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Quiz Number #537

Round 1

1. Spelling: ABSCESS (bacterial infection)

2. Which 1972 Roald Dahl book is the sequel to Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, continuing the story of young Charlie Bucket? Clue “Charlie and the Great ___ ____”
Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator

3. What M is a word for honey wine?

4. The Dutch town of Edam takes its name from what? The Colour Red | Dutch For Goat | Dam on the River E <
Dam on River E

5. British cave divers John Volanthen and Rick Stanton led a rescue mission to save a young football team in 2018 in which country?

6. TV: Countdown on Channel 4 and is currently presented by who?
Colin Murray

7. Which 1993 film starring Emma Thompson, is based on the true story of the Guildford Four?
In the Name of the Father

8. Queen Elizabeth II had 15 Prime Ministers serve during her reign. Who was her 2nd?
Anthony Eden

9. Madagascar is an island country that belongs to which continent?

10. What flavour of juice is used to make a Bucks Fizz cocktail?

11. Strasbourg is the official seat of the European Parliament. Which country is this city located?

12. Which 2013 film told the story of the author P. L. Travers?

Saving Mr. Banks

Final Round

Blockbusters (first 5 questions)

1. Which TP are pieces of Earth’s crust & mantle, together referred to as the lithosphere?
Tectonic Plates

2. The Acid House is a collection of stories by which IW?
Irvine Welsh

3. Paul Anderson is an actor best known for playing which AS on TV from 2013–2022?
Arthur Shelby

4. Which BS is a song that includes lines “In the heart of America” & “dreadlock Rasta”?
Buffalo Soldier

5. Which RA is a vessel in the human body that supplies the kidneys with blood?
Renal Artery

Final Cryptic 5

6. Which of these has the highest “Atomic Number”? Hydrogen, Oxygen, Carbon
Oxygen (8). H-1, C-6

7. Excluding Celtic & Rangers, who were the most recent team to win the Scottish Cup?
St Johnstone

8. Friedrich Miescher, the famous scientist who paved the way for the identification of DNA, died when? 1895 < | 1935 | 1965 | 1985

9. Project Gutenberg is an online resource to encourage the creation & distribution of what, free of charge?

10. Who is the Vice President of the United States of America?

Kamala Harris



Letters: Built Pics

Clue: Person who manages branding for famous people.


Tie Break
 (closest to the correct answer wins)

Tie Break – In which year was Vladimir Putin born?


Music Answer – SONG TITLE CONNECTION 5 letter word.


Crickets – Maybe Baby

Thom Pace – Maybe

Stereophonics – Maybe Tomorrow

Carly Rae Jepsen – Call Me Maybe