Lockdown Quiz Number 62 – 7 June 2021

1. Which British Adventurer was appointed Chief Scout in 2009?
2. What name is given to a fox’s hole or lair?  
3. What name is given to a bunch of herbs, typically encased in a muslin bag, used to flavour soups & stews?
4. What name was given to the British Government in India prior to 1947?  
5. Which female jockey became the first woman to win The Grand National in 2021 riding ‘Minella Times’?
6. What name is given to a Spanish blended vegetable soup that is usually served cold?
7. Which member of the British Royal Family married Marie Christine von Reibnitz in 1978?
8. Which Scottish Author wrote the popular children’s book ‘The Wind in the Willows’?
9. Which moon of Jupiter was discovered by Galileo in 1610, and is the sixth largest moon of the Solar System?
10. Gentoo, Macaroni & Humboldt are all types of which creature?  
11. Which Scottish swimmer won a Gold Medal in the 200m breaststroke in the 1976 Montreal Olympic Games?
12. Which Actor played the infamous character ‘Dirty’ Den Watts in the BBC TV Soap: Eastenders?
13. Which Comedian presents ‘The Great British Sewing Bee’ alongside experts Patrick Grant & Esme Young?
14. Which literary character, created by Hugh Lofting, has been played on screen by Rex Harrison, Eddie Murphy & Robert Downey Jnr?
15. In which organ of the human body would you find the Islets of Langerhans?  
16 The first episode of Coronation Street was broadcast in which year?  
17. How many boroughs are there in New York City?
18. Prior to becoming Prime Minister, Theresa May held which Cabinet position in the UK Government?
19. ‘A Bigger Splash’ & ‘Mr & Mrs Clark and Percy’ are paintings by which British Artist?
20. Stretching for 137 miles from London to Birmingham, which is the longest canal in the UK?

ANSWERS BELOW, JULIE CLARKE


1.Which British Adventurer was appointed Chief Scout in 2009?BEAR GRYLLS  
2. What name is given to a fox’s hole or lair?  EARTH
3. What name is given to a bunch of herbs, typically encased in a muslin bag, used to flavour soups & stews?BOUQUET GARNI
4. What name was given to the British Government in India prior to 1947?  THE RAJ
5. Which female jockey became the first woman to win The Grand National in 2021 riding ‘Minella Times’?RACHEL BLACKMORE
6. What name is given to a Spanish blended vegetable soup that is usually served cold?GAZPACHO
7. Which member of the British Royal Family married Marie Christine von Reibnitz in 1978?PRINCE MICHAEL OF KENT
8. Which Scottish Author wrote the popular children’s book ‘The Wind in the Willows’?KENNETH GRAHAME
9. Which moon of Jupiter was discovered by Galileo in 1610, and is the sixth largest moon of the Solar System?EUROPA
10. Gentoo, Macaroni & Humboldt are all types of which creature?  PENGUIN
11. Which Scottish swimmer won a Gold Medal in the 200m breaststroke in the 1976 Montreal Olympic Games?DAVID WILKIE
12. Which Actor played the infamous character ‘Dirty’ Den Watts in the BBC TV Soap: Eastenders?LESLIE GRANTHAM
13. Which Comedian presents ‘The Great British Sewing Bee’ alongside experts Patrick Grant & Esme Young?JOE LYCETT
14. Which literary character, created by Hugh Lofting, has been played on screen by Rex Harrison, Eddie Murphy & Robert Downey Jnr?DR DOLITTLE
15. In which organ of the human body would you find the Islets of Langerhans?  PANCREAS
16 The first episode of Coronation Street was broadcast in which year?  1960
17. How many boroughs are there in New York City?FIVE  
18. Prior to becoming Prime Minister, Theresa May held which Cabinet position in the UK Government?HOME SECRETARY
19. ‘A Bigger Splash’ & ‘Mr & Mrs Clark and Percy’ are paintings by which British Artist?DAVID HOCKNEY
20. Stretching for 137 miles from London to Birmingham, which is the longest canal in the UK?GRAND UNION CANAL