Tuesday, August 08, 2006

Questions from Sunday 6th August

Current Affairs

Which company was the sponsor of last weekend’s festival on Clapham Common?
Name one of the NatWest 3
What is the new Bank of England Interest rate, as of Thursday?
How much did Newcastle pay for Damian Duff, to the nearest £1m?
How did the jockey Paul O’Neill reprimand his horse City Affair?
Which two buildings are currently being shown in posters for Thames Water to publicise how much water they are trying to save?
Which record was No. 1 in last week’s last ever Top Of The Pops?
Which band’s music is celebrated in the new musical Daddy Cool?
Which Eastern European country is currently being run by twin brothers?
How many goals did England score in the 2006 World Cup in Germany, including penalties?

Film Quotations

Which films feature the lines:
“You're gonna need a bigger boat”
“If you build it, he will come”
“Well, nobody's perfect”
“Nobody puts Baby in a corner”
“There's no place like home”

Real Names

How are these people better known:
Actor Carlos Estevez
Comedian Royston Vasey
Singer and TV presenter Rita Crudgington
Footballer Ronaldo de Assis Moreira
Rapper Curtis Jackson III

General Knowledge

What was the first video ever played on MTV in the US?
Which berries are used in the production of Gin?
What was the main characteristic of the Viz character Aldridge Prior?
What does the acronym ISA stand for in a financial context?
What temperature does water boil at, in Fahrenheit?
Which animal has the highest average heart rate (beats per minute) out of a monkey, a cat, or a hamster?
In the British army, what is the rank immediately above Colonel? (Brig)
If a bag has 15 red socks, and 4 blue socks, what is the maximum number of socks you would need to take out to have one complete pair?
& what is the maximum number you would have to take out to guarantee two complete pairs (any colour)
Fill in the missing word in the name of a Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream – BLANK Fuel

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