Quiz Number 224

Published: Thursday 21st September 2023A free general knowledge quiz for those who enjoy a more challenging quiz.
  1. In the TV series "Fawlty Towers", what name did Manuel give to his pet rat?
  2. Whose body was hung, drawn and quartered in 1661 even though he had died in 1658?
  3. Which Shakespeare play was being performed when the Globe theatre burned down in 1613?
  4. Which TWO seas are linked by the Gota canal?
  5. Which songs with "Tonight" in the title were UK top twenty hits for the following artists, [a] New Kids on the Block (1990), [b] Peobo Bryson & Roberta Flack (1983), [c] Rod Stewart (1976), [d] Union J (2014) and [e] Tom Jones (1969)?
  6. Which scientist had his "Invention Factory" at Menlo Park, New Jersey?
  7. What was the title of Alan Sillitoe's first novel?
  8. For whose coronation did Handel compose "Zadok the Priest"?
  9. Which city is the setting for the US version of "The Office"?
  10. For which team was Lewis Hamilton driving when he won his first F1 World championship?
  11. In which movie did Woody Allen make his screen debut?
  12. If you were having an orchidectomy, what would be removed?
  13. Which Canadian authoress's first novel was "The Edible Woman" in 1969?
  14. In which Italian city did Nelson first meet Lady Hamilton?
  15. Which textile is only genuine if hand woven in the Outer Hebrides?
  16. How many pairs of strings are there on a standard mandolin?
  17. Which two Kings met at the Battle of the Boyne?
  18. What was the first of Richard Wagner's operas to be performed?
  19. What is the name of the annual horse race held in Siena?
  20. Sung by Rita Coolidge "All Time High" was the theme song for which James Bond film?
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