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Trivia Quiz Week 25 2015

Trivia Quiz Week 25 2015

1. Who has left the One Show to be the new presenter of Top Gear ? (CHRIS EVANS)

2. What month of the year is St George’s Day celebrated ? (APRIL)

3. What 3-letter word can mean a type of sleep or a fabric with texture ? (NAP)

4. A Jaeger bomb is typically made with a shot of Jagermeister dropped into a glass of what ?
(RED BULL) or any energy drink.
5. What 11-letter word can be a French dish and also the name of a Disney character ?
6. How many kings of England have been named George as their first name ? (6)

7. According to the proverb, what… a virtue ? (PATIENCE)

8. What was the first song released by Take That when they reformed in 2006 ? (PATIENCE)

9. What is the first name of the princess in the Disney film Beauty & the Beast ? (BELLE)

10. In what year did Ricky Hatton return to the ring after announcing his retirement 3 yrs earlier ?
11. How many times are netball players allowed to bounce the ball ? (ONCE)

12. On which side of the road do they drive in Japan ? (LEFT)

13. If you don’t believe in the conspiracy theory, how many astronauts have walked on the moon ?
(12) see list below.
14. What 8-letter word is often used to describe luxurious camping ? (GLAMPING)

15. From which children’s song would you hear the places Bombay, Hindustan & Mandalay ?
16. Which singer or group holds the record for the longest continual No1 single in the UK charts ?
(BRYAN ADAMS) everything I do.
17. According to the old gospel song about bones, ‘your head bone is connected to your neck bone,
what is your neck bone connected to ? (YOUR SHOULDER BONE)
18. The urethra [pronounced yooreetherer] connects the kidneys to which other organ ? (BLADDER)

19. Which TV comedy would you have seen the actors Christopher Biggins, David Jason, Patricia
Brake & Ronnie Barker ? (PORRIDGE)
20. How many UK cities begin with the letter ‘S’ ? (10)
[Salford, Salisbury, Sheffield, Southampton, St Albans, Stoke On Trent, Sunderland (England),
St Davids (Wales), Swansea (Wales), Sterling (Scotland]

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 anagram of the word graphically is calligraphy, true or false ? (TRUE)

2. In what decade did Marathon chocolate bar become Snickers ? was it 70s, 80s or 90s ? (90s)
3. The song ‘Smells Like Teen Spirit’ by Nirvana was inspired by a deodorant called ‘Teen Spirit’,
true or false ? (TRUE)
4. In the 2002 FIFA World Cup in Japan & South Korea, where was the final ?, Japan or S Korea ?
(JAPAN) Yokohama.
5. Of all the astronauts that landed on the moon, how many of them are still alive ?, is it 4, 6 or 8 ?
(8) see list below
6. The ‘paper’ currently used for Euro banknotes is in fact 100% pure cotton fibre, true or false ?
7. When was the dog license abolished in the UK ?, was it 70s, 80s or 90s ? (80s) 1987.

8. Meerkats are renowned for their ability to fight & kill venomous snakes, particularly the cobra,
true or false ? (FALSE) mongooses do that.
9. Which gas features predominantly in the Earth’s atmosphere, making up roughly 78% of dry air ?,
is it hydrogen, methane or nitrogen ? (NITROGEN)
10. Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page played lead guitar on the Tom Jones No1 song ‘It’s Not
Unusual’, true or false ? (TRUE)

Tie-Break:- In the song ‘Vogue’ by Madonna, how many times is the word ‘Vogue’ used in the song ?

Astronauts – Walked on the Moon

Name Born Status Died Age
Neil Armstrong
8/5/1930 dead 8/25/2012 (82)
Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin
1/20/1930 alive 85
Charles “Pete” Conrad
6/2/1930 dead 7/8/1999 (69)
Alan Bean
3/15/1932 alive 83
Alan Shepard
11/18/1923 dead 7/21/1998 (74)
Edgar Mitchell
9/17/1930 alive 84
David Scott
6/6/1932 alive 83
James Irwin
3/17/1930 dead 8/8/1991 (61)
John Young
9/24/1930 alive 84
Charles Duke
10/3/1935 alive 79
Gene Cernan
3/14/1934 alive 81
Harrison Schmidtt
7/3/1935 alive 79

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