13 May 2020

 

Welcome to the Beaufort Raglan, Online quiz June 5, 2020.

Hopefully you are all staying safe and well.

Remember this is just for fun and you are only cheating yourself by doing a sneaky Google search.

The winner will be the person/Team that gets the most right and in the quickest time.

The answers will be available once the quiz ends at 10pm.


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The First Round

1. How many holes are there in a ten pin bowling ball?
2. How is the number 5 written in Roman numerals?
3. On Children's TV, who had the ability to swap heads?
4. The Suez Canal join which 2 Seas?
5. Hong Kong left the British Empire and was returned to China in which year?
6. Which part of his body did Charlie Chaplin have insured?
7. Of which country is Santiago the capital?
8. What contribution to London transport did Henry Beck make?
9. How many years would you have been married if you were celebrating a Coral Wedding?
10. Valentina Tereshkova was the first woman to do what?
11. In which month is All Saints Day?
12.

Which size of paper measures 148mm by 210mm?

13. Which British Prime minister was born at Blenheim Palace?
14. Phillip Schofield, Jason Donovan and Donny Osmond have all played the starring role in which stage musical?
15. Who is the incumbent Deputy Leader and chair of the Labour Party?
16. Which chain of restaurants did Heston Blumenthal try to improve in 2009?
17. In Mary Poppins, Mary would only stay with the family until what changed?
18. The giant cock that was placed on the fourth plinth in Trafalgar Square in 2013 is what colour?
19. ‘Flammable air’ was an early name for what gas?

Entertainment Round

20. What was the first name of the TV private detective Mrs Wainthropp?
21. On which current affairs programme did the Princess of Wales give her first solo interview in 1995?
22. Which comedy featured characters called Terry Collier and Bob Ferris?
23. Which Children's TV show ended with phrase, 'Bye bye, everybody, bye bye'?
24. Which actor played Fitzwilliam Darcy in a TV series in 1995 and Mark Darcy in 2001 Film?
25. In which series did Steve Garrett say 'Book 'em Danno'?
26. Who played the title role in TV's  'Remington Steele' and later went on to work for Her Majesty's Secret Service
27. Who was Frank Spencer's wife in 'Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em'?
28. In 70's sitcom, "Are you being Served", Mrs Slocombe had a very unusual middle name  that shared it's name with a town in Monmouthshire.  Which town?
29. Which police series is based at Sun Hill police station?
30. In which part of the country was the Poldark series set?
31. Which TV show was also internationally know as  'Jeux Sans Frontiers' but had a different title in the UK ?

Sports Round

32. How many players are there in a baseball team?
33. Which Warwickshire ground hosts Test cricket?
34. Which former England all-rounder earned the nickname 'Beefy'?
35. Who owned triple Grand National winner Red Rum?
36. Which snooker player was known as 'The Whirlwind'?
37. What was the first Welsh football team to play in the Premier League?
38. ‘Gooners’ are supporters of which London football club?
39. ‘Swifter, Higher, Stronger’ is the motto for which sporting event?
40. Which Olympic event is Ben Ainslie famous for competing in?
41. In which year was women’s football officially introduced into the Summer Olympics?

More General Questions

42. A lady would wear a lace or silk veil called a mantilla in which country?
43. What is the longest river in Europe?
44. How are Conquest, War, Famine and Death better known as?
45. Which author created the literary character Gandalf the
Wizard?
46. How many millimeters are there in one meter?
47. In the film 'Casablanca' what is the name of the nightclub?
48. Who or what lives in a formicarium?
49. What is the capital city of Australia?
50. The Queen was trained as what during World War II?
51. Which Nazi SS officer was known as the “Butcher of Lyon”?
52. What boy’s name represents a vowel in the NATO phonetic alphabet?
53. How many minutes does it take for the International Space Station to orbit the Earth?

Music Round

54. Which city did Black Sabbath come from?
55. Who was guest drummer for Led Zeppelin at the Live Aid concert?
56. How did Singer Patsy Cline die?
57. Which country anthem starts 'Sometimes it's hard to be a woman'?
58. What was Louis Armstrong's nickname?
59. According to one of their hits, which day of the week did The Boomtown Rats not like?
60. Gary and Martin Kemp were members of which 80's group?
61. What was it raining according to The Weather Girls in 1984?
62. Which group were '...in the Mood for Dancing' in 1979?
63. Who was 'Never Gonna Give You Up' in 1987?
64. Which two songs has Cliff Richard sung in the Eurovision Song Contest?
65. Which Country are progressive rock band, "Yes" originally from?
66. In which decade did Elton John have his first solo Top Ten hit single?

Food Round
Questions relating to food 

67. Which dried fruit do raisins originate come from?
68. From which country does the drink Stella Artois originate?
69. If you ordered Escargots, what would you be eating?
70. What, On A bottle of wine, is The Punt
71. What Type Of Fruit Is A Russet
72. Which salad ingredient is common to the Greek tzatziki & the most common Indian raita?
73. ANAGRAM:
Always a Sunday Favourite at the Beaufort

bells wham
74. From what is the alcoholic drink 'Sake' made?
75. Used in cooking, what Is Ghee?
76. ANAGRAM
Favourite Starter at the Beauf

hip
necklace rivet
77. Which cocktail is made from Creme De Cassis and topped up with Champagne?
78. Which French cheese has the nickname of the  “queen of cheeses”?
79. Neufchatel cheese comes from what country?
80. ANAGRAM
Bit of French bread with this Beaufort Starter

former  mucous  shampoo

Odds and Ends


General Knowledge and tricky questions too
81. In the Disney cartoon, What animal does Pinocchio turn into?
82. In the Charles Dickens novel Oliver Twist, Jack Dawkins is also known as...?
83. What is the name of Italy's largest airport, situated in Rome?
84. Which mythological character died when he flew too close to the sun?
85. What family had three of its members assassinated in 1948,1984 and 1991?
86. Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak together founded which computer company?
87. Where do hurricanes normally form?
88. Berlin’s Take My Breath Away featured in which Tom Cruise film?
89. Who painted 'The Last Supper'?
90. In which year did the Berlin Wall finally come down?
91. The drug thalidomide was prescribed to pregnant women in the 50s to treat which symptom?
92. The Pharos of Alexandria was one of the 7 Ancient Wonders of the World – what kind of structure was it?
93. In Australia a redback is a particularly dangerous species of which creature?
94. Barbara had several biscuits. After eating one, she gave half the remainder to her sister. After eating another biscuit, she gave half of what was left to her brother. Mary now had only five biscuits left. How many biscuits did she start with?
95. What is three- fifths of 40?

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