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Trivia Quiz Week 11 2013

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 ?
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’ ?
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)

Tie-Break:- If a hexagon has 6 sides, an octagon has 8 sides, how many sides does a chiliagon have ?

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