Weekly Quiz from the Archive
This quiz was the very first one that I wrote for the quiz league back on 2nd June 2003. The style was the "old" style of 8 rounds of 8 questions with a competitive beer leg. Enjoy testing yourself. Answers here
1 :1 What was the name of the stun gun already used in the U.S. that was introduced to Thames Valley and Northamptonshire police in April 2003?
1 :2 What is the full name of the virus known as SARS?
1 :3 In which country is Agadir?
1 :4 In which country is Timbucto?
1 :5 Who developed the first laser printer?
1 :6 Who marketed the first dot matrix printers in 1957?
1 :7 Which Vegetable has variety named ,Big Boy,Shirley & Alicante
1 :8 Which vegetable has variety named ,Webbs Wonderful ,Tom Thumb & Little Gem?
2 :1 Which capital is on the slopes of the volcano Pichincha?
2 :2 Who Knocked out Mike Tyson in 1990?
2 :3 In which year of the 1920's were the rules of football changed to allow goals direct from corners?
2 :4 Who wrote the play "The Seagull"?
2 :5 What was Paula Radcliffe's winning time in this years Flora London Marathon ? (Hours and Minutes)
2 :6 What is the name of Bob The Builders cat?
2 :7 Who was the star of 'Jeremiah Johnson' in 1972?
2 :8 Who or What were Fuggers?
3 :1 Which family of birds does a Ring-Ousel belong?
3 :2 Which family of birds does a Redstart belong?
3 :3 What was Lofty's real Christian Name ?
3 :4 Who had a wool stall on the market?
3 :5 Who was Roger Moore's first wife?
3 :6 What was the name of Sting's first wife?
3 :7 What sort of rice is mentioned in "Pop goes the Weasel"
3 :8 How many fiddlers did old King Cole have?
4 :1 What was the US title of the 1964 film 'The Caretaker' based on Pinter's play?
4 :2 Name the cartoon cat who 'kept on walking'?
4 :3 What was Jim Davidson's character name in the sitcom 'Home James' ?
4 :4 What is Woody's horse called in Toy Story 2?
4 :5 What is Kevin Spacey's character name in the film 'American Beauty'?
4 :6 Which company for black dancers did Arthur Mitchell form in 1969?
4 :7 Who wrote the opera 'Punch and Judy' ?
4 :8 In which decade were the first Academy Awards given?
5 :1 Who painted "The Clothed Maja" and "The Naked Maja"?
5 :2 Who painted "Le Dejeuner Sur L'herbe"?
5 :3 George Lee has been 3 times world Champions in which sport
5 :4 Bob Nudd has been a world champion in which sport?
5 :5 In Bambi what was the name of the skunk?
5 :6 Which birds take part in the ballet in 'Fantasia'?
5 :7 What do we call fear of snakes?
5 :8 What is cynophobia?
6 :1 What in Islam is Zakat?
6 :2 In scrabble how many points in the letter 'J' worth?
6 :3 Which Welsh town became a city in 1969?
6 :4 Who is the god of creation?
6 :5 What in Indian cookery is Panir?
6 :6 Which Country did Martin Crowe play?
6 :7 What name was given to the occasion in 1934 when Hitler had members of his own party murdered by the SS?
6 :8 What was The Police's first U.K. No 1 in 1979?
7 :1 Who said 'Religion is the opium of the people'?
7 :2 Who said 'Power is a great aphrodisiac'?
7 :3 What is the official language of Pakistan?
7 :4 What is the official language of Iran?
7 :5 In which year did the Klondike gold rush begin?
7 :6 In which year did Baden Powell form the Boy Scouts?
7 :7 What is the formula for finding the area of a triangle?
7 :8 What is the formula for finding the area of a circle?
8 :1 What was invented by the US students using aluminium flan cases?
8 :2 What was ARPANET a forerunner of?
8 :3 Whose first album was "Are you Experienced"
8 :4 What was the name of the monster killed by Beowulf?
8 :5 Who was the god of funerals?
8 :6 Who was the only batchelor US President?
8 :7 Who wrote the 1999 novel "Chocolat"?
8 :8 What nationality is Hans Blix-the chief weapons inspector in Iraq?
Beer :1 Who Played Cruella de Vil in the 'real version of 101 Dalmations?
Beer :2 Who Played Vince Vega in 'Pulp Fiction'?
Beer :3 Which gift was given to Cassandra by Apollo?
Beer :4 Which nymph was loved by Narcissus?
Beer :5 Who is the patron saint of comedians?
Beer :6 Who is the patron saint of cooks?
Beer :7 In which century was Boticelli born?
Beer :8 In which century was The Black Death and The Peasants' revolt?
Beer :9 What type of creature is an emmet?
Beer :10 What sort of creature is a Godwit?
Beer :11 Who sang that they were "back for good" in 1995?
Beer :12 Who had a 1997 hit with "Barbie Girl"
Beer :13 The oval is home to which county cricket team?
Beer :14 Grace Road is home to which county cricket team
Beer :15 What is the capital of Venezuela?
Beer :16 What is the capital of Peru?