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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]
…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….

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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