Lockdown Quiz Number 55 – 18 Apr 2021

1. Which City in California is the site of Disneyland?
2. What is the name of a rich stew of fish & vegetables, flavoured with spices, originating in Provence, France?
3. Which Cricket Ground is the home of Nottinghamshire County Cricket Club?
4. In Rock Climbing, what is the name of the metal spike driven into a rock which supports a climber on a rope?
5. Which British Architect designed Buckingham Palace, Marble Arch and the Royal Pavilion in Brighton?
6. What is the name of the Mission in San Antonio, Texas that was the site of a siege & massacre in 1836?
7. Which insect was regarded as divine by the ancient Egyptians?
8. All my Sons, Death of a Salesman & The Crucible, are all works by which Playwright?
9. Which Actor, Comedian & Writer stars in the BBC Sitcom ‘Citizen Khan’ and also presents the Quiz Show ‘Lingo’ on ITV?
10. Enniskillen is located in which County of Northern Ireland?
11. Bonham’s, Christies & Sotheby’s are all what type of establishments?
12. In the children’s book by Roald Dahl, what is the surname of Matilda?
13. Sid Waddell & Tony Green have both been associated with the commentary on which televised sport?
14. Which Celebrity Chef & TV Presenter is the owner of various shops, hotels & restaurants in Padstow, Cornwall?
15.Which two states of the USA end with the letter Y?
16. Actress Julie Andrews was married to which Film Director from 1969 until his death in 2010?
17.What name is given to the longest side of a right-angled triangle, opposite the right angle?
18. Which country has the longest coastline in the world?
19. Which Animal represents the Chinese New Year for 2021?
20.What French name is given to a waiter or steward in a large restaurant who is in charge of wines and their service to table?

ANSWERS BELOW JULIE CLARKE


1.Which City in California is the site of Disneyland? ANAHEIM
2. What is the name of a rich stew of fish & vegetables, flavoured with spices, originating in Provence, France? BOUILLABAISSE
3. Which Cricket Ground is the home of Nottinghamshire County Cricket Club? TRENT BRIDGE
4.In Rock Climbing, what is the name of the metal spike driven into a rock which supports a climber on a rope? PITON
5. Which British Architect designed Buckingham Palace, Marble Arch and the Royal Pavilion in Brighton? JOHN NASH
6. What is the name of the Mission in San Antonio, Texas that was the site of a siege & massacre in 1836? THE ALAMO
7. Which insect was regarded as divine by the ancient Egyptians? SCARAB BEETLE
8. All my Sons, Death of a Salesman & The Crucible, are all works by which Playwright? ARTHUR MILLER
9. Which Actor, Comedian & Writer stars in the BBC Sitcom ‘Citizen Khan’ and also presents the Quiz Show ‘Lingo’ on ITV? ADIL RAY
10. Enniskillen is located in which County of Northern Ireland? FERMANAGH
11. Bonham’s, Christies & Sotheby’s are all what type of establishments? AUCTION HOUSES
12. In the children’s book by Roald Dahl, what is the surname of Matilda? WORMWOOD
13. Sid Waddell & Tony Green have both been associated with the commentary on which televised sport? DARTS
14. Which Celebrity Chef & TV Presenter is the owner of various shops, hotels & restaurants in Padstow, Cornwall? RICK STEIN
15.Which two states of the USA end with the letter Y? KENTUCKY
NEW JERSEY
16. Actress Julie Andrews was married to which Film Director from 1969 until his death in 2010? BLAKE EDWARDS
17.What name is given to the longest side of a right-angled triangle, opposite the right angle? HYPOTENUSE
18. Which country has the longest coastline in the world? CANADA
19. Which Animal represents the Chinese New Year for 2021? THE OX
20.What French name is given to a waiter or steward in a large restaurant who is in charge of wines and their service to table? SOMMELIER