Monday, January 11, 2010

Quiz Questions from Sunday 3rd January 2010

Current Affairs
What is the new rate of VAT?
Which single was the last number one of the decade? (Just the name of the song needed)
Which British politician made a surprize cameo in the last episode of Gavin & Stacey?
What honour did Rick Parfitt receive in the new year's list?
How many names are there on America's terrorist watchlist, to the nearest 20%?
Which famous chocolate bar is following in the steps of Cadbury's Dairy Milk and getting Fairtrade certification?
Which country moved to no. 1 in the world cricket test rankings in December?
How many TV debates will the UK's 3 main political parties contest ahead of the 2010 general election?
Who was prevented from appearing in celebrity big brother by a legal judgement?
Which 2 teams drew 75,000 to Twickenham for a match on 27th December?

Picture Round

Music Round
The theme this month was hits of 2009, so lots of Lott, Allen, Rascal, Cole, Gaga, and more.

Prime Ministerial quotes
Which PM said:
A week is a long time in politics?
There is no such thing as society. There are individual men and women, and there are families
I have nothing to offer, but blood, toil, tears and sweat
Most of our people have never had it so good
Democracy means government by discussion, but it's only effective if you can stop people talking

Who became king of England in May 1910?
In What sport did Jack Johnson defeat James J Jeffries in July 1910, sparking race riots in America?
How many cars did Henry Ford sell in 2010, to the nearest 20%
Which British oscar-winning actor was born in March 1910. As a clue, he has 5 letters in his first name and his surname
How is the American writer, real name Samuel Langhorne Clemens, who died in April 1910, better known?

General Knowledge
In property rental ads what does the abreviation GCH mean?
Which 2 colours appear in a Battenburg cake?
Which has the most calories out of an identical weight of: roast lamb leg, roast pork leg, roast turkey leg?
What is the square root of 361
Which of these vegetables is not in the carrot family - celery, parsnip, radish?
The Southern African landmark entitled Mosi-oa-Tunya, or The Smoke That Thunders is better known as what?
In which US state are the everglades?
What type of predator is accompanied by pilot fish?
How many bones are there in the human foot? (nearest 20%)
Christopher Cockerell is famous for inventing what mode of transport?

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