Quiz Number 56

Published: Sunday 9th December 2012
  1. Which comedian wrote the autobiography "Dear Fatty" in 2008?
  2. Who is Warren Beatty's famous older sister?
  3. Which planet in the solar system has moons called "Phobos" and "Deimos"?
  4. Which sporting event in 1931 became the first to be broadcast live on television?
  5. Which songs with MONDAY in the title were UK top 10 hits for the following artists, [a] Duran Duran (1984), [b] Mamas and the Papas (1966), [c] New Order (1983), [d] The Bangles (1986) and [e] The Boomtown Rats (1979)
  6. Which city was due to host the 1940 Olympic games until prevented by the outbreak of world War Two?
  7. Which scientist born in New Zealand was the first to "split" the atom?
  8. Which town in the English Lake District is home to a pencil museum?
  9. Who is the only British Prime Minister to have been born outside the British Isles?
  10. Which FOUR countries share a land border with THAILAND?
  11. What is the name of the main airport serving Tokyo?
  12. Of which US States are the following the capitals, [a] Albany, [b] Baton Rouge, [c] Helena, [d] Providence and [e] Santa Fe
  13. What building now stands on the site of London's Newgate prison?
  14. What was the name of the dog that accompanied "Three Men in a Boat" in Jerome K Jerome's novel?
  15. Catherine of Braganza, the wife of Charles II, was largely responsible for popularising which drink?
  16. What are the SIX colours on a Rubik's Cube?
  17. Which vitamin has the chemical name of RETINOL?
  18. Where in the human body are the SCAPHOID, TRAPEZOID and LUNATE bones?
  19. Who were the SIX members of "Monty Pythons Flying Circus"?
  20. What is the official language of Zambia?
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