Quiz Number #335

The Chase

Which 2008 Disney film shares it’s name with a world famous sports personality?
Bolt <
Maleficent
Sharapova

The vernal equinox in the northern hemisphere will mark the end of what?
Summer
Winter <
Mankind

Which sweet sounding mountain looks down on Copacabana Beach?
Sugarloaf Mountain <
Apple Cake Peak
Mt. Brazilian Creampie

Which song opens with the lyrics “You know that it would be untrue”?
Light My Fire <
Unchained Melody
Summer Of 69

What word is used for the letter b in the Greek alphabet?
Beta <
Bravo
Bonsai

 

Movies

The Shallows

The Artist

Changing Lanes

Reservoir Dogs

Psycho

 

Countdown

Candle I

Like Farmfoods

Hand Tail
Thailand

a country on Southeast Asia’s Indochina peninsula

 

Scottish Television

Scotch and Wry
Monarch of the Glen
Balamory
Rebus
Beechgrove Garden

Who Wants To Be A Millionaire

EASY

Which video game character is the brother of Nintendo’s mascot Mario?
Luigi <
Yoshi
Zeldo
Bob

A TV or computer may have an LCD, what does the C stand for?
Crystal <
Colour
Controller
Composite

A ruling body of which sport use the initials BBBofC and website domain www.bbbofc.com?
Boxing <
Basketball
Balance Beam
Bowling

TV: Nick Hewer took over from who in 2012 as the regular presenter of Coundown? (2009-11)
Jeff Stelling <
Des O’Connor
Richard Whiteley
Des Lynam

Fashion designer René Lacoste was nicknamed after what type of reptile?
Crocodile <
Snake
Frog
Dinosaur

MEDIUM

How many full feature films have been released to date in the “Fast and the Furious” series. (not inc shorts or TV)?
5
6
7 <
8

The resort of Antibes lies a few miles to the south of which coastal city?
Nice <
Barcelona
Naples
Toulouse

The Sicilian Mafia are known by what name?
Cosa Nostra <
Fiche Divertenti
Oche Grasse
Pane Rana

Diva was the debut solo album by which Scottish singer?
Annie Lennox <
Amy Macdonald
Michelle McManus
Lulu

Musical instruments, the lute belongs to which instrument family?
String <
Woodwind
Brass
Percussion

HARD

Composer Franz Liszt is famous for compiling a set of 19 piano pieces known as the Hungarian …. what?
Rhapsodies <
Concertos
Sympanies
Harmophonies

Florence Griffith-Joyner’s record in the womens 100m stands at what time?
10.49 sec<
11.55 sec
13.01 sec
17.22 sec

Nicola Adams was one of the gold medalists this year for GB in which sport?
Boxing <
Hockey
Cycling
Kayak

The “War of 1812” was a military conflict in which British forces invaded which country?
USA <
China
France
India

Which of these is used o make wine?
Grenache <
Grenouille
Le Renard Roux
Chaussée

 

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