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Bits and Bobs 2

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1

Which wonderful city's town hall boasts the Olsen Clock, the worlds most accurate clockwork timepiece?

  • Strasbourg
  • Prague
  • Copenhagen

2

Who filled the role of Lord Brett Sinclair in "The Persuaders"?

  • Tony Curtis
  • Roger Moore
  • Laurence Naismith

3

Which county became the site for Prince Charles' Poundbury housing estate?

  • Cumberland
  • Dorset
  • Norfolk

4

Which company built the "Mosquito" aircraft?

  • De Havilland
  • Dayton-Wright
  • Douglas

5

What colour belt is worn by a Judo ninth Dan?

  • Brown
  • Orange
  • Red

6

How many times would Wales fit into Lake Victoria?

  • Two
  • Three
  • Four

7

What reminder of Mrs Alcock's husband stood on the office mantelpiece in "Alcock and Gander"?

  • His watch
  • His false teeth
  • His Ashes

8

Which Beatle's album was originally going to be called "Get Back"?

  • Rubber Soul
  • A hard day's night
  • Let it be

9

Which Zodiacal constellation includes the "Beehive" star cluster?

  • Cancer
  • Orion
  • Perseus

10

Which Bangles US chart-topper was written by Prince under the name of Christopher?

  • Walk like an Egyptian
  • Eternal Flame
  • Manic Monday

11

Where would you find the "Hanersian canals"?

  • Ears
  • Bones
  • Heart

12

Which film was Grace Kelly shooting in Monaco when she first caught Prince Rainier's eye?

  • To Catch a Thief
  • Dial M for Murder
  • Rear Window

13

Which former Russian leader said "We will, in my lifetime, rule the world by invitation"?

  • Khrushchev
  • Stalin
  • Lenin

14

What killed 19 people in Britain on 16th October 1987?

  • Influenza outbreak
  • Train crash
  • Hurricane

15

How many cells are there in a normal 12-volt car battery?

  • Six
  • Eight
  • Twelve

16

Which Robert Louis Stevenson classic features the ship called "The Covenant"?

  • Kidnapped
  • Treasure Island
  • Prince Otto

17

Which Somerset Maugham novel has been filmed three times?

  • The letter
  • The Razor's edge
  • Of Human Bondage

18

Which is America's Gem State?

  • Iowa
  • Indiana
  • Idaho

19

How many years did Joshua Slocum's first solo circumnavigation take?

  • Three years
  • Four years
  • Five years

20

What do the people of Botswana do with Mopane worms?

  • Create Jewellery
  • Make silk
  • Eat them

21

Who left "Crossroads" to look for a spanner and was gone for 6 months with no mention of his disappearance in the script?

  • Sandy
  • Adam
  • Benny

22

Which decade saw France's last public guillotining?

  • 1920's
  • 1930's
  • 1940's

23

What was the relationship between Joseph Lister and Isabella, the first patient to undergo his antiseptic operation treatment?

  • His Daughter
  • His Mother
  • His Sister

24

In which country do the Amazon's two main headstreams rise?

  • Peru
  • Brazil
  • Chile

25

Which was the most northerly US state prior to the acquisition of Alaska?

  • Montana
  • Minnesota
  • Michigan

26

Which town gave its name to an overcoat, a sofa, and a cigarette?

  • Benson
  • Capstan
  • Chesterfield

27

Which is the lowest suit in Bridge?

  • Clubs
  • Spades
  • Hearts

28

What is Laliphobia a fear of?

  • Flower stems
  • Lollipop's
  • Stuttering

29

Which cheese takes its name from the Italian for "Beautiful Country"?

  • Boscatella di Fiave
  • Bel Paese
  • Bella Lodi

30

Which country includes the Yucatan Peninsula?

  • Uruguay
  • Peru
  • Mexico

 

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