Lockdown Quiz Number 44 – 1 Feb 2021

1.What is the name of the TV Western series of the 1960’s starring Lorne Greene & set on The Ponderosa Ranch?
2. What is the name of the Anglo-Saxon Saint & Bishop of Winchester whose annual feast day is July 15th?
3. What is the name of the system for detecting underwater objects using sound?
4. In Greek Mythology what was stolen from the Gods by Prometheus?
5. Which Actor played Archie Mitchell in Eastenders & Mick Shipman in Gavin & Stacey?
6. Which artificial language was invented in 1887 by LL Zamenhof and was designed for use in international communication?
7. Which word can go after SPOT, HEAD, SUN, DAY & HIGH to make 5 longer words?
8. Bevin Boys were young British men conscripted to work where between 1943 -1948?
9. Who has been the Head Coach of the England Mens National Rugby Union Team since 2015?
10. What is the name of the burrowed lair or den of an otter?
11. The Russia House, The Constant Gardener & The Night Manager are all novels by which Author?
12. Which orange-brown European butterfly shares its name with a punctuation mark?
13. Which Ancient Greek Philosopher was a student of Plato and the teacher of Alexander the Great?
14. Who is the Swedish author of The Millennium Trilogy of novels featuring Lisbeth Salander?
15. Other than the Woolpack, which pub is often mentioned, but rarely seen, in the TV Soap Opera: Emmerdale?
16. Tom Cruise and Dustin Hoffman played brothers in which Oscar winning, & highest grossing, film of 1988?
17. What name is given to the central rib of a feather?
18. Which port & resort of Southern France is the location of an annual Film Festival?
19. The Stirling Prize is awarded annually for excellence in what area of expertise?
20. Which current Male Tennis Star is the Father of two sets of twins?

ANSWERS BELOW
JULIE CLARKE

1.What is the name of the TV Western series of the 1960’s starring Lorne Greene & set on The Ponderosa Ranch? BONANZA
2. What is the name of the Anglo-Saxon Saint & Bishop of Winchester whose annual feast day is July 15th? ST SWITHIN
3. What is the name of the system for detecting underwater objects using sound? SONAR
4. In Greek Mythology what was stolen from the Gods by Prometheus? FIRE
5. Which Actor played Archie Mitchell in Eastenders & Mick Shipman in Gavin & Stacey? LARRY LAMB
6. Which artificial language was invented in 1887 by LL Zamenhof and was designed for use in international communication? ESPERANTO
7. Which word can go after SPOT, HEAD, SUN, DAY & HIGH to make 5 longer words? LIGHT
8. Bevin Boys were young British men conscripted to work where between 1943 -1948? COAL MINES
9. Who has been the Head Coach of the England Mens National Rugby Union Team since 2015? EDDIE JONES
10. What is the name of the burrowed lair or den of an otter? HOLT
11. The Russia House, The Constant Gardener & The Night Manager are all novels by which Author? JOHN LE CARRE
12. Which orange-brown European butterfly shares its name with a punctuation mark? COMMA
13. Which Ancient Greek Philosopher was a student of Plato and the teacher of Alexander the Great? ARISTOTLE
14. Who is the Swedish author of The Millennium Trilogy of novels featuring Lisbeth Salander? STIEG LARSSON
15. Other than the Woolpack, which pub is often mentioned, but rarely seen, in the TV Soap Opera: Emmerdale? THE MALT SHOVEL
16. Tom Cruise and Dustin Hoffman played brothers in which Oscar winning, & highest grossing, film of 1988? RAIN MAN
17. What name is given to the central rib of a feather? SHAFT
18. Which port & resort of Southern France is the location of an annual Film Festival? CANNES
19. The Stirling Prize is awarded annually for excellence in what area of expertise? ARCHITECTURE
20. Which current Male Tennis Star is the Father of two sets of twins? ROGER FEDERER