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Trivia Quiz Week 45 2014

Trivia Quiz Week 45 2014

1. Who became the lead singer of the Rolling Stones in 1962 ? (MICK JAGGER)

2. ‘He’s not the Messiah, he’s a very naughty boy’ ? is a line from which classic comedy film ?
3. The name of what bird is used to describe someone who has backed out of something ?
4. Which old Irish singers name (full name) is the cockney rhyming slang for curry ?
5. In athletics, what word is given to one full circuit of a race ? (LAP)

6. ‘Prince of thieves’ was the subtitle of which 1991 film ? (ROBIN HOOD)

7. Dick Grayson is the ‘real’ name of which comic book superhero ? (ROBIN) Batman & Robin.

8. What numbers are often used in bingo for an old US detective show ? (77) 77, Sunset Strip.

9. What is 11 multiplied by 7 ? (77)

10. What music festival is held every August in Chelmsford in Staffordshire ? (V FESTIVAL)

11. How many successful pots will a snooker player make to achieve a 147 break ? (36)

12. The ‘Lilywhites’ is the nickname of which League One football club ? (PRESTON NORTH END)
13. On which continent are the Appalachian Mountains ? (NORTH AMERICA)
[stretching from eastern Canada to Alabama]
14. What is the national UK speed limit for buses & coaches (or minibuses) on a single carriageway ?
(50 MPH) 80 km/h.
15. How is the Duke of Cornwall better known ? (PRINCE CHARLES)
[Prince of Wales]
16. In which decade did homosexuality become legal in the UK ? (1960s) 1967.

17. ‘Movin’ On’ and ‘Let Loose’ were late night spin-offs of which TV soap ? (HOLLYOAKS)

18. Which King did the gunpowder plotters try to blow up ? (KING JAMES I)

19. Which English actress plays Mother Superior in the film Sister Act ? (MAGGIE SMITH)

20. Caryn Elaine Johnson is the real name of which US actress & comedienne ?

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 only ex member of the Spice Girls to be invited to Prince William & Kate Middleton’s wedding
was Geri Halliwell, true or false ? (FALSE) it was Victoria Beckham.
2. Which country consumes the most rice in the world ?, is it Bangladesh, China or USA ?
3. Adam Ant’s mother used to be Paul McCartney’s maid, true or false ? (TRUE)

4. How much does it cost if you order your first provisional UK driving licence by post ?,
£34 or £43 ? (£43) it’s £34 if you order online.
5. David McDonald is the real name of the 10th TV Dr Who, true or false ? (TRUE)
[it’s David Tennant’s real name, he took the ‘Tennant’ from Pet Shop Boys singer Neil Tennant]
6. In the classic novel ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’, in which country is the story set ?, is it Belgium,
Turkey or the USA ? (USA) in Alabama.
7. The nearest bird relative to a peregrine falcon is the parrot, true or false ? (TRUE)

8. In motoring history, which of these motorbikes was built first ?, Triumph or Harley Davidson ?
(TRIUMPH) 1902. [Harley Davidson-1903]
9. Hawaii has more active volcanoes than all the other American states combined, true or false ?
(FALSE) it’s Alaska.
10. Which film was inspired by an attraction at Walt Disney World ?, was it Honey I Shrunk The
Kids or Pirates Of The Caribbean ? (PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN)

Tie-Break:- Approximately how many smaller islands surround Scotland ? (790)
[most are to be found in four main groups: Shetland, Orkney, & the Hebrides, sub-divided into the
Inner Hebrides & Outer Hebrides and of which 130 are inhabited]

Comments on: "Trivia Quiz Week 45 2014" (1)

  1. Chelmsford is in Essex not Staffordshire

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