Monday, April 02, 2007

Quiz Questions from Sunday 1st April 2007

Current Affairs
Which birthday did Coleen McLaughlin celebrate yesterday?
In which British city was Crufts 2007 held?
What is the most common denomination bank note in the UK?
According to the medical paper The Lancet, what is the second most dangerous drug in Britain
What is the new name for the Cycling Proficiency Test?
Who scored the first goal for England against Andorra last week?
Which team did Ireland beat in their second 2007 Cricket World Cup Game?
To the nearest billion, what is the total budget for the Olympics in 2012 expected to cost, as revealed by the government in Mid March?
What is the name of the special DVD player available on the Playstation 3 video game console?
What is the surname of the brothers in the band The Proclaimers, currently at number one in the UK charts?

Picture Round
The theme of the picture round was comic actors from the last 100 years, including Zach Braff, Hattie Jacques, Liz Smith, Roy Kinnear, Peter Sellers, Will Hay, and Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle.

Music Round
The theme of the music round was numbers (either in the band name or the song name), and featured tracks by U2, Blink 182, The Four Tops, The Rolling Stones, Frankie Goes to Hollywood, and Haircut 100.

Hoaxes & Practical Jokes
Which hoax fooled the historian Hugh Trevor Roper in 1983?
Who did Rory Bremner pretend to be in a series of hoax phone calls last month?
Which famous actor played a con man and hoaxer in the film Catch Me If You Can?
Which rock star did the Guardian claim had decided to back the Conservative party in an April Fool’s joke last year?
What was the name of the ‘made up drug’ that the comedian Chris Morris persuaded celebrities to campaign against in an episode of the TV programme Brasseye?

Which disaster movie featured characters trapped on top of a skyscraper?
In which city is the CN Tower?
Which is tallest out of The Petronas Towers in Kuala Lumpur, the Empire State Building, and the Eiffel Tower?
Which of the following companies does not have offices in Canary Wharf out of: Daily Telecraph, Virgin Radio, Daily Mirror and Reuters?
Which country has the highest number of buildings over 100 floors?

General knowledge
What does the Japanese word Seiko mean?
How did Lawrence of Arabia die?
In the current Fifa Wold Rankings, which country is highest out of England, The Netherlands and Porutgal
In which sport does the Duckworth Lewis rule apply?
In banking, what do the initials HSBC stand for?
Which city is the capital of the Philippines
How many letters are there in the word Kathmandu?
Which popular American TV movie features the characters Troy Bolton and Gabriella Montez?
In chess, what is the total possible number of moves that a knight can make in a turn if it starts from the centre of the board?
How many violinists are there in a standard string quartet?

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