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Trivia Quiz week 37 2012

TriviaQuiz      Week 37     2012     www.mikeprincedj.com

1. In which European country is the French Riviera ?                                       (FRENCH)

 

2. What colour is crushed strawberry ?                                                         (RED)

 

3. In which city is Westminster Abbey ?                                                        (LONDON)

 

4. How many stars are on the national flag of Vietnam ?                                  (ONE)

 

5. Where in the home would you usually find hospital corners ?        (IN THE BEDROOM) or on a bed.

[they are the corners of the bottom sheet when they are tucked in]

6. What number are three M’s in Roman numerals ? (MMM)                             (3000)

 

7. What is the heaviest animal in the world ?                                                  (BLUE WHALE)

[can weigh up to 200 tons]

8. In which decade did the Falklands conflict start ?                                      (1980s) 1982.

 

9. 127 Hours was the last film (to date) by which film director ?                     (DANNY BOYLE)

 

10. Who led Iraq in the invasion of Kuwait in 1990 ?                                       (SADDAM HUSSAIN)

 

11. Who was the first person to host The Price Is Right ?                                (LESLIE CROWTHER)

 

12. Margaret Roberts was the maiden name of which politician ?                 (MARGARET THATCHER)

 

13. What type of alcoholic drink is Frascati ?                                                (WINE) Italian.

 

14. How many sides does a hendecagon have ?                                        (11)

 

15. Corium is the inner layer of what human organ ?                                         (SKIN)

 

16. Who was the last Scotsman to win the Formula 1 World Championship title ?

         (JACKIE STEWART) 1971.

17. La grippe is French for what illness ?                                                       (FLU)

 

18. The Maid of the Mist is a tourist boat found on which famous stretch of water ?

(NIAGARA FALLS)

19. How many dragons are there on the new series of Dragons Den ?                 (FIVE)

[Duncan Bannatyne, Hilary Devey, Theo Paphitis, Deborah Meaden & Peter Jones]

20. On a German wine label, what does ‘trocken’ mean ?                                   (DRY)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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. What colour is a Bombay cat ?, black or white ?                                          (BLACK)

 

2. How many hearts does an octopus have ?                                                     (THREE)

 

3. What colour is an unripe lemon ?                                                                (GREEN)

 

4. There are four chambers in a normal adult human heart, true or false ?        (TRUE)

 

5. How many members were in the original Beatles ?                              (FOUR) always was.

 

6. Who or what is Joe Cornish ?, is he the world’s best ice cream maker, a BBC radio DJ or a U.S.

warship ?                                                                                                 (RADIO DJ) radio 6

7. The drink Ribena takes its name from the Latin for blackcurrant, true or false ? (TRUE)

 

8. Dingle, Orchard Cottage & Fivemiletown are 3 types of which Irish foodstuff ?, bread, cheese or

honey ?                                                                                                    (CHEESE)

9. Adrian IV (4th) is the only Pope that was English, true or false ?                  (TRUE)

[bornNicholas Breakspear]

10. What is a matryoshka ?, a Japanese wedding ceremony or a set of Russian dolls ?  (DOLLS)

                                                                     [the ones that fit inside each other]

 

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Tie-Break:-What is the British record weight for a rod caught common carp ? (in lbs)

              

                                                                                         (67lbs, 8ozs)

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