Quiz Number 122 - Answers

Published: Friday 2nd June 2017
  1. In which London hospital would you find the Florence Nightingale Museum? St. Thomas' Hospital.
  2. In the 1991 biopic "The Doors", who played the lead singer Jim Morrison? Val Kilmer.
  3. Although mostly situated in Wyoming, into which two other US States does Yellowstone National Park spread? Idaho and Montana.
  4. Of which English league club was Sam Allardyce manager immediately prior to becoming England manager in 2016? Sunderland.
  5. Which songs with titles containing the word "Purple" were UK Top Twenty hits for the following artists,[a] Sheb Wooley (1958), [b] D12 (2001), [c] Nino Tempo & April Stevens (1963), [d] Prince & the Revolution (1984) and [e] The Jimi Hendrix Experience (1967)? [a] "Purple People Eater", reached no 12, [b] "Purple Pills/Purple Hills", no 2, [c] "Deep Purple", no 17, [d] "Purple Rain", no 8 and [e] "Purple Haze", no 3.
  6. What letter is represented by one dash in Morse Code? The letter "T".
  7. Of which country did Dr Hastings Banda become the first President in 1966? Malawi.
  8. Which river flows through Cowes on the Isle of Wight? River Medina.
  9. What is measured using the Gay-Lussac scale? Alcohol content of liquids.
  10. Which of Shakespeare's plays had the following opening settings, [a] Elsinore, [b] Rousillon (The Duke's Place), [c] The King of Navarre's Park, [d] On a ship at sea and [e] Duke Orsino's Palace? [a] Hamlet, [b] All's Well That Ends Well, [c] Love's Labour Lost, [d] The Tempest and [e] Twelfth Night.
  11. Ergophobia is the fear of what? Work or working.
  12. Which was the first British passenger plane to be powered by jet engines? Comet.
  13. The Bolivar Fuerte is the unit of currency in which South American country? Venezuela.
  14. In which countries would you find the following wine growing regions, [a] Stellenbosch, [b] Mendoza Province, [c] Fraser Valley, [d] Pomerol and [e] Hunter Valley? [a] South Africa, [b] Argentina, [c] Canada, [d] France and [e] Australia.
  15. Who was disqualified from the Wimbledon tennis championship in 1995 for hitting a ball-girl with a ball? Tim Henman.
  16. Who wrote the spy novel "Smiley's People"? John Le Carre.
  17. What are the titles of the two Bond movies to star Timothy Dalton in the main role? "The Living Daylights" (1987) and "Licensed to Kill" (1989).
  18. In which English county would you find Lingfield Park race course? Surrey.
  19. Where in the human body is the Occipital bone? Back of the skull.
  20. Which is the second longest river in South America? The Parana.

2 Comments

  1. Mark says:

    15 should be Tim Henman and Jeremy Bates.
    Great quizzes by the way

  2. Griff says:

    License to kill

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