General knowledge 104

From the quiz on 25/10/16.

  1. Which city lies at the north end of the A1, the longest numbered road in the UK? Edinburgh

  2. Which Liverpudlian presented the CITV programmes Finders Keepers (1991–96) and Art Attack (1990–2007)? Neil Buchanan

  3. Cavity Sam is the central character in which classic board game? Operation

  4. In 2001, Anna Kournikova began dating which Spanish singer, whose only UK number-one single was Hero, released earlier that year? Enrique Iglesias

  5. Which of the twelve Apostles of Jesus is the patron saint of accountants, tax collectors and bankers? Matthew

  6. Which three-word sporting phrase, apparently coined by Alex Ferguson, is defined by Collins dictionary as “the tense final matches in the race to a league championship, especially from the point of view of the leaders”? Squeaky bum time

  7. In The Little Mermaid, what song does Ariel sing about her extensive collection of sunken human objects, just before her secret grotto is discovered by Sebastian? Part of Your World

  8. According to the Kübler-Ross model, what is the first of the five stages of grief? Denial

  9. Me at the zoo, the very first video uploaded to YouTube, features co-founder Jawed Karim at San Diego Zoo in front of which animal enclosure? Elephants

  10. Which war was famously described by writer Jorge Luis Borges as “a fight between two bald men over a comb”? Falklands War


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