Lockdown Quiz #25 14 Sep 2020

SANDBACH U3A GENERAL KNOWLEDGE QUIZ NUMBER 25

1.A person in what occupation would use a Theodolite?  

 

2. Which Actor played Onslow in Keeping up Appearances, Twiggy in The Royle Family & Eddie Yates in Coronation Street?
3. The Gunpowder Plot of 1605 was an attempt to murder which Monarch?  

 

4. Who single-handedly circumnavigated the world in 1966 in Gypsy Moth IV?  

 

5. Cyclist, Sir Bradley Wiggins was born in which country in 1980?  

 

6. The Rainbow, Sons & Lovers & Women in Love are all books by which Author?
7. Charles I was imprisoned in which Castle until his trial & execution in 1649?  

 

8. St Mungo is the patron saint of which British City?  

 

9. Robert Galbraith is the pen name of which successful British Author?  

 

10. What is the name for a style of Indian Cooking which involves cooking meat over charcoal in a clay oven?
11. Which Scottish Mathematician/Physicist is responsible for the discovery of Logarithms?
12. What is the common name for the plants known as Antirrhinums?  

 

13. What is the Capital City of Libya?  

 

14. What is the longest river in Asia?  

 

15. In the Bible’s New Testament, who was chosen by the crowd to be released when Jesus was crucified?
16. Prince William & Kate Middleton met while attending which University?  

 

17. In the TV Sitcom Rising Damp, what is Rigsby’s first name?  

 

18. Steve Fletcher, Will Kirk, Dominic Chinea & Brenton West all appear on which popular BBC TV Show
19. Dick Grayson is the Alter ego of which DC Comics Superhero?  

 

20. What is the name of the Parliament of The Isle of Man?  

 

 

ANSWERS WILL BE CIRCULATED NEXT WEEK. GOOD LUCK & EMBRACE THE NEW NORMAL!

JULIE CLARKE

Thought for the day:

In the Kingdom of the blind the one-eyed man is king (Erasmus)

SANDBACH U3A GENERAL KNOWLEDGE QUIZ NUMBER 25

1.A person in what occupation would use a Theodolite? SURVEYOR

 

2. Which Actor played Onslow in Keeping up Appearances, Twiggy in The Royle Family & Eddie Yates in Coronation Street? GEOFFREY HUGHES
3. The Gunpowder Plot of 1605 was an attempt to murder which Monarch? JAMES I

 

4. Who single-handedly circumnavigated the world in 1966 in Gypsy Moth IV? SIR FRANCIS CHICHESTER
5. Cyclist, Sir Bradley Wiggins was born in which country in 1980? BELGIUM

 

6. The Rainbow, Sons & Lovers & Women in Love are all books by which Author? DH LAWRENCE
7. Charles I was imprisoned in which Castle until his trial & execution in 1649? CARISBROOKE

 

8. St Mungo is the patron saint of which British City? GLASGOW

 

9. Robert Galbraith is the pen name of which successful British Author? JK ROWLING

 

10. What is the name for a style of Indian Cooking which involves cooking meat over charcoal in a clay oven? TANDOORI
11. Which Scottish Mathematician/Physicist is responsible for the discovery of Logarithms? JOHN NAPIER
12. What is the common name for the plants known as Antirrhinums? SNAPDRAGONS

 

13. What is the Capital City of Libya? TRIPOLI

 

14. What is the longest river in Asia? YANGTZE

 

15. In the Bible’s New Testament, who was chosen by the crowd to be released when Jesus was crucified? BARABBAS
16. Prince William & Kate Middleton met while attending which University? ST ANDREWS

 

17. In the TV Sitcom Rising Damp, what is Rigsby’s first name? RUPERT

 

18. Steve Fletcher, Will Kirk, Dominic Chinea & Brenton West all appear on which popular BBC TV Show THE REPAIR SHOP
19. Dick Grayson is the Alter ego of which DC Comics Superhero? ROBIN

 

20. What is the name of the Parliament of The Isle of Man? TYNWALD