Quiz Number #386

CHASE

 

Domestic radios used vacuum tubes before what was invented?
Transistor <
Transformer
Transmistor

Which ferry company operate a line from the south of Cairnryan to Larne, NI?
P&O Ferries<
Stena Line
Brittany Ferries

Which famous street is mentioned in the opening verse of Rhinestone Cowboy?
Broadway <
Michigan Avenue
Canyon Road

1990s Timeline; Which happened 1st?
Yeltsin resigns as pres
Ayrton Senna wins his last GP
Nelson Mandela <

99 Luftballons is an anti-war protest song by the German band Nena. What does the German word luft mean?
Red
Happy
Air <

 

Movies

The Hitman’s Bodyguard
Twister
MASH

Actor Link:

Bradley Cooper
Wedding Crashers ; The A-Team ; Limitless ; American Sniper

 

Countdown

A Tile Moon – Emotional

 

Higher Lower

Number of playing cards in a brand new unopened pack. Higher or lower than 53.
Higher

Number of balls on table at start of game of snooker. Higher or lower than 20.
Higher

Number of US Presidents that have been assasinated. Higher or lower than 2.
Higher

Number of passengers handled by Glasgow Airport in 2016. Higher or lower than 1 million.
Higher

Number of MB in 1 GB. Higher or lower than 9999.
Lower

Who Wants To Be A Millionaire
EASY

The Borg are a colelction of species found where?
In the sea
In South America
In Antartica
In Star Trek <

Lightning McQueen is the main character in which film franchise?
Cars <
X-Men
Pirates of the Caribbean
Jurassic Park

Taj Mahal. Taj means Crown, what does Mahal mean?
Lucky
Big
White
Palace<

Which of these countries is not land-locked?
Poland <
Czech Republic
Hungary
Switzerland

A UK passport has picture of a lion and what other creature, holding up flags and a shield?
Unicorn <
Dragon
Bull
Tiger

MEDIUM

Which brothers directed the 1998 film “There’s Something About Mary”?
Farrelly <
Wachowski
Coen
Russo

Which British boxer was defeated in a 10th round TKO by Floyd Mayweather Jr. in December 8, 2007?
Ricky Hatton <
Joe Calzaghe
Chris Eubank
Amir Khan

Complete the title of this Washington Irving short story of speculative fiction: The Legend of Sleepy …?
Hollow <
Shallow
Mountain
Jean

Complete this line from The Wizard of Oz “Click your heels together three times and say”… what?
There’s no place like home <
I have a brain
Over the rainbow
Ding-Dong! The Witch Is Dead

What name is given to the supreme civil court in Scotland?
Court of Session <
Sheriff Court
High Court of Justiciary
Sheriff Appeal Court

HARD

Manufactured by the Italian confectioner Ferrero, what percentage of a Tic Tac cosists of sugar?
0%
1%
95%
100%

Which retired Dutch player is the fourth-highest goalscorer in UEFA Champions League history with 56 goals? Ronaldo, Messi, Raúl
Ruud van Nistelrooy <
Ruud Gullit
Dennis Bergkamp
Edgar Davids

Which 1 of these words follows the basic spelling rule of “i before the e, except after c”?
foreign
kaleidoscope
surveillance
yield<

Apart from Golds how many other Olympic medals does Usain Bolt have in his collection?
1
2
4
None <

Which unemployed coal delivery man discovered he was good at a sport while at Butlins, Ayr, and went on to become world champion in 1982?
Jocky Wilson

 

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