Wrexham Quiz League Questions 11th October 2011 - League Week 1 
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Questions set by Peter Roberts
Round 1
1
Which sauce is traditionally served with roast pork?
APPLE SAUCE
2
Which sauce is traditionally served with roast lamb?
MINT SAUCE
3
Which English author, who died in 1998, published Katie Hannigan in 1950 and The Bill Bailey Trilogy between 1986 and 1997?
CATHERINE COOKSON
4
Which small insect-eating marsupial takes its name from the Telugu word for Pig-Rat?
BANDICOOT
5
What is the correct title of the Simon and Garfunkel song that is often called Feelin' Groovy?
59th STREET BRIDGE SONG
6
Which James Bond film featured the main female villain Helga Brandt?
YOU ONLY LIVE TWICE
7
Painted in 1905, the painting Garcon a la Pipe was a famous painting by which famous artist who died in 1973?
Pablo PICASSO
8
What nationality was tennis player Yvon Petra? In 1946 he became the first man to win the Men's Singles Title at Wimbledon since World War II when he beat Geoff Brown of Australia.
FRENCH
9
What name links a Scottish resort coastal town and the name of the ship that American killer Dr. Crippen was arresyed on on July 31st 1910?
MONTROSE
10
Which country's national flag consists of a large white crescent and smaller star, the crescent being offset left of centre, on a red background?
TURKEY
Round 2
11
Which James Bond film featured the main female villain called Irma Bunt?
ON HER MAJESTY'S SECRET SERVICE
12
What is the correct title of the 1967 hit by Keith West that is often called Grocer Jack?
EXCERPT FROM A TEENAGE OPERA
13
Which carnivorous marsupial, the size of a small dog, now found in the wild mainly in one Australian state, is now the largest carnivorous marsupial in the world following the extinction of the Thylacine in 1936?
TASMANIAN DEVIL
14
Which English author who died in 1991 published novels such as A Gun For Sale in 1936 and The Ministry Of Fear in 1943?
GRAHAM GREENE
15
Which country's national flag consists of a split flag of red on top and white below?  On the left side of the red background appears a large white crescent with five small white stars to its right hand side.
SINGAPORE
16
What name links a Welsh resort town and the surname of a current Premiership footballer who made his football league debut on May 8th 1998?
BARRY
17
What nationality was tennis player Gottfried Von Cramme who lost in three successive Men's Singles Finals at Wimbledon in 1935, 1936 and 1937 - two of them to Britain's Fred Perry?
GERMAN
18
Painted in 1881, the painting Luncheon Of The Boating Party was a famous painting by which famous artist who died in 1919?
Pierre Auguste RENOIR
19
What was the name of the only female member of The Beano's Bash Street Kids; her outfit consisted of a black and blue hooped top and black skirt?
TOOTS
20
What was the name of the twin brother of the only female member of The Beano's Bash Street Kids; his outfit consisted of a black and blue hooped top and black shorts?
SIDNEY
Round 3
21
Opened in 1969, in which city can you find the 344 metre tall John Hancock Centre?
CHICAGO
22
The three letter name of which creature can be spelt out using the first letter of the capitakl cities of Mali, Kazakhstan and Bhutan in that order?
BAT
(Bamako, Astana and Thimphu)
23
James Dougherty, born on April 12th 1921 was an American police officer who rose to fame for being the first husband of which famous woman?
MARILYN MONROE
24
Usually made of plastic, which transparent instrument, in the shape of an arc or semi-circle, is used to measure angles on paper?
PROTRACTOR
25
The three letter name of which creature can be spelt out by using the first letter of the capoital cities of Botswana, Chad and Mongolia?
GNU
(Gaborone, N'Djamena and Ulan Bator)
26
Opened in 1981, in which city can you find the 309 metre tall AMP Centrepoint tower?
SYDNEY
27
Usually made of plastic, which transparent instrument, in the shape of a triangle with one angle at ninety degrees, is used for drawing angles on paper?
SET-SQUARE
28
Maxwell Reed, born on April 2nd 1919, was a British actor who rose to fame for being the first husband of which famous woman?
JOAN COLLINS
29
Which controversial ITV comedy series of 1969 saw Spike Milligan as an Asian immigrant called Kevin O'Grady who works at a factory called Lilicrap Ltd?
CURRY AND CHIPS
30
Originally screened in 1960 and a spin-off from The Army Gane, which ITV comedy series starred Alfie Bass and Bill Fraser in the main roles of Montague and Claude who frequent The Imperial Club?
BOOTSIE AND SNUDGE
Round 4
31
Which planet in our solar syatem is situated approximately 228 million km from the Sun?
MARS
32
Whcih planet in our solar system is situated approximately 777 km from the Sun?
JUPITER
33
Sharing his surname with a biblical character, which footballer scored the deciding goal in the 1967 FA Cup Final?
FRANK SAUL
34
According to his creator, which famous fictional character retired to take up bee-keeping on the Sussex Downs in the early years of the 20th century?
SHERLOCK HOLMES
35
What is the official name of the hymn that contains the words'Bread of heaven, bread of heaven, feed me till I want no more'?
GUIDE ME O THY GREAT REDEEMER
36
What is the name of the silent but sinister penguin that appeared in the Wallace and Grommit film The Wrong Trousers, his plan to rob a museum of a precious diamond was foiled by the duo?
FEATHERS McGRAW
37
In which year was the battle of Rorke's Drift?
1879
38
Becoming very famous in 1970, what is the much more famous name of Rosemary Brown who was born on August 30th 1951, since marrying in 1978 her name has become Rosemary Scallon?
DANA
39
In Morse Code which letter is represented by four dots (dot, dot, dot, dot)?
H
40
What is now Africa's biggest country in terms of land area after the split of Sudan?
ALGERIA
Round 5
41
What is the name of the toy daschund with a metal body, who speaks with a southern accent, in the film Toy Story?
SLINKY
42
Which famous hymn begins with the words'Sowing in the morning, sowing seeds of kindness, sowing in the noontide with the dewy eye'?
BRINGING IN THE SHEAVES
43
According to his creator, which famous fictional character, in 1941, lied about his age in order to enter the Royal Navy Volunteer Reserve during World war II from which he emerges as a commander?
JAMES BOND
44
Sharing his surname with a type of building, which footballer scored the deciding goal in the 1966 F.A. Cup Final?
DEREK TEMPLE
45
In terms of land area, which is the largest country to be situated wholly in Europe?
UKRAINE
46
In Morse Code which letter is represented by dash, dash, dot, dot?
Z
47
Becoming very famous in 1979, what is the much more famous name of Mary Cathleen Collins who was born on November 20th 1956?
BO DEREK
48
In which year was the battle of the Alamo?
1836
49
Which poisonous compound was used by a religous cult in deadly attacks on the Tokyo subway in 1995?
SARIN
50
Which highly toxic protein was present on the tip of the umbrella that was used to kill Bulgarian dissident  writer Georgi Markov in 1978?
RICIN
Round 6
51
Which U.S. state has borders with Michigan, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Kentucky and Indiana?
OHIO
52
Whose statue, situated in Grafton Street in Dublin is known as 'the tart with the cart'?
MOLLY MALONE
53
Which breakfast cereal by Nestle, introduced in 1955 for many years featured Tom and Jerry on the box?  They regularly contained gifts in the boxes featuring Tom and Jerry glow-in-the-dark stickers and puzzles.
SHREDDIES
54
Which actor in 2005 played the title role in the TV remake of Kojak?
VING RHAMES
55
Unveiled on May 11th 2007, a bronze statue of which famous figure now stands outside Wembley Stadium?  It features the character with arms folded and one foot resting on a ball.
BOBBY MOORE
56
Which U.S. state has borders with Oklahoma,Colorado, Nebraska and Missouri?
KANSAS
57
In which TV remake of 2000 and 2001 did Emilia Fox play the role of Jeannie and Tom Baker the role of Wyvern?
RANDALL AND HOPKIRK (DECEASED)
58
Which breakfast cereal, sold by Kellogs for many years, featured a character called Henry's Cat on the box until replaced by an astronaut called Colonel Rik in the 1980's?
RICICLES
59
In personal advertisements, what do the initials NBM stand for?
NEVER BEEN MARRIED
60
In personal advertisements, what do the initials LTR stand for?
LONG TERM RELATIONSHIP
SPARE QUESTIONS
1
Which group in 1971 had a top ten hit with the record The Pushbike Song?
THE MIXTURES
2
Which christian name is shared by two title characters in the Dickens book Dombey and Son?
PAUL
3
What was the first name of the ex British Prime Minister Harold Wilson?
JAMES