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Trolley Dolleys Tester Quiz

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1

Which Yorkshire writer's works include "The History Man"?

  • Alan Bennett
  • J.B. Priestley
  • Malcolm Bradbury

2

What was Lloyds of London named after?

  • A multinational banking family
  • Lord Nelson
  • A coffee shop

3

Which Emperor's last words were said to be "What an artist the world is losing"?

  • Nero
  • Julius Caesar
  • Augustus

4

What is Itallian "Verdicchio"?

  • A small, fragrant salad root
  • A cream cheese
  • Wine

5

Where do "littoral" creatures set up home?

  • The seashore
  • In tree bark
  • Other birds nests

6

Which German city brews "Becks beer"?

  • Bretten
  • Breuberg
  • Bremen

7

In which royal residence did George V1 die?

  • Buckingham Palace
  • Sandringham House
  • Kensington Palace

8

Which submarine sailed on the "Voyage to the bottom of the sea"?

  • Oberon
  • Seaview
  • Rainbow

9

Who sculpted the Trafalgar Square lions and was Queen Victoria's favourite artist?

  • Sir Edwin Henry Landseer
  • J.M.W Turner
  • Benjamin Robert Haydon

10

Which century saw the use of treadmills abolished in British prisons?

  • 18th
  • 19th
  • 20th

11

Which was the first British national newspaper to publish a daily weather chart?

  • The Telegraph
  • The Times
  • The Guardian

12

What is a "cancion" to a Spaniard?

  • A pickled onion
  • A song
  • A guitar

13

What sport saw Tippy Gray, the composer of "If you were the only girl in the world", win Winter Olympic Gold?

  • Cross-Country Skiing
  • Ice Hockey
  • Four man Bobsleigh

14

Who was in four series of the Liver Birds before turning up in the stinging role of "Bergerac"?

  • John Burn
  • Jon Bee
  • John Nettles

15

Which was the first British city to boast, that much missed, Woolworths?

  • Liverpool
  • Manchester
  • Newcastle

16

Which Dad's Army actor starred as A.J. Wentworth BA just before his death?

  • John Laurie
  • James Beck
  • Arthur Lowe

17

What piece of sporting equipment has "Indian Pendants"?

  • A lacrosse stick
  • A dart board
  • A cricket bat

18

Which became the first country to appoint an Ombudsman in 1810?

  • Belgium
  • France
  • Sweden

19

What is Barry McGuigan's real first name?

  • Patrick
  • Finbar
  • Sean

20

Which musical are you in if you are "On the street where you live"?

  • Oliver
  • Guys and Dolls
  • My Fair Lady

21

What is the first letter of the Russian alphabet?

  • A
  • V
  • Y

22

Which was the first planet, other than Earth, to have a spacecraft crash land on it?

  • Mars
  • Venus
  • Jupiter

23

Which "Magpie" presenter was a former "Juke Box Juror"?

  • Susan Stranks
  • Gary Miller
  • Pete Murray

24

Which city's art school was designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh?

  • Liverpool
  • Glasgow
  • Dublin

25

What shorter word means the same as lipids?

  • Sips
  • Oil
  • Fats

26

Which country can you reach from the USA by crossing the Juan de Fuca Strait?

  • Mexico
  • Canada
  • Puerto Rico

27

Who was Dyan Cannon if Robert was Bob, Elliot was Ted and Natalie was Carol?

  • Sue
  • Rita
  • Alice

28

Which collection opened its doors to the public at Montague House in 1759?

  • The Wallace Collection
  • The Crown Jewels
  • The British Museum

29

What did high flying Barbara Harmer become the first woman to do, in 1993?

  • Highest recorded wing walk
  • Highest passenger Balloon record
  • Pilot Concorde

30

What are the Orionids and the Leonids?

  • Dew Claws (dogs)
  • Cows native to the Orkney Islands
  • Annual meteor showers

 

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