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Trivia Quiz Week 44 2015

Trivia Quiz Week 44 2015

1. From which city did the Beatles originate ? (LIVERPOOL)

2. Which word connects a famous furniture maker with a group of male strippers ?
3. Which Canadian city’s name means ‘Royal Mount’ in French ? (MONTREAL)

4. Olsson was the surname of which character in Grease ? (SANDY)

5. When they had their first hit, how many Spice Girls were there ? (5)

6. What UK hospital was previously called ‘the hospital for sick children’ ?
7. Created just after WW2, which manufacturer claimed their brand of toys were indestructible ?
(TONKA) 1946.
8. What 8-letter French word means to damage, destroy, or hinder something ? (SABOTAGE)
9. For how many weeks is a bitch usually pregnant for ? (9)

10. What position in netball wears just one letter on their bib ? (CENTRE) C.

11. How many creatures of the Chinese zodiac symbols are not real animals ? (1) dragon.

12. What instrument is used to measure radioactivity ? (GEIGER COUNTER)

13. How many moveable objects are deployed on a board in a standard game of draughts (US
checkers) ? (24) 12 on each side.
14. Which player was the first to score a maximum 147 in the World Snooker Championship ?
(CLIFF THORBURN) 1983. [Steve Davis did it at the Lada Classic in 1982….and won a Lada car]
15. Which 90s UK No 1 single has 5 consonants & only 1 vowel in its title, the first 3 consonants
being the same ? (MMMBOP) Hanson.
16. In which decade did Roger Bannister break the 4-minute mile ? (50s) 1954.

17. What brewery uses the symbol of the Yorkshire rose as its company logo ? (SAMUEL SMITH)

18. ‘As I Walk Through The Valley Of The Shadow Of Death, I Look At My life And Realise There’s
Nothing Left ’… the opening line of which song ? (GANGSTA’S PARADISE) Coolio.
19. Who is the new president of the International Association of Athletics Federations [IAAF] ?
20. What 9-letter word can be the name of a juke box or an electric organ ? (WURLITZER)

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. In the film ‘Super-Size Me’, how long does Morgan Spurlock exclusively eat McDonalds for ?, is it
1 week, 1 month or 1 year ? (1 MONTH)
2. Austen is the capital city of Texas USA, true or false ? (TRUE)

3. What is the fruit ingredient of triple sec ?, is it apricot, cherry, orange or all 3 ? (ORANGE)

4. There is a town in New Mexico USA with an unusual name, is it (A)-Dead or Alive, (B)-Truth or
Consequences or (C)- Money & Boots ? (B-TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCES)
5. In which decade was the Disney film ‘The Little Mermaid’ first released ?, was it 80s or 90s ?
(80s) 1989.
6. In which US TV drama series did Brad Pitt first appear ?, was it Dallas or Dynasty ? (DALLAS)

7. The greyhound can accelerate faster than a cheetah in short distances, true or false ? (FALSE)

8. Which city is further south ?, New York in the USA or Rome in Italy ? (NEW YORK)

9. Orvieto is a wine produced in Italy, true or false ? (TRUE)

10. In the TV show The Waltons, how many kids did John & Olivia Walton have ? (8)
[John-Boy, Jason, Mary-Ellen, Erin, Ben, twins Jim-Bob & Joseph, Elizabeth]
[Jim-Bob’s twin, Joseph died at birth.]

Tie-Break:- In millions, how many tourists visited France in 2012 ? (83 MILLION)

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