R7 & R8 Answers

December 2, 2015

These are the Answers to the Questions from Rounds 7 and 8 of the recent BRSC GK Quiz.

How many did you get right?

Round 7. General Knowledge

  1. With an estimated 77 million, what is the most common wild animal in the UK??
  2. What colour does an alkali turn litmus paper?
  3. What is the name of the three headed dog that guards the gates of Hades?
  4. Which chemical element is designated by the letter ‘P‘?
  5. What stretch of water separates Anglesey from mainland Wales?
  6. Poetry – How many lines does a sonnet contain?
  7. In the comic books and feature films, what is the real name of Spiderman?
  8. Which one of Robin Hood’s Merry Men was a travelling minstrel?
  9. What is the official name for Liverpool Airport?
  10. Who shot Billy the Kid?


Round 7. General Knowledge ANSWERS

  1. Rat (Mouse is second)
  2. Blue
  3. Cerberus
  4. Phosphorus
  5. The Menai Strait
  6. 14
  7. Peter Parker
  8. Alan a-Dale
  9. (Liverpool )John Lennon Airport
  10. (Sheriff) Pat Garrett


Round 8. Television.

  1. Who presented ITVs 8 part series on canals “Barging around Britain“ earlier this year?
  2. What was the reason given for the live Coronation Street episode on 23rd September this year?
  3. What was the name of Frank and Betty’s baby girl in “Some Mother’s Do ‘Ave ‘Em”?
  4. Gene Roddenberry is chiefly known for what in TV?
  5. Ricky Martin, Leah Totton and Mark Wright are the last 3 winners of which Reality game show ?
  6. What drink was advertised by Bob Geldof on TV in the 1980s?
  7. Hollyoaks – only one character has been a constant in the series since it began in 1995, who?
  8. Name the police drama series starring Ashley Walters, Jacob Ifan and Peter Sullivan?
  9. Come Back Mrs Noah is widely regarded as the worst-ever British TV sitcom. Who played the housewife accidentally blasted into space during a tour of the UK‘s latest space exploration vehicle?
  10. Ringo Starr was the first narrator of which popular railways-based series?


 Round 8. Television ANSWERS

  1. John Sergeant
  2. To mark ITV’s 60th Anniversary
  3. Jessica
  4. Star Trek
  5. The Apprentice
  6. Milk
  7. Tony Hutchinson
  8. Cuffs
  9. Mollie Sugden
  10. Thomas the Tank Engine (and friends)


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