Quiz Number 210 - Answers

Published: Monday 30th May 2022A free general knowledge quiz for those who enjoy a more challenging quiz.
  1. Who played the title role in the late 90's TV series, "Kavanagh QC"? John Thaw.
  2. What is the main alcoholic ingredient of a White Lady cocktail? Gin.
  3. The Welsh Leader Owain Glyndwr (Owen Glendower) appears in which Shakespeare play? "Henry IV, part 1".
  4. The Great Train Robbery in 1963 took place in which English county? Buckinghamshire.
  5. Which songs with "Blue" in the title were UK top twenty hits for the following artists,[a] The Orb (1992), [b] Elton John (1982), [c] Lil Mosey (2020), [d] Carl Perkins (1956) and [e] Cliff Richard (1966)? [a] "Blue Room", reached no 8, [b] "Blue Eyes", no 8, [c] "Blueberry Faygo", no 9, [d] "Blue Suede Shoes", no 10 and [e] "Blue Turns to Grey", no 15.
  6. What was the only novel written by Oscar Wilde? The Picture of Dorian Gray.
  7. What was the name of the lifeguard played by Pamela Anderson in the TV series "Baywatch"? C J Parker.
  8. In 1981, released the UK top 5 single, "Mirror Mirror (Mon Amour)"? Dollar.
  9. How old was Henry III when he became King of England? 9 years old.
  10. Who succeeded Ted Hughes as Britain's Poet Laureate? Andrew Motion.
  11. In which year did the St Valentines Day massacre take place? 1929
  12. Who wrote the song "If"? David Gates.
  13. The Bolivar is the unit of currency in which South American country? Venuezuela.
  14. By what name is the painting, "Arrangement in Grey and Black No.1" better known? Whistler's Mother.
  15. What name is shared by a species of bear and an Alaskan island? Kodiak.
  16. Played by Jim Broadbent in the 2014 movie,what was the name of the antique dealer in Paddington Bear? Mr. (Samuel) Gruber.
  17. What venue is the home of the London Symphony Orchestra? Barbican Hall.
  18. In which year was YouTube founded? 2005
  19. Which product used the slogan, "A drink's too wet without one"? McVities Rich Tea Biscuits.
  20. Donald "Red" Grant was a villain in which James Bond film? From Russia with Love.

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