Fun Quiz

Fun Quiz: week 20


RND 1

name the prime ministers and their constituencies 1 pt for each - list of constituencies apart from one House of Lords - Finchley , Huyton ,Manchester East , Seaham , Bexley , Huntingdon , Sedgefield , Maidenhead , Cardiff South East, Bromley , Kirkcaldy & Cowdenbeath , Uxbridge & South Ruislip , Midlothian , Epping , Witney , House of Lords –max 32pts


RND 2

  • The 10 African nations that have played at more than one Football World Cup [According to the FIFA website; includes all men’s Football World Cup tournaments up to and including the 2018 event.]
     
  • The first 10 five-letter words that end with the letters ‘ATE’ [According to Chambers 21st Century Dictionary on Chambers.co.uk; the acceptable answers all have their own entry and are in blue on the website; does not include hyphenated words, words with apostrophes or any word that the dictionary spells with an initial capital letter; as of 25 September 2020.] 1st letters a-p

 

RND 3

Fun round

  1. Which actor in his autobiography said `All I need to make a comedy is a park, a policeman and a pretty girl`?
  2. What is the name of Amsterdam`s main airport?
  3. How many times did Ivan Lendl win Wimbledon?
  4. What is the most westerly county in England?
  5. Riga is the capital of which European country?
  6. What word in English is derived from the Greek for `master builder`
  7. In 1969, what became the first song to be sung in outer space?
  8. What is the chemical symbol for the element Plutonium?
  9. The eastern entrance to the Panama Canal is in which ocean?
  10. How many events are there in a decathlon?
  11. What does a Herpetologist study?
  12. What name is given to a leading female singer in an Opera, and is also used to describe someone who is temperamental and hard to please?
  13. Which chocolate bar was launched in 1978 by a long distance lorry driver called Martin Fisk?
  14. The modern flushing toilet was invented by Thomas Crapper, but the soldiers of which war were first to use it?
  15. Peter, Paul and Mary had a hit in 1963 with which Bob Dylan song?
  16. What is the title of former MI5 agent, Peter Wright`s controversial memoirs?
  17. What is the only anagram of the word `english`?
  18. According to the TV series `Dr Who`, how many hearts does a Time Lord have?
  19. Which 1982 British film is thought to have had 300,000 extras appear in it?
  20. What is the lightest metal under standard conditions?

RND 4

General knowledge

  1. Which famous Greek was a student of Plato and teacher to Alexander the Great?
  2. In April 2005, who became the first supermarket chain to have an annual profit of over 2 billion pounds?
  3. Which two brothers played the title roles in the 1990 film `The Krays`?1 for each
  4. Which Southern Hemisphere country was the first in the world to allow women to vote?
  5. What is England’s most northerly county?
  6. What is the name of the largest lake in South America?
  7. Sn is the chemical symbol for which metallic element?
  8. What is the English translation of the film title `Il Buono, Il Brutto, Il Cattivo`?
  9. In which city would you find Canada`s largest Stock Exchange?
  10. In what year did Elvis Presley buy Graceland? 1957, 1962 or 1968?
  11. In Peter Pan, what is the name of Captain Hook`s ship?one person should know this
  12. In the world of beer, what does the abbreviation CAMRA stand for?
  13. In which century did Henry V rule England?
  14. What is the common name for Hansen`s Disease?
  15. In `The Flintstones`, what is Barney`s wife called?
  16. Used in a variety of games, what are sometimes known as `devil`s bones`?
  17. What name is given to the artistic style invented by Picasso and Braque in which the subject is reduced to basic geometric shapes?
  18. Which English Cathedral has the tallest spire?
  19. What is the hardest material in the human body?
  20. Which TV character had sisters called Daisy and Rose?

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