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1) a) What is the largest fish that can be seen in UK waters? b) Bacalhau is a portuguese foodstuff made by salting which fish? (2 pts)  Phil:  2017-03-20

2) The shortest day of the year is 21st December, however this is not the date of the latest sunrise and earliest sunset. In 2017 what were the date of the latest sunrise and earliest sunset? (2 pts)  Russell:  2018-01-22

3) Bike race names: a) The words ronde (Flemish), giro (Italian) and vuelta (Spanish) are used for bike races. What single word do they all translate to? b) The words flèche (French) and pijl (Flemish) are also used for bike races. What single word do they translate to? Hint: pijl comes from the Latin pilum. English has a word very similar to flèche which relates to the thing in question. (2 pts)  Ali:  2019-11-29

4) Which country has won the most Nobel Prizes for literature? The UK and the USA are joint second on 11 wins each. (1 pt)  Ali:  2018-07-14

5) Joseph James DeAngelo was recently arrested, suspected of being notorious serial killer the Golden State Killer. Key information on the case was discovered by now deceased Michelle McNamara, who had been investigating it in an unofficial capacity for a book. Her husband was which comedian, known amongst other things for being the voice of Ratatouille and co-star with Charlize Theron of Young Adult. (1 pt)  Ali:  2018-07-14

6) Spencer Perceval is the only UK Prime Minister to have been assassinated (good fact to remember for quizzes!), however 3 others have survived assassination attempts. These events occurred in 1843, 1984 and 1991 - name the Prime Ministers. All three were members of the Conservative Party, and the earliest is regarded as the father of modern British policing. (3 pts)  Phil:  2018-06-17

7) Put these famous Brian/Bryans into the order of most to least twitter followers: Adams (Musician), Cox (Astrophysicist), Cranston (Actor), May (Musician), O'Driscoll (Rugby Player). 1 point per B-dawg in the correct position. (5 pts)  Ewan:  2017-10-26

8) Name the musical instruments: (4 pts)  Russell:  2017-06-05



9) Name the countries that these four celebrities were born: a) Ex-Mrs Pressley Victoria Principal b) Ex-Mrs Cruise Nicole Kidman c) TV stalwart Joanna Lumley d) Former Ipswich footballer Terry Butcher (4 pts)  Steve:  2017-02-20

10) a) Name the 5 sections of the spine (5 pts)  Saskia:  2017-11-05




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