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Quiz Number #456

Round 1

1. Spelling: Oscillation (movement back and forth in a regular rhythm)

2. Hansel and Gretel, which one was the girl?


3. Which of these sporting events did not have to be postponed because of covid?

Commonwealth Games < | UEFA European Championship | Summer Olympics

4. Who was Chancellor of the Exchequer prior to Rishi Sunak?

Sajid Javid

5. Zoflora is a brand of what? Disinfectant | Cake | Cooking Oil


6. VAT is payable on chocolate-covered biscuits. Yes or no, is VAT added to Jaffa Cakes?


7. Which of these used a TIE Advanced x1? Darth Vader | Adolf Hitler | Lord Voldemort

Darth Vader

8. Schumacher & Hamilton have won a joint-record of how many F1 championship titles each?


9. In warfare, a ground-to-air missile is more commonly known as what 3 letter abbreviated name, that is also a boys name?


10. Who were crowned 2022 Guinness Six Nations champions ?


Round 2


1. Complete the title of the Bob Marley song: Iron Lion ___?


2. Audio – Mrs Brown

3. Which TV character befriended Michael the Geordie at a petrol station in Norwich?

Alan Partridge

4. Which singer rose to fame on American Idol and became the lead singer of Queen?

Adam Lambert

5. Which song performed by Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper opens with the words “Tell me something, girl. Are you happy in this modern world?”



1. Which EC is known in France as la Manche?

English Channel

2. Which ML is a type of cougar?

Mountain Lion

3. Which CT is often described as the signature event of Highland Games?

Caber Toss

4. Which CB is a card game governed globally by the WBF?

Contract Bridge

5. Which OM has the highest point on Mars?

Olympus Mons

Final Round

1. Sort these films out in order of release, earliest first.

A Hard Day’s Night (1964) – Help (1965) – Magical Mystery Tour (1967)

2. Canada’s border with the United States is the world’s longest international border. Which two countries are second on the list of longest land borders?

Russia and Kazakhstan

3. The pinnacle of Frank Bruno’s boxing career was winning the WBC heavyweight title by beating who at Wembley Stadium in 1995?

Oliver McCall

4. A litre is a metric unit of volume equal to 1 cubic what?


5. Creative Cloud is a set of applications and services from which tech company?


6. Which H is the traditional name of the transcripts of Parliamentary debates in Britain?


7. Mortise and tenon is a joint used for thousands of years by woodworkers. Which bit is the hole?


8. The Atomium is a landmark building in which country?


Tie break:

In which year were women first allowed to ski jump at the Winter Olympics?




Scary Aunt

Answer: Sanctuary

Clue: A  place that provides safety or protection for birds.