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Trivia Quiz Week 42 2013

Trivia Quiz Week 42 2013

1. How many months in one decade ? (120)

2. Which breakfast cereal does Tony the tiger advertise ? (FROSTIES)

3. ‘What’s it all about’ is an autobiography by which English actor ? (MICHAEL CAINE)

4. What type of creature was the Australian marsupial called Skippy ? (KANGAROO)

5. What flowers name comes from the French for ‘lions tooth’ ? (DANDELION)

6. Which ocean splashes onto the coast of New York City ? (ATLANTIC)

7. During the mad cow disease outbreak in the early 21st century, what cut of beef was banned in
8. Which 80s pop group had backing singers called Pepsi & Shirlie ? (WHAM)
[Shirlie Kemp is married to Spandau Ballet’s Martin Kemp ]
9. Which TV channel has the slogan ‘the home of witty banter’ ? (DAVE)

10. If you reveal details of a crime to the police, you are said to sing like what type of bird ?
11. What type of weapon is a Glock 17 ? (GUN) handgun.
[9mm short recoil-operated locked breech semi-automatic pistol]
12. Daphne Blake, Velma Dinkley & Fred Jones are cartoon characters in which TV show ?
13. Which English National Park lies mainly in the county of Derbyshire ? (PEAK DISTRICT)

14. Hellman Province is among the 34 provinces of which country ? (AFGHANISTAN)

15. Which Canadian actor provides the voice of Shrek in the films ? (MIKE MYERS)

16. What name is given to the disembodied hand in the Addams Family ? (THING)

17. Which Stevie Wonder song mentions in a roundabout way, all the months of the year ?
18. ‘I’ll be around if you’ve got no place to go, when you’re feeling down’…..are words from which
1992 UK No1 ? (TAKE A CHANCE ON ME) Erasure.
19. 2015 is the destination in which 1989 time-travel film ? (BACK TO THE FUTURE II)

20. Who was the first member of the royal family to have their wedding televised ?

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 the official language of Scotland ?, is it Celtic or Gaelic ? (GAELIC) since 2005.
[‘Scots’ is no longer considered a language]
2. Hollywood star Clint Eastwood was born in Moscow, Russia, true or false ? (FALSE)

3. Which pop star says he is “gutted” that BBC Radio 1 will no longer play his music ?, is it Robbie
Williams or Gary Barlow ? (ROBBIE WILLIAMS)
4. At the time of their split, how many members were in the band Westlife ? (4)
[Kian, Mark, Nicky & Shane]
5. Lanzarote is the most southern of the Canary Islands, true or false ? (FALSE) most northern
[El Hierro is the most southern]
6. What do the astronomers call the sun ? is it the Yellow Giant or Yellow Dwarf ?
7. The people of Norfolk call their homemade sausages ‘floaters’, true or false ? (FALSE)
[‘floaters’ are dumplings]
8. A Mojito cocktail consists of which citrus fruit ?, lemon, lime or banana ? (LIME)

9. ‘El Oz’ is the name given to Ben Macdui the only Australian bullfighter in Spain, true or false ?
(FALSE) [Ben Macdui is Scotland’s second highest mountain]
10. According to the BBC, what is the official language of Belgium ?, French, Dutch or Walloonese ?
[French-speakers often call the Dutch language used by Flemings Flemish but it is Dutch nevertheless]


Tie-Break:- How many tons of cheese do the British public consume every year ? (700,000 TONS)

No New Year’s Day to celebrate (JANUARY)
No chocolate covered candy hearts to give away (FEBRUARY) Valentine’s Day
No first of spring (MARCH)
No song to sing
In fact here’s just another ordinary day
No April rain (APRIL)
No flowers bloom (MAY)
No wedding Saturday within the month of June (JUNE)
But what it is, is something true
Made up of these three words that I must say to you
I just called to say I love you
I just called to say how much I care
I just called to say I love you
And I mean it from the bottom of my heart
No summer’s high
No warm July (JULY)
No harvest moon to light one tender August night (AUGUST)
No autumn breeze
No falling leaves
Not even time for birds to fly to southern skies
No Libra sun (SEPTEMBER)
No Halloween (OCTOBER)
No giving thanks to all the Christmas joy you bring (NOVEMBER & DECEMBER) thanksgiving & Christmas.

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