Tuesday, December 09, 2008

Quiz Questions from Sunday 7th October 2008

Current Affairs
What is the new rate of VAT?
According to research in November, do people generally drive faster or slower if hung over?
What is Robert Kilroy Silk’s job outside of I’m a Celeb?
Which British sportsman is known as The Haymaker?
Name the ship captured by pirates in November?
Which two people carried Ricky Hatton’s belts into the ring in Las Vegas before the fight in November (1 point for each)?
What is the full title of the new Madagascar animated film?
Which county is Histon (who knocked Leeds out of the FA Cup) in?
Participants in which TV show received letters from Gordon Brown?
Which computer device turned 40 this week?

Picture Round
Clapham Residents Picture Quiz
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Music Round
The theme this month was things found in or around the house, featuring tracks like Clocks, Coffee & TV, Breakfast in Bed, Hanging on the Telephone, and Umbrella, among others,

Spell the word ‘you’re/your’ in the following sentences:
Which one is XXX suitcase?
If you don’t stop, XXX going to get in trouble.
Spell the word ‘their/there/they’re’ in the following sentences:
I can see them – XXX standing by the bus stop
They picked up the books, and put them in XXX bags
I can’t have lost it – I put it right XXX

The 1990s
With which two singles did Blur and Oasis contest 1995's so-called 'Battle of Britpop'?
Who scored 333 and 123 in the 1990 Lord's test v India?
In the UK, 16th September 1992 is widely known by what nickname?
Which character was played by Jonny Lee Miller in the film trainspotting?
Which company produced an item of food flavour called Cool Britannia?

General knowledge
At what age in the UK do you receive a free TV licence?
Which low-cost airline started first out of Ryanair, Easyjet, and Go (owned by BA)?
Waitrose is part of which larger retail group?
In which British city would you find an area called The Shambles?
An AM is a member of which British political body?
Who wrote the original story that was filmed as The Shawshank Redemption?
Modern humans are descended from Neanderthal Man: true or false?
The Drake Equation is used to estimate the likely existence of what?
What seriously damaged around 150 properties in Kensal Green on 7th December 2006?
What was the first name of Timothy Spall’s character in Auf Wiedersehen Pet?

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