Weekly Quiz from the Archive

Quiz from 9th 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 Who was voted the  Player of the Year by the PFA in April 2003?

1: 2 Who was voted Young Player of the Year by the PFA in April 2003?

1: 3 In which Shakespeare play is the character Sir Oliver Martext?

1: 4 In which Shakespeare play is the character Sir Toby Belch?

1: 5 Which communist leader's real name was Josip Broz?

1: 6 What does the name 'Stalin' mean?

1: 7 What general name is given to  mantatees & dugongs?

1: 8 What are goannas & anoles?

2: 1 How many vertices has a regular dodecahedron?

2: 2 What is orange pekoe?

2: 3 Who wrote "The Barchester Chronicles"?

2: 4 Which was the first Formula One Grand Prix to be televised?

2: 5 In a religious context, what do the initials WCC stand for?

2: 6 How many Airport films were there?

2: 7 The Olympic Games of 1956 were held in Melbourne ,but where did the Equestrian event take place?

2: 8 Which  TV Cop wanted 'Just the facts,Ma'am?

3: 1 Which instrument did jazz musician John Coltrane play?

3: 2 What instrument does Stephane Grappelli play?

3: 3 How many Chance and Community Chest Squares are there in total on the board?

3: 4 How many non purchasable squares are the on the monopoly board excluding chance and community chest squares?

3: 5 Who is the Greek muse of Tragedy?

3: 6 Who is the Greek muse of Astronomy?

3: 7 Which element in the periodic table has the symbol Co?

3: 8 Which element in the periodic table has the symbol Cr?

4: 1 How many stars are there on the Solomon Islands flag?

4: 2 There are three colours used on the flag representing the African country of Gabon, name two of them?

4: 3 What letter does the Rwandan flag have on it?

4: 4 The Flag of which former Russian republic is separated horizontally, Blue, Black, White ?

4: 5 How many stars are there on the Flag representing the island of Tuvalu?

4: 6 What mythical creature is depicted on the flag representing the country of Bhutan ?

4: 7 The flag of which African Country is separated horizontally Green, White and Blue?

4: 8 What colour is the circle on the flag representing the island of Palau?

5: 1 In which year was the first Factory Act passed?

5: 2 In which year was the so called Bloodless Revolution?

5: 3 What is the capital of Switzerland?

5: 4 What is the capital of The Phillipines?

5: 5 What do we call the study of timepieces?

5: 6 What is mycology?

5: 7 Which wild mountain sheep live only in Corsica & Sardinia?

5: 8 What type of birds are the only birds that can see the colour blue?

6: 1 What was Father Ted's surname?

6: 2 What is the Latin word for vinegar?

6: 3 Who is the patron saint of cooks?

6: 4 What was Margaret Thatcher's maiden name?

6: 5 How many days were lost when Britain adopted the Gregorian calander?

6: 6 What part of the body is affected by glossitis?

6: 7 Who became the Tiddlywink champion for the 19th time at the Nation Championship in April 2003?

6: 8 What is Sean Connery's real first name?

7: 1 What was the name of William Conqueror's only legitimate daughter?

7: 2 What was the name of William II's elder brother,who became Duke of Normandy in 1087?

7: 3 In which year were ball girls first used at Wimbledon?

7: 4 In which year was the tiebreak first used at Wimbledon?

7: 5 Which game show returned to ITV in 1995 after a seven year absence?

7: 6 Which primetime ITV game show was axed in 1987 after a 9 year run?

7: 7 Which French artist painted many scenes of young ballet dancers?

7: 8 Who created the picture "The Scream"?

8: 1 Which is Britain's oldest cheese mentioned in the Doomsday Book?

8: 2 Who was the Greek goddess of peace?

8: 3 In which country was the first motorway created?

8: 4 Who won the 1992 Cricket World Cup?

8: 5 In which musical do they sing about a 'Jellicle Ball'?

8: 6 In which year did Napoleon Bonapart became Emperor of France?

8: 7 On which river would you find The Cat and Mouse castles?

8: 8 In which French city is Interpol's HQ?

Beer: 1 What is the Greek wine Retsina made from?

Beer: 2 What are avruga?

Beer: 3 R D Wingfield created which TV detective?

Beer: 4 In which detective series does Miss Lemon appear?

Beer: 5 Which river flows over Victoria Falls?

Beer: 6 In which country does the Zambessi river reach the sea?

Beer: 7 In which US city is the Sears Tower?

Beer: 8 In which city is Rastrellis Winter Palace?

Beer: 9 In the British Army what rank is one above Brigadier?

Beer: 10 In the  British Army what rank is one below Major?

Beer: 11 Who invented the parking meter in 1935?

Beer: 12 Who invented the safety-pin in 1849?

Beer: 13 Who were John the Baptist's parents?

Beer: 14 Name the Three Kings that visited Jesus in Bethlehem.

Beer: 15 Complete the following proverb " One man's meat is another man's ..."

Beer: 16 Complete the following proverb "Marry in haste……

R: 1 Which English town became a city in 1992

R: 2 Who designed the Volkwagen motor car?

R: 3 Which Chancellor of the Exchequer introduced Premium Bonds?

R: 4 What berries are used to flavour gin?

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