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September 21, 2015

Even more Questions for you to contemplate.

These questions are from Rounds 7 and 8 of the BRSC Quiz on Thursday 10th September 2015.

Round 7. General Knowledge

  1. If you received a letter with a stamp saying Helvetia where would it have come from?
  2. Which major disaster occurred in the U.S. in 1906, killing an estimated 3000 people?
  3. Name the circuit used for the Belgian Formula 1 Grand Prix?
  4. What is the stage name of Sir Thomas John Woodward?
  5. What was George Washington‘s wife‘s first name?
  6. Name the French cartoon skunk that is madly in love with a reluctant cat?
  7. What was Margaret Thatcher‘s maiden name?
  8. Which American ‘Art Nouveau’ artist and designer is best known for his stained glass lamps and windows?
  9. Philip Treacy is known as a designer of what?
  10. Who starred as Big Chris in the film Lock Stock and Two Smoking Barrels? 


Round 8. Television

  1. Which actress played the part of Sybil in BBC’s Fawlty Towers?
  2. In Dad’s Army, what was Private Fraser’s occupation?
  3. What is currently the UK’s longest continuous running game show?
  4. First shown in 1961 this programme has been variously presented by Geoffrey Wheeler, Michael Barratt, Cliff Michelmore, Sir Harry Secombe and Pam Rhodes among others. Name it?
  5. This children‘s TV series featured a marionette who lived in a picnic basket with his two friends?
  6. What was the title of the sequel to Porridge?
  7. Which American series featured the Sunshine Cab Company?
  8. This BBC children’s TV series was set in a care home known as “The Dumping Ground“?
  9. This Reality TV show has run for 415 episodes so far, and each one has featured Brendan Sheerin. Name it?
  10. What does Rumpole of the Bailey call his wife?

Answers to ROUNDS 3 and 4 at the last BRSC General Knowledge Quiz.

Magnifying Glass - Answers

Round 3. The 2014/15 Football Season

  1. Who contested the Capital One Cup final? Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur(2-0)
  2. Who were runners up in League 2? Shrewsbury Town
  3. Exeter City famously lost a round 1 FA Cup tie to which non-league club live on TV? Warrington Town
  4. Who were the defeated FA Cup Semi Finalists? Reading and Liverpool
  5. Who scored the fastest Premier League hat trick in 2 mins 56 seconds? Sadio Mane (Saints v Villa)
  6. Which League 2 club had the most draws in the football league, 19 in total? York City
  7. Which League 1 club had the lowest number of draws in the football league, 6 in total? Rochdale
  8. Who finished bottom of the Vanarama Conference? Nuneaton Town
  9. What position was Matty Taylor in the end of season goal scoring table in the Conference? 4th (equal)
  10. Which club was been in League Two the longest (and still is)? Accrington Stanley


Round 4. Cities

  1. Which is the UK‘s most northerly city? Inverness
  2. Which is the UK‘s most southerly city? Truro
  3. Which town is the only former city in England, a status it held from 1211 until 1998? Rochester
  4. Which came first for Bristol, county status or city status? County Status (in 1373 – city status 1542)
  5. What is the smallest city in the United Kingdom?  St David’s
  6. Which is England‘s newest city, given that status to mark the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee ? Chelmsford
  7. Three UK towns have football clubs styled City, but are not cities. Name one. Brechin, Elgin and Guildford
  8. The River Irwell separates which two cities? Manchester and Salford
  9. Mott the Hoople and The Pretenders were formed and Ellie Goulding was born here. Where? Hereford
  10. Which is the oldest city in Northern Ireland? Derry / Londonderry in 1604. (Belfast 1888, Armagh 1994.)

How did you get on?

The answers to Rounds 7 and 8 will be provided on Wednesday 23rd September 2015.

Good Luck.

The next BRSC General Knowledge Quiz.

2015 09 19 BRSC QUIZ v 7

It is scheduled for Thursday 19th November 2015.

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