Lockdown Quiz Number 41 – 11 Jan 2021

1.  The French celebrate which National Holiday on July 14th each year?
2. What is the name for a circular coral reef that encircles a lagoon?
3. What is the name of the Chinese art of determining the most harmonising, favourable design and spatial arrangement of a building or room?
4. Which British Actor portrayed the leading character, John Merrick, in the 1980 Film: The Elephant Man?
5. What two-word name is given to the imaginary figure who represents the personification of death?
6. The extinct mammal known as a Mastodon typically resembles which animal?
7. Which US Actor starred in the TV shows: Perry Mason & Ironside?
8.Which 19th Century British Novelist is responsible for the introduction of pillar boxes in the UK in 1854?
9. What is the equivalent French term for a Policeman?
10. Professional Tennis Player, Dominic Thiem, represents which country?
11. Blue Jasmine, Hannah and her Sisters & Annie Hall are all films credited to which Director?
12. Which 5 letter word can go after: BAND, WASH, GRAND, WITH & HAND to make 5 longer words
13. The Victoria Falls is located on which African River?
14. Inferno, The Lost Symbol, Digital Fortress and Angels & Demons are all books written by which author?
15. In the children’s TV Show, Peppa Pig, what is the name of Peppa’s little brother?
16. ‘Rain, Steam and Speed’ & ‘The Fighting Temeraire’ are paintings by which British Artist?
17. Which Politician is the leader of the Democratic Unionist Party?
18. What is the name of a portable signalling device used to transmit Morse Code, predominantly from ship to ship?
19. British Company, Winsor & Newton, founded in 1832, specialise in the manufacture & distribution of what type of items?
20. How many children did Queen Victoria & Prince Albert have?

ANSWERS BELOW

JULIE CLARKE


1.The French celebrate which National Holiday on July 14th each year? BASTILLE DAY
2. What is the name for a circular coral reef that encircles a lagoon? ATOLL
3. What is the name of the Chinese art of determining the most harmonising, favourable design and spatial arrangement of a building or room? FENG SHUI
4. Which British Actor portrayed the leading character, John Merrick, in the 1980 Film: The Elephant Man? JOHN HURT
5. What two-word name is given to the imaginary figure who represents the personification of death? GRIM REAPER
6. The extinct mammal known as a Mastodon typically resembles which animal? ELEPHANT
7. Which US Actor starred in the TV shows: Perry Mason & Ironside? RAYMOND BURR
8.Which 19th Century British Novelist is responsible for the introduction of pillar boxes in the UK in 1854? ANTHONY TROLLOPE
9. What is the equivalent French term for a Policeman? GENDARME
10. Professional Tennis Player, Dominic Thiem, represents which country? AUSTRIA
11. Blue Jasmine, Hannah and her Sisters & Annie Hall are all films credited to which Director? WOODY ALLEN
12. Which 5 letter word can go after: BAND, WASH, GRAND, WITH & HAND to make 5 longer words STAND
13. The Victoria Falls is located on which African River? ZAMBEZI
14. Inferno, The Lost Symbol, Digital Fortress and Angels & Demons are all books written by which author? DAN BROWN
15. In the children’s TV Show, Peppa Pig, what is the name of Peppa’s little brother? GEORGE
16. ‘Rain, Steam and Speed’ & ‘The Fighting Temeraire’ are paintings by which British Artist? JMW TURNER
17. Which Politician is the leader of the Democratic Unionist Party? ARLENE FOSTER
18. What is the name of a portable signalling device used to transmit Morse Code, predominately from ship to ship? ALDIS LAMP
19. British Company, Winsor & Newton, founded in 1832, specialise in the manufacture & distribution of what type of items? ARTISTS MATERIALS
20. How many children did Queen Victoria & Prince Albert have? 9