Wrexham Quiz League Questions 22nd January 2013 - League Week 12 
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Questions set by David Kendrick
Round 1
1
What type of English dessert is made from mixing whipped cream, sugar and    pureed fruit, often gooseberry ?
FOOL
2
Which fruit traditionally forms part of the dessert known as Eton Mess ?
STRAWBERRIES
3
On TV, what is the name of Peppa Pig's younger brother ?
GEORGE
4
What island lies immediately to the south of Martinique in the Caribbean ?
SAINT LUCIA
5
Whose recent autobiography is entitled Running My Life ?
SEBASTIAN COE
6
Which creatures are affected by Isle of Wight disease ?
BEES
7
Buckingham Palace was formerly known by what name before its redesign by the architect John Nash in the 1820's ?
BUCKINGHAM HOUSE
8
Blind Hughie, Fortress and Concentration are all forms of which popular game?
DOMINOES
9
Which bone do jockeys break most often ?   
COLLAR-BONE
or CLAVICLE
10
Who wrote the music of the Gold and Silver Waltz ?
LEHAR
Round 2
11
Whose first two hit albums were No Parlez and The Secret of  Association ?
PAUL YOUNG
12
If a ship flies the Blue Peter flag, what does this signify ?
ABOUT TO LEAVE HARBOUR
13
Which Monty Python comedian wrote and sang the theme tune to BBC's One Foot In the Grave ?
ERIC IDLE
14
Which farm dog watches over the home of Shaun the Sheep ?
BITZER
15
In the world of road transport, what do the initials RV stand for ?   
RECREATION VEHICLE
16
Which James Bond film features two female bodyguards named Bambi and    Thumper ?
DIAMONDS ARE FOREVER
17
Which six-a-side game was invented in 1895 by William G. Morgan ?
VOLLEYBALL
18
Hampton Court Palace was originally built for which individual ?
CARDINAL
WOLSELEY
19
What is the nautical term bosun short for ?   
BOATSWAIN
20
Which cast member played the piano in the original Beyond the Fringe satirical revue of the early Sixties ?       
DUDLEY MOORE
Round 3
21
Who was British Prime Minister from 1902 to 1905 ?
(Arthur) BALFOUR
22
Which retail guru presented the TV series Mary Queen of Shops  ?
MARY PORTAS
23
With the exception of its short coastline, The Gambia is bordered on all sides by which other West African country ?
SENEGAL
24
Who has recently won the FIFA Ballon d'Or award for the fourth consecutive time ?
LIONEL MESSI
25
Julius was the first name of which Bond villain ?
DR NO
26
What was the original name of The Sun newspaper ?
DAILY HERALD
27
Which author became Governor General of Canada in 1935 ?
JOHN BUCHAN / 1st BARON TWEEDSMUIR
28
Which is the lightest or minimum weight division in professional boxing , limited to fighters weighing less than 7 stone 7 pounds ?
STRAW-WEIGHT or MINI FLY-WEIGHT
29
Which newspaper was originally known as The Sunday Pictorial ?
SUNDAY MIRROR
30
Tin Lizzie was a nickname of which early production-line motor car ?
MODEL T FORD
Round 4
31
Who played the title role in the 2012 film The Amazing Spider-Man ?
ANDREW GARFIELD
32
Alan Strang is the tortured hero of which award-winning 1973 stage play by Peter Shaffer ?
EQUUS
33
In Roman myth , what type of animal suckled Romulus and Remus ?
WOLF
34
What name for a self-propelled airship or balloon comes from the French ' to    steer ' ?       
DIRIGIBLE
35
In which book of the Bible is the story of Lot's wife recounted ?
GENESIS
36
What , in the NATO phonetic alphabet, is the code word for M ?
MIKE
37
What is the collective term for the four largest moons orbiting Jupiter ?
GALILEAN MOONS / SATELLITES
38
In the BBC comedy All Quiet On the Preston Front , to what voluntary    organization did Hodge, Spock, Lloydy and co. belong ?
THE T.A. / TERRITORIAL ARMY
39
Who was British Prime Minister between 1894 and 1895 ?
(Earl of) ROSEBERY
40
Which character in Irish folklore stores a pot of gold  at the end  of  a  rainbow ?
LEPRECHAUN
Round 5
41
Sir Billy Butlin was raised in Canada ; but in which country  was he born ?
SOUTH AFRICA
42
In which street in the City of London did the Great Fire of London break out in 1666 ?
PUDDING LANE
43
What was the name of the King's horse that caused the death of suffragette Emily Davison at the Epsom Derby in 1913 ?
ANMER
44
How many eyes does a Bee have ?
FIVE
45
Which famous beauty of the court of Charles II served as the model for the figure of Britannia on a commemorative medal ?   
FRANCIS STEWART (DUCHESS OF RICHMOND)
46
The Cavendish Laboratory houses the Physics Department of which major British university ?
CAMBRIDGE
47
What , in the Nato Phonetic alphabet, is the code word for ' S ' ?
SIERRA
48
Which film director visited the deepest point on Earth in 2012 ?
JAMES CAMERON
49
Which British playwright wrote the works Absence of War , Racing Demons and Teeth 'N' Smiles ?
DAVID HARE
50
Who wrote the music of the light opera Orpheus in the Underworld ?
OFFENBACH
Round 6
51
What is the chief ingredient of the drink Mead ?
HONEY
52
What nickname for an Englishman is first said to have been used in the 1712 satire Love Is a Bottomless Pit by Dr John Arbuthnot ?
JOHN BULL
53
What was the surname of the French brothers who invented the hot - air     balloon in the 18'th century ?
MONTGOLFIER
54
Who is credited with the authorship of the book known as the Acts of the     Apostles in the Bible ?
(St) LUKE
55
Which leader of the Peasants' Revolt was killed by the Lord Mayor of London   at Smithfield in June , 1381 ?
WATT TYLER
56
What was the name of the ' white horse ' who famously helped to keep the crowds in order at the first Wembley F.A. Cup Final in 1923 ?
BILLIE 
(Who was actually grey)
57
For which 1988 a cappella song is Bobby McFerrin best known ?
DON'T WORRY, BE HAPPY
58
Which British astronomer - a proponent of the steady state theory of the universe - is usually credited with having coined the term ' big bang ' ?
(Sir Fred) HOYLE
59
Which Scottish University was established as the world's first Mechanics Institute in 1821 ?   
HERIOT-WATT
(Edinburgh)
60
The addition of what item turns a Martini into a Gibson ?
(Pearl) ONION
accept GARLIC
SPARE QUESTIONS
1
What type of dog is Beethoven in the film franchise of that name ?
ST BERNARD
2
Where would you find the Sea of Vapours and the Tycho crater ?
ON THE MOON
3
What type of oil is traditionally used to protect cricket bats ?
LINSEED