Quiz Number 102

Published: Monday 4th April 2016
  1. Which single of 1979 gave Queen their first US number one?
  2. What is the second largest city in Bangladesh by population?
  3. In the Jerome K Jerome novel "Three Men in a Boat" what was the name of the dog?
  4. Who was the first King of England from the House of Lancaster?
  5. What songs with "Three" in the title were UK top twenty hits for the following artists, [a] Ruby Wright (1959), [b] Dina Carrol (1998), [c] Gary 'US' Bonds (1961), [d] Selecter (1980) and [e] The Four Aces (1954)?
  6. Who in 1978 became the first BDO World Darts Champion?
  7. At 117 miles (188km) the M25 is the second longest orbital motorway in Europe, which is the longest?
  8. What organisation was founded by George Williams in London on June 6th 1844?
  9. In what part of the UK did the Rebecca Riots take place between 1839 and 1843?
  10. What were the full names of the following authors, [a] D H Lawrence, [b] H E Bates, [c] A A Milne, [d] J B Priestly and [e] E M Forster?
  11. Which Liverpool FC player from the 1990s had the middle name Everton?
  12. Who played the role of Dermot Povey in the first series of the British sit-com "Men Behaving Badly"?
  13. From what two metals is the alloy Bell Metal composed?
  14. What were the titles of the five movies in which The Beatles appeared?
  15. Who in 1973 wrote a trilogy of plays called "The Norman Conquests"?
  16. What does the musical term Andante mean?
  17. Who were the members of 1980s pop duo Yazoo?
  18. Prior to becoming Archbishop of Canterbury in February 2013 where was Justin Welby bishop?
  19. The Nobel Prize winning poet and playwright Derek Walcott was born on which Caribbean island?
  20. In the UK what are the FOUR emergency services that can be directly contacted by dialling 999?
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