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Bumper Quiz IV

A bumper quiz with the same rules, many questions, little time, but, with the difficulty ramped up. 30 Questions.

 
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1

Which actress played the role of 'Miss Moneypenny' in the four 'Pierce Brosnan' James Bond films?

  • Lois Maxwell
  • Caroline Bliss
  • Samantha Bond

2

Which country, in 2010 hosted the (Basketball) FIBA World Championships and came second to winners the United States?

  • Turkey
  • Pakistan
  • Bangladesh

3

In which century was the Spanish Inquisition established?

  • 14th
  • 15th
  • 16th

4

To which country is Bora Bora an overseas territory/collectivity?

  • Portugal
  • Spain
  • France

5

Who was the architect of the White House?

  • Pierre L'Enfant
  • James Hoban
  • William Taft

6

With sales of over 5 million copies, which singer in 1944 had a hit with 'Sentimental Journey'?

  • Doris Day
  • Les Brown
  • Johnny Mercer

7

Who in June 2010 became Prime Minister of Australia?

  • Julia Gillard
  • Samantha Nox
  • Patricia Lambert

8

What is the English translation of the Olympic Motto?

  • Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger
  • Quicker, Faster, Tougher
  • Faster, Higher, Stronger

9

What song is known as the 'signature song' of M.C.Hammer?

  • Y Can't U Hear This
  • I Can't Watch This
  • U Can't Touch This

10

Which detective solved the crime in 'Murder on the Orient Express' ?

  • Hercule Poirot
  • Miss Marple
  • Sherlock Holmes

11

Who were the 2009-10 winners of the football Premier League?

  • Cheslea
  • Arsenal
  • Manchester United

12

Belgrade is the capital of which European country?

  • Slovenia
  • Serbia
  • Slovakia

13

Which numbered symphony is considered cursed in the history of classical music due to the belief a composer is fated to die before completing his next piece of work?

  • 7
  • 8
  • 9

14

In the UK series, which of the three original X-Factor judges is the oldest?

  • Simon Cowell
  • Louis Walsh
  • Sharon Osbourne

15

Who wrote 'The Wind in the Willows' ?

  • Kenneth Grahame
  • A. A. Milne
  • Michael Bond

16

In Olympic Swimming, what is the distance of the 'Marathon'?

  • 5 km
  • 10 km
  • 20 km

17

What title was given to the monarchy that ruled Egypt from 3000BC to 30 BC?

  • Narmeer
  • Pharaoh
  • White Crownerer

18

What is the name given to the lowest level of a body of water in an ocean or lake?

  • Neritic zone
  • Benthic Zone
  • Littoral zone

19

In which TV series are the characters 'Archie MacDonald', 'Golly Mackenzie' and 'Duncan McKay' central roles?

  • Monarch of the Glen
  • Take the High Road
  • Hope Springs

20

Who, along with Georges Braque, pioneered the art movement known as 'Cubism'?

  • Vincent Van Gogh
  • Charles Baudelaire
  • Pablo Picasso

21

Who wrote the lyrics to the poem 'The Star-Spangled Banner' which later became the United States national anthem?

  • Francis Scott Key
  • John Stuart Skinner
  • William Beanes

22

What is the name of the blood vessels which carry blood towards the heart?

  • Artery
  • Vein
  • Capillary

23

In Islam, the Quran is believed to have been verbally revealed to Muhammed over a period of how long?

  • 23 moons
  • 23 months
  • 23 years

24

In the American TV Series 'Dallas' who shot J.R?

  • J.R's niece
  • J.R's sister-in-law
  • J.R's ex wife

25

In Mathematics what is 5! (pronounced '5 factorial') equal to?

  • 25
  • 120
  • 5430

26

Which of these countries does NOT have Capital Punishment in its legal system?

  • Qatar
  • Guatemala
  • Mexico

27

How many different line-ups have there been in the pop group the 'Sugababes'?

  • 4
  • 5
  • 6

28

How many members are there in the United Kingdom Parliament?

  • 17
  • 650
  • 1436

29

In which year did the 'Great French Revolution' end?

  • 1749
  • 1799
  • 1849

30

Which lake is the worlds oldest and deepest?

  • Lake Frasdile
  • Lake Graghet
  • Lake Baikal

 

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