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A fusion of fun trivia: Part 2

30 questions: Now not so easy, good luck x 30 Questions.

 
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1

Which of these cities is a former capital of England?

  • Chester
  • Winchester
  • Dorchester

2

What are Tony Blair's middle names?

  • Charles Lynton
  • George Stephen
  • Neville Spencer

3

Which country's Olympic athletes sport the letters RSA on their vests?

  • Romania's
  • Sudan's
  • South Africa's

4

Over how many laps of the track is the 10,000m race run?

  • 24
  • 25
  • 26

5

What is the popular name for Middlesex Street in London?

  • The Strand
  • Pall Mall
  • Petticoat Lane

6

In 1996, what had its 100th anniversary celebrated with a special service at Coventry Cathedral?

  • Football
  • Flight
  • Motor car

7

What are the first names of the publishers Mills & Boon?

  • Gerald & Charles
  • Thomas & Jennifer
  • George & Grace

8

Which TV soap started with the words "Stinks in 'ere'?

  • Emmerdale Farm
  • EastEnders
  • Brookside

9

Which of these cities is furthest from the equator?

  • Bogota, Colombia
  • Lagos, Nigeria
  • Quito, Ecuador

10

Which was the first town in Britain to have a female mayor?

  • Aldeburgh
  • Hastings
  • Weston-super-Mare

11

Which birthday would John F. Kennedy have celebrated in the year 2000?

  • 78th
  • 80th
  • 83rd

12

What is the most holy city of the Hindus?

  • Varanasi
  • Madras
  • Allahabad

13

On what would you find besagews, sabotans and tassets?

  • Canal boats
  • Suit of armour
  • Horse drawn plough

14

Who was Britain's Home Secretary in the opening years of WWll?

  • Anderson
  • Chamberlain
  • Mulberry

15

Which artist designed the bottle label of the 1973 Chateau Mouton-Rothschild wine?

  • Dali
  • Hockney
  • Picasso

16

Which of these US presidents is NOT sculpted into the granite cliffs of Mount Rushmore?

  • Washington
  • Eisenhower
  • Roosevelt

17

Who was on the English throne at the turn of the last millennium?

  • Ethelred ll
  • Harold l
  • William l

18

Which of these is NOT a pattern of Waterford crystal?

  • Lismore
  • Colleen
  • Tralee

19

Which American tennis star's father boxed for Iran at the 1948 and 1952 Olympic Games?

  • Gerulaitis'
  • Sampras'
  • Agassi's

20

Which of these gemstones is the hardest on the Moh's scale of hardness?

  • Topaz
  • Citrine
  • Quartz

21

What is the title of Canada's national anthem?

  • Canada our home
  • O Canada
  • Advance Canada Fair

22

Who was the subject of the first biography to be written in English by Sir Thomas More?

  • Henry Vlll
  • Richard lll
  • Thomas Wolsey

23

Who is the patron saint of firemen?

  • St Florian
  • St Elmo
  • St Horatius

24

What is the name for a Japanese paper or silk wall hanging with a roller at the bottom?

  • Ikebana
  • Okayama
  • Kakemono

25

Which of the following Scottish towns shares its name with a WWll bomber?

  • Dundee
  • Stirling
  • Perth

26

Which of these towns is situated in the eastern part of Turkey?

  • Batman
  • Robin
  • Penguin

27

Which of these is NOT one of the 'three little maids from school' in Gilbert and Sullivan's 'The Mikado'?

  • Kitty-San
  • Pitti-Sing
  • Peep-Bo

28

Which combination comprises the letter 'Z' in Morse Code?

  • Dash dot dot dash
  • Dash dash dash dot
  • Dash dash dot dot

29

What was the codename used for the allied invasion of Northern France in 1944?

  • Overlord
  • Omaha
  • Normandy

30

Of which of his works did Charles Dickens write 'I like this the best'?

  • A Christmas Carol
  • David Copperfield
  • Great Expectations

 

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