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Trivia Quiz Week 41 2015

Trivia Quiz Week 41 2015

1. In Star Wars, who co-pilots the Millennium Falcon ? (CHEWBACCA)

2. Singers Frankie Bridge & Vanessa White are members of which girl group ? (SATURDAYS)

3. Which musical features the song ‘Do-Re-Mi’ ? (SOUND OF MUSIC)

4. India is the setting for which 1967 Disney film ? (THE JUNGLE BOOK)

5. Which BBC drama follows the lives of staff & students at a fictional Rochdale school, which later
relocates to Scotland ? (WATERLOO ROAD)
6. In what decade did Rod Hull, Dusty Springfield & John F Kennedy Jr die ? (1990s) 1999.

7. Who is the Greek goddess of love ? (APHRODITE)

8. What term derived from the French for ‘on equal terms’ is a popular domestic job ? (AU PAIR)

9. Helena Bonham-Carter, Meatloaf & Brad Pitt appeared in which 1999 film ? (FIGHT CLUB)

10. What stretch of water separates the Isle of Wight from the English mainland ? (SOLENT)

11. What 8-letter word is used for someone who studies plants ? (BOTANIST)

12. In what series of films did the Flux Capacitor make it possible to travel back & forth in time ?
13. Which party leader is to become new the vice-president of the CND ? (JEREMY CORBYN)
[Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament]
14. Which zodiac sign would score the least number of points in a standard game of Scrabble ?
15. On TV, what were the first names of the 2 main characters that used to drink in a pub called the
Winchester ? (ARTHUR (Daley) & TERRY (McCann)) Minder.
16. What 8-letter word can be used instead of tepid ? (LUKEWARM)

17. There have traditionally been 3 politicians residential houses in Downing St, numbers 10, 11 & 12,
a fourth was added in 2001……what number is it ? (9) the Chief Whip. [12 is the cabinet office]
18. In mythology, what were the names of the twins that were the founders of Rome ?
19. By population, what is Australia’s 3rd largest city ? (BRISBANE)
[1-Sydney, 2-Melbourne, 4-Perth, 5-Adalaide]
20. In the RAF, which rank is immediately above wing commander ? (GROUP CAPTAIN)

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. Bacardi rum was first produced in Cuba over 150 yrs ago, true or false ? (TRUE) 1862.

2. What is the official language of Zambia ?, is it Dutch, English or French ? (ENGLISH)

3. Which former Prime Minister once famously said “you can count on the Americans to do the right
thing, after they’ve tried everything else”, was it Attlee, Churchill or Thatcher ? (CHURCHILL)
4. Steve Borden is the real name of which professional wrestler ?, is it Kane, Sting or the
Undertaker ? (STING)
5. In Greek mythology, the Gorgon named Medusa was killed by Perseus, true or false ? (TRUE)

6. What was the name of the first man-made satellite sent into space ?, was it Sputnik or Telstar ?
(SPUTNIK) 1957. [Telstar-1962]
7. In what year did new regulations come into force requiring all large shops & supermarkets in
England to hide cigarettes & tobacco products from public view ? was it 2012, 2013 or 2014 ? (2012)
8. Which Beatles film was originally going to be titled ‘8 Arms To Hold You’ ?, was it A Hard Days
Night, Help! or Yellow Submarine ? (HELP)
9. Austen powers actor Mike Myers was born in Scarborough, true or false ? (TRUE)
[Scarborough, Canada]
10. According to the Wimbledon official Website, caterers will go through 30,000 litres of milk,
but how many cows would it take to produce this amount in one day ?, 425 or 825 ? (825)


Tie-Break:- In 1878, the first telephone book consisted of how many names ? (50)

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