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Trivia Quiz Week 17 2012

Trivia Quiz      Week 17     2012     www.mikeprincedj.com

1. What chocolates are named after the German word for children ?              (KINDER)

2. What is the current name for JuneBrown’s character in Eastenders ?      (DOT BRANNING)

3. In which Batman film did Heath Ledger play the joker ?              (THE DARK NIGHT)

4. What colour ball is used in test cricket ?               (RED)

5. What is Homer Simpson’s middle name ?          (JAY)

6. How many firemen are featured in the children’s TV show Trumpton ?       (7)  [Pugh, Pugh, Barney McGrew, Cuthbert, Dibble & Grubb…and Captain Flack]

7. The spoof singing character Theophilus P.Wildebeeste was created & portrayed by which   comedian ?     (LENNY HENRY) his tribute to Teddy Pendergrass.

8. Annie Sugden was a main character in which current TV soap ?                (EMMERDALE FARM)

9. Roquefort is a French cheese that is produced from the milk of which animal ?    (SHEEP)

10. What is hypertension more commonly known as ?              (HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE)                                                                             

11. In which decade was the first London marathon ?                  (1980s) 1981.

12. Which drink do the Irish spell with an ‘E’ and the Scots spell it without ?          (WHISKEY)

13. What is the colour of the neutral wire on a UK standard 3-pin electric plug ?                 (BLUE)

14. US president John F. Kennedy was assassinated in 1963 in Dallas, Texas, what does the ‘F’ stand for ?        (FITZERALD)

15. Which member of Dragons Den sold the lingerie chain of shops, La Senza for a reported £100 million ?          (THEO PAPHITIS)

16. Which character has lived at No 3 Coronation Street since 1972 ?         (EMILY BISHOP)    [Eileen Derbyshire]

17. Which of the 7 deadly sins comes last alphabetically ?           (WRATH)  [envy,  gluttony, greed,  lust, pride, sloth, wrath]

18. What did the 3 letters RMS on the hull of the Titanic stand for ?         (ROYAL MAIL SHIP) [or Royal Mail steamer]

19. ‘Doo Wops and Hooligans’ was the 2010 debut album by which American singer ? (BRUNO MARS)

20. What is the main alcoholic ingredient of Drambuie ?                               (WHISKY)

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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. Who was the last host of Stars In Their Eyes ?                                         (CAT DEELEY)

2. N-Dubs singer, Dappy is the son of the bass player from which 70s pop group ?, is it Mungo Jerry,  Sweet Sensation or the Real Thing ?     (MUNGO JERRY)  Byron Contostavlos

3. Before he went into acting, ‘Friends’ star Matthew Perry was a top ranked player in which sport ?  golf, soccer or tennis ?                   (TENNIS)

4. What does the word ‘gravid’ mean ?, ill, pregnant or dead ?                        (PREGNANT)

5. Which member of the Beatles had a hit single first, after they split up ? (PAUL McCARTNEY)  [Another Day] 1971.

6. What colour ticket was needed to get into Willie Wonka’s chocolate factory ?, was it silver, gold or brown ?                (GOLD)

7. Olympic champion SirChrisHoy’s first bike was a girls bike, true or false ?       (TRUE) 

8. In which decade was Michael Jackson’s ‘Thriller’ album first released in the USA?, 70s or 80s ?  (80s) November 1982.

9. Admiral Nelsonwore a patch over his right eye, true or false ?                 (FALSE)   [he didn’t wear a patch]

10. What is obsidian ? is it a type of rock, the name of a Roman gladiator or a yoga position ?  (ROCK) [a naturally occurring volcanic glass]

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Tie-Break:-  A prize-winning light bulb that lasts for 20 years is going on sale in the US for how much ? (in dollars)       ($60) £37

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Trivia Quiz Week 16 2012

Trivia Quiz      Week 16     2012     www.mikeprincedj.com

1. Tennis player Boris Becker was born in which country ?                              (GERMANY)

2. In which film did Michael Keaton’s character describe himself as a ‘biological exorcist’ ?  (BEETLEJUICE)

3. What pack is led by brown owl ?                                                               (BROWNIES)

4. Mrs Hudson was the housekeeper of which famous detective ?                  (SHERLOCK HOLMES)

5. What ‘A’ is the former name for Ethiopia ?                                              (ABYSSINIA)

6. How many ribs are there in a normal adult human body ?        (24)                                                                                                              

7. Found in both Irish & Indian flags, what is the most sacred colour of Hinduism ? (ORANGE)

8. The M20 motorway runs through what English county ?                             (KENT)

9. Who is the husband musician of actress Sophie Dhal ?                              (JAMIE CULLUM)

10. Until the mid 16th century “sea dogs” was the English term for which type of predator ?    (SHARKS)

11. What is an ice hockey puck made from ?           (RUBBER) vulcanised.

12. What is currently the UK’s longest continuous running game show ?         (COUNTDOWN)

13. Jacqueline gold is the Chief Exec.of which chain of shops ?                     (ANN SUMMERS)

14. Which rabbit was the hero of some of Beatrix Potter stories ?               (PETER RABBIT)

15. What is the tallest fence of the Grand National ?             (THE CHAIR) 5’.2”

16. What type of cartoon creature was PepeLe Pew ?                    (SKUNK)

17. What is the name for a treat with currants squashed between two thin, oblong biscuits ?   (GARIBALDI)

18. What British chocolate company takes its name from its environmental concerns and the high level of cocoa solids it uses ?                 (GREEN & BLACK’S)

19. What city became the capital of West Germany in 1949 ?                       (BONN)

20. What nickname is shared by an English football league team and an England footballer’s wife ?   (POSH) Peterborough United & Victoria Beckham.

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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. Allegro is a musical direction meaning to play what ?, fast or slow ?            (FAST)

2. 50 cardinals, two flamingos & six penguins attended the 1963 London premiere of Hitchcock’s film, the Birds, true or false ?                                                                         (TRUE)

3. The Granny Smith apple originated in which country ?, was it Peru, England or Australia?       (AUSTRALIA) 1868.

4. In Fawlty Towers, the name of Manuel’s pet hamster, which was really a rat was called Basil,  true or false ?         (TRUE)

5. EricClapton, Mick Jagger, KeithMoonand the Bee Gees all sang backing vocals on the Beatles song ‘All You Need Is Love’, true or false ?       (FALSE) not the Bee Gees.

6. 1981 saw the abolition of which means of execution in France ?, the Guillotine or hanging ?      (GUILLOTINE)

7. Which Grand National winning horse shares it’s name with a lighthouse on Jersey ?, is it Seagram (1991), Ballabriggs (2011) or Corbiere (1983) ?     (CORBIERE)

8. Which film was the first to feature a laser gun ?, was it Goldfinger or Flash Gordon ?     (GOLDFINGER) FlashGordon used ray guns.

9. The Goliath which is 13 incheslong is the world’s largest species of frog, true or false ?   (TRUE)

10. What is the well known word for ‘sailor of the universe’?                        (COSMONAUT)     [astronaut is ‘sailor of the stars’]

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Tie-Break:-  How many horses with jockeys finished the course in the 1982 Grand National ? (8)

Rock & Roll Bingo Sunday 20th May 2012

The footie season is finally over so we can get back to a normal pub again !!!!!

This Sunday at the White Horse I’ll be hosting a new concept which merges bingo and music, instead of numbers on your bingo ticket there are artists and titles, all you have to do is cross them off when you hear the song…….simple !

There are new and old songs so I’m catering for all ages.

So why not join me this Sunday (20th May) from 9pm and don’t worry about work in the morning because the games only last about an hour.

see you there

Trivia Quiz Week 15 2012

Trivia Quiz      Week 15     2012     www.mikeprincedj.com

1. Who is the current manager of Manchester City FC ?                             (ROBERTO MANCINI)

2. What is the drink Red Water Buffalo better known as ?                         (RED BULL)

3. What is the world’s most southerly continent ?                                       (ANTARCTICA)

4. What 7-letter word is also used for a Pharmacist ?                                (CHEMIST)

5. Which word connects a military weapon, a type of cement & an article used by a chemist ?    (MORTAR)

6. Steel consists mainly of what metal ?                       (IRON)                                                                                                                

7. What do the Argentines call what we call the Falkland Islands?              (MALVINAS)

8. In Eastenders, what surname connects Frank, Liam, Tiffany & Janine?    (BUTCHER)

9. In golf, what 3-letter word is used for a hole in one ?                             (ACE)

10. What was named most popular entertainment show at the National Television Awards in 1996,   1998, 1999 and 2000 ?          (STARS IN THEIR EYES)

11. What is the nearest motorway to Manchester airport ?                           (M56)

12. Which famous English monument is also called the ‘Giants Dance’ ?            (STONEHENGE)

13. In which sport would the word peloton most commonly be used ?       (CYCLING)    [instead of the word ‘bunch’]

14. Only 3 films have won the Oscar for best picture with the name of a city in the film title,  One point for each correct answer. (CHICAGO, AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, CASABLANCA)

15. What is the main meat ingredient of the traditional Italian dish, carbonara ?    (PANCETTA)               [Italian bacon]

16. Which creatures live in a formicary ?                                                      (ANTS)

17. Who did England beat by eight wickets last week to retain their world number one status ?  (SRI LANKA)

18. In which decade did the TV quiz show ‘A Question Of Sport’ start ?        (1970s) 1970.

19. Which 9-letter word is the name of a stone primarily used for sharpening knives ?  (WHETSTONE)

20. The aliens in the 2000 film Mars Attacks were killed by a song sung by which country singer ?     (SLIM WHITMAN) Indian love call.

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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. It is against the law to stick a postage stamp with the queen’s head on an envelope upside down,  true or false ?     (FALSE) it’s an urban myth.

2. The song ‘Two Little Boys’ by RolfHarris was based around which war ?, WW1 or the American Civil War ?        (AMERICAN CIVIL WAR)

3. Crime writer Agatha Christiewas a beach surfer, true or false ?    (TRUE)

4. What was originally made by Granada TV based on the Dutch format Soundmixshow ? was it…….Top Of The Pops, Stars In Their Eyes or Pop Idol ?          (STARS IN THEIR EYES)

5. Both of John Lennon’s wives were older than him, true or false ?        (TRUE)

6. Which type of creature were the Canary Islands named after ?, was it a bird, insect or mammal ?   (MAMMAL) named after dogs, canine.

7. 70s glam rockerMarc Bolan created his surname from taking the middle bit out of BobDylan’s  name and joining the ends together, true or false ?                         (TRUE)

8. What was first discovered at Rum Jungle, Northern Australiain 1952 ?, was it Uranium, Titaniumor the tree kangaroo ?            (URANIUM)

9. Oxford is the world’s oldest university, true or false ?                              (FALSE) inItaly, 1088.

10. What is a paniolo ?, is it a breed of dog, an Hawaiian cowboy or an Italian mushroom ? (COWBOY)

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Tie-Break:-  How many Swiss army knives are made in Switzerland every day ?        (35,000)

Swingin’ 60s night

White Horse

Worsley Road

Swinton M27 0FH    (near Worsley Garden Center)

Once a month Angela the manageress hosts a ‘Swinging Sixties’ night so if you fancy listening to some real music from the best decade EVER…….then this is not to be missed.

I’ll be playing all the great songs so why not join us from 8.30 till 11.15

Mike

(Sunday 27th May 2012) Afternoon Soul Session

Walkden Legion

Wilfred Road

Walkden

M28 3AJ

This promises to be another successful afternoon of great Northern Soul & Motown plus a big helping of classic soul from the likes of the Philladelphia label, James Brown, Sam & Dave etc

DJ’s…Phil Broadhurst, George Hughes, Dave Stabler and me.

2pm till 8pm

Door £3 for 6 solid hours and a free raffle to boot !!!

(Sunday 13th May) Sunday Afternoon Rock & Roll

Sunday 13th May

Walkden Legion

Wilfred Road

Walkden

M28 3AJ

Another big slice of Rock & Roll with me and the fantastic Twangmasters live on stage, why not come down between 2pm & 7pm for an afternoon of pure Rock & Roll.

door £4 (money for somethin’ and the drinks are cheep)

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