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24 Questions and Answers About the Word 'Long'

Questions

  1. Long Beach is a city in which U.S. state?
  2. Which DIY tool may often have the words 'long nosed' in front of its name?
  3. Which 1980 British gangster film starred Bob Hoskins and Helen Mirren?
  4. Whose autobiography was entitled: 'Long Walk to Freedom'?
  5. Who said about his songs "some are ten minutes long some are six"?
  6. Name the actress best known for playing Diane Chambers on the sitcom Cheers?
  7. By what name do we better know the infamous Operation Hummingbird, a purge that took place in Nazi Germany from June 30 to July 2, 1934?
  8. The Long Goodbye is a 1953 detective novel by which author?




  9. Which country is also known as 'The Land of the Long White Cloud'?
  10. What celestial body gets its name from the Greek for "wearing long hair"?
  11. Long Eaton is a town in which English county?
  12. Long John Silver is a cunning pirate who was quartermaster under which notorious captain?
  13. English Longhorn are a breed of which farm animal?
  14. Which English stately home is the seat of the Marquesses of Bath?
  15. What term is often used to describe anything continuing at tedious length?
  16. Name the American poet whose works include "Paul Revere's Ride" and "The Song of Hiawatha"?
  17. Name the Lord whose campaign for the release of Moors murderer Myra Hindley attracted much media and public controversy?
  18. The Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe horse race is held on which course?
  19. Who held the world long jump record for almost 23 years until it was broken in 1991 by Mike Powell?
  20. Name the 2005 American prison comedy film which stars Adam Sandler as a washed-up former professional quarterback for the Pittsburgh Steelers?
  21. Which 1513 battle was the last battle on English soil to be fought with the longbow as the principal weapon?
  22. In the UK national anthem, the first line is "God save our gracious Queen", what are the exact 5 words in the second line?
  23. The Karvi, Snekkja, Skeid, and Drakkar are types of what?
  24. Located in the village of South Littleton in Worcestershire, what is Long Lartin?



Answers:

  1. California
  2. Pliers
  3. Long Good Friday
  4. Nelson Mandela's
  5. Bob Dylan
  6. Shelley Long
  7. The Night of the Long Knives
  8. Raymond Chandler
  9. New Zealand
  10. Comet
  11. Derbyshire
  12. Captain Flint
  13. Cows or cattle
  14. Longleat
  15. Long-winded
  16. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  17. Lord Longford or Lord Pakenham
  18. Longchamp (in Paris)
  19. Bob Beamon



  20. The Longest Yard
  21. The Battle of Flodden
  22. Long live our noble Queen
  23. Viking longships
  24. A prison