The Timelord Quiz - General Knowledge - Solution

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Last week TIMELORD brought you a general knowledge quiz. The absolute winner with 10/10 was Granny Weatherwax. Madent and Polidari Wormwood both scored 9/10, although they both came up with Steve James (official tournament) or Wally West (unofficial - non-tournament) as the answer to question 9, which may be open to some debate.

  1. Q: What title did Cedric Errol inherit?
    A: Little Lord Fauntleroy

  2. Q: What is the name of the crown that Queen Elizabeth II was crowned with?
    A: St Edward's Crown

  3. Q: Which 1952 film started at 10.40 am?
    A: High Noon

  4. Q: In which book and film would you find Alec Leamas?
    A: John Le Carre's 'The Spy Who Came in From the Cold'

  5. Q: Who sang To Sir With Love?
    A: Lulu

  6. Q: Name the 5 classic horse races in Britain.
    A: St Leger, 1,000 Guineas, 2,000 Guineas, The Oaks and The Epsom Derby

  7. Q: 'Half a league, half a league, half a league onward all in the valley of death rode the six hundred', but how far was a league?
    A: 3 miles

  8. Q: What is the highest hand in poker if 2s are wild?
    A: In 5 card or standard poker, 5 ACES

  9. Q: Who was the first person to get a 16 red clearance at snooker?
    A: Alec Higgins

  10. Q: What newspaper did Amos write for in Emmerdale Farm?
    A: The Hotten Courier


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