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Trivia Quiz Week 22 2013 http://www.mikeprincedj.com

1. What colour flag gives its name to the UKs 3rd breakdown service ? (GREEN FLAG)

2. Which 2 words precede ‘sold’ on an estate agents board ? (FOR SALE)

3. Which London hotel shares its name with a vegetable ? (SAVOY)

4. How many dimes in one dollar ? (10)

5. Which Scotsman had hits with ‘Last Request’ & ‘New Shoes’ ? (PAOLO NUTINI)

6. Which letter is left out of the American spelling of moustache ? (O)

7. What drink is derived from the Spanish for ‘blood’ ? (SANGRIA)

8. In what US city is Madison Square Garden ? (NEW YORK)

9. In Walt Disney’s Jungle Book, what type of creature was King Louie ? (ORANG UTAN)

10. In 2012, which 7-time World snooker champion retired from the game ? (STEVEN HENDRY)

11. Which of the Bronte sisters wrote ‘Wuthering Heights’ ? (EMILY) [sisters, Anne & Charlotte]

12. In 2010, which cricketer did Liz Hurley start dating ? (SHANE WARNE)

13. What colour berets do the British Parachute regiment wear ? (MAROON)

14. In which year was the last Commonwealth Games held in Britain ? (2002) Manchester.

15. In which series of children’s books are the characters Timmy the dog & Georgina ? (FAMOUS 5) Enid Blyton.

16. Germany, Jamaica & Afghanistan share which colour on their flags ? (BLACK)
[Germany – black/red/yellow. Jamaica – black/green/yellow. Afghanistan – black/red/green]
17. Henry VIII’s wife, Jane Seymour was the mother of which English king ? (EDWARD VI) 6th.

18. The father of American singer Nora Jones was a famous player of which unusual musical
instrument ? (SITAR) Ravi Shankar.
19. Which actor connects the films Spy Kids, Philadelphia & Shrek ? (ANONIO BANDERAS)

20. ‘Laying back, head on the grass chewing gum, having some laughs’ is a line from which 2005 UK
No1 single ? (DAKOTA) Stereophonics.

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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. Tigers not only have stripes on their fur, they also have them on their skin, true or false ? (TRUE)

2. What type of farm animal is a breed called a ‘Toulouse’ ?, a chicken, a pig or a goose ? (GOOSE)

3. Germany has the largest population of any EU member state, true or false ? (TRUE) 84 million.

4. The Tennessee Titans compete in which sport ?, American football, darts, or 10-pin bowling ? (AMERICAN FOOTBALL) Nashville.

5. The Portuguese word for melon is jug, true or false ? (FALSE) it’s melro or malao.

6. Brutus was the legendary founder of which city ?, was it Manchester or London ? (LONDON)

7. The badger is the largest carnivore of the British Isles true or false ? (FALSE) the grey seal.

8. Which member of the Monty Python cast played the lead role, Brian in the very funny film……
The Life Of Brian ?, was it Eric Idle, Michael Palin or Graham Chapman ? (GRAHAM CHAPMAN)
9. King George VI (6th) was the last emperor of India, true or false ? (TRUE)
[between 1947 to 1948, when the title was abandoned]
10. In 2012, which song topped the list on an ITV nationwide poll in the UK to find “The Nation’s
favourite Number One” ?, was it Hey Jude, Bohemian Rhapsody or My Way ? (BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY)
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Tie-Break:- The last remaining original Apple computer, made in a family garage in California has
sold for how much recently at auction ? (in £s) (£429,62) £650,000.

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