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WithQuiz League paper  28/11/01

Set by: Albert

QotW: Q27

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BINGO QUIZ

Choose you own question from 1 to 70

1.

Hitchcock's film Marnie is the story of a compulsive thief based on the novel by which author?

2.

In the current M&S Christmas TV advert what three words does Julian Clary use to sum up Christmas?

3.

The Eurhythmics recorded their first album in 1981.  Who were the two artists who made up the group?

4.

German Schnapps is made from potatoes.  What is used for flavouring?

5.

Before British coinage was decimalised how many old pennies made a florin?

6.

In WWII what was 'The Manhattan Project'?

7.

American H D Perky is credited with inventing the first breakfast cereal.  What was it?

8.

What is the highest mountain in North America?

9.

How did Lawrence of Arabia die?

10.

In 1971 Mariner 9 sent back the first close-up pictures of which Planet?

11.

Dead Famous is the latest book by which comedian?

12.

Which Italian port was connected to Rome by the Appian Way?

13.

What widely available substance has the chemical formula C5 N4 03?

14.

Which Roman Emperor was the husband of Poppaea?

15.

Which Shakespeare comedy is set in Navarre?

16.

Sixteen year old Alina Lebedeva has recently been in the news.  Why?

17.

Hitchcock made two films of the same name with virtually the same story in 1935 and 1956, the second starring James Stewart and Doris Day.  Name the film.

18.

What is the name of the family estate in the BBC programme The Monarch of the Glen?

19.

What is the part played by Kylie Minogue in the film Moulin Rouge?

20.

Whose album entitled Tattoo You was released in 1981?

21.

What type of fruit is a 'Profit'?

22.

What is the world's third highest mountain?

23.

By what names are partners in crime Robert Parker and Harry Longabaugh better known?

24.

The first traffic lights appeared in London in 1868. Where were they situated?

25.

In 1960 Amy, Sally and Mo made a space flight.  Who or what were they?

26.

What type of furniture is a Davenport?

27.

What was the name of the girl who died when Senator Edward Kennedy's car plunged over a bridge in Chappaquiddick in 1969?

28.

Who in 1962 became the first American to orbit the Earth?

29.

What is the capital of the republic of Macedonia?

30.

Which Shakespeare play is set in Vienna?

31.

What sound invention did Emile Berliner make?

32.

What are Crampballs, Deceivers & Avenging Angels?

33.

How many Shakespeare plays have more than one part?

34.

What group did Achilles lead in the Trojan War?

35.

Which two countries made peace by the Treaty of Portsmouth in 1905?

36.

Place these musicals in the order they were first performed: - Cats, Jesus Christ Superstar, A Chorus Line, Grease

37.

Which famous filmmaker was born in Chicago on 15th December 1901?

38.

What was the Great Gatsby's first name?

39.

What is the full name of the character played by Dawn French in the TV comedy The Vicar of Dibley?

40.

What animal does the disease Braxy affect?             

41.

The traditional French blend of 'fines herbes' includes Chervil, Chives, Tarragon an d which other herb?

42.

In which country were the first bars of chocolate made?

43.

What was the real name of the Yorkshire Ripper?

44.

Blessed is the biography of which famous sports person?

45.

Which famous first lady said "A woman is like a tea bag - you don't know how strong she is until you put her in hot water"?

46.

What is the capital of Slovenia?

47.

Which Shakespeare play has the alternative title What You Will?

48.

In the current Woolworth's Christmas TV advert what does Des Lynham's moustache remind the lady she has forgotten to purchase?

49.

Whose latest album is entitled Music of the Spheres?

50.

Who recently said, "I love Manchester, really I do. OK it rains a lot, but I think it is a wonderful city"?

51.

What is added to gin to make pink gin?

52.

What film was based on the book I am a Camera by Christopher Isherwood?

53.

Which South American Republic celebrates its independence on May 25th?

54.

In the current Marks & Spencer Christmas TV advert which duo sums up Christmas with the three words "Morecombe & Wise"?

55.

Gone with the Wind was based on a novel by which author?

56.

In which country were pigs first used for food?

57.

In which country was King Juan Carlos of Spain born?

58.

Jaws is based on the best selling novel by which author?

59.

On which island did the mutinous crew of the Bounty make their home?

60.

Which Scottish school did the Duke of Edinburgh and Prince Charles attend?

61.

Which capital city lies at the junction of the Sava and Danube?

62.

What is the more common name for 'Morbilli'?

63.

Who is the only Premiership player who has played in all 4 divisions for the same club?

64.

Whose unfinished novel is entitled Weir of Hermiston?

65.

Who directed the 1977 film Star Wars?

66.

What is the name of the Major whose £1 million cheque has been withheld by the TV quiz programme Who Wants to be a Millionaire?

67.

Which two countries made peace by the Treaty of Ostend in 1814?

68.

What are Babouches, Buskins and Chappals?

69.

Apart from Rome which three Italian cities have two teams in Serie A?

70.

Where is set to become the newest English Cricket Test Match venue?

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BINGO QUIZ

Choose you own question from 1 to 70

1.

Hitchcock's film Marnie is the story of a compulsive thief based on the novel by which author?

Winston Graham

2.

In the current M&S Christmas TV advert what three words does Julian Clary use to sum up Christmas?

"The Queen's Speech"

3.

The Eurhythmics recorded their first album in 1981.  Who were the two artists who made up the group?

Annie Lennox and Dave Stewart

4.

German Schnapps is made from potatoes.  What is used for flavouring?

Caraway Seeds

5.

Before British coinage was decimalised how many old pennies made a florin?

Twenty-Four

6.

In WWII what was 'The Manhattan Project'?

Development of the Atomic Bomb

7.

American H D Perky is credited with inventing the first breakfast cereal.  What was it?

Shredded Wheat

8.

What is the highest mountain in North America?

Mount McKinley

9.

How did Lawrence of Arabia die?

In a motorcycle accident

10.

In 1971 Mariner 9 sent back the first close-up pictures of which Planet?

Pluto

11.

Dead Famous is the latest book by which comedian?

Ben Elton

12.

Which Italian port was connected to Rome by the Appian Way?

Brindisi

13.

What widely available substance has the chemical formula C5 N4 03?

Uric Acid

(accept urine or anything similar at the QM's discretion)

14.

Which Roman Emperor was the husband of Poppaea?

Nero

15.

Which Shakespeare comedy is set in Navarre?

Love's Labour Lost

16.

Sixteen year old Alina Lebedeva has recently been in the news.  Why?

She slapped Prince Charles on the face with a red Carnation 

17.

Hitchcock made two films of the same name with virtually the same story in 1935 and 1956, the second starring James Stewart and Doris Day.  Name the film.

The Man Who Knew Too Much

18.

What is the name of the family estate in the BBC programme The Monarch of the Glen?

Glenbogle

19.

What is the part played by Kylie Minogue in the film Moulin Rouge?

The Absinthe Fairy

20.

Whose album entitled Tattoo You was released in 1981?

The Rolling Stones

21.

What type of fruit is a 'Profit'?

An Apple

22.

What is the world's third highest mountain?

Kanchenjunga

23.

By what names are partners in crime Robert Parker and Harry Longabaugh better known?

Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

24.

The first traffic lights appeared in London in 1868. Where were they situated?

Outside the Houses of Parliament

25.

In 1960 Amy, Sally and Mo made a space flight.  Who or what were they?

Mice

26.

What type of furniture is a Davenport?

A type of writing desk

27.

What was the name of the girl who died when Senator Edward Kennedy's car plunged over a bridge in Chappaquiddick in 1969?

Mary Jo Kopechne

28.

Who in 1962 became the first American to orbit the Earth?

John Glenn

29.

What is the capital of the republic of Macedonia?

Skopje

30.

Which Shakespeare play is set in Vienna?

Measure for Measure

31.

What sound invention did Emile Berliner make?

Flat Records (78ís)

32.

What are Crampballs, Deceivers & Avenging Angels?

Fungi

33.

How many Shakespeare plays have more than one part?

Two

(Henry IV & Henry VI)

34.

What group did Achilles lead in the Trojan War?

The Myrmidons

35.

Which two countries made peace by the Treaty of Portsmouth in 1905?

Russia and Japan 

36.

Place these musicals in the order they were first performed: - Cats, Jesus Christ Superstar, A Chorus Line, Grease

JC Superstar 1971;

Grease 1972;

A Chorus Line 1975;

Cats 1981

37.

Which famous filmmaker was born in Chicago on 15th December 1901?

Walt Disney

38.

What was the Great Gatsby's first name?

Jay

39.

What is the full name of the character played by Dawn French in the TV comedy The Vicar of Dibley?

Geraldine Granger

40.

What animal does the disease Braxy affect?             

Sheep

41.

The traditional French blend of 'fines herbes' includes Chervil, Chives, Tarragon an d which other herb?

Parsley

42.

In which country were the first bars of chocolate made?

Switzerland

43.

What was the real name of the Yorkshire Ripper?

Peter Sutcliffe

44.

Blessed is the biography of which famous sports person?

George Best 

45.

Which famous first lady said "A woman is like a tea bag - you don't know how strong she is until you put her in hot water"?

Nancy Reagan

46.

What is the capital of Slovenia?

Ljubljana

47.

Which Shakespeare play has the alternative title What You Will?

Twelfth Night

48.

In the current Woolworth's Christmas TV advert what does Des Lynham's moustache remind the lady she has forgotten to purchase?

a Pastry Brush

49.

Whose latest album is entitled Music of the Spheres?

Ian Brown 

50.

Who recently said, "I love Manchester, really I do. OK it rains a lot, but I think it is a wonderful city"?

Linda Evangelista

51.

What is added to gin to make pink gin?

Angostura bitters

52.

What film was based on the book I am a Camera by Christopher Isherwood?

Cabaret

53.

Which South American Republic celebrates its independence on May 25th?

Argentina 

54.

In the current Marks & Spencer Christmas TV advert which duo sums up Christmas with the three words "Morecombe & Wise"?

Sir Stephen Redgrave and Matthew Pinsent

55.

Gone with the Wind was based on a novel by which author?

Margaret Mitchell

56.

In which country were pigs first used for food?

China

57.

In which country was King Juan Carlos of Spain born?

Italy

58.

Jaws is based on the best selling novel by which author?

Peter Benchley

59.

On which island did the mutinous crew of the Bounty make their home?

Pitcairn

60.

Which Scottish school did the Duke of Edinburgh and Prince Charles attend?

Gordonstoun

61.

Which capital city lies at the junction of the Sava and Danube?

Belgrade

62.

What is the more common name for 'Morbilli'?

Measles

63.

Who is the only Premiership player who has played in all 4 divisions for the same club?

Sean Davis

(Fulham)

64.

Whose unfinished novel is entitled Weir of Hermiston?

Robert Louis Stevenson

65.

Who directed the 1977 film Star Wars?

George Lucas 

66.

What is the name of the Major whose £1 million cheque has been withheld by the TV quiz programme Who Wants to be a Millionaire?

Charles Ingram

67.

Which two countries made peace by the Treaty of Ostend in 1814?

Britain and United States

68.

What are Babouches, Buskins and Chappals?

Boots or Shoes

69.

Apart from Rome which three Italian cities have two teams in Serie A?

Milan;

Turin;

Verona

(Verona = Verona and Chieves)

70.

Where is set to become the newest English Cricket Test Match venue?

The Riverside

(Durham)

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