Wednesday, 8 June 2011

Wednesday Quiz - June 8th

First in a series on weekly Wednesday Quizzes to get the mid-week brain working.....Answers in email to fully234@hotmail.com or in comment box please
  1. The Claret Jug is awarded to the winner of which golfing competition?
  2. Which Beatles song contains the lyric "Friday night arrives without a suitcase"?
  3. On which racecourse is the Welsh Grand National run?
  4. Linford Christie won a gold medal representing Great Britain in the 100 metres at the 1992 Olympics in Barcelona, but what country was he born in?
  5. What was the name the gang of girls in the movie Grease?
  6. Which infamous Doctor Who villains are to be given a rest for the foreseeable future, the BBC confirmed this week?
  7. Who won the best supporting actor Oscar for his role in the film The Fugitive opposite Harrison Ford?
  8. Cleveland Brown, Joe Swanson and Mayor Adam West are all characters that appear in which popular animated television series?
  9. Does the captain sit in the left or right hand seat in the cockpit of a commercial airplane?
  10. The highest heat setting on an iron is for which fabric - Silk, Cotton or Linen?
  11. Which country lies immediately east of Chile?
  12. What is the name given to a whale's nostril?
  13. What is the capital of Turkey?
  14. In Greek mythology, which youth fell in love with his own reflection?
  15. In the theatre what is the name given to the waiting, or retiring room for the actors?
  16. Chronophobia is the fear of what?
  17.  What type of drink lended itself to the title of a number one single for All Saints?
  18.  When the UN was established in 1945, what did it replace?
  19.  Which Countdown presenter is to leave after less than three years hosting the Channel 4 quiz show?
  20. How many points is a letter �V� worth in Scrabble?
  21.  What is the state capital of New Mexico?
  22. What was the original colour of the soft drink Coca-Cola?

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