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25 Questions and Answers About the Word Start

Questions

  1. START was a treaty between the United States and the Soviet Union - what does the acronym START stand for?
  2. Who started the Laugh-O-Gram Film Studio which ran from 1921 to 1923?
  3. Which newspaper began life in 1785 under the title The Daily Universal Register?
  4. In a game of chess which colour starts first?
  5. Which song is discussed by eight men eating breakfast at the start of the film Reservoir Dogs?
  6. Name the only two countries in the world to start with an 'A' but not end in an 'A'?




  7. Which monarch started the tradition of the first royal Christmas broadcast?
  8. Two servants called Sampson and Gregory deliberately started a fight with two servants named Abram and Balthasar in which William Shakespeare play?
  9. In what sort of shop did the Great Fire of London start?
  10. What tradition was started in 1829 by Charles Merivale?
  11. Which poem starts with the line 'the curfew tolls the knell of parting day'?
  12. What is said to have been started by Satoshi Nakamoto and created on January 2009?
  13. The year 2021 started on what day of the week?
  14. Which UK television channel started broadcasting in 1964?
  15. What did Gavrilo Princip start?
  16. Who once said; "If you want to be a Millionaire, start with a billion dollars and launch a new airline"?
  17. How many tiles does each player have at the start of a game of scrabble?
  18. What word is the only one to starts and ends with 'und'?
  19. Which book starts with the words 'Call me Ishmael'?
  20. What started in Britain on 14 September 1752?
  21. The Glorious what, is the start of the shooting season for red grouse?
  22. How many American states start with the word 'New'?
  23. True or false, the 21st century started on 1 January 2000?
  24. Which motorway starts at the M1 near Catthorpe, Leicestershire and terminates just south of Scottish town of Gretna?
  25. "It Started with a Kiss" is a 1982 song by which group?



Answers:

  1. Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty
  2. Walt Disney
  3. The Times
  4. White
  5. Like a Virgin (by Madonna)
  6. Afghanistan and Azerbaijan
  7. King George V (Christmas Day 1932)
  8. Romeo and Juliet
  9. A baker's shop (on Pudding Lane)
  10. The Boat Race (between Cambridge University and Oxford University)
  11. Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard (by Thomas Gray)
  12. Bitcoin
  13. Friday
  14. BBC 2
  15. World War I (by shooting Archduke Franz Ferdinand)
  16. Richard Branson
  17. Seven
  18. Underground
  19. Moby Dick
  20. Gregorian calendar (changed from the Julian calendar)



  21. Twelfth (the Glorious Twelfth)
  22. Four (New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico and new York)
  23. False (it started on 1 January 2001)
  24. M6 motorway
  25. Hot Chocolate