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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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