The Murder at the Vicarage (Round 272)

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1) 'Glory Days' was a Number One album from which winner of 'The X Factor'?

 

2) 'Pequod' was a whaling ship in which 1851 Herman Melville novel?

 

3) Alexander Armstrong and Richard Osman present which BBC One quiz show?

 

4) Portobello, Oyster and Shiitake are types of which fungus?

 

5) True or false; ostriches bury their heads in sand to avoid danger

 

6) 'The Murder at the Vicarage', 'Peril at End House' and 'Murder on the Orient Express' are novels from which English author?

 

7) NASA's 'InSight' robotic lander is currently exploring which planet?

 

8) 'The Feathers' is the local pub for which British sitcom family?

 

9) The Bakewell tart or pudding takes its name from a town in which English county?

 

10) 'Once upon a time you dressed so fine / Threw the bums a dime in your prime, didn’t you?' is the opening line from which Bob Dylan track?

 

 

Answers:

 

 

1) 'Glory Days' was a Number One album from which winner of 'The X Factor'?

Little Mix

 

2) 'Pequod' was a whaling ship in which 1851 Herman Melville novel?

Moby Dick

 

3) Alexander Armstrong and Richard Osman present which BBC One quiz show?

Pointless

 

4) Portobello, Oyster and Shiitake are types of which fungus?

Mushrooms

 

5) True or false; ostriches bury their heads in sand to avoid danger

False

 

6) 'The Murder at the Vicarage', 'Peril at End House' and 'Murder on the Orient Express' are novels from which English author?

Agatha Christie

 

7) NASA's 'InSight' robotic lander is currently exploring which planet?

Mars

 

8) 'The Feathers' is the local pub for which British sitcom family?

The Royle Family

 

9) The Bakewell tart or pudding takes its name from a town in which English county?

Derbyshire

 

10) 'Once upon a time you dressed so fine / Threw the bums a dime in your prime, didn’t you?' is the opening line from which Bob Dylan track?

Like a Rolling Stone