Quiz Number 154

Published: Thursday 23rd May 2019A free quiz for those who like something more challenging.
  1. Which river flows through the capital city of Canada?
  2. Who, in 1972, was the first Scotsman to become British Racing Champion Jockey?
  3. In the Mozart opera "The Marriage of Figaro", what was the first name of Figaro's bride?
  4. What code name was given to the 1942 Allied invasion of North Africa?
  5. Which song with "Dream' in the title was a UK top five hit for the following, [a] Rachel Stevens (2013), [b] Bobby Darin (1959), [c] Python Lee Jackson (1972), [d] Scotland World Cup Squad (1982) and [e] Jakatta (2001)?
  6. What type of fruit is a Jargonelle?
  7. Who starred as James Bond in the movie "Licence to Kill"?
  8. Which element takes its name from the Greek word meaning "Stranger"?
  9. Which of Beethoven's Symphonies is known as the Eroica?
  10. In which country did revolutionary Che Guevara die?
  11. Who wrote the song "Where Have All the Flowers Gone"?
  12. What nationality was the wartime traitor Vidkun Quisling?
  13. Of what is Gynophobia the fear?
  14. According to the 2010 US Census, which four US States have a population of less than 750,000?
  15. How many sharps feature in the key signature of A Major?
  16. "The Magnificent Seven" was a remake of which 1954 Japanese film?
  17. Of which Asian nation are the following the capitals, [a] Muscat, [b] Vientiane, [c] Bishkek, [d] Kathmandu and [e] Dili?
  18. In what year was VAT introduced in the UK?
  19. Which day of the week translates as Mittwoch in German?
  20. Located in the Pacific Ocean some 1600km away from any land mass, what name is given to the remotest place on Earth?
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