Lockdown Quiz Number 38 – 14 Dec 2020

1.  What is the name of the Chinese Philosopher & teacher of Ethics whose doctrines were compiled after his death?

2. What is the name of the variety of garden pea with an edible pod?

3. What is the name of the route followed by Christ on the way to his Crucifixion?

4. Which Gameshow was the first programme to be aired on Channel 4?

5. What is another name for the white-tailed sea eagle?

6. Which British Actress starred in the Films: Billy Elliot, Educating Rita & Mamma Mia?

7. Which language, generally regarded as the Belgian variant of Dutch, is particularly associated with the historical region of Flanders?

8. Which gemstone is traditionally given on a 45th Wedding Anniversary?

9. What is the name of a high, steep-fronted wave moving up a narrow estuary, caused by the tide?

10. Awful Auntie, Gangsta Granny & Mr Stink are all children’s books written by which Author?

11. The Central Criminal Court in London is more familiarly known by what name?

12. The Charity ‘Childline’, now part of the NSPCC, is a counselling service for children, founded in 1986 by which celebrity?

13. Portree is the Capital of which Scottish Island?

14. The first televised address from the Oval Office of the White House, was made in 1947 by which US President?

15. Which animal appears on the logo of the charity: World Wide Fund for Nature?

16.Which word can go after CHOP, SLAP, FIDDLE, JOY & DIP to make 5 longer words?

17.Which British Prime Minister married Sarah Macaulay in 2000?

18. Formula 1 Racing Drivers, Gilles & Jacques Villeneuve represented which Country?

19. What is the name of a ship equipped for detecting & removing undersea explosive charges?

20. On the periodic table, which 2 elements are the only ones beginning & ending with a vowel??

JULIE CLARKE


ANSWERS

1.What is the name of the Chinese Philosopher & teacher of Ethics whose doctrines were compiled after his death? CONFUCIUS
2. What is the name of the variety of garden pea with an edible pod? MANGE TOUT
3. What is the name of the route followed by Christ on the way to his Crucifixion? VIA DOLOROSA
4. Which Gameshow was the first programme to be aired on Channel 4? COUNTDOWN

 

5. What is another name for the white-tailed sea eagle? ERNE

 

6. Which British Actress starred in the Films: Billy Elliot, Educating Rita & Mamma Mia? JULIE WALTERS
7. Which language, generally regarded as the Belgian variant of Dutch, is particularly associated with the historical region of Flanders? FLEMISH
8. Which gemstone is traditionally given on a 45th Wedding Anniversary? SAPPHIRE
9. What is the name of a high, steep-fronted wave moving up a narrow estuary, caused by the tide? BORE
10. Awful Auntie, Gangsta Granny & Mr Stink are all children’s books written by which Author? DAVID WALLIAMS
11. The Central Criminal Court in London is more familiarly known by what name? THE OLD BAILEY
12. The Charity ‘Childline’, now part of the NSPCC, is a counselling service for children, founded in 1986 by which celebrity? ESTHER RANTZEN
13. Portree is the Capital of which Scottish Island? SKYE

 

14. The first televised address from the Oval Office of the White House, was made in 1947 by which US President? HARRY S TRUMAN
15. Which animal appears on the logo of the charity: World Wide Fund for Nature? GIANT PANDA
16.Which word can go after CHOP, SLAP, FIDDLE, JOY & DIP to make 5 longer words? STICK
17.Which British Prime Minister married Sarah Macaulay in 2000? GORDON BROWN
18. Formula 1 Racing Drivers, Gilles & Jacques Villeneuve represented which Country? CANADA
19. What is the name of a ship equipped for detecting & removing undersea explosive charges? MINESWEEPER
20. On the periodic table, which 2 elements are the only ones beginning & ending with a vowel?? ASTATINE & IODINE