Wrexham Quiz League 2010-11 Season  Week 17
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ROUND 1 ANSWERS
1 HAIR NAN is an anagram of the name of currently successful female pop star? RIHANNA
2 BEEN COY is an anagram of the name of which currently successful female pop star? BEYONCE
3 Sacramento is the state capital of which US state? CALIFORNIA
4 Living from 1879-1940 what nationality was the artist Paul Klee? SWISS
5 "Baby Face" was the nickname given to which notorious US gangster of the 1920's and 30's? NELSON
6 Which African city is often referred to as "Green City in the Sun"? NAIROBI
7 Living from 1898-1967 what nationality was the artist Rene Magritte? BELGIAN
8 Tallahassee is the state capital of which US state? FLORIDA
9 In which Asian city is the "Temple of the Emerald Buddha" located? BANGKOK
10 "Pretty Boy" was the nickname of which notorious US gangster of the 1920's and 30's? FLOYD
ROUND 2
11 US jazz musician Art Pepper who lived from 1925-1982 was a virtuoso on which musical instrument? (Alto) SAXOPHONE
12 Former England Test cricketer Brian Statham spent his entire first class career (1950-68) with which English county? LANCASHIRE
13 In the US comedy series The Simpsons which actress voices the character of Bart? (Nancy) CARTWRIGHT
14 The star Arcturus is the brightest in which constellation? BOOTES 
15 Ina text message, if the initials F Y I appear, for what would they stand? FOR YOUR INFORMATION
16 In the US comedy series The Simpsons which actress voices the character of Madge? (Julie) KAVNER
17 Former England Test cricketer Ken Barrington spent his entire first-class career (1953-1968) with which English county? SURREY
18 US jazz musician Sonny Rollins, who was born in 1930 was a virtuoso  on which musical instrument? SAXOPHONE
19 The star Deneb is the brightest in which constellation? CYGNUS
20 If the initials S M H appear in a text message, for what would they stand? SHAKE MY HEAD
ROUND 3
21 The television executive Derek Draper is married to which ITV presenter? KATE GARRAWAY
22 Whatwas the name of the lead singer of the top-selling 1960's group Herman's Hermits? PETER NOONE
23 With its construction beginning in 1277 which was the first of English King Edward I's north Wales castles to be started? FLINT
24 The name of which traditional Italian pasta sauce translates into English as 'angry'? ARRABIATTA
25 The name of which traditional tube-shaped pasta translates into English as 'ridged'? RIGATONI
26 The former television executive producer Martin Frizell is married to which ITV presenter? FIONA PHILLIPS
27 What was the name of the lead singer of the top-selling 1960's UK group Manfred Man? PAUL JONES
28 With its construction beginning in 1295 which of English King Edward I's north Wales castles was the last to commence? BEAUMARIS
29 Which artist and author was the illustrator of the Rupert Bear cartoon strips and annuals from 1935 until shortly before his death? (Alfred) BESTALL
30 Which female author and artist created the cartoon strip Rupert Bear for the Daily Express in 1920? (Mary) TOURTEL
ROUND 4
31 In the world of animated cartoons, what is the name of Mickey Mouse's girlfriend? MINNIE
32 In the world of animated cartoons, what is the name of Popeye's girlfriend? OLIVE OYL
33 What is the current annual cost of a colur TV licence? £145.50
34 The Amla fruit is more usually known by which name? INDIAN GOOSEBERRY
35 Wolfram is the former name of which chemical element? TUNGSTEN
36 What is the current cost of a full UK adult passport? £77.50
37 BOXING: Legendary World Heavyweight champion Muhammed Ali lost his title to which boxer in February 1978? LEON SPINKS
38 Brimstone is the former name of which chemical element? SULPHUR
39 The Chinese gooseberry is more usually known by which name? KIWI FRUIT
40 BOXING: Legendary World Heavyweight champion Joe Frazier lost his title to which boxer in February 1973? GEORGE FOREMAN
ROUND 5
41 The name of which composite plant takes its current name from the French for "Tooth of the Lion"? DANDELION
42 The west Wales town of Porthmadog stands on which bay? TREMADOG
43 The English poet Rupert Brook was born in which Warwickshire town? RUGBY
44 The name of which flower takes its current name from the Old English for "Eye of the Day"? DAISY
45 2010:  What was the name of the Coventry woman who was caught on CCTV dumping a cat in a bin then closing the lid? MARY BALE
46 Which word completes the well-known saying "You can't make an omelette without breaking ...."? EGGS
47 Which word completes the well-known saying "There's no smoke without ...."? FIRE
48 2010:  What was the name of the Manchester vice girl who revealed exclusively to the News of the World that she'd slept with footballer Wayne Rooney? JENNIFER THOMPSON
49 The west Wales town of Aberystwyth is located on which bay? CARDIGAN
50 The English poet Percy Bysshe Shelley was born near which Sussex town? HORSHAM
ROUND 6
51 Bangui is the capital city of which central African country? CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC
52 Marina Bay is the venue for which country's Formula 1 Grand Prix racing event? SINGAPORE
53 Ben Drew is the real name of which leading British rap performer? PLAN B
54 Kinshasa is the capital city of which central African country? DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO
55 In which month of the year does St Stephen's Day fall? DECEMBER
56 Stephen Manderson is the real name of which leading British rap performer? PROFESSOR GREEN
57 Albert Park is the location for which country's Formula 1 Grand Prix moter racing event? AUSTRALIA
58 In which month of the year does St Swithen's day fall? JULY
59 Published in 2010, "Nemesis" is the latest novel from which top-selling US author? PHILIP ROTH
60 Published in 2010, "The Hilliker Curse" is the latest novel from which top-selling US author? JAMES ELLROY
SPARES
1 Whose first ballet, Ocean's Kingdom, is to premiere at the New York City Ballet in September? PAUL McCARTNEY
2 The cheese pecorino is made from the milk of which animal? EWE
3 US golfer Tiger Woods has won how many major titles? 14