QUESTIONS B

Round 1

Which League 1 team play at the ABAX Stadium?

Peterborough Utd

Which moon orbits its planet at distances of just over 9000 kilometers, the closest of any known moon in our solar system?

Phobos (Mars)

In 1696, window tax was introduced by which king?

William III

Jorge Chavez International Airport serves which capital city?

Lima

Round 2

According To The Beatles How many clubs a day did the girl who came in through the bathroom window work at?

fifteen

Which cartoon character was created by Elzie Segar and first appeared in 'Thimble Theatre' magazine in 1929?

Popeye

Who will captain Europe in the Ryder Cup later on this year?

Darren Clarke

On which day is Star Wars Day observed by fans of the films?

May 4th (be with you!)

Round 3

Which famous American novelist, short story writer, journalist and Nobel prize winner committed suicide in 1961 by shooting himself?

Ernest Hemmingway

Which car manufacturer makes the Pixo?

Nissan

What is the name of the last Chubby Brown DVD released in 2015?

Hangs Up His Helmet

Whose 2002 autobiography was '1966 And All That' ?

Geoff Hurst

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Round 4

Which ex Sussex, Yorkshire and Northamptonshire bowler is the current coach of the England women's cricket team?

Mark Robinson

Which chemical element, atomic number 72, is named after the Latin name for Copenhagen, where it was discovered?

Hafnium

What is the hourly rate of the government's new national living wage, which came into effect on 1st April, for workers aged 25 or over?

7.20

Which is the newest station on the Tyne and Wear Metro system, opened 17th March 2008 at a location south of the Tyne?

Simonside

Round 5

Which comedian appears on the video to Bobby McFerrin's 'Don't worry, be happy'?

Robin Williams (also accept Bill Irwin)

Which actor and film maker born in London said, 'A day without laughter is a day wasted'?

Charlie Chaplin

Which appropriate number did ice hockey player Steve Heinze wear when he signed for the Columbus Blue Jackets in 2000?

57

Rosscommon is the only significant breed of which animal native to the republic of Ireland?

Sheep

Round 6

In which year of the 20th Century were there three popes in office?

1978 (Paul VI, John Paul I and John Paul II)

Which Town on the South Coast of England, birthplace of comic Benny Hill and film maker Ken Russell, was granted city status in 1964?

Southampton

'Class', which has just started filming, is a spin off from which popular British TV series?

Doctor Who

13th April 1605 saw the death of which Tsar of Russia who had ruled from 1598 and whose life was dramatised in a play by Alexander Pushkin?

Boris Godunov