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Trivia Quiz Week 21 2011

Trivia Quiz      Week 21     2011     http://www.mikeprincedj.com

(answers published next week)

1. Which actor has played James Bond the most in (official) feature films ?

2. What is the second letter of the Nato phonetic alphabet ?

3. In music, what do the initials HMV stand for ?

4. The name of which product is advertised on TV by pink rabbits ?

5. Madeira Wine is a product of which country ?

6. Noel Edmunds, Steven Fry & Prince Phillip drive what type of car around London ?

7. Mozzarella cheese is produced from which animal ?

8. How many UK cities end with the letter ‘D’ ?

9. Who were last year’s winners of the following TV reality shows, X Factor, The Apprentice, I’m A Celebrity, Strictly Come Dancing ? (1 point for each)

10. The brand name of which alcoholic drink is named after the Latin word for “star” and an area in France that was once part of the low countries ?

11. Usually found on the back of TV sets or on remote controls, what do the initials AV stand for ?

12. How many astronauts have actually walked on the moon ?

13. Who was crowned Celebrity Big Brother winner in January 2010 ?

14. Film director Tim Burton is the boyfriend of which English actress ?

15. Which body of water connects the Austrian city of Vienna & a piece of music by Johann Strauss ?

16. In July last year, what was the name of the photo shop that George Michael crashed into ?

17. Which high street entertainments store has just sold Waterstones book shops to a Russian millionaire for £53 million ?

18. What was the secret identity of the superhero Wonder Woman ?

19. Where exactly in the human body would you find the Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) ?

20. Which Frenchman and former Manchester United player scored the first ever Golden Goal in the 1998 World Cup ?, was it Laurent Blanc, Louise Saha or Mikael Silvestre ?

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Killer Round
(each correct answer is worth 2 points however if you get any wrong, all points below are wiped out!)
you must answer at least 3 questions.

1. Which is the world’s longest river ?, the Amazon or the Nile ?

2. According to the Bible, how many of each type of animal did Moses take on the Ark ?

3. What fish is used to produce an authentic ‘Arbroath Smokie’ ?, is it herring, haddock or cod ?

4. Edinburgh was the first city in the world to have its own fire-brigade, true or false ?

5. Until his late teens, Elvis Presley was blonde, true or false ?

6. Ice cream was invented in Italy, true or false ?

7. Under the ‘totting-up’ system, you’ll be liable to be disqualified if you build up 12 or more penalty points within a period of how many years ?

8. Aichmophobia is a fear of what ?, is it bandages, needles or mannequins ?

9. Who was Spencer Compton ? was he Britain’s first official hangman, second British prime minister or the third British man in space ?

10. The children’s writer Hans Christian Andersen wrote the Philosopher’s Stone in 1859, true or false ?
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Tie-Break:- The fastest bird at running is the ostrich, how fast can it run ? (in MPH)

Answers week 19 2011

1. ICEBERG
2. TELEVISION (or tele)
3. NEIL ARMSTRONG
4. CAMPAIGN FOR REAL ALE
5. GERI HALLIWELL
6. PAUL POTTS
7. CALIFORNIA & NEVADA
8. MARTIN CLUNES
9. £2
10. HARRY SECOMBE
11. 2008
12. CHRIS EVANS
13. RACE SUSPENDED (or stopped)
14. FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE
15. TENERIFE
16. 3 (Middlesex is no longer a county)
17. 6
18. BANANA
19. CROSSBOW
20. HALF PENNY

1. ANIMAL
2. JEREMY BEADLE
3. TRUE
4. PRESIDENTS
5. TRUE
6. FROG
7. M1
8. MEN
9. FALSE
10. SCOTLAND

Tie-break (48,000 miles)

Quiz week 20 2011 (Answers)

ANSWERS FOR WEEK 20 2011

1. SCOTT
2. 120
3. GEORGE BUSH SNR
4. FLYING
5. GALLEY
6. LAUGHING GAS
7. CHEESE
8. STARSHIP
9. Frequently asked questions
10. ALBUMEN
11. FRANCE & WALES
12. AZERBAIJAN
13. SNAKE
14. THE MIRROR
15. BETTY FORD CENTRE
16. SCHU
17. DAMON HILL
18. EGGHEADS
19. STATUE OF LIBERTY
20. MANCHESTER UNITED
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ANSWERS FOR KILLER ROUND WEEK 20 2011
1. TRUE
2. DUCK
3. SEAT BELTS
4. LADY GAGA
5. FALSE
6. CHEESE
7. TRUE
8. BOB GELDOF
9. WEST
10. FALSE

Tie-break (14)

Quiz week 20 2011

Trivia Quiz      Week 20     2011     www.mikeprincedj.com

1. Who is the pilot of Thunderbird 1 ?

2. What is the highest possible score with 2 darts ?

3. What was the name of US president George W Bush’s father ?

4. In the A-Team, what was BA Baracus’ worst fear ?

5. What is the common name given to a ship’s kitchen ?

6. What is the gas nitrous oxide better known as ?

7. What type of food is pecorino ?

8. Gene Roddenberry created which craft in the 60s ?

9. On internet websites, what do the letters F.A.Q. stand for ?

10. What is the white of an egg called ?

11. Which 2 teams were in the last match to determine the winners of the 2011 Six-Nations Rugby final ?

12. Which country won this year’s Eurovision Song Contest ?

13. Which type of creature can be bandy-bandy, garter & smooth ?

14. Which national newspaper dropped 5 letters from its name in 1985 ?

15. A US president’s wife created which institution in 1982 ?

16. What type of pastry is used to make éclairs ?

17. Lewis Hamilton became world champion in 2008, but who was the last British F1 world champion before him ?

18. Pat Gibson, Barry Simmons & Chris Hughes are 3 people collectively known on TV as what ?

19. Which famous landmark was sculpted by Frederic Bartholdi in 1886 ?

20. Which was the last British football club to win the UEFA Champions League ?

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Killer Round
(each correct answer is worth 2 points however if you get any wrong, all points below are wiped out!)
you must answer at least 3 questions.

1. The drummer of the 60s pop group the Dave Clark 5 was called Dave Clark, true or false ?

2. What is the main ingredient of the Chinese dish Peking duck ?, is it duck, fish or vegetables ?

3. If an HGV was built before 2001, legally what does in not need to have ?, reversing alarm,  fog lights or seat belts ?

4. Who is the first celebrity to pass the 10 million follower mark on Twitter ?, is it Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber or Steven Fry ?

5. Elvis Presley recorded more than 600 songs in his music career, but only wrote 2 one of them, true or false ?

6. If you asked for quark in a German restaurant, what would you get ?, toast, vinegar or cheese ?

7. In his outstanding career in rowing, Sir Steve Redgrave has won 17 gold medals, true or false ?

8. Which famous Irishman owned the TV company that created ‘The Big Breakfast’ in 1992 & ended in 2002 ?, was it Daniel Day-Lewis, Bob Geldof or John Delorean ?

9. If you leave London on the M4, which direction would you be travelling ?, north, south, east or west ?

10. Eastenders actress Jesse Wallace is a direct descendant of William Shakespeare, true or false ?

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Tie-Break:- How many gold medals did Canada win at the 2010 Winter Olympics ?

Answers for week 18 2011

Answers for week 18 2011

1. DRAKE
2. LISA RILEY
3. MARY POPPINS
4. DODO
5. 5
6. 6
7. EDINBURGH
8. GEORGE CLOONEY
9. 14
10. CHAS & DAVE
11. 8
12. BELGIAN
13. DALMATION
14. POWYS
15. LIVE & LET DIE
16. 124
17. JOHN MAJOR
18. GLASS
19. JERSEY
20. BRAD PITT

killer round

1. LEFT
2. FALSE
3. ARMY
4. VICTORIA
5. TRUE
6. JOHN LENNON
7. A (TALKS)
8. FALSE
9. NOTHING
10. FALSE

tie-break 7.89 miles

Quiz week 19 2011

Trivia Quiz      Week 19     2011     (answers next week) http://www.mikeprincedj.com

1. What did the Titanic hit that made it sink ?

2. What does the ‘T’ in MTV stand for ?

3. Who famously said “one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind” ?

4. What does the acronym ‘CAMRA’ stand for ?

5. Which one of the Spice Girls wore the famous Union Jack dress ?

6. Who won the final of the very first Britain’s Go Talent’ ?

7. In which 2 American states is Death Valley ?

8. Who played the main character in the 2009 remake of ‘The fall & rise of Reginald Perrin’ ?

9. In old slang terms, how much is a ‘pair of knickers’ ?

10. Which famous Welsh singer played Mr Bumble in the film Oliver ?

11. Paul McCartney has announced his engagement to Nancy Shevell, in what year did he divorce Heather Mills ?

12. Which DJ wrote the book ‘memoirs of a fruitcake’ ?

13. In Formula 1 racing, what does a red flag mean ?

14. Which famous woman was nicknamed ‘the lady with the lamp’ ?

15. Which is the largest of the Canary Islands ?

16. How many English counties end with the letters ‘S.E.X.’ ?

17. During a Grand Slam tennis match, how many ball boys/girls are on court ?

18. Plantain is a variety of which fruit ?

19. What type of weapon was used by the Austrian folk hero William Tell ?

20. Which British coin ceased to be legal tender in 1982 ?

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Killer Round
(each correct answer is worth 2 points however if you get any wrong, all points below are wiped out!)
you must answer at least 3 questions.
1. Sea coral….is it an animal or a plant ?

2. Who was the first host of ‘You’ve Been Framed’ ?, was it Jeremy Beadle, Bob Monkhouse or Matthew Kelly ?

3. Amanda Holden’s first TV appearance was as a contestant on the game show Blind Date in 1991, true or false ?

4. Who were Chester Arthur & Rutherford Hayes ?, US astronauts or US presidents ?

5. Elvis Presley never performed in the UK, true or false ?

6. What type of creature is a waxey monkey ?, is it snake a frog or a monkey ?

7. Which is the nearest motorway to Milton Keynes ?, M1, M40 or M25 ?

8. What is androphobia a fear of ?, is it men, women or toilet paper ?

9. Former Radio 1 DJ John Peel played the mandolin on the song Maggie May, true or false ?

10. Which country has the most westerly point on the British mainland ?

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Tie-Break:- If you take 1 pound (lb) of cobwebs and spread them out in 1 straight line, how long will they be in miles ?

Trivia Quiz week 18 2011

Trivia Quiz      Week 18     2011     www.mikeprincedj.com

1. What name is given to a male duck ?  
 
2. Who connects ‘You’ve Been Framed’ & Emmerdale ?  
    
3. Who worked as a nanny for the Banks children on Cherry Tree Lane ? 

4. Which bird native to the island of Mauritius was declared extinct in the late 17th century ?
  
5. How many band members were in the original 60s group Dave Clark Five ? 

6. Oven temperatures, what is the gas mark equivalent of 400 degrees f ?  
 
7. Arthur’s Seat, Holyrood House & the Sir Walter Scott Memorial are landmarks in which British City ? 
                   
8. Who played the caped crusader in the 1997 film Batman & Robin ? 
                          
9. In the Premiership football league, how many managers are British ?  

10. Who are singers David Peacock & Charles Hodges better known as ?  
                                                                   
11. In computer terms, how many bits are there in a byte ?  
        
12. What nationality was the cartoon reporter Tin-Tin ?          

13. Which breed of dog was named after an Adriatic coast of Yugoslavia ?  

14. Which is the largest county in Wales ?  
                                                                                             
15. Which James Bond film ended with Roger Moore & Jane Seymour kissing on board a train ?
  
16. What is a ‘gross’, minus a ‘score’ ?  
 
17. Who was the British prime minister when Prince Charles & Diana got divorced ?
                                                    
18. What is formed when sand is melted with sodium carbonate and limestone ? 

19. On which island did Bergerac do his detecting ?  

20. Which actor played a police detective called David Mills in the 1995 film Seven ?
 
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