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The theme this time is “Black or White”. Each question or answer has the word “black” or “white” in it. Simple!

  1. Q. In which cult TV show might you encounter the “White Walkers” (though best to avoid them!)
    A. Game of Thrones
  2. Q. What was the title of Amy Winehouse’s second (and final) studio album?
    A. Back to Black
  3. Q. Which English county has a White Rose as its emblem?
  4. Q. Who co-starred with Will Smith in “Men in Black”?
    A. Tommy Lee Jones
  5. Q. How many times does Black Rod bang on the door to the Commons with his rod at the State Opening of Parliament?
    A. 3
  6. Q. Who was known as “The Walrus of Love”?
    A. Barry White
  7. Q. Which classic song includes the line “Letters I’ve written, never meaning to send”?
    A. Nights in White Satin
  8. Q. Who wrote the novel “The Woman in White”?
    A. Wilkie Collins
  9. Q. …and “The Woman in Black”?
    A. Susan Hill
  10. Q. What is the name of AC/DC’s best-selling album, released in 1980?
    A. Back in Black
  11. Q. What is the common name for leukocytes or leucocytes?
    A. White blood cells
  12. Q. Which Beatles album features the song “Blackbird”?
    A. “The Beatles” AKA “The White Album” (two for the price of one!)
  13. Q. In which city is the “White House” shelled by tanks in a failed coup attempt in 1993?
    A. Moscow
  14. Q. Who had a 1967 hit with “Black is Black”?
    A. Los Bravos
  15. Q. Which play starts with “To begin at the beginning: It is Spring, moonless night in the Q. small town, starless and bible-black…”
    A. Under Milk Wood
  16. Q. Which Russian city on the Black Sea coast hosted the 2014 Winter Olympics and is the current location for the Russian Formula 1 Grand Prix?
    A. Sochi
  17. Q. In chess, which colour pieces have the first move?
    A. White
  18. Q. Which fictional character says “Oh my ears and whiskers, how late it's getting”.
    A. The White Rabbit (Alice in Wonderland)
  19. Q. How was the (infamous) Royal Irish Constabulary Special Reserve better known?
    A. Black and Tans
  20. Q. T-Rex sang “ride a white swan like the people of the Beltane”. What is the Beltane?
    A. It is a fire festival that celebrates of the coming of summer and the fertility of the coming year.

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