Pot Luck Quiz – Week Five Answers


Here are the answers to yesterday’s 15 questions in the fifth of our weekly quizzes. Let us know how you got on via @WeAreWST on Twitter.

  1. Which country hosted the 1975 World Championship, which was won by Ray Reardon? – Australia
  2. Which BBC Two controller commissioned the initial series of Pot Black, first aired in 1969? – David Attenborough
  3. How many times has Ronnie O’Sullivan won the Welsh Open? – Four
  4. Which city has hosted the China Championship since its inaugural running in 2016? – Guangzhou
  5. Name the current tour player who performed at the Crucible Theatre alongside Jack O’Connell in a staged production about snooker called The Nap. – John Astley
  6. How old is three-time World Champion Mark Selby? – 36
  7. Stephen Hendry beat Mark Williams in the 1999 World Championship final to claim a seventh Crucible title. What was the score in that match? – 18-11
  8. At which tournament did six-time ranking event winner Ken Doherty claim his most recent ranking title in 2006? – Malta Cup
  9. What was different about Mark Williams’ post-match press conference after winning the 2018 World Championship final? – He did it naked 
  10. How many ranking titles has Shaun Murphy won in his career so far? – Nine
  11. Who did Mark Allen beat in the final of the 2016 Players Championship? – Ricky Walden
  12. How many centuries were made in the final stages of last year’s World Championship? – 100
  13. Which player won their maiden ranking title at this season’s Shoot Out? –  Michael Holt
  14. How many different nationalities are represented on the World Snooker Tour? – 20
  15. In which year did John Parrott win his first and only World Championship title, beating Jimmy White in the final? – 1991

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