Wednesday, December 09, 2009

Quiz Questions from Sunday 6th December

Current Affairs
Name two other teams in England’s world cup group
How many albums did Susan Boyle sell in the first week of sale (to the nearest million)?
Which book retailer went into administration on 26th November?
If Edward is a Vampire, what is Jacob?
What happened to all the shirts and scarves left at St James Park in honour of Sir Bobby Robson - Were they a) – Destroyed, b) Sent to Africa, or c) Sold on Ebay?
Which band will be headlining the 2010 Glastonbury festival?
What was freed mercenary Simon Mann’s nickname for Mark Thatcher?
Which local landmark was recently claimed to be the second-worst station in the country by a survey?
What restarted on 20th November, after an interval of over a year?
Who is the new manager of Portsmouth?

Picture Round

Music Round
The theme for the month was 'weather' so tracks from The Weather Girls, Katrina & The Waves, Ice Cube (Ice - geddit?), and Red Hot Chilli Peppers (Chilli - geddit?), among others.

Which film director was arrested in Switzerland on a United States arrest warrant in September?
Which country announced a successful nuclear test in May?
On what did US Airways Flight 1549 make a successful emergency landing?
Mir-Hossein Mousavi challenged unsuccessfully for the presidency of which country?
Which politician made a cameo appearance in Eastenders in October?

Animal Genders - Please write down the male and female names for:

General Knowledge
Name John Simm’s character in Life on Mars
Which website would you associate American Tom Anderson with?
What is the current fine for dropping a cigarette butt in the street?
What colour grapes are generally used to make campaign?
Who wrote the lyrics for Meatloaf’s songs?
In which Australian city did cricket's first ever test match take place?
Who was the last English King to die on the battlefield?
Michael Brearley is president of the Institute of Psychoanalysis, but what is he still most famous for leading?
Which modern British road is often termed the Great North Road?
Geoff Ryman's novel '253' is set on which transport system?

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