Lockdown Quiz Number 43 – 25 Jan 2021

1.Which British City has football teams nicknamed The Owls & The Blades?
2. What is the French name for an Artist’s Studio or workshop?
3. What name is given to a person who manages the financial affairs of a school or college?
4. What is the surname of the French brothers who opened Le Gavroche Restaurant, the first in the UK to gain 3 Michelin stars?
5. Which Royal House ruled England from 1603 -1714?
6. Which US Track Athlete won 4 Gold Medals at the 1984 Olympic Games
7. The Atacama Desert is located in which country?
8. What name is given to a short moral tale, particularly one with animals as characters?
9. Which Actress portrays Margaret Thatcher in the Netflix TV series: The Crown?
10.Educating Rita, Shirley Valentine & Our Day Out are all works written by which Playwright?
11. Which metal is an alloy of copper & tin?
12. Bungle, Zippy & George were all characters on which children’s TV Show?
13. What name is given to a cocktail of Advocaat & Lemonade with a dash of lime juice?
14. Which Actor played Oscar Blaketon in Heartbeat, Bernard Woolley in Yes Minister & was also a sidekick to TV puppet Basil Brush?
15.Which 5 letter word can go before: FIRE, BOW, ROAD & BAR to make 4 new words?
16.The Colorado Beetle is a major pest to which type of crop?
17. Petrology is a branch of Geology which studies the origin, composition, distribution & structure of what?
18. Jamie Laing & Spencer Matthews found fame on which TV Reality Show?
19. How many lines are there in a Sonnet?
20. What is the name of the fictional Inspector played by Peter Sellers in the original series of Pink Panther Films?

ANSWERS BELOW
JULIE CLARKE


  1.  Which British City has football teams nicknamed The Owls & The Blades?
SHEFFIELD
2. What is the French name for an Artist’s Studio or workshop? ATELIER
3. What name is given to a person who manages the financial affairs of a school or college? BURSAR
4. What is the surname of the French brothers who opened Le Gavroche Restaurant, the first in the UK to gain 3 Michelin stars? ROUX
5. Which Royal House ruled England from 1603 -1714? STUART
6. Which US Track Athlete won 4 Gold Medals at the 1984 Olympic Games CARL LEWIS
7. The Atacama Desert is located in which country? CHILE
8. What name is given to a short moral tale, particularly one with animals as characters? FABLE
9. Which Actress portrays Margaret Thatcher in the Netflix TV series: The Crown? GILLIAN ANDERSON
10.Educating Rita, Shirley Valentine & Our Day Out are all works written by which Playwright? WILLY RUSSELL
11. Which metal is an alloy of copper & tin? BRONZE
12. Bungle, Zippy & George were all characters on which children’s TV Show? RAINBOW
13. What name is given to a cocktail of Advocaat & Lemonade with a dash of lime juice? SNOWBALL
14. Which Actor played Oscar Blaketon in Heartbeat, Bernard Woolley in Yes Minister & was also a sidekick to TV puppet Basil Brush? DEREK FOWLDS
15.Which 5 letter word can go before: FIRE, BOW, ROAD & BAR to make 4 new words? CROSS
16.The Colorado Beetle is a major pest to which type of crop? POTATO
17. Petrology is a branch of Geology which studies the origin, composition, distribution & structure of what? ROCKS
18. Jamie Laing & Spencer Matthews found fame on which TV Reality Show? MADE IN CHELSEA
19. How many lines are there in a Sonnet? 14
20. What is the name of the fictional Inspector played by Peter Sellers in the original series of Pink Panther Films? JACQUES CLOUSSEAU