Weekly Quiz from the Archive - Answers
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?
As You Like It
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?
Man of Steel
1: 7 What general name is given to mantatees & dugongs?
Sea - cows
1: 8 What are goannas & anoles?
2: 1 How many vertices has a regular dodecahedron?
2: 2 What is orange pekoe?
A type of tea
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?
World Council Of Churches
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?
Sgt Joe Friday in Dragnet
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?
Green, Yellow and Blue
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?
The study of fungi
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?
The Price is Right
7: 6 Which primetime ITV game show was axed in 1987 after a 9 year run?
Three - Two - One
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?
Agatha Christie's Poirot
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?
Carl C Magee (USA)
Beer: 12 Who invented the safety-pin in 1849?
William Hunt (USA)
Beer: 13 Who were John the Baptist's parents?
Zechariah and Elisabeth
Beer: 14 Name the Three Kings that visited Jesus in Bethlehem.
Casper, Melchior and Balthazar
Beer: 15 Complete the following proverb " One man's meat is another man's ..."
Beer: 16 Complete the following proverb "Marry in haste……
repent at leisure