DJ / Quizmaster

1. In Fleetwood Mac, Mick Fleetwood plays which musical instrument ? (DRUMS)

2. In the tongue twister, what colours are the 2 lorries ? (RED & YELLOW)

3. How many UK No1’s by Abba had a one-word title ? (2) Waterloo, Fernando
[Chiquitita only got to No2]
4. What vegetable is the ingredient of bangers & mash ? (POTATOES)

5. In the 2006 film ‘The Pink Panther’, who played Inspector Clueso ? (STEVE MARTIN)

6. The Hindu goddess Lakshmi is usually depicted as having how many arms ? (4)

7. Invented in the 19th century in Leeds and now back in fashion, what type of transport is a Silver
Cross ? (PRAM)
8. What 8-letter word did Edward King Edward VIII (8th) famously use in 1936 ? (ABDICATE)

9. According to the phrase, if ‘Silence Is Golden’, what is ‘Speech’ ? (SILVER)

10. In international archery tournaments, how many points are awarded for hitting gold ? (10)

11. Which author connects Frank Skinner, David Bowie & the town of Wigan ? (GEORGE ORWELL)
[TV show – Room 101, song – 1984, book – the road to Wigan pier]
12. ‘The Jersey Boys’ is a stage musical based around which 60s American vocal group ?
13. Which American author wrote the classic novel ‘The Prince & the Pauper’ ? (MARK TWAIN)

14. In the National Lottery, the Thunderball is drawn from how many balls ? (14)

15. Which American artist once said “in the future everybody will be world famous for fifteen
minutes.” ? (ANDY WARHOL) this was the actual quote.
16. What Russian dish is sautéed beef, onions & mushrooms in a sour cream sauce ?
17. What liqueur gives a ‘Blue Hawaii’ cocktail it’s colour ? (CURACAO)

18. What 2 words have now replaced old title ‘personnel department’ ? (HUMAN RECOURSES)

19. How many towns in England end with the word ‘BURY’ ? (9) (any others e.g. Salisbury are cities)
(Aylesbury, Dewsbury, Bury, Pendlebury, Shrewsbury, Tewkesbury, Glastonbury)
20. In the Jimi Hendrix Experience, Mitch Mitchell played which musical instrument ? (DRUMS)

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. Who has won the annual University Boat Race more times ?, Oxford or Cambridge ? (CAMBRIDGE)
[Cambridge-81, Oxford-77]
2. Keanu Reeves is the nephew of 1950s Superman actor George Reeves, true or false ? (FALSE)

3. When used as strings on a musical instrument, cat gut is dried intestines of which animal ?, is it…
a pig, a sheep or a cat ? (SHEEP)
4. Dartmoor prison in Devon was originally built to house French prisoners of war, true or false ?
(TRUE) In 1809 the first French prisoners arrived, and were joined by American POWs taken in the war of 1812.
5. What world famous soft drink was known as ‘Brad’s Drink’ when it was first invented ? was it………
7 Up, Pepsi Cola or Dr Pepper ? (PEPSI COLA) 1893 by Caleb Bradham.
6. Salisbury is the only city in Wiltshire, true or false ? (TRUE)

7. What was the name of Hitler’s pet German Shepherd dog ?, was it Blondie, Little Mix or
Whitesnake ? (BLONDI)
8. Stand-up comedian & TV host Chris Collins is better known by what stage name ?, is it Lee Mack,
John Bishop or Frank Skinner ? (FRANK SKINNER)
9. Whitney Houston’s mother used to be the backing singer for Elvis Presley, true or false ? (TRUE)
[mother Cissy Houston was a singer with Sweet Inspirations, backing vocal group for Elvis]
10. Who performed at a charity concert the day after being shot in 1976 said “the people who are
trying to make this world worse aren’t taking a day off, how can I ????”, was it………..
Bob Marley, Bruce Springsteen or Barry Manilow ? (BOB MARLEY)

Tie-Break:-On a Rugby Union field, what is the maximum distance between the goalposts ? (in yards) (110 YARDS)

Comments on: "Trivia Quiz Week 14 2014" (1)

  1. Thank’s Mike.

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