Lockdown Quiz #33 9 Nov 2020

SANDBACH U3A GENERAL KNOWLEDGE QUIZ NUMBER 33

1.What is the largest Australian State by land area?  

 

2. Which British Monarch served as The Prince Regent from 1811 – 1820?  

 

3. Which common garden bird is also known as the Ruddock?  

 

4. What is the name of a person who makes & sells candles?  

 

5. Which Actress played Queen Elizabeth I in the TV Comedy Series: Blackadder II?
6. Which African Country was formerly known as Nyasaland?  

 

7. Which US Actor has been married to Mimi Rogers, Nicole Kidman & Katie Holmes?
8. Which Artist painted ‘The Monarch of the Glen’ in 1851?  

 

9. Which branch of Medicine deals with the diagnosis, prevention & treatment of cancer?
10. Brighton Rock. Our Man in Havana & The Quiet American are all books written by which Author?
11. What is the name of the biennial golf tournament for professional women contested by teams representing Europe & USA?
12. What type of creature is a Caracal?  

 

13. Which former Athlete was nicknamed ‘The Jarrow Arrow’?  

 

14. Which word can be added after: STAND, VIEW, NEEDLE & BALL to make four longer words?
15. Which South African Politician, in conjunction with Nelson Mandela, won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1993?
16. What name is given to the Meeting Hall of the Salvation Army?  

 

17. Which Environmental Activist has released a book entitled: ‘No one is Too Small to Make a Difference’?
18. Who wrote the popular children’s book: The Snowman?  

 

19. What ingredient is added to the French dish of Croque Monsieur to change it into a Croque Madame?
20. Which English Playwright was married to Actress Maureen Lipman from 1974 until his death in 2004?

 

ANSWERS WILL BE CIRCULATED NEXT WEEK. KEEP STRONG, KEEP SMILING & KEEP THE FAITH!

JULIE CLARKE

Thought for the day:

Enjoy the little things in life, for one day you will look back & realise that they were the big things. (Kurt Vonnegut)

SANDBACH U3A GENERAL KNOWLEDGE QUIZ NUMBER 33

1.What is the largest Australian State by land area? WESTERN AUSTRALIA
2. Which British Monarch served as The Prince Regent from 1811 – 1820? GEORGE IV

 

3. Which common garden bird is also known as the Ruddock? ROBIN

 

4. What is the name of a person who makes & sells candles? CHANDLER

 

5. Which Actress played Queen Elizabeth I in the TV Comedy Series: Blackadder II? MIRANDA RICHARDSON
6. Which African Country was formerly known as Nyasaland? MALAWI

 

7. Which US Actor has been married to Mimi Rogers, Nicole Kidman & Katie Holmes? TOM CRUISE
8. Which Artist painted ‘The Monarch of the Glen’ in 1851? EDWIN LANDSEER
9. Which branch of Medicine deals with the diagnosis, prevention & treatment of cancer? ONCOLOGY
10. Brighton Rock. Our Man in Havana & The Quiet American are all books written by which Author? GRAHAM GREENE
11. What is the name of the biennial golf tournament for professional women contested by teams representing Europe & USA? THE SOLHEIM CUP
12. What type of creature is a Caracal? A WILD CAT

 

13. Which former Athlete was nicknamed ‘The Jarrow Arrow’? STEVE CRAM

 

14. Which word can be added after: STAND, VIEW, NEEDLE & BALL to make four longer words? POINT
15. Which South African Politician, in conjunction with Nelson Mandela, won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1993? F W DE KLERK
16. What name is given to the Meeting Hall of the Salvation Army? CITADEL

 

17. Which Environmental Activist has released a book entitled: ‘No one is Too Small to Make a Difference’? GRETA THUNBERG
18. Who wrote the popular children’s book: The Snowman? RAYMOND BRIGGS
19. What ingredient is added to the French dish of Croque Monsieur to change it into a Croque Madame? A FRIED EGG
20. Which English Playwright was married to Actress Maureen Lipman from 1974 until his death in 2004? JACK ROSENTHAL