Quiz Number 106

Published: Saturday 18th June 2016
  1. In the Beano comic in which castle did Lord Snooty and his friends live?
  2. Who was the last of the Stuart monarchs to rule Britain?
  3. In which part of a flower is pollen produced?
  4. On which fictional island is the BBC series "Death in Paradise" set?
  5. What songs with "Three" in the title were UK top twenty hits for the following artists, [a] The Browns (1959), [b] Showaddywaddy (1975), [c] Bob Marley and the Wailers (1980), [d] Dawn (1971) and [e] Green Jelly (1993)?
  6. Often used to diagnose medical conditions what do the letters CAT stand for in a cat-scan?
  7. Who in 1958 became the first President of France's Fifth Republic?
  8. What is the capital of Bosnia-Herzegovina?
  9. What colours complete the names of these pop acts, [a] -Sabbath, [b] Simply - , [c] - Stripes, [d] - Day and [e] Deep - ?
  10. Which best-selling rock band's name originated from the change given at a Starbucks coffee Shop?
  11. Which major French port is located on the mouth of the River Seine?
  12. Which actress was nominated for both Best Actress and Best Supporting Actress (for different films) in the 1989 Academy Awards?
  13. In 1932 the Winter Olympics were held outside of Europe for the first time, which was the host city?
  14. What colour is the skin of a polar bear?
  15. What was the name of the character played by Richard Briers in the 1970's sit-com "The Good Life"?
  16. Which two African countries combined in 1964 to form Tanzania?
  17. Extending from the lumbar and sacral plexuses in the back to the thighs, which is the longest nerve in the human body?
  18. Which four horses trained by Fred Rimell were winners of the Grand National?
  19. Which instrument was played by American jazz musician Gene Krupa?
  20. Winner of the 2003 Whitbread Book of the Year Award, who was the author of "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time"?
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2 Comments

  1. DidoWales says:

    Thanks Ken!

  2. Bruce Thomson says:

    Question 12 was the 1988 Academy Awards. Good quiz.

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