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Trivia Quiz week 8 2012

Trivia Quiz      Week 8     2012     www.mikeprincedj.com

1. In Scandinavian legend, who was the god of thunder ?                                (THOR)

2. Which European country claim to make the world’s best chocolate ?           (BELGIUM)

3. Which fruit is dried to make raisins ?                                                      (GRAPES)

4. Which famous fashion designer was born in1934 inthe Italian town of Piacenza ?   (GIORGIO ARMANI)

5. When drinking beer, how do you say ‘cheers’ in German ?                           (PROST)

6. Which English actor plays Blackbeard in the new Pirates of the Caribbean ? (IAN McSHANE)

7. What is a toad in the dish toad in the hole ?                                             (SAUSAGE) 

8. Bluebell Madonna is the baby daughter of which ex Spice Girl ?                (GERI HALLIWELL)

9. Which football club did AshleyColeleave to join Chelseain 2006 ?            (ARSENAL)

10. TraceyEminis a well respected woman in which field ?, is it journalism, fashion or art ? (ART)

11. What is the English word for crème en glaze ?                                         (CUSTARD)

12. The sequence of these colours were created in 1914, Blue, yellow, black, green….what colour comes next ?                     (RED)  [they are the coloured rings from L to R on the Olympic flag] 

13. American frontiersman, William Cody was better known as who ?              (BUFFALO BILL)

14. Which type of nuts are traditionally used to make a Waldorf salad ?        (WALNUTS)

15. The river Rhine eventually flows into the north sea from which European country ?    (NETHERLANDS) Holland [Rotterdam]

16. How many toes does a camel have ?                                                          (8) 2 on each foot.

17. Which rock band’s 1991 album cover has a photo of a baby swimming underwater ? (NIRVANA)  [Nevermind]

18. Which is the second planet nearest to the Sun ?                (VENUS)      [Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, Pluto]

19.Bombay, Hindustan & Mandalay are 3 places mentioned in which children’s song ?  (NELLY THE ELEPHANT)

20. Which football club named itself after a shipping line just after the 2nd world war ?                                 (LEYTON ORIENT)

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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 4 questions. 

1. How many £5 notes are given to a player at the start of a game of Monopoly ?… 1, 2 or 4 ?    (1)

2. The South American capybara is the world’s largest rodent, true or false ?         (TRUE)

3. Hilda is the middle name of which famous woman ?, is it Angela Merkel, Michelle Obama or Margaret Thatcher ?                                                                      (MARGARET THATCHER)

4. Who is the only British prime minister to have received the Nobel Prize in Literature, and was the  first person to be made an Honorary Citizen of the United States ? Thatcher or Churchill ? (CHURCHILL)

5. InMexico, there is an Elvis impersonator that calls himself ‘El Ves’, true or false ?   (TRUE)

6. Who hosted the short-lived Channel 4 TV gameshow, Celebrity Ding Dong ? was it AlanCarr, John Barrowman or DaleWinton ?                                                             (ALAN CARR)

7. Comedian Freddie Starr created the TV gameshow, Bullseye, true or false ?       (FALSE)                                                                    

8. What type of creature is a marmot ?, is it a fish, mammal or amphibian ?             (MAMMAL)

9. There are only 2 African countries that begin with the letter T, true or false ? (FALSE)  [there are 3, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia]

10. Which 5-letter word connects an old TV chef, a song by the Bee Gees & an American item worn around the waist ?          (FANNY) [Fanny Craddock, Fanny be tender with my love, fanny pack]

 

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Tie-Break:- In miles, how long is the A9 ? the longest road in Scotland?       (273 MILES)

Monopoly money per person

2 x £500
4 x £100
1 x £50
1 x £20
2 x £10
1 x £5
5 x £1

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