Quiz 21 May

Friday does seem to come round very quickly these days. Another quiz with the answers in the first comment below. There are some hints in the images below. Good luck and enjoy.

Clues for questions 2, 3, 4, 8, and 9.
Visual Clues for questions 2, 3, 4, 8, and 9.
  1. Another resident of the Dakota Building in New York, who had number 1 hits with ‘Killing Me Softly with His Song’, and ‘The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face’? 
  2. What British island, accessible by road only at low tide, is also known as Holy Island?
  3. Henry II of England is supposed to have said “Will no one rid me of this turbulent priest?” about which Archbishop who was subsequently murdered in Canterbury Cathedral in 1170? 
  4. Darwin’s Arch a natural rock formation has recently collapsed due to erosion. On which group of islands famously visited by Darwin was it? 
  5. Of the 7 colours of the rainbow, which one is in the middle?  
  6. In the Harry Potter books and films, what are the names of the Weasley twins? 
  7. What city famous for its music industry is also the capital of the state of Tennessee?  
  8. Which three sisters wrote classic novels including Jane Eyre and Wuthering Heights?  Extra points for their other novels. 
  9. The stumps are three vertical posts that support the bails and are at each end of the wicket in which sport. 
  10. Good Will Hunting is an Oscar winning movie written by which two A list actors? 


  1. Today’s answers – some tricky ones I think.

    1. Roberta Flack
    2. Lindisfarne, off the coast of Northumberland in North East England.
    3. Thomas Becket, who was subsequently declared a saint.
    4. The arch was part of the Galapagos islands off the coast of Ecuador, in the Pacific Ocean.
    5. Green as in Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, Indigo, Violet.
    6. Fred and George.
    7. Nashville.
    8. Charlotte, Emily and Anne Bronte. Charlotte wrote Jane Eyre and Emily, Wuthering Heights. The other five novels are The Professor, (published posthumously) Villette, and Shirley by Charlotte and The Tenant of Wildfell Hall and Agnes Grey by Anne.
    9. Cricket – of course.
    10. Ben Affleck and Matt Damon who won the Oscar for best original screenplay.

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