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Trivia Quiz Week 34 2012

TriviaQuiz      Week 34    2012     www.mikeprincedj.com

1. Which singer recently said on twitter ”I absolutely deny having an affair with David Beckham” ?

(CATHERINE JENKINS)

2. ‘Gobble’ is the sound made by which bird ?                                                          (TURKEY)

 

3.  Bob Geldof’s 2nd daughter shares her name with which fruit ?                  (PEACH) Peaches.

 

4. ‘There’s no place like home’ is a line often used in which 1939 film ?           (WIZARD OF OZ)

 

5. How many South American countries does the equator pass through ?        (3)

[Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador]

6. Bedfordshire foundling, Bailey’s sweet & maiden’s blush are 3 varieties of which fruit ?

(APPLE)

7. Which actor played Dave Lister in Red Dwarf ?                                        (CRAIG CHARLES)

 

8. The anniversary of 60 yrs of marriage is celebrated with which stone ?    (DIAMOND)

 

9. Which female pop star has a male alter-ego called Jo Calderone ?              (LADY GAGA)

 

10. Hydrophobia is the medical term for what disease ?                                (RABIES)

 

11. Which major British company was re-branded as Consignia in 2001 ?         (ROYAL MAIL)

 

12. Guantanamo Bay is situated on which island ?                                            (CUBA)

 

13. How many cities in Britain have a true underground railway system ?        (2) London & Glasgow.

 

14. Which North-East city stands where the rivers Ouse and Foss meet ?    (YORK)

 

15. Reports of a sighting of which wild creature was spotted in Essex last week ?  (LION)

 

16. Which actor connects H.B. Barnum circus, the Phantom of the Opera & the Wizard of Oz ?

(WIZARD OF OZ)

17. In the human body, the Eustachian tube connects the throat to which organ ? (EAR)

                                                                                      [the ear is an organ]

18. How many times did American Lance Armstrong win the Tour De France before being stripped

of his titles ?                                                                         (7) 99, 2000, 01, 02,03, 04, 05.

19. Catherine the Great became empress of which country in 1762 ?             (RUSSIA)

 

20. With an area of 84,400 sq miles, which is the largest European island ?   (GREAT BRITAIN)

Killer Round

(each correct answer is worth 2 points however if you get any wrong, all points below are wiped out!) 

1. Who was born first Donny Osmond or Sharon Osbourne ?       (SHARON OSBOURNE) 1952.

                                                                           [Donny Osmond 1957]

2. In February 2009, which town hit the headlines for no kissing signs in its train station ?, was it…

Warrington, Widnes or Wigan ?                                                                (WARRINGTON)

3. The city of St Albans is named after Britain’s 1st Christian martyr, true or false ?   (TRUE)

                                                                    

4. A full set of adult teeth has how many incisors ?                                       (8)

  

5. Which TV cook and actress was once Paul McCartney’s girlfriend ?            (JANE ASHER)

6. What do you do if you are called ‘blatherskite’ ?, drink too much or talk too much ?

(TALK TOO MUCH)

7. Which British city’s underground railway is nicknamed ‘the Clockwork Orange’ ?, Glasgow or

Belfast ?                                                                     (GLASGOW) Belfast doesn’t have one.

8. Prince Philip once appeared on the kids TV show Jakanory, true or false ?  (FALSE) it was Charles.

9. In British motoring, what came first ?, the roundabout or the motorway ? (ROUNDABOUT)

[first roundabout Letchworth in 1910…..M6 opened in 1958 the Preston by-pass]

10. An invertebrate is a creature that has no backbone, true or false ?                  (TRUE)

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

 

Tie-Break:-  How much (in dollars) did the Expendables II take at the US box office in the first 2

weeks of release ?                                                          ($13.5 MILLION)

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