Week 10 quiz questions: All answers have Van in the name:

  1. “Brown Eyed Girl” was the first solo single for which knighted singer?
  2. The first record associated with a TV programme to sell a million singles in the UK was the theme to which detective series set in the Netherlands
  3. Which colonial governor of the Dutch East Indies commissioned the fleet of Abel Tasman to explore around Southern Australia?
  4. Which scientist gave his name to an electrostatic generator using a moving belt to accumulate heavy electric charge in a metal globe?
  5. Who played farmer Joe Sharret opposite Alan Ladd’s title character in the 1953 Western “Shane”?
  6. Which darts player won the PDC World Championship in 2014, 2017 and 2019 and in the process became youngest champion ever?
  7. American actor best known for his roles in Spaghetti Westerns alongside Clint Eastwood.
  8. American hard rock band formed in Pasadena, California in 1972. Credited with “restoring hard rock to the forefront of the music scene”,
  9. Which American Scientist gave his name to a field of electromagnetic particles caused by solar winds?
  10. American musician, record producer, arranger, songwriter, singer and orchestra conductor. He is known best for his 1975 internationally successful song “The Hustle”.
  11. Painter of works sutch as “The Sun Flowers” and “The Nightwatch”
  12. Current central defender for Liverpool rated as one of the best in the world
  13. Ex Manchester Utd., PSV and Real Madrid striker
  14. Belgian actor best known for his martial arts action films.
  15. Fictional character from a short story by American author Washington I rving who slept for 20 years.
  16. A retired Dutch professional darts player. Nicknamed Barney,
  17. Eighth president of the United States between 1782–1862
  18. Well known German composer famous for his nine symphony’s and one opera.
  19. Which ex-Manchester United player is Holland’s second most capped footballer and chief executive at Ajax?
  20. American actor, comedian, writer, singer, and dancer, who played leading roles in the films “Mary Poppins and “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang”


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