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Trivia Quiz Week 38 2014

Trivia Quiz Week 37 2014

1. What form of entertainment is compered by a ‘ringmaster’ ? (CIRCUS) or horse show.

2. The Diddymen were made famous by which comedian ? (KEN DODD)

3. What meat is traditionally used in Lancashire hotpot ? (LAMB) or mutton.

4. How many engines does a Boeing 737 have ? (2)

5. Which Mr Man wears his hat upside down ? (MR TOPSY TURVY)

6. Which comedians are the 2 regular contestants on the TV show, ‘8 out of 10 does Countdown’ ?
7. In the nursery rhyme, what was Little Jack Horner eating ? (CHRISTMAS PIE)
[Little Jack Horner Sat in the corner, eating a Christmas pie, he put in his thumb, and pulled out a plum, and said ‘what a good boy am I]
8. Matzo’s is a crisp unleavened bread which is traditionally eaten during which Jewish holiday ?
9. What lubricant is secreted from your Lacrimal gland ? (TEARS)

10. Which woman connects the films James Bond, Mad Max & the musical Tommy ? (TINA TURNER)
[Goldeneye theme, ‘We Don’t Need Another Hero (Thunderdome), the Acid Queen in Tommy]
11. Queen Rat is a character in what traditional pantomime ? (DICK WHITTINGTON)

12. What 9-letter word is the old name for sulphur ? (BRIMSTONE)
13. What is the official language of Brazil ? (PORTUGUESE)

14. What organ allows baby newts to breathe underwater ? (GILLS)

15. The Bollywood film industry is based in what city ? (MUMBAI) Bombay.

16. In what decade was the last nationwide outbreak of foot & mouth in the UK ? (2000s)
17. Sandra Bullock first played FBI agent Gracie Hart in what film ? (MISS CONGENIALITY)

18. In individual medley swimming races, which stroke is swum first ? (BUTTERFLY)
[butterfly, backstroke, breaststroke, freestyle]
19. What is the main ingredient added to water to make Scotch whisky ? (BARLEY) malted

20. ‘I mean it, when I analyze the stench -To me it makes a lot of sense’ are lyrics from which

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. Hollywood actor Steven Segal attained a 7th dan degree in which martial art ? was it Aikido,
Karate or Tai-Chi ? (AIKIDO)
2. Which Welsh singer first recorded the Tina Turner song ‘Simply The Best’ ?, was it Bonnie Tyler,
Cerys Matthews or Shirley Bassey ? (BONNIE TYLER)
3. Who was Herbert Hoover ?, a US president ? or the inventor of the upright carpet cleaner ?
4. Boiled sweets were invented by James Murray Spangler, true or false ? (FALSE)
[he invented the Hoover carpet cleaner]
5. How many times was Dick Whittington Mayor of London ?, 2, 3 or 4 times ? (4 TIMES)
[In 1397 he become the new mayor, was re-elected the following year, and again for 1406-7 & 1419-20. This made him Mayor of London four times]
6. The name ‘Hippocampus’ is the Latin word for stables, true or false ? (FALSE)
[it’s a part of the brain or a mythical sea creature]
7. The keyboard player from which band wrote the Michael Jackson songs Rock With You, Off The
Wall & Thriller ?, is it Real Thing, Heatwave or KC & Sunshine Band ? (HEATWAVE) Rod Temperton.
8. The last Chancellor of the Exchequer to become Prime Minister was John Major, true or false ?
(FALSE) was Gordon Brown.
9. Which country has the largest Spanish-speaking population in the world ?, Mexico, USA or Spain ?
10. Which form of martial art from the Far-East can be translated as approximately meaning
‘supreme ultimate fist ‘ ?, is it Aikido, Karate or Tai-Chi ? (TAI CHI)

Tie-Break:- What is the cheapest adult season ticket for FC United of Manchester ? (£100)

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