Quiz Number 99

Published: Sunday 21st February 2016
  1. Of the eight King Henry's that have ruled England, which has ruled for the longest reign?
  2. How high from the ground is the centre of a darts board in competition play?
  3. Of what is Thalassophobia the fear?
  4. Which modern day country was once known as Upper Peru?
  5. Which songs with the word "Three" in the title were UK top 20 hits for the following artists, [a] Frank Sinatra (1954), [b] Greece 2000 (1999), [c] Wedding Present (1992), [d] Eddie Cochran (1960) and [e] The Commodores (1978)?
  6. In which year did the first modern Olympic Games take place in Athens?
  7. Who in 1965 became the first person to walk in space?
  8. How many days after Easter Sunday does Pentecost fall?
  9. Who played the Bond villain Blofeld in the following 007 movies [a] "You Only Live Twice" (1967), [b] "Spectre" (2015), [c] "Never Say Never Again" (1983), [d] "On Her Majesty's Secret Service" (1969) and [e] "Diamonds are Forever" (1971)?
  10. Which vitamin is also known as Riboflavin?
  11. What nationality was composer Gustav Holst?
  12. Into which US airport would you be flying if your luggage tags contained the following airport code,[a] DFW, [b] MCO, [c] LAX, [d] ATL and [e] EWR?
  13. What was the occupation of Bottom in Shakespeare's "Midsummer Night's Dream"?
  14. In which sport was the Vanderbilt Cup awarded from 1904 to 1968 and then again from 1996 to 2007?
  15. Which UK assay office do the following marks represent [a] Anchor, [b] Rose, [c] Leopard's Head and [d] Castle?
  16. Which radio station was famous for broadcasting on 208m on the medium waveband?
  17. Which everyday object was invented by Walter Hunt in 1849?
  18. Released on 1st November 1968, what was the first solo album by a member of The Beatles?
  19. What four nations make up the BRIC countries?
  20. How many strings are there on a standard Mandolin?
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