Quiz Number #339

The Chase

Which of these cities is located closest to the M6 motorway?
Liverpool
Manchester
Warrington <

Members of the family Sparassidae, what type of creature is a Huntsman?
Spider <
Frog
Wolf

What name is given to the the skipper of an all-weather (RNLI) lifeboat?
Coxswain <
Commander
Ensign Captain

What is the medical word for the voice box?
Larynx <
Hallux
Metacarpal

What is the name of the 4th largest island in the Balearics after Majorca, Minorca, Ibiza?
Formentera <
Fuerteventura
Fuengirola

 

Movies

Bridget Jones’s Baby
Captain Phillips
The Devil Wears Prada
Arachnophobia
Doctor Zhivago

 

Countdown –

 

Canine Us – Nuisance

An annoying person.

 

Who Wants To Be A Millionaire

EASY

Which Bee Gees song provided a hit for Take That?
How Deep Is Your Love <
Could It Be Magic
ReLight My Fire
Jive Talkin’

Which of these American entertainment awards is for theatre performances?
Grammy
Emmy
Academy
Tony <

The finishing line for the Great Scottish Run half marathon is in which park?
Glasgow Green <
Kelvingrove Park
Pollok Country Park
Bellahouston Park

With which giant fruit would you associate James Henry Trotter?
Peach <
Pear
Banana
Pineapple

Diane James is the leader of which political party?
UKIP <
Scottish Labour
Green Party
Liberal Democrats

MEDIUM

Who performed the title song to the film “The Spy Who Loved Me”?
Carly Simon <
Lulu
Shirley Bassey
Paul McCartney

What is the name of the new darts tournament which will take place this week?
Champions League <
World Cup
5 Nations
Europa League

Which of these was the name of a 4 wheel car manufactured by the Reliant Motor Company from the mid 70’s – early 80’s?
Sparrow
Kitten <
Badger
Beaver

What was the name of NASA’s second human spaceflight program, conducted between projects Mercury and Apollo?
Gemini <
Aquarius
Pisces
Capricorn

Who sang the line “You run around town like a fool and you think that it’s groovy”?
Billy Ocean <
Barry White
Mick Jagger
Mika

HARD

Which 1 of these cities is not classed as 1 of South Africa’s 3 capital cities?
Bloemfontein
Cape Town
Pretoria
Johannesburg <

Which unit of measurement is also the word used to describe the rhythmical pattern of a poem?
Metre <
Yard
Gallon
Torr

“Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?” is a song written by Cole Porter for which musical?
High Society <
Singin’ In The Rain
Cabaret
Top Hat

What is the last digit of the year 1999 when written in Roman Numerals?
M
C
V
X <

Which jockey rode the winner at this year’s Ayr Gold Cup?
Tom Eaves <
William Buick
Sean Levey
Jim Crowley

 

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