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Quiz Week 27 2014

Trivia Quiz Week 28 2014

1. What is the longest race run at the Summer Olympics ? (MARATHON)

2. What month has an extra day in a leap year ? (FEBRUARY)

3. How many horns did the Triceratops dinosaur have ? (3)

4. What colour are the handsets of the emergency phones on a motorway ? (BLACK)
[the cabinet is orange]
5. In 1843, what Chinese island was made a British colony ? (HONG KONG) until 1997.

6. Which woman connects Cliff Richard, Wimbledon & ex-Rugby player Matt Dawson ?
7. What sweets once used the slogan ‘’made to make your mouth water’ ? (OPAL FRUITS)
8. In the Tim Burton film Batman, Jack Napier becomes which villain ? (THE JOKER)
[played by Jack Nicholson]
9. What dog breed takes its name from the Welsh for ‘dwarf dog’ ? (CORGI)

10. In the Boney M 1970s hit, who was ‘Russia’s greatest love machine’ ? (RASPUTIN)

11. Which actress plays Bianca Jackson in Eastenders ? (PATSY PALMER)

12. Which type of alcoholic drink is famous for being brewed in Somerset ? (CIDER)

13. What chess piece can move only one square at a time, in any direction ? (THE KING)

14. What name connects 2 bungling cartoon Belgian detectives and a pop trio from the 80s ?
15. Who preceded Lyndon B. Johnson as US president ? (JOHN F KENNEDY)

16. The detective series ‘Bergerac’ was set on which island ? (JERSEY) 1981-91.

17. ‘Maybe she’s born with it’ is the slogan of which cosmetics brand ? (MAYBELLINE)

18. Name the original line-up of the Sugababes ? [1 point for each]
19. How many times does the double word score appear on a Scrabble board ? (16)

20. Detective chief inspector John Barnaby solves murders in which TV series ?
(MIDSOMER MURDERS) his cousin is Tom Barnaby, played by John Nettles.

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 Savage Years, Still Standing’ is the 3rd book by whom ?, is it Elton John or Paul O’Grady ?
2. Former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher invented soft scoop ice cream which heralded Mr
Whippy & 99 cones, true or false ? (TRUE)
3. Actor Clint Eastwood owns a restaurant in California called ‘Dogs breath’ ?, true or false ? (FALSE) it’s called ‘Hogs Breath’
4. In which decade did John Lowe achieve the very 1st televised 9-dart finish ? 70s or 80s ? (80s)
5. Tommy Ramone, the last surviving member of the punk band the Ramones died recently, which
instrument did he play ?, guitar or drums ? (DRUMS)
6. Kansas City is the largest city in the American state of Missouri, true or false ? (TRUE)

7. Which British Port shares its name with an American State Capital ? is it Dover, Newhaven or
Newport ? (DOVER) Newhaven is the 2nd largest city in Connecticut after Bridgeport.
8. The Chuckle Brothers once recorded the old Beatles song ‘From Me To You’ true or false ?
9. Dolly the sheep, was cloned in 1996 in which country ?, England, Scotland or Wales ? (SCOTLAND)

10. What colour is the breast of a robin ?, is it yellow, orange or red ? (ORANGE) see below………

In the fifteenth century, when it became popular to give human names to familiar species, the bird came to be known as Robin Redbreast. Orange as a colour was unknown in English until the sixteenth century, when the fruit called an Orange was introduced

Tie-Break:- How many drivers took part in the 2014 British Touring Car Championships at
Brands Hatch ? (31) 17 teams.

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