LFHHS - CHORLEY BRANCH QUIZ 3 September 2020
Q1. King George V broadcast the first Christmas Day radio message from Sandringham in 1932. Who was the author of the speech?
Q2. The asterisk (*) appears above which number on a standard keyboard?
Q3. At the mouth of which river do the castles Pendennis and St Mawes sit?
Q4. In which country was the Wikileaks founder, Julian Assange born?
Q5. In The Flintstones, what is the surname of Fred and Wilma's neighbours, Betty and Barney?
Q6. Preparing carpetbag steak involves cutting a pocket in the steak and filling it with raw what?
Q7. Which former US vice-president wrote and starred in the 2006 climate change documentary An Inconvenient Truth?
Q8. What is the connection between a vehicle's right and a football rule
Q9. The Fire Monkey Trainers, the most expensive pair of trainers in the world, were unveiled in 2016 with a retail price of how much?
Q10. What is the state capital of Arkansas?
Q11. In June 2020 which former prime minister of France was convicted of embezzling over one million euros in a fake jobs scandal?
Q12. What is the national animal of Scotland?
Q13. William Wordworth said a day spent in a round of strenuous idleness about which activity?
Q14. Bath, Windsor and Barcelona are places that give their name to what type of furniture?
Q15. Located in London, William Booth College trains cadets in which Christian organisation?
Q16. What makes the statue, popularly known as Eros, in Piccadilly Circus the first of its type in the world?
Q17. What seven letter word in the English language does the following: The first two letters signify a male, the first three letters signify a female, the first four letters mean somebody judged to be great, while the entire word signifies a great woman. What is the word?
Q18. Which TV drama, screened between 1986 and 2002 focused on members of Blue Watch based at the fictional Blackwall Fire Station?
Q19. Microsoft has recently (July/August 2020) held talks to buy which video-sharing mobile phone app from its Chinese owner ByteDance?
Q20. In the Looney Tunes cartoons series which character's only vocalisation is "Beep, Beep"?
Q21. A river with the same name flows through York and Lewes, what is the river's name?
Q22. Who was the second British Prime Minister of the 21st century?
Q23. The background of which European nation's flag is identical but reversed to that of Monaco?
Q24. What is the name of the Mars rover which was launched by NASA on 30 July 2020?
Q25. How many wives of Henry VIII were named C(K)atherine?