Quiz Questions – 12th August – General Questions

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[Q1.] From which 1992 movie is this dvd cover taken?

[Q2.] Bujumbura is the capital city of the Republic of Burundi – is it in the Northern or Southern hemisphere?

[Q3.] Which 1977 song (from a movie) has the following opening lines  (song title please, not the movie) ?

<Title> makes me feel sad for the rest
Nobody does it half as good as you
Baby, you’re the best
I wasn’t lookin’ but somehow you found me
I tried to hide from your love light
But like heaven above me the spy who loved me
Is keepin’ all my secrets safe tonight

[Q4.] At a whopping 8,611 metres high which is the world’s second highest mountain?

[Q5.] What is the term for a victory that involves such terrible losses for the victor that it is almost as bad as defeat?

[Q6.] Who is this Olympian/member of the royal family ?


[Q7.] MSG is a flavour enhancer, what does MSG stand for?

[Q8.] Approximately how long is the Bayeux tapestry?
a) 7 metres b) 28 metres c) 35 metres d) 70 metres

[Q9.] Recently, to avoid problems at airports, Michael Caine legally changed his name from what to his stage name , Michael Caine?

[Q10.] On August 12th 2000 a terrible tragedy struck an Oscar class Russian submarine which ended up sinking – what was the name of that submarine?


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