Quiz 140

Quiz 140

Horses
1 In the nursery rhyme where would you go to see a fine lady on a fine horse?
2 What was the name of the TV spin off from Only Fools & Horses?
3 In horse racing – what is the shortest distance over which a flat race is run in the UK?
4 Which suffragette died in 1913 when she threw herself in front of the King’s horse in the Derby?
5 What name can be a brand of jeans and the name for a man who looks after the horses on a western cattle drive?
Music Weather
6 Which top 10 hit features the opening lines “Sittin’ in a sleazy snack bar suckin’ sickly sausage rolls”?
7 In the musical Paint Your Wagon what was the wind called according to one of the songs?
8 Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head featured in which classic western film?
9 Don’t It Make My Brown Eyes Blue was a top 10 hit for which female American country singer in 1977?
10 Who had hits with these songs – Flowers In The Rain 1967, Seasons In The Sun 1999, Get Off My Cloud 1967?
Science
11 Which chemical element is used to make light bulb filaments and darts?
12 Crick & Watson were the British scientists who discovered the structure of which fundamental part of us all?
13 What is the boiling point of water in Fahrenheit?
14 Which science fiction writer devised the Three Laws of Robotics?
15 The Large Hadron Collider is located under which 2 countries?
Old & New
16 “It’s Alright” is the theme tune to which British detective drama?
17 New Street is the main railway station in which English city?
18 What was New York called before 1664?
19 What is a chicken called that is under a year old?
20 The Old Bailey figure of Justice holds 2 items – what are they?
General Knowledge
21 Van Rijn is the surname of which 17th century Dutch painter?
22 What number was the last Apollo mission to the moon?
23 What is two thirds of three quarters of 24?
24 The European Union won which international prize in 2012?
25 Aleppo is the largest city in which Middle eastern country?
26 Where is the HQ of the Hyundai Motor Company?
27 Which historical figure features on the Clydesdale Bank £20 Scottish banknote?
28 Which Championship football team play at the Madejski Stadium?
29 Which comedian who died in 2013 was most famous for his broken microphone routine?
30 Tonto,the Lone Ranger’s sidekick, is the Spanish word for stupid – true or false?

Answers

1 Banbury Cross
2 Green Green Grass
3 5 furlongs
4 Emily Davison
5 Wrangler
6 Fog On The Tyne
7 Maria
8 Butch Cassidy & the Sundance Kid
9 Crystal Gayle
10 Move, Westlife, Rolling Stones
11 Tungsten
12 DNA
13 212
14 Isaac Asimov
15 France & Switzerland
16 New Tricks
17 Birmingham
18 New Amsterdam
19 Pullet
20 Sword & Set of Scales
21 Rembrandt
22 17
23 12
24 Nobel Peace Prize
25 Aleppo
26 South korea
27 Robert the Bruce
28 Reading
29 Norman Collier
30 TRUE

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