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Trivia Quiz Week 46 2013

Trivia Quiz Week 46 2013 http://www.mikeprincedj.com

1. In music terms, what does R&B stand for ? (RHYTHM & BLUES)

2. In the bible, who was the father of Cain & Able ? (ADAM)

3. Which actress shares her name with William Shakespeare’s wife ? (ANN HATHAWAY)
[real name; Anne Jacqueline Hathaway]
4. Officers of the Order of the British Empire are known by what 3 letters ? (OBE)

5. What 5-letter word means to run away to secretly get married ? (ELOPE)

6. In basketball, how many players from each team may be on the court at one time ? (5)

7. Which is the westernmost country of mainland Europe ? (PORTUGAL)

8. What do we call what the French call crème anglaise ? (CUSTARD)

9. Who is the odd one out between Celine Dion, Cliff Richard, Black Lace & Tom Jones ?
(TOM JONES) he is the only one not to have sang in the Eurovision Song Contest.
10. What musical instrument is also called a squeeze box ? (ACCORDIAN)
[or concertina]
11. With which former England football manager did Ulrika Jonsson claim to have had an affair ?
(SVEN GORAN ERIKSON)
12. George & Lynne are cartoon characters in which daily tabloid ? (THE SUN)

13. Singer Eliza Doolittle took her name from a character in which 1964 film ? (MY FAIR LADY)
[real name; Eliza Sophie Caird] [NOT Pygmalion]
14. The musical, ‘Les Misérables’ is set during which historical conflict ? (FRENCH REVOLUTION)
[1789 to 1799]
15. Who connects a bridge in Thailand, an Irish drink and actor Liam Neeson ? (ALEC GUINNESS)
[Bridge on the river Kwai, Guinness, Star Wars (a Jedi knight)]
16. Which Pantomime character is a boy prince, raised by thieves and takes revenge on the Mongol
invaders who murdered his father and stole his kingdom ? (ALI BABA)
17. What is the name given to the largest group of islands in Europe ? (BRITISH ISLES)
[or UK or Great Briton] see list below.
18. In the 1995 film Seven (Se7en), who played Gwyneth Paltrow’s husband ? (BRAD PITT)

19. “He opens his mouth, but the words won’t come out he’s choking, how? everybody’s joking now”….
is a line from which 2002 UK No.1 single ? (LOSE YOURSELF) Eminem.
20. Since 1980. how many women have won the BBC Sports Personality of the Year award ?…
[a point for each correct one] (6)
[Jane Torvill, Fatima Whitbread, Liz McColgan, Paula Radcliffe, Kelly Holmes, Zara Phillips]
…………………………………………………………………………………………
Great Britain – (88,787 sq miles) Iceland – (39,769 sq miles) Ireland – (33,342 sq miles)
West Spitsbergen – (15,200 sq miles) Sicily – (9,807 sq miles) Sardinia – (9,189 sq miles)
North East Land – (5,792 sq miles) Cyprus – (3,572 sq miles) Corsica – (3,367 sq miles)
Crete – (3,189 sq miles)

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. Ulrika Jonsson began her career on TV-AM presenting what ?, the News or the weather ?
(WEATHER)
2. The Turkish word ‘doner’, when translated means what ?, is it grilled, rotate or with bread ?
(ROTATE)
3. A ‘zorse’ is the name given to a beast that is a cross between a zebra & a horse, true or false ?
(TRUE)
4. ‘Coach’ is a leading brand name in what items ?, handbags or umbrellas ? (HANDBAGS)

5. In September 1945, which country formally surrendered to the allies on an American battleship ?,
was it the Germans, the Italians or the Japanese ? (JAPANESE) on the USS Missouri.
6. The New York Times was first printed & exported from the Manchester printworks, true or
false ? (FALSE)
7. What is the worst of these 2 injuries to the skin, 1st degree or 3rd degree burns ? (3RD DEGREE)

8. ‘Riders’, (list of demands of stars on tour) gothic rock star, Marilyn Manson’s list of demands
includes Haribo gummi bears, true or false ? (TRUE)
9. Inner Mongolia belongs to which country ?, China or Russia ? (CHINA)
[although ‘Mongolia’ is an independent state, ‘Inner Mongolia’ isn’t, and so belongs to China]
10. In the old TV cowboy series Gunsmoke, what was the problem with marshal Dillon’s deputy
sheriff Festus ?, did he have a wooden leg or was he illiterate ? (ILLITERATE) he couldn’t read or
write. [it was Chester (played by Dennis Weaver) that had the wooden leg]
…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….

Tie-Break:- Including the antenna on the top, how many metres tall is the Eiffel Tower ?
(324 metres)

BBC Sports Personality of the Year female winners since 1980
1984 Torvill and Dean 1985 Barry McGuigan
1986 Nigel Mansell 1987 Fatima Whitbread
1988 Steve Davis 1989 Sir Nick Faldo
1990 Paul Gascoigne 1991 Liz McColgan
1992 Nigel Mansell 1993 Linford Christie
1994 Damon Hill 1995 Jonathan Edwards
1996 Damon Hill 1997 Greg Rusedski
1998 Michael Owen 1999 Lennox Lewis
2000 Sir Steve Redgrave 2001 David Beckham
2002 Paula Radcliffe 2003 Jonny Wilkinson
2004 Dame Kelly Holmes 2005 Andrew Flintoff
2006 Zara Phillips 2007 Joe Calzaghe
2008 Sir Chris Hoy 2009 Ryan Giggs
2010 AP McCoy 2011 Mark Cavendish
2012 Sir Bradley Wiggins

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