QUESTIONS A

ROUND ONE

Q1 King George 5Th gave the 1st Royal Christmas radio broadcast in 1932 . Which well known author wrote the speech ?

Q2 Sn is the symbol for which chemical element ?

Q3 In a well remembered western film , what was the name of the Sheriff of the town of Bottleneck ?

Q4 Luneberg cheese is traditionally made in which country ?

 

ROUND TWO

Q5 Island Records was founded by Chris Blackwell in 1959 in which country ?

Q6 Who in the Old Testament , was the most famous son of Jesse ?

Q7 What relation was Claudius to his predecessor Caligula ?

Q8 Who is the carpenter in the village of Hayslope who provides the title of the 1st novel written by George Elliot ?

 

ROUND THREE

Q9 Which former captain of England and Wolves married one of the Beverly Sisters singing group ?

Q10 Which Italian city is served by Valerio Catullo airport ?

Q11 Which young singing star appeared at Sunderland Empire in May 1949 with her parents Ted and Barbara ?

Q12 Which Plantagenet King married firstly Isabelle of Gloucester and secondly Isabella of Angouleme ?

 

ROUND FOUR

Q13 Goitre is a chronic inflammation of which gland ?

Q14 In 1911 what did Charles Robinson Sykes produce that remains an icon in the world of motoring to this day ?

Q15 What classic children’s game has characters called Sweetie , Veggie and Bottomless Potamus ?

Q16 The Gasworks Gang were the sworn enemies of which Beano comic character ?

 

ROUND FIVE

Q17 Whose 1st symphony is known as Titan ?

Q18 What is the official state nickname for the State of Iowa ?

Q19 Who was the 1st woman to achieve the Grand Slam at singles lawn tennis ?

Q20 What is the board on which plasterers hold their plaster called ?

 

ROUND SIX

Q21 Who between 1851 and 1904 painted 3 versions of the painting The Light of the World

Q22 In the lyrics of the 1956 Elvis Presley hit , Heartbreak Hotel is located on which street ?

Q23 Who rules in a Hierocracy ?

Q24 Which comic actor was born David White in Edmonton London in 1940 ?

 

 

ANSWERS TO QUESTIONS A

ROUND ONE

Q1 Rudyard Kipling

Q2 Tin

Q3 Destry

Q4 Austria

 

ROUND TWO

Q5 Jamaica

Q6 King David

Q7 Uncle

Q8 Adam Bede

 

ROUND THREE

Q9 Billy Wright

Q10 Verona

Q11 Julie Andrews

Q12 John

 

ROUND FOUR

Q13 Thyroid

Q14 The Spirit of Ecstasy Mascot ( accept Rolls Royce bonnet mascot )

Q15 Hungry Hippos

Q16 Lord Snooty

 

ROUND FIVE

Q17 Mahler

Q18 Hawkeye State

Q19 Maureen Connelly

Q20 A Hawk

 

ROUND SIX

Q21 William Holman Hunt

Q22 ( At the end of ) Lonely Street

Q23 Priests ( accept Clergy or similar )

Q24 David Jason

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

QUESTIONS B

ROUND ONE

Q1 Lappi cheese is traditionally made in which country ?

Q2 In a less than well remembered western film , who played the Sheriff of Fractured Jaw ?

Q3 Sb is the symbol for which chemical element ?

Q4 Who in a 1939 broadcast described Russia as ‘a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma ?

 

ROUND TWO

Q5 Who is the protagonist of the 1951 JD Salinger novel , The Catcher in the Rye ?

Q6 What relation was Louis the Fifteenth of France to his predecessor Louis the Fourteenth

Q7 Who in the New Testament was the Jewish High Priest at the time of the Crucifixion ?

Q8 Sun Records was founded by Sam Phillips in 1952 in which US city ?

 

ROUND THREE

Q9 Which Plantagenet King married firstly Anne of Bohemia and secondly Isabella of France

Q10 Which wild west film star appeared at the Sunderland Empire in November 1938 ?

Q11 Which Italian city is served by Marco Polo airport ?

Q12 Which former England captain , a vice president of Wolves died on 18th January 2017 ?

 

ROUND FOUR

Q13 In the Beano comic which character was a member of the Smelly Feet tribe ?

Q14 Which classic children’s board game includes a bathtub , pieces of cheese and a cage ?

Q15 Which much disliked item of street furniture was invented in 1932 by American Carlton Magee ?

Q16 Which organ of the human body contains the pineal gland ?

 

ROUND FIVE

Q17 What is the indentation in a brick called ?

Q18 Who is the only man to win the Grand Slam at lawn tennis as both an amateur and a professional ?

Q19 What is the official nickname of the US state of Michigan ?

Q20 Whose first symphony is known as Winter Daydreams ?

 

ROUND SIX

Q21 Which actor and singer was born James Michael Aloysius Bradford in 1954 in Benton Newcastle ?

Q22 What group of people rule in a stratocracy ?

Q23 Which DJ had a UK Top 10 hit in 1983 with Snot Rap ?

Q24 Who , between 1890 and 1895 painted 5 versions of The card Players ?

 

 

 

 

 

 

ANSWERS TO QUESTIONS B

ROUND ONE

Q1 Finland

Q2 Kenneth More

Q3 Antimony

Q4 Winston Churchill

 

ROUND TWO

Q5 Holden Caulfield

Q6 Great Grandson

Q7 Caiaphas

Q8 Memphis

 

ROUND THREE

Q9 Richard the Second

Q10 Tom Mix

Q11 Venice

Q12 Rachel Heyhoe Flint

 

ROUND FOUR

Q13 Little Plum

Q14 Mousetrap

Q15 Parking Meter

Q16 Brain

 

ROUND FIVE

Q17 A Frog

Q18 Rod Laver

Q19 Wolverine

Q20 Tchaikovsky

 

ROUND SIX

Q21 Jimmy Nail

Q22 The Military

Q23 Kenny Everett

Q24 Paul Cezanne

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SPARES

 

Q1 Which German goalkeeper was FWA Footballer of the year in 1956 ?

A . Bert Trautmann

 

Q2 In which Cathedral is Jane Austin buried ?

A . Winchester

 

Q3 In the Bible who was the mother of Isaac ?

A . Sarah

 

Q4 By what name are Llanelli rugby union team now known ?

A . Scarlets

 

Q5 The Cathedral city of Lincoln stands on which river ?

A . Witham

 

Q6 Who was the original singer with the rock band AC/DC ?

A . Bon Scott

 

Q7 Which King of England , 924-939 was the son of Edward the Elder ?

A . Athelstan

 

Q8 Which art school and movement was founded in Weimar in 1919 by architect Walter Gropius ?

A. Bauhaus