Quiz Number #264

The Chase

What type of cord opens a parachute?
Torn
Slit
Rip<

For superstitious reasons, what birds are prevented from leaving the Tower of London?
Doves
Peacocks
Ravens <

Which one of these colours does not appear on the flag of Greenland?
Red
White
Green <

Eurythmics was an 80s pop group that took their name from what?
Drum Loop
Exercise System <
Star Constellation

Hatton Garden is a street in London most famous for what?
Dentistry
Jewellery <
Horses

 

Movies

Fast & Furious 7
Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels
Apocalypto
Clueless
Grease

 

Countdown

Countdown

Regained

Agreed In

Took the lead again

 

Who Wants To Be A Millionaire

EASY

International Rescue is a fictional rescue organization seen in what?
Thunderbirds <
Star Trek
Superman
Bubble Guppies

Jim Murphy is a member of which political party?
Labour <
Conservative
SNP
UKIP

When will be the next leap year?
2016 <
2017
2018
2019

Which 2004 film told the horrific true story of a hotel manager who housed over a thousand Tutsi refugees?
Hotel Rwanda <
Hotel Uganda
Hotel Kenya
Hotel Conga

Which of these is a Balearic Island?
Formentera <
Cyprus
Fuerteventura
La Palma

MEDIUM

Which Katy Perry song opens with the line “You think I’m pretty, Without any makeup on”?
Teenage Dream <
Last Friday Night
Wide Awake
I Kissed a Girl

Where are the Petronas Towers, the tallest twin towers in the world?
Malaysia <
USA
Saudi Arabia
South Korea

Which jockey was onboard Pineau De Re when it won the 2014 Grand National?
Leighton Aspell <
Tony McCoy
Daryl Jacob
Ruby Walsh

“A Journey” is a memoir by which former Prime Minister?
Tony Blair <
Gordon Brown
John Major
Margaret Thatcher

Who scored Scotland’s last goal at a World Cup?
Craig Burley <
Ally McCoist
Kenny Dalglish
Denis Law

HARD

Picture (Roald Amundsen). This man in 1911 became the first man to do what?
Fly A Plane
Reach South Pole <
Conquer Everest
Run 1 Minute Mile

How many different nationality managers have FC Barcelona had so far in the 21st Century?
1
2
3
4 <

Electrum is an alloy of gold and what?
Silver <
Copper
Lead
Bronze

Edible, Hairy & Pea are all common types of what?
Crabs <
Goat
Kangaroo
Eel

Joie de vivre is a French phrase often used in English to express what feeling?
Cheerful <
Confused
Bored
Angery

 

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