Quiz 230

Quiz 230

1              Appropriately, what was the cheapest price ticket at the London 2012 Olympic Games?

2              Cauldron Snout, the longest waterfall in England is on which river?

3              Who took the song American Pie to number 1 in the UK in 2000?

4              What are the 3 highest hands in standard poker?

5a           In Porridge, who were the 2 main prison warders?

5b           What the middle names of Fletcher & Godber?

6              What is the correct name for bean curd used in Asian cooking?

7              Who was the last British monarch to succeed to the throne unmarried?

8a           Which famous footballer began his career in the Tiger magazine in 1954?

8b           Which team did he play for?

8c            What was the main colour of their home kit?

9              Which seaside resort on the west coast was the home of the Miss Great Britain contest from 1956 to 1989?

10           David Ben-Gurian was the first Prime Minister of which independent country in 1949?

11           Which comedian created the character Loadsamoney?

12           At which 2 events did Kelly Holmes win the gold medal at the 2004 Olympics?

13           Can you name any 3 of the 7 Emirates in the United Arab Emirates?

14           Who made famous the coast to coast walk from St Bee’s to Robin Hood’s Bay?

15a         What is the official language of the Cape Verde Islands?

15b         What is the official language of the Surinam?

15c         What is the official language of Tristan Da Cunha?

16           What was the name of the antique dealer played by Ian MacShane in the 80s?

17           Which musical instrument did Sooty play & what kind of dust did he use to do magic tricks?

18           Which Fi driver died at the San Marino Grand Prix in 1994?

19           What part of the body does a trichologist study?

20           Claudius became Roman Emperor after which mad Emperor was murdered by his own guards?

21           Which group of women on TV lived in Wisteria Lane?

22           What are the 7 Scottish league teams beginning with the letter A?

23           Of which race of people was Wonder Woman a member?

24           How many times has the UK finished last at the Eurovision Song Contest – once, twice or 3 times?

25           Who wrote the poem “On the Ning Nang Nong where the cows go bong”?

26           Which cartoon group known for their singing consist of Theodore, Simon & Alvin?

27           How many of the planets in our Solar System are known to have rings?

28           At which Olympics did Canadian Ben Johnson get stripped of his gold medal for drug abuse?

29           What is the name of the character that the Terminator is looking for?

30           Blankety Blank – 3 pts/2 pts/1 pt.

30a         Back BLANK

30b         Hand BLANK


1              £20.12

2              Tees

3              Madonna

4              Straight flush, 4 of a kind, full house

5a           Mackay & Barraclough

5b           Stanley & Arthur

6              Tofu

7              Edward VIII

8a           Roy of the Rovers

8b           Melchester Rovers

8c            Red (with a little yellow)

9              Morecambe

10           Israel

11           Harry Enfield

12           800m & 1500m

13           Abu Dhabi, Sharjah, Dubai, Ajman, Fujaira, Ras Al-Khaimah, Umm Al-Quwain

14           Alfred Wainwright

15a         Portuguese

15b         Dutch

15c         English

16           Lovejoy

17           Xylophone (or glockenspiel) & oofle dust

18           Ayrton Senna

19           Hair

20           Caligula

21           Desperate Housewives

22           Aberdeen, Ayr Utd, Airdrie, Alloa Athletic, Albion Rovers, Annan Athletic, Arbroath

23           Amazons

24           3 times (Jemini, Andy Abraham, Josh Dubovie)

25           Spike Milligan

26           Chipmunks

27           Four

28           1988 Seoul

29           Sarah Connor

30a         Back ache (3) Back door (2) Back bone (1)

30b         Hand shake (3) Hand bag (2) Hand signal (1)


Q             Two members of which 80’s band were signed to play with Roy Race at Melchester Rovers?

A             Spandau Ballet (Martin Kemp & Steve Norman)

Number Guess (Nearest wins)

Q             How many racket key rings were sold during the 2015 Wimbledon Championships?

A             7553

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