Lockdown Quiz Number 63 – 14 June 2021

1. What name is given to a decorative mat of lace or paper laid on or under a plate? 
2. What is the Capital & largest city of Kenya?   
3. What is the two-word name of the society founded in Ireland in 1795 to uphold the Protestant Religion? 
4. What name is given to a formal speech given at a funeral that is made as a tribute to honour the deceased? 
5. The Royal Mint is located in which Welsh town?   
6. Which National Park became the first one to be designated in the UK in 1951? 
7. In the UK NATO Phonetic Alphabet which is the first word to end with a consonant? 
8. The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, whose arrival heralds the end of the world, appear in which book of the Bible? 
9. ‘The Day of the Jackal’ a book written by Frederick Forsythe, tells of a professional assassin who is hired to kill which political figure? 
10. Queen Elizabeth II and The Duke of Edinburgh had been married for how many years at the time of his death in April 2021? 
11. ‘The Very Hungry Caterpillar’ is a popular children’s book written & illustrated by which Author? 
12. Which Actor has portrayed Superintendent Ted Hastings in every series of the BBC TV Drama ‘Line of Duty’? 
13. Which Island off the coast of Venice is famous for its production of glassware? 
14. Konrad Bartelski, Graham Bell & Chemmy Alcott have all represented the UK in which sport? 
15. Marie Antoinette was married to which French Monarch from 1770 -1793?   
16. The BBC TV Light Entertainment Show of the 1990’s ‘Noels House Party’ was set in a large country house in which fictional village? 
17. Olympic Gold Medal winning rower, Helen Glover, is married to which English Naturalist, Writer & TV Presenter? 
18. What two-word French term describes people who have acquired wealth recently and are regarded as vulgarly ostentatious? 
19. The hallux is the medical term for which part of the human body?   
20. Which breed of dog was used in the advertisements for Dulux paint?   

ANSWERS BELOW, JULIE CLARKE


1. What name is given to a decorative mat of lace or paper laid on or under a plate?DOILY
2. What is the Capital & largest city of Kenya?  NAIROBI
3. What is the two-word name of the society founded in Ireland in 1795 to uphold the Protestant Religion?ORANGE ORDER
4. What name is given to a formal speech given at a funeral that is made as a tribute to honour the deceased?EULOGY
5. The Royal Mint is located in which Welsh town?  LLANTRISANT
6. Which National Park became the first one to be designated in the UK in 1951?THE PEAK DISTRICT
7. In the UK NATO Phonetic Alphabet which is the first word to end with a consonant?FOXTROT
8. The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, whose arrival heralds the end of the world, appear in which book of the Bible?REVELATION
9. ‘The Day of the Jackal’ a book written by Frederick Forsythe, tells of a professional assassin who is hired to kill which political figure?CHARLES DE GAULLE
10. Queen Elizabeth II and The Duke of Edinburgh had been married for how many years at the time of his death in April 2021?73 YEARS
11. ‘The Very Hungry Caterpillar’ is a popular children’s book written & illustrated by which Author?ERIC CARLE
12. Which Actor has portrayed Superintendent Ted Hastings in every series of the BBC TV Drama ‘Line of Duty’?ADRIAN DUNBAR
13. Which Island off the coast of Venice is famous for its production of glassware?MURANO
14. Konrad Bartelski, Graham Bell & Chemmy Alcott have all represented the UK in which sport?DOWNHILL SKIING
15. Marie Antoinette was married to which French Monarch from 1770 -1793?  LOUIS XVI
16. The BBC TV Light Entertainment Show of the 1990’s ‘Noels House Party’ was set in a large country house in which fictional village?CRINKLY BOTTOM
17. Olympic Gold Medal winning rower, Helen Glover, is married to which English Naturalist, Writer & TV Presenter?STEVE BACKSHALL
18. What two-word French term describes people who have acquired wealth recently and are regarded as vulgarly ostentatious?NOUVEAU RICHE
19. The hallux is the medical term for which part of the human body?  BIG TOE
20. Which breed of dog was used in the advertisements for Dulux paint?  OLD ENGLISH SHEEPDOG