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Trivia quiz Week 38 2013

Trivia Quiz Week 38 2013

1. New husband, 29yr old Euan is the son of which former prime minister ? (TONY BLAIR)

2. Which cartoon character lives in a pineapple under the sea ? (SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS)

3. Which fruit grows on palm trees ? (DATES)

4. Which is the only planet in our solar system that scientists know for sure is capable of holding
liquid water ? (EARTH)
5. What time of day describes the primrose oil that’s a common health supplement ? (EVENING)

6. What was comedian Paul Hogan’s most famous movie character ? (CROCODILE DUNDEE)

7. In what decade was the school leaving age raised from 15 to 16 ? (1970s) Sept 1st 1972.

8. In cockney rhyming slang, what type of meal is a ‘Ruby’ ? (CURRY) Ruby Murray.

9. Which Coronation Street character first appeared in 1983, as an apprentice mechanic working for
Brian Tilsley ? (KEVIN WEBSTER) Michael Le Vell
10. “Wait a minute, Doc, are you trying to tell me that my mother has got the hots for me ?” is a
famous line from which 1985 blockbuster film ? (BACK TO THE FUTURE)
11. Which famous statesman was elected leader of the ANC (African National Congress) in 1991 ?
12. What colour is Bond Street on a standard Monopoly board ? (GREEN)

13. Which male player won the 2012 US open tennis final ? (ANDY MURRAY)
14. Which one of Henry VIII’s wives died 10 years after him ? (ANNE OF CLEAVES)

15. In which year will shoppers in England have to pay 5p for shopping bags ? (2015)

16. In January 2013, who became the latest TV celebrity to join the bulldog on the Churchill ads ?
17. The voice of the fairy godmother in the Shrek films is provided by which English comedienne ?
18. ‘Knocked once tried to tell them I’d been there’ is a line from which 1981 UK No 1 ?
(GREEN DOOR) Shakin’ Stevens (& Frankie Vaughan)
19. In which London town did the character Ali G live with his parents ? (STAINES) Upon-Thames.

20. Which actor played the main character in the 2006 film ‘Borat’ ? (SASHA BARON COHEN)

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. How many horns does the African rhinoceros have on its head ?, one or two ? (2)
[both the black and the white rhinos have two horns]
2. Fashion designer Coco Chanel was once a singer, true or false ? (TRUE)
[Coco Chanel…..tastes horrible, I’m sticking to Horlicks in future]
3. What is bigger ?, 10 megabytes or 20 gigabytes ? (20 GIGABYTES)

4. How many fights did Lennox Lewis lose in his professional boxing career ?, was it 2, 4 or 6 times ?
(TWICE) Hasim Rahman & Oliver McCall.
5. The African country Mauritania is twice the size of Spain, true or false ? (TRUE)

6. Which actor was born Mark Vincent ? was it Vin Diesel or Tom Cruise ? (VIN DIESEL)

7. In the USA, a ‘Benjamin’ is the nickname for a $50 banknote, true or false ? (FALSE) $100.

8. How many planets in our solar system orbit the Sun (not including dwarf planets) ? (8)
[Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune]
9. What would you do with a farthingale ?, wear it, play with it or drink it ? (WEAR IT)
[a type of under wiring for dresses ]
10. ‘000’ is the emergency phone number in Canada, true or false ? (FALSE) it’s Australia
[Canada is 911 or 112]

Tie-Break:- How many times does the word ‘blood’ appear in Shakespeare’s ‘Macbeth’ ? (42)

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