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Quiz Number #524

Round 1

1. Spelling: silhouette
(outline of someone or something)

2. Who once had part of his ear bitten off by Mike Tyson?
Evander Holyfield

3. Crossword – PANACEA
A solution for all diseases.

4. The IUCN are the organisation that determine the endangered status of Giant Pandas, what does the N stand for?
International Union for Conservation of Nature

5. In football a minimum of one minute is usually added as injury time, what is the upper maximum that can be added?
5 mins
12 mins
No limit <

6. The Big Easy is a nickname for which American city?
New Orleans

7. Which GS describes the Flying Dutchman?
Ghost Ship

8. What was the name of the 2nd Harry Potter book?
Chamber of Secrets

9. What kind of creature killed Steve Irwin?

10. Where is Isle of Ely?
English Channel
North Sea
Loch Ryan
Cambridgeshire <

Round 2

Connect 4. (4x quiz questions & for answer 5, find the connection)

1. What name is given to to the Friday after Thanksgiving in USA?

2. Up until 1971, which coin had the value of 1/4 of one penny?

3. Which M6 services (also known as Forton) has a landmark called the The Pennine Tower?

4. In swimming, what is the designated area for each swimmer in a competition pool called?

5. Link: PENNY



1. What was the surname of Vito, Sonny & Michael in the Godfather?

2. Which 2021 film shares it’s name with the 1999 fly-on-the-kitchen-wall TV documentary that propelled Gordon Ramsay to stardom?
Boiling Point

3. The singer Shane MacGowan was born in which county? Limerick | Cork | Kent

4. Which 2 actors played Graham Simpkins & Iris Simpkins in the 2006 film The Holiday?
Jude Law  & Kate Winslet

5. Daniel Robert Middleton is an English YouTube and video game personality and author known professionally as what?

Final Round

1. SARS is a form of coronavirus. What does the first S stand for in SARS (Covid-1)?
Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome

2. Mensa is the largest and oldest high-IQ society in the world. The word is Latin for what?

3. The book and film “The Talented Mr. Ripley” is set in a seaside town in which country?

4. A diamond is composed of which single element?

5. Jerk is a style of cooking native to which island country?

6. St Andrew is also called Andrew the …. what?
Andrew the Apostle

7. What is the correct name for the big toe?

8. The distance between Land’s End to John O’Groats all depends on what route you take! How many miles is it “as the crow flies” (in a straight line). 603 miles | 2,122 km | 932 Miles
603 Miles


Countdown: Answer: Loitering
Letters: Tiger Lion
Clue: Hanging about.

Tie Break: In which year did the Giant Pandas arrive in Scotland?