|Wrexham Quiz League Questions||27th
November 2012 - League Week 7
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||Who was lead
singer with late-Sixties rock group The Doors ?
||Which model married both
George Harrison and Eric Clapton ?
||Name the racecourse near
Chichester where the Steward's Cup is run.
||What type of transport is the
Routemaster, in service since the Fifties ?
||In which Middle Eastern
country is the ancient city of Petra ?
||Oak Apple Day , commemorating
the restoration of the monarchy to England in 1660 , is on
which date ?
||What was invented by Karl
Dahlman , in 1963 , to aid gardeners ?
||Which actress was married to
Orson Welles from 1943 to 1948 ?
||As well as John Paul the
First , which other pope died in 1978 ?
||If you ordered Rognons in a
French restaurant , with which food would you
be served ?
||Which type of suit , with
tapering trousers and a long wide shouldered coat , became
fashionable in the 1940's ?
||In which town does Desperate
Dan live ?
||What is the American
equivalent of paraffin ?
||On which Test cricket ground
is the Radcliffe Road end ?
||In the novel by Jules Verne ,
where did the expedition , led by Professor Linden-brock ,
set out to reach ?
||CENTRE OF THE EARTH
||Which Italian club signed
Paul Gascoigne from Tottenham Hotspur in 1992?
||What is the common name of
Scrivener's Palsey ?
||Which gas was once known as '
Fire Damp ' because it often caused explosions in mines ?
||Barnacles , crabs and
lobsters belong to which class of marine life ?
||' Twenty Years After ' is the
sequel to which other novel ?
||THE THREE MUSKETEERS
||In which country will you find the Franz Hals museum , containing most of the works of the famous portrait painter ?||NETHERLANDS / HOLLAND
||In which town is the
Wetherspoons pub ' The Eric Bartholemew ' ?
||Who wrote the ' Ode to Joy '
on which Beethoven based the last movement
of his Ninth Symphony ?
||Which Labour Government White
Paper of 1969 was designed to harmonise
labour relations and was issued by Barbara Castle as
Secretary of State for Employment ?
||IN PLACE OF STRIFE
||The footballer John Charles
played for two Italian football clubs: Roma and which other
||What kind of creature is a
||In which Hertfordshire town
are the headquarters of the Wetherspoons
pub chain ?
||What was the name of the
submarine in the novel ' 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea ' by
Jules Verne ?
||Which battle of the English
Civil War was fought on July 2'nd , 1644 ?
||The German cities of Dresden and Hamburg stand on which river ?||ELBE
||What invention by a Mr Schick
in 1931 might be said to have changed the face of man ?
||Which American boxer's
thunderous right hand punch was known as ' The
Suzie Q ' ?
||Which medical term is derived
from the Latin word for ' forty ' ?
||If a dish were to be
described as ' du lapin ' in a French restaurant , what
animal's meat should it contain ?
||Which famous American
sportsman was nicknamed ' The Yankee Clipper '?
||JOE DI MAGGIO
||The Boneshaker was an early
type of what form of transport ?
||The rock temple complex at
Abu Simnel was built by which pharaoh ?
||RAMASES II or RAMASES THE GREAT
||The sequel to Robert Louis
Stevenson's Kidnapped takes its title from the girl the hero
David Balfour falls in love with. What is its title
||Which TV quiz was the
main idea of Bill Wright , a former POW in World War 2 ?
||Which TV programme makes use
of a signature tune called College Boy ?
||Ludo is the children's
version of which long-established board game
||Who wrote the short story on
which the much admired film The Shaw - shank
Redemption was based ?
||Which artist became the first
President of the Royal Academy in 1768 ?
||Which Greek word meaning '
union ' refers to the proposed union of the
island of Cyprus and Greece ?
||Which musical instrument was
patented in Hawaii in 1917 ?
||In the traditional game table
skittles , what name is usually given to the ball
or disc or ' lump ' cast at the pins ?
||Which of his silent film epics did Cecil B. De Mille remake in the 1950's ?||THE TEN COMMANDMENTS
||In comics , which magic word
did Billy Batson use to transform himself into Captain
movement in 1950's fashion began in New
York's West Village and was characterised
by black slim trousers , thick sweaters
and untucked shirts ?
||Who made a century on his
Test debut for England v New Zealand in 2004?
||Stephen King's acclaimed
novel 11.22.63. is centred on which historical event ?
||ASSASSINATION OF PRESIDENT KENNEDY
||Comprising around two-thirds
of the Earth's mass , what is found between the core of the
Earth and its crust ?
||Pope Benedict XVI served as
Archbishop of which German city until 1981?
||What nickname was given to
Lloyd George's budget of 1909 ?
||THE PEOPLE'S BUDGET
||Which opera by Rossini , his
last , is based on a play by Schiller ?
||Which 1925 film starring
Ramon Novarro was reshot in 1959 , to much box office and
Academy Award success ?
||What term describes the point
at which a celestial object in orbit around the Earth , such
as the Moon , makes its closest approach to Earth ?
||Which actor's last TV
appearance before his death in 1985 was as Daniel Reece in
||Which county won Cricket's
County Championship for the first time in its
history in 1979 ?
||What form of entertainment ,
not necessarily musical , has a name which means ' empty
orchestra ' ?
Wagner opera features the Good Friday music ?
of implement is an Indonesian kris ?
||In 1979 ,
which player in the English football league became the first
to be transferred for £1 million ?