Below is a complete list of questions and answers from this years fundraising quizsheet. We would like to thank all those who bought and sold quizsheets to help fund our production and to congratulate Emma Bull for winning this years prize of 2 free tickets to see Fiddler on the Roof.

  1. Which is the only country in the world whose flag is different on both sides? PARAGUAY.
  2. What material is an ice hockey puck made of? RUBBER.
  3. Oranges and lemons say the bells of St Clements. What does the great bell of Bow say? I DO NOT KNOW
  4. Which airport has the luggage code LCY? LONDON CITY
  5. What does Paul McCartney wear on his feet on the cover of Abbey Rd? NOTHING
  6. In Greek Mythology, after being spurned by Narcissus, which heart-broken nymph pined away until only her voice remained? ECHO
  7. Which country’s capital city is an anagram of its seventh largest city (also its former capital city)? JAPAN (Tokyo/Kyoto)
  8. Which hero’s arch enemy is Dr. Robotnik? SONIC THE HEDGEHOG
  9. Which sport is played with stones and brushes? CURLING
  10. What colours make up the Olympic rings? BLUE, BLACK, YELLOW, RED & GREEN
  11. The Eastenders theme tune was given lyrics and released as a single in 1986 by Anita Dobson – but what was the song called? ANYONE CAN FALL IN LOVE
  12. What was the first Disney animated film that was not based on an already existing story? THE LION KING
  13. What is the name of the official national anthem of the USA? THE STAR SPANGLED BANNER
  14. On a Monopoly board, which street shares the same colour as Leicester Square and Piccadilly? COVENTRY ST
  15. What is the national currency of Egypt? THE POUND
  16. What are Conchigle, Farfalle and Rigatoni types of? PASTA
  17. Who wrote the poem ‘The Owl and the Pussycat’? EDWARD LEAR
  18. What was the 1st human invention that broke the sound barrier? THE WHIP
  19. Nancy Witcher Astor was the first what? FIRST FEMALE BRITISH MP
  20. Which presenter is missing : Question of Sport: David Vine, ____ , Sue Barker? DAVID COLEMAN
  21. Identify these sweets from the cryptic clue – “Wise Guys”? SMARTIES
  22. Which famous sportsman was the first to be known as The Flying Scotsman? ERIC LIDDELL
  23. In the musical, Fiddler on the Roof, what is the name of Tevye’s wife? GOLDE
  24. Which of King Henry VIII wives lost their heads? ANNE BOLYEN & CATHERINE HOWARD
  25. Which well known cheese is transported in cylindrical wooden boxes? CAMEMBERT
  26. Name the Beatles song from the opening line of the lyrics –  In the town where I was born? YELLOW SUBMARINE
  27. Which city is known as the ‘Granite City’? ABERDEEN
  28. On which island are the Cuillin Hills? THE ISLE OF SKYE
  29. Cryptic musical clue – if  “Fairground Attraction” = Carousel, what is “Tale not of the East”? WEST SIDE STORY
  30. At which castle was Mary queen of Scots crowned in 1543? STIRLING
  31. Who is commonly acknowledged as inventing the parachute? LEONARDO DA VINCI
  32. How many are there in a baker’s dozen? 13
  33. Who killed Cock Robin? THE SPARROW
  34. In children’s TV, when Mr Benn was looking for an adventure, what type of shop did he visit? A FANCY DRESS SHOP
  35. Which is the odd one out – Jazz, Clio, Laguna, Modus, Megane? Jazz is a Honda, the others are Renault cars
  36. “The Lord of the Rings” was written as a sequel to which book? THE HOBBIT
  37. Who lives in the Hundred Acre Wood? WINNIE THE POOH and friends
  38. Which television character is well known for his catchphrase “D’oh”? HOMER SIMPSON
  39. From what island does the tailless Manx cat originate? ISLE OF MAN
  40. “The lady doth protest too much” – A quote from which Shakespearean play? HAMLET
  41. In Harry Potter, who is the poltergeist at Hogwarts? PEEVES
  42. In which Olympic track cycling event is a derny used? KEIRIN
  43. What is the musical term for one or more vocalists performing without an accompaniment? A CAPPELLA
  44. In Dr Who, who played the tenth Doctor? DAVID TENNANT
  45. What is the main ingredient of Guacamole? AVOCADO
  46. Peacocks do not lay eggs – true or false? TRUE  (Peahens do!)
  47. What town did the Home Guard platoon in Dad’s Army protect? Walmington–on-Sea
  48. Which non Winter sport takes place on a Piste? FENCING
  49. Who was the first President of the USA? GEORGE WASHINGTON
  50. What name is given to the process of a liquid changing into a gas? VAPORISATION
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