|Wrexham Quiz League Questions||22nd
January 2013 - League Week 12
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||What type of
English dessert is made from mixing whipped cream, sugar and
pureed fruit, often gooseberry ?
||Which fruit traditionally
forms part of the dessert known as Eton Mess ?
||On TV, what is the name of
Peppa Pig's younger brother ?
||What island lies immediately
to the south of Martinique in the Caribbean ?
||Whose recent autobiography is
entitled Running My Life ?
||Which creatures are affected
by Isle of Wight disease ?
||Buckingham Palace was
formerly known by what name before its redesign by the
architect John Nash in the 1820's ?
||Blind Hughie, Fortress and
Concentration are all forms of which popular game?
||Which bone do jockeys break
most often ?
||Who wrote the music of the
Gold and Silver Waltz ?
||Whose first two hit albums
were No Parlez and The Secret of Association ?
||If a ship flies the Blue
Peter flag, what does this signify ?
||ABOUT TO LEAVE HARBOUR
||Which Monty Python comedian
wrote and sang the theme tune to BBC's One Foot In the Grave
||Which farm dog watches over
the home of Shaun the Sheep ?
||In the world of road
transport, what do the initials RV stand for
||Which James Bond film
features two female bodyguards named Bambi and
||DIAMONDS ARE FOREVER
||Which six-a-side game was
invented in 1895 by William G. Morgan ?
||Hampton Court Palace was
originally built for which individual ?
||What is the nautical term
bosun short for ?
||Which cast member played the
piano in the original Beyond the Fringe satirical revue of
the early Sixties ?
||Who was British Prime
Minister from 1902 to 1905 ?
||Which retail guru presented
the TV series Mary Queen of Shops ?
||With the exception of its
short coastline, The Gambia is bordered on all sides by
which other West African country ?
||Who has recently won the FIFA
Ballon d'Or award for the fourth consecutive time ?
||Julius was the first name of
which Bond villain ?
||What was the original name of
The Sun newspaper ?
||Which author became Governor
General of Canada in 1935 ?
||JOHN BUCHAN / 1st BARON TWEEDSMUIR
||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
||Which newspaper was
originally known as The Sunday Pictorial ?
||Tin Lizzie was a nickname of
which early production-line motor car ?
||MODEL T FORD
||Who played the title role in
the 2012 film The Amazing Spider-Man ?
||Alan Strang is the tortured
hero of which award-winning 1973 stage play by Peter Shaffer
||In Roman myth , what type of
animal suckled Romulus and Remus ?
||What name for a
self-propelled airship or balloon comes from the French ' to
steer ' ?
||In which book of the Bible is
the story of Lot's wife recounted ?
||What , in the NATO phonetic
alphabet, is the code word for M ?
||What is the collective term
for the four largest moons orbiting Jupiter ?
||GALILEAN MOONS / SATELLITES
||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
||Who was British Prime
Minister between 1894 and 1895 ?
||(Earl of) ROSEBERY
||Which character in Irish
folklore stores a pot of gold at the end
of a rainbow ?
||Sir Billy Butlin was raised
in Canada ; but in which country was he born ?
||In which street in the City
of London did the Great Fire of London break out in 1666 ?
||What was the name of the
King's horse that caused the death of suffragette Emily
Davison at the Epsom Derby in 1913 ?
||How many eyes does a Bee have
||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)
||The Cavendish Laboratory
houses the Physics Department of which major British
||What , in the Nato Phonetic
alphabet, is the code word for ' S ' ?
||Which film director visited
the deepest point on Earth in 2012 ?
||Which British playwright
wrote the works Absence of War , Racing Demons and Teeth 'N'
||Who wrote the music of the
light opera Orpheus in the Underworld ?
||What is the chief ingredient
of the drink Mead ?
||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 ?
||What was the surname of the
French brothers who invented the hot - air
balloon in the 18'th century ?
||Who is credited with the
authorship of the book known as the Acts of the
Apostles in the Bible ?
||Which leader of the Peasants'
Revolt was killed by the Lord Mayor of London at
Smithfield in June , 1381 ?
||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 ?
(Who was actually grey)
||For which 1988 a cappella
song is Bobby McFerrin best known ?
||DON'T WORRY, BE HAPPY
||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
||Which Scottish University was
established as the world's first Mechanics Institute in 1821
||The addition of what item
turns a Martini into a Gibson ?
of dog is Beethoven in the film franchise of that name ?
you find the Sea of Vapours and the Tycho crater ?
||ON THE MOON
of oil is traditionally used to protect cricket bats ?