Quiz Number 150

Published: Saturday 9th February 2019A free quiz for those who like something more challenging.
  1. Which British city was known by the Romans as Deva Victrix?
  2. Which chess piece is known as "Springer" in German?
  3. Who in 1999 became the UK's first Children's Laureate?
  4. Who played the role of Black Panther (T'Challa) in the 2018 superhero movie of the same name?
  5. Which songs with "Life" in the title were UK top five hits for the following artists,[a] Michael Holliday (1958), [b] Kelly Clarkson (2009), [c] Dr. Alban (1992), [d] The Foo Fighters (2002) and [e] David Bowie (1973)?
  6. In Shakespeare's "Hamlet" who is Ophelia's father?
  7. Who played the title role of Columbo in the TV series of the same name?
  8. Which band released albums in the 2000s called "Origin of Symmetry", "Absolution" and "The Resistance"?
  9. For which team did both Nigel Mansell (1992) and Damon Hill (1996) drive for whilst winning the Formula One World Championship?
  10. Which toothpaste brand was once advertised as offering a 'ring of confidence'?
  11. Which country has a parliament called the Knesset?
  12. The artist George Stubbs is best known for painting what animals?
  13. Who in 1963 became the first left-hander to win a golfing major?
  14. According to traditional astrology which are the three Earth signs?
  15. Prior to its extinction, which island was home to the Dodo?
  16. Tina Turner sang the theme song to which James Bond movie?
  17. Which author created the fictional detective Lord Peter Wimsey?
  18. Which Labour leader was the MP for Blaenau Gwent (Ebbw Vale) from 1960 to 1992?
  19. Of which Central American or Caribbean nation are the following the capitals, [a] Belmopan, [b] San Juan, [c] Port of Spain, [d] Managua and [e] Port-au-Prince?
  20. Which French composer wrote the opera "The Pearl Fishers"?
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