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### Tie Break Questions IV

- How many detective novels did Agatha Christie write?
- In inches, how wide is
*The Last Supper*- the late 15th-century mural by Leonardo da Vinci? - After departing from Plymouth, in 1620, how many days did it take The Mayflower to reach Cape Cod?
- Approximately, how many Heinz baked beans are there in a standard 415g can?
- How many episodes were made of the British sitcom
*Last of the Summer Wine*? - Britain's Shard is 306 metres tall; in metres, how tall is Burj Khalifa in Dubai, the world's tallest building?
- How many miles wide is The Strait of Gibraltar at its narrowest point?
- How many gold medals in total have the UK won at all 22 Winter Olympics upto 2016?
- What size chest, in inches, did Arnold Schwarzenegger boast at his peak?
- What is the running time (in minutes) of the 1975 film
*Jaws*? - How many years in total did gangster 'Mad' Frankie Fraser spend in prison for numerous violent offences?
- What is the age difference (in years) between Donald Trump and his wife Melania?
- Britain had 75 submarines sunk in World War Two; how many German submarines were sunk?
- In which year did Queen Victoria marry Prince Albert?
- How many rooms are there in Buckingham Palace?
- In which year was Frank Sinatra born?
- In miles, what is the closest distance the moon comes to the earth?
- In 2010, to the nearest million, how many tins of Quality Street were sold in the UK and Ireland?
- What is the surface temperature of the sun in degrees celsius?
- How many ships were in the Spanish Armada?

#### Answers:

- 66 detective novels
- 346 inches
- 66 days
- 465 beans
- 295 episodes
- 828 metres
- 9 miles
- 10 medals
- 57 inches
- 124 minutes
- 42 years
- 24 years
- 994 (source: http://www.world-war-2.info/statistics)
- 1940
- 775 rooms
- 1915
- 225,623 miles
- 15 million
- 5,505 degrees celsius
- 130 ships

### Tiebreaker Questions III

- How many pieces are in the three and a half foot tall Eiffel Tower Lego set?
- How many episodes in total were made of the sitcom
*Friends*? - In which year did
*The Flying Scotsman*make her first run between Edinburgh and London? - How tall, in feet, was the world's tallest Christmas tree erected in a Washington shopping mall in 1950?
- Sir Isaac Newton was born on Christmas Day in which year?
- In what year was Albert Einstein born?
- In metres, how deep is Loch Ness at its deepest point?
- In which year did Emmerdale Farm become Emmerdale?
- How old was Frank Sinatra when he passed away in 1998?
- When was the last time a UK general election was not held on a Thursday?
- How many times did Manchester United win the FA Cup with Sir Alex Ferguson as manager?
- How many medals in total did the British team win at the 2012 Olympics?
- How many births were there in England and Wales in 2015?
- At its end, the former Soviet Union was made up of how many republics?
- Composers Verdi and Richard Wagner were both born in which year?
- By how many votes did George Bush win Florida in the 2000 US Election?
- In which year did Henry VIII marry Anne Boleyn?
- To the nearest million what was the population of Poland in 2010?
- How many nations competed in the London Summer Olympics?
- What was the length of the Titanic in metres?

#### Answers:

- 3,428 pieces
- 236
- 1862 (it took 10 hours and 30 minutes including an half-hour stop for lunch at York)
- 221 feet
- 1642
- 1879
- 230 metres
- 1989
- 82
- 1931
- 5 times
- 65
- 697,852 births
- 15
- 1813
- 530
- 1533
- 38 million
- 205
- 269

### Tiebreakers II

- How old was John Wayne when he died?
- At its closest point how many seconds does it take for sunlight to reach the Earth?
- How many millions of viewers are estimated to watch the Eurovision song contest each year?
- How old was Margaret Thatcher when she became Prime Minister for the first time?
- When George Washington became President of the US in 1789, what was the life expectency at birth for American men?
- The Titanic was equipped to carry 64 lifeboats, however, how many lifeboats did she actually carry?
- To the nearest million what was the population of Eithiopia in 2010?
- How tall in metres is the Eiffel Tower?
- How many UK number one singles has Cliff Richard had?
- How many caps did Michael Owen win for England?
- How many Victoria Crosses were there awarded in World War One?
- How many letters are there in the Hawaiian alphabet?
- How tall is the Empire State Building in metres?
- How many episodes of Friends were made?
- To the nearest year what is the age difference between Joan Collins and her husband Percy Gibson?
- How many Carry On films were made?
- By how many days did Amundsen beat Scott to become the first person to reach the South Pole?
- How many National Parks are there in England and Wales?
- How old was Hitler when he died?
- In which year was the first ever McDonald's restaurant opened?

#### Answers:

- 72
- 490
- 125 million
- 53
- 34 years 6 months
- 20
- 85 million
- 324 metres
- 13
- 89
- 627
- 12
- 443
- 236
- 32 years
- 31
- 33 days
- 13
- 56
- 1940

### Tie Break Questions I

- How many miles south of the Australian mainland is Tasmania?
- How many official cities are there in the UK?
- How old was Olivia Newton-John when she played the part of Sandy in Grease?
- In which year were Zebra crossings introduced to our roads?
- In which year was the football net invented by John Alexander Brodie?
- The first person to be convicted of speeding is believed to be Walter Arnold, what speed was he doing (in miles per hour)?
- How tall is Blackpool Tower?
- How old did Minder star George Cole become on his birthday in 2013?
- What is the age gap between Catherine Zeta-Jones and Michael Douglas?
- What is Ian Botham's highest test score (hint: he took 226 balls to make it)?
- How many floors does the Shard have?
- What is the distance 'as the crow flies' between London and Rome?
- What is the distance 'as the crow flies' between Bristol and London?
- To the nearest thousand how many words are there in the book 'Animal Farm'?
- How old was Colonel Sanders when he launched Kentucky Fried Chicken?

#### Answers:

- 150 miles
- 69
- 29
- 1951
- 1891
- 8
- 158 metres
- 88
- 25 years exactly (both born on the same day)
- 208
- 87
- 891 miles
- 106 miles
- 30 thousand
- 65

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