Quiz Number 65

Published: Friday 28th June 2013
  1. What is a GONIOMETER used to measure?
  2. What is the weight of a shot used in Olympic men's athletic competitions?
  3. What part of the Jerusalem artichoke is used for eating?
  4. According to the fairy story, the Pied Piper took all the rats from the city of Hamelin, but in which river were they drowned?
  5. Which songs containing the word WIND were UK top ten hits for the following artists, [a] Tex Ritter (1956), [b] Steven Houghton (1997), [c] Donovan (1965), [d] East Side Beat (1991) and [e] Elton John (1988)
  6. Which was the first nation to win the UEFA Football European Championships in 1960?
  7. What name was given to the series of battles fought in France and Belgium at the start of the Great War?
  8. What was the name of the ranger who tried to control the antics of Yogi Bear and Boo-Boo in the animated series?
  9. Who in 1904 became the first Labour Prime Minister of Australia and in so doing became the first Labour party Prime Minister in the World?
  10. Which FOUR countries share a land border with Zimbabwe?
  11. Which Neil Sedaka hit of 1960 shares its title with a Led Zeppelin classic?
  12. Which part of the human body is affected by Meniere's disease?
  13. What more common substances are represented by the following E-Numbers, [a] E300, [b] E101, [c] E330, [d] E160a and [e] E621
  14. Who composed the music for the 1891 opera "Ivanhoe"?
  15. Founded in 1284, what is Cambridge University's oldest college?
  16. Who were the THREE Kings of England in 1066?
  17. Who wrote the novel "Catch-22" based on his war-time experiences?
  18. How many years are celebrated for a CORAL wedding anniversary?
  19. Who played fictional Presidents of the USA in the following movies, [a] "Deep Impact" (1998), [b] "Dr Strangelove (1964), [c] "Love Actually" (2003), [d] "The Pelican Brief" (1993) and [e] "Get Smart" (2008)
  20. Which is the only Beatles album that ONLY contains songs written by John Lennon and Paul McCartney?
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