Quiz Number #338

The Chase

What is the Paris underground railway called?
Metro <
Subway
U-Bahn

What was the name of the family that adopted Paddington Bear?
Major
Blair
Brown <

Who is the current host of Mastermind?
John Humphrys <
Michael Buerk
Martyn Lewis
Huw Edwards

Legs full size pro snooker table x lanes in Olympic swimming pool?
40
48
80 <

James “Clubber” Lang was Rocky’s opponent in which Rocky film?
Rocky
Rocky II
Rocky III <

 

Movies

Four Weddings and a Funeral
Ben-Hur
American Sniper
Brewster’s Millions
El Cid

 

 

Countdown –

Lyric End – Cylinder

A tube in an engine

 

Who Wants To Be A Millionaire

EASY

What was the name of the Princess voiced by Cameron Diaz in the Shrek films?
Fiona <
Sue
Sharon
Karen

What variety of potato was named after an Italian composer?
Vivaldi <
Bach
Beethoven
Maris Piper

The logo of which social media company is known as “Larry the bird”?
Twitter <
Whatsapp
Instagram
Snapchat

The WCML starts or ends at which London terminus?
Euston <
Waterloo
Charing Cross
Battersea

Which Scottish recording artist sang with Prince on a hit song in the 80s?
Sheena Easton <
Annie Lennox
Lulu
Jim Diamond

MEDIUM

Which one of these words correctly describes a Koala?
Marsupial<
Bear
Rodent
Mongoose

Which of these designer brands has a swan in their logo?
Swarovski <
Jo Malone
Sillhouette
Morel

Klavier is the German word for which instrument?
Piano <
Drum
Guitar
Triangle

How many Christmas’s was John Major the Prime Minister?
4
5
6
7 <

What part strikes a bell to make the chime?
Clapper <
Striker
Donger
Doosher

HARD

Which of these is an expert in wine?
Sommelier <
Ornithier
Magentier
Mauvier

What name was on Marilyn Monroe’s birth certificate?
Norma Jeane Mortenson <
Norma Jane Baker
Norma Jeane Munroe
Norma Jean Kelly

Which of the Klitschko brothers is now Mayor of Kiev?
Vitali Klitschko is now the mayor of which city?
Donetsk
Kiev <
Bucharest
Bratislava

What title / name is given to a person who rules during the minority, absence or incapacitaty of a monarch?
Regent <
Consort
Grandiose
Noble Commander

What is the course record time for the Great North Run?
34:24
58:56 <
1:59:54
2:03:05

 

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