Friday Quiz 16 October

It’s Friday again. A few tricky ones today but some easy with bonus points on offer too. As usual the answers are in the first of the comments below. Good luck

Jeff Goldblus in Jurassic par, Ben stokes at headingley and Henry Tudor.
Some of today’s answers – questions 3, 8 and 10.
  1. How many locusts can a single duck eat in one day?
  2. Which country’s flag has a blue top and a red bottom and a white triangle at the pole end with a yellow sun and 3 yellow stars?  
  3. Movie quote:  Which film, actor and what was the character that he played – “Yeah, yeah, but your scientists were so preoccupied with whether or not they could that they didn’t stop to think if they should.”  
  4. What is the capital city of Iceland?
  5. UK County town – York for Yorkshire, Stafford for Staffordshire. What is the county town of Lancashire? 
  6. Which two country singers famously sang together on 1983 song Islands in the Stream?   Bonus points for who did the 2009 Comic Relief version
  7. What is the standard SI unit of time?  
  8. Fireworks were first used in England for the coronation of Henry VII.  How was he generally known? 
  9. There were 5 Normandy Beaches used for the D-Day landings in 1940.  Name two of them?  
  10. Who won 2019’s Sports Personality of the Year?  
  11. Gouda is a popular cheese originating from which country?  
  12. Where is the smallest bone in the human body located? What is is called?  
  13. Elon Musk is the CEO of which global brand?  
  14. Which year was Daniel Craig’s first Bond film released?  
  15. Who sings the forthcoming theme tune to A Time to Die, the new James bond movie?  

3 comments

  1. Answers:

    1. 200 – impressive.
    2. Phillipines – a bit of a specialist question this.
    3. Jeff Goldblum, character, Dr Ian Malcolm, Jurassic Park, 1993.
    4. Reykjavík
    5. Lancaster is the county town but Preston is the administrative centre.
    6. Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers. Ruth Jones and Rob Brydon with Tom Jones and Robin Gibb. (extra point for these 2)
    7. The second
    8. Henry Tudor – the first of the Tudor kings.
    9. Omaha, Utah, Sword, Juno, Gold.
    10. Ben Stokes the cricketer after his heroics at Headingley in August.
    11. The Netherlands
    12. The ear. Stapes
    13. Tesla
    14. 2006 Casino Royale
    15. Billie Eillish.

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