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Trivia Quiz Week 10 2014

Trivia Quiz Week 10 2014

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 ?
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 ?
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 ?
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 ?
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)


Tie-Break:- In the 2010 General Election, how many people voted for the Conservative Party ?

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