Lockdown Quiz Number 57 – 3 May 2021

1.What is the name of the Liverpool Park known for dividing the home grounds of Everton & Liverpool Football Clubs?
2. In Buddhism & Hinduism, what is the name given to the final release from the cycle of reincarnation?
3. Which Irish Author has commemorative  plaques in Dublin, London & Whitby?
4. In the Bible, what is the fifth book of the Old Testament?
5. Which 5 letter word is a modern term for ostentatious or showy jewellery?
6. Which Knighted British Actor appeared in the films: The Dresser, Billy Liar & The Loneliness of the Long-Distance Runner?
7. Which area of Liverpool was the home of both Ken Dodd and his helpers, ‘The Diddy Men’?
8. What was the name of the first woman in the UK to qualify as a professional doctor in 1865?
9. Who was the original presenter of the Channel 4 TV Gameshow ‘Countdown’, presenting the show from 1982 until his death in 2005?
10. What is the name given to a person who watches over students during an examination?
11. Gabriel Oak, Sergeant Troy & Bathsheba Everdene are all characters in which novel, first published in 1874?
12.In Sociology, what name is given to the spread of a people beyond their traditional homeland?
13. What is the name of the US Artist of the Abstract Impressionist Movement whose nickname was ‘Jack the Dripper’?
14. Footballer Tom Finney, considered to be one of the greatest football players of the 20th century, spent all of his playing career at which Football Club?
15. Which African Country has the largest population?
16. In Roman Mythology, which God is the King of the Gods and is the equivalent to the Greek God Zeus?
17. Which breed of dog takes its name from the German word for snout?
18. Strabismus is a condition which affects which organs of the body?
19. Which character in the TV Soap Coronation Street has been played by Andrew Whyment since 2000?
20. Author- JK Rowling, Snooker Player- Judd Trump & Artist- Damien Hirst were all born in which UK City?

 

ANSWERS WILL BE CIRCULATED NEXT WEEK. BEST OF LUCK TO EVERYONE & ENJOY!

JULIE CLARKE

Thought for the day:

What would men be without women? Scarce Sir…..mighty scarce! (Mark Twain)