Quiz Number 100 - Answers

Published: Friday 4th March 2016
  1. Released in November 2013, what was the title of Jake Bugg's second album? Shangri-La.
  2. Containing over 40% of all mammals, which is he largest order of the class Mammalia? Rodents (Rodentia).
  3. The 2015 novel entitled "Trigger Mortis",written by Anthony Horowitz, features the further adventures of which character? James Bond.
  4. Of what creatures is Alektorophobia the irrational fear? Chickens.
  5. Which songs with the word "Five" in the title were UK top 20 hits for the following artists, [a] The Jam (1982), [b] Ordinary Boys (2006), [c] Dave Brubeck Quartet (1961), [d] The Housemartins (1987) and [e] McFly (2004)? [a] "Just Who is the Five O'Clock Hero" reached no.8, [b] "Nine 2 Five", no.6, [c] "Take Five", no.6, [d] "Five Get Overexcited", no.11 and [e] "Five Colours in her Hair", no.1.
  6. Which city is the capital of Tanzania? Dodoma.
  7. In which German city would you find the head quarters of the BMW car company? Munich.
  8. Winning the series 4-1 against the New York Mets, who were the 2015 winners of baseball's World Series? Kansas City Royals.
  9. Which five US states have a coastline on the Gulf of Mexico? Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Florida.
  10. Which stringed instrument is played with a metallic pick called a Mizraab? A Sitar.
  11. As at 2016, what was the last movie in the "Carry-On " franchise? Carry On Columbus (1992).
  12. Which Japanese city provides the backdrop to Puccini's opera "Madame Butterfly"? Nagasaki.
  13. What were the names of the five original members of One Direction? Niall Horan, Zayn Malik, Liam Payne, Harry Styles & Louis Tomlinson.
  14. In the Church calendar, what name is given to the Sunday following Easter Sunday? Low Sunday.
  15. Which female pop star of the 1980s wrote the music and lyrics of the 2013 Tony Award Best Musical "Kinky Boots"? Cyndi Lauper.
  16. In the novel by DH Lawrence, what was the full name of "Lady Chatterley's Lover"? Oliver Mellors.
  17. Which six nations were the founding members of the European Union? Belgium, France, (West) Germany, Italy, Luxembourg and The Netherlands.
  18. The native Australian bird, the Kookaburra is a member of which family? Kingfisher.
  19. Played by John Ratzenberger, what was the occupation of Cliff Clavin in the TV sit-com "Cheers"? Postman (Mailman).
  20. During which conflict did the term "Fifth Column" originate? The Spanish Civil War.

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