Monday, November 08, 2010

Quiz Questions from Sunday 7th November

Current affairs
How many Chilean miners were trapped down the mine?
Who won the Booker Prize?
Name both the teams in the current series of the Apprentice?
Whose funeral attracted thousands of mourners to the Isle of Man in October?
Which tube station is currently testing free wifi?
Which clothing company scrapped a new logo and reverted to the old one after widespread criticism?
Liverpool Football Club were recently bought by NESV - but what does NESV stand for?
Which beer is James May now advertising?
In which country did Russell Brand and Katy Perry get married?
Which relative of Tony Blair recently converted to Islam?

Picture Round

Music Round
The theme was 'first singles', and featured first singles from The Beautiful South, Lady Gaga, Madness, and more

Celebrity books - which of the 7 celebs wrote each of these 5 books?
7 Celebs – Lord Alan Sugar, Cheryl Cole, Chris Evans , Gok Wan, Judy Dench, Keith Richards, Michael Cain
5 Books:
Memoirs of a Fruitcake
Through Thick & Thin
Through My Eyes
What you see is what you get

Years Ending in 0
In what year was John F Kennedy elected as US president?
In 1980, which Star Wars film was the highest grossing US movie?
Who challenged Margaret Thatcher for the leadership of the Conservative Party in 1990?
Who defeated Brazil to claim the 1950 (football) World Cup?
Who out of Buzz Aldrin, Ruth Rendell, Pope John Paul II or Steve McQueen was not born in 1930?

General Knowledge
Which TV show features a round called General Ignorance?
Which sportsman is known as The Jester from Leicester?
In which two British counties is the Atlantic Highway?
What is the main ingredient for the filling of Stargazy Pie?
Which 1980s band had an album called Kissing To Be Clever?
Who is the only man to have played in 1,000 football league matches?
What newspaper column, blog and book (all sharing the same name) is Ben Goldacre famous for?
What are the only two chemical elements normally liquid at room temperature?
What was originally built for the Great Exhibition of 1851, then moved, and eventually destroyed in a fire in 1936?
On what day of the week do employees most frequently call in sick?

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