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  • 1. WELCOME TO THE BARNABAS QUIZ!
  • 2. THE BARNABAS QUIZ ROUND ONE SCIENCE
  • 3. THE BARNABAS QUIZ 1.1) Which famous scientist is associated with the three laws of motion? Albert Einstein, Stephen Hawking, Isaac Newton, James Watt
  • 4. THE BARNABAS QUIZ 1.2) Which is the lightest chemical element? Helium, Hydrogen, Lithium, Oxygen
  • 5. THE BARNABAS QUIZ 1.3) What was the name of the world's first jet airliner, that first carried paying passengers in 1952? Asteroid, Comet, Meteor, Planet
  • 6. THE BARNABAS QUIZ 1.4) What type of acid is normally used in car batteries? Acetic, Hydrochloric, Nitric, Sulphuric
  • 7. THE BARNABAS QUIZ 1.5) Which fighter aircraft is nicknamed the “Jump Jet”? Harrier, Hawk, Hornet, Hunter
  • 8. THE BARNABAS QUIZ 1.6) In the process of galvanization, iron or steel is coated with a thin layer of which other metal? Copper, Nickel, Silver, Zinc
  • 9. THE BARNABAS QUIZ 1.7) Which metal is found primarily in bauxite ore? Aluminium, Copper, Lead, Tin
  • 10. THE BARNABAS QUIZ 1.8) Which French scientist co-developed the aqua-lung? Jacques Cousteau, Antoine Lavoisier, Blaise Pascal, Louis Pasteur
  • 11. THE BARNABAS QUIZ 1.9) Which device in the modern car allows each of the driving wheels to rotate at different speeds? The carburretor, The crankshaft, The differential, The distributor
  • 12. THE BARNABAS QUIZ 1.10) What name is given to the science of projectiles? Ballistics, Dynamics, Fluidics, Hydraulics
  • 13. THE BARNABAS QUIZ ROUND TWO LOCAL VIEWS
  • 14. 2.1) Which Shropshire Hill?
  • 15. 2.2) Which Shropshire town?
  • 16. 2.3) What is the name of this Shropshire valley?
  • 17. 2.4) What is the name of this Shropshire stadium?
  • 18. 2.5) Which Shropshire castle?
  • 19. 2.6) Which academic institution in Shrewsbury?
  • 20. 2.7) Whose statue in Shrewsbury?
  • 21. 2.8) Which old Shrewsbury bridge?
  • 22. 2.9) Which Shrewsbury entrance?
  • 23. 2.10) Which Shrewsbury Street?
  • 24. THE BARNABAS QUIZ ROUND THREE MUSIC
  • 25. THE BARNABAS QUIZ 3.1) Which pop band was fronted by Freddie Mercury? ELO Queen Roxy Music Thin Lizzy
  • 26. THE BARNABAS QUIZ 3.2) Which group had members called Ginger and Scary ? Black Sabbath East 17 Proclaimers Spice Girls
  • 27. THE BARNABAS QUIZ 3.3) Which artist was born “ Harry Webb”? Adam Faith Alvin Stardust Cliff Richard Tom Jones
  • 28. THE BARNABAS QUIZ 3.4) Which Irish pop band released the album "The Joshua Tree"? Boyzone Cranberries U2 Westlife
  • 29. THE BARNABAS QUIZ 3.5) "I Predict A Riot" was a hit in 2005 for which pop band? Bangles Kaiser Chiefs Pet Shop Boys Take That
  • 30. THE BARNABAS QUIZ 3.6) Which major pop star was once an actress in the soap Neighbours? Celine Dion Diana Ross Kylie Minogue Madonna
  • 31. THE BARNABAS QUIZ 3.7) Which enormous music event took place in the summer of 2006? Live 8 Live Aid Monterrey Pop Woodstock Revisited
  • 32. THE BARNABAS QUIZ 3.8) Which singer had major hits with the singles "Billie Jean" and "Thriller"? James Brown Lionel Ritchie Marvin Gaye Michael Jackson
  • 33. THE BARNABAS QUIZ 3.9) Joe Strummer, Mick Jones, Topper Headon and Paul Simenon were which band? The Clash The Rolling Stones The Shadows The Who
  • 34. THE BARNABAS QUIZ 3.10) Which pop band launched a comeback tour in 2006? Back Street Boys Boyzone New Kids On The Block Take That
  • 35. THE BARNABAS QUIZ ROUND FOUR GEOGRAPHY
  • 36. THE BARNABAS QUIZ 4.1) Geography is the study of what? The earth's climate The earth's core The rocks of the earth The surface of the earth
  • 37. THE BARNABAS QUIZ 4.2) What term is used to describe a map-maker? Cartographer Geographer Geomorphologist Lexicographer
  • 38. THE BARNABAS QUIZ 4.3) What geographic feature causes the formation of a U-shaped valley? Glacier Strong offshore current Swift-flowing river Warm, dry wind
  • 39. THE BARNABAS QUIZ 4.4) How is the line of zero degrees longitude commonly known? Arctic Circle Equator Greenwich Meridian Tropic Of Cancer
  • 40. THE BARNABAS QUIZ 4.5) "Nimbus", launched in 1964, was the world's first what? Alpine photography service In-car satellite navigation device Rain gauge Weather satellite
  • 41. THE BARNABAS QUIZ 4.6) What do we call accumulations of sand grains shaped into mounds? Sand banks Sand drifts Sand dunes Sand ridges
  • 42. THE BARNABAS QUIZ 4.7) What word describes a very deep and narrow river valley? Canyon Ravine Rift Vale
  • 43. THE BARNABAS QUIZ 4.8) 8. Geographically, what are the "Eurasian“ and "Philippine Sea”? Series of fault lines Tectonic plates Warm ocean streams Deep Ocean Trenches
  • 44. THE BARNABAS QUIZ 4.9) What lines on maps join points of similar height? Bridle paths Contour lines Grid references Isobars
  • 45. THE BARNABAS QUIZ 4.10) What stretch of a river is the final stage before reaching the river mouth? Channel Delta Estuary Tributary
  • 46. THE BARNABAS QUIZ ROUND FIVE NAME THE PERSON
  • 47. 5.1)
  • 48. 5.2)
  • 49. 5.3)
  • 50. 5.4)
  • 51. 5.5)
  • 52. 5.6)
  • 53. 5.7)
  • 54. 5.8)
  • 55. 5.9)
  • 56. 5.10)
  • 57. THE BARNABAS QUIZ ROUND SIX FOOD & DRINK
  • 58. 6.1) What sort of pastry is used to make profiteroles? Choux Filo Flaky Shortcrust
  • 59. 6.2) What is the national dish of Hungary? Jambalaya Goulash Moussaka Sauerkraut
  • 60. 6.3) Which nut is used to flavour traditional Bakewell Tart? Almond Macadamia Pecan Hazelnut
  • 61. 6.4) From which country does Rioja wine come? France Italy Portugal Spain
  • 62. 6.5) In the dish of Beef Wellington, in what is the beef wrapped? Batter Bread Pasta Sheets Pastry
  • 63. 6.6) What is the main vegetable used to make Borsch? Beetroot Cabbage Carrot Celery
  • 64. 6.7) 7. From which country does Murphy's stout originate? Ireland Northern Ireland Scotland Wales
  • 65. 6.8) What is Bombay Duck? Curried Chicken Fish Indian Pancake Vegetarian Stew
  • 66. 6.9) Who allegedly introduced the potato to England? John Of Gaunt Oliver Cromwell Sir Francis Drake Sir Walter Raleigh
  • 67. 6.10) Which fruit is used in the making of a Black Forest Gateau? Black Grapes Blackberries Black Cherries Blackcurrants
  • 68. THE BARNABAS QUIZ ROUND SEVEN MISC!
  • 69. 7.1) Sacramento is the capital of which US state? California Colorado Montana Wyoming
  • 70. 7.2) In which English city is the snooker venue the Crucible Theatre? Bristol Liverpool London Sheffield
  • 71. 7.3) In The Simpsons, who runs Homer's favourite bar? Barney Carl Lenny Moe
  • 72. 7.4) On which Mediterranean island is the city of Famagusta? Corsica Cyprus Sardinia Sicily
  • 73. 7.5) What type of animal is a lynx? Antelope Cat Dog Horse
  • 74. 7.6) Which Shakespeare play features the Montague and Capulet families? Hamlet Macbeth Romeo and Juliet The Tempest  
  • 75. 7.7) In 1875, who became the first man to swim the English Channel? Matthew Webb Matthew Wells Matthew Welsh Matthew West
  • 76. 7.8) Which former Chancellor of the Exchequer had a daughter who became a TV chef? Denis Healey Geoffrey Howe Norman Lamont Nigel Lawson
  • 77. 7.9) Who discovered the Victoria Falls in 1875? James Cook Charles Darwin John Franklin David Livingstone
  • 78. 7.10) Which ancient woodland straddles the border between north-east Greater London and Essex? Epping Forest Kielder Forest Sherwood Forest Thetford Forest
  • 79. THE BARNABAS QUIZ ROUND EIGHT WORDS & THINGS
  • 80. 8.1) A person described as hirsute has a lot of what? Children Hair Money Teeth
  • 81. 8.2) Where do arboreal animals live? In deserts In rivers In trees Under ground
  • 82. 8.3) What is meant by the activity of natation? Being born Breathing Swimming Undressing
  • 83. 8.4) A person described as parsimonious doesn't like doing what?   Going to church Speaking to people Spending money Travelling abroad
  • 84. 8.5) What name is given to a word or phrase that reads the same backwards as it does forwards? Acronym Antonym Palindrome Synonym
  • 85. 8.6) What is this?
  • 86. 8.7) What is this?
  • 87. 8.8) What is this?
  • 88. 8.9) What is this?
  • 89. 8.10) What is this?
  • 90. That’s all folks!