Beaufort Quiz Four

 

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General Knowledge

1. Where were the first modern Olympic Games held, from 6 to 15 April 1896?
2. In English language, the phrase "as green as grass" is an example of … what?
3. Which of these is not one of the Railway Stations on a traditional English Monopoly board?
4. Whose stories included "Cetaways and His White Neighbours", "She", and "King Solomon's Mines"?
5. Which famous architect died after being hit by a tram in the streets of Barcelona?
6. What is the more common name for decompression sickness?
7. In England, what form of punishment was abolished by the Criminal Justice Act of 1948?
8. What is the basis of  a pesto sauce?
9. The British Royal Mint that was established in the Tower of London in 1279, but where is now situated ?
10. Who are the only joint ruler in the history of England?
11. What is the name for an often elaborate seat, strapped to the back of an elephant?
12. If you were studying "limnology", what would you have an interest in?
13. Which of these games uses a standard playing area made up of  81 squares?
14. What is dipsomania?
15. What does the Latin phrase "in vino veritas" mean?
16. Which country has International vehicle registration code of 'V'?
17. How many sides has a heptadecagon?
18. Which metal has the chemical symbol Pb?
19. How many golden stars feature on the flag of the European Union?
20. Which type of nut is used to flavour ‘Nutella’ chocolate spread?
21. How many moons does the planet Venus have?
22. In which year was Halley’s Comet last visible from Earth?

Sport

23. Which of these horse races does not form part of The Triple Crown in England?
24. At which racecourse would you find Beecher's Brook and Canal Turn?
25. Who is the next host of the Olympic games in this series - Los Angeles, Seoul, Barcelona, Atlanta?
26. South African professional golfer Ernie Els is known by what nickname?
27. Happy Valley racecourse is situated where?
28. How many lanes are there in an Olympic-sized swimming pool?
29. Where are the headquarters of FIFA (Federation Internationale de Football Association)?
30. What sport was part of the Olympic Games programme between 1896 and 1924, and returned as a full medal sport at the 1988 Olympics?
31. In which year was the horse Shergar kidnapped for ransom by the IRA?
32. Which American former world number 1 tennis player was known during his career as "The Punisher"?
33. What links Waldi at Munich 1972, Wenlock at London 2012, and Vinicius at Rio 2016 ?

Music

34. In music, what does the term "Adagio" mean?
35. Which band, formed in Newcastle upon Tyne, had the original members of Eric Burdon, Alan Price, Hilton Valentine, John Steel, and "Chas" Chandler?
36. Which names has the singer Sean Combs previously been known as...?
37. Who had a UK hit in 1975 with Barbados?
38. What was the year when Queen's Bohemian Rhapsody was first released?
39. Who was the lead singer with The Verve?
40. Which former Monty Python star wrote the lyrics to Spamalot?
41. Which Spandau Ballet song includes the lyrics, 'These are my salad days, slowly being eaten away'?
42. Which British artist was originally born Farrokh Bulsara?
43. Which Beatles' song begins with the lyrics: ‘I think I’m gonna be sad, I think it’s today’?
44. According to Paul Simon, how many ways are there to leave your lover?

Geography

45. The Rhine flows into the North Sea near which city?
46. Which of these countries is the furthest north?
47. ‘Christ the Redeemer’ is located in which place?
48. The Taj Mahal is located in which city in India?
49. How many piers are there in Blackpool?
50. Tobermory is the capital of which Scottish island?
51. What is the capital of Vietnam?
52. Which California valley on the north coast is considered one of the premier wine regions in the world?
53. In geography terms, what is a cataract?
54. In which country are Bugatti cars made?
55. Which desert covers part of China and Mongolia?
56. Which sacred rock is the world's largest monolith?

Entertainment

57. What British sitcom that aired from 1979 to 1981 in the UK, starred Penelope Keith and Peter Bowles?
58. The film actor Norma Jean Mortenson is better known by what name?
59. What film starring Denis Quaid and Tyrese Gibson released in 2004 is a remake of one released in 1965 starring James Stewart and Richard Attenborough?
60. Which pair of films starred Uma Thurman as "the bride", Daryl Hannah as her arch-nemesis and Lucy Liu as "Cottonmouth"?
61. The British TV series "Porridge" was set in what prison?
62. Which TV family lived in the town of Bedrock?
63. The song "I Know Him So Well" is from which musical?
64. The fictional town of Hartley in Lancashire was the setting for which of these British TV crime series?
65. In which 1980 film did actor Helen Mirren sing the music hall favourite "Daddy Wouldn't Buy Me a Bow Wow"?
66. Which film actor has commonly been nicknames ‘the Muscles from Brussels’?
67. Which author created the character Paddington Bear?
68. Which author wrote the original ‘Poldark’ series of books?
69. In which decade was Donald Trump born?
70. Renminbi is the currency officially used by which country?
71. What is the name of the character played by Tom Cruise in the ‘Mission Impossible’ films?

Music Artist Anagrams


Can you unravel the artists in these anagrams?
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P E S V I R E L L Y E S

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T Z H I N Z I L Y

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A U S O S T T U Q

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J I T E R I N K E L A M B U S T

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P I T B A R R Y S E E N S

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K A A T H E T T

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G L A D G A A Y

More General Knowledge

80. Which organisation's motto is 'Fidelity, Bravery, Integrity'?
81. Which company produces the most tyres in the world?
82. A standard dart board is has 20 numbered segments.  How many degrees does each numbered section of a dartboard measure?
83. How many times you can subtract the number 5 from 25
84. What type of pasta is shaped like a bow-tie?
85. What name is given to a Champagne bottle four times the size of a standard 750ml bottle?
86. Anthony Daniels has portrayed which character in all nine Star Wars films?
87. Who famously said, 'It costs a lot of money to look this cheap'?
88. At night what colour light is shown on the starboard side of a ship?
89. If you were driving a standard family car, how long would it take you to stop at 70 mph in good dry conditions?
90. Boob Day is the Spanish equivalent of what in Britain?
91. For what is Elizabeth Fry chiefly remembered?
92. How many kilograms make one metric ton?
93. How many railway stations are there on a traditional Monopoly board?
94. How many sides has a 20p piece?
95. The longest country name in the World belongs to Britain with 56 characters.    How many vowels are there in.....?

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland


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