|Wrexham Quiz League Questions||14th
January 2014 - League Week 11
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||What type of
pie is particularly associated with American
||What is the longest book in
the Old Testament ?
||With which instrument is jazz
musician 'Kid' Ory principally associated ?
||Which King of England was
married to Anne of Bohemia ?
||Which acid is found in
rhubarb leaves ?
||Which British city forms the
background to the 2013 TV series The Fall starring Gillian
Anderson and Jamie Doran ?
||In the Bible who was the
father of twin sons, Jacob and Esau ?
||Which was the only team that
England did not beat in their qualifying campaign for the
2014 Soccer World Cup ?
||Which garden feature is a
structure consisting of a framed passageway covered with
climbing and trailing plants and has a name derived from the
Latin for "projecting roof" ?
||The musical Man of La Mancha
is based on the story of which hero ?
||Which playwright was the
designer of Blenheim Palace and Castle Howard ?
||(Sir John) VANBRUGH
||Who set up Habitat in 1964 ?
||Which organ of the body is
affected by nephritis ?
||The Jewish language Yiddish
is based on which other language ?
||Established in 1951, which
was Britain's first National Park ?
||THE PEAK DISTRICT
||Which jazz singer was known
as 'The King of Hi de Ho' ?
||Pashto and Dari are the two
official languages of which country ?
||Which acid has the chemical
formula HNO3 ?
||What is a young whale usually
||Which sharp-tasting red fruit
is used to make a sauce popular at Xmas and at Thanksgiving
||Which King of England was
married to Caroline of Ansbach ?
||Which shrub is often used for
hedging and topiary, with dwarf varieties used for edging in
knot gardens and in rock gardens ?
||Who scored the winning goal
of the 2013 FA Cup final ?
||BEN WATSON (Wigan)
||In 1922, it was discovered
that the disease diabetes is caused by a deficiency in the
production of which hormone ?
||Which musical is based on the
play The Matchmaker by Thornton Wilder ?
||The four bronze lions that
surround Nelson's column in Trafalgar Square were sculpted
by which British artist ?
||(Sir Edwin) LANDSEER
||What is the country of origin
of the cult Channel 4 TV series The Returned ?
||What is a young eel usually
||Who founded Body Shop in 1976
||Moonraker is a name given to
a native of which English county ?
||Who wrote Fantasia on a Theme
by Thomas Tallis ?
||RALPH VAUGHAN WILLIAMS
||Which Chinese deer, now found
only in captivity , was named after a nineteenth century
French missionary ?
||PERE DAVID'S DEER
||In the Arabian Nights, what
was the name of the giant bird of prey supposedly able to
carry off elephants ?
||An orrery is a mechanical
device used to illustrate what ?
||In which of Charles Dickens'
novels does Dick Swiveller appear ?
||THE OLD CURIOSITY SHOP
||Which sporting event, first
held in July 1903, was the idea of Geo Lefevre, a journalist
on L'Auto newspaper ?
||TOUR DE FRANCE
||Which country declared war on
Japan - the day before the atomic bomb was dropped on
||In the coalition government
who is the Business Secretary ?
||What is a cloud of gas and
dust called in space ?
||Which work by Elgar is
dedicated to "My Friends Pictured Within" ?
||Whose diary entry on July 14
1789, when the French Revolution broke out with the storming
of the Bastille, read "Rien", which in English
||What is the name of Victoria
and David Beckham's daughter ?
||In what decade were Zebra
crossings introduced into law in the UK ?
||Which character in a novel by
Charles Dickens lived at Satis House ?
||Which Conservative MP
resigned as Government Chief Whip after the 'Plebgate'
||What is the official
residence of the Lord Mayor of London ?
||What's the name of the place
where Desperate Dan lives ?
||The death of which world
leader in April 1945 prompted Goebbels to exclaim: "Bring
out our best champagne!" ?
||FRANKLIN D ROOSEVELT
||What is the official London
residence of the Archbishop of Canterbury ?
||In which Italian region is
the port and city of Genoa located ?
||Who won The X Factor 2013 ?
||In Greek mythology, which
beautiful young man was granted eternal sleep in order to
remain forever young ?
||Which British cyclist's last
words during the 1967 Tour de France are said to have
been " Put me back on my bike " ?
||In what decade were
windscreen - displayed tax discs introduced ?
||Which Australian marsupial
has 3 species, the Common, the Southern Hairy-nosed, and the
Northern-Hairy nosed ?
||Who won Dancing On Ice 2013 ?
||In which region of Italy is
the city of Turin ?
||Where, in the strip cartoon,
is the home village of Rupert Bear ?
||David Mitchell is married to
which TV quiz presenter and journalist ?
||Which dynasty ruled China
from 1368 to 1644 ?
||On 60's TV
who had the nickname 'The Galloping Gourmet'?
is the scientific name of which mammal ?
preceded Phil Collins as lead singer with Genesis ?
||For what does the letter S
stand for in SIM card, as used in mobile phones ?