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Quiz No. 31   Find the ‘R’ Words

A fun quiz that tests general knowledge and vocabulary. All the answers begin with the letter ‘R’
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The ‘R’ Quiz

1. The English Girl who is a flower –  
2. Sea around South America –  
3. Dutch, Dwarf or Lop? –  
4. A bear with checked trousers –  
5. Cromwell’s party –  
6. The sign of stop –  
7. The Lion-heart king –  
8. Jewish local religious leader –  
9. Temporarily sent down at university –  
10. 18th century philosopher, author of ‘The Social Contract’ -  
11. Torture instrument for stretching joints –  
12. Bertrand, philosopher-pacifist in mid-20th century -  
13. Plane or ship spotting instrument –   
14. Animal that chews the cud –  
15. Central heating heat dispenser –   
16. Smallest historic county –  
17. Line from centre to circumference –  
18. Thor Hyerdahl crossed the Pacific on one -  
19. Ronald, actor-cum-US President -  
20. Sloping roof timber –  
21. Kipling, author of ‘Just So Stories’ –  
22. Falling moisture from the sky –  
23.  Sculptor of ‘The Thinker’ –  
24. R.O.Y.G.B.I.V. make up one of these –  
25. Used to collect up leaves in Autumn –  
26. Marciano, famous boxer, and film series –  
27. The British Empire rule in India –  
28. J.K. Harry Potter authoress –  
29. Cattle breeding farm in Texas –  
30.  Official noting the taking place of a wedding or funeral –  
31. How the Lion-heart was released –  
32. A light sword for fencing –  
33. The “Amateur Cracksman” –  
34. A young rat who becomes a chef –  
35. MacDonald, Labour PM in 1924 –  
36. Becker, Murray, Borg play with one –  
37. Peel, founder of police force –  
38. Public broadcasting system –  
39. ‘Teddy’ the US President, cousin of Franklin –  
40. A walker or climbing rose –  
41. German tank commander general in North Africa –  
42. Charles, blind coloured singer –  
43. Starr, the drummer –  
44. John D, American industrialist and philanthropist –  
45. Mad Russian monk –   
46. Babe, thought to be greatest baseball player of all time –  
47. Federer, Swiss tennis champion –  
48. Famous Dutch portrait painter –  
49. Famous member of the ‘Committee of Public Safety’ in French Revolution –  
50. Friend of Mole in Wind in the Willows –  
51. 500 sheets of paper –  
52. Modern Thesaurus compiler, published in 1852 –  
53. Headless driven bolt holding two sheets of metal together –  
54. Corroded oxidation of steel or iron –  
55. John Mortimer’s old barrister at the Bailey –  
56. Historic naval city on the Medway –  
57. Twisting cube to test the mind –  
58. Using sculls –  
59. Valiant Mouse in C.S.Lewis’s Narnia books –  
60. A river of passing the point of no return –  
61. A type of local clergy –  
62. Opposition to the flow of electric current –  
63. A red hot but edible root vegetable –  
64. The Clio is one –  
65. Person overseeing football or rugby match –  
66. Type of herring that leads you astray –  
67. Light ore image shown back to you –  
68. A well known reindeer –  
69. Bucharest is its capital –  
70. Lizards, snakes & crocodiles –