Monday, December 19, 2005

Questions From Sunday 18th December

Current Affairs

Who are England playing their first game against in World Cup 2006
What role does David Davis have in the new shadow cabinet?
Which national newspaper does David Blunkett write a column for?Who is currently playing Scrooge at the London Palladium?
In which prison was the American Tookie Williams executed?
Which pop group turned on the Oxford Street lights this year?
Who will replace Sir Trevor McDonald as the main anchor man on ITV News?
Audley Harrison won the Olympic Gold for Boxing in which year?
How many Speed camera sites are there across Britain (to the nearest thousand)?
Who will host the Brit Awards in 2006?


Which country traditionally gives the Christmas tree for Trafalgar Square
Christmas Island was discovered in 1643 – but which ocean is it in?
In the 12 Days of Christmas, how many Lords a Leaping?
In the Christmas cracker joke, how does Bob Marley like his doughnuts?
Which popular film, partly set around Christmas, tells the story of George Bailey?
What is ITV’s big film on Christmas afternoon?
Which BBC1 sitcom is getting a one hour special on Christmas Day?
Gold, Frankincence and Myrrh – but spell Myrrh?
How many calories are there in a Sainsbury’s Taste the Difference mince pie (to nearest 50)?
In which decade was the first Royal Christmas Day Broadcast made?

Review of 2005

Who won this year's Turner Prize?
In which round of Wimbledon was Tim Henman defeated?
Whose penalty kick was saved by Jerzy Dudek in the Champions League final to hand Liverpool victory?
Which country won the 2005 Eurovision Song Contest?
Which movie won 'Best Film' at this year's Oscars?
What has the new Pope taken as his official papal name?
What building did Charles and Camilla get married in?
Which song by which group won ITV's Record of the Year?
Who won this year's Big Brother?
Who won this year's Nobel prize for Literature?

General Knowledge

What is the most common blood group?
Which company or organisation owns the URL
What is the English name for what the French call Crème Anglaise?
How did Alfred Nobel, founder of the Nobel Prize, make most of his money?
Who was the female star of the original film version of King Kong?
Which British actor, born in the mid ‘60s, has appeared in three of the world’s ten biggest grossing films?
Which animal has the most teeth – dolphins, humans or crocodiles?
How many players in each Ryder cup golf team?
Which current premiership manager has been the manager of the most premiership clubs?
Which C list celeb TV presenter has a sister called Santa?

Monday, December 05, 2005

Questions From Sunday 4th December

Current Affairs

Which Boy band revealed last week that they were re-forming for gigs in 2006?
How old was George Best when he died?
Which one of Ken Livingstone’s political allies resigned last week?
How many Premiership clubs have lost their managers so far this season?
What is the name of the new Microsoft games console, to be launched in Europe on Friday?
In which city in Pakistan is the 3rd cricket test being played?
Which song about a vehicle is one of the bookies favourites to be the Christmas No. 1?
Who is the new Chancellor of Germany?
What is Roy Keane’s middle name?
Boris Johnson, Peter Stringfellow, and Bruce Oldfield all paid £300 to have dinner with someone last week – but what was the event?


The invention of what led to rioting by luddites in the UK in 1776?
Taxation of what led to 5 days of rioting in Bavaria in 1844?
Which sport was the focus of the Sydney riot of 1879?
The beating of which motorist led to the LA riots of 1992?
Whose statue was given a new hair style in the May Day riots of 2000?

Where in the world

Which country has the highest number of active volcanoes?
Which country has the world’s largest mosque?
In which country was Lego created?
Which country used to be known as Abyssinia?
Sofia is the capital city of which Country?

General Knowledge

How much does a second class stamp cost?
What is the chemical symbol for silver?
The drug aspirin originally came from the bark of which tree?
Which of Shakespeare’s plays features the character Malvolio?
Which football club has the initials GTFC?
On what street in Clapham is the restaurant El Rincon Latino?
Which English town is most southerly out of Market Raisen, Market Harborough or Downham Market?
What does the washing label of a triangle with a cross over it mean?
What shape is the pasta the Italians call Farfalle?
Which comic book hero was created in 1938 by Jerry Seigel and Joe Schuster?

Monday, November 07, 2005

Quiz Questions From 6th November

Current Affairs

Whose life story is told in the book Margrave of the Marshes?
Which bridge over the Thames is currently closed after being hit by a barge
What anniversary is the Gunpowder plot celebrating this year?
Whose new single is called I Bet You Look Good On The Dancefloor?
Whose new album is called Confessions From The Dancefloor?
The new video iPod was launched last month – but how much memory has the most expensive model got?
Which ‘celeb’ won the final of Ant & Dec’s gameshow marathon?
Who does the voice of Wallace in the new W&G film?
England won Group 6 of the World cup qualifiers – but who lost?
Which mobile phone company offers ‘Mates Rates’?

James Bond Films

Who will play James Bond in the new film of Casino Royale?
What is the name of the microlight flown by James bond in You Only Live Twice?
Who sang the theme tune to Thunderball?
How many Bond films did Pierce Brosnan make?
What unusual physical feature did Scaramanga have in The Man With The Golden Gun?


In which year was the battle fought?
Who was the Emperor of France at the time?
Who was the British Prime Minister at the time?
Where is HMS Victory today?
What was the first name of Nelson's daughter by Emma Hamilton?

General Knowledge

Which band does the drummer Will Champion play in?
Which motorway goes directly between Edinburgh and Glasgow?
What sport is the film Dogtown and the Z-Boys, and the TV series The Lords of Dogtown about?
Who is the oldest out of Terry Wogan, Snooker player Terry Griffiths, and Terry Jones from Monty Python?
How much does a first class stamp cost?
Which company is the main sponsor of Aston Villa FC?
How many cinema screens has the Clapham Picture House got?
Who wrote the opera The Barber of Seville?
Who was the US president after Richard Nixon?
What is the chemical symbol for Carbon Dioxide?

Thursday, October 06, 2005

Quiz Questions From 2nd October

Current Affairs
Which celebrity got married at Rotherfield Greys, near Henley-on-Thames?
How many runs did Kevin Pietersen score in his final innings at the oval?
What is the title of the new film directed by Guy Richie?
What is the title of the new play directed by Mike Leigh at the National Theatre?
Who was named female rear of the year in September?
Who was named male rear of the year in September?
Where is the Labour party conference being held?
What did Roy Keane injure that is keeping him out of the MU team?
How old is Fernando Alonso, the youngest F1 champion?
Whose autobiography, published in September, is called Bigger Than Hitler, Better Than Christ?

Human Anatomy
How many pairs of ribs does the average man have?
How many chambers are there in the heart?
What is the common name for the tibia?
What are white blood cells called?
Where are the deltoid muscles?
TV Detectives
Which special unit do Bodie and Doyle work for in 'The Professionals'
What town is A Touch of Frost set in?
What are Dalziel and Pascoes' first names?
Name the English seaside town which links a police captain with a famous Agatha Christie sleuth?
Which actor links the American cop shows 'Hill Street Blues' and 'NYPD Blue' as a regular?

General Knowledge
Who wrote the book Swallows and Amazons?
If it is 7am in the UK, what time is it in Boston (USA)
What is the national airline of Spain?
What zone is Boston Manor on the Piccadilly Line in?
Who is tallest out of Vinnie Jones, Tommy Lee Jones and Catherine Zeta Jones?
In which country is the Mojave Desert?
In which year was Archduke Franz Ferdinand assassinated?
What is the name of the Bakery in Landor Road?
On which evenings is Blue Peter shown on BBC1
What is the cover price of the Big Issue?

Wednesday, September 07, 2005

Quiz Questions From 4th September

Current Affairs

What is the name of the food company at the centre of the BA dispute?
Which newspaper is being sued by a woman who claims she never slept with Wayne Rooney?
Who did Steve Coogan allegedly impregnate according to press reports last month?
Which TV ads feature a couple called Kev and Bev?
Who is Keanu Reeves going out with?
Which sculptor’s statue will be put on the 4th plinth in Trafalgar Square in September?
What is the title of Russell Crowe’s new film, out next week?
The actor Michael Sheard died this week. For which long running BBC series is he most famous?
How many times has Kenneth Clark stood to be leader of the conservative party, including this time?
How much will the cheapest music download cost from

Public Holidays

What day of the week was Christmas Day in 2004 (in England)?
In which month did Chinese New Year fall in 2005?
In what month is US Thanksgiving Day?
In what month is Bastille Day in France?
In which month did Australia Day fall in 2005?

General Knowledge

Which single sold the most in the UK – Evergreen by Will Young, Relax by Frankie Goes to Hollywood, or Barbie Girl by Aqua?
How many states in the US begin with the letter I?
How many English counties begin with the letter D?
What is the morse code for the letter S
What is the Danish name for Donald Duck?
Which legendary English cricketer, who retired in 1934, is commemorated by a blue plaque in Englewood Road, Clapham South
What is the name of the Japanese Restaurant in Voltaire Road
What was the European Car of the year 2005?
Who wrote the play The Importance of Being Ernest?
Which company was the sponsor of the first British series of Big Brother?

Tuesday, August 09, 2005

Quiz Questions From 7th August

Current Events

What is the nationality of the winner of last week’s €115m EuroMillions Lottery?
Who is the new manager of Millwall?
Who walked out of Big Brother house in July without being evicted?
What is the name of the nanny who claims that she had an affair with Jude Law?
Which sportswear company did adidas agree to buy this week?
In which month will the new licencing laws come into operation in England and Wales?
What is the full title of the new Herbie film?
Which entrepreneur opened the first hotel of a new chain this week?
Which club will Nicky Butt be playing for in the new Premiership season?
Which reality TV personality published a book of ten sexual fantasies in July?


Which sportsman was known as the Great White Shark
Who does the magazine Private Eye refer to as Brenda?
Who does the email newsletter Popbitch refer to as Skeletor?
Which painter was known as Jack the Dripper?
Which Alcoholic beverage is popularly known as Wifebeater?

Space Exploration

What does NASA stand for?
Who was the first woman Astronaut in space?
Who was the first British Astronaut in space?
In what year did man first set foot on the moon?
What is the planet third nearest the Sun?

General Knowledge

What is the currency of Denmark?
What sort of building would you be in if someone was shouting for you to do a grapevine?
Who presents the breakfast show on XFM?
Who wrote the 1970s book Roots?
Austin Powers, International Man of Mystery, Trainspotting and Pulp Fiction all came out in the 1990s – but which was released first?
What does ASBO stand for?
Who invented the jet engine?
What retail unit is on the High Street between Infinity Motorcycles and Jeanette?
What does the Latin word Bibendum mean?
If the first wedding anniversary is traditionally ‘paper’, what is the traditional third wedding anniversary present?

Monday, July 18, 2005

Quiz Questions From 17th July

Round one – Current Affairs

Which American DotCom company celebrated its tenth birthday this week?
Who won the British Grand Prix last week?
Which act did Ricky Gervais introduce at Live8?
What was the score in the final Lions test match against New Zealand?
Which city will host the 2008 Olympics?
What other nation’s food did Jacques Chirac criticise?
Camilla Parker Bowles, Harrison Ford and Patrick Stewart all celebrated birthdays this week – but who is the youngest?
Liverpool beat TNS 3-0 this week – but what does TNS stand for?
What brand is currently being advertised on TV by Jonny Wilkinson?
Who is currently playing the role of Roxie Hart in Chicago in the West End?

[Picture Round]

[Music Round]

Round Four – Specialist Round

Relatives of the famous – what is the name of:

Tony Blair’s middle son?
Author AA Milne’s son?
Film producer Harvey Weinstein’s dad?
Nigella Lawson’s dad?
Mel B’s daughter?

Harry Potter:

What year was the first Harry Potter book published in the UK?
What was the title of the American version of the first Harry Potter book?
What is JK Rowling’s first name?
To the nearest 100 pages, how long is the kids’ edition of the new Harry Potter book?
Who will take over from Richard Harris to play Dumbledore in the next film?

Round Five – General Knowledge

Which US state is known as the Garden State?
What was Roald Dahl’s sequel to Charlie & the Chocolate Factory called?
What is the dialling code for the Republic of Ireland?
What is the upmarket fish and chip shop on Clapham High Street called?
Who was the US president at the time of the first Gulf war?
If you were using Clearasil, what medical condition would you be suffering from?
What does the German word Ausgang mean?
Who directed Close Encounters of the Third Kind?
In which country are the wine regions Barossa Valley and Swan Valley?
What is the cube root of 343?

Friday, July 08, 2005

First Quiz - Sunday 17th July 2005

Kick off at 8pm

£2 per person to enter, max 5 to a team. Lots of prizes!

The Landor is on Landor Road, five minutes walk from Clapham North tube station (Northern Line)

Map Here