Nothing Compares 2U (Round 55)

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In what year did Sinéad O'Connor spend 4 weeks at No.1 in the UK charts with 'Nothing Compares 2U'? a) 1990 b) 1992 c) 1994
a) 1990


English portrait and landscape painter of the 18th century whose works include 'The Blue Boy'
Thomas Gainsborough


In 1997 the Land Speed record was set in ThrustSSC with a speed of 763 mph. Who was driving?
Andy Green


In anatomy what is another name for the tympanic membrane?


In medievil times what type of weapon was a Mangonel?
A catapult or siege engine used to throw projectiles at a castle's walls


Penelope Cruz was born in which counrty?


Angora fibre comes from the downy coat of which animal?
Angora rabbit


What is the film, set during the Vietnam war, directed by Francis Ford Coppola and starring Martin Sheen.
Apocolypse Now


What is the cooking term when vegetables are cooked briefly in boiling water to preserve colour and flavour?


What is the state capital of Louisiana?
Baton Rouge