Quiz Number 38

Published: Sunday 4th December 2011
  1. Who was the main character in Orwell's novel "1984"?
  2. Riga is the capital of which European country?
  3. Which FOUR US Presidents have been assassinated?
  4. In computing what does the acronym HTTP stand for?
  5. Which songs containing "SILVER" in the title were UK top five hits for the following artists, [a] Hawkwind [1972], [b] Jim Diamond (1986), [c] The Four Seasons (1976), [d] David Essex (1980) and [e] David Soul (1977)
  6. What title was given to King Edward VIII after his abdication in 1936?
  7. What does an ICHTHYOLOGIST study?
  8. Which painting by Pablo Picasso was inspired by the bombing of a town in the Spanish Civil War?
  9. In which year did Queen Victoria celebrate her Diamond Jubilee?
  10. In which towns do the following Scottish football teams play their home matches , [a] Heart of Midlothian, [b] St. Johnstone, [c] Queen of the South, [d] Albion Rovers and [e] St. Mirren
  11. By what name is a young hare known?
  12. On which racecourse is the Kentucky Derby run?
  13. Which New Zealand born physicist is widely acknowledged as the first to split the atom?
  14. Which FIVE countries share a land border with CROATIA?
  15. Cliff Richard represented the UK in the Eurovision Song Contest on TWO occasions, can you name the songs?
  16. What is depicted on the memorial to Lewis Carroll located on the West Shore, Llandudno, North Wales?
  17. With which sports were the following films connected with, [a] "Field of Dreams" (1989), [b] "The Big Lebowski" (1998), [c] "Million Dollar Baby" (2004), [d] "Happy Gilmore" (1996) and [e] "This Sporting Life" (1963)
  18. To which ancient people was HUITZILOPOCHTLI [sometimes known as UITZILOPOCHTLI] both a Sun God and the God of War?
  19. Which motor manufacturers produced the following models in the UK, [a] Velox (1948-65), [b] Hornet (1961-65), [c] Marina (1971-80), [d] Elise (1996-present) and [e] DMC-12 (1979-82)
  20. Which series of films included amongst others, the titles "The Voyage Home", "The Final Frontier" and "The Undiscovered Country"?
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