Alphabetical Quiz 45

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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. Which airline has a kangaroo on it’s planes tails?

2. What is only country in the world that begins with Q

3. Ignorant pretender in medicine

4. What is a quarter of a circle called

5. To swallow hurriedly or greedily or in one draught

6. Surname of actor whose films include the Big Easy and Inner Space

7. Smallest member of the partridge family

8. What is the better-known name for the religious Society of Friends?

9. Which fashion designer popularised the miniskirt and the Mod look?

10. A range of hills in the West Country?

11. In which TV time travel series does Scott Bakula play the lead?

12. An arrow having a four edged head fired for a crossbow

13. In 1958, 15-year-old George Harrison played in his first live concert with John Lennon and Paul McCartney in the Kasbah Coffee bar, Liverpool – what was the group called?

14. Any Of Christmas, Lady, Michaelmas Or Midsummer.

15. A composition for four instruments

16. What measure of paper is 8 by 10 inches?

17. What is seven on Moh’s Scale of Hardness?

18. What was the name of the Hunchback of Notre Dame

19. What was the surname of Professor Bernard, which was title of an early TV sci-fi?

20. What is a female cat called?

21. A borough of New York City on the west of Long Island

22. Formulated the rules of boxing?

23. A star of Men Behaving Badly

24. What is another name for Mercury

25. What’s the name of the game played on broomsticks by Harry Potter and his team mates?

26. In music 'Tranquillo' means this?

27. Who was the producer of the Tom and Jerry cartoons until 1956?

28. Slices of what did the owl and the pussycat eat?

29. What gives tonic water its peculiar flavour?

30. A Roman or Greek ship with 5 banks of oars?

31. An old name for tonsillitis?

32. A repartee?

33. A quantity of paper?

34. Another name for traitor – after the Norwegian Prime Minister who collaborated with the Germans?

35. The capital of Ecuador?

36. What four-letter word is purported to have been the result of a wager by James Daly, the manager of a Dublin Theatre, that he would introduce into the language, within 24 hours, a new word with no meaning?

37. Game in which a ring is thrown over a peg

38. The minimum number of people needed for a meeting?

39. A TV shopping channel?

40. Top 6 letters on the left of your keyboard


1. Qantas

2. Qatar

3. Quack

4. Quadrant

5. Quaff

6. Quaid

7. Quail

8. Quakers

9. Quant Mary

10. Quantocks

11. Quantum Leap

12. Quarrel

13. The Quarrymen

14. Quarter Day

15. Quartet

16. Quarto

17. Quartz

18. Quasimodo

19. Quatermass

20. Queen

21. Queens

22. Queensbury

23. Caroline Quentin

24. Quicksilver

25. Quidditch

26. Quietly

27. Fred Quimby

28. Quince

29. Quinine

30. Quinquereme

31. Quinsy

32. Quip

33. Quire

34. Quisling

35. Quito

36. Quiz

37. Quoits

38. Quorum

39. QVC

40. Qwerty


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