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Trivia Quiz week 36 2012

TriviaQuiz      Week 36     2012     www.mikeprincedj.com

1. What emotion is known as the ‘green eyed monster’ ?                                    (JEALOUSY)

 

2. Singer Stephani Germanotta is better known as who ?                                 (LADY GAGA)

 

3. Which 2 counties fought in the war of the roses ?          (LANCASHIRE & YORKSHIRE)

 

4. On a painted surface, what dull finish is the opposite of gloss ?                   (MATT)

 

5. Which company developed the kindle e-book reader ?                                  (AMAZON)

 

6. Which Eastenders character had a breakdown after being wrongfully imprisoned in 1995 ?

(ARTHUR FOWLER)

7. What football club is nicknamed the ‘Potters’ ?                                           (STOKE)

 

8. How many pips are there in the Greenwich time signal broadcast by the BBC ?        (8)

 

9. Alexander Boris de Pfeffel are the first names of which political figure ? (BORIS JOHNSON)

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10. With which animal is the English hamlet Hickstead most associated ? (HORSES) equestrian.

 

11. In Greek mythology, who did Narcissus fall in love with ?                           (HIMSELF)

12. Jewish girls have their ‘bat mitzvah’ at what age ?                                     (12)

 

13. In American folklore Custer’s last stand was also called ‘ the battle of Little Big Horn’, what

exactly is the Little Big Horn ?                                                                 (A RIVER) in Montana.

14. Captain Haddock is the friend of which fictional reporter ?                       (TIN TIN)

 

15. What type of transport is Pricilla in the film ‘Pricilla Queen of the desert ? (BUS)

 

16. Which 2 animals are featured on the Australian coat of arms ?                   (KANGAROO & EMU)

 

17. Which sport was contested at Lords cricket ground during the London 2012 Olympics ?

(ARCHERY)

18. Which pop group from the X Factor has had 5 number 1 singles between 2009 & 2011 ? (JLS)

 

19. A ‘dorgi’ is a cross between a corgi and which other dog ?                           (DACHSUND)

20. Which famous ship got its name from the Robert Burns poem, ‘Tam O’Shanter’ ?

(CUTTY SARK)

 

 

 

 

 

 

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 3 questions. 

1. Ditto is the Iranian letter for ‘D’, true or false ?                                        (FALSE)

                                                                               [Iranian for ‘D’ is dal]

2. The name of which African animal means ‘earthpig’ ?, rhinoceros, warthog or aardvark ?

(AARDVARK)

3. The USA is the only country to have hosted the Summer Olympics on more occasions than the UK,

   true or false ?                                                                                          (TRUE) see list below.

4. What is the more common name for ‘mastication’ ?, is it snoring, burping, or chewing ? (CHEWING)

 

5. Which Beatle directed the T Rex film, ‘Born To Boogie’ ?                             (RINGO STARR)

6. Who is the head of state of New Zealand ?, the Governor General or the Queen ?  (QUEEN)

 

7. Adolf Hitler became the first Chancellor of Germany in 1933, true or false ?        (FALSE)

                                         [the 1st chancellor of Germany was Otto Von Bismarck in 1867]

8. Which former Radio 1 DJ created a character called Mr Angry ?, was it…Steve Wright,

Noel Edmunds or Kenny Everett ?                                                              (STEVE WRIGHT)

9. The macadamia nut is named after the Scottish chemist John Macadam, true or false ? (TRUE)

 

10. In what season does a snowdrop usually bloom ?                                         (SPRING)

…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….

 

Tie-Break:-  How many corgis does the queen currently own ?                          (2)

she has 4 because 1 died recently and the other 2 are ‘dorgies’

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