General Knowledge Quiz (Round 162)

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Queen Elizabeth's youngest son has held which title since June 1999?
Earl of Wessex

 

Who directed the film in which Jonny Depp played Edward Scissorhands?
Tim Burton

 

Leonard Cohen of 'Hallelujha' fame is which nationality?
Canadian

 

'flindrikin', 'snaw-pouther', 'spitters' and 'blett' are all Scottish terms for various types of what?
Snow

 

The Lakeside Country Club in Frimley Green, Surrey has been the home of what competition since 1986?.
BDO World Darts Championship

 

Chris Brasher and John Disley were the co-founders of which event?
London Marathon

 

According to the Chinese zodiac, 2017 is the year of which animal?
Rooster

 

In 2017 MPs voted to use archival paper on which to record laws, instead of which material?
Vellum (calf skin)

 

What was the name of the earth's first artificial satellite?
Sputnik 1

 

The bandleader William Basie is better known as what?
Count Basie