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Trivia Quiz Week 27 2013

Trivia Quiz Week 27 2013

1. Which of the Bee Gees has just started a UK tour with his son ? (BARRY)

2. With an average age of 65, which group headlined this year’s Glastonbury Festival ?
3. Until 1970, a ration of rum was a daily issue for which of the armed forces ? (NAVY)

4. Which fashion designers were recently sentenced to jail for tax evasion ? (DOLCE & GABBANA)

5. The name of what creature can go before ‘eyed’ and after ‘golden’ ? (EAGLE)

6. On which TV comedy show was the famous ‘fork handles’ sketch ? (TWO RONNIES)

7. For how long has former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi been sentenced to jail ? (7 YRS)

8. What term is used for an anaesthetic that affects only one part of the body ? (LOCAL)

9. Which famous leader was imprisoned on Robin Island from 1964 to 1982 ? (NELSON MANDELLA)

10. What name is given to the type of bee whose only duty is to mate with the queen ? (DRONE)

11. Rapper, Dabena Kwabena Mills is better known as who ? (DIZZEE RASCAL)

12. What type of food is the German pumpernickel ? (BREAD)

13. Who is going to replace Elizabeth Fry on the back of the new £5 note ?
14. Which Emmerdale actor won Dancing On Ice 2012 ? (MATTHEW WOLFENDEN)

15. What 2 creatures are depicted on the British coat of arms ? (LION & UNICORN)

16. Which recently deceased English novelist’s first book was called ‘the Rats’ and last called ‘Ash’ ?
17. By area, what country is the largest to lie entirely in Europe ? (UKRAINE) 603,700 sq km.
[then France & Spain…..Ukraine borders Russia, Belarus, Poland, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania]
18. The Lakers & the Clippers are basketball teams from which US city ? (LOS ANGELES)

19. With just over 147 sq miles of water, what is the UK’s largest landlocked body of water ? (LOCH NEAGH) Northern Ireland.
20. ‘You can count on me, I will be there for you’ is a line from which UK No1 hit from 2000 ?
(REACH) [S Club 7]

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. No matter which country wins it, the Ashes never leaves Lords cricket ground, true or false ?
2. What type of creature is a sand martin ?, is it a bird, a fish or a mammal ? (BIRD)

3. Bangkok is nicknamed the city of angels, true or false ? (TRUE)

4. In which decade did Elton John have his first solo UK No1 single ?, was it 70s, 80s or 90s ? (90s)
[Sacrifice 1990]
5. Singer Adele won a 2012 record of the year Grammy for ‘Rolling In The Deep’, true or false ?
6. Which woman has a tattoo on the base of her neck saying ‘know your rights’ ?, is it Katie Price,
Angelina Jolie or Mel B ? (ANGELINA JOLIE)
7. The name Rufus comes from the Latin word for the prime colour red, true or false ? (TRUE)

8. In rodeo riding, how many seconds must a rider stay on the bulls back ?, 8, 10 or 12 seconds ? (8)

9. The praying mantis can only hear one thing, the sonar of a bat, true or false ? (TRUE)
[according to David Attenborough……so I’m not going to question that]
10. The modern Olympic marathon celebrates the run of the messenger from Marathon to Olympia,
true or false ? (FALSE) it was to Greece.


Tie-Break:- How many books of the Da Vinci Code has been sold worldwide since 2003 ? (in millions)
(80 million)

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