Lockdown Quiz #30 19 Oct 2020

SANDBACH U3A GENERAL KNOWLEDGE QUIZ NUMBER 30

1.Fitness & Lifestyle Guru, Diana Moran, is better known by what nickname?  

 

2. Which US City is known as ‘The Big Easy’?  

 

3. Authors, George Orwell, Rudyard Kipling & William Thackeray were all born in which Country?  
4. In the Bible’s New Testament, who was the brother of Martha & Mary?  

 

5. Leonardo de Caprio was nominated for a Best Actor Oscar for portraying which person in the film: The Aviator?  
6. The Statue known as ‘Mannequin Pis’ is situated in which European City?  

 

7. The late Jack Charlton was the Manager of which National Football Team from 1986 – 1996?  

 

8. Which term is used in the USA for a Curriculum Vitae?  

 

9. Which alcohol is used to make a Tom Collins cocktail?  

 

10. The Investiture of The Prince of Wales took place at which Castle in 1969?  

 

11. What is the nickname of the Heavyweight Boxer, Tyson Fury?  

 

12. The Nuclear Plant known as Sellafield is situated in which English County?  

 

13. Which Artist painted The Potato Eaters, Irises & Wheatfield with Crows?  

 

14. The company Stanley Gibbons, founded in 1856, are most associated with the sale of which items?  
15. What is measured on the Scoville Scale?  

 

16. Which character in the TV Medical Drama, Casualty, has been played by Derek Thompson continuously since 1986?  
17. Which award winning British Animator created Wallace & Grommet?  

 

18. What is the name of the line which Darts Players stand behind before throwing?  
19. Which Actress starred in the Hitchcock films: The Birds & Marnie?  

 

20. Hong Kong was returned to Chinese rule during the tenure of which British Prime Minister?  

 

ANSWERS WILL BE CIRCULATED NEXT WEEK.GOOD LUCK & ENJOY!

JULIE CLARKE

Thought for the day:

A good compromise is one where everyone makes a contribution (Angela Merkel)