Wrexham Quiz League Questions 12th February 2013 - League Week 14 
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Questions set by David Kendrick
Round 1
1
Who is the Patron Saint of Grocers and Policemen ?    ST MICHAEL
2
The Uffizi and the Bargello are among the museums of art in which European city ?   
FLORENCE
3
On a menu, what does ' Au Poivre ' mean ?
WITH PEPPER
4
Which group's first UK hit was ' Virginia Plain ' in 1972 ?
ROXY MUSIC
5
Sean Connery's first Oscar was awarded for his role in which film ?
THE UNTOUCHABLES
6
Which Cricket county's 'Twenty/20' team are known as the 'Gladiators' ?
GLOUCESTERSHIRE
7
The island of Rapa Nui is better known as what ?   
EASTER ISLAND
8
What collective noun is normally used to describe a group of finches or hummingbirds ?
A CHARM
9
In which TV comedy series did the late Richard Beckinsale play the role
of Lennie Godber ?
PORRIDGE
also accept
GOING STRAIGHT
10
Which traditional Valencian dish is named after the Spanish word for pan?                       
PAELLA
Round 2
11
What term describes a vertical stone bar separating the panes of a window, often found in Gothic architecture ?   
MULLION
12
What name is given to small beads placed inside a ring to make it smaller such as the Duchess of Cambridge is said to have fitted inside her engagement ring ?              
SPEED BUMPS
13
The Hallux is the technical term for which part of the body ?   
BIG TOE
14
In which TV establishment were Miss Gatsby and Miss Tibbs residents ?
FAWLTY TOWERS
15
Which actress became known as ' The Sweater Girl ' ?
LANA TURNER
16
How many different fences are jumped in the Aintree Grand National ?
SIXTEEN
17
What name do sailors give to a rope that hoists up a sail ?
HALYARD
18
Which country uses the international car registration ZA ?
SOUTH AFRICA
19
Which Disney character is brought to life by the Blue Fairy ?
PINOCCHIO
20
Which entertainer was known as ' The Brazilian Bombshell ' ?   
CARMEN MIRANDA
Round 3
21
Who was the only U.S. President to serve in both World War I and World War II ?   
DWIGHT D EISENHOWER
22
Which Disney cartoon character was originally known as Dippy Dawg ?   
GOOFY
23
' Ophidian ' refers to what kind of creatures ?   
SNAKES
24
What is the main currency unit of Vietnamn ?     
THE DONG
25
Which Cricket county's ' Twenty / 20 ' team are known as the ' Foxes ' ?
LEICESTERSHIRE
26
What is the first name of Frankenstein in Mary Shelley's famous novel ?
VISTOR
27
Which brand of sweets were promoted with the slogan "What a lot I Got" ?
SMARTIES
28
Westminster Abbey is dedicated to which saint ?   
SAINT PETER
29
Whose first solo UK No. 1 single was ' I'm Still Waiting ' in 1971 ?
DIANA ROSS
30
Name the last film in which Sean Connery played the role of James Bond.
NEVER SAY NEVER AGAIN
Round 4
31
Who exercises power in a stratocracy ?
THE MILITARY
32
In Horseracing , at which racecourse are all five of the Irish Classics held ?
CURRAGH
33
Who was the second U.S. President to be assassinated ?   
(JAMES A) GARFIELD
34
Who has painted the first official portrait of the Duchess of Cambridge, unveiled at the National Portrait Gallery in 2013 ?
PAUL EMSLEY
35
A man called Snot gave his name to which English city ?
NOTTINGHAM
36
In the novel Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde , what is Dr Jekyll's first name ?   
HENRY
37
What is the common British name of a pair of ' thole-pins ' or other contrivances on the gunwhale of a boat that serve as supports for the oars?   
ROWLOCKS
38
In which building in central London was London Zoo housed before moving to Regent's Park ?
TOWER OF LONDON
39
In the blood , there are three types of body , red corpuscles , white corpuscles - what is the third ?
BLOOD PLATELETS
accept
THROMBOCYTES
40
The currency of which European country is the Kuna ?
CROATIA
Round 5
41
Which TV darts commentator , known for his witty one-liners , died in 2012 at the age of 72 ?
SID WADDELL
42
Which city did the Romans make their seat of government when they first occupied Britain ?
COLCHESTER
43
What does J.I.T. mean , applied to production scheduling ?
JUST IN TIME
44
What is the name of Athens' seaport ?   
PIRAEUS
45
Who painted ' The Surrender at Breda ' and ' Las Meninas ' ?
VELASQUEZ
46
Who rules in an ' ochlocracy ' ?
THE MOB
47
What product was advertised with the slogan " Splash It All Over " ?
BRUT
48
Which great ship was originally known as the ' Leviathan ' when launched in  1858 ?   
THE GREAT EASTERN
49
On which island did the actor Oliver Reed die in 1999 ?   
MALTA
50
Which Canadian darts player is nicknamed ' Darth  Maple ' ?    
JOHN PART
Round 6
51
Of which famous vessel was Miles Standish the captain ?
MAYFLOWER
52
What does T.Q.C. mean in manufacturing industry ?   
TOTAL QUALITY
CONTROL
53
In 1630 , which architect installed the world's first sash windows in a house in Norfolk?   
INIGO JONES
54
Who painted ' Supper at Emmaus ' and ' The Anatomy Lesson ' ?
REMBRANDT
55
What is the name of Tokyo's seaport ?
YOKOHAMA
56
Whose Law states that galaxies are moving apart at a rate that increases with their distance ? A telescope was named after him ?   
HUBBLE
57
Which museum was originally housed in a London mansion called Montague House ?   
BRITISH MUSEUM
58
In which city was the rock star Michael Hutchence found dead in 1997 ?   
SYDNEY
59
Which British astronomer , who wrote a science fiction novel called "The Back Cloud" , is particularly associated with the Steady State theory of the Universe ?
SIR FRED HOYLE
60
What did Sir John Harrington design and have installed in his house in
1589 ? His was the first , certainly in England.   
A WATER CLOSET
SPARE QUESTIONS
1
The Waterhole was a drinking establishment in which TV soap opera ?
NEIGHBOURS
2
Who is the Vice President of the USA ?
JOE BIDEN
3
To which family of instruments does the hi-hat belong ?
PERCUSSION