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Quiz 72a

1. Who is the youngest ever best actor winner at the Oscars? - Adrien Brody (when he was 29)

2. What is the largest known encyclopaedia, made up of 22,877 volumes in 11,095 books? - The Yongle Dadian (Yongle Dadian. This general encyclopaedia was created in the Chinese Ming Dynasty in 1403 and was commissioned by emperor Yongle)

3. In a pub, which would be the odd one out: Old Speckled Hen, The Famous Grouse or Wild Turkey? - Old Speckled Hen the others are whiskies

4. What common term for foolhardy behaviour has its roots in soldiers emerging from the trenches during the First World War? - Over the top

5. Who missed the penalty for France in the 2006 World Cup final? - David Trezeguet

6. Who is known as Saint of the Broom and was the first black saint in the Americas? - Martin de Porres

7. In JM Barrie's Peter Pan, what school did the fictional character Captain Hook attend? - Eton

8. What tune do the bells of Big Ben chime? - Four notes from Handel's ?Messiah?

9. Who failed to receive a posthumous Nobel Prize in 1962 despite her contribution to building a model of DNA? - Rosalind Franklin

10. What was the name of Martine McCutcheon's debut number one single in 1998? - Perfect Moment.

11. What is the main ingredient in a pilaf? - Rice

12. Which breed of dog was named after the vicar of the Devon village of Swimbridge, a founder member of The Kennel Club? - Jack Russell

13. In which classic horror film did Jack Nicholson type the words: ?All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy?? - The Shining

14. In the third Harry Potter book, Professor Lupin is a wizard and what else? - A werewolf

15. Which flowery herb was traditionally thrown into graves as a symbol of the remembrance of the dead? - Rosemary

16. What is the main religion of Poland? - Roman Catholicism

17. Who presented the BBC cooking series Great British Menu in 2007? - Jennie Bond

18. What type of mythical creature is the PlayStation game character Spyro? - Dragon

19. Which English queen executed Lady Jane Grey? - Mary I

20. Which south-east Asian country has the won as its national unit of currency? - South Korea


 

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