Answers to Quiz 1

Quiz one, week beginning 23 March

We hope you have been keeping well and have enjoyed doing this quiz. The second quiz will be available next Monday morning, with the answers appearing here the following Wednesday afternoon.

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1 Which famous British sports car was launched in 1961?
Jaguar e Type

2 Who became the leader of the Tory Party leader on July 27th 1965?
Ted Heath

3 Which country launched the first man made object into space in 1957?

4 Who was the first British footballer to cost £1 million?
Trevor Francis

5 Who was kidnapped in Beirut in January 1987?
Terry Waite

6 Where did riots occur in London on 4 April 1981?

7 What country was invaded in August 1990 which started the Gulf War?

8 Who had a string of hits with Robson Green in 1995?
Jerome Flynn

9 What long running film series started in 2001?
Harry Potter

10 In what year did our queen celebrate her diamond jubilee?

11 What was the name of the album released by Adele in 2008?

13 How many laps in the Indianapolis 500?

14 How many innings are there in a baseball game?

15 Where was Live Aid held on 7 July 1985?
Wembley Stadium

16 Name car that was built in Northern Ireland that went bust in 1982?
De Lorean

17 The famous aircraft that was unveiled at Farnborough in 1966?
Harrier Jump Jet

18 In which decade did the Morris 1000 first appear?

19 Which Derby winning horse was kidnapped in 1983?

20 John Steel and Emma Peel were known as what?
The Avengers

21 What is the name of the highest female voice?

22 Who was Simon Templar better known as?
The Saint

23 In which decade did the Profumo affair take place?

24 What event took place at a UK seaside town on 12 Oct 1984?
Brighton Bombing

25 What did the Queen agree to pay in 1992?
Income tax

26 In the zodiac, what is the symbol for Aries?
The Ram

27 Which country is north of North Island, New Zealand?

28 Which country uses more electricity, China or the USA?

29 In what year was Mount Everest first climbed?

30 The Waliers backed which music legend?
Bob Marley

31 Which birds eye is bigger than it’s brain?
An Ostrich

32 Which is furthest North, Stoke or Gt Yarmouth?

33 Has croquet ever been an Olympic sport?

34 Where is the UCL based?

35 ‘Live forever’ was which bands first top ten hit?

36 Where is the ‘home of golf’?
St Andrews

37 What was Alvin Stardust’s real name?
Shane Fenton

38 What place was bombed on Dec 7 1941?
Pearl Harbor

39 In which country was Alexandra Graham Bell born?

40 Which county borders Cornwall and Somerset?

Nicholas Taylor