The Accumulator Quiz.
QUESTION 1 - for 1 point: When is the Feast of St Stephen celebrated? A December 24 B December 25 C December 26 D December 31 QUESTION 2 - for 2 points: Where do the nuts grow on a peanut plant? A On the side shoots B On the roots C On the main stem D At the base of the leaves QUESTION 3 - for 3 points: What breed of dog is the cartoon character Scooby-Doo? A Labrador B Great Dane C Alsatian D Dalmatian QUESTION 4 - for 4 points: Which club won football's Premier League in the 2011-12 season? A Manchester United B Chelsea C Liverpool D Manchester City QUESTION 5 - for 5 points: With which of the following scientific instruments was Galileo associated? A Telescope B Stethoscope C Gyroscope D Periscope QUESTION 6 - for 6 points: Which of the following is a xenophobe averse to? A Water B All things foreign C Women D Spiders QUESTION 7 - for 7 points: What type of acid is found in vinegar? A Acetic B Citric C Lactic D Tannic QUESTION 8 - for 8 points: Which of the following books was written by T.E. Lawrence (Lawrence of Arabia)? A Sons and Lovers B Seven Pillars of Wisdom C The Riddle of the Sands D A Room with a View QUESTION 9 - for 9 points: What is meant by the French phrase au fait? A With milk B Between the two of us C Well-informed D All right QUESTION 10 - for 10 points: What is the more correct name for the daddylong-legs? A Horsefly B Lacewing C Mosquito D Cranefly QUESTION 11 - for 11 points: Former Cabinet minister Peter (now Lord) Mandelson is the grandson of which other prominent Labour politician? A Ernest Bevin B Herbert Morrison C Stafford Cripps D Clement Attlee QUESTION 12 - for 12 points: Singer Benjamin Ballance-Drew is better known by what name? A Devlin B Giggs C PlanB D Maverick Sabre QUESTION 13 - for 13 points: How long in inches would an average man's beard be after one year's growth? A Six B Nine C Twelve D Fifteen QUESTION 14 - for 14 points: In which part of Scotland is Balmoral Castle? A Aberdeenshire B Perth and Kinross C Inverclyde D Renfrewshire QUESTION 15 - for 15 points: Which city is the state capital of Arizona? A Tucson B Morristown C Phoenix D Columbus
Former Cabinet minister Lord Mandelson. See Question 11
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|Publication:||Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)|
|Date:||Sep 6, 2014|
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