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Challenge fellow quizzers by posting your favourite questions and quizzes here.

Moderators: playgirl, JUS, rodbox

#71772 by IAN B
Tue Mar 04, 2008 6:29 pm
New to the forum and thought you might like to try out my most recent quiz?


PM ME THE ANSWERS SO IT DOESN'T SPOIL IT 4 EVERYONE

01. WHICH IS THE ONLY FOOTBALL CLUB TO HAVE TOPPED THE UK SINGLES CHARTS - LIVERPOOL ,MAN UTD OR SPURS?

02. IN A MAXIMUM SNOOKER BREAK OF 147 HOW MANY POINTS ARE SCORED ON THE BLACK BALL?

03.WHICH WORLD FAMOUS CITY IS BUILT AROUND PORT JACKSON?

04. APART FROM FATHER TED NAME ONE OF THE TWO PRIESTS WHO LIVED ON CRAGGY ISLAND?

05. WHAT CREATURES ARE KEPT IN APIARIES?

06. EUROPE HAS A NEW COUNTRY AFTER WHICH STATE DECLARED ITS' INDEPENDENCE?

07. IN WHICH YEAR DID THE FOLLOWING SONGS ALL REACH No1 IN THE UK CHARTS - BLOCKBUSTER BY SWEET, SEE MY BABY JIVE BY WIZZARD AND GET DOWN BY GILBERT O'SULLIVAN?

09. IN WHICH EUROPEAN CITY ARE THE HEADQUARTERS OF THE INTERNATIONAL POLICE ORGANISATION, INTERPOL?

11. WHAT IS THE FASTEST GROWING PLANT?

12. NAME THE YEASR. THE CHERNOBYL NUCLEAR DISASTER OCCURED, PRINCE ANDREW MARRIED SARAH FERGUSON AND CLINT EASTWOOD BECAME MAYOR OF THE CALIFORNIAN TOWN OF CARMEL.

13. WHICH 80s POPSTAR WAS BETTER KNOWN BY THE NICKNAME ALF?

14. HOW MANY CURRENT PREMIERSHIP FOOTBALL MANAGERS HAVE REPRESENTED THEIR COUNTRY AT FULL INTERNATIONAL LEVEL?

16. WHICH FICTIONAL CHARACTER HAS BEEN PLAYED ON TV AND FILM BY ALBERT FINNEY, PETER USTINOV AND DAVID SUCHET?

17. WHO AM I? BORN IN BROOKLYN IN 1963 I FOUND FAME AS A COLLEGE SPORTS STAR BEFORE PLAYING TWO SPORTS PROFESSIONALLY. MY NAME BECAME LINKED WITH A SPORTSWEAR BRAND AND I MADE MY ACTING DEBUT IN 1996.

18. FIFE'S MARK BEAUMONT RECENTLY SET A WORLD RECORD FOR TRAVELLING ROUND THE WORLD IN 195 DAYS USING WHAT FORM OF TRANSPORT?

19. WHAY HAS THE PRICE OF HAMSTERS SOARED IN CHINA - THEY EAT AN INSECT THAT IS PLAGUING THE COUNTRY, THEY ARE THE PREFERRED PET IN THE YEAR OF THE RAT OR A TOP CHEF HAS DECLARED THEM A DELICACY?

20. WOODY ALLEN ONCE SAID "HAVING SEX IS LIKE PLAYING BRIDGE, IF YOU DON'T HAVE A GOOD PARTNER, YOU BETTER HAVE..." WHAT?

TIE BREAKER - HOW FAR CAN A HUMAN SPERM SWIM IN ONE HOUR?

IF YOU'RE WONDERING WHY Qs 8, 10 AND 15 ARE MISSING, THEY WERE PICTURE QUESTIONS AND I'VE NO IDEA HOW TO LOAD THE PICS.


14 WAS THE WINNING SCORE, SEE HOW YOU GET ON AND I'LL RETURN WITH THE ANSWERS IN A FEW DAYS.

#71778 by IAN B
Wed Mar 05, 2008 9:11 am
Rodbox and Big Al both have 15/17 - tie breaker could be needed.

#71886 by IAN B
Thu Mar 06, 2008 10:13 am
Last chance to enter - answers Sunday, then I'll post a new one on Monday.

#72080 by IAN B
Sat Mar 08, 2008 5:28 pm
Can anyone beat the 15 out of 17?

#72146 by IAN B
Mon Mar 10, 2008 10:40 am
01. WHICH IS THE ONLY FOOTBALL CLUB TO HAVE TOPPED THE UK SINGLES CHARTS - LIVERPOOL ,MAN UTD OR SPURS?
MAN UTD
02. IN A MAXIMUM SNOOKER BREAK OF 147 HOW MANY POINTS ARE SCORED ON THE BLACK BALL?
112
03.WHICH WORLD FAMOUS CITY IS BUILT AROUND PORT JACKSON?
SYDNEY
04. APART FROM FATHER TED NAME ONE OF THE TWO PRIESTS WHO LIVED ON CRAGGY ISLAND?
DOUGAL and JACK
05. WHAT CREATURES ARE KEPT IN APIARIES?
BEES
06. EUROPE HAS A NEW COUNTRY AFTER WHICH STATE DECLARED ITS' INDEPENDENCE?
KOSOVO
07. IN WHICH YEAR DID THE FOLLOWING SONGS ALL REACH No1 IN THE UK CHARTS - BLOCKBUSTER BY SWEET, SEE MY BABY JIVE BY WIZZARD AND GET DOWN BY GILBERT O'SULLIVAN?
1973
09. IN WHICH EUROPEAN CITY ARE THE HEADQUARTERS OF THE INTERNATIONAL POLICE ORGANISATION, INTERPOL?
LYONS
11. WHAT IS THE FASTEST GROWING PLANT?
BAMBOO
12. NAME THE YEASR. THE CHERNOBYL NUCLEAR DISASTER OCCURED, PRINCE ANDREW MARRIED SARAH FERGUSON AND CLINT EASTWOOD BECAME MAYOR OF THE CALIFORNIAN TOWN OF CARMEL.
1986
13. WHICH 80s POPSTAR WAS BETTER KNOWN BY THE NICKNAME ALF?
ALISON MOYET
14. HOW MANY CURRENT PREMIERSHIP FOOTBALL MANAGERS HAVE REPRESENTED THEIR COUNTRY AT FULL INTERNATIONAL LEVEL?
7 (Coppell, Hughes, Keane, Keegan, McLeish, O'Neill and Southgate)
16. WHICH FICTIONAL CHARACTER HAS BEEN PLAYED ON TV AND FILM BY ALBERT FINNEY, PETER USTINOV AND DAVID SUCHET?
HERCULE POIROT
17. WHO AM I? BORN IN BROOKLYN IN 1963 I FOUND FAME AS A COLLEGE SPORTS STAR BEFORE PLAYING TWO SPORTS PROFESSIONALLY. MY NAME BECAME LINKED WITH A SPORTSWEAR BRAND AND I MADE MY ACTING DEBUT IN 1996.
MICHAEL JORDAN
18. FIFE'S MARK BEAUMONT RECENTLY SET A WORLD RECORD FOR TRAVELLING ROUND THE WORLD IN 195 DAYS USING WHAT FORM OF TRANSPORT?
BICYCLE
19. WHAY HAS THE PRICE OF HAMSTERS SOARED IN CHINA - THEY EAT AN INSECT THAT IS PLAGUING THE COUNTRY, THEY ARE THE PREFERRED PET IN THE YEAR OF THE RAT OR A TOP CHEF HAS DECLARED THEM A DELICACY?
PREFERRED PET
20. WOODY ALLEN ONCE SAID "HAVING SEX IS LIKE PLAYING BRIDGE, IF YOU DON'T HAVE A GOOD PARTNER, YOU BETTER HAVE..." WHAT?
A GOOD HAND
TIE BREAKER - HOW FAR CAN A HUMAN SPERM SWIM IN ONE HOUR?
7 INCHES

And the scores in reverse order...
LITTLE MO 10
CANINE PLUMS 14
BIG AL 15
RODBOX 15

So it's down to the tiebreaker where Big Al (and his bionic sperm) put 10 miles and Rodbox put 15cms - Congratulations Rodbox on being the first winner of The Travs Quiz on QuizZone.
See the next quiz soon.

#72153 by IAN B
Mon Mar 10, 2008 12:11 pm
Here's the week's quiz, again minus the picture questions (sorry) - the winner in The Travs got 15.

PM YOUR ANSWERS

01. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING SINGERS HAS NOT HAD A UK No1 SINGLE – DES O’CONNOR, HAZEL O’CONNOR OR SINEAD O’CONNOR?

02. WHICH TWO ANIMALS WOULD YOU ASSOCIATE WITH LEICESTER’S MAIN SPORTS TEAMS?

03. HOW MANY MEMBER STATES DOES THE EUROPEAN UNION HAVE – 19, 23 OR 27?

04. MARTIN RIGGS AND ROGER MURTAGH WERE THE CENTRAL CHARACTERS IN WHICH SERIES OF FILMS?

05. THE EURO IS BROKEN INTO WHAT SMALLER UNITS?

06. A FORMER MEMBER OF A CHART TOPPING BAND, WHO HAS RECENTLY BEEN VOTED CELEBRITY MUM OF THE YEAR?

07. IN WHICH YEAR DID THE FOLLOWING SONGS ALL REACH No1 IN THE UK
CHARTS – “ROCK DJâ€Â￾ BY ROBBIE WILLIAMS, “REACHâ€Â￾ BY S CLUB 7 AND “THE REAL SLIM SHADYâ€Â￾ BY EMINEM.

08. ONLY THREE PLAYERS FROM OUTSIDE THE UNITED KINGOM HAVE WON
SNOOKER’S WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, NAME ONE OF THEM.


10. THE MOTHER OF ACTRESS JAMIE LEIGH CURTIS IS BEST KNOWN FOR HER ROLE IN WHICH FILM?

11. AN EARTHWORM HAS FIVE WHAT?

12. NAME THE YEAR. YURI GAGARIN BECAME THE FIRST MAN IN SPACE, THE
BERLIN WALL WAS BUILT AND ACTOR AND COMEDIAN EDDIE MURPHY WAS BORN.

13. WHICH DAY OF THE WEEK DO UK TOP TEN HITS BY THE EASYBEATS, THE
CURE AND WILL YOUNG HAVE IN COMMON?

15. THE KNESSET IS THE PARLIAMENT OF WHICH COUNTRY?

17. TRUE OR FALSE – THE FLUSH LAVATORY WAS INVENTED IN 1596 BY THOMAS CRAPPER?

18. WHO AM I? BORN IN CALIFORNIA IN 1956, I MADE MY FILM DEBUT IN 1979. MY FILMS HAVE MADE OVER $3,300 MILLION DOLLARS AND I WAS THE LAST MAN TO WIN THE BEST ACTOR OSCAR IN CONSECUTIVE YEARS.

19. DESIGNERS AT NORTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY ARE ATTEMPTING TO BECOME THE FIRST TO BUILD A SUPERCAR OUT OF WHAT MATERIAL?

20. ROMANIAN POLICE HAVE CLOSED A VANDALISM INVESTIGATION ARE
DECIDING THAT WHO OR WHAT WAS TO BLAME FOR THE DAMAGED HOUSES?

TIE BREAKER (nearest answer wins)
21. HOW MANY SONNETS DID SHAKESPEARE PUBLISH?

#72357 by IAN B
Wed Mar 12, 2008 3:36 pm
Bigal is the current leader with 12 out of 17 - keep the answers coming.

#72658 by IAN B
Mon Mar 17, 2008 9:21 am
01. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING SINGERS HAS NOT HAD A UK No1 SINGLE – DES O’CONNOR, HAZEL O’CONNOR OR SINEAD O’CONNOR?
HAZEL O’CONNOR

02. WHICH TWO ANIMALS WOULD YOU ASSOCIATE WITH LEICESTER’S MAIN SPORTS TEAMS?
FOX (Leicester City) and TIGER (Leicester Rugby Club)

03. HOW MANY MEMBER STATES DOES THE EUROPEAN UNION HAVE – 19, 23 OR 27?
27

04. MARTIN RIGGS AND ROGER MURTAGH WERE THE CENTRAL CHARACTERS IN WHICH SERIES OF FILMS?
“LETHAL WEAPONâ€Â￾

05. THE EURO IS BROKEN INTO WHAT SMALLER UNITS?
CENTS

06. A FORMER MEMBER OF A CHART TOPPING BAND, WHO HAS RECENTLY BEEN VOTED CELEBRITY MUM OF THE YEAR?
SUZANNE SHAW

07. IN WHICH YEAR DID THE FOLLOWING SONGS ALL REACH No1 IN THE UK
CHARTS – “ROCK DJâ€Â￾ BY ROBBIE WILLIAMS, “REACHâ€Â￾ BY S CLUB 7 AND “THE REAL SLIM SHADYâ€Â￾ BY EMINEM.
2000

08. ONLY THREE PLAYERS FROM OUTSIDE THE UNITED KINGOM HAVE WON
SNOOKER’S WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, NAME ONE OF THEM.
HORACE LINDRUM, CLIFF TORBURN and KEN DOHERTY

10. THE MOTHER OF ACTRESS JAMIE LEIGH CURTIS IS BEST KNOWN FOR HER ROLE IN WHICH FILM?
“PSYCHOâ€Â￾ (Janet Leigh)

11. AN EARTHWORM HAS FIVE WHAT?
HEARTS

12. NAME THE YEAR. YURI GAGARIN BECAME THE FIRST MAN IN SPACE, THE
BERLIN WALL WAS BUILT AND ACTOR AND COMEDIAN EDDIE MURPHY WAS
BORN.
1961

13. WHICH DAY OF THE WEEK DO UK TOP TEN HITS BY THE EASYBEATS, THE
CURE AND WILL YOUNG HAVE IN COMMON?
FRIDAY (“Friday on my mindâ€Â￾, “Friday I’m in loveâ€Â￾ and “Friday’s Childâ€Â￾)

15. THE KNESSET IS THE PARLIAMENT OF WHICH COUNTRY?
ISRAEL

17. TRUE OR FALSE – THE FLUSH LAVATORY WAS INVENTED IN 1596 BY THOMAS CRAPPER?
FALSE – it was invented in 1596 by Sir John Harington

18. WHO AM I? BORN IN CALIFORNIA IN 1956, I MADE MY FILM DEBUT IN 1979. MY FILMS HAVE MADE OVER $3,300 MILLION DOLLARS AND I WAS THE LAST MAN TO WIN THE BEST ACTOR OSCAR IN CONSECUTIVE YEARS.
TOM HANKS

19. DESIGNERS AT NORTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY ARE ATTEMPTING TO BECOME THE FIRST TO BUILD A SUPERCAR OUT OF WHAT MATERIAL?
WOOD

20. ROMANIAN POLICE HAVE CLOSED A VANDALISM INVESTIGATION ARE
DECIDING THAT WHO OR WHAT WAS TO BLAME FOR THE DAMAGED HOUSES?
GHOSTS


TIE BREAKER (nearest answer wins)
21. HOW MANY SONNETS DID SHAKESPEARE PUBLISH?
154

CONGRATULATIONS to Bigal, who got 12 out of 17 and was also spot on with the tie breaker answer.
This week's quiz will follow soon.

#72662 by IAN B
Mon Mar 17, 2008 9:36 am
01. WHAT WAS TOM JONES’ FIRST UK No1 HIT – “DELILAHâ€Â￾, “IT’S NOT UNUSUALâ€Â￾ OR “THE GREEN GREEN GRASS OF HOMEâ€Â￾?

02. YORKSHIRE CCC HAVE RECENTLY CHANGED THEIR TEAM NAME FROM
YORKSHIRE PHOENIX TO YORKSHIRE WHAT?

03. TO THE NEAREST MILLION WHAT IS THE POPULATION OF AUSTRALIA – 20, 25 OR 30 MILLION?


04. IN “THE TELETUBBIESâ€Â￾ WHAT COLOUR IS DIPSY?

05. WHICH WEDDING ANNIVERSARY IS THE IVORY ANNIVERSARY – 12th, 14th OR 16th?

06. US PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE BARACK OBAMA IS THE SENATOR FOR WHICH US STATE?

07. IN WHICH YEAR DID THE FOLLOWING SONGS ALL REACH No1 IN THE UK
CHARTS – “CHANSON D’AMOURâ€Â￾ BY MANHATTAN TRANSFER, “KNOWING ME, KNOWING YOUâ€Â￾ BY ABBA AND “WAY DOWNâ€Â￾ BY ELVIS.

09. WHICH IS THE OLDEST UNIVERSITY IN THE USA?

11. IS IKEBANA THE JAPANESE ART OF FLOWER ARRANGING, MIME THATRE OR INK PAINTING?

12. NAME THE YEAR. ZIMBABWE GAINED INDEPENDENCE, THE SAS STORMED
THE IRANIAN EMBASSY IN LONDON AND RACING DRIVER JENSON BUTTON WAS BORN.

13. ALONG WITH BOB GELDOF WHICH OTHER MUSICIAN ORGANISED BAND AID IN 1984?

14. WHICH BUN IS ALSO THE NAME GIVEN TO WEIGHTS ADDED TO BASEBALL BATS DURING PRACTICE?


16. APART FROM DANIEL CRAIG WHICH OTHER ACTOR HAS PLAYED JAMES BOND IN A FILM CALLED “CASINO ROYALEâ€Â￾?

17. WHICH IS THE ONLY MUSCLE IN THE HUMAN BODY THAT IS ONLY ATTACHED AT ONE END?

18. WHO AM I? BORN IN LONDON IN 1889, I MADE MY FILM DEBUT IN 1914 AND APPEARED IN MY LAST FILM IN 1967, KNIGHTED IN 1975, I MADE THE NEWS AFTER MY 1977 DEATH WHEN MY COFFIN WAS STOLEN IN 1978.

19. A ROMANIAN TEACHER IS IN TROUBLE AFTER HE DID WHAT TO A PUPIL HE ACCUSED OF BEING CHEEKY?

20. OFFICIALS IN THE ITALIAN TOWN OF MARANO ARE SELLING LOTTERY
TICKETS WITH THE WINNERS RECEIVING WHAT UNUSUAL PRIZE?

TIE BREAKER (nearest answer wins)
21. IN WHAT YEAR WAS THE FIRST POET LAUREATE APPOINTED?


PM THE ANSWERS

#72963 by IAN B
Thu Mar 20, 2008 9:14 am
KEEP THE REPLIES COMIN' - ANSWERS AND NEXT QUIZ ON EASTER MONDAY.

#73276 by IAN B
Mon Mar 24, 2008 10:24 am
01. WHAT WAS TOM JONES’ FIRST UK No1 HIT – “DELILAHâ€Â￾, “IT’S NOT UNUSUALâ€Â￾ OR “THE GREEN GREEN GRASS OF HOMEâ€Â￾?
IT'S NOT UNUSUAL
02. YORKSHIRE CCC HAVE RECENTLY CHANGED THEIR TEAM NAME FROM
YORKSHIRE PHOENIX TO YORKSHIRE WHAT?
CARNEGIE
03. TO THE NEAREST MILLION WHAT IS THE POPULATION OF AUSTRALIA – 20, 25 OR 30 MILLION?
20 MILLION
04. IN “THE TELETUBBIESâ€Â￾ WHAT COLOUR IS DIPSY?
GREEN
05. WHICH WEDDING ANNIVERSARY IS THE IVORY ANNIVERSARY – 12th, 14th OR 16th?
14th
06. US PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE BARACK OBAMA IS THE SENATOR FOR WHICH US STATE?
ILLINOIS
07. IN WHICH YEAR DID THE FOLLOWING SONGS ALL REACH No1 IN THE UK
CHARTS – “CHANSON D’AMOURâ€Â￾ BY MANHATTAN TRANSFER, “KNOWING ME, KNOWING YOUâ€Â￾ BY ABBA AND “WAY DOWNâ€Â￾ BY ELVIS.
1977
09. WHICH IS THE OLDEST UNIVERSITY IN THE USA?
HARVARD
11. IS IKEBANA THE JAPANESE ART OF FLOWER ARRANGING, MIME THATRE OR INK PAINTING?
FLOWER ARRANGING
12. NAME THE YEAR. ZIMBABWE GAINED INDEPENDENCE, THE SAS STORMED
THE IRANIAN EMBASSY IN LONDON AND RACING DRIVER JENSON BUTTON WAS BORN.
1980
13. ALONG WITH BOB GELDOF WHICH OTHER MUSICIAN ORGANISED BAND AID IN 1984?
MIDGE URE
14. WHICH BUN IS ALSO THE NAME GIVEN TO WEIGHTS ADDED TO BASEBALL BATS DURING PRACTICE?
DONUT (or doughnut if the Yanks could spell)
16. APART FROM DANIEL CRAIG WHICH OTHER ACTOR HAS PLAYED JAMES BOND IN A FILM CALLED “CASINO ROYALEâ€Â￾?
DAVID NIVEN
17. WHICH IS THE ONLY MUSCLE IN THE HUMAN BODY THAT IS ONLY ATTACHED AT ONE END?
TONGUE (at least none of you put penis)
18. WHO AM I? BORN IN LONDON IN 1889, I MADE MY FILM DEBUT IN 1914 AND APPEARED IN MY LAST FILM IN 1967, KNIGHTED IN 1975, I MADE THE NEWS AFTER MY 1977 DEATH WHEN MY COFFIN WAS STOLEN IN 1978.
CHARLIE CHAPLIN
19. A ROMANIAN TEACHER IS IN TROUBLE AFTER HE DID WHAT TO A PUPIL HE ACCUSED OF BEING CHEEKY?
SHOT HIM (god idea)
20. OFFICIALS IN THE ITALIAN TOWN OF MARANO ARE SELLING LOTTERY
TICKETS WITH THE WINNERS RECEIVING WHAT UNUSUAL PRIZE?
A PLOT IN THE GRAVE YARD
TIE BREAKER (nearest answer wins)
21. IN WHAT YEAR WAS THE FIRST POET LAUREATE APPOINTED?
I probably didn't word this very well but the first officially appointed PL was Dryden in 1668

CONGRATS to Bigal, who got 16 out of 17 and the right century for the tie breaker.

Next quiz to follow shortly.

#73277 by IAN B
Mon Mar 24, 2008 10:27 am
01. WHAT WAS KYLIE MINOGUE’S FIRST UK No1 HIT?

02. HOW MANY OLYMPIC MEDALS HAS SIR STEVE REDGRAVE WON?

03. WHICH YORKSHIRE TOWN HAS A SWEET NAMED AFTER IT?

04. IN THE “BOURNEâ€Â￾ TRILOGY OF FILMS WHAT IS BOURNE’S FIRST NAME?

06. WHICH EUROPEAN COUNTRY CONSUMES THE MOST CHOCOLATE PER HEAD OF THE POPULATION?

07. IN WHICH YEAR DID THE FOLLOWING SONGS ALL REACH No1 IN THE UK
CHARTS – “ALL THE THINGS THEY SAIDâ€Â￾ BY TATU, “CRAZY IN LOVEâ€Â￾ BY
BEYONCE AND “STOP LIVING THE LIEâ€Â￾ BY DAVID SNEDDON.

08. WHICH COUNTRY IS TO HOST THE 2010 WINTER OLYMPICS?

09. IN WHICH ENGLISH CITY WOULD YOU FIND THE UNIVERSITY REFERRED TO AS ‘UEA’?

11. MICHAEL FOALE WAS THE BRITAIN TO WALK WHERE?

12. NAME THE YEAR. THE SPACE SHUTTLE “COLUMBIAâ€Â￾ DISINTEGRATED IN
FLIGHT, BBC 3 BROADCASTED FOR THE FIRST TIME AND SOUTH AFRICA
HOSTED CRICKET’S WORLD CUP.

14. WHICH IS THE MOST NORTHERLY PROFESSIONAL FOOTBALL CLUB IN
BRITAIN?

15. IN WHICH COUNTRY DID THE SAUNA ORIGINATE?

16. WHAT WAS THE NAME OF THE FOOTBALL TEAM IN THE TV SERIES
“FOOTBALLERS’ WIVESâ€Â￾?

17. IN MINUTES HOW LONG IS THE SNOOZE FUNCTION ON A STANDARD BRITISH ALARM CLOCK?

18. WHO AM I? BORN IN SEATTLE IN 1942 AND ORIGINALLT CALLED JOHN, MY FIRST BAND WAS “THE KING KASUALSâ€Â￾. IN 1969 I WAS THE HEADLINE ACT AT THE WOODSTOCK FESTIVAL AND THE NEXT YEAR I HAD MY ONLY UK No1.

19. WHICH COMMON PART OF A FIREMAN’S LIFE IS BEING REMOVED DUE TO
HEALTH AND SAFETY ISSUES?

20. A GERMAN LORRY DRIVER ESCAPED A CHARGE OF USING HIS MOBILE PHONE WHILST DRIVING BY CLAIMING HE WAS USING THE PHONE TO DO WHAT?

TIE BREAKER (nearest answer wins)
21. HOW LONG, IN KILOMETRES, IS THE SUEZ CANAL?

Apologies again cos I haven't attached the three picture questions.

PM your answers before Sunday 30th

#73832 by IAN B
Fri Mar 28, 2008 2:08 pm
11 is currently the score to beat - PM before Monday when the next round will appear.

#74053 by IAN B
Mon Mar 31, 2008 9:48 am
01. WHAT WAS KYLIE MINOGUE’S FIRST UK No1 HIT?
I SHOULD BE SO LUCKY
02. HOW MANY OLYMPIC MEDALS HAS SIR STEVE REDGRAVE WON?
6 (5 GOLD & 1 BRONZE)
03. WHICH YORKSHIRE TOWN HAS A SWEET NAMED AFTER IT?
PONTEFRACT
04. IN THE “BOURNEâ€Â￾ TRILOGY OF FILMS WHAT IS BOURNE’S FIRST NAME?
JASON
06. WHICH EUROPEAN COUNTRY CONSUMES THE MOST CHOCOLATE PER HEAD OF THE POPULATION?
SWITZERLAND
07. IN WHICH YEAR DID THE FOLLOWING SONGS ALL REACH No1 IN THE UK
CHARTS – “ALL THE THINGS THEY SAIDâ€Â￾ BY TATU, “CRAZY IN LOVEâ€Â￾ BY
BEYONCE AND “STOP LIVING THE LIEâ€Â￾ BY DAVID SNEDDON.
2003
08. WHICH COUNTRY IS TO HOST THE 2010 WINTER OLYMPICS?
CANADA (Vancouver to be precise)
09. IN WHICH ENGLISH CITY WOULD YOU FIND THE UNIVERSITY REFERRED TO AS ‘UEA’?
NORWICH
11. MICHAEL FOALE WAS THE BRITAIN TO WALK WHERE?
IN SPACE
12. NAME THE YEAR. THE SPACE SHUTTLE “COLUMBIAâ€Â￾ DISINTEGRATED IN
FLIGHT, BBC 3 BROADCASTED FOR THE FIRST TIME AND SOUTH AFRICA
HOSTED CRICKET’S WORLD CUP.
2003
14. WHICH IS THE MOST NORTHERLY PROFESSIONAL FOOTBALL CLUB IN
BRITAIN?
ELGIN CITY
15. IN WHICH COUNTRY DID THE SAUNA ORIGINATE?
FINLAND
16. WHAT WAS THE NAME OF THE FOOTBALL TEAM IN THE TV SERIES
“FOOTBALLERS’ WIVESâ€Â￾?
EARL'S PARK
17. IN MINUTES HOW LONG IS THE SNOOZE FUNCTION ON A STANDARD BRITISH ALARM CLOCK?
9 MINUTES
18. WHO AM I? BORN IN SEATTLE IN 1942 AND ORIGINALLT CALLED JOHN, MY FIRST BAND WAS “THE KING KASUALSâ€Â￾. IN 1969 I WAS THE HEADLINE ACT AT THE WOODSTOCK FESTIVAL AND THE NEXT YEAR I HAD MY ONLY UK No1.
JIMI HENDRIX
19. WHICH COMMON PART OF A FIREMAN’S LIFE IS BEING REMOVED DUE TO
HEALTH AND SAFETY ISSUES?
FIRESTATION POLES - it's ok for them to run into burning buildings, but not to slide down a pole :o )
20. A GERMAN LORRY DRIVER ESCAPED A CHARGE OF USING HIS MOBILE PHONE WHILST DRIVING BY CLAIMING HE WAS USING THE PHONE TO DO WHAT?
KEEPING HIS EARS WARM
TIE BREAKER (nearest answer wins)
21. HOW LONG, IN KILOMETRES, IS THE SUEZ CANAL?
163

The scores on the doors are...
Little Mo 7
Zevon 9
Jus 10
Feey 11 (and closest on tie break with 173)

Next quiz follows shortly.
Last edited by IAN B on Thu Apr 30, 2009 3:30 pm, edited 1 time in total.

#74054 by IAN B
Mon Mar 31, 2008 9:56 am
01 WHICH DAY OF THE WEEK DO UK TOP TEN HITS BY THE BOOMTOWN RATS, THE BANGLES AND NEW ORDER HAVE IN COMMON?

02 WHEN LISTING ALL THE TEAMS IN THE TOP FOUR DIVISONS OF ENGLISH FOOTBALL ALPHABETICALLY WHICH ARE THE FIRST AND LAST?

03 BEFORE LONDON WHICH CATHEDRAL CITY WAS THE CAPITAL OF ENGLAND - CANTERBURY, SALISBURY OR WINCHESTER?

04 WITH WHICH ENGLISH TOWN IS THE TV CHARACTER ALI G ASSOCIATED?

05 THE 1961 FILM "WEST SIDE STORY" IS BASED ON WHICH SHAKESPEARE PLAY?

06 WHICH SINGER IS THE NEW FACE OF THE CADBURY'S FLAKE ADVERTS?

07. IN WHICH YEAR DID THE FOLLOWING SONGS ALL REACH No1 IN THE UK
CHARTS – “THEME FROM M*A*S*Hâ€Â￾ BY MASH, “WOMAN IN LOVEâ€Â￾ BY BARBRA
STREISAND AND “GOING UNDERGROUNDâ€Â￾ BY THE JAM.

08. HOW MANY CURRENT PREMIERSHIP FOOTBALL MANAGERS PLAYED IN THE PREMIERSHIP IN THE COMPETITION’S FIRST SEASON?

10 IN WHICH PROGRAMME DID ANT AND DEC MAKE THEIR TV DEBUTS?

12. NAME THE YEAR. THE FIRST FORD MUSTANG WAS PRODUCED, CASSIUS CLAY BECAME WORLD HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPION AND THE BEATLES RELEASED THEIR FIRST ALBUM IN THE USA.

14 WHO IS THE ONLY PERSON TO BREAK BOTH LEGS AT WEMBLEY STADIUM?

15 IN WHICH AMERICAN CITY DID THE FIRST "GAP" STORE OPEN?

16 WHAT TYPE OF ANIMAL IS AT THE CENTRE OF THE FILM "RACING STRIPES"?

17 WHICH IS THE FASTEST RUNNING BRITISH BIRD?

18. WHO AM I? BORN IN THE BRONX IN 1942, I GRADUATED FROM THE NEW YORK FASHION INSTITUTE. I FORMED MY OWN COMPANY IN 1968 AND, WHILST ORIGINALLY NOTED, FOR FASHION I HAVE SINCE BRANCHED OUT INTO PERFUME AND JEWELLERY.

19. WHICH CHILDREN’S TV CHARACTER IS THE SUBJECT OF A POLICE
INVESTIGATION OVER ALLEGED RACISM?

20. HOW DID A NEWCASTLE COUPLE PAY TRIBUTE TO THEIR DECEASED PET DOGS?

TIE BREAKER
IN WHICH YEAR DID THE FIRST "GAP" STORE OPEN IN THE USA?

PM the answers before next Sunday.
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