Quiz Questions  Archive: Quiz #46
Set by Russell  |  39 pts     (2018-01-22)

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1) 2018 marks the 50th anniversary of the assination of 2 prominent US figures - name them. (2 pts)  Russell:  2018-01-22

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) What are the 8 terms in the below equation that predicts that today is the saddest day of the year? (8 pts)  Russell:  2018-01-22

4) Mick Fleetwood played lamb chops and Lyndsay Buckingham a Kleenex box on what Fleetwood Mac song? (1 pt)  Russell:  2018-01-22

5) The announcement of an upcoming recipe change led to panic buying of what product in December 2017? (1 pt)  Russell:  2018-01-22

6) a) Counties ending in -shire are normally named after a town/city. By my reckoning (happy to be corrected for bonus points) there are two -shires in England without a corresponding town. Can you name them? b) How many Local Authority areas in Scotland have 'shire' in the title? (3 pts)  Russell:  2018-01-22

7) 2017 is on record as the hottest year globally without an El Nino event. In the UK 2 months were colder than the 1980-2010 average. Which were they? (2 pts)  Russell:  2018-01-22

8) Which 2 figures depicted on US Banknotes have not served as US president? (2 pts)  Russell:  2018-01-22

9) There have been 9 secretaries general of the UN since 1946 - can you list their nationalities? (9 pts)  Russell:  2018-01-22

10) Name the football teams (English Footbll League) by the nickname derived from local industry: a) Shrimpers b) Cod Army c) Silkmen d) Carpetmen e) Potters f) Hatters g) Gunners h) Chairboys i) Brewers (9 pts)  Russell:  2018-01-22

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