Quiz Number 49

Published: Sunday 8th July 2012
  1. What is the name of the syndrome in which hostages grow to empathise with their captors?
  2. Which Roman emperor had a horse called INCITATUS?
  3. Which rank in the British Army is immediately superior to a Brigadier?
  4. On average how long does it take blood to circulate around the human body?
  5. Which songs containing the word "BOAT" provided UK top 20 hits for the following artists,[a] Alma Cogan (1955), [b] Aaliyah (2002), [c] Hues Corporation (1974), [d] Ocean Colour Scene (1996) and [e] Emile Ford & the Checkmates (1960)?
  6. What spirit is added to Cointreau and lemon juice to make the cocktail known as a SIDECAR?
  7. How many Victoria crosses were awarded during the Vietnam War?
  8. In JM Synge's play, what was the name of "The Playboy of the Western World"?
  9. What does the Greek dish of TZATZIKI consist of?
  10. What were the names of the FIVE monarchs of the TUDOR dynasty?
  11. Who was famously the dubbed singing voice of Audrey Hepburn in "My Fair Lady" and Natalie Wood in "West Side Story"?
  12. What FIVE countries share a land border with ROMANIA?
  13. Which group in 1992 won the first ever Mercury music prize?
  14. Who was the Roman goddess of Childbirth?
  15. Which FIVE elements make up the Halogens in the periodic table?
  16. Which literary work opens with the line "It was a bright cold day in April and the clocks were striking thirteen"?
  17. How would the Japanese usually use NORI in the kitchen?
  18. In which year did the Queen give her first Christmas TV broadcast?
  19. What are the FIVE classic races in the British horse-racing calendar?
  20. Kicki Hakansson became the first holder of the Miss World title in 1951, which country did she represent?
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