Friday Quiz – 13 November

A mixed bunch today. As always, the answers are in the first comment below and there are clues in the images.

Charlie Bucket, War of the Worlds, Napolean and The Kray Twins - what strange bunch.
A strange collection of people – clues to questions 4, 8, 9 and 10.
  1. It was the anniversary of the Battle of Hastings last month, 14 October.   Who won? 
  2. There is an abbey built on the site of the battle.  What is the name of the abbey?
  3. Prior to the Battle of Hastings, King Harold fought another battle in Yorkshire – where?  
  4. Which two notorious gangsters were the last know prisoners in the Tower of London (clue it’s in the 20th century) 
  5. Which ancient county of England means land north of the Humber?  
  6. What is the largest bird of prey in world? 
  7. How many types of snake are found in the UK?  What are they?
  8. Who was it that said ‘An army marches on its stomach?
  9. What was Napolean’s surname?
  10. What is Charlie’s surname in Charlie and the Chocolate factory?


  1. Answers to today’s quiz questions.

    1. William of Normandy, or William the Conqueror.
    2. Battle Abbey.
    3. Stamford Bridge near York on the 25 September 1066
    4. The Kray Twins.
    5. Northumberland.
    6. Andean condor.
    7. 3. Smooth snake, Grass snake and Adder.
    8. Napolean.
    9. Bonaparte.
    10. Bucket.

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