Lockdown Quiz #10 01 Jun 2020

SANDBACH U3A GENERAL KNOWLEDGE QUIZ NUMBER 10

1.Which foodstuff is known in France as Crème Anglaise?  

 

2. An Egg contains every vitamin except one – which one?  

 

3. Nile Wilson, Rebecca Downie & Louis Smith have all represented Team GB in which sport?
4.Which versatile Actress has played Jean in Dinnerladies, Celia in Last Tango in Halifax & Valerie Barlow in Coronation Street?
5. How many sheets of paper are there in a ream?  

 

6.Who was UK Prime Minister when Queen Elizabeth II came to the throne?
7.Which Ventriloquist is associated with the dummy, Lord Charles?  

 

8. Who is the current Director General of the BBC?  

 

9. Entertainers Ian & Janette Tough are better known by what name?  

 

10. Which award-winning Author wrote the novels Bring up the Bodies & Wolf Hall?
11. What is the only City in Cornwall?  

 

12. What is the name given to a person who scavenges at the edges of tidal river beds to find objects of value or historical significance?
13.What is the name of the Summer Residence of the Pope?  

 

14.What is the tallest & broadest fence on the Grand National Course?  

 

15. How many capsules or pods are there on The London Eye?  

 

16. Mickey Dolenz was the drummer with which 1960’s band?  

 

17. Angel Falls, the highest waterfall in the world, is found in which country?
18.Which Monarch immediately preceded Queen Victoria to the British throne?
19. What is the longest of Shakespeare’s plays?  

 

20. What word describes the study & practice of making maps?  

 

 

THE ANSWERS WILL BE CIRCULATED NEXT WEEK. GOOD LUCK, KEEP CALM & CARRY ON!

JULIE CLARKE

Thought for the day:

Health is the greatest gift, contentment the greatest wealth & faithfulness the best relationship. (Buddha)

SANDBACH U3A GENERAL KNOWLEDGE QUIZ NUMBER 10
1.Which foodstuff is known in France as Crème Anglaise? CUSTARD

2. An Egg contains every vitamin except one – which one? VITAMIN C

3. Nile Wilson, Rebecca Downie & Louis Smith have all represented Team GB in which sport? GYMNASTICS
4.Which versatile Actress has played Jean in Dinnerladies, Celia in Last Tango in Halifax & Valerie Barlow in Coronation Street? ANNE REID
5. How many sheets of paper are there in a ream? 500

6.Who was UK Prime Minister when Queen Elizabeth II came to the throne? WINSTON CHURCHILL
7.Which Ventriloquist is associated with the dummy, Lord Charles? RAY ALAN

8. Who is the current Director General of the BBC? TONY HALL

9. Entertainers Ian & Janette Tough are better known by what name? THE KRANKIES

10. Which award-winning Author wrote the novels Bring up the Bodies & Wolf Hall? HILARY MANTEL
11. What is the only City in Cornwall? TRURO

12. What is the name given to a person who scavenges at the edges of tidal river beds to find objects of value or historical significance? MUDLARK
13.What is the name of the Summer Residence of the Pope? CASTEL GANDOLFO

14.What is the tallest & broadest fence on the Grand National Course? THE CHAIR

15. How many capsules or pods are there on The London Eye? 32

16. Mickey Dolenz was the drummer with which 1960’s band? THE MONKEES

17. Angel Falls, the highest waterfall in the world, is found in which country? VENEZUELA
18.Which Monarch immediately preceded Queen Victoria to the British throne? WILLIAM IV
19. What is the longest of Shakespeare’s plays? HAMLET

20. What word describes the study & practice of making maps? CARTOGRAPHY