Festive Quiz answers


We hope you had a very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. How did you get on with our general knowledge quiz?

For anyone still pondering over the answers we have posted the quiz below, along with the answers.

1.   1066…… BOH (Battle of Hastings)

2.   24……     HIAD (Hours in a Day)

3.   12……… DOC (Days of Christmas)

4.   64……… SOACB (Squares on a chess board)

5.  1666……  GFOL (Great Fire of London)

6.  12………  SOTZ (Signs of the Zodiac)

7.   3………..  TAL (Times a Lady)

8.  170…….   HFAD (Highest finish at Darts)

9.  1961……  FMIS (First man in space)

10.  7………. SOAFPP (Sides on a Fifty Pence Piece)

11.  1993……..DDLITUK (Drain Doctor launches in the UK)

12.  2………..STES (Sides to every story)

13. 1966…… EWWC (England won World Cup)

14.  366……. DIALY (Days in a Leap Year)

15.  50………WTLYL (Ways to Leave Your Lover – Paul Simon)

16. 1440……  MIAD (Minutes in a day)

17. 4408…… HOBN (Height of Ben Nevis – in feet)

18. 147…….  MBIS (Maximum break in Snooker)

19.  30………POS (Pieces of silver)

20.  3………..FH (French Hens)

21. 25D……. BOC (Birth of Christ)

22. 99……… RB (Red Balloons)

23. 1979…… MTBPM (Margaret Thatcher became Prime Minister)

24. 62.8……. HOWSW (Height of the world’s shortest woman – Jyoti, India)

25. 50……… SBFSLW (Scrabble bonus for seven letter word)

26. 10……… MWTM (Men Went to Mow)

27. 8……….. MAM (Maids a Milking)

28. 350…….. COPLIM (Cost of Park Lane in Monopoly)

29. 9801…… SRONN (Square root of ninety-nine)

30. 1989…… TSM (Tiananmen Square Massacre)

31. 706…….. TS (Titanic survivors)

32. 20……… TITPL (Teams in the Premier League)

33. 1935…… EPB (Elvis Presley Birthday)

34.  1969…..  FMOTM (First man on the Moon)

35. 173,000…  POP (Population of Peterborough)

36. 10…         GBHOTW (Green Bottles Hanging on the Wall)

37. 65….         ROs (Regional offices)

38. 2……….. WDMAR (Wrongs don’t make a right)

39. 4……….  WAAF (Weddings and a Funeral)

40. 200…..     VANW (Vans available Nationwide)

Hope you enjoyed it.

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