Quiz Number 63

Published: Monday 29th April 2013
  1. Who won the Oscar for Best Actress in 1942 for her part in the movie "Mrs Miniver"?
  2. Which rank in the British Air Force comes between Squadron Leader and Group Captain?
  3. Who was the first Secretary-General of the United Nations?
  4. Which British shipping forecast area lays directly North of Irish Sea?
  5. Which songs containing the word WATER were UK top ten hits for the following, [a] Frankie Laine (1955), [b] Milk Inc. (2002), [c] Simon and Garfunkel (1970), [d] Smoke City (1997) and [e] Paul McCartney (1980)
  6. What condition is caused by the Epstein-Barr virus?
  7. Who wrote the novel "A Kind of Loving" in 1960?
  8. Which flower shares its name with the Greek Goddess of the Rainbow?
  9. What does the acronym BASIC mean when applied to computing?
  10. Which FOUR countries share a land border with Georgia?
  11. Who wrote the music for the musical "Fiddler on the Roof"?
  12. Which sporting event in 1967 was BBC2's first colour transmission?
  13. What are the only FIVE elements that have four letters in their name?
  14. In which year were there 42 different UK number one singles an all-time record?
  15. What is the name of the hooked staff carried by a bishop?
  16. What were the names of the FOUR original members of Led Zeppelin?
  17. What is the name of the main protein found in cow's milk?
  18. Who did Lewis Hamilton overtake on the last corner of the final race to secure the 2008 Formula One driver's championship?
  19. What instrument was played by Jazz musician Art Blakey?
  20. What is the highest mountain in South America?
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