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Quiz 61b - 'Place Names' - Bumper 40 Question set  Sent in by: Bill Turnbull:  (Highly Rated - Jim)

Do you think you know your geography?


ALL OF THE ANSWERS WILL HAVE A PLACE NAME IN THEM (COULD BE VILLAGE TOWN CITY COUNTRY COUNTY STATE FORMER NAME OR AN AREA AND THERE ARE NO DUPLICATES)


1. Which playwright wrote Entertaining Mr Sloan and Loot and was later murdered by his lover? - Joe Orton

2. Who was the first Englishman to score in both an FA and European Cup Final? - Teddy Sheringham

3. Who is the heroine of the book Little Women? - Jo March

4. Who became the first Labour prime minister in 1924? - Ramsey Macdonald

5. What role was played by Bella Enahoro in the TV series Pie in the Sky? - Cambridge (constable and later sergeant)

6. With what song did Frank Bruno get into the top thirty? - Eye of The Tiger (Suffolk)

7. What is the Harlem Globetrotters theme tune? - Sweet Georgia Brown

8. Which admiral led the British to victory over the French in the 1798 Battle of the Nile? - Nelson

9. Which title character in a Daniel Defoe novel was born in Newgate Prison? - Moll Flanders

10. Who is the father of Lady Sarah Chato? - Lord Snowdon

11. Which actress played Harriett in Carry On Dick? - Barbara Windsor

12. Who was the first female presenter of Top Gear? - Angela Rippon

13. Who played Jesus Christ in the 1972 musical Godspell? - David Essex

14. What is the more common name of burned gypsum? - Plaster of Paris

15. Who played Liz McDonald in Coronation Street? - Beverley Callard

16. Who has managed both Newcastle and Middlesbrough? - Jack Charlton

17. What make and type of car was driven by William Conrad in the TV series Cannon? - Lincoln

18. Which great sprinter died after she suffered a seizure in 1998, aged only 38? - Florence Griffith-Joyner

19. In which TV series would you find Spock, Hodge and Lloydy? - All Quiet On The Preston Front

20. What is the name of the woman's tennis circuit in the USA? - The Virginia Slims

21. Who was the Babe Ruth candy bar named after (nothing to do with baseball)? - President Grover Cleveland's daughter Ruth

22. What is the name of the substitute for silver invented by Thomas Bolsover in the 1740s ? - Sheffield plate

23. When Queen Victoria became Queen who ceased to be Queen? - Adelaide

24. Which chart topping song begins with the words "it was a dream she had, in a scheme she had"? - China In Your Hand

25. What is the bark of the tree quercus suber called? - Cork

26. What was the first UK number one for Lonnie Donegan? - Cumberland Gap

27. What is the name for a five lined poem in which the first two and the last lines rhyme? - Limerick

28. Who was the first Englishman to be sent off in a rugby union International? - Mike Burton

29. Which pop artist painted Whaam!? - Roy Lichtenstein

30. Who played violin in the National Youth Orchestra, won Cambridge blues at cricket and rugby and captained England? - Tony Lewis

31. What was the name of the ship on which actress Gay Gibson was murdered? - S.S. Durban Castle

32. Fanny Price appears in which Jane Austen novel? - Mansfield Park

33. Which animals are sold at Bampton Fair? - Exmoor ponies

34. In which film did the Mental As Anything hit Live It Up feature? - Crocodile Dundee

35. What was Charlie Chaplin's last film? - A Countess From Hong Kong

36. Which American president was known as the Hero of New Orleans? - Andrew Jackson

37. Who had a number one in the fifties with Only Sixteen? - Craig Douglas

38. What is the wine in a perigueux sauce? - Madeira

39. What building material was patented by builder Joseph Aspdin in 1824? - Portland Cement

40. In which Paris square was the guillotine used during the French revolution? - Place de la Concorde



 

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