Quiz Number 200 - Answers

Published: Saturday 25th September 2021A free general knowledge quiz for those who enjoy a more challenging quiz.
  1. In which Scottish county is the Queen's residence of Balmoral? Aberdeenshire.
  2. Who portrayed Moses in the 1956 movie "The Ten Commandments"? Charlton Heston.
  3. In which year did Steve Davis win his first World professional Snooker title 1981
  4. Who wrote the children's book "Where the Wild Things Are"? Maurice Sendak.
  5. Which songs with "Car" in the title were UK top twenty hits for the following artists,[a] Cliff Richard (2005), [b] Rose Royce (1976), [c] Snow Patrol (2006), [d] The Cool Notes (1985) and [e] Jonas Blue & Dakota (2016)? [a] "What Car", reached no 12, [b] "Car Wash", no 9, [c] "Chasing Cars", no 6, [d] "In Your Car", no 13 and [e] "Fast Car", no 2.
  6. Which is the most southerly of the islands in the West Indies? Trinidad.
  7. If something is described as Crispate, what appearance does it have? Wavy or curved.
  8. Who wrote the book "Northern Lights", the first part of a trilogy? Phillip Pullman.
  9. Which country shares borders with Estonia, Russia, Belarus and Lithuania? Latvia.
  10. Who was the mother of John the Baptist? Elizabeth.
  11. During the reign of Queen Victoria, how many US presidents were assassinated? Two (Lincoln-1865 & Garfield-1881).
  12. At twenty, which two teams have scored the fewest goals in an English Premiership season? Derby County (2007/8) & Sheffield United (2020/21).
  13. Which fictional island is the setting of TV's "Death in Paradise"? Saint Marie.
  14. Which element, atomic number 100, was named after the Italian-born creator of the first nuclear reactor? Fermium.
  15. What is the second most populous city in France? Marseille.
  16. Which single of 1979 gave The Police their first UK number 1? "Message in a Bottle".
  17. Other than Goal Shooter, what is the only position that can score at Netball? Goal Attack.
  18. Which stretch of water separates India and Sri Lanka? Palk Strait.
  19. Which company marketed the first transistor radio? Sony.
  20. What is Gulliver's profession in "Gulliver's Travels"? Surgeon.

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