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Quiz 15b -  Sent in by: Bill Turnbull:  (Highly Rated - Jim)


1. Which tanker was responsible for the first major oil spillage in the English Channel? - Torrey Canyon
2. Which American aircraft company made the Thunderchief fighter bomber? - Republic
3. In which European capital city is the Column of Focca? - Rome
4. Announced this week Bill Gates is no longer the richest man in the world, who has now overtaken him? - Warren Buffet American multi billionaire
5. What was cricketer Gary Sobers home island? - Barbados
6. What is the name of the character in Beverley Hills Cop played by Eddie Murphy? - Axel Foley
7. What was the first commonwealth country to issue a special Christmas stamp? - Canada
8. What was the name of the elephant charity co-founded by Paula Hamilton? - Tusk Force
9. In which county would the Loch Ness Monster live if it was real? - Invernesshire
10. What were the men called who were conscripted to work in the mines instead of going in the army during World War Two? - Bevin Boys
11. In American slang how much is a sawbuck? - Ten dollars
12. Which cheese is known as the King of English cheeses? - Stilton
13. What was advertised that it cleaned like a white tornado? - Ajax
14. What is the capital of Armenia? - Yerevan
15. What law was changed in 1997 to allow a footballer to score a goal? - You can now score direct from the kick off
16. Which fictional character lives at, The Residence, Blossom Lane? - Mrs Bucket
17. Which mythical creature symbolises virginity? - Unicorn
18. In computing what does BIOS stand for? - Basic Input Output System
19. What word is given to the style of furniture dating from the time of James the First? - Jacobean
20. Hampshire has borders with which five counties (point for each one)? - Dorset, Wiltshire, West Sussex, Surrey and Berkshire




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