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Fun Quiz: week 47 (answers)


RND 1

General knowledge

  1. What famous heavy metal band is named after a medieval torture device? Iron Maiden
  2. In which Shakespeare play does the line `To be or not to be, that is the question` appear? Hamlet
  3. A canton, halyard and field make up what item? Flag
  4. What is ombrophobia the fear of? Rain
  5. Which country in Africa is completely surrounded by South Africa? Lesotho
  6. Which Daphne Du Maurier novel was turned into a 1940 film by Alfred Hitchcock? Rebecca
  7. Sabena is the national airline of which country? Belgium
  8. What was the painter Constable`s first name? John
  9. Which painting by Leonardo da Vinci is also known as La Gioconda? Mona Lisa
  10. Which artist is responsible for `Self Portrait With Bandaged Ear`? Vincent Van Gogh
  11. Which is the only colour which appears on the flag of Libya? green
  12. What is the largest fresh water lake in North America? Superior
  13. Which cartoon takes place in Greendale in Cumbria? Postman Pat
  14. In what year was London due to host the Olympic Games, but couldn`t because of the Second World War? 1944
  15. What is a male rabbit called? buck
  16. By what name is Schubert`s Symphony No. 8 better known? Unfinished Symphony
  17. The Hoover Dam in America was built on which river? Colorado
  18. In which English city is the Clifton Suspension Bridge? Bristol
  19. What American film was released in France with a title which translated as `Life, Love, Cows`? City Slickers
  20. Who was the first British King of the 19th century? George 3rd

RND 2

Missing words round - From 50 must see shows from British Television

  1. Only _Fools_ and horses
  2. Dr _Who_
  3. _Midsommer_ Murders
  4. _Foyle’s_ War
  5. Inspector George _Gently_
  6. _Dixon_ of Dock Green
  7. The _Good_ Life
  8. Footballer’s _wives_
  9. Brush _strokes_
  10. Silent _Witness_
  11. Scott and _Bailey_
  12. _Garrows_ Law
  13. Waking the _Dead_
  14. The _Thick_ of it
  15. Inspector _Morse_
  16. Mrs _Brown’s_ Boys
  17. _Grange_ Hill
  18. Ever _Decreasing_ circles
  19. The _Bletchley_ circle
  20. _Liver_ birds
  21. _Prime_ Suspect
  22. Father _Brown_ (not Ted)
  23. All _creatures_ great and small
  24. Last of the _summer_ wine
  25. _Waterloo_ Road
  26. New _Tricks_
  27. _Wild_ at Heart
  28. Love and _Marriage_
  29. Bad _Girls_
  30. _Born_ and bred

RND 3

  1. What is a Bombay Duck?
    type of duck, a type of curry, a basketball team , a type of fish fish
  2. In New Zealand what is it illegal to fly in a hot air balloon with?
    A dog, A bicycle , A rooster , A violin a rooster
  3. if you dug a hole through the center of the Earth from Wellington, New Zealand, in which European country would you emerge?
    Germany , Spain , France or Poland Spain
  4. What is the term for a group of owls?
    Blessing, Terror, Confusio , Parliament Parliament
  5. The average person in the US opens what 13 times per day?
    Front door , a can of soda , Refrigerator, A window Refrigerator
  6. What is the length of New Zealand’s 90 Mile Beach?
    90 miles, 77 miles ,90km ,55 miles 55 miles
  7. What are you afraid of if you are Syngenesophobic?
    Syringes , Genetically modified crops , Relatives , Snakes
  8. In the Harry Potter book and film series, Professor Dumbledore’s name comes from the Old English word for what creature?
    Bumblebee , Elephant, Owl , Unicorn bumblebee
  9. Which month of the year has the longest daylight hours in the Northern Hemisphere and the shortest daylight hours in the Southern Hemisphere?
    January, June , August , September June
  10. The world’s first game of ice hockey was played with a puck made from which material?
    Stone, ice, cow manure ,wood cowmanure
  11. What is the term for a group of turkeys?
    Rafter, Gobble, Clutch , Roast rafter
  12. Roughly what percentage of people in the world can wiggle their ears?
    50%, 40%, 30% ,20% 20%
  13. Laughing Jackass is another name for which bird?
    Woodpecker, Raven , Cuckoo, Kookaburra Kookaburra
  14. If someone is described as a Kiwi, where are they from?
    Australia, UK , New Zealand , Canada New Zealand
  15. What was the first animal sent into Space?
    Rabbit, Chimpanzee, Dog , Rat Dog

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