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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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