Tuesday, 19 August 2008

General Knowledge # 23

  1. In which decade did Dennis The Menace start his menacing?
  2. What is Angus Deayton's real first name?
  3. What was the name of the TV profile of Elton John made by his partner David Furnish
  4. In which year were both sides of the Channel Tunnel finally linked?
  5. Whose face appeared on a banknote for the first time in 1999?
  6. In which county is Alton Towers?
  7. In which city did the original Wallace & Gromit models get lost in 1996?
  8. What was George Michael's first solo number one?
  9. What is the name of the space ship in the film, Alien?
  10.  Which Blue Peter presenter took over from Sean Maguire playing Marty in the BBC TV series Dangerfield?
  11. On a computer keyboard which letter is between T & U?
  12. What does the S stand for in GCSE?
  13. Name the Children In Need Mascot
  14. What is Lily Savage's 'daughter' called?
  15. Who came on when Gary Lineker was controversially substituted in his last international?

 For the answers, swipe below:

  1. 50's
  2. Gordon
  3. Tantrum's & Tiaras
  4. 1990
  5. Edward Elgar
  6. Staffordshire
  7. New York
  8. Careless Whisper
  9. Nostromo
  10. Tim Vincent
  11. Y
  12. Secondary
  13. Pudsey
  14. Bunty
  15. Alan Smith

BW Debut: Park Bar, Cheltenham 5/11/00

Monday, 18 August 2008

General Knowledge #22

  1. Which American computer company developed the first word processor in 1965?
  2. How many days after Halloween is Bonfire Night?
  3. Who was replaced as German Chancellor in 1998 after 16 years in power?
  4. If a female pig is called a sow, what is a male pig?
  5. What is the last letter of the Greek alphabet?
  6. Which Mediterranean country’s flag shows a gold map of an island with two Olive branches underneath?                                                         
  7. Bracken is a variety of which type of plant?
  8. The Adi Granth is the holy book of which religion?
  9. Which comedy duo’s fan club is named ‘Sons of the desert’?
  10.  What is the common name for the Abominable Snowman?
  11. Which series of novels about a family was written by John Galsworthy?
  12.  What did the American Earl Tupper invent?
  13.  What were first installed on 21 dangerous roads in West London in October 1992?
  14.  Which German city, firebombed in 1945, is associated with fine porcelain?
  15.  Which early comedy film star died on Xmas Day 1977?
For the answers, swipe below:

  1. IBM
  2. 5 Days
  3. Helmut Khol
  4. Boar
  5. Omega
  6. Cyprus
  7. Fern
  8. Sikhism
  9. Laurel & Hardy
  10. Yeti
  11. The Forsythe Saga
  12. Tupperware
  13. Speed Cameras
  14. Dresden
  15. Charlie Chaplin
BW Debut: Park Bar, Cheltenham 16/12/01