Quiz Number #059

True false

Chip shop man Harry Ramsden’s nephew devised Sooty, the puppet.
TRUE

Greeks cannot pronounce Dallas, so the TV show had to be renamed Texas when shown in Greece.
FALSE

The clocks don’t change for daylight saving in Portugal.
FALSE

With over 20 Top 10 hits, ABBA only reached No.1 with their final hit “Super Trouper”.
FALSE

The Clydesdale Bank was named after a horse.
FALSE

Timelines

Manchester Commonwealth Games 2002 <

Charles & Camilla marry 2005

Live 8 Concerts 2005

#

Falklands War 1982 <

Live Aid Concerts

The 23rd Summer Olympic Games are held in Los Angeles

#

Contact Lenses are invented. <

X-Ray Machine Invented

Sliced Bread Machine

#

The Battle of Trafalgar 1805

Spanish Civil War

The French Revolution <

#

Microwave oven

Ballpoint pen

Eiffel Tower is bult <<

Movies

Gnomeo & Juliet
2011

Wanted
2008

Escape from Alcatraz
1979

Buster
1988

Under Siege
1992

Top of the pops

Lyrics

I’ve been cheated by you since I don’t know when
Mama Mia

Sometimes I feel like throwing my hands up in the air
You’ve Got The Love

She came from Greece she had a thirst for knowledge
She studied sculpture at Saint Martin’s College, that’s where I caught her eye.
Common People

I remember when, I remember I remember when I lost my mind
Crazy

Ah well I bless my soul.
All Shook Up

Who Wants To Be A Millionaire

EASY

Colin Firth won best actor Oscar for his part playing which King?
George V
George VI <
Edward VIII
Edward VII

“Naranja” is the Spanish word for which fruit?
Orange <
Apple
Lemon
Banana

In the 80’s and 90’s, who presented the TV darts quiz show Bullseye?
Jim Bowen <
Bruce Forsyth
Roy Walker
Les Dennis

Which is the largest island in the Mediterranean Sea?
Sicily <
Crete
Gibralter
Lanzarote

Which car manufacturer have a model called the Scénic?
Renault <
Toyota
Seat
Peugeot

MEDIUM

Which of these 4 pokers hands would win?
Straight
Flush
Full House <
Three Of Kind

Andorra is situated within which region of Europe?
Benelux
Iberian Peninsula <
Scandaniavia
Baltics

A ban on smoking in public places – including bars and restaurants came into effect in March of which year?
2000
2002
2006 <
2007

Edit: Which F1 Grand Prix has been cancelled this year due to civil unrest in the Country?
Bahrain <
Egyptian
Libyan
Tunisian

What nationality was the influential French fashion designer Christian Dior?
Italian
French <
Spanish
Dutch

HARD

WW2: Operation Z was also known as the Battle of what?
Pearl Harbour <
Britain
Dunkirk
Christmas Island

Sir Alex Ferguson in 1999 was awarded the “Freedom To The City Of”… What/ Where?
Glasgow
Manchester
Aberdeen <
Liverpool

The St Leger Stakes is a British Classic horse race run over which course?
Epsom
Newmarket
Doncaster <
Ascot

Who was the original presenter of the TV show Masterchef?
Loyd Grossman <
John Torode
Gregg Wallace
Gary Rhodes

What is the collective noun for a group of llamas?
Herd <
Lodge
Cartload
Yoke

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