Monday, January 16, 2006

Questions From Sunday 15th January

Current Affairs

Which prominent MP was accused last week of not paying his council tax?
What gong was Bruce Forsyth awarded in the New Year’s Honours?
In the context of last week’s wildcat tube strike, what do the initials SPAD stand for?
What was the most popular comedy film in the Channel 4 poll?
Who will play Inspector Clouseau in the new Pink Panther film out later this year?
What is the title of Dan Brown’s new novel, to be published this year?
Who was photographed in Heat magazine at Christmas posed in a parody of Jordan and Peter Andre’s wedding photos?
In which year did Charles Kennedy become leader of the Lib Dems?
Who scored Wigan’s goal against Arsenal on Tuesday night?
Who is the only woman nominated for the Best British Live Act at this year’s Brit Awards?

Diets

What was the first name of Dr Atkins, founder of the Atkins diet?
What does GI in GI diet stand for?
Which company bought Weight Watchers in 1978?
How many calories are there in a 330ml can of diet coke?
Which diet food is the sponsor for ITV’s Celebrity Fit Club?

The Bible – Old Testament

Who parted the Red Sea to lead the Children of Israel to freedom?
What fate befell Lot’s wife in the book of Genesis
Which tribe did Goliath belong to?
Who begat (was the father of) Joseph?
What is the 10th Commandment?

General Knowledge

What does GI stand for in the context of the American military?
What does Al Jazeera mean in Arabic? (The Island/ The (Arabic) Peninsula)
In which city is the statue Mannekin Pis?
How many ounces are there in a pound?
Who has been married most out of Joan Collins, Liza Minelli or Pamela Anderson?
Oh average how many Friday the 13ths are there each year?
Who wrote a collection of Poetry called The Whitsun Weddings?
In which century did the Ming Dynasty start?
What was the main ingredient of the seafarers drink Grog?
According to UK teaching unions, what is the minimum permitted temperature in classrooms for lessons to take place?

2 comments:

NavSolMan said...

Hey Dan, Goliath was a Philistine. That's not a tribe, is it?

Enjoyed reading the quiz - couldn't answer much. Its now the 28th Jan; are we due another?

Cheers, Navsolman

Anonymous said...

Hi!
I think on the night I said tribe or army, but you obviously would have got there in the end..
Next quiz will be on Sunday 5th, so come back on Monday 6th to see the questions.