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Quiz 40 - Questions: A complete Pub Quiz

Written by Bill Turnbull  Answers

Round 1 - General Knowledge questions.
 

1       RANDOM ADVICE (anagram of a person who is often in the news)

 

2       (Easy one to start you off) in 1956 In which town was the Flying Scotsman locomotive manufactured

 

3       Which merchant bank collapsed in February 1995

 

4       Which city hosted the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest

 

5       Which credit card advertised itself as your flexible friend

 

6       Where are the headquarters of the World Health Organisation

 

7       Who was the Roman god of the sea

 

8       What traditional dark ale is said to derive from its consumption by early 1700s doormen and bag-carrying street workers

 

9       What is the most common breed of dog used by shepherds

 

10    Which fifties singer was billed as the girl with the giggle in her voice

 

11    Where in the body is the thyroid gland

 

12    What was the name of the woman in the Australian dingo baby case

 

13    What was Play Your Cards right called in the USA

 

14    What is a female crab called

 

15    Who was known as The Lady of the Lamp

 

16    What is the chemical symbol for mercury

 

17    What would a Brolliologist collect

 

18    Which organisation claims to be the fourth emergency service

 

19    Where on the body would you find the columella

 

20    In the nineteen twenties what were Oxford bags

 

Round 2 GEOGRAPHY

21    Which European city is known as The Bride of the Sea

 

22    What is the newest capital city in Europe (by newest I mean been the capital the shortest time)

 

23    Indo-China is the old name of which country

 

24    Which European capital stands on the river Spree

 

25    The ancient city of Pompeii lies at the foot of which volcano

 

26    What is the largest island in Europe

 

27    What lake is the largest body of fresh water in the world

 

28    What's the name for the geographical dividing line between North and South Korea

 

29    What is the capital of Iraq

 

30    Name the five sea areas of the British Isles that share their names with rivers (point for each one)

 

BACK TO GENERAL KNOWLEDGE

31    What is the name of the Picasso painting that has just been sold for a world record price at auction (May 2015)

 

32    Who succeeded Churchill as prime minister in 1955

 

33    What is the title of the latest Mad Max film

 

34    Who originally recorded Blue Suede Shoes

 

35    Which English car company made the Alpine sports car

 

36    Who was the Greek god of the sea

 

37    In African cuisine what type of food is Fufu, we would usually eat it in the morning

 

38    What is the inscription on the obverse side of the Victoria Cross

 

39    In which British city is Barlinnie prison

 

40    CONCERTING ANALYST is a sporting anagram

 









Quiz 40 - Answers


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