Weekend Break; Master Minds.1 Which famous film about the Vietnam War is allegedly based on the novel Heart of Darkness Heart of Darkness
adventure tale of journey into heart of the Belgian Congo and into depths of man’s heart. [Br. Lit.: Heart of Darkness, Magill III, 447–449]
See : Journey ?
2 The Battle of Colenso The Battle of Colenso was fought between British and Boer forces at Colenso, South Africa on 15 December 1899 as part of the Second Boer War.
Inadequate preparation and reconnaissance and uninspired leadership led to a heavy, and in some respects humiliating, British defeat. occurred in which war: a) Hundred Years War Hundred Years War, 1337–1453, conflict between England and France. Causes
Its basic cause was a dynastic quarrel that originated when the conquest of England by William of Normandy created a state lying on both sides of the English Channel. b) Spanish Civil War Spanish civil war, 1936–39, conflict in which the conservative and traditionalist forces in Spain rose against and finally overthrew the second Spanish republic. c) Boer War?
3 What type of animal is a Gloucester Old Spot?
4 In the US senate which state does Hilary Clinton represent?
5 Which three chemical elements are represented separate single vowels? 6 What is the name of the film in which Kevin Spacey plays Bobby Darin?
7 In what year was VAT introduced in the UK?
8 What was the backing band of Ziggy Stardust aka David Bowie?
9 The Hindu god Hanuman Hanuman
Monkey god of Hindu mythology, a central figure in the Ramayana. He was a guardian spirit, the offspring of a nymph and the wind god. His great heroic exploit was recovering Rama's wife, Sita, from captivity by the demon Ravana. takes the form of which creature?
10 How many countries joined the EU in 2004?
11 On which planet is a year shorter than day?
12 What is the world's most southernmost capital?
13 Who wrote the opera the Flying Dutchman?
14 Who said: Tony Blair is no longer Prime Minister of the UK. He's the foreign minister of the United States a) Michael Howard b) Bill Clinton c) Nelson Mandela?
15 With 38 sites each name one of the two European countries with the most UNESCO World Heritage sites?
16 Terry Wogan, Dame Edna Everage, Britt Eckland and Princess Margaret have all appeared in which fictional radio series?
17 Fructidor represented which month in the French revolutionary calendar?
18 What was the spoof James Bond character played Rowan Atkinson?
19 By what nickname was Mohammed Saeed al-Sahaf otherwise known?
20 What position did Margaret Thatcher hold in Ted Heath's cabinet? 21 Which nursery rhyme chracter could eat no fat?
22 What was the name of Tarzan's pet chimp?
23 Rebbekah Wade is the editor of which national newspaper?
24 For which club side does Johnny Wilkinson play rug by union? 25 Who had 70s cult hit with Spanish Stroll?
26 Which film/stage show features the song Springtime for Hitler?
27 Which TV series/film featured the spacecraft Jupiter 2?
28 Which cartoon cat hated `meeses to pieces'?
29 Which cartoon duck spoke with a lisp?
30 Who had a hit with The Boys Are Back In Town?
Answers1 Apocalypse Now. 2 Boer War. 3 Pig. 4 New York. 5 Iodine, Oxygen, Uranium. 6 Beyon the Sea. 7 1973. 8 The Spiders From Mars. 9 Monkey. 10 Ten. 11 Venus. 12 Wellington. 13 Wagner. 14 Nelson Mandela. 15 Spain and Italy. 16 The Archers. 17 August. 18 Johnny English. 19 Comical Ali. 20 Edcation Secretary. 21 Jack Sprat. 22 Cheeta. 23 The Sun. 24 Newcastle Falcons. 25 Mink De Ville. 26 The Producers. 27 Lost In Space. 28 Jinx. 29 Daffy. 30 Thin Lizzy.