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Quiz 13b -  Sent in by: Bill Turnbull:  (Highly Rated - Jim)


1. What is the name given to fishing equipment? - Tackle
2. Which British aircraft company made the Sea Hawk fighter? - Hawker
3. Which animal has the longest pregnancy? - Elephant
4. What was the first UK number one for Frankie Goes To Hollywood? - Relax
5. What type of wood is Black Rod's rod made from? - Ebony
6. What is the state capital of California? - Sacramento
7. What is the fossilised resin of coniferous trees called? - Amber
8. Who had a number one in 2008 with Run? - Leona Lewis
9. Which county did Ian Botham join when he left Somerset? - Worcestershire
10. What is the ancient counting frame using wires and beads called? - Abacus
11. What colour shirts do the Colombian national football side play in? - Yellow
12. Which Austrian city was the setting for The Sound of Music? - Salzburg
13. Who had a number one in the eighties with Green Door? - Shakin' Stevens
14. In which month does the Nottingham Goose Fair take place? - October
15. What was the name of the character played by Michael J Fox in the Back To The Future series of films? - Marty McFly
16. What are light cream filled tubular cakes made from choux pastry called? - Eclairs
17. Which fictional jungle dwelling character was invented by Edgar Rice Burroughs? - Tarzan
18. What was the name of the BBC sitcom which starred Tim Healey as a Falklands veteran who owned a hotel? - Heartburn Hotel
19. According to the proverb what is bliss when it is folly to be wise? - Ignorance
20. What word can be linked with hob thumb and toe? - Nail
21. From which creature do we get pate de foie gras? - Geese
22. What would your profession be if you were a member of the N.U.T.? - Teacher
23. Where was the TV series Magnum set? - Hawaii
24. Where in the body would you find the stirrup? - Ear
25. In which American sitcom did the character Dan Conner appear? - Roseanne
26. Which Christian holiday takes its name from the Saxon goddess of spring? - Easter
27. In cockney rhyming slang what is a dog and bone? - Telephone
28. What type of wood are traditional yule logs made from? - Oak
29. Which letter appears in a small circle after a trade-name to prove that the trade name is a registered trademark? - R
30. What is the national bird of Poland? - Eagle
31. Which chocolates were advertised as having the less fattening centres? - Maltesers
32. With which country did Britain have a cod war in 1976? - Iceland
33. By what name is South West Africa now known? - Namibia
34. What is the home ground of Preston North End? - Deepdale
35. What city was Top of the Pops originally broadcast from? - Manchester
36. Which cardinal point does not appear in the names of the American states? - East
37. Which Biblical character demanded the head of John the Baptist? - Salome
38. Which Japanese car manufacturer make the Civic? - Honda
39. In which major sport can you use a joker? - Angling
40. Which group had a top ten hit in 1972 with Ball Park Incident? - Wizzard


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