1. Which famous bear lives in 100 Acre Wood?
  2. Which condition did Alexei, the son of Tsar Nicolas II, suffer from which he may have got from his grandaunt Queen Victoria (even though it did not affect her) and what was the name of the monk who allegeldly saved Alexei during a serious ilness?
  3. What vegetable is the main ingrediant of borsch, a dish that is common in Eastern Europe?
  4. Take a look at the map on the picture sheet and name the four rivers highlighted on the image-
    Quiz 47 Question 4
  5. How many stars on the flag of China?
  6. What letter appears on the registration plate of cars all over the world that signifies the car is being driven by a foreign diplomat?
  7. Which Canadian sprinter won gold in the 100m at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul but was stripped of it three days later after testing positive for anabolic steroids?
  8. Take a look at the image below and you will see stills from well known music videos. You will also see a list of movies. Name each of the songs and the artist who released that song (and video). The person who directed these videos also made the films listed underneath, name the directors.
    Quiz 47 Question 8
  9. In which year were the first modern olympics held?
  10. There are six countries that have a coastline on the Balck Sea, name them.
    (A country is defined as a sovereign state recognised by the United nAtions)
  11. Four logos of companies/products, name the four companies or products.
    quiz 47 Question 11
  12. If a striped yellow and red flag is being waved at a formula 1 race what does it mean?
  13. Which coastal desert in western South America is the driest non-polar desert on Earth?
  14. Two iconic photographs, during which events were these phots taken and what year would it have been taken?
    (In the case of the second photo and year that the event was happening will suffice)Quiz 47 Question 14
  15. Name the two lead female characters in the film Frozen?
  16. In which month over the summer did the British vote to leave the EU?
  17. Who was the leading goalscorer in the 2016 UEFA European Championships?
  18. Name these four films starrring Alicia Vikander.
    Quiz 47 Question 18
  19. Today is August 8th, It is the anniversary of the death of Robin Williams. In which year did he die?
  20. Which King Louis of France, who ruled from 1715 until his death in 1774, was known as The Beloved and had mistresses named Madame du Barry and Madame de Pompadour?
  21. Melville Dewey invented a decimal classification system in 1876, it is still used today in over 135 countries. What does this classification system organise?
  22. Examine the six images below. In each case only one of them is correct. Decide whether it is the left one (the centre one (where appropriate) or the right one.
    Quiz 47 Question 22

 

  1. Which famous bear lives in 100 Acre Wood?
    1. Winnie The Pooh
  2. Which condition did Alexei, the son of Tsar Nicolas II, suffer from which he may have got from his grandaunt Queen Victoria (even though it did not affect her) and what was the name of the monk who allegeldly saved Alexei during a serious ilness?
    1. Haemophilia and Rasputin (½ point each)
  3. What vegetable is the main ingrediant of borsch, a dish that is common in Eastern Europe?
    1. Beetroot
  4. Take a look at the map on the picture sheet and name the four rivers highlighted on the image.
    Quiz 47 Question 4

    1. (a) River Skelleftea (b) The Rhine (c) The Danube (d) The Volga (½ point each)
  5. How many stars on the flag of China?
    1. Five
  6. What letter appears on the registration plate of cars all over the world that signifies the car is being driven by a foreign diplomat?
    1. Z
  7. Which Canadian sprinter won gold in the 100m at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul but was stripped of it three days later after testing positive for anabolic steroids?
    1. Ben Johnson
  8. Take a look at the image below and you will see stills from well known music videos. You will also see a list of movies. Name each of the songs and the artist who released that song (and video). The person who directed these videos also made the films listed underneath, name the directors.
    Quiz 47 Question 8

    1. (a/b/c) Red Hot Chilli Peppers, Under the Bridge by Gus Vant Sant
      (d/e/f) Michael Jackson, Thriller, John Landis

      (½ point each)
  9. In which year were the first modern Olympics held?
    1. 1896
  10. There are six countries that have a coastline on the Black Sea, name them.
    (A country is defined as a sovereign state recognised by the United nAtions)

    1. Russia, Ukraine, Turkey, Romania, Bulgaria, Georgia, (½ point each)
  11. Four logos of companies/products, name the four companies or products.
    quiz 47 Question 11

    1. (a) The Pirate Bay (b) Old Spice (c) Fishermans Friend (d) Nautilus
      (½ point each)
  12. If a striped yellow and red flag is being waved at a formula 1 race what does it mean?
    1. Slippery track
  13. Which coastal desert in western South America is the driest non-polar desert on Earth?
    1. The Atacama Desert
  14. Two iconic photographs, during which events were these phots taken and what year would it have been taken?
    (In the case of the second photo any year that the event was happening will suffice)
    Quiz 47 Question 14

    1. (a/b) 1968 Olympics in Montreal (c/d) SPanish Civil War 1936 – 1939
      (½ point each)
  15. Name the two lead female characters in the film Frozen?
    1. Elsa and Anna (½ point each)
  16. In which month over the summer did the British vote to leave the EU?
    1. June
  17. Who was the leading goalscorer in the 2016 UEFA European Championships?
    1. Antoin Greizman
  18. Name these four films starrring Alicia Vikander.
    Quiz 47 Question 18

    1. (a) The Danish Girl (b) Ex Machina (c) The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (d) Jason Bourne
      (½ point each)
  19. Today is August 8th, It is the anniversary of the death of Robin Williams. In which year did he die?
    1. 2014
  20. Which King Louis of France, who ruled from 1715 until his death in 1774, was known as The Beloved and had mistresses named Madame du Barry and Madame de Pompadour?
    1. Louis XV
  21. Melville Dewey invented a decimal classification system in 1876, it is still used today in over 135 countries. What does this classification system organise?
    1. Books or libraries
  22. Examine the six images below. In each case only one of them is correct. Decide whether it is the left one (the centre one (where appropriate) or the right one.
    Quiz 47 Question 22

    1. (a) Right (b) centre (c) Right (d) Right (e) left (f) right (½ point each)

 

Maximum score 32 points