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Soul Night Friday 31st May 2013

Our next soul night at Little Hulton Conservative Club will be Friday 31st May, our last one was the best so far this year having the room packed, great atmosphere.
with DJ’s Mike Prince & DJT playing the best in soul/Motown from all decades
7.30pm – midnight
£3 on the door
the address is
Little Hulton Conservative Club
1a Armatage Avenue
Little Hulton
Manchester
M28 0EH

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Trivia Quiz Week 14 2013

Trivia Quiz Week 14 2013 http://www.mikeprincedj.com

1. Which comedian plays TV super sleuth Jonathan Creek ? (ALAN DAVIES)

2. How many of Henry VIII’s wives did he divorce ? (2)
[Catherine of Aragon & Anne of Cleaves]
3. How many girls were in the original 80s/90s pop group Bananarama ? (3)

4. What is the starboard of a ship ? the left or right ? (RIGHT) port is left.

5. The Heineken Cup is contested for in which sport ? (RUGBY UNION)

6. Which popular video game centers around a group of wandering explorers, where one of the
characters steals an idol from an ancient place ? (TEMPLE RUN)
7. Who connects, Dangermouse, Open All Hours, & Porridge ? (DAVID JASON)

8. Which car firm used the slogan va va voom in its adverts ? (RENAULT)

9. How many bank holidays will there be in 2014 ? (8) [see list below]

10. What is the general name given to edible marine plants ? (SEAWEED)

11. Which ex-Spice Girl recently unveiled a new handbag design named after one of her children ?
(VICTORIA BECKHAM) Harper.
12. What Canadian city was named by explorer Jacques Cartier, meaning originally ‘Royal Mount’?
(MONTREAL)
13. What type of transport is used for the annual 7 hour endurance event held at a race circuit in
Anglesey appropriately titled ‘Plop Enduro’ ? (MOTORBIKES) Honda 50s & 90s
14. Which ex Pussycat Doll plays the baddie in the new film Men In Black 3 ?
(NICOLE SHERZINGER)
15. Which 6-letter word implies that a vessel is not under control & therefore goes where the wind
and current take it ? (ADRIFT)
16. Which vegetable is traditionally used to garnish a bloody Mary cocktail ? (CELERY)

17. On which continent is the world’s largest landlocked country ? (ASIA)
[Kazakhstan]
18. What hip-hop group consists of Andre 3000 & Big Boy ? (OUTKAST)

19. “Oh no, I’ve said too much, haven’t said enough” is a line from which 1991 top 10 hit ?
(LOSING MY RELIGION) REM.
20. Which sport was once known as ‘Matchroom’ but is now called ‘Premier League’ ? (SNOOKER)

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. Which French tourist attraction was recently evacuated after an anonymous phone-call
threatening a terrorist attack ?, was it the Eiffel Tower or the Louvre museum ? (EIFFEL TOWER)
2. McDonald’s fast food chain originated in the USA, true or false ? (TRUE)

3. What would you do with a Hawaiian Lei ?, wear it, play it or drink it ? (WEAR IT)
[it’s the chain of flowers around worn around the neck]
4. Leonardo Da Vinci invented scissors, true or false ? (FALSE)
[they were invented by the Romans well before Da Vinci was born]
5. David Bowie once appeared in an episode of the series ‘Extras’ with Ricky Gervais, true or false ?
(TRUE)
6. In the old pub game of ‘nurdling’, what is tossed ?, shoes, coins or feathers ? (COINS)

7. Which superhero was created first, Batman, Superman or Spiderman ? (SUPERMAN)
1939 1932 1962
8. The creator of the Atkins diet, Dr Robert Atkins died in 2003 weighing 18½ stone [260lbs]…….
true or false ? (TRUE)
9. What does the Scoville scale measure the heat of ? is it chilli peppers or the Sun ? (CHILLI’S)

10. How many Sundays were in 2012 ? (53)
Most years have 365 days, but a leap year has 366 days. That adds up to 52 weeks (where each week is exactly 7 days) PLUS 1 or 2 additional days. The year 2012 has exactly 366 days.
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Tie-Break:- In millions, how many Americans claim to have seen UFO’s ? (15 MILLION)

Trivia Quiz Week 12 2013

Trivia Quiz Week 12 2013 http://www.mikeprincedj.com

1. What internet business was originally called Echo Bay Technology Group ? (EBAY)

2. How many legs does a queen bee have ? (6)

3. Which ex-Blue Peter presenter & ‘Dancing On Ice’ star married film director Grant Bovey in
2000 ? (ANTHEA TURNER)
4. Who was British prime minister when Princess Diana died ? (TONY BLAIR) Aug 97.

5. Which bay on the North-East coast of England is named after a legendary outlaw ?
(ROBIN HOOD BAY)
6. Perrie, Jesy, Leigh-Anne & Jade are members of which current pop group ? (LITTLE MIX)

7. According to the Beatles song, how many days of the week were there ? (8 DAYS A WEEK)

8. What word can mean equipment for fishing and a physical challenge in sport ? (TACKLE)

9. Of which pop group was Kelly Rowland a member ? (DESTINY’S CHILD)

10. In which organ is the smallest bone of your body ? (EAR) [stirrup]

11. What was the name of the volcano that killed all the Roman residents of Pompeii ?
(MOUNT VESUVIUS)
12. Which character did George Peppard play in the ‘A’ Team ? (HANNIBAL SMITH)

13. Who wrote the classic novel 20,000 leagues under the sea ? (JULES VERNE)

14. What word is used for a fictional submarine and is also a type of shellfish ? (NAUTILUS)

15. How many countries that are members of the European Union end with the letter ‘Y’ ? (3)
[Germany, Hungary, Italy…….Norway isn’t a member of the E.U.]
16. Drambuie is made from Scotch whisky and what other main ingredient ? (HONEY)

17. Manchester, London, Yorkshire & Lincoln are 4 types of what sporting item ? (DARTBOARD)

18. ‘You’ll come out of nowhere and into my life’ are the lyrics from which UK top 5 hit (from 2009) ?
(HAVEN’T MET YOU YET – MICHAEL BUBLE)
19. What root vegetable has the Latin name “beta vulgaris”? (BEETROOT)

20. The Philippines is a sovereign state that belongs to which continent ? (ASIA) South East.

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 Victoria Cross is made out of gun metal, taken from Russian Weapons seized during the
Crimean War, true or false ? (TRUE) [see footnote below]
2. How many members of the Beatles played on the song, ‘The Ballad Of John & Yoko’ ?, 1, 2 or 3 ?
(2) John & Paul.
3. In the 60s, the 1st line in the Calvin Klein collection that went on sale were coats, true or false ?
(TRUE) then dresses.
4. Because of the fear of invasion by Napoleon, what was the 1st English county mapped by
the Ordinance Survey ?, Yorkshire, Kent or Cornwall ? (KENT)
5. In the 1960s, David Bowie used to write songs (although unsuccessfully) for David Essex,
true or false ? (FALSE) although he wrote for Paul Nicholas (as Oscar)
6. Taylor Swift studied metaphysics at university before becoming a singer, true or false ? (FALSE)
[it was Lana Del Rey]
7. Who famously said on a live TV interview, “politics is a load of bollocks’ ?, was it the former
deputy prime minister John Prescott or Paul Gascoigne ? (PAUL GASCOIGNE)
8. In 1995, what was the very first item sold on eBay ?, was it a pair of gloves, a 1994 calendar or a
broken laser pen ? (A BROKEN LASER PEN)
9. Actor Mel Gibson was born in the USA, true or false ? (TRUE) New York in 1956.
[his dad was Australian]
10. Which branch of the US military killed Osama Bin Laden ?, army, navy or air force ? (NAVY)
[navy seals]
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The Victoria Cross – some speculation surrounds suggestions that during and immediately after the First World War, bronze from Chinese cannons was used for a short period.
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Tie-Break:- How many teams were there in the animated TV series Whacky Races ? (11)

Trivia Quiz Week 13 2013

Trivia Quiz Week 13 2013 http://www.mikeprincedj.com

1. On which birthday does somebody officially stop being a teenager ? (20)

2. Which former British M.P. and P.M. was known as the ‘grocer’s daughter’ ?
(MARGARET THATCHER)
3. What colour is most associated with breast cancer charities ? (PINK)

4. What type of creature can be brown, black or Soo ? (BEAR)

5. In the film Shawshank Redemption, what type of building was Shawshank ? (PRISON)

6. What type of creature was Sooty’s friend Soo ? (PANDA) panda bear

7. What name is given to an animal that is the smallest of the litter ? (RUNT)

8. A day at the races & a night at the opera were 2 films by the Marx brothers, which rock band
had the same titles for 2 of their albums ? (QUEEN)
9. Which singer was once known as Larry Lurex ? (FREDDY MERCURY)

10. Niall Horan & Liam Payne are 2 members of which current 5-piece pop group ?
(ONE DIRECTION)
11. Jazz musician Kenny Ball was famous for which musical instrument ? (TRUMPET)

12. On a standard UK Monopoly board, which train station comes last alphabetically ?
(MARYLEBONE) [Fenchurch St, Kings Cross, Liverpool St, Marylebone]
13. What DJ’s name is sometimes used when something has not gone to plan ? (PETE TONGE)
[‘it’s all gone Pete Tonge’]
14. If you went to a Spanish food market and asked for ‘rojo (roho) pimiento’, what would you get ?
(RED PEPPER) ‘verde’ is green.
15. In politics, what is the American version of the UK’s house of commons ?
(HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES)
16. What type of farm animal is a ‘Captain Cooker’ ? (PIG) New Zealand.

17. Captain Hastings is a close friend of which Agatha Christie detective ? (HERCULE POIROT)

18. What 12-letter word is used for someone that studies ? (NUMEROLOGIST)

19. ‘Look For The Girl With The Broken Smile’ is a line from which 2004 top 10 UK hit ?
(SHE WILL BE LOVED) Maroon 5.
20. Other than being dead and called John, what connects actor John Wayne, ex US president
John Kennedy & ex-Beatle John Lennon ? (THEY HAVE AIRPORTS NAMED AFTER THEM)
[John Wayne airport, Orange county, California]

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. Before becoming a DJ & radio presenter Chris Evans once worked as a kissagram, true or false ?
(TRUE) Tarzan-o-gram.
2. What are the two words inscribed on the front of the Victoria Cross ?, ‘For Bravery or ‘For
Valour’ ? (FOR VALOUR)
3. Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are considering calling their unborn child ‘North’, true or false ?
(TRUE) so its full name will be North West.
4. The Confederations Cup is a football tournament contested how often ?….every year, 2 years or
4 years ? (4 YEARS)
5. Not including compilations, how many studio & live albums has David Bowie released in the UK ?,
15, 25 or 35 ? (35) [see list below if nobody believes you]
6. A former waitress who swapped her job to become a £650-per-appearance Duchess of Cambridge
lookalike has “become pregnant” to maintain accuracy, true or false ? (FALSE)
7. Who was the first to release an album on Richard Branson’s Virgin record label ?, was it…….
the Sex Pistols, Mike Oldfield or Peter Gabriel ? (MIKE OLDFIELD) Tubular Bells.
8. The English were the first to create mustard, true or false ? (FALSE) was the Romans, 5th cent.
9. Opened in 1959, what was Britain’s first long distance motorway ?, was it the M1 or M6 ? (M1)
[The M6 was opened in 1958 and although we associate it with a motorway, it was officially a by-pass]
10. Before becoming an actress, Angelina Jolie was a horse trainer, true or false ? (FALSE)
[she was an embalmer]
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Tie-Break:- How old was the A.A. (Automobile Association) when Britain’s first motorway opened in
1958 ? (53) formed in 1905.

Trivia Quiz Week 11 2013

Trivia Quiz Week 11 2013 http://www.mikeprincedj.com

1. A direct line between two objects is named after what flying insect ? (BEE) make a bee line.

2. What started in Pudding Lane & finished at Pie Corner ? (GREAT FIRE OF LONDON)

3. Which is the odd-one out, walk, talk or talc ? (TALC) others have a silent L.

4. How many centimetres in 4 metres ? (400)

5. Through which city is Lady Godiva said to have ridden through naked ? (COVENTRY)

6. How many labour prime ministers has there been since the 2nd world war ? (5)
[Clement Atlee, Harold Wilson, James Callaghan, Tony Blair, Gordon Brown]
7. Which comedian rode along Route 66 in his 2011 TV series ? (BILLY CONNOLLY)

8. Which is the only letter of the alphabet that doesn’t appear in any of the American states ? (Q)

9. On the internet, what web browser uses the initials ‘I.E.’ ? (INTERNET EXPLORER)

10. Tony Lundon, Kevin Simm, Michelle Heaton, Kelli Young & Jessica Taylor were members of which
‘manufactured’ pop group from the early 2000s ? (LIBERTY X)
11. Which small English county regained its independence in 1997,after losing it in the 1970’s ?
(RUTLAND)
12. Stephen Harper is the current prime minister of which commonwealth country ? (CANADA)

13. Which TV presenter famously showered in a white bikini on ‘I’m a Celebrity’ ?
(MYLEEN KLASS)
14. Queen Mary’s father was Henry VIII, but who was her mother ? (CATHERINE OF ARAGON)

15. How many sides does a dodecagon have ? (12)

16. ‘Europe’s Most Wanted’ is the 3rd instalment of which animated film series ? (MADAGASCAR) 3.

17. ‘We’ll always stay in love this way’ are lyrics from which 1960s No1 hit ?
(OUR DAY WILL COME) [Ruby & the Romantics and Amy Winehouse]
18. Which distilled alcoholic drink is made from sugarcane byproducts such as molasses, or directly
from sugarcane juice ? (RUM)
19. What is the world’s most widely spoken language ? (MANDARIN) Chinese.

20. If you travel due East from New York City which country would you reach first ? (PORTUGAL)

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. Actor Bruce Willis was born in Germany, true or false ? (TRUE) in Oberstein.
[his dad was a soldier and was stationed over there]
2. How many of the the original 4 members of the ‘A’ Team are still alive ? (3)

3. Shaving your legs makes your hair grow back thicker, true or false ? (FALSE) it’s a myth.

4. Sharks drown if they stop swimming, true or false ? (FALSE)
[some sharks have been found fast asleep on the bottom of a coral sea]
5. The fictional character of Major Tom has appeared in how many of Bowies songs ?, 1, 2, or 3 ? (3)
[Space Oddity (1969), Ashes To Ashes (1980) and Hallo Spaceboy (1996)]
6. What type of creature is a Madagascan tenrec ?, a bird, mammal, or reptile ? (MAMMAL)
[a type of hedgehog]
7. There are 1 million millimetres in 1 kilometre, true or false ? (TRUE)

8. Volvo cars originate from Sweden, true or false ? (TRUE)

9. Which of the queen’s sons will inherit the title Duke of Edinburgh ?, Charles, Andrew or Edward ?
(EDWARD) the other 2 are already Dukes.
10. Which singer changed his middle name from Kenneth to Hercules ?, was it Billy Joel, Elton John
or Rod Stewart ? (ELTON JOHN)
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Tie-Break:- If a hexagon has 6 sides, an octagon has 8 sides, how many sides does a chiliagon have ?
(1,000)

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