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Quiz Number #417

Round 1 

1. Spelling – Dettol – brand of disinfectant.

2. Kessock Bridge | Erskine| Queensferry are all bridges in Scotland. List them in the order that they were officially opened.
Erskine 71 / Kessock Bridge 82 / Queensferry 2017

3. Wile E. Coyote received most of his explosives and contraptions by mail order from which company?
Acme

4. Eric Cantona played for which two English teams?
Manch Utd & Leeds Utd

5. Facebook announced last week that they are rebranding to Meta. Which company rebranded their parent company as Alphbet in 2015?
Google

6. How many legs does a spotted lady type of ladybird have?
6

7. “Piano Man” is a song written and performed by American singer-songwriter?
Billy Joel

8. Scotland rugby team played last Saturday in which competition?
Autumn Nations Cup

9. Which one of these is not an Equatorial country?
Indonesia | Brazil | Ethiopia <

10. Strongbow, John Smith’s and Newcastle Brown Ale are all brands owned by which European beer company?
Heineken



 

Round 2 

Entertainment 

1. “Didn’t he/she/they do well?” was a catchphrase that was introduced in which TV game show?
Generation Game

2. Clip – ET

3. In 1971, who played the film role of London gangster Jack Carter?
Michael Caine

4. The chorus to which song includes the words “I bet you think this song is about you, Don’t you don’t you?”
You’re So Vain

5. Which stage musical includes the musical number “All That Jazz”?
Chicago 

Blockbusters

1. Which GR were originally bred to go and bring back waterfowl?
Golden Retriever

2. Which RR is a non-bake cake with chocolate, nuts, biscuits & marshmallow?
Rocky Road

3. Men convicted of which HT were given a statutory penalty of hanged, drawn and quartered?
High Treason

4. Crescent Tool Company first patented which AS?
Adjustable Spanner

5. Which MC  was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize for pioneering research on radioactivity?
Marie Curie 

Final Round 

1. Multiplying all of the numbers on a telephone dialing pad together, no matter what order you do it, always results in which same answer?
0

2. Boris Johnson is a polyglot. What can a polyglot do?
Speak Multiple Languages

3. What A is the second derivative of displacement?
Acceleration

4. Thomas Farriner’s bakery is most famous for what?
Great Fire London

5. Kia is a car manufacturer from which country?
South Korea

6. Their own word for their own language. deutsch is German. Espanyol is Spanish. Which country do they speak Suomi?
Finland

7. Which city will host the 2022 Commonwealth Games?
Birmingham

8. What can either be RhD positive or RhD negative?
Blood types 

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Countdown –  

Chemistry – Rice Myths 

A type of attraction or a scientific study. 

Tie Break:  

What is the population of Finland? 2020 estimate
5,536,146