Quiz Number 6

Published: Wednesday 6th January 2010
  1. What volcano is the highest mountain in Japan?
  2. Who was the President of France from 1981 to 1995, making him the longest serving President of the Fifth Republic?
  3. Name the three countries that were over-run during the German "Blitzkrieg" of May 1940?
  4. Through which city did Lady Godiva ride through naked?
  5. What do the following military abbreviations stand for: (i) SAS (ii) SBS (iii) SHAPE (iv) AAMS (v) DMZ?
  6. Which colony was handed back to China by Portugal in 1999?
  7. What is the largest of the Caribbean islands?
  8. What were the following the Greek Gods (Goddesses) of: (i) Aphrodite (ii) Hades (iii) Poseiden (iv) Hermes (v) Hera
  9. What was the name of "The Wonder Horse" that had its own TV series in the 50s/60s?
  10. In which cities would you find the following UK universities: (i) East Anglia (ii) Warwick (iii) Essex (iv) Heriot-Watt (v) Brunel
  11. If historically you had "Taken the King's Shilling", what would you have done?
  12. What kind of animal was Beatrice Potter's Mrs. Tiggywinkle?
  13. What is the most southerly point of South America?
  14. In astrology what sign of the zodiac is represented by a crab?
  15. Which country's stamps have Hellas on them?
  16. Who shot Motown legend, Marvin Gaye?
  17. In which English county would you find Gibraltar Point?
  18. Which rock/pop bands did the following brothers form (i) The Gibbs Brothers (ii) The Wilson Brothers (iii) The Followill Brothers (iv) The Davies Brothers (v) The Gallagher Brothers
  19. What channel port was Britain's last possession on mainland France?
  20. Which African animal accounts for the most human deaths?
  21. Who wrote the following classic books: (i) Moby Dick (ii) Vanity Fair (iii) Gulliver's Travels (iv) Don Quixote (v) Anna Karenina
  22. Who was Tarquin The Proud?
  23. Who did the flop to win Olympic gold in 1968?
  24. In which US state would you find "The Great Salt Lake"?
  25. In a Tug-of-war side,what is the end man called?
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