West Lothian Courier - - Puzzles -

1. What is the cap­i­tal of Uzbek­istan?

A Tashkent B Krak­istelft C Um­bar D Rashigan

2. Which group be­came the first to reach Num­ber One with their first five sin­gles?

A Boy­zone B Take That C All Saints D The Spice Girls

3. Of which veg­etable is cal­abrese a va­ri­ety?

A Car­rot B Broc­coli C Onion D Cab­bage

4. Which per­cus­sion in­stru­ments can be clashed to­gether, struck or put to­gether in a hi-hat?

A Gongs B Cym­bals C Snare drums D Tom-toms

5. Which TV series fol­lowed the fur­ther ad­ven­tures of Trude Mostue and oth­ers af­ter their grad­u­a­tion?

A Doc­tor, Doc­tor B The Grad­u­ates C Vets in Prac­tice D Air­port

6. Who was the fourth wife of Henry VIII?

A Anne Bo­leyn B Anne of Cleves C Jane Sey­mour D Cather­ine Parr

8. What name is given to po­lit­i­cal party of­fi­cials re­spon­si­ble for dis­ci­pline?

A Swords B Rapiers C Spears D Whips

8. Which Pop Art pioneer died in New York in 1997?

A Richard Hamil­ton B Roy Licht­en­stein C Andy Warhol D Jasper Johns

9. What is the na­tional cur­rency of Egypt?

A Pound B Peso C Shekel D Colon

10. Which large flight­less bird of Mau­ri­tius was ex­tinct by the end of the 17th cen­tury?

A Dodo B Os­trich C Pen­guin D Bilbo

11. Which 2017 film stars Michelle Wil­liams as the mother of kid­napped bil­lion­aire’s grand­son John Paul Getty III?

A In for a Penny B All The Money in the World C Money Can’t Buy You Love D Your Money or Your Life

12. Who wrote the poem The Faerie Queene?

A Lord Ten­nyson B Lord By­ron C Percy Bysshe Shel­ley D Ed­mund Spenser

13. Who had a top ten hit sin­gle in 1969 with Tracks Of My Tears?

A The Bea­tles B Smokey Robin­son and the

Mir­a­cles C The Rolling Stones D The Beach Boys

14. Who starred as Heath­cliff in the 1939 adap­ta­tion of Emily Brontë’s Wuther­ing Heights?

A Ti­mothy Dal­ton B Laurence Olivier C Don­ald Crisp D Richard At­ten­bor­ough

15. BBC1’s Au­tum­n­watch, whose pre­sen­ters in­clude Chris Packham, is broad­cast­ing from which part of the United States this year?

A The Pa­cific North­west B New Eng­land C The Mid­west D The Great Lakes re­gion

Pre­sen­ter Chris Packham See Ques­tion 15

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