79 The furthest city from Rio de Janeiro is in which country? JAPAN (Uruma)
80 In November 1902, who opened the Irma Hotel in Cody, Wyoming naming it after his daughter?
BUFFALO BILL / William Frederick CODY News Headline: Your next 5 answers should form a news headline from 28.7.16 (and 15.9.16):-
81 Who does Stephen Sondheim pair up with Lynette Frome for the duet ‘Unworthy of Your Love’, in his 1990 musical,
‘Assassins’? John HINCKLEY Jr
82 Weighing just two milligrams, what name is given to 100th of a carat / What fielding position in cricket is square of the
batsman’s off side? POINT
83 Who won 134 Irish caps and has appeared in goal for Celtic Youths; Sunderland, Newcastle and Middlesbrough?
84 Panaji is the capital of which state, India’s smallest by area? and, GOA
85 After the 2008 season, Novak Djokovic left Wilson and re-signed with which racquet maker? HEAD
86 In ‘Educating Rita’, the professor explains which poetry technique by quoting WB Yeats, only for Rita (Julie Walters)
to say ‘Ooh, yeah, (it) means getting the rhyme wrong’? ASSONANCE (should be consonance?)
87 Situated in the Bay of Marseille, and with literary connections, what is the name of the smallest island in the Frioul
archipelago? IF (Île d’If)
88 In June 2016, Virginia Raggi of the Five Star Movement was elected the woman mayor of which European capital,
the first in its 3,000 year history? ROME
89 According to The Scotsman newspaper, the Scottish borders dialect word ‘sprunt’ may be a portmanteau of two
words…give either. SPRINT or HUNT (means ‘chasing the girls around the haystack’ - not spread)
90 At the 1936 Olympics, so the story goes, which European country discovered its flag was identical to Haiti’s and so
added a crown the following year? LIECHTENSTEIN
91 John Charles Horsey James became the inaugural president of the Western Australian Cricket Association in 1885.
Who did his actor son look like? Field Marshal Bernard MONTGOMERY (actor/soldier M E Clifton James)
92 In 1828, William Pitt Amherst, the Governor General of Bengal, sent the first specimen of a variety of which bird to
London - the first time it had been seen on home shores? (Lady Amherst’s) PHEASANT
93 Awarded posthumously in 2001 for his actions in Cuba, who is the only American president to be given the Medal of
Honor? Theodore ROOSEVELT
94 After carrying coal from the Tyne to Bordeaux in 1940, the Clyde-built SS Broompark’s next cargo included the
world’s total reported stock of what? HEAVY WATER (via Norsk hydro plant to Falmouth)
95 Which football club would you expect artist Walter Sickert supported given where and when he was born?
MUNICH 1860 / TSV 1860 MÜNCHEN
Tie-break: 1 What is the record number of dominoes stacked on a single supporting domino (as at 12.8.14)? 1055
2 On Monday (3.10.16) I visited the local Co-op travel shop and asked how many Euros I’d get for £1000.
€1120 was the reply. I then asked how much I’d get back if I returned those Euros. What the answer?
Who Am I?
5pts I was born in Southgate, London on 25 February 1941. Mum Marie Goldman was a homemaker of Jewish origin and dad Leonard, a photographer and army major. I went to grammar school before an early career in advertising. In 2001, I received an honorary degree from Edinburgh’s Heriot-Watt University.
4pts A former agent for photographers David Bailey and Brian Duffy, I was made a CBE in 1983; a knight in 1995; and a life peer in 1997. Eight years later Gateshead made me a freeman of the borough. Two weeks ago I celebrated 55 years of marriage to Patricia Jones, a fashion designer.
3pts In February 2006, I was awarded the BAFTA Fellowship and I’ve an Oscar statuette on display at home in Skibbereen in County Cork. I sit on the Labour benches in the Lords and after my daughter Deborah’s marriage in 1985, I was Loyd Grossman’s father-in-law. They divorced in 2004.
2pts I have a son, Alexander. In 1977, I produced Ridley Scott’s debut film, The Duellists and 30 years later, in 2007, I was given the freedom of Sunderland. In 2014, I was one of 200 public figures who signed a letter to The Guardian opposing Scottish independence in the run-up to that September’s referendum.
1pt The Peerage website says I was ‘chancellor at Sunderland University, Scotland’ - in fact, I became Sunderland’s
first chancellor in 1977 and was succeeded by Steve Cram in 2007. I produced the film ‘Chariots of Fire’ but was a
failed chief executive at Columbia Pictures and am now Chancellor of the Open University.
David Terence PUTTNAM, Baron Puttnam
BRUNTON SHIELD TEAM FINAL - 2016 QUESTIONS A ROUND 1
1 Named after a place in eastern Cuba, what alcoholic drink was first mentioned in F. Scott Fitzgerald’s ‘This Side of
2 If you tried to spell out Indonesia’s capital using chemical symbols, which element would come last?
3 In which city were the Olympics held the year English Tory leader Theresa May was born? MELBOURNE (1.10.56)
4 What occurred 8,400 miles away, on 3 October 1952 that was codenamed Operation Hurricane?
(UK performed its first) ATOMIC TEST / EXPLOSION
5 Which Compton Mackenzie novel of 1947 gained an exclamation mark two years later when adapted for the cinema?
6 What does the C stand for in the abbreviation ACAS? (The Advisory,) CONCILIATION (and Arbitration Service)
7 What cheese rhymes with the person who wrote the opening line: ‘When he was nearly thirteen, my brother Jem got
his arm badly broken at the elbow’? BRIE (Harper Lee - To Kill a Mockingbird)
8 Mizaru is to eyes as Mikazaru is to ears as Mazaru is to what? MOUTH (Three wise monkeys)
9 What have you killed if you’ve committed vaccicide? A COW
10 The 200th anniversary of which battle was commemorated by the Royal Mail in June 2015?
Battle of WATERLOO (1815)
11 In which Oscar-winning film can you see George C Scott slapping Tim Considine? PATTON (1970)
12 Born in Nice in 1807, who gave his name to the rugby union trophy contested by France and Italy?
Giuseppe GARIBALDI (since 2007)
13 Who did 15-year old did George Underwood punch in the left eye during a school fight at Bromley Tech in 1962?
14 Which Canadian actor would the singer of Young Hearts Run Free need to marry to have both her names sound the
same? John CANDY (Candi Staton)
15 Which British city was once known as Jutopolis? DUNDEE
16 On the cricinfo website, what does sla in brackets after someone’s name stand for? SLOW LEFT ARM ROUND 5
17 The island of Tasmania lies off the coast of which Australian state? VICTORIA
18 What was Lafayette R Hubbard’s middle name? RON(ALD)
19 Invented at the Savoy in the 1920s, the classic Omelette Arnold Bennett contains what fish? (smoked) HADDOCK
20 Which military commander committed suicide at his Berkeley Square home on 22 November 1774?
Robert CLIVE (of India) ROUND 6
21 The Wetherspoons pub in Kirkcaldy is named the Michael Nairn whose family firm became the world’s largest