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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)

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