Thursday, August 06, 2009

Quiz Questions from Sunday 2nd August 2009

Current Affairs
In which city was the first test against Australia played?
Which British TV channel broadcast the Michael Jackson Memorial live?
Where did Operation Panther's Claw take place?
Where did Tom Watson come in the Open at Turnberry
What position did Bradley Wiggins finish in TdF?
What item of office did the NYPD spend £1m on in 2007?
At which London venue did Usain Bolt race in late July?
What has just been banned in Bundanoon, Australia, on environmental grounds?
How is the Baron of Clapton better known?
At which football club will Sven Goran Eriksson now be working?

Picture Round

Music Round
The theme this month was TV themes (lazy, I know), and we treated the regulars to such delights as Knight Rider, Blakes' 7, and the 'walking away' music from The Incredible Hulk.

West End Musicals
A young woman wants to find out which of 3 men is her father
3 friends go on a bus trip to play a gig in a hotel
An escaped convict adopts the daughter of a woman who dies
A rebel 300 years in the future hears old music and lyrics in his head
Twins separated at birth fall in love with the same woman

What is Buzz Aldrin's real first name?
What is the most common element in the universe?
Having lost its status as a plane, what type of object is Pluto now classed as?
Which number Apollo mission was the first to land on the moon?
In what year did a man last walk on the moon?

General Knowledge
Which Disney film first featured the song When You Wish Upon a Star
In which country was the sport lacrosse invented?
What does the word 'trivia' mean in Latin?
Which two bodies of water are connected by the Straits of Gibraltar?
In which country would you find the parliamentary constituency of Bongo?
In what county would you find the Forest of Dean?
What is the favourite food of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles?
What must a rugby player do in order to achieve a 'full house' during a game?
What term is given to the football feat of scoring 6 goals in a game?
What letter features next in line on a keyboard after 'QWERTY'?

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