Quiz Answers

1. Which famous film prop has gone on show for the first time?

Answer: Steve McQueen's motorbike from The Great Escape

2. - Which native american, who died 400 years ago, was captured by English settlers, and eventually married an English tobacco planter and moved to England with him?

Answer: Pocahontas

3. -What breed of dog was Pickles who is famously credited for finding the Jules Rimet Trophy after it was stolen?

Answer: A black and white collie

4. -Chris Chibnall created which British television crime drama starring Olivia Coleman and David Tennant?

Answer: Broadchurch

5. - Joseph Priestly invented which mixer often drunk with alcoholic drinks or cordial?

Answer: Soda Water

6. - A Woo Woo is a cocktail of cranberry juice, peach schnapps and which other spirit?

Answer: Vodka

7. - The football manager Jose Mourinho was born in which country?

Answer: Portugal

8. -  IBM is a multinational technology company, what do the initials IBM stand for?

 Answer: International Business Machines

9. - Port Arthur was one of the largest penal colonies of the British Empire, but in which part of Australia was it?

Answer: Tasmania

10. - Which English king was known as 'Lionheart'?

Answer: Richard I

11. -  Adam Peaty won gold for Great Britain in 2016 in what event?

 Answer: 100mtrs Breaststroke

12. - The letter officially notifying the EU of the United Kingdom's triggering of Article 50 was delivered to which EU official?

Answer: Donald Tusk

13.- Which company first introduced the Tea Bag into Britain in 1953?


14. - In which prison complex off the coast of South Africa was Nelson Mendela imprisoned?

Answer: Robben Island

15. - Which regularly scheduled train service first departed from Paris 1883?

Answer: The Orient Express

16. - Which organization has a panda as its emblem?

Answer: World Wildlife Fund

17. - Which Commonwealth nation was granted full independence from Britain in March 1986

 Answer: Commonwealth of Australia

18. - Which film of 1995, tells the story of William Wallace.

Answer: Braveheart

19. - Paris airport is named after who? 

Answer: Charles de Gaulle

20. -Eurovision Song Contest entrants, denied their moment in the spotlight , appeared on a special programme aired the night of the cancelled show. But which former winning song did they join forces to perform?

Answer:  It was Love Shine a Light