Quiz Number 20

Published: Wednesday 17th November 2010
  1. The Speaker' is the presiding officer of the House of Commons, which officer carries out the same duty in the House of Lords?
  2. According to the Old Testament, what did God create on the Third day?
  3. What was the title of Beethoven's only opera?
  4. What songs with 'PINK' in the title were UK top 20 hits for the following artists, [a] Eddie Calvert (1955), [b] The Flaming Lips (2003), [c] Scaffold (1968), [d] Aerosmith (1999) and [e] Natalie Cole (1988)
  5. What is the name of the largest moon of Jupiter?
  6. Who was the British Prime Minister when India gained independence?
  7. Who wrote the play "She Stoops to Conquer"?
  8. In which English county would you find the following Stately Homes ,[a] Woburn Abbey, [b] Audley End house, [c] Holker Hall, [d] Chatsworth and [e] Castle Howard?
  9. Two post-war England cricket captains have had sons who have also been capped for their country, name the fathers and sons
  10. In which range of hills would you find Cheddar Gorge?
  11. Born in Cardiff in 1893, by what name did David Ivor Davies find fame in the musical world?
  12. Of which metals are the following ores a major source, [a] Argentite, [b] Bauxite, [c] Cinnabar, [d] Chalcocite and [e] Galena
  13. Which sport is written about in Wisden?
  14. What type of food is Quark?
  15. At which racecourse is The Oaks run?
  16. Of what Royal Houses are the following British monarchs from, [a] Queen Anne, [b] William IV, [c] Edward II, [d] Mary I and [e] Edward VII
  17. Which popular garden plant has a Greek name meaning "Water Vessel"?
  18. Which SIX States are generally said to comprise the region of New England in the USA?
  19. Which Country is known in its own language as SUOMI?
  20. What two real animals are said to make up the mythical creature The Griffin?
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