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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 ?

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