How Many Reams Make a Bundle? (Round 279)

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Published 14th August 2020

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1) In which decade was the Channel Tunnel opened to traffic?

 

2) For which war was the first Victoria Cross awarded retrospectively?

 

3) The actress Archie Panjabi played the character of Kalinda Sharma for 139 episodes of which TV drama?

 

4) In chess what title is given to someone who has achieved the highest level of skill?

 

5) In what month is 'Australia Day' celebrated?

 

6) In paper quantities how many Reams make a Bundle? a) 2 b) 20 c) 50

 

7) The highest points value letters in Scrabble are Q and Z that each have a value of what?

 

8) Metaxa, the brandy based liqueur, comes from which country?

 

9) Which opera by Verdi takes its title from the name of the hunch-backed court jester?

 

10) Fred Perry 8 times tennis Grand Slam winner also won a world championship in 1929 in which other sport?

 

Answers

 

1) In which decade was the Channel Tunnel opened to traffic?

1990’s

 

2) For which war was the first Victoria Cross awarded retrospectively?

Crimean

 

3) The actress Archie Panjabi played the character of Kalinda Sharma for 139 episodes of which TV drama?

The Good Wife

 

4) In chess what title is given to someone who has achieved the highest level of skill?

Grandmaster

 

5) In what month is 'Australia Day' celebrated?

January

 

6) In paper quantities how many Reams make a Bundle? a) 2 b) 20 c) 50

a) 2

 

7) The highest points value letters in Scrabble are Q and Z that each have a value of what?

10

 

8) Metaxa, the brandy based liqueur, comes from which country?

Greece
 

9) Which opera by Verdi takes its title from the name of the hunch-backed court jester?

Rigoletto
 

10) Fred Perry 8 times tennis Grand Slam winner also won a world championship in 1929 in which other sport?

Table Tennis