Lockdown Quiz Number 51 – 22 Mar 2021

1.In the Bible, what occupation is mentioned in the first line of the 23rd Psalm?
2. Leigh Francis, born in Leeds in 1973, is the real name of which Comedian & TV Presenter?
3. Alnwick Castle & Bamburgh Castle are both located in which county of the UK?
4. Which Belgian Cyclist won the Tour de France 5 times between 1969 and 1974?
5. What is the smallest inhabited Channel Island, having a population of around 550 and no motor cars?
6. Which Author wrote the ‘Game of Thrones’ series of books?
7. What is the Capital City of the Spanish region of Catalonia?
8. What was the surname of Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother, when she married the Duke of York in 1923?
9. What is the name of the first woman to become President of The Republic of Ireland, serving from 1990 to 1997?
10. How many barriers are jumped in a Men’s 110m Hurdles race?
11. ‘The Maid of the Mist’ is a spectacular sightseeing boat tour taken at which US landmark?
12. What is the name of the minor company of armed forces, based in the Vatican City, that protects the Pope & the Apostolic Palace?
13. SIR DARN MACHO is an anagram of the name of which TV Presenter?
14.What is the name of the current US Vice President, inaugurated in January 2021?
15.How many different colours are there on a standard Rubik’s Cube?
16. TV Personality & Presenter Scarlett Moffatt first found fame on which TV Reality show?
17.’Cariocas’ are natives of which South American City?
18. ‘Brimstone’ is another name for which chemical element?
19. The Strait of Gibraltar separates the Iberian Peninsular from which African country?
20. Which Actor played the fictional TV Detectives, Jim Bergerac & Tom Barnaby?

ANSWERS BELOW  JULIE CLARKE


1.In the Bible, what occupation is mentioned in the first line of the 23rd Psalm? SHEPHERD
2. Leigh Francis, born in Leeds in 1973, is the real name of which Comedian & TV Presenter? KEITH LEMON
3. Alnwick Castle & Bamburgh Castle are both located in which county of the UK? NORTHUMBERLAND
4. Which Belgian Cyclist won the Tour de France 5 times between 1969 and 1974? EDDY MERCKX
5. What is the smallest inhabited Channel Island, having a population of around 550 and no motor cars? SARK
6. Which Author wrote the ‘Game of Thrones’ series of books? GEORGE R R MARTIN
7. What is the Capital City of the Spanish region of Catalonia? BARCELONA
8. What was the surname of Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother, when she married the Duke of York in 1923? BOWES-LYON
9. What is the name of the first woman to become President of The Republic of Ireland, serving from 1990 to 1997? MARY ROBINSON
10. How many barriers are jumped in a Men’s 110m Hurdles race? 10
11. ‘The Maid of the Mist’ is a spectacular sightseeing boat tour taken at which US landmark? NIAGARA FALLS
12. What is the name of the minor company of armed forces, based in the Vatican City, that protects the Pope & the Apostolic Palace? THE SWISS GUARD
13. SIR DARN MACHO is an anagram of the name of which TV Presenter? RICHARD OSMAN
14.What is the name of the current US Vice President, inaugurated in January 2021? KAMALA HARRIS
15.How many different colours are there on a standard Rubik’s Cube? 6
16. TV Personality & Presenter Scarlett Moffatt first found fame on which TV Reality show? GOGGLEBOX
17.’Cariocas’ are natives of which South American City? RIO DE JANEIRO
18. ‘Brimstone’ is another name for which chemical element? SULPHUR
19. The Strait of Gibraltar separates the Iberian Peninsular from which African country? MOROCCO
20. Which Actor played the fictional TV Detectives, Jim Bergerac & Tom Barnaby? JOHN NETTLES