Quiz Number 97

Published: Saturday 23rd January 2016
  1. With sales of over 2million copies, what was the biggest selling single in the UK in the 1970s?
  2. Which team in 1970 became the first Dutch winners of football's European Cup?
  3. Who wrote the novel "Death in Venice" latterly made into the award winning movie?
  4. At which English public school was the game of squash invented?
  5. Which songs with the word SEVEN in the title were UK top ten hits for the following artists, [a] Guy Mitchell (1953), [b] BBE (1996), [c] The Dubliners (1967), [d] Madness (1981) and [e] Judge Dredd (1972)?
  6. From which country did Madagascar gain independence in 1960?
  7. How many hearts does an octopus have?
  8. Flowing through both Spain and Portugal, what is the longest river on the Iberian peninsular?
  9. Who was King of England at the start of the Hundred Years War?
  10. What is the title of the local newspaper serving the following cities [a] Leicester, [b] Coventry, [c] Nottingham, [d] Sheffield and [e] Cardiff?
  11. Often used on websites to prevent access by robots, what does the acronym CAPTCHA stand for?
  12. What is pop superstar Rihanna's real surname?
  13. What is the capital of the Australian State of Queensland?
  14. Which single released in 2008 became the first by a female artist to sell one million copies in the UK alone?
  15. What is the name of the murderer in the 1978 movie "Halloween"?
  16. What are the nicknames of the following football teams, [a] Lincoln City, [b] Ipswich Town, [c] Watford, [d] Mansfield Town and [e] Leicester City?
  17. What are the names of the two moons of Mars?
  18. Who played the title roles in the 1991 movie "Thelma and Louise"?
  19. Name the six books of the King James version of the Old Testament that begin with "J".
  20. Of which African nation is Kigali the capital?
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