Wednesday, 28 January 2009

General Knowledge # 27

  1. Which famous nanny was created by P.L. Travers?
  2. What name is given to the winter dormancy of certain mammals?
  3. What is the occupation of Lovejoy in stories by Jonathan Gash?
  4. What is the only whale that has been observed to prey on other whales?
  5. Which soap opera did Oscar winning actor Russell Crowe once appear in?
  6. Which singer received the highest number of nominations for the 2001 Brit Awards but failed to win anything?
  7. In which county is the town of Kidderminster?
  8. Who resigned from the Cabinet for the second time in two years in January 2001?
  9. Who took over from Lloyd Grossman as presenter of Masterchef?
  10. Who was Hitler’s master of Propaganda?
  11. How many lines are in a sonnet?
  12. Who was queen of England for nine days?
  13. On which date do Americans celebrate Groundhog Day?
  14. In which year was the Queen Mother born?
  15. What do the initials YMCA stand for?

  1. Mary Poppins
  2. Hibernation
  3. Antiques dealer
  4. Killer Whale
  5. Neighbours
  6. Craig David
  7. Worcestershire
  8. Peter Mandleson
  9. Gary Rhodes
  10. Joseph Goebbles
  11. 14
  12. Lady Jane Grey
  13. 2nd Feb
  14. 1900
  15. Young Men’s Christian Association

BW Debut: 20th December 2001, FCH Bar, Cheltenham

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