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Welcome to Greyhoundderby’s Quiz 8. Target In this first round you will be asked to identify the authors of 20 books. You will gain 50 pts for each you.

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1 Welcome to Greyhoundderby’s Quiz 8

2 Target In this first round you will be asked to identify the authors of 20 books. You will gain 50 pts for each you correctly identify. Your target is to identify at least 15, so scoring 750 pts. Your overall target, at the end of the quiz, is a mammoth 40,000 points.

3 Who wrote the following books? 50 pts per book; 1000 if you get all

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7 Book Authors 50 pts each 1000 for the lot 1Robert Louis Stevenson11Shirley Hughes 2John Bunyan12Emily Bronte 3Charles Dickens13Robert Louis Stevenson 4Michael Bond14John Buchan 5Shirley Hughes15Agatha Christie 6Charlotte Bronte16D H Lawrence 7Robert Louis Stevenson17Agatha Christie 8John Buchan18Anne Bronte 9Thomas Hardy19D H Lawrence 10Ian Fleming20Thomas Hardy

8 Target Did you meet, or surpass, the target of 750 points? In the next section there are 10 questions. For each question 5 possible answers are offered and you can gamble up to half the points you own on each question. Get it right and you add the points to your total, but choose an incorrect answer and you lose those points. Your target by the end of the 10 questions is to achieve an overall total of 4000 points.

9 A5 ft 8 ins B5 ft 10 ins C6 ft D6 ft 1 in E6 ft 3 ins How tall was Henry VIII?

10 A5 ft 8 ins B5 ft 10 ins C6 ft D6 ft 1 in E6 ft 3 ins How tall was Henry VIII ?

11 ABoozy BSnoozy CDroopy DDopey ESleazy Which is the odd one out?

12 ABoozy BSnoozy CDroopy DDopey ESleazy Which is the odd one out?

13 AThe Queen BPrince Philip CRupert Murdoch DDavid Attenborough EMargaret Thatcher If these famous people were placed in order of their age, who would be in the middle?

14 AThe Queen 21 st April 1926 BPrince Philip 10 th June 1921 CRupert Murdoch 11 th March 1931 DDavid Attenborough 8 th May 1926 EMargaret Thatcher 13 th October 1925 If these famous people were placed in age order, who would be in the middle?

15 AHabakkuk BHosea CMicah DNahum EZephaniah Which of these books occurs latest in the Old Testament?

16 AHabakkuk BHosea CMicah DNahum EZephaniah Which of these books occur latest in the Old Testament?

17 A£ B* C% D^ E& What symbol is on the same key as 7 on a computer keyboard?

18 A£ B* C% D^ E& What symbol is on the same key as 7 on a keyboard?

19 A1 B2 C3 D4 E5 How many US States begin with the letter I ?

20 A1 B2 C3 D4 E5 Idaho Illinois Indiana Iowa

21 A0 B1 C2 D3 E4 How many of the following are spelt correctly? Tommorrow Interuption Parrallel Lonliness Wierd

22 A0 B1 C2 D3 E4 Tommorrow Tomorrow Interuption Interruption Parrallel Parallel Lonliness Loneliness Wierd Weird

23 ARev. William Audry BRev. Wilbert Audry CRev. William Awdry DRev. Wilbert Awdry ERev. William Awdy Who wrote the Thomas the Tank Engine books?

24 ARev. William Audry BRev. Wilbert Audry CRev. William Awdry DRev. Wilbert Awdry ERev. William Awdy Who wrote the Thomas the Tank Engine books?

25 A1520 B1535 C1545 D1555 ENone of these totals **A dartboard has 82 different sections. If I put one dart in each section what is the total score?

26 A1520 B1535 C1545 D1555 ENone of these totals A dartboard has 82 different sections. If 1 dart is placed in each what is the total score?

27 A25 th May 1977 B27 th May 1977 C27 th May 1978 D29 th May 1977 E29 th May 1978 *When was Star Wars first released?

28 A25 th May 1977 B27 th May 1977 C27 th May 1978 D29 th May 1977 E29 th May 1978 When was Star Wars first released?

29 Target Did you meet, or even surpass, the target of 4000 points? In this next round you have to identify African countries and will gain 200 points for each you recognise. Your target is to recognise at least 15, so earning 3000 pts. Hence, your overall target is 7000 points.

30 How many African countries can you identify? 200 pts for each (4,000 for the lot)

31 African Countries 200 pts for each (4,000 for them all) 1A11M 2C12M 3C13M 4C14N 5C15N 6E16S 7E17S 8E18S 9K19T 10L20U

32 African Countries 200 pts for each (4,000 for them all) 1Algeria11Mali 2Cameroon12Mauritania 3Central African Republic13Morocco 4Chad14Niger 5Congo15Nigeria 6Egypt16Senegal 7Eritrea17Somalia 8Ethiopia18Sudan 9Kenya19Tunisia 10Libya20Uganda

33 Target Did you meet, or even surpass, the target of 7000 points? There now follows a further 10 ‘Winner Takes All’ questions where you can, once again, gamble up to half your points on each question. Your target, by the end of the 10 questions, is to have at least 15,000 points.

34 A5 ft 3 ins B5 ft 5 ins C5 ft 7 ins D5 ft 8 ins E5 ft 9 ins How tall was Hitler?

35 A5 ft 3 ins B5 ft 5 ins C5 ft 7 ins D5 ft 8 ins E 5 ft 9 ins How tall was Hitler?

36 AGreed BLust CPride DSloth EWrath If the 7 Deadly Sins are placed in alphabetical order, which is in the middle?

37 AGreed BLust CPride DSloth EWrath Envy Gluttony Greed Lust Pride Sloth Wrath

38 ABeyonce BWill Young CAvril Lavigne DRobbie Williams EPeter Andre If these pop stars are placed in age order, who would be in the middle?

39 ABeyonce 4 th Sept 1981 BWill Young 20 th Jan 1979 CAvril Lavigne 27 th Sept 1984 DRobbie Williams 13 th Feb 1974 EPeter Andre 27 th Feb 1973 If these Pop Stars were placed in age order, who would be in the middle?

40 A26 B27 C28 D29 E30 How many books are there in the New Testament?

41 A26 B27 C28 D29 E30 How many books are there in the New Testament?

42 AAD BDA CDF DFD EAF Which letters are on either side of S on a computer keyboard?

43 AAD BDA CDF DFD EAF Which letters are on either side of S on a keyboard?

44 A4 B5 C6 D7 E8 How many US States begin with the letter N ?

45 A4 B5 C6 D7 E8 Nebraska New Hampshire Nevada New Jersey New Mexico New York North Carolina North Dakota

46 A0 B1 C2 D3 E4 How many of the following are spelt correctly? Aweful Noticable Separate Liase Definite

47 A0 B1 C2 D3 E4 Aweful Awful Noticable Noticeable Separate Liase Liaise Definite

48 ARingo Starr BPaul McCartney CBill Oddie DBernard Cribbins ETimmy Mallett Who was the storyteller on the Thomas the Tank Engine programmes?

49 ARingo Starr BPaul McCartney CBill Oddie DBernard Cribbins ETimmy Mallett Who was the storyteller on the Thomas the Tank Engine programmes?

50 A162 B164 C166 D168 ENone of these totals **How many spots are there in a standard set of dominoes?

51 A162 B164 C166 D168 ENone of these totals How many spots are there on a standard set of dominoes?

52 AValerie Singleton BCaron Keating CAnthea Turner DJohn Noakes EDiane-Louis Jordan *Which of these 5 Blue Peters presenters lasted the shortest number of days?

53 AValerie Singleton 3592 days BCaron Keating 1167 days CAnthea Turner 652 days DJohn Noakes 4562 days EDiane-Louis Jordan 2224 days Which of these 5 Blue Peter presenters lasted the shortest number of days?

54 Target Did you meet, or even surpass, the target of 15,000 points? There now follows a picture round in which you will gain 400 points for every one you correctly identify. Your target in this round is to recognise at least 15, so earning 6000 points. Hence, your overall target at the end of this round is 21,000 points.

55 In which County (or metropolitan borough) are each of the following? 400 pts each (8,000 for the lot) 12 34

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60 400 pts each (8,000 for them all) 1Bedfordshire11Lincolnshire 2Cambridgeshire12North Yorkshire 3Cornwall13Nottinghamshire 4Cumbria14Oxfordshire 5Derbyshire15Shropshire 6Dorset16Staffordshire 7East Sussex17Suffolk 8Greater Manchester18Surrey 9Kent19Tyne & Wear 10Lancashire20Wiltshire

61 Target Did you meet, or even surpass, the overall target of 21,000 points? You are now in the final furlong and finish with 10 ‘Winner Takes All’ questions. You can gamble up to half your points on each question. Can you reach the final target of 40,000 points?

62 A5 ft B5 ft 2 ins C5 ft 4 ins D5 ft 6 ins E5 ft 7 ins How tall is the Queen?

63 A5 ft B5 ft 2 ins C5 ft 4 ins D 5 ft 6 ins E 5 ft 7 ins How tall is the Queen?

64 A0 B1 C2 D3 E4 How many of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World still exist today?

65 A0 B1 C2 D3 E4 Great Pyramid of GizaGreat Pyramid of Giza EXISTS Hanging Gardens of BabylonHanging Gardens of Babylon VANISHED Statue of Zeus at OlympiaStatue of Zeus at Olympia VANISHED Temple of Artemis at EphesusTemple of Artemis at Ephesus VANISHED Mausoleum of Maussollos at HalicarnassusMausoleum of Maussollos at Halicarnassus VANISHED Colossus of RhodesColossus of Rhodes VANISHED Lighthouse of AlexandriaLighthouse of Alexandria VANISHED

66 AMel B BMel C CEmma Bunton DPosh Spice EGeri Halliwell If the Spice Girls were placed in order of their age, who would be in the middle?

67 AMel B 29 th May 1975 BMel C 12 th Jan 1974 CEmma Bunton 21 st Jan 1976 DPosh Spice 17 th April 1974 EGeri Halliwell 6 th August 1972 If the Spice Girls were placed in age order, who would be in the middle?

68 ADaniel BEzekiel CJoel DJonah EObadiah Which of these books occur earliest in the Old Testament?

69 ADaniel BEzekiel CJoel DJonah EObadiah Which of these books occur earliest in the Old Testament?

70 AXN BNX CBC DCB ECN Which letters are on either side of V on a computer keyboard?

71 AXN BNX CBC DCB ECN Which letters are on either side of V on a computer keyboard?

72 A0 B1 C2 D3 E4 What are the total number of US States beginning with the letters B E J Q R X Y Z ?

73 A0 B1 C2 D3 E4 Rhode Island

74 A1 B2 C3 D4 E5 How many of the following words are spelt correctly? Grammar Miniature Professional Receive Recommend

75 A1 B2 C3 D4 E5 Grammar Miniature Professional Receive Recommend

76 A Percy BToby CGordon DHenry EJames Which is the odd one out?

77 APercy BToby CGordon DHenry EJames Which is the odd one out?

78 AAll of them BNone of them CHearts & Spades DClubs & Diamonds EHearts, Clubs & Spades **Which Jacks have just one eye?

79 AAll of them BNone of them CHearts & Spades DClubs & Diamonds EHearts, Clubs & Spades Which Jacks have only one eye?

80 A8 B9 C10 D11 E12 *How many Dr Who’s have there been?

81 A8 B9 C10 D11 E12 How many Dr Who’s have there been? William Hartnell Patrick Troughton John Pertwee Tom Baker Peter Davison Colin Baker Sylvester McCoy Paul McGann Christopher Eccleston David Tennant Matt Smith

82 That’s all folks Did you manage to reach 40,000 points?


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