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Quiz Number #458

Round 1 

1. Spelling – BECOMING

2. Here is a list of famous people. How many have been knighted with a CBE and should be addressed Sir: Billy Connolly< | Harry Kane | Mick Jagger< | Ed Sheeran

3. List these 3 battlefield sites – furthest north first: Bannockburn | Culloden | Glen Coe
Culloden | Glen Coe | Bannockburn

4. Which of these occurs when the Moon passes between Earth and the Sun, leaving a moving region of shadow on Earth’s surface? Solar Eclipse or Lunar Eclipse.
Solar Eclipse

5. The sons of which 2 boxers will follow in their father’s footsteps when they fight approx 30 years on at the o2 in London in October?
Benn & Eubank

6. Distruptions to train services this summer are due to RMT industrial action. What do the letters RMT stand for?
Rail, Marine, Transport. (National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers Union (RMT))

7. Corfu & Zante belong to which group of Greek Islands?

8. Who was the last Scotland manager? (Full time not caretaker)
Alex McLeish

9. The Battle of the Bulge was launched through the densely forested Ardennes region between which 2 countries?
Belgium and Luxembourg

10. TF: The new national anthem for The Bahamas was written by Rihanna?
FALSE (she’s from Barbados and didnt write that either)

Round 2 


1. In Monsters Inc, how many eyes does Sulley have?

2. Audio – Matrix

3. Which was the only Disney animated film title character created by Walt Disney to have no spoken dialogue?

4. Which Tina Turner song includes the lines “Deutch marks or dollars, American Express will do nicely, thank you”?
Private Dancer

5. What kind of animals are Rebecca & Richard in Peppa Pig?


1. Which LW was a series of films starring Mel Gibson and Danny Glover?
Leathal Weapon

2. Which MN has won the most Wimbledon Singles Titles?
Martina Navratilova

3. Which NS has her picture on the Royal Bank Of Scotland £5 note?
Nan Shepherd

4. Which HC is a whisky in a rectangular blue bottle, co-owned by David Beckham and Diageo?
Haig Club

5. Who has been called the father of electricity?
Michael Faraday 

Final Round 

1. List in order: longest first. M1 | M8 | M25
M1 – M25 – M8 (193.5            117 mi             60.3 m)

2. Often found on pizza menus, what does the term “Quattro Stagioni” mean?
Four Seasons

3. The “IUCN Red List of Threatened Species” is the best known worldwide conservation status listing and ranking system. Ex means extinct. EN stands for Endangered. LC means Least concern. What do the letters NT stand for?
Near Threatened

4. Which singer’s name fits into the title of this 1749 novel by Henry Fielding. “The History of ___ ____, a Foundling”?
Tom Jones

5. Which is longer. equatorial circumference of the moon – great wall china.
Great Wall China

6. The agonized face in which painting by Edvard Munch has become one of the most iconic images of art?
The Scream

7. What is the wearing away of parts of the Earth by water or wind called?

8. What is the summer counterpart of hibernation?

Tie break: nuevo

Broads Had 

Answer: Dashboard 

Clue: A panel with control settings.