Tuesday, December 19, 2006

Quiz Questions From Sunday 17th December

Current Affairs
Who was the BBC’s sports personality of the year?
What is the name of Nintendo’s new games console?
Why did Harrods sack one of the store Santas in early December?
Which Christmas song will the Crazy Frog released this year?
What was the radioactive substance found at the Itsu Sushi restaurant?
How many points are there between Manchester Utd and the club in 4th place in the Premiership?
What is Monty Panasar’s full first name?
Which country is the biggest customer for Rolls Royce in Asia, according to figures released this month?
Which sitcom won the Best TV Comedy award at this week’s comedy awards?
Which sold for most money at a charity auction in November out of John Lennon’s 1963 Mohair Suit, Elvis Presley’s Cherry Sunburst guitar, and Madonna’s Black Bustier from the Who’s That Girl tour?

Picture Round
The picture round featured screen grabs from ten films set (all or partially) at Christmas, including It's a Wonderul Life, Gremlins, Miracle on 34th Street, The Nightmare Before Christmas, Home Alone, National Lampoon's Xmas Vacation, and Eyes Wide Shut

Music Round
The music round (surprise, surprise) featured clips from ten Christmas singles, including songs by Slade, Dean Martin, The Waitresses, Cliff Richard, and Greg Lake

In The twelve days of Christmas, which item goes with number ten?
In addition to brandy and butter, what other one ingredient must be in Brandy Butter?
With which word does the second verse of the carol Oh little town of Bethlehem begin?
In the Christmas Cracker joke, what do you call a man with a spade on his head?
In which year was “Merry Xmas Everybody” first number one in the UK?
Which American Actor does Ricky Gervais interview on Channel 4 on Christmas Day?
In The Nativity Story why do Mary and Joseph travel to Bethlehem?
Which famous mathematician and scientist was born on Christmas day in 1642?
Name two of the Beatles 4 Christmas number ones
What is BBC1’s big afternoon film on Christmas Day, to be shown just after The Green Green Grass?

General Knowledge
Which shirt number did Pele wear for Brazil?
In Karate, which belt is higher in ability out of Blue, Green or Orange?
The singer Cee-Lo is in which chart act?
Which popular cartoon character is known as Paperino in Italy
In which English county is Stonehenge?
If you were cutting a (round) Christmas pudding into eight equal pieces, how many degrees would each person get?
If you were pouring a magnum of Champagne into ten glasses and giving each person exactly the same amount, how many ml would each person get?
In the film Trading Places, what costume does Dan Ackroyd wear to infiltrate an office party?
What is the highest selling single in British chart history not to make it to number one?
What was St Nicolas the patron saint of?

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