Friday, 13 September 2013

Buzzer Questions #5


More in the same vein! All used and set my me at a recent buzzer quiz event. Rather than some of the questions where I drip fed information some of this tested speed on the buzzer....




He fought for Pompey, but was pardoned by Julius Caesar in 48 B.C. He joined the conspiracy against Caesar in a vain hope to save the Republican form of government for Rome.  Name this man whom Shakespeare called "the noblest Roman of them all."



Brutus



What month links the following – The start of the Arab Israeli War in 1973, the annual hosting of the Aldeburgh Benjamin Britten Music Festival, an album by U2 and the star signs Libra and Scorpio.



October


St George's Park, the new National Football Centre, is located in which Midlands town?


Burton


Which area of England was called Vectis by the Romans?


Isle of Wight 



This landlocked state in South Asia was the first to introduce a total ban on tobacco. It has borders with both China and India and held its first general election in 2008 when it became a constitutional monarchy. Is capital city is Thimpu



Bhutan



Which Scottish Athlete, Rugby International and Missionary won the Mens 400m Gold Medal at the 1924 Olympics in Paris and is featured in the 1981 film Chariots of Fire?


Eric Lidell



Described by the American Institute as “The Greatest American Architect of All Time” who designed over 1,000 projects in his career including Falling Water in Bear Run Pennsylvania?


Frank Lloyd Wright



Which British comedian had a top 40 novelty hit in 1961 with 'Don't Jump off the Roof Dad'?


Tommy Cooper



The song "Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah" won the 1948 Best Original Song Oscar for which film?



Song of the South



Which number would you cross off your bingo card if the caller calls "All The Steps"?


39

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