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Trivia Quiz      Week 17     2011     www.mikeprincedj.com

1. In mythology, what is the name of the one-eyed giant ?  
 
2. What is the name given to a young frog ?  
    
3. June Brown plays which character in Eastenders ?  

4. In tennis, what is the score if each player has scored 40 ?  

5. What nationality was the first man in space ?                                    

6. What is the name of the hormone that diabetics are unable to produce ?  
 
7. In which decade did the Queen & Prince Phillip tie the knot ?   

8. What colour caps do the Australian cricket team wear ?  
                          
9. Who played ‘James Bond’ in the film, Moonraker ?  

10. Which 6-letter word describes the hardest substance of the human body ? 
                                                                                   
11. Which type of fish is called a kipper when it’s smoked ?  
        
12. What are the two most expensive properties in the game of ‘Monopoly’ ?
      
13. In which sport does the net stand 2.43m high ?  

14. What is a Geiger counter used to measure ?  
                                                                                             
15. What is the best hand in a game of poker ?  

16. Which creature has the largest eyes of any land animal ?  
                                                                                       
17. In which English county is Southport ?  

18. What is the name of the camel that has one hump ?  

19. In golf, what term means a score of one stroke under par for the hole ? 

20. The Queen celebrated which birthday last week (21 April 11) ?  
 
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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. How many throwing events are there in a heptathlon ?     
          
2. What is Prince William’s favourite tipple ?, is it cider, whiskey or Guinness ? 
     
3. Before they used their real names, Simon & Garfunkel went out performing under the names Tom & Jerry, true or false ?
         
4. From which country does acupuncture originate ?, China, Japan or Mongolia ? 

5. In the little spare time that he had, Elvis Presley was a keen philatelist, true or false ?  
          
6. Which company created the first compact disc ?, was it Phillips or Sony ?    

7. Since its reclassification in 2009, the maximum penalty for cannabis possession has a prison
    sentence of how long ? 5 months or 5 years ?      
8. A normal adult human has 32 teeth, true or false ?     

9. Which famous singer died in 1977 aged just 29 ?, was it Janis Joplin, Marc Bolan or Andy Gibb ?
             
10. Which 70s band has re-formed to perform at this year’s Glastonbury festival ? is it……..
      T Rex, Electric Light Orchestra or the Wombles ?                  

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Tie-Break:- How many minutes had Fernando Torres played for Chelsea before scoring his first goal ?

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