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No Questions and Answers Quiz 2 1 Who wrote the Opera Madam Butterfly?

Puccini 2 What links - Goa - Kerula - Assam - Bihar? India 3 Eric Arthur Blaire was the real name of which author? George Orwell 4 Names - Baker Cook obvious what did Cordwainer do? Shoemaker 5 Which country do Sinologists study? China 6 Ruby Stevens became famous under which name? Barbara Stanwyck 7 Which non alcoholic cordial is made from pomegranates? Grenadine 8 What is Orchesis - either professional or amateur? Art of Dancing 9 Taken literally what should you see in a Hippodrome? Horses 10 Who wrote the Man in the Iron Mask? Alexander Dumas 11 Which 1993 Disney film starred Bet Middler as a witch? Hocus Pocus 12 Who piloted the first flight across the English channel? Louis Bleriot 13 What was the first James Bond film? Dr No 14 What 1991 film won best film, actor, actress, director Oscars? Silence of the Lambs 15 What was the capital of Ethiopia? Addis Ababa 16 Aescapalious emblem staff snake Greek Roman god of what? Medicine 17 Giacomo Agostini - 122 Grand Prix 15 world titles what sport? Motorcycle Raci ng 18 What is the largest state in the USA? Alaska 19 Led Deighton trilogy Game Set Match What 3 Capitals? Berlin MexicoLondon 20 Alan Stuart Konigsberg famous as who? Woody Allen 21 Which human rights organisation founded 1961 got Nobel 1977? Amnesty Internat ional 22 Whose autobiography was The long walk to Freedom? Nelson Mandela 23 What was discovered in 1922 by Howard Carter? Tutankamen tomb 24 Clyde Tonbaugh discovered what planet in 1930? Pluto 25 Who won the women's heptathlon at Seoul in 1988? Jackie Joyner-Kersey 26 Who wrote Northanger Abbey? Jayne Austin 27 Who ran through the streets naked crying Eureka? Archimedes 28 Who composed the Brandeberg concertos full names? Johan Sebastian Bach 29 Who won the World Series in 1987? Minnesota twins 30 What is the correct term of address to the Pope? Your Holiness 31 In which city was Alexander Graham Bell born in 1847? Edinburgh 32 Who composed the ballets Sleeping Beauty and The Nutcracker? Tchaikovsky 33 AG Bell opened school in Boston in 1872 for Teachers of what? The Deaf 34 Benjamin Kubelsky 1894 fame as what comedian? Jack Benny 35 In the Old Testament what book comes between Obadiah - Micah? Jonah 36 Robin Williams dressed in drag for which 1993 film? Mrs Doubtfire 37 Which chess piece could be a member of the church? Bishop 38 Which German word means lightning war used in WW2? Blitzkrieg 39 Broccoli belongs to what family of plants? Cabbage 40 Who designed the first Iron ship the Great Britain in 1845? I. Kingdom Brunel 41 Whose boat Bluebird was recently raised from Coniston water? Donald Campbell 42 in 1951 which (of two) car companies introduced power steering? Buick - Chrys ler 43 Who wrote Catch 22 (both names)? Joseph Heller 44 Which country set up the world's first chemistry lab in 1650? Netherlands 45 What links the names Botvinik, Tal, Karpov, Fischer? Chess World Champs 46 What is the national flower of Japan? Chrysanthemum 47 Bombardier Billy Wells was seen on many Rank films - why? Hit Gong 48 Where in France do claret wines come from? Bordeaux 49 What did mathematician John Napier invent in 1614? Logarithms 50 What was the world's first high level programming language 1957? IBM FORTRAN 51 Consumption was the former name of which disease? Tuberculosis 52 Which American state is nicknamed The Diamond State? Delaware 53 What are the Sirocco, Mistral and Chinook? Winds 54 Who wrote about Willie Wonka and the Chocolate Factory? Roald Dahl

55 Who, at USA customs declared, nothing but my genius? Oscar Wilde 56 Issur Danielovitch became famous a who? Kirk Douglas 57 Who sailed in the Golden Hind? Sir Francis Drake 58 What was the name of the plantation in Gone with the Wind? Tara 59 Who won the 1988 Superbowl? Washington Redskins 60 Which group believes in The Great Architect of the Universe? Freemasons 61 Robert Alan Zimmerman real name of who? Bob Dylan 62 Processed Galena produces which metal? Lead 63 Who wrote Gulliver's Travels (both names)? Jonathon Swift 64 What is a Ha Ha? Sunken Fence 65 In Japan what is Seppuku? Hari Kari - suicide 66 Who discovered blood circulation? William Harvey 67 The dunnock is another name for which common bird? Hedge Sparrow 68 If someone said they were from Hellas - which country? Greece 69 Who was the son of Zeus and Maia - Gods Messenger? Hermes 70 Roy Scherer jr became famous as who? Rock Hudson 71 Who wrote Brave New World (full name)? Aldus Huxley 72 What links Calabria, Liguria, Puglia and Veneto? Regions of Italy 73 Which city in Rajasthan has riding breeches named after it? Jodhpur 74 Portugal has had six Kings with what first name? John 75 What martial arts name means gentle way? Judo 76 Jean Claude Killy famous in which sport? Skiing 77 Kimberlite contains what precious item? Diamonds 78 Who directed Dr Strangelove - 2001 - The Shining (full name)? Stanley Kubri ck 79 Rene Lalique - Art Nouveau designer worked what material? Glass 80 Who created the land of Narnia and Lion Witch and Wardrobe? Clive Staples Lew is 81 What animal lives in a drey? Squirrel 82 Why is Louise Brown - born 1978 famous? First test tube baby 83 The title of whose book translates as my struggle? Adolf Hitler 84 Anna Mary Robinson - famous American painter - what name? Grandma Moses 85 In which country would you find the Negev desert? Israel 86 Which character has been played by the most actors? Sherlock Holmes 87 In Greek mythology a Hamadryads spirit guarded what? Trees 88 Jocasta was the wife of Laius and the mother of who? Oedipus 89 Who wrote The Rights of Man - and The Age of Reason? Thomas Paine 90 What is the capital of Sicily? Palermo 91 What was invented by Dr Edward Land in 1947? Polaroid 92 Syd Barett, Roger Waters, Richard Wright, Nick Mason - Group? Pink Floyd 93 Carlo Collodi created which famous children's character? Pinocchio 94 What is mainly extracted from pitchblende? Uranium 95 Which connects Delft, Sevres, Wedgwood, Chelsea? Porcelain 96 Which country introduced the worlds first diesel loco in 1912? Germany 97 in 1656 Christian Huygens invented what type of timekeeper? Pendulum clock 98 Duvali, Dushira and Holi are religious days in which religion? Hindu 99 In what industry did John Davidson Rockefeller get rich? Oil 100 The Mau Mau were terrorists in which country late 50s early 60s? Kenya