***  Like us on FACEBOOK  ***
Buy Quiz Books Here

   
My Favourite FREE Quiz Sites:

Bill Turnbull Quiz Site | Bob's (Mobocurt) Quiz Site
Lots more FREE Quizzes here.
 Visit the sites for their latest quizzes.

UK Pub Quiz

 
Home | About Us | Older News | Latest Quizzes | Questions Series 1 | Questions Series 2 | Letter Quizzes | Guest Quizzes | Tie Breakers | Picture Quizzes
Pub Quizzes | FREE Gifts for YOU | Capital Cities (World) | State Capitals List | Quiz Articles | Offers/Bargains | Contact us | Links

More Information
 

 

Remember to check the answers with another source! When compiling large numbers of questions, mistakes can and sometimes do happen. Tip: A quick way to check the questions and/or answers is to use Google.

 Quiz 7b - General Knowledge - Another great quiz from Bill Turnbull:  (Also Quiz 93a)

"I CALLED THIS ONE, GIVING YOU THE WILLIES"

1. In which of his operas did Rossini use the alpenhorn? - William Tell
2. What was the real name of the WW 2 traitor Lord Haw Haw? - William Joyce
3. Which film star was known as the million dollar mermaid? - Esther Williams
4. Who wrote Your Cheatin' Heart? - Hank Williams
5. Which former Welsh rugby international full back once won junior Wimbledon? - JPR Williams
6. What is the nearest large town to Ben Nevis? - Fort William
7. Cassandra was the pseudonym of which writer in the Daily Mirror? - William Connor
8. The nickname of Twickenham rugby ground is whose cabbage patch? - Billy Williams
9. What was the name of the sound where the Exxon Vadez in 1999 caused a huge oil spill? - Prince William Sound
10. Which English physician discovered the mechanism of blood circulation? - William Harvey
11. Which playwright wrote Cat on a Hot Tin Roof and Camino Real? - Tennessee Williams
12. Which former soap star sang with a group called Take Ten? - William Tarmey (Jack Duckworth)
13. Which William led a gang called The Outlaws? - William Brown (Just William)
14. Who had a number one in 2000 with Rock DJ? - Robbie Williams
15. Who did Margaret Thatcher defeat to become Conservative Party leader? - William Whitelaw
16. Who played the role of Matt Dillon in the radio series of Gunsmoke but did not get the TV role because he was too fat? - William Conrad
17. Who founded the Salvation Army? - William Booth
18. Who was the first black goalkeeper to play in the old first division? - Alex Williams (Man City)
19. Who was the gay Admiralty clerk who was arrested for spying in 1962? - William Vassall
20. What is the name of the liqueur made from pears? - Williamine
21. What flower was named after the Duke of Cumberland? - Sweet William
22. What is the name of the bridge that connects Manhattan and Brooklyn? - Williamsburgh bridge
23. Which poet is buried in Grasmere churchyard? - William Wordsworth
24. Which Scottish patriot was executed in 1305? - William Wallace
25. Which Victorian murderer was known as The Staffordshire Poisoner? - William Palmer
26. Who are the only sisters to have played each other in a Wimbledon singles final since the beginning of the 20th century? - Venus and Serena Williams
27. Who is considered to be the first English printer? - William Caxton
28. Who sponsored the annual Golden Spurs award which ran from 1973 to 1991? - William Hill
29. Who was known as the Shh You Know Who Man? - William Franklyn
30. Who was the female member of Britain's gang of four? - Shirley Williams
31. Who wrote Vanity Fair? - William Makepeace Thackeray
32. What is the correct name of the Rugby World Cup trophy? - William Webb Ellis Trophy
33. What is the name of the high school in the TV series Glee? - William McKinley High School
34. What was Harold Wilson's secretary's name before she took the title Lady Falkender? - Marcia Williams
35. Which company registered Father William as a trademark? - William Younger (the brewers)
36. Which English composer wrote A Sea Symphony and A London Symphony? - Ralph Vaughan Williams
37. Which William is associated with the abolition of slavery? - William Wilberforce
38. Who played the sergeant in Carry On Sergeant? - William Hartnell
39. Who was Mary Arden's famous son? - William Shakespeare
40. Who founded the Jaguar motor company? - William Lyons





What do YOU think of Bill's quizzes? Would YOU like more? Let me know. My personal opinion... 'I think they are brilliantly written, with an obvious passion for quizzing'... Jim Ackroyd:  www.quiz4free.com

 

If you like my quizzes please tell your friends. If not please tell me

Back to Free questions series 2

 

 
If you require Quiz Books: Then please use this safe link to: Quiz Books From Amazon and this safe link for: More Quiz Books and Games

(It costs nothing to look and if you purchase any item from Amazon UK using these links, I will receive a small commission to help with the running costs of this site. Thank you. Jim)

Home | About Us | Older News | Questions Series 1 | Questions series 2 | Letter Quizzes | Guest Quizzes | Tie Breakers | Picture Quizzes
Pub Quiz | FREE Gifts for YOU | Capital Cities (World) | State Capitals List | Quiz Articles | Offers/Bargains

This site is provided for your enjoyment, I would be grateful if you can let me know of any mistakes or problems with this site. Thank you.

Blog | Legal page |  Contact Us  |  Links | Sitemap | Halloween Questions | Christmas Questions | All The Christmas No. 1s | St. Valentine's Day | Hosting
This site and it's contents are copyright (C) www.Quiz4free.com   2007/17. All rights reserved