Quiz Number 14

Published: Sunday 6th June 2010
  1. At which public school was Peter Pan's Captain Hook educated?
  2. Who wrote the famous poem, "The Charge of The Light Brigade"?
  3. Who in the May 2010 general election became the UK's first Green MP?
  4. What are the collective nouns used for the following animals: [a] Rhinos, [b] Kangaroos, [c] Apes, [d] Bullocks and [e] Cheetahs
  5. In the Braille reading system for the blind, how many dot positions make up each character?
  6. What are the FOUR US states that border Mexico?
  7. In the TV series "Open All Hours", what is shop-keeper Arkwright's first name?
  8. In the Children's rhyme that begins "Monday's Child is fair of face" , how is Thursday's child described?
  9. The following artists all had UK top 5 hit singles containing the word BLUE, name them, [a] Craig Douglas (1960), [b] Erasure (1990), [c] Eiffel 65 (1999), [d] Chelsea FC (1972) and [e] Wah (1982).
  10. What is the maximum score possible in a standard game of Ten Pin Bowling?
  11. Which was the first Olympic games to be televised?
  12. Which fictional characters live at the following addresses, [a] 221b Baker Street, [b] 4 Privet Drive, [c] 31 Spooner Street, Quahog, [d] 124 Conch Street, Bikini Bottom, and [e] 742 Evergreen Terrace
  13. What do you call an angle that is more than 90 degrees but less than 180 degrees?
  14. Which novels open with a) It was the best of times b) It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen c) Renowned curator Jacques Sauniere staggered through the vaulted archway of the museum's Grand Gallery d) Call me Ishmael
  15. Who played the part of The Beatles manager in the film "A Hard Day's Night"?
  16. What would a LITHOLOGIST study?
  17. What does Chilli Con Carne literally mean?
  18. Which chemical element has the Atomic Number 8?
  19. Ynys Mons is the largest island in England and Wales, what is it better known as?
  20. According to the Bible where was Cain sent after killing Abel?
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