Wrexham Quiz League Questions 30th October 2012 - League Week 4 
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Questions set by Pete Roberts
Round 1
1
Sharing its name with a native American tribe, which hairstyle sees both sides of the head shaven leaving a noticeably longer length of hair in the centre?
MOHICAN
2
Sharing its name with a town in Cheshire, which hairstyle originating in the 1940s was sported by men and boys? It was a very short style and sported by both sets of  Harvard and Yale Universities.
CREW CUT
3
What eight letter word do Americans use to describe what we British call a pavement?
SIDEWALK
4
Which actor played the part of Wayne the father in the 1989 film Honey I Shrunk the Kids?
RICK MORANIS
5
Which year of the 20th century saw the British General Strike?
1926
6
In which UK city are the headquarters of Asda?
LEEDS
7
Which cricket county finished runners-up to champions Warwickshire this year, despite losing only one match all season in Division One?
SOMERSET
8
Which breed of Terrier gives its name to a farmer who appeared in the novel Guy Mannering by Sir Walter Scott?
DANDY DINMONT
9
Which British city's airport is located in the suberb of Turnhouse?
EDINBURGH
10
Which DJ famously had his own radio recipe show in the late 1960s where he was helped by an imaginary chipmunk friend called Raymond?
JIMMY YOUNG
Round 2
11
Which actor played the role of killer Max Cady in the 1991 film Cape Fear?
ROBERT DE NIRO
12
What nine letter word do Americans use to describe what we British call a headmaster?
PRINCIPAL
13
Which breed of Terrier gives its name to a county in South West Ireland and apparently became a mascot for Irish patriots seeking independence from England?
KERRY BLUE
14
Which year of the 20th century saw the famous St Valentne's Day Massacre?
1929
15
In which UK city are the headquarters of Morrisons?
BRADFORD
16
Which cricket county finished runners-up in Division Two to Derbyshire this year, despite the fact that they never lost a match all season?
YORKSHIRE
17
On which comedian's radio show did Sid James star for almost six years beginning in 1954 as a character with the middle name Balmoral?
TONY HANCOCK
18
Which British airport is situated in the town of Yeadon?
LEEDS/BRADFORD
19
What H was the Christian name of Mr Royce, founder of the car company Rolls Royce?
HENRY
20
What C was the Christian name of Mr Rolls, founder of the car company Rolls Royce?
CHARLES
Round 3
21
Brideshead Revisited, written in 1945, was a famous novel by which famous author?
EVELYN WAUGH
22
What is the seven letter name of the hat traditionally worn by a Town Crier?
TRICORN
23
What is the name of the now 46 year old British man whose extradition to the USA, for breaking into American computer systems, was recently blocked by Home Secretary Theresa May?
Gary McKINNON
24
What is the name of the editor of BBC's Newsnight who recently resigned following a Panorama probe into the Jimmy Saville affair?
Peter RIPPON
25
"Oh I say", was the famous saying of which  sports commentator who died in 1992?
DAN MASKELL
26
Three Men in a Boat was a famous novel of 1889 by which famous author?
JEROME K JEROME
27
What is the nine letter name of the small, silk skullcap that is worn by certain Roman Catholic clerics, they vary in colour according to rank?
ZUCCHETTO
28
"He's a poor lad", was a famous saying of which sports commentator who died in 1986?
EDDIE WARING
29
Which famous poet, born in 1888, had the middle name 'Stearns'?
T S ELLIOT
30
Which famous actor, born in 1893, had the middle name 'Goldenberg'?
EDWARD G ROBINSON
Round 4
31
"Oh say can you see by the dawn's early light, what so proudly we hailed at the twilight's last gleaming" are the opening words to which famous song?
STAR SPANGLED BANNER
32
"The hills are bare now and Autumn leaves lie thick and still" are the opening lyrics to the second verse of which famous song?
FLOWER OF SCOTLAND
33
Which actress plays the title role in the ITV series Vera?
BRENDA BLETHYN
34
Which member of the Royal Family has the title 'Baron Greenwich'?
PRINCE PHILIP
35
What was the name of the female that politician John Profumo had an affair with which ended his political career in 1963?
CHRISTINE KEELER
36
Which pop group in June 1976 reached Number One in the UK charts with the record You To Me Are Everything?
REAL THING
37
What does the letter R stand for in the context of an MRI scan?
RESONANCE
38
Of which famous company, who are prominent on two days of the week, is Diane Thompson chief executive? CAMELOT
39
In the 2012 Summer Olympics Opening Ceremony the comedy character Mr Bean appeared and jokingly played an instrument to which famous record?
CHARIOTS OF FIRE
40
In which series of books, first published in 1942, did many of the adventures take place on Kirrin Island?
THE FAMOUS FIVE
Round 5
41
What is the much more common name of the British Royal named Baroness Marie Christine Anna Hedwig Ida Von Reibbitz?
PRINCESS MICHAEL OF KENT
42
Which actor plays the title role in the ITV series Monroe?
JAMES NESBITT
43
Which famous company, founded in Los Angeles in 1923 is Bob Iger the Chairman and Chief Executive of?
DISNEY
44
What was the name of the actress and businesswoman famous for her affair with politician David Mellor that resulted in his resignation from the Cabinet in 1992 ?
Antonia De SANCHA
45
Which pop group in October 1974 reached NumberOne in the UK charts with Sad, Sweet Dreamer?
SWEET SENSATION
46
What does the letter A stand for in the context of a CAT scan?
AXIAL
47
Which series of books, first published in 1922, sees the main character's friends named Ginger, Henry and Douglas who call themselves the Outlaws?
JUST WILLIAM
48
Which famous two word titled Beatles song did the band The Arctic Monkeys perform at the Opening Ceremony of the 2012 Summer Olympics?
COME TOGETHER
49
Which famous science fiction novel of 1951 begins with the main character, Bill Mason, recovering in hospital with his eyes bandaged having missed a giant meteor storm?
DAY OF THE TRIFFIDS
50
Which famous science fiction novel of 1898 is famous for its ending which states "After all that mankind had tried, the Earth was saved by the littlest things that God, in his wisdom, had put on this Earth?
WAR OF THE WORLDS
Round 6
51
Which Australian Prime Minister famously disappeared whilst swimming off the coast of Victoria on December 17th 1967?
Harold HOLT
52
What nationality was Kel Nagle, winner of golf's British Open in 1960 ?
AUSTRALIAN
53
Situated almost opposite The Old Vaults pub, which Wrexham cafe has the official address 56, Chester Street?
KRISTINA'S
54
Which US President was assassinated on September 6th 1901 shortly after spending a morning visiting Niagara Falls with his wife?
William McKINLEY
55
As in the film TORA TORA TORA which five letter word does the Japanes word Tora mean in English?
TIGER
56
Which Wrexham cafe has the official address 10 Bank Street?
MARUBBI
57
What nationality was Bob Charles, winner of golf's British Open in 1963?
NEW ZEALAND
58
Which six letter Japanese word describes a class of professional women in Japan who are trained from girlhood to dance and entertain social gatherings of men?
GEISHA
59
What is the well known two word name of the street in Los Angeles that runs from Figuerola Street for 22 miles to the Pacofoc Coast Highway?
SUNSET BOULEVARD
60
What is the well known two word name for the remote , higher reaches of the A57 road where it crosses the Peak District between Manchester and Sheffield?
SNAKE PASS
SPARE QUESTIONS
1
Which British Prime Minister was born at 54 Albion Road, Broadstairs, Kent on July 9th 1916 ?
EDWARD HEATH
2
The town of Keswick in Cumbria lies just north of which body of water?
DERWENT WATER
3
What was the three word name of the manwith the gong in the "yes or no" interlude in the 1960s game show Take Your Pick?
BOB DANVERS WALKER
4
Which band's first top ten single was the 10538 Overture in 1972?
ELO