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Famous Seconds Quiz




  1. Name the second longest reigning British monarch?
  2. Which pier is the second-longest in Britain? (Hint: It's the oldest iron pier in the country)
  3. After the success of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs in 1937, which was the second animated feature film produced by Walt Disney?
  4. In 1973, which boxer gave Muhammad Ali the second loss of his career?
  5. Name the world's second largest ocean?
  6. Who was the second Astronomer Royal in Britain, succeeding John Flamsteed?
  7. Can you name the second longest ever serving character in a British television soap opera?
  8. Who was the second President of the United States?
  9. What was Australian John Lany the second man to do on 21 June, 1954?
  10. Which is the second largest county in England?
  11. Which player is the second most capped men's England football international?
  12. Name the second highest mountain in the world?
  13. When Linford Christie won Olympic gold in the 1992 Barcelona sprint final, who came second?
  14. Who was the second husband of Elizabeth Taylor?
  15. What is the second book of the Harry Potter series?
  16. Who was the second wife of Henry VIII?
  17. Susan Boyle came second to which act in the 2009 final of Britain's Got Talent?
  18. Which actor played the second incarnation of the Doctor in the British television series Doctor Who?
  19. Who was the second man to walk on the moon?
  20. Who was the second Prime Minister to serve under Queen Elizabth II?
  21. Name the second-holiest city in Islam after Mecca?
  22. Name the second largest planet in the solar system?

Answers:

  1. Queen Victoria
  2. Southport Pier (southend pier is the longest)
  3. Pinocchio
  4. Ken Norton
  5. The Atlantic
  6. Edmond Halley
  7. Emily Bishop (played by Eileen Derbyshire)
  8. John Adams





  9. Run under 4 minutes for the mile
  10. Lincolnshire
  11. Wayne Rooney
  12. K2 (also known as Mount Godwin-Austen)
  13. Frankie Fredericks
  14. Michael Wilding
  15. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
  16. Anne Boleyn (Catherine of Aragon was the first)
  17. Diversity (a dance troupe act)
  18. Patrick Troughton
  19. Buzz Aldrin
  20. Sir Anthony Eden (Sir Winston Churchill was the first)
  21. Medina
  22. Saturn

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