Wrexham Quiz League Questions 22nd October 2013 - League Week 3 
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Questions set by Pete Roberts
Round 1
1
In the board game Monopoly, which property completes the set along with Trafalgar Square and Fleet Street ?
THE STRAND
2
In the board game Monopoly, which property completes the set along with Pall Mall and Northumberland Avenue ?
WHITEHALL
3
Which  bookmaker was founded in 1988 by the merger of 40 shops of three Irish bookmakers ?
PADDY POWER
4
The wedding processional commonly known as The Bridal Chorus or "Here Comes The Bride" is by Which famous composer ?
RICHARD WAGNER
5
Which famous film director was born on December 5th 1901 at Tripp Avenue in Chicago and died on December15th 1966 in Burbank, California?
WALT DISNEY
6
Which Welsh golfer won the award for BBC Sports Personality Of The Year in 1957 ?
DAI REES
7
Queen Joan Of Navarre was the wife of which English king ?
HENRY IV
8
Published in 1992, which American author wrote the famous book Men Are From Mars Women Are From Venus ?
John GRAY
9
Which village in Lincolnshire is home to the aerobatics display team The Red Arrows ?
SCAMPTON
10
Cordoba is the second most highly populated city of which country ?
 ARGENTINA
Round 2
11
"I Whistle A Happy Tune" and "Getting To Know You" are two songs from Which stage musical of 1951 ?
THE KING AND I
12
Which famous film director was born on August 13th 1899 in Leytonstone near London and died on April 29th 1980 in Bel Air California ?
ALFRED HITCHCOCK
13
Which English motor cyclist won the award for BBC Sports Personality Of The Year in 1959 ?
JOHN SURTEES
14
Which town in Southern England is home to the Royal National Lifeboat Institution ?
POOLE
15
Published in 1980, which American author wrote the book The Bourne Identity ?
Robert LUDLUM
16
Philippa Of Hainault was the wife of which English King ?
EDWARD III
17
Puente Alto is the second most highly populated city of which country ?
CHILE
18
Which British bookmaker, established in 1973 currently has it’s headquarters in Marina Bay in Gibralter, it was from 2000 to 2010 the sponsors of the World Matchplay Darts tournament held in Blackpool each year    ?
STAN JAMES
19
Who directed the films The Damned United in 2009 and Les Miserables in 2012 ?
TOM HOOPER
20
Who directed the films Jarhead in 2005 and Skyfall in 2012 ?
SAM MENDES
Round 3
21
Which motor company produces car models such as The Picanto, The Soul and The Carens
KIA
22
H2CO3 is the molecular formula for which acid ?
CARBONIC
23
Which letter of the Greek alphabet when written as a capital looks like a triangle ?
DELTA
24
Which motor company produces car models such as The Panamera, The Cayenne and the Boxster ?
PORSCHE
25
HNO3 is the molecular formula for which acid    ?
NITRIC
26
In which traditional Spanish ballroom dance whose name translates as "Double Step" is the man represented as a matador and the woman his cape?
PASADOBLE
27
Which dance move was a popular dance craze of 1962, the move vaguely resembled that Of the twist and was danced to a version of it by soul singer Dee Dee Sharp ?
MASHED POTATO
28
Which letter of the Greek alphabet when written looks like a capital P ?
RHO
29
What nine letter word is given to the art of carving or incising intricate designs on whale bones or whale ivory ?
SCRIMSHAW
30
What eight letter word is given to delicate and intricate ornamental work made from gold Silver or other fine, twisted wire ?
FILIGREE
Round 4
31
Which famous song from the musical South Pacific contains the lyrics "You may see a Stranger across a crowded room" SOME ENCHANTED
EVENING
32
Which French port was the first port of call for the ill fated ship The Titanic after it had left Southampton on April 10th 1912 ?
CHERBOURG
33
On the morning of April the 11th 1912 the ill fated ship The Titanic made it’s last scheduled stop in Europe at which Irish venue ?
QUEENSTOWN
(Accept COBH)
34
What was the title of the record sung by Clodagh Rogers when she represented the UK at the 1971 Eurovision Song Contest ?
JACK IN THE BOX
35
Which Italian foodstuff which comprises of dumplings made of flour, semolina or potatoes boiled or baked and served with grated cheese or sauce takes it’s name from the Italian for "Knock On Wood" ?
GNOCCHI
36
Which European capital city is served by Henri Coanda Airport ?
BUCHAREST
37
Which African bird is famous for it’s ability to be able to walk up to twenty miles a day and also for it’s ability to kill snakes by stamping on them with it’s large feet ?
SECRETARY BIRD
38
What is the money currency of the country of Croatia ?
KUNA
39
Which American cartoonist was the creator of the popular 1931 comic strip Dick Tracy ?
Chester GOULD
40
In mythology, if Mars was the Roman god of war, who was the Greek equivalent ?
ARES
Round 5
41
Which European capital city is served by Vaclav Havel Airport ?
PRAGUE
42
What is the name of the spider that has recently been in the news for attacking a 39 year old man in an Essex school, Described as being approximately 11 millimetres long they have a reputation for being extremely aggressive with a highly poisonous bite ?
FALSE WIDOW
43
In mythology, if Vulcan was the Roman god of fire, who was the Greek equivalent ?
HEPHAESTUS
44
Which famous song from the musical Oklahoma contains the lyrics "The Corn Is High As An Elephant’s Eye" ?
OH WHAT A
BEAUTIFUL
MORNING
45
What is the money currency of the country of Hungary ?
FORINT
46
Which North African food dish made of coarsely ground wheat takes it’s name from the Arabic word Kaskasa meaning "To Pound" ?
COUSCOUS
47
What was the title of the record sung by Mary Hopkin when she represented the UK in the 1970 Eurovision Song Contest ?
KNOCK KNOCK
WHOSE THERE
48
Which American cartoonist was responsible for the popular 1934 comic strip Flash Gordon ?
Alex RAYMOND
49
Who was executed in 1955 at Holloway Prison for the murder of racing driver David Blakely ?
RUTH ELLIS
50
Who was executed in 1953 at Wandsworth Prison for the murder of Police Constable Sidney Miles ?
DEREK BENTLEY
Round 6
51
Which  five letter word of Japanese origin means "Roll Call" and was used every morning in Japanese Internment camps to take roll of prisoners in World War Two ?
TENKO
52
Which 1972 novel by Frederick Forsyth tells the story of a Peter Miller, a young German crime reporter who is attempting to find an SS concentration camp commander who had Killed his father ?
THE ODESSA
FILE
53
Which island country was the main setting for the James Bond film Dr No ?
JAMAICA
54
Which  six letter word of Japanese origin means "Ten Thousand Years Of Life" although foreigners confuse it with a war cry referring meaning "Human Wave Attacks" ?
BANZAI
55
Which Australian won the men’s singles title at Wimbledon in 1964 and 1965?
ROY EMERSON
56
Which Australian won the men’s singles title at Wimbledon in 1956 and 1957?
LEW HOAD
57
Which 1974 novel by Frederick Forsyth features a small group of African and European mercenary soldiers hired by a British industrialist to depose the government of the fictional African country of Zangaro ?
THE DOGS OF WAR
58
Apart from England, which European country was a chief setting for the James Bond film Goldfinger ?
SWITZERLAND
59
Donald Tusk aged 56 is the current Prime Minister of which country ?
POLAND
60
Viktor Orban aged 50 is the current Prime Minister of which country ?
HUNGARY
SPARE QUESTIONS
1
What is the name of Oxford University’s Cricket Ground ?
THE PARKS
2
On TV, if Pete Waterman was the Hitman, who was Her ?
MICHAELA
STRACHAN
3
In which year was corporal punishment officially banned in British State Schools ?
1986
4
Which British group who had most success in the 1970’s were fronted by lead singer Lee Brilleaux ?
DR FEELGOOD