Lockdown Quiz Number 52 – 29 Mar 2021

1.What is the name of the dish, usually served at breakfast, consisting of rice, cooked fish and hard-boiled eggs?
2. What title should be used to address a Duke, Duchess or Archbishop?
3. What is the botanical emblem of Ireland?
4. What is the name of the vast treeless zone lying between the ice cap and the timber line of North America & Eurasia?
5. What name is given to the biography or writing of the lives of venerated people, particularly the Saints?
6. What name is given to a rich stew, highly seasoned with paprika, originating in Hungary?
7. In the TV sitcom ‘Rising Damp’, which actress played the role of Miss Jones?
8. A Dolls House, Peer Gynt & Hedda Gabler are all works written by which Playwright?
9. What is the nickname of the England Ladies National Netball team?
10. In Norse mythology, who is the wife of the greatest & most powerful of all the Gods, Odin?
11. What is the Capital City of Pakistan?
12. Radar O’Reilly, Klinger, Hawkeye Pierce & Hot Lips Houlihan were all characters in which US Comedy Drama of the 1970’s/80’s?
13. John Lennon was shot & fatally wounded by which gunman in the foyer of the Dakota Hotel, New York in December 1980?
14. The ruins of which large Cistercian Monastery, owned by The National Trust, is located 3 miles south west of Ripon?
15. Which 3 UK Mountains must be climbed to achieve the ‘Three Peaks Challenge’?
16. O’Hare Airport serves which US City?
17. The new polymer £50 note will feature which British mathematician & computer scientist on the reverse?
18. Which gemstone, popular with the Victorians for mourning jewellery, was mined at Whitby, Yorkshire?
19. Which current English cricketer & seam bowler is nicknamed ‘The Burnley Express’?
20. Which British Film Director won the Best Picture Oscar in 2014 for ‘12 Years a Slave’ and also won the Turner Prize in 1999?

ANSWERS BELOW  JULIE CLARKE


1.What is the name of the dish, usually served at breakfast, consisting of rice, cooked fish and hard-boiled eggs? KEDGEREE
2. What title should be used to address a Duke, Duchess or Archbishop? YOUR GRACE
3. What is the botanical emblem of Ireland? SHAMROCK
4. What is the name of the vast treeless zone lying between the ice cap and the timber line of North America & Eurasia? TUNDRA
5. What name is given to the biography or writing of the lives of venerated people, particularly the Saints? HAGIOGRAPHY
6. What name is given to a rich stew, highly seasoned with paprika, originating in Hungary? GOULASH
7. In the TV sitcom ‘Rising Damp’, which actress played the role of Miss Jones? FRANCES DE LA TOUR
8. A Dolls House, Peer Gynt & Hedda Gabler are all works written by which Playwright? HENRIK IBSEN
9. What is the nickname of the England Ladies National Netball team? THE ROSES
10. In Norse mythology, who is the wife of the greatest & most powerful of all the Gods, Odin? FRIGG
11. What is the Capital City of Pakistan? ISLAMABAD
12. Radar O’Reilly, Klinger, Hawkeye Pierce & Hot Lips Houlihan were all characters in which US Comedy Drama of the 1970’s/80’s? MASH
13. John Lennon was shot & fatally wounded by which gunman in the foyer of the Dakota Hotel, New York in December 1980? MARK CHAPMAN
14. The ruins of which large Cistercian Monastery, owned by The National Trust, is located 3 miles south west of Ripon? FOUNTAINS ABBEY
15. Which 3 UK Mountains must be climbed to achieve the ‘Three Peaks Challenge’? BEN NEVIS, SCAFELL PIKE
SNOWDON
16. O’Hare Airport serves which US City? CHICAGO
17. The new polymer £50 note will feature which British mathematician & computer scientist on the reverse? ALAN TURING
18. Which gemstone, popular with the Victorians for mourning jewellery, was mined at Whitby, Yorkshire? JET
19. Which current English cricketer & seam bowler is nicknamed ‘The Burnley Express’? JAMES ANDERSON
20. Which British Film Director won the Best Picture Oscar in 2014 for ‘12 Years a Slave’ and also won the Turner Prize in 1999? STEVE McQUEEN