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Week 43 2014

Trivia Quiz Week 43 2014

1. Which breakfast cereal has characters on the box called Snap, Crackle & pop ? (RICE CRISPIES)

2. What word goes before jellyfish & after Christmas ? (BOX)

3. Due to the clocks changing, what is the longest month of the year ? (OCTOBER)

4. What fashion designer has a red, white & blue logo ? (TOMMY HILFIGER)

5. Which comedy drama is set around the Gallagher & McGuire families ? (SHAMELESS)

6. In which European city are the famous Spanish steps ? (ROME)

7. Which stand-up comedian plays the history teacher in the BBC comedy series ‘Bad Education’ ?
8. The McKenzie River in Canada flows into which ocean ? (ARCTIC OCEAN)
[it flows into the Beaufort Sea which is in the Arctic]
9. Diane Fossey was the real life subject of which Sigourney Weaver film ?
10. Which English banknote measures 156mm x 85mm ? (£50)

11. In science, what does the acronym ‘SETI’ stand for ?
12. What product is obtained by coagulating milk with rennet before being pressed into cheese ?
13. The soldiers of which country are permanent guards of the Vatican in Italy ? (SWITZERLAND)

14. What 7-letter word do the Americans call what we call an estate agent ? (REALTOR)

15. What 2 political leaders are mentioned in the Queen song, ‘Killer Queen’ ?
16. Which 1994 Sci-Fi film starred Kurt Russell as the colonel & James Spader as the doctor ?
17. In the 2nd World War, what did the acronym ANZAC stand for ?
18. Old Uncle Tom Cobley is the last person named in which old English folk song ?
19. Which spider shares its name with a Marvel comic book superhero ? (BLACK WIDOW)

20. If a police dog has worked on the force for 3 years, how much experience in dog years has he
got ? (21 YEARS)
[1 human year equals 7 dog years]
Killer Queen
A built-in remedy
For Khrushchev and Kennedy
At anytime an invitation
You can’t decline

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 Latin word for poison is viper, true or false ? (FALSE)
[the Latin words for poison can be either… virus, toxicum, aconitum or venenum]
2. The famous ‘dove of peace’ symbol was designed by the Spanish painter Pablo Picasso, true or
false ? (TRUE)
3. Charles & Henry were the first names of which famous partnership ?, was it Marks & Spencer,
the Wright brothers (1st aviators) or Rolls Royce ? (ROLLS ROYCE)
4. Snooker was chosen to be televised to boost the sale of colour TVs, true or false ? (TRUE)

5. What is the most-visited object in the British Museum ? is it the Rosetta Stone, the tomb of King
Tut or the skeleton of Joseph Merrick (the elephant man) ? (ROSETTA STONE)
6. Which charity first used the slogan ‘A Dog Is For Life, Not Just For Christmas’ ?, was it……
The Dogs Trust or the RSPCA ? [a child is for life, not just for benefits] (DOGS TRUST)
7. The Hogan River is the longest river in Australia, true or false ? (FALSE)
[the Murray River is the longest 1,558 miles long…..the Hogan river is in Arizona, USA]
8. In France, the meat from which animal can you buy from a Chevalene butcher ?, is it horse, frog
or pigeon ? (HORSE)
9. Lasagne is a traditional pasta dish that originated in Bosnia, true or false ? (FALSE)

10. What is Pule ? the most expensive of its kind in the world, is it ? leather, candles or cheese ?
(CHEESE) made from the milk of Balkan donkeys in Serbia fetching 1,000 Euros per kilogram.

Tie-Break:- How many times did Yul Brynner appear in the stage musical of The King & I ?
(4,633 TIMES)

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