WORLD General Knowledge Quiz

written by: Sarah Rees

WORLD Summer Quiz   - Answers will be posted shortly, good luck....                      

1. Who has won most grand slams in tennis; Serena Williams or Roger Federer?

2. In July what is the name given to the full moon?    _  _  _  _        _  _  _  _

3.  At 1.34 miles, where is the longest pleasure pier in the UK?  _  _  _  _  _  _  _  _

4. Which group had a Top 10 hit with ‘Summer Sunshine’ in 2004?  _  _  _     _  _  _  _  _

5. What was the name of the ITV holiday show fronted by Judith Chalmers which ran from 1994 to 2003?  _  _  _  _      _  _  _       _  _  _  _        _  _  _  _

6. Which acts have headlined Glastonbury the most times? _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _   and   _  _  _     _  _  _  _    

7. 'The First Day of Summer' is an annual public holiday celebrated in which European country in April?       _  _  _  _  _  _  _

8. Which TV soap opera is set in Summer Bay?  _  _  _  _     _  _  _      _  _  _  _

9. With which TV comedy duo would you associate the song Bring Me Sunshine?

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10. Which female player has won a career Grand Slam by winning Wimbledon in 2004, the US Open in 2006, the Australian Open in 2008, and the French Open in 2012?  _  _  _  _  _     _  _  _  _  _  _  _  _  _

11. Where is the longest beach in Wales?  _  _  _  _     _  _  _  _   _  

12. Who was credited with saving 77 lives during seven summers working as a lifeguard at Lowell Park, Illinois, starting in 1926?  _  _  _  _  _  _     _  _  _  _  _  _

13.  Castel Gandolfo is famous for being whose summer residence?  _  _  _      _  _  _  _

14. What is the name of the Somerset Farm where Glastonbury takes place?  _  _  _  _  _  _     _  _  _  _  

15. What does the South African word Braai mean?  _  _  _      

16. Who won the gentlemen's singles at Wimbledon in 1975 just prior to Bjorn Borg's years of Wimbledon domination? _  _  _  _  _  _     _  _  _  _ 

17. Which Shakespeare’s sonnet opens: “Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day?”  _  _  _  _  _  _     _ _

 18. What was the name of the holiday camp in Hi-de-Hi!?   _  _  _  _  _  _  _  

19. Which act/artist has performed the most times at Glastonbury?  _  _  _     _  _  _  _  _  _  _  _  _

20. Where can you find Queen Victoria’s bathing machine on the estate beach? _  _  _  _  _  _  _      _  _  _  _  _    

21 In the Cliff Richard film Summer Holiday, the bus driven in the film starts from Piccadilly. In which capital city does it end up?  _  _  _  _  _  _

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GOOD LUCK!

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