Alphabetical Quiz 42

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The following quiz round was submitted by Ted Smith from the UK. Many thanks Ted, a great idea.

The idea is that all the answers to the following questions follow each other in alphabetical order.

1. According to Shakespeare, who was the King of the Fairies?

2. What was the name of Marmalade’s only number one hit in the UK?

3. What is Britain's oldest Sunday newspaper?

4. What word is used to describe an angle between 90 and 180 degrees?

5. As at Jan 2000, what are the only two Bond films where the title is not mentioned in the theme song?

6. Which 3 American states begin with the letter O?

7. What is the first property you'd pass on a standard Monopoly board?

8. What is the literal translation for the words "auld", "lang" and "syne"?

9. Branches of which tree appear on the UN flag?

10. The song "You've got to pick a pocket or two" featured in what 1968 film?

11. On TV what is the real name of the "Naked Chef"?

12. Which 1975 film became only the second to win all five major Oscars - Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor,Best Actress and Best Screenplay?

13. "Big Brother" was the title of the first episode of which long running TV comedy series?

14. What did John Lennon change his original middle name to before he died?

15. What are the names of the five Great Lakes in North America?

16. The song "New York, New York" is from which Leonard Bernstein musical?

17. In "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory", what were the little people called who worked for Willy Wonka and loved to sing?

18. Which TV show introduced Bonnie Langford, Bobby Crush and Lena Zavaroni?

19. Which French city was besieged by the English until the arrival of Joan of Arc?

20. What was the name of the first ventriloquist's dummy to have a top ten hit in the UK charts?

21. By what name was author Eric Blair better known?

22. In which two European cities are Nobel prizes presented?

23. The Elvis Presley song "It's Now Or Never" was based on which Italian folk song?

24. What is the fastest animal on 2 legs, which can reach a speed of around 40 miles per hour?

25. Who did Jack Ruby kill in the first live televised murder in 1963?

26. What is the capital of Canada?

27. What was the play being watched by Abraham Lincoln when he was assassinated?

28. According to the nursery rhyme, what was the only song Tom the Piper's son could play?

29. Which famous London street was formerly known as Tyburn Way?

30. Sand consists of what two chemical elements?


1. Oberon

2. Ob-La-Di-Ob-La-Da

3. The Observer

4. Obtuse

5. Octopussy and Dr No

6. Ohio, Oklahoma and Oregon

7. Old Kent Road

8. "old", "long" and "since"

9. Olive

10. Oliver!

11. Jamie Oliver

12. One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest

13. Only Fools And Horses

14. Winston, but changed to "Ono"

15. Ontario, Erie, Huron, Michigan and Superior

16. On The Town

17. Oompa Loompas

18. Opportunity Knocks

19. Orleans

20. Orville

21. George Orwell

22. Oslo and Stockholm

23. "O Sole Mio"

24. The ostrich

25. Lee Harvey Oswald

26. Ottawa

27. Our American Cousin

28. Over the hills and far away

29. Oxford Street

30. Oxygen and Silicon


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