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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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