Thursday, July 09, 2009

Quiz Questions from Sunday 5th July 2009

Current Affairs
What colour is associated with the campaign to overturn the Iranian Election result?
What percentage of British kids aged 5-9 have a mobile phone, according to recent research? (to nearest 10%)
Why was a till receipt from Morrisions in the news in June?
Which country won the Cricket 20:20 World Cup?
Why were British teams not in the confederation Cup?
What flavour pizza did Andy Murray eat after his epic 4th round victory on Monday night?
Which of these artists did not play at Glastonbury – The Fratellis, Lady Gaga or Spinal Tap?
How many years in prison was American fraudster Bernard Madoff sentenced to?
Which two people did Michael Jackson nominate to be guardians of his children?
Who is the minister for Transport?

Picture Round

Music Round
The theme this week was 'multi-taskers' - people who act as well as sing. It was very strange to find out that more people could identify William Shatner singing Common People than David Bowie singing Rebel Rebel. I think we're finding the level...

Paid in full – How much are these people paid per year to the nearest 20%
MEP Nick Griffin
Local MP Kate Hoey
BBC Director General Mark Thompson
Prime Minister Gordon Brown
Northern Rock chief executive Gary Hoffman

20th Century History
Who was the first British king of the 20th century?
In which decade was the first talking film, "The Jazz Singer" released?
Which battle is generally considered to have occurred between 10 July and 31 October 1940?
The 'Tryst with Destiny' speech marked the independence of which country?
Who was the only US president to serve more than 2 terms in the 20th century?

General Knowledge
Which day of the week do the French call Lundi
Which day of the week do the Germans call Donnerstag?
How do you spell 'barbecue'?
What number is represented by the term 'a score'?
Who did England beat 3-2 in a brutal match of 1934, that became known as the ‘Battle of Highbury’?
How many screens are there at the Clapham picture house cinema?
Which artist did Ruskin accuse of "flinging a pot of paint in the public's face?
Which country has the world’s largest mosque?
What does the washing label of a triangle with a cross over it mean?
What shape is the pasta the Italians call Farfalle?

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