QUESTIONS A

ROUND ONE

Q1 Arragon describes his portrait as ‘a blinking idiot’ in which Shakespeare play

Q2 Which team won the Scottish FA Cup in 1982,1983 and 1984  ?

Q3 Turgut Ozal was Prime Minister of which country 1983-90 ?

Q4 Which endangered species has the Latin name Panthera uncia ?

ROUND TWO

Q5 Mongkut , 43rd child of King Rama 2nd was played by which actor in a 1956 film?

Q6 Name either of the 2 countries who’s official language is Lettish ?

Q7 Band leader Kid Ory  played which musical instrument ?

Q8 Who composed an opera about the Shakespeare character Sir John Falstaff?

ROUND THREE

Q9 Which body of water separates the Persian Gulf from the Gulf of Oman?

Q10 Which Rugby Union team plays it’s home games at The Stoop ?

Q11 In civil engineering terms what type of Bridge is Wearmouth Bridge

Q12 Who was the first British woman to win an Olympic gold medal at a track and field event ?

ROUND FOUR

Q13 Who founded the Order of the Thistle in 1687 ?

Q14 Which Roman road linked Rome to Rimini ?

Q15 Medically what common name is given to the bodily function emesis?

Q16 Singer Norah Jones is the daughter of which musician and composer ?

ROUND FIVE

Q17 Which Cumbrian scientist (1766-1844) is regarded as the Father of Atomic Theory ?

Q18 Which German battleship was sunk at the Battle of North Cape in December 1943 ?

Q19 In 1912 , George Frampton sculpted a west London statue of which character in Kensington Gardens ?

Q20 The river Daugava runs through which European capital city ?

ROUND SIX

Q21 Which architect designed the Guggenheim Museum New York?

Q22 Which artist in 1901 painted ‘ La Gommeuse’ which sold for $67M in 2015?

Q23 What animal lives in a columbarium ?

Q24 In which country does Lappi cheese come from

 

ANSWERS TO QUESTIONS A

ROUND ONE

Q1 The Merchant of Venice

Q2 Aberdeen

Q3 Turkey

Q4 Snow Leopard ( Ounce )

ROUND TWO

Q5 Yul Brynner ( The King and I )

Q6 Latvia and Lithuania

Q7 Trombone

Q8 Verdi

ROUND THREE

Q9 Strait of Hormuz

Q10 Harlequins

Q11 Through Arch Bridge

Q12 Mary Rand

ROUND FOUR

Q13 James 2nd of England or 7th of Scotland

Q14 Flaminian Way

Q15 Vomiting

Q16 Ravi Shankar

ROUND FIVE

Q17 John Dalton

Q18 Scharnhorst

Q19 Peter Pan

Q20 Riga

ROUND SIX

Q21 Frank Lloyd Wright

Q22 Pablo Picasso

Q23 Dove

Q24 Finland

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

QUESTIONS B

ROUND ONE

Q1 Which endangered species has the Latin name Loxodonta Africana?

Q2 Alan Garcia Perez was President of which country 1985-90?

Q3 Which team won the English League Cup in 1982,1983 and 1984?

Q4 Autolycus ,a tinker and a ‘snapper up of unconsidered trifles’ appears in which Shakespeare play ?

ROUND TWO

Q5 Who composed the operas The Golden Cockerel and The Snow Maiden ?

Q6 Band leader King Olover played which instrument ?

Q7 Tagalog is the official language of which island group ?

Q8 Which character was played by Orson Wells in the 1965 film Chimes at Midnight ?

ROUND THREE

Q9 Which athlete won both the 400m and the 800m at the 1976 Olympics?

Q10 The new River Wear crossing bridge is of what particular engineering design ?

Q11 Which Rugby Union team plays their home  games at Sandy Park ?

Q12 Which stretch of water separates Greenland from Canada ?

ROUND FOUR

Q13 Musician Vince Furnier is more commonly known by what name ?

Q14 If you have otalgia what are you suffering from ?

Q15 Which Roman road linked Rome to Florence ?

Q16 Who was the founder of King’s College , Cambridge ?

ROUND FIVE

Q17 Luneberg cheese is traditionally made in which country ?

Q18 Alfred Gilbert ( 1854-1934) famously sculpted which London landmark ?

Q19 In February 1940 which tribal class destroyer rescued 299 allied seamen from the German ship Altmark ?

Q20 Which Scottish scientist (1833-79) was known as the Father of Electromagnetic Theory ?

ROUND SIX

Q21 Which capital city stands on the banks of the river Aare ?

Q22 What creatures are kept in Mews ?

Q23 Name the English war artist who painted Totes Meer and Battle of Britain?

Q24 Which architect died in 1965 while swimming in the Mediterranean ?

 

 

 

 

 

 

ANSWERS TO QUESTIONS B

ROUND ONE

Q1 Elephant

Q2 Peru

Q3 Liverpool

Q4 A Winters Tale

ROUND TWO

Q5 Rimsky Korsakov

Q6 Cornet ( not Trumpet )

Q7 Phillipines

Q8 Falstaff

ROUND THREE

Q9 Alberto Juantorena

Q10 Cable Stayed ( NOT Suspension )

Q11 Exeter Chiefs

Q12 Davis Strait

ROUND FOUR

Q13 Alice Cooper

Q14 Earache

Q15 Cassian Way

Q16 Henry 6th

ROUND FIVE

Q17 Austria

Q18 Eros ( the Shaftesbury Memorial )

Q19 HMS Cossack

Q20 James Clerk Maxwell

ROUND SIX

Q21 Bern

Q22 Hawks

Q23 Paul Nash

Q24 Le Corbusier