Pub Quiz (Round 4)

1: Which Hollywood, California born actor is known for starring in films including Inception, The Wolf of Wall Street and The Departed, amongst others?

2: Who was the Greek god of the Sea?

3: Which soul singer enjoyed fleeting success in the UK as the first winner of the TV series X-Factor?

4: Which actress won the 1981 Academy Award for Best Actress aged seventy-four for her role in the film On a Golden Pond?

5: At 119 miles long, what is the name of Scotland’s longest river?

6: Julie Walters starred alongside which British actor in the film adaptation of Willy Russell’s Educating Rita?

7: Vince Gilligan created and produced which successful American TV series starring Bryan Cranston?

8: Woman with a Hat’ and ‘Nu Bleu’ are notable works by which French painter?

9: ‘Salome’ and ‘An Ideal Husband’ are plays by which Dublin born playwright?

10: Which member of the British royal family was born on 10th June, 1921?

11: Songwriter Billy Steinberg spent more than a year attempting to find someone to record which song before it was accepted by Madonna?

12: British radio broadcaster Simon Bates is best associated with which feature item where he read out tragic stories?

13: The Semmering is a mountain pass in which mountain range? a) The Himalayas b) The Alps c) Pyranees

14: Yuri Gagarin was the first man to orbit the earth. What was the name of his spacecraft?

15: What 3 colours are on the Argentinian flag?

16: In astronomy the term Planet is taken from ancient Greek. What is the literal meaning in English?

17: Which former American sportsman is best known by his initials MJ?

18: Which lake is divided amongst four African countries and is estimated to be the second largest freshwater lake by volumne in the world?

19: Oklahoma, Colorado, Nebraska and Missouri all share a border with which US states?

20: Which British actor who starred as Jimmy in the film Quadrophenia later appeared in Blur’s video for the single Parklife?

Answers

 

1: Leonardo DiCaprio

2: Poseidon

3: Steve Brookstein

4: Katharine Hepburn

5: River Tay

6: Michael Caine

7: Breaking Bad

8: Henri Matisse

9: Oscar Wilde

10: Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

11: Like a Virgin

12: Our Tune

13: b) The Alps

14: Vostok I

15: Blue, White, and Gold

16: Wandering Star

17: Michael Jordan

18: Lake Tanganyika

19: Kansas

20: Phil Daniels

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