Quiz Number 119

Published: Monday 10th April 2017
  1. What name is given to the stretch of water that separates the USA from Cuba?
  2. The Oscar winning movie "Million Dollar Baby" features which sport?
  3. Often known as "The Mouseman of Kilburn", which furniture maker signed his work with a small mouse symbol?
  4. Which author's first full length work was entitled "Down and Out in Paris and London"?
  5. What songs with "Over" in the title were UK top 20 hits for the following artists, [a] Johnny Kidd and the Pirates (1960), [b] Nelly featuring Tim McGraw (2005), [c] Lonnie Gordon (1990), [d] Status Quo (1977) and [e] David Guetta featuring Chris Willis?
  6. Which planet was first observed by Johann Gottfried Galle in 1846?
  7. In which modern day country would you find Mount Ararat?
  8. Who created the cartoon character Barry Mackenzie?
  9. In cricket, what is the distance (in yards) between the wickets?
  10. Who composed "The Carnival of the Animals"?
  11. What was the title of Natasha Bedingfield's first UK number one?
  12. What were the first names of these famous explorers, [a] Livingstone, [b] Shackleton, [c] Tasman, [d] Magellan and [e] Raleigh?
  13. Which French city lies at the mouth of the River Seine?
  14. Which three comedians played The Goodies in the TV series of the same name?
  15. How many checkers does each player start with in a game of Backgammon?
  16. Where in the human body is the Cuboid Bone?
  17. What is the real name of US rapper Busta Rhymes?
  18. With an average height of 12 - 17 km which is the lowest layer of the Earth's atmosphere?
  19. What are the four sizes of hot drinks offered at Starbucks coffee shops?
  20. Who co-starred with Heath Ledger in the 2005 movie "Brokeback Mountain"?
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One Comment

  1. Paul says:

    Great quiz as always, but… Q1: He won 14 Grand Slams, not 15.

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