Weekly Quiz

Quiz Questions for Week Beginning 25 March 2020

No prizes, just a bit of fun. Answers On Wednesday 1st April

1. Name the Hollywood films starring the following actors that were based on a John Steinbeck novel. One point for each correct answer.

a. John Malkovich

b. James Dean

c. Henry Fonda

2. The name for which type of building or construction stems from both the French and Latin word for butterfly?

3. The largest known spider in the world is named after which biblical character?

4. Which Paul McCartney and Wings album title is also the name of a famous painting by Sandro Botticelli?

5. According to Forbes magazine, who is the wealthiest monarch in the world?

6. Which two footballers have been sent off twice while playing for England? One point for each correct answer.

7. Which well known Order have been coined 'The Bankers of the Middle Ages'?

8. Which two bands had a hit with the song 'Dandy' in the 1960s?

9. What are the three main island groups in Oceania ending with the letters 'ia'? One point for each correct answer.

10. Name the film in which Jeff Bridges played the following characters. One point for each correct answer.

a. Clu

b. Jack Baker

c. The Dude

d. Rooster Cogburn

e. Dr. Mark Powell

11. What is the largest lake in the Tropics?

12. Which sport does James Bond take part in, in "Die Another Day"?

13. "Mine eyes" are the first two words to which famous war song?

14. In the Tour De France, what is the 'Lanterne Rouge'?

15. What are the five largest landlocked countries in the world? One point for each correct answer.

16. Who were the first four men to have been awarded the title "European footballer of the year" two or more times?

17. Which are the only two South American countries that do not border Brazil?

18. Which US city is the gin soaked bar room queen from in the song 'Honky Tonk Woman'?

19. In which country is the southernmost inhabited community in the world?

20. Which famous German brand was known as "Dassler" back in the 1930s?

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