Quiz 245

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Smiths

1              John Smith was Labour party leader for a short time after who resigned?

2              In the TV series Alias Smith & Jones, Jones was really Kid Curry, who was Smith?

3              What is the name of Will Smith’s son who starred with him in the film After Earth in 2013?

4              Who was the lead singer of Manchester band The Smiths?

5              Sarah Jane Smith was a companion of the 3rd & 4th incarnations of Doctor Who – who played them?

Metals

6              What percentage of gold is there in 18 carat gold?

7              The first ever bridge made of cast iron is at Ironbridge and crosses which river?

8              Jeremy Irons played Charles Ryder in which TV drama in 1981?

9              Which band had a big hit in 1972 with the song Silver Machine?

10a         David Steele was Liberal party leader till 1988, who preceded him as elected leader?

10b         Tommy Steele starred as Arthur in which film musical based on Kipps by H G Wells?

10c         Remington Steele was played by which actor on TV in the 80s?

Geography

11           What is the stretch of water that lies between Dumfries & Galloway in Scotland & Cumbria in England?

12           Which seaside resort is on the Fylde estuary?

13           The George Washington Bridge in the USA spans which river?

14           Which modern city did Byzantium become?

15           Which 2 capital cities are on opposite banks of the River Plate in South America?

Space

16           In 1958 Laska & Benjy went into space – what kind of creatures were they?

17           Jodrell Bank radio telescope is part of which University?

18           How many orbits did Yuri Gagarin make in the first manned spaceflight – 1. 3 or 6?

19           Ganymede is the largest moon of which planet?

20           In space what is does EVA stand for?

General Knowledge

21           What is the name of the highest fence jumped in the Grand National?

22           Linus & Lucy Van Pelt are brother & sister in which long running newspaper cartoon?

23           What does the D stand for in D H Lawrence?

24           What was introduced into Britain first – decimalisation or VAT?

25           Which song was a number one single for the Bee Gees & Steps?

26           Which childhood disease is also called varicella?

27           Which Carry On actress’s first names are Josephine Edwina although she kept her surname?

28           Machu Piccu was built by which ancient civilisation?

29           In which musical would you here the line “Come on, Dover. Move yer blooming arse!”?

30           There is a famous painting by a famous artist entitled “Self Portrait with a Bandaged Ear” – true or false?

Answers

1              Neil Kinnock

2              Hannibal Heyes

3              Jaden

4              Morrissey

5              Jon Pertwee & Tom Baker

6              75%

7              Severn

8              Brideshead Revisited

9              Hawkwind

10a         Jeremy Thorpe

10b         Half A Sixpence

10c         Pierce Brosnan

11           Solway Firth

12           Blackpool

13           Hudson

14           Istanbul

15           Buenos Aires & Montevideo

16           Mice

17           Manchester

18           One

19           Jupiter

20           Extra Vehicular Activity

21           The Chair

22           Peanuts

23           David

24           Decimalisation (1971) VAT (1973)

25           Tragedy

26           Chicken Pox

27           Hattie Jacques

28           Inca

29           My Fair lady

30           True

Jackpot

Q             Mount Fansipan is the highest point in which Asian country?

A             Vietnam

Number Guess

Q             How many people claimed to be Jedi Knight in County Durham at the 2011 Census?

A             1248

Smiths

1              John Smith was Labour party leader for a short time after who resigned?

2              In the TV series Alias Smith & Jones, Jones was really Kid Curry, who was Smith?

3              What is the name of Will Smith’s son who starred with him in the film After Earth in 2013?

4              Who was the lead singer of Manchester band The Smiths?

5              Sarah Jane Smith was a companion of the 3rd & 4th incarnations of Doctor Who – who played them?

Metals

6              What percentage of gold is there in 18 carat gold?

7              The first ever bridge made of cast iron is at Ironbridge and crosses which river?

8              Jeremy Irons played Charles Ryder in which TV drama in 1981?

9              Which band had a big hit in 1972 with the song Silver Machine?

10a         David Steele was Liberal party leader till 1988, who preceded him as elected leader?

10b         Tommy Steele starred as Arthur in which film musical based on Kipps by H G Wells?

10c         Remington Steele was played by which actor on TV in the 80s?

Geography

11           What is the stretch of water that lies between Dumfries & Galloway in Scotland & Cumbria in England?

12           Which seaside resort is on the Fylde estuary?

13           The George Washington Bridge in the USA spans which river?

14           Which modern city did Byzantium become?

15           Which 2 capital cities are on opposite banks of the River Plate in South America?

Space

16           In 1958 Laska & Benjy went into space – what kind of creatures were they?

17           Jodrell Bank radio telescope is part of which University?

18           How many orbits did Yuri Gagarin make in the first manned spaceflight – 1. 3 or 6?

19           Ganymede is the largest moon of which planet?

20           In space what is does EVA stand for?

General Knowledge

21           What is the name of the highest fence jumped in the Grand National?

22           Linus & Lucy Van Pelt are brother & sister in which long running newspaper cartoon?

23           What does the D stand for in D H Lawrence?

24           What was introduced into Britain first – decimalisation or VAT?

25           Which song was a number one single for the Bee Gees & Steps?

26           Which childhood disease is also called varicella?

27           Which Carry On actress’s first names are Josephine Edwina although she kept her surname?

28           Machu Piccu was built by which ancient civilisation?

29           In which musical would you here the line “Come on, Dover. Move yer blooming arse!”?

30           There is a famous painting by a famous artist entitled “Self Portrait with a Bandaged Ear” – true or false?

Answers

1              Neil Kinnock

2              Hannibal Heyes

3              Jaden

4              Morrissey

5              Jon Pertwee & Tom Baker

6              75%

7              Severn

8              Brideshead Revisited

9              Hawkwind

10a         Jeremy Thorpe

10b         Half A Sixpence

10c         Pierce Brosnan

11           Solway Firth

12           Blackpool

13           Hudson

14           Istanbul

15           Buenos Aires & Montevideo

16           Mice

17           Manchester

18           One

19           Jupiter

20           Extra Vehicular Activity

21           The Chair

22           Peanuts

23           David

24           Decimalisation (1971) VAT (1973)

25           Tragedy

26           Chicken Pox

27           Hattie Jacques

28           Inca

29           My Fair lady

30           True

Jackpot

Q             Mount Fansipan is the highest point in which Asian country?

A             Vietnam

Number Guess

Q             How many people claimed to be Jedi Knight in County Durham at the 2011 Census?

A             1248

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One Response to Quiz 245

  1. Anonymous says:

    Great quizzes

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