QUESTIONS A

ROUND ONE

Q1 The Beatle’s song ‘Till there was you ‘  originally featured in which stage musical and Hollywood film ?

Q2 On which Scottish island is the town of Tobermory ?

Q3 Which actor played the character Radar in MASH in both the original film and the TV series ?

Q4 Name the composer of the music for the light operettas ‘Rose Marie’ and ‘The vagabond King’ ?

ROUND TWO

Q5 What famous ship had the honour of sailing second in line to HMS Victory at Trafalgar ?

Q6 Which diminutive pair of brothers played as half backs in the first French team ever to win the Grand Slam in 1968 ?

Q7 In Richmal Crompton’s  Just William stories , what is the name of the little girl with a lisp who torments the Outlaws by constantly interfering in their affairs ?

Q8 Which term in academic discourse , derived from Latin for peace is used to disagree courteously with the point of view of a rival scholar ?

ROUND THREE

Q9 Espoo , ( population 270,000 ) is the second largest city in which European country ?

Q10 In pre decimal coinage , how many halfpennies were in 15 shillings ?

Q11 In which country can you find Moonee Valley Horse Racing Course ?

Q12 In terms of size , which is the third smallest planet in our Solar System ?

ROUND FOUR

Q13 In golf which actress’s name is used as a slang term for a score of ten on any particular hole ?

Q14 The City of Warsaw in Poland stands on which river ?

Q15 Which of the Noble Gases takes it’s name from the Greek for ‘lazy or idle one ‘ ?

Q16 Which fellow English team did Spurs defeat to win the 1972 UEFA Cup Final ?

ROUND FIVE

Q17 In which UK city are the headquarters of Morrisons?

Q18 What does the letter A stand for in the context of a CAT scan ?

Q19 What nationality was Kel Nagle , winner of golf’s British Open in 1960 ?

Q20 Who reigned over England for more than half of the 13th century ?

ROUND SIX

Q21 Which African country’s flag is mainly light blue and has a large white star in the centre

Q22 Which famous 1814 novel by Jane Austen features a character named Fanny Price ?

Q23 On a standard London Monopoly board which is the most expensive of the Orange properties , costing £200 ?

Q24 Which motor racing circuit was used for the cycling road races at the 2012 London Paralympic Games ?

 

 

 

 

 

 

ANSWERS TO QUESTIONS A

ROUND ONE

Q1 The Music Man

Q2 Isle of Mull

Q3 Gary Burghoff

Q4 Rudolf Friml

 

ROUND TWO

Q5 HMS Temeraire

Q6 The Camberabero brothers

Q7 Violet Elizabeth Bott

Q8 Pace ( pronounced Parchay )

 

ROUND THREE

Q9 Finland

Q10 360

Q11 Australia

Q12 Venus

 

ROUND FOUR

Q13 Bo Derek

Q14 Vistula

Q15 Argon

Q16 Wolves

 

ROUND FIVE

Q17 Bradford

Q18 Axial

Q19 Australian

Q20 Henry The Third ( 1216-72)

 

ROUND SIX

Q21 Somalia

Q22 Mansfield park

Q23 Vine Street

Q24 Brands Hatch

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

QUESTIONS B

ROUND ONE

Q1 Name the composer of the music for the light operettas ‘ The Student Prince’and ‘The Desert Song ‘ ?

Q2 Loretta Swit played Hotlips Houlihan in the TV series Mash but who portrayed her in the original film ?

Q3 Which house in Edinburgh , with the same name as one of the Isles , is the official home of Scotlands 1st Minister ?

Q4 Which non-musical actor played the lead in the film version of ‘The Music man ‘ ?

ROUND TWO

Q5 Which term in academic discourse , derived from the Latin for everywhere is used to reference an idea repeatedly mentioned in the author’s source ?

Q6 In Richmal Crompton’s Just William stories , what is the name of Williams great rival , the leader of the gang hated by the Outlaw Gang ?

Q7 Which powerful pair of brothers played international rugby together in the French pack , contributing to their country’s victory in the 1973 Five Nations ?

Q8 What was the name of Lord Howard Effingham’s flagship in the battle against the Spanish Armada ?

ROUND THREE

Q9 In terms of size , which is the third largest planet in our Solar System ?

Q10 In which country can you find the Happy Valley Horse Racing Course ?

Q11 In pre decimal coinage how many farthings were in a Half Crown ?

Q12 With an urban population of about 700,000 which is the largest city that is in the EU but is not geographically in Europe ?

ROUND FOUR

Q13 Which club did Spurs beat in the 1984 UEFA Cup Final after a penalty shootout ?

Q14 Which of the Noble Gases takes it’s name for the Greek for hidden
Q15 The city of Melbourne lies on which river ?

Q16 Rarely achieved , which 6 letter word in golf is used to describe a score of 4 under par on a hole ?

ROUND FIVE

Q17 In which county is Edgehill where the first pitched battle of the English Civil War took place in 1642 ?

Q18 What nationality was Bob Charles winner of golfs British Open in 1963 ?

Q19 What does the letter R stand for in the context of an MRI scan ?

Q20 In which UK city are the headquarters of ASDA ?

ROUND SIX

Q21 What was the name of the circuit on which the Dutch Formula One Grand Prix was held from 1948 until its last running in 1985 ?

Q22 On a standard London Monopoly board ,which is the most expensive of the purple properties , costing £160 to purchase ?

Q23 Which 1847 novel by Charlotte Bronte features a character named Edward Rochester ?

Q24 Which African country’s flag is mainly red in colour and has a green interlocking star in the centre ?

 

 

 

ANSWERS TO QUESTIONS B

ROUND ONE

Q1 Sigmund Romberg

Q2 Sally Kellerman

Q3 Bute House

Q4 Robert Preston

 

ROUND TWO

Q5 Passim

Q6 Hubert Lane

Q7 Spanghero Brothers

Q8 Ark Royal

 

ROUND THREE

Q9 Uranus

Q10 Hong Kong

Q11 120

Q12 Las Palmas ( de Gran Canaria)

 

ROUND FOUR

Q13 Anderlecht

Q14 Krypton

Q15 Yarra

Q16 Condor

 

ROUND FIVE

Q17 Warwickshire

Q18 New Zealand

Q19 Resonance

Q20 Leeds

 

ROUND SIX

Q21 Zandvoort

Q22 Northumberland Avenue

Q23 Jane Eyre

Q24 Morocco

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SPARES

Q1 Fat Charlie was the mascot for which famous food business ?

 

A  Little Chef

 

Q2 What is the capital of Malawi ?

 

A Lilongwe

 

Q3 Who is the youngest of King Lear’s three daughters ?

 

A Cordelia

 

Q4 When spelling out the integers ONE , TWO , THREE etc in ascending order , which is the first to contain the letter B ?

 

A  Ona Billion

 

Q5 A Comedo is the medical term for what ?

 

A Blackhead

 

Q6 Who was the Roman goddess of the dawn ?

 

A Aurora