Quiz Night April 2009

1,325 views
1,276 views

Published on

Published in: Education, Sports
0 Comments
2 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

No Downloads
Views
Total views
1,325
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
1
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
49
Comments
0
Likes
2
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Quiz Night April 2009

  1. 1. WELCOME TO THE BARNABAS QUIZ!
  2. 2. THE BARNABAS QUIZ ROUND ONE SCIENCE
  3. 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. 4. THE BARNABAS QUIZ 1.2) Which is the lightest chemical element? Helium, Hydrogen, Lithium, Oxygen
  5. 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. 6. THE BARNABAS QUIZ 1.4) What type of acid is normally used in car batteries? Acetic, Hydrochloric, Nitric, Sulphuric
  7. 7. THE BARNABAS QUIZ 1.5) Which fighter aircraft is nicknamed the “Jump Jet”? Harrier, Hawk, Hornet, Hunter
  8. 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. 9. THE BARNABAS QUIZ 1.7) Which metal is found primarily in bauxite ore? Aluminium, Copper, Lead, Tin
  10. 10. THE BARNABAS QUIZ 1.8) Which French scientist co-developed the aqua-lung? Jacques Cousteau, Antoine Lavoisier, Blaise Pascal, Louis Pasteur
  11. 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. 12. THE BARNABAS QUIZ 1.10) What name is given to the science of projectiles? Ballistics, Dynamics, Fluidics, Hydraulics
  13. 13. THE BARNABAS QUIZ ROUND TWO LOCAL VIEWS
  14. 14. 2.1) Which Shropshire Hill?
  15. 15. 2.2) Which Shropshire town?
  16. 16. 2.3) What is the name of this Shropshire valley?
  17. 17. 2.4) What is the name of this Shropshire stadium?
  18. 18. 2.5) Which Shropshire castle?
  19. 19. 2.6) Which academic institution in Shrewsbury?
  20. 20. 2.7) Whose statue in Shrewsbury?
  21. 21. 2.8) Which old Shrewsbury bridge?
  22. 22. 2.9) Which Shrewsbury entrance?
  23. 23. 2.10) Which Shrewsbury Street?
  24. 24. THE BARNABAS QUIZ ROUND THREE MUSIC
  25. 25. THE BARNABAS QUIZ 3.1) Which pop band was fronted by Freddie Mercury? ELO Queen Roxy Music Thin Lizzy
  26. 26. THE BARNABAS QUIZ 3.2) Which group had members called Ginger and Scary ? Black Sabbath East 17 Proclaimers Spice Girls
  27. 27. THE BARNABAS QUIZ 3.3) Which artist was born “ Harry Webb”? Adam Faith Alvin Stardust Cliff Richard Tom Jones
  28. 28. THE BARNABAS QUIZ 3.4) Which Irish pop band released the album "The Joshua Tree"? Boyzone Cranberries U2 Westlife
  29. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 35. THE BARNABAS QUIZ ROUND FOUR GEOGRAPHY
  36. 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. 37. THE BARNABAS QUIZ 4.2) What term is used to describe a map-maker? Cartographer Geographer Geomorphologist Lexicographer
  38. 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. 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. 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. 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. 42. THE BARNABAS QUIZ 4.7) What word describes a very deep and narrow river valley? Canyon Ravine Rift Vale
  43. 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. 44. THE BARNABAS QUIZ 4.9) What lines on maps join points of similar height? Bridle paths Contour lines Grid references Isobars
  45. 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. 46. THE BARNABAS QUIZ ROUND FIVE NAME THE PERSON
  47. 47. 5.1)
  48. 48. 5.2)
  49. 49. 5.3)
  50. 50. 5.4)
  51. 51. 5.5)
  52. 52. 5.6)
  53. 53. 5.7)
  54. 54. 5.8)
  55. 55. 5.9)
  56. 56. 5.10)
  57. 57. THE BARNABAS QUIZ ROUND SIX FOOD & DRINK
  58. 58. 6.1) What sort of pastry is used to make profiteroles? Choux Filo Flaky Shortcrust
  59. 59. 6.2) What is the national dish of Hungary? Jambalaya Goulash Moussaka Sauerkraut
  60. 60. 6.3) Which nut is used to flavour traditional Bakewell Tart? Almond Macadamia Pecan Hazelnut
  61. 61. 6.4) From which country does Rioja wine come? France Italy Portugal Spain
  62. 62. 6.5) In the dish of Beef Wellington, in what is the beef wrapped? Batter Bread Pasta Sheets Pastry
  63. 63. 6.6) What is the main vegetable used to make Borsch? Beetroot Cabbage Carrot Celery
  64. 64. 6.7) 7. From which country does Murphy's stout originate? Ireland Northern Ireland Scotland Wales
  65. 65. 6.8) What is Bombay Duck? Curried Chicken Fish Indian Pancake Vegetarian Stew
  66. 66. 6.9) Who allegedly introduced the potato to England? John Of Gaunt Oliver Cromwell Sir Francis Drake Sir Walter Raleigh
  67. 67. 6.10) Which fruit is used in the making of a Black Forest Gateau? Black Grapes Blackberries Black Cherries Blackcurrants
  68. 68. THE BARNABAS QUIZ ROUND SEVEN MISC!
  69. 69. 7.1) Sacramento is the capital of which US state? California Colorado Montana Wyoming
  70. 70. 7.2) In which English city is the snooker venue the Crucible Theatre? Bristol Liverpool London Sheffield
  71. 71. 7.3) In The Simpsons, who runs Homer's favourite bar? Barney Carl Lenny Moe
  72. 72. 7.4) On which Mediterranean island is the city of Famagusta? Corsica Cyprus Sardinia Sicily
  73. 73. 7.5) What type of animal is a lynx? Antelope Cat Dog Horse
  74. 74. 7.6) Which Shakespeare play features the Montague and Capulet families? Hamlet Macbeth Romeo and Juliet The Tempest  
  75. 75. 7.7) In 1875, who became the first man to swim the English Channel? Matthew Webb Matthew Wells Matthew Welsh Matthew West
  76. 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. 77. 7.9) Who discovered the Victoria Falls in 1875? James Cook Charles Darwin John Franklin David Livingstone
  78. 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. 79. THE BARNABAS QUIZ ROUND EIGHT WORDS & THINGS
  80. 80. 8.1) A person described as hirsute has a lot of what? Children Hair Money Teeth
  81. 81. 8.2) Where do arboreal animals live? In deserts In rivers In trees Under ground
  82. 82. 8.3) What is meant by the activity of natation? Being born Breathing Swimming Undressing
  83. 83. 8.4) A person described as parsimonious doesn't like doing what?   Going to church Speaking to people Spending money Travelling abroad
  84. 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. 85. 8.6) What is this?
  86. 86. 8.7) What is this?
  87. 87. 8.8) What is this?
  88. 88. 8.9) What is this?
  89. 89. 8.10) What is this?
  90. 90. That’s all folks!

×