Quiz Number #130

True or false

The modern Olympic torch relay was invented as a Nazi propaganda tool.
TRUE

This is the correct spelling of the word “Abbreviation”.
TRUE

The River Severn is the longest river in the UK?
TRUE

The maximum sentence for killing seagulls is 12 years imprisonment.
FALSE

Daniel Craig has starred as James Bond in more films than Sean Connery.
FALSEĀ 

IOC country codes

CAN
Canada

INA
Indonesia

JAM
Jamaica

MAD
Madagascar

KSA
Saudi Arabia

Movies

The Dark Knight Rises

Layer Cake

Basic Instinct

Poltergeist

Liar Liar

Heat Magazine


Sheryl Crow
Jason Donovan

Stella McCartney

Katie Holmes

Dizzee Rascal

William Shatner

Aston Merrygold

Who Wants To Be A Millionaire

EASY

Which actor has played Ken Barlow on Coronation Street for over 40 years?
William Roache <
Michael Le Vell
Bill Tarmey
Simon Gregson

Who played Edmund Blackadder in the BBC comedy series Blackadder?
Rowan Atkinson <
Stephen Fry
Hugh Laurie
Rik Mayall

Who won the 2012 Tour de France?
Bradley Wiggins <
Lance Armstrong
Andy Schleck
Chris Hoy

In which country was the Sony Corporation founded?
South Korea
Japan <
USA
China

John Lennon was tragically shot during which decade?
1960’s
1970’s
1980’s
1990’s

MEDIUM

Who was American president when Neil Armstrong first walked on the moon?
Richard Nixon <
John F. Kennedy
Jimmy Carter
Ronald Reagan

Where were the 1992 Summer Olympic Games held?
Barcelona <
Paris
Los Angeles
Atlanta

What colour light is displayed from the starboard side of a ship?
Green <
Red
Amber
White

Which newspaper featured comic strips called “Oor Wullie” & “The Broons”?
Sunday Post <
Sunday Mail
Sunday Times
Sunday Express

Ben Johnson (sprinter) represented which country at the Olympics before being disqualified for doping?
USA
Canada <
Great Britain
Australia

HARD

Which of these countries is the biggest in area?
Sudan <
South Africa
Egypt
Afghanistan

What is the official name of the bottom 9 miles (15 KM) of the Earth’s atmosphere?
Troposphere <
Stratosphere
Mesosphere
Thermosphere

History: Which year was The Battle of Trafalgar?
1655
1705
1755
1805 <

Alan Reed famously provided the voice of which animated character?
Bugs Bunny
Fred Flinstone <
Scooby Doo
Yogi Bear

Olympic swimming: How long is the Marathon event?
1 km
10 km <
20 km
26 miles

Who’s That Girl

Elizabeth Hurley

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