World Miscellaneous Quiz

World Miscellaneous Quiz

26. Who scored the winning goal of World Cup 2014? – Mario Gotze

27. How many stories did each of the World trade Towers Have? – 110

28. What year was the first motor race held that was classed as Formula 1? – 1946

29. According to the BBC how many rooms are there in Buckingham Palace? – 775

30. In what year were the Orkney Islands reannexed to Scotaland from Norway – 1472

31. The first book of crosswords was published in what year? – 1924

32. In which year did BBC 2 become the first British channel to broadcast in colour? – 1967

33. In what year were professional soccer matches played on a Sunday in Britain for the first
time? – 1974

34. When did the weather forecast appear in The Times newspaper for the first time? – 1860

35. What is the lightest metal under standard conditions? – Lithium

36. How many surfaces does a Mobius strip have? – One

37. How many wings does a bee have? – Four

38. What is the collective noun for a group of moles? – A labour

39. What was the breed of US detective Columbo’s dog? – Basset hound

40. Inspector Morse actor John Thaw was married to which actress at the time of his death in
2001? – Sheila Hancock

41. Which Scottish actress played the TV character Supergran? – Gudrun Ure

42. In TV show Button Moon, what was the name of Mr Spoon’s daughter? – Tina Teaspoon

43. Which supermodel is seen pole dancing in the White Stripes video for the song I Just Don’t
Know What To Do With Myself? – Kate Moss

44. Which world famous musician was born Farrokh Bulsara in Zanzibar in 1946? – Freddie

45. Which singer had hits with Rubber Ball and The Night Has A Thousand Eyes? – Bobby Vee

46. Which country did Celine Dion represent when singing in the Eurovision Song Contest in

47. What was the 1st human invention that broke the sound barrier? – The whip

48. What name was given to the Samuri code of honour? – Bushido

49. What was the third last state to join the USA? – Arizona

50. In which British city did the Peterloo massacre take place in 1819? – Manchester

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