Thursday, 21 October 2010

Thursday Quiz 4

The next instalment.

I know I've put two Oscar winner questions in, but I thought I would leave them in anyway.


1.What was the currency of The Netherlands before the Euro was introduced in 2002?

The Guilder

2. The city of El Paso is located in which US state?


3.Which vitamin's chemical name is 'riboflavin'?

Vitamin B2

4.What is the chemical symbol for Tungsten?


5.In which English county will you find the attractions of Bowood House,Castle Combe and Longleat Safari Park?


6.Who replaced Kevin Rudd as Prime Minister of Australia in June 2010?

Julia Gillard

7.Who was the architect responsible for the Guggenheim Museum of Art in New York City?

Frank Lloyd-Wright

8.Which is the only Woody Allen directed film to win the 'Best Picture' at the Academy Awards (Oscars)?

Annie Hall

9.What is the highest waterfall in the USA?

Yosemite Falls

10.The 'Evasion', 'Xantia' and 'Synergie' are all recent models by which car manufacturer?


11.Tom Werner and John Henry took over Liverpool Footbasll Club last week with their company NESV.What does NESV stand for?

New England Sports Ventures

12.Hartford is the capital of which US state?


13.What is the SI unit for thermodynamic temperature?


14.The historical region of Pomerania, on the south shore of the Baltic Sea, is divided by which two countries?

Poland and Germany

15. After Nitrogen and Oxygen, what is the 3rd most abundant gas in the Earth's atmosphere?


16.The King of Navarre and three noble companions, Berowne, Dumaine, and Longaville, take an oath to devote themselves to three years of study, promising not to give in to the company of women - This a very brief synopsis of which Shakespeare comedy?

Love's Labours Lost

17.Who was British Prime Minister at the start of the 19th Century?

William Pitt The Younger

18.Who is the only man to have won two 'Best Actor' Oscars in the 21st Century?

Sean Penn

19.One of six basic drinks listed in David A. Embury's classic 'The Fine Art of Mixing Drinks'. Which cocktail is made up from rum, lime juice, and sugar (or other sweetener)?


20.One of the most successful German players in recent history, having won eight German championships, six German cups, the UEFA Cup (1996), the UEFA Champions League and the Intercontinental Cup (both 2001). His individual contributions have earned him four consecutive UEFA awards, three IFFHS World's Best awards, the Golden Ball at the 2002 FIFA World Cup and two German "Footballer of the Year" trophies. Who is this German legend born 1969 ?

Oliver Kahn