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Trivia Quiz Week 41 2014

Trivia Quiz Week 41 2014

1. How many engines did the WW2 fighter plane the Spitfire have ? (1)

2. Who are the 2 hosts on Strictly Come Dancing ? (TESS DALY & CLAUDIA WINKLEMAN)

3. What is the first name of Princess Anne’s only son ? (PETER)

4. Manta, sting & electric are 3 types of what fish ? (RAY)

5. In which city does Superman’s alter ego Clark Kent work as a reporter ? (METROPOLIS)

6. In the Metropolitan police force, what do the initials ‘I. A.’ stand for ? (INTERNAL AFFAIRS)

7. Who won series 2 of Pop Idol ? (MICHELLE McMANUS)

8. In distance from the sun, what planet comes between Saturn & Neptune ? (URANUS)

9. In which US state did Elvis Presley die ? (TENNESSEE)
[Graceland, Memphis, Tennessee]
10. Which North West football club are nicknamed ‘the shakers’ ? (BURY)

11. From which musical does the song ‘The Time Warp’ come ? (ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW)

12. What political role did Hugh Grant’s character play in the film Love Actually ?
13. Michelle Phillips & Cass Elliott were one half of which 60s pop group ? (MAMAS & PAPAS)

14. Which is the only pop group that appears on the new BBC music video of the Beach Boys song….
God Only Knows ? (ONE DIRECTION)
15. Which former Prime Minister was a media tycoon, a cable TV network owner, an avid AC Milan fan
& was last seen doing community service as punishment for tax evasion ? (SILVIO BURLUSCONI)
16. The name of which school subject comes from the Greek for ‘Earth’ & ‘writing’ ?
17. The flag of what Balkan country features a 2-headed black eagle ? (ALBANIA)

18. Oyster, Portobello & Chanterelle are 3 varieties of what food ? (MUSHROOMS)

19. Which Roman leader was murdered on the Ides Of March ? (JULIUS CAESAR)
[the Ides of March is a day on the Roman calendar that corresponds to 15th March]
20. In a 2008 animated film, which couple ran a bakery called ‘Top Bun’ ? (WALLACE & GROMIT)

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. What colour is the vegetable samphire ?, red or green ? (GREEN)

2. The hair on a woman’s legs grow back thicker after they have been shaved, true or false ?
3. How many American states have names that are also places in England ?, 2, 3 or 4 ? (3)
[New Hampshire, New York, Washington] Jersey isn’t in England.
4. Which of these Prince albums was released in the USA first ?, Purple Rain or 1999 ? (1999)

5. What type of creature is an Australian ‘black drongo’ ?, is it a bird, a spider or a snake ? (BIRD)

6. Randy Jackson was the oldest member of the Jackson 5, true or false ? (FALSE) he was youngest.
[Tito was the oldest]
7. Who played the British Prime Minister in the last series of 24 ?, was it Stephen Fry or Hugh
Laurie ? (STEPHEN FRY)
8. In the 7 dwarfs Disney characters, ‘Sleepy’s’ name in Japanese is ‘nobesuke’, true or false ?
9. What is the real first name of the FIFA chief Sepp Blatter ?, is it Giuseppe, Joseph or Stephen ?
10. Which of these songs spent the most weeks at No.1 in the UK ?, Bohemian Rhapsody (Queen),
Everything I Do (I do it for you) (Bryan Adams) or White Christmas (Bing Crosby) ?
(EVERYTHING I DO) 16 weeks.
[Bohemian Rhapsody – 9 + 5 = 14 weeks and White Christmas never got to No.1]

Tie-Break:- Formally known as the London Bridge Tower, the Shard has how many habitable floors ?

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