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Quiz Number #511

Round 1

1. Spelling: DILEMMA
(when you have to choose between two or more alternatives)

2. Which Hanna-Barbera produced cartoon had to change it’s name for broadcast on the BBC because it had the same name as a popular pet food brand?
Top Cat / Boss Cat

3. The phrase “Big Brother is watching you” comes from which book?
Nineteen Eighty-Four

4. Which one of these is not a brand name? Lycra | Spandex < | Plasticine  | Sellotape

5. Rothesay is a seaside resort and the main town on the east side of which island?
Isle of Bute

6. How old was the Queen when she died?

7. Europe’s longest bridge is named after which famous explorer?
Vasco da Gama

8. (Picture Question) Which one of these sang this? Picture of Gina G | Sonique | Gala. (audio clip: Freed From Desire)
C – Gala

9. Martedì in Italian. Dinsdag in Dutch.

10. What nationality was the racing driver Ayrton Senna?

Round 2 

Guest Round – History Timeline… Which happened 1st? 

Bronze Age <
Iron Age

Can We Fix It? Number 1 (2000)
Mr Blobby. Number 1 < (1993)

The Living Daylights < (1987)
Tomorrow Never Dies (1997)

Rio de Janeiro World Cup Final. < (2014)
Rio de Janeiro Olympics. (2016)

Gunpowder Plot < (1605)
Great Fire of London (1666) 


1. Which CD played the title role in “There’s Something About Mary”?
Cameron Diaz

2. Which ST describes footwear that provides protection from falling objects?
Steel Cap

3. Eric Spear was a composer best associated with which CS?
Coronation Street

4. Which PL was a hit for S Club Juniors, Paul Anka & Donny Osmond?
Puppy Love

5. Which DP is when is a body of air is the temperature to which it must be cooled to become saturated with water vapor?
Dew Point 

Final Round 

1. Which part of the body is affected by Trachoma? Throat | Eye < | Knee

2. Evil Emperor Zurg appears in which series of films?
Toy Story

3. Finance: What does the S stand for in NASDAQ? (acronym)
Securities (National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations)

4. How long is the Ayr Gold Cup race? 6 Furlongs < | 16 Furlongs | 26 Furlongs | 66 Furlongs
6 Furlongs

5. Historic professions: What name, now a common surname was used to describe a barrel maker?

6. The South American Football Confederation is the South American equivilant of UEFA. What 8 letter “abbreviation-type” name do they use?

7. Who is the current Secretary of State for Levelling Up?
Michael Gove

8. How many strokes under par is an Eagle?


Letters: Big Turtle
Answer: Litterbug
Clue: Someone that drops rubbish.