a no self isolation quiz

It’s Sunday, week 402 of lockdown, or so it seems. Which means yet another week of no Fagan’s theme quiz. We missed you last week – we were out! Properly out at a restaraunt!

This week, we’ve been dealing with the first week of the school summer holiday.

Its the usual 20 questions, again. You can almost believe you about to get your highest score.

This week, it’s a quiz of two halves again! You know the score!!

There may be some “sound-a-likes” and embedded words. Actually, this week there are plenty!

The use of electronic devices to divine the answers, with the exception of hearing aids and pacemakers, is forbidden.

Twix the dog. Not the one we know and love, though.

1. What first name did just two of Henry VIII’s wives have?

2. Often, incorrectly, used to refer to a building, what is actually nicknamed Big Ben?

3. Which actor, New Zealand film producer came to international attention for his role as the Roman General Maximus Decimus Meridius in the historical film Gladiator in 2000?

4. In Eastenders, which “dirty” character was played by the Actor Leslie Grantham?

5. What word means the price one pays as remuneration for rights or services?

6. What are pectoral, pelvic, adipose and dorsal types of?

7. 70s popular beat combo, X-Ray Spex, had a hit single in 1978 with what song that was also the title of their album from the same year?

8. Who were the warlike Asiatic nomadic people who invaded and ravaged Europe in the 4th–5th centuries?

9. What is the title of the 1983 James Bond film starring Sean Connery, one of only two that were not produced by Eon Productions – the other being the 1967 Casino Royale?

10. During the industrial revolution what item of men’s clothing was designed to be long, thin and easy to knot, without accidentally coming undone?

11. Which American animated television series that premiered 2000 centers around a seven-year-old Latina girl, with a love of embarking on quests related to an activity that she wants to partake of or a place that she wants to go to, accompanied by her talking purple backpack and anthropomorphic monkey companion named Boots?

12. What consist of the mucosal tissue that lies over the mandible and maxilla inside the mouth?

13. Which English rock band formed in London in 1981 and was a supergroup of four members of different progressive rock bands of the 1970s – King Crimson Yes and ELP? The debut single from their eponymously named debut album was “Heat of the Moment”.

14. Which currency, used by many nations, the most well known being Germany up to 1999 is now only used by Bosnia and Herzegovina?

15. Which letter is “dash dash dot” in morse code and is in flag semaphore is dispalyed with the right hand flag pointing down and the left hand flag pointing diagonally down to the left?

16. Where is the most westerly point of mainland Cornwall and England?

17. Which song is generally the beginning and the concluding song of the Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice musical Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, sung by the title character of Joseph?

18. Which international footballer, who sent ost of his career at Leicester City, Barcelona and Tottenham Hotspur was famously substituted by England coach Graham Taylor in his last international match, ultimately denying him the chance to equal or better the then record held by Bobby Charlton?

19. Which Anglo-Dutch multinational oil and gas company has headquarters in the Netherlands and is incorporated in England? It is one of the oil and gas “supermajors” and the third-largest company in the world measured by 2018 revenues.

20. Which Ken Kesey novel was made in to a film starring Jack Nicholson as Randle Murphy in 1975 which won 5 oscars?