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Trivia Quiz Week 10 2014

Trivia Quiz Week 10 2014 http://www.mikeprincedj.com

1. Midwife, natterjack & a creature from Wind In The Willows are 3 types of what ? (TOADS)

2. The manager of which football club is set for a ban & a hefty fine after recently head butting a
player ? (NEWCASTLE) Alan Pardew.
3. Reeva Steenkamp was the girlfriend of which sportsman ? (OSCAR PISTORIUS)

4. What 7-letter word can go before cheese, loaf & industry ? (COTTAGE)

5. What nautical word means ‘in the middle of the ship’ ? (MIDSHIPS)

6. By law, Jam labels have to state the amounts of which 2 ingredients ? (FRUIT & SUGAR)

7. Cartoon character Norville Rogers is better known as who ? (SHAGGY) Scooby Doo.

8. What is the name of the dog in Mrs Brown’s Boys ? (SPARTACUS)

9. Fuels formed from decomposed prehistoric organisms are known as what fuels ? (FOSSIL FUELS)

10. Ringed, spotted & ribbon are 3 species of which aquatic mammal ? (SEAL)

11. What 7-letter word can describe a mobile operating system and a human-looking robot ?
(ANDROID)
12. In 2012, what Welsh football club changed its colour from blue to red ? (CARDIFF CITY)

13. ‘Fat Tuesday’ is a celebration more commonly known by what other name ? (MARDI GRAS)

14. Which 2 countries border the Netherlands ? (BELGIUM & GERMANY)

15. The set of which Andrew Lloyd-Webber musical was a large rubbish dump ? (CATS)

16. In what year did Wayne Rooney debut as a professional footballer ? (2002) aged 16.

17. What 6-letter word is used for the procedure of taking a tissue sample for examination ?
(BIOPSY)
18. Which one of the 3 Musketeers has a men’s cologne named after him ? (ARAMIS)

19. How many countries (that are independent sovereign states) end with the word ‘STAN’ ? (7)
[Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan]
20. What name connects Quincy, Victoria and a singer from Canada ? (ADAMS)
[Quincy Adams-US president, Victoria Beckham (Adams), Bryan Adams]

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. Which one of singer, Gabrielle’s eyes is always covered ? (RIGHT)

2. Ramsay McDonald was the first labour Prime Minister of the 20th century, true or false ?
(TRUE) 1924.
3. Which fictional detective was created in 1887 ?, was it Hercule Poirot or Sherlock Holmes ?
(SHERLOCK HOLMES) Poirot-1920.
4. Professional snooker player Ronnie O’Sullivan was born in Ireland, true or false ? (FALSE)

5. The Storm Agency specialises in what type of people ?, is it Actors, Models or Sportswomen ?
(MODELS)
6. Ex-Prime Minister John Major was once the British Foreign Secretary for just 3 months, true or
false ? (TRUE) [1989]
7. What does the Irish capital of Dublin mean in English ?, is it Blackpool, Morecambe or Southport ?
(BLACKPOOL)
8. The French capital, Paris lies on the river Seine, true or false ? (TRUE)
9. How many European countries (with an independent sovereign state) drive their cars on the
left hand side of the road ?, 3, 4 or 5 ? (4) Cyprus, Ireland, Malta, UK.
10. Black or white ? what is the colour of the crash helmet worn by the Stig on Top Gear ? (WHITE)

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Tie-Break:- In the 2010 General Election, how many people voted for the Conservative Party ?
(10,706,647)

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Trivia Quiz Week 9 2014

Trivia Quiz Week 9 2014 http://www.mikeprincedj.com

1. What is the common name for a male sheep ? (RAM)

2. What is the common name for a female dog ? (BITCH)

3. The name of what chemical element has a basic Scrabble score of 3 ? (TIN)

4. The Mallets & the Peacocks were families in what TV soap ? (CORONATION STREET)

5. The phrase ‘god be with you’ is usually shortened to what single word ? (GOODBYE) ‘god-b-y’

6. The fastest ever snooker 147 of 5mins 20secs was by which player ? (RONNIE O’SULLIVAN)

7. Barnacle & Brent are 2 species of which bird ? (GOOSE)

8. How many different denominations of euro coins are there ? (8)
[1cent, 2cent, 5cent, 10cent, 20cent, 50cent , 1 euro, 2 euro]
9. What is the highest digit to appear on a completed Sudoku ? (9)

10. At what age did Wayne Rooney join the Everton youth team ? (9)

11. Which 2005 British film featured the voices of Tom Baker, Joanna Lumley, Ian McKellen,
Kylie Minogue, Robbie Williams, & comedian Lee Evans ? (MAGIC ROUNDABOUT)
12. Who played Charlene Robinson in Neighbours ? (KYLIE MINOGUE)

13. Which ex-spice girl had 4 UK No1 singles in a row ? (GERI HALLIWELL) Ginger Spice.

14. The statue of which Arsenal legend was unveiled recently outside the Emirates stadium ?
(DENNIS BERGKAMP)
15. What sign of the zodiac covers part of December and January ? (CAPRICORN)

16. New York City’s ‘downtown area’ is in what borough ? (MANHATTAN)

17. The chemical element nitrous oxide contains oxygen & what other element ? (NITROGEN)

18. John Paul Jones was the bass player in which iconic British rock band ? (LED ZEPPELIN)

19. What Led Zeppelin song was the theme tune to Top Of The Pops ? (WHOLE LOTTA LOVE)

20. ‘Even The Mona Lisa Takes A Bow’ is a line from which 70s number 1 single ?
(MATCHTALK MEN & MATCHSTALK CATS & DOGS) Bryan & Michael.

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. Sir Alex Ferguson first announced his retirement via what social working network ?, was it….
Facebook, Linkedin or Twitter ? (TWITTER)
2. After escaping jail in a laundry basket 13 years ago, which country’s most-wanted drugs lord was
recently re-captured ? Thailand, Mexico or USA ? (MEXICO) Joaquin “Shorty” Guzman.
3. In the human body, the lacrymal gland produces what ?, is it tears, mucus or sperm ? (TEARS)

4. The very first escalator was installed in the UK at Harrods in 1898, true or false ? (TRUE)

5. Which island group lies roughly 1,000miles west of mainland Portugal ?, is it Canary Islands,
Azores, or Balearic Islands ? (AZORES)
6. What can travel faster ?, a flying pigeon or a running cheetah ? (PIGEON) 100mph.
[cheetah – 71mph]
7. What is the currency of Sweden ?, is it the Euro or the krona ? (KRONA)

8. Policeophobia is an extreme fear of the police, true or false ? (TRUE)

9. Which of these revolutions took place first ?, French, Russian or American ? (AMERICAN) 1765.
[French – 1787. Russian – 1917]
10. In Reservoir Dogs, the director Quentin Tarantino played the part of Mr Brown, true or false ?
(TRUE)
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Tie-Break:- How many separate pieces of the Statue of Liberty travelled from France to
New York ? (350)

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