Lockdown Quiz Number 65 – June 29 2021

This is Julie’s last quiz for the time being. We’d like to thank her for keeping us challenged and entertained since the start of the first lockdown – quite an achievement.!
Thank you Julie.


1.Actor Peter Capaldi played Malcolm Tucker in which TV Political Sitcom between 2005 -2012?
2. Green Eggs & Ham, The Lorax & The Cat in the Hat, are all children’s books written by which author?
3. In the May 2021 by-election, Gill Mortimer became the first Conservative & the first woman to take which traditionally Labour seat in the North East?
4. Which player won the 2021 World Snooker Championship, beating Shaun Murphy in the final?
5. What name is given to the coil of earth left by an earthworm?
6. What is the name of the Capital City & chief port of Puerto Rico?  
7. The films: Reservoir Dogs, Pulp Fiction & Django Unchained are all movies made by which US Film Director?
8. What name is given to the re-establishment of the British Monarchy in 1660?
9. What is the standard monetary unit of South Africa?  
10. What is the first name of the sister of The Duchess of Cambridge who was the chief bridesmaid at the Royal Wedding?
11. Domingo is the Spanish word for which day of the week?  
12. What name is given to the scientific study of fossils?  
13. Which aristocrat gave his name to the code of rules followed in boxing?  
14. Sisters, Regan, Goneril & Cordelia appear in which play by William Shakespeare?
15. Gin is traditionally flavoured with the berries of which tree?  
16. Which is the only venomous snake native to the UK?  
17. The Stadium of Light is the home ground of which Football Club?  
18. The Giant’s Causeway in County Antrim, Northern Ireland is made up of 40000 interlocking columns formed from which volcanic rock?
19. In the Bible what was brought back to Noah by the dove released after the flood in order to find dry land?
20. A branch of the Victoria & Albert Museum opened in 2018 in which Scottish Town?

ANSWERS BELOW, JULIE CLARKE


1. Actor Peter Capaldi played Malcolm Tucker in which TV Political Sitcom between 2005 -2012?THE THICK OF IT
2. Green Eggs & Ham, The Lorax & The Cat in the Hat, are all children’s books written by which author?DR SEUSS
3. In the May 2021 by-election, Gill Mortimer became the first Conservative & the first woman to take which traditionally Labour seat in the North East?HARTLEPOOL
4. Which player won the 2021 World Snooker Championship, beating Shaun Murphy in the final?MARK SELBY
5. What name is given to the coil of earth left by an earthworm?CAST  
6. What is the name of the Capital City & chief port of Puerto Rico?  SAN JUAN
7. The films: Reservoir Dogs, Pulp Fiction & Django Unchained are all movies made by which US Film Director?QUENTIN TARANTINO
8. What name is given to the re-establishment of the British Monarchy in 1660?RESTORATION
9. What is the standard monetary unit of South Africa?  RAND
10. What is the first name of the sister of The Duchess of Cambridge who was the chief bridesmaid at the Royal Wedding?PIPPA
11. Domingo is the Spanish word for which day of the week?  SUNDAY
12. What name is given to the scientific study of fossils?  PALAEONTOLOGY
13. Which aristocrat gave his name to the code of rules followed in boxing?  MARQUESS OF QUEENSBERRY
14. Sisters, Regan, Goneril & Cordelia appear in which play by William Shakespeare?KING LEAR
15. Gin is traditionally flavoured with the berries of which tree?  JUNIPER
16. Which is the only venomous snake native to the UK?  ADDER
17. The Stadium of Light is the home ground of which Football Club?  SUNDERLAND
18. The Giant’s Causeway in County Antrim, Northern Ireland is made up of 40000 interlocking columns formed from which volcanic rock?BASALT
19. In the Bible what was brought back to Noah by the dove released after the flood in order to find dry land?OLIVE LEAF/ BRANCH
20. A branch of the Victoria & Albert Museum opened in 2018 in which Scottish Town?DUNDEE