General Knowledge Quiz Round 75

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Captain Arthur Hastings OBE is the best friend of which fictional detective?

a) Hercule Poirot b) Sherlock Holmes c) Columbo

a) Hercule Poirot

 

The symbol of which sign of the zodiac is that of a maiden, based on Astraea, the goddess of innocence and purity?

Virgo

 

Which sporting award was first won by athlete Christopher Chataway in 1954?

a) David Dixon Award b) World's Greatest Athlete c) BBC Sports Personality of the Year

c) BBC Sports Personality of the Year

 

Which politician was Chancellor of the Exchequer between May 1993 and May 1997?

a) Gordon Brown b) Norman Lamont c) Kenneth Clarke

c) Kenneth Clarke

 

Which 'MB', born September 1729 was an English manufacturer of metals who became the business partner of Scottish inventor James Watt?

Matthew Boulton

 

What is the name for the raised,enclosed platform located inside a church or a chapel from where the speaker will deliver a sermon?

Pulpit

 

First transferred to Broadway in 2003, which musical is a coming-of-age story highlighting the issues faced whilst entering adulthood? The show made its West End debut in 2006.

Avenue Q

 

Azeroth is a fictional planet found in which massively multiplayer online role-playing game?

a) EverQuest b) Doom c) World of Warcraft

c) World of Warcraft

 

Which song, synonymous with Welsh history plays a prominent role in the 1964 film Zulu?

Men of Harlech

 

Which British Prime Minister was known by the nickname 'Honest Stan'?

Stanley Baldwin