Lockdown Quiz #22 24 Aug 2020

SANDBACH U3A GENERAL KNOWLEDGE QUIZ NUMBER 22

1.Which UK City shares its name with the planes that took part in the Dambusters Raid during World War II?
2. Which Australian Golfer has the nickname ‘The Great White Shark’?  

 

3. What is the collective noun for a group of Owls?  

 

4. Which British Actor portrayed PC Fancy Smith in Z Cars, Augustus in I Claudius & Prince Vultan in the film Flash Gordon
5. In which New York Borough would you find JFK Airport?  

 

6. What type of salad comprises of apples, celery, walnuts & Mayonnaise?  

 

7. What is the name of the ancestral home of The Dukes of Marlborough?  

 

8. What is the name of the official record of debates in the UK Parliament?  

 

9. What is the name of the meat & poultry market in London which opened in 1868?
10. What is the name of the horse belonging to Harold & Albert Steptoe in the TV Sitcom: Steptoe & Son?
11. The Moonstone & The Woman in White are novels by which Author?  

 

12. Ben Nevis, the highest mountain in the UK, is located in which mountain range?
13. Who was the original host of the TV Gameshow: The Krypton Factor?  

 

14. The Grand Canyon is located in which US State?  

 

15. The Storming of the Bastille in 1789 took place during the reign of which French King?
16. Married couple Jason & Laura Kenny are both Olympic Gold Medallists in which sport?
17. Actors Chris Hemsworth, Margot Robbie & Geoffrey Rush were all born in which country?
18. Which surgeon performed the worlds first heart transplant in 1967?  

 

19. Which Comedian/Actor/Musician & TV Presenter was born James Roderick Moir in 1959?
20. Which TV Reporter conducted the recent notorious televised interview with Prince Andrew?

 

ANSWERS WILL BE CIRCULATED NEXT WEEK. BEST OF LUCK, KEEP SMILING & EMBRACE THE NEW NORMAL

JULIE CLARKE

Thought for the day:

Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak. Courage is also what it takes to sit down & listen. (Winston Churchill)

SANDBACH U3A GENERAL KNOWLEDGE QUIZ NUMBER 22

1.Which UK City shares its name with the planes that took part in the Dambusters Raid during World War II? LANCASTER
2. Which Australian Golfer has the nickname ‘The Great White Shark’? GREG NORMAN

 

3. What is the collective noun for a group of Owls? PARLIAMENT

 

4. Which British Actor portrayed PC Fancy Smith in Z Cars, Augustus in I Claudius & Prince Vultan in the film Flash Gordon BRIAN BLESSED
5. In which New York Borough would you find JFK Airport? QUEENS

 

6. What type of salad comprises of apples, celery, walnuts & Mayonnaise? WALDORF

SALAD

7. What is the name of the ancestral home of The Dukes of Marlborough? BLENHEIM PALACE
8. What is the name of the official record of debates in the UK Parliament? HANSARD

 

9. What is the name of the meat & poultry market in London which opened in 1868? SMITHFIELD
10. What is the name of the horse belonging to Harold & Albert Steptoe in the TV Sitcom: Steptoe & Son? HERCULES
11. The Moonstone & The Woman in White are novels by which Author? WILKIE COLLINS

 

12. Ben Nevis, the highest mountain in the UK, is located in which mountain range? THE GRAMPIANS
13. Who was the original host of the TV Gameshow: The Krypton Factor? GORDON BURNS

 

14. The Grand Canyon is located in which US State? ARIZONA

 

15. The Storming of the Bastille in 1789 took place during the reign of which French King? LOUIS XVI
16. Married couple Jason & Laura Kenny are both Olympic Gold Medallists in which sport? CYCLING
17. Actors Chris Hemsworth, Margot Robbie & Geoffrey Rush were all born in which country? AUSTRALIA
18. Which surgeon performed the worlds first heart transplant in 1967? CHRISTIAAN BARNARD
19. Which Comedian/Actor/Musician & TV Presenter was born James Roderick Moir in 1959? VIC REEVES
20. Which TV Reporter conducted the recent notorious televised interview with Prince Andrew? EMILY MAITLIS