Tuesday, March 03, 2009

Quiz Questions from Sunday 1st March 2009

Current Affairs
What size loss did RBS declare on Thursday (to the nearest £1bn)
How much more is Philip Schofield being paid than Fern Brittan (per episode) to present the new Mr & Mrs show on ITV (to the nearest £5k)
Which environmental product has been withdrawn from sale by B&Q?
How many children in total does Nadia Suleman, the mother of the Octuplets born in late January, have?
Why did TFL threaten to dock some workers a day’s pay in early February?
How many letters are there in the surname of Morgan Tz… new Prime Minister of Zimbabwe?
What colour kit will Oldham Athletic wear in aid of charity when they play Leeds United on 2nd March?
Which magazine, and which TV station bought the rights to Jade Goody’s wedding (1 point for each)
Who presented the Oscars?
Why would Iggy Pop not be able to get insurance from Swiftcover, the company he advertises on TV?

Picture Round

Music Round
The music round this month consisted of 10 mashups - teams had to name both artists mashed together. All mashups were taken from BootieUSA.com - go to the site to download your own.

English Tourism
In which county is Leeds Castle?
What do the initials ZSL stand for in ZSL London Zoo?
In which town in England is the Jorvik Viking Center?
Which of these towns is not in Derbyshire – Buxton, Bakewell or Melton Mowbray?
How many hotels are there at Alton Towers?

What links the characters Hanna Schmitz and April Wheeler in recent films?
In what film is Kayser Soze a character and presence?
What were the first names of Jason Donovan and Kylie Minogue's characters in 'Neighbours'?
How many different characters did Alec Guinness play in the film 'Kind Hearts and Coronets'?
In which novel is Boo Radley a character and presence?

General knowledge
What does the word Kopf mean in German?
How many Baldwin brothers are there?
What nationality are the rock band Europe?
In which city does the music festival SXSW (South by South West) take place?
The year 2005 was earmarked to commemorate the achievements of which scientist?
Which musical does the song ‘You’ll Never Walk Alone’ come from?
Which London street features the Royal Academy & Fortnum & Masons, and Hatchards bookstore?
What colour wine in generally made from Tempranillo grapes?
In what year (precise) was the Battle of Waterloo?
Why would Michael Winner not be able to get insurance from Esure, which he advertises?

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