Monday, September 03, 2012

Next Quiz - Sunday 7th October

Kick off at 8pm

£2 per person to enter, max 5 to a team

Lots of prizes!

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& the winners were...

Harry Hewitt with 84%, followed by Rimjaw with 74% and Last of the Hamtonwellians with 68%.

Quiz Questions from Sunday 2nd September

Current Affairs
What is the name of the hurricane currently attacking America?
Which company did Asil Nadir run, resulting in his convictions for theft last month?
How many of these films did Tony Scott direct – Beverly Hills Cop, Crimson Tide, Man on Fire, The Rock?
In which decade did man LAST walk on the moon?
Which Pop Star has a new perfume out called Fame?
Who was No. 1 on the list of the World's Most Powerful Women, as published by Forbes earlier this month?
What was the name of the Paralypic opening ceremony?
Which University lost its Visa licence this week?
How much did a court award Apple in damages in their case against Samsung?
The idea of what new tax was floated by Nick Clegg this week?  Was it a Transaction Tax, Tycoon Tax, or Wealth Tax?

Picture round
Olympic Gold medalists; teams had to identify Team GB winners from London 2012, including Jade Jones, Laura Trott, Nick Skelton, and Greg Rutherford

Music Round
A kind of tribute to Neil Armstrong, including Rocket Man, Man on the Moon, Moondance, Starship, and - um - Alien Ant Farm

Sequences – Put these items in chorological order
The Girl Who Kicked The Hornet’s Nest, The Girl Who Played With Fire
The Bourne Supremacy, The Bourne Ultimatum
Attack of the Clones, Revenge of the Sith
Diamonds are Forever, Live and Let Die
Bad Romance, Paparazzi

English Towns
What is the county town of East Sussex (and also, historically, of all of Sussex)?
Which English town is associated with the birth of the Paralympics?
In which town would you find the Adnams Brewery?
Which Northamptonshire town was left as one of the largest in Europe without a railway station between the 1960s and 2000s?
What is the northernmost town in England?

General Knowledge
What are the first names of the main 2 characters in 50 Shades of Grey?
Which London shop is partly made from the beams of two war ships?
What sort of job in a hospital does a phlebotomist do?
How many of these books were written by Jeremy Clarkson – And Another Thing, For Crying Out Loud, How Hard Can It Be, Or Is That Just Me?
Which bag company makes the Bayswater bag?
Name Charles Dickens' final, unfinished novel
In which country would you find Nova Scotia?
Manuka is a type of what food product?
In which national park would you find England's highest peaks: the Lake District, Peak District or Yorkshire Dales?
What is required to achieve an 'Olympic Full House', as achieved by American sprinter Carmelita Jeter last month?