Beaufort Quiz Number 2

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[ Music ]

Round One

1.
[ General ]
The easy ones first:
How many rings make up the symbol of the Olympic Games?
2.
[ General ]
Easy Question:
The film Billy Elliot is about a miner’s son that wishes to become what?
3.
[ General ]
In Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, which game was played by the Queen of Hearts using hedgehogs as balls?
4.
[ General ]
Which is the largest internal organ in the human body?
5.
[ General ]
In 1945, what caused a 5 minutes delay to London's famous Big Ben?
6.
[ General ]
In Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, what was the name of the warship in which Captain Nemo sailed?
7.
[ General ]
A device capable of storing electricity consisting of conducting plates separated by a layer of insulating material is given what name?
8.
[ General ]
What was Charles Dickens' first novel?
9.
[ General ]
According to tradition, which creatures did Saint Patrick drive out of Ireland?
10.
[ General ]
What medical procedure is a Rhinoplasty?
1 out of 8
[ Music ]

General Knowledge Round

11.
[ General ]
Crucifixes and holy water are meant to repel what legendary creatures?
12.
[ General ]
In what year did Prince Charles marry Camilla Parker Bowles?
13.
[ General ]
By what name is the Clavicle better known?
14.
[ General ]
Which cocktail is made with vodka, lime juice, triple sec and cranberry juice?
15.
[ General ]
What is the technical term for a lack of oxygen in the body?
16.
[ General ]
Who was Eric Arthur Blair better known as?
17.
[ General ]
Between them, how many moons do the planets Mercury and Venus have?
18.
[ General ]
Which pop duo was the first western band to play in China?
19.
[ General ]
After whom is the chemical element with atomic number 102 named?
20.
[ General ]
Who is leader of the Welsh Party Plaid Cymru ?
2 out of 8
[ Music ]

The Music Round

21.
[ Music ]
In which decade did Elvis have his first UK No. 1?
22.
[ Music ]
Dana won the Eurovision Song Contest in 1970 with which song?
23.
[ Music ]
Which English Sir has had No. l’s in the 50’s, 60’s, 70’s, 80’s and 90’s?
24.
[ Music ]
Who also had a hit with the Osmonds hit “Love Me for a Reason”?
25.
[ Music ]
Which mathematical symbol is not the name of an Ed Sheeran album?
26.
[ Music ]
Which Beatle performed and co-wrote a James Bond theme song?
27.
[ Music ]
What is the name of the last Beatles album to be recorded before the band split up?
28.
[ Music ]
The song of the year in 2012 was Gangnam Style, performed by Psy but which country did the hit song originate?
29.
[ Music ]
What is the name of Beyonce’s aggressive onstage alter ego?
30.
[ Music ]
Which artist did not have a hit with a song with the one word title "Hello"
31.
[ Music ]
Which folk band joined The Pogues on their version of the Irish Rover?
3 out of 8
[ Music ]

The odds and ends Round

32.
[ General ]
How many points is the letter 'M' worth in Scrabble?
33.
[ General ]
Who created the Mister Men book series?
34.
[ General ]
How many times has the Summer Olympics featured the sport of Live Pigeon Shooting?
35.
[ General ]
Which Brontë  sister wrote Wuthering Heights?
36.
[ General ]
Which Italian fashion house uses the head of Medusa as its trademark?
37.
[ General ]
Which of Shakespeare’s comedies has a heroine called Hero?
38.
[ General ]
In the Human Body the ‘hallux’ is better known as what?
39.
[ General ]
Which breed of dog is traditionally used for hunting hares?
40.
[ General ]
Which company manufactures the Pixel mobile phone?
41.
[ General ]
In 1896 the first person fined for speeding in UK was Walter Arnold of East Peckham. What speed was he travelling ?
4 out of 8
[ Music ]

The Picture Round

42.
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43.
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44.
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45.
[ PIcture Round ]
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47.
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48.
[ PIcture Round ]
49.
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50.
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51.
[ PIcture Round ]
52.
[ PIcture Round ]
5 out of 8

Geography Round

53.
[ Geography ]
The river Senne (Zenne) flows through which capital city?
54.
[ Geography ]
Which is the first county the River Severn flows through on entering England?
55.
[ Geography ]
Which of these Countries has the most timezones?
56.
[ General ]
Which of these imaginary lines lies largely at 180 degrees longitude?
57.
[ Geography ]
Famous for it's vampires - Transylvania is a region of which Country?
58.
[ Geography ]
Leeds Castle can be found in which county?
59.
[ Geography ]
Which County is Thomas Hardy famously associated with?
60.
[ Geography ]
Which is the largest island in England?
6 out of 8

Entertainment

61.
[ Films and TV ]
What is the name of Morticia's husband in The Addams Family?
62.
[ Films and TV ]
In the sitcom Friends, what is Chandler's  surname ?
63.
[ Films and TV ]
Who was the star of the Academy Award-winning 1943 film Der Fuehrer’s Face about the struggles of living in Nazi Germany?
64.
[ Films and TV ]
In which decade did the children's television programme Blue Peter first air?
65.
[ Films and TV ]
The lead singer of U2, Paul David Hewson is better known as Bono, but where did the nickname Bono come from?
66.
[ Films and TV ]
What is actreess Sara Mendes da Costa best known for?
67.
[ Films and TV ]
In which Monty Python film is the deadly Rabbit of Caerbannog killed with the Holy Hand Grenade of Antioch?
68.
[ Films and TV ]
Which of these policing duos appeared on TV first?
69.
[ Films and TV ]
Which singer was also known as 'the man in black'?
70.
[ Films and TV ]
Which song begins 'First I was afraid, I was petrified'?
71.
[ Films and TV ]
Which band had an hit with 'Barbie Girl'?
72.
[ Films and TV ]
The end credits of the film 2005 "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire" state which of the following
7 out of 8
[ Music ]

..and Finally

73.
[ General ]
Traditionally, mozzarella cheese is made from the milk of which Animal?
74.
[ General ]
Which Second World War Royal Navy battleship is moored on the River Thames, next to Tower Bridge?
75.
[ General ]
Which Olympic field event consists of a crouch, shift, thrust, and release?
76. Author J. K. Rowling, is famous for writing the Harry Potter books but what are her actual first names?
77.
[ Music ]
Which Frankie Goes to Hollywood song was banned on UK radio play in 1984, because of its lyrics?
78.
[ General ]
A chirotonsor is better known as?
79.
[ Music ]
Which Duran Duran song opened with a sample of laughter from the keyboardist’s girlfriend?
80.
[ Geography ]
Malbork Castle is the largest castle in the World, but in which country?
81.
[ Films and TV ]
For which of the following films did Steven Spielberg win an Academy Award? -1 points for incorrect answers
82.
[ General ]
Which of the following countries do you drive on the left?  (There is more than 1)
-1 point for a wrong answer
83.
[ General ]
Famously the longest place name in United Kingdom is Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch, with 58 letters, but how many vowels does it contain?
8 out of 8

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Beaufort Quiz Number 2

Welcome to the first Beaufort, Raglan Online quiz.Remember this is just for fun and you are only cheating yourself by doing a sneaky Google search.

You never know there may just be a prize for the most answers in the quickest time.

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Round One 


General Knowledge

1.
[ General ]
False sense of security question:
Maris Piper and King Edward are varieties of what?
2.
[ General ]
2nd False sense of security question:
Brie and Camembert are types of which food?
3.
[ General ]
Which UK coin was first issued on the 9th of June 1982?
4.
[ General ]
Name the only state in the US that cultivates coffee beans?
5.
[ General ]
Who was the last viceroy of India?
6.
[ General ]
Which religion has a God specified for each Rain, Money, Children, and Love?
7.
[ General ]
The Panama Canal was officially opened by which US president?
8.
[ General ]
Which country did Britain fight in the War of Jenkins’ Ear?
9.
[ General ]
How many bones are present in the human body?
10.
[ General ]
After Adam, Eve, Cain and Abel who is the next person mentioned in the Bible?
11.
[ General ]
Which sign of the zodiac comes between Leo and Libra?
12.
[ General ]
Which one of these religions existed in Ancient Egypt ?
13.
[ General ]
In which country were Max Verstappen, Bradley Wiggins and Audrey Hepburn born?
14.
[ General ]
Where on the human body is the 'oxter'
15.
[ General ]
An iguana is a large, arboreal lizard from Central and South America. What does “arboreal” mean?
16.
[ General ]
What was the first perforated UK postage stamp, issued in 1854?
1 out of 7

Round Two 


Sport

17. Who won the first ever FIFA World Cup?
18.
[ Sport ]
What is not allowed in speed walking?
19.
[ Sport ]
How many balls are there on a standard snooker table?
20.
[ Sport ]
What is the maximum number of points that can be scored in a game of ten pin bowling?
21.
[ Sport ]
Which football team has a home ground called Craven Cottage?
22.
[ Sport ]
Who's home ground is Stadium of Light?
23.
[ Sport ]
When was the first Rugby World Cup held?
24.
[ Sport ]
The Rumble in the Jungle was a historic boxing event that took place on October 30, 1974 between ? (Two answers - two points)
25.
[ Sport ]
Who was the first fighter to defeat Muhammad Ali?
26.
[ Sport ]
Who managed Liverpool to win three league championships/two FA Cups and the UEFA Cup and retired after wining the FA Cup in 1974?
27.
[ General ]
The traditional Claret Jug is the trophy awarded to the winner of which annual sporting event?
2 out of 7

Round Three


Entertainment

28.
[ Films and TV ]
Tom Hanks voiced which popular character in the animated movie; Toy Story?
29.
[ Films and TV ]
Oliver Reed died during the making of which of his films?
30.
[ Films and TV ]
Which movie did Robert De Niro win an Oscar for Best Actor?
31.
[ Films and TV ]
What make and model car did James Bond drive in the 1962 film ‘Dr No’?
32.
[ Films and TV ]
For which movies did Daniel Day-Lewis win the Best Actor Oscar? (1 Point for each - There are more than one!)
33.
[ Films and TV ]
Which character did Bernard Lee play in eleven Bond films?
34.
[ Films and TV ]
Which British comic created the characters, Fred Scuttle and Professor Marvel?
35.
[ Films and TV ]
Which band were "Living Next Door to Alice" in 1976?
36.
[ Films and TV ]
In the children’s TV cartoon series ‘Wacky Races’, what was is the name of Penelope Pitstop’s car ?
37.
[ Films and TV ]
Which band released a 1979 album entitled ‘The Great Rock and Roll Swindle’?
38.
[ Films and TV ]
Who played Inspector Jacques Clouseau in the 2006 American comedy film remake of The Pink Panther?
3 out of 7

Round Four


Company Logos
Can you identify the company from their logo?

39.
[ Picture Round Logo ]
40.
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41.
[ Picture Round Logo ]
42.
[ Picture Round Logo ]
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[ Picture Round Logo ]
44.
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47.
[ Picture Round Logo ]
48.
[ Picture Round Logo ]
4 out of 7
[ Geography ]

Round FIVE




Geography

49.
[ Geography ]
Brazil has land borders with 10 other countries. How many other countries of South America does Brazil NOT have any border with?
50.
[ Geography ]
Lisbon stands at the mouth of which river?
51.
[ Geography ]
Benidorm and Alicante are situated on which of the Spanish 'costas' ?
52.
[ Geography ]
What connects the Red Sea with the Mediterranean Sea ?
53.
[ Geography ]
Which of the following term is given to land that have been reclaimed from the sea  ?
54.
[ Geography ]
Which of the following is the largest Canyon in the World?
55.
[ Geography ]
Which of these cities is NOT a national capital?
56.
[ Geography ]
Which country in Europe is divided into 26 political units called cantons?
57.
[ Geography ]
Where in the British isles is Lady Isabella, the world’s largest working water wheel?
58.
[ Geography ]
What is the capital city of Slovenia?
5 out of 7
[ General ]

Round Six


General Knowledge

59.
[ General ]
Movie maker George Lucas Filed a law suit against President Ronald Reagan to get him to stop referring to an outer space computer controlled defense system known as what?
60.
[ General ]
In humans, esotropia affects which part of the body?
61.
[ General ]
What type of creature is a malimbe?
62.
[ General ]
Which is Britain’s oldest Sunday newspaper, published for the first time in 1791?
63.
[ General ]
What is a female deer called ?
64.
[ General ]
What is Prince William’s second name?
65.
[ Films and TV ]
Who played James Bond in “For Your Eyes Only”?
66.
[ General ]
"Once more unto the breach dear friends, once more!" This line is from a play by Shakespeare. Name the play...
67.
[ General ]
After Nitrogen and Oxygen, what is the third most common gas in the earth’s atmosphere ?
68.
[ General ]
Who came out in 1981 as a solo artist whose debut single, "Kids In America", climbed to number two on the UK charts? She is also known for "Water On Glass" and "View From A Bridge"
69.
[ Geography ]
Which river flows through Glasgow?
6 out of 7
[ General ]

Final Round


Even more General Knowledge

70.
[ General ]
Taylor-Burton, Akbar Shah, Cullinan, Koh-i-Noor, Black Orlov and Golden Eye are all famous examples of what?
71.
[ General ]
In the 1986 Paul Simon song 'Graceland', what "was shining like a national guitar"?
72.
[ General ]
Which two continents does the Drake Passage separate?
73.
[ General ]
In Venice, what is a vaporetti?
74.
[ General ]
In the World of pantomime, who is Aladdin's Mother?
75.
[ General ]
Who was the first British royal to be interviewed on TV?
76.
[ General ]
Who was assassinated by their own bodyguard on 31st October 1984?
77.
[ General ]
Which famous director shares his name with a traditional Sicilian hat?
78.
[ General ]
Her birth name is Lyena Vasilevna Mironov but how do we better know her as....?
79.
[ General ]
Who played Lord Melchett in the TV comedy series "Blackadder II"?
80.
[ General ]
What are the six colours on a standard Rubik's cube? (1 point each)
81.
[ General ]
The following lyrics are taken from which 1979 hit song ?
"They took the credit for your second symphony, Rewritten by machine on new technology, And now I understand the problems you could see"
82.
[ General ]
In the World of pantomime, who is Aladdin's Mother?
7 out of 7