Quiz Number 199 - Answers

Published: Monday 13th September 2021A free general knowledge quiz for those who enjoy a more challenging quiz.
  1. What is the second most populous city in USA? Los Angeles.
  2. The heavy metal band Black Sabbath took their name from a novel by which author? Dennis Wheatley.
  3. In which UK city would you find the Walker Art Gallery? Liverpool.
  4. In dentistry what is the common name for the third molar teeth? Wisdom teeth.
  5. Which songs with "Radio" in the title were UK top twenty hits for the following artists, [a] Robbie Williams (2004), [b] Queen (1984), [c] Selecter (1979), [d] PJ and Duncan (1995) and [e] Stereophonics (1999)? [a] "Radio", reached no 1, [b] "Radio Ga-Ga", no 2, [c] "On My Radio", no 8, [d] "Our Radio Rocks", no 15 and [e] "I Wouldn't Believe Your Radio", no 11.
  6. Which fruit is used to make a Cumberland sauce? Redcurrants.
  7. Who played the role of Clarice Starling in the movie "Hannibal"? Julianne Moore.
  8. What colour is the gemstone Rubellite? Red.
  9. In which city was Boris Johnson born? New York.
  10. In which sport is the Waterloo Cup awarded? Crown Green Bowling.
  11. In an orchestra, which wind instrument is pitched an octave above a flute? Piccolo.
  12. Which acid when built up in the joints causes Gout? Uric acid.
  13. Which mythical creature is half man, half goat? Faun (or Satyr).
  14. The Denmark Strait lies between which two islands? Greenland and Iceland.
  15. Which beef dish was named after a Russian nobleman? Beef Stroganoff.
  16. In the children's TV series, who was the pilot of Supercar? Mike Mercury.
  17. Which organisation runs the annual Chelsea Flower Show? Royal Horticultural Society (RHS).
  18. Which 1982 single gave Phil Collins his first solo UK number one? "You Can't Hurry Love".
  19. What are the French sausages called Andouillettes made from? Tripe.
  20. Who in 1997 became the first female Prime Minister of New Zealand? Jenny Shipley.

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