Quiz Number 40

Published: Tuesday 3rd January 2012
  1. What in the game of Contract Bridge is a hand described as a YARBOROUGH?
  2. What is a DRUMLIN?
  3. What was the title of the first Carry-On film?
  4. How is the character of Cio-Cio referred to in the title of the Puccini opera?
  5. Which songs with "SONG" in the title were Number One UK hits for the following artists,[a] Petula Clark (1967), [b] Scouting for Girls (2010), [c] John Denver (1974), [d] Nizlopi (2005) and [e] Spitting Image (1986)
  6. The script of the first Tarzan film to star Johnny Weissmuller, "Tarzan the Ape Man, in 1932, was written by which Welsh song writer?
  7. What is the name of the lake that was formed by the construction of the Aswan Dam on the Nile?
  8. What was the title of the 1990s sequel to the TV sit-com "Are You Being Served?
  9. How many dogs take part in a standard Greyhound race?
  10. Which Thunderbird vehicles did the FIVE Tracey brothers pilot?
  11. Which city is known as "The Big Easy"?
  12. The modern A5 trunk road follows the route of which Roman road?
  13. King Peter II set up a government in exile in London during the Second World War, of which country was he King?
  14. In which of Charles Dickens novels did the following characters appear, [a] Sam Weller, [b] Fagin, [c] Daniel Quilp, [d] Seth Pecksniff and [e] Jack Bunsby
  15. Who was the FIRST husband of actress Elizabeth Taylor?
  16. Who wrote the book on which the film "Jurassic Park" is based?
  17. Name the FIVE countries that share a land border with BELARUS?
  18. Which Minister of Transport was responsible for introducing the 70 mph speed limit, the breathalyser and the wearing of seat belts?
  19. What does the wearing of the following coloured jerseys signify in the "Tour De France", [a] Yellow, [b] White with Red dots, [c] White and [d] Green
  20. Who was the longest reigning KING of England?
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