Quiz Number 54

Published: Wednesday 17th October 2012
  1. What is the largest bird of prey in the world?
  2. Who was the first Secretary-General of the United Nations?
  3. Who compared television to "a penny Punch and Judy show!"?
  4. Who became the first drunk in the Bible after planting a vineyard?
  5. Which songs with "DAY" in the title became UK top 5 hits for the following artists, [a] Sad Cafe (1979), [b] Daniel Powter (2005), [c] Jane Morgan (1958), [d] Billie Piper (2000) and Paul McCartney (1971)
  6. Of what is the CANDELA, the SI unit?
  7. Which British monarch was referred to by the French as "The Wisest fool in Christendom"?
  8. Which is the oldest of the British horse-racing classics?
  9. What was the original name for the Home Guard?
  10. Which FIVE countries share a land border with PERU?
  11. Which country in 1915 became the first to introduce Daylight Saving Time?
  12. The winning of which FOUR events make up the Grand Slam in tennis?
  13. Which musical was based on the Thornton Wilder play "The Matchmaker"?
  14. Which TWO teams competed in the first ever English Premier League match to be held outside England?
  15. Which river forms much of the border between Devon and Cornwall?
  16. Which NINE rooms feature in the original version of Cluedo?
  17. What is the correct title of the Simon and Garfunkel song known as "Feeling Groovy"?
  18. Who in 1961 became the 100th Archbishop of Canterbury?
  19. Which FOUR European countries start with the letter "B"?
  20. What are the TWO types of chemical bonding?
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