Quiz Number 81

Published: Tuesday 26th August 2014
  1. Which country left the EEC in 1985?
  2. What was the name of the computer that beat Gary Kasporov at chess in 1997?
  3. Of what is Autophobia the fear?
  4. Who played the part of Eccles in "The Goon Show"?
  5. What songs containing the word "Goodbye" in their title were top ten hits for the following artists, [a] Gloria Gaynor (1974), [b] Friday Hill (2005), [c] Sarah Brightman & Andrea Botticelli (1997), [d] The Hoosiers (2007) and [e] The Spice Girls (1998)?
  6. With what are Japanese dishes referred to as SUNOMONO dressed with?
  7. Which political party was formed following "The Lime House Declaration" in 1981?
  8. What are the FIVE "Cs" used to assess the quality of diamonds?
  9. Which is the oldest theatre in current use in London?
  10. Which FIVE countries share a land border with Syria?
  11. In which year did Britain finally abandon "The Gold Standard"?
  12. Which famous novel opens with the line, "It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen"?
  13. Which TWO cities does the longest road and railway bridge in Europe connect?
  14. Up to 2014 which FIVE English football clubs have won the European Cup/Champions League?
  15. In which London Borough is the National Maritime Museum?
  16. What test devised in 1952 is a simple method to quickly assess the health of new-born children immediately after childbirth?
  17. Who wrote the music for the ballet The Three-Cornered Hat?
  18. What were the names of the four members of "The A-Team"?
  19. Which infectious virus is named after a river valley in Congo Democratic Republic, where the first outbreak was recorded in 1976?
  20. In health and safety what does COSHH stand for?
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