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Quiz Number #452

Round 1 

1. Spelling – masonry (bricks or stonework)

2. What is the postcode of Wimbledon?

3. In the UK, around 90% of all adults with diabetes have what type? type 1 type 2
Type 2

4. Website URLs in recent years switched from http to https. What does the S stand for?
Secure (Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure)

5. TF: Before taking up F1, Nigel Mansell was a professional footballer who played for West Ham?

6. The RMS Titanic sank in 1912. What did RMS stand for?
Royal Mail Ship

7. The carotid arteries supply blood to where? Hands | Head | Lower Limbs

8. Who was the last Scottish player to win The Open? (1999)
Paul Lawrie

9. Which manned spacecraft holds the record of the farthest distance that humans have traveled from Earth?
Apollo 13

10. How many people are pictured in The Last Supper by Leonardo da Vinci?

Round 2 


1. Which 2003/2004 Quentin Tarantino films were split into two parts, released 6 months apart?
Kill Bill

2. Audio – Titanic

3. Ray Bolger, Bert Lahr & Jack Haley are best known for starring together in which 1939 film?
The Wizard of Oz

4. TV: Who played the part of Frank Butcher on TV?
Mike Reid

5. Which singer, made their acting debut playing Billie Holiday in the film Lady Sings the Blues?
Diana Ross 


1. Glasgow Clan are an ice hockey team who were originally called what BC?
Braehead Clan

2. Schoolchildren in the 19th and early 20th centuries who were disruptive were given which DC to wear?
Dunce Hat

3. Which GR is a genre of Hip Hop that includes performers Dr Dre, Ice Cube & Tupac Shakur?
Gangsta Rap

4. Myelitis is the inflammation of which SC?
Spinal Cord

5. Which CC is known as the Space Coast?
Cape Canaveral 

Final Round 

1. Which E is a type of paint that works well on surfaces such as metal & wood and dries to a hard durable finish?

2. What are the names of the two huge cranes on the banks of the River Lagan?
Samson and Goliath

3. Which high-market holiday resort and spa town on the shores of Lake Geneva gives it’s name to brand of mineral water that sells over 2 billion bottles per year?

4. Of the 8 countries that have won the World Cup, who is first alphabetically?

5. Who wrote a book called The Silmarillion?
J. R. R. Tolkien

6. Spanish – mantequilla : French – Beurre

7. Science: Which four letters of the English alphabet are used in the Genetic Code?
ATCG (thymine (T), adenine (A), cytosine (C), and guanine (G))

8. What are the names of South Africa’s three capital cities?
Cape Town, Pretoria, and Bloemfontein 

Tie break:  

Malta Dine 


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