Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Masterminds

Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Masterminds

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1. Dwayne Johnson is better known by which nickname? 2. Name the voice actor most famous for Winnie the Pooh, Kaa in Jungle Book, and Mr Stork in Dumbo.

3. Which caves are a Site of Special Scientific Interest, near Wells in Somerset? 4. In woodwork, what are butt, dovetail and mitre? 5. What is the name for a female swan? 19 6. Which car manufacturer has produced the Taunus, Laser and Thunderbird models? 7. Name the fantasy movie directed by Terry Gilliam, where six dwarves have stolen a map.

8. Which TV comedy had characters McLaren, Blanco and Warren? 9. Name the third light blue property on a Monopoly board, that joins The Angel Islington and Euston Road. 10. King Charles, cocker and clumber are types of what? 11. Before Johanna Konta, who was the last British woman to get to the Wimbledon quarter finals? 12. Which NASA spacecraft flew over Jupiter's red spot this week? 13. How much is the world's population expanding per year? a) 43 million b) 83 million c) 123 million.

14. Which former Wimbledon champion went out of this year's championships after a titanic struggle, losing 15-13 in the final set? 15. The King and Queen of Spain arrived for a state visit to the UK. What is the king called? 16. Which eccentric, outspoken and corrupt Fifa executive turned whistleblower, has died aged 72? 17. Which city, Britain's second most popular tourist destination, has been warned by the World Heritage that it risks becoming a "hollow shell museum" if tourist numbers are not managed? 18. Former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has been convicted of corruption charges and sentenced to nine and a half years in prison. Of which country was he president? 19. Muhammad Ali's 1971 'Fight of the Century' took place in Madison Square Garden, New York City against which fellow heavyweight? …

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