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Bank Holiday Bonanza: Part 1

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1

What is the Cockney rhyming slang for 'eyes'?

  • Apple pies
  • Meat pies
  • Mince pies

2

Who was the captain of the Titanic?

  • Captain Smith
  • Captain White
  • Captain Woolfe

3

Which British art prize was established in 1984 and is awarded annually by the Tate Gallery?

  • Constable
  • Turner
  • Gainsborough

4

Which of these is an island ten miles off the north west coast of Ireland?

  • Tory
  • Labour
  • Liberal

5

Which animal features on a Ferrari badge?

  • Bull
  • Horse
  • Lion

6

Which of these birds is also the name of a model made by the Reliant car company?

  • Swift
  • Eagle
  • Robin

7

Which of these put Snow White to sleep?

  • Poisoned apple
  • Sleeping pill
  • Des O'Connor's greatest hits!

8

Finish the phrase: 'Something old, something new, something borrowed....?

  • And a horseshoe
  • Something blue
  • Something true

9

Which of these styles of furniture dates back to the earliest period?

  • Georgian
  • Jacobean
  • Elizabethan

10

Who bought a wine and spirit business in Kilmarnock in 1820, that is still going strong?

  • Glen Fiddich
  • Johnnie Walker
  • William Grant

11

What have you broken if you have a "Potts Fracture"?

  • Wrist
  • Collar bone
  • Ankle

12

Which of these is NOT a breed of domesticated sheep?

  • Bristol
  • Oxford
  • Lincoln

13

What are "Peruvian apples" that a gardener might grow?

  • Onions
  • Tomatoes
  • Peppers

14

What colour caps do water polo goalkeepers wear?

  • Red
  • White
  • Blue

15

Which triumphal arch is situated where the Mall meets Trafalgar Square in London?

  • Marble Arch
  • Whitehall Arch
  • Admiralty Arch

16

Which English town has a postcode that starts with the letters "NR"?

  • Norwich
  • Newbury
  • Northampton

17

Which words form the second line of the anthem "Land of Hope and Glory"?

  • Who are born of thee
  • Mother of the free
  • Nation of the free

18

On what day of the week was the 1997 General Election?

  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday

19

What is the plural of "Mr"?

  • Messieurs
  • Mstrs
  • Messrs

20

In which city did Oxfam open its first shop in 1948?

  • Oxford
  • Bath
  • Bristol

21

Who are the two hero androids in the Stars Wars series of movies?

  • R2D2 & C3PO
  • R3PO & C2D2
  • R2D3 & C2PO

22

Which letter of the alphabet do geese usually form when flying in group?

  • X
  • V
  • Z

23

If the 1st of November is a Monday, what day is the 1st December?

  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday

24

If the final minor details are added to a piece of work, what letters are dotted and crossed?

  • I's and T's
  • P's and Q's
  • J's and R's

25

What are light building bricks made from coal ash and cement?

  • Wind blocks
  • Gale blocks
  • Breeze blocks

26

Which of these is Not a racket sport?

  • Badminton
  • Squash
  • Volleyball

27

What will I do "if I want to" in the 1960's hit song "Its My Party"?

  • Kiss
  • Dance
  • Cry

28

Which of these is used chiefly as a high explosive?

  • TNT
  • GMT
  • DNA

29

Which fruit flavours the liquers Cointreau and Grand Marnier?

  • Plum
  • Orange
  • Cherry

30

What would two people be doing if they were trying a 'pas de deux'?

  • Singing
  • Duelling
  • Ballet Dancing

 

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