Quiz Number 137

Published: Wednesday 25th April 2018
  1. With which novel did William Golding win the Booker Prize in Fiction in 1980?
  2. In which country is the World's largest whisky distillery?
  3. Who starred as Alice in the 1972 musical movie "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland"?
  4. Who was the Pope throughout World War II?
  5. What songs with the word "TOWN" in the title were UK top ten hits for the following artists, [a] Nancy Sinatra (1967), [b] The Jam (1982), [c] Fred Wedlock (1981), [d] Althia and Donna (1977) and [e] UB40 (1990)?
  6. In the Bible, who was the eldest of Jacob's twelve sons?
  7. In the dish "Angels on Horseback", what is wrapped in bacon?
  8. What is the name of the character played by Tom Hanks in the movies "The Da Vinci Code" and "Angels and Demons"?
  9. Which six counties make up the Irish province of Munster?
  10. Which current British newspaper was first published as the New Observer in 1822?
  11. To which sport does the adjective "Halieutic" refer?
  12. Which Democratic politician lost the 1988 US Presidential election to George Bush?
  13. Which US State has the lowest population?
  14. Which island was the centre of the Minoan civilisation?
  15. Who patented the first pneumatic tyre in 1847, some 41 years before Dunlop?
  16. Which author created the character "The Scarlet Pimpernel"?
  17. Which team won baseball's World Series in 2016, their first championship in over 108 years?
  18. What was the first UK number one single of the 21st Century?
  19. Which planet in our solar system has a moon named Triton?
  20. Who did Mark Anthony divorce in favour of Cleopatra?
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