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Trivia Quiz week 32 2011 (answers published next week)

Trivia Quiz      Week 32     2011     www.mikeprincedj.com

1. What name is given to the claws on a bird of prey ?

2. Which TV presenter is currently dating Frank Lampard ?

3. Which fictional character connects Alan Arkin, Steve Martin & Peter Sellers ?

4. The TV police dramas, Life On Mars & Ashes To Ashes are named after songs written by who ?

5. What fruit is also known as a Chinese gooseberry ?

6. In what US city was the record company Tamla Motown founded ?

7. Featured on packets of Fox’s glacier mints, what type of creature is ‘Peppy’ ?

8. What was the title of the first Lord Of The Rings trilogy ?

9. In England & Wales courts, what name given to the person elected to speak on the jury’s behalf ?

10. Sir Topham Hat is the real name of which fictional character ?

11. What do the Americans call what we call a bum bag ?

12. Which fruit is used to make calvados brandy ?

13. Which Greek physician is known as the father of medicine ?

14. In the Wizard of Oz, which character sang the song, ‘If I Only Had A Brain’ ?

15. What is the northernmost county in England ?

16. Mr Rusty, Mr McHenry & Brian were characters in which children’s TV show ?

17. What meat is usually used for the Chinese dish char sui ?

18. What group of people were known in the 19th century as ‘peelers’ ?

19. Which sovereign was known as the merry monarch ?

20. With 19 major trophies, who is the 2nd most decorated player in English football history ?

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Tie-Break:- In 1992, the stage costumes, Brit awards & silver discs belonging to 80s pop group
Five Star were auctioned to ease their debts, how much was raised ?

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Trivia Quiz week 31 2011 (ANSWERS)

Trivia Quiz week 31 2011 (Answers)

1. BROWN
2. FERRARI
3. TONY BLAIR
4. GREEN
5. 5
6. GOLDFISH
7. 1
8. South America (accept Americas)
9. HAMMER
10. INDIAN OCEAN
11. LOIS LANE
12. CHEESE
13. PHOENIX
14. TED ROBBINS
15. They all appeared on celebrity Big Brother
16. BEAVER
17. £1 COIN
18. HIGHGROVE HOUSE
19. GARY MASON
20. HOG

Trivia Quiz week 30 2011 (ANSWERS)

ANSWERS for week 30 2011

1. OIL
2. MINT
3. BIG FRIENDLY GIANT
4. SPIRIT OF ECSTASY
5. EUCALYPTUS
6. SATURN
7. 7
8. JEDWARD
9. SEPTEMBER
10. BILLY BOB THORNTON
11. NEPTUNE
12. ETHIOPIA
13. 96
14. UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
15. FRANCE
16. RUGBY LEAGUE
17. KING OF SPADES
18. ISIS
19. POWERPUFF GIRLS
20. BELGIUM

1. 1
2. SOIL
3. FALSE
4. SUPREMES
5. FALSE
6. SNAKE
7. FALSE
8. 17th CENTURY
9. FALSE
10. SNEEZING

Tie-break (5 MILLION)

Georgia’s Fun Raiser

    

A long-time friend of mine Steve Murray organised a ‘fun day’ and an evening of music to raise loads of dosh for 3 charities,

1. The Children’s Heart Foundation www.childheart.info (his daughter died almost 12 months ago aged just 19 years old)

2. Orphans of Cambodia www.lighthouseorphans03.org

3. Just Giving www.justgiving.com/georgiamurray

Steve is a solo singer and also lead singer with the Fast Cars, he’s asked some of his friends to come along and help so that’s what we did.

Rock Radio’s Mike Sweeney and his band the Salford Jets will be there to collaborate with the Fast Cars along with other singers and groups.

Also performing…….

Cheating Hearts

Natalie Joan

Flaming Riot

Linda Jennings

Emma & Pat

The Fingers

Urban Blitz

This was an all -day event with table tennis competition, a Penalty shoot-out, raffles and an auction also a bouncy castle and other stuff  to entertain the ‘little darlings’.

All the acts did this for absolutely nowt so on behalf of Steve, I would like to say a big thank you to everyone involved and to everyone that came and spent money for these 3 charities.

Here are some photos that I took.

         

 

Trivia Quiz Week 31 (answers published next week)

Trivia Quiz      Week 31     2011     www.mikeprincedj.com

Please remember this quiz was created for my quiz nights a few weeks ago so please be aware that some of the topical questions may be a little out of date.

1. In the Tom & Jerry cartoons, what is the main colour of Jerry ?

2. The prancing horse is the iconic logo on which car manufacturer ?

3. Who was the British prime minister at the start of the 21st century ?

4. What colour is the letter ‘L’ in the Google logo ?

5. How many US cents in a nickel ?

6. Which member of the carp family is a common pet ?

7. How many of the 7 actors from the 1960 cowboy film The Magnificent Seven are still alive ?

8. The jaguar is a large wild cat native to which continent ?

9. Toffee, fossil & bastard are three types of which tool ?

10. The Bay of Bengal forms part of which ocean ?

11. Which fictional character has been played by Margot Kidder, Teri Hatcher & Erika Durance ?

12. In the film ‘A Grand Day Out’, Wallace & Gromit build a rocket because they have run out of what ?

13. In mythology, which mythical bird arose from the ashes ?

14. Which comedian played the part of Den Perry the nightclub owner in Phoenix Nights ?

15. What’s the connection between Vinnie Jones, Leo Sayer and Mark Owen ?

16. Canadian and European are names of which rodent ?

17. Which British coin weighs 9.50 grams (0.34 oz) & has a diameter of 22.50 millimeters (0.89 in.) ?

18. What house in Gloucestershire is the family home of the Prince of Wales ?

19. Which former British heavyweight boxing champion was killed on his bicycle in January 2011 ?

20. What 3-letter word does a Hell’s Angel call his motorbike ?

Trivia Quiz Week 29 2011 (ANSWERS)

1. ONE
2. THE BECKHAMS
3. I
4. HORSE RACING
5. DEN & ANGIE WATTS
6. QUEEN
7. QUEEN
8. 8  [Bartez, Fraizer Campbell, Dong Fangzhou, Hernandez, Heinze, Tomasz Kuszczak, Zoran Tosic, Carlos Tevez]
9. OYSTERS
10. PETER DAVIDSON
11. BILL BRYSON
12. BLACKPOOL
13. LAMB (sheep/mutton)
14. THOMAS THE TANK ENGINE
15. MR T (Laurence Tureaud)
16. Australia, France, UK, USA.
17. AFGHANISTAN
18. WHITE RUSSIAN
19. REBEKAH BROOKS
20. £500

1. O
2. OLYMPICS
3. FALSE (it’s Jaden Smith)
4. FRANCE
5. True
6. 6 [1.kiwi, 2.kakapo, 3.takahe, 4.teal (flightless duck), 5.weka (rail) , 6.penguin]
7. Kiwi fruit
8. True
9. M11
10. 1972

Tie-break (£57 million)

Trivia Quiz Week 29 2011 (answers published next week)

Trivia Quiz      Week 29     2011     www.mikeprincedj.com

1. What is the first number mentioned in the song ‘Rock Around The Clock’ ?

2. Harper Severn is the name of which celebrity couple’s new baby ?

3. What is the 3rd vowel in the alphabet ?

4. Which sport is predominantly featured in the 2003 film Seabiscuit ?

5. When Eastenders first started, who were the two characters that ran the Queen Vic ?

6. In a game of chess, which piece is the most mobile ?

7. Between 1971 & 1997 John Deacon was bass player with which major rock band ?

8. According to their official website, how many players with a ‘Z’ in their name have played for Man
Utd since 2000 ? (they must’ve played for the 1st team to qualify)

9. Whitstable in Kent is famous for which type of shellfish ?

10. Which male actor connects the TV shows Law & Order UK and Dr Who ?

11. Which best-selling author wrote the books ‘A Short History Of Nearly Everything’ and ‘I’m A
Stranger Here Myself’ ?
12. Which North-West town recently hosted the World Matchplay Darts tournament ?

13. The meat of which animal is the main ingredient of a traditional Lancashire hotpot ?

14. The Reverend W.H. Auden wrote adventure stories about which famous children’s character ?

15. Which member of the original A-Team introduces the BBC programme ‘The World’s Greatest Fools’ ?

16. Which 4 countries host the Grand Slam Tennis Tournament ? [1 point for each]

17. Nato has recently handed over control of the central Afghan province of Bamiyan to the security forces of which country ?

18. Vodka, cream and coffee liqueur are blended to make which cocktail ?

19. Which former News International chief executive was arrested last weekend (17/7/11) in…
connection with phone hacking & bribery ?
20. In cockney rhyming slang, how much would you get if you won a monkey ?
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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 most common blood group ?, A, B or O ?

2. What has it’s official opening on 27th July 2012 ?, is it Europe’s largest supermarket Tesco in
Birmingham or the London Olympics ?
3. Karate Kid star Willow Smith is the son of actor Will Smith, true or false ?

4. Alsace is a wine region of which country ?, is it Chile, France or Portugal ?

5. In 1976, Elvis gave Muhammad Ali a $10,000 white robe, with the words “People’s Champion”
emblazoned across the back, true or false ?
6. How many different species of flightless bird are native to New Zealand ?, 2, 4, or 6 ?

7. Actinidia is the Latin name for which fruit ?, is it pineapple, peach or kiwi fruit ?

8. The Diamondback is a type of North American terrapin, true or false ?

9. Which is the nearest motorway to Stanstead Airport ?, is it the M1, M11 or M25 ?

10. In which year was the last moon landing by an astronaut ?, was it 1972, 1976 or 1979 ?

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Tie-Break:- Warner Bros reports that Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 made how much
(in £s)  on the first day of release in North America ?

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