Quiz six … week beginning 27 April
Round one ……. Around Britain
1 Arthurs Seat provides panoramic views of which British city?
2 Which London concert venue was opened by Queen Victorai in 1871?
The Royal Albert Hall
3 In which city were the bands The Stone Roses and The Smiths formed?
4 Where would you find Britains only natural thermal spa?
5 What’s the name of the waterway that divides the Isle of Wight from England?
6 Where in Cornwall is the most southerly point of the UK?
7 Where in London was the original Poets Corner?
8 Which is furthest north Hoddesdon or Clacton?
9 What is the area around Stoke on Trent known as?
10 How many square miles is the City of London?
Round two ………. Pot luck
1 What is the term in cricket where no runs are scored in an over?
2 Which Turner Prize-winning artist has an alter ego called Claire?
3 What is the name of the hats worn by guards at Buckingham Palace?
4 Which childrens author wrote the screenplay of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang?
5 Which animal is it considered lucky to refer to before saying anything else on the first day of the month?
Rabbits (white rabbits said three times)
6 The name of which sauce is the same as the first two letters of all postcodes in Hemel Hempstead?
7 What is the name of the pouch worn by scotsmen in front of their kilts?
8 Where were the 1984 Olympic Games held?
9 How many notes are there in an Octave?
10 What is the outer layer of skin called?
Round three …….. T/V
1 Who hosted the popular game show Blockbusters?
2 Who played Lord Melchett in the comedy series Blackadder ll?
3 Which 1980’s police drama starred William Shatner?
T J Hooker
4 What was the name of Super Ted’s sidekick?
5 Which super hero was Diana Prince better known as?
6 Which childrens series featured Spectrum and Colonel White?
Captain Scarlet and the Mysterons
7 Which show ended ruefully ‘Bye Bye, everybody, bye bye?
8 What was the registration number of Lady Penelope’s Rolls Royce?
9 In ‘my friend Flicka’ who or what was Flicka?
10 In which Australian city is ‘Neighbours’ set?
Round four ……… sport (sorry!)
1 Which county cricket team was captained by Grahame Gooch?
2 In which sport did Maria Bueno excel?
3 In which sport is the Webber Cup played for between Europe and the USA?
4 Which country did boxer Lennox Lewis represent at the Olympics?
5 Who are presently top of English football’s Championship League?
6 Who became a world snooker champion wearing ’upside-down’ glasses?
7 In golf, which Sandy won the 1988 US Masters?
8 Who fought back from cancer to win the Grand National?
9 Which country does motor racings Nelson Piquet hail from?
10 In which sport did Tessa Sanderson compete in?