1. Sweden has had a terrible summer of football but the women’s Olympic team might mean redemption. Who did Sweden beat on penalties and who will they play in the final of the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio?
  2. Ane Brun had a big hit in Sweden a number of years ago with Big in Japan, which group originally had a hit with that song in 1981?
  3. The Special Weapons Arms and Tactics team is better know by what name?
  4. Four people involved in the Brexit vote in the UK over the summer of 2016. Name them.
    Quiz 48 Question 4 Brexit
  5. The 27th president of the USA is the only one buried in Washimgton DC. What is his name?
  6. How many visible chimneys did Titanic have before it sank in 1912?
  7. Two rivers merge in Ethiopia to form the river Nile. Both rivers have a coliur in their name, what are the two colours?
  8. Three famous duets, name each of the people.
    Quiz 49 Question 8 Duets
  9. At the age of 15 who was the youngest swimmer to have ever broken a world record?
  10. Here are the names of four famous couples from the world of movies, name each of the four movies:
    a) Jack Twist and Ennis de mar
    b) Sandy Olson and Danny Ziko
    c) Rose du wit Bukater and Jack Dawson
    d) Sam Baldwin and Annie Reid
  11. Outlines of four countries, name the countries;
    Quiz 48 Question 11 European Map Outlines
  12. In the film Mary Poppins what needed to change for Mary to leave?
  13. In 2005 a major hurricane hit the gulf coast of the U.S.A. causing much destruction to the southern states especially New Orleans leading to many hundreds of deaths. What was the name given to the hurricane?
  14. Name these two temples and the countries where they can be found?
    Quiz 48 Question 14 Asian Temples
  15. Which of the following three sports is not an Olympic event in Rio 2016
    a) BMX racing
    b) Softball
    c) Canoe slalom
  16. How many blue triangles are in the Union Jack (on one side)?
  17. In which decade did the first episode of the original Star Tre series air?
  18. Name these four tv chat show/comedy hosts from British and American television.
    Quiz 48 Question 18 Chat Show Hosts
  19. Which game console company produces a DS hand held device?
  20. Until August 9th, 1945 Urukami was the largest christian building in the orient, in which city was it located?
  21. Gary Lineker is the host of the BBC football highlights programme Match of the Day. During last season he promised he would present the show for one night in his underwear of Leicester City won the Premier League in the 2015/2016 season, which he duly did. Name any two of the clubs where Gary Lineker made a name for himself as a professional footballer.
  22. Six portraits be well known celebrity portrait artist Derek russell, name these six people.
    Quiz 48 Question 22 Derek Russell Portraits

 

  1. Sweden has had a terrible summer of football but the women’s Olympic team might mean redemption. Who did Sweden beat on penalties and who will they play in the final of the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio?
    1. They will play Germany and beat Brazil (½ point each)
  2. Ane Brun had a big hit in Sweden a number of years ago with Big in Japan, which group originally had a hit with that song in 1981?
    1. Alphaville
  3. The Special Weapons Arms and Tactics team is better know by what name?
    1. S.W.A.T. team
  4. Four people involved in the Brexit vote in the UK over the summer of 2016. Name them.
    Quiz 48 Question 4 Brexit

    1. (a) Boris Johnson (b) Nigel Farage
      (c) Jean Claude Juncker (d) David Cameron

      (½ point each)
  5. The 28th president of the USA is the only one buried in Washington DC. What is his name?
    1. Woodrow Wilson
      (JFK is number 35 and buried in Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia)
  6. How many visible chimneys did Titanic have before it sank in 1912?
    1. Four
      Only three worked, the fourth was for show
  7. Two rivers merge in Ethiopia to form the river Nile. Both rivers have a coliur in their name, what are the two colours?
    1. The Blue Nile and the White Nile (½ point each)
  8. Three famous duets, name each of the people.
    Quiz 49 Question 8 Duets

    1. a/b) Nelly & Kelly Rowland (dilemma or Gone 2002)
      c/d) Kenny Rogers & Dolly Parton (Islands in the Stream 1983)
      e/f) Jay z & Alicia Keys (Empire State of Mind 2009)
      (½ point each artist)
  9. At the age of 15 who was the youngest swimmer to have ever broken a world record?
    1. Michael Phelps
  10. Here are the names of four famous couples from the world of movies, name each of the four movies:
    a) Jack Twist and Ennis de mar
    b) Sandy Olson and Danny Ziko
    c) Rose du wit Bukater and Jack Dawson
    d) Sam Baldwin and Annie Reid

    1. a) Brokeback Mountain
      b) Grease
      c) Titanic
      d) Sleepless in Seattle
      (½ point each)
  11. Outlines of four European countries, name the countries;
    Quiz 48 Question 11 European Map Outlines

    1. a) Austria, b) Czech Republic c) Hungary d) Belarus
      (½ point each)
  12. In the film Mary Poppins what needed to change for Mary to leave?
    1. The Wind
  13. In 2005 a major hurricane hit the gulf coast of the U.S.A. causing much destruction to the southern states especially New Orleans leading to many hundreds of deaths. What was the name given to the hurricane?
    1. Katrina
  14. Name these two temples and the countries where they can be found?
    Quiz 48 Question 14 Asian Temples

    1. a/b) Angor Watt in Cambodia c/d) Prambanan in Indonesia
      (½ point each)
  15. Which of the following three sports is not an Olympic event in Rio 2016
    a) BMX racing
    b) Softball
    c) Canoe slalom

    1. b) Softball
  16. How many blue triangles are in the Union Jack (on one side)?
    1. Eight
  17. In which decade was the first episode of the original Star Trek tv show air?
    1. 1969
  18. Name these four tv chat show/comedy hosts from British and American television.
    Quiz 48 Question 18 Chat Show Hosts

    1. A) John Oliver b) Stepehn Colbert c) Graham Norton
      d) Larry King

      (½ point each)
  19. Which game console company produces a DS hand deld device?
    1. Nintendo
  20. Until August 9th, 1945 Urukami was the largest christian building in the orient, in which city was it located?
    1. Nagasaki
  21. Gary Lineker is the host of the BBC football highlights programme Match of the Day. During last season he promised he would present the show for one night in his underwear of Leicester City won the Premier League in the 2015/2016 season, which he duly did. Name any two of the clubs where Gary Lineker made a name for himself as a professional footballer.
    1. Leicester City, Tottenham Hotspur, Everton, Barcelona, Nagoya Grampus Eight
      (½ point each)
  22. Six portraits be well known celebrity portrait artist derek russell, name these six people.
    Quiz 48 Question 22 Derek Russell Portraits

    1. a) Steve Jobs b) George Lucas c) Jeb Bush d) Richard Branson
      e) J.K. Rowling f) Billie Jean King
      (½ point each)