Spanish for 'Land of Fire' (Round 11)

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The questions and answers within this quiz were verified and updated in July 2020.


Songwriter Billy Steinberg spent more than a year attempting to find someone to record which song before it became a huge hit for Madonna?

a) Like a Virgin b) Vogue c) Papa Don't Preach

a) Like a Virgin


Which archipelago that takes its 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 Syrian city?



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

a) Amelia Earhart b) Babe Ruth c) Charles Lindbergh

c) Charles Lindbergh


Tunde Baiyewu is a vocalist best known for performing with which group that had chart success with 'Lifted', 'High' and 'Ocean Drive'?

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?



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