Monday, December 21, 2009

Quiz Questions from Sunday 20th December - Christmas Quiz

Current Affairs
Who won Strictly?
& which team were named the team of the year in the BBC Sportsrsonality of the ceremony?
What is Time Magazine’s Man of the Year Ben Bernanke job / role?
Why were BA given an injunction to stop the cabin crew strike (reason)
How many countries sent delegates to the Copenhagen Climate Change Conference, to the nearest 30 countries?
Name the West End play currently starring Damien lewis and Keira Knightley?
What is the name of Sam Taylor-Wood's new film about the young John Lennon?
How many South-African born players were there in the England team that started the first test against South Africa?
What will be phased out in 2018 after over 300 years of use?
Which non-politician was again accused of trying to interfere with government policy this week?

Picture Round

Music Round
All the usual Christmas hits - although amazingly lots of teams couldn't name Slade's one.

In the carol, how many Lord’s a Leaping? (10)
What’s the next line – “We Three Kings of Orient Are”?
In the cracker joke, what time did Sean Connery go to Wimbledon?
Who has a Christmas Number One with “When You Believe”?
What is the significance of the horseshoe Christmas pudding charm to the finder?
Which of these films is not set (all or partially) at Christmas – Love Actually, Titanic, or Trading Places?
Which plant, associated with Christmas, is parasitic, and grows attached to the branches of another tree or shrub?
Which 1970s British TV comedy show had a Christmas special based on the story of Jack & The Beanstalk?
What is the theme of this year’s Royal Mail Christmas stamps? (No, not 'Christmas'...)
What date is the Feast of Stephen?

General knowledge
What religion did L Ron Hubbard found?
Who is older out of Bobby and Jackie Charlton?
What genre or style of music do you associate with the musician Peter Tosh?
How many players are there in a water polo team?
What name links an actor from Peep Show and the writer of Cloud Atlas?
Which car manufacturer would you associate with models such as the TR7 and the Spitfire?
Which king recaptured London from the Vikings in the year 886?
In what decade of the 19th century was Clapham Common bandstand built?
Which government minister resigned in 1988 after publicly discussing Salmonella contamination of eggs?
& finally for the Christmas quiz, what is the nationality of Manchester City’s striker Roque Santa Cruz?

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