Quiz number four Week commencing 13 April
Round one ….. Where would I be in the world?
1 Located in Kent, Thomas Becket was murdered here.
2 The most visited city park (of 843 acres) in the USA, containing a zoo.
Central Park, New York
3 It was formed in 1962, situated on Merritt Island, Florida.
Kennedy Space Centre
4 Stands on four legs, weighs 6,400 tonnes, built in 1889.
5 In the foothills of the Pyrenees, a major site for pilgrimage.
6 Cost £70 million on the banks of the River Thames, 443 feet high.
7 This place name means ‘fragrant harbour’, home for 7 million people.
8 Built in 80 AD, it was capable of seating 50,000 spectators, now a popular tourist attraction.
Round two …… The 1980’s AND 1990’S
1 In which year were pubs allowed to open all day?
2 Who had a hit with ‘Mysterious Girl’ in 1996?
3 Who entered the queens bedroom in 1982?
4 In which year did the word ‘karaoke’ appear?
5 Where did a major disaster occur in 1986?
6 In which year did the first music videao appear on MTV?
7 Which model Kate became the face of L’Oreal in 1998?
8 Who was the US President on 31 December 1999?
Round three …… Food and drink
1 What is the colour of root ginger?
2 What flavour do ratafia biscuits have?
3 Schnapps are distilled from what?
4 Which is the highest quality brandy, AC, RSVP or VSOP?
5 Which herb is usually used in a Pesto sauce?
6 Ciabatta bread originated in which country?
7 All citrus fruits are rich in which vitamin?
8 What is endive?
Round four …. Sport
1 In what sport do players play for the Davis Cup?
2 How old was Lester Piggot when he won his first race, 12, 14 or 16?
3 Which sport did Joe Davis play other than snooker?
4 For which country did rugby player Jonah Lomu play?
5 In which decade was golfer Arnold Palmer most succesful?
6 Gary Lineker has which Churchillian middle name?
7 Baseballs George Ruth had what christian name nickname?
8 In which position did football legend Lev Yashin play?
Round five …. pot luck
1 What does a coracle travel on?
2 What language was spoken by the ancient Romans?
3 Which word means ghosts and strong drinks?
4 How many minutes are there in half a day?
5 Which of dog, fish or rat is not a chinese year?
6 Which was the second country to send a man into space?
7 What is a fox’s tail known as?
8 In which decade did Steve Redgrave win his first Olympic gold