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Quiz I


  1. Where would you find the 'Ocean of Storms'?
  2. Specializing in televised home shopping, what does the acronym QVC stand for?
  3. Which Leonard Cohen song featured in the 2011 film Shrek? And what nationality is Leonard Cohen?
  4. Which American President was assassinated in the year that Queen Victoria died?
  5. In millimetres, what size of copper piping supplies the kitchen sink in most UK households?
  6. Name the smallest and the most densely populated country in Central America?
  7. In the bible, who was married to Zipporah?
  8. In the 1981 film Chariots of Fire, in one scene runners attempt to round the perimeter of the Great Court, in which University is this? And can you name the actual college?




  9. When musician Lily Allen was growing up which comedian was in a relationship with her mother for several years, all living together as a family?
  10. The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse are traditionally named War, Pestilence, Death, and which other name?
  11. Name the only non-individual winners of the BBC Sports Personality of the Year Award?
  12. Which capital city is the most remote in the world?
  13. How many compartments does a cow's stomach have?
  14. What nationality was the chemist Robert Bunsen, after whom the Bunsen burner is named?
  15. Who actually said: 'Houston, Tranquility Base here. The eagle has landed'?

Answers:

  1. On the moon (site of the second moon landings)
  2. Quality Value Convenience
  3. Hallelujah. Canadian.
  4. William McKinley (1901)
  5. 15mm
  6. El Salvador
  7. Moses
  8. Cambridge University, Trinity College
  9. Harry Enfield
  10. Famine
  11. Torvill and Dean
  12. Wellington
  13. Four
  14. German
  15. Neil Armstrong



Quiz II

  1. Which actor was married to actress Emma Thompson from 1989 to 1995?




  2. 'Gone for a Burton' is a euphemistic phrase used by World War Two pilots meaning gone missing, however, what actually is a Burton?
  3. What are the only birds that can fly backwards?
  4. What is the name of the character played by Julia Sawalha in the TV comedy Absolutely Fabulous?
  5. Which former Blue Peter presenter hosts the British paranormal reality television series Most Haunted?
  6. Keele University is in which English county?
  7. As of 2014, who is the youngest winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature?
  8. What does the Liverpudlian term 'diddy' mean?
  9. How many members were in the Monty Python team?
  10. In which country would you find the original Legoland theme park?

Answers:

  1. Sir Kenneth Branagh
  2. A brand of beer (Burton's Beer)
  3. Hummingbirds
  4. Saffron Monsoon
  5. Yvette Fielding
  6. Staffordshire
  7. Rudyard Kipling
  8. Small
  9. Six (Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, and Michael Palin)




  10. Denmark




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