Quiz Number #349

The Chase

What voltage are the rectangular batteries with male and female clasps, commonly used in household smoke alarms?
1.5V
9V
19.5V

Which of these was the Commander-in-Chief of the Chilean Army?
Augusto Pinochet <
Fidel Castro
Roberto Mugabe

Attended by over 65,000, which event in Glasgow was organised by DF Concerts on 16th Sep 2010?
CommGames Open Cerm
T-In The Park
Pope In The Park <

Nico Rosberg is World Champion. Who was the last driver of his nationality to win that title?
Vettel <
Räikkönen
Häkkinen

There are currently how many different denominations of Bank of England notes in circulation?
4 <
5
6

 

Movies

Allied
The Wolf of Wall Street
The Hangover
Ghost
Cat Ballou

 

Countdown

Countdown – Mans Suit – Tsunamis

Mystery Voice

Jim White
Nick Clegg
Tom Hanks
James May
Simon Bates

 

Who Wants To Be A Millionaire

EASY

In nursery rhymes Simple Simon, who did Simon meet on the way to the fair?
Pieman <
Peter
Paul
Lou

Narcolepsy is a condition that means sufferers can suddenly do what at any time?
Fall Asleep <
Swear
Fly
Disappear

What is the highest peak in the Alps?
Mont Blanc <
Everest
K2
Kilimanjaro

Daniel Cleaver & Mark Darcy are characters from which film series?
Bridget Jones <
Men In Black
Indiana Jones
Harry Potter

Robin Day was the original presenter of which TV program?
Question Time <
Match Of The Day
Ready Steady Cook
Ninja Warrior

MEDIUM

Which racing discipline of alpine skiing is a downhill slalom where the accent is on speed rather than technical proficiency?
Super A
Super B
Super G <
Super S

Phillips-Van Heusen Corporation manfacture what?
Clothing <
Pharmaceutical
Tractors
Bluetooth Tech

Which of these cities is located closest to France?
Barcelona <
Madrid
Porto
Malaga

The Glasgow Herald is now called “The Herald”. What was the name of the Guardian until 1959?
Manchester Guardian <
Liverpool Guardian
Edinburgh Guardian
Yorkshire GuardianLondon

Former footbller Lee Chapman now runs restaurants with his famous wife, who is she?
Leslie Ash <
Martine McCutcheon
Michelle McManus
Melanie Blatt

HARD

The history of radar started with experiments by which Heinrich?
Hertz <
Bandwidth
Morse
Ohm

Where did Slobodan Milosevic die?
The Hague <
Brussels
Strasbourg
Zürich

Under what name did Charles Dodgson write (a) famous classic book(s)?
Lewis Carroll <
Bram Stoker
Mark Twain
Homer

Which canal is considered to connect the Rhine and the Rhone and thereby connecting North Sea & Med Sea?
Rhone–Rhine Canal <
Nan Madol
Canal de Bruges
Volga-Don Canal

Who is the current women’s world record holder in the marathon?
Paula Radcliffe <
Zola Budd
Liz McColgan
Uta Pippig

 

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