Quiz Number #139

Note – quiz 138 missing from archive

True or false

Vladivar Vodka is Polish. FALSE
Morocco gained independence from France in 1976. FALSE
There are now less than 10 windmills in Holland. FALSE
The BBC was founded in 1917. FALSE
If a helicopter engine stops it will fall directly to the ground. FALSE

Blockbusters

Which GM is the GM in GMT the time zone?
Greenwich Mean

Which DB had hamburgers thrown at him in 2003 whilst in a glass box above the Thames?
David Blaine

Which GD is a breed of dog. Scooby Doo was a cartoon version of this.
Great Dane

Which TC organized the 1st package holidays in 1841?
Thomas Cook

Which SS is a computer hard drive without any moving parts.
Solid State

Movies

Transformers
Catch Me If You Can
101 Dalmatians
Wayne’s World
Airport ’77

Heat Magazine



Justin Lee Collins
Anthony Hopkins
Gareth Malone
Damon Albarn
Ruth Langsford

Who Wants To Be A Millionaire

EASY

Who was the 1st member of Boyzone to die?
Keith Duffy
Ronan Keating
Stephen Gately <
Brian McFadden

In the film Educating Rita, which actress played the part of Susan “Rita” White?
Julie Walters <
Julie Goodyear
Julie Andrews
NONE OF THOSE

BBC Scotland, STV and the Glasgow Science Centre are all located where in Glasgow?
Pacific Quay <
Atlantic Wharf
Clyde Towers
Riverside Centre

Which of these countries does the equator NOT pass through?
Ecuador
Brazil <
Uganda
India

What is Frankie” Dettori’s real 1st name?
Lanfranco <
Luciano
Mario
Luigi

MEDIUM

With what industry would you associate the company FirstGroup?
Transport <
Hydrocarbon exploration
Financial Services
Publishing

Alliance & Leicester the former bank was taken over and now trades under what name?
Santander <
Lloyds TSB
RBS
Northern Rock

Which of these brands is not made / owned by Procter & Gamble?
Tango <
Gillette
Duracell
Ariel

Who painted the Mona Lisa, one of the most famous paintings in the world?
da Vinci <
Donatello
Michelangelo
Picasso

Which of these 4 pop stars died 1st?
Freddie Mercury <
Michael Hutchence
Michael Jackson
Dusty Springfield

HARD

What is the name of Ed Miliband’s wife?
Justine <
Jordan
Sharon
Aubrey

Which one of these battles took place during the 2nd World War?
Siege of Antwerp
Battle of Mons
Battle of Metz <
Battle of Basra

Paris is situated on which river?
Seine <
Rhine
Taravo
Garonne

What is the name of the main airport that serves Madrid?
Barajas <
El Prat
Logro├▒o
San Sebastián

Which one of these was not the title of a top 20 hit for Kate Bush?
Wow
Rocket Man
Sat In Your Lap
Rumour Has It <

Leave a Reply