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The First Round


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First round of a charity quiz I ran for King's Lynn Soroptimists in October 2008 - answers on final slide

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The First Round

  1. 1. “ The First Round”
  2. 2.  Which historical character gave his name to the recently opened airport near Doncaster ?
  3. 3.  3 films in the history of the Oscars have won the awards for: best film, director, actor, actress and writing. They won in 1934, 1975 & 1991 Name 1 Hints: Kesey, Harris, Can’t run away
  4. 4.  To within 3 years, in which year was Sputnik: the first artificial satellite launched ?
  5. 5.  In Italy, what were Samnite, Secutor and Retiarius types of ?
  6. 6.  Which restaurateur is currently involved in the BBC reality series: “The Restaurant”
  7. 7.  Which famous London landmark stands 185 feet tall, and is designed to be looked at from the south ?
  8. 8.  Which exhibition at the British Museum had the highest attendance figures ever, of 1. 7 million, and was held in 1972-1973
  9. 9.  Whose 3 rd child is called Princess Tiaamii ?
  10. 10.  What is the name of the Doctor Who spinoff whose name is an anagram of Doctor Who ?
  11. 11.  Who was King Henry VIII’s 5 th wife ?
  12. 12. ANSWERS <ul><li>1. Robin Hood </li></ul><ul><li>2. It happened one night, One flew over the Cuckoo’s Nest, Silence of the Lambs </li></ul><ul><li>3.1957 (allow 1954-1960) </li></ul><ul><li>4. Gladiators </li></ul><ul><li>5. Raymond Blanc </li></ul><ul><li>6. Nelson’s Column </li></ul><ul><li>7. Tutankhamun </li></ul><ul><li>8. Jordan (Katie Price) and Peter Andre </li></ul><ul><li>9. Torchwood </li></ul><ul><li>10. Catherine Howard </li></ul>