Wednesday, September 19, 2012

2012 Plate Final–The Questions

 

QUESTIONS SET AND VETTED BY THE  PLOUGH TAVERNERS AND WATERS GREEN PHOENIX

 

Q 1) Which influential English singer and actor recorded the “Berlin Trilogy” of albums in the 1970’s?

David Bowie

Q 2) Ayer’s Rock (Uluru) is in which Australian federal division?

Northern Territory

Q 3) Which “Alice in Wonderland” character is named after an imitation food dish?

The Mock Turtle (after mock turtle soup)

Q 4) Gabriel Oak and Bathsheba Everdene are characters in which novel by Thomas Hardy?

Far from the Madding Crowd.

Q 5) Motor Racing: How many races are there in this year’s (2012) Formula One season?

20 (the most ever in one season)

Q 6) Who was prime minister when Queen Elizabeth II acceded to the throne?

Winston Churchill

Q 7) Who was the last prime minister to be MP for a Welsh constituency?

James Callaghan (MP for Cardiff South East)

Q 8) In what year did the BBC TV Series “Dr Who” first air on British television?

1963 (23rd November – the day after JFK was assassinated. Accept 1962-1964

Q 9) The Giant’s Causeway is located in which Northern Irish county?

County Antrim

Q 10) Which is the only football ground other than Wembley to be used for an FA Cup Final or FA Cup Final Replay between 1923 and 2000 (the years that the original Wembley Stadium was open)?

Old Trafford (1970 FA Cup Replay between Leeds United and Chelsea)

Q 11) How is the hakenkreuz better known?

The swastika (The German word translates to hooked cross).

Q 12) In photography, what is meant by the term Contre Jour?

Taking pictures with the light source behind the subject to produce a silhouette effect.

Q 13) In the Children’s TV programme Magic Roundabout, who said “Time for Bed”?

Zebedee

Q 14) Who was the first person to make a nine-dart finish on TV?

John “Old Stoneface” Lowe

Q 15) In which decade was the first Legal cremation carried out in England?

1880’s (1885

Q 16) In mathematics, the Sieve of Eratosthenes is an algorithm for producing what kind of numbers?

Prime Numbers

Q 17) Scutari Barracks, associated with Florence Nightingale, is located in which city?

Istanbul (the Asian part)

Q 18) In which city are the Potemkin Steps as seen in the film by Eisenstein?

Odessa

Q 19) In Mill Street, Macclesfield, there is an ancient stone doorway with a cross above it and a barred gate. Where did it lead to?

The King’s Gaol

Q 20) What is the next number in this sequence? 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13, 21, ??

34 (The sequence is the Fibonacci series, where each number after the 2nd is the sum of the previous two)

Q 21) Why has Renzo Piano been in the news recently?

Architect of the Shard

Q 22) Le Retour de Martin Guerre was remade with Richard Gere as what film?

Summersby

Q 23) Which American heavyweight boxer was known as The Fighting Marine?

Gene Tunney

Q 24) Justine, Balthazar, Mountolive and Clea form which 1957-60 literary quartet?

The Alexandria Quartet (Laurence Durrell)

Q 25) Which is the largest lake wholly in Canada?

Great Bear

Q 26) In computing what does the P stand for in PDF?

Portable (Document Format)

Q 27) Which Swiss, named after his journal, was known as the “Friend of the People” during the French Revolution?

Marat

Q 28) Similarly who was known as “The Incorruptible” by his supporters but “Bloodthirsty Dictator” by his enemies?

Robespierre

Q 29) Who conducted the full Beethoven cycle of symphonies at this year’s Proms?

Daniel Barenboim

Q 30) Officially principal secretary to Elizabeth I how is Francis Walsingham popularly known?

Spymaster

Q 31) Who was murdered by Charlotte Corday?

Jean-Paul Marat

Q 32) What is the normal home of Botticelli’s Primavera (i.e. when it is not on loan)?

The Uffizi in Florence

Q 33) Which historical novel by Howard Fast was the basis of a 1960 film of the same name directed by Stanley Kubrik and starring Kirk Douglas?

Spartacus

Q 34) W C Sellar and R J Yeatman wrote which spoof history book?

1066 And All That

Q 35) Which army was defeated by Mao Tse Tung’s forces in 1949 leading to the creation of the Chinese People’s Republic?

Kuomintang

Q 36) Where in the body would you find the fovea, rods and cones?

Retina – accept eye

Q 37) What is the relationship between Macclesfield and the Latin for “Strength For Man”?

Hovis

Q 38) The TV episode “Death Is Now My Neighbour” revealed the first name of whom?

Inspector Endeavour Morse

Q 39) Who is the Rochdale Cowboy?

Mike Harding

Q 40) Nessun Dorma is from which opera?

Turandot

Q 41) Aphra Ben was the first woman in England to earn her living from what?

Writing

Q 42) Who was the first British Prime Minister to be elected in the 20th century?

Arthur Balfour (elected: 1902)

Q 43) Why was Ali Maalin in the news in 1977?

He was the last person to contract naturally occurring smallpox

Q 44) According to Kirsty McColl, where did the guy who swears he’s Elvis work?

He worked “down the chip shop” (but he’s a liar and I’m not sure about you)

Q 45) Who was the first act to win the Eurovision Song Contest for Ireland?

Dana (“All Kinds of Everything”, 1970)

Q 46) The Estoril motor racing circuit is in which country?

Portugal

Q 47) Who is the president of France?

Francois Hollande

Q 48) In which country is Mandalay?

Mayanmar

Q 49) In which country is Phnom Penh?

Cambodia

Q 50) In BBC Radio 4’s hit sitcom “Ed Reardon’s Week”, what is the hero’s occupation?

Ghost writer (accept writer(John Ketley's Big Book of Weather, Nigel Mansell's Love Poetry, etc.)

Q 51) What do doctors measure with a sphygmomanometer?

Blood Pressure

Q 52) Who invented both Melba toast and peach Melba for Nellie Melba?

Escoffier

Q 53) What range of hills produces the Tyne, Wear, Tees and Ouse?

The Pennines

Q 54) What Jane Austen novel begins: 'It is a truth universally acknowledged that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife"?

Pride and Prejudice

Q 55) Why is the Queen's Medal for Music presented on 22 November, St Cecilia's Day?

St Cecilia is the Patron Saint of Music

Q 56) Which respected music weekly merged with NME in 2001?

Melody Maker

Q 57) From what county were the deported Tolpuddle Martyrs?

Dorset

Q 58) Who designed the Clifton Suspension Bridge?

Isambard Kingdom Brunel

Q 59) What kind of animal lives in a Sett?

A Badger

Q 60) In which year and month was the current car registration system introduced in Great Britain?

September 2001

Q 61) Who captained England during the 2012 six nations rugby union tournament?

Chris Robshaw

Q 62) Who was the head coach of England during the 2012 six nations rugby union tournament?

Stuart Lancaster

Q 63) Which actor refused to accept his best actor Oscar in 1973 sending a Native American Indian to collect his award?

Marlon Brando

Q 64) What type of animal is an Australian Kelpie?

A Dog

Q 65) What colour of smith would work with tin and pewter?

A Whitesmith

Q 66) Since 1948 how has the UK's car tax been formally known?

Vehicle Excise Duty

Q 67) Which recent addition to Britain's National Risk Register of Civil Emergencies was responsible for a 9 hour power outage across Quebec in 1989?

A Solar storm

Q 68) What is the second most abundant element in the universe but is very scarce on Earth?

Helium

Q 69) How was Charles Edward Stuart better known?

Bonnie Prince Charlie. Also accept The Young Pretender

Q 70) Following a duel what part of the astronomer Tycho Brae was made from an alloy of gold, silver and copper?

His nose

Q 71) Who is the oldest person ever to receive an acting Oscar?

Christopher Plummer (in 2012)

Q 72) What did Daisy, countess of Warwick, and the actress Lily Langtry have in common?

Both mistresses of Edward VII

Q 73) In which Shakespeare play does Celia run away from her father's court with her cousin and the court jester?

As You Like It

Q 74) In which Shakespeare play do mistress Ford and Mistress Page appear?

The Merry Wives of Windsor

Q 75) Which British City has suburbs of Redcliffe, Horfield, and Knowle?

Bristol

Q 76) What is the state capital of New Mexico?

Sante Fe

Q 77) Of which US state is Bismark the capital?

North Dakota

Q 78) In which British City would you find Bute Park and Sophia Gardens?

Cardiff

Q 79) Of which group was Peter Noone the lead singer?

Herman's Hermits

Q 80) The Appleton sisters were members of which girl band?

All Saints

Q 81) What is the name of the Roman Wall to the north of Hadrian's Wall?

The Antonine Wall.

Q 82) Which battle site lies about 9 miles SSE of Brussels?

Waterloo

Q 83) Which cliffs lie between Eastbourne and Seaford?

The Seven Sisters

Q 84) Which 1930's child star later became a Republican politician?

Shirley Temple

Q 85) Which UK boxer was Ring Magazine Fighter of the Year in 2005?

Ricky Hatton

Q 86) Who has presented Just a Minute on the radio for 44 years?

Nicholas Parsons

Q 87) Who wrote the book The Third Man?

Grahame Greene

Q 88) What make of planes is used by the Red Arrows?

Hawk

Q 89) In which sport did Andy Holmes win 2 Olympic Gold Medals (in1984 & 1988)?

Rowing

Q 90) Whose penalty was saved to eliminate England from Euro '96?

Gareth Southgate

Q 91) The Devil's Gallop, by Charles Williams, was the signature tune to which popular radio serial of the late 1930s?

Dick Barton - Special Agent

Q 92) The radio serial Dick Barton - Special Agent and the cartoon series The Adventures of Tintin have characters who share the same name. What name?

Snowy

Q 93) Who is the only footballer to have scored 10 or more goals in nine consecutive Premier League seasons?

Frank Lampard

Q 94) The Italian football club Sampdoria play their home matches in which city?

Genoa

Q 95) Among Rupert Bear's friends is the daughter of a Chinese magician. What is her name?

Tiger Lily

Q 96) The Brothers Grimm are best known for their fairy tale collections. But in what academic field did they achieve fame?

Linguistics or Philology. Accept the study of language

Q 97) Which flower's name is derived from the Greek word for testicle?

Orchid

Q 98) Impatiens is a popular flowering plant, especially for pots or window boxes. What is its popular name?

Busy Lizzie

Q 99) In mid-19th century USA what was the function of the underground railroad?

To help slaves escape from the southern states

Q 100) In the traditional story of Sinbad the Sailor, what is the name of the giant bird which carries him off?

The Roc

Q 101) Four Lake District peaks exceed 3,000 ft. Scafell, Scafell Pike and Helvellyn are three, which is the fourth?

Skiddaw

Q 102) What is the name of the current West End musical which is about the early lives of the Beatles prior to stardom?

Backbeat

Q 103) In the New Testament what was the name of the brother of the Apostle Peter?

Andrew.

Q 104) In the New Testament what was the name of the father of the Apostles James and John?

Zebedee

Q 105) In Star Trek; the Next Generation, what catchphrase is regularly used by Captain Picard to his crew when he has decided on a course of action?

"Make it so".

Q 106) Carmenere wine comes from which country?

Chile

Q 107) Pinotage wine comes from which country?

South Africa.

Q 108) Which novelist wrote the screenplay for the films Double Indemnity, Strangers on a Train, and The Blue Dahlia?

Raymond Chandler

Q 109) Regulus is the brightest star in which constellation?

Leo - the Lion.

Q 110) The 16th century Italian writer Giorgio Vasari is famous for his biographies of what kinds of people?

Italian artists - accept artists or painters

Lives of the most excellent Painters, Sculptors and Architects - first published 1550).

Q 111) The Aardman Animations Company is most famous for Wallace and Grommit, but what was their first animated character, who appeared on Children's TV in 1977?

Morph

Q 112) Which popular children's cartoon character was created in 1920 by Mary Tourtel, and was for many years drawn by Alfred Bestall? The current artist is Stuart Trotter.

Rupert Bear.

Q 113) Actress Lucy Davies is the daughter of which comedian?

Jasper Carrott

Q 114) Jim Moir is the real name of which comedian?

Vic Reeves

Q 115) Give either of L S Lowry’s forenames

Lawrence Stephen

Q 116) Give either of W H Auden’s forenames

Wystan Hugh

Q 117) What is the state capital of Florida?

Tallahassee

Q 118) Lansing is the state capital of which state?

Michigan

Q 119) Who wrote the 1911 novel Hilda Lessways?

Arnold Bennett

Q 120) Who wrote the story The Country of the Blind?

H G Wells

Supp 1) St. Sylvester’s Day falls on what date?

31st December

Supp 2) Wentworth Golf Club is in which English county?

Surrey

Supp 3) Who married Elizabeth Bourchier in Cripplegate, London in 1620?

Oliver Cromwell

Supp 4) Vacuum cleaner salesman James Wormold, turned spy, is the title character in which Grahame Greene black comedy?

Our man in Havana

Supp 5) Stellar, Primordial and super massive are types of what?

Black Holes

Supp 6) Which king founded Eton College in 1440?

Henry VI

TIE-BREAKER

According to The Times of 21st August 2012, how many schools did Julian Assange attend whilst living in Australia?

37 !

Q 1) Which influential English singer and actor recorded the “Berlin Trilogy” of albums in the 1970’s?

David Bowie

Q 2) Ayer’s Rock (Uluruis in which Australian federal division?

Northern Territory

Q 3) Which “Alice in Wonderland” character is named after an imitation food dish?

The Mock Turtle (after mock turtle soup)

Q 4) Gabriel Oak and Bathsheba Everdene are characters in which novel by Thomas Hardy?

Far from the Madding Crowd.

Q 5) Motor Racing: How many races are there in this year’s (2012Formula One season?

20 (the most ever in one season)

Q 6) Who was prime minister when Queen Elizabeth II acceded to the throne?

Winston Churchill

Q 7) Who was the last prime minister to be MP for a Welsh constituency?

James Callaghan (MP for Cardiff South East)

Q 8) In what year did the BBC TV Series “Dr Who” first air on British television?

1963 (23rd November – the day after JFK was assassinatedAccept 1962-1964

Q 9) The Giant’s Causeway is located in which Northern Irish county?

County Antrim

Q 10) Which is the only football ground other than Wembley to be used for an FA Cup Final or FA Cup Final Replay between 1923 and 2000 (the years that the original Wembley Stadium was open)?

Old Trafford (1970 FA Cup Replay between Leeds United and Chelsea)

Q 11) How is the hakenkreuz better known?

The swastika (The German word translates to hooked cross).

Q 12) In photography, what is meant by the term Contre Jour?

Taking pictures with the light source behind the subject to produce a silhouette effect.

Q 13) In the Children’s TV programme Magic Roundabout, who said “Time for Bed”?

Zebedee

Q 14) Who was the first person to make a nine-dart finish on TV?

John “Old Stoneface” Lowe

Q 15) In which decade was the first Legal cremation carried out in England?

1880’s (1885

Q 16) In mathematics, the Sieve of Eratosthenes is an algorithm for producing what kind of numbers?

Prime Numbers

Q 17) Scutari Barracks, associated with Florence Nightingale, is located in which city?

Istanbul (the Asian part)

Q 18) In which city are the Potemkin Steps as seen in the film by Eisenstein?

Odessa

Q 19) In Mill Street, Macclesfield, there is an ancient stone doorway with a cross above it and a barred gate. Where did it lead to?

The King’s Gaol

Q 20) What is the next number in this sequence? 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13, 21, ??

34 (The sequence is the Fibonacci series, where each number after the 2nd is the sum of the previous two)

Q 21) Why has Renzo Piano been in the news recently?

Architect of the Shard

Q 22) Le Retour de Martin Guerre was remade with Richard Gere as what film?

Summersby

Q 23) Which American heavyweight boxer was known as The Fighting Marine?

Gene Tunney

Q 24) Justine, Balthazar, Mountolive and Clea form which 1957-60 literary quartet?

The Alexandria Quartet (Laurence Durrell)

Q 25) Which is the largest lake wholly in Canada?

Great Bear

Q 26) In computing what does the P stand for in PDF?

Portable (Document Format)

Q 27) Which Swiss, named after his journal, was known as the “Friend of the People” during the French Revolution?

Marat

Q 28) Similarly who was known as “The Incorruptible” by his supporters but “Bloodthirsty Dictator” by his enemies?

Robespierre

Q 29) Who conducted the full Beethoven cycle of symphonies at this year’s Proms?

Daniel Barenboim

Q 30) Officially principal secretary to Elizabeth I how is Francis Walsingham popularly known?

Spymaster

Q 31) Who was murdered by Charlotte Corday?

Jean-Paul Marat

Q 32) What is the normal home of Botticelli’s Primavera (i.e. when it is not on loan)?

The Uffizi in Florence

Q 33) Which historical novel by Howard Fast was the basis of a 1960 film of the same name directed by Stanley Kubrik and starring Kirk Douglas?

Spartacus

Q 34) W C Sellar and R J Yeatman wrote which spoof history book?

1066 And All That

Q 35) Which army was defeated by Mao Tse Tung’s forces in 1949 leading to the creation of the Chinese People’s Republic?

Kuomintang

Q 36) Where in the body would you find the fovea, rods and cones?

Retina – accept eye

Q 37) What is the relationship between Macclesfield and the Latin for “Strength For Man”?

Hovis

Q 38) The TV episode “Death Is Now My Neighbour” revealed the first name of whom?

Inspector Endeavour Morse

Q 39) Who is the Rochdale Cowboy?

Mike Harding

Q 40) Nessun Dorma is from which opera?

Turandot

Q 41) Aphra Ben was the first woman in England to earn her living from what?

Writing

Q 42) Who was the first British Prime Minister to be elected in the 20th century?

Arthur Balfour (elected: 1902)

Q 43) Why was Ali Maalin in the news in 1977?

He was the last person to contract naturally occurring smallpox

Q 44) According to Kirsty McColl, where did the guy who swears he’s Elvis work?

He worked “down the chip shop” (but he’s a liar and I’m not sure about you)

Q 45) Who was the first act to win the Eurovision Song Contest for Ireland?

Dana (“All Kinds of Everything”, 1970)

Q 46) The Estoril motor racing circuit is in which country?

Portugal

Q 47) Who is the president of France?

Francois Hollande

Q 48) In which country is Mandalay?

Mayanmar

Q 49) In which country is Phnom Penh?

Cambodia

Q 50) In BBC Radio 4’s hit sitcom “Ed Reardon’s Week”, what is the hero’s occupation?

Ghost writer (accept writer(John Ketley's Big Book of Weather, Nigel Mansell's Love Poetry, etc.)

Q 51) What do doctors measure with a sphygmomanometer?

Blood Pressure

Q 52) Who invented both Melba toast and peach Melba for Nellie Melba?

Escoffier

Q 53) What range of hills produces the Tyne, Wear, Tees and Ouse?

The Pennines

Q 54) What Jane Austen novel begins: 'It is a truth universally acknowledged that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife"?

Pride and Prejudice

Q 55) Why is the Queen's Medal for Music presented on 22 November, St Cecilia's Day?

St Cecilia is the Patron Saint of Music

Q 56) Which respected music weekly merged with NME in 2001?

Melody Maker

Q 57) From what county were the deported Tolpuddle Martyrs?

Dorset

Q 58) Who designed the Clifton Suspension Bridge?

Isambard Kingdom Brunel

Q 59) What kind of animal lives in a Sett?

A Badger

Q 60) In which year and month was the current car registration system introduced in Great Britain?

September 2001

Q 61) Who captained England during the 2012 six nations rugby union tournament?

Chris Robshaw

Q 62) Who was the head coach of England during the 2012 six nations rugby union tournament?

Stuart Lancaster

Q 63) Which actor refused to accept his best actor Oscar in 1973 sending a Native American Indian to collect his award?

Marlon Brando

Q 64) What type of animal is an Australian Kelpie?

A Dog

Q 65) What colour of smith would work with tin and pewter?

A Whitesmith

Q 66) Since 1948 how has the UK's car tax been formally known?

Vehicle Excise Duty

Q 67) Which recent addition to Britain's National Risk Register of Civil Emergencies was responsible for a 9 hour power outage across Quebec in 1989?

A Solar storm

Q 68) What is the second most abundant element in the universe but is very scarce on Earth?

Helium

Q 69) How was Charles Edward Stuart better known?

Bonnie Prince Charlie. Also accept The Young Pretender

Q 70) Following a duel what part of the astronomer Tycho Brae was made from an alloy of gold, silver and copper?

His nose

Q 71) Who is the oldest person ever to receive an acting Oscar?

Christopher Plummer (in 2012)

Q 72) What did Daisy, countess of Warwick, and the actress Lily Langtry have in common?

Both mistresses of Edward VII

Q 73) In which Shakespeare play does Celia run away from her father's court with her cousin and the court jester?

As You Like It

Q 74) In which Shakespeare play do mistress Ford and Mistress Page appear?

The Merry Wives of Windsor

Q 75) Which British City has suburbs of Redcliffe, Horfield, and Knowle?

Bristol

Q 76) What is the state capital of New Mexico?

Sante Fe

Q 77) Of which US state is Bismark the capital?

North Dakota

Q 78) In which British City would you find Bute Park and Sophia Gardens?

Cardiff

Q 79) Of which group was Peter Noone the lead singer?

Herman's Hermits

Q 80) The Appleton sisters were members of which girl band?

All Saints

Q 81) What is the name of the Roman Wall to the north of Hadrian's Wall?

The Antonine Wall.

Q 82) Which battle site lies about 9 miles SSE of Brussels?

Waterloo

Q 83) Which cliffs lie between Eastbourne and Seaford?

The Seven Sisters

Q 84) Which 1930's child star later became a Republican politician?

Shirley Temple

Q 85) Which UK boxer was Ring Magazine Fighter of the Year in 2005?

Ricky Hatton

Q 86) Who has presented Just a Minute on the radio for 44 years?

Nicholas Parsons

Q 87) Who wrote the book The Third Man?

Grahame Greene

Q 88) What make of planes is used by the Red Arrows?

Hawk

Q 89) In which sport did Andy Holmes win 2 Olympic Gold Medals (in1984 & 1988)?

Rowing

Q 90) Whose penalty was saved to eliminate England from Euro '96?

Gareth Southgate

Q 91) The Devil's Gallop, by Charles Williams, was the signature tune to which popular radio serial of the late 1930s?

Dick Barton - Special Agent

Q 92) The radio serial Dick Barton - Special Agent and the cartoon series The Adventures of Tintin have characters who share the same name. What name?

Snowy

Q 93) Who is the only footballer to have scored 10 or more goals in nine consecutive Premier League seasons?

Frank Lampard

Q 94) The Italian football club Sampdoria play their home matches in which city?

Genoa

Q 95) Among Rupert Bear's friends is the daughter of a Chinese magician. What is her name?

Tiger Lily

Q 96) The Brothers Grimm are best known for their fairy tale collections. But in what academic field did they achieve fame?

Linguistics or Philology. Accept the study of language

Q 97) Which flower's name is derived from the Greek word for testicle?

Orchid

Q 98) Impatiens is a popular flowering plant, especially for pots or window boxes. What is its popular name?

Busy Lizzie

Q 99) In mid-19th century USA what was the function of the underground railroad?

To help slaves escape from the southern states

Q 100) In the traditional story of Sinbad the Sailor, what is the name of the giant bird which carries him off?

The Roc

Q 101) Four Lake District peaks exceed 3,000 ft. Scafell, Scafell Pike and Helvellyn are three, which is the fourth?

Skiddaw

Q 102) What is the name of the current West End musical which is about the early lives of the Beatles prior to stardom?

Backbeat

Q 103) In the New Testament what was the name of the brother of the Apostle Peter?

Andrew.

Q 104) In the New Testament what was the name of the father of the Apostles James and John?

Zebedee

Q 105) In Star Trek; the Next Generation, what catchphrase is regularly used by Captain Picard to his crew when he has decided on a course of action?

"Make it so".

Q 106) Carmenere wine comes from which country?

Chile

Q 107) Pinotage wine comes from which country?

South Africa.

Q 108) Which novelist wrote the screenplay for the films Double Indemnity, Strangers on a Train, and The Blue Dahlia?

Raymond Chandler

Q 109) Regulus is the brightest star in which constellation?

Leo - the Lion.

Q 110) The 16th century Italian writer Giorgio Vasari is famous for his biographies of what kinds of people?

Italian artists - accept artists or painters

Lives of the most excellent Painters, Sculptors and Architects - first published 1550).

Q 111) The Aardman Animations Company is most famous for Wallace and Grommit, but what was their first animated character, who appeared on Children's TV in 1977?

Morph

Q 112) Which popular children's cartoon character was created in 1920 by Mary Tourtel, and was for many years drawn by Alfred Bestall? The current artist is Stuart Trotter.

Rupert Bear.

Q 113) Actress Lucy Davies is the daughter of which comedian?

Jasper Carrott

Q 114) Jim Moir is the real name of which comedian?

Vic Reeves

Q 115) Give either of L S Lowry’s forenames

Lawrence Stephen

Q 116) Give either of W H Auden’s forenames

Wystan Hugh

Q 117) What is the state capital of Florida?

Tallahassee

Q 118) Lansing is the state capital of which state?

Michigan

Q 119) Who wrote the 1911 novel Hilda Lessways?

Arnold Bennett

Q 120) Who wrote the story The Country of the Blind?

H G Wells

Supp 1) St. Sylvester’s Day falls on what date?

31st December

Supp 2) Wentworth Golf Club is in which English county?

Surrey

Supp 3) Who married Elizabeth Bourchier in Cripplegate, London in 1620?

Oliver Cromwell

Supp 4) Vacuum cleaner salesman James Wormold, turned spy, is the title character in which Grahame Greene black comedy?

Our man in Havana

Supp 5) Stellar, Primordial and super massive are types of what?

Black Holes

Supp 6) Which king founded Eton College in 1440?

Henry VI

TIE-BREAKER

According to The Times of 21st August 2012, how many schools did Julian Assange attend whilst living in Australia?

37 !

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