1773-1841 & Benjamin 1833-1901).

6. Which shrub is also called 'The Butterfly Bush' ?

A. BUDDELIA.

7. London underground was the world's first under-ground railway, what line was opened first in 1863 ?

A. METROPOLITAN.

8. What is the modern name for the chemical element known in ancient times as 'Brimstone' ?

A. SULPHUR.



ROUND FIVE - INDIVIDUAL.

1. Which musical features the song, 'Getting To Know You' ?

A. THE KING AND I.

2. In the English Football League, who was the first player to earn £100.00 per week ?

A. JOHNNY HAYNES.

3. Who were the first club to win an FA Cup Final at Wembley ?

A. BOLTON WANDERERS.

4. In 'Eastenders'. what was the name of 'Robbie Jackson's' dog ?

A. WELLARD.

5. In which 20th. century decade was the first 'Anglepoise' lamp sold ?

A. 1930's (1933).

6. Which is the deepest lake in the Lake District ?

A. WASTWATER.

7. After which explorer is America named ?

A. AMERIGO VESPUCCI.

8. Which former US President died in 1972 ?

A. HARRY S. TRUMAN.



ROUND SIX - TEAM.

1. Where in the human body can you find the 'Choroid' ?

A. EYE.

2. Which of the Sun's planets is nearest in size to the Earth ?

A. VENUS.

3. Which artist designed the controversial cover for the Rolling Stones' "Sticky Fingers" album in 1971 ?

A. ANDY WARHOL.

4. In Egyptian mythology, which goddess was the mother of 'Horus' ?

A. ISIS (accept Asat).

5. Which capital city was designed and built by Edward Lutyens and Herbert Baker ?

A. NEW DELHI.

6. Who murdered playwright Joe Orton in 1967 ?

A. KENNETH HALLIWELL.

7. Which dessert made with egg, breadcrumbs, fruit or jam etc., is topped with meringue ?

A. QUEEN OF PUDDINGS.

8. The death of which Shakespeare character was painted by Millais in 1852 ?

A. OPHELIA.



ROUND SEVEN - INDIVIDUAL.

1. In 'Coronation Street', what was the name of 'Tyrone Dobbs' ' dog ?

A. MONICA.

2. Who composed, 'The Thieving Magpie' ?

A. ROSSINI.

3. Which former US President died in 1964 ?

A. HERBERT HOOVER.

4. What was the name of 'Dorothy's' dog in "The Wizard Of Oz" ?

A. TOTO.

5. In which year was the Battle of the Alamo ?

A. 1836.

6. Which Labour MP tried to ban 'Page Three girls' in 1992 ?

A. CLARE SHORT.

7. To what is 'Bibliophobia', an aversion ?

A. BOOKS.

8. Which English word comes from the Greek for 'empty tomb' ?

A. CENOTAPH.



ROUND EIGHT - INDIVIDUAL.

1. What is the official residence of the French Prime Minister ?

A. HOTEL MATIGNON.

2. What do American golfers call a 'hole-in-one' ?

A. ACE.

3. In golf, the Americans call it a 'double-eagle', what do we call it ?

A. AN ALBATROSS.

4. Which element has the lowest boiling point ?

A. HELIUM.

5. In which county would you find Kielder Water ?

A. NORTHUMBERLAND.

6. In which year was the Battle of Corunna ?

A. 1809.

7. how many miles are there in a 'League' ?

A. THREE.

8. What is the name of the great Moorish palace that stands on a rocky hill in Granada, Spain ?

A. ALHAMBRA.



SPARE QUESTION

1. In which card game are the terms 'Picque', 'Repicque' and 'Capot' used ?

A. PIQUET.

2. Which German city stands at the confluence of the Elbe and Alster rivers ?

A. HAMBURG.

3. Whose death was lamented in the song 'American Pie' ?

A. BUDDY HOLLY.

4. The Kremlin in Moscow is the seat of government in Russia, what does the Russian word "kremlin" mean ?

A. CITADEL or FORT.

5. In motoring, what do the nitials M.G. stand for ?

A. MORRIS GARAGES.

QUIZTIME 39 GAMES

Which four chess pieces start on the four corners?
Rooks or castles.

In Monopoly, how much is won for second prize in a beauty contest?
£10.

How do players advance around the board in a game of Snakes and Ladders?
On the roll of a dice.

A backgammon board is marked out in saw-tooth 'points' in two colours. How many points?
24.

By what name is 'Lexico' universally known today?
Scrabble.

In which game do you have to deduce who committed a murder?
Cluedo.

Flower Garden, Spite and Malice, and Napoleon at St Helena are all what?
Games of patience.

How many draughts pieces are on one row at the beginning of a game?
Four.

Which is the lowest card used in bezique?
Seven.

How many double dominoes are there in a standard set?
Seven.

How many points are scored at cribbage for making '15'?
Two.

In mah jong, what combination of tiles is called a 'kong'?
A set of four identical tiles.

Which chess piece can never be captured?
The king.

Which is the lowest-ranked suit at bridge?
Clubs.

In which card game would you 'meld'?
Canasta.

Which is the only pub on a British Monopoly board?
Angel at Islington.

On a dartboard what number comes between the 13 and 10?
Six.

What game has a name that means 'I play' in Latin?
Ludo.

In what game should you not knock down the skittles?
Bar Billards.

What hand is five cards of the same suit in poker?
A flush.

Which game has a board, cards and wedges?
Trivial Pursuit.

What is a whist competition or tournament called?
Whist drive.

Which British game is known as checkers in the USA?
Draughts.

On a Monopoly board, what colour is Trafalgar Square?
Red.

How many cards are needed for a game of canasta?
108 (2 packs).

How many cards do you deal to each player in rummy?
Seven.

QUIZTIME 40 FISHES

What is the principal food of the sperm whale?
Squid.

Which continent is the home of the electric eel?
South America.

Which fish can be horse, Spanish and king?
Mackerel.

What is the young of an eel called?
An elver.

Which popular tropical aquarium fish would light up your tank?
A neon.

Which is the largest of the ray family?
The manta ray.

Name the young salmon that has been to sea only once?
The grilse.

What name is given to the ornamental form of the common carp?
Koi.

What name is given to a pilchard less than one year old?
Sardine.

What is a female trout called?
Hen.

What kind of fish is a black-tipped whaler?
A shark.

Which fish makes spectacular leaps to return to its birthplace?
The salmon.

Which small fish hangs upright in the water, holding on to seaweed stems with its tail?
The sea horse.

What colour are salmon eggs?
Orange.

What is the name of the paralytic agent found in Puffer Fish?
Tetrodotoxin.

Where does a fish have its dorsal fin?
On its back.

Fish get oxygen from the water by breathing through what?
Their gills.

True or false, the tuna fish has to keep swimming otherwise it suffocates?
True.

The dab, plaice and Dover sole are examples of what type of fish?
Flatfish.

True or false, an electric eel can produce 550 volts?
True.

Which fish has the scientific name 'Anguilla anguilla'?
The eel.

What does the basking shark, the second largest fish in the world, feed on?
Plankton.

Which fish, thought to be extinct for 70 million years, was recognized by scientists in 1938?
The coelacanth

Where do demersal fish live?
At the bottom of the sea.

Which speckled freshwater fish belongs to the salmon family?
The trout.

QUIZTIME 41 LAWS SILLY

Q : IN ARKANSAS A MAN CAN ONLY DO WHAT LEGALLY ONCE A MONTH?
A : BEAT HIS WIFE
Q : AT THE ALAMO ITS ILLEGAL TO DROP WHAT NUT SHELLS ON THE GROUND?
A : PECAN
Q : IN BROOKINGS SOUTH DAKOTA ITS ILLEGAL FOR A CAT TO LIVE WHERE?
A : IN A DOGS HOUSE IF DOGS THERE
Q : JONES CHAPEL ALABAMA ILLEGAL FOR A GUY TAKE A GAL WHERE TILL 4TH DATE?
A : HORSEBACK RIDING
Q : IN OKALAHOMA CITY ITS ILLEGAL FOR A PRISONER TO WEAR WHAT?
A : PINK BIKINI UNDERWEAR
Q : IN BRISTOL RHODE ISLAND ITS ILLEGAL TO SMOKE DURING WHAT EVENT?
A : PUBLIC HANGING IN THE TOWN SQUARE
Q : IN KANSAS CITY ITS ILLEGAL TO DO WHAT WITH MORE THAN 12 POTATOES?
A : JUGGLE WITH THEM
Q : IN BEXLEY OHIO ITS ILLEGAL TO PUT WHAT IN AN OUTHOUSE?
A : SLOT MACHINES
Q : SILVERWOOD MICHIGAN ITS ILLEGAL TO KILL WHAT USING YOUR HANDS?
A : A BEAR TO IMPRESS A GIRL
Q : BUCKROE BEACH VIRGINIA ILLEGAL PUT WHAT IN SOMEONE'S SWIMSUIT?
A : A DEAD FISH

Q : LANG KANSAS ILLEGAL RIDE A DONKEY IN PUBLIC UNLESS IT HAS WHAT?
A : A STRAW HAT ON
Q : IN HAIFA ISRAEL ITS ILLEGAL TO TAKE WHAT TO THE BEACH?
A : A BEAR
Q : IN ITALY A MAN CAN BE ARRESTED IF FOUND WEARING WHAT?
A : A SKIRT
Q : IN CALIFORNIA YOU CAN'T LEGALLY BUY A MOUSETRAP WITHOUT WHAT?
A : HUNTING LICENCE
Q : IDAHO FALLS IDAHO ITS ILLEGAL FOR OVER 88 YEAR OLDS TO DO WHAT?
A : RIDE A MOTORCYCLE
Q : WINSTON-SALEM N CAROLINA ITS ILLEGAL UNDER 7 YEAR OLDS DO WHAT?
A : GO TO COLLEGE
Q : IN MASSACHUSETTS ITS ILLEGAL TO PUT WHAT IN CLAM CHOWDER?
A : TOMATOES
Q : IN URBANA ILLINOIS ITS ILLEGAL FOR WHO/WHAT TO ENTER THE CITY LIMITS?
A : A MONSTER
Q : ELKHART, INDIANA IT'S ILLEGAL FOR BARBER TO THREATEN TO DO WHAT?
A : CUT OFF YOUNGSTERS EARS
Q : IN ALBANY NEW YORK WHAT'S IT ILLEGAL TO DO IN THE STREETS?
A : PLAY GOLF

Q : BLUE EARTH MINNESOTA ILLEGAL UNDER 12S DO WHAT WITHOUT PARENT?
A : TALK ON TELEPHONE
Q : IN TAMPA BAY FLORIDA ITS ILLEGAL FOR WHO/WHAT TO LEAVE SHIPS?
A : RATS
Q : IN VIRGINIA ITS AGAINST THE LAW FOR PEOPLE TO BRIBE EXCEPT WHO?
A : POLITICAL CANDIDATES
Q : IN NEW JERSEY WHAT CAN'T BE SOLD ON A SUNDAY?
A : CABBAGE
Q : IN GEORGIA ITS ILLEGAL FOR A BARBER TO DO WHAT?
A : ADVERTISE PRICES
Q : IN NORTH CAROLINA ITS AGAINST THE LAW FOR WHO / WHAT TO FIGHT?
A : CATS AND DOGS
Q : IN PHOENIX ARIZONA YOU CANT WALK THROUGH A HOTEL WEARING WHAT?
A : SPURS
Q : BY LAW IN WASHINGTON STATE A CONCEALED WEAPON MUST BE WHAT?
A : UNDER 6 FOOT LONG BIGGER IS ILLEGAL
Q : IN MISSOURI A MAN MUST HAVE A PERMIT TO DO WHAT?
A : SHAVE
Q : IN TENNESSEE IT IS ILLEGAL TO SELL WHAT ON A SUNDAY?
A : BOLOGNA

Q : IN TEXAS IT'S ILLEGAL FOR WHAT PROFESSION TO BE COMMUNISTS?
A : PHARMACISTS
Q : IT'S ILLEGAL IN USA FOR ANY CITIZENS TO HAVE CONTACT WITH WHO?
A : EXTRATERRESTRIALS OR THEIR VEHICLES
Q : IN KANSAS ITS ILLEGAL TO EAT WHAT ON SUNDAY?
A : SNAKES
Q : IN MADAGASCAR ITS ILLEGAL FOR PREGNANT WOMEN TO DO WHAT?
A : WEAR HATS OR EAT EELS
Q : IN FLORIDA IT'S ILLEGAL TO MOLEST WHAT?
A : A TRASH CAN
Q : BY LAW EVERY SWISS CITIZEN MUST HAVE ACCESS TO WHAT?
A : PERSONAL BOMB SHELTER
Q : IN DENVER COLORADO IT IS ILLEGAL TO MISTREAT WHO / WHAT?
A : RATS
Q : IN LITTLE ROCK ARKANSAS MEN/WOMEN CAN GET 30 DAYS JAIL FOR WHAT?
A : PUBLIC FLIRTING
Q : IN BRAINARD MINNESOTA EVERY MAN MUST DO WHAT BY LAW?
A : GROW A BEARD
Q : IN PORTACELLO IDAHO CONCEALED WEAPONS ARE ILLEGAL UNLESS WHAT?
A : THEY ARE OPENLY DISPLAYED

Q : IN CONNECTICUT IT IS SPECIFICALLY ILLEGAL TO DISPOSE OF WHAT?
A : USED RAZOR BLADES
Q : IN GUERNEE ILLINOIS WOMEN OVER 200LB ARE BANNED FROM WHAT?
A : RIDING HORSES WEARING SHORTS
Q : IN NORTH CAROLINA IT'S ILLEGAL FOR WHAT TO RACE DOWN THE STREET?
A : RABBITS
Q : IN LEBANON VIRGINIA ITS ILLEGAL TO DO WHAT TO YOUR WIFE?
A : KICK HER OUT OF BED
Q : IN 1919 IN THE USA YOU COULD BE JAILED FOR DOING WHAT IN PUBLIC?
A : SNEEZING
Q : IN VANCOUVER A CITY LAW SAYS ALL CARS MUST CARRY WHAT?
A : AN ANCHOR AS AN EMERGENCY BRAKE
Q : IN HUSTON ITS ILLEGAL TO SELL WHAT ON SUNDAY?
A : LIMBURGER CHEESE
Q : SAN FRANCISCO BY LAW YOU CAN'T CLEAN YOUR CAR WITH WHAT?
A : USED UNDERWARE
Q : IN LA BY LAW YOU CAN'T HUNT WHAT AT NIGHT IN STREETLIGHT?
A : MOTHS
Q : IN WEST VIRGINIA ITS ILLEGAL TO COOK WHAT - BECAUSE OF SMELL?
A : CABBAGE - CAN GO TO PRISON FOR IT

QUIZTIME 42 WESTERN

1) Which western writers' most famous novel is Riders of the Purple Sage? Zane Grey

2) In which US State is Dodge City? Kansas

3) Which event on 26 October 1881 saw the deaths of Billy Clanton and Frank and Tom McLaury? Gunfight at the O.K. Corral

4) Which American frontiersman had a US State capital named in his honour? Kit Carson (Carson City - Nevada)

5) A legendary figure of the American west and famous for his gambling, who served alongside Wyatt Earp before finally ending up as a columnist for a New York newspaper? Bat Masterson

6) Which group reached number 6 in the UK singles chart in 1978 with Wild West Hero? Electric Light Orchestra

7) Which 1985 film directed by Clint Eastwood concerns a small mining town terrorized by a local gangster until salvation arrives in the form of a gun-toting preacher? Pale Rider

8) Which composer is most famous for his film scores of the Sergio Leone spaghetti westerns A Fistful of Dollars, For a Few Dollars More and The Good The Bad and the Ugly? Ennio Morricone

9) Which 1952 film directed by Fred Zinneman is famously set in real time? High Noon

10) Which battle of 1836 saw the death of Davy Crockett? Battle of the Alamo

11) How are Robert Leroy Parker and Harry Longabaugh better known? Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

12) For his part in which film did John Wayne win his only 'Best Actor' Oscar? True Grit

13) Doc Holliday wasn't actually a doctor by trade - what was his profession? Dentistry

14) What was the name of Hopalong Cassidy's horse? Topper

15) Who played Billy the Kid in the films Young Guns and Young Guns 2? Emilio Estevez

16) Which 1962 classic film was directed by John Ford, Henry Hathaway, Richard Thorpe and George Marshall? How the West Was Won

17) In which musical do the songs There's No Business Like Show Business and Anything You Can Do feature? Annie Get Your Gun

18) Which television series concerned the adventures of Ben Cartwright and his sons? Bonanza

19) Which famous outlaw was shot dead by Bob Ford in 1882? Jesse James

20) Romantically linked with Calamity Jane, who was shot dead by Jack McCall whilst playing cards in 1876? Wild Bill Hickok

QUIZTIME 43 RIVERS

1) Which US Rock singer had a hit album with The River? Bruce Springsteen

2)Which politician delivered the famous 'Rivers of Blood' speech in 1968 when talking about Commonwealth immigration into Britain? Enoch Powell
3)Which song written by Henry Mancini featured in the 1961 film Breakfast At Tiffany's? Moon River

4)The Waikato is the longest river in which Commonwealth country? New Zealand

5) Who reached number two in the UK Singles Chart in 2003 with Cry Me A River? Justin Timberlake

6)Who was Joan Rivers talking about when she said 'Is she fat? Her favourite food is seconds? Elizabeth Taylor

7)Who directed the Oscar winning 2003 film Mystic River? Clint Eastwood

8) Sharing its name with a colour, what is the principle river of Northern Vietnam? Red

9)Which famous British actor won his only Academy Award for his portrayal of Colonel Nicholson in the 1957 film The Bridge on the River Kwai? Alec Guinness

10)Which 1992 film about fly-fishing starred Craig Sheffer and Brad Pitt? A River Runs Through It

11)Which battle, the first major naval one of World War II, took place on December 13 1939 in the South Atlantic? River Plate

12)Which large animal's name means River Horse in Greek? Hippopotamus

13)Who wrote the book River God? Wilbur Smith

14)What is the study of lakes and rivers called? Limnology

15)Which is the longest river on the Isle of Man? Sulby

16)Which Kenneth Graham creation said that "there's nothing quite like messing about with boats on a river"? Ratty in Wind In the Willows

17)Which Premiership team play at the Riverside Stadium? Middlesbrough

18)Who played young Indy in the 1989 film Indiana Jones and The Last Crusade? River Phoenix

19)Rivers Cuomo is the lead singer of which band? Weezer

20)It is also a girls name, which river flows along the border between Devon and Cornwall? Tamar

QUIZTIME 44 POPES

1) Who is the only pope to have abdicated? Celestine V

2) Who was pope during World War Two? Pius XII

3) What title did the only British pope Nicholas Breakspear take on becoming pope?Adrian IV

4) Which pope was tried and executed after death? Formosus

5) What name was given to the papacy split in 1378? The Great Schism

6) Before John Paul II, who was the last non Italian Pope? Adrian VI (Dutch)

7) Who attempted to assassinate John Paul II on May 13 1981? Mehmet Ali Agca

8) Of where was John Paul II Archbishop before becoming Pope? Krakow

9) Meaning to the city and the world, what name is given to the Special Blessing? Urbi et Orbi

10) What name is given to the papal throne? Sedes Gestatoria

11) What is indicated when white smoke comes from Vatican chimney? A new pope has been selected

12) What name is given to a meeting held to elect a new pope? Conclave

13) When he took office 1032, how old was the youngest pope Benedict IX? 12

14) At 32 years, which pope has had the longest reign? Pius IX

15) According to medieval legend, who was the female pope who reigned from 855 to 858? Pope Joan

16) What is the name of the pope's personal army? Swiss Guard

17) Which pope is best known for starting the 1st Crusade? Urban II

18) Which pope excommunicated King John in 1209? Innocent III

19) Pedro Giuliano became John XXI in 1276 hence becoming the only pope of which nationality? Portuguese

20) Which pope name is the most common; there have been 16 of them? Gregory

QUIZTIME 45 KINGS

1)Who was the first English King to sign his name? Richard II

2)What was the Go West hit single in 1990 with King in the title? The King of Wishful Thinking

3)Which former US President was a once a model and had the real name Leslie King? Gerald Ford

4)Hakuna Matata comes from which Disney film and Musical? The Lion King

5) Which one of the Monty Python team directed the 1991 film The Fisher King? Terry Gilliam

6)Who wrote the novel King Solomon's Mines? Henry Rider Haggard

7)Who hit 86 runs from just 66 balls for the West Indies to help them defeat England in the 1979 Cricket World Cup Final? Collis King

8) Who was the last British King to lead his troops into battle? George II (Detingen 1743)

9)Based on a Kipling story, which 1975 film starred Sean Connery, Michael Caine and Christopher Plummer? The Man Who Would Be King

10)Who reached number one in the 1955 singles charts with King of the Road? Roger Miller

11)Standing on the Great Ouse river in which English county is Kings Lynn? Norfolk
12)Simeon II was the last King of which country? Bulgaria

13)Which Band Leader famous for his song Minnie The Moocher was nicknamed the King of Hi-De-Ho? Cab Calloway

14)Which Gilbert and Sullivan Operetta is subtitled the King of Barataria ? The Gondoliers

15)Where was Cymbeline King of in the Shakespeare play? Britain

16)What name is shared by a top Darts professional and the Governor of the Bank of England? Mervyn King

17)Who wrote the play, The Madness of King George III? Alan Bennett

18)What sport do the Los Angeles Kings play? Ice Hockey

19)Which unlikely player timed at ten seconds has scored the fastest goal in the Premiership? Ledley King (Tottenham Hotspur)

20)Who was the last British King to be succeeded by his daughter? George VI

QUIZTIME 46 COMPUTER GAMES

1) Alexey Pajitnov created one of the most popular computer games of all time, what was its name? Tetris

2) Mascot of Nintendo for nearly two decades, name this barrel jumping plumber? Mario

3) Blinky, Pinky, Inky and Clyde are the nicknames of four classic computer game characters, in which game did they appear? Pacman

4) The first commercially successful computer game was an adaptation of table tennis, what was its name? Pong

5) Which cult football game, designed by Jon "Jops" Hare and Chris Yates, was released across many gaming platforms in 1992? Sensible Soccer

6) Who is the lead character in the recent Half Life games? Gordon Freeman

7) Which game was a pioneer for 'Bullet time' and BAFTA winner for 'best game' in 2001? Max Payne

8) Which arcade classic allowed up to four players to join battle as the Elf, Valkyrie, Wizard or Warrior? Gauntlet

9) Jet-Set Willy is the sequel to which game written by Matthew Smith in the early 1980's? Manic Miner

10) Which game released on the Super Nintendo allowed you to race as characters including Yoshi, Bowser, Toad or Koopa Troopa? Super Mario Kart

11) In which game must you defeat a mutant named Goro before reaching the boss Shang Tsung? Mortal Kombat

12) Billy and Jimmy Lee (AKA Hammer and Spike), must defeat the savage street gang known as the Black Warriors to rescue Billy's girlfriend, Marian. Which game does this describe? Double Dragon

13) In the platform game Bubble Bobble, what were the names of the two lead characters? Bub and Bob

14) Originating on the X-box, which game would see you flying onboard the 'Pillar of Autumn' and fighting against the 'Covenant'? Halo

15) Who was the 'boss' character in the original Street fighter game, whom also appeared in the sequel. Sagat

16) An arcade racing game released in 1989 allowed up to 3 human drivers to race trucks against the ever-present 'Ivan Stewart', what was its name? Ivan "Ironman" Stewart's Super Off-Road Racer

17) Which Swedish computer game developer created the ground breaking multiplayer shooter, Battlefield 1942? DICE (Digital Illusions)

18) The popular BBC commander simulator 'Time Commanders' uses the game engine of a recent PC release, what is its name? Rome - Total War

19) In 2003 the developers of 'The Simpsons Road Rage' were taken to court because of the games uncanny resemblance to which other title? Crazy Taxi

20) Which sleazy computer game character appeared in 'The land of the lounge Lizards'? Leisure Suit Larry

QUIZTIME 47 CASTLES

1) The oldest inhabited one in Britain, in which Gloucestershire castle was Edward II murdered? Berkeley

2) Which was the first stone-built British castle? Chepstow (Gwent)

3) At which castle does the Lord Warden of the Cinque Ports reside? Walmer

4) At which castle is the Clive of India Museum? Powys

5) Which is the largest castle in Scotland? Doune

6) Which King was born in Fotheringhay Castle in 1452? Richard III

7) In which castle was Henry VII born? Pembroke

8) He was executed in 1618, who once owned Shelborne castle? Sir Walter Raleigh

9) Mary I was proclaimed Queen whilst staying at which castle? Framlingham

10) Which castle is known as the 'Key of England'? Dover

11) Which Cornish castle is linked with Arthurian legend? Tintagel

12) In which county are Tamworth and Tutbury castles? Staffordshire

13) In which county are Allington, Lympne and West Malling castles? Kent

14) In which castle was Edward II born? Caernarfon

15) Where was Mary Queen of Scots imprisoned when she first entered England? Carlisle (not Fotheringhay Castle, where she was executed)

16) The most northerly castle in Britain, Muness, is situated on which group of islands? Shetlands

17) Located in Wales, which is the largest castle site in Britain? Castell Dinas

18) Which castle has the tallest Norman Keep in England? Rochester

19) Which is the only castle in England with a five sided keep? Mitford Castle

20) Which was the first of the Edwardian castles to be built in Wales? Flint

QUIZTIME 48

1 Who held the office of Speaker of the House of Commons immediately before Bernard Weatherill?
George Thomas
2 Which new country was formed in 1971 at the end of a nine month civil war between East and West Pakistan?
Bangladesh
3 Who defeated Aneurin Bevan in 1955 to succeed Clement Attlee as leader of the Labour Party?
Hugh Gaitskill
4 In 1847, Henri Sanson, a French public executioner, was sacked for pawning what to pay off his debts? Was it his axe, his sword or his guillotine?
His guillotine
5 In Greek mythology, Daedalus designed and built which structure for King Minos of Crete?
The labyrinth
6 How many victories did Lester Piggott achieve in English Classic races? Was it 26, 28 or 30?
30
7 Born in India in 1913, the actress Vivien Mary Hartley achieved success using what stage name?
Vivien Leigh
8 The Chancellor of the Exchequer traditionally ends his Budget speech with which seven words? I commend this budget to the House
9 In 1987, the prostitute Monica Coughlan was in the news after it was alleged that she had received money from which politician?
Jeffrey Archer
10 In newspaper car sales advertisements, the letters ESR are frequently used to indicate that a vehicle has what?
An electric sun roof
11 How many squares are there around the edge of a Monopoly board? Are there 36, 40 or 44?
40
12 What word can describe a device for transporting a sick person and a horizontal bar that joins the legs of furniture?
Stretcher
13 Which opera singer did Prince Charles invite to sing at his first wedding in 1981? Kiri Te Kanawa
14 According to legend, who bathed himself in the River Pactolus to rid himself of a dangerous gift and so became the source of the alluvial gold found there?
King Midas
15 OXFAM was founded in Oxford in 1942 to raise money to help feed the children of which country?
Greece
16 Inspired by a North American wild horse, what was the nickname of the World War II P-51 fighter plane?
Mustang
17 Who was the only man in the 20th century to become president of the USA without ever being elected to the office?
Gerald Ford
18 Usually known as the World Bank, the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development is based in which American city?
Washington DC
19 In English law, the term 'time immemorial' refers to the year 1189 AD which was the first year in the reign of which British monarch?
Richard I
20 Originally created to treat angina by the pharmaceutical company Pfizer, which 'wonder' drug was launched onto the US market in April 1998 after users reported a beneficial side effect?
Viagra
21 Founded in 1951 as a travel business, Saga now provides a range of services for people who have reached what age?
50
22 Created by Heinz Guderian, what name was given to the German mechanised units in World War II?
Panzer
23 In 1992, trams made a return to the streets of which city with the opening of the first phase of the Metrolink scheme?
Manchester
24 Once found throughout the Sahara but now threatened with extinction, what kind of animal is an addax?
An antelope
25 Which Italian film director came to prominence with a series of spaghetti westerns
made in the 1960s?
Sergio Leone
26 With a population of around 180,000, what is the second largest city in the Republic of Ireland?
Cork
27 Inappropriately called 'The Balance', which mixed drink was first mentioned in print in 1806 and defined as 'a stimulating liquor, composed of spirits of any kind'?
The cocktail
28 Often used as the name of Indian restaurants, which emperor ruled India from 1556 to 1605?
Akbar
29 In 1996, Madeleine Albright became the first woman to hold which top government post in the United States?
Secretary of state
30 According to the title of a Hollywood film, how many days elapsed between Anne Boleyn becoming queen and being executed by Henry VIII? 1,000 ( Anne of the Thousand Days)
31 The Tower of Babel, a monument intended to reach heaven, was built by descendants of which biblical figure?
Noah
32 Saddam Hussein and General Noriega were both customers of which bank that famously collapsed in 1991? BCCI (Bank of Credit and Commerce International)
33 Which politician did Michael foot once describe as a 'Semi-house-trained polecat'? Norman Tebbit
34 In the game of bingo, which number is sometimes described as 'that famous street in Manhattan'?
42
35 Prior to 1961, the island of Barbados was a colony of which European country? Great Britain
36 The full-length portrait of Jonathan Buttall painted by Thomas Gainsborough is known by what name?
The Blue Boy
37 Advection, radiation, coastal and hill are the four main types of what kind of hazard? Fog
38 In which seaside resort can visitors travel by cable car to visit St. Tudno's church on top of the Great Orme?
Llandudno
39 Joseph Heller's novel Catch-22 was based on his combat experiences in which war? World War II
40 Derived from a Japanese word meaning 'great prince', what word can describe a person who is influential in the business world?
Tycoon

QUIZTIME 48
1 At the 1997 General Election, who was the Conservative Foreign Secretary who lost his seat?
Malcolm Rifkind
2 Which two words having the same spelling but pronounced differently mean 'to be constantly ill' and 'having no legal force'?
Invalid
3 What sport was P. G. Wodehouse describing when he said 'The peace beyond understanding which comes only to the man who has given up ……. what'?
Golf
4 Josip Broz controlled his country for 35 years but is better known by what other name?
Tito (Yugoslavia)
5 The former actress and now MP Glenda Jackson once worked as a shop assistant in Birkenhead. Did she work for Woolworth's, Debenhams or Boots?
Boots
6 Which famous person began life with the name Schicklegruber but was widely known by another name when he took his own life in 1945?
Adolf Hitler
7 The island of Sark in the Channel Islands has a policy of no motorised transport but makes an exception for what?
Tractors
8 What nickname did archaeologists give to the remains of an Iron Age man discovered in 1984 in a Cheshire peat bog?
Pete Marsh
9 Which former England cricket captain stood for parliament as a Tory candidate in 1964 but was defeated by James Callaghan?
Ted Dexter
10 The song Who Wants To Be A Millionaire featured in which 1956 film musical? High Society
11 In the mythology of which people does the Rainbow Snake confine Bunyip to a waterhole?
Australian Aborigines
12 When the Maze Prison in Northern Ireland opened in 1971 it was known by what other name?
Long Kesh
13 The English-born Australian soldier Harry Harbord Morant is better known by what nickname?
Breaker
14 Which one time acrobat, starred in the 1957 film Gunfight at the O.K. Corral and the 1960 film Elmer Gantry?
Burt Lancaster
15 Evacuated in 1961 when threatened by a volcanic eruption, the island of Tristan da Cunha is in which ocean?
The Atlantic Ocean
16 Believed to have originated in India, the game of Shogi is a Japanese form of which other game?
Chess
17 Which English king was the last to have the title Emperor of India? Was it Edward VII, George V or George VI?
George VI
18 The newspapers Scotland on Sunday and The Scotsman are both printed in which city?
Edinburgh
19 Princess Daisy, Mistral's Daughter and Scruples are novels published by which American author?
Judith Krantz
20 First recorded at Newcastle-upon-Tyne in 1926, the highly contagious condition called Newcastle disease affects which animals?
Birds
21 Reportedly perfected after 39 failures, which product is now widely used to displace water?
WD 40 (Water Displacer)
22 Which writer died in exile in Paris in 1900 having adopted the name Sebastian Melmoth?
Oscar Wilde
23 An attempt was made on the life of which American president as he left the Washington Hotel on March 30th 1981?
Ronald Reagan
24 What colour medal did triple jumper Jonathan Edwards win at the 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games?
Silver
25 On 1st May 1999, which mountaineer's body was found on the North Face of Everest 75 years after going missing?
Gregory Mallory
26 Native to Central and South America, what is the world's largest living rodent? The capybara
27 In which London thoroughfare was the bankruptcy court once located, its name being still used today to describe a person who is destitute?
Carey Street
28 In which century did William Caxton publish the first book printed in English? 15th century
29 Which retailer founded a chain of shops from his home city, Nottingham and became the 1st Baron of Trent?
Jesse Boot
30 Gypsies were originally thought to have come from Egypt but are now believed to have originated in which other country?
India
31 Completed in 1803, which of Beethoven's symphonies did he originally dedicate to Napoleon?
Eroica (3rd)
32 What do the letters DC stand for in the names of aircraft such as the DC-10? Douglas Commercial
33 In 1995, 168 people died when the Alfred P. Murrah government building was bombed in which US city?
Oklahoma (Timothy McVeigh)
34 According to the 19th century writer Thomas Appleton, 'Good Americans, when they die, go ……. where'?
To Paris
35 Which actress was married to Mickey Rooney then to Artie Shaw and finally to Frank Sinatra?
Ava Gardner
36 Created by Mary Tourtel, which cartoon-strip character first appeared in the Daily Express on November 20th 1920?
Rupert the Bear
37 Aldhous Huxley's novel Brave New World was set in the year 632 AF. What do the letters AF represent?
After Ford
38 Which French term meaning 'flight in the wind' describes a small round puff pastry case with a savoury filling?
Vol-au-vent
39 In 1999, which Tory MP was jailed after impaling himself on 'the simple sword of truth'? Jonathan Aitken
40 In his first television acting role, which singer starred in the 1988 BBC series The River?
David Essex

QUIZTIME 49

1 Who produced and directed the 1964 film Dr. Strangelove and the 1971 film A Clockwork Orange?
Stanley Kubrick
2 Which two letters of the alphabet are not used to represent an element in the periodic table?
Q and J
3 In the game of bingo, which number is sometimes described as 'Smith and Wesson'? 38
4 Who opened 'The Great Five Cent Store' in New York in 1879 and went on to found a large chain of retail shops?
F. W. Woolworth
5 Which 1962 film starring James Mason and Sue Lyon was based on a book by Vladamir Nabokov?
Lolita
6 Convicted killers classified by the Home Office as IDOM are not allowed parole because they have not shown remorse. What do the letters stand for?
In denial of murder
7 When created a life peer in 1992, which Labour politician took the title Baron of Riddlesden?
Dennis Healey
8 What is the minimum number of points that a contestant can score to be a winner on television's 15 to 1?
One
9 Which now common stationery item was described as an 'inherently tacky, elastomeric polymer' when a patent was applied for?
The Post-it note
10 Located on the River Vltava, which capital city is often described as the 'City of a Hundred Spires'?
Prague
11 Which Canadian-born mariner told the story of his epic adventure in his book Sailing Alone Around The World published in 1899?
Joshua Slocum
12 In 1932 Proctor and Gamble sponsored a radio programme called The Puddle Family which is now accepted as being the first what?
Soap opera
13 Grand mal and petite mal are serious and mild forms of which medical disorder? Epilepsy
14 In literary theory, what term is used to describe the sudden descent from the sublime to the ridiculous?
Bathos
15 Which Texas businessman stood as an independent candidate in both the 1992 and 1996 US presidential elections?
Ross Perot
16 Who or what did the author Christopher Morley describe as '……. an ingenious assembly of portable plumbing'?
A human being
17 Derived from the words 'snort' and 'chuckle', which new word did Lewis Carroll invent and add to the English language?
Chortle
18 The Hatchet was a magazine produced for the supporters of which Lancashire football club?
Bury
19 Which actor and actress starred in the 1980s BBC TV comedy series Just Good Friends?
Paul Nicholas and Jan Francis
20 In 1987, the Herald Of Free Enterprise capsized at the entrance to which European port?
Zeebrugge
21 In Greek mythology, who was the king of Corinth punished in Hades by repeatedly having to roll a huge stone uphill?
Sisyphus
22 Which organisation was founded in 1971 by the Royal College of Physicians to campaign against smoking? ASH (Action on Smoking and Health)
23 In the run up to the 1995 Rugby World Cup, which player got into trouble when he described the selectors as '57 old farts'?
Will Carling
24 The name of which painting by Edwin Landseer is also the title of a TV series starring Richard Briars?
Monarch of the Glen
25 Now a series of sandbanks, 'Adam's Bridge' is believed to have once been a land connection between India and which other country?
Sri Lanka
26 Which American Spanish word meaning 'coffee house' is used to describe a self-service restaurant?
Cafeteria
27 In 1936, Bruno Richard Hauptman was executed after being found guilty of kidnapping and murdering whose son?
Charles Lindbergh
28 What did Robert Dougall start reading in 1970 and Peter Sissons finish reading on October 13th 2000?
The Nine O'clock News
29 Who or what was Stanley Baldwin describing in 1918 when he said 'A lot of hard-faced men who looked as if they had done very well out of the war'?
The House of Commons
30 Which large flightless South American bird shares its name with a Titan in Greek mythology?
Rhea
31 When Bernard Law Montgomery was elevated to the peerage in 1946 he became the first Viscount of where?
Alamein
32 Who joined Cliff Richard to take Living Doll to the top of the charts in March 1986? The Young Ones
33 On television, which diminutive investigator worked for the Finkerton Detective Agency? Inch-High Private Eye
34 In Scottish folklore, the water spirit called a kelpie takes the form of which animal? A horse
35 Native to Papua New Guinea, the Queen Alexandra's birdwing is the largest species of which creature?
Butterfly
36 Harijan is a term coined by Mahatma Gandhi to give dignity to which depressed class in Hindu society? The untouchables ('children of God')
37 Which former prime minister played first-class cricket and toured in South America with the MCC?
Sir Alec Douglas- Home
38 Patrick McGoohan played which English king in the 1995 Mel Gibson film Braveheart?
King Edward I
39 In Greek mythology, who tried and failed to bring back Eurydice from the underworld?
Orpheus
40 The name of which composer is used to describe a typewriter or computer keyboard laid out so as to minimise finger movement?
Dvorak

QUIZTIME 50

1 The sound made by a machine for measuring distance by the American military has given rise to what alternative word for a kilometre?
Click
2 How old was Red Rum when he won the Aintree Grand National for the last time? 12
3 Which American actor played Dr. Josef Mengele in the 1978 film The Boys From Brazil? Gregory Peck
4 Celebrated for its food products, which French city is the capital of the Burgundy region?
Dijon
5 The Dutch banking group ING purchased which bank for £1 following its collapse in 1995?
Barings
6 In 1983, which politician resigned from the Cabinet after it was reported that his mistress Sarah Keays was pregnant?
Cecil Parkinson
7 Which cutting device was originally called a 'Louisette' after Dr. Antoine Louis the French surgeon commissioned to design it?
The guillotine
8 Prior to 1974 it was called Estate Duty, between 1974 and 1986 Capital Transfer Tax and since 1986 it has been called what?
Inheritance Tax
9 Which aristocrat and former MP led the British Union of Fascists from 1932 to
1940?
Oswald Mosely
10 Syndicate members at Lloyds of London who do not underwrite insurance personally are known as what?
Names
11 On what did the UK government impose a tax of five shillings in 1797 but had to repeal it the following year because of its disastrous effect?
Clocks
12 Composed on April 24th 1792, which famous song was originally called War Song Of The Army Of The Rhine?
La Marseillaise
13 What was Samuel Johnson describing when he said 'A grain, which in England is generally given to horses, but in Scotland supports the people?
Oats
14 Who or what did the writer Konrad Lorenz claim was 'the missing link between anthropoid apes and human beings'?
Man
15 Which American golfer won the British Open Golf Championship three times in the 1980s?
Tom Watson
16 The name of which type of sailing-boat is taken from a Tamil word meaning 'tied wood'? Catamaran
17 Established in 1973 by the Fair Trading Act, which body is known by the initials MMC? The Monopolies and Mergers Commission
18 In 1928, Harry Ramsden opened his first fish and chip shop in the village of Guiseley on the outskirts of which northern city?
Leeds
19 Which founder member of the rock-group Genesis wrote the score for the controversial film The Last Temptation Of Christ?
Peter Gabriel
20 Following a ferry disaster in 1987, which company became the first in Britain to be charged with 'corporate manslaughter'?
Townsend Thorensen
21 Jupiter's four largest moons, Ganymede, Io, Europa and Callisto were discovered in 1610 by which astronomer?
Galileo
22 Completed in 1973, which world famous building is the best known work of the Danish architect Jorn Utzon?
Sydney Opera House
23 The name of which widely accepted currency is derived from the Germanic word Thaler? Dollar
24 In 1948, the civil rights leader Martin Luther King was ordained a minister of which religion?
The Baptist Church
25 Released in 1967, which album was described by Kenneth Tynan as 'A decisive moment in the history of Western civilisation'?Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
26 Between 1920 and 1944, which European country was a kingdom without a king ruled by Miklos Horthy, an admiral without a navy?
Hungary
27 Which 1952 Gary Cooper film was promoted with the slogan 'the story of a man who was too proud to run!'?
High Noon
28 In May 1993, who became the first British woman to reach the summit of Mount Everest?
Rebecca Stevens
29 What goes through two Readings and a Committee Stage in parliament before becoming an Act of Parliament?
A Public Bill`
30 Heavily armed fighters called 'Hoplites' formed the core of the ancient armies of which country?
Greece
31 Born Roy Scherer Jnr., which actor once said 'I can't play a loser : I don't look like a loser'?
Rock Hudson
32 Which city in Texas is named in honour of the man who led the fight for the state's independence from Mexico?
Houston (Sam)
33 Loxodonta africana is the Latin name for which large land-dwelling animal? The African elephant
34 Published in 1980, a book entitled I Me Mine contained the thoughts, memories and lyrics of which of the Beatles?
George Harrison
35 Designed by James Hoban, which building was painted to cover marks left when it was burned by the British in 1814?
The White House
36 Which TV chef was elected to serve as Liberal MP for the Isle of Ely in a by-election held in 1973?
Clement Freud
37 Described as 'The longest suicide note in history', which organisation published a document called 'New Hope For Britain' in 1983?
The Labour Party (its Manifesto)
38 When Caligula reportedly intended to appoint Incitatus as a Roman consul, why might he have been thought of as poorly qualified for this position?
It was a horse
39 Which A.A. Milne character said 'My spelling is wobbly. It's good spelling but it wobbles, and the letters get in the wrong place'?
Winnie-the-Pooh
40 Broadcast from 1951 to 1960, which radio show was described by John Lennon as 'a conspiracy against reality, a coup d'etat of the mind'?
The Goon Show

QUIZTIME 51

1. What’s the maximum cash prize on Noel Edmonds’s game show Deal Or No Deal?
£250,000
2. What is the only capital city mentioned in the book of Genesis that is still in existence today?
Damascus
3. Which famous zoological park is situated three miles south of Dunstable?
Whipsnade
4. What word can be a light two-wheeled carriage or a pop concert?
Gig
5. Published in 1932, which fictional flying ace first appeared in the novel The Camels Are Coming?
Biggles (James Bigglesworth)
6. Which book of the Bible has the shortest name?
Job
7. Who’s had most No.1 singles — Blur, Oasis or McFly?
Oasis with eight. Blur have had two and McFly four
8. Who's catchphrase was "It's Good But it's not Right"?
Roy Walker
9. DAB radios are the latest thing. What do the initials stand for?
Digital Audio Broadcasting
10. In the nursery rhyme, what line is next after "How does your garden grow"?
With silver bells and cockleshells
11. Where, according to the Beatles, did somebody keep his fire engine clean with a clean machine?
Penny Lane
12. How long does a human taste bud live for, 10 minutes, 10 hours or 10 days?
10 Days
13. Who did Estelle Skornik play in a series of car adverts?
Nicole in the Renault Clio ads
14. ‘Single’ and ‘Double Entry’ are methods of what?
Book Keeping
15. Other than Luke Skywalker, Darth Vader, and Obi-Wan Kenobi, name the only person in the original Star Wars trilogy to be seen using a light saber?
Han Solo
16. Where would you find a Daglock, in a canal, on a sheep's rear end or in a safe?
Sheep's rear end - dirt covered clump of wool
17. How many Chance squares are there on a standard Monopoly board?
Three
18. Who was Liverpool's captain when they won soccer's European cup final for the first time in 1977?
Emlyn Hughes
19. By what name is the chaparral cock better known?
Road Runner
20. Which Year - Fax machines become an established feature in offices, In Britain, the first suspect to be convicted by evidence derived from genetic fingerprinting is convicted of two murders, Satellite television channel MTV is launched in Europe, The Conservative government introduces Personal Equity Plans (PEPs), The Japanese electronics company Sony introduces the DAT (Digital Audio Tape) recorder and The first advertisements for condoms appear on British television?
1987

21. How many contestants take part in each edition of the TV gameshow Deal or Now Deal?
Twenty Two
22. In which 2000 comedy film would you find Robert De Niro starring as Ben Stiller’s potential father-in-law?
Meet the Parents
23. What type of Kryptonite takes away Superman’s powers temporarily?
Green
24. Which country is represented by the international car registration letter of P?
Portugal
25. What ran for less than two years between St Joseph, Missouri and Sacramento, California?
Pony Express
26. The numbers board on Channel 4’s Countdown is known as CECIL, what does CECIL stand for?
Countdown Electronic Calculator In Leeds
27. Which number on a standard computer keyboard would be pressed with shift to produce the 'asterisk' sign (*)?
8 (eight Key)
28. Which soccer first was achieved by Jack Gordon of Preston North End F.C. on 8/9/1888?
First League Goal
29. Which frozen confection was originally called Eskimo Pie?
Choc-ice
30. Which dance gets its name from a word meaning 'to rub navels together'?
Samba
31. In which London street would you find Hamley's, the largest toy store in the world?
Regent Street
32. In gardening, ‘checkerboard’ is a variety of which flower?
Fuchsia
33. According to Mythology, what did Perseus's Helmet do for him?
It made him Invisible
34. At which British sporting venue would you find the Valley of Sin?
The Old Course at St. Andrews
35. Barbra Streisand and Neil Diamond, Travis and The Move all had chart hits with songs about what?
Flowers - You Don’t Bring Me Flowers, Flowers In The Window and Flowers In The Rain
36. Which creatures suffer from Isle of Wight disease, Cats, Cows or Bees?
Bees
37. Which of Henry VIII's wives held the title of Marchioness of Pembroke?
Anne Boleyn
38. One Point Each - Name three films in which Sean Connery has died?
The Untouchables, Dragonheart, Family Business, First Knight, Highlander, The Avengers
39. Which of these has the highest Calorie Count, Crumpets, Éclairs or Eccles Cakes?
Eccles Cakes
40. Experts have claimed that which word was the first spoken by around 71% of babies throughout the world over the last 50,000 years, as it means father in over 700 languages?
Papa

Tiebreaker - How long is the Suez Canal in kilometers?
161.9km

Who Am I? - Born in Derbyshire in 1932, this actor and MBE’s father was a doctor, After public school, he did his National service in the Royal Welsh Fusiliers, where he rose to the rank of captain, On returning from the Persian Gulf, he appeared in several films, and then went into repertory in Clacton, Nottingham, and finally Oldham, where he also worked for Granada TV in Ivanhoe, and Biggles amongst others,
He’s a keen golfer and sponsors his own charity golf competition – and has regularly appeared on TV, he is also a Druid?
William Roache – Ken Barlow

Between 1216 and 1553, the 14 ruling monarchs of England had one of three names.
What were the names and - for a bonus - how many of each?
Henry (III; IV; V; VI; VII; VIII); Edward (I; II; III; IV; V; VI); Richard (II; III)

QUIZTIME 52 FOOD AND DRINKS

Q : WHAT IS THE MAIN CARBOHYDRATE IN JAMBALAYA?
A : RICE
Q : WHAT FLAVOR IS THE LIQUEUR MIDORI?
A : MELON
Q : ARGENTEUIL, FRANCE, IS FAMOUS FOR GROWING WHAT VEGETABLE?
A : ASPARAGUS
Q : HOW MANY LITRES OF CHAMPAGNE DOES A SALMANAZAR HOLD?
A : NINE
Q : GAMMON, CUTATELLA AND PANCETTA ARE FROM WHAT ANIMAL?
A : PIG
Q : TO WHAT FAMILY DOES FENUGREEK BELONG?
A : PEA
Q : WHAT ARE AMARANTH, MALANGA AND BESAN?
A : FLOURS
Q : WHAT COLOR IS A MIRA BELLA PLUM?
A : YELLOW
Q : WHAT INGREDIENTS DO AIOLI, TAPENANDE AND PESTO ALL HAVE IN COMMON?
A : GARLIC AND OIL
Q : WHAT IS A CHRISTOPHINE?
A : A GREEN PEAR-SHAPED FRUIT

Q : THE CAIPIRINHA COCKTAIL CONTAINS WHICH SPIRIT?
A : RUM
Q : WHAT IS ANOTHER NAME FOR TREE TOMATO?
A : TAMARILLO
Q : PALM OIL COMES IN WHICH TWO COLORS?
A : WHITE AND RED
Q : WHAT FRUIT IS THE MOST FATTENING?
A : AVOCADO
Q : BARREL SIZE - WHAT WINE BARREL CONTAINS 126 GALLONS?
A : PIPE
Q : WHAT IS THE WORLDS OLDEST SNACK FOOD - 610 AD?
A : THE PRETZEL
Q : WHERE DID DOUGHNUTS ORIGINATE?
A : HOLLAND
Q : A CARPET BAG STEAK IS A STEAK STUFFED WITH WHAT?
A : OYSTERS
Q : WHAT FOOD WAS REGARDED AS AN APHRODISIAC IN THE MIDDLE AGES?
A : CHICKEN SOUP
Q : NONPARIEL MISSION CARAMEL NEPLUS PEERLESS TYPES OF WHAT?
A : ALMONDS

Q : WHAT IS CHALLA?
A : BREAD - OFTEN PLAITED
Q : WHAT IS ABSINTHE TRADITIONALLY FLAVOURED WITH?
A : WORMWOOD
Q : CHAMPAGNE BOTTLES - 6 BOTTLES OF CHAMPAGNE ARE IN A WHAT?
A : RHEOBOAM
Q : WAKAME TENGUSA AND MOZUKU ARE JAPANESE WHAT?
A : EDIBLE SEAWEED

QUIZTIME 53

ROUND ONE - INDIVIDUAL.

1. From what kind of rock were the upright pillars of 'Stonehenge' created ?

A. SANDSTONE (or Sarsen).

2. Writer and former MP, Jeffrey Archer, is the President of which professional sporting association ?

A. WORLD PROFESSIONAL SNOOKER AND BILLIARDS ASSOCIATION.

3. Which wife of a former MP wrote, 'The Bumper Book Of British Battleaxes' ?

A. CHRISTINE HAMILTON.

4. Which black actor won an 'Oscar' for his part in 'Lilies Of The Field' ?

A. SIDNEY POITIER.

5. For her part in which film did Hattie McDaniel become the first black actress to win an 'Oscar' ?

A. 'GONE WITH THE WIND'.

6. In 1986, Clint Eastwood became Mayor of which Californian town ?

A. CARMEL.

7. Which American, the first to orbit the earth, later unsuccessfully sought the Democratic Presidential Nomination ?

A. JOHN GLENN.

8. The 'Pyramids of Giza', were mainly constructed from what rock ?

A. LIMESTONE.



ROUND TWO - TEAM.

1. By staging the summer Olympic Games in 1924, which city became the first to stage the event twice ?

A. PARIS, France.

2. Born in 1662, which English Queen was the daughter of James II and Anne Hyde ?

A. MARY II.

3. In Puccini's opera 'La Boheme', what is the name of the girl who dies of tuberculosis in the arms of her lover ?

A. MIMI.

4. Besides humans, which is the only mammal to have fingerprints ?

A. ORANG-UTAN.

5. Which English monarch was the brother of George IV and son of George III and Charlotte ?

A. WILLIAM IV.

6. The 1916 Olympic Games were cancelled due to World War I, which city was the intended host ?

A. BERLIN.

7. Which common insect can live for nine days without its head due to its unique nervous system ?

A. COCKROACH.

8. What was the name of the lady 'Figaro' marries in a famous Mozart opera ?

A. SUSANNA (in 'The Marriage Of Figaro').



ROUND THREE - INDIVIDUAL.

1. In 'Treasure Island', what is the name of the lady who keeps the 'Admiral Benbow Inn' ?

A. MRS. HAWKINS (mother of the story's narrator, Jim Hawkins).

2. Which former test captain and controversial Chairman of the England cricket selectors, once made a characteristic gaffe when blurting out, "And let's not forget Malcolm Devon !" ?

A. TED DEXTER (when referring to fast bowler Devon Malcolm).

3. Which major European river flows through Lake Constance ?

A. RIVER RHINE.

4. The drowning of 'James Steerforth' and the lunatic behaviour of 'Mr. Dick', are storylines from which classic novel ?

A. 'DAVID COPPERFIELD'.

5. What name is given to the ridge between the shoulder-blades of a horse ?

A. WITHERS.

6. Which Middle Eastern capital lies on the River Tigris ?

A. BAGHDAD.

7. Which winner of golf's (British) Open once said, "being left-handed is a big advantage. No one knows enough about your swing to mess you up with advice" ?

A. BOB CHARLES.

8. The density of what is measured with a 'Lactometer' ?

A. MILK.



ROUND FOUR - INDIVIDUAL.

1. Known in France as 'pommes de terre soufflees', what do we call this packeted snack ?

A. POTATO PUFFS.

2. J.R.R. Tolkein's 'Lord Of The Rings' was published in three volumes, what was the title of the third ?

A. 'THE RETURN OF THE KING'.

3. With which song did Dean Martin top the charts on both sides of the Atlantic in 1956 ?

A. 'MEMORIES ARE MADE OF THIS'.

4. Who is the only Briton to win an Olympic gold medal for throwing the Javelin ?

A. TESSA SANDERSON.

5. Which American was defending champion when Arthur Ashe won his only Wimbledon singles title ?

A. JIMMY CONNORS.

6. Which song found the number one slot in the UK and US for 'Foreigner' in 1984 ?

A. 'I WANT TO KNOW WHAT LOVE IS'.

7. If 'The Miller's Tale' was the second of Chaucer's, 'Canterbury Tales, what was the first ?

A. 'THE KNIGHT'S TALE'.

8. What cheese, traditionally made from goat's or ewe's milk, is a main ingredient of an authentic Greek salad ?

A. FETA.



ROUND FIVE - INDIVIDUAL.

1. Which African holiday destination has Banjul as its capital ?

A. GAMBIA.

2. The world's fastest growing grass is also the world's largest and does not flower for 120 years. What is it ?

A. BAMBOO.

3. The female of which venomous arachnid has a red, hour-glass shaped patch below the abdomen ?

A. BLACK WIDOW SPIDER.

4. On which Caribbean holiday island might you visit the capital town, St. Johns ?

A. ANTIGUA.

5. Which soap promised to, "make you a little lovelier each day" ?

A. CAMAY.

6. Which government minister is MP for Birmingham, Yardley ?

A. ESTELLE MORRIS.

7. Which senior Tory MP returned to Parliament by winning the Kensington and Chelsea seat in 1999 ?

A. MICHAEL PORTILLO.

8. Which soap, first produced in 1768 by Bayleys, is now manufactured by Cussons ?

A. IMPERIAL LEATHER.



ROUND SIX - TEAM.

1. Which English monarch was deposed by his wife Isabella in 1327, and murdered in Berkeley Castle ?

A. EDWARD II.

2. Which hero of Greek mythology, was taught to fight by Castor and to play the lyre by Eumalpus ?

A. HERACLES.

3. In Greek mythology, who drowned on his way to meet his lover, Hero ?

A. LEANDER.

4. The white sauce 'Soubise', is distinctly flavoured with which pureed vegetable ?

A. ONION.

5. Whatbtype of beans are typically used in a can of 'Baked Beans' ?

A. HARICOT BEANS.

6. Which book of the Bible's, New Testament, is sandwiched between the Third Book of John and Revelations ?

A. JUDE.

7. In the Bible's, Old Testament, which book follows Psalms and precedes Ecclesiastes ?

A. PROVERBS.

8. Which Scottish king was assassinated in 1437 by a group of conspirators led by the Earl of Atholl ?

A. JAMES I.



ROUND SEVEN - INDIVIDUAL.

1. Which animal takes its name from the Spanish, el lagarto, meaning 'the lizaed' ?

A. ALLIGATOR.

2. The Marine Offences Act of 1967, effectively put an end to what ?

A. FLOATING 'PIRATE RADIO STATIONS'.

3. With what is the alcoholic drink, 'Amoreto', flavoured ?

A. ALMONDS.

4. Introduced in Harold Macmillan's 1956 'Budget', what were described by Harold Wilson as "a squalid raffle"

A. PREMIUM BONDS.

5. What was the name of 'Audrey Forbes-Hamilton's' long suffering female companion in tv's, 'To The Manor Born' ?

A. MARJORY.

6. The name of which bird is derived from the Aborigine for 'good cockatoo' ?

A. BUDGERIGAR.

7. What was the name of 'Robbie Box's' girlfriend in the tv series 'Big Deal' ?

A. JAN.

8. 'Kirsch' is a type of brandy, distilled from what fruit ?

A. CHERRY.



ROUND EIGHT - INDIVIDUAL.

1. Which former Prime Minister was created the first Earl of Avon ?

A. ANTHONY EDEN.

2. Which New Zealand cricketer hit the fastest ever double century in a test match, earlier this year ?

A. NATHAN ASTLE.

3. Which 1988 film sees Robert De Niro and Charles Grodin on a hectic chase across America ?

A. 'MIDNIGHT RUN'.

4. Which ex-Prime Minister became Baron Rievaulx ?

A. HAROLD WILSON.

5. The Alphonse XIII Canal, links which Spanish city with the Atlantic, via the Gulf of Cadiz ?

A. SEVILLE.

6. Which 1981 film follows a complex relationship between Jeremy Irons and Meryl Streep ?

A. 'THE FRENCH LIEUTENANT'S WOMAN'.

7. Great Britain's tennis team were knocked out of the Davis Cup this year, by which nation ?

A. SWEDEN.

8. Which American city staged the trial of child-killing nanny, Louise Woodward ?

A. BOSTON.



TIE-BREAK ONE: TEAM ROUND. (only to be used if match tied after Round Eight)

1. Which duo reached number six in the 1966 UK singles chart with, 'Lovers Of The World Unite' ?

A. DAVID & JONATHAN.

2. 'Love Sculpture' only had one UK hit, this reached number five in our charts i 1968, what was the title ?

A. 'SABRE DANCE'.

3. In July 2002, Maxime Brunerie, a member of a far-right student group, failed to assassinate who ?

A. JACQUES CHIRAC.

4. What was the name of the Dutch politician shot dead outside a radio station in 2002 ?

A. PIM FONTUYN.

5. What are the international registration letters for Bulgaria ?

A. BG.

6. A motor vehicle carrying the international registration letter 'BD', comes from which country ?

A. BANGLADESH.

7. In English measurements, what number of knitting needle has the smallest diameter ?

A. 14.

8. What colour is a 45 amp fuse, such as that used in a plug to a large household cooker ?

A. GREEN.



TIE-BREAK TWO: TEAM ROUND (only to be used in the event of a Tie after completion of the above round)

1. What are measured by a 'Galvanometer' ?

A. ELECTRIC CURRENTS.

2. The 'Becquerel' is the SI unit used to measure what ?

A. RADIOACTIVITY.

3. From what flower is the poison, 'Atropine', extracted ?

A. DEADLY NIGHTSHADE (or Belladonna).

4. In what type of environment do plants classed as 'xerophytes' grow ?

A. VERY DRY CONDITIONS (cacti being a prime example).

5. Which chemist discovered the elements, Potassium, Sodium, and Chlorine ?

A. HUMPHRY DAVY.

6. Which gas was isolated in 1772 by English chemist, Daniel Rutherford ?

A. NITROGEN.

7. National Hunt jockey Tony McCoy broke the record for number of winners ridden. At which racecourse did he achieve this feat ?

A. UTTOXETER.

8. Paula Radcliffe won gold at this year's European Athletics Championship. Who was the only other British lady to achieve this feat ?

A. ASHIA HANSEN (in the Triple Jump).



SPARE QUESTION

1. Who made his directing debut in the 1969 anti-war musical, 'Oh! What A Lovely War' ?

A. RICHARD ATTENBOROUGH.

2. The bark and leaves of which tree are sometimes distilled in alcohol to make a lotion for treating bruises ?

A. WITCH-HAZEL.

3. What aviation 'first', occurred on 25th. July 1909 ?

A. THE CROSSING OF THE ENGLISH CHANNEL (by Louis Bleriot).

4. In football's 1978 World Cup, Argentina needed to beat which South American team by four goals to progress in the tournament, and did so amid rumours of bribery ?

A. PERU.

5. In October 2000, Jeremy Paxman received a parcel from a 'P. Smith', containing what stolen article ?

A. 'ENIGMA' CODING MACHINE.

QUIZTIME 54

A. An emmet is which type of a creature in old language? ANT

B. Traditionally, what sort of traders would be found working in a 'Shambles'? BUTCHERS

C. Which material is used to make the traditional Scotch whisky stills? COPPER

D. Which Scottish town is located on the River Nith? DUMFRIES

E. Which oil tanker was wrecked off the coast of Brittany in 1999? ERICA

F. Which part of the human body is affected by Bell's Palsy? FACE

G. Which birth sign precedes Cancer? GEMINI

H. What is the state capital of Montana, USA? HELENA

I. Which Asian country is part of the phonetic alphabet? INDIA

J. What is the name of Fireman Sam's fire engine? JUPITER

K. Who sponsored Ellen McArthur's 2001-2002 round the world trip? KINGFISHER

L. What is the national flower of India? LOTUS

M. In which of New York's boroughs is Wall Street situated? MANHATTAN

N. Five of the world's ten highest waterfalls are wholly or partly in which country? NORWAY

O. From which drug are morphine and codeine derived? OPIUM

P. What is the name of the carbohydrate that causes jam to gel? PECTIN

Q. Tonic water contains this? QUININE

R. Which herb is associated with remembrance? ROSEMARY

S. In which European country is the winter resort of St. Moritz? SWITZERLAND

T. What instrument did jazz musician, Chet Baker, play? TRUMPET

U. He prepares dead bodies? UNDERTAKER

V. Anne-Sophie Mutter is a virtuoso on which instrument? VIOLIN

W. Which tree has the Latin name Salix? Willow

X. What is the chemical symbol for xenon? XE

Y. No. 1 hit for Georgie Fame in 1985? YEH YEH

Z. One of the main towns of East Africa? ZANZIBAR

QUIZTIME 55

A. In which US state is the Painted Desert? ARIZONA

B. To which saint is the cathedral in Red Square, Moscow dedicated? BASIL

C. If you were born on American Independence Day, what would be your star sign? CANCER

D. Which is the only character to appear in all of Terry Pratchett's "Discworld" novels? DEATH

E. What was the name of Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton's ship? ENDURANCE

F. What is the better known name of the plant Myosotis? FORGET-ME-NOT

G. Which Mammal has the highest blood pressure? GIRAFFE

H. Which US city has a baseball team nicknamed "The Astros"? HOUSTON

I. What is the common name of the plant hedera? IVY

J. What name is given to the short leather strap, attached to the leg of a hawk or falcon? JESS

K. What company is the world's biggest user of silver? KODAK

L. Which German city was the site of the 1813 Battle of the Nations? LEIPZIG

M. Which musical instrument can have four or five pairs of strings? MANDOLIN

N. In "Dad's Army", what did ARP warden Hodges call Captain Mainwaring? NAPOLEON

O. In which month of the year does pheasant shooting begin? OCTOBER

P. What is the name given to the three wars fought between Rome and Carthage? PUNIC WARS

Q. What is the national airline of Australia? QUANTAS

R. Which North American animal has black, mask-like stripe, across its eyes, and a bushy ringedtail? RACCOOn

S. A gastroscope is used to examine what part of the human body? STOMACH

T. In A Midsummer Night’s Dream what was the occupation of Snout? TINKER

U. What does the U stand for in IOU? UNTO

V. Which country's flag is red with a five pointed yellow star in the middle? VIETNAM

W. What is the capital of the Canadian province of Manitoba? WINNIPEG

X. The name for the short birthday of christ? XMAS

Y. The name given to the christmas season? YULETIDE

Z. What is the international radio codeword for letter Z? ZULU

QUIZTIME 56

A. What is the fruit of the Prunus Armeniaca? APRICOT

B. Which sport is named after the Duke of Beaufort's country estate in Avon? BADMINTON

C. Which chemica1 element has the symbol Co? COBALT

D. In which Scottish town or city is the soccer ground Dens Park? DUNDEE

E. What name is given to a trembling or shaking movement of the earth's surface? EARTHQUAKE

F. What is the inability to perform reasonable and necessary physical or mental activity? FATIGUE

G. The Bereich is a wine producing region of which country? GERMANY

H. A sufferer from hypertrichosis has an abnormal amount of what? HAIR

I. Which chemical element derives its name from the Greek for "violet"? IODINE

J. Which of the Channel islands is the largest and most southerly? JERSEY

K. Jane Fonda won the 1971 Oscar for best actress in 1971 for her role in which film? KLUTE

L. In Greek mythology, who was seduced by Zeus in the shape of a swan? LEDA

M. What is the food of the silkworm? MULBERRY

N. Which element (at. no. 28) is from the German for 'devil's copper'? NICKEL

O. Which animal lives in a holt? OTTER

P. Give the more usual name of the flower 'Love-in-idleness'? PANSY

Q. A pointed implement introduced early in the Middle Ages? QUILL

R. What is the pastime of a funambulist? ROPE-WALKING

S. In which book of the Bible does the story of David and Goliath appear? SAMUEL

T. A kohl-rabi is a cross between a cabbage and which other vegetable? TURNIP

U. The name given to the inner bone of the forearm? ULNA

V. What planet is known as the 'Horned Planet'? VENUS

W. Which animal is the largest member of the weasel family? WOLVERINE

X. In the Greek alphabet its the 14th letter? XI

Y. The name of a major Japanese port? YOKOHAMA

Z. In the Bible, wilderness through which the Israelites wandered? ZIN

QUIZTIME 57

A. In which country would you find Lake Disappointment? AUSTRALIA

B. In which village did Mary, Martha & Lazarus live, according to the Bible? BETHANY

C. Common salt is a compound formed from two elements; one is sodium, which is the other? CHLORINE

D. Which art of an equestrian three day event is held first? DRESSAGE

E. Where in the human body are the oval window and the round window? EAR

F. Drill, poplin and velour are all types of what? FABRIC

G. What type of fruit are “Lancashire Lad” & “Langley Gage”? GOOSEBERRIES

H. Which chemical element is named after the Greek word for the sun? HELIUM

I. In which country is Cape Comorin? INDIA

J. What is the name of the Bond girl, played by Halle Berry in the Film, "Die Another Day"? JINX

K. Which Russian submarine sank in August 2000 with the loss of 118 lives? KURSK

L. Which European capital city suffered a disastrous earthquake in 1755? LISBON

M. What branch of biology deals with the study of fungi? MYCOLOGY

N. Which Roman Emperor sentenced St Peter to death? NERO

O. Which is the only marsupial native to North America? OPOSSUM

P. What, according to the poet Milton, is the capital of Hell? PANDEMONIUM

Q. The name for a type of bet? QUINELLA

R. The word 'Lapin' is the french word for what? RABBIT

S. The Canary Islands belong to which country? SPAIN

T. What creature is the subject of Roald Dahl's children's book Esio Trot? TORTOISE (Esio Trot spelt backwards is Tortoise)

U. What do the inintals U.S stand for? UNITED STATES

V. Jazz musician Lionel Hampton played which instrument? VIBRAPHONE

W. Luxury items of what item are made by Raymond Weil? WATCHES

X. Name a type of Chinese script? XINGSHU

Y. Name the seaport of Tokyo? YOKOHAMA

Z. What was invented by Whitcomb L.Judson in 1891? ZIP FASTENER

QUIZTIME 58
A. The Timor sea and the Arafura sea are off the north coast of which country? AUSTRALIA

B. Which islands way of life and culture is described as Bajun? BARBADOS

C. In Russian cuisine, what is the main ingredient of the soup Solyanka? CUCUMBER

D. Name the only mythical creature featured in the Chinese calendar? DRAGON

E. What does'XP' stand for in Microsoft's Windows XP? EXPERIENCE

F. "Tod" is a dialect word for which predatory animal? FOX

G. What did Mark Twain famously describe as “a good walk spoiled”? GOLF

H. What is the SI unit of frequency? HERTZ

I. In which city would you find the Blue Mosque? ISTANBUL

J. Which country is the base of the ANA Airline? JAPAN

K. What name is given to the central single wedge shaped block at the top of an arch? KEYSTONE

L. Pontiac Fever is a mild form of which disease? LEGIONNAIRES DISEASE

M. In 1965 Douglas Englebart invented which computer accessory? MOUSE

N. Which acid was given a Latin name meaning strong water, by medieval alchemists? NITRIC

O. What kind of fruit is a kumquat? ORANGE

P. Marie Osmond has only had one UK hit single as a solo artist name it? PAPER ROSES

Q. Calcium oxide is better known as what? QUICKLIME

R. Which flower is the symbol of secrecy? ROSE

S. Which country's parliament is the 'Riksdag'? SWEDEN

T. Which sauce has the same name as a state in Mexico ? TABASCO

U. Which group provided the theme tune to the film "Tomb Raider"? U2

V. Who is the Roman equivalent of the Greek goddess Nike? VICTORIA

W. In children's literature, who was the sister of John and Michael Darling? WENDY

X. Which inert gas is a fission product of uranium nuclear reactors? XENON

Y. What name do we give to the primary work animal of Tibet? YAK

Z. On which Danish island is the city of Copenhagen? ZEALAND

QUIZTIME 59

A. Which printing symbol is from the Greek for 'little star'? ASTERISK

B. In the Bible, who was the wife of King David? BATHSHEBA

C. Which element gets its name from the German for goblin (or demon)? COBALT

D. Which word links the birthstone for April to a New York mobster? DIAMOND

E. What is the middle name of ex-US President Jimmy Carter? EARL

F. In which country was Richard I, the Lionheart, killed? FRANCE

G. Which British city includes the constituencies of Maryhill, Shettleston and Springburn? GLASGOW

H. What article of clothing was a Billycock? HAT

I. Irina Rodnina won 23 World, Olympic and European Gold Medals in which sport? ICE SKATING

J. ALIA (highflying) is the national airline of which country? JORDAN

K. In which African county are the Kikuyu people mainly found? KENYA

L. Which is the lightest metal, with atomic number 3? LITHIUM

M. Which US city has a baseball team nicknamed "The Brewers"? MILWAUKEE

N. In which part of the UK are the Sperrin Mountains? NORTHERN IRELAND

O. Actress Mary Holland spent 18 years advertising which product? OXO

P. Which European city did the Romans call Lutetia? PARIS

Q. The stage show "We Will Rock You" is based on the hits of which group? QUEEN

R. What is measured scientifically on a Hyetograph? RAINFALL

S. In Australia, what type of creature is a Jumbuck? SHEEP

T. Calabash, Powder puff and Tier's Claw are all tropical types of what? TREE

U. In Holst's Planet Suite, which planet is "The Magician"? URANUS

V. Which planet is known as Lucifer? VENUS

W. In the animated film series, what was Wallace and Gromit's favourite cheese? WENSLEYDALE

X. Which chemical element translates from the Greek as "stranger"? XENON

Y. Which was the world's first National Park? YELLOWSTONE

Z. Who was the father of the Apostles James and John? ZEBEDEE

QUIZTIME 60

ROUND ONE - INDIVIDUAL.

1. Which top ten hit by Status Quo has the initials "W.Y.W." ?

A. 'WHATEVER YOU WANT'.

2. In English history, what name was given to the Parliament that continued throughout the Civil War ?

A. THE LONG PARLIAMENT.

3. What was reveled in a letter to Lord Monteagle in November 1605 ?

A. THE GUNPOWDER PLOT.

4. The father of which American President was a former ambassador to Britain ?

A. J.F. KENNEDY.

5. Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin, was a cousin of which well known writer ?

A. RUDYARD KIPLING.

6. Which fairly recent entry to the Football League, play home matches at the Aggborogh Stadium ?

A. KIDDERMINSTER HARRIERS.

7. Which county won three of English cricket's four major trophies in 2000 ?

A. GLOUCESTERSHIRE.

8. "Y.I.W", are the initials of which top ten hit for the Hollies ?

A. 'YES I WILL'.



ROUND TWO - TEAM.

1. "Estonia sinks in Baltic Sea tragedy", and "OJ Simpson trial opens amid media frenzy", are headlines from what year ?

A. 1994.

2. What were the forenames of nineteenth century American showman, PT Barnum ?

A. PHINEAS TAYLOR.

3. Which cathedral contains 'Bell Harry Tower' and tombs for Henry IV and Edward, The Black Prince ?

A. CANTERBURY.

4. Television viewers witnessed which historic moment in European history on November 13th. 1989 ?

A. THE COLLAPSE OF THE 'BERLIN WALL'.

5. What are the forenames of top writer JK Rowling ?

A. JOANNE KATHLEEN.

6. Headlines from which year include :- "Mass hysteria at Khomeini's funeral" and "The Guildford Four go free" ?

A. 1989.

7. Which historic moment (in the southern hemisphere) was captured by tv cameras on February 11th. 1990 ?

A. NELSON MANDELA'S RELEASE FROM PRISON.

8. The highest spire and oldest clock, one with no face, are features of which English cathedral ?

A. SALISBURY.



ROUND THREE - INDIVIDUAL.

1. 'Von Stalhein' is the main opponent, and 'Ginger', 'Algy' and 'Bertie' the inseparable companions of which literary hero ?

A. BIGGLES.

2. Which outspoken Tory MP lost her seat of Derbyshire South at the 1997 General Election ?

A. EDWINA CURRIE.

3. What name is given to the species of fruit bats with huge wingspans and canine-like heads ?

A. FLYING FOXES.

4. Which Enid Blyton character was almost always accompanied by 'Anne', 'George', 'Julian' and 'Timmy the dog' ?

A. DICK (as one of 'The Famous Five').

5. Which Scottish town, at the northern end of a major loch, is the home of Porterfield Prison ?

A. INVERNESS.

6. What small thrush, a winter visitor to our shores, has a speckled breast, reddish flanks and a brown back ?

A. REDWING.

7. At the 1997 General Election, to whom did disgraced MP, Neil Hamilton lose his Tatton seat ?

A. MARTIN BELL.

8. Blundeston Prison stands in which Suffolk town, the most northerly coastal town of the county ?

A. LOWESTOFT.



ROUND FOUR - INDIVIDUAL.

1. In a well known 'nursery rhyme', who came to visit the person with the little nut tree ?

A. THE KING OF SPAIN'S DAUGHTER.

2. In the story of 'Sleeping Beauty', what is the name of the princess, finally rescued by the handsome prince ?

A. AURORA.

3. Which Caribbean island has Scarborough as its capital and other English place names like Plymouth and Goodwood ?

A. TOBAGO.

4. Which French island of the Caribbean has the appropriately named Fort-de-France as its capital ?

A. MARTINIQUE.

5. Sarah Woodruff is the title character in which 1981 romantic film ?

A. 'THE FRENCH LIEUTENANT'S WOMAN'.

6. Which musical tells the story of a Jewish milkman in pre-revolutionary Russia ?

A. 'FIDDLER ON THE ROOF'.

7. Born in 1940, which fashion designer first came to prominence when she opened the 'Fulham Road Clothes Shop' ?

A. ZANDRA RHODES.

8. Who became the first British fashion designer to show in Paris since Mary Quant, when her 'Buffalo Collection' caught the imagination in1982 ?

A. VIVIENNE WESTWOOD.



ROUND FIVE - INDIVIDUAL.

1. Which famous literary work was sub-titled 'Travels To Several Remote Nations Of The World' ?

A. 'GULLIVERS TRAVELS'.

2. Which popular drug is known medically as Acetylsalcylic Acid ?

A. ASPIRIN.

3. What instrument is used to measure horizontal and vertical angles in surveying ?

A. THEODOLITE.

4. On which Caribbean island did Princess Margaret suffer a 'stroke' ?

A. MUSTIQUE.

5. In which country did the mother of the Duchess of York die in an accident ?

A. ARGENTINA.

6. What name is given to the casing in which a ship's compass is housed ?

A. BINNACLE.

7. Which anti-malarial drug is extracted from the bark of the 'Cinchona Tree' ?

A. QUININE.

8. Which novel by Jack London, follows the fortunes of a dog called 'Buck' ?

A. 'CALL OF THE WILD'.



ROUND SIX - TEAM.

1. Which prominent Tory MP held the 'Cabinet' posts of Secretary of State for Social Services, Industry and Education during the seventies and eighties and was regarded as the leading 'guru' of the Thatcherite right-wing ?

A. KEITH JOSEPH.

2. Which Dutch navigator gave his name to a sea which is part of the Pacific Ocean, and to a nearby island ?

A. ABEL TASMAN.

3. Which group of Pacific islands have Honiara as their capital ?

A. SOLOMON ISLANDS.

4. Who was a Tory leadership candidate in 1997 before becoming Deputy-leader of the party the following year ?

A. PETER LILLEY.

5. Which movie star has featured as :- a bullion robber in 1969, a tutor in 1983, and a business manager for rock stars in 1986 ?

A. MICHAEL CAINE (in 'The Italian Job', 'Educating Rita' and 'Hannah And Her Sisters').

6. give a year in thelife of naturalist and propounder of evolution, Charles darwin ?

A. 1809 to 1882.

7. Give a year in the life of electricity pioneer, Michael Faraday ?

A. 1791 to 1867.

8. The roles of which film star have included :- an undertaker in 1967, a scientist in 1974, and a deaf man in 1989 ?

A. GENE WILDER (in 'Bonnie And Clyde'. 'Young Frankenstein' and 'See No Evil- Hear No Evil').



ROUND SEVEN - INDIVIDUAL.

1. In 'Lord Of The Rings', what is the name of 'Gandalf's' horse ?

A. SHADOWFAX.

2. What name does 'Sam' give to the biting insects of 'Midgewater' in ' Lord Of The Rings' ?

A. NEEKERBREEKERS.

3. Which summer-visiting, pigeon-like bird includes a reptile in its name ?

A. TURTLE DOVE.

4. Which strait links the Black Sea and the Sea of Marmora, and separates part of Asian Turkey from European Turkey ?

A. THE BOSPHORUS STRAIT.

5. A 'Daily Mirror' reporter allegedly bought cannabis from the son of which politician in 1997 ?

A. JACK STRAW.

6. Which senior MP left his wife for a secret lover in August 1997 ?

A. ROBIN COOK.

7. Which explorer gave his name to the strait that links the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, near the southern tip of Argentina ?

A. FERDINAND MAGELLAN (the Magellan Strait).

8. Which resident British bird of the bunting family, includes a tool in its name ?

A. YELLOWHAMMER.



ROUND EIGHT - INDIVIDUAL.

1. In 'Blackadder Goes Forth', Captain Blackadder is Court-Marshalled for shooting what ?

A. A PIGEON (belonging to his commanding officer).

2. Rising in the Pennines, which river flows 67 miles, past Bishop Auckland, to meet the North Sea at Sunderland ?

A. RIVER WEAR.

3. Which plant, native to the Seychelles, produces the largest seed in the world ?

A. THE COCO-DE-MER PALM.

4. Being neither plants or animals, and having about 100,000 known species, what are grouped into their own separate kingdom ?

A. FUNGI.

5. Which river rises in the Cairngorms and flows for about 85 miles to the North Sea, which it enters at Aberdeen ?

A. RIVER DEE.

6. What was the surname of the tv family, 'Joey', 'Aveline', 'Jack' and 'Billy' ?

A. BOSWELL (in 'Bread').

7. 'The Wings Of The Dove' and 'The Ambassadors', are major woks by which American novelist ?

A. HENRY JAMES.

8. Which American novelist wrote, 'Of Mice And Men' and 'The Winter Of Our Discontent' ?

A. JOHN STEINBECK.



SPARE QUESTION

1. What was the name of the defecating elephant which once caused chaos in an edition of 'Blue Peter' ?

A. LULU.

2. In which religion are Brahma and Vishnu the chief gods ?

A. HINDUISM.

3. Who wrote the best-selling novel, 'The Black Velvet Gown' ?

A. CATHERINE COOKSON.

4. In which American city is Arlington Cemetery ?

A. WASHINGTON D.C.

QUIZTIME 61

1. In which TV series was there 'a local shop for local people'?
The League Of gentlemen
2. The Lord’s Taverners are a fundraising organisation that raises money by competing in which sport?
Cricket
3. Richard III was the last English King to die in battle but who was the last English King to lead his troops into battle?
George II
4. Which BBC radio station also broadcasts on 198 Long Wave?
Radio 4
5. In 1970 who won the BBC Sports Personality of the Year award for the second time, the first person to win twice?
Henry Cooper
6. Which rare species of water bird has one of its few breeding sites at Leighton Moss in Lancashire?
Bittern
7. Where in the human body would you find the 'oval window' and the 'round window'?
In the Ear
8. Luxury versions of which items are made by Jimmy Choo?
Shoes
9. Who played Simon Templar in TV's `The Return of the Saint', first screened in 1978?
Ian Ogilvy
10. Canadian Terry Sawchuck was one of the all time greats in which sport?
Ice Hockey
11. If the sky was full of nimbostratus clouds, what type of weather would you expect?
Rain. They are rainclouds
12. How many states is Australia divided into?
Six - Northern territory, South Australia, Western Australia, Queensland, New South Wales & Victoria
13. Which pair of crime writers have the forenames Andy & Peter?
Dalziel & Pascoe
14. What does the "F.W." stand for in FW Woolworth?
Frank Winfield
15. What was built as the centrepeice of the British empire exhibition of 1924?
Wembley stadium
16. In which European city did the world's first motorway open in 1921?
Berlin
17. Is an icicle a stalagmite or stalagtite?
Stalagtite
18. Which musical instrument has dampers, hammers and strings?
Piano
19. What does a Union Jack flying upside down signify?
Distress
20. Quiztime Survey Question - Top Answers required - Name a Kind of Tank?
Fish / Water / Army or Military / Petrol / Think

21. One point each - New York is composed of five districts, what are their names?
Manhattan, Richmond, Brooklyn, Queens, Bronx
22. Who answered Batman and Robin’s phone when they were out together?
Alfred - the butler
23. How many lines to a picture were there in the first television sets used in the UK?
405
24. Who is the Australian tennis player known as the Scud?
Mark Philippoussis
25. Which group of islands does Fair Isle belong to?
Shetlands
26. Who wrote"The Hunt For Red October"?
Tom Clancy
27. Which Yorkshire racecourse never stages flat racing?
Wetherby
28. Which English city is known as the "City of Spires"?
Oxford
29. Who won the Oscar for best actor in 1957 for his part in "Bridge on the river Kwai"?
Alec Guinness
30. What is the only active volcano on mainland Europe?
Vesuvius
31. Still popular as presents, how many "Power Rangers" are there?
Six (Billy, Jason, Tommy, Zak, Kimberley & Trini)
32. In fiction, which animal faded away until nothing remained but his grin?
The Cheshire Cat in Alice in Wonderland
33. Wilnelia Merced, Miss World in 1975 became which British television personality's third wife in 1983?
Bruce Forsythe's
34. What is the name for a baby eagle?
An Eaglet
35. What is the name of the jewel thief Inspector Clouseau chases in "The pink panther"?
The phantom
36. On which children's TV show would you have found the Melody Angels?
Captain Scarlett
37. Which is Britain's oldest cathedral?
Canterbury
38. Which TV commentator won the PGA championships in 1957, 1962 & 1965?
Peter Allis
39. Which fruit is grown by viticulturists?
Grapes
40. Where can a plane fly further below sea level, than some submarines can dive?
Over the Dead sea, which is 1300ft below sea level

Tiebreaker - What was the price tag of the first JVC VHS video recorder sold at Dixons?
£798.75
- How many miles is it from London to Sydney Australia.
10,558

QUIZTIME 62

1. What was the title of Cliff Richard's first No.1 single in the UK?
LIVING DOLL
2. Vanilla comes from which flower?
ORCHID
3. Mariachi and Marimba are types of music from which country?
MEXICO
4. Plantain is a cooking variety of which fruit?
BANANA
5. Which motorway runs from the M6 to Colne in Lancashire?
M65
6. in "The Simpsons" TV programme, who is Marge Simpson's favourite singer?
TOM JONES
7. What is the state capital of Louisiana?
BATON ROUGE
8. What instrument was jazz musician Woody Herman famous for?
CLARINET
9. Which country's wine may be labelled DOCG?
ITALY (Denominazionne di Origine e Garantia)
10. In children's literature, who was the sister of John and Michael Darling?
WENDY
11. Which song contains the lyric "Strummin' my Pain with his Fingers"?
KILLING ME SOFTLY
12. The San Diego Padres play which sport?
BASEBALL
13. The word "tulip" comes from the word "tuliban", which means "turban" in which language?
TURKISH
14. How man sixpences were there in half a crown?
FIVE
15. Name the first British nuclear power station, which closed in March 2003?
CALDER HALL
16. Which famous contemporary artist, now a resident of California, was born in Bradford in 1937?
DAVID HOCKNEY
17. In the Bible, who was the wife of King David?
BATHSHEBA
18. Which country is the base of the ANA Airline?
JAPAN
19. Which company makes "Who Wants to be a Millionaire" for ITV?
CELADOR
20. In the "E" food classification, what do the numbers 100 to 199 cover?
COLOURS

21. In the "E" food classification, what do the numbers 200 to 299 cover?
PRESERVATIVES
22. By what name is the singer Marie Lawrie better known?
LULU
23. What does the culinary term "farci" mean?
STUFFED
24. Which English rock group's name is also a medieval instrument of torture?
IRON MAIDEN
25. Which of the planets has the satellites Calypso, Phoebe, and Titan?
SATURN
26. The active PLO Islamic resistance movement is better known as what?
HAMAS
27. Which animal lives in a holt?
OTTER
28. The battles of Blore Heath, Ferrybridge and Hedgeley Moor were fought during which 15th century conflict?
WARS OF THE ROSES
29. Which European country's parliament is called the Storting; its national anthem being "We Love This Country"?
NORWAY
30. Which US state has the smallest population?
WYOMING
31. Which group recorded the albums "Duke" and "We Can't Dance"?
GENESIS
32. In which town are the HQ of Camelot, organisers of the Lotto?
WATFORD, HERTS.
33. Which herb is associated with remembrance?
ROSEMARY
34. Which Italian immigrant family to the USA give their name to a type of whirlpool bath?
JACUZZI
35. Which 60s singer returned to the charts in 1984 with the Smiths singing 'Hand In Glove'?
SANDIE SHAW
36. Who wrote detective novels based in the fictional town of Kingsmarkham?
RUTH RENDELL
37. Traditionally, what sort of traders would be found working in a 'Shambles'?
BUTCHERS
38. Which record company was founded by Berry Gordy Junior in 1959?
TAMLA MOTOWN
39. What was General Custer's first name?
GEORGE
40. Name the year: President de Gaulle resigned; Colonel Gadaffi assumed power in Libya; Manchester City win the FA Cup
1969

Tiebreaker - In which year was Dick Whittington born?
1350 (-1423)

QUIZTIME 63

ROUND ONE - INDIVIDUAL.

1. Mairead Corrigan and which other Northern Ireland mother founded the 'Peace Movement' in 1976 ?

A. BETTY WILLIAMS.

2. Member of a famous English acting family. Who in 1968 played the part of 'Isadora' on film ?

A. VANESSA REDGRAVE.

3. The life of which race of people is depicted in the novel, 'Nanook Of The North' ?

A. ESKIMO or INUIT.

4. In advertising, what claim was made by "fabulous pink Camay" ?

A. "MAKE YOU A LITTLE LOVELIER EACH DAY".

5. What have Margaret Kempson and Margaret Roberts in common ?

A. BOTH MARRIED DENNIS THATCHER.

6. How much would you have to pay for a monopoly on the railways in 'Monopoly' ?

A. £800.00 (4 stations @ £200.00).

7. Lady Godiva was the bareback riding wife of Leofric, Earl of where ?

A. MERCIA.

8. The first Dahlias were introduced into Europe in 1789 from Mexico, who were responsible for their introduction ?

A. CONQUISTADORS (accept the Spanish).



ROUND TWO - TEAM.

1. Which British Prime Minister was elected MP for Birmingham, Ladywood 1918-29, and Birmingham, Edgebaston 1929-40 ?

A. NEVILLE CHAMBERLAIN.

2. A former foreign office official and liason officer at the British Embassy in Washington, and Russian spy, who's forenames were Harold Adrian Russell ?

A. 'KIM' PHILBY.

3. Who was the 'Lizard Kings', "Queen Of The Highway" ?

A. PAMELA (wife of 'The Doors', Jim Morrison).

4. Which son of a Spanish father, born in New York, became Ireland's longest serving Prime Minister ?

A. EAMON DE VALERA.

5. Which Premiership football club was formerly called 'St. Mary's' ?

A. SOUTHAMPTON.

6. Gefiltefisch is a Jewish speciality, which fish is used ?

A. CARP.

7. Flattened hedgehogs are often found on the roads of Britain, which armoured animals are often flattened on the roads of Texas, USA ?

A. ARMADILLO.

8. Which pop group took its name from the Arabic word meaning black ?

A. ASWAD.



ROUND THREE - INDIVIDUAL.

1. If 'A' is Alpha and 'C' is Charlie, what is 'Q' ?

A. QUEBEC.

2. Why would the 'Vauxhall Nova' car have been a bad seller in Spain ?

A. TRANSLATED (into Spanish) IT MEANS "NO GO".

3. Which cocktail is made by mixing Vodka, orange juice and Galliano ?

A. HARVEY WALLBANGER.

4. According to the Chinese zodiac, 2002 is the year of what ?

A. THE HORSE.

5. 'Tamworth' and 'Berkshire' are both breeds of which animal ?

A. PIG.

6. With which type of television programme was Geoff Hamilton primarily associated ?

A. GARDENING.

7. In the proverb, what should you not throw out with the bathwater ?

A. THE BABY.

8. Where were the 1968 Olympics held ?

A. MEXICO.



ROUND FOUR - INDIVIDUAL.

1. In which decade of the 20th century did Nikita Kruschev become leader of the USSR ?

A. 1950's.

2. Which award winning actor appeared in 'Coronation Street' as the character Ron Jenkins ?

A. BEN KINGSLEY.

3. Reading in Berkshire stands at the confluence of the Kennet and which other river ?

A. THAMES.

4. With which musical instrument do you associate Jazz musicians King Oliver, Bobby Hackett and Bix Biederbeck ?

A. CORNET.

5. The currencies of Algeria, Iraq and Kuwait all share the same name, what ?

A. DINAR.

6. To which English football club was Paul Gascoinge under contract between 1988 and 1992 ?

A. TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR (accept 'Spurs).

7. Ray Davies was lead singer with which British pop group ?

A. THE KINKS.

8. What links a mainline railway station, a bridge and a Napoleonic battle ?

A. WATERLOO.



ROUND FIVE - INDIVIDUAL.

1. Which of the native North American people, were mainly responsible for the death of US Cavalry legend George Armstrong Custer and his men ?

A. SOUIX INDIANS.

2. Sir Harold Wilson was responsible for the popularisation of which specific article of clothing ?

A. GANNEX RAINCOAT.

3. Who was the male model lover of former Liberal Leader, Jeremy Thorpe ?

A. NORMAN SCOTT.

4. On a 'Monopoly' board what comes next, Chance, Euston Road, Pentonville Road ?

A. JAIL.

5. In 1981 Francis Hughes, and which other Republican prisoner died in the Maze Prison as a result of a prolonged 'hunger strike' ?

A. BOBBY SANDS.

6. What plants were being transported by H.M.S. Bounty at the time of the infamous mutiny ?

A. BREAD FRUIT PLANTS.

7. Which British monarch was responsible for the House of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha becoming the House of Windsor ?

A. KING GEORGE V.

8. Part of a famous acting family, whose daughters appeared in the films 'Whistle Down The Wind', 'Swiss Family Robinson' and 'Tiger Bay' ?

A. SIR JOHN MILLS (daughters Juliet & Hayley).



ROUND SIX - TEAM.

1. Who were the Everly Brothers singing about in their 1958 hit "Claudette" ?

A. ROY ORBISON'S WIFE (he wrote it).

2. Quenelles de Brochet is a fish dish who's principal ingredient is which type of fish ?

A. PIKE.

3. According to their shirts, which Premiership football club, 'Fly Emirates' ?

A. CHELSEA.

4. A former German Chancellor, to avoid capture and arrest by the Gestapo, Karl Frahm changed his name. By what name is he now more widely known ?

A. WILLY BRANDT.

5. Which British Prime Minister became an MP for Limehouse (Stepney) 1922-50 and West Walthamstow 1950-55 ?

A. CLEMENT ATTLEE.

6. Hafiz Al-Assad was President of which country from 1971 until his death ?

A. SYRIA.

7. In which American state, whose capital is Madison, might you find road casualties 'Meles Meles' after which the state takes it's nickname ?

A. WISCONSIN (The Badger State).

8. Which pop group took its name from a make of steamroller ?

A. BUFFALO SPRINGFIELD.



ROUND SEVEN - INDIVIDUAL.

1. According to the proverb, who is soon parted from his money ?

A. A FOOL.

2. In which city were the 1976 Winter Olympic games held ?

A. INNSBRUCK.

3. 'Cheviots', 'Blackface' and 'Herdwick' are all breeds of which animal ?

A. SHEEP.

4. In the Chinese zodiac, the year 2001 was the year of what ?

A. THE SNAKE.

5. Which cocktail is obtained by mixing Tequila, Cointreau and Lemon or Lime juice ?

A. MARGUERITA.

6. Which type of tv programme was presenter Barry Bucknall primarily associated with ?

A. DO-IT-YOURSELF.

7. In the phonetic alphabet, if 'G' is Golf, 'H' is Hotel, what is the letter 'I' ?

A. INDIA.

8. Which car, manufactured by Triumph took its name from a Spanish town renowned for fine steel products ?

A. TOLEDO.



ROUND EIGHT - INDIVIDUAL.

1. Charlie Watts was the drummer with which famous English pop group ?

A. ROLLING STONES.

2. What name links a former England cricketer, a London square, and a breed of terrier dog ?

A. RUSSELL.

3. The currencies of Kenya, Uganda and Austria all share what name ?

A. SHILLING.

4. Who appeared in "Coronation Street" as 'Stanley Fairclough', 'Len Fairclough's' son. He later went on to front a successful sixties pop group ?

A. PETER NOONE.

5. The City of Salisbury stands at the confluence of the Wily and which other river ?

A. THE AVON.

6. Which which instrument are Jazz musicians Jack Teagarden, Kai Winding and Tommy Dorsey associated ?

A. TROMBONE.

7. In which decade of the 20th. century was Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichman caught, tried and executed /

A. 1960's.

8. In football, name the Arsenal manager who worked in Japan before coming to England ?

A. ARSENE WENGER.



SPARE QUESTION

1. Which soccer club was once called 'Small Heath' ?

A. BIRMINGHAM CITY.

2. In which country was Ray Milland born ?

A. WALES (he took his name from some spare ground he used to play on as a boy called "The Millands").

3. In the USA, which government organisation has the initials DEA ?

A. DRUG ENFORCEMENT AGENCY.

4. Which tv 'sitcom' starred Karl Howman as a womanising painter and decorator ?

A. BRUSH STROKES.

5. A 'Campanile' is a tower, that normally houses what ?

A. BELLS.

QUIZTIME 64

A. Which European city has a bridge called the “Donkey Bridge”? AMSTERDAM

B. Which element, atomic number 55, takes its name from the Greek for heavy? BARIUM

C. Which musical features the song 'When the Children are Asleep'? CAROUSEL

D. Lent Lily is an alternative name for which flower? DAFFODIL

E. In which Scottish town or city is the soccer ground Easter Road? EDINBURGH

F. "Destroying Angel", "Horn of Plenty" and "Purple Blewit" are all types of what? FUNGI

G. Which family of birds has species called Little, Common and Glaucous ? GULL

H. HCl is the chemical formula of what acid? HYDROCHLORIC

I. In which country are the Zagros mountains? IRAN

J. In the Bible, who was the wife of King Ahab? JEZEBEL

K. What do Typewriters and computers have in common? KEYBOARDS

L. Which country has regions named Cyreniaca, Tripolitania and Fezzan? LIBYA

M. What is the name of the multimedia company owned by Madonna? MAVERICK (Entertainment)

N. Which substance was known as "aqua fortis"? NITRIC ACID

O. From which drug are morphine and codeine derived? OPIUM

P. What is the name of the Flintstones’ daughter? PEBBLES

Q. The name given to a group of Five instruments? QUINTET

R. German Black and Tan working dog ? ROTTWEILER

S. In the Lord of the Rings - who was Gandalf's horse? SHADOWFAX

T. Which band recorded the live album 'Live and Dangerous'? THIN LIZZIE

U. Four stringed musical instrument ? UKULELE

V. Which element has an atomic number of 23 and the symbol V? VANADIUM

W. What are a mammal's vibrissae? WHISKERS

X. What was Microsoft's Windows operating system called before Vista? XP

Y. A university in America? YALE

Z. Large Swiss City ? ZURICH

QUIZTIME 65

ROUND ONE - INDIVIDUAL.

1. By what name is the 'Third Battle of Ypres' ,better known ?

A. PASSCHENDAELE.

2. In Judaism, what name is given to the first five books of the Old Testament ?

A. TORAH (The Law).

3. What was Jacqueline Kennedy's (later Onassis) maiden name ?

A. BOUVIER.

4. Ben Gill leads a Union that represents which group of people ?

A. FARMERS.

5. in which year was 'The Highway Code', first issued ?

A. 1931.

6. Who was the next Women's tennis singles Olympic champion after Helen Wills, who won gold at Paris in 1924 ?

A. STEFFI GRAF (1988).

7. Who eventually received the gold medal for the men's 100metres at the Seoul Olympics in 1988 ?

A. CARL LEWIS.

8. Which gas was produced in a 'carbide lamp', when water was added to calcium carbide ?

A. ACETYLENE (accept Ethyne).



ROUND TWO - TEAM.

1. As seen from the earth, what is the brightest star in the constellation Scorpio ?

A. ANTARES.

2. Whose law states, "Expenditure rises to meet income" ?

A. PARKINSON'S LAW.

3. The churchyard of which Chilterns village is immortalised in 'Gray's Elegy' ?

A. STOKE POGES.

4. Who composed, 'Rule Britannia' ?

A. THOMAS ARNE.

5. 'Tokyo Slicer' and 'Pepita' are varieties of which vegetable ?

A. CUCUMBER.

6. In the Christian calendar, what date is given as the birthday of 'The Virgin Mary' ?

A. SEPTEMBER 8th.

7. Whose paintings include, 'The Boy In The Red Waistcoat' and 'The House Of The Hanged Man' ?

A. Paul CEZANNE.

8. In which play, is 'Mrs. Susan White' the eponymous character ?

A. 'EDUCATING RITA'.



ROUND THREE - INDIVIDUAL.

1. Which former UK 'rock band' consisted of Weller, Foxton and Buckler ?

A. THE JAM.

2. Which Irish-born British diplomat was executed for High Treason in 1916 ?

A. ROGER CASEMENT.

3. Which gas (a compound of hydrogen and nitrogen) was once used as a refrigerant ?

A. AMMONIA.

4. Which former US 'rock band' consisted of Garcia, Weir, McKernan, Lesh and Kreutzmann ?

A. THE GRATEFUL DEAD.

5. What was the 'Oregon Pine' renamed, to honour its discoverer, a Scottish botanist ?

A. DOUGLAS FIR.

6. Name the oldest mountain range in the USA which rises to 1600 metres in New York State ?

A. ADIRONDACKS.

7. A memorial to which writer and critic stands on the shore of Derwentwater ?

A. JOHN RUSKIN.

8. In mythology, which King of Cyprus fell in love with a statue ?

A. PYGMALION.



ROUND FOUR - INDIVIDUAL.

1. Who wrote the song, "Anything Goes" ?

A. COLE PORTER.

2. The 'Schick Test' is used to determine the immunity to which disease ?

A. DIPTHERIA.

3. Which unit is defined as the power necessary to lift 33,000 pounds a distance of 1 foot in 1 minute ?

A. (One) HORSEPOWER.

4. Which eponymous hero of a Shakespeare play was "More sinned against than sinning" ?

A. KING LEAR.

5. In mythology, who tamed the winged horse 'Pegasus' ?

A. BELLEROPHON.

6. Which astronomical unit is equal to 3.26 light years ?

A. PARSEC.

7. The Latin phrase, "Cogito ergo sum", translates as what, in English ?

A. 'I THINK, THEREFORE I AM'.

8. Which King of England was married to Catherine de Valois, and died in 1422 ?

A. HENRY V.



ROUND FIVE - INDIVIDUAL.

1. Which famous person is buried in the churchyard at Bamburgh, Nothumberland ?

A. GRACE DARLING.

2. Which strait separates Tasmania from the mainland ?

A. BASS STRAIT.

3. Which strait separates Tierra del Fuego from the mainland of South America ?

A. MAGELLAN'S STRAIT.

4. Who directed the film, 'Out Of Africa' ?

A. SYDNEY POLLACK.

5. What was the first name of Argentinean revolutionary Che Guevara ?

A. ERNESTO.

6. Which terrorist group killed 11 Israeli athletes at the 1972 Munich Olympics ?

A. BLACK SEPTEMBER.

7. Who wrote the song, "There's No Business Like Show Business' ?

A. IRVING BERLIN.

8. With a daily circulation of 3.6 million copies, what is the best-selling newspaper in the UK ?

A. THE SUN.



ROUND SIX - TEAM.

1. Which is the last remaining Oxford college to maintain a 'women only' policy ?

A. ST. HILDA'S.

2. In which play are the eponymous characters 'Michael Johnstone' and 'Edward Lyons' ?

A. 'BLOOD BROTHERS'

3. Whose works include, 'The Gleaners' and 'The Jetty At Le Havre' ?

A. Camille PISARRO.

4. On which day of the year does 'All Souls Day' fall ?

A. NOVEMBER 2nd.

5. As seen from the Earth, what is the brightest star in the constellation Taurus ?

A. ALDEBARAN.

6. What famous song did Rouget de Lisle compose in April 1792 ?

A. LA MARSEILLAISE.

7. 'Alpha' and 'Snowcap' are varieties of which vegetable ?

A. CAULIFLOWER.

8. Whose law states, "Bad money, drives out good" ?

A. GRESHAM'S LAW.



ROUND SEVEN - INDIVIDUAL.

1. Who directed the film, 'Saving Private Ryan' ?

A. STEVEN SPIELBERG.

2. Mount Marmolada, is the highest peak of which mountain range ?

A. DOLOMITES.

3. With a daily circulation of 1.7 million copies, which is the best selling newspaper in the USA ?

A. THE WALL STREET JOURNAL.

4. The R.H.A. represents which group of people ?

A. LORRY OPERATORS / HAULIERS (Road Haulage Association).

5. Name the American radio reporter who famously broadcast from London during the height of the 'Blitz' ?

A. ED MORROW.

6. In Robert Bolt's work, who was "A Man For All Seasons" ?

A. SIR THOMAS MORE.

7. Where on the human skeleton, would you find the 'Parietal Bone' ?

A. SKULL.

8. Where on the human skeleton would you find then 'Ilium' ?

A. PART OF THE PELVIS.



ROUND EIGHT - INDIVIDUAL.

1. Who first introduced, 'The Highway Code' and the 'Driving Test' ?

A. LESLIE HORE-BELISHA.

2. What is the name of the milky juice in some trees and plants, and is widely obtained by 'tapping' Rubber trees ?

A. LATEX.

3. What is manufactured by bone marrow ?

A. BLOOD CELLS.

4. Which king of England was the son of Edward, The Black Prince ?

A. RICHARD II.

5. in 1974, which heiress did the Simbionese liberation Army kidnap ?

A. PATTY HEARST.

6. Who, on CBS television, gave America the grim news of John F. Kennedy's assassination on 22nd. November 1963 ?

A. WALTER KRONKITE.

7. Which genus of redwood conifer was named to commemorate a great Cherokee Indian ?

A. SEQUOIA.

8. Which organ in the body regulates blood sugar levels ?

A. PANCREAS.



SPARE QUESTION

1. Apart from henry Cooper and Kevin Keegan, name either of the famous British sportsmen who advertised 'Brut 33, Splash-on Lotion' on tv in the 1970's ?

A. BARRY SHEENE / DAVID HEMERY.

2. The first five books of the Bible are, genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Deuteronomy and which other ?

A. NUMBERS.

3. Who was the architect who redesigned the Brighton Pavilion for the Prince Regent between 1815 and 1823 ?

A. JOHN NASH.

4. Which British airport has the identification code EMA ?

A. EAST MIDLANDS.

5. A Fox has a 'brush', which animal has a 'scut' ?

A. HARE, RABBIT or DEER.
QUIZTIME 66
1. IN 1950 A BISCUIT FACTORY WAS BUILT FOR THE MASS PRODUCTION OF JUST ONE PRODUCT. IT'S A CHOCOLATE BISCUIT STILL EXTREMELY POPULAR TODAY. WHAT IS IT?
2. YVONNE GOOLAGONG HAS WON WIMBLEDON TWICE. WHAT WAS HER NAME WHEN SHE WON IT FOR THE SECOND TIME?
3. WHO DID ANTHONY ARMSTRONG JONES MARRY ON 6TH MAY 1960
4. WHAT WAS TERRY GILLIAM'S CONTRIBUTION TO MONTY PYTHON'S FLYING CIRCUS?
5. VONDA SHEPHERD PLAYS THE PART OF THE BAR-ROOM PIANIST IN WHICH TV SHOW
6. WHAT WAS THE NAME OF SHERLOCK HOLMES' OLDER BROTHER
7. WHOSE BODY WAS FOUND FROZEN IN 1999 ON MOUNT EVEREST, 75 YEARS AFTER HE DISAPPEARED
8. WHO WAS THE FIRST DIRECT DESCENDANT OF THE QUEEN, NOT TO BEAR A TITLE
9. WHAT WAS THE NAME OF BRITISH RAIL'S REVOLUTIONARY TILTING TRAIN, WHICH MADE PASSENGERS SICK
10. WHAT IS THE LARGEST CARIBBEAN ISLAND?
11. WHICH IS THE MOST EASTERLY ISLAND OF THE WEST INDIES
12. WHICH NEWSPAPER AWARDED LOUIS BLERIOT £1,000 IN 1909, FOR BECOMING THE FIRST PERSON TO PILOT A PLANE ACROSS THE ENGLISH CHANNEL
13. WHEN FAWLTY TOWERS WAS SOLD TO SPAIN, WHAT NATIONALITY DID THEY MAKE MANUEL?
14. WHICH COMEDY DUO FIRST HIT THE TV SCREENS IN A COMIC STRIP FILM CALLED, "FIVE GO MAD IN DORSET"?
15. WHICH SPORT, ORIGINALLY KNOWN AS KITTEN·BALL, BEGAN IN CHICAGO IN 1887 AS AN INDOOR VERSION OF BASEBALL
16. WHAT WAS THE NAME OF BLUE PETER'S FIRST TORTOISE, THAT HAD TO CHANGE 'HIS' NAME
17. THE DVLA WERE SWAMPED WITH REQUESTS, IN 1999, FOR WHICH NUMBER PLATE, WHICH COULD IMPROVE A PERSONS PERFORMANCE
18. WHO WAS THE STAR, IN HIS FIRST HOLLYWOOD FILM, 'GONE IN SIXTY SECONDS' WITH NICHOLAS CAGE AND ROBERT DUVALL
19. FIVE OF THE TOP TEN MOST EXPENSIVE PAINTINGS EVER SOLD AT AUCTION WERE PAINTED BY WHICH ARTIST
20. LORD SALISBURY WAS THE FIRST IN 1900, MARGARET THATCHER BECAME THE SECOND, TO DO WHAT
21. WHICH CONTINENT INCLUDES THE WORLDS' LARGEST AND SMALLEST COUNTRIES BY AREA
22. WHICH FILM FESTIVAL HANDS OUT THE GOLDEN PALM AWARD
23. WHICH MOVIE CHARACTER WAS THE WORLDS' FASTEST TOPIARY ARTIST AND ICE SCULPTOR
24. WHO ONCE TOLD THE RUGBY UNION SELECTORS THAT THEY WERE 57 OLD FARTS
25. TRUE OR FALSE: IN THE CANADIAN PROVINCE OF NEWFOUNDLAND, THERE IS A TOWN CALLED 'DILDO'
26. WHO ALWAYS TALKED TO ORSON AT THE END OF THE DAY
27. WHAT WAS CHARLES (CHUCK) YEAGER THE FIRST MAN TO BREAK
28. WHAT WAS THE NAME OF THE MARTIANS WHO MADE CAPTAIN SCARLET SO HIGHLY STRUNG
29. MADE FROM THERMO·PLASTIC PAPER AND THE MANILA HEMP USED TO MAKE ROPE, IT IS DESIGNED TO WITHSTAND BOILING WATER, WHAT IS IT
30. WHICH MAP WAS 'ONGAR' DROPPED FROM IN 1994
31. WHICH DISNEY FILM FEATURED THE OSCAR WINNING SONG 'A WHOLE NEW WORLD'
32. WHICH SHAKESPEARE ROLE REQUIRES AN ACTOR TO LEARN 11,610 WORDS
33. WHICH FAMOUS BILLIONAIRE FILM ·MAKER WAS ONCE SMACKED BY A TEACHER FOR TAKING A LIVE MOUSE INTO THE CLASSROOM
34. WHAT LINKED 23 PEOPLE IN 1971, 40 MILLION PEOPLE IN 1997 AND 50 MILLION PEOPLE BY THE YEAR 2001
35. IN WHICH MOVIE DOES DANNY DE VITO SNARL AT MICHELLE PFEIFFER AND SAY YOU LOUSY MINX, I OUGHT TO HAVE YOU SPAYED"
36. WHICH SHIP'S 65 DAY JOURNEY IN 1620 SAW FIVE DEATHS AND TWO BIRTHS
37. WHO HAS 114 STREETS NAMED AFTER HER IN CENTRAL LONDON
38. WHICH COMMON NAME IS MENTIONED 1,064 TIMES IN THE BIBLE
39. WHAT WAS MATTHEW WEBB COVERED WITH WHEN HE BECAME THE FIRST TO SWIM THE CHANNEL, SHEEP FAT, DOLPHIN (PORPOISE) OIL OR ENGINE GREASE
40. WHICH COUNTRY BOASTED THE MOST FRENCH LANGUAGE SPEAKERS AT THE START OF 2009
T.B. HOW MANY WOMEN PLAYED IN THE FIRST LADIES' CHAMPIONSHIP AT WIMBLEDON IN 1884

QUIZTIME TRIVIA ANSWERS

1. (PENGUIN)
2. (YVONNE CAWLEY)
3. PRINCESS MARGARET
4. (ANIMATOR)
5. ALLY MCBEAL
6. MYCROFT
7. GEORGE MALLORY
8. PETER PHILIPS
9. ADVANCED PASSENGER TRAIN / APT
10. (CUBA)
11. BARBADOS
12. THE DAILY MAIL
13. (ITALIAN)
14. (FRENCH & SAUNDERS)
15. SOFTBALL
16. FRED (CHANGED TO FREDA)
17. V14 GRA (VIAGRA)
18. VINNIE JONES
19. PABLO PICASSO
20. RE-ELECTED FOLLOWING A FULL TERM IN OFFICE
21. EUROPE
22. CANNES
23. EDWARD SCISSORHANDS
24. WILL CARLING
25. TRUE (IF A MANCUNIAN COMES FROM MANCHESTER / WHAT !!)
26. MORK (IN MORK AND MINDY)
27. SOUND BARRIER
28. MYSTERONS
29. TEA BAGS
30. LONDON UNDERGROUND MAP
31. ALADDIN
32. HAMLET
33. WALT DISNEY
34. INTERNET
35. BATMAN RETURNS
36. MAYFLOWER
37. QUEEN VICTORIA
38. DAVID
39. DOLPHIN (PORPOISE) OIL
40. FRANCE !!!
TIE - 13

QUIZTIME 67
ANIMAL

What 'D' was a brontosaurus and a tyrannosaurus?
Dinosaur

What 'U' is a sea creature?
Urchin

What 'T' is missing from a Manx cat?
Tail

What 'K' is a joey?
Kangaroo

What 'M' travels at a mere 1.07 mph?
Millipede

What 'J' is like a leopard but with a larger head?
Jaguar

What 'B' is the hair-like structure attached to the shaft of a feather?
Barb

What 'H' links basset, wolf and blood?
Hound

What 'N' is either great or crested?
Newt

What 'E' has four knees?
Elephant

What 'A' wages war on its own kind?
Ant

What 'R' has either one or two horns on its nose or snout?
Rhinoceros

What 'W' links blue, sperm and killer?
Whale

What 'G' is the largest man-like or anthropoid, ape?
Gorilla

What 'F' are either contour, down or filoplumes?
Feathers

What 'S' is a large aquatic bird, which is the property of the Crown?
Swan

What 'L' is a baby hare?
Leveret

What 'P' is the roof of the mouth in vertebrates?
Palate

What 'O' symbolizes wisdom?
Owl

What 'C' comes from sturgeon or salmon?
Caviare

QUIZTIME 68

Round 1
1) Which was the second country to issue Postage Stamps
Brazil
2) What was written on the top of Sid Vicious's guitar
All the notes
3) What was the Roman name for Guersney
Sarnia
4) Who is the only Prime Minister to have served three Monarchs
Stanley Baldwin
5) The Shakers were also famous for making what type of objects
Hand crafted furniture
6) What is the term for the bending of the knee in Ballet
Plie (pronounced Plee ay)
7) Which French General liberated Paris
General Leclerc
8) What is the title of the heir to the Spanish throne
Prince of the Asturias

Round 2
1) Which is the longest of the Canterbury Tales
The Knight's Tale
2) What is Fluoxetene Hydrochloride more commonly known as
Prozac
3) Who created "The Man who……" cartoons
Bateman
4) What is the Moro reflex in babies
The ability to be startled
5) Which name was on the first passport issued for a dog
Frodo Baggins
6) Who was the last leader of East Germany
Egon Krenz
7) Which is the rarest natural occuring element
Astatine
8) How wide is a hairsbreadth
1/48th of an inch

Round 3
1) If an Oedipus complex is the name for a man who is in love with his mother,
what is the name for a similar relationship between Step parent and Step child
Phaedra Complex
2) What was the name for the staff used to drive cattle in ancient Rome
Stimulus
3) Who first coined the terms Acids and Alkalis
Robert Boyle
4) If you suffer from onchyophagia what do you do
Bite your fingernails
5) What was known to its builders as "The Enterprise"
The Spanish Armada
6) What does esurient mean
Hungry
7) What is Cladistics
The classification of animals from genetic data
8) In which city can you find the the Football Club Real Betis
Seville

Round 4

1) Which form of transport would you use in the Devizes to Westminster
Marathon
Canoe
2) In the film "Saving Private Ryan" who played Private Ryan
Matt Damon
3) Who does the charity Gingerbread represent
Single Parent families
4) Which London Underground Line was the last to use steam trains
The Metropolitan Line
5) Which is the oldest square in London
Lincoln Inns Fields
6) Which was Wagner's last opera
Parsifal
7) Who won the 2002 Nobel Peace Prize
Jimmy Carter
8) What is a pelerine
A cape

Round 5
1) Which horse won the first Derby
Diomed
2) Name either of the two animals whose meat is totally cholesterol free
Kangaroo or opossum
3) Who is the originator of the F plan Diet
Audrey Eyton
4) Which was the first printed book in the world
The Diamond Sutra (A Buddhist Text)
5) In the PG Wodehouse stories, which club did Jeeves belong to
The Junior Ganymede Club
6) When, exactly, did Winston Churchill become PM
10th May 1940
7) Which famous novel has the dedication "For Esme with love and squalor"
A Catcher in the Rye (JD Salinger)
8) What is a Bridewell
A woman's prison

Round 6
1) Where in the UK can you find Napes Needle
Great Gable
2) What rank does an RAF Officer have if he has one broad ring on his sleeve
Air Commodore
3) Which is the nearest star to the earth after the Centaurii System
Barnard's Star
4) In which country is Kakadu National Park
Australia
5) Who first started the custom of putting lights on Christmas tree
Martin Luther
6) Who was Britain's first heart transplant patient
Frederick West (NO not that one)
7) Who was Lord Nelson's wife
Frances Nisbet
8) What do Manxmen call all non-native inhabitants
Came Over

Round 7
1) Which festival follows the Chinese New Year
The Lantern Festival
2) What famous institution was founded by William Patterson
The Bank of England
3) What is the collective noun for Parrots
Pandemonium
4) Which scriptwriters wrote "The Good Life"
Esmond and Larbey
5) Where was the first FA Cup Final held
The Oval
6) What does Lemur mean
Ghost
7) Who was Sherlock Holmes actually based upon
Dr Joseph Bell
8) Which is reputedly the world's slowest fish
The Sea Horse

Round 8

1) In which city is the cricket ground Sabina Park
Kingston Jamaica
2) What is the meaning of coup de foudre
Love at first sight
3) Who first said "One swallow does not make a Summer"
Aristotle
4) What is the name of a Scottish Mountain between 2,000 and 2,500 feet
Corbett
5) Which is the longest Olympic Athletics event
50 Km Walk
6) Who is the author of "The Little Book of Calm"
Paul Wilson
7) Which tree has the largest trunk
Baobab
8) Which king trapped Daedalus and Icarus in the Labyrinth
Minos

Spares

1) Which is the longest muscle
Sartorius
2) Who is the Patron Saint of Computers
St. Isidore
3) Which DJ is a direct descendant of RL Stevenson
Kid Jenson
4) Which is the largest County in Ireland
Cork
5) Who recorded the song Tiger Feet
Mud
6) Where was Adolf Hiler born
Branau

QUIZTIME 69

ROUND ONE - INDIVIDUAL.

1. In the oil industry, the abbreviation b.p.d. is used, what does the initial 'b' stand for ?

A. BARRELS (Per Day).

2. By what name is the 'Kestrel' also known ?

A. WIND HOVER.

3. Where did two Boeing 747 aeroplanes collide on a runway in 1977, with 583 fatalities ?

A. TENERIFE.

4. Grosvenor is the family name of which English Duke ?

A. WESTMINSTER.

5. For what does the 'M.I.' stand in 'M.I.5.' and 'M.I.6.' ?

A. MILITARY INTELLIGENCE.

6. Which large work of art has 'Aesop's Fables' round its border ?

A. THE BAYEUX TAPESTRY.

7. A bowler hatted figure whose face is obscured by an apple is the principal subject of the painting 'Le Grands Guerre', who painted it ?

A. RENE MAGRITTE.

8. Astrologically speaking, two of the 'fire signs' are Leo and Aries. Which is the third ?

A. SAGITTARIUS.



ROUND TWO - TEAM.

1. In which year was colour tv started, and Francis Chichester knighted ?

A. 1967.

2. Which is the main port of Kenya ?

A. MOMBASA.

3. In which English king's reign did the 'Peasant's Revolt' led by Wat Tyler take place ?

A. RICHARD II.

4. Who invented 'Meccano' in Liverpool in 1901 ?

A. FRANK HORNBY.

5. What is the common name for the shrub 'Pyracantha' ?

A. FIRETHORN.

6. Which opera contains the aria 'Che Gelida la Mano' meaning "Your Tiny Hand Is Frozen" ?

A. LA BOHEME.

7. Who composed the 'Warsaw Concerto' ?

A. RICHARD ADDINSELL.

8. Which pop singer and actor was born Terry Nelhams ?

A. ADAM FAITH.



ROUND THREE - INDIVIDUAL.

1. In which town or city is the administrative headquarters of the Welsh district Denbighshire ?

A. RUTHIN.

2. What does the letter 'M' stand for when used to describe a BMX bicycle ?

A. (Bicycle) MOTO (Cross).

3. Astrologically speaking, two of the 'water signs' are Cancer and Pisces, which is the third ?

A. SCORPIO.

4. In which town or city is the admnistrative headquarters of the Welsh district Flintshire ?

A. MOLD.

5. Which independent family company is Britain's oldest brewer having been brewing on the site in Faversham since 1698 ?

A. SHEPHERD NEAME.

6. Which British motor manufacturer produced a model called the 'Elf' ?

A. RILEY.

7. In fiction, who was the arch enemy of 'Dan Dare' ?

A. THE MEKON.

8. Which company, headed by John Towers, bought the Rover car company from BMW ?

A. PHOENIX.



ROUND FOUR - INDIVIDUAL.

1. Apart from his ex-wife Nicole, who else was O.J. Simpson cleared of murdering in 1995 ?

A. RONALD GOLDMAN.

2. Which country's currency is the Bira ?

A. ETHIOPIA.

3. Which British comedian had a minor chart hits in the 50's and 60's with "Splish, Splash" and "My Boomerang Won't Come Back" ?

A. CHARLIE DRAKE.

4. What was the name of 'Steptoe and Son's', original horse ?

A. HERCULES.

5. Which company, the owner of a large estate of pubs, was for a long time front runner in the bid to buy the Rover car company ?

A. ALCHEMY.

6. Which Irish singer, popular in the mid 50's, and whose biggest hit was 'Softly, Softly', had at one time five records in the charts simultaneously ?

A. RUBY MURRAY.

7. What is the alternative name for the 'Jerboa' ?

A. DESERT RAT.

8. Which cricketer was nicknamed 'The Big Cat' ?

A. CLIVE LLOYD.



ROUND FIVE - INDIVIDUAL.

1. Who in fiction, was the arch enemy of 'Flash Gordon' ?

A. MING THE MERCILESS.

2. Which vegetable is known to Americans as 'Scallions' ?

A. SPRING ONIONS.

3. Which vegetable is known to Americans as 'Zucchini' ?

A. COURGETTE.

4. Which film, directed by Oliver Stone, won the best film 'Oscar' in 1986 ?

A. PLATOON.

5. What major British disaster occurred in Beauvais, France in 1930 ?

A. CRASH OF THE R101 AIRSHIP.

6. Which member of Margaret Thatcher's 'Cabinet' was once an airline pilot ?

A. NORMAN TEBBIT.

7. What was the nickname given to the murderer Donald Nielsen ?

A. THE BLACK PANTHER.

8. Which Greek island is featured in the story, 'Captain Corelli's Mandolin' ?

A. KEFALONIA.



ROUND SIX - TEAM.

1. 'Wyatt's Rebellion' was an attempt to prevent the marriage of which queen to Phillip II of Spain ?

A. MARY I.

2. What was 'Capability' Brown's real first name ?

A. LANCELOT.

3. Whose seventh symphony was called 'Leningrad' ?

A. SHOSTAKOVITCH.

4. In which opera can we hear the aria 'La Donna Mbile' ?

A. RIGOLETTO.

5. In which year did radio broadcasts begin in Parliament and the Queen inaugurate first oil flow from the 'Forties Field' in the North Sea ?

A. 1975.

6. Who bought the rights to a cleaning machine from J. Murray Spangler ?

A. W.H. HOOVER.

7. Which common plant's name is derived from the French for a lion's tooth, referring to the shape of its leaves ?

A. DANDELION.

8. Of which country is Beira the chief port ?

A. MOZAMBIQUE.



ROUND SEVEN - INDIVIDUAL.

1. Robert de Niro won best actor 'Oscar' for which film in 1980 ?

A. RAGING BULL.

2. Which British motor manufacturer produced a model called the 'Hunter' ?

A. HILLMAN.

3. Which area of France is the setting for three books by Peter Mayle ?

A. PROVENCE.

4. Which Duke's "family seat" is at Arundel in West Sussex ?

A. DUKE OF NORFOLK.

5. From which musical does the song "I Don't Know How To Love Him", come ?

A. JESUS CHRIST, SUPERSTAR.

6. What name did 'Manuel' give to his pet rat in the tv series 'Fawlty Towers' ?

A. BASIL.

7. Who owns the land on which Dartmoor Prison is sited ?

A. PRINCE CHARLES.

8. Who is the only Englishman to be both knighted and canonised ?

A. THOMAS MORE.



ROUND EIGHT - INDIVIDUAL.

1. What name is given to the Officer's Mess on a Royal Navy warship ?

A. WARDROOM.

2. Give either of the names by which Stalingrad has been known ?

A. TSARITSIN or VOLGOGRAD.

3. What does the word 'Punjab' mean ?

A. (Land of) FIVE RIVERS.

4. Which Nationwide Football league team are nicknamed 'The Canaries' ?

A. NORWICH CITY.

5. David Jason and Lech Walesa were once employed in which occupation ?

A. ELECTRICIAN.

6. From which musical does the song "Younger Than Springtime", come ?

A. SOUTH PACIFIC.

7. Which company, based at Westgate Brewery, Bury St. Edmonds, produces 'Abbot Ale' ?

A. GREENE KING.

8. The balboa is the currency of which country ?

A. PANAMA.



SPARE QUESTION

1. Which state of the USA is nicknamed the 'Peach State' ?

A. GEORGIA.

2. When Spanish television bought 'Fawlty Towers', what nationality did 'Manuel' become ?

A. ITALIAN.

3. Who wrote the play "Loot" ?

A. JOE ORTON.

4. Who did Bjorn Borg defeat to win his first Wimbledon in 1976 ?

A. ILE NASTASE.

5. Which liner held the 'Atlantic Blue Riband' almost continuously from 1907 to 1929 ?

A. MAURETANIA.

QUIZTIME 70 MYTHS AND LEGENDS

Q : WHO WAS THE MUSE OF SACRED POETRY AND MIME?
A : POLYHYMNIA
Q : WHICH OLYMPIAN GOD WAS ALSO KNOWN AS PHOEBUS?
A : APOLLO
Q : THE MURDER OF WHICH KING OF MYCENAE WAS AVENGED BY HIS SON ORESTES?
A : AGAMEMNON
Q : WHO IS THE HINDU GOD OF FIRE?
A : AGNI
Q : IN GREEK MYTHOLOGY, WHAT PIECE OF FURNITURE IS ASSOCIATED WITH PROCRUSTES?
A : A BED (WHICH HIS VICTIMS WERE MADE TO FIT BY PRUNING OR STRETCHING!)
Q : WHAT IS THE FEMALE EQUIVALENT OF THE OEDIPUS COMPLEX?
A : THE ELECTRA COMPLEX
Q : WHO WAS THE FATHER OF THE GREEK GOD ZEUS?
A : CRONUS
Q : IN ROMAN MYTHOLOGY, WHAT WAS A CADUCEUS?
A : THE STAFF CARRIED BY MERCURY
Q : WHICH GIANT HERO WITH A VAST APPETITE WAS CREATED BY RABELAIS?
A : GARGANTUA
Q : WHO WAS THE MONSTER OF THEBES WHO KILLED THOSE WHO COULD NOT ANSWER THE RIDDLE?
A : THE SPHINX

Q : IN MYTHOLOGY, WHICH TRIO'S NAMES TRANSLATE AS SPLENDOUR, MIRTH, AND GOOD CHEER?
A : THE GRACES OR GRATAIEA OR CHARITIES
Q : IN GREEK MYTH WHO IS THE MUSE OF HISTORY?
A : CLIO
Q : IN ROMAN MYTHOLOGY, WHO WERE AGLAIA, EUPHROSYNE, AND THALIA?
A : THE THREE GRACES
Q : WHAT WAS BIFROST, THE BRIDGE WHICH LED TO ASGARD IN SCANDINAVIAN MYTHOLOGY?
A : A RAINBOW
Q : PRIAM WAS THE LAST MYTHICAL KING OF WHERE?
A : TROY
Q : WHO, IN LEGEND, WAS THE MIGHTY HUNTER, AND GREAT-GRANDSON OF NOAH?
A : NIMROD
Q : WHAT DID MELANION USE TO DEFEAT ATLANTA IN A FOOT RACE?
A : GOLDEN APPLES
Q : IN MYTHOLOGY IN WHICH LAND WAS THE GOLDEN FLEECE?
A : COLCHIS
Q : WHO WAS THE GREEK GODDESS OF THE MOON?
A : SELENE
Q : WHICH GREEK HERALD WAS SAID TO HAVE THE VOICE OF 50 MEN?
A : STENTOR

Q : IN EGYPTIAN MYTHOLOGY, WHO WAS MOTHER OF HORUS. SHE WAS REGARDED AS A NATURE-GODDESS?
A : ISIS
Q : IN GREEK MYTHOLOGY, WHO WERE OFTEN CALLED THE 'DIOSCURI' (OR SONS OF ZEUS)?
A : CASTOR AND POLLUX
Q : IN GREEK MYTHOLOGY WHAT NAME WAS GIVEN TO THE PERSONAL TROOPS OF ACHILLES DURING THE TROJAN WAR?
A : THE MYRMIDONS
Q : WHICH TROJAN PRINCE WAS CARRIED OFF TO BE THE CUP-BEARER TO ZEUS?
A : GANYMEDE
Q : IN MYTHOLOGY, WHO WAS POISONED WITH THE BLOOD FROM NESSUS TAINTED WITH TOXIN FROM THE HYDRA ?
A : HERCULES
Q : WHICH SORCERESS TURNED ULYSSES' (ODYSSEUS) MEN INTO SWINE?
A : CIRCE
Q : IN NORSE MYTHOLOGY, OF WHAT WAS AEGIR THE GOD?
A : THE SEA
Q : IN ROMAN MYTHOLOGY, WHO WAS THE MOTHER OF ROMULUS AND REMUS?
A : RHEA SILVIA (AKA ILIA)
Q : THE EGYPTIAN GODDESS BAST, (OR BASTET), HAD THE HEAD OF WHICH ANIMAL?
A : A CAT
Q : WHO WAS THE PHILISTINE "FISH-GOD", WHOSE TEMPLE IN GAZA, WAS DESTROYED BY SAMSON?
A : DAGON

Q : IN GREEK MYTHOLOGY, WHO WAS GUIDED AND PROTECTED BY THE GODDESS HERA ON HIS EPIC JOURNEY THROUGH THE ‘CLASHING ROCKS’?
A : JASON
Q : IN LEGEND, UNFERTH GAVE HIS SWORD HRUNTING TO WHO?
A : BEOWULF
Q : LADA WAS THE MORTAL LOVED BY ZEUS WHEN TAKING THE FORM OF WHAT CREATURE?
A : A SWAN
Q : WHAT WERE HAMADRYADS?
A :TREE NYMPHS
Q : WHAT SAVED ARION WHEN THROWN OVERBOARD BY PIRATES?
A : A DOLPHIN
Q : WHO SLEW THE SERPENT PYTHON WHICH WAS BORN FROM SLIME LEFT BY DELUGE?
A : APOLLO
Q : WHO WAS THE MUSE OF CHORAL DANCE AND SONG?
A : TERPSICHORE
Q : WHO WAS THE PROPHETESS AND DAUGHTER OF PRIAM WHO WAS NEVER BELIEVED?
A : CASSANDRA
Q : AS ONE OF HIS LABOURS WHAT DID HERCULES HAVE TO DO TO THE AUGEAN STABLES?
A : CLEAN THEM
Q : WHO WAS THE MONSTER OF THEBES WHO KILLED THOSE WHO COULD NOT ANSWER HER RIDDLE?
A : THE SPHINX

Q. IN 'THE ODYSSEY', INTO WHAT DID THE WITCH CIRCE CHANGE THE SAILORS?
A. PIGS
Q : WHO WAS THE ROMAN GOD OF WOODS AND FIELDS?
A : SILVANUS
Q : WHO WAS TOP GOD OF THE EGYPTIANS?
A : AMUN RA
Q : WHO, IN GREEK MYTHOLOGY WAS THE DAUGHTER OF KING AGAMEMNON AND QUEEN CLYTEMNESTRA?
A : ELECTRA
Q : IN MYTHOLOGY, BELLEROPHON TAMED WHAT MYTHICAL CREATURE?
A : PEGASUS
Q : IN MYTHOLOGY, WHO WAS THE BELOVED OF PYRAMUS WHO KILLED HERSELF ON HIS DEATH?
A : THISBE
Q : MYTHOLOGY, AN INCUBUS IS A DEMON WHICH HAS INTERCOURSE WITH SLEEPING WOMEN, WHAT IS THE FEMALE VERSION CALLED?
A : SUCCUBUS
Q : IN GREEK MYTH WHO WAS THE TWIN SISTER OF APOLLO ?
A : ARTEMIS
Q : IN MYTHOLOGY, WHO BLINDED POLYPHEMUS?
A : ULYSSES
Q : WHO WAS NIOBE'S HUSBAND?
A : AMPHION

Q : WHO RODE THE MYTHOLOGICAL HORSE PEGASUS ?
A : BELEROPHON
Q : WHAT PART OF PARIS IS NAMED FOR THE MYTHOLOGICAL PLACE OF SUPREME HAPPINESS AND BLISS WHERE SOULS OF THE GOOD GO AFTER DEATH?
A : CHAMPS ELYSEES
Q : THE EGYPTIAN GOD SEBEK TAKES THE FORM OF WHICH ANIMAL ?
A : CROCODILE
Q : FOR WHICH GREEK GODDESS WERE THE ELEUSINIAN MYSTERIES ESTABLISHED IN ATTICA?
A : DEMETER
Q : WHICH SAINT NIPPED THE DEVILS NOSE WITH RED HOT TONGS?
A : ST DUNSTAN
Q : WHICH 11TH-CENTURY WIZARD BECAME TRAPPED IN THE 20TH CENTURY?
A : CATWEAZLE
Q : WHAT ARE THE VIRGINS WHO CONTROL THE FATES OF MEN CALLED IN NORSE MYTHOLOGY?
A : NORNS
Q : IN HINDU MYTHOLOGY, THE SYMBOL OF FERTILITY IS ‘NANDINI’, BUT WHAT SORT OF ANIMAL IS ‘NANDINI’ ?
A : A COW
Q : IN GREEK MYTHOLOGY, WHAT WAS THE NAME OF THE FERRYMAN WHO CONVEYED THE DEAD OVER THE RIVER STYX?
A : CHARON
Q : IN EGYPTIAN MYTHOLOGY WHAT FORM DOES THE GOD OF DEATH AND EVIL TAKE?
A : CROCODILE

Q : IN GREEK MYTH WHAT IS THE NAME OF THE PLACE OF EVERLASTING TORTURE IN THE UNDERWORLD?
A : TARTARUS
Q : IN GREEK MYTH WHAT WAS THE JOB OF GANYMEDE?
A : CUP BEARER TO ZEUS
Q : WHAT IS THE NAME OF KING ARTHUR’S SHIELD?
A : PRIDWEN
Q : WHOM DID ZEUS SEDUCE WHEN HE ASSUMED THE GUISE OF A SWAN?
A : LEDA
Q : WHAT WAS THE NAME OF THE FAITHFUL WIFE OF ODYSSEUS?
A : PENELOPE
Q : IN WHICH MYTHOLOGY DOES YGGDRASIL FEATURE?
A : SCANDINAVIAN
Q : WHICH GREEK GODDESS SPRANG FROM SEA FOAM?
A : APHRODITE
Q : IN EGYPTIAN MYTH WHO WAS THE CREATOR OF ALL THINGS?
A : PTAH
Q : IN GREEK MYTHOLOGY WHICH GOD FELL IN LOVE WITH PSYCHE?
A : EROS
Q : FOR WHICH GREEK GODDESS WERE THE ELEUSINIAN MYSTERIES ESTABLISHED IN ATTICA?
A : DEMETER (ROMAN CERES)

Q : IN GREEK MYTHOLOGY, WHO WAS ARTEMIS'S TWIN?
A : APOLLO
Q : IN GREEK MYTHOLOGY WHO SLEW ORION?
A : DIANA
Q : IN GREEK MYTHOLOGY, WHICH ETHIOPIAN PRINCESS WAS CHAINED TO A ROCK AS A SACRIFICE TO A SEA MONSTER?
A : ANDROMEDA
Q : IN ANCIENT MYTHOLOGY WHAT WAS A LAMIA ?
A : FEMALE DEMON
Q : IN FAIRY FOLKLORE WHAT WAS THE JOB OF MAB?
A : MIDWIFE
Q : IN GAELIC LEGEND WHO HAD A DOG CALLED BRAN?
A : FINGAL
Q : WHO IS THE GREEK EQUIVALENT OF THE ROMAN DEITY PAX?
A : IRENE
Q : WHO WAS THE NORSE GOD OF POETRY?
A : BRAGI
Q : IN GREEK MYTHOLOGY, WHO WAS RESPONSIBLE FOR GIVING FIRE TO MANKIND ?
A : PROMETHEUS
Q : WHO WAS THE GREEK GOD OF VEGETATION AND REBIRTH?
A : ADONIS

Q : WHO IS THE ROMAN GODDESS OF WAR?
A : BELLONA
Q : EVE OF 1 MAY, BELIEVED IN GERMAN FOLKLORE TO BE THE NIGHT OF A WITCHES' SABBATH?
A : WALPURGIS NIGHT
Q : WHICH MYTHOLOGICAL CREATURE COULD KILL WITH A GLANCE?
A : BASILISK
Q : WHO TURNED ODYSSEUS' MEN INTO PIGS?
A : CIRCE
Q : MONSTER SAID TO LIVE IN THE SWAMPS AND LAGOONS OF CENTRAL AUSTRALIA?
A : BUNYIP
Q : WHAT BIRD IN GREEK LEGEND WAS GIVEN THE 100 EYES OF ARGUS ?
A : THE PEACOCK
Q : WHO WAS THE GUZZLING AND GREEDY GIANT CREATED BY RABELAIS?
A : GARGANTUA
Q : IN GREEK MYTHOLOGY WHAT TYPE OF TREE WAS THE NYMPH DAPHNE CHANGED INTO?
A : LAUREL TREE
Q : WHAT CAPITAL CITY SHARES ITS NAME WITH THE SON OF THE MYTHOLOGICAL PRIAM AND HECUBA?
A : PARIS
Q : WHAT IS THE NAME OF THE HINDU GOD OF EROTIC LOVE?
A : KAMA

Q : ST. AGNES EVE IS THE NIGHT WHEN A GIRL IS SUPPOSED TO DREAM OF WHOM?
A : THE MAN SHE WILL MARRY
Q : WHO, IN ROMAN MYTHOLOGY, WAS THE GODDESS OF THE DAWN?
A : AURORA
Q : IN GREEK MYTHOLOGY ATTIS IS THE GOD OF WHAT ?
A : VENGEANCE
Q : ACCORDING TO NORSE MYTHOLOGY MAN WAS CREATED FROM WHICH TYPE OF TREE?
A : ASH
Q : IN WHAT BOOK WOULD YOU FIND A SORCERESS NAMED "THE WITCH OF ENDOR"?
A : THE BIBLE (KING SAUL ASKED HER TO CALL UP THE SPIRIT OF THE PROPHET SAMUEL SO HE COULD CONSULT HIM.)
Q : WHICH CORNISH VILLAGE IS SAID TO BE THE BIRTHPLACE OF THE LEGENDARY KING ARTHUR?
A : TINTAGEL
Q : WHO WAS THE SIREN WHO SAT ON A ROCK IN THE RHINE AND LURED SAILORS TO THEIR DEATH?
A : THE LORELEI
Q : IN GREEK MYTHOLOGY, WHO WAS THE LEGENDARY LOVER OF HERO WHO SWAM ACROSS THE HELLESPONT EACH NIGHT?
A : LEANDER
Q : IN GREEK MYTHOLOGY, WHICH KING OF THESSALY WAS MARRIED TO ALCESTIS?
A : ADMETUS
Q : WHICH PEOPLE WORSHIPPED THE RAIN GOD APU ILAPU?
A : THE INCAS

Q : WHAT FESTIVAL IS CELEBRATED ON FEBRUARY 3RD IN SWITZERLAND WHICH EXULTS THE END OF WINTER WITH THE BURNING OF STRAW PEOPLE AS SYMBOLS OF THE END OF OLD MAN WINTER?
A : HOMSTROM
Q : WHICH BIRD WAS REGARDED AS SACRED AND, ACCORDINGLY, VENERATED IN ANCIENT EGYPT?
A : IBIS
Q : IN GREEK MYTHOLOGY, WHICH CRAFTSMAN AND INVENTOR, WAS SAID TO HAVE BUILT THE LABYRINTH FOR KING MINOS OF CRETE IN WHICH THE MINOTAUR WAS KEPT?
A : DAEDALUS
Q : IN EGYPTIAN MYTHOLOGY, WHO WAS GOD OF THE NILE?
A : HAPI
Q : IN GREEK MYTH, WHO KILLED THE 2 HEADED DOG ORTHROS?
A : HERACLES
Q : WHO WAS PRIAPUS IN GREEK MYTHOLOGY?
A FERTILITY GOD
Q : WHICH GREEK GOD HAD THE HINDQUARTERS OF A GOAT?
A : PAN
Q : WHAT NAME IS GIVEN TO IRISH GHOSTS SAID TO WAIL OUTSIDE HOUSE WHERE
DEATH IS IMMINENT ?
A : BANSHEES
Q : ACCORDING TO NORSE MYTHOLYGY WHERE DO SOULS OF FALLEN HEROES GO ?
A : VALHALLA
Q : IN NORSE MYTHOLOGY WHO HAD A MAGIC HAMMER ?
A : THOR

Q : IN GREEK LEGEND, WHAT WAS EATEN ON THE ISLAND OF JERBA?
A : LOTUSES
Q : WHAT WAS THE NAME OF ULYSSES' SON, WHO GREW TO MANHOOD IN HIS ABSENCE?
A : TELEMACHUS
Q : WHICH KNIGHT CAUSED THE DEATH OF THE LADY OF SHALLOTT?
A : SIR LANCELOT
Q : WHO FOUGHT THE QUEEN OF THE FAIRIES FOR TAMLANE, HER LOVE..AND WON??
A : FAIR JANET
Q : WHICH FIEND TERRORIZED THE HALL OF HROTHGAR?
A : GRENDEL
Q : AND WHO FREED HROTHGAR'S HALL OF THIS MENACE?
A : BEOWULF
Q : NAME TWO FICTIONAL OR HISTORICAL CHARACTERS WHO FOUGHT WITH
QUARTERSTAFFS ON A LOG BRIDGE ?
A : ROBIN HOOD AND LITTLE JOHN
Q: WHO WAS THE FAMOUS NEZ PERCE INDIAN CHIEF?
A : CHIEF JOSEPH
Q : WHICH WITCH TRAVELLED IN A MORTAR WHICH SHE DROVE ALONG WITH A PESTLE?
A : RUSSIA'S BABA YAGA
Q : WHO CAUGHT TOMMY GRIMES?
A : MR MIACCA

Q : WHAT WAS IT THAT PRINCESS MARGARET WAS CHANGED INTO BY HER WICKED
STEPMOTHER, THE WITCH-QUEEN OF BAMBOROUGH CASTLE?
A : THE LAIDLY WORM
Q : WHAT INGREDIENT DID CAP O' RUSHES ORDER OMITTED FROM THE WEDDING MEATS?
A : SALT
Q : WHO ARE THE TRADITIONAL INHABITANTS OF DOVRAFELL?"
A : THE TROLLS OF DENMARK
Q : WHAT WAS THE NAME OF CHILDE ROWLAND'S SISTER, WHOM HE RESCUED ?
A : BURD ELLEN
Q : WHAT WAS KEPT IN IDUNA'S MAGIC CASKET?
A : THE APPLES OF YOUTH WHICH KEPT THE AESIR YOUNG
Q : WHICH GIANT MYTHICAL BIRD, CARRIED OFF SINBAD THE SAILOR ?
A : THE ROC
Q : WHAT WAS THE NAME OF THE NINE-HEADED MONSTER KILLED BY HERCULES?
A : HYDRA
Q : IN GREEK MYTHOLOGY WHAT SORT OF ANIMAL WAS ACTAEON TURNED INTO FOR SPYING ON THE GODDESS DIANA WHILST SHE WAS BATHING?
A : A STAG
Q : THE WINGED HORSE PEGASUS SPRUNG FROM THE BLOOD OF WHICH MYTHICAL CHARACTER?
A : MEDUSA
Q : WHO WAS THE BABYLONIAN YOUTH WHO MADE LOVE TO THISBE THROUGH A HOLE IN A WALL?
A : PYRAMUS

Q : IN GREEK MYTHOLOGY MENELAUS WAS THE KING OF WHAT CITY STATE?
A : SPARTA
Q : IN MYTHOLOGY, ARGOS THE DOG WAS THE ONLY ONE TO RECOGNIZE HIS MASTER AFTER A 20 YEAR ABSENCE - WHO WAS HIS MASTER?
A : ODYSSEUS
Q : THE GIANT KVASIR IN NORSE MYTHOLOGY HAS WHAT POWER?
A : WISDOM
Q : WHO DID PERSEUS TURN INTO STONE WITH THE GORGONS HEAD?
A : ATLAS
Q : WHAT KIND OF ANIMAL IS JORMANGARD IN NORSE MYTHOLOGY?
A : SERPENT
Q : OLD SUPERSTITION - A SNEEZING CAT MEANS WHAT?
A : IT WILL RAIN
Q : IN GREEK MYTHOLOGY, WHO HIT ACHILLES IN HIS HEEL WITH A POISONED ARROW?
A : PARIS
Q : IN GREEK MYTHOLOGY WHAT SORT OF SPIRITS WERE NAIADS DRYADS AND NEREIDS?
A : NYMPHS
Q : WHO WAS ASSIGNED TO STEAL THE GIRDLE OF AMAZON QUEEN HIPPOLYTE?
A : HERCULES
Q : IN LEGEND WHO KILLED THE MOBSTER GRENDEL?
A : BEOWULF

Q : IN NORSE MYTHOLOGY WHAT WAS THE NAME OF ODINS WIFE?
A : FRIGG
Q : WHAT DO YOU CALL THE ART OF 'READING' A CRYSTAL BALL?
A : SCREEOLOGY
Q : IN GREEK MYTHOLOGY WHO WAS THE TWIN SISTER OF APOLLO?
A : ARTEMIS
Q : IN EGYPTIAN MYTHOLOGY, WHO WAS GOD OF THE NILE?
A : A. HAPI
Q : WHO WAS THE KING OF SPARTA WHO WAS HUSBAND TO HELEN OF TROY?
A : MENELAUS
Q : IN MYTHOLOGY, WHAT WERE ACHERON, LATHE AND PHELGETHON ?
A : RIVERS
Q : WHO, IN GREEK MYTHOLOGY WAS PUNISHED BY HERA SO THAT SHE COULD ONLY REPEAT ANOTHER SPEAKER'S LAST WORDS?
A : ECHO
Q : IN LEGEND, WHO RODE A SEA-HORSE CALLED A HIPPOCAMPUS?
A : NEPTUNE
Q : IN GREEK LEGEND, WHICH PROPHETESS WAS THE FORETELLER OF DOOM?
A : CASSANDRA
Q : IN GREEK MYTHOLOGY ATTIS IS THE GOD OF WHAT ?
A : VENGEANCE

Q : WHO WAS THE FATHER OF ROMULUS AND REMUS?
A : MARS
Q : WHICH SON OF ZEUS FUNCTIONED AS MESSENGER AND HERALD OF THE GODS?
A : HERMES
Q : WHAT REMAINED AT THE BOTTOM OF PANDORA'S BOX?
A : HOPE
Q : WHO KILLED MEDUSA?
A : PERSEUS
Q : WHICH KING AND QUEEN OF THEBES WERE GRANTED THEIR WISH TO BECOME SERPENTS THROUGHOUT ETERNITY?
A : CADMUS AND HARMONIA
Q : WHO WERE ACHILLES PARENTS?
A : PELEUS, A MORTAL, AND THE GODDESS THETIS
Q : WHO WAS CUPID'S EARTHLY LOVE?
A: PSYCHE
Q : WHO WAS CALLIOPE'S MUSICAL SON?
A : ORPHEUS
Q : WHO KILLED HIS GRANDFATHER WITH A QUOIT AT THE LARRISAN GAMES?
A : PERSEUS
Q : WHO WAS HERCULES' LAST MORTAL WIFE?
A : DETINARA, DAUGHTER OF KING OINEUS OF CALYDON

Q : WHO WAS THE WIFE OF ULYSSES?
A : PENELOPE
Q : WHO WAS JASON'S BRIDE?
A : MEDEA
Q : WHO WAS NIOBE'S FATHER?
A : TANTALUS
Q : WHO WAS NIOBE'S HUSBAND?
A : AMPHION
Q : WHO WAS APOLLO'S MOTHER?
A : LETO
Q : WHO WAS FATHER OF ICARUS?
A : DAEDALUS
Q : WHO WAS WIFE OF PARIS, BEFORE HE WAS SMITTEN BY HELEN?
A : OENONE
Q : WHICH GIANT, MADE OF BRASS, GUARDED CRETE?
A : TALUS
Q : WHO WAS, BRIEFLY, THE WIFE OF ORPHEUS?
A : EURIDICE (SHE WAS FATALLY BITTEN BY A SNAKE ON HER WEDDING NIGHT)
Q : WHICH KING OF CRETE HIRED DAEDALUS TO CONSTRUCT THE LABYRINTH?
A : KING MINOS

Q : WHAT WAS THE PURPOSE OF THE LABYRINTH?
A : TO CONFINE THE MINOTAUR
Q : WHO WAS HUSBAND OF LEDA?
A : TYNDAREUS
Q : WHO MARRIED JOCASTA AFTER SOLVING THE RIDDLE OF THE SPHINX?
A : OEDIPUS
Q : WHAT WAS UNUSUAL (AND ILLEGAL) ABOUT THE MARRIAGE OF JOCASTA TO OEDIPUS?
A : SHE WAS HIS MOTHER
Q : WHAT WAS THE HOME CITY OF HERO, BELOVED OF LEANDER?
A : SESTOS
Q : WHO IS DESCRIBED AS "THE DIOSCURI"?
A : CASTOR AND POLLUX, TWIN SONS OF ZEUS
Q : WHO WAS THE BROTHER WHOM EOTOCLES BANISHED FROM THEBES?
A : POLYNEICES
Q : WHO LED THE RETALIATORY ARMY FROM ARGOS AGAINST THEBES?
A : ADROSTUS
Q : WHICH KING'S DAUGHTER TOOK A SHIPWRECKED ULYSSES HOME TO HER FATHER'S COURT?
A : NAUSICAA, DAUGHTER OF ALCINOUS, KING OF THE PHAEACIANS
Q : WHO ALLOWED HERSELF TO BE DIVERTED BY THREE GOLDEN APPLES?
A : ARION

Q : WHOSE SHIP HAD A BEAM HEWN FROM THE SPEAKING OAKS OF DODONA?
A : ATALANTA
Q : WHICH DAUGHTER OF OCEANUS WEPT TEARS OF AMBER?
A : ELECTRA
Q : WHO WAS THE WIFE OF POSIEDON, AND STILL ACCOMPANIES HIM ON OUR "CROSSING THE LINE" RITUALS?
A : AMPHITRITE
Q : WHO WAS THE ELDEST SON OF OCEANUS, AND BECAME GUARDIAN OF THE LARGEST GREEK RIVER?
A : ACHELOUS
Q : HOW MANY HEADS HAD THE HYDRA?
A : HE HAD 9 HEADS
Q : HOW DID THE GIANT, SCEIRON MEET HIS END?
A : THESEUS HURLED HIM OVER A CLIFF INTO THE SEA, WHERE HE WAS CHANGED INTO A ROCK
Q : NAME ULYSSES' OLD NURSE, NOW HEAD OF PENELOPE'S HOUSEHOLD, WHO FINALLY RECOGNIZED THE RETURNING HERO?
A : EURYCLEIA
Q : OVER WHICH ISLAND DID POLYCRATES RULE?
A : SAMOS
Q : FOR WHAT CRUEL DEED DID CLYTEMNESTRA NEVER FORGIVE HER HUSBAND, AGAMEMNON?
A : HE SACRIFICED HIS DAUGHTER, IPHIGENIA, TO THE GODDESS ARTEMIS
Q : WHICH KING ORDERED HIS SON'S BETROTHED TO BE WALLED UP IN A CAVE?
A : CREON OF THEBES (HIS SON HAEMON WAS BETROTHED TO ANTIGONE)

Q : WHICH GIANT USED TO TRIM OR STRETCH HIS GUESTS TO FIT HIS GUESTBED?
A : PROCRUSTES ( SOMETIMES CALLED THE STRETCHER)
Q : WHAT WERE THE STYMPHALIDES, ENCOUNTERED BY THE ARGONAUTS?
A : FIERCE BIRDS, ABLE TO USE THEIR BRAZEN FEATHERS AS DART-LIKE WEAPONS
Q : WHAT WAS THE JOB OF THE TWO-HEADED DOG, ORTHRUS?
A : HE GUARDED THE HERD OF RED CATTLE BELONGING TO THE GIANT, GERYON, ON THE ISLAND OF ERYTHIA
Q : OEDIPUS UNWITTINGLY WED HIS OWN MOTHER, WHAT WAS HER NAME?
A : JOCASTA
Q : IN GREEK MYTHOLOGY, WHICH CHARACTERS HAVE WOMENS FACES AND BODIES, BUT THE WINGS AND CLAWS OF BIRDS?
A : THE HARPIES
Q : WHO WAS THE RHINE SIREN OF GERMAN LEGEND WHOSE SINGING LURED SAILORS TO DESTRUCTION?
A : LORELEI
Q : ACCORDING TO MYTH, WHICH PEOPLE OWE THEIR EXISTENCE TO THE UNION OF THE OGRESS AND A MONKEY ON MOUNT GANGPO RI?
A : THE TIBETANS
Q : WHO RODE AN EIGHT LEGGED HORSE CALLED SLEIPNER?
A : ODIN
Q : IN GREEK MYTH, WHO STOLE FIRE FROM THE SUN?
A : PROMETHEUS
Q : IN GREEK MYTHOLOGY WHO WAS THE MOTHER OF EROS?
A : APHRODITE

Q : WHO WAS THE FATHER OF ROMULUS AND REMUS?
A : MARS
Q : WHICH SON OF ZEUS FUNCTIONED AS MESSENGER AND HERALD OF THE GODS?
A : HERMES
Q : WHAT REMAINED AT THE BOTTOM OF PANDORA'S BOX?
A : HOPE
Q : IN GREEK MYTHOLOGY, WHAT WAS THE NAME OF THE FERRYMAN WHO CONVEYED THE DEAD OVER THE RIVER STYX?
A : CHARON
Q : THE EGYPTIAN GOD SEBEK TAKES THE FORM OF WHICH ANIMAL ?
A : CROCODILE
Q : IN WHICH MYTHOLOGY DOES YGGDRASIL FEATURE?
A : SCANDINAVIAN
Q : WHICH GREEK GODDESS SPRANG FROM SEA FOAM?
A : APHRODITE
Q : IN FAIRY FOLKLORE WHAT WAS THE JOB OF MAB?
A : MIDWIFE
Q : IN GAELIC LEGEND WHO HAD A DOG CALLED BRAN?
A : FINGAL
Q : WHO IS THE GREEK EQUIVALENT OF THE ROMAN DEITY PAX?
A : IRENE

Q : WHICH MYTHOLOGICAL CREATURE COULD KILL WITH A GLANCE?
A : BASILISK
Q : WHO TURNED ODYSSEUS' MEN INTO PIGS?
A : CIRCE
Q : IN ANCIENT MYTHOLOGY WHAT WAS A LAMIA ?
A : FEMALE DEMON
Q : IN GREEK MYTHOLOGY, WHICH GODDESS MOONED OVER ENDYMION?
A : SELENE
Q : WHO KILLED MEDUSA?
A : PERSEUS
Q : WHO WAS CUPID'S EARTHLY LOVE?
A: PSYCHE
Q : WHO WAS CALLIOPE'S MUSICAL SON?
A : ORPHEUS
Q : WHO KILLED HIS GRANDFATHER WITH A QUOIT AT THE LARRISAN GAMES?
A : PERSEUS
Q : IN GREEK MYTH WHICH BAND OF WARRIORS DID ACHILLES LEAD?
A : MYRMIDONS
Q : WHAT WERE HAMADRYADS?
A : TREE NYMPHS

Q : WHO, ACCORDING TO GREEK MYTH, CREATED PANDORA?
A : HEPHAESTUS
Q : WHO, IN GERMAN LEGEND, IS THE "KNIGHT OF THE SWAN"?
A : LOHENGRIN
Q : IN GREEK MYTH WHO WAS THE PERSONIFICATION OF THE HUMAN SOUL, USUALLY REPRESENTED BY A BUTTERFLY?
A : PSYCHE
Q : A CRIOSPHINX HAD THE HEAD OF WHICH CREATURE?
A : SHEEP
Q : WHO WAS THE GREEK EQUIVALENT OF THE ROMAN GOD CERES?
A : DEMETER
Q : THE THUGS OR THUGGEES COMMITTED THEIR MURDERS AS PART OF THE WORSHIP OF WHICH HINDU GODDESS?
A : KALI
Q : WHO IS THE GREEK EQUIVALENT OF THE ROMAN GOD SATURN?
A : CRONUS
Q : THETIS WAS THE MOTHER OF WHICH GREEK MYTHOLOGICAL HERO?
A : ACHILLES
Q : IN GREEK MYTHOLOGY, WHO WAS CONDEMNED TO ROLL A STONE UPHILL ETERNALLY, WHERE IT CONTINUALLY ROLLED BACK DOWN AGAIN?
A : SISYPHUS
Q : WHO WAS THE GREEK GOD OF VEGETATION AND RE-BIRTH?
A : ADONIS

Q : WHO WAS THE ROMAN GODDESS OF HORSES?
A : EPONA
Q : IN IRISH MYTHOLOGY, INTO WHICH BIRDS WERE THE CHILDREN OF LIR CHANGED, BY THEIR JEALOUS STEPMOTHER?
A : SWANS
Q : A GROUP OF 3 CYCLOPES MADE WHAT FOR THE GOD ZEUS?
A : THUNDERBOLTS
Q : WHO WAS THE ROMAN GOD OF WOODS AND FIELDS?
A : SILVANUS
Q : IN GREEK MYTHOLOGY, WHICH FLUID WAS SUPPOSED TO FLOW THROUGH THE VEINS OF THE GODS?
A : ICHOR
Q : IN SCOTTISH FOLKLORE, WHAT IS THE NAME OF THE WATER SPIRIT, USUALLY IN THE FORM OF A HORSE, THAT APPEARS AS A WARNING TO THOSE DESTINED TO BE DROWNED?
A : KELPIE
Q : IN NORSE LEGEND WHAT IS THE NAME OF THE FINAL BATTLE BETWEEN THE GODS AND GIANTS?
A : RAGNAROK

QUIZTIME 71

Q : WHAT ARE COLOMBARD, MARSAN AND SEMILLON?
A : TYPES OF GRAPES
Q : THE TIMOR SEA SEPARATES INDONESIA FROM WHICH OTHER COUNTRY?
A : AUSTRALIA
Q : WHAT IS A SCINIPH?
A : A BITING OR STINGING INSECT
Q : THERE ARE 2 COUNTRIES IN SOUTH AMERICA THAT HAVE NO COASTLINE – NAME THEM?
A : PARAGUAY AND BOLIVIA
Q : TO WHICH CLASS OF PLANT DOES THE STRAWBERRY BELONG?
A : ROSE
Q : IF YOU WENT THROUGH THE SIMPLON TUNNEL IN EUROPE, BETWEEN WHICH 2 COUNTRIES WOULD YOU BE TRAVELLING?
A : SWITZERLAND AND ITALY
Q : A PERCHERON IS A BREED OF WHICH ANIMAL?
A : HORSE
Q : WHAT IS A CALDERA?
A : A CRATER FORMED BY THE COLLAPSE OF A VOLCANO
Q : FROM WHICH COUNTRY DO GERBILS ORIGINATE?
A : MONGOLIA/CHINA
Q : IF A PLANT IS DESCRIBED AS CEPACEOUS, WHAT WOULD IT BE?
A : ONION-LIKE

Q : WHAT’S THE CAPITAL OF MALTA?
A : VALETTA
Q: WHAT DO POLLED CATTLE NOT HAVE?
A : HORNS
Q : WHAT CITY IS THE CAPITAL OF BAVARIA?
A : MUNICH
Q : SPRAINT IS THE TERM USED FOR WHICH ANIMALS DROPPINGS?
A : AN OTTER DROPPINGS
Q : WHAT IS THE CAPITAL OF THE VIRGIN ISLANDS ?
A : CHARLOTTE AMALIE
Q : WHAT’S THE MORE COMMON NAME FOR THE WOOD HYACINTH?
A : BLUEBELL
Q : IN WHICH COUNTRY IS TOBRUK?
A : LIBYA
Q : SCOPULA IS A TERM TO DESCRIBE WHAT ON INSECTS?
A : A DENSE BRUSHLIKE TUFT OF HAIRS, AS ON THE FEET OF CERTAIN INSECTS(ESP. SPIDERS)
Q : WHAT EUROPEAN MOUNTAIN IS ALSO KNOWN AS MONT CERVIN?
A : THE MATTERHORN
Q : WHAT IS HASLOCK?
A : WOOL ON SHEEP'S THROAT.

Q : WHICH IS THE LARGEST ISLAND IN THE SOLOMON ISLANDS?
A : GUADALCANAL
Q : WHAT SORT OF CREATURE IS AN OONT?
A: CAMEL (ESP IN INDIA)
Q : WHAT IS THE STATE CAPITAL OF IOWA?
A : DES MOINES
Q : WHAT CAN BE A BUSTER, PAMPERO, CHINOOK OR WILLIWAW?
A : WINDS
Q : BRECHOU AND JETHOU ARE TWO SMALL ISLANDS BELONGING TO WHICH ISLAND GROUP?
A : CHANNEL ISLANDS
Q : WHAT SORT OF CREATURE IS A GRIVET?
A : AN ABYSSINIAN MONKEY
Q : WHAT COUNTRY FORMS THE NORTHERN BORDER OF YEMEN?
A : SAUDI ARABIA
Q : WHICH FISH, GROWING TO A LENGTH OF OVER 6FT, IS THE LARGEST OF THE FLATFISH?
A : HALIBUT
Q : WHAT IS THE CAPITAL OF MADEIRA?
A : FUNCHAL
Q : WHAT IS THE SEED BEARING ORGAN OF A FLOWER CALLED ?
A : PISTIL

Q : THE ISLAND OF CAPRI IS SITUATED AT THE SOUTHERN ENTRANCE TO WHICH BAY?
A : THE BAY OF NAPLES
Q : WHAT IS A NESS?
A : A PROMONTORY
Q : WHAT PRESENT DAY COUNTRY DID COLUMBUS CALL ST. IAGO?
A : JAMAICA
Q : GIRAFFE, BLISTER, STAG AND HERCULES ARE ALL TYPES OF WHAT?
A : BEETLES
Q : WHAT IS THE CAPITAL OF SAINT VINCENT & GRENADINES?
A : KINGSTOWN
Q : ANIMAL WHICH HUNTS AT NIGHT IN SMALL GROUPS AND UTTERS A CRY, CALLED THE PHEAL?
A : JACKAL
Q : WHICH US STATE IS CALLED THE NUTMEG STATE?
A : CONNECTICUT
Q : WHICH ANIMAL IS THE LARGEST MEMBER OF THE PIG FAMILY?
A : THE HIPPOPOTAMUS
Q : IN WHICH COUNTRY WOULD YOU FIND THE LAURENTIAN MOUNTAINS?
A : CANADA
Q : WHICH YELLOW FLOWER IS NICKNAMED THE LENT LILLY?
A : DAFFODIL

Q : KARTOUM IS THE CAPITAL OF WHICH COUNTRY?
A : SUDAN
Q : PIXIE, HISPI AND PRIMO ARE ALL TYPES OF WHICH VEGETABLE?
A : CABBAGE
Q : WHAT DID THE FORMER COLONY OF DUTCH GUYANA BECOME IN 1948?
A : SURINAM
Q : GREAT HORNED, SNOWY AND PYGMY ARE ALL SPECIES OF WHICH BIRD?
A : OWL
Q : WHAT COUNTRY BORDERS BOTH TUNISIA AND MALI?
A : ALGERIA
Q : WHAT IS THE CAPITAL OF CONGO?
A : BRAZZAVILLE
Q : THE SAILFISH IS SAID TO BE THE FASTEST FISH IN THE WORLD OVER SHORT DISTANCE'S.
WHICH FISH IS THE FASTEST OVER LONGER DISTANCE'S ?
A : MARLIN
Q : WHAT IS THE CAPITAL OF OMAN?
A : MUSCAT
Q: WHAT DOES A SYRINX HELP A BIRD TO DO?
A : SING
Q : THE YUCATAN CHANNEL SEPARATES CUBA AND WHAT COUNTRY?
A : MEXICO

Q : WHAT’S THE CAPITAL OF NOVA SCOTIA?
A : HALIFAX
Q : WHAT TYPE OF PLANT IS A PAPAVER?
A : POPPY
Q : WHERE IN THE WORLD WOULD YOU FIND QUEEN MAUD LAND, MARIE BYRD LAND, ENDERBY LAND AND THE AMERICAN HIGHLANDS?
A : ANTARCTICA
Q : WHICH DOMESTIC PEST HAS 7 PENISES OF ASSORTED SHAPES AND SIZES?
A : COCKROACH
Q : IN WHICH COUNTRY COULD YOU FIND THE OZARK MOUNTAINS?
A : USA
Q : WHAT TYPE OF ANIMAL IS A VICUNA?
A : A WILD LLAMA
Q : WHAT IS THE CAPITAL OF SERBIA?
A : BELGRADE
Q : IN NATURE, WHAT IS THE NAME OF THE FOSSIL THAT LOOKS LIKE A LARGE FLATTENED SNAIL SHELL?
A : AMMONITE
Q: WHICH REGION OF SPAIN HAS BARCELONA AS ITS CAPITAL?
A : CATALONIA
Q : ALLIUM CEPA IS THE LATIN NAME FOR WHICH VEGETABLE?
A : ONION

Q : 1 OF THE 2 STATES IN THE US THAT HAVE FJORDS IS ALASKA. WHAT IS THE OTHER?
A : MAINE
Q : WHAT IS THE NAME OF TINY SHRIMP THAT WHALES EAT?
A : KRILL
Q : THE BASS STRAIT LIES BETWEEN WHICH TWO ISLANDS?
A : AUSTRALIA AND TASMANIA
Q : WHAT IS THE USUAL NAME FOR THE ANIMAL AND ITS FUR ALSO KNOWN AS CONY?
A : RABBIT
Q : WHAT IS THE CAPITAL OF GABON?
A : LIBREVILLE
Q : WHAT SORT OF CREATURE IS A COMMON SPADEFOOT?
A : TOAD (EUROPEAN)
Q : A SEA CONTAINING MANY ISLANDS IS CALLED WHAT?
A : ARCHIPELAGO
Q: WHAT IS ANOTHER NAME FOR THE "BUTCHER BIRD"?
A : SHRIKE
Q : IN GEOGRAPHY, ABU SIMBEL IS THE SITE OF TWO ANCIENT TEMPLES ON THE BANKS OF WHICH RIVER?
A : NILE
Q : WHAT TYPE OF CREATURE IS A WIDGEON?
A : TYPE OF DUCK

Q : WHAT DO YOU CALL A RING-SHAPED CORAL ISLAND SURROUNDING A CENTRAL LAGOON?
A : ATOLL
Q: WHAT TYPE OF ANIMAL IS A KINKAJOU?
A : S.AMERICAN RACCOON
Q : ALBANY IS THE CAPITAL OF WHICH US STATE?
A : NEW YORK
Q : WHAT IS A JARGONELLE ?
A : A VARIETY OF PEAR
Q : MONROVIA IS THE CAPITAL OF WHICH AFRICAN COUNTRY?
A : LIBERIA
Q : WHAT SORT OF CREATURES ARE RYUKIN, POMPOM AND CELESTIAL EYE?
A : FISH
Q : IN WHICH COUNTRY IS THE FRASER RIVER?
A : CANADA
Q : WHICH FRUIT HAS THE MOST CALORIES?
A : AVOCADO
Q : WHICH ISLAND IS THE MOST EASTERLY OF THE WEST INDIES?
A : BARBADOS.
Q : WHAT IS AN ECHINOID?
A : A GENUS OF SEA URCHINS

Q : WHICH RIVER FORMS PART OF THE FRONTIER BETWEEN SPAIN AND PORTUGAL?
A : THE GUADIANA.
Q : WHAT NAME IS GIVEN TO A SMALL EUROPEAN FALCON, ALSO KNOWN AS A PIGEON HAWK AND OFTEN USED IN FALCONRY?
A : MERLIN
Q : WHICH IS THE LARGEST TOWN OR CITY IN THE CANARY ISLES?
A : LAS PALMAS
Q : WHAT IS THE MORE POPULAR NAME FOR THE WEED CONVOLVULUS?
A : BINDWEED
Q : TWO SOUTH AMERICAN COUNTRIES ARE MEMBERS OF OPEC. VENEZUELA IS ONE. WHAT IS THE OTHER?
A : ECUADOR
Q : THE APPLE, CHERRY AND BLACKBERRY ALL BELONG TO WHICH FAMILY OF PLANTS?
A : ROSES
Q : WHAT DO BRITAIN, FRANCE, SPAIN, ALGERIA, MALI, BURKINA FASSO, TOGO AND GHANA HAVE IN COMMON THAT NO OTHER COUNTRY HAS?
A : ALL ON THE GREENWICH MERIDIAN
Q : IF A HORSE’S FATHER IS A SIRE, WHAT IS IT’S MOTHER CALLED?
A : A DAM
Q : INTO WHICH BODY OF WATER DOES THE RIVER LOIRE RUN?
A : BAY OF BISCAY
Q: WHAT’S THE WORLDS SMALLEST BREED OF DOG?
A : CHIHUAHUA

Q : TIBLISI IS THE CAPITAL OF WHERE?
A : GEORGIA
Q : WHAT SORT OF ANIMAL IS A JENNET?
A : A SMALL SPANISH HORSE
Q : WHAT IS THE CURRENCY OF HONDURAS?
A : LEMPIRA
Q : WHAT COLOUR IS THE FLESH OF THE DATE NATURALLY?
A : WHITE
Q : THE FORMER SOVIET UNION HAS 2 INLAND SEAS – ONE IS THE CASPIAN THE OTHER IS ?
A : THE ARAL SEA
Q : WHAT IS LIMNOLOGY?
A : THE STUDY OF LAKES
Q : WHICH SEA CREATURE, BEGINNING WITH A B, HAS SEX ORGANS 30 TIMES IT’S BODY LENGTH?
A : BARNACLE
Q : WHERE WOULD YOU FIND THE ITAITINGA WATERFALL?
A : BRAZIL
Q : WHAT IS THE MAIN FOOD OF THE OYSTER CATCHER?
A : MUSSELS
Q : IN WHICH EUROPEAN COUNTRY IS THE SEAPORT OF MALMO?
A : SWEDEN

Q : WHAT IS THE HOME OF A HARE CALLED?
A : FORM
Q : WHAT LAKE WAS FORMED BY THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE ASWAN HIGH DAM?
A : NASSER
Q : WHAT SORT OF MARINE CREATURE IS A QUAHOG, SOME OF WHICH CAN LIVE FOR UP TO 200 YEARS?
A : CLAM
Q : CURACAO IS AN ALCOHOLIC DRINK, BUT ALSO THE CAPITAL OF WHICH DUTCH TERRITORY OFF THE COAST OF SOUTH AMERICA?
A : NETHERLANDS ANTILLES
Q : WHAT SORT OF CREATURE IS A POMPANO?
A : FISH
Q : WHICH COUNTRY IS KNOWN AS THE FRIENDLY ISLANDS?
A : TONGA
Q : WHAT IS ODD ABOUT THE GRIFFON BREED OF DOG?
A : IT’S HAIRLESS
Q : OF WHICH US STATE IS TRENTON THE CAPITAL?
A : NEW JERSEY
Q : WHAT COLOR ARE COFFEE BERRIES?
A : BRIGHT RED
Q : WHERE WOULD YOU FIND THE VOLCANO MT. HEKLA?
A : ICELAND

Q : WHAT TYPE OF CREATURE IS A SATYRID?
A : A BUTTERFLY
Q : TO WHICH EUROPEAN COUNTRY DOES THE ISLAND OF MADEIRA BELONG?
A : PORTUGAL
Q : WHAT IS THE MORE COMMON NAME OF THE WILD YELLOW IRIS?
A : FLAGS
Q : MUSCAT IS THE CAPITAL OF WHAT MIDEASTERN COUNTRY?
A : OMAN
Q : WHAT ARE BLOMBERGS, OAK AND FIRE BELLIED TYPES OF?
A : TOADS
Q : WHICH FRUIT IS AKA GRANADILLA ?
A : PASSIONFRUIT
Q: MOUNT GROSSGLOCKNER IS THE HIGHEST PEAK IN WHICH EUROPEAN COUNTRY?
A : AUSTRIA
Q : PROBISCIDAE IS THE SCIENTIFIC NAME OF WHAT ANIMAL?
A : ELEPHANT
Q : WHAT SORT OF CREATURE IS AN ORIOLE?
A : BIRD - IT IS A WARBLER
Q : WHAT CAN BE TYPES CALLED CHORDATE, NEEDLE AND CRUCIFORM?
A : TREE LEAVES

Q : ON WHICH ISLAND IS THE TOWN OF AJACCIO?
A : CORSICA
Q : WHAT SORT OF CREATURE IS A GLOW WORM, AS IT’S NOT A WORM?
A : A BEETLE
Q : THE BAHT IS THE MONETARY UNIT OF WHICH COUNTRY ?
A : THAILAND
Q : A WYANDOTTE IS WHAT SORT OF CREATURE?
A : A CHICKEN
Q : IN WHICH COUNTRY IS THE HOLIDAY RESORT OF SOUSSE?
A : TUNISIA
Q : PISUM SATIVUM IS THE LATIN NAME FOR WHAT COMMON VEGETABLE?
A : PEA
Q : WHAT IS THE CITY OF SAIGON NOW CALLED?
A : HO CHI MINH CITY
Q : TO WHICH SEA DO EELS GO TO BREED?
A : SARGASSO
Q : IN WHICH EUROPEAN COUNTRY ARE THE WORLD’S TWO DEEPEST CAVES?
A : FRANCE
Q : WHAT BIRD IS KNOWN IN SCOTLAND AS A BUBBLY JOCK?
A : TURKEY

Q : THE RUSSIAN CITY OF STALINGRAD IS NOW CALLED WHAT?
A : VOLGOGRAD
Q : BRENT, CANADA AND PINK FOOTED ARE ALL TYPES OF WHICH CREATURE?
A : GEESE
Q : CAPE YORK IS THE NORTHERNMOST POINT OF WHICH COUNTRY?
A : AUSTRALIA
Q : WHAT IS THE MORE COMMON NAME FOR THE FISH HAWK?
A : OSPREY
Q : NAME THE 3 EX-SOVIET BALTIC REPUBLICS?
A : LATVIA, LITHUANIA, ESTONIA
Q : WHAT ARE AWASSI, BAKHTIARI TYPES OF?
A : SHEEP BREEDS
Q : WHAT’S THE LARGEST ISLAND IN THE MEDITERRANEAN?
A : SICILY
Q : WHAT IS A JABIRU ?
A : A KIND OF BRAZILIAN STORK
Q : THE ISLAND OF FORMENTERA IS PART OF WHICH ISLAND GROUP?
A : BALEARICS
Q : WHAT IS A PEKAN?
A : A CARNIVOROUS NORTH AMERICAN WEASEL

Q : WHAT WAS THE ORIGINAL NAME FOR TAIWAN?
A : FORMOSA
Q : WHAT IS THE MALE EQUIVALENT OF A EWE-LAMB?
A : WETHER-LAMB
Q : LONG ISLAND, CROOKED ISLAND, RUM CAY AND ABACO ARE ALL ISLANDS IN WHICH GROUP?
A : BAHAMAS
Q : WHAT IS A CHACMA?
A : A SOUTH AFRICAN BABOON
Q : IN WHICH COUNTRY IS THE HOLIDAY RESORT OF CANCUN?
A : MEXICO
Q : TO WHICH COUNTRY IS THE BURROWING PARROT KNOWN AS A "KAKAPO" NATIVE?
A : NEW ZEALAND
Q : MARRAKESH IS IN WHICH COUNTRY?
A : MOROCCO
Q : WHAT ARE YOU DOING IF YOU ARE SNIGGLING?
A : FISHING FOR EELS
Q : WHICH DESERT IS ON THE US-MEXICO BORDER?
A : SONORAN
Q : WHAT IS THE CAPITAL OF INDONESIA?
A : JAKARTA

Q : WHAT IS KHAKI CAMBELL?
A : A DUCK
Q : ON WHICH RIVER IS THE GRAND COULEE DAM?
A : COLUMBIA RIVER
Q : THE NEUTERED MALE OF WHICH ANIMAL IS CALLED A ‘BARROW’, AND A YOUNG FEMALE CALLED A ‘GILT’?
A : PIG
Q : WHAT SORT OF CREATURE IS A LUMPSUCKER?
A : A FISH
Q : ON WHICH RIVER DOES ST. PETERSBURG STAND?
A : NEVA
Q : WHAT ANIMAL CAN ACTUALLY GO LONGER WITHOUT WATER THAN A CAMEL?
A : GIRAFFE
Q . IN WHICH COUNTRY IS THE CITY OF MANDELAY
A. BURMA
Q : WHAT GROUP OF INSECTS INCLUDE GERMAN, AMERICAN AND COMMON?
A : COCKROACHES
Q : WHAT IS THE ONLY INSECT THAT CAN TURN ITS HEAD?
A : PRAYING MANTIS
Q : WHAT RIVER FEATURE IS OFTEN REFERRED TO IN NORTH AMERICA AS A BAYOU?
A : OXBOW LAKE

Q : WHICH CREATURE ALWAYS GIVES BIRTH TO IDENTICAL TWINS?
A : ARMADILLO
Q : WHICH CROP HAS VARIETIES NAMED BURPEE HYBRID, ZEPPELIN AND MARION?
A : CUCUMBER
Q : WHICH MOUNTAIN RANGE FORMS THE BACKBONE OF ITALY?
A : THE APENNINES.
Q : WHICH BIRD HAS THE SCIENTIFIC NAME APUS APUS ?
A : THE SWIFT
Q : CAGLIARI IS THE CAPITAL OF WHICH MEDITERRANEAN ISLAND?
A : SARDINIA
Q. WHAT NAME IS GIVEN TO A YOUNG HAWK TAKEN FROM ITS NEST FOR TRAINING?
A. EYAS
Q : WHITE PORTUGAL, WHITE SPANISH AND WHITE LISBON ARE ALL VARIETIES OF WHICH
VEGETABLE?
A : ONION
Q : WHAT COUNTRY IS COMPLETELY LANDLOCKED WITHIN THE REPUBLIC OF SOUTH AFRICA?
A : LESOTHO
Q : WHAT NAME IS GIVEN TO THE MATING SEASON OF DEERS ?
A : RUT
Q : WHICH RANGE OF HILLS SEPARATES SYRIA AND ISRAEL?
A : GOLAN HEIGHTS

Q : BONNIE LAD,EXPRESS AND WHITE WINDSOR ARE VARIETYS OF WHICH VEGTABLE ?
A : THE BROAD BEAN
Q: WHAT DOES A MALE HORSE NOT HAVE THAT ALL OTHER MAMMALS HAVE?
A: MAMMARY STRUCTURES
Q : IN WHICH COUNTRY IS THE VESTRE MARDOLA WATERFALL
A : NORWAY
Q : WHAT TWO NAMES CAN BE GIVEN TO A FEMALE DEER ?
A : DOE & HIND
Q : IN THE ROCKY MOUNTAINS WHAT IS THE DRY WIND THAT IS WARM IN WINTER AND COOL IN SUMMER?
A : THE CHINOOK.
Q : WHAT IS A "JERBOA"?
A : A JUMPING RODENT
Q : BING,GRAN & NAPOLEON ARE ALL TYPES OF WHICH FRUIT ?
A : CHERRIES
Q : WHAT IS THE CAPITAL OF THE FAROE ISLANDS ?
A : TORSHAVN
Q : WHICH ANIMAL IS THE ONLY ONE WITH RETRACTABLE HORNS?
A : SNAIL
Q : THE PIPS OF WHICH FRUIT CONTAIN MEASURES OF CYANIDE ?
A : APPLES

Q : ROSEAU IS CAPITAL OF WHICH COUNTRY?
A : DOMINICA
Q : THE ADJECTIVE MURINE REFERS TO WHAT KIND OF ANIMAL?
A : MOUSE
Q : IF CANINE REFERS TO DOGS WHICH WORD REFERS TO FOXES?
A : VULPINE
Q : THE LOCALS CALL IT KAAPSTAD WHAT DO WE CALL IT?
A : CAPETOWN
Q : CAPERS ARE THE PICKLED SEEDS OF WHICH FLOWERING PLANT?
A : NASTURTIUM
Q : IN WHAT COUNTRY IS AFRICA’S HIGHEST MOUNTAIN?
A : TANZANIA (KILAMANJARO)
Q : WHAT IS THE TECHNICAL NAME FOR A WHALE'S PENIS?
A : DORK
Q : WHAT COMES IN VARIETIES CALLED DUNCAN, BURGUNDY AND MARSH?
A : GRAPEFRUIT
Q : WHAT ASIAN COUNTRY’S CAPITAL IS, ON AVERAGE, THE COLDEST NATIONAL CAPITAL IN THE WORLD?
A : MONGOLIA (ULAN BATOR)
Q : WHAT IS A 'GERENUK'?
A : A GAZELLE

Q : ALFRESCO, GOLDEN BOY, AND SHIRLEY ARE ALL TYPES OF WHAT ?
A : TOMATO
Q : OF WHICH OCEAN IS THE CORAL SEA A SECTION?
A : PACIFIC OCEAN
Q : THE MALE OF WHAT SPECIES EXPLODES ON MATING - THEN DIES?
A : HONEYBEE
Q : SERINE REFERS TO WHICH ANIMALS ?
A : DEER
Q : THE ANDAMAN ISLANDS ARE PART OF WHICH COUNTRY?
A : INDIA
Q : A WHOOPER IS WHAT TYPE OF BIRD?
A : SWAN
Q : THERE ARE FOUR US STATE CAPITALS THAT END WITH THE WORD CITY, NAME 3 OF THEM?
ANSWERS ON ONE LINE PLEASE!
A : CARSON CITY,(NEVADA) JEFFERSON CITY ,( MISSOURI ) SALT LAKE CITY ( UTAH ) AND
OKLAHOMA CITY (OKLAHOMA )
Q : WHAT NAME IS GIVEN TO A MALE SALMON ?
A : A COCK
Q : PORT MORESBY IS THE CAPITAL OF WHERE ?
A : PAPUA NEW GUINEA
Q : WHAT NAME IS GIVEN TO A SHRUB OR TREE TRAINED TO GROW FLAT AGAINST A WALL OR TRELLIS ?
A : ESPALIER

Q : BY WHAT OTHER NAME IS THE CHILE PINE TREE COMMONLY KNOWN?
A : MONKEY PUZZLE
Q : IN WHICH COUNTRY IS MOUNT ARARAT ?
A : TURKEY
Q : OROLOGY IS THE STUDY OF WHAT?
A : MOUNTAINS
Q : THE SOURCE OF THE AMAZON IS LOCATED IN WHAT COUNTRY?
A : PERU
Q : WHICH CREATURE PRODUCED THE LOUDEST RECORDED NOISE MADE BY AN ANIMAL, IT MEASURED AT A NOISY 188 DECIBELS?
A : BLUE WHALE
Q : IN WHAT COUNTRY DO THE BLUE AND WHITE NILE MEET?
A : SUDAN
Q : WHAT KIND OF PLANT IS AN "URTICA"?
A : A NETTLE
Q : NAME THE RIVER UPON WHICH SYDNEY STANDS?
A : PARRAMATTA
Q : WHICH INSECT TRANSMITS ENCEPHALITIS TO HUMANS?
A: THE MOSQUITO
Q : ON WHICH CONTINENT IS THE LIMPOPO RIVER?
A : AFRICA

Q : IN WHAT ANIMAL WOULD YOU FIND THE WAX LIKE, ODORIFEROUS SUBSTANCE AMBERGRIS?
A : A WHALE
Q : WHICH MOUNTAIN RANGE RUNS FROM THE ARCTIC TO THE CASPIAN SEA?
A : THE URALS
Q : WHAT IS A DURIAN?
A : A TROPICAL FRUIT - FOUL SMELLING, BUT APPARENTLY DELICIOUS AS WELL AS REPORTEDLY AN APHRODISIAC
Q: IN WHICH TWO COUNTRIES DOES THE SEISTAN SAND WIND BLOW?
A: IRAN AND AFGHANISTAN
Q : WHAT IS A TERCEL?
A : A MALE HAWK
Q: WHICH WILD FLOWER IS ALSO KNOWN AS THE KNAPWEED?
A: CORNFLOWER
Q : WHAT IS THE MOST SOUTHERLY OF THE WINDWARD ISLANDS IN THE CARIBBEAN?
A : GRENADA
Q : WHAT ARE WOOD BLEWIT, AMETHYST DECEIVERS AND WOOD WOOLYFOOT?
A : MUSHROOMS
Q : THE SAHARA DESERT IS THE LARGEST DESERT IN THE WORLD WHICH IS THE SECOND LARGEST ?
A : ARABIAN
Q : WHAT KIND OF FISH IS A HIPPOGLOSSUS ?
A : HALIBUT

Q : WHAT IS THE CAPITAL OF MONSERRAT?
A : PLYMOUTH
Q : WHAT TYPE OF FISH IS A KELT ?
A : SALMON (WHICH HAS JUST SPAWNED)
Q : CAPITAL OF ZAIRE ?
A : KINSHASA
Q: EARLY PURPLE, GREEN WINGER AND PURPLE ROOT ARE ALL VARIETIES OF WHICH FLOWER?
A : ORCHID
Q : WHICH GROUP OF ISLANDS FORMERLY KNOWN AS THE CAROLINE ISLANDS BECAME INDEPENDENT FROM THE USA IN 1991?
A : MICRONESIA
Q : WHICH BIRD HAS VARIETIES CALLED 'GOLDEN' AND 'ARGUS'?
A : PHEASANT
Q : WHICH REPUBLIC IS SURROUNDED BY THE UKRAINE AND RUMANIA ?
A : MOLDOVIA
Q : WHAT SORT OF CREATURE IS A GURNARD?
A : FISH (ALSO KNOWN AS SEA ROBIN)
Q : WHICH TWO SEAS ARE CONNECTED BY THE KEIL CANAL ?
A : NORTH AND BALTIC
Q: OF WHICH FAMILY IS THE LINSANG A MEMBER?
A : MONGOOSE

Q. WHERE IS THE GULF OF CARPENTARIA?
A. NORTHERN AUSTRALIA
Q: WHICH ANIMAL HAS 3 EYELIDS (EACH EYE) TO PROTECT ITSELF FROM BLOWING SAND?
A : CAMEL
Q. WHAT IS THE OFFICIAL LANGUAGE OF IRAN?
A. FARSI
Q : HOW IS THE PLANT WOODBINE BETTER KNOWN?
A : HONEYSUCKLE
Q. WHAT NAME IS GIVEN TO A DRY WATERCOURSE IN A DESERT?
A. WADI
Q : WHAT TYPE OF CREATURE IS A PLECOSTOMUS?
A : A FISH
Q : WHAT IS THE NAME OF THE STRAIT SEPARATING NORWAY AND DENMARK ?
A : SKAGERRAK
Q : IN MARINE LIFE, THE TERMS ‘CYCLOID’ AND ‘PLACOID’ REFER TO WHICH PART OF A FISH?
A : SCALES
Q: THE NEGEV DESERT IS IN WHAT COUNTRY?
A : ISRAEL
Q : HORSESHOE, INDIAN AND LITTLE BROWN ARE ALL TYPES OF WHICH CREATURE?
A : BATS

Q : WHAT WORD DESCRIBES ANY TWO PLACES THAT ARE ON DIAMETRICALLY OPPOSITE SIDES OF THE GLOBE?
A : ANTIPODES
Q : WHAT SORT OF ANIMAL IS A LIPPIZANER?
A : HORSE
Q: WHICH STATE IS MADE UP OF 700 ISLANDS, THE LARGEST OF WHICH IS ANDROS?
A: THE BAHAMAS
Q : WYANDOTTES AND PLYMOUTH ROCK ARE BREEDS OF WHICH CREATURE?
A : CHICKEN
Q: WHAT IS THE ONLY COUNTRY WHOSE NAME IN ENGLISH ENDS IN THE LETTER “H?”
A : BANGLADESH
Q : BONITO AND BLUEFIN ARE WHAT KIND OF FISH?
A : TUNA
Q : WHAT PORT IS AT THE ATLANTIC END OF THE PANAMA CANAL?
A : COLON
Q : YUCCA AND PUSS ARE TYPES OF WHICH INSECT?
A : MOTH
Q. MORNINGTON ISLAND IS SITUATED IN WHICH LARGE EXPANSE OF WATER OFF THE NORTH COAST OF AUSTRALIA?
A.THE GULF OF CARPENTARIA
Q : WHAT TYPE OF CREATURE IS A KARAKUL?
A : SHEEP
QUIZTIME 72

1.What are known as the 'Devil's Bones'? Dice

2.In what sport do players compete for the Hurlingham Champions Cup? Polo

3.Which computer games company produced 'Sonic the Hedgehog'? Sega

4.Who had a hit album in 2003 with 'Life for Rent'? Dido

5.The 'weight 'of a wine conveyed by flavour and alcohol is known as what? Body

6.Sir Ernest Swinton invented which weapon of war in 1916? Tank

7.Robert Wiseman was named UK Entrepreneur of the Year in 2003, with which foodstuff is he involved? Milk

8.Antoine Domino is better known by what nickname? Fats

9.What was the name of the dog that appeared on TV with Bob Carolgees? Spit

10.What type of food is a 'John Dory'? Fish

11.What name do equestrians give to their riding equipment? Tack

12.Which metal comes from the ore haematite? Iron

13.On which island is Talisker single malt whisk produced? Skye

14.What word connects an animal, a shoe or slipper, and a drugs runner? Mule

15.Which Roman god was the father of Romulus and Remus? Mars

16.Which company is the world's largest furniture retailer? Ikea

17.The film "Muriel's Wedding" focused on the hits of which pop group? Abba

18.Which animal most regularly features in Minoan art? Bull

19.What is dropping off if you start to desquamate? Skin (comes off in scales)

20.Which animal appears on the flag of the US state of California? Bear

QUIZTIME 73
1. ACCORDING TO THE TV ADVERT, AT WHAT TIME DID THE DIET-COKE BREAK TAKE PLACE (11-30 AM)
2. WHICH NORTHERN TOWN CALLS ITS SOCCER TEAM ‘THE TYKES’ (BARNSLEY)
3. WHAT WAS THE NAME OF WILL SMITH’S CHARACTER ON FILM IN ‘THE WILD WILD WEST’ (JIM WEST)
4. HOW DID WILLIAM THE CONQUEROR DIE (HE FELL OFF HIS HORSE)
5. WHICH SEASIDE RESORT IS HOME OF THE FAMOUS PALACE PIER, WITH OVER 3 MILLION VISITORS EACH YEAR (BRIGHTON)
6. WHICH INTERNATIONAL BORDER CLAIMS 42,000 ARRESTS PER MONTH (USA/MEXICO)
7 WHICH NEWSPAPER’S WEEKEND COLOUR SUPPLEMENT IS CALLED ‘THE LOOK’ (DAILY MIRROR)
8. WHICH BRITISH PORT HAD THE WORLD’S FIRST RADAR STATION (LIVERPOOL)
9. WHAT IS THE NAME OF MICROSOFT’S E-MAIL SERVICE (HOTMAIL)
10. WHICH MANUFACTURER CALL THEIR CARS ‘THE ULTIMATE DRIVING MACHINE’ (BMW)
11. BOB NUDD, TOM PICKERING AND DAVE ROPER HAVE ALL BEEN WORLD CHAMPIONS IN WHICH SPORT (ANGLING / FISHING)
12. IN 1998, THE MANIC SREET PREACHERS BECAME THE FIRST WELSH ACT TO TOP THE CHARTS SINCE WHOM IN 1985 (SHAKIN’ STEVENS)
13. WHEN HAVING A FLUTTER ON THE HORSES, HOW MANY BETS ARE IN A YANKEE (ELEVEN)
14. WHY WAS 15TH FEBRUARY 1971 CALLED D-DAY (BRITAIN CHANGED TO DECIMAL CURRENCY)
15. WHAT NAME FOR CALCIUM OXIDE CAN ALSO BE A CITRUS FRUIT (LIME)
16. IN 1999, AN INFANT SCHOOL IN REIGATE, SURREY CHANGED ITS NAME TO ‘THE ORCHARDS’ FROM WHICH NAME OF A TV PROGRAMME (SOUTH PARK)
17. WHAT IS ‘POLLO’ ON AN ITALIAN MENU (CHICKEN)
18. WHO IS THE ONLY PRIME MINISTER TO HAVE BEEN HOME SECRETARY, CHANCELLOR AND FOREIGN SECRETARY (JAMES CALLAGHAN)
19. WHICH COUNTRY WAS THE FIRST TO SEE IN THE MILLENIUM AS THEY PUT THEIR CLOCKS FORWARD ONE HOUR IN NOVEMBER 1999 (TONGA)
20. WHAT WAS THE NAME OF QUINT’S BOAT IN THE FILM ‘JAWS’ (0RCA)
21. WHAT WAS THE NAME OF DICK TURPIN'S HORSE (BLACK BESS)
22. MUMBAI IS THE OFFICIAL NAME OF WHICH LARGE CITY IN THE WORLD (BOMBAY)
23. WHICH COUNTRY HAS HAD TWO KING CAROLS (ROMANIA)
24. MAGNESIUM IN FIREWORKS GIVES WHAT COLOUR FLAME / FLASH (GREEN)
25. WHICH ITALIAN CITY IS THE MAJOR SETTING FOR THE FILM 'THE ITALIAN JOB' (TURIN)
26. WHICH ‘CANAL’ IS A GREEK GOD ‘BACKWARDS’ (SUEZ)
27. WHAT HAS A ‘CURTAL’ HORSE HAD LOPPED OFF (ITS TAIL)
28. WHO SITS ON THE WOOLSACK (LORD CHANCELLOR)
29. WHY HAVE THERE NEVER BEEN ANY PHOTOGRAPHS OF AN AUSTRALIAN ‘WILLY~WILLY’ (IT’S A WIND)
30. BY WHAT NAME IS POP STAR NORMAN COOK, BETTER KNOWN (FATBOY SLIM)
31. WHO MADE HIS DEBUT IN ACTION COMICS NUMBER ONE (SUPERMAN)
32. WHAT NAME IS GIVEN TO THE YELLOW CRISS.CROSS LINES PAINTED AT A ROAD JUNCTION, THAT VEHICLES SHOULD NOT ENTER UNLESS THEIR EXIT IS CLEAR (BOX JUNCTION)
33. WHICH MEMBER OF FLEETWOOD MAC HAD A SOLO HIT WITH ‘ROOMS ON FIRE’ (STEVIE NICKS)
34, WHICH VICTOR HUGO NOVEL FEATURES A PERSON WITH AN ABNORMAL CURVATURE OF THE SPINE (THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME)
35. WHICH TOURIST ATTRACTION IS CALLED ‘THE GASWORKS’ BY LONDON CABBIES (HOUSES OF PARLIAMENT)
36. WHICH PART OF A COCA PLANT PRODUCES COCAINE (THE LEAVES)
37. WHAT WAS THE GROUP ‘THE EAGLES’ ONLY UK TOP TEN HIT (HOTEL CALIFORNIA)
38. WHAT IS THE FASTEST CREATURE ON TWO LEGS (OSTRICH)
39. WHAT COLOUR OF INK DOES A LOTTO / NATIONAL LOTTERY PLAY~SLIP WARN YOU NOT TO USE (RED INK)
40. WHICH LEG IS BELOW HIS RIGHT ARM IF YOU STUDY A LEFT~HANDED VIOLINIST IN A MIRROR (RIGHT. OF COURSE!)

QUIZTIME 74

1. WHAT IS THE MAIN INGREDIENT OF THE CHINESE DISH FOO YUNG (EGGS)
2. AUSTRALIAN ACTOR, CRAIG MCLACHLAN, ONCE STARRED IN ‘HOME AND AWAY’ WHAT WAS THE PROFESSION OF HIS CHARACTER (A PLUMBER / HENRY)
3. TRUE OR FALSE: PENNSYLVANIAN MEN CAN’T BUY ALCOHOL WITHOUT WRITTEN CONSENT FROM THEIR WIVES (TRUE)
4. WHO ON TV PLAYED THE CHARACTER DR.QUINN - MEDICINE WOMAN (JANE SEYMOUR)
5. THE SWALLOW SIDECAR COMPANY BEGAN TRADING IN 1922, WHICH CARTOON CHARACTER RIDES IN A SIDECAR (GROMIT)
6. STRETCHING A DISTANCE OF AROUND 5,500 MILES, WHICH IS THE LONGEST RANGE OF MOUNTAINS ON EARTH (THE ANDES)
7. WHO PLAYED ‘MARY GOODNIGHT’ IN THE BOND FILM ‘THE MAN WITH THE GOLDEN GUN’ (BRITT EKLAND)
8. IN WHICH YEAR DID ROBERT MAXWELL DIE (1991)
9, MEL GIBSON PLAYED WILLIAM WALLACE IN ‘BRAVEHEART’, WHO PLAYED HIS WIFE (CATHERINE MCCORMACK)
10. THE BLUES AND ROYALS AND WHICH OTHER ARMY REGIMENT MAKE UP THE HOUSEHOLD CAVALRY (THE LIFE GUARDS)
11. TRUE OR FALSE: FORMULA ONE RACING DRIVER DAMON HILL ONCE PLAYED GUITAR IN A PUNK ROCK BAND (TRUE. ‘SEX HITLER AND THE HORMONES’)
12. WHICH POP BANDS GREATEST HITS ALBUM WAS CALLED ‘CARRY ON UP THE CHARTS’ (BEAUTIFUL SOUTH)
13. WHICH VEHICLES ARE INCLUDED UNDER GROUP 'K' ON A DRIVING LICENSE (MOWING MACHINES / VEHICLES CONTROLLED BY A PEDESTRIAN)
14. WHAT WAS THE NAME OF THE DOG IN ENID BLYTON’S FAMOUS FIVE (TIMMY)
15. WHICH FAMOUS AVIATOR PERFORMED THE FIRST EVER LOOP~THE~LOOP IN 1913 (LOUIS BLERIOT)
16. WHO PLAYED LEX LUTHER IN THE SUPERMAN MOVIE (GENE HACKMAN)
17. WHAT DO GREEKS CLAIM TO TENDERISE BY BEATING IT 99 TIMES (OCTOPUS)
18, WHAT LINKS THE PLAYING STYLES OF TENNIS PLAYERS JIMMY CONNORS, GREG RUSEDSKI, BJORN BORG, JOHN MCENROE, MARTINA NAVRATILOVA AND MONICA SELES
(LEFT-HANDED)
19. WHICH CORONATION STREET STAR APPEARED IN ‘CARRY ON ENGLAND’ AND ‘CARRY ON BEHIND’ (JOHNNY BRIGGS / MIKE BALDWIN)
20. IN WHICH YEAR DID WE SAY HELLO TO THE BREATHALYSER, POLICE HELICOPTERS, STAR GRADING SYSTEM FOR PETROL, COLOUR BROADCASTING BY THE BBC, CASSETTE TAPES, BEAN·BAG CHAIRS AND QUARTZ WRISTWATCHES (1967)
21. IN WHICH FILM DID PIERCE BROSNAN STAR WHERE HE PLAYED A BORED MILLIONAIRE WHO ADDS A LITTLE SPICE TO HIS LIFE BY STEALING PRICELESS WORKS OF ART (THE THOMAS CROWN AFFAIR)
22. WHICH ENGLISH NOVELIST WROTE ‘PRIDE AND PREJUDICE’ ‘EMMA’ AND ‘MANSFIELD PARK’ (JANE AUSTIN)
23. WHICH DISNEY FILM FEATURED THREE FAIRIES CALLED FLORA, FAUNA AND MERIWEATHER (SLEEPING BEAUTY)
24. THE YEAR 1896 SAW MRS BRIDGET DRISCOLL OF CROYDEN BECOME THE FIRST STATISTIC OF WHAT IN BRITAIN (PEDESTRIAN KNOCKED DOWN AND KILLED BY A MOTOR VEHICLE / IT WAS TRAVELLING AT 4MPH AND DAZED HER!)
25. ON WHICH DAY OF THE WEEK MUST A MONTH START TO HAVE A FRIDAY THE THIRTEENTH (SUNDAY)
26. WHICH ‘WORD’ CAN BE A MAN WHO DRESSES VERY SMART, A TYPE OF BRUSH FOR GROOMING HORSES OR A CHILDREN’S COMIC (DANDY)
27. WHICH WAS THE FIRST BBC-TV CHILDREN'S PROGRAMME (ANDY PANDY)
28. IF YOU WERE AT THE BRICKYARD, WHAT SPORT WOULD YOU BE WATCHING (MOTOR RACING / INDIANAPOLIS)
29. WHO WAS CROWNED KING OF ENGLAND ON 8TH SEPTEMBER 1831 (WILLIAM IV)
30. ‘ONLY I CAN THRILL’ IS AN ANAGRAM OF WHICH TOP AMERICAN WOMAN (HILLARY CLINTON)
31. WHICH COUNTRY HAS A CARIBBEAN AND A PACIFIC COAST, IS THE ONLY COUNTRY WITHOUT AN ARMY AND ITS NATIONAL SYMBOL IS AN OXCART
(COSTA RICA - MEANS ‘RICH COAST’)
32. WHICH GROUP WERE NUMBER ONE IN THE CHARTS, 1998 WITH ‘BOOTIE CALL’ (ALL SAINTS)
33. WHICH CAME FIRST, BLACKPOOL’S TOWER OR BLACKPOOL ILLUMINATIONS (ILLUMINATIONS SWITCHED ON FOR FIRST TIME 1879 / TOWER OFFICIALLY OPENED IN 1894)
34, UNDER WHICH HILLS ARE THE CHEDDAR CAVES (MENDIPS)
35. TRUE OR FALSE: THREE 25 WATT LIGHT BULBS GIVE MORE LIGHT THAN ONE 75 WATT (FALSE . ONE 75 WATT BULB GIVES MORE LIGHT)
36. WHAT WAS THE FIRST EVER SPORT TO BE BROADCAST ON BBC TELEVISION (BOXING . A TRAINING DEMONSTRATION)
37. AT THE LAST COUNT, HOW MANY COUNTRIES IN THE WORLD WERE HEADED BY A SOVEREIGN, 26, 46 OR 66
(46)
38. IN WHICH BEATLES SONG WILL YOU FIND THE LINE ~FATHER MACKENZIE WRITING THE WORDS OF A SERMON NO~ONE WILL HEAR” (ELEANOR RIGBY)
39. WHAT ANIMAL MUST STAND AT LEAST 17 HANDS TALL TO MEET THE BREED STANDARD (SHIRE HORSE)
40. WHAT IS THE MOST POPULAR STREET NAME IN THE USA, 1ST STREET, 2ND STREET, ELM STREET OR INDEPENDENCE STREET (2ND STREET)

QUIZTIME 75 COLLECTVE NOUNS

What is the collective noun for a group of coots ?
Correct answer = A raft
A boat
A skiff
A yacht

What is the collective noun for a group of cormorants ?
Correct answer = A flight
A gannet
A greed
A plop

What is the collective noun for a group of courtiers ?
Correct answer = A threatening
An embarassment
A treachery
A condescencion

What is the collective noun for a group of cattle ?
Correct answer = A drove
A hoof
A stamp
A plough

What is the collective noun for a group of cows ?
Correct answer = A flink
A spy
A spelk
A pat

What is the collective noun for a group of coyotes ?
Correct answer = A pack
A laugh
A rough
A circle

What is the collective noun for a group of cranes ?
Correct answer = A sedge
A stand
A fish
A swallow

What is the collective noun for a group of crocodiles ?
Correct answer = A bask
A mask
A murder
A cry

What is the collective noun for a group of crows ?
Correct answer = A murder
A cloud
A skip
A wheel

What is the collective noun for a group of curs ?
Correct answer = A cowardice
A slink
A beaten
A whip

What is the collective noun for a group of curlews ?
Correct answer = A head
A curl
A lap
A fall

What is the collective noun for a group of deer ?
Correct answer = A parcel
A packet
A pail
A bag

What is the collective noun for a group of roes ?
Correct answer = A bevy
A round
A ring
A twist

What is the collective noun for a group of hounds ?
Correct answer = A cry
A bark
A pleat
A spin

What is the collective noun for a group of puppies ?
Correct answer = A litter
A tumble
A gripe
A lark

What is the collective noun for a group of dolphins ?
Correct answer = A pod
A bottle
A bleat
A smile

What is the collective noun for a group of doves ?
Correct answer = A piteousness
A lament
A screech
A sob

What is the collective noun for a group of drummers ?
Correct answer = A fagot
A round
A roll
A bang

What is the collective noun for a group of flying ducks ?
Correct answer = A plump
A target
A shot
A climb

What is the collective noun for a group of dunlin ?
Correct answer = A fling
A dive
A divot
A claw

What is the collective noun for a group of eagles ?
Correct answer = A convocation
A bleat
A hook
A school

What is the collective noun for a group of eels ?
Correct answer = A swarm
A twist
A slither
A pie

What is the collective noun for a group of elephants ?
Correct answer = A parade
A trumpet
A serenade
A trunk

What is the collective noun for a group of elk ?
Correct answer = A gang
A pack
A troop
A corner

What is the collective noun for a group of employees ?
Correct answer = A staff
A spirit
A chatter
A hut

What is the collective noun for a group of experts ?
Correct answer = A panel
A telling
A beginning
A rule

What is the collective noun for a group of fairies ?
Correct answer = A herd
A pack
A flight
A magic

What is the collective noun for a group of falcons ?
Correct answer = A cast
A crew
A team
An attic

What is the collective noun for a group of ferrets ?
Correct answer = A business
A squirm
A tale
A trouser

What is the collective noun for a group of finches ?
Correct answer = A trimming
A chirruping
A meal
A singing

What is the collective noun for a group of fish ?
Correct answer = A school
A reef
A bloat
A wave

What is the collective noun for a group of flamingoes ?
Correct answer = A stand
A storm
A garden
A pool

What is the collective noun for a group of flowers ?
Correct answer = A bouquet
A twist
A rambling
A pocketful

What is the collective noun for a group of flies ?
Correct answer = A business
A bother
A stretch
A whisper

What is the collective noun for a group of foxes ?
Correct answer = A skulk
A scabbard
A lingering
A ruff

What is the collective noun for a group of friars ?
Correct answer = A scull
An apoplexy
A feast
A fasting

What is the collective noun for a group of frogs ?
Correct answer = An army
A croak
A drive
A lane

What is the collective noun for a group of mourners ?
Correct answer = A cortege
A moan
A blackness
A dirge

What is the collective noun for a group of giraffes ?
Correct answer = A corps
A troupe
A tangle
A length

What is the collective noun for a group of girls ?
Correct answer = A giggle
A gaggle
A goggle
A guggle

What is the collective noun for a group of gnats ?
Correct answer = A horde
A sting
A sheet
A swirl

What is the collective noun for a group of goats ?
Correct answer = A trip
A charge
A stirring
A chewing

What is the collective noun for a group of goldfinches ?
Correct answer = A drum
A clatter
A mumble
A pocket

What is the collective noun for a group of geese ?
Correct answer = A gaggle
A waggle
A woggle
A giggle

What is the collective noun for a group of gorillas ?
Correct answer = A woop
A singing
A pealing
A barrage

What is the collective noun for a group of goshawks ?
Correct answer = A flight
A flutter
A waking
A stealing

What is the collective noun for a group of grasshoppers ?
Correct answer = A cloud
A wake
A watch
A desert

What is the collective noun for a group of grouse ?
Correct answer = A covey
A hiding
A roundness
A settling

What is the collective noun for a group of guillemots ?
Correct answer = A bazaar
A ruff
A twinkle
A loop

What is the collective noun for a group of gulls ?
Correct answer = A screech
A circle
A dive
A gathering

What is the collective noun for a group of hares ?
Correct answer = A leap
A circus
A dally
A boxing

What is the collective noun for a group of harpers ?
Correct answer = A melody
A gallery
A chorus
A nesting

What is the collective noun for a group of hawks ?
Correct answer = A kettle
A pan
A pie
A pint

What is the collective noun for a group of hedgehogs ?
Correct answer = A prickle
A curl
A sleep
A dawdle

What is the collective term for a group of academics ?
Correct answer = a faculty
a study
a swot
a submission

What is the collective term for a group of actors ?
Correct answer = A company
a chatter
a chapter
a rehearsal

What is the collective term for a group of aircraft ?
Correct answer = A wing
A fly
A swoop
A thunder

What is the collective term for a group of angels ?
Correct answer = a chorus
a flock
a cherub
a float

What is the collective term for a group of ants ?
Correct answer = an army
a tramp
a steal
a snake

What is the collective term for a group of antelope ?
Correct answer = A herd
A leap
A horn
A musk

What is the collective term for a group of apes ?
Correct answer = A shrewdness
A swing
A parliament
A smack

What is the collective term for a group of arrows ?
Correct answer = A quiver
A shiver
A shimmy
A butt

What is the collective term for a group of arsonists ?
Correct answer = A conflagration
A torch
An ash
A starter

What is the collective term for a group of asses (donkeys / mules) ?
Correct answer = A pace
A stubborn
A nettle
A rough

What is the collective term for a group of asteroids ?
Correct answer = A belt
A rock
A space
An orbit

What is the collective term for a group of athletes ?
Correct answer = A team
A race
A competition
A record

What is the collective term for a group of baboons ?
Correct answer = A congress
A hill
A tree
A swim

What is the collective term for a group of bacteria ?
Correct answer = A culture
A venture
A multiplication
A slip

What is the collective term for a group of pipers ?
Correct answer = A poverty
A whistle
A drone
A pick

What is the collective term for a group of barons ?
Correct answer = A thought
A disagreement
A boiling
A fiefdom

What is the collective term for a group of bats ?
Correct answer = A colony
A shower
A bite
A wing

What is the collective term for a group of beans ?
Correct answer = A hill
A fill
A gill
A spill

What is the collective term for a group of bears ?
Correct answer = A sloth
A honey
A bark
A grizzle

What is the collective term for a group of beauties ?
Correct answer = A bevy
A glamour
A sparkle
An anthology

What is the collective term for a group of beavers ?
Correct answer = A lodge
A dam
A tail
A whet

What is the collective term for a group of bees ?
Correct answer = A grist
A flotilla
A bumble
A stripe

What is the collective term for a group of bills (paper receipts) ?
Correct answer = A wad
A spike
A ream
A flutter

What is the collective term for a group of birds ?
Correct answer = A volery
A flit
A song
A dive

What is the collective term for a group of bitterns ?
Correct answer = A sedge
A fling
A pipe
A blip

What is the collective term for a group of boars ?
Correct answer = A singular
A bounce
A grunt
A grass

What is the collective term for a group of bomblets ?
Correct answer = A cluster
A destruction
A devastation
A ringing

What is the collective term for a group of books ?
Correct answer = A library
A spinning
A plumbing
A rendering

What is the collective term for a group of bread ?
Correct answer = A batch
A rise
A yeast
A stove

What is the collective term for a group of buffalo ?
Correct answer = An obstinacy
A tide
A stamp
A blow

What is the collective term for a group of bullfinches ?
Correct answer = A bellowing
A gripe
A stain
A wheel

What is the collective term for a group of butterflies ?
Correct answer = A rainbow
A wafer
A sprig
A flap

What is the collective term for a group of buzzards ?
Correct answer = A wake
A glut
A bumble
A coffin

What is the collective term for a group of camels ?
Correct answer = A caravan
A spit
A spite
A dash

What is the collective term for a group of candidates ?
Correct answer = A slate
An interview
A slope
A slide

What is the collective term for a group of capons ?
Correct answer = A mews
A street
A road
A hedge

What is the collective term for a group of cards ?
Correct answer = A deck
A shuffle
A sheaf
A rack

What is the collective term for a group of caribou ?
Correct answer = A herd
A shuffle
A stumble
A sledge

What is the collective term for a group of cats ?
Correct answer = A clowder
A miaow
A slink
A betrayal

What is the collective term for a group of kittens ?
Correct answer = A kindle
A mewl
A milk
A sleep

What is the collective term for a group of caterpillars ?
Correct answer = An army
A crawl
A split
A march

What is the collective term for a group of cattle ?
Correct answer = A kine
A hoop
A swill
A swatch

What is the collective term for a group of chamois ?
Correct answer = A herd
A buff
A sweat
A stitch

What is the collective term for a group of chickens ?
Correct answer = A peep
A wren
A crack
A peal

What is the collective term for a group of chicks ?
Correct answer = A clutch
A wring
A crackle
A bed

What is the collective term for a group of eggs ?
Correct answer = A clutch
A hatch
A crack
A straw

What is the collective term for a group of hens ?
Correct answer = A brood
A gaggle
A skein
A crow

What is the collective term for a group of poultry ?
Correct answer = A run
A walk
A stride
A step

What is the collective term for a group of chinchillas ?
Correct answer = A colony
A wrap
A wool
A strap

What is the collective term for a group of choughs ?
Correct answer = A chattering
A smattering
A clattering
A pattering

What is the collective term for a group of circuits ?
Correct answer = A bank
A sparkle
A crackle
A short

What is the collective term for a group of clams ?
Correct answer = A bed
A bunk
A seat
A chair

What is the collective term for a group of cobblers ?
Correct answer = A drunken ship
A last
A stitch
A heel

What is the collective term for a group of coins ?
Correct answer = A roll
A loaf
A bun
A baguette

QUIZTIME 76

A. In which wine producing country would you find the Padthaway region? AUSTRALIA

B. The Atomium is a famous tourist attraction in which city? BRUSSELLS

C. With which sport is "The Madison" associated? CYCLING

D. What sort or creature is a Boto? DOLPHIN

E. Where in the human body is the Malleus bone? EAR

F. What name is given to the small sac or cavity from which a hair grows? FOLLICLE

G. In which country would you find the Kremista Dam? GREECE

H. From which sport does the phrase' to win hands down' come? HORSE RACING

I. The Galliard is a 16th century dance originating from which country? ITALY

J. What was invented by John Spilsbury, a London print-shop owner, in 1760? JIGSAW PUZZLE

K. china clay, used in porcelain manufacture and in medicine? KAOLIN

L. After which city is Haydn’s last symphony named? LONDON

M. In the Bible, who was the sister of Moses? MIRIAM

N. Which planet has moons called Nereid and Naiad? NEPTUNE

O. What has three hearts and a skirt? OCTOPUS

P. After which creature is the Californian island of Alcatraz named? PELICAN

Q. severe inflammation of tonsils and throat? QUINCY

R. In what class of animals is a Herpetologist interested? REPTILES

S. The prefix ‘thio’ in chemical compounds indicates the presence of which element? SULPHUR

T. Which foodstuff has types called "blanket" and "honeycomb"? TRIPE

U. Pitchblende contains radium and is a common source of which other element? URANIUM

V. VIASA is the national airline of which country? VENEZUELA

W. By what name is the bird Troglodytes Troglodytes better known? WREN

X. Fourteenth letter of Greek alphabet? XI

Y. A hand of cards containing no card above a nine? YARBOROUGH

Z. The humped ox of the East and E Africa? ZEBU

QUIZTIME 77

1. What word can go before 'shot' and after 'cauliflower'?
EAR
2. How many hoops are there in a crocquet set?
SIX
3. Which actor links Chancer, Chariots of Fire and The Whistle Blower?
NIGEL HAVERS
4. Which boxer has the Christian names Christopher Livingstone?
CHRIS EUBANK
5. Who wrote "Journey to the Centre of the Earth?"
JULES VERNE
6. A ship’s Captain would be very concerned over reports of Growlers in the vicinity of his/her ship. What is a Growler?
SMALL ICEBERG
7. Green Goblin and Doctor Octopus are villains in which superhero films?
SPIDERMAN
8. How many old threepenny bits were in a pound?
EIGHTY
9. Who is the writer of "Prime Suspect"?
LYNDA LA PLANTE
10. 'The last lighthouse keeper', 'Mr. Macgregor' and 'Only dad' are novels by which author?
ALAN TITCHMARSH
11. In which sport did one originally receive a new hat for performing a hat-trick?
CRICKET
12. The battleship USS Arizona is a designated US War Memorial. Where is it to be found?
PEARL HARBOUR
13. True or false? The character of Indiana Jones was named after George Lucas’s dog.
TRUE
14. To which British airport would you be flying if your bags were marked LBA?
LEEDS BRADFORD
15. In which film did Arnold Schwarzenegger and Danny DeVito as Julius and Vincent Benedict?
TWINS
16. Which country claims to be the oldest country in the world, having become Independent in the 6th century BC?
IRAN
17. What is the currency of Japan?
YEN
18. Which organisation has its headquarters in a very distinctive cream and green building on the banks of the River Thames at 85, The Embankment, Vauxhall Cross, London?
MI6
19. Where would an American wear a fanny pack?
ROUND THE WAIST (BUM BAG)
20. Quiztime Survey Question - Top Answer Required - Another name for a wife!
MISSUS, BETTER OR OTHER HALF, HER INDOORS, TROUBLE & STRIFE, SPOUSE

21. Which Year - The finding of oil in the North Sea was announced by BP, "Cracklin' Rose" by Neil Diamond went gold, American dare-devil Gary Gavelich broke the world land speed record in his rocket-propelled car "Blue Flame", driving at 631.367 mph, Anwar Sadat became president of Egypt and Jimi Hendrix was buried in his home town of Seattle?
1970
22. Which English cricketer was the first in the world to score a century and take ten wickets in the same test match?
IAN BOTHAM
23. Which Stateley Home and safari park belongs to the Marquis of Bath?
LONGLEAT
24. Which country was the first to win a World Cup final on penalties?
BRAZIL
25. One point each, name the four main blood groups?
A, B, AB, O
26. Which aircraft safety device was invented by British engineer James Martin?
EJECTOR SEAT
27. Which English explorer was imprisoned in the Tower of London and beheaded in 1618?
SIR WALTER RALEIGH
28. What would North American Indians do with a calumet?
SMOKE IT - IT'S A PEACE PIPE
29. How many previous German popes have there been - 4, 6 or 8?
EIGHT
30. In what kind of shop might you or an assistant use a Brannock Device?
SHOE SHOP
31. Wesley Snipes appeared in which 1987 Michael Jackson video?
BAD
32. On which English course is the Lancashire Oaks run?
HAYDOCK PARK
33. True or false - Tony Blair is an only child?
TRUE
34. How many times has Michael Schumacher been World Champion?
SEVEN
35. Who plays the part of Detective Inspector Rebus on TV?
KEN STOTT
36. What Is The Alternative Name For Crane Fly?
DADDY LONG LEGS
37. According to the ad, what put the T in Britain?
TYPHOO
38. In which sport might you see the two teams defending goals of different sizes?
WATER POLO (the goal in the shallow end can be higher)
39. According to the insurance company Elephant.co.uk, is it men or women who are more likely to have an accident on a roundabout?
WOMEN (ALSO CAR PARKS & TRAFFIC LIGHTS)
40. What do you call a female duck?
DUCK

Tiebreaker - In which year was the first Prime Suspect shown on ITV?
1991

QUIZTIME 78
ROUND ONE - INDIVIDUAL.

1. In the American tv series 'Diff'rent Strokes', what was the surname of Phil, Arnold and Willis' stepfather ?

A. DRUMMOND.

2. Released in 1967, what was the title of 'Englebert Humperdink's' first British number one ?

A. RELEASE ME.

3. At the Battle of Waterloo, who was the commander of the Prussian forces ?

A. BLUCHER.

4. A museum to 'Florence Nightingale' is situated at which London hospital ?

A. ST. THOMAS'.

5. Which foodstuff do Americans call 'Graham Flour' ?

A. WHOLEMEAL FLOUR.

6. What does the acronym ACAS stand for ?

A. ADVISORY, CONCILLIATION and ARBITRATION SERVICE.

7. Which city is served by Cristoforo Coloumbo (Christopher Columbus) airport ?

A. GENOA, Italy.

8. What does the 'K' stand for in James K. Polk, the 11th. President of the USA ?

A. KNOX.



ROUND TWO - TEAM.

1. Born Harlean Carpentier in Kansas City, she became Hollywood's first 'sex goddess', who was she ?

A. JEAN HARLOW.

2. Which Yorkshire village is the heart of 'Herriot Country' ?

A. ASKRIGG.

3. In history, Stane Street was the name of the Roman road connecting London with which other city ?

A. CHICHESTER.

4. Name the year :- violent 'Boxer' uprising rocks China, Oscar Wilde dies disgraced in Paris, America wins first Davis Cup ?

A. 1900.

5. What was the name of the driver of the Mercedes limousine at the time of Diana Princess of Wales' death ?

A. HENRI PAUL.

6. When Manchester United achieved their historic treble, in which European city did they beat Bayern Munich 2-1 in the European Champions Cup Final ?

A. BARCELONA.

7. Which skater allegedly had rival Nancy Kerrigan attacked at the 1994 Winter Olympics?

A. TONYA HARDING.

8. What position did Madeline Albright hold before she became the first female US Secretary of State ?

A. AMBASSADOR TO THE UNITED NATIONS.



ROUND THREE - INDIVIDUAL.

1. Which tv 'weatherman', strongly criticised for his style of management, used to sign-off each forecast with a wink ?

A. BILL GILES.

2. Which archipelago stretches south of the bering Sea from Alska for 1200 miles, toward the Kamchatka peninsular ?

A. ALEUTIAN ISLANDS.

3. In 1957, Colin Chapman designed a new British sports car with a glass-fibre body, what was it ?

A. THE LOTUS ELITE.

4. Which order of monks is known as the 'Greyfriars' ?

A. THE FRANCISCANS.

5. Which boxer once shouted out in the middle of a world title fight, "Ma, he's killing me" ?

A. MAX BAER.

6. Who was the last Prime Minister of Northern Ireland ?

A. BRIAN FAULKNER.

7. Which aircraft manufacturer built the World War II fighter-bomber, the 'Mosquito' ?

A. De HAVILLAND.

8. Which fashion designer put 'Gorgeous Gussy' Moran into frilly knickers for the 1949 Wimbledon matches ?

A. TEDDY TINLING.



ROUND FOUR - INDIVIDUAL.

1. What is the alternative name for Beethoven's Piano Concerto No 5 in E Flat ?

A. EMPEROR.

2. Gordon Lonsdale was exchanged at 'checkpoint Charlie' in April 1964, who did the Russians exchange for him ?

A. GREVILLE WYNNE.

3. Who was the first American 'astronaut' to walk in space ?

A. MAJOR EDWARD WHITE.

4. In September of what year was the Cunard liner QE2 launched on Clydebank ?

A. 1967.

5. Who in 1970, became acting President of Egypt, after the death of Gammel Abdel Nasser ?

A. ANWAR SADAT.

6. Who played the heroine in the 1943 film version of 'Jane Eyre' ?

A. JOAN FONTAINE.

7. Where would you begoing armed with thin paper and heelball ?

A. BRASS RUBBING (Heelball is hard, black wax).

8. 'Shaggy Parasol' and 'Lawyer's Wig' are types of what ?

A. MUSHROOM.



ROUND FIVE - INDIVIDUAL.

1. What city is served by Benito Juarez International airport ?

A. MEXICO CITY.

2. What does the 'A' stand for, in James A. Garfield, 20th. President of the USA ?

A. ABRAM (not Abraham).

3. What kind of fish is an 'Arbroath Smokie' ?

A. A SMOKED HADDOCK.

4. What was the title of Chris Farlowe's one and only number one hit in the UK, it was released in 1966 ?

A. 'OUT OF TIME'.

5. In the American tv series 'Diff'rent Strokes', what is the name of Phil Drummond's daughter ?

A. KIMBERLEY.

6. What does the acronym MIRAS stand for ?

A. MORTGAGE INTEREST RELIEF AT SOURCE.

7. One of Napoleon Bonaparte's leading Generals, he was proclaimed Prince of Moscow by Napoleon on the retreat from Russia. Who was he ?

A. MARSHALL MICHEL NEY.

8. After studying at the Society of Apothecaries and practicing as a physician, she helped found the Marylebone Dispensary for Women and Children that took her name, who was she ?

A. ELIZABETH GARRETT ANDERSON.



ROUND SIX - TEAM.

1. Who was Diana Princess of Wales' bodyguard, the only survivor of the tragic accident at the time of her death ?

A. TREVOR REECE JONES.

2. Name the year, Scottish Liberal Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman becomes Prime Minister, Cristabel Pankhurst and Annie Kenney become first Suffragettes to go to prison, Automobile Association is founded and 'Potemkin' mutineers kill their officers ?

A. 1905.

3. Who was the Secretary of Conservative MP Cecil Parkinson, with whom he had an affair ?

A. SARA KEAYS.

4. At which Test and County Cricket ground in 1998, did England beat South Africa by 23 runs to win the Test Series. The first since 1985 ?

A. HEADINGLEY.

5. In history, what was the name of the Roman road that ran from Dover via London and St. Albans to Chester ?

A. WATLING STREET.

6. Who was the USA's Secretary of State, who acted a peace negotiator during the 'Falklands Conflict' ?

A. ALEXANDER HAIG.

7. Born in 1902, how was actress marie Magdalene von Losch better known ?

A. MARLENE DEITRICH.

8. Around which Derbyshire village was 'Peak Practice' largely filmed

A. CRICH.



ROUND SEVEN - INDIVIDUAL.

1. Which aircraft manufacturer built the World war II aircraft, the 'Halifax' bomber ?

A. HANDLEY PAIGE.

2. Who was the Governor-General of the Falkland Islands at the time of the Argentine invasion ?

A. SIR REX HUNT.

3. Which weather 'forecaster' used to describe clouds as "fluffy bits" ?

A. FRANCIS WILSON.

4. Which order of nuns did Mother Theresa found ?

A. MISSIONARIES OF CHARITY.

5. Howard Hughes designed and built the largest aircraft of its type, the 'Hercules', what was its more familiar nickname

A. 'THE SPRUCE GOOSE'.

6. Which archipelago consisting of some ninety two islands, lies 4 degrees south of the equator, and some 930 miles off the East African coast ?

A. THE SEYCHELLES.

7. Which British fighter took Muhamid Ali five rounds in 1976 ?

A. RICHARD DUNNE.

8. Who was the young fashion designer responsible for the gowns worn by the 'Maids of Honour' at the Coronation of King George VI ?

A. NORMAN HARTNELL.



ROUND EIGHT - INDIVIDUAL.

1. Who, on stepping onto the moon, commented "Such magnificent desolation" ?

A. EDWARD 'BUZZ' ALDRIN.

2. Who played 'Jane' to Johnny Weismuller's 'Tarzan' in the 1930's and early 1940's ?

A. MAUREEN O'SULLIVAN.

3. What is the alternative name for Beethoven's Symphony No 9 in D Minor ?

A. CHORAL SYMPHONY.

4. Whom did Marcus Lipton name as the 'third man' in 1955 ?

A. KIM PHILBY.

5. What would you be doing if you used slip, grog and a wheel ?

A. POTTERY (slip is liquid clay, grog is fired ground clay).

6. On the 9th. April of what year did Britain's Concorde 002 first take to the air ?

A. 1969.

7. Who was King of Libya, before the military coup led by Muammar Gaddafi ?

A. KING IDRIS.

8. 'Pecorino' and 'Reblochon' are types of what ?

A. CHEESES.



SPARE QUESTION

1. In which organ of the body are the 'Hepatic arteries' ?

A. LIVER.

2. What is Paul McCartney's middle name ?

A. PAUL (his forename is John).

3. Who directed the film, 'The Third Man' ?

A. CAROL REED.

QUIZTIME 79

1. In which seaside resort did the first Butlins holiday camp open in 1936?
Skegness
2. What is the US equivalent of the S.A.S.?
Delta Force
3. In which capital city are the ancient remains of the Pantheon, the Forum, and the Coliseum?
Rome
4. Which car is advertised with the slogan “Big Small”?
Toyota Yaris
5. Which short-lived conflict between Egypt and Israel began in 1967?
The Six Day War
6. Alex Turner, Jamie Cook, Andy Nicholson and Matthew “the cat” Helders are the members of which group?
Arctic Monkeys
7. Which herb is used to flavour the sauce on pizzas?
Oregano
8. Which annual sports competition takes place on the grounds of the Beaufort Hotel in Gloucestershire?
Badminton horse trials
*9. Which country will host this years (2009) Eurovision Song Contest?
Russia
10. For a motorbike to carry a pillion passenger legally it must have a proper passenger seat and (a) a grab handle, (b) rear footrests, (c) an engine over 250cc?
Rear Footrests
11. Middlesborough stands at the mouth of which river?
The Tees
12. Which Latin American revolutionary was born in Argentina, came to prominence in Cuba then fought in the Congo and died in Bolivia?
che gueverra
13. True or False - Enorma was a huge bearded lady who, at the turn of the century had a circus act which involved pulling a gun carriage with her teeth whilst juggling 4 china plates?
False - Enorma = type of runner bean!
14. Which character in the Arabian Nights was the son of Mustafa the Tailor?
Aladdin
15. Which Welsh town was awarded city status to mark the Queen's Golden Jubilee in 2002?
Newport
16. What name is given to a covered walkway to the side of an open courtyard in a convent or monastery?
Cloister
17. What is the name of the grossly obese Little Britain character portrayed by Matt Lucas, who spends all her time being pampered at a heath spa?
Bubbles
18. Europe's largest oil port, Sullom Voe, is found in which group of islands off the Scottish coast?
Shetlands
19. Which suffragette suffered fatal injuries in 1913 after throwing herself in front of the King's horse at the Derby?
Emily Davison
20. Quiztime Survey Question - Top Answer Required - Name a very popular TV Character?
Del Boy / Inspector Morse / Inspector Frost / Homer Simpson / Bart Simpson

21. Which three flavours make up a Neapolitan ice cream? (Must have all 3 correct for 2 points)
Vanilla, Chocolate and Strawberry
22. In bingo lingo, which number is 'snakes alive'?
Fifty Five
23. What was the surname of Charles, the dog expert, who organised the first annual dog show in London in 1886?
Cruft
24. In which war was the siege of Sebastopol?
Crimean War
25. Which Dutch city was the scene of an airborne invasion of allied forces in September of 1944, the incident being the subject matter of the film The Longest Day?
Arnhem
26. What is missing, Dog, Boot, Ship, Car, Top Hat?
Iron - Monopoly
27. Which British airport was the first have its own Railway Station?
Gatwick
28. In which film does the leading character Don Lockwood gets a good soaking?
Singing In The Rain
29. Habanero is the hottest type of what in the world?
Chilli Pepper
30. On a Premier League football pitch what must be either a 'Thunderer' or 'Tornado' and made by ACME?
Referee's Whistle
31. Who in Greek Mythology was the brother of Zeus and God of the sea?
Poseidon
32. What mode of transport ran in London for the last time in 1962?
The trolleybus
33. Which slang word for prostitutes came from the name of an American General - Hooker, Slapper or Tart?
Hooker
34. Against which country did Gary Lineker score two penalties in the 1990 World Cup?
Camaroon
35. What is the most popular sport played in American Nudist Camps?
Volleyball
36. What is the nationality of the pop group A-Ha, who had eight top-ten hits in the 1980's?
Norwegian
37. In which Asian country would you find the Salt range of mountains?
Pakistan
38. Doodles the dog appears in which children's television program?
The Tweenies
39. Who or what is the biggest employer for the people of Hounslow in Middlesex?
Heathrow Airport
40. The President of the USA, what was his name in 1962?
Barack Obama - he was called that in 1962! (born August 4, 1961

QUIZTIME 80

ROUND ONE - INDIVIDUAL.

1. Which American tv police detective drives a Peugeot 403 Cabriolet ?

A. 'COLUMBO'.

2. What gives 'Earl Grey Tea' its characteristic flavour ?

A. OIL OF BERGAMOT.

3. Which Roman road became part of the A1 ?

A. ERMINE STREET.

4. Prestwick Airport is one of which city's airports ?

A. GLASGOW.

5. In which country were the 2002 African Nations Football Cup Finals held ?

A. MALI.

6. Which 'superhero's' alter ego is 'Peter Parker' ?

A. 'SPIDERMAN'.

7. Which animal is the offspring of a male Ass and a mare ?

A. MULE.

8. In which form did Zeus seduce Danae, resulting in the birth of Perseus ?

A. A SHOWER OF GOLD.



ROUND TWO - TEAM.

1. Of which African country, which gained full independence in 1993, is Asmara the capital ?

A. ERITREA.

2. The Ringitt is the currency of which Asian country ?

A. MALAYSIA.

3. Which West Sussex family seat is the home of the Dukes of Richmond and Gordon ?

A. GOODWOOD HOUSE.

4. In electronics, an RC circuit contains a resistor and which other component ?

A. CAPACITOR (or Condenser).

5. Who was leader of the Labour Party from 1931 to 1935, when he resigned because of his pacifist views ?

A. GEORGE LANSBURY.

6. Which magazine claims to be the world's best music magazine ?

A. THE GRAMAPHONE.

7. In which Irish city does the Salmon Weir Bridge span the River Corrib ?

A. GALWAY.

8. Which number one hit of 1969 tells the true story of a marriage in Gibraltar ?

A. 'THE BALLAD OF JOHN AND YOKO'.



ROUND THREE - INDIVIDUAL.

1. Who had overall command of the Task Force sent to get the Argentineans out of the 'Falklands' ?

A. ADMIRAL SANDY WOODWARD.

2. What is Puck's alternative name in "A Midsummer Night's Dream" ?

A. ROBIN GOODFELLOW.

3. Which Supermarket chain has run a series of 'Computers For Schools' voucher schemes ?

A. TESCO.

4. Give a year in the life of Dick Whittington ?

A. 1358 - 1423.

5. Which poet wrote " Anthem For Doomed Youth" in 1917 ?

A. WILFRED OWEN.

6. Which country won the African Nations Football Cup in 2002 ?

A. CAMEROON.

7. Which major car company owns 'Seat' ?

A. VOLKSWAGEN.

8. Which Palestinian organisation murdered 11 Israeli's at the 1972 Olympics ?

A. BLACK SEPTEMBER.



ROUND FOUR - INDIVIDUAL.

1. Who did David succeed as King of Judah, and later the whole of Israel ?

A. SAUL.

2. Which poet longed to be in England, "Now That April's There" ?

A. ROBERT BROWNING.

3. Pd is the chemical symbol for which element ?

A. PALLADIUM.

4. What does the letter 'A' stand for in the computing acronym PDA ?

A. (Personal Digital) ASSISTANT.

5. By what name was Manchester Airport originally known ?

A. RINGWAY.

6. What word, from the Greek, is used to describe animals such as Elephants, Rhinoceroses etc. ?

A. PACHYDERM.

7. Which war was ended by the Treaty of Westphalia in 1648 ?

A. THE THIRTY YEARS WAR.

8. Who was leader of the ruling Argentinean 'Junta' in 1982 ?

A. GENERAL GALTIERI.



ROUND FIVE - INDIVIDUAL.

1. Give the full name of the villain from the 'Nightmare On Elm St.' series of movies ?

A. 'FREDDIE KRUEGER'.

2. Which Greek word means 'citadel' or 'highest city' ?

A. ACROPOLIS.

3. The Fosse Way runs southwest from Lincoln to which city ?

A. EXETER.

4. Give a year in the life of 'Ivan The Terrible', first Tsar of Russia ?

A. 1530 - 1584.

5. Which is the only state of the USA with an old royal palace ?

A. HAWAII.

6. Which heroine of Greek mythology refused to marry any man who could not beat her in a foot race ?

A. ATALANTA.

7. Sarah was the mother of Isaac and the wife of which Hebrew patriarch ?

A. ABRAHAM.

8. Andre Breton, Max Ernst, Yves Tanguy, Andre Masson were amongst the leading exponents of which style of painting founded in 1924 ?

A. SURREALISM.



ROUND SIX - TEAM.

1. In which Irish city can one stroll along the Mardyke Walk, between the north and south channels of the River Lee ?

A. CORK.

2. In computing, 'NOT', 'AND', and 'OR' are examples of what type of circuits ?

A. GATES (Logic).

3. Of which African country, the most populous in the continent, is Abuja the capital ?

A. NIGERIA.

4. Which magazine claims to be for "the grown up woman" ?

A. GOOD HOUSEKEEPING.

5. Which Leicestershire family seat is home to the Duke of Rutland ?

A. BELVOIR CASTLE.

6. Which female singer was torn between two lovers in 1977 ?

A. MARY MACGREGOR.

7. Who was Chancellor of the Exchequer in Clement Atlee's government from 1947 to 1950 ?

A. STAFFORD CRIPPS.

8. What is the monetary unit of Morocco ?

A. DIRHAM.



ROUND SEVEN - INDIVIDUAL.

1. Which company announced in early 2002 that it would be transferring production from its factory in Malmesbury. Wiltshire to Malaysia ?

A. DYSON.

2. What type of coffee traditionally comes from Yemen ?

A. MOCHA.

3. Which American writer said "If you don't like the weather in New England, just wait a few minutes for it to change" ?

A. MARK TWAIN.

4. Give the full name of the villain from the 'Friday the 13th.' series of movies ?

A. JASON VORHEES.

5. Matisse, Andre Derain, Albert Marquet founded which art movement ?

A. LES FAUVES.

6. What was the name of the cruise ship hijacked by the PLO in 1985 ?

A. ACHILLE LAURO.

7. What is a female donkey called ?

A. JENNY.

8. What does the letter 'A' stand for in the computing acronym DAT ?

A. (Digital) AUDIO (Transport).



ROUND EIGHT - INDIVIDUAL.

1. Which tv detective was a reluctant George Cross recipient ?

A. JACK FROST.

2. Which comedian paraphrased mark Twain when he said "if you don't like the weather in Scotland, just wait a few minutes. It will change " ?

A. BILLY CONNOLLY.

3. Which other car company owns Ferrari ?

A. FIAT.

4. Which television 'superhero's' alter ego is 'David Banner' ?

A. THE INCREDIBLE HULK.

5. Which treaty, signed in May 1902, ended the Boer War ?

A. VEREENIGING.

6. 'Touchstone', a court jester, features in which Shakespeare comedy ?

A. 'AS YOU LIKE IT'.

7. Na is the chemical symbol for which element ?

A. SODIUM.

8. In which town in California is 'Disneyland' ?

A. ANAHEIM.



SPARE QUESTIONS.

1. Which is the oldest college at Oxford University ?

A. UNIVERSITY COLLEGE.

2. 'Sean Dillon' is an ex-IRA terrorist created by which author ?

A. JACK HIGGINS.

3. Who composed the opera 'Lakme' ?

A. DELIBES.

4. Which stretch of waterway separates Madagascar from the African mainland ?

A. MOZAMBIQUE CHANNEL.

5. The song, "Food, Glorious Food" comes from which musical ?

A. 'OLIVER'.

QUIZTIME 81 AVIATION

1. Which company started as the Pacific Aero Products Company in 1916, was given its present name in 1917, and is today the largest aviation company in the world?

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2. What do the initials IATA stand for?

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3. Which term is used for electronic instruments for use in aviation?

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4. What acronym is used for the long-range radar surveillance and control centre for air defence developed originally in the USA?

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5. Which engine powered both the Spitfire and the Hurricane fighters of World War II?

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6. Who was the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean?

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7. In 1997 there was a mid-air collision between a Saudi Boeing 747 and a Kazak airliner that claimed the lives of all 349 on board? Near which city did it occur?

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8. Which aircraft company produces the DC series of aircraft?

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9. What is Charles E 'Chuck' Yeager's claim to fame in aviation?

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10. In which country did Charles Lindbergh land after the first solo transatlantic flight in 1927?

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11. What was the name of the Java-born Dutch aircraft manufacturer who, during World War I, produced more than 40 types of airplanes for the German High Command?

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12. Which aircraft manufacturer produced the Spitfire?

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13. What was the family name of the French brothers who were pioneer developers of the hot-air balloon and who conducted the first untethered flights?

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14. Who was chief of aeronautical research and development at the British Aircraft Corporation 1945 to 1971, having previously designed the Wellington bomber of World War II?

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15. Which company produced the world's first commercial jet airliner?

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16. Who made the world's first over-the-ocean flight in a heavier-than-air craft?

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17. What name was given to the Boeing B-52 bomber that first flew in 1952?

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18. What is the name of the Russian-born US pioneer in aircraft design who is best known for his successful development of the helicopter?

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19. Who was dubbed 'Queen of the Air' by the British press in the 1930s after her solo flight from England to Australia?

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20. Sydney's main airport is named after which great Australian aviator?

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Aviation - Answers

1 Boeing

2 International Air Transport Association

3 Avionics

4 AWACS

5 Rolls-Royce Merlin

6 Amelia Erhart

7 New Delhi

8 McDonnell-Douglas

9 First man to fly faster than the speed of sound?

10 France

11 Anthony Fokker

12 Supermarine

13 Montgolfier

14 Barnes Wallis

15 De Havilland (the Comet)

16 Louis Bleriot

17 Stratofortress

18 Igor Sikorsky

19 Amy Johnson

20 Sir Charles Kingsford-Smith

QUIZTIME 82 MUSIC

1 Which member of The Bee Gees died in 2003?
MAURICE GIBB
2 Who was backed by The Blockheads on the song Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick?
IAN DURY
3 Which Hollies hit was used in a TV ad to promote Miller Lite Lager?
HE AINT HEAVY HES MY BROTHER
4 Which quartet was fronted by Frankie Valli?
THE FOUR SEASONS
5 Which member of The Monkees always wore a woolly hat?
MIKE NESMITH
6 Which song opens with the words, "Goodbye Norma Jean"?
CANDLE IN THE WIND
7 Which duo scored nil points for the UK in the 2003 Eurovision Song Contest?
JEMINI
8 Which group won Eurovision for the UK with, Making Your Mind Up?
BUCKS FIZZ
9 Which group featured a lead singer called Victor Willis wearing a US police uniform?
VILLAGE PEOPLE
10 Cheryl Tweedy, found guilty of assault in 2003, is a member of which band?
GIRLS ALOUD

Swinging 60s
These 10 questions are dedicated to the year of 1964.
1 Which group topped the charts in 1964 with the song Needles And Pins?
THE SEARCHERS
2 Who was backed by The Dakotas on a 1964 chart topper?
BILLY J KRAMER
3 The Animals released House Of The Rising Sun in 1964. According to the lyrics where is the house of the rising sun? NEW ORLEANS
4 Which quartet of coins hit the charts with the song Juliet?
THE FOUR PENNIES
5 The Rolling Stones topped the charts for the first time. What was the song?
ITS ALL OVER NOW
6 In 1964 which became the first all female group to top the UK charts?
SUPREMES
7 Have I The Right, featuring female drummer Anne Lantree, was a No 1 hit in 1964 for which group? THE HONEYCOMBS
8 Which group did Peter Noone front at the top of the 1964 charts?
HERMAN'S HERMITS
9 In 1964 which DJ presented the first ever edition of Top Of The Pops?
JIMMY SAVILE
10 Which couple married in 1964, had a No 1 hit in 1965 and divorced in 1974?
SONNY & CHER

IRISH INFO
To celebrate St Patrick's Day 10 questions with an Irish theme
1 What is the hometown or city of The Corrs?
DUNDALK
2 Which Irish girl band features the Lynch twins in their line-up?
BEWITCHED
3 Which No 1 hit for The Boomtown Rats was inspired by a killer called Brenda Spencer?
I DON'T LIKE MONDAYS
4 Which group topped the charts with the song, Belfast Child?
SIMPLE MINDS
5 Which Irish band had a Christmas hit with The Fairytale Of New York?
THE POGUES
6 Which Irish rocker was born Paul Hewson, but is better known by a four-letter name?
BONO OF U2
7 Which hit for Billy Joel, was covered by the Irish boyband Westlife?
UPTOWN GIRL
8 Which member of Westlife is married to the winner of the 2004 I'm A Celebrity TV reality show? BRYAN MCFADDEN
9 Who acquired the nickname of The Man With The Golden Flute?
JAMES GALWAY
10 Which was the first Irish group to top the UK charts?
THE BACHELORS

SOUNDS OF THE 70s
1 In what year did Abba win the Eurovision Song Contest?
1974
2 In the 70s, who became Radio 1's first female DJ?
ANNE NIGHTINGALE
3 What question did Rod Stewart ask at the top of the 1978 charts?
DO YA THINK I'M SEXY?
4 Who is the oldest of the Osmond Brothers?
ALAN
5 Which film featured the chart topping song, Wandrin' Star?
PAINT YOUR WAGON
6 Ernie was the fastest milkman in the west. What was the name of his horse?
TRIGGER
7 Which hit for The Buggles was the first ever song played on MTV?
VIDEO KILLED THE RADIO STAR
8 Which hit for Don McLean was a tribute to the painter of Sunflowers?
VINCENT
9 Who was Kung Fu Fighting in 1974?
CARL DOUGLAS
10 Which Abba hit became the title of their West End stage show?
MAMMA MIA

PAUL TO PAUL all the following 10 answers contain the name of Paul.
1 Who was the first Canadian to top the UK charts?
PAUL ANKA
2 Who did Mike D'Abo replace as the lead singer of Manfred Mann?
PAUL JONES
3 Who left The Q Tips to forge a solo career?
PAUL YOUNG
4 Who is the only person to win 20 Ivor Novello Awards?
PAUL MCCARTNEY
5 Who charted with Grandma's Party and went on to star in the comedy series Just Good Friends? PAUL NICHOLAS
6 Under what name did the trio of Yarrow, Travers and Stookey perform?
PETER, PAUL & MARY
7 Who claimed that the average age of the Vietnam soldier was 19?
PAUL HARDCASTLE
8 Who recorded the best selling album Gracelands?
PAUL SIMON
9 Which soul singer's biggest hit was Me And Mrs Jones?
BILLY PAUL
10 Who recorded the TV theme for No Honestly?
LYNDSEY DE PAUL

ECHOES OF THE 80S
1 What was the nationality of the 80s band A-Ha?
NORWEGIAN
2 What was the only No 1 hit record for Madness?
HOUSE OF FUN
3 Which album was the follow up to Thriller for Michael Jackson?
BAD
4 Which 80s band named themselves after a group of 19th century Parisian revolutionaries?
THE COMMUNARDS
5 What year witnessed the Wembley Live Aid concert?
1985
6 Who duetted with Elaine Paige on the song I Know Him So Well?
BARBARA DICKSON
7 Which singer's name is mentioned in the first line of the lyrics in the 1982 hit, Come On Eileen? JOHNNY RAY
8 What was the surname of the 80s pop duo Mel and Kim?
APPLEBY
9 In the 80s, who provoked a public outcry by tearing up a picture of the Pope on live TV in the USA? SINEAD OCONNOR
10 Which 80s band took their name from a pair of siblings in the cartoon series The Adventures Of Tin Tin? THE THOMPSON TWINS

THE FAB FOUR
10 questions on The Beatles
1 Which song title by Lennon & McCartney was inspired by a name that they found on a gravestone in a Liverpool cemetery? ELEANOR RIGBY
2 In what year were The Beatles heard on British radio for the first time?
1962
3 What are the names of John Lennon's two sons?
JULIAN & SEAN
4 Who did Ringo Starr replace in The Beatles?
PETE BEST
5 Which was the Beatle's first film?
A HARD DAY'S NIGHT
6 Which manager of the Beatles died in 1967?
BRIAN EPSTEIN
7 What was the name of the film company founded by George Harrison?
HANDMADE
8 Who killed John Lennon?
MARK CHAPMAN
9 In 1960, The Beatles failed an audition to become which pop star's backing band?
BILLY FURY
10 What connects Laurel & Hardy, Bob Dylan, Sonny Liston and Marlon Brando?
THEY ALL APPEAR ON THE COVER OF SERGEANT PEPPERS

THE NAUGHTY 90S
1 What is the surname of Baby Spice?
BUNTON
2 Which group did Louise Nurding leave to pursue a solo career?
ETERNAL
3 In April 98, who was arrested in the Will Rogers Memorial Park?
GEORGE MICHAEL
4 What was the first UK solo No 1 hit for Robbie Williams?
MILLENNIUM
5 The Maria Mckee hit Show Me Heaven was the theme song for which Tom Cruise film?
DAYS OF THUNDER
6 Which rock star was found dead in a Sydney hotel in 1997? MICHAEL HUTCHENCE
7 Which 90s trio was founded by brothers Richard & Craig Fairbrass?
RIGHT SAID FRED
8 Whose autobiography is entitled Life Is A Rollercoaster?
RONAN KEATING
9 Which group collaborated with the comedians Baddiel & Skinner on the football hit, Three Lions? THE LIGHTNING SEEDS
10 Who was the first member of Take That to have a solo No 1 hit?
GARY BARLOW

POP STARS ON FILM
1 Who sang the theme for the Bond movie Die Another Day?
MADONNA
2 Which outlaw was portrayed by Mick Jagger in a 1970 film?
NED KELLY
3 Which film saw Sting sitting astride a scooter in Brighton?
QUADROPHENIA
4 The Delinquents marked the screen debut of which female pop star?
KYLIE MINOGUE
5 Which film saw Harry Webb driving a bus to Athens?
SUMMER HOLIDAY
6 For which film did Frank Sinatra win a Best Supporting Actor Oscar?
FROM HERE TO ETERNITY
7 Which pair of brothers played the Kray brothers on film?
MARTIN & GARY KEMP OF SPANDAU BALLET
8 Which rock star played the armed robber John McVicar in a 1980 film?
ROGER DALTREY
9 What was Elvis Presley's first film?
LOVE ME TENDER
10 In which film did David Bowie play an alien with a detachable penis?
THE MAN WHO FELL TO EARTH

STRICTLY FOR THE ANORAKS!!
1 Under what name did Welsh born singer Gaynor Hopkins top the charts in 1983?
BONNIE TYLER
2 The best selling album in the world in 2002 was entitled Escape. Who recorded it?
ENRIQUE IGLESIAS
3 Which villain from the Threepenny Opera became the subject of a popular song?
MACK THE KNIFE
4 In which city was Gloria Estefan born?
HAVANA
5 In 1997 Rosemary Scallion ran for the Irish presidency. By what name did she top the charts? DANA
6 Which group named themselves after a metallic dildo?
STEELY DAN
7 How are Charles & Craig Reid collectively known?
THE PROCLAIMERS
8 Which duo wrote the song, You'll Never Walk Alone?
RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN
9 By what name are Gabriela and Monica Irimia better known?
CHEEKY GIRLS
10 Who, with a 118-inch waist, topped the UK singles charts in 1993?
MR BLOBBY

QUIZTIME 83

1
IN WHICH MODERN DAY COUNTRY IS THE ANCIENT CITY OF BABYLON
IRAQ

2
AT WHAT cc LEVEL WAS BARRY SHEEN WORLD MOTOR CYCLING CHAMPION
500 cc

3
WHAT CAN BE TULIP, BALLOON OR FLUTE
WINE GLASSES

4
IN 1955, WHICH RECORD THAT WENT TO NUMBER ONE IN THE CHARTS AND SOLD OVER 7 MILLION COPIES, CAUSED A NEW RAGE OF WEARING RACOON SKIN HATS
THE BALLAD OF DAVY CROCKETT

(BILL HAYES)

5
IN BULLFIGHTING, WHAT NAME IS GIVEN TO THE MEN WHO RIDE ON HORSES CARRYING LONG LANCES
PICADORS

6
RELEASED IN CINEMAS IN 1979, WHAT WAS THE TITLE OF THE FILM ABOUT A NUCLEAR PLANT DISASTER THAT STARRED JANE FONDA, JACK LEMMON AND MICHAEL DOUGLAS
THE CHINA SYNDROME

7
WHAT IS 10 INCHES LONG, WEIGHS 7 POUNDS AND IS GOLD PLATED
AN OSCAR

8
WHAT IS THE MAXIMUM NUMBER OF PLAYERS ALLOWED IN A GAME OF POKER
8 (EIGHT)

9
WHICH JAMES BOND ACTOR USED TO COVER HIS TATOOS WITH MAKE UP DURING FILMING
SEAN CONNERY

10
TERENCE TRENT D’ARBY WAS BORN IN 1962, WHAT WAS THE TITLE OF HIS BIGGEST UK HIT RECORD
SIGN YOUR NAME 2/88 WISHING WELL 4/87 IF YOU LET ME STAY 7/87

11
TERRY NELHAMS WAS THE REAL NAME OF WHICH POP STAR AND ACTOR
ADAM FAITH

12
BORN IN 1949, THE ACTOR ERIK ESTRADA, IN WHICH U.S. POLICE SERIES DID HE CO-STAR WITH LARRY WILCOX
C.H.I.P.S

13
IF YOU WERE A COLLECTOR OF CLARICE CLIFF, WHAT WOULD YOU COLLECT
POTTERY

14
IN 1963, WHICH RECORD BY PETER, PAUL AND MARY WAS BANNED BY SEVERAL RADIO STATIONS AS THEY FIGURED OUT THAT IT WAS ABOUT SMOKING MARIJUANA
PUFF, THE MAGIC DRAGON

15
WHICH ORGANISATIONS MOTTO IS “LET THE DEEP NOT SWALLOW ME UP”
R.N.L.I. (LIFEBOATS)

16
WHAT NUMBER DO YOU DIAL FIRST, IF YOU DON’T WANT THE PERSON YOU ARE CALLING TO GET YOUR PHONE NUMBER
141

17
IN THE MAKING OF BEER, DO THE BREWERS USE THE MALE OR THE FEMALE FLOWERS OF THE HOP PLANT
FEMALE

18
IN 44 BC, WHAT DID THE ANCIENT ROMAN CALENDAR CALL 15th MARCH
THE IDE OR IDES

(& EVERY 15th OF A MONTH)

19
WHEN HE WAS AT SCHOOL, TONY BLAIR WAS NICKNAMED AFTER A WALT DISNEY CHARACTER, WHICH ONE
BAMBI

20
HOW MANY STRAIGHT LINES ARE THERE ON A FOOTBALL PITCH
17

QUIZTIME 84

Q: WHICH AUSTRALIAN STATE ALLOWS THE CULTIVATION OF OPIUM POPPIES TO PRODUCE DRUGS?
A: TASMANIA
Q: WHO WROTE "LA MARSEILLAISE"?
A: CAPTAIN CLAUDE ROUGET DE LISLE
Q: WHERE WAS CANNED BEER INVENTED IN 1935?
A: CHICAGO
Q: THE VICTORIA FALLS LIES ON THE BOUNDARY OF WHICH TWO AFRICAN COUNTRIES?
A: ZIMBABWE AND ZAMBIA
Q: WHO IS THE ONLY PERSON TO HAVE FIVE STARS ON HOLLYWOODS WALK OF FAME - ONE FOR EACH OF MOVIES, TV,THEATRE, RADIO AND MUSIC?
A: GENE AUTRY
Q: WHAT WAS THE NAME OF THE CHARATER IN "WACKY RACES" WHO DROVE THE "TURBO TERRIFIC"?
A: PETER PERFECT
Q: WHAT IS THE ONLY VENOMOUS MAMMAL IN THE WORLD?
A: THE DUCKBILL PLATYPUS
Q: WHICH FILM DIRECTORS REAL NAME WAS TERRENCE NEZMAN?
A: STANLEY KUBRICK
Q: BEELZEBUB IS HEBREW FOR WHAT PHRASE, WHICH WAS ALSO USED AS THE TITLE FOR A FAMOUS NOVEL?
A: "LORD OF THE FLIES"
Q: WHAT IS THE ONLY BIRD WHICH HUNTS BY THE SENSE OF SMELL?
A: THE KIWI

Q: WHICH BAND GOT THEIR NAME FROM A SEXUAL DEVICE DEPICTED IN THE BOOK "THE NAKED LUNCH"?
A: STEELY DAN
Q: WHAT POPULAR DRINK WAS ORIGINALLY CALLED "BRADS DRINK"?
A: PEPSI
Q: TOPEKA IS THE CAPITAL OF WHICH AMERICAN STATE?
A: KANSAS
Q: WHAT IS THE NAME OF HERCULE POIROT'S BROTHER?
A: ACHILLE
Q: WHAT IS CHARLIE'S SURNAME IN "CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY"?
A: BUCKET
Q: WHICH FILM FEATURES THE CHARACTERS CARACTACUS POTTS AND TRULY SCRUMPTIOUS?
A: CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG
Q: PINOCCHIO WAS FIRST WRITTEN IN 1882 BY WHICH AUTHOR?
A: CARLO COLLODI
Q: WHO WAS THE ONLY ENGLISHMAN TO BE ELECTED POPE?
A: NICHOLAS BREAKSPEAR (POPE ADRIAN IV)
Q: SONATRACH IS THE STATE OIL COMPANY IN WHICH COUNTRY?
A: ALGERIA
Q: DOVER IS THE CAPITAL OF WHICH AMERICAN STATE?
A: DELAWARE

Q: WHICH COUNTRY DID MARK TWAIN CALL "PARADISE ON EARTH"?
A: INDIA
Q: IN WHICH AFRICAN COUNTRY ARE THE NUBA MOUNTAINS?
A: SUDAN
Q: WHAT DANCE WAS NAMED AFTER A PORTUGUESE PHRASE MEANING "SNAPPING OF WHIP"?
A: LAMBADA
Q: IN GEOGRAPHY, WHAT IS RAPA NUI BETTER KNOWN AS?
A: EASTER ISLAND
Q: WHAT TYPE OF ANIMAL IS A "MOTMOT"?
A: A BIRD
Q: WHAT WAS THE FIRST MAN-MADE OBJECT TO MOVE FASTER THAN THE SPEED OF SOUND?
A: A WHIP
Q: WHICH ELEMENT IS USED IN VULCANISING RUBBER?
A: SULPHER
Q: WHICH ELEMENT SPONTANEOUSLY IGNITES IN NORMAL AIR?
A: PHOSPHOROUS
Q: AN UNPRODUCED PLAY "EVERYBODY COMES TO RICK'S" WAS MADE INTO WHICH FAMOUS FILM?
A: "CASABLANCA
Q: WHICH SHAKESPEAREAN CHARACTER HAS THE LARGEST SPEAKING PART?
A: HAMLET

Q: WHO WROTE "DR ZHIVAGO"?
A: BORIS PASTERNAK
Q: WHAT LEGENDARY ROCK STAR'S REAL NAME WAS JOHNNY ALLEN?
A: JIMI HENDRIX
Q: WHAT IS THE ONLY ANIMAL TO HAVE FOUR KNEES?
A: THE ELEPHANT
Q: WHAT IS MYRMECOLOGY THE STUDY OF?
A: ANTS
Q: WHAT DOES THE MOHS SCALE MEASURE?
A: THE HARDNESS OF SOLIDS
Q: WHO WROTE THE PLAYS "DEATH OF A SALESMAN" AND "THE CRUCIBLE"?
A: ARTHUR MILLER
Q: WHICH TV DETECTIVE KEPT HIS GUN IN A BISCUIT JAR?
A: JIM ROCKFORD
Q: IN MONTY PYTHON'S FLYING CIRCUS, WHAT TYPE OF ANIMAL WAS DINSDALE?
A: A GIANT HEDGEHOG
Q: WHICH CARTOON DOG IS SOMETIMES REFERRED TO AS "THE BIGGEST CLOWN IN TOWN"?
A: HUCKLEBERRY HOUND
Q: WHICH TWO ELEMENTS MAKE UP AMMONIA?
A: NITROGEN AND HYDROGEN

Q: WHAT WAS ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE'S PROFESSION BEFORE BECOMING A WRITER?
A: A DOCTOR
Q: WHAT IS MELANOPHOBIA THE FEAR OF?
A: THE COLOUR BLACK
Q: WHAT WOULD A PHILLUMENIST COLLECT?
A: MATCHBOX LABELS
Q: THE CANTABRIAN MOUNTAINS ARE IN WHICH COUNTRY?
A: SPAIN
Q: WHICH OF ALFRED HITCHOCKS FILMS WON A BEST FILM OSCAR?
A: "REBECCA"
Q: WHAT IS THE ONLY RIVER WHICH FLOWS BOTH NORTH AND SOUTH OF THE EQUATOR?
A: THE CONGO
Q: WHAT METALLIC ELEMENT IS THE BEST CONDUCTOR OF ELECTRICITY?
A: SILVER
Q: WHERE IN YOUR BODY WOULD YOU FIND YOUR HYPOTHALAMUS?
A: BRAIN
Q: HARP, ELEPHANT AND LEOPARD ARE TYPES OF WHICH CREATURE?
A: SEAL
Q: WHAT ARE NEWBORN RABBITS CALLED?
A: KITTENS

QUIZTIME 85

ROUND ONE - INDIVIDUAL.

1. What make of car was driven by police detective 'Lieutenant Columbo' ?

A. PEUGEOT.

2. Australia's 'Blue Mountains', a popular tourist centre, lie in which state ?

A. NEW SOUTH WALES.

3. In American politics, what is the symbol of the Republican Party ?

A. ELEPHANT.

4. What is the minimum distance over which a 'steeplechase' is run, in British horse racing ?

A. TWO MILES.

5. In which Australian state is one of the southern hemisphere's most remarkable sites, Ayers Rock ?

A. NORTHERN TERRITORY.

6. What is the name of 'Jim Hacker's' department in the tv comedy, 'Yes Minister' ?

A. ADMINISTRATIVE AFFAIRS.

7. In British horse racing, what is the minimum distance over which a 'flat race' is run ?

A. FIVE FURLONGS.

8. What is the symbol of the democratic Party in American politics ?

A. DONKEY.



ROUND TWO - TEAM.

1. Now only used in the Isle of Man, a "deemster" is an old name for what ?

A. A JUDGE.

2. Britain's highest waterfall, Cauldron Snout, lies on a river that rises in the north Pennines. Which river ?

A. TEES.

3. Having risen in Plynlimmon, which is the only English city through which the River Wye flows ?

A. HEREFORD.

4. In which year did France withdraw from NATO, and Indira Ghandi become Prime Minister of India ?

A. 1966.

5. Which year saw Castro create the communist state of Cuba, and Makarios elected President of the newly independent Cyprus ?

A. 1959.

6. Which runner took the 100 metres gold at the Atlanta Olympics, only a year after she overcame Grave's Disease

A. GAIL DEVERS.

7. After failing to win his sixth Tour de France, who made up for his disappointment by winning the inaugural Olympic road time trial in 1996 ?

A. MIGUEL INDURAIN.

8. What cotton cloth, woven from coloured yarns into stripes or checks, takes its name from the Malay word for striped ?

A. GINGHAM.



ROUND THREE - INDIVIDUAL.

1. Who suffered 'The Loneliness Of The Long Distance Runner' in the 1962 film of that name ?

A. TOM COURTNEY.

2. Who wrote 'Earthly Powers', a long and ambitious first-person novel, narrated by an octogenarian homosexual ?

A. ANTHONY BURGESS.

3. After whom is the international airport at Pisa in Italy, named ?

A. GALILEO.

4. Who played the leading roles in both 'Rebel Without A Cause' and 'West Side Story' ?

A. NATALIE WOOD.

5. Which greenish-yellow gas was discovered by Humphry Davy in 1810 ?

A. CHLORINE.

6. The international airport at Venice in Italy, is named after who ?

A. MARCO POLO.

7. 'The Sea, The Sea' a 1978 novel about a theatre director and his childhood love, was by which authoress

A. IRIS MURDOCH.

8. Which colourless and odourless gas was discovered by Daniel Rutherford in 1772 ?

A. NITROGEN.



ROUND FOUR - INDIVIDUAL.

1. Whose only UK chart-topping single was called 'Don't You Want Me' ?

A. HUMAN LEAGUE.

2. In football's European Championships, which was the first country to appear in two successive finals ?

A. USSR.

3. Which nation's record in the final of football's World Cup, reads "played one - lost one" ?

A. SWEDEN.

4. 'School's Out' was the only UK number one single for whom ?

A. ALICE COOPER.

5. Which Scottish city lies about twenty miles west of Dundee and 43 miles northwest of Edinburgh ?

A. PERTH.

6. 'Sir Leicester and Lady Dedlock' appear in which Charles Dickens novel ?

A. 'BLEAK HOUSE'.

7. Which of Dicken's' novels features 'Sir John and Edward Chester' ?

A. 'BARNABY RUDGE'.

8. Which famous fishing town of east Scotland lies roughly half-way between Montrose and Dundee ?

A. ARBROATH.



ROUND FIVE - INDIVIDUAL.

1. What large, South American rodent is sometimes known as the 'water hog' ?

A. CAPYBARA.

2. Which huge seabird of the 'Tropics' is also known as the 'man-o-war bird' ?

A. FRIGATE BIRD.

3. What nationality is reigning Olympic decathlon champion, Erki Nool ?

A. ESTONIAN.

4. The reigning Olympic 5000 metres champion is Mamo Wolde. What nationality is he ?

A. ETHIOPIAN.

5. Which is the most northerly of America's "Great Lakes" ?

A. SUPERIOR.

6. Which of America's "Great Lakes" has the smallest surface area ?

A. ONTARIO.

7. Which sit-com starred Belinda Lang and Gary Olsen as 'Bill and Ben Porter' ?

A. 'TWO POINT FOUR CHILDREN'.

8. Charlotte Cornwell as 'Anna Wynd' and Julie Covington as 'Dee Rhodes', starred in which tv series ?

A. 'ROCK FOLLIES'.



ROUND SIX - TEAM.

1. What is the main ingredient of Duxelles sauce or Duxelles stuffing ?

A. MUSHROOMS.

2. Who was commander of the defeated French forces at the 'Battle of Trafalgar' ?

A. VILLENEUVE.

3. William, Duke of Gloucester, was the only one of which monarch's twelve children to survive infancy ?

A. QUEEN ANNE.

4. 'Masala Chai' is an Indian tea flavoured with which sweet spice ?

A. CINNAMON.

5. On the death of Horatio Nelson, who assumed command at the 'Battle of Trafalgar' ?

A. LORD COLLINGWOOD.

6. Which daughter of Laban and first wife of Jacob, bore him twelve sons ?

A. LEAH.

7. Which sister of Lazarus and Mary gave Jesus hospitality at her home in Bethany ?

A. MARTHA.

8. Who was the last British king to lead an army into battle ?

A. GEORGE II.



ROUND SEVEN - INDIVIDUAL.

1. Goldie Hawn literally fell 'Overboard' in a film of that name. In whose arms did she eventually find herself ?

A. KURT RUSSELL.

2. In 1542, whose last words were supposedly, "I die a queen, but I would rather die the wife of Culpepper" ?

A. CATHERINE HOWARD.

3. If the currency is the Peso, copper the major export and Valparaiso the major port, what is the country ?

A. CHILE.

4. What name is given to the first, horseshoe-shaped section of the human intestine ?

A. DUODENUM.

5. Which area of the human tongue is sensitive to sweet taste ?

A. THE TIP.

6. Which country, with crude petroleum as its chief export, has the Dinar as currency and Benghazi as a major port ?

A. LIBYA.

7. Spoken in 1883, "Last words are for fools who haven't said enough" were the final words of which philosopher ?

A. KARL MARX.

8. In the film 'Die Hard', the last view of which actor, was of him falling from a tower block with a gun in his hand ?

A. ALAN RICKMAN.



ROUND EIGHT - INDIVIDUAL.

1. "It's not the men in my life that counts - it's the life in my men" is a line attributed to which American actress ?

A. MAE WEST.

2. How many lumber vertebrae are there in the human spine ?

A. 5.

3. What jelly is traditionally served with roast lamb ?

A. REDCURRANT JELLY.

4. On her abortion, which American writer once said "It serves me right for putting all my eggs in one bastard" ?

A. DOROTHY PARKER.

5. In 1964, who became the youngest winner of the Nobel Peace Prize ?

A. MARTIN LUTHER KING.

6. With which common fish is Gooseberry sauce most often served ?

A. MACKEREL.

7. The human spine includes how many cervical vertebrae ?

A. 7.

8. Which world leader was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1990 ?

A. MIKHAEL GORBACHEV.



SPARE QUESTION

1. Which company's advert, shot from the air in Utah, USA, starred 6300 people in coloured tracksuits ?

A. BRITISH AIRWAYS.

2. Who notched up his 4000th winner in Britain, by winning the 1997 St. Leger on a horse named 'Silver Patriach' ?

A. PAT EDDERY.

3. Much in the news during the 'Falklands Crisis', on which island is Wideawake Airfield ?

A. SOUTH GEORGIA.

4. What is meant by the suffix "-algia", as in neuralgia ?

A. PAIN.

5. Who wrote the play, 'Lady Windermere's Fan' ?

A. OSCAR WILDE.

QUIZTIME 86 SCIENCE
1. True Or False. A Mr Hoover Invented The Vacuum Cleaner?
False

2. What Is The Standard International Unit Of Capacitance?
The Farad

3. U Is The Chemical Symbol For What?
Uranium

4. 10 How Many Feet Are There In A Fathom?
6

5. What Became Compulsory For Cars In 1921?
Tax Discs

6. What Name Is Given To A Yacht With Two Hulls?
Catamaran

7. Crohn’s Disease Affects Which Part Of The Body?
The Digestive System

8. Which Is The Largest Planet In Our Solar System?
Jupiter

9. By What Name Is Solid Carbon Dioxide Known?
Dry Ice

10. How Many Carats Has Pure Gold?
24

11. What Is The Boiling Point Of Water In Farenheit?
212 Degrees

12. Which Clear Fluid Forms 55% Of Blood?
Plasma

13. Which Gas Is Sometimes Called Marsh Gas?
Methane

14. Who Invented Dynamite?
Alfred Nobel

15. Who Was The First Man To Send A Radio Signal Across The Atlantic?
Marconi

16. Who Invented The Wind Up Radio?
Trevor Bayliss

17. Which Car Manufacturer Made The Cherry And The Sunny?
Nissan

18. Rapist Robert Melias Was The First Criminal To Be Convicted On The Evidence Of What?
DNA Fingerprinting

19. In Which Decade Was The Heart Pacemaker Developed?
1960’s

20. What Were The 1st False Teeth Mad Of?
Ivory

QUIZTIME 87

1. Where in the World does the wind blow only from the north?
At the South Pole
2. In a game of Polo, how many horses are there on the field during play?
10 - Four on each side and Two Umpires
3. An Eskimo male, even if his family are starving, will not attempt to eat a Penguin's Egg, Why?
Eskimos live near the North Pole and Penguins live at the South Pole
4. In a standard Horseshoe, how many nail holes are there?
Eight
5. Which football player and member of England's 1966 World Cup winning team, was the first player to be sent off twice whilst playing for England?
Alan Ball - 1965 & 1973
6. What kind of animal was Napoleon terrified of?
Cats
7. In which country will you find the towns of Lower Bum-Bum and Higher Bum-Bum?
Australia / Queensland
8. Which Inert Gas is used in Flourescent Lights?
Argon
9. In the Tour de France, who would wear a polka dot jersey?
King of the Mountains
10. Which flavour of Ice-cream is used in making a Peach Melba?
Vanilla
11. Dad-Dab the duck and Gub-Gub the pig were friends of whom?
Dr Doolitle
12. What type of wood are cricket stumps usually made of?
Ash - Cricket Bats are made of Willow
13. Dating back to the 9th Century, which country has the oldest national anthem?
Japan
14. From which country does the wine Mateus Rose come?
Portugal
15. What is the name of the Russian Parliament building?
The White House
16. Which word appears 46,227 times in the bible?
And
17. In the nursery rhyme, what did the Crooked man buy with his crooked sixpence?
A Crooked Cat
18. Which is the only Arab country without a desert?
Lebanon
19. Which ingredient, vital to choux pastry, is missing from puff pastry?
Eggs
20. What kind of clothing is a Ghillie - a glove, a belt or a shoe?
A Shoe

21. Blowing, Casting and Floating are different ways of making what?
Glass
22. Which member of the Camel family has no hump?
Llama
23. Which leg, Left or Right, had Long John Silver lost?
Right Leg
24. In which TV Quiz show was 433 the highest possible, but unlikely, score?
15 to 1
25. If you ordered Potage Portugaise in a French restaurant, what would you get?
Tomato soup
26. What is a Hare's home called?
A Form
27. Who read Edward VIII's abdication speech?
He read it himself!
28. Which guerrilla fighter had a biscuit named after him?
Garibaldi
29. Who has been the only divorced President of the USA?
Ronald Reagan
30. Which sport saw England contest its first Test Match against Australia, in 1930 at Wimbledon?
Speedway
31. What would you keep in a Humidor?
Cigars
32. What is Tocophobia the fear of - Mexican food, Time or Children?
Children
33. Ridge, Frame, Bell and Dome are all types of what?
Tent
34. In the cartoon Wacky Races, who drove the Compact Pussycat?
Penelope Pitstop
35. If R=1, Y=2 and G=3, what letter is equal to 6?
P=6 - Snooker ball values - Pink
36. Which is the only English county to have two separate coastlines?
Devon
37. Who, on TV, has had assistants called Jo, Melanie and Ace?
Dr Who
38. What is Faggoting - Decorative Needlework, A tradition in public schools or an over consumption of meatballs?
Decorative Needlework
39. Were Baked Beans invented in the 1700's, 1800's or 1900's?
1800's - 1891
40. What would a Japanese Tourist mean if you bumped into him at the races and he said FUKU?
Good Luck!

QUIZTIME 88

1 Where in Asia would you find the city of Lahore? Pakistan
2 By what other name is the Society of Friends known? Quakers
3 What sort of animal was Moby Dick? A whale
4 Who would use an anvil? A blacksmith
5 Which American singer starred in A Star is Born? Barbara Streisand
6 Which part of New York was in a vocal quartets name? Manhattan
7 In which sport did Torvill and Dean win Olympic gold? Ice dance
8 How many tentacles has an octopus? Eight
9 Which gas makes popular drinks fizzy? Carbon dioxide
10 Which Oscar won an Oscar? Oscar Hammerstein
11 How was jazz musician Thomas Waller better known? Fats Waller
12 What sort of twins were Chang and Eng, born in 1811? Siamese
13 What sort of creature is a Wallaby? A marsupial
14 At which Pole are Polar Bears found? The North Pole
15 Scotch, Rye and Bourbon are all types of which drink? Whisky
16 Of which metal is steel an alloy? Iron
17 What is the home country of Bryan Adams? Canada
18 Morello is a variety of which fruit? Cherry
19 Which is the world's smallest ocean? Arctic ocean
20 Who invented the World War 2 bouncing bomb? Barnes Wallace

1 If a sailor was in "the heads," where would he be? The toilet
2 At which naval battle was Nelson killed? Trafalgar
3 Who joined Lionel Richie on "Endless Love?" Diana Ross
4 Of which country is Damascus the capital? Syria
5 What was prohibited in the US in January 1920? Alcoholic drinks
6 Which metal is liquid at room temperature? Mercury
7 Who was the author of the third gospel in the New Testament? Luke
8 In which continent are ostriches found in the wild? Africa
9 Which organ is affected by hepatitis? The liver
10 What title was assumed by the rulers of ancient Egypt? Pharaoh
11 Where in Kentucky is the US gold depository? Fort Knox
12 Which country owns the land at the North Pole? There isn't any
13 What sort of creature is a barracuda? A fish
14 By what name are the Sandwich Islands now known? Hawaii
15 Whose first hit record was "Wuthering Heights?" Kate Bush
16 What type of machine was invented by Isaac Singer? The sewing machine
17 In which limb would you find the radius and ulna? The arm
18 How many cubic feet are there in a cubic yard? 27
19 How many wives did HenryVIII have? 6
20 What word describes an animal without a backbone? Invertebrate

1 Where in the human body would you find the tibia? The leg
2 Where were the first Modern Olympic Games held? Athens
3 Which game sounds as if it should be played in water? Pool
4 Who played Eliza Doolittle in the film "My Fair Lady?" Audrey Hepburn
5 Christopher Cockerill is famous for what invention? The hovercraft
6 Which sculptors work includes a piece called "The Kiss?" Rodin
7 Who was the first President of the USA? George Washington
8 In which European country would you find Brugges? Belgium
9 Which winter sport is divided into Nordic and Alpine? Skiing
10 Where would you find Yogi Bear and Boo Boo? Jellystone Park
11 Which British novelist wrote "The Cruel Sea?" Nicholas Monserrat
12 For what are Aberdeen Angus cattle bred? Beef
13 What sort of numbers are 4, 9, 16 and 25? Square
14 How many furlongs make a mile? 8
15 Entymology is the study of what? Insects
16 In which country was the Klondike goldrush? Canada
17 Who had a top hit in 1988 with "One Moment in Time?" Whitney Houston
18 In the "Jungle Book" what sort of creature was Baloo? A bear
19 What does the word "Petrified" literally mean? Turned to stone
20 Which "Merchant of Venice" wanted his pound of flesh? Shylock

1 In a calendar year, how many months have 30 days? 4
2 What sort of creature is a Percheron? A horse
3 Which country was home tp the Aztecs? Mexico
4 Which is the most recorded Beatles song? Yesterday
5 How many sides has a heptagon? 7
6 From which alphabet do the letters zeta and delta come? Greek
7 What are insulin and testosterone? Hormones
8 Who wrote "The Importance of being Earnest?" Oscar Wilde
9 To what did Elton John say "Goodbye?" The Yellow Brick Road
10 What is the value of the Roman symbol C? 100
11 In which mountain range are Annapurna and K2? Himalayas
12 How is dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane better known? DDT
13 Which country is home to the duck billed platypus? Australia
14 In how many gods does a monotheist believe? One
15 In which city did Ann Frank write her diary? Amsterdam
16 Which constellations name means "The Water Carrier?" Aquarius
17 Who ruled Spain from 1939 to 1975? General Franco
18 Which UK royal was born on April 21st, 1926? The Queen
19 Which building houses the US Defence Department? The Pentagon
20 Which country hosted the 2006 Football World Cup? Germany

1 In which city was Checkpoint Charlie? Berlin
2 What sort of creature is a pug? A dog
3 Which metal's symbol comes from the Latin plumbum? Lead
4 In which city did Ann Frank write her diaries? Amsterdam
5 Who played a mermaid in the film Splash? Daryl Hannah
6 What is the name of Elvis's mansion in Memphis? Graceland
7 Is an anode a positive or a negative electrode? Positive
8 A string quartet features 2 violins, a viola and what? Cello
9 What was the former name of Ho Chi Minh City? Saigon
10 Which satellite relayed the first TV pictures? Telstar
11 Name the Bascule bridge in London. Tower Bridge
12 What is the common name for the tympanic membrane? Eardrum
13 Which scientist discovered penicillin? Alexander Fleming
14 Which African country used to be called Abyssinia? Ethiopia
15 What is the name of Milan's Opera House? La Scala
16 Which planet lies between Jupiter and Uranus? Saturn
17 Which singer starred in the "Road" movies? Bing Crosby
18 How many tentacles has an octopus? 8
19 In which sport is Carl Fogarty a Superstar? World Superbikes
20 How many ways can you roll 7 with 2 dice? 6

1 In which city was the first underground railway built? London
2 Who starred in the Lethal Weapon series? Mel Gibson
3 Which sport is played for the Davis Cup? Tennis
4 How is hydrophobia better known? Rabies
5 In which country did tequila originate? Mexico
6 What sort of animals live in a formicarium? Ants
7 What word is opposite to serious, dark and heavy? Light
8 Who was Tina Turner's first husband? Ike Turner
9 What can be hunter and half hunter? Pocket watches
10 Who was raised by animals in the Jungle Book? Mowgli
11 In which city were the 1948 Olympics held? London
12 What sort of creature is a lumpsucker? A fish
13 How is Frederick Bulsara better known? Freddie Mercury
14 What is dental caries? Tooth decay
15 Which bone covers the knee joint? The patella (kneecap)
16 Who were Athos, Porthos and Aramis? The 3 Musketeers
17 What instrument is played by the leader of an orchestra? Violin
18 Which country was first settled by the Maoris? New Zealand
19 According to the bible, what is the number of The Beast? 666
20 In the Old West, what were the cemetries called? Boot Hill

1 Which WW2 leader was executed by his own people? Mussolini
2 What nationality was aviator Amy Johnson? British
3 Who led the Scottish at the battle of Bannockburn? Robert the Bruce
4 On which river are Victoria Falls? Zambesi
5 Vinegar is a dilute solution of which acid? Acetic acid
6 Who wrote "Journey to the Centre of the Earth?" Jules Verne
7 Who "used to be Snow White but drifted?" Mae West
8 Rabbits live in a system of tunnels called what? A warren
9 What sort of creature is a hoopoe? A bird
10 80% of the Earth's atmosphere is which gas? Nitrogen
11 Edmund Hillary was the first to reach which peak? Everest
12 Who was the first British monarch to be photographed? Queen Victoria
13 Who wrote and starred in "A fish called Wanda?" John Cleese
14 Of which country was Madoc a 12th century prince? Wales
15 Which respiratory organs are protected by the ribs? The lungs
16 At which Pole are penguins found? The South Pole
17 Name the white mausoleum found at Agra in India? The Taj Mahal
18 What is the "Denver Boot?" A wheel clamp
19 Which insect was a hit for Herb Alpert? Spanish Flea
20 Which Swede won 5 consecutive Wimbledon titles? Bjorn Borg

1 Which is the largest artery in the body? The aorta
2 What is a balalaika? A musical instrument
3 How is refined sodium chloride better known? Table salt
4 Which instrument did David play, according to the bible? The harp
5 If you hold out an olive branch, what do you want? Peace
6 Who owned the Chocolate factory in Roald Dahl's story? Willie Wonka
7 Which capital city is heated by volcanic springs? Reykjavik
8 What is the name of the USA's National Cemetery? Arlington
9 Who was governor of the Bahamas during WW2? Duke of Windsor
10 Who were the backing group for B Bumble? The Stingers
11 Who painted the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel? Michelangelo
12 In which country is the Algarve? Portugal
13 In which film did "Oddjob" first appear? Goldfinger
14 Which artist famously painted a can of beans? Andy Warhol
15 Which country singer had a hit with "A boy named Sue?" Johnny Cash
16 Which film features Jamaica's bobsleigh team? Cool Runnings
17 What was Alfred Nobel's most famous invention? Dynamite
18 What sort of creature is a flying fox? A bat
19 Which antibiotic first came into use in 1941? Penicillin
20 How many American states begin with the letter W? 4

1 Which country is ruled by the House of Grimaldi? Monaco
2 In the US it's the hood. What is it in the UK? The bonnet
3 After which saint is the heaviest breed of dog named? St Bernard
4 What is the collective name for a group of hounds? A pack
5 Which is the largest type of whale? The Blue Whale
6 With which meat is apple sauce traditionally served? Pork
7 Who wrote "Gulliver's Travels?" Jonathon Swift
8 What is the name of the Muppet frog? Kermit
9 Which religious day follows Shrove Tuesday? Ash Wednesday
10 How many minutes are there in 12.5 hours? 750
11 In which country was Elton John born? England
12 "N" is the symbol for which chemical element? Nitrogen
13 Of what is hippophobia a fear? Horses
14 Which Jewish state was founded in 1948? Israel
15 In which Scandinavian country would you find fjords? Norway
16 Which vegetable is the Welsh emblem? The leek
17 Which relatives are "kissin" in the 1964 Elvis song? Cousins
18 Which is the 8th planet from the sun? Neptune
19 Steve Biko died in prison in which country? South Africa
20 What is an Indian ladies traditional dress called? A sari

1 On which coast of the USA is San Francisco? West
2 What type of creature is a Natterjack? A toad
3 What was pop artist Warhol's first name? Andy
4 Which musical instrument did Jimi Hendrix play? Guitar
5 Which monster was created by Mary Shelley? Frankenstein
6 On which mountain did Moses receive the Tablets of Law? Sinai
7 Who was king Solomon's father? David
8 Which star is roughly 93 million miles from Earth? The Sun
9 What colour wine gave Elkie Brookes chart success? Lilac
10 What does a seismometer measure? Earthquake strength
11 Which country introduced the guillotine in 1792? France
12 Which is the largest of the Canary Islands? Tenerife
13 Who led the Mutiny on the Bounty. Fletcher Christian
14 Who is the Adams family butler? Lurch
15 What colour is the background of the Japanese flag? White
16 On what day would you play "Trick or Treat?" Hallowe'en
17 Of which race was Montezuma the leader? The Aztecs
18 Which is bigger, a gene or a chromosome? Chromsome
19 What number is the black ball in pool? 8
20 What delicacy come from the sturgeon? Caviar

QUIZTIME 89

1. In 1983 Whom Did Ronald Reagan Describe As The Best Man In England?
Margaret Thatcher

2. In Which Language Was The Magna Carta Written?
Latin

3. Who Shot Martin Luther King?
James Earl Ray

4. Which Special Envoy Of The Archbishop Of Canterbury Was Taken Hostage In 1987?
Terry Waite

5. Who Was Head Of The FBI Between 1924 And 1972?
J. Edgar Hoover

6. Who Was The 40th President Of The USA?
Ronald Reagan

7. What Was The Nickname Of The British 8th Army In North Africa During World War 2?
Desert Rats

8. Who Was The American President During The Gulf War?
George Bush

9. In Which Year Did The Cuban Missile Crisis Occur?
1962

10. Who Led The Scots At The Battle Of Bannockburn?
Robert The Bruce

11. How Many Tolpuddle Martyrs Were There?
6

12. In Which Building Did Prince Charles Marry Diana Spencer?
St Paul’s Cathedral

13. Who Was Queen Elizabeth II’s Father?
George VI

14. On Which Day Of The Week Are American Elections Always Held?
Tuesday

15. Which Cult Were Involved In A Shootout With The FBI At Waco, Texas?
Branch Davidians

16. What Is The Name Of John Major’s Daughter?
Elizabeth

17. In Which Year Was Hong Kong Returned To China?
1997

18. Who Was The Infamous Daughter Of Pope Alexander Vi?
Lucrezia Borgia

19. How did Herman Goering escape execution?
He committed suicide

20. Who edited the Government propaganda newspaper The British Gazette during the General Strike of 1926?
Sir Winston Spencer Churchill


QUIZTIME 90

1 Phil Read won several World Championships in which sport MOTOR CYCLING
2 In which country is the Mackenzie River CANADA
3 In entertainment, who was known as 'big hearted Arthur' ARTHUR ASKEY
4 Which singer had the first names Harry Lillis BING CROSBY
5 What was the name of Hilda Baker's silent friend CYNTHIA
6 Who was the first sportsman to appear on This Is Your life STANLEY MATTHEWS
7 In Red Rum's first Grand National triumph which 9 - 1 favourite had led the field until the final dash CRISP
8 Which of the English classics has Lester Piggott won the least times 1000 GUINEAS
9 Stop Me And Buy One was originally a slogan for what ICE CREAM
10 What is the name of the doctor played by Harrison Ford in The Fugitive RICHARD KIMBLE
11 SRN1 was the first what CROSS CHANNEL HOVERCRAFT
12 As a player, what was Alf Ramsey's first club SOUTHAMPTON
13 At what weight did Chris Eubank win the WBO title in 1990 MIDDLEWEIGHT
14 The expression Great White Hope was used to describe which black boxer's opponents JACK JOHNSON
15 Who created Bugs Bunny CHUCK JONES
16 To within five each way, how many England caps did Stanley Matthews win in 22 years 54
17 Which celebrity was born in Craighton Road, Eltham, Kent in 1903 BOB HOPE
18 Who had a UK No1 hit with The Final Countdown EUROPE
19 What is Osbert Lancaster best known for producing CARTOONS
20 From 1903 till 1958, all the Popes, bar one, had which name PIUS
21 Who hosted the quiz show Home Truths STEVE WRIGHT
22 Put a Tiger in Your Tank was originally an advertising slogan for what ESSO PETROL
23 Nice One Cyril was the slogan to advertise what WONDERLOAF BREAD
24 Which make of car had the slogan Vorsprung durch Technik AUDI
25 What does dyb dyb dyb mean DO YOUR BEST
26 Which boxer appeared in the film Carry On Constable FREDDIE MILLS
27 Who was on stage with Wogan in 1990 when George Best appeared to be drunk OMAR SHARIF
28 Who scored England's last goal under Graham Taylor IAN WRIGHT
29 To a year either way, which year did Freddy Mercury die 1991
30 As well as Red Rum, which other red did Brian Fletcher ride to a Grand National victory RED ALLIGATOR
31 What was Jack Dempsey's nickname MANASSA MAULER
32 What was the name of the horse on which Pat Eddery won his first derby GRUNDY
33 At which racing circuit did Ayrton Senna lose his life IMOLA
34 What was the name of the Italian cruise ship highjacked by Palestinian terrorists in October 1985 ACHILLE LAURO
35 Who had a UK no 1 with Pass The Dutchie MUSICAL YOUTH
36 What was the name of Ruth Ellis's lover whom she murdered DAVID BLAKEY
37 Within three years either way, what year did the long running stage play The Mousetrap open 1952
38 Richard Nixon was Vice President to which US President DWIGHT EISENHOWER
39 Who was defending champion when Virginia Wade won the Wimbledon singles CHRIS EVERT
40 What did Dennis Connor win three times in the 1980's AMERICA'S CUP
41 In which decade did Dennis the Menace start his menacing 50'S
42 In all, how many England managers did Kevin Keegan play for FOUR
43 Who played Monsieur Alphonse in the TV comedy 'Allo 'Allo KENNETH CONNOR
44 Which Hollywood film studio had the slogan 'more stars than there are in heaven' MGM
45 Which 50's film held the record for the most number of animals in a film (not herds of animals) AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS
46 Which transport minister introduced breathalyser tests in the UK BARBARA CASTLE
47 In which event did an individual first win four successive gold Olympic medals DISCUS
48 Who succeeded Brezhnev as president of the USSR ANDROPOV
49 Who beat England in their first home defeat in soccer IRELAND
50 The rationing of which non-food product ended in 1950 SOAP

QUIZTIME 91 C WORDS
ALL ANSWERS BEGIN WITH C.


1.Which vegetable belongs to the same family as parsley and corriander? CARROT

2.The ELO system is used to rate leading players of which game? CHESS

3.The Korat plateau in, Thailand gives its name to what type of animal? CAT

4.Which country hosted the first women’s world cup in 1991? CHINA

5.What is the main element in Bronze? COPPER

6.What’s the world’s most popular non-alcoholic drink? COFFEE

7.In the harbour of which European capital city stands a statue of the Little Mermaid? COPENHAGEN

8.In which war were the Battles of the Alma, Inkerman and Balaclava? CRIMEAN WAR

9.The temple of Angkor Wat can be seen on the flag of which Asian country? CAMBODIA

10.Which green pigment is the primary light absorber in photosynthesis? CHLOROPHYLL

11.If Romeo is a Montague, what is Juliet? CAPULET

12.Which 1965 Western film starred Jane Fonda and Lee Marvin? CAT BALLOU

13.Which film star has a statue in Leicester Square? CHARLIE CHAPLIN

14.What, in a castle, is a WARD? COURTYARD

15.From which living creature is the coloured dye sepia obtained? CUTTLEFISH

16.This is the edible fruit of the tree with the Latin name Castanea Sativa? CHESTNUT

17.What kind of bread takes its name from the Italian for ‘slipper’ which it supposedly resembles? CIABATTA

18.Which US motor manufacturer produced the Belle Air, Caprice and Impala models? CHEVROLET

19.Which Roman emperor had a name meaning little boot? CALIGULA

20.The wallflower is related to which vegetable? CABBAGE

QUIZTIME 92
80' MUSIC

1.Which '80s female artist starred with Warren Beaty in the movie "Dick Tracy"? Madonna

2.Which late '80s rock band released the hit titled "Dr. Feelgood"? Motley Crue

3.Which artist released a remake of the Beach Boys hit "California Girls"? David Lee Roth

4.Which band had seven US Top 10 singles between 1980 and 1982? Air Supply

5.What was Pat Benatar's last US Top 10 single of the 1980s? Invincible

6.Michael Hutchence was the lead singer of which '80s band? INXS

7.Which late '80s rock band released the hit titled "Youth Gone Wild"? Skid Row

8.Which '80s group have often been called the spark that began the popular "boy bands" of the 1990s? Wham

9.Which all female band of the 1980s became the first to have an album chart at #1 for four straight weeks? The Bangles

10.Who stars in the music video for Tom Petty's "Into the Great Wide Open"? Johnny Depp

11.Which hard rock band was formed in 1981 by Nikki Sixx? Motley Crue

12.In 1987, which artist played Sonny Crocket's wife in a few episodes of "Miami Vice"? Sheena Easton

13.Which band were originally called "Mammoth"? Van Halen

14.Who is Alannah Myles referring to in her late '80s hit "Black Velvet"? Elvis Presley

15.Who starred in the 1985 movie "Mad Max III"? Tina Turner

16.Which band had previously been named "Flowers", switching names to avoid a lawsuit? Icehouse

17.Which band released a spy movie called "Mantrap" in 1983? ABC

18.Which band did Rolling Stone magazine call "Band of the 80s"? U2

19.Who was the lead singer of Dire Straits? Mark Knopfler

20.Which band released the theme song to the famous '80s movie "Pretty in Pink"? Psychedelic Furs

QUIZTIME 93

ALL ANSWERS START WITH E.


1.Alpine plant with white bracts|||edelweiss

2.Kind of skin inflammation|||eczema

3.Dutch cheese with red rind|||edam

4.Selfcentered|||egocentric

5.Northern species of duck with soft feathers|||eider

6.Kind of white heron|||egret

7.Run away to marry secretly|||elope

8.Regular oval shape|||ellipse

9.In Greek mythology the place of ideal happiness|||elysium

10.Book of information on many subjects|||encyclopedia

11.Boned steak cut off sirloin|||entrecote

12.Dish served between fish and meat courses|||entree

13.Person who undertakes commercial venture|||entrepreneur

14.A person with refined taste in food and drink|||epicure

15.Widespread occurrence of a disease|||epidemic

16.Festival on January 6th commemorating the visit of the Magi to Christ|||epiphany

17.A light canvas shoe with a plaited sole|||espadrille

18.Coffee made under steam pressure|||espresso

19.Conventional rules of social behaviour|||etiquette

20.Christian sacrement in which bread and wine are consecrated and consummed|||eucharist

QUIZTIME 94
ALL ANSWERS BEGIN WITH A


1.A long winged sea bird related to the petrel? Albatross

2.A person or animal lacking pigment in skin hair and eyes? Albino

3.Branch of mathematics using letters to represent numbers? Algebra

4.Plant based compound often used as a drug? Alkaloid

5.Whats the Muslim name of God? Allah

6.Spice made from the berry of the pimento plant? Allspice

7.A calander usually with astronomical data is called ..? Almanac

8.Something that containing both letters and numbers? Alphanumeric

9.Large dog of a breed of wolfhound? Alsatian

10.Light silvery metallic element? Aluminium

11.Mixture, blend alloy of any metal with mercury? Amalgam

12.Mythical race of female warriors? Amazons

13.Yellow translucent fossil resin? Amber

14.Diplomat living abroad as representative of their country? Ambassador

15.Someone able to use both hands equally well? Ambidextrous

16.A Greek or Roman two handled jar? Amphora

17.Synthetic hormone used to build muscle? Anabolic Steroid

18.Large South American constrictor snake? Anaconda

19.A belief that government and law should be abolished? Anarchism

20.Instrument for measuring wind force? Anemometer

QUIZTIME 95 4 LETTER

What is the real first name of the rap star Puff Daddy?
Sean
What is the name of the strip, a disputed area of land that lies between Israel and Egypt?
Gaza
In which country does a sultanate rule in the capital city of Muscat?
Oman
What type of music was named in Chicago?
Jazz
Which two-word phrase, both words containing four letters, means "trusty scout" and was often uttered by Tonto?
Kemo sabe
In music LP signified which two four-letter words?
Long Play
What name for an inflatable brand of airbed was originally registered as a trade name by PB Cow and Company?
Lilo
Margaretha Zelle, the Dutch spy during World War I, adopted with pseudonym that consisted of two four-letter words?
Mata Hari
Which fruit provided the nickname of author PG Wodehouse?
Plum
Five US Presidents had four-letter names: Bush Snr, Bush Jnr, Polk, Tate and ?
Ford
What name is given to a group of leopards?
Leap
What is the surname of the American business-man who died in May 2001 aged 74, and became famous for saying "I liked the shaver so much I bought the company"?
Kiam
Which word is missing from the following proverb? Faint heart never won fair ____
Lady
Who did Mehmet Ali Agca attempt to assassinate in 1981?
Pope
By what name is Dave Evans of pop group U2 also known?
Edge
Which two types of patterns of fingerprints have four-letter names, Loop and ?
Arch
What is the name of the DIY expert in the TV programme Changing Rooms?
Andy
What is the name of the sacred river in the poem Kubla Khan by Samuel Taylor Coleridge?
Alph
Candlestick, revolver, lead piping, knife and spanner. Which murder weapon is missing from the board game of Cluedo?
Rope
Which is the only room with a four-letter name in the board game of Cluedo?
Hall

QUIZTIME 96

What colour are gorse flowers?
Yellow
Alphabetical order - in the 14th century which two countries fought at Poitiers?
England and France
In music a flat sign lowers a note but what sign raises a note?
Sharp
Alphabetically what are the two main colours on the Vatican flag?
White and yellow
Chemically pure gold contains how many carats?
24
In chess which piece must always moves diagonally?
Bishop
Which artist painted 'Sunflowers'?
Van Gogh
In which county is Windsor Castle?
Berkshire
What term is given to the distance from the centre of a circle to the outer edge?
Radius
Which is the highest mountain in the Alps?
Mont Blanc
How many points are there on a snowflake?
Six
On which island did King John set his seal to the Magna Carta?
Runnymede
Jonquil is a shade of which colour?
Yellow
What is halitosis more commonly known as ?
Bad breath
Who created the character Kiki the parrot?
Enid Blyton
Which sea does the River Rhone flow into?
Mediterranean
In which card game can you stick and twist?
Pontoon
How is singer/songwriter John Henry Deutschendorf better known?
John Denver
In Latin what does 'Ave Marie' mean?
Hail Mary
In a word not a number - how many stripes does a police sergeant have on his arm?
Three
Which royal was quoted by the press as saying 'Why don't you naff off'?
Princess Anne
Which writer created Philip Marlowe the private eye?
Raymond Chandler
What is the name for the study of rocks and the earth's crust?
Geology
Which Ancient British priests were associated with mistletoe?
Druids
What does a theodolite measure?
Angles
Which poisonous gas is given off from a car exhaust?
Carbon monoxide
In Scotland what are Eigg - Muck - and Rhum?
Islands
What is ornithology the study of?
Birds
Of which country was Robert Menzies was prime minister ?
Australia
What is the currency of Poland?
Zloty
Which radio show featured Jimmy Edwards and June Whitfield?
Take It From Here
In maths what is meant by three dots in a triangular formation?
Therefore
Traditionally what does a cooper make?
Barrels
Which motorway goes from east to west across the Pennines?
M62
What are workers and drones types of?
Bee
What is the middle name of Winston S Churchill?
Spencer
On what calendar date is Burns Night?
25th January
What is the home of a beaver called?
Lodge
Which spaceman appeared on the front page of the original 'Eagle' comic?
Dan Dare
Who sang the Bond theme 'Goldfinger'?
Shirley Bassey
What did the Italian soldier Garibaldi give his name to?
Biscuit
Which sea is north of Turkey?
Black
What colour are the flowers of St John's Wort?
Yellow
With which musical instrument is Segovia associated ?
Guitar
Which brothers flew the first manned powered aeroplane?
Wright
In which Scottish city is The Heriot-Watt university?
Edinburgh

QUIZTIME 97 HISTORY

From which country did the soldiers called Hoplites come?
Greece
What year did the Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race first take place? @1900 - 71 =
1829
Which 16th century theologian wrote Institutes of the Christian Religion in 1536 and developed the philosophies of the Presbyterian Church?
John Calvin
Which legendary King was crowned when he pulled a sword from a stone?
Arthur
What was King Arthur's sword called?
Excalibur
Aborigines are the native people of which country?
Australia
What sporting event was revived in 1896 and is held every four years?
Olympic Games
In which country was the first cycle race held in 1868?
France
What was the name of Alexander the Greats horse?
Bucephalus
Spectacles were first hand held. True or False
True
Warrior and Dictator Hideyoshi, unified which Asian nation in 1590?
Japan
Which dynasty was in power throughout the 1500's in China?
Ming
Which European country has the oldest Parliament?
Iceland
Who was king of Spain in 1588 when the English defeated the Spanish Armada?
Philip II
Which Italian city has a famous leaning tower?
Pisa
It used to be called Constantinople what is it called today?
Istanbul
Alphabetically, between which two countries does Offa's Dyke run?
England and Wales
Ponce de Leon, discoverer of Florida 1513, was also Governor of what Carribean island?
Puerto Rico
What Mogul emporer of India from 1556-1605, took the throne at age 13 and was the grandson of Babar?
Akbar the Great
Who did Queen Elizabeth feel threatened by and had executed in 1587?
Mary Queen of Scots
In which century was the French Revolution?
18th
Spanish explorer Garcia Da Lopez de Cardenas was the first European to see what natural wonder located in North America in 1540?
Grand Canyon
Which Empire was ruled by Darius the Great?
Persian
Which state in ancient Greece forced its people to live a life without luxuries?
Sparta
Which fast food gets its name from a city in Germany?
Hamburger
Which was the last "single" number to be invented?
Zero
Which country was joined with England by the Act of Union in 1536?
Wales
What is the first name of Princes William and Harry's father?
Charles
What was a central market-place in ancient Greece called?
Agora
What did ancient Egyptians use to sweeten food?
Honey

QUIZTIME 98

What is the highest mountain in Africa?
Kilimanjaro
What does the Japanese word "karaoke" literally mean?
Empty Orchestra
Which "Rovers" did the veteran cartoon character Roy of the Rovers play for?
Melchester
Which of the Bronte sisters wrote Wuthering Heights?
Emily
Which Lord sits on the Wool Sack in the House of Lords?
Chancellor
In which European country would you find the region of Transylvania?
Romania
How many different words for "ice" do the Eskimos have?
16
What was the first manned US Space Station called?
Skylab
What is the name of the animated character in Tomb Raider?
Lara Croft
Meaning "before noon" what does the abbreviation A.M. stand for?
Ante Meridian
What are Fruit, Pipistrelle and Horsehoe types of?
Bat
Who is the first non-human to win an Oscar?
Mickey Mouse
How is the Collegiate Church of St Peter in London better known?
Westminster Abbey
The name of which Japanese martial art means "way of the sword"?
Kendo
What did the boy stand on in the poem Casabianca?
Burning deck
In 1984, which Indian Prime Minister was assassinated by members of her Sikh bodyguard?
Indira Gandhi
What is the central bank of the US called?
Federal Reserve
In 1863, what explosive invention was patented by Alfred Nobel?
Dynamite
Ammon is the chief god in which mythology?
Egyptian
The name of which car manufacturer is also the state capital of Texas?
Austin

QUIZTIME 99 FILM

Who played Hans Solo in Star Wars?
Harrison Ford
Who played Catwoman in Batman Returns?
Michelle Pfeiffer
How is Margaret Mary Emily Anne Hyra better known?
Meg Ryan
What was John Wayne's nickname?
Duke
What was the name of Patrick Swayze's co-star in Ghost?
Demi Moore
Who did Tom Cruise play in Born on the Fourth of July?
Ron Kovic
What line did Michael Douglas say in Wall Street? (3 words)
Greed is Good
Who has been married to Judy Carne and Loni Anderson?
Burt Reynolds
Which country was Sean Connery born in?
Scotland
Who won the Best Supporting Actress Award for Cactus Flower?
Goldie Hawn
For which film did Al Pacino win his first Oscar?
Scent of a Woman
What is Bob Hope's signature tune?
Thanks for the Memory
In whose garden did Elizabeth Taylor marry her 7th husband?
Michael Jackson
What was the name of the character played by Kevin Costner in JFK?
Jim Garrison
Who wrote the script for Rocky?
Sylvester Stallone
What was Katherine Hepburn's 1991 autobiography called? @Not you but ...
Me
Who did Cher play in Robert Altman's The Player?
Herself
Clark Gable, Marlon Brando and Mel Gibson have all played which sailor on film?
Fletcher Christian
What was the name of Elizabeth Taylor’s character in The Flintstones?
Pearl Slaghoople
Dustin Hoffman played which character in All The President's Men?
Carl Bernstein

QUIZTIME 100
What name is given to a young beaver?
Kitten
Scrapie is a disease affecting which farm animal?
Sheep
What is the old name for a bat?
Rearmouse
Which carnivorous mammal has species called American, Eurasian and honey?
Badger
How many legs does a starfish have? (word)
Five
What is the canine equivalent of a fingerprint for identification purposes? (2 words)
Nose print
What is the world’s largest bird after the ostrich?
Emu
If cows moo, which animals are said to bell?
Deer
Which tall bird is usually pink?
Flamingo
Throstle is the poetic name for which bird?
Thrush
Which big cat is strong enough to drag large prey up into a tree?
Panther
What nine-letter word is the alternative name for a snow grouse?
Ptarmigan
A bloodworm is a young what?
Gnat
To which family of birds do mynah birds belong?
Starling
What species of beetle was considered sacred in ancient Egypt?
Scarab
What animal is the national symbol of South Africa?
Springbok
Which part of its body does a thresher shark use to stun its prey?
Tail
To which family of animals does the skunk belong?
Weasel
What is the French word for monkey?
Singe
To which animal does the adjective lupine apply?
Wolf
QUIZTIME 101
(A) Which musical instrument was invented in Berlin in 1822?
Accordion
(B) What name is given to the study of plants?
Botany
(C) In the Roman Catholic Church what name is given to the cup containing the Mass wine?
Chalice
(D) Which airport serves the city of Aberdeen?
Dyce
(E) What race of people have a name that literally means "eater of raw flesh"?
Eskimo
(F) What kind of headgear favoured by Tommy Cooper was named after a Moroccan town?
Fez
(G) What is the birthstone for January?
Garnet
(H) In the Bible who was the stepfather of Salome?
Herod
(I) In which sitcom did Larry Hagman play the character of Tony Nelson? (4 words)
I Dream of Jeannie
(J) What was the name of Captain Hook's ship in Peter Pan? (2 words)
Jolly Roger
(K) What animal has a name that literally means "no drink"?
Koala
(L) What name is given to a picture made from a drawing on a stone?
Lithograph
(M) Which breed of cat would you associate with the Isle of Man?
Manx
(N) On TV who played the Charmer? (full name)
Nigel Havers
(O) What name is given to a sacred story that has been set to music?
Oratorio
(P) On TV who was the boss of Della Street? (full name)
Perry Mason
(Q) In which film did Peter Ustinov play Emperor Nero? (2 words)
Quo Vadis
(R) Who painted The Night Watch?
Rembrandt
(S) What is the seventh largest island in the world?
Sumatra
(T) What name is given to an appliance that regulates pressure and temperature?
Thermostat
(U) Feargal Sharkey was the lead singer of which band?
Undertones
(V) What name describes the process for hardening rubber?
Vulcanisation
(W) What were mistook for monsters by Don Quixote?
Windmills
(X) Which gas was discovered in 1898?
Xenon
(Y) What is the main currency of Japan?
Yen
(Z) What was the surname of the man who invented the airship?
Zeppelin
QUIZTIME 102
1. John Piper was the designer of the stained glass window in which English Cathedral ?

A. COVENTRY.

2. Which boxer had the nickname "The Fighting Marine" ?

A. GENE TUNNEY.

3. Which country's flag comprises 'Red background with black double-headed eagle surmounted by a gold five-pointed star' ?

A. ALBANIA.

4. 'Beauty of Bath', 'Discovery', 'James Grieve' and 'Lord Lambourne' are all varieties of which fruit, grown outdoors in the UK ?

A. APPLES.

5. Which boxer had two nicknames, one of which was "The Motor City Cobra" ?

A. THOMAS HEARNS ("Hitman" was the other).

6. Which country's flag consists of a horizontal tricolour of orange, white and green with a blue Chakra in the middle of the central band ?

A. INDIA (a Chakra is a prayer wheel).

7. 'Sunburst', 'May Duke', 'Merchant' and 'Merton Glory' are all varieties of which fruit grown outdoors in the UK ?

A. CHERRIES.

8. Gilbert Scott was the architect of which English Anglican Cathedral ?

A. LIVERPOOL.



ROUND TWO - TEAM.

1. In Arthurian legend, of English source, which knight of the Round Table throws 'Excalibur' into the lake ?

A. SIR BEDWERE or BEDIVERE (In the French vulgate it is Sir Girflet).

2. In heraldry, if a creature is said to be 'Volant', what characteristic is it said to be in ?

A. FLYING.

3. Which Scottish football club play their home games at Pittodrie ?

A. ABERDEEN.

4. She and her alto ego first appeared in 1941 in All Star Comics, the creation of Chester Gould, who is she ?

A. WONDER WOMAN (accept Diana Prince, her alto ego).

5. In heraldry, if a creature is said to be 'Salient', what is said to be its characteristics ?

A. SPRINGING.

6. Which Scottish football club play their home games at Tannadice ?

A. DUNDEE UNITED.

7. Created by Alex Raymond, this futuristic character first appeared in 1934. who is he ?

A. FLASH GORDON.

8. In Arthurian legend of English source, three knights of Arthur achieved the Holy Grail, Sir Bors and Sir Galahad are two, who was the third ?

A. SIR PERCIVAL.



ROUND THREE - INDIVIDUAL.

1. RAF Lakenheath is situated in which English county ?

A. SUFFOLK.

2. Specifically, what type of creatures are 'Elegants', 'Turquosines' and 'Splendids' ?

A. AUSTRALIAN GRASS PARAKEETS.

3. In which city did the assassination of Martin Luther King take place ?

A. MEMPHIS, Tennessee.

4. What name links the Apollo 15 space ship with that of seafarer Captain Cook ?

A. ENDEAVOUR.

5. Specifically, what type of creatures are 'Female Winter', 'Mottled Umber' and 'Vapourer' ?

A. MOTHS.

6. RAF Waddington is in which English county ?

A. LINCOLNSHIRE.

7. By what name was Sir Francis Drake's ship known before he circumnavigated the world ?

A. THE PELICAN.

8. Who assassinated Robert Kennedy ?

A. SIRHAN BISHARA SIRHAN.



ROUND FOUR - INDIVIDUAL.

1. Who played the part of 'Valerie Barlow's' uncle in 'Coronation Street' ?

A. JACK HOWARTH (Albert Tatlock).

2. In which conflict did the Battle of Townton take place in 1461 ?

A. WAR OF THE ROSES.

3. In which athletics event did Bob Beaman hold the world record for 23 years ?

A. LONG JUMP.

4. Of which planet is 'Desdemona' a satellite ?

A. URANUS.

5. The War of Bavarian Succession was fought between Austria and which other country ?

A. PRUSSIA.

6. Who played the original landlord of the 'Rovers Return' in 'Coronation Street' ?

A. ARTHUR LESLEY.

7. 'Janus' was discovered in 1966, it is a moon of which planet ?

A. SATURN.

8. Cricket. Who in April 1994 scored a record 375 runs in one innings against England ?

A. BRIAN LARA.



ROUND FIVE - INDIVIDUAL.

1. Which Spaniard was the winner of the 'Tour de France' from 1991-1995 ?

A. MIGUEL INDURAIN.

2. On which Hawaiian island is Mount Tantalus ?

A. OHAU.

3. On which river is the city of Lincoln ?

A. WITHAM.

4. Who was the Shadow Foreign Secretary from 1987-92 ?

A. GERALD KAUFMAN.

5. The Whitsunday Islands lie off the coast of which Australian state ?

A. QUEENSLAND.

6. On which river is the market town of Welshpool ?

A. SEVERN.

7. Who was Foreign Secretary from 1989-95 ?

A. DOUGLAS HURD.

8. Hungarian athlete Balazs Kiss was the 1996 Olympic champion at which discipline ?

A. HAMMER.



ROUND SIX - TEAM.

1. Who wrote the 1944 play, 'The Man Who Had All The Luck' ?

A. ARTHUR MILLER.

2. Which European river is spanned by the 'Ponte 25 de Abril Bridge' ?

A. TAGUS.

3. The Du Maurier Classic is competed for in which sport ?

A. WOMEN'S GOLF.

4. Which group recorded the 1976 album 'Rastaman Vibration' ?

A. BOB MARLEY AND THE WAILERS.

5. On which French river is the porcelain centre of Limoges ?

A. VIENNE.

6. In which sport is the Swaythling Cup contested ?

A. TABLE TENNIS.

7. Who was the drummer with the 1970's rock band Led Zeppelin ?

A. JOHN BONHAM.

8. Which English dramatist wrote 'Hobson's Choice' ?

A. HAROLD BRIGHOUSE.



ROUND SEVEN - INDIVIDUAL.

1. Which Nationwide League football team play their home games at Withdean Stadium ?

A. BRIGHTON and HOVE ALBION.

2. What is the Army rank equivalent to Rear Admiral in the Navy ?

A. MAJOR GENERAL.

3. With a Beaufort Scale number of 8, and a wind speed of 39-46 mph. How is this wind force described ?

A. GALE.

4. Which battle, the first of the 'War Of The Roses' took place in 1455 and saw the Yorkists victorious over the Lancastrians ?

A. ST. ALBANS.

5. What rank in the RAF is equivalent to Rear Admiral in the Navy ?

A. AIR VICE MARSHALL.

6. Which Nationwide League football team play their home games at the Bescot Stadium ?

A. WALSALL.

7. Which famous battle of 1645 took place when the Parliamentary Army led by Fairfax defeated the Royalist Army led by Prince Rupert ?

A. NASEBY.

8. With a Beaufort Scale number of 11 and a wind speed of 64-72 mph. How is this wind force described ?

A. STORM.



ROUND EIGHT - INDIVIDUAL.

1. Which American actress was the elder sister of Joan Fontaine ?

A. OLIVIA DE HAVILLAND.

2. What is the highest pitched woodwind instrument in an orchestra ?

A. PICCOLO.

3. Who shared the 1993 Nobel Peace Prize with Nelson Mandela ?

A. F.W. DE KLERK.

4. Who wrote the music for the hymn 'Onward Christian Soldiers' ?

A. SIR ARTHUR SULLIVAN.

5. What is the lowest pitched string instrument in an orchestra ?

A. DOUBLE BASS.

6. Who in 1977 shared the Nobel Peace Prize with Miraid Corrigan ?

A. BETTY WILLIAMS (it should have been awarded in 1976, but the nomination made by the German government arrived too late to be considered, it was awarded belatedly).

7. Which British composer wrote 'On Hearing The First Cuckoo In Spring' ?

A. FREDERICK DELIUS.

8. Who was the brother of Irish actor Arthur Shields, both of whom appeared with John Wayne in the film 'The Quiet Man' ?

A. BARRY FITZGERALD.



TIE-BREAK ONE, Individual Questions.

1. Which singer had a top ten hit single in June 1974 with the song,'One Man Band' ?

A. LEO SAYER.

2. Who played the lead male role in the 1939 film western 'Dodge City' ?

A. ERROL FLYNN.

3. Which Greek hero of the Trojan War killed himself when the armour of Achilles was given to Odysseus ?

A. AJAX.

4. What nationality is Formula One driver Marc Gene ?

A. SPANISH.

5. Who played the lead male role in the 1960 film 'Ocean's Eleven' ?

A. FRANK SINATRA.

6. Which pop group recorded the 1975 number one single 'Can't Give You Anything (But My Love)' ?

A. STYLISTICS.

7. What nationality is long distance runner Antonio Pinto ?

A. PORTUGUESE.

8. What god roared like a bull after being wounded by a Greek hero at Troy ?

A. ARES.



TIE-BREAK TWO, Individual Questions.

1. Which car manufacturer makes the 'Impian' model ?

A. PROTON.

2. In which English county is the 'Eden Project' ?

A. CORNWALL.

3. What was the principal wood used by Thomas Chippendale during the eighteenth century ?

A. MAHOGANY.

4. Which was the first steamship to cross the Atlantic ?

A. THE SIRIUS.

5. What was the special feature of the British ship 'Vulcan', built in 1818 ?

A. SHE WAS THE FIRST ALL IRON SAILING SHIP.

6. Which car manufacturer makes the 'Colorado' model ?

A. TOYOTA.

7. In which English county was the first all ferrous bridge erected ?

A. SHROPSHIRE.

8. Thomas Bolsover invented an efficient substitute for silver in about 1745, what is it called ?

A. SHEFFIELD PLATE.



SPARE QUESTION

1. Which tv show did the song 'Yellow Pearl' introduce in the 1980's ?

A. 'TOP OF THE POPS'.

2. What nationality is runner Paul Kergat ?

A. KENYAN.

3. Which country administers the Aleutian Islands ?

A. THE U.S.A.

4. Who was the second son of Adam and Eve in the Old Testament ?

A. ABEL.

5. Who starred as 'Jason Starbuck' in the 1954 film 'The Yankee Pasha' ?

A. JEFF CHANDLER.

QUIZTIME 103

A. Which disease used to be called wool-sorter's disease? ANTHRAX

B. The Eroica, Pastorale and Choral are symphonies by which composer? BEETHOVEN

C. Which sport requires stones to be 'thrown' at houses? CURLING

D. In The Simpsons, what is the occupation of Julius Hibbert? DOCTOR

E. Which tea is flavoured with BERGAMOT? EARL GREY

F. What name is given to the small sac or cavity from which a hair grows? FOLLICLE

G. From which musical did the song Thank Heaven for little girls come from? GIGI

H. Who wrote the opera Rodelinda? HANDEL

I. Which country's parliament is the 'Althing'? ICELAND

J. What was Groucho Mark’s real first name? JULIUS

K. Nephritis affects which part of the body? KIDNEYS

L. A black bull is the badge of which car company? LAMBORGHINI

M. On which of the Great Lakes does Chicago stand? MICHIGAN

N. Which European country's parliament is called the Storting; its national anthem being "We Love This Country"? NORWAY

O. Bauxite is the principal ore of Aluminium, which other element is combined with the metal in this ore? OXYGEN

P. Hannah Suchocka became which counties first woman Prime Minister when she was elected in 1992? POLAND

Q. The hunchback of Notredame? QUASIMODO

R. What is the chief town on the island of Bute? ROTHESAY

S. The celebration of 45 years of marraige? SAPPHIRE

T. For which 1999 Disney film did Phil Collins record the song You'll Be In My Heart? TARZAN

U. Which of the planets has satellites called Titania and Oberon? URANUS

V. Guyana has borders with Brazil, Surinam and which other country? VENEZUELA

W. Harrison Ford's performance in which film earned him his only Best Actor nomination? WITNESS

X. Meaning cross fertilization? XENOGAMY

Y. Fermented milk food? YOGHURT

Z. Sixth letter of the greek alphabet? ZETA

QUIZTIME 104

1. In which city would you find 'Commissioner Gordon' and 'Chief O'Hara' ?

A. 'GOTHAM CITY'.

2. Name the actress, she died in August 2002, who played the part of 'Madame Edith Artois' in the tv series 'Allo, Allo' ?

A. CARMEN SILVERA.

3. The 1920's art known as 'The Group of Seven' was formed in which country ?

A. CANADA.

4. Which film actress once claimed that "Marriage is a fine institution, but I'm too young to be in an institution" ?

A. MAE WEST.

5. In which opera do the brothers 'Fernando' and 'Guiglielmo' appear ?

A. 'COSI FAN TUTI'.

6. After which film star is the airport in Orange County, California named ?

A. JOHN WAYNE.

7. Name either of the films for which Jason Robards won a Best Supporting Actor 'Oscar' ?

A. 'ALL THE PRESIDENT'S MEN' or 'JULIE'.

8. Crockfords Directory is a reference book for which profession ?

A. THE CLERGY.



ROUND TWO - TEAM.

1. Which great composer's only ballets were, 'The Creatures Of Prometheus' and 'Ritterballet' ?

A. BEETHOVEN.

2. In the Bible, who was the first-born of Isaac ?

A. ESAU.

3. Which archipelago, off the coast of Newfoundland, is the last remaining French possession in North America ?

A. ST. PIERRE & MIQUELON.

4. Which English brewer produces 'Spitfire' Kentish ale ?

A. SHEPHERD NEAME.

5. What in law, does the term consanguinity mean ?

A. RELATED BY BLOOD.

6. With what area of manufacturing are the names of Audemars Piguet & Cie, Zenith and Ulysse Nardin associated ?

A. WATCHMAKING.

7. In which year was the £1 coin introduced into circulation ?

A. 1983.

8. What was the first name of the daughter of Pakistani politician Zulfiqir Ali Bhutto ?

A. BENAZIR.



ROUND THREE - INDIVIDUAL.

1. From which island does 'Marsala' wine come ?

A. SICILY.

2. Which car manufacturer makes the 'Zetec' model ?

A. FORD.

3. Which is the most common element in the Earth's crust after oxygen ?

A. SILICON.

4. Footballer Dave Mackay, made his name with Tottenham Hotspur, but with which club did he finish his playing career ?

A. SWINDON TOWN.

5. With reference to a camera, what is meant by the abbreviation TTL ?

A. THROUGH THE LENS.

6. Which Puccini opera begins with 'Rodolfo' finishing writing an article while his friends go drinking ?

A. 'LA BOHEME'.

7. Who succeeded Kruschev as Soviet Prime Minister in 1964 ?

A. KOSYGIN.

8. Which US city is home to American Football team, 'the Browns' ?

A. CLEVELAND.



ROUND FOUR - INDIVIDUAL.

1. In which county are 'Leeds castle' and the 'Isle of Sheppey' ?

A. KENT.

2. When applied to a camera, what does the abbreviation SLR stand for ?

A. SINGLE LENS REFLEX.

3. A 'theocracy' is government by whom ?

A. THE CHURCH.

4. Charlotte Dod was a fine skater, an international hockey player, the best woman archer in England, and a champion golfer; all after she gave up her first game for lack of effective opposition. What game was that ?

A. TENNIS.

5. Which film actor once claimed "Prohibition was so bad, I was once forced to live for days on nothing but food and water" ?

A. W.C. FIELDS.

6. In the sci-fi book and film, by what other name was the planet 'Arakis' known ?

A. 'DUNE'.

7. Which battle, near York, in 1644, saw the end of 'Royalist' resistance in the north of England ?

A. MARSTON MOOR.

8. 'Sack' is an old English name for wines from which island group ?

A. CANARIES.



ROUND FIVE - INDIVIDUAL.

1. "Is That It", is the autobiography of which musician and activist ?

A. BOB GELDOF.

2. In the sci-fi books, what was 'Dune's' principle export, making it so important to the 'Empire' ?

A. 'SPICE'.

3. Peter Blake, Richard Hamilton, Claes Oldenburg, and Jim Dine were amongst the leading exponents of which 1950's / 60's style of painting ?

A. POP ART.

4. Footballer George Best, made his name with Manchester United, but with which club did he finish his league career ?

A. BOURNEMOUTH.

5. Parr, Smolt Sprog, Skegger, Samlet, Mort, Grilse and Fingerling are all names used for the young of which fish ?

A. SALMON.

6. 'Fodor' produce books concerned with which activity ?

A. TRAVEL.

7. In which county are 'Corfe Castle' and the 'Isle of Purbeck' ?

A. DORSET.

8. Ring, Open and Box are all types of what ?

A. SPANNER.



ROUND SIX - TEAM.

1. In which year did the new halfpenny cease to be legal tender ?

A. 1984.

2. Which English brewery produces 'Abbots Ale' ?

A. GREENE KING.

3. Which great composer, composed so many songs between 1815 and 1828 that the Oxford Dictionary of Music doesn't attempt to list them all ?

A. SCHUBERT.

4. With which area of manufacturing are the names Linn, martin Logan and Krell associated ?

A. HI-FI SYSTEMS.

5. The islands of 'Ascencion' and 'Tristan da Cunha' in the South West Atlantic, are dependencies of which other British island colony ?

A. ST. HELENA.

6. Fulgencio was the first name of which dictator, overthrown in 1959 ?

A. BATISTA.

7. What is the legal term, used in law to describe the state of those related through marriage ?

A. AFFINITY.

8. In the Bible, what was the name of Cain's first-born son ?

A. ENOCH.



ROUND SEVEN - INDIVIDUAL.

1. The largest man-made excavation in the world is a mine for which element ?

A. COPPER.

2. Which actress starred as 'Yvette', 'Rene's' employee and lover in the tv series 'Allo, Allo' ?

A. VICKY MICHELLE.

3. Joe Strummer and Mick Jones were singers and guitarists with which band ?

A. CLASH.

4. Which female singer released the autobiography, 'True' ?

A. GERI HALLIWELL.

5. Highlands, Kidneys and Poniards, are all types of what ?

A. DAGGERS / KNIVES.

6. Which US city is home to the American Football team, the 'Bengals' ?

A. CINCINATTI

7. Name either film for which Peter Ustinov won a Best Supporting Actor 'Oscar' ?

A. 'SPARTACUS' or 'TOPKAPI'.

8. In which sport were the competitors known as 'The Wolf', 'The Saltshaker' and 'The Sea Slug' familiar names a few years ago ?

A. SUMO WRESTLING.



ROUND EIGHT - INDIVIDUAL.

1. Who created the girls school, 'St. Trinian's' ?

A. RONALD SEARLE.

2. 'Queen' named two of their albums after 'Marx Brothers' films. Name either ?

A. 'A NIGHT AT THE OPERA' or 'A DAY AT THE RACES'.

3. Who did Kruschev replace to become Soviet Prime Minister in 1958 ?

A. BULGANIN.

4. Named after a famous politician, what is the main airport of La Paz ?

A. J.F. KENNEDY.

5. Which battle near Moscow in 1812, turned the tide against the armies of Napoleon Bonaparte ?

A. BOREDINO.

6. Which car manufacturer makes the 'Corsa' model ?

A. VAUXHALL.

7. A 'plutocracy' is government by whom ?

A. THE WEALTHY.

8. By what name is the fledgling of a 'Grouse' known ?

A. POULT.



SPARE QUESTIONS.

1. Which is the oldest college at Cambridge University ?

A. PETERHOUSE.

2. In cooking, what name is given to vegetables cut in fine strips ?

A. JULIENNE.

3. Who won his ninth 'Skol World Darts' title in January 2001 ?

A. PHIL TAYLOR.

4. Who was the youngest son of Jacob ?

A. BENJAMIN.

5. In which British town or city is the National Motorcycle Museum ?

A. BIRMINGHAM.

QUIZTIME 105

GENERAL SPORT
1 Who was presented with the Golden Boot Award as the leading goal scorer at the 1978 World Cup?
2 In 1979 which European nation became the first country to be crowned World Champions at water polo?
3 For which constituency did Sebastian Coe become an MP in 1992?
4 What birds name is the tern given to three consecutive strikes in ten pin bowling?
5 In what type of event might participants compete in a wishbone ketch?
6 What was the French venue of the first Winter Olympics in 1924?
7 Which building witnessed the starting point of the marathon of the 1908 London Olympics?
8 In which sport did Tony Nash and Robert Dixon win a gold medal for Britain in the Winter Olympics?
9 For which team did Peter Beardsley make his football league debut?
10 What is the only horse racing course in County Durham?

Mario Kempes
Hungary
Falmouth & Cambourne
Turkey
Yachting
Chamonix
Windsor Castle
Bobsleighing
Carlisle Utd
Sedgefield

THE SUMMER OLYMPICS
1 What was the first city beginning with M to host the Summer Olympics?
2 Eric Liddell, immortalised in the film Chariots Of Fire, won an Olympic gold medal in which event?
3 In what event did Hilda Johnstone compete in the Olympics at the age of 70?
4 What is the nationality of the gold medal winning Olympian nicknamed, Yifter the Shifter?
5 In which two cities did Sebastian Coe win Olympic gold medals?
6 At which event was Al Oerter crowned Olympic champion in four successive games?
7 Which Olympic year witnessed the controversial collision between Mary Decker and Zola Budd?
8 Which sport was contested at the 1988 Olympics for the first time in 64 years?
9 Which was the first Olympic games to be televised?
10 Which city played host to the 1964 Summer Olympics?

Melbourne
400 metres
Dressage
Ethiopian
Moscow and Los Angeles
Discus
1984
Tennis
1936 Berlin Olympics
Tokyo

GENERAL SPORT
1 Which British boxer won a world title in 1983 when he defeated Eleoncio Mercedez?
2 Who was the only Englishman to be crowned World Snooker Champion in the 1970s?
3 In which sport is the Drysdale Cup contested?
4 The Toffir Stadium is the home ground of which small footballing nation?
5 What do the initials SSS signify in the game of golf?
6 Who won his 107th cap for England in 1973?
7 What nickname was given to England's controversial 1932 cricket tour of Australia?
8 Who is the only boxer to appear on the album cover of Sergeant Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band?
9 What does the term "sacked" mean during a game of American football?
10 Which Scottish football club are nicknamed The Parrs?

Charlie Magri
John Spencer
Squash
The Faeroe Islands
Standard Scratch Score
Bobby Moore
Bodyline
Sonny Liston
That a quarterback is tackled when in possession of the ball
Dunfermline Athletic

SNOOKER LOOPY
1 Which South African was the first left-handed player to reach the final of the snooker World Championships?
2 Which snooker world champion was born in Bradford in 1952?
3 How many times was Stephen Hendry crowned World Champion in the 1990s?
4 In 1993 who became the youngest player to be crowned UK Snooker Champion?
5 Joe Davis holds the record for winning the world title in consecutive years. For how many successive years was he World Champion?
6 How old was Steve Davis when he won his first world title?
7 Who was Cliff Thorburn playing when he made a 147 break in the snooker World Championships?
8 In which country was the first European Open held?
9 Who is the only Australian to be crowned World Snooker Champion?
10 What is a snooker ball made of?

Peri Mans
Joe Johnson
Seven
Ronnie O'Sullivan
Fifteen
23
Terry Griffiths
France
Horace Lindrum in 1952
Crystallate

GENERAL SPORT
1 What is the alternative name of the Spanish ball game pelota?
2 What is a natatorium?
3 At which golf venue would you find the Kings Course and the Wee Course?
4 Which French nobleman instigated the modern Olympics in 1896?
5 Who was the first footballer to miss a penalty in a Wembley FA Cup final?
6 What is the connection between Bolton Wanderers FC and Only Fools And Horses?
7 In what year were electronic score boards used in the Summer Olympics for the first time?
8 The headquarters of which sporting body is found at 42, Portman Square, London?
9 Which American sports star died in a plane crash in October 1999?
10 Who made his 110th and final Test appearance for the West Indies in 1985?

Jai Alai
A swimming pool
Gleneagles
Pierre de Coubertin
John Aldridge
The Trotters, Bolton's nickname and the sitcom family
1960
The Jockey Club
Golfer, Payne Stewart
Clive Lloyd

BOXER BEAT
1 Which former heavyweight world champion was nicknamed the Easton Assassin?
2 In 1987 who did Mike Tyson defeat to become the undisputed world champion?
3 Who was the second boxer to inflict a defeat upon Muhammed Ali?
4 Marco Antonio Barrera was the first man to defeat which British boxer?
5 Which boxing governing body was founded in 1983?
6 In which country was Joe Bugner born?
7 Who was the first boxer to defeat Frank Bruno in a professional fight?
8 Which boxer held the world title from 1937 to 1949?
9 Which boxer of the past was nicknamed The Cinderella Man?
10 Who were the only brothers to have been crowned World Heavyweight Champion?

Larry Holmes
Tony Tucker
Ken Norton
Naseem Hamed
IBF
Hungary
James Bonecrusher Smith
Joe Louis
James J Braddock
Leon and Michael Spinks

GENERAL SPORT
1 Of the twelve founder members of the football league, which comes first in an alphabetical list?
2 What nationality is Erki Nool, the decathlon gold medal winner at the 2000 Sydney Olympics?
3 At which football ground are the ashes of Sir Stanley Matthews buried?
4 Who is the only cricketer to be voted BBC Sports Personality of the Year in the 1980s?
5 Which NHL hockey franchise is based in Colorado?
6 In which city do Boca Juniors FC play their home matches?
7 In which sport is an acrobatic manoeuvre known as hot-dogging?
8 In 2002 which Scottish boxer was crowned World Featherweight Champion?
9 Giraffe and boomerang are both styles of service in which game?
10 At which golf course is the second hole called Black Rock?

Accrington Stanley
Estonian
The Britannia Stadium, home of Stoke City
Ian Botham
Colorado Avalanche
Buenos Aires
Skiing
Scott Harrison
Real tennis
Royal Troon

THE FOOTBALL WORLD CUP
1 How old was Pele when he scored in his first World Cup final?
2 In which city was the first match of the 2002 World Cup played?
3 Which nation lost in the final of successive World Cups in the 1980s?
4 Who presented the Jules Rimet Trophy to the 1934 World Cup winners?
5 Which country hosted the World Cup in 1982?
6 In which World Cup finals was the greatest number of goals scored, 171 in total?
7 Who scored for England after just 27 seconds of a World Cup match in 1982?
8 Which player holds the record for the most goals scored in a World Cup tournament?
9 Who is the only player to play in three World Cup winning sides?
10 Name the five African countries that took part in the 2002 World Cup finals.

17
Seoul
West Germany
Benito Mussolini
Spain
The 1998 World Cup in France
Bryan Robson
Just Fontaine, with 13 goals in 1958
The great Pele again, in 58, 62 and 70
South Africa, Tunisia, Cameroon, Nigeria and Senegal

GENERAL SPORT
1 How many Epsom Derbies did Lester Piggott win?
2 In which US city is the world renowned Kronk boxing gymnasium?
3 Other than Falkirk, which Scottish football league club play their home matches in Falkirk?
4 At which sporting venue do competitors travel down the Brabham Strait?
5 In which sport might competitors negotiate a hog's back and a double oxer?
6 Who scored England's second goal in the 1966 World Cup final?
7 Who defeated Frank Bruno when he fought for the world title for the first time?
8 At the 1998 Commonwealth Games which nation won the gold medal for cricket?
9 In 1981 who became the first West Indian born cricketer to play for England?
10 Who was the first British Formula One motor racing world champion?

Nine
Detroit
East Stirling
Brands Hatch
Show jumping
Martin Peters
Tim Witherspoon
South Africa
Roland Butcher
Mike Hawthorn

SPORT STATESIDE
1 What is the American football equivalent of a full back in association football?
2 In 1845 which team became the first ever organised baseball team?
3 What was the US venue of the 1995 Ryder Cup?
4 The World Series in baseball is won by the first team to win how many games?
5 In which city is American football played at the Joe Robbie Stadium?
6 What sport is played by the Phoenix Suns?
7 Which American football team are known as the Chargers?
8 In the 1970s which team won the World Series in three consecutive years?
9 Which businessman who bought Remington shavers, once owned the New England Patriots football team?
10 Which American football stadium acquired the nickname of the House of Pain?

Safety
New York Knickerbockers
Oakhill
Four
Miami
Basketball
San Diego Chargers
Oakland Athletics
Victor Kiam
Houston Astrodome

GENERAL SPORT
1 What was the first city outside of Europe to host the Summer Olympics?
2 In which country is the world's highest golf course?
3 Which Grand National winning horse of the 1980s was named after a lighthouse?
4 In 2000 Jackie Joyner Kersee set a new world record in which event?
5 In what year was the FA Cup final known as The White Horse Final played?
6 Johnny Leach and Fred Perry have both been world champions in which sport?
7 Who was the first bowler to take 400 test wickets in cricket?
8 Which weight category was introduced into boxing by the WBC in 1979?
9 Who scored all five goals when England beat Cyprus 5-0 in a 1975 international?
10 What make of car did Steve Davis receive as a prize for making the first ever televised 147 break?

St Louis in the USA in 1904
Peru
Corbiere
Heptathlon
1923, the first played at Wembley
Table tennis
Richard Hadlee
Cruiserweight
Malcolm McDonald
A Lada, the tournament was the Lada Classic

AND THEY'RE OFF
1 Who rode Shergar to victory in the Epsom Derby?
2 Who is the only English king to win the Epsom Derby as an owner?
3 Which race makes up America's Triple Crown with The Preakness Stakes and the Kentucky Derby?
4 In which county is Cartmel racing course?
5 Who won his only Epsom Derby on a horse called Pinza?
6 Which monarch founded Ascot racecourse?
7 Which jockey rode the winner in the 2002 Epsom Derby?
8 On which course is the Welsh Grand National run?
9 Which jockey came third in the 2002 BBC Sports Personality of the Year Award?
10 Which race completes the Spring Double with the Grand National?

Walter Swinburn
Edward VII
Belmont Stakes
Cumbria
Sir Gordon Richards
Queen Anne
Michael Kinane
Chepstow
Tony McCoy
The Lincoln

GENERAL SPORT
1 What is the connection between Alex Higgins, Barry McGuigan and Jimmy White?
2 Who was the first cricketer to record forty ducks in Test Cricket?
3 Which city hosted the first World Athletics Championships?
4 Which team dropped out of the Football League in 1931 and had to wait until 1978 to return?
5 In which country did the game of ice hockey originate?
6 In which decade were women's track and field events introduced into the Olympics?
7 In which sport would you find a telltale, a service box and a tin?
8 The racehorse Brigadier Gerard was named after a literary character created by which author?
9 In 1991 that became the first boxer to win world titles in six different weight categories?
10 In the game of golf what is a mulligan?

All have wind connected nicknames, The Hurricane, Clones Cyclone and Whirlwind
Courtney Walsh
Helsinki
Wigan Athletic
Canada
1920s, at the 1928 games
Squash, all parts of a squash court
Arthur Conan Doyle
Thomas Hearns
A free shot

SPOT THE SPORTING CITY
1 In which city is the Ballymore Oval Cricket Ground?
2 Which city is to host the 2006 Winter Olympics?
3 In which French city would you find the sporting arena known as, The Stade Velodrome?
4 In which American city is the Pimlico horse racing track?
5 Which city is to host the 2008 Summer Olympics?
6 Which American city is home to the Veterans Stadium, a major league baseball venue?
7 In which European city is the San Siro Stadium?
8 Which footballer's bronze statue stands in the city centre of Newcastle?
9 Which city played host to the first Paralympics?
10 Name the four cities beginning with the letter A that have hosted the Summer Olympics.

Brisbane
Turin
Marseilles
Baltimore
Beijing
Philadelphia
Milan
Jackie Milburn
Rome in 1960
Athens, Amsterdam, Antwerp and Atlanta

GENERAL SPORT
1 Who was the first boxer to beat Lennox Lewis in a professional fight?
2 Which former Formula 1 World Champion has the middle names Ernest Deveraux?
3 Who was the first British female tennis player to win 8 Grand Slam titles?
4 For which English football club did Ally McCoist play as a teenager?
5 Which former European Footballer of the Year once played bass guitar for a pop group called Revelation Time?
6 In which sport did childcare expert Dr Benjamin Spock win an Olympic gold medal in 1924?
7 Which sport employs the Stableford scoring system?
8 In which sport do competitors begin playing in front of the south stake?
9 In which African city was the 1995 rugby union World Cup final played?
10 What is the most northerly city to have staged a football World Cup final?

Oliver McCall
Damon Hill
Ann Jones
Sunderland
Ruud Gullit
Rowing
Golf
Croquet
Johannesburg
Stockholm in 1958

ANYONE FOR TENNIS?
1 In which city is the Flinders Park tennis stadium?
2 At the 1990 Wimbledon championships which tennis star was seeded when she was just 14 years of age?
3 In 1969 who won the longest ever recorded match in the history of Wimbledon?
4 How old was Bjorn Borg when he announced his retirement in 1983?
5 How did Gunther Parche gain notoriety in 1993?
6 Who was the first man to win ten Grand Slam titles?
7 Which two nations contested the 2002 Davis Cup final?
8 After which American doubles champion was the Davis Cup named?
9 Who was the first female tennis player to achieve the Grand Slam?
10 What nationality is the tennis star Marcelo Rios?

Melbourne
Jennifer Capriati
Ricardo Gonzales
26
He stabbed Monica Seles on court
Bill Tilden
Russia and France
Dwight Davis
Maureen Connolly
Chilean

GENERAL THE KICK OFF
1 Who was the youngest golfer to compete in the 2002 Ryder Cup?
2 What is the connection between Charlton Athletic FC and the capital of Anguilla?
3 Who was the first boxer to receive a knighthood?
4 Which cricket legend was thanked by Sir Tim Rice during an Oscar acceptance speech?
5 What connects the death of Archduke Ferdinand and the 1984 Winter Olympics?
6 Which is the only country to host a Summer Olympic Games in consecutive decades of the 20th century?
7 In the world of sport what has maximum dimensions of 60 metres by 30 metres?
8 In which sport do the rules state that the water must be a minimum of 1 metre deep?
9 What is the official national sport of Bulgaria?
10 Which team were the opponents of Manchester United when Eric Cantona launched a kung fu style assault on a spectator?

Sergio Garcia
The Valley is the capital of Anguilla and Charlton's home ground
Henry Cooper
Dennis Compton
Both took place in Sarajevo
The USA in the 80s and 90s
An ice skating rink
Water polo
Weightlifting
Crystal Palace

THAT'S CRICKET!
1 What colour of caps are worn by the Australian national cricket team?
2 Which county plays at home at the St Lawrence Ground?
3 What kind of fruit is depicted on the badge of Worcestershire County Cricket Club?
4 In 2002 who announced his retirement from international cricket having amassed a career total of 8029 runs in 128 Tests?
5 Which king declared cricket illegal in 1477?
6 Which country won the first Cricket World Cup in 1975?
7 What connects the badges of Hampshire, Yorkshire, Northamptonshire, Derbyshire and Lancashire?
8 Which county did Graham Gooch represent throughout his cricket career?
9 In 1987 who was the last England captain of the 20th century to win an Ashes Series?
10 Whose autobiography is entitled Dazzler?

Green
Kent
Pear
Mark Waugh
Edward IV
West Indies
All depict a rose
Essex
Mike Gatting
Darren Gough

GENERAL SPORT
1 In which sport do competitors perform a J lean and a bell lean?
2 Who was Evander Holyfield fighting in a world title bout when a parachutist descended into the ring?
3 Which former captain of the England football team has the middle names of Emerson Carlyle?
4 Which famous ship do the runners pass after completing 10 km of the London Marathon?
5 Who was the first John to be crowned snooker World Champion?
6 Which singer performed at the opening ceremonies of the 1994 football World Cup and the 1995 rugby league World Cup?
7 Which was the third Asian country to play Test cricket?
8 What is the connection between a 1958 film starring Kirk Douglas and Minnesota's American football team?
9 Which German was voted European Sportsman of The Year in 1994?
10 Who captained the 1987 cricket world champions?

Canoeing
Riddick Bowe
Paul Ince
Cutty Sark
John Pulman
Diana Ross
Sri Lanka
The Vikings
Michael Schumacher
Allan Border

FOOTBALL NICKNAMES
Identify the famous footballers from their nicknames.
1 The Kaiser
2 Crazy Horse
3 The Galloping Major
4 The Preston Plumber
5 The White Feather
6 Der Bomber
7 The Fifth Beatle
8 The Wizard of Dribble
9 The Lion of Vienna
10 The Divine Ponytail

Franz Beckenbauer
Emlyn Hughes
Ferenc Puskas
Tom Finney
Fabrizio Ravanelli
Gerd Muller
George Best
Stanley Matthews
Nat Lofthouse
Roberto di Baggio

QUIZTIME 106

A. A charm worn against evil? AMULET

B. Plastic wrapping material in sheets containing numerous air filled bladders? BUBBLE WRAP

C. Highly poisonous substance used in the extraction of gold and silver? CYANIDE

D .Long tubular Australian Aboriginal musical instrument? DIDGERIDOO

E. An anaesthetic injected close to the spinal cord? EPIDURAL

F. Fragrant flowering African bulb? FREESIA

G. Musical instrument of bells or metal bars played with hammers? GLOCKENSPIEL

H. Picture representing word or syllable? HEIROGLYPH

I. Where was the decimal system developed? INDIA

J. In which month is the Le Mans 24 hour race held? JUNE

K. The Great Pyramid was built as a tomb for this Egyptian Pharaoh? KHUFU

L. This is the only country in the world with a single coloured flag? LIBYA

M. The exterior of the Taj Mahal is made from this? MARBLE

N. What country did Abel Tasman discover in 1642? NEW ZEALAND

O. Name for a large seawater aquarium for keeping sea animals? OCEANARIUM

P. Pieces of vegetable coated in seasoned flour and deep fried? PAKORA

Q. This is the European equivalnet of a Nonillion? QUINTILLION

R. This was the nationallity of Rasputin? RUSSIAN

S. This star is nearest the Earth? SUN

T. Advocating or practising total abstinence from alcohol? TEETOTAL

U. Europe's largest country after Russia? UKRAINE

V. A female fox? VIXEN

W. This device is normally used to measure wind direction? WEATHER VANE

X. Meaning cross fertilization? XENOGAMY

Y. What name is given to the abominable snowman? YETI

Z. Sixth letter of the greek alphabet? ZETA

QUIZTIME 107

ROUND ONE - INDIVIDUAL.

1. Which ex-MP won undisclosed damages from the Daily Express after being referred to as Britain's "vilest lady" ?

A. EDWINA CURRIE.

2. If in 1985, Michael J. Fox was 'Marty McFly'' and Billy Zane was 'Match', what was the film ?

A. 'BACK TO THE FUTURE'.

3. If in 1973, Max von Syndow was 'Father Merrin' and Linda Blair was 'Regan', what was the film ?

A. 'THE EXORCIST'.

4. The world's smallest hummingbird is named after which insect ?

A. BEE (the Bee Hummingbird).

5. Which is the closest American state to Japan ?

A. ALASKA.

6. Which of Australia's states lies closest to New Zealand ?

A. TASMANIA.

7. The world's largest beetle shares its name with which Biblical character ?

A. GOLIATH (the Goliath Beetle).

8. Which US President survived two assassination attempts in September 1975 ?

A. GERALD FORD.



ROUND TWO - TEAM.

1. What are explored by a 'spelunker' ?

A. CAVES & POTHOLES.

2. What type of conveyance is known in the USA as a 'stroller' ?

A. PUSHCHAIR.

3. In the famous novel by Herman Melville, if 'Ahab' is the Captain and 'Ishmael' is the narrator, what is the name of the ship ?

A. PEQUOD (in "Moby Dick").

4. 'Known Fact' won the 2000 Guineas, 'Snow Bride' the Oaks and 'Rainbow Quest' the Prix de l' Arc de Triomphe. The connection please ?

A. ALL WON ON DISQUALIFICATION.

5. In a two hour period of golf's 1989 US Open, what coincidence linked Doug Weaver, Nick Price, Jerry Pate and Mark Wiebe ?

A. THEY ALL RECORDED A 'HOLE-IN-ONE'.

6. Valparaiso is the second largest city of which South American country ?

A. CHILE.

7. Ndola is which African country's second largest city ?

A. ZAMBIA.

8. In the highly-acclaimed novel 'Gone with The Wind', whom did Scarlett O'Hara marry before Frank Kennedy ?

A. CHARLES HAMILTON.



ROUND THREE - INDIVIDUAL.

1. Who starred as the dotty old Doctor in 'Daleks-Invasion Earth 2150 AD', the film spin-off from tv's 'Dr. Who' ?

A. PETER CUSHING.

2. What was the codename for the air offensive launched by US-led forces against Iraqi targets in January 1991 ?

A. DESERT STORM.

3. What in the human body, is inflamed in a case of 'Phlebitis' ?

A. A VEIN.

4. Which former leader of the Liberal Party penned an autobiography called 'Against Goliath' ?

A. DAVID STEEL.

5. 'Fighting Talk' is the title of which member of the 'Cabinet's' autobiography ?

A. JOHN PRESCOTT.

6. 'Hepatitis' is an inflammatory disease of which organ of the human body ?

A. LIVER.

7. Which American anti-guerilla force is based at Fort Bragg, North Carolina and modeled on Britain's SAS ?

A. DELTA FORCE.

8. Who played the intrepid 'Sir James Bond' in the sixties comedy film 'Casino Royale' ?

A. DAVID NIVEN.



ROUND FOUR - INDIVIDUAL.

1. Which literary work chronicles the imprisonment of 'Edmond Dantes' in the 'Chateau D'if ?

A. THE COUNT OF MONTE CRISTO.

2. Which novel sees pupil 'Sandy Stewart', engage in an affair with art teacher, 'Teddy Lloyd' ?

A. THE PRIME OF MISS JEAN BRODIE.

3. Uppingham Pate, adapted from an old English recipe, is based on which cheese ?

A. STILTON.

4. A 'Bellini' cocktail consists of peach juice mixed with which alcoholic drink ?

A. CHAMPAGNE.

5. December 7th. 1941 witnessed which event that changed the course of World War II ?

A. THE JAPANESE ATTACK ON PEARL HARBOR.

6. Which battle of World War II was fought in Uruguayan waters and ended with the scuttling of the German battleship, the 'Graf Spee' ?

A. THE BATTLE OF THE RIVER PLATE.

7. Giovanni Giacamo were the real forenames of which eighteen-century womaniser ?

A. CASANOVA.

8. Which character of Spanish legend, renowned for his debauchery, supposedly lived in the 14th. century ?

A. DON JUAN.



ROUND FIVE - INDIVIDUAL.

1. Which Elvis Presley hit was covered by 'The Pet shop Boys' and topped the charts in 1987 ?

A. ALWAYS ON MY MIND.

2. The father and grandfather of which Kent cricketer and recent England test player, both played for the West Indies ?

A. DEAN HEADLEY.

3. Which two countries mounted a surprise attack on Israel in the 'Yom Kippur War' of 1973 ?

A. EGYPT & SYRIA.

4. With which film star did Diana, Princess of Wales famously dance at the White House ?

A. JOHN TRAVOLTA.

5. What links Blakeney and Morston, two tiny villages in Norfolk, to the world of sport ?

A. THEY WERE THE NAMES OF 'DERBY' WINNERS (of 1969 and 1973).

6. A cover version of which 'Osmonds' hit reached number two in the 1994 charts for 'Boyzone' ?

A. LOVE ME FOR A REASON.

7. In which hospital was Princess Diana photographed observing a heart operation ?

A. HAREFIELD.

8. The 'Hundred Years War' was really a series of wars fought between which two countries ?

A. ENGLAND & FRANCE.



ROUND SIX - TEAM.

1. Who was President of the USA during the First World War ?

A. WOODROW WILSON.

2. What type of viewing is HDTV ?

A. HIGH DEFINITION TELEVISION.

3. Germany, the Czech Republic and the Slovak Republic all share borders with Austria and which other country ?

A. POLAND.

4. Who was the American President for most of the 1920's ?

A. CALVIN COOLIDGE.

5. A Lieutenant in the British army should achieve what rank before becoming a Major ?

A. CAPTAIN.

6. Which is the only country with which Iran, Iraq and Syria all share a border /

A. TURKEY.

7. What type of weapon is an AAM ?

A. AIR-TO-AIR MISSILE.

8. If a Squadron Leader in the RAF was promoted directly to Group Captain, what rank would he have skipped ?

A. WING COMMANDER.



ROUND SEVEN - INDIVIDUAL.

1. 'Bitter Sweet', 'Blithe Spirit' and 'Design For Living' are works by which famous playwright ?

A. NOEL COWARD.

2. Who was Prime Minister when VAT was introduced into this country ?

A. EDWARD HEATH.

3. Which British politician inaugurated the N.H.S. ?

A. ANEURIN BEVAN.

4. The 'Gavial', a long-snouted creature of Indian waters, belongs to which family of reptiles ?

A. CROCODILE.

5. A creature of British woodland, what member of the Weasel family is about one metre long ?

A. BADGER.

6. Who wrote the nonsensical poems, 'Jaberwocky' and 'The Walrus And The Carpenter' ?

A. LEWIS CARROLL.

7. Michael Caine starred as secret agent 'Harry Palmer', in "Funeral In Berlin". Of which film was this the first sequel ?

A. 'THE IPCRESS FILE'.

8. Clint Eastwood re-appeared as 'Dirty Harry' in which 1973 film sequel ?

A. MAGNUM FORCE.



ROUND EIGHT - INDIVIDUAL.

1. How do Spaniards say, "whatever will be, will be" ?

A. "QUE SERA, SERA".

2. What nazi salute, accompanied by the raising of the right arm, literally means "hail to victory" ?

A. " SIEG HEIL".

3. On 4th. July 1976, Israeli hostages were rescued from a hijacked plane at which African airport ?

A. ENTEBBE.

4. March 25th. 1975, saw a mentally deranged Arab prince assassinate his uncle, King Faisal, which country's leader ?

A. SAUDI ARABIA.

5. Much favoured in Indian cuisine, which herb, one of the oldest known to man, is mentioned in the Book of Exodus ?

A. CORIANDER.

6. Which edible member of the 'Nasturtium' family grows in fast flowing rivers and streams ?

A. WATERCRESS.

7. 202 is the Chinese year of which creature ?

A. HORSE.

8. What precious stone is an appropriate gift for one's 45th. wedding anniversary ?

A. SAPPHIRE.



SPARE QUESTION

1. Puck, Portia, Cressida and Juliet were all discovered in the 1980's. What are they ?

A. MOONS OF URANUS.

2. The film, 'Muriel's Wedding' features the constant presence of which group on its soundtrack ?

A. ABBA.

3. Which was the only English club to win football's European Cup Winners Cup during the 1980's ?

A. EVERTON.

4. Which Welsh town has been made a city to mark the Queen's Golden Jubilee ?

A. NEWPORT.

5. How is 'Benjamin Braddock' known, as the title character of a well known novel ?

A. THE GRADUATE.

QUIZTIME 108
A. Which metal is more abundant in the Earths crust? ALUMINIUM

B. In which British town or city would you find Butcombe Brewery? BRISTOL

C. In The Simpsons what is the first name of Chief of Police Wiggum? CLANCY

D. Which breed of dog was known as The Coach Dog? DALMATION

E. A Griffin had the body of a lion and the head and wings of what type of bird? EAGLE

F. What is the nationality of the mobile phone company Nokia? FINNISH

G. In which Lakeland village is Dove Cottage, home of William Wordsworth? GRASMERE

H. To which family of fishes does the Sprat belong? HERRING

I. Where in Britain would you find Norris Castle and Bembridge Windmill? ISLE OF WIGHT

J. The Egyptian god Anubis had the head of which animal? JACKAL

K. Name the gull who assisted the rabbits in Watership Down? KEHAAR

L. Which U.S. city is served by McCarran Airport ? LAS VEGAS

M. To which family of fishes does the Tuna belong? MACKEREL

N. Belonephobia is a fear of what? NEEDLES

O. What is the name given to a scientist who studies diseases of the eye? OPHTHALMOLOGIST

P. Of which metal is sperrylite the ore ? PLATINUM

Q. Extinct zebra-like wild ass of S Africa? QUAGGA

R. Which is the only species of deer, where both male and female develop horns? REINDEER

S. In The Simpsons, what is Principal Skinner’s Christian name? SEYMOUR

T. Which element, atomic number 74, takes its name from the Swedish for Heavy Stone? TUNGSTEN

U. Which band recorded the live album 'Strangers in the Night'? UFO

V. What is the national airline of Brazil? VARIG

W. Which British Railway station has the greatest number of platforms? WATERLOO

X. Plant thriving in desert conditions? XEROPHYTE

Y. What is the capital of North West Territories? YELLOWKNIFE

Z. In voodoo worship, a corpse made by witchcraft to move and walk as if alive? ZOMBIE

QUIZTIME 109

ROUND ONE - INDIVIDUAL.

1. Which famous London station stands on Eversholt Street ?

A. EUSTON.

2. In which sport would you hear of a 'roundhouse', 'knuckler' and 'outcurve' ?

A. BASEBALL.

3. What is the name of the snail on the 'Magic Roundabout' ?

A. BRIAN.

4. What is a 'Dhow' ?

A. AN ARAB SAILING SHIP.

5. Who, in Greek mythology, was the god of marriage ?

A. HYMEN.

6. Which American President used the following campaign slogan, "The time is now" ?

A. RONALD REAGAN.

7. What is the common name for the infective fever 'Variola' ?

A. SMALLPOX.

8. Which international charity ensemble was number one in the charts in 1987 with 'Let It Be' ?

A. FERRY AID.



ROUND TWO - TEAM.

1. What do Buddhists cal the state of final and definitive enlightenment ?

A. NIRVANA.

2. Who played the legendary frontiersman 'Davy Crockett' on tv in the 1950's ?

A. FESS PARKER.

3. Which country contested three of the first four European Football Championship finals, losing them all ?

A. YUGOSLAVIA.

4. Which army put the city of Vienna under siege in 1529 ?

A. THE TURKS.

5. Which American newsman broke the news of President Kennedy's death to the world ?

A. WALTER KRONKITE.

6. Which famous actor, dancer and choreographer directed 'The Cheyenne Social Club' ?

A. GENE KELLY.

7. Which Australian state capital was bombed by the Japanese in February 1942 ?

A. DARWIN.

8. Who was the last man before 'Tiger' Woods to win three of the four majores in one year ?

A. BEN HOGAN.



ROUND THREE - INDIVIDUAL.

1. Which British boxer is known as 'The Fleetwood Assassin' ?

A. JANE COUCH.

2. How do procumbent plants, grow ?

A. THEY SPREAD OVER THE GROUND.

3. Where is Alum Bay, which is famous for it's many coloured sandstone cliffs ?

A. ISLE OF WIGHT.

4. In which country are the Central Kalahari Game Reserve and the Gemsbok National Park ?

A. BOTSWANA.

5. In the film 'Strangers On A Train', Alfred Hitchcock boards a train carrying which type of musical instrument ?

A. DOUBLE BASS.

6. Which member of the Royal Family participated in the 1926 Wimbledon men's doubles ?

A. THE DUKE OF YORK (later King George VI).

7. Who was responsible for the majority of the cartoon voices in the Warner Brothers cartoons ?

A. MEL BLANC.

8. What linked Anne Hayes, Britt Ekland, Miranda Quarry and Lynn Frederick ?

A. ALL WERE MARRIED TO PETER SELLARS.



ROUND FOUR - INDIVIDUAL.

1. Which model of Ferrari has a name which means 'redhead' ?

A. TESTAROSSA.

2. At which football club's 'School of Excellence', did Ryan Giggs train until he was fourteen ?

A. MANCHESTER CITY.

3. Which sometimes controversial American State Governor, was shot and paralysed by Arthur Bremer in 1972 ?

A. Governor GEORGE WALLACE (of Alabama).

4. What is the connection between Stevie Wonder's 'Happy Birthday' and U2's 'Pride (In The Name Of Love)' ?

A. THEY ARE BOTH ABOUT DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING Jr.

5. Which group of islands lie approximately 300 miles southwest of India ?

A. THE MALDIVES.

6. Which 'siren' of the silent screen married Douglas fairbanks in 1920 ?

A. MARY PICKFORD.

7. What is the real name of the American 'rap' star Eminem ?

A. MARSHALL MATHERS.

8. What name is given to the immense hall of the glorious dead, in Norse mythology ?

A. VALHALLA.



ROUND FIVE - INDIVIDUAL.

1. Which organ of the body is affected by 'Hepatitis' ?

A. THE LIVER.

2. 'Kip', 'Crossgrasp' and 'Pike' are all movements in which sporting activity ?

A. GYMNASTICS.

3. Who, in Grek mythology, had a horse called 'Xanthus' ?

A. ACHILLES.

4. Which American President used the following campaign slogan, "Keep the peace, without surrender" ?

A. RICHARD M. NIXON.

5. In the 'Magic Roundabout', who was 'Ermintrude' ?

A. A COW.

6. Which very popular UK male vocal/instrumental group from the 60's onwards were previously called 'High Numbers' ?

A. THE WHO.

7. Which London railway station stands on York Way ?

A. KINGS CROSS.

8. What is a 'Umiak' ?

A. A LARGE ESKIMO OPEN BOAT.



ROUND SIX - TEAM.

1. Who were the first Runners-Up in the Football League Cup Final in 1961, in the days when many top teams were not involved ?

A. ROTHERHAM UNITED (lost 3-2 to Aston Villa).

2. First transmitted in the late 1970's, who played the part of a transvestite in the US 'sitcom' "Soap" ?

A. BILLY CRYSTAL.

3. By what name are the followers of the Holy Spirit association for the Unification of World Christianity, better known ?

A. MOONIES.

4. Which city was besieged by the Turks in 1453 ?

A. CONSTANTINOPLE.

5. Which famous "rock 'n roll" disc jockey fell from grace during the 'Payola Scandal' of the late 1950's ?

A. ALAN FREED.

6. Who directed the film, 'The Unforgiven' ?

A. JOHN HUSTON (Clint Eastwood's film was called 'Unforgiven').

7. Who declared war on Japan the day before the bomb was dropped on Nagasaki ?

A. SOVIET UNION.

8. 'Tiger' Woods and Phil Mickelson are two of only three players to win twelve titles while in their twenties, who is the third ?

A. DAVID DUVAL.



ROUND SEVEN - INDIVIDUAL.

1. In which Hitchcock film does Doris day sing 'What Will be Will Be' ?

A. THE MAN WHO KNEW TOO MUCH.

2. What relation was Kaiser Wilhelm II to King Edward VII ?

A. HIS NEPHEW.

3. Which island in the English Channel was known as 'Sarnia' to the Romans ?

A. GUERNSEY.

4. During the 1960's, what connected Richard Nixon, Lyndon B. Johnson, Hubert Humphrey and Spiro Agnew ?

A. THEY WERE THE FOUR ELECTED U.S. VICE-PRESIDENTS OF THE 1960's.

5. Which British fighter's entrance into the ring prompted commentator Reg Gutteridge to announce, "the ego has landed" ?

A. CHRIS EUBANK.

6. In what type of conditions does a thermophilous plant grow ?

A. IT GROWS IN A WARM OR SUNNY CONDITION.

7. Which producer is best known for his association with 'Tom and Jerry' ?

A. FRED QUIMBY.

8. In which country is the Maasai-Mara Game Reserve ?

A. TANZANIA.



ROUND EIGHT - INDIVIDUAL.

1. What is the full name of the central character in Dickens' "Great Expectations" ?

A. PHILIP PIRIP.

2. In which country's mythology, is 'Yi' the divine order ?

A. CHINA.

3. Which Indonesian island lies off the east coast of Java ?

A. BALI.

4. Who played Rudolph Valentino in Ken Russell's 1977 biopic of the silent star ?

A. RUDILPH NUREYEV.

5. Marion Barry, the Mayor of which American city, a high profile politician, was caught on camera in 1990 by the FBI, crack-cocaine pipe in hand ?

A. WASHINGTON D.C.

6. Which song was recorded by Bing Crosby and Grace Kelly, and Elton John and Kiki Dee ?

A. 'TRUE LOVE'.

7. Which Italian motor car manufacturer has a raging bull as its emblem ?

A. LAMBORGHINI.

8. Which former Manchester United player said of David Beckham, "He can't head a ball, tackle or kick with his left foot and doesn't score enough goals" ?

A. GEORGE BEST.



SPARE QUESTION

1. At which Olympics did Daley Thompson set his fourth and final world record for the Decathlon ?

A. LOS ANGELES (1984).

2. What was the dog in 'The Littlest Hobo' called ?

A. LONDON.

3. Which pasta dish has a name that means "little worms" ?

A. VERMICELLI.

4. Who was President of the USA at the time of the 1929 'Stock Market Crash' ?

A. HERBERT HOOVER.

5. What was the name of 'Quint's' boat in "Jaws" ?

A. ORCA.

QUIZTIME 110

1. What percentage of your brain is water — 45, 55, 65 or 75?
Around 75 per cent
2. Born in 1566, who became the first Stuart King of England?
James I
3. What is 2009 in Roman numerals?
MMIX
4. Which country is home to the telecommunications company Nokia?
Finland
5. Which is the only vitamin not present in eggs?
Vitamin C
6. In 1968, which pop group topped the UK pop charts with 'Jumpin' Jack Flash'?
The Rolling Stones
7. Miranda Richardson played Queen Elizabeth I in which TV series?
Blackadder II
8. What can be an industry, a cheese or a loaf?
Cottage
9. In literature, who is the character Oliver Mellors better known?
Lady Chattersly’s Lover
10. Which battle, fought in 1815, finally defeated the aims of Napoleon?
Waterloo
11. True or False - mountain biking is an Olympic sport?
True - since 1996
12. Anagram - WHEN I’M IN CLEAR is a well known British film director and producer?
Michael Winner
13. Which actor, who once appeared in Dynasty, had a father who played for Manchester United?
Ian McShane
14. What common plant’s name literally means lion’s tooth?
Dandelion
15. Who won rugby's first World Cup in 1987?
The New Zealand All Blacks
16. What is a bindi to a Hindu?
An ornamental dot worn on the forehead
17. In which sport do you “clean the bar”?
Weightlifting
18. Which musician had a hit in 1978 with the instrumental version of ‘Annie’s Song’?
James Galway
19. Which honour did Lester Piggott lose when he went to jail?
OBE
20. Family Fortunes Question - Top Answer Required - Name something husbands borrow from wives?
Money / Comb / Hairdryer / Car Keys / Deodorant

21. Who was the first Yorkshire captain to tour Australia?
Captain James Cook!
22. In the Roadrunner cartoons which company supplies Wile E. Coyote with equipment?
Acme
23. Which area of France is known as the ‘land of Quiches’?
Lorraine
24. What colour is the geography questions in trivial pursuit?
Blue
25. Coming from the Norse for a landslide what word is given to a collection of rocks on slopes or at the bottom of cliffs?
Scree
26. Which king in a standard pack of playing cards doesn’t have a sword?
King of Diamonds
27. Which African Country's Name Means Lion Mountain In Portuguese?
Sierra Leone
28. Which Australian state is the country’s Sunshine State?
Queensland
29. Sunlight is responsible for the production of which vitamin in the human body?
D
30. In the children’s books, whose favourite food is “haycorns”?
Piglet in Winnie The Pooh
31. True or False - Colonel Sanders of KFC restaurant fame was a real military colonel?
False - the title was honorary. The Governor of Kentucky, who enjoyed eating at his restaurant, made him a Kentucky Colonel
32. Which country has compulsive military service for women?
Israel
33. Which best selling book runs to 1,189 chapters?
The Bible
34. PIA is the national airline of which country?
Pakistan
35. What team did Martin O'Neill manage before Celtic?
Leicester City
36. What word for a hollow on a Scottish hillside is also a term of affection for a popular TV soap?
Corrie (Coronation Street)
37. Which Bond actor played Professor Donald Kessler in Mars Attacks!?
Pierce Brosnan
38. What’s the smallest brass instrument in an orchestra?
Trumpet
39. How often is a census taken?
Every 10 years
40. We call the edge of the pavement the kerb. What do they call it in the USA?
The curb

Which 13 football league teams all have unique second names?
Rushden & Diamonds / Kidderminster Harriers / Aston Villa / Port Vale / Crystal Palace / Crewe Alexandra / Leyton Orient / Nottingham Forrest / Queen Park Rangers / Preston North End / Plymouth Argyle / Tottenham Hotspur / Sheffield Wednesday

What was the date and time when all the digits on a standard 10 digit watch were displayed in the order you would find them on a standard keyboard?
12.34 and 56 seconds on the 7th August 1990

Spare - Who played Dangerous Davies in ‘The Last Detective’?
Peter Davidson

QUIZTIME 112

ROUND ONE - INDIVIDUAL.

1. The International airport at Genoa is named in who's honour ?

A. CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS.

2. Which is the lowest rank of the Peerage ?

A. BARON.

3. What is the capital of the former Russian state of Georgia ?

A. TBILISI.

4. Who was the manager of 'The Sex Pistols' ?

A. MALCOLM MCLAREN.

5. What is the English translation of the Italian word "paparazzi" ?

A. LITTLE FLEAS.

6. What is a computer called that controls access to a network, as well as acting as a file storage device ?

A. SERVER.

7. In which county is Naseby, scene of the English Civil War battle ?

A. NORTHAMPTONSHIRE.

8. In 1958, "Graham's Continental Lager" was launched in Britain, by what shorter name do we know it today ?

A. SKOL.



ROUND TWO - TEAM.

1. Most hi-fi systems have a DDB button, what does the 'D' stand for ?

A. DYNAMIC (Bass Boost).

2. Castleford Rugby League team are known by the name of which animal ?

A. TIGERS.

3. Which distiller produces 'Famous Grouse' Whisky ?

A. MATHEW GLOAG.

4. Which animal has the scientific name 'dama dama' ?

A. FALLOW DEER.

5. Which English city has districts called Manningham, Horton and Heaton ?

A. BRADFORD.

6. Who was the wife of the Professor of Literature, John Bayley ?

A. IRIS MURDOCK.

7. Who won the 2001 Turner Prize for his exhibit of empty gallery space with lights turned on and off ?

A. MARTIN CREED.

8. Which classic poem's first line is "I met a traveler from an antique land" ?

A. OZYMANDIUS OF EGYPT (Shelley).



ROUND THREE - INDIVIDUAL.

1. Which town was the Roman soldier in the Victorian painting "Faithful Unto Death", guarding ?

A. POMPEII.

2. In the Bible, how long was Jonah in the belly of the whale ?

A. THREE DAYS.

3. Which newspaper does the cartoonist 'Matt' work for ?

A. THE DAILY TELEGRAPH.

4. Which Party leader was accused by Jeremy Paxton in 2002 of having a drink problem ?

A. CHARLES KENNEDY.

5. Who was pardoned 12 years after his execution for murders carried out by John Christie ?

A. TIMOTHY EVANS.

6. Which film director fist applied the word 'Paparazzi' to persistent newsmen ?

A. FEDERICO FELLINI.

7. The 1970's slogan, "Nice one, Cyril" advertised which loaf of bread ?

A. WONDERLOAF.

8. Philips and which other company developed the CD ?

A. SONY.



ROUND FOUR - INDIVIDUAL.

1. What is the medical name for 'Jail Fever' ?

A. TYPHUS.

2. Who was hanged for the murder of a policeman because his cry of "Let him have it" was ambiguous ?

A. DEREK BENTLEY.

3. In architecture, what is the name given to a column in the form of a female figure ?

A. CARYATID.

4. Who won Best Actress 'Oscar' for the 1962 film "The Miracle Worker" ?

A. ANNE BANCROFT.

5. Tom Paton was the manager of which famous Scottish teeny-bop group in the 1970's ?

A. BAY CITY ROLLERS.

6. Which Belgian, in 1969, became the first man to win all three major prizes in the 'Tour de France' ?

A. MERCXX (Eddy).

7. Which Paris landmark has 282 steps, and was planned as a monument to the military success of Napoleon I ?

A. ARC DE TRIOMPHE.

8. Which historical event is illustrated by the Victorian painting "And When Did You Last See Your Father" ?

A. THE ENGLISH CIVIL WAR.



ROUND FIVE - INDIVIDUAL.

1. The 'Nimrod' used by the RAF for search and early warning purposes, was developed from which airliner ?

A. DE HAVILLAND 'COMET'.

2. Which athlete won Olympic gold medals in both the 5000 metres and 10000 metres in 1972 and 1976 ?

A. LASSE VIREN.

3. What is the capital of the Democratic People's Republic of North Korea ?

A. PYONGYANG.

4. Which politician famously admitted to having smoked a joint but not having inhaled ?

A. BILL CLINTON.

5. Who co-presents BBC tv's "Home Front" with Diarmuid Gavin ?

A. LAWRENCE LLEWELLYN-BOWEN.

6. Which lager was first launched in England as "the new blonde in your bar" ?

A. HARP.

7. An excess of which acid in the body causes 'gout' ?

A. URIC ACID.

8. Whose law states that "the volume of a gas varies in proportion to its (Kelvin) temperature at a constant pressure ?

A. CHARLES' LAW.



ROUND SIX - TEAM.

1. Who won the 'Helen Rollason Award' at the 2001 BBC Sports Personality Awards ?

A. ELLEN McARTHUR.

2. Which animal has the scientific name 'Sciurus carolinensis' ?

A. GREY SQUIRREL.

3. Many radios now have a RDS function, what does the 'D' stand for ?

A. Radio DATA System.

4. Who is the wife of retired footballer Lee Chapman ?

A. LESLEY ASH.

5. Whose distillery produces 'Glenlivet' Malt Whisky ?

A. GEORGE SMITH & SON.

6. Which classic poem's first line is "A thing of beauty is a joy forever" ?

A. ENDYMION (Keats).

7. Which English city has districts named Belgrave, Stoneygate and Aylestone ?

A. LEICESTER.

8. Which Rugby League Team are known as the 'Bulldogs' ?

A. BATLEY.



ROUND SEVEN - INDIVIDUAL.

1. In the cartoon, what is the name of 'Calvin's' friend and confidante ?

A. 'HOBBES'.

2. Which Duke is the only person allowed by Royal Warrant, to keep a private army in Great Britain ?

A. DUKE OF ATHOLL.

3. Which car manufacturer produces a model called then 'Forester' ?

A. SUBARU.

4. The 'Lancaster' bomber of World War II was developed from which other aircraft ?

A. AVRO MANCHESTER.

5. The principle that "the volume of a given quantity of gas varies inversely with the pressure when the temperature is constant", is whose law ?

A. BOYLE'S LAW.

6. Which company developed the VHS cassette ?

A. JVC.

7. The battle of 'Flodden Field' took place in which English county ?

A. NORTHUMBERLAND.

8. Who won Best Actor 'Oscar' for the 1963 film "Lilies Of The Field" ?

A. SIDNEY POITIER.



ROUND EIGHT - INDIVIDUAL.

1. After whom is the international airport at Venice named ?

A. MARCO POLO.

2. Which car manufacturer produces the model called 'Persona' ?

A. PROTON.

3. Which brand of cigarette had the slogan, "cool as a mountain stream" ?

A. CONSULATE.

4. What is a computer that links one network to another, called ?

A. ROUTER or BRIDGE or GATEWAY.

5. In which Paris landmark is the tomb of Napoleon I ?

A. LES INVALIDES.

6. In the Bible, who was asked to interpret the 'writing on the wall' ?

A. DANIEL.

7. What is the architectural term for a carved screen behind an altar ?

A. REREDOS.

8. Who succeeded Anne Robinson as presenter of BBC tv's "Watchdog" ?

A. NICKY CAMPBELL.



SPARE QUESTION

1. Who wrote novels featuring 'Inspector Lynley' ?

A. ELIZABETH GEORGE.

2. What is the food of the Silkworm ?

A. MULBERRY.

3. What breed of dog was Supreme Champion at Cruft's 2001 ?

A. BASENJI.

4. Who directed the film 'Gladiator' ?

A. RIDLEY SCOTT.

5. In heraldry, what shape is a mullet ?

A. STAR.
QUIZTIME 113

ROUND ONE: CRIME & PUNISHMENT
1. THE YORKSHIRE RIPPER WAS THE GRUESOME NICKNAME GIVEN TO A MAN WHO CONFESSED TO 13 MURDERS IN 1987, WHAT’S HIS REAL NAME
(PETER SUTCLIFFE)
2. WHAT WERE THE LAST NAMES OF THE 1930’S AMERICAN CRIME PARTNERSHIP OF BONNIE AND CLYDE
(PARKER & BARROW)
3. WHAT WAS THE NAME OF THE GUNMAN WHO TRAGICALLY MURDERED 14 PEOPLE AT HUNGERFORD IN 1987
(MICHAEL RYAN)
4. WHAT INNOCENT PART DID JACK MILLS AND DAVID WHITBY PLAY IN THE ANNALS OF BRITISH CRIME
(DRIVER & FIREMAN OF TRAIN IN GREAT TRAIN ROBBERY)
5. WHAT WAS THE NAME OF THE ‘ELITE’ AMERICAN CRIME TEAM LED BY ELLIOT NESS
(THE UNTOUCHABLES)

ROUND TWO: GLUED TO THE BOX
6. WHICH TV WEATHER GIRL WAS THE DAUGHTER OF A FAMOUS FOOTBALLER
(SUZANNE CHARLTON)
7. WHAT WAS THE NAME OF FRANK SPENCER’S LONG·SUFFERING WIFE IN ‘SOME MOTHERS DO ‘AVE ‘EM’
(BETTY I MICHELLE DOTRICE)
8. WHAT IS THE SURNAME OF THE FAMILY WHO ARE DEPICTED IN THE AMERICAN COMEDY SERIES ‘ROSEANNE’
(CONNOR)
9. BARBARA MANDELL WAS THE FIRST WOMAN TO DO IT ON BRITISH TV IN 1955, DO WHAT
(READ THE NEWS)
10. FROM WHICH CITY DID INCOMPETENT WAITER MANUEL OF FAWLTY TOWERS FAME ORIGINATE
(BARCELONA)

ROUND THREE: ENGINEERING MARVELS
11. IN WHICH EUROPEAN COUNTRY IS THE WORLD’S LONGEST ROAD TUNNEL LOCATED
(SWITZERLAND)
12. WHAT WAS THE ENGINEERING SIGNIFICANCE OF THE MEETING BETWEEN GRAHAM FAGG AND PHILIPE COZETTE IN 1990
(FIRST MEETING OF ENGLISH & FRENCH TUNNEL CONSTRUCTION TEAMS)
13. IN WHICH LONDON ARTS AND RESIDENTIAL COMPLEX IS THE SHAKESPEARE TOWER, BRITAINS TALLEST BLOCK OF FLATS
(THE BARBICAN)
14. THE ULTIMATE, THE STEEL PHANTOM AND DESPERADO ARE ALL TYPES OF WHAT
(ROLLERCOASTERS)
15. WHICH WAS THE WORLD’S THEN LONGEST UNDERWATER TUNNEL, COMPLETED IN ENGLAND AT A COST OF £7 MILLION IN 1932
(LIVERPOOL / BIRKENHEAD - MERSEY TUNNEL)

ROUND FOUR: FEATHERED FRIENDS
16. WHICH GROUP HAD A HIT WITH PRETTY FLAMINGO IN 1966
(MANFRED MANN)
17. IN WHICH CARTOON SERIES WOULD YOU HAVE FOUND ‘THE VULTURE SQUADRON’
(DASTARDLY & MUTTLEY)
18. WHAT DO EMPEROR PENGUINS MAKE THEIR NESTS FROM
(PEBBLES)
19. WHO PROVIDED THE VOICE ON THE WOODY WOODPECKER CARTOONS
(MEL BLANC)
20. WHICH IS THE WORLD’S SMALLEST BIRD
(HUMMINGBIRD)

ROUND FIVE: TELLY-ADDICTS
21. WHICH TV DETECTIVE HAS THE FIRST NAME, ENDEAVOUR
(INSPECTOR MORSE)
22. WHO PLAYED THE OXO-MUM AND STARRED IN ‘ALL CREATURES GREAT AND SMALL’
(LYNDA BELLINGHAM)
23. IN WHICH AMERICAN CITY WAS ‘DUE SOUTH’ SET
(CHICAGO)
24. WHO PLAYED ‘MOTHER’ IN ABSOLUTELY FABULOUS
(JUNE WHITFIELD)
25. IN WHICH SERIES WOULD YOU FIND ALFRED PENNYWORTH, AUNT HARRIET COOPER & CHIEF OHARA
(BATMAN)

ROUND SIX: TAKE YOUR PICK
26. IS THE DISTRICT LINE ON A LONDON UNDERGROUND MAP BROWN, GREEN, RED OR YELLOW
(GREEN)
27. WHAT GIFT IS ASSOCIATED WITH A 13TH WEDDING ANNIVERSARY, CRYSTAL, IVORY, LACE OR SILK
(LACE)
28. WHICH ONE OF THE FOLLOWING PUBLICATIONS IS WEEKLY, CAR, COUNTRY LIFE, PRIVATE EYE OR READERS DIGEST
(COUNTRY LIFE)
29. WHICH SHOTGUN HAS THE SMALLEST BORE SIZE, 4 BORE, 12 BORE, 16 BORE OR 28 BORE
(28 BORE)
30. WHICH OF THESE LONDON GALLERIES IS SOUTH OF THE THAMES, HAYWARD, ROYAL ACADEMY, SEPENTINE OR TATE
(HAYWARD)

ROUND SEVEN: SPORTSGEAR
31. FROM WHICH FAIRLY LIGHT-WEIGHT WOOD IS A CRICKET BAT MADE
(WILLOW)
32. HOW MANY RED BALLS ARE THERE IN A GAME OF SNOOKER
(15)
33. ‘KENDO’ IS A TRADITIONAL JAPANESE MARTIAL ART, FROM WHAT IS THE SWORD MADE
(STRIPS OF BAMBOO)
34. WHICH SPORT USES ‘STONES’ AND A ‘HOUSE’
(CURLING)
35. WHICH SPORT HAS FOUR DIFFERENT COLOUR CODES FOR THE BALLS, RANGING FROM YELLOW FOR HOT CONDITIONS TO BLUE FOR COLD CONDITIONS (SQUASH)

ROUND EIGHT: SUPERHEROES
36. MR FANTASTIC, THE INVISIBLE GIRL, THE HUMAN TORCH AND THE THING ARE COLLECTVELY KNOWN BY WHAT NAME
(FANTASTIC FOUR)
37. WHO WAS THE LEADER OF MARVEL’S INTERNATIONAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY, THE AVENGERS
(CAPTAIN AMERICA)
38. WHICH MANIACAL SUPERHERO CAVORTS THROUGH THE STREETS OF EDGE CITY (THE MASK)
39. WHO PLAYED SUPERHERO ‘CONDORMAN’ IN A 1981 FILM
(MICHAEL CRAWFORD)
40. WHAT IS DON DIEGO VEGA’S SECRET IDENTITY
(EL ZORRO I THE FOX)

ROUND NINE: WHAT’S IN A NAME
41. BORN JOYCE FRANKENBERG SHE CHANGED HER NAME TO ONE OF KING HENRY VIII’S WIVES, WHICH ACTRESS IS IT
(JANE SEYMOUR)
42. FRANCES GUMM AND JOE YULE JUNIOR WERE FAMOUS CHILD ACTORS OF THE 30’S, WHAT WERE THEIR STAGE NAMES
(JUDY GARLAND I MICKEY ROONEY)
43. CHARLES WESTOVER HAD HITS WITH SWISS MAID, LITTLE TOWN FLIRT, HATS OFF TO LARRY, WHO WAS HE
(DEL SHANNON)
44. WHICH DIMPLE~CHINNED SCREEN HERO WENT TO HOLLYWOOD UNDER THE GUISE OF ISSUR DANIELOVITCH DEMSKY
(KIRK DOUGLAS)
45. ANNEMARIE ITALIANO FAMOUSLY SEDUCED DUSTIN HOFFMAN IN 1967, WHAT IS HER STAGE NAME
(ANNE BANCROFT . MRS ROBINSON)

ROUND TEN: FOOD AND DRINK
46. FROM WHICH FISH DOES CAVIAR COME
(STURGEON)
47. WHAT IS THE WORLD’S MOST EXPENSIVE SPICE
(SAFFRON)
48. WHICH FRUIT IS OFTEN SERVED WITH PARMA HAM AS A FIRST COURSE
(MELON)
49. WHAT DO WE CALL YOUNG HERRINGS AND SPRATS, WHEN COATED IN FLOUR AND DEEP-FRIED UNTIL CRISP AND BROWN
(WHITEBAIT)
50. BEEF-STROGANOFF WAS FIRST MADE IN THE 1700’S FOR COUNT ALEXANDER STROGANOFF, AFTER THE MEAT IS COOKED, WHAT IS ADDED
(SOUR CREAM)

QUIZTIME 114
Q1: WHAT DO THE LETTERS "TT" STAND FOR IN THE ISLE OF MAN TT RACE?
A: TOURIST TROPHY
Q2: WHAT NATIONALITY WAS THE ARTIST GUSTAV KLIMT?
A: AUSTRIAN
Q3: IN WHICH SPORT ARE COMPETITORS NOT ALLOWED TO PLAY LEFT HANDED?
A: POLO
Q4: IN WHICH COUNTRY WAS MOTHER THERESA BORN?
A: ALBANIA
Q5: WHAT IS THE NAME OF THE LAND OF GIANTS IN THE BOOK "GULLIVER'S TRAVELS"?
A: BROBDINGNAG
Q6: WITH WHICH DICKENS NOVEL WOULD YOU ASSOCIATE THE CHARACTER OF THOMAS GRADGRIND?
A: "HARD TIMES"
Q7: WHO HAD A NUMBER ONE HIT IN 1992 WITH "I'M DOING FINE NOW"?
A: THE PASADENAS
Q8: WHICH FAMOUS DUO BEGAN IN A 1940 MGM SHORT CALLED "PUSS GETS THE BOOT"?
A: TOM AND JERRY
Q9: WHICH FAMOUS ACTREE PROVIDED THE VOICE OF MAGGIE IN THE TV SHOW "THE SIMPSONS" WHEN SHE UTTERED HER FIRST WORD?
A: ELIZABETH TAYLOR
Q10: WHICH OSCAR WINNING ACTOR PROVIDED THE VOICE OF HOPPER IN THE FILM "A BUG'S LIFE"?
A: KEVIN SPACEY

Q11: WHICH ACTOR PROVIDED THE VOICE FOR CAPTAIN JOHN SMITH IN THE 1995 FILM "POCOHONTAS"?
A: MEL GIBSON
Q12: WHICH AUTHORS NAME WAS CHARLES DODGSON?
A: LEWIS CARROLL
Q13: WHICH AMERICAN PRESIDENT WAS SHOT IN 1901 AND DIED 8 DAYS LATER?
A: MCKINLEY
Q14: WHAT WAS THE FIRST PRODUCT TO HAVE A BARCODE?
A: CHEWING GUM
Q15: WHO'S 1981 DEBUT ALBUM WAS CALLED "BOY"?
A: U2
Q16: IN FOLKLORE, WHO IS THE KING OF THE ELVES AND FAIRIES?
A: OBERON
Q17: THE EXPLORER SIR EDMUND HILARY WAS FROM WHICH COUNTRY?
A: NEW ZEALAND
Q18: IN WHICH JAMES BOND FILM DID THE INDIAN TENNIS PLAYER, VIJAY AMRITRAJ APPEAR?
A: "OCTOPUSSY"
Q19: SAND CONSISITS OF WHAT TWO CHEMICAL ELEMENTS?
A: OXYGEN AND SILICON
Q20: WHO BECAME THE ONLY RACING DRIVER TO WIN THE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP BY DRIVING HIS OWN CAR IN 1966?
A: JACK BRABHAM

Q21: WHO HAD A HIT IN 1987 WITH THE SINGLE "TONIGHT,TONIGHT,TONIGHT"?
A: GENESIS
Q22: IN THE TV PROG "FRIENDS" WHERE DOES JOEY KEEP HIS FAVOURITE BOOK?
A: IN THE FREEZER
Q23: IN WHICH SPORT MIGHT YOU ADOPT THE "EGG" POSITION?
A: SKIING
Q24: WHO WROTE THE BOOK "HEIDI"?
A: JOHANNA SPYRI
Q25: ON WHICH PLANET IN THE SOLAR SYSTEM DOES IT CONSTANTLY RAIN ACID?
A: VENUS
Q26: WHICH EUROPEAN COUNTRY BEGAN THE TRADITION OF EXCHANGING GIFTS AT CHRISTMAS TIME?
A: ITALY
Q27: WHICH CHEMICAL ELEMENT IS DERIVED FROM THE GREEK WORD FOR "MALE"?
A: ARSENIC
Q28: OTHER THAN CRICKET, WHAT SPORT IS PLAYED REGULARLY AT LORD'S CRICKET GROUND?
A: REAL TENNIS
Q29: WHICH EUROPEAN CAPITAL CITY WAS KNOWN AS LUTECIA BY THE ROMANS?
A: PARIS
Q30: IN WHICH EUROPEAN COUNTRY DID THE MAZURKA DANCE ORIGINATE?
A: POLAND

Q31: WHAT IS THE ONLY COUNTRY WHICH IS CROSSED BY BOTH THE EQUATOR AND THE TROPIC OF CAPRICORN?
A: BRAZIL
Q32: WHAT IS THE MOST ABUNDANT METAL ON EARTH?
A: ALUMINIUM
Q33: IN 1901, WHO BECAME THE ONLY US PRESIDENT NOT TO BE SWORN IN ON A BIBLE?
A: THEODORE ROOSEVELT
Q34: IN THE SONG, THE TWELVE DAYS OF CHRISTMAS, WHAT ARE THE 10 LORDS-A-LEAPING SAID TO SYMBOLISE?
A: THE TEN COMMANDMENTS
Q35: IN WHICH FILM DID HUMPHREY BOGART AND LAUREN BACALL FIRST STAR TOGETHER?
A: "TO HAVE AND HAVE NOT"
Q36: WHAT IS THE NAME GIVEN TO THE BEAM PLACED ABOVE A WINDOW OR DOOR?
A: LINTEL
Q37: WHAT IS SOLD BY A COSTERMONGER?
A: FRUIT
Q38: WHAT WAS THE NAME OF THE CULT THAT CHARLES MANSON WAS HEAD OF WHICH KILLED AT LEAST SEVEN PEOPLE?
A: HELTER SKELTER
Q39: WHICH CHARACTER HAS BEEN PLAYED ON SCREEN BY TYRONE POWER AND ALAIN DENOIN?
A: ZORRO
Q40: WHO WAS THE FIRST WOMAN TO BE SHOT BY THE FBI?
A: BONNIE PARKER

Q41: LITTLE JACKIE PAPER WAS THE HUMAN FRIEND OF WHICH FAMOUS FICTIONAL CHARACTER?
A: PUFF THE MAGIC DRAGON
Q42: POINT BARROW IS THE NORTHERNMOST POINT OF WHICH COUNTRY?
A: USA
Q43: WHO WAS THE FIRST AMERICAN PRESIDENT TO DIE WHILE IN OFFICE?
A: WILLIAM HARRISON
Q44: WHAT IS TELESPHOBIA THE FEAR OF?
A: BEING LAST
Q45: WHICH CURRENT AMERICAN STATE WAS CALLED FRANKLIN UNTIL 1796?
A: TENNESSEE
Q46:IN WHICH COUNTRY DID CHESS ORIGINATE IN THE 2ND CENTURY?
A: INDIA
Q47: WHICH EUROPEAN CAPITAL WAS ONCE KNOWN AS CHRISTIANIA?
A: OSLO
Q48: WHAT IS "PAILLE MAILLE" FROM WHICH THE LONDON STREET PALL MALL TAKES ITS NAME?
A: A FRENCH GAME, SIMILAR TO CROQUET
Q49: WHO WROTE THE POEM "VENUS AND ADONIS"?
A: WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
Q50: WHAT KIND OF SPORT IS THE GAME OF FUTSAL?
A: INDOOR FOOTBALL

Q : WHAT WOULD YOU DO WITH A PARKIN?
A : EAT IT
Q : HOW MANY COUNTIES IS NORTHERN IRELAND DIVIDED INTO?
A : 6
Q : WHAT FAMOUS GROUP OF PEOPLE WERE LED BY GUY GIBSON IN WWII?
A : DAMBUSTERS
Q : WHO SHOT LEE HARVEY OSWALD?
A : JACK RUBY
Q : IN WHICH DECADE WERE TEA BAGS FIRST LAUNCHED?
A : 1920'S
Q : WHO PLAYS THE ROBOT GUNFIGHTER IN WESTWORLD?
A : YUL BRYNNER
Q : WHAT SIGNIFICANCE WAS THE FILM 'THE MISFITS' FOR CLARK GABLE AND MARILYN
MONROE?
A : IT WAS BOTH THEIR LAST FILMS
Q : WHAT IS THE NAME OF THE DOG IN OLIVER TWIST?
A : BULLSEYE
Q : IN WHICH COUNTRY DID QUEEN BEATRIX SUCCEED HER MOTHER QUEEN JULIANA?
A : HOLLAND
Q : IN WHICH YEAR DID HONG KONG REVERT TO CHINESE CONTROL?
A : 1997

Q : IN THE FILM THE GREAT ESCAPE WHAT WERE THE NAMES OF THE 3 TUNNELS?
A : TOM DICK HARRY
Q : IN THE RAF HOW MANY SQUADRONS MAKE UP A WING?
A : THREE
Q : THE NAKED CIVIL SERVANT WAS THE STORY OF WHOSE LIFE?
A : QUENTIN CRISP
Q : WHAT WAS THE NAME OF TONTO'S HORSE?
A : SCOUT
Q : WHICH REACTIVE METAL HAS THE SYMBOL Ba?
A : BARIUM
Q : WHO SUCCEEDED HEATH AS TORY LEADER?
ANS THATCHER
Q : WHICH RACING DRIVER APPEARED IN THE BOND FILM CASINO ROYALE?
ANS STIRLING MOSS
Q : WHICH ORGAN OF THE BODY HAS A TRICUSPID VALVE?
A : HEART
Q : WHO IN 1982 BROKE INTO THE QUEEN'S BEDROOM AND SAT ON HER BED?
A : MICHAEL FAGAN
Q : WHICH SOAP DID KNOTS LANDING EMERGE FROM?
A : DALLAS

Q : ON THE BBC's TEST CARD WHAT GAME IS THE GIRL PLAYING?
A : NOUGHTS AND CROSSES
Q : WHAT ARE FIGURE OF EIGHT, SHEET BEND AND BOWLINE?
A : KNOTS
Q : WHAT IS PAUL McCARTNEY'S 1ST NAME?
A : JAMES
Q : WHICH SCREEN STAR HAD HIS FEET INSURED FOR $150,000?
A : CHARLIE CHAPLIN
Q : WHICH WORLD FAMOUS POET LIVED AT DOVE COTTAGE GRASMERE?
A : WORDSWORTH
Q : WHAT DOES WHITE SMOKE COMING FROM THE VATICAN MEAN?
A : A NEW POPE IS ELECTED
Q : WHICH PLANET IS CLOSEST TO THE SUN?
A : MERCURY
Q : WHICH SHIP SENT THE 1ST SOS?
A : TITANIC
Q : IN THE CULT AMERICAN SERIES SOAP WHAT WERE THE 2 FAMILY NAMES?
A : TATES & CAMPBELLS
Q : WHAT IS BRITAIN'S LONGEST RUNNING CHILDREN'S TV SHOW?
A : SOOTY

Q : WHICH DRINK WAS ADEVERTISED BY A TOUCAN?
A : GUINNESS
Q : WHICH QUEENS NICKNAME IS A COCKTAIL DRINK?
A : BLOODY MARY
Q : WHO SANG THE THEME SONG TO THE BOND MOVIE THUNDERBALL?
A : TOM JONES
Q : IN WHICH HOTEL WAS THE BRIGHTON BOMB IN 1984?
A : GRAND HOTEL
Q : WHICH FOOD ITEM IS MOST CONSUMED BY HUMANS THROUGHOUT THE WORLD?
A : RICE
Q : HOW MANY SIDES HAS A PARALLELOGRAM?
A : 4
Q : WHO WAS MURDERED OUTSIDE THE DAKOTA BUILDINGS IN NEW YORK?
A : JOHN LENNON
Q : WHO WAS THE 1ST US PRESIDENT TO BE ASSASSINATED?
A : LINCOLN
Q : NOTED FOR ITS MEAT PROCESSING, IN WHICH COUNTRY IS FRAY BENTOS?
A : URAGUAY
Q : IS THE GREAT WALL OF CHINA 1250, 1450 OR 1650 MILES LONG?
A : 1450

Q : WHERE WAS THE KIWI FRUIT GROWN AND HARVESTED?
A : NEW ZEALAND
Q : WHICH 3 COLOURS FORM THE PICTURE ON A TV SCREEN?
A : BLUE GREEN RED
Q : WHAT COLOUR IS MERIDIAN?
A : GREEN
Q : WHO IS LONDON'S LARGEST LANDOWNER?
A : DUKE OF WESTMINSTER
Q : IN 1965 CAPITAL PUNISHMENT WAS ABOLISHED EXCEPT FOR WHICH CRIME?
A : TREASON
Q : WHICH 1980'S NUMBER 1 WAS A HIT FROM SOUTH PACIFIC?
A : HAPPY TALK
Q : IN WHICH FILM DID NEIL DIAMOND HAVE HIS FIRST ACTING ROLE?
A : THE JAZZ SINGER
Q : WHICH ROYAL FILM STAR STARRED IN DIAL M FOR MURDER?
A : GRACE KELLY
Q : IN WHAT YEAR DID THE FALKLANDS WAR TAKE PLACE?
A : 1982
Q : WHO IS THE FIRST FEMALE IN THE ORDER OF ACCESSION TO THE THRONE?
A : PRINCESS BEATRICE

Q: WHICH FILM IS SET ON AND AROUND SKULL ISLAND?
A: "KING KONG"
Q: WHICH COUNTRY HAS THE MOST UNIVERSITIES IN THE WORLD, ALMOST TWICE THE NUMBER IN USA?
A: INDIA
Q: WHOSE IS THE FIRST BIRTH TO BE RECORDED IN THE BIBLE?
A: CAIN
Q: WHICH CHARACTER IN THE TV SHOW "SESAME STREET" LIVES IN A TRASH CAN?
A: OSCAR
Q: WHAT IS THE MORE COMMON NAME FOR ETHYLENE GLYCOL?
A: ANTIFREEZE
Q: WHAT ARE PALLAS,VESTA AND DAVIDA?
A: ASTEROIDS
Q: WHO WAS BACKED BY THE BLACKHEARTS IN THE EARLY 1980S?
A: JOAN JETT
Q: WHAT IS THE ONLY FRUIT THAT GROWS ITS SEEDS ON THE OUTSIDE?
A: STRAWBERRY
Q: WHAT WAS DOROTHY'S SURNAME IN "THE WIZARD OF OZ"?
A: GALE
Q: THE CONDITION SCRIVENERS PALSY IS MORE COMMONLY KNOWN AS WHAT?
A: WRITERS CRAMP

Q: WHICH FILM STARRING MEL GIBSON OPENS WITH THE SONG "JINGLE BELL ROCK"?
A: "LETHAL WEAPON"
Q: HOW IS THE MOUNTAIN GODWIN AUSTEN BETTER KNOWN?
A: K2
Q: WHICH FAMOUS LITERARY CHARACTER LIVED AT NO.7 IN SAVILLE ROW LONDON, BEFORE EMBARKING ON A FAMOUS JOURNEY?
A: PHILEAS FOG
Q: WHICH FAMOUS ROCK GROUP WERE ONCE CALLED "THE HIGH NUMBERS"?
A: THE WHO
Q: THE FILM "BICENTENNIAL MAN" STARRING ROBIN WILLIAMS WAS BASED ON A STORY BY WHICH AUTHOR?
A: ISAAC ASIMOV
Q: THE WORD "BOOK" ORIGINATES FROM THE MIDDLE ENGLISH WORD "BOK" MEANING WHICH TYPE OF TREE?
A: BEECH
Q: WHICH GROUP GOT ITS NAME FROM A US SPY PLANE?
A: U2
Q: WHAT TYPE OF TOY ANIMAL WAS "WHEEZY" IN THE FILM "TOY STORY 2"?
A: PENGUIN
Q: SIR MULBERRY HAWK APPEARS IN WHAT CHARLES DICKENS NOVEL?
A: NICHOLAS NICKLEBY
Q: BY WHAT NAME IS "JERRY'S GUIDE TO THE WORLD WIDE WEB" NOW KNOWN?
A: YAHOO

Q: IN COMPUTING, IF A BYTE IS 8 BITS, HOW MANY BITS IS A NIBBLE?
A: 4
Q:WHAT TYPE OF TOY WOULD AN ARCTOPHILE COLLECT?
A: TEDDY BEARS
Q: ATTU ISLAND IS THE MOST WESTERN POINT OF WHICH COUNTRY?
A: USA
Q: WHAT IS THE MORE COMMON NAME FOR ANTHROPOPHAGY?
A: CANNIBALISM
Q: WHAT IS MICHELANGELO'S LAST NAME?
A: BUONARROTTI
Q: WHAT IS THE NAME OF THE SORCERER IN THE DISNEY FILM "FANTASIA"?
A: YENSID (DISNEY SPELT BACKWARDS)
Q: VALENCIA ISLAND IS OFF THE COAST OF WHICH EUROPEAN COUNTRY?
A: IRELAND
Q: WHICH FAMOUS AUTHOR ONCE SAID "WORK IS THE CURSE OF THE DRINKING CLASS"?
A: OSCAR WILDE
Q: WHICH PLANET WAS DISCOVERED BY FREDERICK HERSCHEL?
A: URANUS
Q: WHO WROTE THE WORDS TO FRANK SINATRA'S HIT "MY WAY"?
A: PAUL ANKA

Q: IN WHICH CITY WAS ACTOR RUSSELL CROWE BORN?
A: WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND
Q: THE TOWN OF TIMBUKTU IS IN WHICH AFRICAN COUNTRY?
A: MALI
Q: WHAT IS THE CAPITAL CITY OF THE SEYCHELLES?
A: VICTORIA
Q: WHICH AMERICAN PRESIDENT WAS KNOWN AS "MAN OF THE PEOPLE"?
A: ANDREW JACKSON
Q: WHAT DOES THE MUSICAL TERM "DA CAPO" MEAN?
A: REPEAT FROM THE BEGINNING
Q: IN WHAT AMERICAN STATE DOES MOST OF THE MOVIE "WHITE CHRISTMAS" TAKE PLACE?
A: VERMONT
Q: IN "STAR WARS" WHAT DO THE LETTERS "TIE" STAND FOR IN "TIE FIGHTER"?
A: TWIN ION ENGINE
Q: ON WHICH ISLAND DID THE NOW EXTINCT DODO LIVE?
A: MAURITIUS
Q: WHO ORDERED THE BUILDING OF THE TOWER OF LONDON?
A: WILLIAM THE CONQUEROR
Q: WHICH CHILDRENS TV SHOW FEATURED THE CHARACTERS OF GEORGE,ZIPPY,AND BUNGLE?
A: RAINBOW

Q: WHAT WAS THE NAME OF GEORGE LUCAS' DOG, WHICH GAVE ITS NAME TO A FAMOUS FILM CHARACTER?
A: INDIANA JONES
Q: MONTGOMERY IS THE CAPITAL OF WHICH AMERICAN STATE?
A: ALABAMA
Q: WHAT WAS THE NAME OF THE LARGEST DINOSAUR?
A: SEISMOSAURUS
Q: WHICH CHILDRENS TV SERIES IS SET IN PONTYPANDY?
A: FIREMAN SAM
Q: WHO BECAME THE FIRST AMERICAN TO WIN THE NOBEL PEACE PRIZE?
A: THEODORE ROOSEVELT
Q: IN THE SONG "MY DARLING CLEMENTINE" HOW DID CLEMENTINE DIE?
A: DROWNING
Q: WHAT IS THE LARGEST LAND-LOCKED COUNTRY IN THE WORLD?
A: MONGOLIA
Q: IN WHICH COUNTRY WAS ACTRESS VIVIEN LEIGH BORN?
A: INDIA
Q: BY WHAT NAME IS GABRIELLE BONHEUR BETTER KNOWN?
A: COCO CHANEL
Q: WHICH WAS THE FIRST EUROPEAN COUNTRY TO ISSUE BANK NOTES?
A: SWEDEN (1661)

Q: WHAT DOES A HERPETOLOGIST STUDY?
A: REPTILES
Q: CALLED TABULA IN MEDIEVAL EUROPE, TABLES IN ENGLAND, AND TRIC-TRAC IN FRANCE AND GERMANY, BY WHAT NAME IS THIS POPULAR GAME NOW KNOWN?
A: BACKGAMMON
Q: "WEIR OF HERMISTON" IS THE UNFINISHED WORK OF WHICH AUTHOR?
A: ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
Q: IN WHICH COUNTRY WAS MARTINA HINGIS BORN?
A: SWITZERLAND
Q: WHICH AMERICAN ROCK STAR PLAYED A BUS DRIVER IN THE SPICE GIRLS MOVIE "SPICEWORLD"?
A: MEATLOAF
Q: WHICH ENGLAND FOOTBALL TEAM WAS FORMERLY KNOWN AS THAMES IRONWORKS?
A: WEST HAM UNITED
Q: WHICH GROUPS 1985 DEBUT ALBUM WAS CALLED "WONDERLAND"?
A: ERASURE
Q: THE FILM "THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBS" WAS BASED ON A NOVEL BY WHOM?
A: THOMAS HARRIS
Q: WHICH BAND RELEASED THE SINGLE "HOOLIGAN" IN 1999?
A: EMBRACE
Q:WHICH HALF OF A FAMOUS COMEDY DUO WAS BORN AT ULVERSTON IN THE LAKE DISTRICT IN 1890?
A: STAN LAUREL

Q: THE NAME OF WHICH GAME MEANS "I PLAY" IN LATIN?
A: LUDO
Q: OF THE FOUR DIFFERENT ATHLETIC JUMPING EVENTS INCLUDED IN THE OLYMPICS, WHICH TWO ARE ONLY PERFORMED BY MEN?
A: POLE VAULT AND TRIPLE JUMP
Q: ON WHOSE NOVELS IS THE TV SERIES "INSPECTOR MORSE" BASED?
A: COLIN DEXTER
Q: THE NAME OF WHICH TYPE OF PEOPLE MEANS "EATERS OF RAW MEAT"?
A: ESKIMOS
Q: WHAT IS THEOPHOBIA A FEAR OF?
A: GOD
Q: WHO DIRECTED THE OSCAR-WINNING FILM "THE ENGLISH PATIENT"?
A: ANTHONY MINGHELLA
Q: SITUATED IN ITALY, WHAT IS STROMBOLI?
A: AN ACTIVE VOLCANO
Q: WHICH SHAKESPEARE PLAY FEATURES THE CHARACTER OF SEBASTIAN?
A: "TWELFTH NIGHT"
Q: WHAT WAS THE TITLE OF OASIS' 1994 DEBUT SINGLE?
A: "SUPERSONIC"
Q: HOW MANY POINTS ARE ON THE MAPLE LEAF THAT APPEARS ON THE CANADIAN FLAG?
A: 11

Q: SHAKESPEARE'S "A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM" IS SET ON THE OUTSKIRTS OF WHICH CITY?
A: ATHENS
Q: IN THE ANIMATED FILM " THE JUNGLE BOOK", WHAT WERE THE NAMES OF THE FOUR VULTURES?
A: JOHN,PAUL,GEORGE AND RINGO
Q: WHICH CANADIAN CITY WAS ORIGINALLY CALLED YORK IN 1793?
A: TORONTO
Q: WHICH POP STAR PLAYED ADRIAN MOLE'S MOTHER ON TV?
A: LULU
Q: BORN IN BUDAPEST IN 1874, BY WHAT NAME WAS ERICH WEISS BETTER KNOWN?
A: HARRY HOUDINI
Q: WHICH COUNTRY HAD A PARLIMENT CALLED THE DUMA?
A: RUSSIA
Q: WHAT TYPE OF GEOGRAPHICAL FEATURE IS OKEECHOBEE IN FLORIDA?
A: A LAKE
Q: WHO WROTE "BLACK BEAUTY"?
A: ANNA SEWELL
Q: THE SOUNDTRACK TO WHICH FILM WAS THE BEST SELLING ALBUM IN THE UK IN 1992?
A: "THE BODYGUARD"
Q: WHICH FEMALE SINGER WAS BORN EILLEEN REGINA EDWARDS?
A: SHANIA TWAIN

Q: WHAT WAS THE NAME OF THE BLIND BENEDICTINE MONK WHO INVENTED CHAMPAGNE?
A: DOM PERIGNON
Q: WHO WAS THE HIGHEST EARNING ACTOR IN AMERICA FOR THE YEAR 2000?
A: BRUCE WILLIS
Q: WHICH LITERARY CHARACTER RODE A HORSE CALLED ROSINANTE?
A: DON QUIXOTE
Q: WHICH WELSH BAND RELEASED THE ALBUM "THE HOLY BIBLE" IN 1994?
A: MANIC STREET PREACHERS
Q: WHICH BRITISH KING WROTE FARMING ARTICLES UNDER THE PSEUDONYM RALPH ROBINSON?
A: GEORGE III
Q: BY WHAT NAME IS THE COMIC BOOK CHARACTER OF OSWALD COBBLEPOT BETTER KNOWN?
A: THE PENGUIN
Q: WHICH ISLAND LIES IN THE CENTRE OF NIAGARA FALLS?
A: GOAT ISLAND
Q: WHAT TITLE WAS WON BY CASPIANS INTREPID IN 1999 AND TORUMS SCARF MICHAEL IN 2000?
A: BEST IN SHOW AT CRUFTS
Q: WHAT WELL KNOWN OFFICE ITEM DID NORWEGIAN JOHAN VAALER PATENT IN 1901?
A: PAPER CLIP
Q: A CANTON, HALYARD AND FIELD MAKE UP WHAT ITEM?
A : A FLAG

Q: IN WHICH TOWN IN MISSISSIPPI IS "THE ADVENTURES OF TOM SAWYER" BY MARK TWAIN SET?
A: ST. PETERSBURG
Q: IN WHICH FILM DID ACTRESS HAYLEY MILLS FIRST APPEAR?
A: "TIGER BAY"
Q: WHO WROTE THE OPERA FROM WHICH THE MELODY KNOWN AS "HERE COMES THE BRIDE" COMES?
A: WAGNER
Q: WHICH BANDS FIRST SINGLE WAS "RUNNING FRE" IN 1980?
A: IRON MAIDEN
Q: IN WHICH JAMES BOND FILM DOES A LOTUS CAR CONVERT INTO AN UNDERWATER CRAFT?
A: SPY WHO LOVES ME
Q:WHICH 3 COLOURS FORM THE PICTURE ON A TV SCREEN?
A: BLUE GREEN RED
Q: BECHSTEIN, BOSENDORFER AND STEINWAY ARE ALL FAMOUS FOR WHAT?
ANS = MAKING PIANOS
Q: HOW MANY PINTS OF MILK ARE NEEDED TO MAKE 1 LB OF CHEESE?
ANS = 8
Q: WHERE IS THE OLDEST MOTORCYCLE RACE HELD?
ANS = ISLE OF MAN
Q: WHO IS THE PATRON SAINT OF TAX COLLECTORS?
ANS = MATTHEW

Q: WHICH PEAK OVERLOOKS THE CITY OF CAPE TOWN?
A: TABLE MOUNTAIN
Q: WHICH TV SECRET AGENT'S REAL NAME WAS PAUL METCALFE?
A: CAPTAIN SCARLETT
Q: WHICH CARTOONIST CREATED ANDY CAPP?
A: REG SMYTHE
Q: WHAT ORGANS DOES SILICOSIS AFFECT?
A: THE LUNGS
Q: WHAT NATIONALITY WAS THE FAMOUS MURDERER DR CRIPPEN?
A: AMERICAN
Q: WHICH DENOMINATION BANK NOTE DID THE BANK OF ENGLAND INTRODUCE IN 1752 AND WITHDRAW IN 1945?
A: £1,000
Q: BY WHAT FIRST NAME IS A PLANE'S AUTOMATIC PILOT COMMONLY KNOWN?
A: GEORGE
Q: IN WHICH BOND FILM DOES "ODDJOB" APPEAR?
A: GOLDFINGER
Q: WHERE WOULD YOU FIND THE PENSACOLA MOUNTAINS?
A: ANTARCTICA
Q: WHICH SHIPWRECKED SAILOR SETTLED A WAR BETWEEN KING BOMBO AND KING LITTLE?
A: GULLIVER

Q: HOW MANY HEARTS DOES AN EARTHWORM HAVE?
A: 10
Q: WHAT NATIONALITY WAS MOTOR RACING LEGEND JUAN FANGIO?
A: ARGENTINEAN
Q: MEMBERS OF WHICH RELIGION MIGHT WORSHIP IN A GURDWARA?
A: SIKH
Q: HOW MANY STATES OF USA HAVE A PACIFIC COAST?
A: 5
Q: IN WHICH TV PROGRAMME WAS BENJAMIN PEARCE A CHARACTER?
A: MASH
Q: HOMER'S ILIAD DESCRIBES THE SIEGE OF WHERE?
A: TROY
Q: THE AARDVARK IS THE FIRST ANIMAL LISTED IN A DICTIONARY, BUT WHAT IS THE SECOND?
A: AARDWOLF
Q: WHERE WOULD YOU FIND A FONTANELLE?
A: ON THE HEAD
Q: WHAT TYPE OF ANIMAL IS A JUMBUCK?
A: SHEEP
Q: WHAT IS THE NAME OF THE NATIONAL AIRLINE OF POLAND?
A: LOT

Q: THE PILLARS OF HERCULES STANDS EITHER SIDE OF WHICH STRETCH OF WATER?
A: STRAITS OF GIBRALTAR
Q: WHO SUCCEEDED HITLER AS FUHRER IN 1945?
A: KARL DONITZ
Q: WHO STARRED IN THE FILM "A NIGHT IN CASABLANCA"?
A: THE MARX BROTHERS
Q: WHICH BRITISH ACTOR WON AN OSCAR FOR HIS PART IN "BRIDGE OVER THE RIVER KWAI"?
A: SIR ALEC GUINNESS
Q: IN THE MUSIC WORLD HOW ARE JIM,ANDREA,CAROLINE AND SHARON COLLECTIVELY KNOWN?
A: THE CORRS
Q: WHO HAD A HIT WITH "CLASSICAL GAS"?
A: MASON WILLIAMS
Q: TSAR KOLOKOL IN MOSCOW IS THE WORLDS LARGEST WHAT?
A: BELL
Q: WHAT WAS THE WRIGHT BROTHERS FIRST PLANE CALLED?
A: FLYER
Q: WHO OR WHAT IS/WAS A BRIDEWELL?
A: PRISON
Q: WHERE ARE THE 2006 WINTER OLYMPICS TO BE HELD?
A : TURIN

Q: WHAT TYPE OF GAME BIRD IS A CAPERCAILZIE?
A: GROUSE
Q: A MODERN VERSION OF THE ANCIENT ROMAN FESTIVAL OF HILARIA STILL OCCURS IN BRITAIN TODAY, WHAT IS IT?
A: APRIL FOOLS DAY
Q: GENGHIS KHAN WAS A FAMOUS LEADER OF WHICH PEOPLE?
A: THE MONGOLS
Q: LOVE, SHINE A LIGHT WAS THE 1997 EUROVISION WINNER FOR THE UK, WHO PERFORMED IT?
A: KATRINA AND THE WAVES
Q: WHO RELEASED A RECORD, WHICH WAS CONDEMNED BY THE CATHOLIC CHURCH AS IT REFERS TO SOME NUNS AS "DAUGHTERS OF HELL"?
A: CHER
Q: IN WHICH COUNTRY IS THE CITY OF MEERUT WHERE A FAMOUS MUTINY BEGAN IN 1857?
A: INDIA
Q: WHICH PLANT IS THE HEART DRUG DIGITALIS OBTAINED FROM?
A: FOXGLOVE
Q: WHAT IS THE HIGHEST MOUNTAIN IN NORTH AMERICA?
A: MOUNT MCKINLEY
Q: WHAT IS BATMANS OFF-DUTY NAME?
A: BRUCE WAYNE
Q: WHO IN 1968 BECAME THE OLDEST SINGER TO GET A NO 1 HIT IN UK AND WHAT WAS THE SONG? (ANSWERS ON ONE LINE PLS)
A: LOUIS ARMSTRONG... WHAT A WONDERFUL WORLD

Q: WHAT, IN POPULATION TERMS, IS THE LARGEST SPANISH SPEAKING COUNTRY?
A: MEXICO
Q: WHO SHOT MARVIN GAYE IN 1984?
A: HIS FATHER
Q: FROM WHICH LANGUAGE DOES THE WORD MARMALADE ORIGINATE?
A: PORTUGUESE
Q: WHICH MUSICAL IS BASED ON CERVANTES NOVEL "DON QUIXOTE"?
A: MAN OF LA MANCHA
Q: IN THE NURSERY RHYME, WHO WANTED TO GO TO NORWICH?
A: THE MAN IN THE MOON
Q: WHICH OF CHARLES DICKENS NOVELS IS SET PARTLY IN AMERICA?
A: MARTIN CHUZZLEWIT
Q: MONETS "IMPRESSION SUNRISE" IS A PAINTING OF WHICH HARBOUR?
A: LE HAVRE
Q:WHAT KIND OF ANIMAL OR CREATURE IS A BOOBY?
ANS = TROPICAL BIRD
Q: HOW MANY POINTS DOES A COMPASS HAVE?
ANS = 32
Q: WHICH EUROPEAN CITY IS SERVED BY MARCO POLO AIRPORT?
ANS =VENICE

QUIZTIME 115
LYRIC QUESTIONS SONG TITLE ONLY NEEDED

Q1: LYRICS : " BLUE,BLUE, ELECTRIC BLUE, THAT'S THE COLOUR OF MY ROOM"?
A: SOUND AND VISION - DAVID BOWIE
Q2: WHAT WAS BILLY J KRAMERS BACKING GROUP CALLED?
A: THE DAKOTAS
Q3: LYRICS " I'M GONNA TELL YOU ABOUT THE OTHER NIGHT, I SWEAR THAT IT'S TRUE"
A: " NO DOUBT ABOUT IT" - HOT CHOCOLATE
Q:LYRICS: " MY PARENTS AND MY LECTURERS COULD NEVER UNDERSTAND WHY I GAVE IT ALL UP"?
A: FREE ELECTRIC BAND
Q5: THE TAPE RECORDER WAS PERFECTED IN WHICH COUNTRY DURING WORLD WAR II?
A: GERMANY
Q6: LYRICS: " AND YOUR LIFE IS FILLED WITH MUCH CONFUSION, UNTIL HAPPINESS IS JUST AN ILLUSION"?
A: REACH OUT & I'LL BE THERE - FOUR TOPS
Q7: WHAT WAS ROD STEWARTS FIRST JOB AFTER LEAVING SCHOOL?
A: GRAVE DIGGER
Q8: LYRICS: " HOLD ME, CLOSE TO YOUR HEART. TOUCH ME, GIVE ALL THE LOVE TO ME"?
A:" THE SUN ALWAYS SHINES ON TV" - A-HA
Q9: WHICH 60S GROUP HAD ALLAN CLARKE ON LEAD VOCALS?
A: THE HOLLIES
Q10: WHICH SONG DID STEVE WONDER RECORD AS A TRIBUTE TO BOB MARLEY?
A: MASTER BLASTER(JAMMIN)

Q11: LYRICS: L A PROVED TOO MUCH FOR THE MAN, SO HE'S LEAVING THE LIFE HE'S COME TO KNOW"?
A: MIDNIGHT TRAIN TO GEORGIA - GLADYS KNIGHT
Q12: KEITH FLINT IS THE FRONT MAN OF WHICH GROUP?
A: PRODIGY
Q13: LYRICS: " MIDNIGHT, ONE MORE NIGHT WITHOUT SLEEPING"?
A: GREEN DOOR
Q14: LYRICS: " I'LL BE YOUR DREAM, I'LL BE YOUR WISH, I'LL BE YOUR FANTASY"?
A: TRULY MADLY DEEPLY - SAVAGE GARDEN
Q15: WHICH 60S GROUP WAS ORIGINALLY CALLED THE HIGH NUMBERS?
A: THE WHO
Q16: LYRICS: " I HEAR THE SOUND OF A GENTLE WORD, ON THE WIND THAT MOVES HER PERFUME THROUGH THE AIR"?
A: GOOD VIBRATIONS - BEACH BOYS
Q17 :LYRICS: " I'M LYING ALONE WITH MY HEAD ON THE PHONE THINKING OF YOU TIL IT HURTS. I KNOW YOU HURT TOO BUT WHAT ELSE CAN WE DO"?
A: ALL OUT OF LOVE - AIR SUPPLY
Q18: WHO WROTE THE 1960S CLASSIC " MY GIRL"?
A: SMOKEY ROBINSON
Q19: LYRICS: " AND AS I RECALL I THINK WE BOTH LIKED IT, AND I SAID "WELL THATS SOMETHING WE'VE GOT"?
A: BREAKFAST AT TIFFANYS - DEEP BLUE SOMETHING
Q20: WHICH CITY DID MOTOWN RELOCATE TO IN 1971?
A: LOS ANGELES

Q21: LYRICS: " LIFE GOES ON DAY AFTER DAY. HEARTS DRAWN IN EVERY WAY"?
A: FERRY CROSS THE MERSEY - GERRY & THE PACEMAKERS
Q22: WHAT WAS THE NAME OF ELVIS COSTELLO'S BACKING GROUP?
A: THE ATTRACTIONS
Q23: LYRICS: " IF THIS WORLD IS WEARING THIN AND YOU'RE THINKING 'BOUT ESCAPE, I'LL GO ANYWHERE WITH YOU, JUST WRAP ME UP IN CHAINS"?
A: STAY - SHAKESPEARES SISTER
Q24: LYRICS: " COS THAT WAS THE DAY THAT MY DADDY DIED. I NEVER GOT A CHANCE TO SEE HIM, NEVER HEARD NOTHING BUT BAD THINGS ABOUT HIM"?
A: PAPA WAS A ROLLING STONE - TEMPTATIONS
Q25: WHICH SINGER WAS BACKED BY THE E STREET BAND?
A: BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN
Q26: LYRICS: " ALL ALONE I HAVE CRIED, SILENT TEARS FULL OF PRIDE"?
A: FLASHDANCE - IRENE CARA
Q27: WHICH COUNTRY WERE REDNEX FROM?
A: SWEDEN
Q28: LYRICS: " A WAVE CAME CRASHING LIKE A FIST TO THE JAW, DELIVERED HIM WING "HEY LOOK AT ME NOW"?
A: GIVEN TO FLY - PEARL JAM
Q29: LYRICS: " LET ME SEE WHAT SPRING IS LIKE ON JUPITER AND MARS, IN OTHER WORDS HOLD MY HAND"?
A: FLY ME TO THE MOON - SINATRA
Q30: WHO RECORDED THE 1968 ALBUM "BEGGARS BANQUET"?
A: THE ROLLING STONES

Q31: LYRICS: " YOU CAN BE HERE BYE FOUR THIRTY 'CAUSE I'VE MADE YOUR RESERVATION"?
A: LAST TRAIN TO CLARKSVILLE - MONKEES
Q32: LYRICS: " HALF PAST TWELVE AND I'M WATCHING THE LATE SHOW IN MY FLAT ALL ALONE"?
A: GIMME, GIMME, GIMME
Q33: WHICH SINGER IS CREDITED WITH DISCOVERING THE JACKSONS?
A: DIANA ROSS
Q34: LYRICS: " I'M NOT GONNA FADE AS SOON AS YOU CLOSE YOUR EYES, AND YOU KNOW IT. AND EVERY TIME I SCRATCH MY NAILS DOWN SOMEONE ELSES BACK I HOPE YOU FEEL IT"?
A: YOU OUGHT TO KNOW - ALANIS MORISSETTE
Q35: WHICH GROUP COMPRISED SIOBHAN FAHEY,SARAH DALLIN AND KEREN WOODWARD?
A: BANANARAMA
Q36: LYRICS: " DIDN'T KNOW WHAT TIME IT WAS, THE LIGHTS WERE LOW, I LEANED BACK ON MY RADIO"?
A: STARMAN - DAVID BOWIE
Q37: LYRICS: " YOU WERE WORKING AS A WAITRESS IN A COCKTAIL BAR"?
A: DON'T YOU WANT ME - HUMAN LEAGUE
Q38: WHO SANG THE SHOOP SHOOP SONG IN 1990?
A: CHER
Q39: LYRICS: " AH, NO HESITATION, NO TEARS AND NO HEARTS BREAKING, NO REMORSE"?
A: HAITIAN DIVORCE - STEELY DAN
Q40: LYRICS: " YOUR LOVE SHINES LIKE CARDBOARD, BUT YOUR WORK SHOES ARE GLISTENING. SHES A PHD IN "I TOLD YOU SO", YOU'VE A KNIGHTHOOD IN " I'M NOT LISTENING"?
A: DON'T MARRY HER - BEAUTIFUL SOUTH

Q41: WHO RECORDED THE 1992 ALBUM "GORDON"?
A: THE BARENAKED LADIES
Q42: LYRICS: " HE SAY ONE AND ONE IS THREE. GOT TO BE GOOD LOOKIN 'CAUSE HE'S SO HARD TO SEE"?
A: COME TOGETHER - THE BEATLES
Q43: 2 OF WHICH BAND ARE GEM ARCHER AND ANDY BELL MEMBERS?
A: OASIS
Q44 : LYRICS: MAYBE I DIDN'T HOLD YOU ALL THOSE LONELY LONELY TIMES, I GUESS I HAD NEVER TOLD YOU I'M SO HAPPY THAT YOU'RE MINE"?
A: ALWAYS ON MY MIND - ELVIS PRESLEY
Q45: WHICH 1974 DAVID BOWIE ALBUM WAS BASED ON GEORGE ORWELLS NOVEL "1984"?
A: "DIAMOND DOGS"
Q46: "ONCE THERE WAS A KID WHO GOT INTO AN ACCIDENT AND COULDN'T COME TO SCHOOL"?
A: "MMM MMM MMM MMM" (CRASH TEST DUMMIES)
Q47: OF WHICH GROUP WERE THE (UNRELATED) ANDY TAYLOR, JOHN TAYLOR AND ROGER TAYLOR ALL MEMBERS?
A: DURAN DURAN
Q48: " ME NO BUBBLICIOUS, ME SMOKE HEAVY TAR, ME BE GROOVIN' SLOWLY WHERE YOU ARE"?
A: "KIDS" (KYLIE MINOGUE/ROBBIE WILLIAMS)
Q49: WHO HAD A 80'S HIT WITH "I WANT TO KNOW WHAT LOVE IS"?
A: FOREIGNER
Q50: "AS HE CAME INTO THE WINDOW, IT WAS THE SOUND OF A CRESCENDO"?
A: "SMOOTH CRIMINAL" (MICHAEL JACKSON)

Q: WHICH BAND RELEASED THE 1981 ALBUM "EAST SIDE STORY"?
A: SQUEEZE
Q: WHO HAD A 1979 HIT WITH "SINCE YOU'VE BEEN GONE"?
A: RAINBOW
Q: WHO RELEASED THE 1979 ALBUM "SETTING SONS"?
A: THE JAM
Q: HOW IS JAMES OSTERBERG BETTER KNOWN?
A: IGGY POP
Q: AS PART OF WHICH GROUP DID GARY NUMAN RELEASE HIS FIRST SINGLES?
A: TUBEWAY ARMY
Q: IN WHICH GIRL GROUP DID BELINDA CARLISLE BEGIN HER CAREER?
A: THE GO-GOS
Q : WHAT IS THE HOME COUNTRY OF BJORN AGAIN?
A : AUSTRALIA
Q : LYRICS: " TONIGHT FOR THE FIRST TIME, JUST ABOUT HALF PAST TEN"?
A : ITS RAINING MEN
Q : OF ALL THE FAMOUS PEOPLE FEATURED ON THE COVER OF SGT PEPPER'S LONELY HEART CLUB BAND, ONLY TWO ARE SINGERS. NAME ONE OF THEM?
A : BOB DYLAN & DION
Q : LYRICS: " LOVE, SOFT AS AN EASY CHAIR, LOVE, FRESH AS THE MORNING AIR"?
A : EVERGREEN

Q : WHICH 1960's GROUP HAD HITS WITH "BITS AND PIECES", "CATCH US IF YOU CAN"?
A : DAVE CLARK FIVE
Q: LYRICS: " I'VE GOT TO, RUN AWAY, FROM THE PAIN YOU DRIVE, INTO THE HEART OF ME"?
A : TAINTED LOVE - SOFT CELL
Q : WHICH ABBA ALBUM HAS A FRENCH TITLE?
A : VOULEZ-VOUS
Q: LYRICS: " AND MAMA ALWAYS TOLD ME BE CAREFUL WHAT YOU DO, DON'T GO AROUND BREAKING YOUNG GIRLS HEARTS"?
A : BILLIE JEAN - MICHAEL JACKSON
Q : WHO WAS SACKED FROM NEW YORK FAST-FOOD RESTAURANT DUNKIN' DONUTS FOR SQUIRTING JAM AT A CUSTOMER?
A : MADONNA
Q: LYRICS: " TAKE YOUR PASSION, AND MAKE IT HAPPEN"?
A : WHAT A FEELING - IRENE CARA (FLASHDANCE)
Q : WHO WAS LEAD SINGER WITH THE 1960'S GROUP AMEN CORNER?
A : ANDY FAIRWEATHER-LOW
Q: LYRICS: " YOUR VERY FIRST KISS WAS YOUR FIRST KISS GOODBYE"?
A : YOU GIVE LOVE A BAD NAME - BON JOVI
Q : WHICH 60's GROUPS GREATEST HITS ALBUM WAS MEATY, BEATY, BIG AND BOUNCY?
A : THE WHO
Q: LYRICS: " SO MANY TIMES, IT HAPPENS TOO FAST, YOU TRADE YOUR PASSION FOR GLORY"?
A : EYE OF THE TIGER - SURVIVOR

Q : WHAT JOB DID JOE COCKER DO BEFORE HE WAS FAMOUS?
A : GAS FITTER
Q: LYRICS: " DON'T WISH IT AWAY, DON'T LOOK AT IT LIKE THIS FOREVER"?
A : I GUESS THATS WHY THEY CALL IT THE BLUES - ELTON JOHN
Q: WHICH 80'S GROUP WAS ORIGINALLY CALLED " COMPOSITION OF SOUND"?
A : DEPECHE MODE
Q: LYRICS: " ALL THE COPS IN THE DONUT SHOP SAY WAY-O WAY-O"?
A : WALK LIKE AN EGYPTIAN - THE BANGLES
Q: " ME NO BUBBLICIOUS, ME SMOKE HEAVY TAR, ME BE GROOVIN' SLOWLY WHERE YOU ARE"?
A: "KIDS" (KYLIE MINOGUE/ROBBIE WILLIAMS)
Q: "MR PLAY IT SAFE WAS AFRAID TO FLY, HE PACKED HIS SUITCASE AND KISSED HIS KIDS GOOD-BYE"?
A: "IRONIC" (ALANIS MORISSETTE)
Q: "SUMMER IN THE CITY WHERE THE AIR IS STILL, A BABY BEING BORN TO THE OVERKILL"?
A: "SOMEWHERE IN MY HEART" (AZTEC CAMERA)
Q: "I TOOK HER TO A SUPERMARKET"?
A: "COMMON PEOPLE" (PULP)
Q: "IN THE TWIST OF SEPARATATION YOU EXCELLED AT BEING FREE"?
A: "BACK FOR GOOD" (TAKE THAT)
Q: "I'VE BEEN DREAMING OF THE THINGS I'VE LEARNT ABOUT A BOY"?
A: "SOMETHING TO TALK ABOUT" (BADLY DRAWN BOY)

Q: "I NEVER SAW IT AS THE START,ITS MORE A CHANGE OF HEART,RAPPING ON THE WINDOWS, WHISTLING DOWN THE CHIMNEY POT"?
A: "THE DAY WE CAUGHT THE TRAIN" (OCEAN COLOUR SCENE)
Q: "ONCE THERE WAS A KID WHO GOT INTO AN ACCIDENT AND COULDN'T COME TO SCHOOL"?
A: "MMM MMM MMM MMM" (CRASH TEST DUMMIES)
Q: "EVEN THROUGH THE DARKEST PHASE, BE IT THICK OR THIN, ALWAYS SOMEONE MARCHES BRAVE, HERE BENEATH MY SKIN"?
A: "CONSTANT CRAVING" (KD LANG)
Q: "MOTT THE HOOPLE AND THE GAME OF LIFE,YEAH,YEAH,YEAH,YEAH, ANDY KAUFMAN IN THE WRESTLING MATCH"?
A: "MAN ON THE MOON" (REM)
Q: "TWO JUMPS IN A WEEK, I BET YOU THINK THAT'S PRETTY CLEVER DON'T YOU BOY?"
A: "HIGH AND DRY" (RADIOHEAD)
Q: "HE SINGS THE SONGS THAT REMIND HIM OF THE GOOD TIMES"?
A: "TUBTHUMPING" (CHUMBAWUMBA)
Q: "EYES, LIKE A SUNRISE, LIKE A RAINFALL DOWN MY SOUL"?
A: "EVERGREEN" (WILL YOUNG)
Q: "AS HE CAME INTO THE WINDOW, IT WAS THE SOUND OF A CRESCENDO"?
A: "SMOOTH CRIMINAL" (MICHAEL JACKSON)
Q: WHO HAD A 1996 ALBUM CALLED "EVERYTHING MUST GO"?
A: MANIC STREET PREACHERS
Q: WHICH PHRASE USED BY JOHN WAYNE IN "THE SEARCHER" INSPIRED A 50S NO 1 HIT?
A: THAT’LL BE THE DAY

Q: WHO SANG THE ORIGINAL VERSION OF THE WHITNEY HOUSTON HIT "THE GREATEST LOVE OF ALL"?
A: GEORGE BENSON
Q: WHO WAS THE GUITARIST WITH THE SMITHS?
A: JOHNNY MARR
Q: IN WHICH CITY IS JIM MORRISON BURIED?
A: PARIS
Q: WHICH STAR PLAYED BREATHLESS MAHONEY IN THE FILM DICK TRACY?
A: MADONNA
Q: LYRICS: "SHE PACKED MY BAGS LAST NIGHT PRE-FLIGHT"?
A: ROCKET MAN (ELTON JOHN)
Q: WHO WAS THE VOCALIST WITH ERASURE?
A: ANDY BELL
Q: WHICH SUPERSTARS PARENTS WERE CALLED VERNON AND GLADYS?
A: ELVIS PRESLEY
Q: WHO HAD A HIT WITH "THE LAUGHING GNOME"?
A: DAVID BOWIE
Q: WHICH 70S GROUP WERE ORIGINALLY CALLED THE SAXONS?
A: BAY CITY ROLLERS
Q: WHICH SINGER IS WHITNEY HOUSTON'S GODMOTHER?
A: ARETHA FRANKLIN

Q1: WHICH ROLF HARRIS RECORD WAS HIS FIRST TOP TEN HIT IN THE UK?
A: TIE ME KANGAROO DOWN SPORT
Q2: WHICH GROUP WERE ORIGINALLY CALLED "THE NIGHT LIFE THUGS"?
A: BOOMTOWN RATS
Q3: WHICH 60S GROUP HAD ALLAN CLARKE ON LEAD VOCALS?
A: THE HOLLIES
Q4: WHAT WAS DON MCLEAN'S ONLY UK NO 1 HIT SINGLE?
A: VINCENT (American Pie No2)
Q5: WHICH GROUPS FIRST TOP TEN HIT SINGLE WAS CALLED "CREEP" IN 1993?
A: RADIOHEAD
Q6: WHOSE AUTOBIOGRAPHY IS CALLED "BARE"?
A: GEORGE MICHAEL
Q7: WHICH GROUP WAS ON A "ROAD TO NOWHERE" IN 1985?
A: TALKING HEADS
Q8: AS A 14 YEAR OLD, WHICH POP STAR PLAYED THE ARTFUL DODGER IN OLIVER?
A: PHIL COLLINS
Q9: WHICH COUNTRY DO ROXETTE COME FROM?
A: SWEDEN
Q10: FOXTON,BUCKLER, AND WELLER WERE MEMBERS OF WHICH BAND?
A: THE JAM

Q11: WHICH 60'S SINGER'S REAL NAME IS RONALD WYCHERLEY?
A: BILLY FURY
Q12: "LIFE THRU A LENS" WAS A 1998 HIT ALBUM FOR WHO?
A: ROBBIE WILLIAMS
Q13: WHOSE ALBUM IS CALLED "SYNKRONIZED"?
A: JAMIROQUAI
Q:14 WHO HAD HITS IN THE 50S WITH "YAKETY YAK" AND "CHARLIE BROWN"?
A: THE COASTERS
Q:15 A SWEDISH COMPANY ALSO HAS THE NAME ABBA. WHAT DO THEY PRODUCE?
A: CANNED FISH
Q16: WHO SANG "THE CHICKEN SONG" IN THE 1980S?
A: SPITTING IMAGE
Q:17 WHAT IS THE NICKNAME OF BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN?
A: THE BOSS
Q:18 WHICH SINGER PERSUADED BILL CLINTON TO CANCEL ALL DEBTS OWED TO THE US BY THIRD WORLD COUNTRIES?
A: BONO
Q:19 "SONG FOR WHOEVER" WAS WHICH GROUPS FIRST HIT SINGLE?
A: BEAUTIFUL SOUTH
Q:20 WHICH MALE SINGER SANG THE OPENING LINE OF THE ORIGINAL BAND AID SINGLE "DO THEY KNOW ITS CHRISTMAS"?
A: PAUL YOUNG

Q: WHICH TWO SINGERS DUETTED ON THE 1987 HIT "I KNEW YOU WERE WAITING FOR ME"?
A: GEORGE MICHAEL AND ARETHA FRANKLIN
Q: WHICH NUMBER ONE BY SLADE WAS LATER COVERED BY OASIS?
A: "CUM ON FEEL THE NOIZE"
Q: SOUL SINGER BOBBY BROWN MARRIED WHICH FEMALE SINGER IN 1992?
A: WHITNEY HOUSTON
Q: ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER WROTE THE MUSIC TO WHICH BOYZONE SONG?
A: "NO MATTER WHAT"
Q:THE ROCK GROUP "SATAN'S JESTERS" LATER FOUND FAME WITH WHICH NAME?
A: THE ROLLING STONES
Q: WHO HAD A HIT IN 1987 WITH THE SINGLE "TONIGHT, TONIGHT,TONIGHT"?
A: GENESIS
Q: WHO WAS THE LEAD SINGER OF THE 1960S IRISH GROUP "THEM"?
A: VAN MORRISON
Q: WHO WAS LEAD SINGER OF THE FOUR SEASONS?
A: FRANKIE VALLI
Q: WHICH 80'S BAND WAS FRONTED BY PHIL OAKEY?
A: HUMAN LEAGUE
Q: WHICH GROUP HAD HITS WITH "HAPPY HOUR" AND "FIVE GET OVER EXCITED"?
A: THE HOUSEMARTINS

Q: WHO RELEASED THE ALBUM "GOD'S GREAT BANANA SKIN"?
A: CHRIS REA
Q: hOW WAS STANLEY BURRELL BETTER KNOWN?
A: (MC) HAMMER
Q: FROM WHICH CHILDRENS CARTOON DID 80'S OUTFIE "THE THOMPSON TWINS" TAKE THEIR NAME?
A: TINTIN
Q: WHO HAD A 1968 HIT WITH "BUILD ME UP BUTTERCUP"?
A: THE FOUNDATIONS
Q: WHAT DID HIP-HOP STAR P DIDDY ADMIT HE HAS AN IRRATIONAL PHOBIA OF?
A: CLOWNS
Q: WHICH BAND HAD A 1987 HIT WITH "CRAZY CRAZY NIGHTS"?
A: KISS
Q: OF WHICH BAND IS FRED DURST THE LEAD SINGER?
A: LIMP BIZKIT
Q: WHICH LEGENDARY CROONER WAS ONCE A WELTERWEIGHT BOXER,FIGHTING UNDER THE NAME "KID CROCHET"?
A: DEAN MARTIN
Q: WHO SANG "MAN! I FEEL LIKE A WOMAN!" IN 1999?
A: SHANIA TWAIN
Q: WHO RELEASED THE 1980 ALBUM "DUKE"?
A: GENESIS

Q: WHO HAD A 1981 HIT WITH "THERE'S A GUY WORKS DOWN THE CHIPSHOP SWEARS HE'S ELVIS?
A: KIRSTY MACCOLL
Q: WHOSE FIRST HIT WAS "YOUNG GUNS (GO FOR IT)" IN 1982?
A: WHAM
Q: WITH WHICH GROUP IS BRUCE DICKINSON MOST COMMONLY ASSOCIATED?
A: IRON MAIDEN
Q: WHO RELEASED THE 1987 SINGLE "ANGEL EYES"?
A: WET WET WET
Q: WHICH BAND RELEASED THE 1978 ALBUM "PARALLEL LINES"?
A: BLONDIE
Q: WHO HAD A 1994 HIT WITH "COTTON EYE JOE"?
A: REDNEX
Q: WHICH GROUP RELEASED THE 1986 SINGLE "CARAVAN OF LOVE"?
A: THE HOUSEMARTINS
Q: WHO RECORDED THE SOUNDTRACK TO THE JAMES BOND FILM "THUNDERBALL"?
A: TOM JONES
Q: WHOSE DEBUT 1989 ALBUM WAS CALLED "AFFECTION"?
A: LISA STANSFIELD
Q: WHICH GROUP HAD A TOP TEN HIT WITH "INVISIBLE TOUCH"?
A: GENESIS

Q: 1 "JUBILATION, SHE LOVES ME AGAIN, I FALL ON THE FLOOR AND I LAUGHING"?
A: "CECILIA"
Q: 2 " THEY TOOK ALL THE TREES AND PUT THEM IN A TREE MUSEUM"?
A: "BIG YELLOW TAXI"
Q: "THERE'S EVIL IN THE AIR AND THERE'S THUNDER IN THE SKY"?
A: BAT OUT OF HELL
Q: 4 "IT WON'T BE EASY, YOU'LL THINK ITS STRANGE"?
A: DON’T CRY FOR ME ARGENTINA
Q: 5 "WHEN YOU'RE WEARY, FEELING SMALL"?
A: BRIDGE OVER TROUBLED WATER
Q: 6 "STEAL MY DADDYS CUE AND MAKE A LIVING OUT OF PLAYING POOL"?
A: "MAGGIE MAY"
Q: 7 "YOU WOULD CRY TOO IF IT HAPPENED TO YOU"?
A: " ITS MY PARTY"
Q: " YOU MAY SAY I'M A DREAMER, BUT I'M NOT THE ONLY ONE"?
A: "IMAGINE"
Q: 9 " YOU WALK OUT ON ME WHEN WE BOTH DISAGREE 'CAUSE TO REASON IS NOT WHAT YOU CARE FOR"?
A: DON'T SLEEP IN THE SUBWAY
Q: 10 " HOW ABOUT A PAIR OF PINK SIDEWINDERS"?
A: "STILL ROCK & ROLL TO ME"

Q: 11 "DO THE FAIRIES KEEP HIM SOBER FOR A DAY"?
A: "MERRY XMAS EVERYBODY"
Q12: " MY SISTER LOOKS CUTE IN HER BRACES AND BOOTS, A HANDFUL OF GREASE IN HER HAIR"?
A: SATURDAY NIGHTS ALRIGHT FOR FIGHTING
Q: 13 " IF YOU'RE LOST, YOU CAN LOOK, AND YOU WILL FIND ME"?
A: "TIME AFTER TIME"
Q: 14 "IS IT ME YOU'RE LOOKING FOR"?
A: "HELLO"
Q: 15 "BOY YOU'RE TURNING ME INSIDE OUT AND ROUND AND ROUND"?
A: UPSIDE DOWN
Q: 16 "YOU'VE YET TO HAVE YOUR FINEST HOUR"?
A: "RADIO GA GA "
Q: " EAST COAST GIRLS ARE HIP, I REALLY DIG THOSE STYLES THEY WEAR"?
A: CALIFORNIA GIRLS
Q: 18 " YOU'RE A WORK OF ART, YOU'RE THE TREVI FOUNTAIN"?
A: "LOVE TRAIN" (HOLLY JOHNSON)
Q: 19 "THERE'S A WORLD OUTSIDE YOUR WINDOW"?
A: " DO THEY KNOW IT'S CHRISTMAS?" (BAND AID)
Q: 20 "THEY SAY OUR LOVE WON'T PAY THE RENT"?
A: "I GOT YOU BABE"

Q: "YOU ALWAYS SMILE BUT IN YOUR EYES YOUR SORROW SHOWS"?
A: "WITHOUT YOU"
Q: "I'M HOPING THAT I NEVER RECOVER, SHE'S GOOD FOR ME"?
A: "NEVER LET HER SLIP AWAY"
Q: "PLUCKED HER EYEBROWS ON THE WAY, SHAVED HER LEGS AND THEN HE WAS A SHE"?
A: "WALK ON THE WILD SIDE"
Q: " NO SUMMERS DAY, NO WARM JULY"?
A: "I JUST CALLED TO SAY I LOVE YOU"
Q: " YOU AIN'T NEVER CAUGHT A RABBIT AND YOU AIN'T NO FRIEND OF MINE"?
A: "HOUND DOG
Q: " THE TWO OF US MAY LOOK NO MORE, WE'VE BOTH FOUND WHAT WE WERE LOOKING FOR"?
A:"BEN"
Q: " TAKE A LOOK AT MY GIRLFRIEND, SHE'S THE ONLY ONE I'VE GOT"?
A: BREAKFAST IN AMERICA"
Q: " AND I KNEW IF I HAD MY CHANCE, I COULD MAKE THOSE PEOPLE DANCE"?
A:" AMERICAN PIE"
Q: " I HEAR YOU WENT UP TO SARATOGA, AND YOUR HORSE NATURALLY WON"?
A:" YOU'RE SO VAIN"
Q: "IT'S BEEN 7 HOURS AND 16 DAYS SINCE YOU TOOK YOUR LOVE AWAY"?
A:" NOTHING COMPARES 2U"

Q: " WHEN I WAS A LITTLE GIRL I HAD A RAG DOLL"?
A:" RIVER DEEP, MOUNTAIN HIGH"
Q: " THE BLONDE WAITRESSES TAKE THEIR TRAYS, THEY SPIN AROUND AND THEY CROSS THE FLOOR"?
A:" WALK LIKE AN EGYPTIAN"
Q: " I'M TIRED OF WORDS AND I'M TOO HOARSE TO SHOUT"?
A: " TWO OUT OF THREE AIN'T BAD"
Q: " THE SILICON CHIP INSIDE HER HEAD GETS SWITCHED TO OVERLOAD"?
A: " I DON'T LIKE MONDAYS"
Q: " I NEVER MAKE AN ERROR, I NEVER MAKE A BOOB. I'M A GLOSSY MAGAZINE, AN ADVERT ON THE TUBE"?
A: "URBAN SPACEMAN"
Q: " ALL SHE SAW WAS THE SILHOUETTE OF A GUN, FAR AWAY ON THE OTHER SIDE"?
A: "MOONLIGHT SHADOW"
Q: "LONELINESS WAS TOUGH, THE TOUGHEST ROLE YOU EVER PLAYED"?
A: " CANDLE IN THE WIND"
Q: " WHITE CHALK WRITTEN ON RED BRICK, OUR LOVE TOLD IN A HEART. IT'S THERE DRAWN IN THE PLAYGROUND"?
A: JENNIFER ECCLES
Q: " YOU KNOW THAT CHICK WHO USED TO DANCE ALOT, EVERY NIGHT SHE'D BE ON THE FLOOR SHAKING WHAT SHE'D GOT"?
A:" THE BOYS ARE BACK IN TOWN"
Q: " I WAS BORN IN THE WAGON OF A TRAVELLING SHOW"?
A:" GYPSIES, TRAMPS AND THIEVES"

Q: " I SAID DO YOU SPEAK MY LANGUAGE, HE JUST SMILED AND GAVE ME A VEGEMITE SANDWICH"?
A:" "DOWN UNDER"
Q: " AT NIGHT THE STARS PUT ON A SHOW FOR FREE, AND DARLING YOU CAN SHARE IT ALL WITH ME"?
A: " UP ON THE ROOF"
Q: " IF YOU'LL BE MY BODYGUARD, I CAN BE YOUR LONG LOST PAL"
A: " CALL ME AL"
Q: " HARRY TRUMAN, DORIS DAY, RED CHINA, JOHNNIE RAY"?
A: " WE DIDN'T START THE FIRE"
Q: " ITS LATE IN THE EVENING, SHE'S WONDERING WHAT CLOTHES TO WEAR"?
A: " WONDERFUL TONIGHT"
Q: " MA TAKE THIS BADGE OFF OF ME, I CAN'T USE IT ANYMORE"
A:" KNOCKIN ON HEAVEN'S DOOR"
Q: "INTO THE BOUNDARY, OF EACH MARRIED MAN, SWEET DECEIT COMES CALLING"?
A: " SACRIFICE"
Q: " A YEAR HAS PASSED SINCE I WROTE MY NOTE, I SHOULD OF KNOWN"?
A: "MESSAGE IN A BOTTLE"
Q: " GOLDEN DAYS BEFORE THEY END, WHISPERED SECRETS TO THE WIND"?
A:" IT'S OVER"
Q: " TO AVOID COMPLICATIONS, SHE NEVER KEPT THE SAME ADDRESS"?
A:" KILLER QUEEN"

Q1: "I GOT SUNSHINE, ON A CLOUDY DAY"?
A: "MY GIRL (TEMPTATIONS)
Q2: "I'M INVITED IN FOR COFFEE, AND I GIVE THE DOG A BONE"?
A: "COOL FOR CATS" (SQUEEZE)
Q3: "THERE SHE STOOD IN THE STREET. SMILING FROM HER HEAD TO HER FEET"?
A: "ALL RIGHT NOW" (FREE)
Q4: "YOU GOT A HEART OF GLASS OR A HEART OF STONE.JUST YOU WAIT TILL I GET YOU HOME"?
A: "WEST END GIRLS" (PET SHOP BOYS)
Q5: "WHERE DID YOU COME FROM, WHERE DID YOU GO?"
A: "COTTON EYED JOE" (REDNEX)
Q6: "HAIR OF GOLD, LIPS LIKE CHERRIES"?
A: "THE GREEN GREEN GRASS OF HOME" (TOM JONES)
Q7: "WHAT'S IT GONNA TAKE TO MAKE MY DREAM SURVIVE?"
A: "ALIVE AND KICKING" (SIMPLE MINDS)
Q8: "I'VE TAKEN MY BOWS, AND MY CUTAIN CALLS"?
A: "WE ARE THE CHAMPIONS" (QUEEN)
Q9: "THE MAMA PAJAMA ROLLED OUT OF BED AND SHE RAN TO THE POLICE STATION"?
A: "ME AND JULIO DOWN BY THE SCHOOLYARD" (SIMON & GARFUNKEL)
Q10: " WE COME IN PEACE, SHOOT TO KILL"?
A: "STAR TREKKIN" (THE FIRM)

Q11: "STRANGLED BY THE WISHES OF PATER"?
A: "HOLDING BACK THE YEARS" (SIMPLY RED)
Q12: "THERE'S NO BEGINNING, THERE'LL BE NO END"?
A: "LOVE IS ALL AROUND" (TROGGS)
Q13: "LOOK AT THOSE CAVEMEN GO"?
A: "LIFE ON MARS" (DAVID BOWIE)
Q14: "OUR LOVE IS A MYSTERY, GIRL LETS GET INSIDE IT"?
A: "LIFE IS A COLLERCOASTER" (RONAN KEATING)
Q15: "WELL THE RAIN EXPLODED WITH A MIGHTY CRASH"?
A: "BAND ON THE RUN" (WINGS)
Q16: "IF I HAD AN AEROPLANE, I STILL COULDN'T MAKE IT ON TIME"?
A: "MANIC MONDAY" (THE BANGLES)
Q17: "DON'T WANNA SEE NO BLOOD DON'T BE A MACHO MAN"?
A: "BEAT IT" (MICHAEL JACKSON)
Q18: "I'M WORTH A MILLION PRIZES"?
A: "LUST FOR LIFE" (IGGY POP)
Q19: " I BOUGHT A TICKET TO THE WORLD BUT NOW I'VE COME BACK AGAIN"?
A: "TRUE" (SPANDAU BALLET)
Q20: "SWEET LORETTA MARTIN THOUGHT SHE WAS A WOMAN"?
A: "GET BACK" (BEATLES)

Q: "DON'T DRINK,DON'T SMOKE - WHAT DO YOU DO?"
A: "GOODY TWO SHOES" (ADAM ANT)
Q: "IS IT GETTING BETTER OR DO WE FEEL THE SAME?"
A: "ONE" (U2)
Q: "I LAUGHED AT ALL OF YOUR JOKES. MY LOVE YOU DIDN'T NEED TO COAX"?
A: "MAGGIE MAY" (ROD STEWART)
Q: "NOW DON'T GO WASTING MY PRECIOUS TIME. GET YOUR ACT TOGETHER, WE COULD BE JUST FINE"?
A: "WANNABE" (SPICE GIRLS)
Q: "WELL, I DON'T KNOW WHY I CAME HERE TONIGHT"?
A: "STUCK IN THE MIDDLE WITH YOU" (STEELERS WHEEL)
Q: "THIS IS TORTURE, THIS IS PAIN. IT FEELS LIKE I'M GONNA GO INSANE"?
A: "WHEN YOU'RE GONE" (BRYAN ADAMS & MEL C)
Q: " HE'S GOT TO HAVE BIG BLUE EYES, BE ABLE TO SATISFY"?
A: "SO MACHO" (SINITTA)
Q: "YOU KNOW THAT IT WOULD BE UNTRUE"?
A: "LIGHT MY FIRE" (THE DOORS)
Q: "REMEMBER TO LET HER INTO YOUR HEART"?
A: "HEY JUDE" (THE BEATLES)
Q: "ALL OF NATURE WILD AND FREE, THIS IS WHERE I LONG TO BE"?
A: "LA ISLA BONITA" (MADONNA)

Q: "I AM THE SON AND HEIR OF A SHYNESS THAT IS CRIMINALLY VULGAR"?
A: "HOW SOON IS NOW" (THE SMITHS)
Q: "IF I'D BEEN OUT 'TIL QUARTER TO THREE, WOULD YOU LOCK THE DOOR"?
A: "WHEN I'M SIXTY FOUR" (THE BEATLES)
Q: "MY JOB IS VERY BORING, I'M AN OFFICE CLERK"?
A: "ECHO BEACH" (MARTHA AND THE MUFFINS)
Q: "YOU WERE FIFTEEN, I WAS TWELVE, IT WAS SUMMER, WE WERE SO IN LOVE"?
A: "FRANKIE" (SISTER SLEDGE)
Q: "LOVES LIKE A KNIFE IT CAN CUT DEEP INSIDE, WORDS ARE LIKE WEAPONS THEY WOUND SOMETIMES"?
A: " IF I COULD TURN BACK TIME" (CHER)
Q: "TOO RA, LOO RA LOO RYE AYE"?
A: "COME ON EILEEN"
Q: "SHES GOT A BODY UNDER THAT SHIRT, BUT ALL SHE WANTS TO DO IS RUB MY FACE IN THE DIRT"?
A: "I CAN'T DANCE" (GENESIS)
Q: " LITTLE DARLING, ITS BEEN A LONG COLD LONELY WINTER. LITTLE DARLING, IT FEELS LIKE YEARS SINCE ITS BEEN HERE"?
A: "HERE COMES THE SUN" (THE BEATLES)
Q: "I WANT TO BREATHE IN THE OPEN WIND, I WANT TO KISS LIKE LOVERS DO, I WANT TO DIVE INTO YOUR OCEAN"?
A: "HERE COMES THE RAIN AGAIN" (EURYTHMICS)
Q: "YOU SHELTERED ME FROM HARM, KEPT ME WARM, KEPT ME WARM"?
A: "EVERYTHING I OWN" (BREAD)

Q: "GOLD COAST SLAVE SHIP BOUND FOR COTTON FIELDS, SOLD IN A MARKET DOWN IN NEW ORLEANS"?
A: "BROWN SUGAR" (ROLLING STONES)
Q: "I'M ALWAYS IN THE DARK, WE'RE LIVING IN A POWDER KEG AND GIVING OFF SPARKS"?
A: "TOTAL ECLIPSE OF THE HEART" (BONNIE TYLER)
Q: "IN THE DESERTS OF SUDAN, AND THE GARDENS OF JAPAN"?
A: "HIT ME WITH YOUR RHYTHM STICK" (IAN DRURY)
Q: "BILLY RAPPED ALL NIGHT 'BOUT HIS SUICIDE, HOW HE'D KICK IT IN THE HEAD WHEN HE WAS TWENTY FIVE"?
A: "ALL THE YOUNG DUDES" (DAVID BOWIE)
Q: "THERES A LADY WHO'S SURE ALL THAT GLITTERS IS GOLD"?
A: "STAIRWAY TO HEAVEN" (LED ZEPPELIN)
Q: "COME ON BABY I'M TIRED OF TALKING, GRAB YOUR COAT AND LETS START WALKING"?
A: "A LITTLE LESS CONVERSATION" (ELVIS PRESLEY)
Q" I LOVE THE COLOURFUL CLOTHES SHE WEARS, AND THE WAY THE SUNLIGHT PLAYS UPON HER HAIR"?
A:" GOOD VIBRATIONS" (BEACH BOYS)
Q: " THE ROAD IS LONG WITH MANY A WINDING TURN"?
A: "HE AIN'T HEAVY HE'S MY BROTHER (HOLLIES)
Q: "I'M SO LONESOME EVERY DAY"?
A: "WALK RIGHT BACK" (EVERLY BROS)
Q: "EYES, LIKE A SUNRISE, LIKE A RAINFALL DOWN MY SOUL"?
A: "EVERGREEN" (WILL YOUNG)

QUIZTIME 116

ROUND ONE - INDIVIDUAL.

1. What name is given to the ink secreted by a Cuttlefish ?

A. SEPIA.

2. What type of creature is a 'Kilideer' ?

A. PLOVER (accept bird).

3. Who was the subject of Paul Bradley's biography "The Stately Homo", published in 2000 ?

A. QUENTIN CRISP.

4. What name is given to the time between conception and birth ?

A. GESTATION.

5. Which creature does the Bacardi Company use as its symbol ?

A. BAT.

6. Who played the leading female role in the film, 'Romancing The Stone' ?

A. KATHLEEN TURNER.

7. Who played the female villain in the film, '101 Dalmatians' ?

A. GLENN CLOSE.

8. How many cards are used in a game of 'Piquet' ?

A. 32.



ROUND TWO - TEAM.

1. Which is the only freshwater member of the Cod family ?

A. BURBOT.

2. Name the artist who created the 'Angel Of The North' ?

A. ANTONY GORMLEY.

3. The 'Black Sheep Brewery' is based in which North Yorkshire town ?

A. MASHAM.

4. In which region of Italy is the wine Chianti produced ?

A. TUSCANY.

5. On which Dutch river does Amsterdam stand ?

A. AMSTEL.

6. In which city did Metternich preside over a series of meetings to decide European boundaries in 1815, after the Napoleonic Wars ?

A. (The Congress of) VIENNA.

7. On a 1:50,000 Ordnance Survey map, what is signified by arrowheads or chevrons, drawn on a road ?

A. GRADIENT.

8. Rodolfo Severino was the Secretary General of which organisation founded in 1967, whose members include Indonesia and Malaya ?

A. ASEAN (Association of South-East Asian Nations).



ROUND THREE - INDIVIDUAL.

1. What is the term for a judge making a mistake when summing up for the jury ?

A. MISDIRECTION.

2. Which compound is always present in a tincture ?

A. ALCOHOL.

3. In the game of 'Bridge', what does it mean when one team achieves a 'Grand Slam' ?

A. THEY WIN ALL THIRTEEN TRICKS.

4. What is the term for a barrister's additional fees paid during the progress of a case ?

A. REFRESHERS.

5. From which Shakespeare play does the following quotation come, "Some are born great, some achieve greatness, some have greatness thrust upon them" ?

A. TWELFTH NIGHT.

6. Name the American composer of the 'Adagio for Strings', used in the soundtrack of the film 'Platoon' ?

A. SAMUEL BARBER.

7. What musical instrument did Lionel Hampton play ?

A. VIBRAPHONE or VIBES.

8. Which West End musical was based upon a story written by Mary Hayley Bell, the wife of Sir John Mills ?

A. WHISTLE DOWN THE WIND.



ROUND FOUR - INDIVIDUAL.

1. In Greek myth, which god is depicted wearing winged sandals ?

A. HERMES.

2. Which bird of prey shares its name with a character from 'Arthurian' legend ?

A. MERLIN.

3. Which 'Oscar' winning British actor dies in May 2000 ?

A. SIR JOHN GIELGUD.

4. 'Musophobia' is the fear of what ?

A. MICE.

5. Claude Michel Schonberg composed the music and Herbert Kretzmer wrote the lyrics for which currently successful stage musical ?

A. LES MISERABLES.

6. Which former Archbishop of Canterbury died in May 2000 ?

A. DONALD COGAN.

7. What kind of creature is a 'Serval' ?

A. (Wild) CAT.

8. What was the former name of Harare before Zimbabwe gained independence

A. SALISBURY.



ROUND FIVE - INDIVIDUAL.

1. What musical instrument did Stan Kenton play ?

A. PIANO.

2. Singer, Heather Small is most associated with which group ?

A. M PEOPLE.

3. 'Suggs' was the lead singer with which group ?

A. MADNESS.

4. Who wrote, "Money is like muck - no good unless it be spread" ?

A. FRANCIS BACON.

5. Whose autobiography was ' A Most Dangerous Woman ' ?

A. MARY WHITEHOUSE.

6. Who composed the piece of music which was voted number one by listeners to Classic FM every year, up to 2000, in its annual poll ?

A. BRUCH (Violin Concerto No 1).

7. Who in Greek mythology, is depicted with a thunderbolt ?

A. ZEUS.

8. Which King of Romania abdicated in 1947 ?

A. MICHAEL.



ROUND SIX - TEAM.

1. 'Palmers Brewery' is associated with which Dorset town ?

A. BRIDPORT.

2. In April 2000, Don McKinnon became Secretary General of which organisation ?

A. COMMONWEALTH.

3. On a 1:50,000 Ordnance Survey map, how is a 'Bridleway' shown ?

A. RED DASHED LINE.

4. What was the name of the widow of Napoleon III, who lived in England for almost the last fifty years of her life ?

A. EUGENIE.

5. To which family of birds does the 'Linnet' belong ?

A. FINCH.

6. In which region of France is the wine 'Chablis' produced ?

A. BURGUNDY.

7. On which German river does Hamburg stand ?

A. ELBE.

8. Which artist won the 1999 Turner Prize ?

A. STEVE McQUEEN.



ROUND SEVEN - INDIVIDUAL.

1. Who said of Lloyd George, "He could not see a belt without hitting below it" ?

A. MARGOT ASQUITH.

2. Who composed the 'Symphonia Domestica' and the opera 'Der Rosenkavalier'

A. RICHARD STRAUSS.

3. Which King of Italy abdicated i 1946 ?

A. UMBERTO II.

4. What name is given to a pregnancy outside the womb, eg. In the fallopian tubes ?

A. ECTOPIC.

5. Which was the last port of call from which the 'Titanic' sailed ?

A. QUEENSTOWN (accept Cohb).

6. 'Ailurophobia' is the fear of what ?

A. CATS.

7. Alan, Philip and Ruth were the tenants of which tv landlord ?

A. RIGSBY (in 'Rising Damp').

8. In which tv 'soap' have the following appeared, Richard Beckinsale, Prunella Scales and Joanna Lumley ?

A. CORONATION STREET.



ROUND EIGHT - INDIVIDUAL.

1. Which American company produces 'Old Number Seven Whiskey' ?

A. JACK DANIELS.

2. The 'Cenotaph' is situated in which London thoroughfare ?

A. WHITEHALL.

3. The 'Albert Memorial' is situated in which Royal Park ?

A. KENSINGTON GARDENS.

4. What was the former name of Kinshasa before Zaire gained independence ?

A. LEOPOLDVILLE.

5. Who normally presents Classic FM on weekday mornings, including the hour between 9.00 and 10.00am ?

A. HENRY KELLY.

6. To which British port was the 'Lusitania' heading when she was sunk by a torpedo ?

A. LIVERPOOL.

7. From which Shakespeare play does the following quotation come, "All the world's a stage and all the men and women merely players" ?

A. AS YOU LIKE IT.

8. Which South African river shares its name with a county metropolitan area of Southern California ?

A. ORANGE.



SPARE QUESTION

1. Nicknames 'The Baron of Beefcake', which actor made his debut in the 1945 film 'Fighter Squadron' ?

A. ROCK HUDSON.

2. To which family of animals does the Okapi belong ?

A. GIRAFFE.

3. Which seven metre high creature of iron and steel, forms the centre piece of the 'Tate Modern' Gallery in London ?

A. SPIDER.

4. What is a 'Jesse Tree', often depicted in a stained glass window ?

A. JESUS' FAMILY TREE.

5. The holder of which office is the most senior judge in the Court of Appeal ?

A. MASTER OF THE ROLLS.

QUIZTIME 117

A. What is the name given to fossilised pine resin? AMBER

B. At which game might you succeed by means of a 'squeeze'? BRIDGE

C. What is the proper medical term for a bruise? CONTUSION

D. Sunday World is a newspaper published in which European capital? DUBLIN

E. The drug MDMA is better known by what name? ECSTASY

F. A ruby wedding is celebrated after how many years? FORTY

G. Which island group includes San Cristobal, Santa Cruz and Santiago? GALAPAGOS

H. Which country shares a land border with the Dominican Republic? HAITI

I. General Suharto was President of which country from 1966-1998? INDONESIA

J. ALIA (highflying) is the national airline of which country? JORDAN

K. What name is given to the young of a squirrel? KITTEN

L. The wine 'Chateau Musar' comes from which eastern Mediterranean country? LEBANON

M. Which indoor game has tiles called seasons, winds and flowers? MAHJONG

N. In children's literature, in which village does Rupert Bear live? NUTWOOD

O. What vegetable has the varieties Lancastrian, Brunswick, and Ailsa Craig? ONIONS

P. Of what are Antwerp, Poulters and Tumblers all types? PIGEONS

Q. Which is the largest province of canada? QUEBEC

R. A chunky, well structured, full flavoured wine is known as what? ROBUST

S. Which product was advertised with the slogan 'Whatalotigot'? SMARTIES

T. What is the more familiar name of the plant Camellia Sinensis? TEA

U. What the first planet discovered by the use of a telescope? URANUS

V. What is the technical name for the thickness of a liquid? VISCOSITY

W. One of your arm joints? WRIST

X. Meaning cross fertilization? XENOGAMY

Y. Barbra Streisand disguise herself as a man in this musical? YENTYL

Z. An early seventies police drama? Z CARS

QUIZTIME 118

1. WHICH COUNTRY’S FLAG CONSISTS OF A RED BACKGROUND WITH A WHITE CRESCENT MOON AND STAR(TURKEY)
2. IN WHICH YEAR DID RADIO ONE START (1967)
3. HOW DO MALE MOTHS FIND FEMALE MOTHS IN THE DARK (BY SMELL)
4. AS APPLE JUICE MAKES CIDER, WHAT DOES PEAR JUICE MAKE (PERRY)
5. IN THE SONG ‘IT’S A LONG WAY TO TIPPERARY’ TO WHICH LONDON SQUARE DID PADDY SAY ‘FAREWELL’
(LEICESTER SQUARE HE SAID GOODBYE TO PICCADILLY)
6. WHO IS THE VICTIM IN THE BOARDGAME ‘CLUEDO’ (DOCTOR BLACK)
7. TRUE OR FALSE: WATERLOO BY ABBA. IS THE ONLY EUROVISION WINNING SONG TO REACH NUMBER ONE IN THE U.K. CHARTS (FALSE: SEVEN OTHERS)
8. WHICH TV QUIZ SHOW HAS BEEN HOSTED BY JULIAN PETTIFER AND SARAH KENNEDY (BUSMAN’S HOLIDAY)
9. WHICH OF DISNEY’S SEVEN DWARFS COMES LAST ALPHABETICALLY (SNEEZY)
10. WHICH OF THE CHANNEL ISLANDS IS FAMOUS FOR ITS LACK OF CARS (SARK)
11. HOW MANY LEGS DOES A MILLIPEDE HAVE ON EACH OF ITS BODY SEGMENTS (FOUR)
12. IN THE SECOND FILM ‘ADDAMS FAMILY VALUES’ STARRING ANGELICA HOUSTON AND RAUL JULIA, THEY BECAME PROUD PARENTS OF A MOUSTACHED BABY, NAMED WHAT (PUBERT)
13. WHICH TV CHANNEL HAD BRITAIN’S FIRST REGULAR HOUR~LONG NEWS PROGRAMME (CHANNEL FOUR)
14. WHAT IS THE NAME OF DESPERATE DAN’S AUNTIE (AGGIE)
15. IN WHICH ONE OF THESE COUNTRIES WOULD YOU NOT DRIVE ON THE LEFT, JAPAN, CANADA, INDIA OR NEW ZEALAND (CANADA)
16. WHICH ENGLISH COUNTY WOULD YOU VISIT TO SEE THE FAMOUS 12TH CENTURY WELLS CATHEDRAL
(SOMERSET)
17. WHAT COLOUR LIGHT IS USED TO SIGNIFY TO A WEIGHTLIFTER THAT HIS ATTEMPT IS A VALID ONE (WHITE)
18. ‘MR POLITICAL HOLE’ IS AN ANNAGRAM OF WHICH POLITICAL FIGURE (MICHAEL PORTILLO)
19. WHAT IS JACOBS BAKERY’S BEST SELLING PRODUCT (CLUB BISCUITS . 2ND IS CREAM CRACKERS)
20. HOW MANY PIECES OF WOODEN EQUIPMENT ARE REQUIRED TO PLAY A GAME OF CRICKET (TWELVE)
21. WHICH SPORT HAS THE SIGNIFICANT MEASUREMENT OF 7FT 9 AND A QUARTER INCHES (DARTS THROWING DISTANCE)
22. WHO REIGNED OVER US WHEN ADMIRAL NELSON WON THE BATTLE OF TRAFALGAR (GEORGE III)
23. WHAT DID WALT DISNEY BAN ANY MEMBER OF HIS STAFF FROM HAVING, WAS IT A MOUSTACHE, A FOREIGN CAR OR SHARES IN THE COMPANY (A MOUSTACHE)
24. WHENEVER REGINALD PERRIN THOUGHT OF HIS MOTHER-IN-LAW, WHAT VISION CAME UP ON THE TV SCREEN (A HIPPOPOTAMUS)
25. WHO STARRED IN THE FILMS ‘RIO GRANDE’, ‘RIO BRAVO’ AND ‘RIO LOBO’ (JOHN WAYNE)
26. HOW MANY BARS WOULD YOU HAVE TO SAW THROUGH TO ESCAPE FROM JAIL IN A GAME OF MONOPOLY
(THREE)
27. WHAT WERE SAILORS IN THE BRITISH NAVY ISSUED WITH FOR THE FIRST TIME IN 1857 (UNIFORMS)
28. WHOSE COFFIN IS THE LARGEST SINGLE GOLD OBJECT IN THE WORLD (TUTANKHAMUNS’)
29. WHICH FAMOUS GUITARIST’S REAL NAME IS BRIAN RAN KIN (HANK MARVIN)
30. WHAT COMES NEXT, 100, 110, 200, 400, 800?
(1500 . ATHLETICS DISTANCES, THEN 3,000, 5,000, 10,000 AND 26 MILES)
31. ‘JOHN THE PERFECT’ AND ‘JOHN THE FORTUNATE’ WERE KINGS OF WHICH EUROPEAN COUNTRY (PORTUGAL)
32. WHO TELEPHONED MR WATSON ON 7/3/1876 AND SAID ‘COME HERE I WANT YOU’ (ALEXANDER GRAHAM BELL)
33. WHO AM I? BORN IN 1946 IN EL CENTRO, CALIFORNIA, I HAVE TWO CHILDREN, CHASTITY
AND ELIJAH BLUE BY PREVIOUS MARRIAGES TO MUSICAL FATHERS, I AM AN OSCAR WINNING ACTRESS AND TOP SINGER.... (CHER)
34. WHICH SPORTS’ PLAYING AREA HAS THE MAXIMUM DIMENSIONS OF 62FT 11 INS BY 42 INCHES (TEN.PIN BOWLING . TO BE PRECISE IT’S 62 FEET 10 AND 11 SIXTEENTHS INCHES LONG)
35. WHICH WAS INVENTED FIRST, INSTANT COFFEE OR TEA. BAGS (TEA.BAGS 1920. INSTANT COFFEE 1938)
36. WHICH IS THE FASTEST MOVING INSECT IN THE WORLD (COCKROACH . 50 TIMES ITS BODYLENGTH PER SECOND)
37. WHICH RADIO STATION BEGAN BROADCASTING IN BRITAIN IN APRIL 1993 (VIRGIN RADIO)
38. WHICH FAMOUS TWIN OF A FAMOUS MOTHER MARRIED A TEXAN HEIRESS IN FEBRUARY 1987 (MARK THATCHER . ALTHOUGH HE GOT LOST ON THE WAY TO THE WEDDING !!!)
39. AT WHOSE FAMOUS TRIAL WAS MARCIA CLARK THE CHIEF PROSECUTOR (O.J. SIMPSON)
40. WHAT WORD IS A RELIGIOUS PAINTER OR A COMPUTER SYMBOL (ICON)
TIE~BREAKER: ACCORDING TO A SURVEY, HOW MANY CANS OF SOFT DRINKS DOES AN AVERAGE PERSON DRINK (ON AVERAGE) PER YEAR (400)

QUIZTIME 119
1. Spy writer David J Cornwell writes under which name?
John Le Carre
2. The 38th parallel is the dividing line between which two countries?
North And South Korea
3. The film, 'They died with their boots on' was Hollywood's 1941 depiction of which Famous American Battle?
The Battle Of Little Big Horn
4. The gulf of Suez is an arm of what sea?
The Red Sea
5. The market town of Chesterfield is famous for its crooked spire, which county is it in?
Derbyshire
6. The Simplon Pass tunnel links Switzerland to which other European country?
Italy
7. To which section of the orchestra does the Cor Anglais belong?
Woodwind (A Member Of The Oboe Family)
8. To which flower family does garlic belong?
Lily
9. Tunku Abdul Ramen was the first prime minister of where?
Malaysia
10. What is the Italian equivalent of a French 'Vin de Table'?
Vino da Tavola
11. Which body of water forms Turkey's northern Border?
Black sea
12. How many 'downs' does each team have to travel ten yards in American Football?
Four
13. Of what other metal can sterling silver contain 7.5%?
Copper
14. Which US city was named after the first president of the Republic of Texas?
Houston
15. Which clock-making city is served by Cointrin Airport?
Geneva
16. Lutra Lutra is the latin name of which creature?
Otter
17. What kind of bank cools down its deposits to minus 196.5 degrees Centigrade?
A sperm bank
18. Which annual American holiday celebrates the lean harvest of 1621?
Thanksgiving
19. Who murdered Police Officer Tippit in Dallas on November 22nd 1963?
Lee Harvey Oswald
20. Which is known as the 'horned' planet?
Venus

21. Which gas is produced by the explosion of a hydrogen bomb?
Helium
22. Which eastern country has the world's biggest pig population?
China
23. How many noses does an ant have?
Five
24. Which American band is always at the bottom of any alphabetical list of hit record makers?
ZZ Top
25. Which American state has an element named after it?
California (californium)
26. What Scottish loch is overlooked by Urquhart Castle?
Loch Ness
27. What are sticking out over the end of the board if a surfer 'Hangs five'?
His toes
28. What is your sport if you perform a Tsukahara Tuck?
Gymnastics
29. Which band's first album had a picture of the Hindenburg airship on its sleeve?
Led Zeppelin's
30. Which planet was 'Mystic' according to Gustav Holst?
Neptune
31. What is the main ingredient in felafel?
Chick peas
32. What name is given to the easiest route between Peshawar and Kabul?
The Khyber Pass
33. What does HTML stand for?
Hypertext markup language
34. What was first given a human name by Clement Wragge of Australia in 1887?
A hurricane
35. In Greek Mythology who was the Blacksmith of the Gods ?
Hephaestus
36. Which game can feature the Roy Lopez opening?
Chess
37. What did Hansel and Gretel use to leave a trail to get back?
Bread Crumbs
38. What is a philogynist?
An admirer of women
39. What Shakespears character's final words are "The rest is silence"?
Hamlet's
40. How many incisor teeth does a fully-grown elephant have?
None


QUIZTIME 120


END OF QUIZTIME

2 comments:

  1. mann i love bird's nest soup too even IF its made from spit!!! <333

    i eat it like once every monthish and used to bought from website hongkong-bird-nest.50webs.com/index_e.htm sometimes, my mom went back to hong kong and bought a full suitcase of it cause its cheaper there XD

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  2. plasterer surrey
    Please continue to write more because it’s unusual that someone has something interesting to say about this. Will be waiting for more!

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