Quiz Number 84

Published: Wednesday 28th January 2015
  1. What were the first names of novelist HP Lovecraft?
  2. What is the boiling point of water at atmospheric pressure when measured on the Kelvin scale of temperature?
  3. Sphalerite and Smithsonite are the principle ores of which metal?
  4. What is the main river that flows through the city of Belfast?
  5. Which songs containing “Sister” in their title were UK top 20 hits for the following artists,[a] Queens of the Stone Age (2005), [b] Sam and Dave (1969), [c] Terence Trent D’Arby (1987), [d] Eurythmics and Aretha Franklin (1985) and [e] The Drifters (1973)?
  6. In education what do the initials PGCE stand for?
  7. The wine Chablis originates from which French wine growing region?
  8. What are the names of the twin girls who are in the same class as Bart in TV’s “The Simpsons”?
  9. On a standard British dartboard what is the colour of the bullseye?
  10. Who were the FIVE members of the supergroup The Travelling Wilburys?
  11. In the Bible, who was the father of David?
  12. Who directed the 1996 Oscar winning movie “The English Patient”?
  13. How many hoops are used in a game of Association Croquet?
  14. Which THREE countries share a land border with Mexico?
  15. What is the name for the part of a church that contains the main altar, sanctuary and choir?
  16. In Shakespeare’s “A Midsummers Night’s Dream”, what was the occupation of Peter Quince?
  17. Who immediately preceded John Major as Chancellor of the Exchequer?
  18. Which TWO actors have played the role of Jedi knight Obi-Wan Kenobi in feature films as at 2014?
  19. In which country was revolutionary Che Guevara born?
  20. Released in June 1968, what was the title of Pink Floyd's second album?
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