Quiz Number #342

The Chase

Madras is the former name of which Indian city?
Chennai <
Mumbai
Delhi

Which word can be the name of a Bond girl, the title or a Jessie J song or a strategy game?
Domino <
Solitaire
Fishtycoon

Who did Ronald Reagan famously meet with in Iceland in 1982?
Mikhail Gorbachev <
Joseph Stalin
Vladimir Lenin

Who was sacked as Daily Mirror editor in 2004?
Piers Morgan <
Larry Lamb
Rebekah Brooks

The Jolly Giant was chain of shops that sold what?
Vegetables
Toys <
Blinds

 

Movies

The Girl on the Train
Cowboys & Aliens
The Wedding Singer
Westworld
Wayne’s World

 

Countdown

Countdown: Grievous – Vogue Sir
(of something bad) very severe or serious.

 

Who Wants To Be A Millionaire

EASY

Which word can mean a type of Citroën car, a type of park or a type of internet browser?
Safari <
National
Bijou
Saxo

Complete the title of this 2011 film starring Matt Damon & Scarlett Johansson- “We bought a…”?
Zoo <
House
Car
Boat

What is the name of larger of the shin bones?
Humerus
Tibia <
Pubis
Ulnar

Who played the character Danny Baldwin in Coronation Street?
Bradley Walsh <
Keith Duffy
Shayne Ward
Nigel Havers

Double Bass is the lowest pitched member of which instrument family?
Violin <
Guitar
Trombone
Flute

MEDIUM

From 1970 onwards, how many countries have won the World Cup on home soil?
1
2
3 <
4

The Welsh Grand National horse race is run on which course?
Chepstow <
Newbury
Taunton
Bangor-on-Dee

Which airline is the flag carrier and largest airline of the Russian Federation?
Aeroflot <
Lufthansa
Conviasa
Aegean Airlines

1
1
2<
3
None

The codename for the operation to organize Margaret Thatcher’s funeral shares it’s name with which Madonna song?
True Blue <
Holiday
Borderline
Vogue

HARD

How many cities are there in the UK. (granted city status by letters patent or royal charter)
13
21
44
69 <

Where is the world’s highest uninterrupted waterfall?
Venezuela <
New Zealand
Canada
Botswana

Which of these players has won Wimbledon mens singles most times?
Björn Borg <
John McEnroe
Novak Djokovic
Boris Becker

Who was the first non-British player to win the World Darts Championship?
John Part <
Raymond van Barneveld
Tony David
Christian Kist

In England & Wales the The IPCC handle Police complaints. What is the equivalent in Scotland?
PIRC <
SPCC
Internal Affairs
Nothing

 

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