DJ / Quizmaster

1. In which ocean does the country of Japan lie ?

2. How many times has Andy Murray won the men’s singles title at the Queen’s Club Championship ?

3. In which classic film does a woman leave an Austrian convent to become a governess to the children of a Naval officer ?

4. Comedians Cannon & Ball currently advertise which double glazing company on TV ?

5. Irish writer, performer & comedian Brendon O’Carroll plays which character on BBC television ?

6. Which football club play their home games at Bramhall Lane ?

7. ‘Fat Tuesday’ is literally translated into what celebration ?

8. Which Scottish city comes first alphabetically ?

9. What was the name of the very first catholic pope ?

10. Which Scotsman played Rab C. Nesbitt in the sketch show Naked Video ?

11. In which decade of the 20th century did the Americans celebrate their bi-centenary ?

12. Which English singer was recently booed off stage in Serbia after appearing to be too drunk to perform ?

13. Which word in the phonetic alphabet is represented by 2 dashes in Morse code ?

14. What is the dominant colour of a 10 euro note ?

15. Which international sporting item when new, must weigh not less than 5½ ounces and measure not more than 9 inches in circumference ?

16. A hawk and a snake are featured on which country’s national flag ?

17. On which continent is the city of Timbuktu ?

18. The ferret is a domesticated variety of which animal ?

19. Best-selling crime writer Dick Francis was also a professional at which sport ?

20. Singer/songwriter Graham Gouldman was a member of which Manchester band in the 70s ?

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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 lowest value postage stamp you can buy from a post office is now 2p, true or false ?

2. What did Percy Shaw invent in the 1930s ?, was the Qwerty typewriter keyboard, portable fire extinguishers or cat’s eyes for the road ?

3. When Prince Phillip dies, Prince Harry will become the next Duke of Edinburgh, true or false ?

4. Queen Victoria had 9 children, how many of them were boys ?

5. In the early 60s, Elvis Presley adopted a baby gorilla and called it Scatter, true or false ?

6. The White House in Washington has 5 floors including the basement, true or false ?

7. According to the Discovery Channel, which creature has 9 brains, 3 hearts and no backbone ?, is it an octopus, a caterpillar or a starfish ?

8. In which decade did Angela Rippon become the UK’s first female newsreader ?, 60s, 70s or 80s ?

9. Which Welshman was born Thomas Woodward ?, was it Tom Jones, Harry Secombe or Edward Woodward ?

10. What type of transport is a US Piper Comanche ?, is it a 4-seater plane, a powerboat or an armoured tank ?

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Tie-Break:- In mph, how fast can a cockroach run ?

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