Quiz Number 223

Published: Thursday 10th August 2023A free general knowledge quiz for those who enjoy a more challenging quiz.
  1. Who was the only female star of the late 70s sketch show "Not the Nine O'Clock News"?
  2. What colour period followed Picasso's Blue Period?
  3. What drink was first marketed by Caleb Bradham in 1902?
  4. What is the name of the Merseyside town built by William Lever in 1888?
  5. Which songs with "Street" in the title were UK top twenty hits for the following artists, [a] U2 (1987), [b] 10cc (1974), [c] Prince (1988), [d] Gerry Rafferty (1978) and [e] David Bowie & Mick Jagger (1985)?
  6. Which US President was assassinated at the Pan American Expo in Buffalo, NY?
  7. Wade Wilson is the alter-ego of which Marvel comics character?
  8. Which planet in the Solar System has the highest surface temperature?
  9. Which long running radio series has the signature tune "Barwick Green"?
  10. Which TWO Jane austen novels were published in 1818, a year after her death?
  11. What was the previous name of Tasmania?
  12. In which country was Greenpeace founded in 1971?
  13. As at 2023, how many NFL teams are based in Florida?
  14. Who starred as Rooster Cogburn in the 2010 re-make of "True Grit"?
  15. Who composed the oratorio "A Child of our Times"?
  16. Which is the most southerly of the islands in the West Indies?
  17. Released in 2000, what was the title of Eminem's first album?
  18. Seahenge, a circle of oak posts dating from c2000 BC, were found in 1998 off the coast of which English county?
  19. What was the first Enid Blyton book to feature the Famous Five?
  20. What is the name of Saturn's largest moon?
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