Breaktime - Pub quiz

24th June 2011 at 01:00

1. What 41-year-old record was broken by John Isner and Nicolas Mahut between 22 and 24 June last year?

2 In what vehicle does James Henry Trotter escape from his wicked aunts?

3 Which race of TV villains, hailing from the planet Skaro, made their first appearance on 28 December, 1963?

4 What links Gericault's survivors, Richard Burton's curse and the sister of Euryale and Stheno?

5 Who comes next in the sequence: Violet, Clementine, Clarissa, Dorothy, Elizabeth?

6 What links the pop groups the Scissor Sisters, the Thompson Twins and the Walker Brothers?

7 Which world leader has a summer residence at Castel Gandolfo?

8 To what did the Daily Universal Register change its name in 1788?

9 What connects Eastham Locks to Woden Street Bridge?

10 The Basel Dove, Scinde Dawk, Inverted Jenny and Treskilling Yellow are all rare types of what?

Pub Quiz answers 1. The highest number of games played in a men's singles tennis match (183) 2. A giant peach, in Roald Dahl's 'James and the Giant Peach' 3. Daleks 4. Medusa: The Raft of the Medusa (painting); 'The Medusa Touch' (film); Medusa 5. Mary: wives of post-war prime ministers, Attlee to Wilson 6. None of them are related 7. The Pope 8. 'The Times' 9. The Manchester Ship Canal 10. Stamps.

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