Wednesday, March 07, 2007

6 March Questions

Sorry for the delay in presenting these in a readable form - I was on holiday. You will see from the commments that our questions were picked up by a scholar in Idaho!!!

QUESTIONS FOR 6/3/07
GEOGRAPHY
ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT
NATURE
HISTORY, WARS, WEAPONS AND,
WARRIORS
SCIENCE
FOOD AND DRINK
SPORT
RECORD LABELS

GENERAL KNOWLEDGE
ALL QUESTIONS SET BY THE PARK
TAVERN

GEOGRAPHY

1. WHAT IS THE CAPITAL OF MALTA ?
A: VALLETTA
2. DOHA IS THE CAPITAL OF WHICH COUNTRY ?
A: QATAR
3. APPROX 80% OF THE POPULATION OF INDIA FOLLOW WHICH RELIGION ?
A: HINDUISM
4.WHAT IS THE MAJOR DIALECT OF CHINA, SPOKEN BY 70% OF THE POPULATION ?
A: MANDARIN
5, . IN WHICH COUNTRY ARE THE TOWNS/CITIES OF SAFI, TANGIER AND AGADIER ?
A: MOROCCO
6. IN WHICH COUNTRY ARE THE TOWNS/CITIES OF TROMSO, TRONDEIM AND BERGEN ?
A: NORWAY
7. NEW SOUTH WALES, AUSTRALIA, BORDERS WHICH SEA?
A: TASMAN SEA
8.THE DEAD SEA IS FED BY WHICH RIVER ?
A: JORDAN

SUPPLEMENTARIES

9.WHAT DISTINGUISHES RWANDA'S FLAG OF RED, YELLOW, AND GREEN VERTICAL STRIPES FROM THAT OF GUINEA ?
A: THE CAPITAL LETTER "R" PLACED CENTRALLY
10. APART FROM A SHORT ATLANTIC COASTLINE, THE COUNTRY OF GAMBIA IS ENCLOSED BY WHICH OTHER COUNTRY ?
A: SENEGAL

ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT
FROM THE WORKS GIVEN NAME THE PERSON RESPONSIBLE

1. DIRECTOR: MASH, THE PLAYER, SHORTCUTS ?
A: ROBERT ALTMAN
2.DIRECTOR: THE QUITE MAN, STAGECOACH, THE SEARCHERS ?
A: JOHN FORD
3.AUTHOR: THE BIG SLEEP, FAREWELL MY LOVELY, THE LONG GOODBYE ?
A: RAYMOND CHANDLER
4.AUTHOR: CRIME AND PUNISHMENT, THE BROTHERS KARAMAZOV, NOTES FROM THE UNDERGROUND . A: FYODOR DOSTOEVSKY
5. ARTIST: MOTHER AND CHILD DIVIDED, THE PHYSICAL IMPOSSIBILITY OF DEATH IN THE MIND OF SOMEONE LIVING ?
A: DAMIEN HIRST
6. ARTIST: MAN AT THE CROSSROADS, DETROIT INDUSTRY, MAN CONTROLLER OF THE UNIVERSE ? A: DIEGO RIVERA
7. POET: THE VISIONS OF THE DAUGHTERS OF ALBION, SONGS OF INNOCENCE & EXPERIENCE, THE MARRIAGE OF HEAVEN & HELL ?
A: WILLIAM BLAKE
8. 1914 AND OTHER POEMS, NEW NUMBERS, THE OLD VICARAGE , GRANTCHESTER ?
A: RUPERT BROOKE

SUPPLEMENTARIES

9.ACTRESS: BLOW UP, CAMELOT, MARY QUEEN OF SCOTS ?
A: VANESSA REDGRAVE
10. ACTOR: THE BROWNING VERSION, THE DAM BUSTERS, MOURNING BECOMES ELECTRA ?
A: MICHAEL REDGRAVE

NATURE

1, SPECIFICALLY WHAT IS THE LARGEST ANIMAL IN THE WORLD ?
A: BLUE WHALE
2: WHAT IS ANOTHER NAME FOR THE SPINY LOBSTER ?
CRAWFISH (ACCEPT CRAYFISH)
3. WHAT IS ANOTHER NAME FOR THE OCELOT ?
A: SNOW LEOPARD
4.WHICH FLOWERING PLANT HAS THE LATIN NAME HELIANTHUS ANNUS
A: SUNFLOWER
5. TO WHICH SECTION OF AN INSECT'S BODY ARE THE LEGS AND WINGS NORMALLY ATTACHED?
A. THORAX
6. THE EYE OF AN INSECT IS USUALLY MADE UP OF A MOSAIC OF 6 SIDED CELLS. WHAT IS THE NAME OF THIS TYPE OF EYE?
A: COMPOUND
7. MARINE SNAILS, LIMPETS AND WHELKS BELONG TO WHICH CLASS OF MOLLUSCS?
A: GASTROPODS (ALSO ACCEPT UNIVALVES)
8.WHICH ANIMAL HAS TYPES DESCRIBED AS HACK, COBS AND HUNTERS ?
A: HORSES

SUPPLEMENTARIES

9.WHICH TREE OFTEN FOUND IN CHURHYARDS CAN LIVE TO UP TO 1000 YEARS OLD ?
A: YEW
10. WHICH TYPE OF TREE WAS DECIMATED BY DISEASE IN BRITAIN IN THE 1960'S AND 70'S ?
A: ELM (DUTCH ELM)

WARS, WEAPONS AND WARRIORS

1. CYRUS THE GREAT FOUNDED WHICH EMPIRE?
A: PERSIAN
2.WHO OR WHAT WERE HOPLITES IN ANCIENT GREECE ?
A: TYPE OF (HEAVY) INFANTRYMAN
X
3. WHO WAS BURIED IN EYGPT IN A CRYSTAL COFFIN ?
A: ALEXANDER THE GREAT
4.WHAT WAS A GLADIUS TO A ROMAN SOLDIER ?
A: A SWORD
5. WHAT RELIGION DO CHINAS WARRIOR MONKS PRACTICE ?
BHUDDISM
6. WHAT WAS THE NAME OF THE CIRCULAR TENTS THAT THE MONGOLS LIVED IN ?
A: YURTS
7. THE VIKINGS DRAKKAR WAS ALSO KNOWN AS WHAT ?
A:DRAGONSHIP ACCEPT LONGBOAT
8 FRIDAY IS NAMED AFTER THE WIFE OF THE GOD ODIN WHO WAS SHE ?
A: FRIGA (ACCEPT FREYA)

SUPPLEMENTARIES

9.GENGHIS KHAN DIVIDED HIS EMPIRE AMONGST HIS SONS, HOW MANY?
A: 3
10. TRADITIONALLY HOW DOES A SAMURAI COMMIT RITUAL SUICIDE ?
A: CUTS HIS BELLY OPEN

FOOD AND DRINK

1. WHICH FOOD COMPANY WAS FOUNDED IN SWITZERLAND IN 1866 BY GERMAN PHARMACIST ?
A: NESTLE
2. WHAT IS THE MAIN ALCOHOLIC INGREDIENT USED TO MAKE A DAIQUIRI ?
A: RUM
3. WHICH ALCOHOLIC DRINK WOULD YOU NEED TO MAKE A TOM COLLINS COCKTAIL ?
GIN
4.WHICH TYPE OF FOOD IS NAMED AFTER THE FRENCH FOR TWICE COOKED?
A: BISCUIT
5. CARDINAL, CASSIDY AND NIAGRA ARE ALL TYPES OF WHICH FRUIT ?
A: GRAPE
6. NAME THE BEAN WITH A SWEET PULP WHICH IS OFTEN USED AS A CHOCOLATE SUBSTITUTE BECAUSE IT HAS A LOWER FAT CONTENT ?
A: CAROB
7. WHICH AMERICAN STATE DOES THE DRINK JACK DANIELS COME FROM?
A: TENNESSEE
8.WHICH BEER HAS A 5 POINTED STAR IN ITS LOGO ?
A: HEINEKEN

SUPPLEMENTARIES

9.WHICH DRINK APPEARS IN THE TITLES OF HIT SINGLES FOR BLUR AND ALL SAINTS?
A: COFFEE (COFFE AND TV AND BLACK COFFEE)
10. WHICH TWO POPULAR FRUITS ARE ANAGRAMS OF EACH OTHER ? A: LEMON AND MELON

SCIENCE

1. WHAT CARRIES BLOOD AWAY FROM THE CELLS BACK TO THE HEART ?
A:VEINS
2. WHAT PART OF A FLOWER CONTAINS THE EGGS ?
CARPEL
3.WHAT ARE FORCES MEASURED IN ?
A. NEWTONS
4 CRANESBILL IS ANOTHER NAME FOR WHICH FLOWER ?
A: GERANIUM
5. THE OIL OF WHICH TREE IS USED IN THE PRODUCTION OF GIN ?
A: JUNIPER
6.WHAT IS THE LIGHTEST KNOWN METAL ?
A: LITHIUM
7. WHERE WOULD YOU FIND A PERCUSSION CAP ?
A: IN A FIREARM
8. HOW DEEP IS A FATHOM ?
A: 6 FEET/ 1.82 M

SUPPLEMENTARIES

9. WHICH ELEMENT HAS THE CHEMICAL SYMBOL Ag ?
A: SILVER
10. WHICH ALLOY IS COMPOSED OF COPPER AND ZINC ?
A: BRASS

SPORT

1. WHICH SPORT WAS AUTHOR BILL BRYSON TALKING ABOUT WHEN HE SAID "IT IS THE ONLY SPORT IN WHICH SPECTATORS BURN AS MANY CALORIES AS THE PLAYERS-MORE IF THEY ARE MODERATELY RESTLESS"?
A: CRICKET
2. WHICH SPORT WAS THE SUBJECT OF THE 1963 FILM "THIS SPORTING LIFE" ?
A: RUGBY LEAGUE
3. WHICH SPORT USES A BALL CALLED A SLIOTAR ?
A: HURLING
4.STEVE DAVIS REACHED EVERY FINAL OF THE SNOOKER WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS FROM 1983-89 AND LOST ONLY TWICE, ONCE TO DENIS TAYLOR AND WHICH OTHER PLAYER ?
A: JOE JOHNSON
5. NAME ONE OF THE 2 COUNTRIES WHICH HOSTED THE EURO 2000 FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIPS?
A: HOLLAND & BELGIUM
6. EXCLUDING SUBSTITUTES HOW MANY PLAYERS MAKE UP AN ICE HOCKEY TEAM ?
A: 6
7. WHICH BOXER WAS KNOWN AS THE DARK DESTROYER ?
A: NIGEL BENN
8.IN APRIL 2003 WHO BECAME THE OLDEST MAN TO BE RATED NO 1 IN THE WORLD TENNIS ASSOCIATION RANKINGS AT THE AGE OF 33 ?
A: ANDRE AGASSI

SUPPLEMENTARIES

9. EXCLUDING SUBS HOW MANY PLAYERS ARE THERE IN A RUGBY LEAGUE TEAM ?
A: 13
1O.WHAT COMES NEXT IN THIS SEQUENCE RED, BLUE, WHITE, YELLOW, ORANGE ?
A: BLACK & WHITE (GREYHOUND RACING JACKETS)

RECORD LABELS

FROM CLUES GIVEN NAME THE RECORD LABEL
1. FOUNDED 1959 IN JAMAICA BY CHRIS BLACKWELL, HOME TO FREE, CAT STEVENS AND BOB MARLEY IN THE 70'S. LATER TO U2 AND KEANE ? A: ISLAND
2. ORIGINALLY A NOVELTY LABEL FOR THE LIKES OF THE GOONS, ALL THE BEATLES EARLY HITS UNTIL 1969, AND NOW ALL SAINTS, BLUR AND ATHLETE ?
A• PARLOPHONE
3. LABEL FORMED BY PRINCE IN 1985 AFTER A FALLOUT WITH WARNERS AND NAMED AFTER HIS ESTATE IN MINNEAPOLIS ?
A. PAISLEY PARK
4. FOUNDED 1978 IN MANCHESTER BY TONY WILSON, HOME TO JOY DIVISION, NEW ORDER, OMD, HAPPY MONDAYS, AND WERE THE ORIGINAL OWNERS OF THE HACIENDA CLUB. ?
A: FACTORY
5. FOUNDED 1947 BY AHMET ERTEGUN AS A BLUES LABEL, FIRST BIG HITS FOR RAY CHARLES AND RUTH BROWN. MASSIVE SUCCESS IN 1970's WITH LED ZEP THEN IN THE 80'S UNTIL THE PRESENT WITH AC/DC ?
A: ATLANTIC
6. FOUNDED 1983 IN SCOTLAND BY ALAN McGHEE. ORIGINAL SCOTTISH NDEPENDENT FOR PRIMAL SCREAM, MY BLOODY VALENTINE AND THE JESUS AND MARY CHAIN. MASSIVE SUCCESS IN THE 90's WITH ALL THE EARLY OASIS BESTSELLERS ?
A: CREATION
7. FOUNDED 1979 BY JERRY DAMMERS OF THE SPECIALS AS A REGGAE SKA INDEPENDENT ALSO HOME TO THE SELECTER AND THE BEAT?
A: TWO TONE
8. FOUNDED 1976 BY JAKE RIVIERA IN LONDON, HOME TO ELVIS COSTELLO, DR FEELGOOD AND IAN DURY AND THE FIRST PUNK CHART TOPPER THE DAMNED'S "NEW ROSE" ?
A: STIFF

SUPPLEMENTARIES

9.1991 IN LA BY SUGE KNIGHT AND DR DRE , HOME TO RAP POET TUPAC SHAKUR LATER SNOOP DOG ?
A: DEATH ROW
10. FORMED 1959 IN DETROIT BY BERRY GORDY, SO CALLED "HITSVILLE USA"?
A: TAMLA MOTOWN

GENERAL KNOWLEDGE

1 .WHAT WOULD YOU SUFFER FROM IF YOU HAD DICHROMATIC VISION ?
A. COLOUR BLINDNESS
2. IN AMERICA WHAT IS A SECOND YEAR STUDENT KNOWN AS ?
A: SOPHOMORE
3.FROM WHICH COUNTRY DOES THE COMPANY NOKIA ORIGINATE ?
A: FINLAND
4.A. IN WHICH BUILDING IS THE KOH-I-NOOR DIAMOND KEPT ?
A: TOWER OF LONDON
5.WHEN THERE ARE 2 FULL MOONS IN A MONTH, WHAT IS THE SECOND ONE CALLED ?
A: BLUE MOON
6. THE US COFFEE EMPORIUM STARBUCKS IS NAMED AFTER A CHARACTER IN WHICH BOOK ?
A: MOBY DICK
7. WHO LIVED AT THE RECENTLY DEMOLISHED ADDRESS 5 COLLEGE CLOSE ?
A: IAN HUNTLEY
8.WHAT COLOUR IS ZERO ON A ROULETTE WHEEL ?
A: GREEN
9.ACCORDING TO THE HIGHWAY CODE AT WHAT AGE IS A PERSON RESPONSIBLE FOR WEAR-
ING A SEATBELT?
A:14.
10. WHAT IS CHROMOPHOBIA ?
A: FEAR OF COLOURS
11 .IN NEW ORLEANS IN WHICH MONTH DOES THE MARDI GRAS TAKE PLACE ?
A. FEBRUARY
12. IN ITALIAN ART THE VIRGIN MARY IS USUALLY DEPICTED WEARING WHICH COLOUR ?
A: BLUE
13.WHICH TOWN ON THE SOUTH COAST BECAME A CITY AS PART OF THE MILLENIUM CELEBRATIONS ?
A:BRIGHTON
14.TO WHICH FLOWER FAMILY DOES GARLIC BELONG ?
A: LILY
15. NAME ONE OF THE COUNTRIES INVOLVED IN THE WINTER WAR 1939-40 ?
A: RUSSIA OR FINLAND
16.WHICH ENGLISH TOWN IN 1889 BECAME THE SITE OF THE BRITAINS FIRST MOSQUE ?
A: WOKING
17.WHICH COUNTRY JOINED THE G7 TO MAKE IT THE G8 ?
A: RUSSIA
18.WHO IS MP FOR DUNFERMLINE EAST ?
A: GORDON BROWN
19.THE COMMERCIAL NAME FOR WHICH DRINK COMES FROM THE LATIN FOR BLACKCURRANT ?
A: RIBENA
20. WHO PLAYED THE LEAD IN THE 1995 FILM NIXON ?
A: ANTHONY HOPKINS
21. WHO HAS RECENTLY BECOME THE OWNER OF ASTON VILLA FC ?
A, RANDY LERNER
21. WHICH FOOTBALL TEAM WAS RECENTLY INVOLVED IN A MASS BRAWL WITH THE CHINESE
OLYMPIC TEAM ?
A:QPR
23.THE IRELAND-FRANCE RUGBY UNION GAME ON 10/2/07 WAS THE FIRST RUGBY GAME TO BE PLAYED AT WHICH VENUE ?
A: CROKE PARK
24. ACCORDING TO THE EAGLES WHEN CAN YOU CHECK OUT OF THE HOTEL CALIFORNIA ?
A: ANYTIME YOU LIKE
25.THE SONG "A NEW ENGLAND" A HIT FOR KIRSTY McCOLL WAS WRITTEN BY WHOM ?
A: BILLY BRAGG
26.IN WHICH YEAR WAS THE ENGLISH-SCOTTISH ACT OF UNION PASSED ?
A:1707
27. WHO IS THE MP FOR BETHNAL GREEN & BOW ?
A: GEORGE GALLOWAY
28. KEVIN MORAN WAS THE FIRST PLAYER TO BE SENT OFF IN AN FA CUP FINAL WHICH ARSENAL PLAYER IN 2005 WAS THE SECOND ?
A: JUAN ANTONIO REYES (2005)
29.BRITISH RULE IN INDIA WAS KNOWN BY THE INDIAN WORD FOR 'SOVEREIGNTY' WHAT ISIT
A: RAJ
30. HOW WOULD YOU COME ACROSS THE FICTIONAL COUNTY OF BORSETSHIRE ?
A: LISTEN TO THE ARCHERS
31.WHAT DOES DVD STAND FOR?
A:DIGITAL VERSATILe DISC (NOT VIDEO)
32. IN 2005 4 SIBLINGS WERE AWARDED HONORARY MBE'S SIMULTANEOUSLY WHO WERE THEY?
A: THE CORRS
33. WHICH COUNTRY SINCE 1462 HAS AWARDED ITS DISTINGUISHED CITIZENS THE ORDER OF
THE ELEPHANT ?
A: DENMARK
34.WHAT IS THE NAME OF THE CLINIC IN SWITZERLAND WHICH IS INVOLVED IN ASSISTED SUICIDES?
A: DIGNITAS
35.THE MAGAZINE"WHICH" IS BRINGING LEGAL ACTION AGAINST WHICH SPORT RETAILER FOR THE OVERPRICING OF ENGLAND FOOTBALL KITS ?
A: JJB
36. MUCH IN THE NEWS RECENTLY WHO OR WHAT ARE POPOV 35 & POPOV 36 ?
A: THEY ARE THE CALL SIGNS OF THE 2 AMERICAN PILOTS INVOLVED IN THE FRIENDLY FIRE INCIDENT IN IRAQ
37.IN THE SERIES "THE GOOD LIFE" WHAT KIND OF ANIMAL WAS LENIN ?
A: A COCKEREL
38.WHO COMPOSED THE OPERA "WILLIAM TELL" ?
A: ROSSINI
39.MUNGO PARK IS FAMOUS FOR THE EXPLORATION OF WHICH CONTINENT ?
A: AFRICA
40. GERRY FRANCIS AND GEORGE GRAHAM BOTH MANAGED WHICH FOOTBALL CLUB ?
A: SPURS
41.STEVE BRUCE AND NIGEL SPACKMAN BOTH MANAGED WHICH FOOTBALL CLUB ?
A:SHEFFIELD UNITED
42.ALAN AYCKBOURN STAGES HIS PLAYS AT WHICH SEASIDE RESORT ?
A: SCARBOROUGH
43. THE ESSEX TOWN OF COLCHESTER IS FAMOUS FOR WHICH TYPE OF FESTIVAL ?
A: OYSTER
44.WHAT WAS THE NAME OF THE INQUIRY IN TO THE DEATH OF STEVEN LAWRENCE ?
A: McPHEARSON
45. THE PASSPORTS FOR WHICH BROTHERS BROUGHT ABOUT THE SECOND DOWNFALL OF PETER MANDELSON ?
A: HINDUJA
46.THE PRIX DE L'ARC DE TRIOMPHE IS RUN ON WHICH DAY OF THE WEEK?
A:SUNDAY
47.THE SILK ROAD RAN FROM SHANGHAI TO WHICH SEA ?
A: MEDITERANEAN
48. NAME THE FINE WHITE CLAY USED IN PORCELAIN AND IN MEDICINES ?
A: KAOLIN
49.FROM WHICH FISH DO WE OBTAIN CAVIAR ?
A: STURGEON
50. WHAT TYPE OF TOOTH DO DENTISTS REFER TO AS A NUMBER 8 ?
A: WISDOM
51. WHAT DOES A LIMNOLOGIST STUDY ?
A: LAKES
52.WHAT HAS THE CHEMICAL SYMBOL D20 ?
A: HEAVY WATER(ACCEPT DEUTERIUM OXIDE)
53.LAENNEC IS CREDITED WITH INVENTING WHICH MEDICAL AID ?
A:STETHOSCOPE
54.IN FICTION WHOSE FIRST WIFE WAS CALLED DORA SPENLOW ?
A: DAVID COPPERFIELD
55. WHICH WAS THE FIRST COUNTRY TO GIVE WOMEN THE VOTE ?
A: MEW ZEALAND
56 WHAT IS THE LARGEST ISLAND OF JAPAN ?
A: HONSHU
57. WHAT TYPE OF SCHOOLBOY APPEARS IN THE TITLE OF A JOHN LE CARRE NOVEL ?
A: HONOURABLE
58.2007 IS THE CHINESE YEAR OF WHICH ANIMAL ? A; THE PIG
59. HOW MANY BRITISH TROOPS WILL INITIALLY BE WITHDRAWN FROM IRAQ?
A: 1,600 (ACCEPT 1500-1700)
6O. WHAT WORD DESCRIBES THE STUDY OF ROCKS AND THEIR FORMATION
A:PETROLOGY
61.FROM WHAT MAIN INGREDIENT IS HUMMUS MADE ?
A: CHICKPEAS
62. IN FINANCE WHAT DOES APR STAND FOR ?
A: ANNUAL PERCENTAGE RATE
63[.THE^NEW TAX AT AIRPORTS APD STANDS FOR WHAT?
A: AIRP-ORT PASSENGER DUTY
64.0N WHICH ISLAND WOULD YOU FIND THE TOWNS OF PORT ERIN, LAXEY & PEEL ?
A: ISLE OF MAN
65.0N WHICH ISLAND WILL YOU FIND THE TOWNS OF STAFFIN, PORTREE AND UIG ?
A: SKYE
66. THE M32 LEADS TO WHICH BRITISH CITY FROM THE M4 ?
A: BRISTOL
67.WHICH CITY IS AT THE SOUTHERN END OF THE M53 ?
A: CHESTER
68.THE SIMPLON TUNNEL RUNS THRU WHICH RANGE OF MOUNTAINS ?
A: THE ALPS
69. WHICH LEAGUE WAS FORMED IN 1839 BY RICHARD COBDEN AND JOHN BRIGHT ?
A: THE ANTI-CORN LAW LEAGUE
70.WHICH CAPITAL CITY IN CONTINENTAL EUROPE IS CLOSEST TO LONDON ?
A: BRUSSELS
71. WHICH ISRAELI CITY CONTAINS 48% OF THE COUNTRY'S POPULATION ?
A: TEL AVIV
72. WHO RECENTLY PAID A VISIT TO ESTHER'S HAIRCUTTING STUDIO IN TARZANA ?
A: BRITNEY SPEARS
73. PRINCE FREDERICK VON ANHALT IS CLAIMING TO BE THE FATHER OF ANNA-NICOLE SMITH'S BABY DAUGHTER, TO WHICH FILM STAR IS HE MARRIED ?
A: ZSA ZSA GABOR
74.WHAT WAS THE NAME OF THE ITN REPORTER KILLED IN A FRIENDLY FIRE INCIDENT IN IRAQ IN 2003 ?
A:TERRY LIOYD
75. WHICH BBC REPORTER WAS SERIOUSLY INJURED IN A TERROIST INCIDENT IN SAUDI ARABIA IN 2004 ?
A/FRANK GARDENER
76. OF WHAT IS ALTOSTRATUS A VARIETY?
A: CLOUD
77. WHICH FIGHTER KNOCKED OUT AUDLEY HARRISON AT WEMBLEY IN FEBRUARY ?
A: MICHAEL SPROTT
78. AT THE BRIT AWARDS WHO WAS VOTED BEST BRITISH FEMALE SOLO ARTIST ?
A: AMY WINEHOUSE
79. WHAT WAS VOTED BEST SONG AT THE BRITS ?
A: PATIENCE (TAKE THAT}
80. AT THE BAFTAS WHO WAS VOTED BEST ACTOR ?
A: FOREST WHITAKER IN THE LAST KING OF SCOTLAND
81. AT THE BAFTAS WHAT WAS VOTED BEST ANIMATED FEATURE ?
A: HAPPY FEET
82.JOHN PRESCOTT WAS A MEMBER OF WHICH UNION BEFORE COMING INVOLVED IN POLITlCS ? A:NATIONAL UNION OF SEAMEN ACCEPT SEAMEN
83.NAME ONE OF SADDAM HUSSEINS SONS ?
A: UDAY OR QUSAY
84. NAME ONE OF THE ETHNIC GROUPS INVOLVED IN THE GENOCIDE IN RWANDA IN 1994 ? A:HUTU AND TUTSI
85. WHAT IS CHORIZO ?
A: SPANISH (SMOKED) SAUSAGE
86.WHICH 80'S POP GROUP TOOK ITS NAME FROM THE METHOD OF MOVEMENT TO MUSIC DEVELOPED BY EMILE JAQUES DALCROZE ?
A: EURHYTHMICS
87. OF WHICH GROUP OF ISLANDS IS HUGHTOWN THE CAPITAL ?
A: THE SCILLY ISLES
88. WHO DIRECTED THE 1998 FILM LOCK, STOCK AND TWO SMOKING BARRELS ?
A: GUY RITCHIE
89.IN DR WHO WHAT IS THE HOME PLANET FOR THE DALEKS
A:SKARO
90.WHICH MOTORCYCLE COMPANY MAKES THE ROAD KING FLHR?
A: HARLEY DAVIDSON
91 WHAT NAME IS GIVEN TO 3 STRIKES IN A ROW IN TEN PIN BOWLING ?
A: A TURKEY
92.IN WHICH CITY IS THE BOOK TRAINSPOTTING SET ?
A: EDINBURGH
93.HOW WAS AGNES GONXHA BOJAXHUI BETTER KNOWN ?
A: MOTHER THEREASA
94.WHICH WAS THE NAME IN THE FIRST OF THE MR MEN BOOKS ?
A: MR TICKLE
95. HIBERNIA WAS THE ROMAN NAME FOR WHICH COUNTRY ?
A:: SCOTLAND
96.WHAT WOULD A VEXILLOLOGIST BE AN EXPERT ON ?
A:FLAGS
97. WHO BECAME THE FIRST BRITISH SOLO FEMALE ARTIST TO HAVE A UK NUMBER ONE ALBUM IN 1980 ?
A:KATE BUSH
98.NEIL ROBERTSON WON THE 2007 WELSH OPEN SNOOKER TITLE WHAT NATIONALITY IS HE ?
A: AUSTRALIAN
99.IN THE TV PROGRAMME ONLY FOOLS AND HORSES WHAT IS THE NAME OF DEL BOY'S LOCAL ?
A: THE NAGS HEAD
100. IF YOU SUFFERED FROM THEOPHOBIA OF WHAT WOULD YOU BE AFRAID ?
A: GOD
101. FROM WHICH ANIMAL DOES THE CHEESE CHEVRE COME FROM ?
A: A GOAT
102. WHAT KIND OF CREATURE IS A SKINK ?
A: A LIZARD
103. FROM WHICH LANGUAGE DO THE WORDS ALCOHOL AND ALGEBRA ORIGINATE ?
A: ARABIC
104. FROM WHICH LANGUAGE DO THE WORDS BAMBOO, SAGO AND BATIK ORIGINATE ?
A: MALAY
105. WHAT ARE ERRATICS IN RELATION TO GLACIERS ?
A: BOULDERS DEPOSITED BY GLACIERS
106 WHO HAD A HIT IN THE 1960'S WITH 'FOOTAPPER'
A: THE SHADOWS

3 Comments:

Blogger becky said...

Hi--
Answer to question about round Mongolian shelters can also be "ger" (term used by the Mongols, "yurt" is a Turkic term meaning "campsite" adopted by the Russians, so not in favor w/ the Mongolians).

Interesting Q&A!

becky kemery
Author of "YURTS: Living in the Round"
www.yurtinfo.org

4:29 AM  
Blogger Tilsit said...

The snow leopard is alernatively known as the Ounce. The Ocelot is the alternative name of the painted leopard.

Bit late now!

9:47 PM  
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