Q1 Which classical composerís death in 1828 was reputedly due to syphilis contracted in a Vienna brothel several years earlier ?
Q2 Who played Lon Chaney in the Biograghical film† Ď Man of a thousand faces Ď ?
Q3 Shay Given and John OíShea are 2 of 3 Sunderland or ex Sunderland players to have won over 100 caps for the Republic of Ireland . Who with 110 caps is the third ?
Q4 At which battle of 1403 was Sir Henry Percy aka Hotspur killed ?
Q5 Mount Hillaby is the highest peak on which Caribbean Island ?
Q6 Who was Prime Minister of the UK when the American colonies declared independence in 1776 ?
Q7 Who won the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 1954 and the Peace Prize in 1962 ?
Q8 The oldest extant version of the Bible made by Jerome in the 4th Century is known by which name ?
Q9 Which was the first †make of sports car ever displayed in Harrods window ?
Q10 Granite and Obsidian belong to which class of rock ?
Q11 With a total of 750 , who has made the most appearances for Everton ?
Q12 Purple Dutch is a variety of which vegetable ?
Q13 Sunderland AFC broke the world soccer transfer record in May 1922 buying which defender from South Shields for over £5000 ?
Q14 What acid with the formula C2H2O4 is present in Rhubarb ?
Q15 What type of creature is a Hoopoe ?
Q16 Which cocktail comprises ice,white rum,sugar,lime juice ,soda water and mint ?
Q17 The Shawm was a predecessor for which modern musical instrument ?
Q18 In physics , which letter of the Greek alphabet is used as the symbol for angular acceleration ?
Q19 Which politician wrote the autobiographical† ĎThe Path to Power Ď in 1995 ?
Q20 Which English rock band took itís name from a French Fashion Magazine ?
Q21 In which decade was the Fabian Society founded ?
Q22 What was the former name for the African country Burkina Faso ?
Q23 Which country singer had a band called Ď The Drifting Cowboys Ď ?
Q24 In Greek Myth , who was the Queen of the Amazons who possessed a magic girdle ?
ANSWERS TO QUESTIONS A
Q1 Franz Schubert
Q2 James Cagney
Q3 Kevin Kilbane
Q6 Frederick , Lord North
Q7 Linus Pauling
Q10 Igneous ( accept Volcanic )
Q11 Neville Southhall
Q13 Warny Cresswell
Q15 A Bird
Q19 Margaret Thatcher ( Tuckerís secret love )
Q20 Depeche Mode
Q22 Upper Volta
Q23 Hank Williams
Q1 At which battle of 1471 was Richard Neville aka Warwick the Kingmaker killed ?
Q2 Name the only cricketer , other than Ian Botham and Wilfred Rhodes , to have played in 5 ashes winning series . Most recently in 2015 ?
Q3 In a 1951 British film , who played† Ď The man in the White Suit Ď ?
Q4 Which classical composer who died in 1897 , started work at the age of 13 as a pianist in the dockside taverns and brothels of Hamburg ?
Q5 How many spoons are there in a full set of Apostle Spoons ?
Q6 Before petrol was first commercialized in 1859 , which oil was most commonly used for lubrication and lighting ?
Q7 Which Whig politician was Prime Minister of the UK when the 1745 Rebellion occurred ?
Q8 Mount Pantakrator is the highest point on which Mediterranean island ?
Q9 What kind of fruit is a Mazzard ?
Q10 With a total of 857, which footballer has made most appearances for Liverpool ?
Q11 What class of rock are slate , marble and schist \/
Q12 Who sculpted the statue of Eleanor Rigby in Liverpool ?
Q13 Which cocktail comprises vodka,orange liqueur,cranberry juice and lime juice ?
Q14 What type of creature is a Huntsman ?
Q15 With the chemical formula C12H22O11 what is the principal sugar found in milk ?
Q16 Sunderland AFC broke the world soccer transfer record of £6550 in 1926 by buying which English international from Burnley ?
Q17 Which English rock band took itís name from itís financial situation at the time of forming ?
Q18 Which politician wrote the autobiographical† ĎA Journey Ď in 2010 ?
Q19 In physics , which letter of the Greek alphabet is used as the symbol of wavelength ?
Q20 The Sackbut was a predecessor for which modern musical instrument ?
Q21 In Greek Myth who is the Queen of the Underworld ?
Q22 Which country singer was backed by The Tennessee Three ?
Q23 What was the former name for Botswana ?
Q24 In what decade did Britain first set up a penal colony at Botany Bay ?
ANSWERS TO QUESTIONS B
Q2 Ian Bell
Q3 Alec Guinness
Q4 Johannes Brahms
Q6 Whale Oil
Q7 Henry Pelham
Q9 A ( wild ) Cherry
Q10 Ian Callaghan
Q12 Tommy Steele
Q14 A Spider
Q16 Bob Kelly
Q17 Dire Straits
Q18 Tony Blair
Q21 Persephone ( accept Kore or Cora )
Q22 Johnny cash