Lockdown Quiz Number 48 – 1 Mar 2021

1.Which Actress played Rita in ‘Till Death us do Part’, Mrs Hudson in ‘Sherlock’ & Aunt Sally in the original series of ‘Worzel Gummidge’?
2. What is the name of the cat that has served as ‘Chief Mouser’ to the Cabinet office in Downing Street since 2011?
3. Which Italian Architect designed The Shard in London in 2012?
4. Alfred Pennyworth is the Butler to which DC Comics Superhero?
5. Which Football Club, based in Bavaria, is the most successful German Football Club in history?
6. The Road to Wigan Pier, Homage to Catalonia & Keep the Aspidistra Flying, are books by which Author?
7. Which hard translucent fossilised tree resin is used decoratively in the manufacture of jewellery?
8. What is the French name of a pair of women’s knee length flared trousers cut to resemble a skirt?
9. In terms of population, which is the smallest City in the UK?
10. What is the name of the body of water situated between the North & South Islands of New Zealand?
11. In the animated TV series, what is the name of the daughter of Fred & Wilma Flintstone?
12. Which former England Football Manager was nicknamed ‘El Tel’?
13.What name is given to a toy consisting of a tube containing mirrors & pieces of coloured glass or paper, whose reflections produce patterns when rotated?
14. An aid to all road users, ‘Cats Eyes’ were developed & patented by which British inventor in 1934?
15. Which former Prime Minister of Pakistan, who was assassinated in 2007, was the first woman to give birth whilst in office?
16. Which ancient Greek Poet was the author of The Iliad & The Odyssey, two epic poems which are thought to be the foundations of Greek Literature?
17.Miss Gatsby & Miss Tibbs were regular characters in which Classic TV Sitcom?
18. What was the name of the fictional incompetent policemen who appeared in the silent film comedies produced by Mack Sennett?
19. What name is given to the scientific study of earthquakes?
20. Captain Sir Tom Moore was once a contestant on which Gameshow in the 1980’s?

ANSWERS BELOW, JULIE CLARKE

1.Which Actress played Rita in ‘Till Death us do Part’, Mrs Hudson in ‘Sherlock’ & Aunt Sally in the original series of ‘Worzel Gummidge’? UNA STUBBS
2. What is the name of the cat that has served as ‘Chief Mouser’ to the Cabinet office in Downing Street since 2011? LARRY
3. Which Italian Architect designed The Shard in London in 2012? RENZO PIANO
4. Alfred Pennyworth is the Butler to which DC Comics Superhero? BATMAN
5. Which Football Club, based in Bavaria, is the most successful German Football Club in history? BAYERN MUNICH
6. The Road to Wigan Pier, Homage to Catalonia & Keep the Aspidistra Flying, are books by which Author? GEORGE ORWELL
7. Which hard translucent fossilised tree resin is used decoratively in the manufacture of jewellery? AMBER
8. What is the French name of a pair of women’s knee length flared trousers cut to resemble a skirt? CULOTTES
9. In terms of population, which is the smallest City in the UK? ST DAVIDS
10. What is the name of the body of water situated between the North & South Islands of New Zealand? COOK STRAIT
11. In the animated TV series, what is the name of the daughter of Fred & Wilma Flintstone? PEBBLES
12. Which former England Football Manager was nicknamed ‘El Tel’? TERRY VENABLES
13.What name is given to a toy consisting of a tube containing mirrors & pieces of coloured glass or paper, whose reflections produce patterns when rotated? KALEIDOSCOPE
14. An aid to all road users, ‘Cats Eyes’ were developed & patented by which British inventor in 1934? PERCY SHAW
15. Which former Prime Minister of Pakistan, who was assassinated in 2007, was the first woman to give birth whilst in office? BENAZIR BHUTTO
16. Which ancient Greek Poet was the author of The Iliad & The Odyssey, two epic poems which are thought to be the foundations of Greek Literature? HOMER
17.Miss Gatsby & Miss Tibbs were regular characters in which Classic TV Sitcom? FAWLTY TOWERS
18. What was the name of the fictional incompetent policemen who appeared in the silent film comedies produced by Mack Sennett? THE KEYSTONE COPS
19. What name is given to the scientific study of earthquakes? SEISMOLOGY
20. Captain Sir Tom Moore was once a contestant on which Gameshow in the 1980’s? BLANKETY BLANK