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Trivia Quiz week 27 (ANSWERS)

Trivia Round week 27 (ANSWERS)

1. LAMB
2. MARSHALL
3. FISH
4. TENNIS
5. TRENT
6. KIM CATTERAL
7. GUITAR
8. INDIAN
9. JACKIE CHAN
10. NIAGARA RIVER
11. FAILED ASYLUM SEEKERS
12. TAPIOCA
13. SICILY
14. PLUM
15. MECCA
16. INDIA
17. ENGLISH CIVIL WAR
18. 100 METRES
19. DON McLEAN (Vincent & American Pie – Van Gogh & Buddy Holly)
20. SHEPHERD

Killer Round

1. TRUE
2. BRUCE LEE
3. FALSE
4. 1(they have 4 teats)
5. TRUE
6. BIRD
7. NICOSIA
8. FALSE
9. GOLF CLUB
10. FALSE

Tie-break (2,159 MILES)

Trivia Quiz week 28 2011 (answers to follow next week)

Trivia Quiz      Week 28     2011     www.mikeprincedj.com

1. What type of meat is traditionally used to make cottage pie ?

2. What name is given to the brightest star in the sky seen with the naked eye ?

3. David Threlfall plays Frank Gallagher in which TV series ?

4. Saffron comes from which plant ?

5. In the original series of Star Trek, how long was the mission of the Enterprise ?

6. Which Sunday tabloid was first published on 1 October 1843 in London ?

7. In old money, how many shillings were in 1 guinea ?

8. The name of which animal is used for Australia’s national Rugby union team ?

9. On the 8th July 2011, by gaining its own independence, what became the world’s newest country ?

10. On a qwerty keyboard, which letter is dead center of the bottom row ?

11. In the 2000 film Billy Elliott, who played Billy’s ballet instructor Georgia Wilkinson ?

12. Since 1998, actor Johnny Depp has been in a relationship with which French singer & model ?

13. It is illegal to catch which type of fish in UK waters without offering it to the queen first ?

14. What was Pierce Brosnan’s first James Bond film ?

15. In one of Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic novels, who or what was captain flint ?

16. How many standard bottles of Champaign make up a ‘Balthazar’ ?

17. In the first verse of the old gospel song ‘’Dem Dry Bones’, what is your backbone connected to ?

18. In the TV series Merlin, what is the surname of Arthur’s father ?

19. Which religion has an official website called ‘the watchtower society ?

20. Who is the youngest, Adele, Lady Gaga or Katy Perry ?
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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. What is the official language of the African country of Mozambique ?, French, Portuguese or Mozambeekian ?

2. King David 1st became king of which country in 1124 ?, Ireland, Scotland or Wales ?

3. Bishop Desmond Tutu was born in South Africa, true or false ?

4. What was the name of the cabin boy in the TV series Captain Pugwash ?

5. Up to the time of his death, Elvis Presley owned a marble statue of every American president true or false ?

6. The Cornish cheese ‘yarg’ is coated with leaves of what weed ?, buttercups, dandelions or nettles ?

7. Where was the wheel barrow invented ?, China or England ?

8. In the 17th century during the English civil war, the Scottish army were allies with which side ?,
King Charles or Oliver Cromwell ? [the royalists or the parliamentarians] ?
9. A Liger is a cross between a male lion and a female tiger, true or false ?

10. What would you do with a tricorn ?, would you throw it, eat it or wear it ?

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Tie-Break:- In the days when snooker balls were made from ivory, how many balls could be made
from one full sized elephant’s tusk ?

Trivia Quiz week 27 (answers revealed next week)

Trivia Quiz      Week 27     2011     www.mikeprincedj.com

1. The meat from which animal is used to make shepherd’s pie ?

2. What does the first ‘M’ stand for in the rapper’s name Eminem ?

3. What type of tropical creature is a swordtail ?

4. American sportsman Mardy Fish is a professional at which sport ?

5. The city of Stoke in the West Midlands stands on which river ?

6. Who plays Samantha Jones in ‘Sex In The City’ ?

7. Which musical instrument is blues legend BB King most associated with ?

8. In which type of restaurant would you see mulligatawny soup on the menu ?

9. Who plays Mr Han in the 2010 film the Karate Kid ?

10. Which river separates New York state with Canada’s Ontario Province ?

11. According to the UK Border Agency, the acronym ‘FAS’ stands for what ?

12. What is the proper name for the pudding that’s often referred to as frogspawn ?

13. Which island is supposed to be the birthplace of the Mafia ?

14. What type of fruit is a greengage ?

15. What Saudi Arabian city is the birthplace of the prophet Mohammed ?

16. Which is the only country used in the phonetic alphabet ?

17. Which famous event started in England in 1642 ?

18. In athletics, what is the first event of the decathlon ?

19. Who sang a song about a painter that killed himself, and a song about a dead rock & roll star ?

20. In the bible, what is the 5th word of the 23rd psalm ?

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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 to qualify in this round.

1. King Charles II of Scotland was the son of King Charles I of England, true or false ?

2. Who played Kato in the original TV series of the Green Hornet ?, was it David Carradine, Jackie Chan or Bruce Lee ?

3. The Yellow River is the longest river in China, true or false ?

4. How many udders does a Jersey cow have ?

5. The members of the rock band Led Zeppelin were so friendly with Elvis that they were welcome in the front row of any of his concerts, true or false ?

6. What type of creature is a laughing jackass ?, is it a bird, a monkey or a mule ?

7. Which city is further south, Valencia in Spain or Nicosia in Cyprus ?

8. Ants never sleep, true or false ?

9. In 1991, Prince William was hospitalised after being hit by what type of sporting item ?, was it a Rugby ball, a golf club or cricket ball ?

10. Growing a minimum of 10 plants of cannabis is punishable by a prison sentence, true or false ?

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Tie-Break:- In miles, what is the diameter of the moon ?

Trivia Quiz week 26 (ANSWERS)

1. £1
2. TWO
3. MARS
4. FOUR
5. FOUR
6. SHEFFIELD
7. DANIEL CRAIG
8. LIRA
9. 9
10. ACAPELLA
11. TOUR DE FRANCE
12. WAYNE ROONEY
13. PIERS MORGAN
14. TOURIST TROPHY
15. SHIRLEY BASSEY
16. ROBERT CARLYLE
17. WHITE
18. THE FACES
19. CHARLES DARWIN
20. FIREMAN SAM

1. FRANCE
2. FALSE
3. BUCKINGHAM PALACE
4. 66 FEET
5. TRUE
6. NONE
7. ISLE OF WIGHT
8. CONTACT LENSES
9. TRUE
10. BRAIN

Tie-break (13,671)

Trivia Quiz week 26 2011 (answers revealed next week)

Trivia Quiz      Week 26     2011     www.mikeprincedj.com

1. How much did it cost to buy a ticket for the very first Glastonbury Festival in 1970 ?
[in 1970 it was called the Pilton Folk Festival]
2. How many hearts does Dr Who have ?

3. In Gustav Holst’s ‘the Planet Suite’, which planet is called the ‘bringer of war’ ?

4. How many novels did Arthur Conan Doyle write featuring Sherlock Holmes ?

5. How many different denominations of Bank of England notes are in circulation ?

6. In which city was the 1997 film ‘The Full Monty’ based ?

7. Oscar-winning actress Rachel Weisz recently married which 43 yr old English actor ?

8. Before the Euro was introduced, what was the currency of the Vatican City ?

9. Between them, how many times have the Williams sisters won the Wimbledon Women’s Singles Title ?

10. Which Italian, 8-letter word means singing without instrumental accompaniment ?

11. In 2010, which annual race started on 3rd July and ended on 25th ?

12. Which Manchester United footballer was recently seen with his wife at Glastonbury watching blues legend BB King ?, was it Rio Ferdinand or Wayne Rooney ?

13. Who was sacked as editor of the Daily Mirror in 2004 ?

14. In the Isle of Man TT races, what do the initials TT stand for ?

15. Which Welsh singer’s life has recently been made into a film for BBC 2 ?

16. Which actor connects a 1990s James Bond film and the current US TV series, Stargate Universe ?

17. What colour are the hats of the Smurfs ?

18. Mick Hucknell is currently touring as lead singer with which 70s rock/pop band ?

19. Which famous English explorer/scientist sailed on the ship called HMS Beagle ?

20. Who fights fires alongside Elvis Cridlington & Penny Morris ?

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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. Where did the Sabatier chef’s knives originate ?, was it Australia, Canada or France ?

2. A lactometer measures the purity of milk, true or false ?

3. In which building was Prince Charles born ?, Buckingham Palace, St Mary’s Hospital or Windsor Castle ?

4. A Chain is an old measurement of length, how many feet are there in one chain ?, 16, 36 or 66 ?

5. In 1954, a gospel quartet called the Songfellows auditioned Elvis Presley and turned him down, true or false ?

6. How many of General Custer’s men survived the Battle of the Little Big Horn in 1876 ?, none, 1 or 2 ?

7. Which island is 147.1 square miles ?, Isle of Man or Isle of Wight ?

8. What did Swiss physician A.E. Fick invent in 1887 ?, was it contact lenses or hearing aids ?

9. Ministry of Justice figures show that Prisoners in England & Wales have received more than £10m in compensation over the past five years, true or false ?

10. Which human organ is affected by a disease called ‘Dandy-Walker syndrome ?, liver, lungs or brain ?

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Tie-Break:- In litres, how much fuel does a B-52 bomber use in one hour’s flying ?

Trivia Quiz week 25a 2011 (ANSWERS)

1. PACIFIC
2. TWICE (2009/11)
3. THE SOUND OF MUSIC
4. SAFESTYLE
5. MRS BROWN (Mrs Brown’s boys)
6. SHEFFIELD UNITED
7. MARDI GRAS
8. ABERDEEN
9. ST PETER
10. GREGOR FISHER
11. 1970s (76)
12. AMY WINEHOUSE
13. MIKE
14. RED
15. CRICKET BALL
16. MEXICO
17. AFRICA
18. POLECAT
19. JOCKEY
20. 10cc

1. FALSE (it’s 1p)
2. CAT’S EYES
3. FALSE (it’ll be Edward)
4. 4
5. False (was a chimp)
6. FALSE (has 6)
7. OCTOPUS
8. 70s
9. TOM JONES
10. PLANE

Tie-break (2.9 mph)

Sunday 10 July 2011 Vesperado’s open day

The Vesperado’s scooter club from Salford are all met up for their usual annual open day on 10 July 2011 at the White Horse, Worsley Road, Worsley, food, trade stalls, live music, dj, kids stuff  charity fund-raiser, loads of scooters and motorbikes.

hundreds of scooters & bikes took over over the school playground too.

what a great day it was, even though it rained it didn’t stop a great afternoon.

Mike

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