The Fone-a-Friend Quiz 1 – Answers

The chain round.

The last letter of each answer provides the first letter of the next answer. The first answer begins with a “T”

  1. A language spoken mainly in South India and Sri Lanka – Tamil
  2. By what stage name is Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta better known? Lady Gaga
  3. Which first name was shared by the author Chekhov and the composer Bruckner? Anton
  4. Which country has Abuja as its capital? Nigeria
  5. What chemical element has the symbol Sb? Antimony
  6. Who was the first President of Russia, 1991-1999? Yeltsin
  7. Which Alfred Hitchcock film climaxes at Mount Rushmore? North by Northwest
  8. On which river does Rome stand? Tiber
  9. Both a weapon from Cluedo and a Beatles album – Revolver
  10. Which river forms a natural boundary between part of the USA and Mexico Rio Grande


The list round

There are about (!) 26 Roman Catholic cathedrals in England and Wales (depending on definition). I have put all the slightly dubious ones in their place in the alphabet. Your challenge is to list the others (not necessarily alphabetically, but that would help).

  1. Aldershot
  2. Arundel/Brighton
  3. Birmingham
  4. Brentwood
  5. Cardiff St Davids
  6. Clifton/Bristol
  7. Lancaster
  8. Leeds
  9. Liverpool Metropolitan
  10. London (Ukrainian)
  11. Middlesbrough
  12. Newcastle
  13. Northampton
  14. Norwich
  15. Nottingham
  16. Plymouth
  17. Portsmouth
  18. Preston
  19. Salford
  20. Sheffield
  21. Shrewsbury
  22. Southwark (St George’s)
  23. Swansea (St Joseph’s)
  24. Walsingham
  25. Westminster
  26. Wrexham