Quiz Number #101

True or false



Theatre: The comedy-drama “The Steamie” was written by Tony Roper (Jamesie Cotter).
TRUE

Antony Worrall Thompson was born in Liverpool.
FALSE

Of the 10 longest bridges in the world, 9 are in China.
FALSE

The collective noun for a group of frogs is an “Army”.
TRUE

The island of Malta is in the Mediterranean.
TRUE

Blockbusters

Which GE of 1997 marked a turning point after an 18 year term?
General Election

Which TB is a famous Newcastle landmark spanning the river?
Tyne Bridge

Which LP was a jockey jailed for 3 years in 1987?
Lester Piggot

If Thumper lived in captivity, he may have lived in which RH?
Rabbit Hutch

Which EG is an annual Spanish Lottery, the biggest in the world?
El Gordo

Movies

A Bridge Too Far

The Peacemaker

The Witches of Eastwick

Braveheart

War Horse

Sport – Football

Carlos Tevez – Argentina

Robert Vittek – Slovakia

Thomas Mueller – Germany

Wesley Sneijder – Netherlands

Luis Suarez – Uruguay

Heat Magazine


Caroline Quentin

Christopher Eccleston

Jessica Alba

James Morrison

Barry Gibb

Who Wants To Be A Millionaire

EASY

What do Fisher Price produce?
Fishing Rods
Tackle
Nets
Toys <

Before the fall of the wall, what was the capital of East Germany?
East Berlin <
Hamburg
Stuttgart
Dresden

The title of the Patrick Swayze film ” Point Break” refers to a term relating to which sport?
Surfing <
Boxing
Karate
Table Tennis

Which ITV region covers the town of Blackpool?
Granada <
Central
Anglia
Tyne Tees

Who played Pat Butcher in Eastenders?
Pam St. Clement <
Barbara Knox
Wendy Richards
Bet Turner

MEDIUM

Which one of these was not born in Scotland?
J. K. Rowling <
Ronnie Corbett
Tony Blair
Graeme Souness

World War 1 started in which year?
1912
1914 <
1916
1918

Who is currently the Secretary of State for Scotland in the UK coalition government?
Michael Moore <
Kenny MacAskill
Danny Alexander
John Reid

In which year did Elvis Presley die?
1973
1977 <
1980
1983

Whatis the capital of the Australian state of Queensland?
Brisbane <
Auckland
Christchurch
Penrith

HARD

In which film does Brad Pitt play the role of Rusty Ryan?
Ocean’s Eleven <
Snatch
Inglourious Basterds
Fight Club

Which company make Maltesers?
Mars <
Nestlé
Cadbury
Lindt

The Indian city of Mumbai was formerly known as what?
Bombay <
Delhi
Bangalore
Kolkata

Who wrote the Tintin adventures?
Georges Prosper Remi <
Herne
Salins
Pierre van Hooijdonk

Which of these historical figures demanded to be painted “Warts and All”?
Oliver Cromwell <
Queen Victoria
Admiral Nelson
William Shakespeare

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