Quiz Number 71

Published: Sunday 3rd November 2013
  1. Which was the first country to host a FIFA World Cup tournament for a second time?
  2. Which year when written in Roman Numerals contains all the characters used only once and in descending order?
  3. To what genus of plants does IVY belong?
  4. Which artist was often referred to as "Jack the Dripper"?
  5. Which songs containing the word SIXTEEN were UK top 20 hits for the following artists, [a] Tennessee Ernie Ford (1956), [b] Connie Stevens (1960), [c] Billy Idol (1987), [d] Craig Douglas (1959) and [e] Neil Sedaka (1961)?
  6. Who wrote the novel "The History of Mr Polly"?
  7. Which is the only city in Wales that begins with the letter "B"?
  8. Which are the only THREE countries that have not adopted the metric system?
  9. In total, how many Brandenburg Concertos did J S Bach compose?
  10. Which FIVE countries share a land border with JORDAN?
  11. Who starred as Mark Zuckerberg in the 2010 movie "The Social Network"?
  12. In which area of London did Dr Barnardo open his first children's home?
  13. On which continent would you find the Bactrian Camel?
  14. Who were the fathers of these famous people from fact and fiction, [a] Patti Davis, [b] Superman, [c] Lady Antonia Fraser, [d] Cinderella and [e] Isaac?
  15. What was the Roman name for the Essex town of Colchester?
  16. Who had UK number ones in 2012 with "How we do (Party)" and "RIP"?
  17. Which member of the Royal Family is the patron of the Scottish Rugby Union?
  18. Opened in October 2013, in which country is the MARMARAY, the world's deepest tube tunnel?
  19. Of which comic superheroes are the following arch enemies, [a] Loki, [b] The Red Skull, [c] Green Goblin, [d] Sinestro and [e] Sabre Tooth?
  20. Originating in Corsica, what breed of animal is a CURSINO?
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