Lockdown Quiz Number 54 – 11 Apr 2021

1.The Great Famine that occurred in Ireland in 1845, causing the death of over a million people, was due to a failure of which crop?
2. Which journalist, writer & broadcaster has edited the satirical magazine ‘Private Eye’ since 1986?
3. What is the name of the dog owned by Evelyn Plummer in the TV Soap Opera, Coronation Street?
4. Author, Charles Lutwidge Dodgson born in Cheshire in 1832, was better known by what name?
5. In which US State do the religious group ‘The Mormons’ have their headquarters?
6. In golf what name is given to a score of 4 under par?
7. Tilly Trotter, The Mallen Streak & The Cinder Path, are all books by which prolific 20th Century Author?
8. What is the only city in the world which straddles two continents?
9. Which Football Team provided the most England players in the starting 11 for the 1966 World Cup Final?
10. Who was the only female team member of the ‘Not the Nine O’clock News’ TV sketch comedy show of the 1970’s/80’s
11. Which British Architect designed the Cenotaph War Memorial which opened in Whitehall, London in 1920?
12. What do the Italians call the Disney Character Mickey Mouse?
13. Lake Bled is located in which European Country?
14. Fitness Instructor Derrick Evans is better known by what nickname?
15. What name is given to the scientific study of fungi?
16. ‘Cow Pie’, an enormous meat pie with the horns protruding from it, is the favourite meal of which character from The Dandy?
17. In which UK town was the Cooperative Society formed in 1844?
18. If you add together a gross, a score & a baker’s dozen, what total would you get?
19. Which Actor appeared in the films: Giant, East of Eden & Rebel without a Cause?
20. Of the seven cities in Scotland, which one comes last alphabetically?

ANSWERS BELOW,
JULIE CLARKE

1.The Great Famine that occurred in Ireland in 1845, causing the death of over a million people, was due to a failure of which crop? POTATO
2. Which journalist, writer & broadcaster has edited the satirical magazine ‘Private Eye’ since 1986? IAN HISLOP
3. What is the name of the dog owned by Evelyn Plummer in the TV Soap Opera, Coronation Street? CERBERUS
4. Author, Charles Lutwidge Dodgson born in Cheshire in 1832, was better known by what name? LEWIS CARROLL
5. In which US State do the religious group ‘The Mormons’ have their headquarters? UTAH
6. In golf what name is given to a score of 4 under par? CONDOR
7. Tilly Trotter, The Mallen Streak & The Cinder Path, are all books by which prolific 20th Century Author? CATHERINE COOKSON
8. What is the only City in the world which straddles two continents? ISTANBUL
9. Which Football Team provided the most England players in the starting 11 for the 1966 World Cup Final? WEST HAM UNITED
10. Who was the only female team member of the ‘Not the Nine O’clock News’ TV sketch comedy show of the 1970’s/80’s PAMELA STEPHENSON
11. Which British Architect designed the Cenotaph War Memorial which opened in Whitehall, London in 1920? EDWIN LUTYENS
12. What do the Italians call the Disney Character Mickey Mouse? TOPOLINO
13. Lake Bled is located in which European Country? SLOVENIA
14. Fitness Instructor Derrick Evans is better known by what nickname? MR MOTIVATOR
15. What name is given to the scientific study of fungi? MYCOLOGY
16. ‘Cow Pie’, an enormous meat pie with the horns protruding from it, is the favourite meal of which character from The Dandy? DESPERATE DAN
17. In which UK town was the Cooperative Society formed in 1844? ROCHDALE
18. If you add together a gross, a score & a baker’s dozen, what total would you get? 177
19. Which Actor appeared in the films: Giant, East of Eden & Rebel without a Cause? JAMES DEAN
20. Of the seven cities in Scotland, which one comes last alphabetically? STIRLING