Quiz 293

Quiz 293


1              Who were the pair of mice constantly harassed by Mr Jinks?

2              The capybara, the largest rodent in the world is native to which Continent?

3              What was the name of the rat sung about in a song by Michael Jackson?

4              Michael J Fox was the voice of which mouse in a 1999 film starring Hugh Laurie & Geena Davis?

5              Apart from garlic & herbs what are the 5 main ingredients of ratatouille?

Freds on TV

6              Fred Quilley was in charge of the horses in which BBC comedy series?

7              Which steeplejack came to TV fame whilst repairing the clock tower of Bolton Town Hall?

8              Rod Jane & Freddy were a group of musicians featured on which children’s ITV show?

9              If Lilith was Frederick’s mother, who was his father on TV?

10            Fred Jones was one of the 4 human characters in Scooby Doo, who were the other 3?

Around the UK

11            In which National Park is the Aviemore Ski Resort?

12            What is the County Town of Northumberland?

13            Which County’s flag is black with a white cross?

14            Name any English County that has a border with Wales?

15            What are the 3 longest rivers entirely in England?


16            Fanny Blankers-Koen won 4 Gold Medals at the 1948 London Olympics; what was her nationality?

17            Victor Dubuisson was the most recent Frenchman to play in which sporting team competition?

18            England always play their last Test Match every summer at which cricket ground?

19            Who did Andy Murray beat in 2016 in the Wimbledon Men’s Singles final?

20            In Olympic weightlifting, what are the 2 lifts called?

General Knowledge

21            Cadbury currently use which 1977 song by Baccara to advertise Dairy Milk?

22            People suffering from nocturnal enuresis tend to do what during the night?

23            Sextet in 1978 was the title of which sex symbol’s last film?

24            Which country of the UK celebrate their saint’s day first?

25            Who composed the opera Carmen?

26            Who was the comedian who was the original host on They Think It’s All Over?

27            Which European country got a new island called Surtsey due to a volcanic eruption in the 60s?

28            What is the main language of Bangladesh?

29            The Day of the Jackal is a Frederick Forsyth novel about an attempt to assassinate who?

30            Eva Braun was married to Adolf Hitler for 4 years – true or false?


1              Pixie & Dixie

2              South America

3              Ben

4              Stuart Little

5              Onion, courgette, aubergine, tomatoes, peppers

6              HiDiHi

7              Fred Dibnah

8              Rainbow

9              Frasier

10            Daphne Velma & Shaggy

11            Cairngorms

12            Morpeth

13            Cornwall

14            Cheshire, Shropshire, Herefordshire, Gloucestershire

15            Thames, Trent, (Great) Ouse

16            Dutch

17            Ryder Cup

18            The Oval

19            Milos Raonic

20            Snatch, Clean & jerk

21            Yes Sir I Can Boogie

22            Wet the bed

23            Mae West

24            Wales (St David March 1st)

25            Bizet

26            Nick Hancock

27            Iceland

28            Bengali

29            De Gaulle

30            False (about a day & a half)


Q             The lime water test is used to detect the presence of which gas?

A              Carbon dioxide

Number Guess (Nearest wins)

Q             According to the Heinz website, how many baked beans, on average, are there is a standard tin of baked beans?

A              465

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