Quiz Questions  Archive: Quiz #28
Set by Phil  |  31 pts     (2017-08-09)

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1) Name the three cities with these famous beaches: a) Venice Beach b) Copacabana c) Bondi Beach (3 pts)  Phil:  2017-08-09

2) Which 9 languages does the Pope have twitter accounts in, and which has the most followers? (10 pts)  Phil:  2017-08-09

3) What is the only word (well, and its plural) in the English language with the sequence 'ncm' in it? It's of French origin. (1 pt)  Phil:  2017-08-09

4) Ian Fleming died in 1964, but 'official' James Bond books are still being made. Who are the authors of these series: a) Actor / Comedian who writes the Young Bond books. b) (mainly) Children's Author who wrote the last official Bond release, Trigger Mortis, in 2015? (2 pts)  Phil:  2017-08-09

5) Marine AFC have released their new shirt with a quote from a famous work of literature (see picture). Who is the author, more associated with Canterbury than the club's home town of Liverpool? (1 pt)  Phil:  2017-08-09

6) Name these long-distance UK footpaths, based on their start and end points: a) Edale (Peak District) to Kirk Yetholm (Scottish Borders). b) Milngavie to Fort William. c) St Bees (Cumbria) to Robin Hood's Bay (North Yorkshire) (3 pts)  Phil:  2017-08-09

7) The Emley Moor transmitting station is the 4th highest structure in the UK. It is one of only two in the top 10 that isn't known as a 'mast': a) What does it lack that differentiates it from these masts (and makes it a more impressive technical structure)? b) The only proper 'building' in the top 10, is a new-ish London landmark, known commonly by what name? c) The only other non-mast in the top 20, is situated at the Drax power station - but what is it? (3 pts)  Phil:  2017-08-09

8) These flags were part of a 1949 competition to create the new flag of this country - these 50 suggestions exclude the final shortlist, but what country was this competition for? (1 pt)  Phil:  2017-08-09

9) The 1892-93 Division One season had the highest range (by percentage of total teams) of two-word team endings in an English top flight season: Villa, Albion, Wednesday, Forest, Stanley, County, Wanderers, North End, City, Rovers and Heath (out of 16). a) Name either ______ County. b) Newton Heath went on to become one of the most successful English football clubs. What are they now known as? c) Name _____ Wednesday, which at this time was not named after a city, but a grammatical article. (3 pts)  Phil:  2017-08-09

10) Afrika Bambaataa defined the 'four key elements of hip hop culture' - what are they? 2 are musical, 2 are more connected with the wider culture. (4 pts)  Phil:  2017-08-09

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