Quiz Number 64

Published: Tuesday 18th June 2013
  1. Which author wrote the novels "Blott on the Landscape" and "Porterhouse Blue"?
  2. For which English county did WG Grace play cricket?
  3. What does the acronym COBRA refer to in an UK political context?
  4. Which cheese is often wrapped in stinging nettle leaves?
  5. Which songs containing the word "Earth" in their titles were UK top 10 hits for the following artists, [a] David Bowie/Bing Crosby (1982), [b] Gay Dad (1999), [c] Curiosity Killed the Cat (1986), [d] U2 (1997) and [e] Martika (1989)
  6. What is the real name of the author who used the pseudonym Ellis Bell?
  7. What product was the first to be advertised on the UK Channel Five when it opened in 1997?
  8. Which international federation controls competitive swimming?
  9. Which country is the setting for the Bizet opera "The Pearl Fishers"?
  10. Which SIX countries share a land border with Burkina Faso?
  11. Which internet site was founded by Jimmy Wales in 2001?
  12. Which actor won the Best Actor Oscar in 2000?
  13. Which FOUR Scottish towns have more than one Scottish football league team?
  14. What is measured using a MANOMETER?
  15. Which Australian athlete set 17 athletic world records but never won an Olympic gold medal?
  16. What are the FIVE most populous cities in the USA?
  17. In Star Trek what is the colour of Vulcan's blood?
  18. In which year did betting shops become legal in the UK?
  19. Which FIVE actors have played the part of Batman in movies since 1965?
  20. Which group released the album "Tango in the Night" in 1987?
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