Wrexham Quiz League Questions 18th October 2011 - League Week 2 
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Questions set by Peter Roberts
Round 1
1
Peter Parker was the secret identity of which super-hero of TV and  big-screen?
SPIDERMAN
2
Robert Bruce Banner was the secret identity of which super-hero of TV and big-screen?
THE HULK
3
In the Bible what was the name of the land situated east of Eden that Cain chose to flee to after murdering his brother Abel?
THE LAND OF NOD
4
Which popular prison-themed TV series that began in 1999 featured an evil prison officer named Jim Fenner, played by actor Jack Ellis?
BAD GIRLS
5
Which item, of particular use to London tourists, was designed in 1931 by a man named Harry Beck?
LONDON UNDERGROUND MAP
6
Famous for its military marches, in which English county is the town of Wooton Bassett?
WILTSHIRE
7
Which former London prison, established in the 12th century by The Bishop of Winchester, gave its name to a generic term for imprisonment?
THE CLINK
8
Having held the position since 2004, Richard Wallace is the editor of which daily newspaper?
DAILY MIRROR
9
Appointed on June 22nd 2011 who is the current manager of Birmingham City FC?
CHRIS HUGHTON
10
Taking place on September 7th 1812, the Battle of Borodino took place in which country?
RUSSIA
Round 2
11
Famous for being the birthplace of actor William Roach, in which English county is the town of Ilkeston?
DERBYSHIRE
12
Introduced by American John Augustus Larson which invention, not very popular on the Jeremy Kyle show, was first seen in 1921?
LIE DETECTOR
13
Which prison themed TV series that began in 1979 featured an evil prison officer named Joan (the freak) Ferguson, played by the actress Maggie Kirkpatrick?
PRISONER CELL
BLOCK H
14
In the Bible, what was the name of the city that Jonah was told to take God's message to?
NINEVEH
15
Taking place on March 7th 1814, The Battle of Craonne took place in which country?
FRANCE
16
Appointed on February 4th 2011, who is the current manager of Sheffield Wednesday FC?
GARY MEGSON
17
Having held the position since 1992, Paul Dacre is the editor of which daily newspaper?
DAILY MAIL
18
The Central Criminal Court in London, also known as the Old Bailey stands on the site of which prison that closed in 1902?
NEWGATE
19
Having a height of 2,228 metres, Mount Kosciuszko is the highest mountain in which country?
AUSTRALIA
20
Having a height of 3,478 metres, Mount Mulhacen is the highest mainland point of which country?
SPAIN
Round 3
21
Which popular stage show, now showing in the West End of London is based on the story of the group Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons?
JERSEY BOYS
22
Symphony number 104 by Joseph Haydn and symphony number 2 by Ralph Vaughan Williams are both named after which European capital city?
LONDON
23
Which company uses two life-size bees in their adverts, one of which walks several times into a glass window?
VODAPHONE
24
The Willets, The Vardens and The Chesters are all families that appear in which Charles Dickens novel?
BARNABY RUDGE
25
Mozart symphony number 38 was named after which European capital city, also the venue for the world premiere of his Don Giovanni?
PRAGUE
26
Which popular stage show, now showing in the West End of London is described as a jukebox musical featuring rock 'n' roll songs from the 1950's and 60's and tells the story of a national youth club song competition of 1961?
DREAMCOATS AND PETTICOATS
27
Lawrence Boythorne, Sir Leicester Dedlock and Mr William Guppy are all characters that appear in which Charles Dickens novel?
BLEAK HOUSE
28
Which company features an advert where a man rides on a giant water slide to the Bellamy Brothers. song 'Let Your Love Flow'?
BARCLAYS (Barclaycard)
29
Which American golfer, winner of three majors, was tragically killed in a plane crash on October 25th 1999, at the time of his death he was the reigning US Open Champion?
PAYNE STEWART
30
What was the name of the Manchester City international footballer who tragically died on the pitch on June 26th 2003 whilst playing for Cameroon against Columbia?
MARC VIVIEN FOE
Round 4
31
Who did Betty Boothroyd replace as Speaker of the House of Commons on April 27th 1992?
BERNARD WEATHERILL
32
Who did John Bercow replace as Speaker of the House of Commons on june 22nd 2009?
MICHAEL MARTIN
33
Released in 1960, who was the director of the film 'The Magnificent Seven'?
JOHN STURGESS
34
Listed at number 69 on the Periodic Table, which chemical element has the symbol Tm?
THULIUM
35
LYNCH HAMLET is an anagram of which Welsh town?
MACHYNLLETH
36
Specifically, what would a person have a fear of if they suffered from Gynophobia?
WOMEN
37
Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin were the first two men to walk on the moon in 1969, but which fellow American became the third man to achieve this feat on November 19th 1969 along with fellow astronaut Alan Bean in the Apollo 12 mission?
CHARLES CONRAD (accept Pete Conrad)
38
In the House of Commons, which word of three letters is used by members supporting a motion vote?
AYE
39
On First Looking Into Chapman's House in 1816 and The Eve of St Agnes in 1820 are works by which British poet?
John KEATS
40
What name links a former British Prime Minister, a big screen cop first seen in 1971 and a Liverpool footballer who first played for the club in 1960?
CALLAGHAN
Round 5
41
Specifically, what would a person have a fear of if they suffered from Pediophobia?
DOLLS
42
OVER SHREWD FAT is an anagram of which Welsh town?
HAVERFORDWEST
43
Listed at number 96 in the Periodic Table, which chemical element has the symbol Cm?
CURIUM
44
Released in 1965, who was the director of the film 'The Sound of Music'
ROBERT WISE
45
What name links a former US President, an actor who starred in the film 'The Dirty Dozen' and a Liverpool footballer who first played for the club in 1974?
KENNEDY
46
I wondered lonely as a cloud (also known as 'Daffodils') in 1807 and 'Lucy Gray' in 1798 are works by which British poet?
William WORDSWORTH
47
In the House of Lords, which seven letter word is used by members supporting a motion vote?
CONTENT
48
What was the name of the British Army officer who, in 1953, gained recognition as the leader of the successful British expedition to Mount Everest?
JOHN HUNT
49
With which song did Lulu represent the UK in the 1969 Eurovision Song Contest?
BOOM BANG A BANG
50
With which song did Clodagh Rogers represent the UK in the 1971 Eurovision Song Contest?
JACK IN THE BOX
Round 6
51
What is the name of the notorious villain who, in 1996, fled to Spain after killing a fellow motorist named Stephen Cameron following an altercation near the M25 motorway?
KENNETH NOYE
52
Name the year - The Manchester Metrolink officially opens, Windsor Castle is badly damaged by fire, Gary Lineker is voted Football Writers Player of the Year and 'Stay' by Shakespeare's Sister reaches number one in the British pop charts.
1992
53
Which tennis player has reached the final of the men's singles at Wimbledon three times in the last eight years losing on every occasion?
ANDY RODDICK
54
Released in July this year, what is the name of the female murderer who, on December 1st 1996, murderede her boyfriend Lee Raymond HArvey in his vehicle after they had stopped following an argument near Worcester?
TRACIE ANDREWS
55
Name the year - Prince Charles narrowly avoids being killed in an avalanche whilst skiing in Switzerland, Edwina Currie resigns as Health Minister, John Barnes is voted Football Writers Player of the Year and 'One Moment in Time' by Whitney Houston reaches number one in the British pop charts.
1988
56
Which TV series was won by a man named Tom Pellerau on July 17th this year?
THE APPRENTICE
57
Which TV series was won by a man named Paddy Doherty on September 8th this year?
CELEBRITY BIG BROTHER
58
Which tennis player reached the fonal of the men's singles at Wimbledon three times between 1990 and 1995, losing onevery occasion?
BORIS BECKER
59
What is the name of the national currency of Thailand?
BAHT
60
What is the name of the national currency of Malaysia?
RINGGIT
SPARE QUESTIONS
1
From which musical does the song On The Street Where You live come?
MY FAIR LADY
2
Which animal in the world comes second alphabetically?
AARDWOLF
3
On which Wrexham thoroughfare can you find Rhosddu Primary School?
PRICE'S LANE