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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 ?

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