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Trivia Quiz Week 49 (with answers)

Trivia Quiz  Week 49     2011     www.mikeprincedj.com

This is just a small sample of questions I set for my weelky pub quiz, if you would like any more then just contact me through my website.

please remember that these questions were compiled several weeks ago so some topical questions may be a little out of date.

1. Which Top Gear presenter was in hot water recently after remarks on the One Show saying that public sector workers who went on strike should be shot ? (JEREMY CLARKSON)

2. Which businessman has recently bought Northern Rock from the Government ?    (RICHARD BRANSON) £747 million

3. 3 hanging balls is the traditional sign for what type of shop ?         (PAWN SHOP) pawnbrokers.

4. Which member of the Spice Girls wrote an autobiography called ‘Learning To Fly’ ?     (VICTORIA BECKHAM)

5. Which Englishman directed the horror films Psycho & The Birds ?  (ALFRED HITCHCOCK)

6. Which country is known as the Rainbow Nation ?  (SOUTH AFRICA)

7. Which Grand Slam tournament did Ivan Lendl never win ?  (WIMBLEDON) [he won French, US & Australian]

8. Which vegetable is used to make pasta Verdi its green colour ?  (SPINACH)

9. Which road connects the town of Walton & the city of Salford ?    (A580) East Lancs Rd.

10. Steinway & sons are world famous manufacturers of which musical instrument ?      (PIANO)

11. Which character died at the end of the TV series, Life On Mars ?  (SAM TYLER)

12. Which sport is played with a net 5 foot high at the center ?  (BADMINTON)

13. Which 2 precious stones are still used on record players ?      (DIAMOND & SAPPHIRE)          [diamond needles for magnetic, sapphire for ceramic cartridges]

14. In what year did Prince Charles & Diana get divorced ?  (1996) 28th August.

15. Thursday 1st December saw the 250th birthday of which famous Frenchwoman ?    (MADAME TUSSAUDE)

16. Which English footballer played for Glasgow Rangers between 1995 & 1998 ?     (PAUL GASCOIGNE) [74 apps, 30 goals]

17. The Bild is a national newspaper of which country ?  (GERMANY)

18. Which planet is closest in size to the earth ?  (VENUS)

19. In which country was jeweller Carl Faberge born ?  (RUSSIA) [St Petersburg 1846]

20. What is the connection between the vacuum flask, the Bank of England & triple distil Irish whiskey ?     (THEY WERE ALL INVENTED (or devised) BY SCOTSMEN)

[vacuum flask-James Dewar, Bank of England-William Paterson, Irish Whiskey-John Jameson]

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Trivia Quiz Week 34 (2010) Answers

Here are the answers from the Week 34 (2010) quiz. How did you get on?  🙂

 

1. X FACTOR
2. LIBERAL DEMOCRAT
3. EMPIRE GAMES
4. DAVID
5. BETTY DRIVER
6. EVERTON
7. WONDER WOMAN
8. AUSTRALIA
9. WATER POLO
10. BILLY CONNELLY
11. SPERM WHALE
12. 4 MPH
13. RIB-EYE STEAK
14. DRINKING STRAW
15. JOHN HUMPHRIES
16. 6th DAY
17. TEA BAG
18. NEW MOON
19. CELEBRITY MASTERCHEF
20. TAIL

Trivia Quiz Week 34 (2010)

Another quiz for you to get your teeth into. As always, this quiz is an older one from my archives, so you will have to think back to week 34 in 2010 to get the answers right. Have fun and don’t forget to sign up to my website so you get notifications when I post new quizzes. See the button on the right.  🙂

1. The first episode of which reality show was watched by 11.1m people last Saturday night?
2. Charles Kennedy is a member of which political party?
3. What was the Commonwealth Games originally called?
4. Which common boy’s name is mentioned 1,064 times in the bible, Peter, John or David?
5. Which actress plays Betty Williams in Coronation Street?
6. Which premiership football club comes out on their home ground pitch to the theme tune to of the 60s police drama Z Cars?
7. Diana Prince is the secret identity of which comic book superhero?
8. Julia Gillard is the current prime minister of which country?
9. In which sport would you find positions called driver, bucket, hole, and point?
10. Which 68yr old Glasgow born comedian was recently given the freedom of the city?
11. What is the world’s largest carnivore? [Clue: it eats giant squid]
12. When Bridget Driscoll died 114 years ago to become the very first road victim, how fast was the car going that killed her? Was it 4, 14 or 24 mph?
13. What is Britain’s favourite cut of beef, which comes from the fore rib just under the shoulder blade?
14. What did Martin Stone invent in 1888 that millions of suckers use every day?
15. Who is the current host of Mastermind?
16. According to the bible, on which day did god create Adam?
17. Which commonly used item is made from thermo-plastic paper & hemp and is designed to withstand boiling water?
18. What is the title of the sequel to the American romantic vampire film, Twilight?
19. Holby City actress Lisa Faulkner won which TV competition last week?
20. Which is the only part of the monkfish that is usually eaten?

Remember, if you need a quiz in your pub or venue, get in touch! Answers available within a week.

Trivia Quiz Week 27 (2010) Answers

Here are the answers? How many did you get right? Sorry, how many did you get right without resorting to Google?  🙂

1. Z
2. TONY BLAIR
3. Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark
4. FRANK SIDEBOTTOM
5. BUTTERFLY
6. BRAZIL
7. BANANAMAN
8. A580 (East Lancs Road)
9. VICTORIA BECKHAM
10. GERI HALLIWELL
11. VITAMIN D
12. UNIFORM RECOURCE LOCATOR
13. PLUTO
14. 80s
15. SVEN GORAN ERIKSSON
16. THE ORIGINAL 13 STATES
17. NORTH & SOUTH KOREA
18. PETTY OFFICER
19. PETER SHILTON
20. STATUS QUO

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Trivia Quiz Week 25 (2010) Answers

Here are the answer for last weeks quiz! How did you do?

1. HOLBY CITY
2. DANNY BOYLE
3. RACHEL
4. HAIRY BIKERS
5. MARTIN
6. JOHNNY DEPP
7. HEAD
8. RAY QUINN
9. IAN BOTHAM
10. BLACKBERRY
11. FRUIT
12. GREEN
13. 23
14. FISH
15. GLIDING
16. SALOPIANS
17. PETER CROUCH
18. DANDY
19. SOUTH AFRICA
20. RIB

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