Friday Quiz 4 December

Here we are again with a pretty reasonable bunch of questions I think. Answers are in the first comment below and there are clues in the pictures.

Herwick sheep, Groucho Marx, Preston coat of arms and Peter Rabbit
Clues for questions 5, 7, and 9.
  1. What is the name of the galaxy that holds the Earth ?
  2. Who discovered Penecillin? 
  3. Who is the only musician to have won the Nobel Prize for Literature? 
  4. Which Northern city was known as Cottonopolis in the 19th Century?  
  5. Which Northern city was the inspiration for Coketown in the novel Hard Times by Charles Dickens?  
  6. Eric Clapton, Jimmy Page and who else formed the iconic rock group the Yardbirds in 1963.  
  7. Which famous writer lived at Hill Top Farm, Sawray in the Lake District.  Bonus point which UK institution was she instrumental in forming? 
  8. What is a Herdwick?  
  9. Complete the quotation – ‘Outside of a dog, a book is a man’s best friend – . . . . ?  Bonus point – who said it?  
  10. What year was the Chernobyl Disaster?  


  1. Answers to the questions above.

    1. Milky Way.
    2. Alexander Fleming.
    3. Bob Dylan.
    4. Manchester.
    5. Preston.
    6. Jeff Beck.
    7. Beatrix Potter, and The National Trust.
    8. A sheep.
    9. ‘ Inside of a dog it’s too dark to read. ‘ Groucho Marx.
    10. 1986.

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