QUESTIONS A

ROUND ONE

Q1 By which decree of 1598 did Henry 4th of France grant religious freedom to the Huguenots ?

Q2 Which author did Anthony Hopkins portray in the 1993 film Shadowlands ?

Q3 Which political party was formed by James Goldsmith in order to fight the 1997 General Election ?

Q4 Which English League football team plays at Field Mill ?

 

ROUND TWO

Q5 In which US state capital is the Formula 1 Circuit of the Americas ?

Q6 Still performing in her 80’s , who was the 1st British woman to win a Grammy ?

Q7 Who wrote the words for the Christmas Carol ‘ Hark the Herald Angels sing ‘ ?

Q8 What can be bought either singly or in sets , in the Staunton design ?

 

ROUND THREE

Q9 Which Liberal Chancellor introduced old age pensions in the People’s Budget in 1909 ?

Q10 Which Plantagenet King spent only several months of his 10 year reign in England ?

Q11 Name the character played by Harvey Keitel in the Direct Line advert ?

Q12 A bottle bearing the Bass red triangle appeared in an 1882 painting ‘ A bar at the Folies Bergere ‘ by which artist ?

 

ROUND FOUR

Q13 Which actor voiced the recorded commentary for 2017’s Kynren shows ?

Q14 In the USA they use the term ‘ beltway ‘ , what is the equivalent in the UK ?

Q15 Which French composer wrote  The Carnival of the Animals ?

Q16 At its greatest extent each year , Tonle Sap lake makes up 1/10th of the area of which southeast Asian country ?

 

ROUND FIVE

Q17 What is measured on the Fujita scale ?

Q18 Clair Grogan was the lead singer of which pop group from 1975-1987 ?

Q19 Which confectionary product had the advertising slogan ‘ the taste of paradise’ ?

Q20 Which car manufacturer markets the Carens and Soul models ?

 

ROUND SIX

Q21 Which part of the body is referred to by the medical adjective Cubital ?

Q22 Who was on the English throne in the year 1400 ?

Q23 Cape Farewell is the southernmost point of which large island ?

Q24 The Indian Premier League cricket team the Kolkata Knight Riders play their home games at which stadium ?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ANSWERS TO QUESTIONS A

ROUND ONE

Q1 Edict of Nantes

Q2 C.S.Lewis

Q3 Referendum Party

Q4 Mansfield Town

 

ROUND TWO

Q5 Austin , Texas

Q6 Petula Clark

Q7 Charles Wesley

Q8 Chessmen ( or Chess Pieces to keep the PC mob happy )

 

ROUND THREE

Q9 David Lloyd George

Q10 Richard 1st

Q11 Winston Wolf

Q12 Manet

 

ROUND FOUR

Q13 Kevin Whately

Q14 Ring Road

Q15 Camille Saint-Saens

Q16 Cambodia

 

ROUND FIVE

Q17 ( intensity of ) Tornados

Q18 Altered Images

Q19 Bounty

Q20 Kia

 

ROUND SIX

Q21 Elbow

Q22 Henry 4th

Q23 Greenland

Q24 Eden Gardens

 

 

 

 

 

 

QUESTIONS B

 

ROUND ONE

Q1 Which English League football team plays at the Priestfield Stadium ?

Q2 Which political party was founded by Robert Kilroy-Silk in 2005 after he left UKIP ?

Q3 Which author was played by Nicole Kidman in the 2002 film The Hours ?

Q4 Against which country did England fight  The War of Jenkin’s Ear ?

 

ROUND TWO

Q5 Which Venetian gold coin gave it’s name to a decorative item often seen on clothing ?

Q6 Who composed the music for Hark the Herald Angels sing ?

Q7 Which Hollywood star has received 12 Oscar nominations , the most of any male actor ?

Q8 What is the number of the Manhattan thoroughfare which is known as The Avenue Of the Americas ?

 

ROUND THREE

Q9 The trademark registration act was passed in 1875 . The 1st UK registered trademark was registered in 1876 by which drinks company ?

Q10 By what colour was Harvey Keitel known in the Tarentino film Reservoir Dogs ?

Q11 Which 14th Century English Plantagenet King is credited with changing the language of the court from French to English ?

Q12 Which Conservative Chancellor introduced the Widows , Orphans and Old Age Pensions act of 1925 ?

 

ROUND FOUR

Q13 Lake Sevan makes up approximately 1/6th of the total area of which ex-Soviet state ?

Q14 Which French composer wrote the symphonic poem The Sorcerer’s Apprentice ?

Q15 In the USA they use the term ‘ median strip’ , what is the UK equivalent ?

Q16 Prince Harry and Megan Markle are both descended from Sir Ralph Bowes . Which lost North East castle did he call home ?

 

ROUND FIVE

Q17 Which car manufacturer markets the Duster and Sandero models ?

Q18 What men’s grooming product had the advertising slogan  ‘Splash it all over ‘ ?

Q19 Who has been the lead singer of the pop group T’Pau since 1986 ?

Q20 What is measured on the Stanford-Binet scale ?

 

ROUND SIX

Q21 The Australian Big Bash cricket team the Perth Scorchers play their home games at which stadium?

Q22 Cap-Vert , the westernmost point of mainland Africa is located in which country ?

Q23 Who was on the English throne in the year 1300 ?

Q24 Which part of the body is referred to by the medical adjective carpal ?

 

 

 

 

ANSWERS TO QUESTIONS B

ROUND ONE

Q1 Gillingham

Q2 Veritas

Q3 Virginia Woolf

Q4 Spain

 

ROUND TWO

Q5 Sequin

Q6 Mendelssohn

Q7 Jack Nicholson

Q8 Sixth Avenue

 

ROUND THREE

Q9 Bass ( Red Triangle )

Q10 Mr White

Q11 Edward 3rd

Q12 Winston Churchill

 

ROUND FOUR

Q13 Armenia

Q14 Paul Dukas

Q15 Central Reservation

Q16 Streatlam Castle

 

ROUND FIVE

Q17 Dacia

Q18 Brut

Q19 Carol Decker

Q20 Intelligence/IQ

 

ROUND SIX

Q21 The WACA

Q22 Senegal

Q23 Edward 1st

Q24 Wrist

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SPARES

Q1 Which of the 7 Scottish cities is last alphabetically ?

 

A . Stirling

 

Q2 What is the only property on a Monopoly board that contains all the letters of Monopoly ?

 

A . Electric Company

 

Q3 What is the most popular game played in nudist camps ?

 

A. Volleyball

 

Q4 Which 2 countries contested the first international cricket match ?

 

A . Canada and the USA

 

Q5 Which rock ‘n’ roll band paid to light up Prague Castle ?

 

A . The Rolling Stones

 

Q6 Name the woman who has the most statues named after her ?

 

A . The Virgin Mary

 

Q7 What fast food company has a customary meal eaten in Japan on Christmas Day ?

 

A . KFC

 

Q8 In what sport might you adopt the egg position ?

 

A . Skiing