Lockdown Quiz Number 60 – 24 May 2021

1.What is the name of the Ranch & family home of the Ewings in the US TV Drama Series ‘Dallas’?
2. What is the standard unit of currency in Thailand, divided into 100 satang?  
3. What is the name of the City in North East Scotland nicknamed ‘The Granite City’?
4. In Greek Mythology what is the name of the handsome youth who was loved by Aphrodite?
5. What is the name given to a work of art consisting of three panels or pictures?
6. Who founded the Scouting Movement in the UK in 1908?  
7. What name is given to the full headdress worn by a nun?  
8. In the 1979 Monty Python film ‘The Life of Brian’ which member of the team portrayed Brian?
9. What is the name of the body of water that separates Italy from Sicily?  
10. What is the first name of the new baby son, & great grandson to The Queen, born to Mike & Zara Tindall in March 2021?
11. Which Actor portrayed the character ‘Uncle Albert’ in the TV Sitcom: Only Fools & Horses?
12. The Mayor of Casterbridge, Jude the Obscure & Under the Greenwood Tree, are all novels written by which Author?
13. Which King of England, the son of Henry II & Eleanor of Aquitaine, was given the nickname ‘Coeur de Lion’?
14. The Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe, a horse race run annually on the first Sunday in October, takes place on which French Race Track?
15. Diana Prince is the alter ego of which DC Comics Superhero?  
16.’The Wizard of Wishaw’ is the nickname of which successful Scottish professional snooker player?
17. Which award winning British Actress has been married to Jim Threapleton, Sam Mendes & Ned Rocknroll?
18. What is the name of the container ship which ran aground in the Suez Canal in March 2021, blocking the route for several days?
19. Which member of the Royal Family was the subject of an attempted kidnap in The Mall, London in 1974?
20. What was the name of the Spaceship which carried Cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin when he became the first man to journey into outer space in 1961

ANSWERS BELOW, JULIE CLARKE


1.What is the name of the Ranch & family home of the Ewings in the US TV Drama Series ‘Dallas’?SOUTHFORK
2. What is the standard unit of currency in Thailand, divided into 100 satang?  BAHT
3. What is the name of the City in North East Scotland nicknamed ‘The Granite City’?ABERDEEN
4. In Greek Mythology what is the name of the handsome youth who was loved by Aphrodite?ADONIS
5. What is the name given to a work of art consisting of three panels or pictures?TRIPTYCH
6. Who founded the Scouting Movement in the UK in 1908?  ROBERT BADEN-POWELL
7. What name is given to the full headdress worn by a nun?  WIMPLE
8. In the 1979 Monty Python film ‘The Life of Brian’ which member of the team portrayed Brian?GRAHAM CHAPMAN
9. What is the name of the body of water that separates Italy from Sicily?  MESSINA STRAIT
10. What is the first name of the new baby son, & great grandson to The Queen, born to Mike & Zara Tindall in March 2021?LUCAS
11. Which Actor portrayed the character ‘Uncle Albert’ in the TV Sitcom: Only Fools & Horses?BUSTER MERRYFIELD
12. The Mayor of Casterbridge, Jude the Obscure & Under the Greenwood Tree, are all novels written by which Author?THOMAS HARDY
13. Which King of England, the son of Henry II & Eleanor of Aquitaine, was given the nickname ‘Coeur de Lion’?RICHARD I
14. The Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe, a horse race run annually on the first Sunday in October, takes place on which French Race Track?LONGCHAMP
15. Diana Prince is the alter ego of which DC Comics Superhero?  WONDER WOMAN
16.’The Wizard of Wishaw’ is the nickname of which successful Scottish professional snooker player?JOHN HIGGINS
17. Which award winning British Actress has been married to Jim Threapleton, Sam Mendes & Ned Rocknroll?KATE WINSLET
18. What is the name of the container ship which ran aground in the Suez Canal in March 2021, blocking the route for several days?EVERGIVEN
19. Which member of the Royal Family was the subject of an attempted kidnap in The Mall, London in 1974?PRINCESS ANNE
20. What was the name of the Spaceship which carried Cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin when he became the first man to journey into outer space in 1961VOSTOK I