Lockdown Quiz #9 25 May 2020

SANDBACH U3A GENERAL KNOWLEDGE QUIZ NUMBER 9

1.What is the name for the hard upper shell of a tortoise, crustacean or arachnid?
2. A person described as a Monegasque is a native of which country?  

 

3. Vincent Pinner & Penny Warrender were the leading characters in which 1980’s Sitcom?
4. In which year did Muhammad Ali (then Cassius Clay) win an Olympic Gold Medal?
5. Which TV writer, born in Liverpool in 1928,wrote the Sitcoms: The Liver Birds, Butterflies & Bread?
6. Mary Queen of Scots was beheaded at which Castle in 1587?  

 

7. How many laps of a standard running track are completed in a 10000m race?
8. Which European Country shares borders with the most neighbours?  

 

9. What is the name of the nest of a squirrel?  

 

10. Which river flows through the centre of Dublin?  

 

11. Who was the longest reigning British King?  

 

12. Which chemical element has the symbol Na?  

 

13. Which sauce is traditionally served with Roast Beef?  

 

14. James Grieve, Jonagold, and Worcester Pearmain are all types of which fruit?  

 

15. Which word describes a quadrilateral with one pair of parallel sides & also a carpal bone at the base of the thumb?
16. Glevum is the Roman name for which British City?  

 

17. In the TV Soap, Coronation Street, what is the name of Ken Barlow’s recently deceased dog?
18. In which Radio Play, commissioned in 1954, do the characters: Organ Morgan, Eli Jenkins, Myfanwy Price & Captain Cat appear?
19. COVETS AN EGO   is an anagram of the name of which Actor/Comedian?  

 

20. In the Bible, which Patriarch was the father of Jacob & Esau?  

 

 

Answers will be circulated next week. Good Luck, Stay Safe & Well and Keep smiling.

JULIE CLARKE

Thought for the day:

Not all Angels have wings (unattributed)

SANDBACH U3A GENERAL KNOWLEDGE QUIZ NUMBER 9

1.What is the name for the hard upper shell of a tortoise, crustacean or arachnid? CARAPACE
2. A person described as a Monegasque is a native of which country? MONACO

 

3. Vincent Pinner & Penny Warrender were the leading characters in which 1980’s Sitcom? JUST GOOD FRIENDS
4. In which year did Muhammad Ali (then Cassius Clay) win an Olympic Gold Medal? 1960
5. Which TV writer, born in Liverpool in 1928, wrote the Sitcoms: The Liver Birds, Butterflies & Bread? CARLA LANE
6. Mary Queen of Scots was beheaded at which Castle in 1587? FOTHERINGAY

 

7. How many laps of a standard running track are completed in a 10000m race? 25
8. Which European Country shares borders with the most neighbours? GERMANY

 

9. What is the name of the nest of a squirrel? DREY

 

10. Which river flows through the centre of Dublin? LIFFEY

 

11. Who was the longest reigning British King? GEORGE III

 

12. Which chemical element has the symbol Na? SODIUM

 

13. Which sauce is traditionally served with Roast Beef? HORSERADISH

 

14. James Grieve, Jonagold, and Worcester Pearmain are all types of which fruit? APPLES

 

15. Which word describes a quadrilateral with one pair of parallel sides & also a carpal bone at the base of the thumb? TRAPEZIUM
16. Glevum is the Roman name for which British City? GLOUCESTER

 

17. In the TV Soap, Coronation Street, what is the name of Ken Barlow’s recently deceased dog? ECCLES
18. In which Radio Play, commissioned in 1954, do the characters: Organ Morgan, Eli Jenkins, Myfanwy Price & Captain Cat appear? UNDER MILK WOOD
19. COVETS AN EGO   is an anagram of the name of which Actor/Comedian? STEVE COOGAN

 

20. In the Bible, which Patriarch was the father of Jacob & Esau? ISAAC