Quiz Number #351

The Chase

Which date did Advent begin this year?
27th Nov <
1st Dec
6th Dec

Benny Hill had a Christmas No.1 with a song about who?
Ernie <
Grandma
Mary

Strongbow is a brand that belongs to which multinational brewer?
Heineken <
Guinness
Carlsberg

What is the meaning of the French term “Ballon d’Or”?
Hot Air Balloon
The Chosen One
Golden Ball <

A solstice is an astronomical event that occurs how many times per year?
1
2 <
4

 

Movies

The Nightmare Before Christmas
The Muppet Christmas Carol
White Christmas
Home Alone
Sully: Miracle On The Hudson

 

Countdown

Pertness

Presents
Pertness
Serpents

 

Who Wants To Be A Millionaire

EASY

What word is used to describe the mating season of reindeer?
Rutting <
Copulation
Nookie
Courting

In a traditional mince pie, which ingredient of the filling would make it unsuitable for vegetarians?
Suet <
Nutmeg
Brandy
Brown Sugar

Mainland Portugal has a land border with how many countries?
1 <
2
3
4

TV: What kind of animal is “Santa’s Little Helper”?
Cat
Dog <
Reindeer
Robin

Which of Santa’s reindeer is “Fast as a bolt! & “Can electrify others”?
Blitzen <
Vixen
Donner
Prncer

MEDIUM

BBC Sports Personality of the Year was once held at which Glasgow venue?
SSE Hydro <
Braehead Arena
Emirates Arena
SECC

Tennis – Wimbledon Mens Singles: Which country has won the title most times (open and amatuer era – all-time)?
Great Britain <
USA
France
Australia

2 ROAD signs – what is their meaning?
Pedestrian Zone Ends <
Pedestrian Zone Ahead
No Loading
No Traffic

WASPI is the name of a group that campaign for what?
Pensions <
Real Ale
Chocolate
Brexit Revote

Which of these is the current Vice President in America?
Dan Quayle
Joe Biden<
Dick Cheney
Al Gore

HARD

What is the strongest suit in bridge?
Spades <
Hearts
Diamonds
Clubs

Silver fulminate which is silver salt of fulminic acid is commonly used in which Christmas item?
Crackers <
Tinsel
Advent Calanders
Reindeer Horns

Ordering online or by post, a standard 32-page adult passport costs how much?
£14.50
£72.50 <
£93.50
£112.50

Which song includes the words “wider than a mile, I’m crossing you in style some day”?
Moon River <
One Day I’ll Fly Away
A Moment Like This
Half the World Away

EBV is a virus known as “Mistletoe virus” that can cause Glandular fever – What does the EB stand for?
Epstein-Barr <
Erikson-Bate
Edwards-Bowman
Edmonds-Bennett

 

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