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Trivia Quiz Week 48 2013

Trivia Quiz Week 48 2013

1. Who wrote the classic piece Mozart’s ‘unfinished symphony’ ? (MOZART)

2. What was the sequel to the horror film ‘I know what you did last summer’ ?
3. Which parcel company began postal deliveries in Greater Manchester in November (2013) as a
rival to Royal Mail ? (TNT)
4. Which bird shares its name with the Women’s Royal Naval Service ? (WREN)

5. What name connects an 80s pop group with an alcoholic drink often served at wedding
receptions ? (BUCKS FIZZ)
6. In which decade did Abba have their first UK No 1 album ? (70s) Waterloo 1974.

7. What 7-letter word is the name given to the machine that TV broadcasters read their lines
from ? (AUTOCUE)
8. What is 2009 in Roman numerals ? (MMIX)

9. François Hollande is the current president of which European country ? (FRANCE)

10. How many laps of a running track is an 800 metre race ? (2 LAPS)

11. LGW is the code for which British airport ? (GATWICK)
[London Gatwick]
12. Which marsupial does Dame Edna Everage affectionately call her/his friends ? (POSSUMS)

13. What slang term is used by musicians which is short for the word “engagement” ? (GIG)

14. Which comedy drama is set in the Cornish village of Portwenn ? (DOC MARTIN)

15. In which US city is the legendary Rock & Roll Hall of Fame ? (CLEVELAND) Ohio.

16. Which food writer is the Duchess of Cornwall’s son ? (TOM PARKER-BOWLES)
[Camilla’s son]
17. Which continent has roughly 70% of the fresh water and 90% of the earth’s ice ?
18. ‘Don’t underestimate the things that I will do’ is a line from which 2011 No2 hit ?
19. Prince Charles’ uncle, Lord Louis Mountbatten was the last Viceroy of which Asian country ?
20. What is so unique about this saying ?…..’the quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog’ ?

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. England’s highest mountain is in Cumbria, true or false ? (TRUE)
[Scafell Pike] 3,209ft
2. A pumping human heart can squirt blood how far ?, 13ft or 30ft ? (30ft)

3. Pilchards is the name given to young sardines, true or false ? (FALSE)
[it’s the other way about]
4. Which ocean splashes onto the coast of the Mexican tourist town of Acapulco ?, Atlantic or
Pacific ? (PACIFIC)
5. Leonardo Da Vinci didn’t paint any eyebrows on the Mona Lisa, true or false ? (TRUE)

6. Lutefisk is a word used by the Scandinavians for what ?, is it fish, frozen chips or lavatory ?
(FISH) dried white fish.
7. In 1915, the lock millionaire Cecil Chubb bought his wife Blackpool Tower, she didn’t like it, so in
1918 he gave it back to the council, true or false ? (FALSE) it was Stonehenge, not Blackpool tower.
8. In the Disney film, G-Force, what animals are the characters Darwin & Hurley ?, are they
hamsters, chipmunks or guinea pigs ? (GUINEA PIGS)
9. The founder of, lost his girlfriend to a man she met on, true or false ? (TRUE) Gary Kremen.
10. How many attempts did the United Kingdom make at the Eurovision Song Contest before winning
it in 1967 ?, 9, 11 or 13 times ? (9 TIMES)
[it started in 1956, the UK didn’t have an entry in that year or 1958 then won it in 1967 with
Puppet On A String]

Tie-Break:- On average and in millions, how many cats are eaten in Asia every year ? (4 MILLION)

Comments on: "Trivia Quiz Week 48 2013" (1)

  1. Thank’s Mike.

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