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Trivia Quiz Week 14 2013

Trivia Quiz Week 14 2013

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 ?
12. What Canadian city was named by explorer Jacques Cartier, meaning originally ‘Royal Mount’?
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 ?
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)
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 ?
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 ?
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.

Tie-Break:- In millions, how many Americans claim to have seen UFO’s ? (15 MILLION)

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