Lockdown Quiz Number 46 – 15 Feb 2021

1.Which element on the Periodic Table has the shortest name?
2. Which Australian Comedian/Actor created the characters, Dame Edna Everage and Sir Les Patterson?
3. In the Roman Catholic Church, what is the Latin name for The Lord’s Prayer?
4. What is the name of the breathing tube used by someone swimming underwater?
5. What is the Scottish term for a Church?
6. The Firm, The Client & The Pelican Brief are among the many novels of which US Author?
7. What is the name of the online Retail & Technology Company founded by Jeff Bezos?
8. Which Actor assassinated Abraham Lincoln at Ford’s Theatre, Washington DC in 1865?
9. What type of creature is a Muntjac?
10. What is the name for a grotesque water spout projecting from the gutter of a building?
11. What is the nickname of former footballer & England Defender, Stuart Pearce?
12. Bangor is the largest town in which Northern Irish County?
13. Maxim De Winter and Mrs Danvers are characters in which Gothic Novel of 1938?
14. What is the two-word name of the desktop toy consisting of 5 metal balls hanging in a frame?
15. Slivovitz is a type of brandy made from which fruit?
16. TV Chaser Jenny Ryan, TV Presenter Vernon Kay & DJ Sara Cox were all born in which town?
17. Which British Politician, is currently the only elected MP representing the Green Party?
18. In the Strip Cartoon by Reg Smythe, what is the name of the wife of Andy Capp?
19. Which British Astrologer & TV Personality, born in 1951, appeared on Strictly Come Dancing in 2011?
20. Grace Road Cricket Ground is located in which British City?

ANSWERS BELOW JULIE CLARKE


Thought for the day:

1.Which element on the Periodic Table has the shortest name? TIN
2. Which Australian Comedian/Actor created the characters, Dame Edna Everage and Sir Les Patterson? BARRY HUMPHRIES
3. In the Roman Catholic Church, what is the Latin name for The Lord’s Prayer? PATERNOSTER
4. What is the name of the breathing tube used by someone swimming underwater? SNORKEL
5. What is the Scottish term for a Church? KIRK
6. The Firm, The Client & The Pelican Brief are among the many novels of which US Author? JOHN GRISHAM
7. What is the name of the online Retail & Technology Company founded by Jeff Bezos? AMAZON
8. Which Actor assassinated Abraham Lincoln at Ford’s Theatre, Washington DC in 1865? JOHN WILKES BOOTH
9. What type of creature is a Muntjac? DEER
10. What is the name for a grotesque water spout projecting from the gutter of a building? GARGOYLE
11. What is the nickname of former footballer & England Defender, Stuart Pearce? PSYCHO
12. Bangor is the largest town in which Northern Irish County? COUNTY DOWN
13. Maxim De Winter and Mrs Danvers are characters in which Gothic Novel of 1938? REBECCA
14. What is the two-word name of the desktop toy consisting of 5 metal balls hanging in a frame? NEWTONS CRADLE
15. Slivovitz is a type of brandy made from which fruit? PLUMS
16. TV Chaser Jenny Ryan, TV Presenter Vernon Kay & DJ Sara Cox were all born in which town? BOLTON
17. Which British Politician, is currently the only elected MP representing the Green Party? CAROLINE LUCAS
18. In the Strip Cartoon by Reg Smythe, what is the name of the wife of Andy Capp? FLO
19. Which British Astrologer & TV Personality, born in 1951, appeared on Strictly Come Dancing in 2011? RUSSELL GRANT
20. Grace Road Cricket Ground is located in which British City? LEICESTER