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Quiz Week 6 2015

Trivia Quiz Week 6 2015

1. What number in displayed on the side of Thomas the Tank Engine ? (1)

2. What is the first name of the wife of the President of the USA ? (MICHELLE) Obama.

3. As a professional, how many different football teams has Christiano Ronaldo played for ? (4)
[1, Sporting CP (Lisbon), 2, Manchester United, 3, Real Madrid, 4, Portugal ]
4. If you were born on 2nd February, what star sign would you be ? (AQUARIUS)

5. Sabena is the national airline of which country ? (BELGIUM)

6. When asked for his opinion, which politician controversially suggested that mothers should
“perhaps sit in a corner” when breastfeeding ? (NIGEL FARAGE)
7. What is the only country that Denmark borders ? (GERMANY)

8. ‘Pontipines’ are characters in which children’s TV programme ? (IN THE NIGHT GARDEN)

9. What clockwork device is used by musicians to measure timing ? (METRONOME)

10. In Batman, how is villain Jonathon Crane better known ? (SCARECROW)

11. Jenna Ushkowitz, Jayma Mays & Romy Rosemont play characters in which US TV series ?
12. In what year did the discovery of horsemeat in Tesco burgers last create outrage in the UK ? (2013) January.
13. In maths, what 2 words are usually used instead of the word ‘obelus’ ? (DIVIDED BY)

14. Ursula is the name of the sea witch in what Disney film ? (LITTLE MERMAID)

15. The Greek island of Rhodes lies nearest to the mainland of which country ? (TURKEY)

16. When making enquiries or ordering over the internet, what do the initials F.A.Q. stand for ?
17. Which British sit-com did actor Ballard Barkley play the part of Major Gowan ?
18. In which century do we associate the Regency period ? (19TH CENTURY) 1810-1820.

19. What 4 words and 11 letters is the phrase used for an idea that sounds good on paper but is not
likely to happen ? (PIE IN THE SKY)
20. What do the New York police use as slang for an ambulance ? (BUS)

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. Coronation Street is currently the longest-running soap opera in the world still in production,
true or false ? (TRUE)
2. What is a baby meerkat called ?, is it (A)-kitten, (B)-pup or (C)-Oleg ? (B) pup.

3. Stomatology is the branch of medicine concerned with which part of the human body ?, is it….
the bowel, the mouth or the stomach ? (MOUTH)
4. The well publicised pet cat owned by Russell Brand is named what ?, is it Bono, Morrissey or
5. Robert Ballard is best known for discovering the wreck of Henry VIII’s flagship, Mary Rose, ……
true or false ? (FALSE) he discovered the wreck of the Titanic.
6. Who was the first England player to be sent off in an international game at Wembley ? was it…..
David Beckham, Alan Mullery or Paul Scholes ? (PAUL SCHOLES) against Sweden in 1999.
7. On Sesame Street, the name of Big Bird’s teddy bear is called Little Bear, true or false ? (FALSE)
[Big Bird’s teddy bear was called Radar]
8. ‘Something For The Weekend’ is a book written by who ?, is it Jamie or Nigella? (JAMIE OLIVER)

9. 1 nautical mile is longer than 1 land mile, true or false ? (TRUE)
[nautical mile-6,076 feet, mile-5,280 feet]
10. If an atom was the size of a football stadium, how big would its electrons be ?, (A)-the size of a
car, (B)-the size of a bumblebee or (C)-the size of an atom ? (B) bumblebee.


Tie-Break:- According to the Guinness world records, stunt rider Evil Kneivel had suffered how
many bone fractures by the end of 1975 ? (433)

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