|Wrexham Quiz League Questions||11th
December 2012 - League Week 9
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scientist is generally credited with the invention of the
||ALEXANDER GRAHAM BELL
||Which music hall star was
known as "The Cheeky Chappie"?
||Which term from ancient Greek
is still occassionally used today to refer to "the masses"
or "the many"?
||Which is the world's longest
range of mountains?
||Which peace treaty ended the
||Who wrote the title song for
the James Bond film From
Russia With Love?
||Which is the only Australian
state capital not named after a person?
||What was Lester Piggott's
last Derby winner?
||What name is given to the fur
of the Coypu?
||Which sporting event takes
place in Pasadena, California on New Year's Day?
||In which country is the Negev
Desert mainly situated?
||Which city was the interim
capital of Pakistan while Islamabad was being constructed?
||In Norse mythology, who was
the wife of Odin?
||FRIGGA or FREYJA
||Which native American tribe
were also known as the Dakota?
||Which horse, the 1977 Grand
National winner, was owned by Fred Pontin?
||What is the German name for
||How is the fragrant white
spring flower with the botanical name Convalleria Majalis
||LILY OF THE VALLEY
||In Norse mythology who was
the God of Mischief?
||Which German word meaning
'armour' was applied to certain army divisions in World War
||In 1965, who became the first
American astronaut to "walk in space"?
||Which Dickens novel is
subtitled "The Parish Boy's Progress"?
||The lack of which vitamin
caused scurvy in the early days of the navy?
||The Navajo tribe live mainly
in three US states, name one of them?
||NEW MEXICO, ARIZONA, UTAH
||Who succeeded to the English
throne in 1422 at the age of nine months?
||HENRY VI (6th)
||Which TV series featured
Frank Drebin and Al, a seven foot tall cop whose face never
appeared because he was too tall to fit on the screen?
||What was the main American
tank of World War II?
||What do the Russians call
||If, in an American diner, you
ordered 'Eve With the Lid On', what would you recieve?
||Which stand-up comedian has
played football at semi-professional level and once worked
full-time as a pharmaceuticals sales director?
||Which family holds the
hereditary right to the office of Earl Marshal of England?
(Dukes of Norfolk)
||Which was the major battle of
the Franco-Prissian war?
||Which musical features the
song 'Let the sun shine in'?
||Who was responsible for
||(Dr Alfred B)
||In which city is La scala
||How many gills are there in
half a gallon?
||Who, along with Leslie
Bricusse, wrote the lyrics for the James Bond film song Goldfinger?
||Which Bavarian town stages a
wagner festival every July and August?
||King Stephen (1135-54) was
the only king of which royal house?
||Which American TV comedy
series gave us the line "Confused? You will be"?
||First used in America, what
name is given to a pub or restaurant that combines seafood
and meat, such as steak and scampi?
||SURF 'n' TURF
||The garden plant syringa is commonly known as what?||LILAC
||Name the last astronaut to have walked on the moon.||(Eugene)
||Name the town in the vicinity of Versailles famous for its hard-paste porcelain.||SEVRES
||Name the only bachelor President of the U.S.A.||JAMES BUCHANAN
||Who siad "I never forget a
face, but in your case I'll make an exception"?
||On which of the hills of
ancient Rome were the main residences of the Caesars?
||Against which background is
Dickens' novel 'A tale of two cities' based?
||THE FRENCH REVOLUTION
||Which musichal star was known
as 'The Prime Minister of Mirth'?
||What is the meaning of the
Latin phrase 'Modus Vivendi'?
||WAY OF LIVING
||In which of the rooms of
Buckingham Palace are investitures held?
||The Kremlin in Mosocw is
known as the seat of government in Russia. What does
the Russian word 'kremlin' mean?
||CITADEL or FORT
||Where in the human body is
||IN THE EAR
||Which musical features the
song 'Second Hand Rose'?
||Which "Games" were first held
in Buenos Aires in 1951 and then every four years?
||THE PAN-AMERICAN GAMES
||Who is the only U.S.
President to have been divorced?
||What name is given to a
number system with base sixteen?
||The Prairie Dog is a member
of which family of rodents?
||Who said "Give a man a free
hand and he'll put ot all over you"?
presenter was once a professional footballer with Brentford?
||Name the town in South
Central France which has made hard-paste porcelain since
inches are there in a Hand, the unit used to measure the
height of a horse?
English county is Barnstaple?
would you fear if you suffered from Gymnophobia?