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Trivia Quiz Week 13 2014 http://www.mikeprincedj.com

1. What number does Thomas the Tank Engine have painted on his side ? (1)

2. When someone is overcome with desire, what part of the body is said to go week ? (KNEES)

3. What type of food did Popeye eat to make him stronger ? (SPINACH)

4. What does the ‘N’ stand for in the charity R.N.L.I. ? (NATIONAL)
[Royal National Lifeboat Institution]
5. In the name ‘high school prom, what does the word prom stand for ? (PROMENADE)

6. How many ‘friends’ were in the cast of the sit-com, Friends ? (6)
[Rachel, Monica, Phoebe, Joey, Chandler, Ross]
7. How many R.P.M. (revolutions per minute) does a standard 7” E.P. record (extended play) revolve ?
(45 RPM)
8. Retinol is more commonly known by what vitamin ? (VITAMIN A)

9. Which 3 places are printed on the side of the Trotters van in Only Fools & Horses ?
(NEW YORK, PARIS, PECKHAM)
10. Which annual British race is always competed on a Sunday on a course that covers 4.2-miles ?
(6.8 km) ? (UNIVERSITY BOAT RACE)
11. Which jungle hero was raised by a group of apes called the mangani ? (TARZAN)

12. What is the name given to a male hedgehog ? (BOAR)

13. Although separated by 18 years, super models Christie Brinkley & Claudia Schiffer appeared in
which pop video ? (UPTOWN GIRL) Billy Joel-1983, Westlife-2001.
14. The word ‘gypsy’ comes from which north African country ? (EGYPT)

15. Which one of the Teletubbies often wears a black & white top hat ? (DIPSY)

16. ‘Target’ and ‘field’ are 2 types of which summer Olympic sport ? (ARCHERY)

17. In athletics, what is the shortest distance race for which starting blocks are not used ?
(800 METRES)
18. During World War II, precisely what were known as ‘little boy’ & ‘fat man’ ? (NUCLEAR BOMBS)

19. Who succeeded John Prescott as deputy leader of the labour party ? (HARRIOT HARMON)
[2007]
20. Which series of dolls had the slogan ‘a passion for fashion’ ? (BRATZ)

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. The Barbie doll was invented in 1959 by a woman whose own daughter was called Barbie………
True or false ? (TRUE) Ruth Handler, founder of Mattel.
2. Chronophobia is a fear of what ?, is it time, bottoms, or cuckoos ? (TIME)

3. Which is England’s oldest university ?, Cambridge or Oxford ? (OXFORD) before 1169
[Cambridge 1209]
4. According to the Metropolitan police, knife crime is committed in the UK on average of what ?,…….
every 24mins, 24hrs or 24days ? (24 MINS)
5. Shakespeare’s play Julius Caesar was based in the year 1 A.D., true or false ? (FALSE)
[it was 1 B.C.]
6. Who was the first Tudor King of England ?, was it Henry 7th or Henry 8th ? (HENRY 7TH) VII.

7. The current governor of California was born in Austria, true or false ? (FALSE) Jerry Brown.
[Arnold Schwarzenegger was born in Austria but not governor anymore]
8. In which decade did the USA launch its 1st space station ?, 70s, 80s or 90s ? (70s) 1973.
[Skylab]
9. Giuseppe is the Italian name for James, true or false ? (FALSE) it’s Joseph.
[Giacomo is the name for James]
10. The Trinidad scorpion is the name given to the world’s hottest chilli pepper, true or false ?
(TRUE) 1,463,700 on the Scoville heat unit
…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….

Tie-Break:- When the state pension was first introduced in the UK in 1908, what was the
Retirement age ? (70)

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