The Accumulator Quiz; Each question has four possible answers and is worth from one to 15 points. Circle your chosen answers and keep a record of your points total. Maximum total points 120.
QUESTION 1 - for 1 point: Which breed of dog is traditionally used by the police? A Beagle B Labrador C German Shepherd D Mastiff QUESTION 2 - for 2 points: Which decimal coin was a direct replacement for the shilling? A 1p B 2p C 5p D 10p QUESTION 3 - for 3 points: What do Spaniards keep in a bodega? A Shoes B Fighting bulls C Wine D Horses QUESTION 4 - for 4 points: Which household requisite was once made from naphthalene? A Flypaper B Mothballs C Oven cleaner D Bleach QUESTION 5 - for 5 points: When was the last time that the Channel Islands fell into foreign hands? A 1940 B 1799 C 1685 D 1066 QUESTION 6 - for 6 points: Which plant has either blue or pink flowers depending on the acidity/alkalinity of the soil? A Petunia B Hardy geranium C Delphinium D Hydrangea QUESTION 7 - for 7 points: Robert Downey Jr was in films released in 2009 and 2011 playing which famous sleuth? A Columbo B Inspector Rebus C Inspector Morse D Sherlock Holmes QUESTION 8 - for 8 points: Semtex is a tradename for a type of what? A Plasticine B Nylon C Plastic explosive D Super glue QUESTION 9 - for 9 points: Which pantomime character is traditionally the mother of Aladdin? A Mother Goose B Widow Twankey C Mother Hubbard D Dame Trot QUESTION 10 - for 10 points: What is muscovado? A A poisonous fungi B A Russian folk dance C A fortified wine made from muscat grapes D Unrefined brown sugar QUESTION 11 - for 11 points: Which of the following is a combination horse-racing bet? A Catherine wheel B Tricorn C Yankee D Kangaroo QUESTION 12 - for 12 points: Which of baseball's National League teams has been World Series champions most times? A Los Angeles Dodgers B St Louis Cardinals C Philadelphia Phillies D San Francisco Giants QUESTION 13 - for 13 points: Who was the first person to patent a mechanical calculating machine? A Blaise Pascal B Gottfried Leibnitz C Charles Babbage D Edvard Scheutz QUESTION 14 - for 14 points: In which country is the oil port of Khorramshahr? A Iran B Oman C Iraq D Kuwait QUESTION 15 - for 15 points: What was the name of the cyclone which caused massive flooding in Queensland in 2013? A Yasi B Oswald C Ingrid D George
Actor Robert Downey Jr. See Question 7