Quiz Number 55

Published: Sunday 11th November 2012
  1. Alphabetically what is the last sign of the zodiac?
  2. The city of Sunderland, in the North-East of England, lies at the mouth of which river?
  3. The alloy, Pewter, is composed of 85-99% of which metal?
  4. Which deep voiced actor made his television debut as Fancy Smith in "Z-Cars"?
  5. Which songs with "FRIDAY" in the title were UK top 15 hits for the following artists, [a] R. Kelly (1996), [b] The Cure (1992), [c] The Easybeats (1966), [d] Will Young (2004) and [e] Shed Seven (1998)
  6. For how many years does a French President's term of office last?
  7. What was the name of the character played by Julie Walters in the spoof TV soap "Acorn Antiques"?
  8. Which US state is abbreviated as NE?
  9. What was the real name of author Lewis Carroll?
  10. Which FIVE countries share a land border with SLOVAKIA?
  11. Meaning the little bell, what type of foodstuff is a CASCABELL?
  12. Which British places had the following Roman names, [a] Aquae Sulis, [b] Deva, [c] Eboracum, [d] Lindum Colonia and [e] Vectis
  13. Which of Henry VIII's wives was known as "The Flanders' Mare"?
  14. With which song did Clodagh Rogers represent the UK in the 1971 Eurovision Song Contest?
  15. Who are the only TWO actors to have won back to back "Best Actor Oscars"?
  16. What were the names (first and surname) of the SIX main characters in the TV show "Friends"?
  17. In mobile phone technology what does the acronym SIM stand for?
  18. Which was the first US city to have an underground railway network?
  19. The airports bearing these people's names, serve which cities, [a] John F Kennedy, [b] Lech Walesa, [c] Ayatollah Khomeini, [d] Louis Armstrong and [e] Marco Polo
  20. According to the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Scale, at what speed does a wind become a hurricane?
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