Quiz Number 61

Published: Thursday 28th March 2013
  1. In which year was the school leaving age in England and Wales raised to 16?
  2. What was the occupation of Casanova?
  3. Which is the only American born driver to win the Formula One World Championship?
  4. Which is the largest Canadian Province by area?
  5. Which songs containing the word WIND in the title were UK top ten hits for the following artists, [a] Frankie Laine (1953), [b] The Scorpions (1991), [c] Frank Ifield (1963), [d] Bette Midler (1989) and [e] Jimi Hendrix (1967)
  6. In the Northern hemisphere all racehorses celebrate their birthdays on January 1st, what date is used in the Southern hemisphere?
  7. Who played the female lead in the 1999 movie "Notting Hill"?
  8. Who was the father of John the Baptist?
  9. Which war is the main setting for Kurt Vonnegut's classic novel "Slaughterhouse-Five"?
  10. Which FOUR Nations share a land border with Botswana?
  11. Who were the last winners of TV's "University Challenge "in the Bamber Gascoigne era in 1987?
  12. What currencies are used in the following Countries, [a] Albania, [b] Burma, [c] Czech Republic, [d] Japan and [e] Brazil
  13. Which English group thought they were "Turning Japanese" in 1980?
  14. Which month of the year derives its name from the Latin "To Open"?
  15. In which castle was Mary Queen of Scots imprisoned and later executed?
  16. What are the number of players in each of the following sports teams, [a] Basketball, [b] Netball, [c] Men's Lacrosse, [d] Women's Lacrosse and [e] Hurling
  17. Who was the original presenter of "Masterchef" on British TV?
  18. Who in 1504 painted the masterpiece "The Garden of Delights"?
  19. What are the capitals of the following Australian States, [a] New South Wales, [b] Queensland, [c] Western Australia, [d] Victoria and [e] Tasmania
  20. Who in 2009 scored the fastest ever goal in a FA Cup Final?
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