Autumn Quiz 2019 sample questions

1) In 1696 the government of the day imposed a window tax, which led to people bricking up windows to reduce their tax burden. What famous two word saying originated from this tax? Daylight robbery
2) In what decade was the MOT introduced?  1960’s (introduced 1960)
3) Who came to prominence with the hit song Budapest? George Ezra
4) Which common pet has the Latin name carassius auratus? Goldfish
5) What is the 4th most popular surname in the UK – also name of an occupation (although different spelling)? Taylor (after Smith, Jones, Williams)
6) Which bank note will Alan Turing be appearing on in 2021? £50