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Trivia Quiz Week 13 2013

Trivia Quiz Week 13 2013

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’ ?
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 ?
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 ?
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 ?
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]

Tie-Break:- How old was the A.A. (Automobile Association) when Britain’s first motorway opened in
1958 ? (53) formed in 1905.

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