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Crouch, Touch, Pause... Engage - Quiz

A 30 question general knowledge scrumdown. 30 Questions.

 
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1

Put the 4 cities in order from North to South?

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  • Athens
  • Buenos Aires
  • Oslo
  • Wellington

2

Into which body of water does the Volga River flow?

  • Black Sea
  • Caspian Sea
  • Barents Sea

3

Bogota is the capital of which country?

  • Ecuador
  • Venezuela
  • Colombia

4

Match up the country to its approx. population?

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Left

  • India
  • USA
  • Germany
  • Australia

Right

  • 310 million
  • 23 million
  • 1190 million
  • 81 million

5

If you got on a train at Waverley and ended your journey at New Street, where have you been?

  • Began in Edinburgh & ended in Birmingham
  • Began in Glasgow & ended in Leeds
  • Began in Bristol & ended in Manchester

6

Born in Bristol in 1957, he became an Olympic Gold Medallist at the 1980 Moscow Games and now judges celebrities on a popular TV show. Who is he?

  • Tony Gubba
  • Jason Gardiner
  • Robin Cousins

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Which team play in this famous kit?

  • Valencia
  • Paris SG
  • Ajax

8

Match the New York-based teams with their correct sport?

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Left

  • New York Yankees
  • New York Islanders
  • New York Jets
  • New York Knicks

Right

  • Ice Hockey
  • Baseball
  • American Football
  • Basketball

9

Which English batsman scored 766 runs in 7 innings (averaging 127) during the 2010 Ashes triumph?

  • Ian Bell
  • Alistair Cook
  • Andrew Strauss

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The photo shows a superb 27500 seater stadium but which team play there?

  • Stoke City
  • Darlington
  • Sheffield United

11

This rebel rebel was dancing in the street but now the golden years have brought changes to one of the great fashion heroes. But who am I?

  • George Michael
  • David Bowie
  • Kajagoogoo

12

Match up the name of these "boys" to their correct groups?

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Left

  • Westlife
  • Boyzone
  • Take That
  • JLS

Right

  • Jason, Gary, Mark, Robbie, Howard
  • Keith , Stephen, Ronan, Shane, Mike
  • Nicky, Kian, Bryan, Shane, Mark
  • Oritse, Aston, Jonathan, Marvin

13

Which member(s) of Queen wrote "Radio GaGa"?

  • The drummer, Roger Taylor
  • Guitarist Brian May and singer Freddie Mercury
  • Bass player John Deacon

14

The Monkees sang about the Last Train to where?

  • Amarillo
  • Bedford
  • Clarksville

15

Complete the title of this R.E.M. track?"What's the frequency, ?"

  • Dermot?
  • Kenneth?
  • Timothy?

16

What was Charles Dickens' longest novel?

  • Nicholas Nickelby
  • Little Dorrit
  • David Copperfield

17

What have the novels "The Finkler Question" and "Wolf Hall" got in common?

  • Both are written in Welsh
  • They are written by ex PM John Major
  • They won the last 2 Booker Prizes

18

Which Romantic Poet had the Christian names "Percy Bysse"?

  • Tennyson
  • Shelley
  • Keats

19

Romantic fiction writer Barbara Cartland wrote how many books?

  • 185
  • 565
  • 723

20

Whose novels included Mansfield Park, Emma and Sense and Sensibility?

  • Charlotte Bronte
  • Jane Austen
  • Paris Hilton

21

Gavrilo Princip started something. What did he do?

  • He won the first Olympic Gold Medal in 1896
  • He bungee jumped off the Aswan Dam
  • He shot Franz Ferdinand and WWI followed

22

In March 1461, the bloodiest battle ever fought on British soil took place at Towton between the Yorkists and Lancastrians. What were the estimated fatalities that day ?

  • 90000 dead
  • 30000 dead
  • 17000 dead

23

Who was the King or Queen of England in the year 1500?

  • Richard III
  • Henry VII
  • Mary

24

Match the historical tyrant to the correct time that he lived in?

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Left

  • Attila the Hun
  • Genghis Khan
  • Benito Mussolini
  • Pol Pot

Right

  • 1883 - 1945
  • 1162 -1227
  • 1925 - 1998
  • 410ish - 453

25

Which answer best describes the Battle of Flodden?

  • 1813 British defeat French nr Lyon
  • 1513 English defeated Scottish in Northumberland
  • 1915 Sea Battle - British/German fleets

26

If you sailed due East out of New York , which country would you hit first?

  • Ireland
  • France
  • Portugal

27

Who or what was Hippocrates?

  • Greek inventor
  • African method of moving Hippo's to other areas.
  • A pioneering Greek medical physician

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Which of these three explorers discovered America?

  • Graham Americane
  • Amerigo Vespucci
  • Usperigo Salamanderosa of Americanos

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Which US President is pictured below?

  • Harry S Truman
  • Dwight D Eisenhower
  • Franklin D Roosevelt

30

And finally, which of the following best relates to "the Magic Roundabout" ?

  • Right then, see yer!
  • Tatty bye , kids,
  • Boing Time for bed Boing

 

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