Lockdown Quiz Number 50 – 15 Mar 2021

1.’The Thinker’, ‘The Kiss’ & ‘The Burghers of Calais’ are artworks by which French Sculptor?
2. What word describes a figure of speech that uses extreme exaggeration to make a point or show emphasis?
3. What title was given to the eldest son of the King of France & the Heir Apparent to the French Throne?
4. Which wife of Henry VIII was the mother of Mary I?
5. Silas Marner, Adam Bede & Daniel Deronda, are novels by which Author?
6. What name is given to a strong truck or cart without sides used to deliver beer barrels & kegs?
7. David Frost, Chris Tarrant, Brian Clough & Tony Blair have all been portrayed on screen by which Welsh Actor?
8. Which British Olympian is our most decorated competitive sailor, winning one Silver & four Gold Medals between 1996 & 2012
9. Olly Smith, Jilly Goolden & Oz Clarke are all TV Experts on which subject?
10. Which TV Cook is a majority shareholder and long-time avid supporter of Norwich City Football Club?
11. In mathematics, what is the name of a triangle in which all sides are of varying length and all three angles are different?
12. In the human body, what is the name of the fluid that surrounds the foetus in the womb?
13. What is the name given to a country or part of a country lying wholly within the boundaries of another?
14. Which spice, obtained from the crocus, is the most expensive spice in the world?
15. Who became the first Mayor of London in 2000?
16. In the film ‘Bridget Jones’s Diary’ & its sequels, which British Actor played Bridget’s Father?
17 The Common Krait, native to the Indian sub-continent, is what type of creature?
18. What is the Capital City of the Canadian Province of Manitoba?
19. Which Actor played Norman Clegg in Last of the Summer Wine, and later became the voice of Wallace in the animated films featuring Wallace & Gromit?
20.What is the hardest natural substance found in the human body?

ANSWERS BELOW, JULIE CLARKE


1.’The Thinker’, ‘The Kiss’ & ‘The Burghers of Calais’ are artworks by which French Sculptor? AUGUSTE RODIN
2. What word describes a figure of speech that uses extreme exaggeration to make a point or show emphasis? HYPERBOLE
3. What title was given to the eldest son of the King of France & the Heir Apparent to the French Throne? DAUPHIN
4. Which wife of Henry VIII was the mother of Mary I? CATHERINE OF ARAGON
5. Silas Marner, Adam Bede & Daniel Deronda, are novels by which Author? GEORGE ELIOT
6. What name is given to a strong truck or cart without sides used to deliver beer barrels & kegs? DRAY
7. David Frost, Chris Tarrant, Brian Clough & Tony Blair have all been portrayed on screen by which Welsh Actor? MICHAEL SHEEN
8. Which British Olympian is our most decorated competitive sailor, winning one Silver & four Gold Medals between 1996 & 2012 BEN AINSLIE
9. Olly Smith, Jilly Goolden & Oz Clarke are all TV Experts on which subject? WINE
10. Which TV Cook is a majority shareholder and long-time avid supporter of Norwich City Football Club? DELIA SMITH
11. In mathematics, what is the name of a triangle in which all sides are of varying length and all three angles are different? SCALENE
12. In the human body, what is the name of the fluid that surrounds the foetus in the womb? AMNIOTIC FLUID
13. What is the name given to a country or part of a country lying wholly within the boundaries of another? ENCLAVE
14. Which spice, obtained from the crocus, is the most expensive spice in the world? SAFFRON
15. Who became the first Mayor of London in 2000? KEN LIVINGSTONE
16. In the film ‘Bridget Jones’s Diary’ & its sequels, which British Actor played Bridget’s Father? JIM BROADBENT
17 The Common Krait, native to the Indian sub-continent, is what type of creature? SNAKE
18. What is the Capital City of the Canadian Province of Manitoba? WINNIPEG
19. Which Actor played Norman Clegg in Last of the Summer Wine, and later became the voice of Wallace in the animated films featuring Wallace & Gromit? PETER SALLIS
20.What is the hardest natural substance found in the human body? TOOTH ENAMEL