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Bumper Quiz VII

The seventh quiz, many questions, tight time limit. Same as always. 30 Questions.

 
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1

The Warner Bros. film "Happy Feet" stars 'Mumble' a tap-dancing what?

  • Chimpanzee
  • Penguin
  • Dog

2

Rust is a general term for what chemical compounds?

  • Iron and Oxygen
  • Tin, Hydrogen and Oxygen
  • Iodine and Oxygen

3

What is the name of the sequel to the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical ‘The Phantom of the Opera’?

  • The Other Half
  • Love Never Dies
  • Boat of Paradise

4

In roughly what year was the 'Second Industrial Revolution' said to have begun?

  • 1850
  • 1890
  • 1920

5

Where in Africa is the country of 'Namibia' ?

  • Northern Africa
  • Western Africa
  • Southern Africa

6

In which country did shortbread originate?

  • Scotland
  • Ireland
  • Wales

7

In the 'Legend of Zelda' videogames, what is the name of the main protagonist the player controls?

  • Vaati
  • Samus
  • Link

8

Who is the current king of Sweden?

  • Carl XVI
  • Oscar II
  • Gustaf VI

9

Which singer has had hits with "Travellin' Light", "Living Doll" and "A Girl Like You"?

  • Gary Numan
  • Cliff Richard
  • Paul McCartney

10

In professional ice hockey, how long is each of the three period's for which the game lasts?

  • 10 minutes each
  • 15 minutes each
  • 20 minutes each

11

Which of these people is NOT a judge in the US version of the X Factor?

  • L.A Reid
  • Paula Abdul
  • Adam Levine

12

In what year did Marco Polo set off on his first expedition to China, along with Niccolò and Maffeo Polo ?

  • 1264
  • 1271
  • 1278

13

In astronomy, what is a comet primarily made of?

  • Gas
  • Rock
  • Ice

14

In the TV series 'Red Dwarf' who is said to be the last human being alive in the universe?

  • Arnold Rimmer
  • Kochanski
  • Dave Lister

15

Who is the artist behind "The Thinker" sculptures?

  • Alan Collins
  • Alexander Archipenko
  • Auguste Rodin

16

Who wrote the score for the film 'Toy Story'?

  • John Lasseter
  • Randy Newman
  • Lee Unkrich

17

What river forms part of the border between England and Wales?

  • River Wye
  • River Dee
  • River Usk

18

In the children's television show 'Rastamouse' what is the name of the band the characters form?

  • Rastamouse and Da Easy Crew
  • Rastamouse and Da Sugar Gang
  • Rastamouse and Da Tunin' Rumbles

19

Dolcetto wine is grown and produced in which country?

  • Italy
  • France
  • Spain

20

The 2012 Olympic games in London will be what number Olympiad?

  • XXVIII
  • XXX
  • XXXII

21

From where did the guinea pig originate?

  • Andes
  • Himalayas
  • Alps

22

Who composed the opera,"The Flying Dutchman" and is said to have regarded this as the start of his career?

  • Wagner
  • Verdi
  • Donizetti

23

The Carlist Wars is the name given to the set of civil wars for which country?

  • Italy
  • Portugal
  • Spain

24

30.15 million viewers tuned in to the 1986 Christmas special of 'EastEnders' to see Den Watts serve divorce papers to who?

  • Anita
  • Angie
  • Aneka

25

The Marquesas Islands are in which archipelago?

  • Micronesia
  • Polynesia
  • Melanesia

26

Which artist has recently had chart success with the song 'Video Games'?

  • Lana Del Rey
  • Drake
  • Ed Sheeran

27

The casino game 'Punto banco' is a variant of which other type of card game?

  • Baccarat
  • BlackJack
  • Bridge

28

Which of these people will not be appearing on the new Bank of England £50 note (arriving in Nov 2011)?

  • James Watt
  • John Houblon
  • Matthew Boulton

29

Ken Rosewall was a famous name in which sport from 1957-1980?

  • Football
  • Tennis
  • Rugby

30

According to Walkers Crisps, what flavour crisps are the most popular in the UK?

  • Ready Salted
  • Cheese and Onion
  • Salt and Vinegar

 

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