Picture Round

Quiz 69 – Round 1 – Picture Round

News readers picture quiz – The following are all news presenters and journalists.

 

 

 

 

1. Martin Bashir

By Nightscream (Own work) [CC BY 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

2. Sophie Raworth

By Mccoombes (Own work) [CC BY 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

3. John Suchet

By AIB London [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

4. Julie Etchingham

By Flickr user Steve Punter (Julie Etchingham on Flickr) [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

5. Jon Snow

By Flickr user Steve Punter (Jon Snow on Flickr) [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

6. Huw Edwards

By Brian Minkoff-London Pixels (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

7. George Alagiah

By Shared Interest from United Kingdom [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

8. Kate Garraway

By Christopher William Adach from London, UK (WP – random_) [CC BY-SA 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

9. Natasha Kaplinsky

By See Li from London, UK (2014-05-15 FiFi Fragrance Foundation Awards 2014) [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

10. Zeinab Badawi

By AIB London [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

 

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Sport quiz questions

Quiz 69 – Round 2 – Sport

Which UK football teams have the following nicknames?

1. Brewers

Burton Albion

2. Glovers

Yeovil Town

3. Grecians

Exeter City

4. Owls

Sheffield Wednesday

5. Sandgrounders

Southport

6. Tractor Boys

Ipswich Town

7. Saddlers

Walsall

8. Quakers

Darlington

9. Monkey Hangers

Hartlepool United

10. The Royals

Reading

 

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Quiz 69 – Round 3 – Science and Nature

1. How many Kilobytes are there in a Megabyte?

1024

2. Which type of acid is used in car batteries?

Sulphuric acid

3. Which planet in our solar system takes the longest to orbit the sun?

Neptune (Pluto is no longer considered a planet, although would have previously been the correct answer)

4. For what purpose would you use an Archimedes Screw?

Moving water from lower to higher levels

5. Which two elements are combined to make brass?

Copper and zinc

6. What is the name for a baby ferret?

Kit

7. In computing terminology, what does DOS stand for?

Disk Operating System

8. Of what is dactylography the study?

Fingerprints

9. By which three names are the ‘malleus’, ‘incus’ and ‘stapes’ more commonly known?

Hammer, anvil and stirrup (collectively called the ‘ossicles’, they are the bones in the middle ear)

10. Which part of a horse is called the ‘dock’?

Top of the tail

 

 

 

 

 

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Quiz 69 – Round 4 – Music

This week’s music round includes a selection of tracks from famous albums. Can you name the album the three songs are taken from?

1. ‘Saturday Night’s Alright (for Fighting)’, ‘Candle in the Wind’ and ‘Sweet Painted Lady’.

Goodbye Yellow Brick Road – Elton John

2. ‘Little Wing’, ‘Castles Made of Sand’ and ‘Spanish Castle Magic’.

Axis: Bold as Love – Jimi Hendrix Experience

3. ‘Diamonds on the Soles of Her Shoes’, ‘You Can Call Me Al’ and ‘Homeless’.

Graceland – Paul Simon

4. ‘Don’t Stop ‘Til You Get Enough’, ‘Rock With You’ and ‘She’s Out Of My Life’.

Off the Wall – Michael Jackson

5. ‘Even Better than the Real Thing’, ‘Who’s Gonna Ride Your Wild Horses’ and ‘Mysterious Ways’.

Achtung Baby – U2

6. ‘Break on Through (to the Other Side)’, ‘Light My Fire’ and ‘Alabama Song’

The Doors – The Doors

7. ‘Frozen’, ‘The Power of Good-Bye’ and ‘Drowned World/Substitute for Love’

Ray of Light – Madonna

8. ‘Changes’, ‘Oh! You Pretty Things’ and ‘Life on Mars?’

Hunky Dory – David Bowie

9. ‘Bigmouth Strikes Again’, ‘The Boy with the Thorn in his Side’ and ‘There is a Light that Never Goes Out’.

The Queen is Dead – The Smiths

10. ‘Octopus’s Garden’, ‘Here Comes the Sun’ and ‘Something’.

Abbey Road – The Beatles

 

 

 

 

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Quiz 69 – Round 5 – The World

1. Which US state capital has the same name as a UK city?

Lincoln (capital of Nebraska – Dover is the capital of Delaware, but Dover is a town, not a city)

2. Name the 5 boroughs that make up New York City.

The Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens and Staten Island

3. Which country’s international vehicle registration code is CH?

Switzerland

4. Formentera is part of which island group?

Balearics (Accept also Pityusic – a smaller subgroup within the Balearics)

5. Which is the largest natural lake in England?

Windermere

6. What is the capital of Haiti?

Port-au-Prince

7. What is the national currency of Sri Lanka?

Sri Lankan Rupee

8. In which sea can Malta be found?

Mediterranean

9. In which country are the Taurus mountains?

Turkey

10. Alaska is the largest US state by area – which is second largest?

Texas

 

 

 

 

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Quiz 69 – Round 6 – Anagrams

The following are all anagrams of UK television presenters.

1. Calendar Stew

Andrew Castle

2. Mr Joky Cleaners

Jeremy Clarkson

3. Balanced Girl

Claire Balding

4. Lady Sets

Tess Daly

5. A Celebrity She Link

Christine Bleakley

6. Worry Agent

Terry Wogan

7. Radical Shine

Adrian Chiles

8. Sauna Diners

Susanna Reid

9. Rarely One Kill

Lorraine Kelly

10. Frosty Cherub

Bruce Forsyth

 

 

 

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Quiz 69 – Round 7 – General Knowledge

1. Of which US state is Frankfort the capital?

Kentucky

2. Who was the first ever female DJ on BBC Radio 1?

Annie Nightingale

3. Which Kenyan runner won the 2014 London Marathon in a record time of 2 hours 4 minutes and 29 seconds?

Wilson Kipsang

4. In which UK city did the 2014 Tour de France begin?

Leeds

5. Who wrote the original ‘Mister Men’ stories?

Roger Hargreaves

6. Which of Henry VIII’s wives was mother to Queen Elizabeth I?

Anne Boleyn

7. Which is the third highest mountain in the world?

Kangchenjunga (in Himalayas)

8. Who provides the voice of Marge Simpson?

Julie Kavner

9. What is the name of Stephen Fry’s husband?

Elliot Spencer

10. Which two colours will you find on the flag of the Ukraine?

Yellow and blue (two horizontal bands)

 

 

 

 

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