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You can of course cheat and look at the answers before you have had a go yourself - but what would be the point. Good luck and I hope you enjoy it.

I am happy to email you the quiz if it would be better for you. peterwjones@btinternet.com

Peter

Round 1   21st June 2020   QUESTIONS



    

1  People Which figure as recognizable as a president fort a few years was the US Senator for Wisconsin from 1947 to 1957?

    


2 Nursery Rhymes Who confessed to the killing of Cock Robin?

    


3 Art Canaletto is best known for his portraits of Venice and which other City?

    


4 Royals Who is married to the Earl of Wessex?

    


5 Films Who played Rick Blaine in the film Casablanca?

    


6 Food & Drink Which type of wheat is used in gnocchi?

    


7 Literature Who wrote the classic children’s story The Secret Garden?

    


8 Television  Who was asked for the bolt in the original Golden Shot?

    

                       

9 Weather If the weather is calm  what is the wind force on the Beaufort Scale?

    


10 France In France what is the abbreviation for Mademoiselle?

    


11 Latin Which year was described by H M The Queen as “annus horribilis”?

    


12 Counties What is the administrative centre for the county of Cleveland?

    


13 Motoring Which UK car manufacturer produced the Alpine?

    


14 USA Which city was devastated by an earthquake in 1906?

    


15 Geography In which country is the city of Accra?

    

                       

TB  The year when Lionel Messi  broke the 39 year record for the most goals scored in a British football season by scoring 68 goals?

    

                       

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Round 2  

    

1 Television  Which Paul starred in the Good Life?

    


2 Art Who famously painted a ceiling for Pope Julius 2nd?

    


3 Soaps Who was killed in the first episode of EastEnders?

    


4 Food & Drink What type of liqueur is used in a Sidecar?

    


5 Rivers On which river does St Petersburg stand?

    


6 Words The study of Fungi is given what name?

    


7 Geography In which modern country was the capital of the Incan Empire?

    


8 Models What is the full name of the model known as The Shrimp?

    

                       

9 The Bible What is the fifth book of the New Testament?

    


10 Comedy In which comedy tv series did Ruth Madoc play Gladys Pugh?

    


11 Temperatures At what degree Celsius does water freeze?

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12 Greek Which author wrote The tortoise and the hare?

    



13 Art Who painted the girl with the pearl earring?

    


14 Archery How many colours are there on an archery target?

    


15 Clothing Which type of cloth is made from flax?

    

                       

TB  The year when the first cordless phone was introduced in Britain?

    

                       

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Round 3   

    

1 Food & Drink  What crisp biscuit is traditionally eaten at Passover?

    


2 Soaps Which long running drama series features the pub The dog in the pond?

    


3 Oceans Which is the worlds deepest ocean?

    


4 Literature Who wrote 2001 – a space odyssey?

    


5 Music Which orchestra was founded in Manchester in 1858

    


6 Cycling Which British cycling star and tour de France winner was born in Belgium?

    


7 French Which capital city has more French speaking people than any other outside of Paris?

    


8 Wonders Which of the 7 wonders still exists?

    

                       

9 Prizes Who was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize?

    


10 Coins What was an old five-shilling piece called?

    


11 History During which war did the battle of Marston Moor take place?

    



12 Politics Who was the Labour Party candidate defeated by Boris Johnson in the London Mayoral election in 2008?

    


13 Radio Who took over the BBC radio 2 show after terry Wogan?

    


14 Ologies Of what is graphology the study?

    


15 Stamps In January 2008 the Post Office published a series of stamps based on the cover of novels featuring which fictional character?

    

                       

TB  The year when Ernest Bevin the Labour politician died?

    

                       

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