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Trivia Quiz Week 5 2015

Trivia Quiz Week 5 2015

1. Which children’s character works in a town called Pontypandy ? (FIREMAN SAM)

2. What word goes before lit, flick & Ken ? (CHICK)

3. Who won the recent men’s Australian Open tennis championship ? (NOVAK DJOKOVIC)

4. Which Australian supermodel once appeared in ‘Friends’ ? (ELLE McPHERSON)

5. What word for a shopping centre literally means a row of arches ? (ARCADE)

6. Which European capital shares it’s name with a Greek God ? (PARIS)
[he killed Achilles in the Trojan war]
7. What 6-Nations Rugby team play their home games at the Stadio Flaminio ? (ITALY) in Rome.

8. Which country comes last alphabetically on the American continent(s) ? (VENEZUELA)

9. How many seconds are there in 2 ½ hours ? (9,000)

10. What make of engine is fitted in the Red Bull F1 racing car ? (RENAULT)

11. Which rock band shares it’s name with a torture device from the middle ages ? (IRON MAIDEN)

12. What alcoholic spirit is made from the Agave plant ? (TEQUILA)
[produced by removing the heart (piña) of the plant in its twelfth year]
13. The song ‘You’ll Never Walk Alone’ comes from which musical ? (CAROUSEL)

14. On what British road is the world’s most famous zebra crossing ? (ABBEY ROAD)
[recording studios]
15. What 9-letter word describes the process of applying a protective zinc coating to steel or iron
in order to prevent rusting ? (GALVANIZE)
16. According to the Smokie song how many years did the singer live next door to Alice ? (24)

17. Which TV personality is currently advertising Farmfoods ? (BRADLEY WALSH)

18. The vegetable dish ratatouille originates from which country ? (FRANCE)

19. Which musician wrote the current huge Broadway musical ‘The Last Ship’ ? (STING)

20. How many cents make up 2 dimes ? (20) 10cents a dime.

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 Dublin based duo, Jedward represented Ireland in 2 consecutive Eurovision Song Contests,
true or false ? (TRUE) 2011 & 2012.
2. What common household pet is descended from the wild cavy ?, is it the Gerbil, Guinea pig or
hamster ? (GUINEA PIG)
3. Black Ivory is the world’s most expensive coffee and is made in Thailand with beans extracted
from which animal ?, is it a cat or an elephant ? (ELEPHANT) ‘civet cat coffee’ is from Sumatra.
4. The song ‘You’ll Never Walk Alone’ is sung on a Pink Floyd album, true or false ? (TRUE)
[album-Meddle, track-‘Fearless’]
5. Which of these motorways is the odd one out ?, M3, M4 or M5 ? (M5)
[it’s the only one not connected to the M25]
6. Which group changed their name from ‘bastards’, just to get on Top Of The Pops ?, was it……..
The Clash, Motorhead or Take That ? (MOTORHEAD)
7. Batology is the name given to the study of flying mammals, true or false ? (FALSE) chiropterologist.
[Batology is the study of needless repetition of words in speaking or writing]
8. How many different sweets are there in a bag of Bassett’s liquorice allsorts ?, 8, 11 or 14 ?
9. Aretha Franklin was the first female to be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, true or
false ? (TRUE)
10. River Cottage Cookbook by Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall was the book chosen on Desert Island
Discs by who ?, was it Tony Blair, Nigel Lawson or David Cameron ? (DAVID CAMERON)

Tie-Break:- According to regulations of the American Major Leagues, what is the maximum length
of a baseball bat (in inches) ? (42 INCHES)

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