Quiz Number 145

Published: Wednesday 10th October 2018A free general knowledge for those who enjoy a more challenging quiz.
  1. Beating India by 125 runs, which country won the cricket World cup in 2003?
  2. Where in the human body would you find the Tectum?
  3. In which English county would you find Keele University?
  4. Which American president is quoted as first saying "The buck stops here"?
  5. Which songs with "Island" in the title were UK top 20 hits for the following artists, [a] Lonnie Donnegan (1956), [b] Elton John (1975), [c] Status Quo (1979), [d] Vanessa Jenkins & Bryn West (2009) and [e] The Springfields (1962)/
  6. Who wrote the poem, "The Wreck of the Hesperus"?
  7. Now the World's largest restaurant chain, which fast food outlet was founded in Connecticut in 1965?
  8. According to Jewish mythology, who was the first wife of Adam?
  9. Who appeared on the back of a £20 note when they were redesigned in 1970?
  10. As of 2018 Radiohead have been nominated five times for the Mercury Prize but never won it, can you name the five albums?
  11. Which religious organisation was founded by John Thomas in 1882?
  12. Who created the literary character Jemima Shore?
  13. What was pop star Adam Ant's real name?
  14. Which EIGHT US States have a border with the Great Lakes?
  15. Nasi Goreng, a fried rice, meat and vegetable dish is the national dish of which South East Asian country?
  16. In the Harry Potter stories what was sold at the Eeylops Emporium?
  17. Which football club in 1965 became the first to be managed by Brian Clough?
  18. Which company markets the "Surface" range of computing equipment?
  19. Who was the first female singer to appear on BBC's "Top of the Pops"?
  20. Which island's inhabitants are largely descendants of the mutineers from HMS Bounty?
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