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PostPosted: December 24th, 2015, 11:57 am 
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Instead of the usual weekend quiz here are 100 questions to keep you busy until the new year.

1. Which US author wrote the novel 'Get Shorty'?
2. What is the name of the game that is similar to boules, which originated in Provence, France?
3. What is usually kept in an alabastrum?
4. What colour is the 'Little Corvette' in the 1983 single by Prince?
5. Which month of the Gregorian calendar was originally the first month of the Roman calendar?
6. Tennis player Yannick Noah was born in which country?
7. What are baby beavers called?
8. 'The Night Watch' by which artist was slashed at the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam in September 1975?
9. Nosocomephobia is the irrational fear of which institutions?
10. Which English snooker player is nicknamed 'The Rocket'?
11. Formula One racing driver Robert Kubica was born in which country?
12. In the US television cartoon series 'The Simpsons', what is Homer's middle name?
13. The names of how many US states begin with the letter 'I'?
14. What is the only city in the US not technically located in a state?
15. Ronald Reagan was governor of which US state?
16. In the US, Oregon, Nevada and Arizona border which state?
17. The Kingdom of Bahrain lies in which body of water?
18. In 1994 US actress Cameron Diaz made her feature film debut in which film?
19. What is the surname of Buffy, the Vampire Slayer, in the US television series?
20. What is the currency of Armenia?
21. Adolphe Thiers became Prime Minister of which European country in 1836?
22. In the Hebrew calendar, Yom Chamishi corresponds with which day of the week?
23. On a mobile phone keypad, the letters 'tuv' are on which number button?
24. In British education, what does UCAS stand for?
25. What is the second event of a men's decathlon?
26. 'The Valley of the 'what' is a 1966 novel by US author Jacqueline Susann?
27. What type of creature is a quelea?
28. What is the capital of the Italian region Piedmont?
29. Which four letter word beginning with D is means to move rapidly, and is a punctuation mark?
30. What colour is the flag awarded for clean beaches in New Zealand and Canada?
31. What colour are post (mail) boxes in Spain?
32. Tracey Thorn was the lead singer in which English pop duo?
33. On a cat, 'Vibrissae' are more commonly known by what name?
34. Bicerin is a traditional hot drink native to which Italian city?
35. The 1984 Conservative Party Conference was held in which British coastal town?
36. Who was appointed Creative Director of Paris fashion house Chloe in 1997?
37. Which Asian country was formerly known as Formosa?
38. What number is the title of singer Beyonce's album, released in June 2011?
39. 18th Century artist Samuel Hieronymous Grimm was born in which European country?
40. Which British monarch said of Thomas Seymour 'This day died a man of much wit and very little judgement'?
41. Who became editor of the Milan-based socialist newspaper 'Avanti' in 1912?
42. Which country hosted the 1936 Summer Olympic Games?
43. In the US television show 'The Sopranos', what is Uncle Junior Soprano's first name?
44. What was the name of the first human spaceflight in which Yuri Gugarin was sent into space in April 1961?
45. Who plays Winston Wolf in the Direct Line Insurance television advertisements?
46. What is the 19th letter of the Greek alphabet?
47. Bodybuilder Angelo Siciliano was better known by what name?
48. On 26th September 1953, the rationing of what ended in the UK?
49. What is the name of the cockerel in the UK television series 'The Good Life'?
50. In which Charles Dickens novel does the fictional character Sam Weller appear?
51. Who wrote the 19th Century novel 'Little Women'?
52. What was the first name of the husband of English novelist Virginia Woolf?
53. What is the name of the target in a game of curling?
54. What is the name of the literary magazine launched by Francis Ford Coppola in 1997?
55. The EEC (European Economic Community) was created by the 1957 'Treaty of….'where'?.
56. In November 2011, which rock star was made an 'Officer of the Order of Arts and Letters' in 5Paris, one of France's highest cultural awards?
57. Colomba Pasquale (or Easter Dove) is a traditional Easter cake which originated from which country?
58. Terra is another name for which planet in our solar system?
59. Which musical instrument depicts the bird in Prokofiev's 'Peter and the Wolf'?
60. Fairy (or Little Blue) is the smallest species of which bird?
61. Deva was the Roman name for which Cheshire city?
62. In 2007 at the Orsay Museum in Paris intruders ripped a hole in the painting 'The Argenteuil Bridge' by which artist?
63. Mickey Murphy was the baker in which British children's television programme?
64. Who was named BBC's Sports Personality of the Year in 2001?
65. In food, 'E' numbers 110 – 119 are which colour?
66. Which Shropshire town is known for its gingerbread?
67. Mouldwarp is an old name for which creature?
68. Late US professional boxer Walker Smith Jr was better known by what name?
69. The song 'Lambeth Walk' is from which musical?
70. During which month is the Men's Tennis Championship final held at Wimbledon?
71. What was the name of the restaurant opened by Lily Savage and Loyd Grossman in the UK tv soap 'Brookside'?
72. The Cathar Castles are in which European country?
73. Gallophobia is the irrational fear of which country and its culture?
74. On which side of the road do motorists drive in Japan?
75. Enero is Spanish for which month of the year?
76. In the nursery rhyme 'As I Was Going To St Ives' I met a man with how many wives?
77. British monarch Henry VIII married which of his wives in 1540?
78. CDN is the international car registration for which country?
79. Joseph Wiseman played which James Bond villain?
80. Bukit Timah is the highest point in which Republic of Southeast Asia?
81. In September 1990, Geoffrey Palmer resigned as Prime Minister of which country?
82. Cartoon character Penrod Pooch is better known by what name?
83. Which English football team won the 2011 FA Cup?
84. The restored tomb of which dramatist was unveiled in Paris in November 2011, after being ruined by lipstick smears left by thousands of kisses?
85. What is the name of the dragon in the 1937 novel 'The Hobbit'?
86. Which breed of dog is the cartoon dog Marmaduke?
87. The Suricate is another name for which mammal?
88. The former African nation of Nyasaland is now known by what name?
89. In January 1986 US politician Bill Nelson was aboard which space shuttle when he became the second sitting member of the United States Congress to fly in space?
90. Boxer Primo Carnera was known as the 'Ambling 'what'?
91. What is the name of the battlefield where, traditionally, King Richard III of England died?
92. Who served only 119 days as British Prime Minister in 1827, before dying of pneumonia?
93. What colour is the front door to 11 Downing Street in London?
94. 22 'What' Avenue' is the title of a song by Iron Maiden?
95. Amarelo is Portuguese for which colour?
96. How many fluid ounces are in one quarter of an imperial pint?
97. Which English entertainer was born Thomas William Hicks in December 1936?
98. In 1996, Dolly the Sheep was successfully cloned in which European country?
99. Which creature features on the label of a Bacardi rum bottle?
100. In which South Asian country is Phewa Lake?

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 Post subject: Re: Christmas Quiz 2015
PostPosted: December 24th, 2015, 12:05 pm 
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Excellent quiz Mr L, I'll be back for a proper go later but No. 85 Smaug the dragon

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 Post subject: Re: Christmas Quiz 2015
PostPosted: December 24th, 2015, 2:52 pm 
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My, that's a big one ML :ugeek:

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 Post subject: Re: Christmas Quiz 2015
PostPosted: December 24th, 2015, 3:02 pm 
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2. Petanque
4. Red
7. kitten? (rather apt)
10. Ronnie O'Sullivan
11. Poland
13. 4 that I can think of
15. California
17. Persian Gulf
23. 8
26. Dolls
29. Dash
33. Whiskers
35. Brighton
37. Taiwan
41. Benito Mussolini
42. Germany
44. Vostok
47. Charles Atlas
48. Sugar?


Time for a break :)

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 Post subject: Re: Christmas Quiz 2015
PostPosted: December 24th, 2015, 4:11 pm 
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5. March
12. the J stands for Jay
14. Washington D.C.
16. see 1BB's answer to 15
18. The Mask
19. Summers
22. it means Fifth Day aka Thursday
58. Earth
73. Le French
75. January
76. seven
85. Smaug
95. yellow

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4 red...
10 is it hurricane Higgins?

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6. French
58. Earth
74. Same as us
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1. Elmore Leonard
8. Rembrandt
21. France
28. Turin
32. Everything But The Girl
36. Stella McCartney?
40. Mary?
50. Pickwick Papers
55. Rome
56. Either Lou Reed or Bono?
59. Piccolo?
61. Chester
72. France?
77. Catherine Howard?
79. Dr. No
88. Malawi?
91. Bosworth Field
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98. Scotland
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86 which breed of dog is "Dog" That would be Dog, Great Dane x

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86 which breed of dog is "Dog" That would be Dog, Great Dane x


I thought you'd know that one when you saw it. :doglick:

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59. Flute
29.dash
31. Yellow
7. kittens?

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51. Louisa May Alcott
55. Rome
57. Italy
58. Earth
60. Penguin
61. Chester
67. Mole
68. Sugar Ray?
70. June
73. French
74. Left (like all civilised people :rofl: )
75. January
76. 7?
78. Canada
81. New Zealand
84. Oscar Wilde?
86. Great Dane
91. Bosworth
93. Black
94. Acacia
96. 5
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PostPosted: December 30th, 2015, 1:19 am 
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Correct answers so far are:
1. Which US author wrote the novel 'Get Shorty'? Elmore Leonard
2. What is the name of the game that is similar to boules, which originated in Provence, France? Petanque
4. What colour is the 'Little Corvette' in the 1983 single by Prince? Red
5. Which month of the Gregorian calendar was originally the first month of the Roman calendar? March
6. Tennis player Yannick Noah was born in which country? France
7. What are baby beavers called? Kits
8. 'The Night Watch' by which artist was slashed at the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam in September 1975? Rembrandt
10. Which English snooker player is nicknamed 'The Rocket'? Ronnie O'Sullivan
11. Formula One racing driver Robert Kubica was born in which country? Poland
12. In the US television cartoon series 'The Simpsons', what is Homer's middle name? Jay
13. The names of how many US states begin with the letter 'I'? 4 - Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa
14. What is the only city in the US not technically located in a state? Washington DC
15. Ronald Reagan was governor of which US state? California
16. In the US, Oregon, Nevada and Arizona border which state? California
17. The Kingdom of Bahrain lies in which body of water? Persian Gulf
18. In 1994 US actress Cameron Diaz made her feature film debut in which film? The Mask
19. What is the surname of Buffy, the Vampire Slayer, in the US television series? Summers
21. Adolphe Thiers became Prime Minister of which European country in 1836? France
22. In the Hebrew calendar, Yom Chamishi corresponds with which day of the week? Thursday
23. On a mobile phone keypad, the letters 'tuv' are on which number button? 8
26. 'The Valley of the 'what' is a 1966 novel by US author Jacqueline Susann? Dolls
28. What is the capital of the Italian region Piedmont? Turin
29. Which four letter word beginning with D is means to move rapidly, and is a punctuation mark? Dash
31. What colour are post (mail) boxes in Spain? Yellow
32. Tracey Thorn was the lead singer in which English pop duo? Everything But The Girl
33. On a cat, 'Vibrissae' are more commonly known by what name? Whiskers
35. The 1984 Conservative Party Conference was held in which British coastal town? Brighton
36. Who was appointed Creative Director of Paris fashion house Chloe in 1997? Stella McCartney
37. Which Asian country was formerly known as Formosa? Taiwan
41. Who became editor of the Milan-based socialist newspaper 'Avanti' in 1912? Benito Mussolini
42. Which country hosted the 1936 Summer Olympic Games? Germany
44. What was the name of the first human spaceflight in which Yuri Gugarin was sent into space in April 1961? Vostok 1
47. Bodybuilder Angelo Siciliano was better known by what name? Charles Atlas
48. On 26th September 1953, the rationing of what ended in the UK? Sugar
50. In which Charles Dickens novel does the fictional character Sam Weller appear? Pickwick Papers
51. Who wrote the 19th Century novel 'Little Women'? Louisa May Alcott
55. The EEC (European Economic Community) was created by the 1957 'Treaty of….'where'? Rome.
57. Colomba Pasquale (or Easter Dove) is a traditional Easter cake which originated from which country? Italy
58. Terra is another name for which planet in our solar system? Earth
59. Which musical instrument depicts the bird in Prokofiev's 'Peter and the Wolf'? Flute
60. Fairy (or Little Blue) is the smallest species of which bird? Penguin
61. Deva was the Roman name for which Cheshire city? Chester
67. Mouldwarp is an old name for which creature? Mole
72. The Cathar Castles are in which European country? France
73. Gallophobia is the irrational fear of which country and its culture? France
74. On which side of the road do motorists drive in Japan? Left
75. Enero is Spanish for which month of the year? January
76. In the nursery rhyme 'As I Was Going To St Ives' I met a man with how many wives? Seven
78. CDN is the international car registration for which country? Canada
79. Joseph Wiseman played which James Bond villain? Dr Julius No
81. In September 1990, Geoffrey Palmer resigned as Prime Minister of which country? New Zealand
84. The restored tomb of which dramatist was unveiled in Paris in November 2011, after being ruined by lipstick smears left by thousands of kisses? Oscar Wilde
85. What is the name of the dragon in the 1937 novel 'The Hobbit'? Smaug
86. Which breed of dog is the cartoon dog Marmaduke? Great Dane
88. The former African nation of Nyasaland is now known by what name? Malawi
91. What is the name of the battlefield where, traditionally, King Richard III of England died? Bosworth Field
93. What colour is the front door to 11 Downing Street in London? Black
94. 22 'What' Avenue' is the title of a song by Iron Maiden? Acacia
95. Amarelo is Portuguese for which colour? Yellow
96. How many fluid ounces are in one quarter of an imperial pint? Five
97. Which English entertainer was born Thomas William Hicks in December 1936? Tommy Steele
98. In 1996, Dolly the Sheep was successfully cloned in which European country? Scotland
99. Which creature features on the label of a Bacardi rum bottle? Bat

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Which leaves:
3. What is usually kept in an alabastrum?
9. Nosocomephobia is the irrational fear of which institutions?
20. What is the currency of Armenia?
24. In British education, what does UCAS stand for?
25. What is the second event of a men's decathlon?
27. What type of creature is a quelea?
30. What colour is the flag awarded for clean beaches in New Zealand and Canada?
34. Bicerin is a traditional hot drink native to which Italian city?
38. What number is the title of singer Beyonce's album, released in June 2011?
39. 18th Century artist Samuel Hieronymous Grimm was born in which European country?
40. Which British monarch said of Thomas Seymour 'This day died a man of much wit and very little judgement'?
43. In the US television show 'The Sopranos', what is Uncle Junior Soprano's first name?
45. Who plays Winston Wolf in the Direct Line Insurance television advertisements?
46. What is the 19th letter of the Greek alphabet?
49. What is the name of the cockerel in the UK television series 'The Good Life'?
52. What was the first name of the husband of English novelist Virginia Woolf?
53. What is the name of the target in a game of curling?
54. What is the name of the literary magazine launched by Francis Ford Coppola in 1997?
56. In November 2011, which rock star was made an 'Officer of the Order of Arts and Letters' in Paris, one of France's highest cultural awards?
62. In 2007 at the Orsay Museum in Paris intruders ripped a hole in the painting 'The Argenteuil Bridge' by which artist?
63. Mickey Murphy was the baker in which British children's television programme?
64. Who was named BBC's Sports Personality of the Year in 2001?
65. In food, 'E' numbers 110 – 119 are which colour?
66. Which Shropshire town is known for its gingerbread?
68. Late US professional boxer Walker Smith Jr was better known by what name? 1BB had this partially correct
69. The song 'Lambeth Walk' is from which musical?
70. During which month is the Men's Tennis Championship final held at Wimbledon?
71. What was the name of the restaurant opened by Lily Savage and Loyd Grossman in the UK tv soap 'Brookside'?
77. British monarch Henry VIII married which of his wives in 1540?
80. Bukit Timah is the highest point in which Republic of Southeast Asia?
82. Cartoon character Penrod Pooch is better known by what name?
83. Which English football team won the 2011 FA Cup?
87. The Suricate is another name for which mammal?
89. In January 1986 US politician Bill Nelson was aboard which space shuttle when he became the second sitting member of the United States Congress to fly in space?
90. Boxer Primo Carnera was known as the 'Ambling 'what'?
92. Who served only 119 days as British Prime Minister in 1827, before dying of pneumonia?
100. In which South Asian country is Phewa Lake?

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68. based off of 1BB's answer Sugar Ray Robinson

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25. Long jump
53. House
70. The competition starts in June and finishes on the Sunday in July?

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70. The competition starts in June and finishes on the Sunday in July?

This is a better answer than the one I have on the card.

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70. The competition starts in June and finishes on the Sunday in July?

This is a better answer than the one I have on the card.


Burn your card! :roast:

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larss wrote:
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70. The competition starts in June and finishes on the Sunday in July?

This is a better answer than the one I have on the card.


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I nearly forgot to post the answers.
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1. Which US author wrote the novel 'Get Shorty'? Elmore Leonard
2. What is the name of the game that is similar to boules, which originated in Provence, France? Petanque
3. What is usually kept in an alabastrum? Perfume/oils or ointments
4. What colour is the 'Little Corvette' in the 1983 single by Prince? Red
5. Which month of the Gregorian calendar was originally the first month of the Roman calendar? March
6. Tennis player Yannick Noah was born in which country? France
7. What are baby beavers called? Kits
8. 'The Night Watch' by which artist was slashed at the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam in September 1975? Rembrandt
9. Nosocomephobia is the irrational fear of which institutions? Hospitals
10. Which English snooker player is nicknamed 'The Rocket'? Ronnie O'Sullivan
11. Formula One racing driver Robert Kubica was born in which country? Poland
12. In the US television cartoon series 'The Simpsons', what is Homer's middle name? Jay
13. The names of how many US states begin with the letter 'I'? 4 - Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa
14. What is the only city in the US not technically located in a state? Washington DC
15. Ronald Reagan was governor of which US state? California
16. In the US, Oregon, Nevada and Arizona border which state? California
17. The Kingdom of Bahrain lies in which body of water? Persian Gulf
18. In 1994 US actress Cameron Diaz made her feature film debut in which film? The Mask
19. What is the surname of Buffy, the Vampire Slayer, in the US television series? Summers
20. What is the currency of Armenia? Dram
21. Adolphe Thiers became Prime Minister of which European country in 1836? France
22. In the Hebrew calendar, Yom Chamishi corresponds with which day of the week? Thursday
23. On a mobile phone keypad, the letters 'tuv' are on which number button? 8
24. In British education, what does UCAS stand for? Universities and Colleges Admissions Service
25. What is the second event of a men's decathlon? Long Jump
26. 'The Valley of the 'what' is a 1966 novel by US author Jacqueline Susann? Dolls
27. What type of creature is a quelea? Bird
28. What is the capital of the Italian region Piedmont? Turin
29. Which four letter word beginning with D is means to move rapidly, and is a punctuation mark? Dash
30. What colour is the flag awarded for clean beaches in New Zealand and Canada? Blue
31. What colour are post (mail) boxes in Spain? Yellow
32. Tracey Thorn was the lead singer in which English pop duo? Everything But The Girl
33. On a cat, 'Vibrissae' are more commonly known by what name? Whiskers
34. Bicerin is a traditional hot drink native to which Italian city? Turin - a mix of cappuccino and hot chocolate
35. The 1984 Conservative Party Conference was held in which British coastal town? Brighton
36. Who was appointed Creative Director of Paris fashion house Chloe in 1997? Stella McCartney
37. Which Asian country was formerly known as Formosa? Taiwan
38. What number is the title of singer Beyonce's album, released in June 2011? 4
39. 18th Century artist Samuel Hieronymous Grimm was born in which European country? Switzerland
40. Which British monarch said of Thomas Seymour 'This day died a man of much wit and very little judgement'? Queen Elizabeth I
41. Who became editor of the Milan-based socialist newspaper 'Avanti' in 1912? Benito Mussolini
42. Which country hosted the 1936 Summer Olympic Games? Germany
43. In the US television show 'The Sopranos', what is Uncle Junior Soprano's first name? Corrado
44. What was the name of the first human spaceflight in which Yuri Gugarin was sent into space in April 1961? Vostok 1
45. Who plays Winston Wolf in the Direct Line Insurance television advertisements? Harvey Keitel
46. What is the 19th letter of the Greek alphabet? Tau
47. Bodybuilder Angelo Siciliano was better known by what name? Charles Atlas
48. On 26th September 1953, the rationing of what ended in the UK? Sugar
49. What is the name of the cockerel in the UK television series 'The Good Life'? Lenin
50. In which Charles Dickens novel does the fictional character Sam Weller appear? Pickwick Papers
51. Who wrote the 19th Century novel 'Little Women'? Louisa May Alcott
52. What was the first name of the husband of English novelist Virginia Woolf? Leonard
53. What is the name of the target in a game of curling? House
54. What is the name of the literary magazine launched by Francis Ford Coppola in 1997? Zoetrope
55. The EEC (European Economic Community) was created by the 1957 'Treaty of….'where'? Rome.
56. In November 2011, which rock star was made an 'Officer of the Order of Arts and Letters' in Paris, one of France's highest cultural awards? Lenny Kravitz
57. Colomba Pasquale (or Easter Dove) is a traditional Easter cake which originated from which country? Italy
58. Terra is another name for which planet in our solar system? Earth
59. Which musical instrument depicts the bird in Prokofiev's 'Peter and the Wolf'? Flute
60. Fairy (or Little Blue) is the smallest species of which bird? Penguin
61. Deva was the Roman name for which Cheshire city? Chester
62. In 2007 at the Orsay Museum in Paris intruders ripped a hole in the painting 'The Argenteuil Bridge' by which artist? Claud Monet
63. Mickey Murphy was the baker in which British children's television programme? Camberwick Green
64. Who was named BBC's Sports Personality of the Year in 2001? David Beckham
65. In food, 'E' numbers 110 – 119 are which colour? Orange
66. Which Shropshire town is known for its gingerbread? Market Drayton
67. Mouldwarp is an old name for which creature? Mole
68. Late US professional boxer Walker Smith Jr was better known by what name? Sugar Ray Robinson
69. The song 'Lambeth Walk' is from which musical? Me and My Girl
70. During which month is the Men's Tennis Championship final held at Wimbledon? July
71. What was the name of the restaurant opened by Lily Savage and Loyd Grossman in the UK tv soap 'Brookside'? Grants Restaurant
72. The Cathar Castles are in which European country? France
73. Gallophobia is the irrational fear of which country and its culture? France
74. On which side of the road do motorists drive in Japan? Left
75. Enero is Spanish for which month of the year? January
76. In the nursery rhyme 'As I Was Going To St Ives' I met a man with how many wives? Seven
77. British monarch Henry VIII married which of his wives in 1540? Anne of Cleves
78. CDN is the international car registration for which country? Canada
79. Joseph Wiseman played which James Bond villain? Dr Julius No
80. Bukit Timah is the highest point in which Republic of Southeast Asia? Singapore
81. In September 1990, Geoffrey Palmer resigned as Prime Minister of which country? New Zealand
82. Cartoon character Penrod Pooch is better known by what name? Hong Kong Phooey
83. Which English football team won the 2011 FA Cup? Manchester City
84. The restored tomb of which dramatist was unveiled in Paris in November 2011, after being ruined by lipstick smears left by thousands of kisses? Oscar Wilde
85. What is the name of the dragon in the 1937 novel 'The Hobbit'? Smaug
86. Which breed of dog is the cartoon dog Marmaduke? Great Dane
87. The Suricate is another name for which mammal? Meerkat
88. The former African nation of Nyasaland is now known by what name? Malawi
89. In January 1986 US politician Bill Nelson was aboard which space shuttle when he became the second sitting member of the United States Congress to fly in space? Columbia
90. Boxer Primo Carnera was known as the 'Ambling 'what'? Alp
91. What is the name of the battlefield where, traditionally, King Richard III of England died? Bosworth Field
92. Who served only 119 days as British Prime Minister in 1827, before dying of pneumonia? George Canning
93. What colour is the front door to 11 Downing Street in London? Black
94. 22 'What' Avenue' is the title of a song by Iron Maiden? Acacia
95. Amarelo is Portuguese for which colour? Yellow
96. How many fluid ounces are in one quarter of an imperial pint? Five
97. Which English entertainer was born Thomas William Hicks in December 1936? Tommy Steele
98. In 1996, Dolly the Sheep was successfully cloned in which European country? Scotland
99. Which creature features on the label of a Bacardi rum bottle? Bat
100. In which South Asian country is Phewa Lake? Nepal

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 Post subject: Re: Christmas Quiz 2015
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I somehow managed to miss question 63 and i would have known that one. :fp:

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