Connections Quiz 52

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The following quiz round was submitted by Ray Dickerson from the UK. Many thanks Ray, another great job!

1. Born in 1966, this actress is best known for her performance in ‘A room with a view’, and  for an Oscar nominated role in ‘The Wings of Dove’. Who is she?

2. Which German statesman was known as the ‘Iron Chancellor’?

3. .This explorer, soldier, poet – and one time court favourite of Elizabeth I  – was executed in October 1618.
Who was he?

4. Mini-me, Number 2 and Vanessa Kensington are fictional characters in which series of films?

5. she won an Oscar for ‘Best Supporting Actress’ in “Moonstruck” and is a cousin to the former governor of Massachusetts, who was also a Democratic nominee for the Presidency of the US in 1988. Who is she?

6. This Canadian PM (1968-79 & 1980-84) gives his name to Montreal International Airport. Who is he?

7. Which singer had a No. 1 single in the 70’s with ‘Annie’s Song’?

8. What was the nickname given to criminal Albert de Salvo in the 1960’s?

9. What was the name of the NASA Space Shuttle which blew up over Texas in Feb 2003 – killing 7 astronauts?

10. What connects the answers from Questions 1 to 9?

ANSWERS

1. HELENA Bonham-Carter. (MONTANA)

2. Otto von BISMARCK (NORTH DAKOTA)

3. Sir Walter RALEIGH (NORTH CAROLINA)

4. AUSTIN Powers (TEXAS)

5. OLYMPIA Dukakis (WASHINGTON)

OLYMPIA Dukakis (WASHINGTON)

OLYMPIA Dukakis (WASHINGTON)

6. PIERRE Trudeau (SOUTH DAKOTA)

7. John DENVER (COLORADO)

8. The BOSTON Strangler (MASSACHUSETTS)

9. COLUMBIA (SOUTH CAROLINA)

10. They are contain the names of US State Capitals

 

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