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Trivia Quiz      Week 1     2012     for more quizzes, visit www.mikeprincedj.com

1. Katherine Dawn are the first 2 names of which Canadian singer ?            (KD LANG)

2. The Beckham’s fourth child shares a name with which well-known American author ?     (HARPER) (Lee) Severn.

3. In November, which heavy metal band announced they were reforming ?  (BLACK SABBATH)

4. Who married Rugby player Mike Tindall last year ?                                 (ZARA PHILLIPS)

5. Which company was sold to Virgin Money last year for £747 million ?      (NORTHERN ROCK)

6. What was the front-page headline of the last News of the World printed in July ?    (THANK YOU & GOODBYE)

7. Who did Rafael Nadal beat in the semi-finals at Wimbledon last summer ? (ANDY MURRAY)

8. In boxing, who did Vladimir Klitschko beat in July ?                                (DAVID HAYE)

9. What was the name of the space shuttle that landed for the final time at JFK Space Center in July ?           (ATLANTIS)

10. Where in the human body would you find your 1st & 2nd bicuspid ?   (IN THE MOUTH) teeth.

[not to be confused with ‘bicuspid’ (not numbered), which is a heart valve]

11. Which country joined the eurozone on 1 January 2011 ?                            (ESTONIA)

12. In February last year, which fashion designer was arrested in Paris ?      (JOHN GALLIANO)

13. Which living artist became the first since the Beatles in 1964 to have two top-five singles and two top-five albums in the charts at the same time ?     (ADELE) full name Adele Laurie Blue Adkins.

14. The first artificial organ transplant took place in July. which body part was involved ?   (WINDPIPE)

15. Which pop star was told to cover up by Irish farmer Alan Green in September ? (RIHANNA)

16. In the comic books, who is the ‘real’ father of Superman ?                       (JOR-EL)

17. Before The King’s Speech, which was the last film to win both Best Picture and Best Actor at the Oscars ?         (GLADIATOR)

18. Which fruit is mainly used in the Indian dish, Rogan josh ?                       (TOMATOES)

19. Which famous knight & former BBC employee died on 29th October aged 84 ?          (SIR JIMMY SAVILLE)

20. Not counting Britain, how many European countries begin with the letter ‘B’ ?   (4)   [Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia & Bulgaria]

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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 two new aircraft carriers currently under construction will be named after two members of  the royal family, true or false ?            (TRUE) the Queen & Prince of Wales.

2. In 2011, who said “Your face will melt off and your children will weep over your exploded body” ?    was it Colonel Gaddafi or Charlie Sheen ?       (CHARLIE SHEEN)

3. ‘Homme’ is the new cologne from which sportsman ?, is it Jamie Redknapp, David Beckham or Carlos Tevez ?                 (DAVID BECKHAM)

4. What is the name of the new website created by JK Rowling giving users a chance to explore the world of Harry Potter ? is it Pottermore or Harry’s Bar ?                        (POTTERMORE)

5. When the Sun newspaper reviewed his latest DVD, who were they talking about when they said “ if comedy is the new rock & roll, then behold, the new Elvis Presley” ?,

was it Michael McIntyre or Lee Evans ?        (LEE EVANS)

6. Thomas Downey received a 16-month jail term for stealing what during the August riots ?, was it… a box of donuts, a bag of basmati rice or a guitar ?        (BOX OF KRISPY KREM DONUTS)

7. From which prison was a special edition of Question Time broadcast in May ?, was it Strangeways or Wormwood Scrubs ?           (WORMWOOD SCRUBS)

8. Which commodity reached record breaking prices of £630 an ounce in June 2011 ? was it…..was it copper, gold or saffron ?                    (GOLD) $979.

9. Former world champion boxer Amir Khan was approached in September to join the Indian version of Big Brother, true or false ?            (FALSE) it was Mike Tyson.

10. How many heads of government at the G20 summit in Cannes in November were female ? was it… 8, 9 or 10 ?           (10)

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Tie-Break:- How many times was Mike Prince’s website viewed in 2011 ?             (5,300 times)

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