Lockdown Quiz Number 40 – 4 Jan 2021

We start the year with Julie’s 40th lockdown quiz. We’ve really appreciated your kind remarks about her quizzes.

1.  What Is the name given to the study of Family History & Ancestry?
2. What is the name for Italian, or Italian style, Ice Cream?
3. What is the name of the Alliance between Fascist Italy, Nazi Germany & Japan, first established in 1936?
4. What is the name of the compound released by the pituitary gland which produces a feeling of well-being?
5. What name is given to the flesh of a calf when used as food?
6. Which British Cathedral is the only one to have 3 spires, known as ‘The Ladies of the Vale’?
7. Which Politician is the former leader of UKIP and the current leader of The Brexit Party?
8. What name was given to the state of hostility between the West and The Soviet Union after World War II?
9. Which wife of Henry VIII shares her name with the Actress who plays Dr Quinn Medicine Woman?
10. Who replaced Simon Cowell as a judge during the semi-finals & final of Britain’s Got Talent 2020?
11. What is the Capital City of the US State of Rhode Island?
12. Which member of the Royal Family is the patron of the charity: ‘Save The Children UK’?
13. What is the name of the world’s largest rodent which inhabits riverbanks in Central & South America?
14. Which Tennis Competition did Great Britain win in 2015, beating Belgium in the final?
15. In the 1999 film: ‘Rogue Trader’, Ewan McGregor portrays which individual, whose actions led to the collapse of Barings Bank?
16. Prior to Decimalisation, how many pennies were there in one pound?
17. What was the surname of Margo & Jerry in the TV Sitcom: The Good Life?
18. If a person has the initials CANTAB after their name, which University did they attend?
19. The Headquarters of The International Olympic Committee (IOC) is located in which Swiss City?
20. The first official Nudist Beach in the UK opened in 1979 in which seaside resort?

Answers below

JULIE CLARKE


1.What Is the name given to the study of Family History & Ancestry? GENEALOGY
2. What is the name for Italian, or Italian style, Ice Cream? GELATO
3. What is the name of the Alliance between Fascist Italy, Nazi Germany & Japan, first established in 1936? AXIS
4. What is the name of the compound released by the pituitary gland which produces a feeling of well-being? ENDORPHIN
5. What name is given to the flesh of a calf when used as food? VEAL
6. Which British Cathedral is the only one to have 3 spires, known as ‘The Ladies of the Vale’? LICHFIELD
7. Which Politician is the former leader of UKIP and the current leader of The Brexit Party? NIGEL FARAGE
8. What name was given to the state of hostility between the West and The Soviet Union after World War II? THE COLD WAR
9. Which wife of Henry VIII shares her name with the Actress who plays Dr Quinn Medicine Woman? JANE SEYMOUR
10. Who replaced Simon Cowell as a judge during the semi-finals & final of Britain’s Got Talent 2020? ASHLEY BANJO
11. What is the Capital City of the US State of Rhode Island? PROVIDENCE
12. Which member of the Royal Family is the patron of the charity: ‘Save The Children UK’? PRINCESS ANNE
13. What is the name of the world’s largest rodent which inhabits riverbanks in Central & South America? CAPYBARA
14. Which Tennis Competition did Great Britain win in 2015, beating Belgium in the final? THE DAVIS CUP
15. In the 1999 film: ‘Rogue Trader’, Ewan McGregor portrays which individual, whose actions led to the collapse of Barings Bank? NICK LEESON
16. Prior to Decimalisation, how many pennies were there in one pound? 240
17. What was the surname of Margo & Jerry in the TV Sitcom: The Good Life? LEADBETTER
18. If a person has the initials CANTAB after their name, which University did they attend? CAMBRIDGE
19. The Headquarters of The International Olympic Committee (IOC) is located in which Swiss City? LAUSANNE
20. The first official Nudist Beach in the UK opened in 1979 in which seaside resort? BRIGHTON