round 1 - Orrell & District Quiz League

round 1 - Orrell & District Quiz League

ORRELL & DISTRICT QUIZ LEAGUE 23rd June 2015 ROUND ONE - INDIVIDUAL 1. 6. 7. Name either of the countries that joined the European Union in January ...

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ORRELL & DISTRICT QUIZ LEAGUE 23rd June 2015 ROUND ONE - INDIVIDUAL 1.

6. 7.

Name either of the countries that joined the European Union in January 2007. If the eight Royal Parks in London are arranged alphabetically which comes last? His father was an MP. His mother was an MEP. His wife is a Prime Minister. Who was elected MP for Aberavon in the 2015 General Election? The name of which musical instrument comes from the German for bells and play? Morland Brewery, brewers of Old Speckled Hen, was bought in 2000 by which other brewery? In which year was the first FA Cup Final played at Wembley? Who plays Cedric Diggory in the film "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire"?

8.

A man and a woman sitting in a Paris bar — who painted L 'Absinthe in 1876?

2. 3. 4. 5.

BULGARIA or ROMANIA ST JAMES'S STEPHEN KINNOCK GLOCKENSPIEL GREENE KING 1923 ROBERT PATTINSON EDGAR DEGAS

ROUND TWO – FREE GUESS 1. 2.

3. 4.

5. 6. 7. 8.

How many psalms are there in the Bible? The first international cricket match was played in Pakistan last month since 2009 when in March of that year the team bus of which country was attacked in Lahore? What do Chris Fawkes, Nazaneen Ghaffar and Isobel Lang do on TV? Which Shakespeare play could be summarised as 'The magician Prospero shipwrecks the enemies that originally ousted him from Italy, but when Ferdinand falls for his daughter Miranda he finally faces them down and learns to forgive'? In 1171 Henry II was the first English king to set foot in an Irish city. Founded by the Vikings in the ninth century, which is Ireland's oldest city? What letter is added to the English spelling of Slovenia to form the Slovene spelling? Which member of the Royal family is Earl of Carrick and Baron of Renfrew? Whose thirteenth studio album released in March this year is Rebel Heart?

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150 SRI LANKA

WEATHER FORECASTER THE TEMPEST

WATERFORD J (SLOVENIJA) PRINCE CHARLES MADONNA

ROUND THREE – INDIVIDUAL 1.

6.

Which 85 year old former MP is the only female member of the Order of Merit? Riley was the real first name of which singer, known by initials, who died last month? Sir Seretse Khama was from 1966 to 1980 the first President of which African country? Which is the only one of the Great Lakes which does not border the US state of Michigan? What is the nickname of the character Henrietta played by Anna Chancellor in the film Four Weddings and a Funeral? Who is the protagonist of the Robert Bolt play A Man for All Seasons?

7. 8.

What is the atomic number of the element ununpentium? In which city was the 2015 Rugby League Magic Weekend held?

2. 3. 4. 5.

BETTY BOOTHROYD BB KING BOTSWANA LAKE ONTARIO DUCKFACE SIR THOMAS MOORE 115 NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE

ROUND FOUR – INDIVIDUAL 1. 2. 3.

4. 5. 6. 7. 8.

Who owns the Empress of Blandings the creation of P G Wodehouse Which word beginning with 'o' is the branch of medical science that deals with pregnancy and childbirth? Name any of the three Welshmen who have been World Professional Darts Champion How many wheels are there on a sulky? Complete the title of the 1933 book by Gertrude Stein The Autobiography of Alice B …? Which Swiss firm of architects was responsible for the Allianz Arena in Munich and converting B Power Station in London into Tate Modern? One of Napoleon's defeats was the unsuccessful 1799 siege of which Ottoman-held walled city port? In which English county is the Tank Museum at Bovington?

LORD EMSWORTH OBSTETRICS LEIGHTON REES, RICHIE BURNETT OR MARK WEBSTER 2 TOKLAS ERZOG & DE MEURON ACRE DORSET

ROUND FIVE – INDIVIDUAL 1. 2. 3. 4.

What is the name of the brother of Peppa Pig? Complete the title of the 1934 book by Evelyn Waugh A Handful of. Which word beginning with 'o' is the scientific study of bones? Name any of the three winners of the World Snooker Championship in the modern era (since 1969) who were not from the UK.

5.

7.

What are the first four words of the poem Funeral Blues by W H Auden read at the funeral of Gareth in film 2Four Weddings and a Funeral"? A Man for All Seasons won the Tony Award for Best Play in 1962. Which play by Jean Anouilh won the previous year? Which highly soluble crystalline salt has chemical formula NH4CI?

8.

In which country will the 2019 Rugby Union World Cup be played?

6.

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GEORGE DUST OSTEOLOGY CLIFF THORBURN, KEN DOHERTY or NEIL ROBERTSON STOP ALL THE CLOCKS BECKET AMMONIUM CHLORIDE (accept SAL AMMONIAC) JAPAN

ROUND SIX – FREE GUESS 1. 2. 3.

4.

5. 6. 7.

8.

Which book of the Bible immediately follows Psalms? Lewis Hamilton signed a new three year contract last month with which motor racing team? The Met Office became part of which government department in July 2011?

Which Shakespeare play could be summarised as 'Falstaff's cynical seduction of two wealthy women goes awry when they find out about each other and decide to return the compliment by making him a laughing stock'? Which Welsh town was granted city status in 1969? The peninsula of Istria is shared between Italy, Slovenia and which other country which has about 89%? Which member of the Royal family lives at Anmer Hall in Norfolk?

Whose eighteenth studio album released in March this year is Postcards from Paradise?

PROVERBS MERCEDES DEPARTMENT FOR BUSINESS, INNOVATION AND SKILLS (accept BUSINESS) THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR

SWANSEA CROATIA PRINCE WILLIAM (accept DUKE OF CAMBRIDGE) RINGO STARR

ROUND SEVEN – INDIVIDUAL 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6.

7. 8.

Which cardiothoracic surgeon was one of three members appointed to the Order of Merit in January 2014? Errol Brown who died last month was best known as a member of which band? Ali Bongo Ctadimba is the President of which African country - his father Omar Bongo held the position from 1967 to 2009? Lake Ontario is bounded by the Canadian province of Ontario and which US state? What is the name of the four-wheeled horse-drawn convertible carriage, named after a town in Germany, used in Blackpool? Which architect, President of the Royal Academy from 2004 to 2011, is responsible for the National Space Centre in Leicester and the Eden Project in Cornwall? Which 1800 battle saw Napoleon's forces victorious over the Austrians near Alessandria in Piedmont? In which North Yorkshire town is the Green Howards Regimental Museum?

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Sir MAGDI YACOUB HOT CHOCOLATE GABON NEW YORK LANDAU SIR NICHOLAS GRIMSHAW MARENGO RICHMOND

ROUND EIGHT – INDIVIDUAL 1. 2. 3.

4.

5. 6. 7. 8.

The voters of which country rejected membership of the EEC in 1972? Trains leave which London main line station across Hungerford Bridge? His father was an MEP. His brother is an MP. His sister was editor of The Lady. Who was elected MP for Uxbridge and South Ruislip at the 2015 General Election? Which brass instrument related to the tuba is widely used in marching bands and named after an American composer who popularized its use in his band? Which Stockport brewery uses a unicorn as its logo? Which greyhound won the Derby at White City in 1929 and 1930 and the St Leger at Wembley in 1931? Who plays Bella Swann in the Twilight films? A group of the artist's friends on a balcony overlooking the Seine, who painted "Luncheon of the Boating Party" in 1880-81?

NORWAY CHARING CROSS BORIS JOHNSON

SOUSAPHONE

ROBINSONS MICK THE MILLER KRISTEN STEWART PIERRE-AUGUSTE RENOIR

SPARES 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

Which heavyweight boxer retired in 1956 with a record of 49 wins from 49 fights? Who edited The Sun between 1981 and 1994? Name the twin city to Minneapolis on the other side of the Mississippi. The town of Coober Pedy in South Australia is a major source of which gemstone? In what activity would you follow the instruction PSSO?

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ROCKY MARCIANO KELVIN MACKENZIE ST PAUL OPAL KNITTING (PASS SLIP STITCH OVER)