Quiz Number 141

Published: Saturday 30th June 2018A free general knowledge for those who enjoy a more challenging quiz.
  1. What nickname is given to Vaughan Williams' Second Symphony?
  2. Which two countries joined the EEC at the same time as the UK in 1973?
  3. Which English King was nicknamed "The Hammer of the Scots"?
  4. Who portrayed the role of Stan Ogden in TV soap "Coronation Street" for over twenty years?
  5. What songs with "Weekend" in the title were UK top 20 hits for the following artists, [a] Eddie Cochran (1961), [b] Calvin Harris (2009), [c] The Stylisitics (1976), [d] Five Star (1988) and Lloyd Cole & The Commotions (1985)?
  6. What name is shared by newspapers published in the English cities of Bristol and Nottingham?
  7. What is the minimum age at which a US Senator can be elected to office?
  8. In which book of the Bible can you find the story of David and Goliath?
  9. What was the name of the first satellite launched by the USA?
  10. What disease does the BCG vaccination protect against?
  11. Which car manufacturer makes the "Octavia", "Superb" and "Favia" models?
  12. Which Formula 1 Grand Prix is held at the Marina Bay circuit?
  13. Which TWO Central American countries border Mexico?
  14. How many yards are there on a Rod, Pole or Perch?
  15. First published in 1942, what was the name of the report that provided the framework for the UK's welfare state?
  16. Tokay wine is a product of which European country?
  17. Which is the only South American country where English is an official language?
  18. What organisation was founded in 1844 by George Williams to develop a healthy body mind and spirit using Christian principles?
  19. Which two objects does the Statue of Liberty hold in its hands?
  20. In which year did the first British Legion Poppy Appeal take place?
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