The_0501_Quiz by ypDjdwJ


									                   Quiz – 7th January 2005 - All The Answers
Starter for Fifteen – “Link Words” (see separate sheet)
1) Sting _ _ _ Ban – Ray
2) Square _ _ _ _ _ Hall – Dance
3) Free _ _ _ _ _ Hour – Lunch
4) Chocolate _ _ _ _ Condition – Mint
5) Rabbits _ _ _ _ Wear – Foot
6) Tea _ _ _ _ Out – Time
7) Tiger _ _ _ Scout – Cub
8) Comic _ _ _ _ _ House – Opera
9) Mile _ _ _ _ _ Cold – Stone
10) Plain _ _ _ _ _ _ _ Horse – Clothes
11) Bitter _ _ _ _ _ Juice – Lemon
12) Corn _ _ _ _ _ Mixture – Dolly
13) Safety _ _ _ Cushion – Pin
14) Bird _ _ _ _ Salts – Bath
15) Search _ _ _ _ _ _ _ Officer – Warrant

Round Two – Matthew, Mark, Luke & John
1) What was Matthew Perry’s character name in Friends – Chandler Bing
2) In which European city would you find St Mark’s Square – Venice
3) Who played the title role in the 1967 film “Cool Hand Luke” – Paul Newman
4) Which novel by John Steinbeck told the story of the Joad family – “The Grapes of Wrath”
5) Which footballer played a pivotal role in the 1953 Cup Final when Blackpool beat Bolton – Sir
Stanley Matthews
6) American author Samuel Langhorne Clemens is best known by his pen name, what is it – Mark
7) Which John presented the children’s TV news show “Newsround” – John Craven
8) What was the surname of brothers Luke and Matthew from 80’s group “Bros” – Goss
9) In 1980, which Mark shot and killed John in New York City – Chapman
10) Which 1977 film saw a character called Luke played by an actor called Mark – “Star Wars”

Round Three – 2004 A Year In Review
1) The painting “The Scream”, was stolen from a Norwegian Art Gallery in August, who painted it –
Edvard Munch
2) What was the name of David Beckham’s former PA who made revelations of an affair to the tabloid
press – Rebecca Loos
3) What was the title of the report into the death of weapons expert Dr David Kelly – The Hutton
4) Who won ”Big Brother 5” – Nadia Almada
5) “Fathers 4 Justice” campaigner Jason Hatch scaled Buckingham Palace dressed as which character
– Batman
6) Known as “Ol Big Ead” which football legend died in September aged 69 – Brian Clough
7) Who was arrested and accused of organising a coup against the African state of Equatorial Guinea –
Mark Thatcher
8) Which sporting event started on 13th August 2004 – The Athens Olympics
9) Finally erected in 2004, 2 years after he died, which comic legend’s tombstone read in gaelic “I told
you I was ill” – Spike Milligan
10) Nineteen Chinese immigrants died picking cockles where – Morecambe Bay

Round Four – Who Am I ??
10 Points   I am a real person, celebrating my 41st Birthday today, I was born on January 7th 1964, my
            uncle is the famous film producer Francis Ford Coppola.
8 Points    I dropped out of Beverly Hills High, aged 17, to land a bit part in the film “Fast Times at
            Ridgemont High” – most of my scenes were cut from the movie, I changed my surname
            but still landed a role in my uncles film “Rumblefish”
6 Points    My early films include, “Peggy Sue Got Married” and “Raising Arizona”, “Leaving Las
            Vegas” and the role of Dr Goodspeed opposite Sean Connery in the 1996 film “The Rock”
4 Points    In 1997 I had roles as Cameron Poe in the film “Con Air” and opposite John Travolta in
            the film “Face Off”, the following year I starred in the film “City of Angels”
2 Points    I have also starred in “Snake Eyes”, “Gone in Sixty Seconds” and “Captain Corelli’s
            I am of course the actor Nicholas Cage

Sweetie Round One – Capitals And Wild Animals (sort of)
1) What is the capital of Australia – Canberra
2) How do you get a giraffe into a refrigerator – Open the refrigerator, put in the giraffe and close the
3) What is the capital of Zimbabwe – Harare
4) How do you get an elephant into a refrigerator – Open the refrigerator, take out the giraffe, put in
the elephant and close the door.
5) What is the capital of Jersey – Saint Helier
6) The Lion King is hosting an Animal Conference, all the animals attend except one. Which animal
does not attend – The Elephant. The Elephant is still in the refrigerator.
7) What is the capital of Bulgaria – Sofia
8) There is a river you must cross. But it is inhabited by crocodiles. How do you cross it – You swim
across. All the Crocodiles are attending the Animal conference

Round Five – At the Movies
1) Which actress appeared in the famous shower scene in “Psycho” – Janet Leigh
2) Which movie character had a pet elephant called Shep who thought he was a dog – “George of the
3) According to the title of the film, which actress set out to “Kill Bill” – Uma Thurman
4) In which movie did Judi Dench make her Bond debut as the character ”M” – “Goldeneye”
5) In which decade was Omar Sharif born – 30’s (1932)
6) Name the actor who played the role of the defecting Russian submarine commander, Captain
Ramius, in the 1990 film “The Hunt for Red October” – Sean Connery
7) Which novelist did Nicole Kidman play in the 2002 Oscar winning film “The Hours” – Virginia
8) What are the Christian names of the “Blues Brothers” – Jake and Elwood
9) Which 1991 Ridley Scott film starred Geena Davis and Susan Sarandon – “Thelma and Louise”
10) Which 1992 Rob Reiner film starred Jack Nicholson, Tom Cruise and Demi Moore – “A Few
Good Men”

Round Six – Sports & Pastimes
1) Whose ear did Mike Tyson partially bite off in 1997 – Evander Holyfield
2) Which country would you visit to see the Formula One Grand Prix at Spa – Belgium
3) Bonus – In which sport did a Scottish team win the World Cup held in Nepal in 2001 – Elephant
4) Commentator Kenneth Wolstenholme uttered which famous words in 1966 – “They think it’s all
over – it is now”
5) In yards how long is a hockey pitch, 60, 80 or 100 yards – 100 yards
6) Which horse won the 1981 Derby by ten lengths – Shergar
7) Which golfer was known as the “great white shark” – Greg Norman
8) Which former Government Minister for Sport once hosted the Radio 5 sports chat show “606” –
David Mellor
9) Kelly Holmes won 2 gold medals at the Athens Olympics, at what distances – 800 and 1500 metres
10) Of all the “metric” track events competed for at the Olympics, World Championships etc., which
is closest in total distance to a mile – 4x400 metres relay (1 mile = 1609 metres)

Interval Speed Round – “Vernacronyms” (see separate sheet)
1) Justice is ultimately decided by 12 GMAT – Good men and true
2) It might not exist but IMME I can visualise it – In my mind’s eye
3) David Blunkett believed his mistress to be perfect but then again LIB – Love is blind
4) The story of Tyburn now THAT for sure – There hangs a tale
5) She was a plasterer’s daughter and her make-up was definitely LOWAT – Laid on with a trowel
6) Babylon was thought to be a TOS until it was brought down – Tower of strength
7) Midas certainly had TGT – The golden touch
8) In 90 minutes football is a GOTH – Game of two halves
9) Good things come ISP – In small packages
10) It is TGTBT you just won’t believe it – Too good to be true
11) After being slapped TTOC – Turn the other cheek
12) It is far better to GWTF than to swim upstream – Go with the flow
13) It’s a secret keep it UYH – Under your hat
14) Usually is MOTN – More often than not
15) This huge character was LTL – Larger than life
16) Have you HTN it’s the latest – Heard the news
17) Its not right that single mothers should be LHTB – Left holding the baby
18) KALOI that’s what Pandora should have done – Keep a lid on it

Round Eight – True or False
1) The Sears Tower in Chicago has 110 floors – True
2) Hair yanked out by the roots will not grow back – False (try it now if you like)
3) Tony Blair once played in a band called “The Ugly Rumours” – True
4) On screen Bella Lugosi played Dracula more times than any other actor – False (twice compared to
Christopher Lee’s nine times)
5) Jeffrey Archer’s first book was entitled “Kane and Abel” – False (“Not a penny more not a penny
6) Al Capone’s business cards read “Second Hand Furniture Dealer” – True
7) The Japanese word Kamikaze means Divine Intervention – False (Divine Wind)
8) Cruft’s Dog show was first held in Islington in 1891 – True
9) If one is experiencing Horipitulation, it is when the body is covered in “goose-bumps” – True
10) The company Kodak derives its name from the word Kinetic Optical Device and the initials of its
inventor – False (sounds good but totally made up)

Sweetie Round Two – Lyrics
1) “Now how could I ever refuse? I feel like I win when I lose!!” – Abba (Waterloo)
2) “Buying bread from a man in Brussels, he was 6’4 and full of muscles – Men At Work (Down
3) “You don't have to call nobody else. Send it off in a letter to yourself” – Steely Dan (Ricky don’t
lose that number)
4) “I've got to, run away from the pain you drive into the heart of me” – Soft Cell (Tainted Love)
5) “It's gonna take a lot to drag me away from you, it's nothing that a hundred men or more could ever
do” – Toto (Africa)
6) “You take me by the heart when you take me by the hand” – Toni Basil (Mickey)
7) “And your friends don't dance and if they don't dance well they're no friends of mine” – Men
Without Hats (Safety Dance)
8) “You in that dress my thoughts I confess verge on dirty” – Dexy’s Midnight Runner’s (Come On

Round Nine – Food & Drink
1)Which brewery produces Abbot’s Ale – Greene King
2) What term in Italian cooking means “soft but firm” – Al Dente
3) Which herb would be used in a Pesto sauce – Basil
4) According to the advert, which beer reached the parts other beers couldn’t reach – Heineken
5) What do the initials CAMRA stand for – Campaign For Real Ale
6) What shape would the pasta Farfalle come in – Bows
7) Which contains most fat, double cream, creme fraiche or whipping cream – Double cream
8) What is the normal capacity of a standard bottle of wine – 75 Centilitres
9) Which meat would be used in a Moussaka – Lamb
10) What turns gin into a pink gin – Angostura Bitters

Round Ten – Children’s Corner
1) Which ursine creature lived at 32 Windsor Gardens – “Paddington Bear”
2) What is the title of the sixth Harry Potter book due for release in July – “Harry Potter and the Half-
Blood Prince”
3) The “Flowerpot Men” made their first TV appearance in either 1952, 1954 or 1956 – 1952
4) Which cartoon series features characters named Squidward Tentacles, Patrick Star and Sandy
Cheeks – “Spongebob Squarepants”
5) In which children's television programme would you have heard the words "as if by magic a
shopkeeper appeared" – “Mr.Benn”
6) What was mild mannered janitor Henry Penfold’s alter ego – “Hong Kong Phooey”
7) On CBBC what kind of animal is Otis – An Aardvark
8) Which children’s cartoon character drove a camper van and solved crime with the aid of the Teen
Angels – “Captain Caveman”
9) Which children’s TV programme began with the words “Here is a box, a musical box, wound up
and ready to play” – “Camberwick Green”
10) Which children’s TV programme began with the words “Here is a house, here is a door, Windows
one, two, three, four…” – “Playschool”

Marathon Round – “Cryptic UK Places” (see separate sheet)
1) Has a letter to spare – Dover (D over)
2) Crank Miss Rantzen – Winchester
3) Everyone’s mad except the monarch – Barking
4) Air Ace Bader – Douglas
5) Ostrich stuck in rabbit hole – Edinburgh (head in burrow)
6) Sister was cannibalised – Nuneaton
7) A prime number of trees – Sevenoaks
8) Where seated life began – Sittingbourne
9) Professor of Rollers – Doncaster
10) Object of Stanley’s search – Livingstone
11) A chocolate bar without for instance – York (Yorkie – ie)
12) Glass Mansion – Crystal Palace
13) Dirty water – Blackpool
14) A person who is leaving – Exeter
15) Latest fort – Newcastle
16) Famous for their OAPs – Chelsea
17) A male meadow – Mansfield
18) Peoples rock – Folkestone
19) Charcoal – Burntwood
20) Captured royal – Earls Court
21) What burglars do – Brekin
22) A complete bacon – Fulham
23) Message sent back – Eton
24) Home of the sale of the century – Norwich
25) Ships men – Crewe
26) Rodents home – Mousehole
27) Tying meat – Nottingham
28) Religious skull – Holyhead
29) Tend fire – Stoke
30) Always ahead – Leeds
31) Pushed down heavyweight – Preston
32) Mothers garden entrance – Margate
33) Witches attempt to meet – Coventry
34) Mr Pitt’s car – Bradford
35) As measured by Denier – Sheerness

Tiebreakers … (If Needed)
1) In miles per hour, what is the average speed of a raindrop – 7 MPH
2) In which year did the first Action Man appear – 1966
3) How many tons of copper cover the Statue of Liberty – 28 Tons
4) In how many countries worldwide, would you drive on the left – 42
5) In 1980, how many UK TV viewers watched JR Ewing being shot – 28 Million

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