Lockdown Quiz #36 30 Nov 2020

1.As well as being a TV pundit, former Footballer Dion Dublin is also a Co-Presenter on which daytime TV Show?
2. Which renowned Fashion Designer created the Wedding Dress of Queen Elizabeth II?
3. What nautical term is used to describe a built-in housing for a ship’s compass?
4. Which line on the London Underground, which opened in 1979, is the most recent line on the network?
5. Which Church stands at the summit of Montmartre, the highest point in the city of Paris?
6. In the human body, which pea-sized gland is situated at the base of the brain?
7. What name is given to the cushion used for kneeling while at prayer in a Church?
8. Who, in 1964, was the first female Track Athlete to win an Olympic Gold Medal for Team GB?
9. Which Country is the only one in the world to lie on both The Equator & The Tropic of Capricorn??
10. Which 1970’s Sitcom, a spin-off from ‘Man about the House’, starred Yootha Joyce & Brian Murphy?
11. Which smooth rich pate is made from the liver of a fattened goose?
12. What is the meaning of the Latin phrase: ‘Carpe Diem’?
13. Which US Cyclist was stripped of his 7 Tour de France titles in 2012, after doping allegations?
14. Which popular Ski Resort is situated in the US State of Colorado?
15. Which French Benedictine Monk had a famous champagne named after him?
16. Which English Physicist & Radio Astronomer was the founder of The Jodrell Bank Observatory?
17. Which Vietnamese City was renamed Ho Chi Min City in 1976?
18.Which Bingo Call is used to refer to the Number One?
19. Pen y Fan is the highest peak in which Welsh Mountain Range?
20 Which French Mime Artist plays himself in the Mel Brooks Film ‘Silent Movie’ and, ironically, is the only cast member to speak?

JULIE CLARKE

Thought for the day:
The purpose of Art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.(Pablo Picasso)


ANSWERS

1.As well as being a TV pundit, former Footballer Dion Dublin is also a Co-Presenter on which daytime TV Show? HOMES UNDER THE HAMMER
2. Which renowned Fashion Designer created the Wedding Dress of Queen Elizabeth II? NORMAN HARTNELL
3. What nautical term is used to describe a built-in housing for a ship’s compass? BINNACLE
4. Which line on the London Underground, which opened in 1979, is the most recent line on the network? JUBILEE LINE
5. Which Church stands at the summit of Montmartre, the highest point in the city of Paris? THE SACRE COEUR
6. In the human body, which pea-sized gland is situated at the base of the brain? PITUATRY GLAND
7. What name is given to the cushion used for kneeling while at prayer in a Church? HASSOCK
8. Who, in 1964, was the first female Track Athlete to win an Olympic Gold Medal for Team GB? ANN PACKER
9. Which Country is the only one in the world to lie on both The Equator & The Tropic of Capricorn?? BRAZIL
10. Which 1970’s Sitcom, a spin-off from ‘Man about the House’, starred Yootha Joyce & Brian Murphy? GEORGE & MILDRED
11. Which smooth rich pate is made from the liver of a fattened goose? FOIE GRAS
12. What is the meaning of the Latin phrase: ‘Carpe Diem’? SIEZE THE DAY
13. Which US Cyclist was stripped of his 7 Tour de France titles in 2012, after doping allegations? LANCE ARMSTRONG
14. Which popular Ski Resort is situated in the US State of Colorado? ASPEN
15. Which French Benedictine Monk had a famous champagne named after him? DOM PERIGNON
16. Which English Physicist & Radio Astronomer was the founder of The Jodrell Bank Observatory? SIR BERNARD LOVELL
17. Which Vietnamese City was renamed Ho Chi Min City in 1976? SAIGON
18.Which Bingo Call is used to refer to the Number One? KELLY’S EYE
19. Pen y Fan is the highest peak in which Welsh Mountain Range? BRECON BEACONS
20 Which French Mime Artist plays himself in the Mel Brooks Film ‘Silent Movie’ and, ironically, is the only cast member to speak? MARCEL MARCEA