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Trivia Quiz week 30 2012

TriviaQuiz      Week 30     2012     www.mikeprincedj.com

1. Which US rapper has been banned from entering Norway after trying to enter the country with

drugs last month?                                                                                   (SNOOP DOGG)

2. What is the outer skin of an orange called ?                                              (PEEL)

 

3. Which James Bond actor appeared to escort the queen to the opening of the Olympic games ?

(DANIEL CRAIG)

4. In 2011, actor Justin Theroux started dating which ‘Friends’ actress ?   (JENNIFER ANISTON)

 

5. Which radio DJ’s Rolls Royce has the registration number JS 247 ?         (JIMMY SAVILLE)

 

6. What is the last month of the year with only 30 days ?                             (NOVEMBER)

7. Who wrote the music to Joseph & the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat ?

(ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER)

8. At which sport would a keep net be used ?                                                (ANGLING) fishing.

 

9. John Glenn was the first US astronaut to orbit what ?                             (EARTH)

 

10. What is the stage name of illusionist Steven Frayne ?                             (DYNAMO)

 

11. The prescription drug, sildenafil citrate is more commonly known by what other name?

(VIAGRA)

12. Which American singer writes her name with a dollar sign instead of an S ?       (KEISHA)

 

13. Who was the first actor to play James Bond who is younger than the series itself ?

(DANIEL CRAIG) 1968.

14. What 10-letter word describes a country surrounded by land & without a sea coast ?

                                                                                  (LANDLOCKED)

15. In the elimination rounds of Olympic fencing how many points (touches) does it take to win ?

(15)

16. The handlebar club is exclusively made up of members that must own what ? (A MOUSTACHE)

 

17. Which famous cocktail combines equal parts of cream, vodka & Tia Maria ?  (WHITE RUSSIAN)

 

18. What is the RAF equivalent of the Royal Navy’s Commodore ?                (AIR COMMODORE)

 

19. Which British actor portrayed the industrialist Isambard Kingdom Brunel for the opening of the

2012 Olympics ?                                                                               (SIR KENNETH BRANAGH)

20. Which number do you end up with if you add the name of Posh & Becks daughter to double top

in darts then deduct the 80s pop group family whose real name is Pearson ?      (42)

                             [Posh & Becks daughter-Harper Seven, double top-40, Pearson-5 Star]

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Trivia Quiz Week 25 2012

TriviaQuiz      Week 25    2012     www.mikeprincedj.com

1. In the nursery rhyme ‘pop goes the weasel’, what line follows ‘half a pound of tuppenny rice’ ?      (HALF A POUND OF TREACLE)

2. How is New Year’s Eve known as in Scotland ?                                           (HOGMANY)

3. The South American country of Columbia is named after which explorer ? (CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS)

4. In the Wallace & Gromit animations, what colour is Wallace’s tank top ?     (GREEN)

5. What amount does the letter ‘D’ represent in Roman Numerals ?               (500)

6. In which sport would a half Nelson & a full Nelson be used ?                      (WRESTLING)

7. According to the Inland Revenue, what doesn’t have to be taxing ?            (TAX)

8. A woman holding a torch is the logo of which film company ?                       (COLUMBIA)

9. What name connects a character in Father Ted & The Magic Roundabout ?          (DOUGAL)  [Father Dougal McGuire]

10. Which member of Take That married dancer Dawn Andrews in 2000 ?     (GARY BARLOW)

11. Which nut is used to flavour satay sauce ?                                               (PEANUTS)

12. What type of creature can be a Giant African, a Roman or a garden ?       (SNAILS)

13. Who directed the 2011 film The Adventures Of Tin Tin ?                     (STEVEN SPIELBERG)

14. Which word is commonly used for the symbol of the British Safety Institute ? (KITEMARK) 

15. It has recently been confirmed that actor JamesCorden is to play which opera singer in a new  film ?                    (PAUL POTTS) BGT

16. What New York avenue is particularly associated with American advertising ?    (MADISON   AVENUE)

17. In astronomy, what 6-letter word is given to billions of stars held together by gravity ?    (GALAXY)

18. Which member of the Spice Girls went on to host the talent show, ‘This Is My Moment’ ?  (MELANIE B) Brown.

19. Which Richard Adams novel was made into a film and a song from the film became a UK No1 ?   (WATERSHIP DOWN) Bright Eyes.

20. China is the world’s 3rd largest country, how many countries have a border with it ?  (14)

    [Russia, India, Mongolia, Pakistan, Burma, Afghanistan, Vietnam, Laos, Kyrgyzstan, Nepal, Tajikistan, North Korea, Bhutan]

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Trivia Quiz Week 27 2012

TriviaQuiz      Week 27     2012     www.mikeprincedj.com

1. Which type of vehicle is used in a spinning exercise class ?                          (BYCICLE)

 

2. What 4-letter word goes before bones and Susan ?                                     (LAZY)

 

3. How many two pence pieces are in £15 ?                                                    (750)

 

4. In which country is ColditzCastle ?                                                           (GERMANY)

 

5. Which superhero’s hideaway is called the ‘Fortress of Solitude’ ?                 (SUPERMAN)

 

6. How many countries end with the letter ‘L’ ?                                               (5)

[Brazil, Israel, Nepal, Portugal, Senegal]

7. Walford in Eastenders and the new Olympic park share which postcode ?     (E20)

 

8. Which actor connects JeanClaudeVan Damme, SylvesterStallone and the JamesBond film

A View To A Kill ?                                                                                    (DOLF LUNDGREN)

9. Which bird is said to sing only once in its lifetime…just before it dies ?       (SWAN) swansong.

 

10. Which river runs through the Grand Canyon ?                                            (COLORADO) Arizona.

 

11. Which animal is featured on Lamborghini cars ?                                         (BULL)

12. The word ‘hepatic’ refers to which part of the body ?                                (LIVER)

 

13. Which TV show was axed in 1987 after 25yrs then resurrected in 1994 ?

[give you a starter for 10]                                (UNIVERSITY CHALLENGE)

14. KenRosewall from Australia was a professional in the 1950s at which sport ? (TENNIS)

 

15. The Middle-Eastern region of Kurdistan is named after which people ?       (KURDS)

 

16. Claret wine is produced in the region surrounding which French city ?         (BORDEAUX)

 

17. What type of creature is a laughing jackass ?                                           (BIRD) kookaburra.

 

18. In the 19th century, the British army fought against which Asian country in what was called ‘the

opium wars’ ?                                                                                           (CHINA)

19. In which county is Legoland UK ?                                                              (BERKSHIRE) Windsor.

 

20. Who was the author of 2001 a Space Odyssey ?                                       (ARTHUR C CLARK)

 

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Trivia Quiz Week 28 2012

TriviaQuiz      Week 28     2012     www.mikeprincedj.com

1. Which musical instrument connects Ryan air & Guinness ?                           (HARP)

 

2. PatrickClifton is the full name of which TV character ?                            (POSTMAN PAT)

 

3. What 6-letter word can be rubbish in the street or a group of little animals ?    (LITTER)

 

4. According to Abba, how old was the Dancing Queen ?                                (ONLY SEVENTEEN)

 

5. What holiday company publishes a magazine aimed at the over 50s age group ?    (SAGA)

 

6. Which Chris Rea song is said to have been inspired by the M25 motorway ?

(THE ROAD TO HELL)

7. What is the maximum speed limit for a car towing a caravan when on a motorway ?  (60 MPH)

 

8. Which card game includes Hose the fireman & Bone the butcher ?            (HAPPY FAMILIES)

 

9. What is the common name for frozen carbon dioxide ?                              (DRY ICE)

 

10. Until 1917, the Romanov dynasty ruled which country ?                             (RUSSIA)

 

11. Which singer released the album ‘We Sing, We Dance, We Steal Things’ ?           (JASON MRAZ)

 

12. In 2000, who became the 1st Australian Aborigine to win an individual Olympic gold medal ?

(KATHY FREEMAN)

13. What do the letters C.C. stand for on an email ?                                      (CARBON COPY)

 

14. Which British car manufacturer shares it’s name with a LondonBridge ? (VAUXHALL)

                                                                                 [in Central London]

15. Which country was originally given the name New Holland ?                      (AUSTRALIA)

[by Dutchman, Abel Tasman]

16. At the 2011 MTV music awards, which singer announced that she was pregnant ?  (BEYONCE)

 

17. Which is the only Olympic sport where professionals are not allowed to compete ? (BOXING)

 

18. How many times has the European Cup (or UEFA Champions League) been won by a British

    football club since the competition started in 1955 ?                              (13)

19. What German car is named after a strong North Atlantic wind ?              (PASSAT) V.W.

 

20. How many actresses are mentioned in the Madonna song ‘Vogue’ ?            (11)

[Greta Garbo, Monroe, Dietrich, Grace Kelly, Jean Harlow, Ginger Rogers, Rita Hayworth,

    Lauren, Katherine, Lana, Bette Davis]

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Trivia Quiz Week 26 2012

TriviaQuiz      Week 26    2012     www.mikeprincedj.com

1. How many pairs of wings has a dragonfly ?             (2)

2. According to the nursery rhyme, with what did the sparrow kill Cock Robin ? (BOW & ARROW)

3. How many years did Coronation Street celebrate in 2010 ?                         (50 YRS) 9th Dec 60.

4. What chain of shops was founded by Anita Roddick ?                                  (THE BODY SHOP)

5. What 2-word phrase means either military training or a TV elimination round ?      (BOOT CAMP)

6. What bird shares its name with a crossing for both pedestrians and cyclists ?        (TOUCAN)

7. The world’s first emergency phone number was Britain’s 999 in 1937, in which decade did the USA introduce its first emergency number (911) ?      (1960s) 1968.

8. In cheese making, what substance is used to curdle the milk ?                       (RENNET)

9. Since 1066, how many kings of England have been called William ?               (4)

10. Which item of men’s clothing is often abbreviated to DJ ?                         (DINNER JACKET)                     [a donkey jacket is NOT often referred to as a DJ]

11. Which football team are nicknamed ‘the railwaymen’ ?                                (CREW ALEXANDRA)

12. Which 12-letter word was used for the meaning of military call-up ?          (CONSCRIPTION)     [conscription ended in the UK in 1960]

13. What type of creature is a firecrest ?                                                     (BIRD)

14. In British sport, what do the initials LTA stand for ?          (LAWN TENNIS ASSOCIATION)

15. When a barrister is talking to a judge, why would the judge say “I cannot hear you”, no matter    how loudly he is talking ?                      (BECAUSE HE’S NOT WEARING A WIG)

16. For how many years does a provisional driving licence last ?                       (2 YEARS)

17. What 6-letter word connects a unit of currency and Sylvester Stallone ? (BALBOA)    [currency of Panama]

18. David Brown tractors of Manchester once owned which prestigious British car firm ?    (ASTON MARTIN)

19. Mount Everest was conquered for the first time in which decade ?              (1950s) 29th May 1953.   [New Zealander Edmund Hillary & Sherpa Tenzing Norgay]

20. Vache is the French word for what farm animal ?                                      (COW)

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