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Trivia Quiz week 10 2012

Trivia Quiz      Week 10     2012     www.mikeprincedj.com

1. In which fictional town is ‘Home & Away’ set ?                                        (SUMMER BAY)

2. Who were the two men who first stepped foot on the moon ?              (NEIL ARMSTRONG & BUZZ ALDRIN)

3. Which British Blue Peter presenter successfully got to the South Pole on different types of transport – including a bike & kite ski ?                      (HELEN SKELTON)

4. Riesling wine comes from which country ?                                                  (GERMANY)

5. Which brand of beer is sponsoring the Grand National this year ?            (JOHN SMITHS)

6. What substance are nails made of ?                               (KERATIN)                                                                                                              

7. The traditional English dish bubble & squeak consists mainly of which 2 vegetables ?   (POTATOES & CABBAGE)

8. ‘Taboo’ is the musical based around which singer from the 80s ?  (BOY GEORGE) GeorgeO’Dowd.

9. How many items of food altogether did Jesus feed the 5,000 with ?       (7) 5 loaves & 2 fish.

10. What is the Royal Navy’s equivalent of the British army’s Field Marshall ?      (ADMIRAL OF THE FLEET)

11. The singular name for scampi is what ?                                                     (SCAMPO)

12. When Christopher Columbus discovered America, where was he hoping to find ?          (INDIA)

13. A defibrillator is used to stimulate which human organ ?                          (HEART)

14. Acourgette is a variety of which vegetable ?                                          (MARROW)

15. Royal Enfield are the manufacturers of what type of transport ?             (MOTORBIKES)

16. What is the first name of the American professional tennis player with the surname Fish ?  (MARDY)

17. “I came, I saw, I conquered” is a quote from which Roman leader ?            (JULIUS CEASAR)  [“Veni, vidi, vici“]

18. Who became leader of the conservative party in 2001 ?                        (IAN DUNCAN-SMITH)

19. Doncasterairport takes its name from which figure in folklore ?           (ROBIN HOOD)

20. In which sport do you score 6 points for a goal and 1 point for a behind ? (AUSSIE RULES)

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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. Which Hollywood actor was one of the most decorated soldiers in theUSarmy ?, was it……….. Audie Murphy, Burt Lancasteror John Wayne ?              (AUDIE MURPHY)

2. What is the currency of North Korea ?, is it the ding, dong or won ?                   (WON)  [the dong is the currency of Vietnam]

3. Actor George Clooney has never been nominated for an Oscar, true or false ?     (FALSE)  [he received an Oscar for best supporting actor in the 2005 film Syriana]

4. The Hangover part II is mainly set in which country ?, Mexico, Thailand, or USA?   (THAILAND)

5. Elvis is the eighth most popular celebrity name for pet goldfish in the UK ?, true or false ?    (FALSE) it’s dogs.

6. Before Michael Crawford was picked as FrankSpencer in ‘Some Mothers Do ‘Av ‘Em’, Norman Wisdom was first considered the part, true or false ?                    (TRUE)

7.Canada has the world’s longest coastline but which country comes next ?, is it Russia,Australia or Indonesia ?        (INDONESIA) – 33,999,   Russia – 23,396,Australia – 16, 007

8. Singer Bruno Mars was brought up in Honolulu, Hawaii but was born in Cornwall, true or false ?     (FALSE)

9. What colour are the eggs of the British wild bird the starling, light blue, dark green or white ?     (LIGHT BLUE)

10. 18yr old singer Justin Bieberwas born in London, true or false ?          (TRUE) London,Canada.

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Tie-Break:-  How many locks are on the main line of the Leeds Liverpool canal ?       (91)

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