|Wrexham Quiz League Questions||15th
January 2013 - League Week 11
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||The lack of which vitamin
caused scurvy in the early days of the Navy ?
||Prior to his election as
President, Barack Obama was a Senator for which US state
||How many dry gallons are
there in a bushel ?
||What, in anatomy, is the
hardest part of the body ?
||ENAMEL (In the teeth)
||In Shakespeare's A Midsummer
Night's Dream , what is the job of the ' rude mechanical '
||In music, which major scale
contains just one flat ?
||In Private Eye magazine, the
phrase " Ugandan discussions " is a euphemistic term for
||The Simpsons cartoon series
was originally part of who's TV show ?
||What type of beverage does a
barista prepare and serve ?
||Which composer and pianist,
usually included as one of the Three B's of
classical music, wrote A German Requiem
||What is the Scottish
equivalent of the English Lord Mayor ?
||In which modern country is
the site of the legendary city of Troy ?
||Which creature, according to
Pliny, had a glance that meant certain death ?
||In which castle was Charles I
imprisoned between 1647 and 1648 ?
||What is a Californian Buckeye
||June is Bustin' Out All Over
is a song from which musical
||What relation is Prince
Philip to Queen Victoria ?
||GREAT GREAT GRANDSON
||What legal verdict is
available in Scotland but not in England and Wales ?
||The adjective ' caprine '
refers to which type of animal ?
||In the language of gossip
magazines, what is a PDA ?
||PUBLIC DISPLAY OF AFFECTION
||Who is to succeed Hilary
Clinton as U.S. Secretary of State ?
||Because of an uprising that
began in France and quickly spread to Italy, the Austrian
Empire and Germany, which year of the 19'th century became
known as the ' Year of Revolutions ' ?
||Which Welsh Rugby Union team
plays its home games at the Gnoll ?
||What was the name of Oasis's
first UK No. 1 hit single ?
||SOME MIGHT SAY
||Bernard de Launay was
decapitated at the hands of a French mob in 1789.
What post did he hold ?
||GOVERNOR OF THE BASTILLE
||In the forthcoming trilogy of
films based on Tolkien's The Hobbit , which British
actor plays Bilbo Baggins ?
||In which year did the
Peterloo Massacre take place ?
||Which coffee chain opened its
first branch in Seattle in 1971 ?
||Which is the least densely
populated county of England ?
||Andy Murray's victory over
which sporting rival made him Britain's first male grand
slam tennis champion for 76 years ?
||For how long does Rip Van
Winkle sleep in Washington Irving's story ?
||Which magician was the first
TV partner of Basil Brush ?
||Where, on a horse, will you
find its fetlocks ?
||LOWER PART OF ITS LEGS
||Anything You Can Do, I Can Do Better is a song from which show ?||ANNIE GET YOUR GUN
||What is the rugby union
equivalent of a throw-in in football ?
||In 2012 , who became the
first woman writer to win the Booker Prize for the
second time ?
||What colour are Hydrangea
flowers in acidic soil ?
||Who said at the time of her
resignation from public office: " It's a funny old
world " ?
||Who punched her way into the
history books in 2012 by becoming
the first woman ever to win Olympic gold in boxing ?
||Which island is the source of
the fortified wine , Marsala ?
||Cleopatra was said to have
bathed in the milk of which animal in order to preserve her
||For how long did the Sleeping
Beauty fall asleep according to most versions
of the fairy story ?
||Which city was the Russian
capital during the 11'th century ?
||What in the human body are
enclosed in the Pleura ?
||What's the name of King
Lear's eldest daughter in the Shakespeare play ?
||Which actor plays the
villain, Silva, in the 2012 James Bond film Skyfall ?
||What is the sum of the
interior angles of a pentagon ?
||In musical notation , what is
the effect of placing a dot immediately after a
|INCREASES ITS LENGTH BY HALF
||What is the principal product
of the Douro Valley of Portugal ?
||Which composer married Clara
||The clifftop known as Golden
Cap, the highest point on the south coast of
England , is in which county ?
||Give the title of the second
U.K. No. 1 hit single for the Spice Girls.
||SAY YOU'LL BE THERE
||How were King George V and
Kaiser Wilhelm II related ?
||In the Bible it is said that
Noah's Ark was grounded on which mountain ?
||Who was the messenger of the
Greek gods ?
||Which city in Russia is the
world's largest north of the Arctic Circle ?
||Sir Paul McCartney appeared
as a character in the last print edition of which children's
comic in 2012 ?
||Which Roman emperor is said
to have made his horse Incitatus a senator ?
||Whose last recorded words in
the House of Commons were: "I wish everyone,
friend or foe, well. And that is that. The end "
of the TV programme Torchwood is an anagram of which two
nickname was given to the Junkers 87 aeroplane in World War
object is a ship's compass traditionally kept ?