Thursday, September 13, 2007

Quiz Questions from Sunday 2nd September 2007

Current Affairs / It happened last month
A statue of who was unveiled outside parliament last week?
How many children do the Spice girls have between them?
In which month did Big Brother 2007 start?
Which club does Jose Antonio Reyes play for?
Which club does Peter Schmichael’s son Kaspar play for?
What is the new world record for holding your breath, to the nearest 2 minutes?
According to a recent study, what % of 11 year olds in the UK cannot read and write, to the nearest 5%?
What did a student called Arvind Aradhya win in an Indian reality show in August?
Which members of society does Billy Bragg’s new charity give guitars to?
What event did Kelly Sotherton win a bronze medal at in Japan?

Picture Round
This month’s picture round was very boysy, with 10 pictures of cars to identify, including the Renault 4, Peugeot 205, Fiat Multipla, Lotus Elise, and Chrysler Crossfire

Music Round
The music round was subtitled Caught By The Fuzz, and featured bands whose members had been in trouble with the police at one time or another, including Guns N Roses, The Doors, and Babyshambles.

Famous Battles
Which American General died at the Battle of the Little Bighorn?
During which war was the Battle of the Bulge?
Which two countries fought the Battle of Goose Green?
During which Century was the battle of Naseby?
Which battle features in the 2001 war film Enemy At The Gates?

Sporting equipment
What is smallest out of a cricket ball, a tennis ball or a hockey ball?
Which sport would you have been playing in the early 20th century if you were using a mashie niblick?
Which player’s aluminium cricket bat led to changes in the laws of cricket?
What sport is played on the ice with stones and brooms?
What was initially used to make pole vault poles, when the competitive sport started in 1850?

General knowledge
What was Elvis’ middle name?
Which colour of the rainbow is closest to the Dulux colour called Royal Regatta?
What colour are the seats in the House of Commons?
Which day is called Donnerstag in Germany?
What are the three principle ingredients of Marzipan?
What is the first name of Garfield’s owner in the cartoon strip?
Who wrote the books The History of Mr Polly, and The Time Machine
In Reservoir Dogs, which colour character did Steve Buscemi play?
How many PAIRS of chomosomes do humans have in each cell?
In women’s clothes sizes, what is the UK equivalent of a US size 10?

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