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Trivia Quiz Week 44 2011

Trivia Quiz      Week 44     2011     www.mikeprincedj.com

This is just one round of my popular quiz night, if you need a full quiz to present yourself, please contact me to discuss it.

1. Which actor was sacked earlier this year from the American sit-com, ‘Two and a Half Men’ ?

2. How many horses are featured in John Constable’s masterpiece ‘The Haywain’ ?

3. Which chocolate bar is advertised by a red car and a blue car having a race ?

4. From which type of tree do coconuts grow ?

5. What word comes after roof, rope & step ?

6. What does the M.I. stand for in the security agency M.I.5 ?

7. Who had a hit single in 1985 called Paisley Park ?

8. Hanukkah is a Jewish festival that lasts for how many days ?

9. What is the minimum amount of darts thrown, in order to win a game of 501 ?

10. Karate students are ranked by the colours of their belts, what colour belt comes after the
brown belt ?
11. The Stratocaster is a model of which guitar maker ?

12. Into which sea does the river Severn flow ?

13. Which colour ring is furthest left on the Olympic flag ?

14. Which is the most famous creature of the Galapagos Islands ?

15. Which former McDonalds & Pizza Hut waitress co-starred alongside Bill Murray in Groundhog Day ?

16. In which present day country was Napoleon Bonaparte’s last battle ?

17. Which is the only English league club whose name contains no letters which can be ‘coloured in’ ?

18. What was Michael Jackson’s first US solo No1 single ?, was it Ben, Rockin’ Robin or Got To Be There ?

19. What was signed at Runnymede in 1215 by King John ?

20. What is the minimum age for buying & possessing alcohol in the USA ?

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SCROLL DOWN FOR THE ANSWERS

1. CHARLIE SHEEN
2. 2
3. MILKY WAY
4. PALM TREE (coconut palm)
5. LADDER(S)
6. MILITARY INTELLIGENCE
7. PRINCE
8. 8
9. 9
10. BLACK
11. FENDER
12. IRISH SEA
13. BLUE
14. GIANT TORTOISE
15. ANDIE MacDOWELL
16. BELGIUM
17. HULL CITY
18. BEN
19. THE MAGNA CARTA
20. 21

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Trivia Quiz (Christmas)

Trivia Quiz      Week 51     2011     www.mikeprincedj.com

1. On which day of the year is St Steven’s Day ?                                           (26th DECEMBER)  [Boxing Day]

2. What is the American equivalent of the European reindeer ?                    (CARIBOU)

3. In the song Frosty the Snowman, what are his eyes made out of ?             (COAL)

4. Which of Santa’s reindeers would top an alphabetical list ?                       (BLITZEN)

5. In the 15th century, which English ruler banned Christmas ?                      (OLIVER CROMWELL)

6. How many different types of birds are there in song the 12 days of Christmas   ?        (6)  [swans, geese, colly birds, French hens, turtle doves, & a partridge]

7. On beer bottles, what do the initials ABV stand for ?                             (ALCOHOL BY VOLUME)

8. What is the capital city of the American state New Mexico ?                   (SANTA FE)

9. Which festive item was first designed by J.C. Horsley in 1843 ?, was it Christmas cards,  tinsel or the advent calendar ?                     (CARDS)

10. In Robert Louis Stevenson’s novel,Treasure Island, how many hands did Captain Flint have ?     (NONE) Captain Flint was the parrot.

11. What was Pierce Brosnan’s first James Bond film ?                   (GOLDENEYE) 1995.

12. How many weapons are used in the board game Cluedo ?                           (6)     [revolver, dagger, lead pipe, spanner, candlestick, rope]

13. In which old film (1946) is character George Bailey saved by an angel on Christmas Eve ?     (IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE)

14. Which English-born female singer was born on the 25th December 1971 ? (DIDO)

15. What is England’s highest value banknote in circulation ?                         (£50)

16. Which Eastenders couple planned a Christmas wedding in 2002 ?             (BILLY & LITTLE MO)

17. What colour is the zero slot on a standard roulette wheel ?                     (GREEN)

18. Who were the first group of people to visit baby Jesus ?                        (SHEPHERDS)

19. How many Christmas No1 hit singles did the Beatles have in the 60s ?, 3, 4 or 5 ?       (4)  [I Wanna Hold Your Hand, I Feel Fine, Day Tripper, Hello Goodbye]

20. Warplanes from which country bombed suspected Kurdish rebel bases in Northern Iraq in  2007  ?             (TURKEY)

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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. William the Conqueror was crowned King of England on Christmas Day 1066, True or False ?     (TRUE)

2. 4.3% of Ireland’s total milk production goes to making what ?, is it dried milk powder, yogurt or Bailey’s Irish cream ?                   (BAILEYS IRISH CREAM)

3. In which year did Queen Elizabeth make her 1st Christmas speech ?, was it 1952, 53 or 54 ?    (1952)

4. According to the poem ‘A Visit From St Nicholas’ (also known as ‘The Night before Christmas ‘), which of these is not one of Santa’s reindeers, Chancer, Comet or Cupid ? (CHANCER)

5. Every year from the time they first met, Elvis always sent a personal Christmas card to John Lennon, true or false ?                      (FALSE)

6. Which is the heaviest bird that can fly ?, is it the bustard, swan or turkey ?   (BUSTARD)

7. There is a small town in Wyoming named ‘Santasville’ ?                               (FALSE)

8. Which was the last group to have had 3 consecutive Christmas No 1 singles ?, was it the Beatles,  Westlife or Spice Girls ?               (SPICE GIRLS) 1996 – 98.

9. Which famous comedian died on Christmas Day 1977 ?, was it Charlie Chaplin, Bob Hope or Tony   Hancock ?       (CHARLIE CHAPLIN)

10. The red clothes of Santa Claus originated from Coca Cola advertising, true or false ?       (FALSE)

    [The standard Santa garb was well established by the 1920s and it wasn’t until the 1930s that Coca-cola first used the Santa Claus design in their advertising]     [it’s a myth]

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Tie-Break:- Christmas Island covers an area of how many square miles ?                 (52) 135 sq km

Trivia Quiz Week 43 2011

Please not, these questions were compiled several weeks ago so some topical questions may be a little out of date.

Scroll down for the answers

Trivia Quiz      Week 43     2011     www.mikeprincedj.com

1. Donatello, Leonardo, Michelangelo, which turtles name is missing ?

2. Which part of the flower produces pollen ?

3. Who is the most famous Quidditch player ?

4. The Cheviots are a set of hills that separate which 2 countries ?

5. Which country won the 3rd place play-offs in this year’s Rugby Union World Cup ?

6. How many small coloured squares are on one side of a standard sized Rubik’s cube ?

7. In 2000, which singer married a film director in a Scottish castle ?

8. Which martial arts legend played Kato as the sidekick of 60s crime fighter the Green Hornet ?

9. Who is the mother of actress Kate Hudson ?

10. 40 yr old Puerto Rican pop singer & actor Enrique Morales is better known as who ?

11. What was the name of the farm where travellers were evicted last week ?

12. Which bean is used to produce a tin of baked beans ?

13. If a male swan is called a cob, what is a female swan called ?

14. Former England captain Phil Vickery won which title on TV last week ?

15. Which word connects a type of pattern, an Irish politician & an album by Prince ?

16. Using the 24hour clock, if it’s 18.30 in Gran Canaria, what time is it in Dublin ?

17. Which Premier League club has the Latin inscription on their badge, Superbia in proelia ?

18. What word is used for grape juice before it becomes wine ?

19. Which gas forms about 78% of the Earth’s atmosphere ?

20. Which drink, made with skimmed milk & Tia Maria is called an Anna Kournikova ?

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ANSWERS

1. RAPHAEL
2. STAMEN
3. HARRY POTTER
4. ENGLAND & SCOTLAND
5. AUSTRALIA
6. 9
7. MADONNA
8. BRUCE LEE
9. GOLDIE HAWN
10. RICKY MARTIN
11. DALE FARM
12. HARICOT
13. PEN
14. CELEBRITY MASTERCHEF
15. PAISLEY
16. 18.30
17. MANCHESTER CITY
18. MUST
19. NITROGEN
20. WHITE RUSSIAN

 

Trivia Quiz Week 42 (ANSWERS)

Week 42 answers from last week

1. MARATHON
2. RIVER TRENT
3. BASSETTS
4. WOOTON BASSETT
5. 5
6. MOBY DICK
7. MADONNA
8. ADAM WERRITY
9. STOCKPORT COUNTY
10. MAGGOTS
11. MADAGASCAR
12. RICHARD NIXON
13. BATTENBERG
14. TOM SELLECK
15. 15
16. ASPARAGUS
17. TORONTO BLUE JAYS
18. RUNCORN
19. SPIDER
20. MARGARET THATCHER

Trivia Quiz Week 42 2011 (answers revealed next week)

Please note, as these questions were compiled a few weeks ago some questions may be a little out of date so please bare this in mind if you are using them for a quiz.

Trivia Quiz      Week 42     2011     www.mikeprincedj.com

1. Which race has the official distance of 42.95 kilometres ?

2. Which river flows through Stoke on Trent ?

3. Which food company’s mascot is called Bertie ?

4. Which English village recently took on the prestigious and rare title of ‘Royal’ before its name ?

5. How many American states have a border with the Pacific Ocean ?

6. In the classic novel, what was the name of the white whale that killed Ahab ?

7. 11 yr old Rocco is the oldest son of which singer ?

8. What is the name of the close friend of former defence secretary Liam Fox ?

9. Which football team’s ground is nearest to the River Mersey ?

10. Anglers use bait called ‘feeders’, what exactly are feeders ?

11. Alex the lion, Marty the zebra & Gloria the hippo are characters in which animated film ?

12. The Watergate scandal was a political scandal which led to the resignation of which US president ?

13. Which word connects a town in Germany and a cake covered with marzipan ?

14. Which Hollywood actor turned down the parts of Indiana Jones & Mitch Buchannan in Baywatch ?

15. How many people are chosen for a Scottish jury ?

16. The top part of which vegetable is called a spear ?

17. Which is the only baseball team outside the USA that has won the World Series ?

18. Which town provides the setting for the TV sit-com ‘Two Pints Of Lager & A Packet Of Crisps’ ?

19. The Mexican red knee, Chilean Rose & Brazilian Black are 3 types of which creature ?

20. Which former shadow education spokesperson in 1968 went on to become prime minister ?

Trivia Quiz Week 41 2011 (ANSWERS)

Trivia Quiz week 41 2011 (ANSWERS)

1. CHARLES DICKENS
2. MARATHON
3. SATURDAYS
4. BISHOP
5. 1950s
6. 6
7. CRYSTAL PALACE
8. CAIN & ABEL
9. REBECCA FERGUSON
10. RED
11. DORITOS
12. DENTON
13. GRAPEFRUIT & TANGERINE
14. MICHAEL JACKSON
15. NECTAR
16. ANT & DEC
17. Q
18. BIG TOE
19. SUBWAY
20. INVERNESS

Sunday Afternoon Soul Session December (Walkden Legion)

Hiya everyone

STARTING IN JANUARY , THIS GIG WILL BE THE LAST SUNDAY OF EVERY MONTH…………

Here are some photos Sue & I took

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