Quiz 229

Published: Monday 25th March 2024A free general knowledge quiz for those who enjoy a more challenging quiz.
  1. What is the highest point of the Chilterns?
  2. Natives of which English county are known as Moonrakers?
  3. The dried meat dish Biltong, originated in which country?
  4. What were the names of the Pottage twins in TV's "Postman Pat"?
  5. Which songs with "Summer" in the title were UK top twenty hits for the following artists,[a] Lyte Funkie Ones (1999), [b] Marianne Faithful (1965), [c] Lonyo (2000), [d] Simon May (1976) and [e] Lana Del Rey (2013)?
  6. Which former British prime minister was news editor of The Church Times from February 1948 to September 1949?
  7. Which musician is father to Irish model and Miss World 2003 Rosanna Davison?
  8. In Olympic fencing, how many hits must a male fencer score for a win?
  9. With theatres occupying the site since 1663, which London theatre is said to be the oldest?
  10. What name is given for the white part of the eye?
  11. Which novel has the sub-title "Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World"?
  12. Which car manufacturer was the first to introduce seat belts as standard in their cars?
  13. Cognac, Cointreau and lemon juice are the ingredients of which cocktail?
  14. The HQ of which James Bond villain were on Crab Key?
  15. In which college would you find the headquarters of the prestigious Ivy League in the USA?
  16. What are the names of Italy's three active volcanoes?
  17. In the novel by Nabokov what is Lolita's real name?
  18. In which city was Leon Trotsky assassinated using an ice-pick?
  19. Italian Andrea Amati is credited with developing which modern day orchestral instrument?
  20. In 1980, who released the single, "My Perfect Cousin"?
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