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    Quiz 31

    Start of a new week and a new quiz to challenge you all. I'll try and make it a little easy this time as you were all clearly struggling last week. Rules are all the same, NO GOOGLING, inbox me with your answers and the person with the highest score earns the forum bragging rights for the week (try not to let it go to your head, lol) Best of luck to you all and and most importantly ENJOY!


    Sport

    Who is the only man to have won motorcycle and F1 car world championships?
    Who won six consecutive Wimbledon singles titles in the 1980s?
    Which Briton won an ice-skating Gold at the Lake Placid Olympics?
    Who was the first black player to captain England's soccer team?
    Novak Djokovic made a shock exit in the 3rd Round at Wimbledon but who defeated him?


    Food and Drink

    TV commercials for Campari launched the career of which actress?
    What is converted into alcohol during brewing?
    Which alcoholic beverage is produced exclusively in the Douro Valley in Portugal?
    ‘Early Purple Sprouting’ and ‘Calabrese’ are varieties of which vegetable?
    Which food chain uses the slogan ‘Eat Fresh’?


    Literature

    in Jules Verne's Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, who captained the submarine Nautilus?
    Name the two families in Romeo and Juliet?
    who was the best known pupil of Greyfriar's School?
    In which Dickens novel was Miss Havisham jilted on her wedding day?
    Who wrote the book The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde?

    General Knowledge

    Who composed The Wedding March?
    In which county is the UK Prime Minister's official country residence Chequers?
    Which is the financial centre and main city of Switzerland?
    A palmiped's feet are more commonly called what?
    Which actor appeared in Papillion and The Great Escape and died in 1980?
    When someone told me I lived in a fantasy land I nearly fell off my unicorn

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    Oh, did I say I was going to make it easier? oops. Sorry lol
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    Woohoo! I bet I can answer them all (not!)
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    C'mon guys and gals, try your luck. It's all for fun and a great distraction.
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    Submitted my entry though for one of the sport questions I had 2 possible answers so made a guess as to which one.
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    if it was anything but the first question, try the other one, lmao
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    Sport

    Who is the only man to have won motorcycle and F1 car world championships? John Surtees
    Who won six consecutive Wimbledon singles titles in the 1980s? Martina Navratalova
    Which Briton won an ice-skating Gold at the Lake Placid Olympics? Robin Cousins
    Who was the first black player to captain England's soccer team? Paul Ince
    Novak Djokovic made a shock exit in the 3rd Round at Wimbledon but who defeated him? Sam Querrey


    Food and Drink

    TV commercials for Campari launched the career of which actress? Lorraine Chase
    What is converted into alcohol during brewing? Sugar
    Which alcoholic beverage is produced exclusively in the Douro Valley in Portugal? Port
    ‘Early Purple Sprouting’ and ‘Calabrese’ are varieties of which vegetable? Broccoli
    Which food chain uses the slogan ‘Eat Fresh’? Subway


    Literature

    in Jules Verne's Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, who captained the submarine Nautilus? Capt Nemo
    Name the two families in Romeo and Juliet? Montague and Capulet
    who was the best known pupil of Greyfriar's School? Billy Bunter
    In which Dickens novel was Miss Havisham jilted on her wedding day? Great Expectation
    Who wrote the book The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde? Robert Lewis Stevenson

    General Knowledge

    Who composed The Wedding March? Felix Mendelssohn
    In which county is the UK Prime Minister's official country residence Chequers? Buckinghamshire
    Which is the financial centre and main city of Switzerland? Zurich
    A palmiped's feet are more commonly called what? Webbed
    Which actor appeared in Papillion and The Great Escape and died in 1980? Steve McQueen
    When someone told me I lived in a fantasy land I nearly fell off my unicorn

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    And the winner with just 3 wrong answers.....




    Paula


    I want some of what she's on, lol
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