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Trivia Quiz Week 21 2015

1. What word can go before time, coat, cast & the rainbow ? (OVER)

2. From what film were the characters Andy, Sid & Bullseye ? (TOY STORY)

3. How many letters appear twice in the word ‘millennium’ ? (4) M. I. L. N.

4. The US sit-com Frazier was a spin-off of which other TV US sit-com ? (CHEERS)

5. In what TV show did Essex-born actress Jane Leeves play the part of Mancunian Daphne Moon ?
6. How many legs does a ladybird have ? (6)

7. Which 1974 song by Terry Jacks was also a hit in 1999 for Westlife ?
8. Which of the Canary Islands are closest to the African continent ? (FUERTEVENTURA)

9. What do we call what the Americans call a morgue ? (MORTUARY)

10. Which toy, popular with adults & children shares its name with a brand of potato-based snack,
also popular with adults & children ? (HULA HOOPS)
11. Which author wrote the Jack Ryan series of spy novels ? (TOM CLANCY)

12. Which world leader did Prince Charles compare to Adolf Hitler earlier this year ?
13. Vodka, Galliano & orange juice are used to make up which classic cocktail ?
14. In the UK, which police rank is immediately above assistant chief constable ?
15. On which TV programme did Daphne Fowler appear from 2003 to 2014 ? (EGGHEADS)

16. An olfactometer is used to test which of the human senses ? (SMELL)

17. Which popular singer in the 50s & 60s was known as ‘the king of calypso’ ? (HARRY BELAFONTE)

18. The name of what rum shares its name with a mythical sea monster ? (KRAKEN)

19. Alan Sugar recently announced he is quitting which political party after 18yrs ? (LABOUR)
[due to its negative stance on business]
20. In Harry Potter, Garrick Ollivander owned a shop that sold what ? (WANDS)

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. How many different species of ladybird are resident in the UK ?, 4, 6 or 46 ? (46)

2. Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page played guitar on the Eurovision song, ‘Congratulations’ for Cliff
Richard, true or false ? (TRUE)
3. In which country was the Women’s Institute founded in 1897 ? was it Australia, Canada or
England ? (CANADA)
4. How many players made their Manchester United debut for the 1st team in the 2014-15 season ?,
was it 7, 14 or 21 ? (14)
5. In which decade did Sunderland become a city ?, was it 80s, 90s or 00s ? (1990s) 1992.

6. The 3 official languages of Haiti are Haitian, Creole & French, true or false ? (TRUE)

7. When it was launched in 1935, which chocolate bar was originally called Rowntree’s chocolate
crisp ?, was it Caramac, Kit Kat or Toffee Crisp ? (KIT KAT)
8. In the UK, a policeman’s warrant card number must coincide with the number on their shoulder,
true or false ? (FALSE)
9. The winter war from 1939 to 1940 was a military conflict between Russia & which other country ?
A-Germany, B-Finland, C-Poland, D-Sweden ? (B-FINLAND)
10. A 5-a-side football team that consists of staff from a restaurant in Rusholme has adopted the
name Real Madras, true or false ? (FALSE)

Tie-Break:- How much money did Gillette reportedly pay to be the official sponsor of the first
London Marathon in 1981 ? (£75,000)

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