Q1 Where can you see a sculpture of
Joey Dunlop sitting astride his Honda?
Answer The Bungalow
Q2 The rescue helicopter was first used in 1963 with Tony
Godfrey [250cc Yamaha] being airlifted to hospital after an
incident at which location on the course?
Q3 It was success and tragedy for German competitors at the
1939, Georg Meier won the Senior, but BMW team mate, Karl Gall
lost his life as a result of an accident during practice. A
bronze plaque on a gate post commemorates Karl Gall, but where
is it to be found?
Answer On the left hand side just
after Ballaugh Bridge
Q4 In 2003, the 32nd Milestone was renamed as what?
Q5 Which pub is the nearest to the half way point of the TT
Answer Sulby Glen Hotel – just after
the 19 milestone
Q6 Sitting on the hillside on the drop to Creg ny Baa is Kate’s
Cottage… but this is not its correct name having been mistakenly
referred to Kates by a BBC commentator some years ago. .. so,
what is its rightful name and what is the name of the public
house at the next corner?
Answer Tate’s Cottage; the Keppel
Q7 Son flickered [anagram]
Answer Conker Fields
Q8 Competitors speed past Coronation Park to their right before
negotiating which right hander?
Answer Cruckshank’s Corner, Ramsey
Q9 The left hand sweeping bend on the approach to Sulby Straight
has recently been named as what in memory of the local
businessman who ran the local village store?
Q10 In the Senior race of 1965 MV Agusta team-mates, Mike
Hailwood and Giacomo Agostini both slipped off their machines at
which point on the circuit, Hailwood remounting to win the rain
Answer Sarah’s Cottage
Q11 The TT moved to the Mountain Course in 1911, with the
starting point for the races being located on which stretch of
Answer Quarter Bridge Road
Q12 Birdy bulges [anagram]
Answer Sulby Bridge
Q13 Name the point on the course which takes its name from the
rider who crashed there on his AJS during practice for the 1950
TT, breaking a leg
Answer Doran’s Bend
Q14 During practice for the 1991 TT, Czechoslovakian rider Peter
Hlavatka crashed, being fatally injured. A memorial was erected
at the location of the incident… where?
Answer At the Nook on the approach to
Q15 The last question is probably the most difficult – Arthur
Wheeler, a twice GP winner and a competitor on Manx road racing
circuits for fifty years is commemorated by a plaque on a
building as competitors approach which point on the Course?
Answer Parliament Square, Ramsey – on the wall of the Masonic
Hall, just before the Swan Hotel.
I hope you enjoyed this fun only quiz, I
will be doing another one soon.