Friday, May 10, 2013

Quiz Questions from Sunday 5th May

Current Affairs
In which building did Mrs Thatcher Die?
Who got to Number One ahead of Ding Dong The Witch is Dead?
How old was the youngest player at the US Open Gold Tournament?
Which denomination bank note will Winston Churchill be appearing on?
To the nearest 10% how many council seats did UKIP win?
Which play won a total of 7 Olivier awards last month?
Which country had the most reps out of the World's Top 10 restaurants, named last week?
Which two teams were relegated from the Premier League at the end of the same game?
Jason Collins recently became the first American Major League Basketball player to do what?
Who won University Challenge for the 4th time in 7 years?

Picture Round
The theme was bank notes - teams had pics of 10 and they had to say which country they came from

Music Round
Boys & girls names - Layla, Mickey, Geno, Ruby...

Higher or Lower?
Is the price of gold higher or lower than at the start of the year?
Is the number of teens taking driving tests (any) higher or lower than 10 years ago?
Is the average age of the winners of the Oscar for Best Actor H or Lthan Best Actress?
Is the amount of Aussie Dollars £100 would get you higher or lower than 10 years ago?
Is the screen size on the Samsung Galaxy S4 higher or lower than on the iPhone 5?

All of London's highest points are lower than the top of the Shard: True or False?
Which of the following English foods does not have European protected status: Cumberland sausage, Melton Mowbray Pork Pies, Somerset Cider or Stilton?
What key battle was fought and won by King Harold and his army, just 19 days before Hastings?
Which song takes its lyrics from the preface to Blake's epic poem on Milton?
In which sport have England finished runner-up in a World Cup most often: Cricket, Football or Rugby?

General Knowledge
What are the first names of the two Chuckle Brothers?
What is the capital of Lithuania?
Who starred in and directed the film Garden State?  (Same person)
Which anniversary is OK magazine celebrating (how many years?)
What month was Greek Orthodox Easter in this year?
If you caught a train from Clapham Junction to Waterloo, which stopped at Vauxhall only, then what station did the train pass through without stopping?
In which century were adhesive postage stamps introduced?
Emeli Sande has just broken a 50-year old Beatles record, of 62 consecutive weeks in the top 10.  With what album did the Beatles achieve the feat?
On average in the UK, which is warmer: Spring (Mar - May) or Autumn (Sep - Nov)?
Following the death of Margaret Thatcher, how many surviving ex-PMs are there?

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