Quiz Number #181

Blockbusters

In Britain which AN was taken over by Santander Group in 2004?
Abbey National

Which BN originally produced Buckfast tonic wine?
Benedictine Monks

Which GG is a summer horse racing meeting in West Sussex?
Glorious Goodwood

Edinburgh’s A720 is also known as which CB?
City Bypass

In the 1990’s which HH was the country’s best selling alcopop?
Hooper’s Hooch

Movies

The Lone Ranger
Oblivion
Thelma Louise
Sunset Boulevard
The Untouchables

Heat

Dustin Hoffman
Steve Coogan
Peter Capaldi
Miley Cyrus
Richard Briers

 

Dead or Alive

Aretha Franklin
Larry Hagman
Neil Armstrong
Leslie Nielsen
Paul Newman

Who Wants To Be A Millionaire

EASY

Which of these words describes a female horse?
Mare <
Hilary
Hen
Dog

Robert Burns appears on which Clydesdale Banknote?
£5
£10 <
£20
£50

Which newspaper this week began charging it’s online readers?
The Sun <
Glasgow Herald
Daily Record
The Star

Where is the city of Nice?
France <
Switzerland
Italy
Germany

What was left in Pandora’s box after all the evil had escaped?
Hope <
Gold
Fairy Dust
Grass

 

MEDIUM

 

How many ML make up a pint?
440 ml
568 ml <
691 ml
855 ml

What is the lightest weight division in Boxing at the Olympics?
Light-Flyweight <
Minimumweight
Welterweight
Bantamweight

Normal Blu-ray Discs contain how much storage space (per layer)?
2 GB
5 GB
25 GB <
250 GB

Which ABBA song opens with the line “I don’t wanna talk”?
Lay All Your Love On Me
Winner Takes It All <
Thankyou For The Music
Take A Chance On Me

Which actor played the role of Martin Riggs in the Lethal Weapon films?
Mel Gibson <
Tom Cruise
Bruse Willis
John Travolta

 

HARD

 

What word describes a flight of geese?
Skein <
Gander
Gaggle
Bevy

Which is the only British Prime Minister to have been assassinated?
Spencer Perceval <
Robert Peel
David Lloyd George
William Pitt

What is the largest of the West Indian islands?
Cuba <
Jamaica
Barbados
Santa Cruz

The letters MIX represent which number in Roman Numerals?
1009 <
1105
1011
2019

Which sea is this (pictured)?
Caspian Sea <
Black Sea
Red Sea
Dead Sea

Countdown

knowledge

Ledge Wonk

 

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