Quiz Number #331

The Chase

In the NATO phonetic alphabet as used by the RAF, what is the word for P?
Papa <
Peach
Psychic

How many throwing events are there in an Olympic mens decathlon?
3 <
4
5

In 1889 what replaced the Washington Monument as the world’s tallest structure?
Eifel Tower <
Empire State Building
Big Ben

Who is the famous brother of Radio 2 and Panorama presenter Jeremy Vine?
Tim Vine <
David Vine
Victor Vine

John Hinckley Jr to be released from jail: what did he do?
Shoot US President <
Rob a Train
Crash Barings Bank

Movies

The BFG
Roxanne
Face/Off
ALIEN
The Good, The Bad And The Ugly

 

Countdown

Cabaret I – Bacteria

 

Who Wants To Be A Millionaire

EASY

TV: Which British game show was presented by Jim Davidson & John Virgo?
Pot Shot
Sink the Pink
Big Break <
Big Balls

Complete the proverb “Nothing is certain but death and…”?
Taxes <
Life
Wisdom
Teeth

Which millionaire tycoon are MP’s blaming for the collapse of BHS?
Philip Green <
Craig Whyte
Mike Ashley
John Allan

Which of these can be a type of apple, a cocktail or a gang member in Grease?
Pink Lady <
Mojito
Bloody Mary
Highball

Diego is a sabor toothed tiger in which animated film series?
Ice Age <
Despicable Me
Madagascar
Toy Story

MEDIUM

Which number is at the quarter-past clock position of a dart board?
6 <
11
15
19

What genre of books is Scottish author Ian Rankin famous for writing?
Crime
Comedy
Romance
Horror

Which former England manager is now manager at Chinese club Shanghai SIPG?
Sven-Göran Eriksson <
Fabio Capello
Steve McClaren
Roy Hodgson

How many pawns does a player start with in a game of chess?
6
8 <
10
12

On the label of which of these consumer products might you find the letters RoHS?
Electrical<
Coffee
Cosmetics
Frozen

HARD

Which flag is flown when the Queen is in residence at a royal palace?
Royal Standard <
King’s Arms
Noble Cross
Union Reign

Who is patron saint of accountants?
St Matthew <
St Luke
St John
St Bob

The Three Tenors were a popular operatic singing group consisting of how many Spaniards?
1
2 <
3
None

In maths, simultaneous and quadratic are examples of what?
Equations <
Linear algebra
Random variables
Fluid mechanics

Francesco Schettino is most famous for being the captain of which ship?
Costa Concordia <
RMS Titanic
The Bismarck
Santa Maria

 

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