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Trivia Quiz Week 40 2014

Trivia Quiz Week 40 2014

1. What is the 1st name of the Queen’s youngest son ? (EDWARD)

2. In what sport was Lance Armstrong banned for life ? (CYCLING)

3. What flavour is the Greek drink Ouzo ? (ANISEED)

4. How many train stations are on the UK version of Monopoly ? (4)
[Fenchurch Street, Liverpool Street, Marylebone & King’s Cross]
5. What is the collective noun for a group of seagulls ? (FLOCK)

6. What lives in an apiary ? (BEES)

7. Which character did David Prowse play in Star Wars ? (DARTH VADAR)

8. London R&B/soul singer, Lemar was discovered on which TV talent show ? (FAME ACADEMY)
[2002, David Sneddon won]
9. On the coast of which Irish county would you find the Giant’s Causeway ? (COUNTY ANTRIM)

10. What type of nut is used in a Waldorf salad ? (WALNUT)

11. According to the 1969 Johnny Cash song, what was the boy named ? (SUE)

12. Which 2 women were the subject of Elton John’s song, ‘Candle In The Wind’ ?
13. In the story of Jack & the beanstalk, what did Jack swap for the 5 beans ? (A COW)

14. Which rank in the British army comes above Lieutenant & below Major ? (CAPTAIN)

15. How many pints are equal to 12 gallons ? (96)

16. Aurum is the Latin name for what precious metal ? (GOLD0

17. What is the common name for the garden flower, antirrhinum ? (SNAPDRAGON)
[or dragon flower]
18. What did the 18th amendment establish in America in 1919 ? (PROHIBITION)

19. What word is given for a medicine or procedure prescribed for the psychological benefit to the
patient rather than for any physiological effect ? (PLACEBO)
20. Which breed of dog takes its name from a region in Croatia ? (DALMATION0

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. From which country did the board game Monopoly originate ?, was it China, UK or USA ? (USA)
2. TV presenter Rebecca Wilcox is the daughter of which other famous TV presenter ?, is it
Esther Rantzen or Janet Ellis ? (ESTHER RANTZEN)
3. Named after a British Admiral, wind force is measured by the Beaufort scale, true or false ?
4. The 70s punk album, ‘Never Mind The Bollocks’ was an album by the Manchester band the
Buzzcocks, true or false ? (FALSE) was by the Sex Pistols.
5. Who was born in 1935 and parents called Vernon & Gladys ?, was it Elvis, Lennon or Eric
Morecambe ? (ELVIS PRESLEY)
6. In matchplay golf, how long is a player allowed to spend looking for his ball ?, is it 5, 10 or 15 mins?
(5 MINS)
7. There are 7 American states that begin with the letter M, true or false ? (FALSE) there are 8.
[Main, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana]
8. Which war took place between 1853 & 1856 ? was it the American Civil, Boer War or the
Crimean War ? (CRIMEAN)
9. The Mexican food Enchilada, when translated literally means ‘little cheese thing’, true or false ?
(FALSE) enchilada means ‘the whole thing’. and ‘little cheese thing’ is quesadilla.
10. At the 2011 Brit Awards, who won the prize for best British group ?,. was it Coldplay, Elbow
or Take That ? (TAKE THAT)

Tie-Break:- 135,000 pre-sale tickets were recently sold in how many minutes for the 2015
Glastonbury festival ? (41 MINUTES)

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