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Trivia Quiz Week 20 2013 http://www.mikeprincedj.com

1. What do the Australians call what we call flip flops ? (THONGS)

2. Roberto Martinez is the current manager of which football club ? (WIGAN ATHLETIC)

3. Which is the only bird that can fly backwards ? (HUMMINGBIRD)

4. What connects TV cook Nigella Lawson with actresses Kate Beckinsale & Angelina Jolie ? (THEY ALL HAVE FAMOUS DADS) Nigel Lawson, Richard Beckinsale, John Voight.

5. In which TV series did DCI Gene Hunt first appear ? (LIFE ON MARS) 2006-07.

6. What 6-letter word is the French word for cake ? (GATEAU) [gateaux is the plural]

7. Which country was invaded by Iraq which triggered the 1990 Gulf war ? (KUWAIT)

8. Which member of the Jewish religion directed the film Schindler’s List ? (STEVEN SPIELBERG)

9. In which US city is the Hollywood Bowl ? (LOS ANGELES) California.

10. Including zero’s, how many numbers are on a Ouija board ? (10) 1234567890.

11. What is the professional name for someone that makes or sells wines ? (VINTNER)

12. Which group did Jools Holland play keyboards and have hits with in the 70s & 80s ? (SQUEEZE)

13. Which famous American author wrote the book ‘the prince & the pauper’ ? (MARK TWAIN) [real name – Samuel Langhorne Clemens]

14. In which English city is the Isle of Dogs ? (LONDON) East End.

15. In mythology, Romulus & Remus, the founders of Rome were suckled by which creature ? (WOLF)

16. Which Australian animals name literally means “No Drink” ? (KOALA)

17. Which member of the royal family was recently in the USA supporting disabled soldiers ? (PRINCE HARRY)

18. How many different clubs that are not from the North-West have won the English Premiership title ? (2) Arsenal & Chelsea.

19. What was photographed for the first time in October 1959 ? (THE DARK SIDE OF THE MOON)

20. ‘This was never the way I planned, not my intention’ is the first line from which 2000s No1 ?
(I KISSED A GIRL) Katy Perry.
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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. What is columbiphobia a fear of ?, is it tall buildings or pigeons ? (PIGEONS)

2. Actor Will Smith’s middle name is Muhammad, true or false ? (FALSE) it’s Christopher.

3. Atlanta is the headquarters of which world famous brand ?, is it McDonalds, Ford or Coca Cola ?
(COCA COLA) Ford-Michigan & McDonalds-Illinois.
4. In which decade was the Antiques Roadshow first broadcast on the BBC ?, 70s or 80s ? (70s) 77.

5. Which member of Take That was named ‘Rear Of The Year’ in 1997 ? (GARY BARLOW)

6. Tony Blair was the youngest ever British prime minister, true or false ? (FALSE)
[it was William Pitt the younger aged 24, Tony Blair was 44]
7. In 2011, the eggs of which bird went on sale in Waitrose for the first time in the UK ?, was it
ostrich or turkey ? (TURKEY)
8. The Eiffel Tower is the tallest man-made structure in France, true or false ? (FALSE)

9. A young gymnast from Devon won the world record recently for doing the most forward rolls,
how many rolls did he do in one minute ?, is it 75, 95, or 105 ? (75)
10. What colour are the eggs of the common starling ?, blue or white ? (BLUE)
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Tie-Break:- When the Royal Navy fires a Royal Salute it uses 21 guns, how many guns do the army use ? (101)

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