Quiz Number 110

Published: Friday 2nd September 2016
  1. In Bizet's opera, "Carmen", what was the name of the toreador who falls in love with the title character?
  2. Which three films make up the Matrix trilogy?
  3. Of what is Trichology the study?
  4. Under which manager did David Beckham make his international debut for England in 1996?
  5. What songs with "Tears" in the title were UK top ten hits for the following artists,[a] Bobby Vee (1961), [b] Johnny Nash (1975), [c] Ultravox (1984), [d] Smokey Robinson & the Miracles (1969) and [e] The Beat (1979)?
  6. By what name do we now know the islands previously called the Danish West Indies?
  7. In years, what is the length of term for a French President?
  8. In which book of the Old Testament do we read about the fall of Jericho?
  9. Who did Novak Djokovic defeat in the Australian Open final of 2008 to win his first major?
  10. With which countries do you associate the following food dishes, [a] Colcannon, [b] Jerk Chicken, [c] Lamb Tagine, [d] Kimchi and [e] Cawl?
  11. In credit agreements, what does the abbreviation APR stand for?
  12. Which two bodies merged in 1918 to form the Royal Air Force?
  13. Which artist produced the animations for Pink Floyd's "The Wall"?
  14. Which classical composer was known as "The Father of the Symphony"?
  15. What animals complete the names of the following pop acts, [a] Counting ..., [b] Boomtown ...,[c] Country Joe and the ..., [d] Blodwyn ...,and [e] Buddy Holly and the ...?
  16. Which character was played by Alan Rickman in the Harry Potter series of films?
  17. Which two forms of warfare were outlawed under the Geneva Convention of 1925?
  18. Which three London boroughs are prefixed with the Royal title?
  19. In agriculture, what is a bellwether?
  20. In which Dickens' novel does a character meet his end by spontaneous combustion?
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2 Comments

  1. Doris Beisly says:

    This is such fun and must have taken you ages to compile. A big thanx.

  2. w Turnbull says:

    question 6 I think they are called The American Virgin Islands

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