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Fun Quiz: week 20 (answers)


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

  • 1. WE Gladstone Midlothian 2 Arthur Balfour Manchester East 3 Ramsey Macdonald Seaham 4. Winsto Churchilll Epping 5 Alex Douglas Hume House of Lords 6 Harold Wilson Huyton 7 Edward Heath Bexley 8 Jon Major Huntingdon 9 Boris Johnson Uxbridge & South Ryslip 10 Margaret Thatcher Finchley 11 Tony Blair Sedgefield 12 Gordon Brown Kirkdaldy and Cowdenbeath 13 Theresa May Maidenhead 14 David Cameron Witney 15 James Callaghan Cardiff South East 16 Harold Macmillan Bromley

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.]
    Algeria / Cameroon / Cote d’Ivoire / Egypt / Ghana / Morocco / Nigeria / Senegal / South Africa / Tunisia
     
  • 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
    Abate / Agate / Crate / Elate / Grate / Irate / Orate / Ovate / Plate / Prate

 

RND 3

Fun round

  1. How many months have 28 days in them? All of them
  2. What is the main ingredient of Bombay Duck? fish
  3. Which movie star entered a look-a-like content about himself only to come 3rd in it? Charlie Chaplin
  4. What is the collective noun for a group of pandas? embarrassment
  5. Who were the first television couple to be shown in bed together on prime-time television? Fred and Wilma Flinstone
  6. What Benedictine monk invented champagne? Dom Perignon
  7. In which country are Panama hats made? Ecuador
  8. Which sea creature has three hearts? Octopus
  9. Which country do kiwifruit originate from China
  10. Which four letter word ending in "k" means to have intercourse? Talk
  11. Which is the only day of the week that has an anagram? Monday dynamo
  12. Where would you be if you were standing on the Spanish Steps? Rome
  13. What is the most common surname in the United States? Smith
  14. Who was the last Tsar of Russia? Nicholas 2nd
  15. What is the 4th letter of the Greek alphabet? Delta
  16. Which planet has the most moons? saturn
  17. True or False: Halloween originated as an ancient Irish festival true
  18. Who famously crossed the Alps with elephants on the way to a war with the Romans? Hannibal
  19. What company was initially know as "Blue Ribbon Sports"? Nike
  20. Roald Amundsen was the first man to reach the South Pole, but where was he from? Norway

RND 4

General knowledge

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

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