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Quiz 59 – Round 5 – TV and Film

1. Which 80s British sitcom character worked at ‘Mole Valley Valves’? Martin Bryce (Ever Decreasing Circles) 2. Which actor played Spock in the 2009 film version of ‘Star Trek’? Zachary Quinto 3. Which UK sitcom was set in the Wernham Hogg Paper Company? The Office 4. In which year was the first Harry Potter film …

Quiz 59 – Round 6 – Art and Literature

Who wrote about the following characters? 1. Joe Gargery Charles Dickens (Great Expectations) 2. Rupert Campbell-Black Jilly Cooper 3. Molly Bloom James Joyce (Ulysees) 4. Ichabod Crane Washington Irving (The Legend of Sleepy Hollow) 5. Atticus Finch Harper Lee (To Kill A Mockingbird) 6. Holden Caulfield J.D. Salinger (The Catcher in the Rye) 7. Clarissa …

Quiz 59 – Round 7 – General Knowledge

1. In which century did Antonio Vivaldi compose the ‘Four Seasons’? 18th (1725) 2. How high above the ground is a basketball hoop? 3 metres/10 feet 3. In which city might you find the ‘Galleria degli Uffizi’ art gallery? Florence 4. What would you be having if you were undergoing rhinoplasty? Nose job 5. What …

Quiz 59 – Round 2 – Americanisms

1. In England the ‘Where’s Wally?’ book series is very successful – who do they search for in the USA? Waldo 2. In the UK one would attach braces to a pair of trousers to hold them up – what would they use in America? Suspenders 3. What is the British English equivalent of zucchini? …

Quiz 59 – Round 3 – Science and Nature

The answers to all of the following are numbers or years. 1.How long does it take on average, in minutes, for light to travel from the Sun’s surface to the Earth? 8 minutes and 20 seconds (accept 8 or 9 minutes) 2. In which decade did Alfred Nobel patent the invention of dynamite? 1860s (1867 to …

Quiz 59 – Round 4 – Sport

In which countries will you find the following Formula One Grand Prix circuits? 1. Sepang International Circuit Malaysia 2. Circuit Gilles Villeneuve Canada 3. Fair Park U.S.A. (Dallas) 4. Hockenheimring Germany 5. Fuji Speedway Japan 6. Albert Park Australia 7. Kyalami South Africa 8. Marina Bay Street Circuit Singapore 9. Autodromo Nazionale Monza Italy 10. Red Bull …

Quiz 59 – Round 1 – Picture Round

This week’s picture round is a selection of British actresses. Click on the grey button to download the PDF question paper. Don’t forget to print out your answers too. Picture Round 59 Picture Round PDF         1. Lacey Turner “Lacey Turner,” © 2010 Rammikins!, used under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike license: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/deed.en 2. …