Wrexham Quiz League Questions 15th October 2013 - League Week 2 
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Questions set by Pete Roberts
Round 1
1
Which country was the birthplace of Henry V111ís first wife Catherine Of Aragon ?
SPAIN
2
Which country was the birthplace of Henry V111ís fourth wife Anne Of Cleeves ?
GERMANY
3
What was the surname of the 13th President Of The USA who had the Christian name Millard ?
FILLMORE
4
Ann Darrow was the name of the leading female character in which famous film of The 1930ís ?
KING KONG
5
Which French author wrote the 1909 novel The Phantom Of The Opera ?
Gaston LEROUX
6
Which Northern English city has districts called Manningham, Heaton and Little Horton ?
BRADFORD
7
Which popular Restaurant chain, launched in 1979 now has over 125 different outlets Originally had a mascot named Charlie Chalk and has the advertising slogan "Pub Food As It Should Be" ?
BREWER'S FAYRE
8
Which moon of the planet Uranus shares itís name with the daughter of Prospero in Shakespeareís The Tempest ?
MIRANDA
9
If you were to order Rochebaron in a French restaurant, which food would you be served ?
CHEESE
10
George Washington Goethals was the chief engineer for which construction that was completed In 1914 ?
PANAMA CANAL
Round 2
11
Which moon of the planet Uranus shares itís name with a surname of a current Manchester United footballer who has been at the club since 2002 ?
FERDNINAND
12
If you were to order Fladenbrot in a German or Turkish restaurant, which food would You be served ?
BREAD
13
Which Southern English city has districts called Shirley, Bassett Green and Thornhill ?
SOUTHAMPTON
14
Which English author wrote the 1885 novel King Solomonís Mines ?
H Rider HAGGARD
15
Marion Crane was the name of the leading female character of which famous film of The 1960ís    ?
PSYCHO
16
Which popular family farmhouse Ė styled licensed restaurant that now has over 200 Different outlets was founded in 1983 and has the advertising slogan "Bring Out The Best" below the words "Salad And Grill" ?
HARVESTER
17
William F Lamb from the construction firm Shreve, Lamb and Harmon was the designer Of which famous construction that first opened in 1931 ?
EMPIRE STATE BUILDING
18
What was the surname of the 19th president of the USA who had the first christian name Rutherford ? HAYES
19
Which year saw the kidnap of the racehorse Shergar, the introduction of the TV gameshow Blockbusters and the deaths of David Niven and Violet Carson ?
1983
20
Which year saw Frankie Detori famously win all six races on the card at Ascot, the introduction Of the TV gameshow Never Mind The Buzzcocks and the deaths of Jon Pertwee and Peter Swales ? 1996
Round 3
21
Having the same surname of a Northern Town in England, what was the name of the Barrister who defended Paul Burrell when he was accused of stealing belongings from The Princess Of Wales ? Alex CARLISLE
22
Written about in the Bible, what eleven letter word is used to describe the area of land That covers the region of South West Asia and lies nearly the full length of the Iran/Iraq border It declined in importance after Mongol invaders destroyed itís extensive irrigation system In A D 1258 ?
MESOPOTAMIA
23
First shown in 1976, which ITV series featured Gareth Hunt as the character Mike Gambit ?
THE NEW AVENGERS
24
What was the name of the American doctor who in 2011 was sentenced to four years in Jail after being convicted of the involuntary manslaughter of pop star Michael Jackson ?
Conrad MURRAY
25
Which snooker player who reached the semi final of the 2013 World Snooker Championship Was born in Chester in 1982 ? RICKY WALDEN
26
Which TV series, launched in 1978 saw Bob Hoskins as Arthur Parker, a sheet music Salesman attempting to make his dreams fit the promises of the lyrics he carries ?
PENNIES FROM HEAVEN
27
What seven letter name is given to the cold, dry Northerly wind that blows on the Mediterranean Coast of France, particularly concentrated on the Rhone Valley ? MISTRAL
28
Which darts player who won the world BDO Title in 2008 was born in Denbigh in 1983 ?
MARK WEBSTER
29
Holding the position from 1979 to 1983, who was the first Chancellor Of The Exchequer Under Margaret Thatcher ?
GEOFFREY HOWE
30
Holding the position from 1993 to 1997, who was the last Chancellor Of The Exchequer Under Margaret Thatcher ?
KENNETH CLARKE
Round 4
31
Which UK number one single of 1969 had the opening lyrics "You talk like Marlene Dietrich And you dance like Zizi Jeanmaire" ? WHERE DO YOU GO TO MY LOVELY
(Peter Sarstedt)
32
Which UK number one single of  1968 had the opening lyrics "I see trees of green, red roses Too, I see em bloom, for me and you" ? WHAT A WONDERFUL WORLD
(Louis Armstrong)
33
What was the name of the treaty that was signed by Belgium, France, Italy, Luxembourg Netherlands and West Germany on March 25th 1957 that was an international agreement That led to the founding of the EEC ? TREATY OF ROME
34
Which is the next prime number that is greater than 75 ?
79
35
Which 1988 childrenís novel by Roald Dahl features a hostile school headmistress named Miss Trunchbull ?
MATILDA
36
A Numismatist is a person who has an interest and collects which particular items ?
COINS
37
On which British motorway can you find Clacket Lane and Cobham Services ?
M25
38
Nigeria shares the vast majority of itís East border with which country ?
CAMEROON
39
Which famous American author who lived from 1904 to 1997 had the first christan name Theodor and the surname Geisel ?
DR SEUSS
40
Which Indian born author who lived from 1903 to 1950 had the real name Eric Arthur Blair ?
GEORGE ORWELL
Round 5
41
Kenya shares the vast majority of itís East border with which country ?
SOMALIA
42
The SDP Party was created on March 26th 1981 when four senior Labour Party moderates Dubbed The Gang Of Four left . The four consisted of Roy Jenkins, David Owen, Shirley Williams and which other member ?
BILL ROGERS
43
A Conchologist is a person who has an interest and collects which particular items ?
SHELLS
44
Which 1981 childrenís novel by Roald Dahl sees the main character give his grandmother A potion that consists of many harmful products in the house which he boils only to end up Seeing her grow to a size taller than a house ?
GEORGE'S MARVELOUS MEDICINE
45
Which is the next prime number that is greater than 90 ?
97
46
What seven letter name was given to the type of two wheeled cart that was used during The French Revolution to take prisoners to the Guillotine ?
TUMBREL
47
What seven letter name is given to the light vehicle with three wheels and pedals used In South East Asia to carry usually two passengers ? TRISHAW
48
On which British motorway can you find Burtonwood and Birch Services ?
M62
49
Taking office on September 4th 2012, what is the name of the current Secretary Of State For Northern Ireland    ? THERESA VILLIERS
50
Taking office on July 1st this year, what is the name of the current Governor Of The Bank Of England    ? MARK CARNEY
Round 6
51
Which childrenís TV character, first seen in 1959 often took counsel from a big green Bird named Graculus ?
NOGGIN THE NOG
52
What eight letter name is given to the ringing, hissing or booming sensation in one or Both ears, usually caused by infection of the middle or inner ear ?
TINNITUS
53
In 2009, To prevent possible offence, what two word named pudding was renamed by officials of The canteen of the Flintshire council headquarters in Mold owing to itís suggestive name. After protests, the decision was overturned ?
SPOTTED DICK
(Re-named Spotted Richard)
54
Which Childrenís animated TV series, broadcast between 1964 and 1965 centred on the Adventures of an 11 year old boy, his scientist father named Dr Benton, bodyguard Roger Bannon and an eleven year old Calcutta orphan named Hadji Singh ? JONNY QUEST
55
What two word hyphenated term is used to describe the contagious, epidemic form of Acute Conjunctivitis, so called from the colour of the inflammation ?
PINK-EYE
56
Which famous author, born in Sandymount, County Dublin in 1865 won the Nobel Prize For Literature in 1923 ? W B YEATS
57
Which famous author, born in Dublin in 1856 won the Nobel Prize For Literature In 1925 ? GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
58
In 1997, the European Commission banned the sale of which two word named food dish Because of fears of food poisoning, itís name is actually a type of Lizardfish, even though Itís name suggests otherwise ?
BOMBAY DUCK
59
Opened by Sir Ranulph Fiennes, The Drumnadrochit Hotel situated in the Scottish Highlands is a tourist attraction that centres on which famous Scottish figure ? LOCH NESS MONSTER
60
Commencing every evening at 730 pm at Exit 3 of Aldgate East Station in London And journeying down streets such as Osbourne, Gunthorpe and then the Frying Pan Pub Visitors to the city take this 105 minute tour attributed to which famous London figure ? JACK THE RIPPER
SPARE QUESTIONS
1
Who were the last county to be admitted into the County championship ?
DURHAM
2
What was the name of the Russian Submarine that sank in the Barents Sea in the year 2000 ?
KURSK
3
Who was editor of the News Of The World newspaper at the time of itís closure ?
COLIN MYLER
4
Which product is advertised with the slogan "For Ladies That Crunch" ?
RYVITA