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Trivia Quiz Week 47 2012

Trivia Quiz Week 47 2012 http://www.mikeprincedj.com

1. Which footballer recently left the American football club LA Galaxy ? (DAVID BECKHAM)

2. In pantomime, what is the name of Aladdin’s mother ? (WIDOW TWANKEY)

3. The Northern delicacy, tripe usually comes from which animal ? (COWS) cattle.

4. What country was named after the Zambezi River ? (ZAMBIA)

5. What name connects a mythical god, a planet and a cartoon dog ? (PLUTO)

6. Seekers & beaters are positions in what originally fictional sport ? (QUIDDITCH)

7. Which car company makes the kangoo ? (RENAULT)

8. Which pop star is currently being sued for $100m (£62.4m) by her ex-boyfriend who acted as her
business manager for six years ? (SHAKIRA)
9. In the children’s story, Who ate the Gingerbread House ? (HANSEL & GRETEL)

10. What is the correct term for a pub that is not tied to any one brewery ? (FREEHOUSE)

11. Which actress played the leading role in the 2007 film ‘the Queen’ ? (HELEN MIRREN)

12. How many celebrities competed in Strictly Come Dancing 2012 ? (14) [see list below]

13. Norville Rogers is better known as which cartoon character ? (SHAGGY) Scooby Doo.

14. The musical West Side Story was based on which Shakespeare play ? (ROMEO & JULIET)

15. Who was captain of the Black Pig ? (CAPTAIN PUGWASH)

16. Which English actress is married to film director Tim Burton ? (HELENA BONHAM-CARTER)

17. Geronimo was leader of which North American Indian tribe ? (APACHE)

18. What is the name of the cat on the show regularly watched by Bart & Lisa Simpson ?
(SCRATCHY)
19. When the police use the code ‘IC1’, when they are looking for a white European, what do the
initials ‘IC’ stand for ? (IDENTITY CODE)
20. What was the French monarch king Louis X1V (14th) more commonly known as ? (SUN KING)
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Richard Arnold, Johnny Ball, Fern Britton, Nicky Byrne, Jerry Hall, Dani Harmer, Sid Owen
Victoria Pendleton, Lisa Riley, Colin Salmon, Louis Smith, Denise Van Outen, Michael Vaughan
Kimberley Walsh

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. Which country became the first one in the world to recently introduce plain packaging for
cigarettes ?, Australia, Belgium or Canada ? (AUSTRALIA)
2. Canaan Banana became president of Zimbabwe in 1980, true or false ? (TRUE)
[was later jailed for being gay]
3. Which fictional captain has the first name Archibald ?, America, Haddock or Pugwash ?
(HADDOCK)
4. The saltwater crocodile is the world’s largest lizard, true or false ? (FALSE)
[it’s a reptile but not a lizard, the largest lizard is the Komodo dragon]
5. Ringo Starr is totally absent on how many officially released Beatles recordings ?, 6 or 16 ? (16)
[Ringo played tambourine on the song Love Me Do……see list below]
6. Real tennis originated in which country ?, England or France ? (FRANCE) 12th century.

7. How often is the human stomach lining replaced ?, every 3 days, 3 months or 3 years ? (3 DAYS)

8. Hypnos was the Greek god of sleep, true or false ? (TRUE)

9. In 1965 what household item was accidentally invented while researching static electricity ?,…..
was it the smoke detector or the burglar alarm ? (SMOKE DETECTOR)
10. What are you doing if you are ‘nictating’ ?, are you snoring or winking ? (WINKING)

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Tie-Break:- How many passengers were aboard the Mayflower when it set sail for the new world
in 1620 ? (102)

Beatles recordings without Ringo….
I’ll Follow the Sun,
Yesterday,
Eleanor Rigby,
Because,
Her Majesty,
She’s Leaving Home,
Within You, Without You,
Back in the USSR (Paul played drums),
Dear Prudence(Paul played drums),
Wild Honey Pie,
Blackbird,
Julia,
Mother Nature’s Son,
Revolution #9,
The Inner Light,
Ballad of John & Yoko

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