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Trivia Quiz Week 10 2013

Trivia Quiz Week 10 2013 http://www.mikeprincedj.com

1. Which is the only mammal that can truly fly ? (BAT)

2. What word goes before sprouts and after runner ? (BEAN)

3. Who is currently the deputy head of the government ? (NICK CLEGG)

4. Who was the famous mother of Liza Minnelli ? (JUDY GARLAND)

5. Which children’s TV channel shares its name with an early form of juke box ? (NICKELODEON)

6. Which Welshman has just been given a star on the Hollywood walk of fame, 30yrs after his
death ? (RICHARD BURTON)
7. Who was the guitarist & leader of the 60’s group “The Mothers of Invention” ? (FRANK ZAPPA)

8. According to the saying, what is the mother of invention ? (NECESSITY)

9. Who was US president when Tony Blair became prime minister ? (BILL CLINTON)

10. How much is the fixed penalty for riding a cycle on a pavement (if over 16yrs) ? (£30)

11. What is the more common name for mount Godwin Austen ? (K2) in Pakistan.

12. How many “Zeros” are represented by the prefix “TERA” ? (12)
[1,000,000,000,000] (1 trillion)
13. In which month is Mother’s Day celebrated in the USA ? (MAY) 2nd Sunday.

14. What grain is used to make malt whisky ? (BARLEY)

15. According to the RSPCA, what is the most common bird in the world ? [will accept Katy Price] (CHICKEN)
16. What drink is known as Mothers Ruin ? (GIN)

17. What type of food can be either blanket or honeycomb ? (TRIPE)

18. Which science fiction word is a blend of cybernetic organisms ? (CYBORG)

19. The Punjab Region is divided between which 2 countries ? (INDIA & PAKISTAN)

20. Which is the only mammal that lives as a parasite ? (VAMPIRE BAT)

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 which decade were women priests first ordained into the Church of England ?,……….
80s, 90s or 00s ? (90s) 1994.
2. There is a funeral directors in Bury St Edmunds by the name of Douglas Graves & Sons, true or
false ? (FALSE)
3. Most Formula 1 tracks are raced which way ?, clockwise or anti-clockwise ? (CLOCKWISE)

4. Bruce Springsteen was born in Germany, true or false ? (FALSE)
[was born in New Jersey]
5. David Bowie plays saxophone on Lulu’s 1974 hit, the Man Who Sold The World, true or false ?
(TRUE)
6. Derbyshire, Leicestershire & Nottinghamshire are the only 3 English counties allowed to produce
which cheese ?, English Stilton, Dutch gouda or French Brie ? (STILTON)
7. French painter Edgar Degas was famous for painting what ?, bowls of fruit or horses ? (HORSES)

8. Singer Emeli Sande’s first name is Adele, true or false ? (TRUE)

9. What sport is played by the Russian Bears ?, is it ice hockey, basketball or Rugby ? (RUGBY)
[Rugby Union]
10. The youngest mother in medical history to give birth was a girl from Peru aged just 5yrs old,
true or false ? (TRUE)
[Lina Medina, from Ticrapo in Peru, gave birth to a baby boy named Gerardo by caesarean section aged
five yrs & seven months old in May 1939, her parents thought she had a tumor but when she was taken to
hospital, she was found to be seven months pregnant]
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Tie-Break:- the most common wild bird in the world is thought to be the red-billed quelea of Africa,
how many are there ? (1.5 billion)

Soul Night L/H Con Club

26th April
This has turned out to be the best soul night in the area with Northern, classic soul & crossovers and of course Motown from the 60s up to modern, with the usual stompers, floorfillers with a well stocked bar at reasonable prices, DJ’s Mike Prince and DJT.
7.30 till midnight
door £3
plus free raffle
Don’t miss out on this one and KTF

Trivia Quiz week 9 2013

Trivia Quiz Week 9 2013 http://www.mikeprincedj.com

1. Vodka is traditionally made from what vegetable ? (POTATO)

2. What are the 2 most common vehicles in the UK that uses a tachograph ? (HGVs & BUSES)

3. Adrenalin in humans is produced by what gland ? (ADRENAL GLAND)

4. How many corners does a pyramid tea bag have ? (4)

5. The initials on a range of Nike clothing RF stands for which sportsman ? (ROGER FEDERER)

6. How many Superman feature films have there been (so far) ? (6)
[Superman & the mole men-1951. Superman-78. Superman II-80. Superman III-83. Superman IV-87. Superman Returns-06]
7. Who played Dumbledore in the first 2 Harry Potter films ? (RICHARD HARRIS)

8. The Cape of Good Hope is the most southern point of which continent ? (AFRICA)

9. The seats in the house of Lords are which colour ? (RED)
[House of commons seats are green]
10. “I got bodyguards, I got two big cars”…is a line from which 1970s No3 hit ? [song title required]
(RAPPERS DELIGHT) Sugahill Gang.
11. Table tennis is won by reaching how many points ? (11) with 2 clear points

12. How many countries on mainland Europe have names that end with ‘land’ ? (3)
[Poland, Switzerland, Finland] Holland is a region in the Netherlands.
13. In which decade did Cliff Richard celebrate his first UK No1 single ? (1950s)
[Livin’ Doll-1959……….his 1st single, ‘Move It’ got to No2 1958]
14. Which country has the longest coastline ? (CANADA)

15. In the TV series ‘Ashes to Ashes’, what make & model car did inspector Gene Hunt drive ?
(AUDI QUATTRO)
16. What is the Royal Navy’s equivalent of the British army’s Sergeant ? (PETTY OFFICER)
[the chief petty officer is eq to staff sergeant/staff corporal]
17. What is the currency of Argentina ? (PESO) since 1991.

18. Over the last 20 years, which TV personality has the dubious distinction of becoming the most
sued man in English legal history ? (IAN HISLOP) editor of Private Eye.
19. Stories of diminishing size are a typical feature of what ancient temple buildings ? (PAGODA)

20. Cyanoacrylate is the official name for which handy household item ? (SUPER GLUE)

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 French breakfast pastry the croissant was first made in France, true or false ? (FALSE)
[Vienna, Austria]
2. Where on your body is the flat muscle called the buccinator ?, face, hand or knee ? (FACE)
[it’s your cheek muscle]
3. Noel Edmunds began his broadcasting career as a news reader on Radio Luxembourg, true or
false ? (TRUE)
4. The Spirit of St Louis was what type of transport ?, plane, train or boat ? (PLANE)
[1st plane to fly from New York to Paris in 1927 by Charles Lindbergh]
5. At the age of 17, David Bowie was interviewed on a BBC programme as the founder of ‘The Society
for the Prevention of Cruelty to Long-haired Men’, true or false ? (TRUE)
6. What type of creature is the New Zealand kakapo ?, a parrot or a snake ? (PARROT)

7. Actor Keanu Reeves once had a tattoo that read ‘Winona forever’, true or false ? (FALSE)
[it was Johnny Depp, he had the letters ‘NA’ removed and now says ‘wino forever’ ]
8. Who dueted with Luther Vandross on the song ‘Endless Love’ ?, Diana Ross, Mariah Carey or
Celine Dion ? (MARIAH CAREY) original was Lionel Richie & Diana Ross.
9. When you’re at home in most towns & villages, a person is never more than 6ft away from a rat,
true or false ? (FALSE) [it was probably true in the 1900s, now it’s more like 164 ft away]
10. What shellfish served with chips is a national favourite of Belgium ?, cockles or mussels ? (MUSSELS)

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Tie-Break:- In feet, how high is the Empire State Building ? (1,250 FEET)

80s Night

This Saturday 16th March,
80s Night
White Horse
Worsley Road
Swinton
M27 OFH
all the best music from the scary 80s where big hair and even bigger shoulder pads were the fashion.
8.30 – 11.15pm

Trivia Quiz Week 8 2013

Trivia Quiz Week 8 2013 http://www.mikeprincedj.com

1. Before Mount Everest was discovered, what was the highest mountain on earth ? (MOUNT EVEREST) it just hadn’t been discovered !!!!!
2. What does the fashion logo, DKNY stand for ? (DONNA KARAN NEW YORK)

3. How many years in half a millennium ? (500)

4. How many European countries begin with the letter C ? (3)
[Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic.]
5. What colour is the letter ‘P’ on the sign telling other road users that a driver has just passed
their test ? (GREEN)
6. The title of which film is often used in cafe’s for a big English breakfast ? (FULL MONTY)

7. How many millions in 1 billion ? (the UK and US billion is now the same amount) (1,000)

8. Which current TV drama is about a detective inspector transferred from the Met in London to
the island of Saint-Marie in the Caribbean ? (DEATH IN PARADISE)
9. Which famous London building has the postcode SW1A 1AA ? (BUCKINGHAM PALACE)

10. What colour goes between yellow & blue on a rainbow ? (GREEN)
[red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, violet.]
11. In which decade did Lloyds bank merge with TSB ? (90s) 1995.

12. On the Welsh national flag, the dragon is standing on how many feet ? (3)

13. Scientists (Palaeontologists) believe that humans first evolved on which continent ? (AFRICA)
14. What type of transport was the spruce goose ? (AEROPLANE)
[built by Howard Hughes and made its first and only flight on November 2, 1947]
15. Premiership footballer Luis Carlos Almeida da Cunha is better known as who ? (NANI) Man Utd.

16. In which competition sport should the paddle have a red side and a black side and the ball should
be either red or white ? (TABLE TENNIS)
17. In 2012 as a publicity stunt, which ex-footballer announced he was running for the French
presidency ? (ERIC CANTONA)
18. Who was British prime minister when Elizabeth II was crowned queen ?
(WINSTON CHURCHILL) 1940-45 and 1951-55.
19. In 1215, the Magna Carta was signed by which English king and a bonus point, where was it
signed ? (not at the bottom) (KING JOHN and RUNNYMEADE)
20. Not including the 3 territories, how many provinces are there in Canada ? (10)
[Ontario, Quebec, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Manitoba, British Columbia, Prince Edward Island, Saskatchewan,
Alberta, Newfoundland (& Labrador)] 3 territories – Northwest Territories, Yukon, Nunavut.

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. A radio station in Finland reads the news in what language ?, is it English, Mandarin or Latin ?
(LATIN)
2. At only 106 minutes long, Quantum of Solace is the shortest Bond film ever, true or false ?
(TRUE)
3. Which classic album has sold 18 million copies worldwide and spent 300 weeks on the chart ?,
is it Bat Out Of Hell, Dark Side Of The Moon or Tubular Bells ? (TUBULAR BELLS)
4. Carrots were originally purple until the Dutch changed their colour, true or false ? (TRUE)

5. David Bowie refused a knighthood in 2003, true or false ? (TRUE)
[also refused a CBE in 2000]
6. In which decade did Tom Hanks first appear in film ?, 60s, 70s or 80s ? (80s)
[He Knows You’re Alone – 1980]
7. Which supermarket chain has recently bought 49 Blockbuster video stores ?, Sainsbury’s, Asda
or Morrison’s ? (MORRISON’S)
8. One of the first cook books by the hairy bikers, Si King & Dave Myers was called ‘don’t trust that
foreign muck’, true or false ? (FALSE) I made it up.
9. Since 15th February 2013, how many of the 149 Tesco products tested were found with
horsemeat ?, none, 10 or 140 ? (NONE)
10. Seahorses have disposable penises, true or false ? (FALSE) I made it up.
[but sea slugs do]
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Tie-Break:- Temple Run 2 hit the ‘app’ stores just over 2 weeks ago but already it’s been
downloaded how many million times ? (50 MILLION)

Trivia Quiz Week 7 2013

Trivia Quiz Week 7 2013 http://www.mikeprincedj.com

1. What weather condition is sometimes called a ‘pea souper’ ? (FOG)

2. Monopoly have replaced the iron with the shape of which popular pet as a playing piece on all their
new games ? (CAT)
3. Which king was found under a car park in Leicester last week ? (Feb 2013) (RICHARD III)

4. Botulinum toxin is better known by what other name ? (BOTOX)

5. Which group of Pacific holiday islands is famous for growing pineapples ? (HAWAIAN ISLANDS)

6. Professional singer Wynn Evans sells what product on TV ? (brand name) (GO COMPARE)
[Gio Compario]
7. Which Hollywood actor is currently in a TV ad trying to sell us EE 4G smart phones ?
(KEVIN BACON)
8. Specifically what type of creature is a gila monster ? (LIZARD)

9. Apart from being ex-footballers, what is the professional connection between Mark Hughes,
Stuart Pierce & Kevin Keegan ? (EX-MANAGERS OF MAN CITY)
10. What name is given to a cow that has not yet calved ? (HEIFER)

11. Who was the original presenter of ‘Hole In The Wall’ ? (DALE WINTON)

12. What has recently become the UK’s second language ? (POLISH)

13. At the age of just 23, which Olympic gold medallist recently retired (Feb 2013) ?
(REBECCA ADLINGTON)
14. Every year, freshwater eels migrate to which sea to breed ? (SARGASSO SEA)
[in the Atlantic ocean]
15. ‘The art of civilized bushwhacking’ is a term sometimes used for which card game ? (POKER)

16. At which sport do women compete in the World Cup Super Six tournament ? (CRICKET)

17. The Sartorius muscle is the longest muscle of the human body, where is it found ? (LEG)
[long thin muscle that runs down the length of the thigh]
18. The maximum penalty for drink-driving in England & Wales is a £5,000 fine, a 3 year ban and
how long in jail ? (6 MONTHS)
19. The name of what brand of office equipment is used as a verb meaning to photocopy ? (ZEROX)

20. How many No1 singles in the UK charts were there during the 1970s with a city (or town) in
the song title ? (3) or (4) if you accept Babylon as a city.
[Woodstock (Matthew’s Southern Comfort), Long Haired Lover From Liverpool (Little Jimmy Osmond),
Waterloo (ABBA) and Rivers Of Babylon (Boney M)]

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 the USA, what sport do the Colorado Rapids play ?, football or soccer ? (SOCCER)

2. The official address for Buckingham Palace is No1, London, true or false ? (FALSE)
[No1, London is the address of the home of the Duke of Wellington, Apsley House, Hyde Park Corner]
3. Which creature is celebrated for the 2013 Chinese New Year ?, the snake or the dragon ?
(SNAKE)
4. Who is the owner of the Ritz hotel in Paris ?, is it Roman Abramovich or Mohamed Al-Fayed ?
(MOHAMED AL-FAYED)
5. David Jones adopted the name ‘David Bowie’ after learning about the 19th century American slave
trader Jim Bowie, true or false ? (TRUE)
6. There is a sea in the south-western Pacific ocean named after which famous German ?, is it
Becker, Bismarck or Handel ? (BISMARCK)
7. Comedian David Walliams’ real name is David Williams, true or false ? (TRUE)

8. From which country did bacon originate ?, Canada, England or France ? (FRANCE) 11th century.

9. Irishman Louis Walsh is the cousin of TV host Bradley Walsh, true or false ? (FALSE)

10. Which was the first European country to host the Football World Cup ? was it France, Italy or
Switzerland ? (ITALY) 1934.

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Tie-Break:- A 200lb pig will produce approximately how many pounds of bacon ? (20lbs)

Trivia Quiz Week 5 2013

Trivia Quiz Week 5 2012 http://www.mikeprincedj.com

1. Sausage made from blood & suet is called what ? (BLACK PUDDING)

2. How many countries border mainland USA ? (2) Canada, Mexico.

3. A quiver is a container for holding what type of weapons ? (ARROWS)

4. What word goes before snake and after baby’s ? (RATTLE)

5. Which TV soap is set at the Mill health centre ? (DOCTORS)

6. In which decade of the 20th century did ‘flower power’ emerge ? (1960s) 1967.

7. In the body, the sciatic is the longest what ? (NERVE)

8. The father & son dancers, Stavros Flatley originate from which Mediterranean island ?
(CYPRUS)
9. Delta Airlines is based in which country ? (USA)

10. Sabrina Duncan, Kelly Garrett & Kelly Munroe were 3 characters in which TV series ?
(CHARLIE’S ANGELS)
11. In the film Ratatouille, what was the dream job of Remy the rat ? (CHEF)

12. Which rock band recently had a documentary about themselves on the BBC called ‘Crossfire
Hurricane’ ? (ROLLING STONES)
13. In Italy, Arborio is what type of food ? (RICE) for risotto.

14. Florence Nightingale tended to soldiers during which war ? (CRIMEAN WAR)

15. In which year did Alan Pardew become manager of Newcastle United ? (2010) 9th December.

16. What is the Indian ocean’s largest island ? (MADAGASCAR)

17. Annie Nightingale is a radio DJ on which BBC station ? (RADIO 1)

18. On a snooker table, if the yellow, green & brown balls are removed, how many balls in total
remain on the table ? (19) 15 red, 1 blue, 1 pink, 1 black and the cue-ball.
19. What Egyptian obelisk stands on the embankment in London ? (CLEOPATRA’S NEEDLE)

20. What confection of nuts & sugar was named after a French field marshal ? (PRALINE)

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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. In which decade did the group Queen release their first single ?, was it the 60s or 70s ? (70s) [Keep Yourself Alive-1973]
2. Who actually reached the summit of Mt Everest first ?, Edmund Hillary or Sherpa Tensing ?
(EDMUND HILLARY) according to Q.I.
3. Concrete was invented by the Greeks, true or false ? (FALSE) was the Romans.

4. On which continent did people first start eating potatoes ?, was it North or South America ?
(SOUTH AMERICA) Peru & Bolivia.
5. With which singer did David Bowie collaborate first ?, John Lennon or Bing Crosby ? (LENNON)
[Lennon -‘Fame’ 75. Crosby –Little Drummer Boy’ 82]
6. Enosis is the movement to unite Cyprus with which other country ?, Turkey or Greece ? (GREECE)

7. The coy-wolf is a cross between a coyote and a wolf, true or false ? (TRUE)

8. Where would you find a ‘dottle’ ?, in a smoker’s pipe, on a mousetrap or in a baker’s oven ?
(IN A PIPE) it’s the unburned tobacco at the bottom.
9. Who was the Greek god of sleep ?, Morpheus or Hypnos ? (HYPNOS)

10. The human skin completely renews itself every month, true or false ? (TRUE)
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Tie-Break:- Disney recently announced it had bought Lucasfilm for how much ? (in £) (£2.5bn)
[$4.05bn]

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