Wrexham Quiz League Questions 17th February 1981 - League Week 7 
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Round 1
1
Who wrote the children's story 'Peter Rabbit'?
BEATRIX POTTER
2
Who wrote the children's novel 'Swallows and Amazons'?
ARTHUR RANSOME
3
Name the coins that ceased to be legal tender on 1st september, 1971
PENNIES AND THREEPENNY BITS
4
By what name is Mrs Blaise Edwards better known?
JULIE ANDREWS
5
Name the port that stands at the mouth of the River Seine
LE HAVRE
6
Tokay wine is the produce of which country?
HUNGARY
7
According to 'The Sermon on the Mount' who shall inherit the Earth?
THE MEEK
8
Name the woman horse rider who won a silver medal in Mexico in the 1968 Olympics
MARION COAKES (On Stroller)
9
Name the manufactureers of the American World war II bomber the Flying Fortress
BOEING
10
In the recent Variety Club awards who recieved the Best Film Actress award?
HAZEL O'CONNOR (Breaking Glass)
Round 2
11
At the same award ceremony who was named Best Film Actor of the Year?
JOHN HURT (Elephant Man)
12
Name the manufacturer of the British World War II bomber the Lancaster
AVRO (A.V.Roe)
13
Which rider won the ladies European Three Day event Championship at Burghley in 1971?
PRINCESS ANNE
14
According to the 'Sermon on the Mount' who shall be called the 'Children of God'?
THE PEACEMAKERS
15
 Schnapps was originally the produce of which country?
HOLLAND
16
Name the port that stands at the mouth of the River Weser?
BREMMERHAVEN
17
By what name is Mrs Christopher Dare better known?
ANGELA RIPPON
18
On 21st November 1970 what British currency ceased to be legal tender?
TEN SHILLING NOTE
19
 Name the artist responsible for the controversial painting of Marilyn Munroe on a hillside near Mold recently
KEN EVANS-LOUDE
20
The pose that Evans-Loude used came from which of Marilyn Monroe's films?
THE SEVEN YEAR ITCH
Round 3
21
Citizen Band radio operators have nicknames for various towns and cities.  In C.B. jargon which Clwyd town is called 'Sparkie Town'?
FLINT
22
Which town in Clwyd is known by the nickname 'Royal Barge' to C.B. Users?
QUEENSFERRY
23
Who composed the music for the opera 'Der Rosekavalier'?
RICHARD STRAUSS
24
What is obtained from the seeds of the flax plant?
LINSEED OIL
25
After Germany seized Czechoslovakia in 1938 which country did Italy invade in 1939?
ALBANIA
26
Which famous artist painted such worls as 'A girl in the window', 'The man with the golden helmet' and 'Nightwatch'?
REMBRANDT
27
Which English cathedral has the tallest spire?
SALISBURY
28
Who has a current top ten hit with the record 'In the air tonight'?
PHIL COLLINS
29
What is the equivalent Royal Navy rank to an Air Marshall in the R.A.F.?
VICE ADMIRAL
30
In the novel 'Treasure Island' what is the name of the small island next to Treasure Island?
SKELETON ISLAND
Round 4
31
What was the name of the highest hill on Treasure Island?
SPY-GLASS HILL
32
What is the equivalent Royal Air Force rank to an Army Major?
SQUADRON LEADER
33
Who has a current top ten hit with the record 'scary Monsters'?
DAVID BOWIE
34
 Which is the only cathedral in England with three spires?
LICHFIELD
35
Which famous artist painted such paintings as 'In the field', 'The loom' and 'sunflowers'?
VAN GOGH
36
Against which country did Russia declare war in 1939?
FINLAND
37
What is the name of the fat substance used in ointments and cosmetics that is obtained from wool?
LANOLIN
38
Who composed the opera 'Fidelio'
BEETHOVEN
39
What do 'Grandshire', Plain Bob', 'Stedman' and Treble Bob' have in common?
BELL RINGING
(Methods)
40
What do 'Black Joke', 'Lads-A-Bunchem', 'Shepherds hay' and 'Constant Billie' have in common?
MORRIS DANCING
(All dances)