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Trivia Quiz Week 2 2015

Trivia Quiz Week 2 2015

1. What is the name of Bill Nighy’s son in the film Shawn of the dead ? (SHAWN)

2. What Roman numeral comes 1st alphabetically ? (C)

3. What is the name of Prince Charles’s second son ? (PRINCE HENRY OF WALES) Harry.

4. How many pints in a quart ? (2)

5. In the well known nursery rhyme, what precious metal do 5 magpies represent ? (SILVER)

6. Which of the Warner Brothers cartoon characters has a stutter ? (PORKY PIG)

7. Steve Rogers is the alternative identity of which superhero ? (CAPTAIN AMERICA)

8. What form of communication uses 2 flags in different positions ? (SEMAPHORE)

9. What nationality is former F1 World Champion Sebastian Vettel ? (GERMAN)
[Heppenheim, then West Germany, 1987]
10. Who was Paris Hilton’s best friend in the TV programme, ‘The Simple Life’ ? (NICOLE RICHIE)

11. What solution in the body contains red & white blood cells ? (PLASMA)

12. A cricket team consists of how many players ? (11)

13. Jaycee was recently sentenced to prison for drug offences, he is the son of which martial arts
actor? (JACKIE CHAN)
14. What spirit is used in a sea breeze cocktail ? (VODKA)

15. In a hospital, what do the initials ‘MRI’ stand for ? (MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING)

16. What chocolate sweets were originally called ‘energy balls’ ? (MALTESERS)

17. Once known as a breakfast dish, what type of smoked fish is traditionally used in, kedgeree ?
(pronounced – kej-a-ree) ? (HADDOCK) smoked.
18. Which actress played the part of Rupert Grint’s character’s mother in Harry Potter ?
(JULIE WALTERS) [Molly Weasley, mother of Ron Weasley]
19. What device generates an intense beam of coherent monochromatic light by stimulated emission
of photons from excited atoms or molecules ? (A LASER)
20. ‘When a criminal mastermind uses a trio of orphan girls as pawns for a grand scheme, he finds
their love is profoundly changing him for the better’….is the plot of which 2010 film ?

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 Aztec word for the fruit Avocado when translated means ‘testicle’, true or false ?
2. Elena & Christina are princesses of which country ?, Greece, Norway or Spain ? (SPAIN)

3. Which has the more alcohol content, 2 fluid ounces of Famous Grouse whisky or 3 fluid ounces of
Listerine mouthwash ? (FAMOUS GROUSE) 40% ABV, Listerine 5% ABV.
4. What law came first in the UK ?, shops allowed to open on Sundays or the compulsory wearing of
rear seat belts in a car ? (SEAT BELTS) 1991. shops opened on Sundays in 1994.
5. ‘Shalom’ is the Hebrew word for ‘hello’, true or false ? (FALSE) means peace.

6. According to a Monty Python sketch, what is a ‘Norwegian blue’ ?, is it cheese or a parrot ?
(PARROT) the dead parrot sketch.
7. In the human body, bile is secreted from the kidneys, true or false ? (FALSE) it’s the liver.

8. Hollandaise sauce contains what fruit juice ?, lemon or lime ? (LEMON)

9. (NOT A TRICK QUESTION) There is only one type of rock that will float in water, true or false ?
(TRUE) pumice.
10. Which song was banned from Multi Coloured Swap Shop because the BBC thought it had
sexual connotations ?, was it Enola Gay, I’m Coming Out or Step Inside Love ? (ENOLA GAY)

Tie-Break:- In which year were the first daily weather forecasts published ? (1860)

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