Quiz chal­lenge

Harefield Gazette - - LEISURE -

1. Alan Shearer moved from Black­burn Rovers to New­cas­tle United in 1996 for a then world record trans­fer fee. How much was it?

2. From where was the first Bri­tish tele­vi­sion ser­vice broad­cast?

3. How does Nordic ski­ing dif­fer from the Alpine va­ri­ety?

4. In Bun­yan’s Pil­grim’s Progress what place is the ul­ti­mate des­ti­na­tion of Chris­tian?

5. What do the ini­tials LED stand for? 6. In what out­door pur­suit was 19th cen­tury English­man Ed­ward Whym­per a pioneer?

7. What is the pop­u­lar name for mil­i­tary po­lice­men?

8. How old was snooker player Ron­nie O’Sul­li­van when he be­came the youngest-ever win­ner of the UK Cham­pi­onship?

9. Which mu­si­cian cre­ated the best-sell­ing albums Tubu­lar Bells and Om­madawn?

10. Who per­fected the de­sign of the first high-pow­ered as­tro­nom­i­cal tele­scope in 1609?

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