Quiz 139

Quiz 139

Pots & Pans
1 What was the name of the dictator of Cambodia & leader of the Khmer Rouge for 35 years?
2 Which chemical element’s symbol is K?
3 What was the name of the forest planet in the film Avatar?
4 Which US airline ceased operating in 1991, 3 years after a major disaster?
5 Which words are described as – long thin cigar, sweet Italian bread from Milan?
TV Families
6 What was the surname of the family in the Darling Buds of May?
7 What was the first name of Alf Garnett’s daughter in Till Death Us Do Part?
8 Which TV family series was set in Walnut Grove, Minnesota?
9 Jim, Barbara, Denise & Antony were which TV sitcom family?
10 In My Family, what jobs did Ben & Susan do?
Sport
11 What was the previous name for the Commonwealth Games?
12 Which famous show jumper rode a horse called Doublet in the 1970’s?
13 Ian Woosnam was penalised 2 shots in the final round of the 2001 Open Championship – why?
14 On which piece of gymnastic equipment has Louis Smith just become British Champion?
15 Who were the last 3 teams from outside the Premier League to play in an FA Cup Final?
Food
16 What is the main ingredient of the Indian dish dhal?
17 Which traditional dessert is eaten by Americans on Thanksgiving?
18 If you ordered eggs a la coque for breakfast in France what kind of eggs would you get?
19 What type of pastry is used to make profiteroles?
20 From which European countries do these cheeses come from – Jarlsberg, Manchego, Gouda?
General Knowledge
21 The singer Sophie Ellis Bextor is the daughter of a former presenter of which children’s TV show?
22 Which famous author lived at Abbotsford on the Scottish borders?
23 What is the 4th letter of the Greek alphabet?
24 What was John Denver’s only UK hit which also reached number one?
25 Chris Patton was the last British Governor of which British colony in 1997?
26 True or false – the Nike slogan “Just Do It” was inspired by the last words of Gary Gilmore before he was executed?
27 Which city in England is the only one starting with G?
28 Name any year when Dick Turpin was alive
29 Which spirit is used to make a marguerita?
30 President George Bush refused to have which vegetable on White House menus?

Answers

1 Pol Pot
2 Potassium
3 Pandora
4 PanAm
5 Panatella, Panettone
6 Larkins
7 Rita
8 Little House On The Prairie
9 Royle Family
10 Dentist & tour guide
11 British Empire Games
12 Princess Anne
13 Too many clubs in his bag
14 Pommel Horse
15 Cardiff City 2008, Millwall (2004) Sunderland (1992)
16 Lentils
17 Pumpkin Pie
18 Soft boiled eggs
19 Choux
20 Norway, Spain, Netherlands
21 Blue Peter (Janet Ellis)
22 Sir Walter Scott
23 Delta
24 Annie’s Song
25 Kong Kong
26 TRUE
27 Gloucester
28 1705 – 1739
29 Tequila
30 Broccoli

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