Quiz Night: Rounds 3&4 answers

September 22, 2017

As promised here are the answers to rounds 3 and 4 of our Quiz Night which was held last week.

How did you get on?

Round 3. Sport & Leisure

1. The record attendance at the Ricoh Arena is held by which team?

Wasps (v Leicester Tigers)

2. Where was the 1986 FIFA World Cup held?

Mexico

3. What is the colour of the bull of an archery target?

Gold (accept yellow)

4. Which footballer’s autobiography is titled The Good The Bad and the Bubbly?

George Best

5. How many times in succession did Bjorn Borg win the Men’s Tennis Singles at Wimbledon?

Five times

6. Which Briton won an ice-skating Gold at the Lake Placid Olympics?

Robin Cousins

7. Who was the first black player to captain England’s soccer team?

Paul Ince

8. Complete the name of the American Football team: ‘Washington ………..’?

Redskins

9. In which sport do Great Britain and the USA compete for the Westchester Cup?

Polo

10. Which current Bristol Rovers player scored his first ever league goal after coming on as substitute in Blackpool’s 1-1 home draw with Rotherham?

Dom Telford

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Round 4. British Rivers

1. Which river forms the eastern part of the border between England and Scotland?

Tweed

2. Preston stands on which river?

Ribble

3. Which river rises on Hampstead Heath in London, and now travels underground to the Thames, giving its name to a famous thoroughfare in the City of London under which it flows?

Fleet

4. Name the tourist area around Balmoral Castle, named after the local river ?

Royal Deeside

5. Swansea is built at the mouth of which river?

Tawe (Abertawe – mouth of the Tawe)

6. The famous Ironbridge in Shropshire spans which river?

Severn

7. Name the river that flows into the Avon at Keynsham?

Chew

8. The bridge over which Scottish River collapsed as a train was travelling over it killing all on board?

Tay

9. Which two rivers were included in the name of an ITV company?

Tyne Tees

10. Name the river which rises at Dodington, and flows through Doynton Wick and Bitton to the Avon?

Boyd

 

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