Quiz 115

Quiz 115

1 In which decade were the Voyager spacecraft launched?
2 Which children’s game features the anatomy of a character called Cavity Sam?
3 The Scottish Referendum this year was held in 2014 because it was the 700th anniversary of which battle?
4 What are the national airlines of these countries – Finland, Australia, Russia?
5 Who was the last German to win the Wimbledon Men’s Singles?
6 Portuguese West Africa is now known as what?
7 Which car makers produce these models – Verso, Agila, Pulsar?
8 Who became the reluctant Emperor of Rome when Caligula was killed?
9 “Known knowns & known unknowns” are phrases used by which US Defense Secretary during the Iraq War?
10 What is the correct spelling here – PLEURISY, PLUERACY or PLURISY?
11 Why were the family names in Gavin & Stacey so controversial?
12 What was the world’s tallest building in the 1950s?
13 What kind of creatures live in a formicary?
14 What is the highest number of points possible from one shot in billiards?
15 Which colourful bands had hits with these songs
Fairground (1995) Boom Boom Pow (2009) Melting Pot (1969)
16 What are the names of the 2 sisters & the snowman in Frozen?
17 I Want To Know What Love Is by Foreigner is sung by toys on a Freeview advert – which toy sings first?
18 BBC Sports Personality of the Year – which 4 sports have produced the most winners?
19 In which decade did the number of people unemployed exceed 1 million for the first time?
20 In Happy Days, what was the Fonz’s real name?
21 What 6 colours are on the South African flag?
22 Which player connects PSV’s Otman Bakkal, Chelsea’s Branislav Ivanovic & Italy’s Giorgio Chiellini?
23 Which Batman villain was played by Heath Ledger on film & Cesar Romero on TV?
24 Which dog was originally bred in Germany to hunt badgers?
25 Which clerical detective was created by G K Chesterton?
26 Which famous airship caught fire & crashed at Lakehurst USA in 1937?
27 Which long running TV show featured a regular segment called Pigs In Space?
28 In the song Vincent by Don McLean what 2 colours did he paint his pallette?
29 In which famous musical film does the character Kathy Selden appear alongside Don Lockwood?
30 Who said “Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I’m not sure about the former”?

Answers

1 70s
2 Operation
3 Bannockburn
4 Finnair, Qantas, Aeroflot
5 Michael Stich
6 Angola
7 Toyota, Vauxhall, Nissan
8 Claudius
9 Donald Rumsfeld
10 PLEURISY
11 They were serial killers (Shipman West Surcliffe)
12 Empire State Building
13 Ants
14 10 (Cannon+pot red & white+in off red)
15
Simply Red Black Eyed Peas Blue Mink
16 Anna, Elsa & Olaf
17 Teddy bear
18 Athletics, Motor Racing, Cricket, Boxing
19 70s (January 1972)
20 Arthur Fonzarelli
21 Black yellow green
white red blue
22 Luis Suarez bit them all
23 The Joker
24 Dachshund
25 Father Brown
26 Hindenbug
27 Muppet Show
28 Blue & grey
29 Singing In The Rain
30 Einstein

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