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Trivia Quiz Week 3 2013

Trivia Quiz Week 3 2012 http://www.mikeprincedj.com

1. What name is given to a female peacock ? (PEAHEN)

2. What type of salad leaf shares its name with a space vehicle ? (ROCKET)

3. What is the Finnish word for hot steam bath ? (SAUNA)

4. Which film company has a mountain peak on its opening sequence ? (PARAMOUNT)

5. How many singers are in a quintet ? (5)

6. ‘Shark Tank’ is the US version of which British TV show ? (DRAGONS DEN)

7. The crime of lying under oath in court is known as what ? (PERJURY)

8. If you were born in MCMLXVII, what year was it ? (1967)

9. What dish gets its name from the Cantonese for ‘odds & ends’ ? (CHOP SUEY)

10. How many years does a photocard driving license last before it must be renewed ? (10 YEARS)

11. What fruit is used to make calvados brandy ? (APPLES)

12. In which season is the Jewish Hanukkah holiday held ? (WINTER) Nov & Dec.

13. What relation was king George V (5th) to queen Victoria ? (GRANDSON)

14. What fizzy drink shares its name with a magical fairy ? (SPRITE)

15. What word goes before ‘dogs’, ‘mad’ and ‘railway station’ ? (BARKING)

16. Who was British prime minister when Neil Armstrong first landed on the moon ?
(HAROLD WILSON) 21st July 1969.
17. At which sport is the Jules Verne trophy contested ? (SAILING) yachting.

18. In the 60s, which was the only job in Britain where women had to be attractive and under 26 yrs old ? (AIR HOSTESS)
19. Which was the first British newspaper to feature a topless page 3 model ? (THE SUN)

20. Which superhero uses a circular shield covered with the stars & stripes ? (CAPTAIN AMERICA)

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. In 1918, what was the minimum age that women were granted the right to vote in Britain ?,
21, 25 or 30 ? (30)
2. In which century was the 1st floodlit stadium football match ?, 19th or 20th century ? (19TH)
[1878, Bramhall Lane, Sheffield]
3. The Mountains of the Moon is a mountain range found where ?, in South Africa or on the moon ? (SOUTH AFRICA)

4. QPR manager Harry Redknapp is the uncle of Chelsea footballer Frank Lampard, true or false ? (TRUE)

5. On which Beatles album can you see a black van and a white Volkswagen parked up ? (ABBEY ROAD)

6. In the 1st half of the 20th century, employers in the UK could sack female workers if they got
married, true or false ? (TRUE)
7. What would you do with a ‘stovepipe’ ?, drink it, drive it or wear it ? (WEAR IT) it’s a top hat.

8. There is a bird that lives in Chile, South America named the ‘Juan Fernandez Tit Tyrant’, true or false ? (TRUE)

9. Who had a hit in the 60s with a song called ‘my boomerang won’t come back’ ?, was it………
Bernard Cribbins, Charlie Drake or Rolf Harris ? (CHARLIE DRAKE)
10. Sailors are the only members of the British armed forces allowed to grow a beard, true or false ? (FALSE)
[any member of the armed forces can grow a beard]
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Tie-Break:- Singer Diana Ross was sentenced to how many days in jail in February 2004 after she
admitted drink-driving ? (2)

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Trivia Quiz Week 2 2013

Trivia Quiz (new year quiz) Week 1 2013 http://www.mikeprincedj.com

1. Who was the last British prime minister not to have a wife ? (MARGARET THATCHER)

2. Which letter of the alphabet can also be the name of a garden vegetable ? (P)

3. In January 2012, which ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ judge quit the show ? (ALISHA DIXON)

4. How many actors have played Batman in feature films ? (5)
[Adam West, Michael Keaton, Val Kilmer, George Clooney, Christian Bale]
5. What Disney film is about the daughter of Triton, king of the sea ? (THE LITTLE MERMAID)

6. Which comedian apologized via Twitter in June for making a “terrible error of judgment” over
using a tax avoidance scheme ? (JIMMY CARR)
7. In the 1950s, what type of clothing were drainpipes ? (TROUSERS)

8. What fruit packed with vitamin-C is named after a bird ? (KIWI)

9. Who became the highest paid British actor after a signing a deal worth £31m in November ? (DANIEL CRAIG)
10. To the nearest mile, how high was Austrian skydiver Felix Baumgartner when he jumped out of
a balloon on 14th October ? (24 MILES)
11. What 7-letter word is the medical name for your windpipe ? (TRACHEA)

12. Whose supposed remains were discovered in September beneath a car park in Leicester more
than 500 years after his death ? (KING RICHARD III)
13. In which sport must the ball weigh no lighter than 2.7g. ? (TABLE TENNIS)
14. Which Conservative MP was suspended from the political party after deciding to participate in
I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here ? (NADINE DORRES)
15. What was the name of the royal barge, which carried the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh
during her Diamond Jubilee celebrations ? (THE SPIRIT OF CHARTWELL)
16. What type of mammal is a proboscis ? (MONKEY)

17. The Wiki Leaks founder Julian Assange was granted political asylum by which South American
country in August ? (ECUADOR)
18. Which major supermarket was founded in 1869 by John & his wife Mary Ann in London ? (SAINSBURY’S)
19. This century’s second & last solar transit of which planet occurred between the 5th & 6th June ? (VENUS)
20. Which 20th century prime minister was famous for smoking a pipe ? (HAROLD WILSON)

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. Danny Boyle was originally chosen to direct The Hobbit trilogy, but declined due to other
work commitments, true or false ? (FALSE)
2. On the final day of the Ryder Cup in September, how did a rather late-running Rory McIlroy
travel to the course ?, was it by fire engine, police car or ambulance ? (POLICE CAR) unmarked.
3. At the Eurovision Song Contest, staged in Azerbaijan, UK entry Engelbert Humperdinck scored
how many points ?, was it 6, 9 or 12 ? (12 POINTS)
4. In which European country is New Year celebrated by eating 12 grapes at midnight ?, is it…….
Spain, Hungary or Cyprus ? (SPAIN)
5. John Lennon officially opened the very first Virgin record shop in Liverpool, true or false ? (FALSE)
6. What is the name of the Mars Science Laboratory’s robotic rover, which successfully landed on
Mars in August ?, was it called Discovery or Curiosity ? (CURIOSITY)
7. Which sweet consists of just 3 ingredients,…… cane sugar, oil of peppermint & cream of tartar ?,
is it Uncle Joe’s mint balls, cough candy or Fisherman’s Friends ? (UNCLE JOE’S)
8. In the longest grand slam final in tennis history at the Australian Open in January, how many
points were won in total between Novak Djokovic & Rafael Nadal ? , was it 288, 314 or 369 ? (369)
9. Comedian Lee Mack was once the stable boy for Red Rum, true or false ? (TRUE)

10. Which actor tragically lost his 36-year-old son Sage in July ?, was it John Travolta or
Sylvester Stallone ? (SYLVESTER STALLONE)
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Tie-Break:- What was the total number of medals won at the London Olympics ? (962)

Trivia Quiz week 2 2013

Trivia Quiz (new year quiz) Week 2 2013 http://www.mikeprincedj.com

1. Who was the last British prime minister not to have a wife ? (MARGARET THATCHER)

2. Which letter of the alphabet can also be the name of a garden vegetable ? (P)

3. In January 2012, which ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ judge quit the show ? (ALISHA DIXON)

4. How many actors have played Batman in feature films ? (5)
[Adam West, Michael Keaton, Val Kilmer, George Clooney, Christian Bale]
5. What Disney film is about the daughter of Triton, king of the sea ? (THE LITTLE MERMAID)

6. Which comedian apologized via Twitter in June for making a “terrible error of judgment” over
using a tax avoidance scheme ? (JIMMY CARR)
7. In the 1950s, what type of clothing were drainpipes ? (TROUSERS)

8. What fruit packed with vitamin-C is named after a bird ? (KIWI)

9. Who became the highest paid British actor after a signing a deal worth £31m in November ?
(DANIEL CRAIG)
10. To the nearest mile, how high was Austrian skydiver Felix Baumgartner when he jumped out of
a balloon on 14th October ? (24 MILES)
11. What 7-letter word is the medical name for your windpipe ? (TRACHEA)

12. Whose supposed remains were discovered in September beneath a car park in Leicester more
than 500 years after his death ? (KING RICHARD III)
13. In which sport must the ball weigh no lighter than 2.7g. ? (TABLE TENNIS)
14. Which Conservative MP was suspended from the political party after deciding to participate in
I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here ? (NADINE DORRES)
15. What was the name of the royal barge, which carried the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh
during her Diamond Jubilee celebrations ? (THE SPIRIT OF CHARTWELL)
16. What type of mammal is a proboscis ? (MONKEY)

17. The Wiki Leaks founder Julian Assange was granted political asylum by which South American
country in August ? (ECUADOR)
18. Which major supermarket was founded in 1869 by John & his wife Mary Ann in London ?
(SAINSBURY’S)
19. This century’s second & last solar transit of which planet occurred between the 5th & 6th June ?
(VENUS)
20. Which 20th century prime minister was famous for smoking a pipe ? (HAROLD WILSON)

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. Danny Boyle was originally chosen to direct The Hobbit trilogy, but declined due to other
work commitments, true or false ? (FALSE)
2. On the final day of the Ryder Cup in September, how did a rather late-running Rory McIlroy
travel to the course ?, was it by fire engine, police car or ambulance ? (POLICE CAR) unmarked.
3. At the Eurovision Song Contest, staged in Azerbaijan, UK entry Engelbert Humperdinck scored
how many points ?, was it 6, 9 or 12 ? (12 POINTS)
4. In which European country is New Year celebrated by eating 12 grapes at midnight ?, is it…….
Spain, Hungary or Cyprus ? (SPAIN)
5. John Lennon officially opened the very first Virgin record shop in Liverpool, true or false ?
(FALSE)
6. What is the name of the Mars Science Laboratory’s robotic rover, which successfully landed on
Mars in August ?, was it called Discovery or Curiosity ? (CURIOSITY)
7. Which sweet consists of just 3 ingredients,…… cane sugar, oil of peppermint & cream of tartar ?,
is it Uncle Joe’s mint balls, cough candy or Fisherman’s Friends ? (UNCLE JOE’S)
8. In the longest grand slam final in tennis history at the Australian Open in January, how many
points were won in total between Novak Djokovic & Rafael Nadal ? , was it 288, 314 or 369 ? (369)
9. Comedian Lee Mack was once the stable boy for Red Rum, true or false ? (TRUE)

10. Which actor tragically lost his 36-year-old son Sage in July ?, was it John Travolta or
Sylvester Stallone ? (SYLVESTER STALLONE)
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Tie-Break:- What was the total number of medals won at the London Olympics ? (962)

Soul Night 8th February 2013

Northern Soul fistHi everyone and I hope you all had a good New Year celebration.
Well it’s time to kick off the soul nights again at L/H Con Club
so I start the year off on Friday 8th Feb and then every month after (more dates will follow very soon)
Myself and DJ T will be spinning the discs of great soul from the 60s up to modern with a large splash of Motown to boot
so come and join us for another great night out.
7.30 till midnight
door entry £3, free raffle
Little Hulton Conservative Club
1 Armatage Avenue
Little Hulton
Manchester
M38 0EH
contact me mikeprince.dj@hotmail.co.uk
or 07774 941293
see you there and KTF

Quiz Week 1 2013

Unfortunately I wasn’t very well over the Christmas period (it wasn’t man-flu !!!) so I had to re-cycle quite a few questions, please check the dates on the questions before you use them, thanks.
Mike

Trivia Quiz Week 1 2013 http://www.mikeprincedj.com

1. Which actress plays the title role in the new film the Iron Lady ? (MERYL STREEP)

2. Which of the Teletubbies shares its name with an Italian river ? (PO) northern Italy.

3. Which 17yr old German beat Kevin Curran to become the 1985 Wimbledon tennis champion ?
(BORIS BECKER)
4. How many millilitres in 4 litres ? (4,000)

5. What was the name of the landing module that was used on the 1st moon landing ? (EAGLE)

6. Which actress played the twins in the remake of the Parent Trap ? (LINDSAY LOHAN)

7. Which 2 American states border no other ? (ALASKA & HAWAII)

8. Which of the 3 British armed forces did the Wrens serve in the 2nd world war ? (NAVY)
WRNS, Women’s Royal Naval Services.
9. What type of creature is a tuatara ? is it a bird, fish, reptile or insect ? (REPTILE) lizard.

10. What is the last event on day 1 in the Olympic decathlon ? (400 MTS)
[day 1-100 mts, long jump, shot, high jump, 400mts.-day 2-110 m hurdles, discus, pole, javelin, 1,500 mts]
11. What is the main meat ingredient of the Italian dish carbonara ? (BACON) or pancetta.

12. The Egyptian plover is a North African bird that picks the teeth of which animal ? (CROCODILE)
13. In which country does the football club Athletico Bilbao play their domestic matches ? (SPAIN)

14. Which TV chef is married to presenter Fern Britton ? (PHIL VICKERY)

15. Off the coast of which country was the Greenpeace flagship Rainbow Warrior sunk in 1985 ?
extra point for the country responsible. (NEW ZEALAND) France was responsible.
16. English rose, Red princess and Jubilee are 3 varieties of which fruit ? (STRAWBERRY)

17. Formed in 1749 by Henry Fielding, what was the name of the forerunners of the police force ?
(THE BOW STREET RUNNERS)
18. How many people have presented the game show Countdown ? (5)
[Richard Whiteley, Des Lynam, Des O’Connor, Jeff Stelling, Nick Hewer]
19. With which country did Japan go to war in 1904 ? (RUSSIA) ended 1905.

20. Which musical instrument did singer Karen Carpenter play ? (DRUMS)

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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. The Term ‘bunny boiler’ was derived from Glenn Close’s deranged character in the film Fatal
Attraction, true or false ? (TRUE)
2. Which ‘ology’ is the study of wealth ?, is it moonology, jupitology or plutology ? (PLUTOLOGY)

3. The Australian fruit bat is wrongly named because it also eats small mammals, true or false ?
(FALSE)
4. Steve Harper became prime minister of which country in 2006 ?, was it Australia, Canada or
South Africa ? (CANADA)
5. If he was still alive, Elvis would celebrate his 100th birthday in 2035, true or false ? (TRUE)
[born 8th January 1935]
6. What London airport lies just off the M23 ?, Luton, Heathrow or Gatwick ? (GATWICK)

7. Actor & comedian James Corden was born James Bond but changed his name to further his
career, true or false ? (FALSE)
8. If you were ‘osculating’ with someone, what would you be doing ?, kissing, shouting or staring
at each other ? (KISSING)
9. When she was younger, which Welsh singer was once known as ‘the ‘tigress of Tiger Bay’ ?, was it
Shirley Bassey, Duffy or Bonnie Tyler ? (SHIRLEY BASSEY)
10. In the official top 50 list of the world’s best restaurants, which chef is the owner of the only
British restaurant in the top 10 ?, Gordon Ramsay, Heston Blumenthal or Gary Rhodes ?
(HESTON BLUMENTHAL) the fat duck……. the No1 restaurant is Noma in Denmark.
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Tie-Break:- A couple from Bradford are thought to be the UK’s longest married couple, how many
years have they been married ? (86 YEARS)

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