Quiz Number 43

Published: Friday 24th February 2012
  1. What was the first song written by Bob Dylan to reach the UK number one spot?
  2. What is the official name of the painting known as "Whistler's Mother"?
  3. In which English Cathedral can you see the "Mappa Mundi"?
  4. In the 1995 Robin Williams film of the same name, who or what is "Jumanji"?
  5. Which songs with "NORTH" or "NORTHERN" in the title were top 20 UK hits for the following artists, [a] Renaissance (1978), [b] The Charlatans (1997), [c] Melanie C (1999), [d] Dream Academy (1985) and [e] The Wildhearts (2003)
  6. Thomas Cranmer became the first Protestant Archbishop of Canterbury in 1533, but who was the last Roman Catholic Archbishop?
  7. What is the legal term for a marriage between a Royal man and a commoner, where the wife does not inherit?
  8. Which TWO countries are separated by the Gulf of Bothnia?
  9. Who or what was the ANSCHLUSS?
  10. Which FOUR elements of the periodic table begin with the letter "I"?
  11. Which England cricket captain once jointly held the world Long Jump record?
  12. Who immediately preceded Nelson Mandela as President of South Africa?
  13. What part of the Kola tree is used to flavour the drink?
  14. What are the FOUR sections of a standard orchestra?
  15. What was the real first name of the landscape gardener known as Capability Brown?
  16. Which TWO states fought the PUNIC WARS between 264 and 146 BC?
  17. Which SIX countries share a land border with ETHIOPIA?
  18. Who was the first English captain to lift the Webb Ellis Trophy?
  19. What are the SEVEN deadly sins?
  20. Which actor won the first posthumous BEST ACTOR Oscar?
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