Quiz Number 53

Published: Monday 1st October 2012
  1. What type of bird is a HOBBY?
  2. In which British daily newspaper does the comic strip "Beau Peep" appear?
  3. Who in 1932 became the first Briton to be awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature?
  4. Who famously remarked "I married beneath me, all women do"?
  5. Which songs containing the word "Night" were UK top 5 hits for the following artists, [a] Johnny Ray (1954), [b] Richard Ashcroft (2006), [c] Clodagh Rodgers (1969), [d] Mis-teeq (2001) and [e] Heat wave (1977)
  6. Which religious organisation was founded by Wilson Carlile in the slums of London in 1882?
  7. What name is given to an angle of more than 180 degrees?
  8. Which British King was known as "The Sailor King"?
  9. Which football club is the most southerly of the original founders of the Football League?
  10. Which FOUR countries share a land border with Nigeria?
  11. Which Royal Navy rank falls between Able Seaman and Petty Officer?
  12. Which THREE movies did comedians Morecambe and Wise star in?
  13. What is the name of the waterway that by-passes the Niagara Falls?
  14. Who composed the musical "Annie Get Your Gun"?
  15. Which Olympic Games featured in the movie "Chariots of Fire"?
  16. What are the THREE main divisions of the High Court of England & Wales?
  17. The wood from which tree is traditionally used to manufacture cricket bats?
  18. Through which European capital city does the River Aare flow?
  19. Which FIVE Countries make up the permanent members of the UN Security Council?
  20. Which publication first published in 1841, ceased production on 8th April 1992?
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