Lockdown Quiz Number 59 – 17 May 2021

1.What is the more familiar name for the members of the Religious Society of Friends; a Christian organisation founded by George Fox c.1650?
2. What is the name of a small piece of cotton gauze used in surgery or medicine for cleansing a wound?
3. What name is given to a pair of bags or boxes fitted on either side of the rear wheel of a motorcycle or bicycle?
4. Which dense dark hardwood is traditionally used in the production of chess sets and piano keyboards?
5. Which poem by Edgar Allan Poe opens with the line: ‘Once upon a midnight dreary’?
6. What name is given to a wooden framework with holes for the head & hands in which offenders were imprisoned and subjected to public abuse?
7. Which Author created the fictional characters of Jeeves & Wooster?
8. How many players are there in a traditional Volleyball Team?
9. Which ‘Dark’ TV Comedy series, set in the fictional town of Royston Vasey, stars Mark Gatiss, Steve Pemberton & Reece Shearsmith?
10. The Quantock Hills, designated England’s first ‘Area of Outstanding Beauty’ in 1956, are located in which County?
11. Which Footballer was the first ever recipient of the Ballon d’Or in 1956?
12. US Actor Al Pacino has won only one Best Actor Oscar (to date) for his role in which film of 1993?
13. Beaumaris Castle is located on which island of the UK?  
14. Of the four Railway Stations on a traditional UK Monopoly Board, which one comes last alphabetically?
15. The Headquarters of FIFA, the governing body of international football, is located in which European City?
16. Angus Ogilvy married which member of the Royal Family at Westminster Abbey in 1963??
17. What is the name of the body of water which separates the Isle of Wight from the mainland of the UK?
18. The medical condition of Rickets is caused by a deficiency of which vitamin?
19. Minnie the Minx, Lord Snooty & Billy Whizz, all appeared in which British Children’s Comic?
20. What is the real first name of Professional Golfer: ‘Tiger’Woods?

ANSWERS BELOW, JULIE CLARKE


1.What is the more familiar name for the members of the Religious Society of Friends; a Christian organisation founded by George Fox c.1650?QUAKERS
2. What is the name of a small piece of cotton gauze used in surgery or medicine for cleansing a wound?SWAB
3. What name is given to a pair of bags or boxes fitted on either side of the rear wheel of a motorcycle or bicycle?PANNIERS
4. Which dense dark hardwood is traditionally used in the production of chess sets and piano keyboards?EBONY
5. Which poem by Edgar Allan Poe opens with the line: ‘Once upon a midnight dreary’?THE RAVEN
6. What name is given to a wooden framework with holes for the head & hands in which offenders were imprisoned and subjected to public abuse?PILLORY
7. Which Author created the fictional characters of Jeeves & Wooster?PG WODEHOUSE  
8. How many players are there in a traditional Volleyball Team?6  
9. Which ‘Dark’ TV Comedy series, set in the fictional town of Royston Vasey, stars Mark Gatiss, Steve Pemberton & Reece Shearsmith?THE LEAGUE OF GENTLEMEN
10. The Quantock Hills, designated England’s first ‘Area of Outstanding Beauty’ in 1956, are located in which County?SOMERSET
11. Which Footballer was the first ever recipient of the Ballon d’Or in 1956?STANLEY MATTHEWS
12. US Actor Al Pacino has won only one Best Actor Oscar (to date) for his role in which film of 1993?SCENT OF A WOMAN
13. Beaumaris Castle is located on which island of the UK?  ANGLESEY
14. Of the four Railway Stations on a traditional UK Monopoly Board, which one comes last alphabetically?MARYLEBONE STATION
15. The Headquarters of FIFA, the governing body of international football, is located in which European City?ZURICH
16. Angus Ogilvy married which member of the Royal Family at Westminster Abbey in 1963??PRINCESS ALEXANDRA
17. What is the name of the body of water which separates the Isle of Wight from the mainland of the UK?THE SOLENT
18. The medical condition of Rickets is caused by a deficiency of which vitamin?VITAMIN D
19. Minnie the Minx, Lord Snooty & Billy Whizz, all appeared in which British Children’s Comic?THE BEANO
20. What is the real first name of Professional Golfer: ‘Tiger’Woods?ELDRICK