Quiz Number 102 - Answers

Published: Monday 4th April 2016
  1. Which single of 1979 gave Queen their first US number one? "Crazy Little Thing Called Love".
  2. What is the second largest city in Bangladesh by population? Chittagong.
  3. In the Jerome K Jerome novel "Three Men in a Boat" what was the name of the dog? Montmerency.
  4. Who was the first King of England from the House of Lancaster? King Henry IV.
  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)? [a] "Three Stars" reached no.19, [b] "One,Two,Three", no.16, [c] "Quarter to Three", no.7,[d] "Three Minute Hero", no.16 and [e] "Three Coins in a Fountain", no.5.
  6. Who in 1978 became the first BDO World Darts Champion? Leighton Rees.
  7. At 117 miles (188km) the M25 is the second longest orbital motorway in Europe, which is the longest? The Berlin Ring (122m, 196km)
  8. What organisation was founded by George Williams in London on June 6th 1844? YMCA.
  9. In what part of the UK did the Rebecca Riots take place between 1839 and 1843? (Mid and South) Wales.
  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? [a] David Herbert, [b] Herbert Ernest, [c] Alan Alexander, [d] John Boynton and [e] Edward Morgan.
  11. Which Liverpool FC player from the 1990s had the middle name Everton? Mark Walters.
  12. Who played the role of Dermot Povey in the first series of the British sit-com "Men Behaving Badly"? Harry Enfield.
  13. From what two metals is the alloy Bell Metal composed? Copper and Tin.
  14. What were the titles of the five movies in which The Beatles appeared? "A Hard Day's Night", "Help!", "Magical Mystery Tour", "Yellow Submarine" and "Let It Be'.
  15. Who in 1973 wrote a trilogy of plays called "The Norman Conquests"? Alan Ayckbourn.
  16. What does the musical term Andante mean? At a walking pace (Moderate Tempo).
  17. Who were the members of 1980s pop duo Yazoo? Vince Clarke & Alison Moyet.
  18. Prior to becoming Archbishop of Canterbury in February 2013 where was Justin Welby bishop? Durham.
  19. The Nobel Prize winning poet and playwright Derek Walcott was born on which Caribbean island? St Lucia.
  20. In the UK what are the FOUR emergency services that can be directly contacted by dialling 999? Police, Ambulance, Fire Service and Coastguard.

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