General Knowledge Quiz Round 11

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Songwriter Billy Steinberg spent more than a year attempting to find someone to record which song before it was accepted by Madonna?

Like a Virgin

 

Which archipelago which takes it's name from the Spanish for 'Land of Fire' is situated on the southernmost tip of South American mainland?

Tierra del Fuego

 

Damask, a reversible figured fabric of silk, wool, linen or cotton with a pattern formed by weaving takes it's name from which city?

Damascus

 

Which U.S. born aviator made the first solo transatlantic flight in 1927?

Charles Lindbergh

 

Tunde Baiyewu is a vocalist best known for performing with which group that had chart success in 1996 with 'Lifted'?

Lighthouse Family

 

True or false: Cornwall's South West Path came into being as a working path used by Revenue Officers to patrol the coast near Polperro in search of smugglers?

True

 

Though often associated with John Barry, can you name the film composer who wrote the music to the first James Bond movie, 'Dr. No'?

Monty Norman

 

A 'Kri-kri' is a feral goat now found on which island?

Crete, Greece

 

Operation Ten-Go was the last major Japanese naval operation of which war?

World War II

 

Which London hotel was the first in the world to offer a private bathroom for each guest?

The Ritz