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 Quiz 2b - Place Names! - Another great quiz from Bill Turnbull: (Also Quiz 87a)

"Thought you might like a look at this one I wrote it last year, it was the seven hundredth. Even the denizens in my local enjoyed it" Bill Turnbull

ALL THE ANSWERS HAVE A PLACE NAME IN THEM...enjoy.


1. HITLER IN MACINTOSH is an anagram of someone who has often been in the news and on TV? - Christine Hamilton
2. What shade of cloth was Robin Hood supposed to favour? - Lincoln Green
3. What is the surname of the family in the book Little Women by Louisa May Alcott? - March
4. What was the first thing that Scrooge purchased after his change of heart? - A turkey
5. Which playwright wrote A Streetcar Named Desire and Night of the Iguana? - Tennessee Williams
6. Trachoma is an infection of which part of the body? - Eye
7. In the orders of chivalry what does CB stand for? - Companion of the Bath
8. Which comedy duo were born Bartholomew and Wiseman? - Morecambe and Wise
9. Which British sausage is traditionally sold in a coil? - Cumberland
10. Which female singer had a top ten hit in 1968 with Son of A Preacher Man? - Dusty Springfield
11. Which British motor cycle manufacturer's motto was "Made like a gun, goes like a bullet"? - Royal Enfield
12. Who was Cassius Clay's / Muhammad Ali's manager? - Angelo Dundee
13. What would an American call a bowler hat? - A derby
14. What was the name of the horse ridden by Dick Francis that fell while leading in the 56 Grand National? - Devon Loch
15. Who wrote the musical Call Me Madam? - Irving Berlin
16. What was the first British ship lost in the Falklands War? - HMS Sheffield
17. Which brand of cigarettes did former US president Ronald Reagan advertise in the fifties? - Chesterfields
18. What is the name of the aluminium foil company ALCAN an abbreviation of? - Aluminium of Canada
19. What famous London building did John Nash rebuild in 1825? - Buckingham Palace
20. Which Jane Austen novel tells the story of the Bertram family? - Mansfield Park
21. Which old time comedian's catch phrase was "I say what a smasher"? - Charlie Chester
22. Coca Cola announced in Oct 2010 the closure of which famous British bottled water company? - Malvern
23. Which popular song begins with, The loveliness of Paris seems somehow sadly gay? - I Left My Heart In San Francisco
24. Which creature disappeared leaving only a smile? - Cheshire cat
25. Which American motor manufacturer used to make the Fury? - Plymouth
26. Who was the first English batsman to score a hundred on his test debut at Lords? - Jack Hampshire
27. What is the surname of the captain who assists Hercule Poirot? - Hastings
28. What was the name of the Duke of Wellington's horse at the battle of Waterloo? - Copenhagen
29. Which newspaper sent Henry Stanley to look for Doctor Livingstone? - The New York Herald
30. Which fictional character lived at 32 Windsor Gardens, London? - Paddington Bear
31. What is the longest running show staged at London's Royal Drury Lane theatre? - Miss Saigon
32. What was the home ground of Leyton Orient called before it became the Matchroom Stadium? - Brisbane Road
33. Which company is famous for making the trouser presses that you find in the bedrooms of most decent hotels? - Corby
34. Which English artist painted The Blue Boy and The Hay Wagon? - Thomas Gainsborough
35. What was the name of the first Hi-Fi record player made by Decca to be marketed in Britain? - The Decca Piccadilly
36. For what team did Michael Schumacher drive in his first grand prix? - Jordan
37. On what item of clothing would you find zig zags, ladders, diamonds, rig and fur, steps and prints o' the hoof? - Guernsey jumper
38. Named after a town in Lincolnshire, what is a more common name for bath metal? - Pinchbeck
39. Which American football player was nicknamed Big Sky? - Joe Montana
40. What everyday household item was invented by O A North in 1869? - Coat hook

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