Quiz Questions  Archive: Quiz #94
Set by Phil  |  47 pts     (2020-02-20)

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1) a) Who won the 2018-19 series of University Challenge? b) Who hosts Only Connect? c) William G Stewart presented a popular quiz show that had how many challengers in each episode? (3 pts)  Phil:  2020-02-20

2) Only two diseases have been successfully eradicated by human action. One is Rinderpest (affecting ruminants), but which human disease also suffered the same fate? (1 pt)  Phil:  2020-02-20

3) Austria and Australia have different etymologies and meanings, but are both named after compass points - which two? (2 pts)  Phil:  2020-02-20

4) Hvladimir is the name given to a mammal found in Norweigan territory with a camera mount attached to it. What type of animal is it (Hval) and who is it named after? (2 pts)  Phil:  2020-02-20

5) What are the meanings of these 3 diving hand signals? (3 pts)  Phil:  2020-02-20



6) ITV, C4 & C5 all used the brand name 'Teletext' for their Videotex services from 1992 onwards. What name did the BBC's service go by? (1 pt)  Phil:  2020-02-20

7) What are the 6 extant (~ still spoken) languages in the Celtic subgroup of Indo European languages? (6 pts)  Phil:  2020-02-20

8) Which brand-named anesthetic features (with differing spelling) in lead singles from the albums Beautiful Freak by Eels and Nostalgia by Frank Ocean? (1 pt)  Phil:  2020-02-20

9) The Volcanic Seven Summits are the highest volcanic peaks on each continent. Which 2 are also part of the Seven Summits (highest mountains on each continent)? (2 pts)  Phil:  2020-02-20

10) In programming, stylised words in the following formats are known as ____ case, where the missing word is an animal which they vaguely resemble - name the animal: a) likeThis b) like_this (2 pts)  Phil:  2020-02-20

11) Of the 8 finalists in the Men's 100m at the 1988 Olympics, 6 were subsequently linked to competitive drug use - name 3 of them. (3 pts)  Phil:  2020-02-20

12) a) David Beckham (2002) and Wayne Rooney (2006) both suffered injuries to which bone(s) in their foot prior to World Cup tournaments? They connect to the phalanges of the toes. b) Which 3 countries hosted those World Cup tournaments? 2002 was jointly-hosted by 2 countries. (4 pts)  Phil:  2020-02-20

13) These things are all variations on a theme - what are they used for? a) example.com b) US phone numbers beginning 555-0100 through 555-0199 c) UK postcodes starting ZZ (3 pts)  Phil:  2020-02-20

14) The 30 biggest islands of the USA all come from which 4 states / territories? (4 pts)  Phil:  2020-02-20

15) BTS, EXO and Blackpink are prominent bands in which genre of music? Its name relates to its country of origin. (1 pt)  Phil:  2020-02-20

16) A weasel is weaselly recognised and a stoat is stoatally different, but what are these other UK mustelids? d) is invasive. (4 pts)  Phil:  2020-02-20



17) Which film in 2019 became the highest-grossing of all time (excluding inflation)? (1 pt)  Phil:  2020-02-20

18) We are currently in the 'Eight Generation of Video Game Consoles', but which 4 consoles (from Microsoft, Nintendo, Sega & Sony) made up the 6th generation? (4 pts)  Phil:  2020-02-20




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