Quiz Number 179

Published: Friday 19th June 2020A free general knowledge for those who enjoy a more challenging quiz.
  1. In which year did the first Tour De France take place?
  2. In technology what does GIF stand for?
  3. Who was the last Liberal Prime Minister of the United Kingdom?
  4. Madison is the state capital of which U.S. state?
  5. Which songs with "Street" in the title were UK top ten hits for the following artists,[a] The Crusaders (1979), [b] Bruce Springsteen (1994), [c] Ralph McTell (1974), [d] Rebel MC & Double Trouble (1989) and [e] Break Machine (1984)?
  6. In the children's TV programme "The Herbs", what was the name of the lion?
  7. How many of the United States have a coastline on the Atlantic Ocean?
  8. Which "X-Factor" winner became the first UK singles chart topping act of the 2010's?
  9. Who wrote the Rime of the Ancient Mariner?
  10. Which was the first US city to host the Olympic Games?
  11. In which country did "No" theatre develop?
  12. In which Welsh castle was the future King Henry VII born?
  13. Which American composer wrote both "Rhapsody in Blue" and "Porgy and Bess"?
  14. Which NATO member country is the only one without a permanent professional army?
  15. With which song did The Supremes become the first all-girl group to top the UK singles chart?
  16. Who immediately preceded Richard I on the British throne?
  17. Who played Alfred, Bruce Wayne's butler in the following movies, [a] The Dark Knight (2008), [b] Batman (1966), [c] Batman & Robin (1997), [d] Batman Vs Superman : Dawn of Justice (2016) and [e] Joker (2019)?
  18. Which two British cities are joined by the Roman road called the Fosse Way?
  19. Who were awarded the 2009 Best Album Grammy for "Raising Sand"?
  20. If you are born in April what would be your birthstone?
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