Lockdown Quiz Number 56 – 26 Apr 2021

1.What was the name of the iconic Dandy of Regency England, and friend of the future George IV?
2. Which computer animated Disney film of 2007 shares its name with a vegetable stew made of tomatoes, aubergines & peppers?
3. What was the given name of ‘The Saint’, a character created by Leslie Charteris & played on screen by Roger Moore?
4. What name is given to a person who examines publications & films in order to suppress obscene or unacceptable content?
5. What is the name of the former Whitehouse employee who was involved in a 1990’s sex scandal with US President, Bill Clinton?
6. Which 4 letter word can follow: ROAD, SILVER, BLIND & BROAD to make four longer words?
7. What is the first name of the baby son born to Princess Eugenie & Jack Brooksbank in February 2021?
8. Absurd Person Singular, A Chorus of Disapproval &Absent Friends, are some of the many works by which prolific British Playwright?
9.Which of the Founding Fathers of the United States is credited with the development of bifocal spectacles?
10.The European Principality of Andorra lies within which mountain range?
11. Who became Director General of the BBC in September 2020, taking over the position from Tony Hall?
12. Which Politician is the current Leader of the House of Commons?
13.Which Comedy Actor played ‘Flash Harry’ in the original St Trinian’s films and Arthur Daley in the TV Series ‘Minder’?
14.What name is given to a member of a people of Ukraine or Southern Russia noted for their horsemanship and military skill?
15. In the literary work by Cervantes, what is the name of the horse ridden by Don Quixote?
16. What is the name of the main group or pack of riders who follow the leader/s in a cycle race?
17. Which politician preceded Nicola Sturgeon as First Minister of Scotland?
18. Bruce Forsyth, Larry Grayson & Jim Davidson have all presented which prime time BBC Television Gameshow?
19. What is the first name of the sister of Gianni Versace who took over the running of his Fashion House after his death in 1997?
20. The Tet Offensive was one of the largest military campaigns of which major 20th century conflict?

ANSWERS BELOW JULIE CLARKE


1.What was the name of the iconic Dandy of Regency England, and friend of the future George IV?BEAU BRUMMELL
2. Which computer animated Disney film of 2007 shares its name with a vegetable stew made of tomatoes, aubergines & peppers?RATATOUILLE
3. What was the given name of ‘The Saint’, a character created by Leslie Charteris & played on screen by Roger Moore?SIMON TEMPLAR
4. What name is given to a person who examines publications & films in order to suppress obscene or unacceptable content?CENSOR
5. What is the name of the former Whitehouse employee who was involved in a 1990’s sex scandal with US President, Bill Clinton?MONICA LEWINSKY
6. Which 4 letter word can follow: ROAD, SILVER, BLIND & BROAD to make four longer words?SIDE
7. What is the first name of the baby son born to Princess Eugenie & Jack Brooksbank in February 2021?AUGUST
8. Absurd Person Singular, A Chorus of Disapproval &Absent Friends, are some of the many works by which prolific British Playwright?ALAN AYCKBOURN
9.Which of the Founding Fathers of the United States is credited with the development of bifocal spectacles?BENJAMIN FRANKLIN
10.The European Principality of Andorra lies within which mountain range?THE PYRENEES  
11. Who became Director General of the BBC in September 2020, taking over the position from Tony Hall?TIM DAVIE
12. Which Politician is the current Leader of the House of Commons?JACOB REES-MOGG
13.Which Comedy Actor played ‘Flash Harry’ in the original St Trinian’s films and Arthur Daley in the TV Series ‘Minder’?GEORGE COLE
14.What name is given to a member of a people of Ukraine or Southern Russia noted for their horsemanship and military skill?COSSACK
15. In the literary work by Cervantes, what is the name of the horse ridden by Don Quixote?ROCINANTE
16. What is the name of the main group or pack of riders who follow the leader/s in a cycle race?PELOTON
17. Which politician preceded Nicola Sturgeon as First Minister of Scotland?ALEX SALMOND  
18. Bruce Forsyth, Larry Grayson & Jim Davidson have all presented which prime time BBC Television Gameshow?GENERATION GAME
19. What is the first name of the sister of Gianni Versace who took over the running of his Fashion House after his death in 1997?DONATELLA
20. The Tet Offensive was one of the largest military campaigns of which major 20th century conflict?THE VIETNAM WAR