Quiz Number #116

True or false



This is the correct spelling of Dentistry.
TRUE

The internet based company Skype is owned by Microsoft.
TRUE

Rangers administrators Duff & Phelps are the same firm that closed Woolworths in 2008.
FALSE

The Moon is slowly drifting away.
TRUE

7 dogs were among the Titanic survivors.
FALSE

Year In Question

2002

The first new BBC Radio station in decades, is launched. Called what?
BBC 6 Music

Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother dies. What age was she?
101

40 years after the first James Bond film was made, the 20th film is released. Madonna performed the title song. What was it called?
Die Another Day

Girls Aloud are formed from the five female contestants who won which ITV talent show?
Popstars The Rivals

England’s hopes of winning the World Cup are ended by a 2-1 defeat to who in the quarter-finals?
Brazil

Movies

Brokeback Mountain

United 93

Finding Nemo

Zoolander

Close Encounters of the Third Kind

Sport – Football

Goodison Park – Everton

Ashton Gate – Bristol City

Portman Road – Ipswich Town

Glanford Park – Scunthorpe

Palmerston Park – Queen of the South

Heat Magazine


Karren Brady

Robin Gibb

Imogen Thomas

Kevin Spacey

Dermot Murnaghan

Who Wants To Be A Millionaire

EASY

In horse riding “bareback” means riding without a what?
Saddle <
Helmet
Whip
Clue

Who ignited the cauldron at the Sydney Olympic Games?
Cathy Freeman <
Rolf Harris
Toby Mangel
Prince Charles

The fraction 9/20 is what in percentage format?
22.5%
35%
45% <
55%

How many points is the letter Q worth in the English version of Scrabble?
1
2
5
10 <

Who was elected Prime Minister in the 1951 General Election?
Winston Churchill <
Harold Macmillan
Harold Wilson
Edward Heath

MEDIUM

Which actor played the leading role of gangster Frank Lucas in “American Gangster”?
Denzel Washington <
Jack Nicholson
Robert De Niro
Joe Pesci

This is the logo of what?
Miss World <
Mickey Mouse
Call of Duty 4
Microwave

Maris Piper & King Edward are both types of what?
Cigar
Potato <
Tobacco
Apple

CFM Radio is a local station that broadcasts where in the UK?
Cumbria <
Cheshire
Cornwall
Clydebank

“Baby, I could never steal you from another” is a line in which 80’s song?
Purple Rain <
The Reflex
Time After Time
I Feel For You

HARD

4,840 square yards can also be described as what?
Acre <
20 sq Metres
Sq KM
Sq Mile

The Gulf of Venice is a body of water that merges into which sea?
Tyrrhenian
Adriatic <
Mediterranean
Ionian

Who wrote the book “War Horse”?
Michael Morpurgo <
Violet Jessop
Suzanne Collins
S. J. Watson

Phyllis Pechey was a TV personality better known as who?
Fanny Cradock <
Betty Ford
Claire Rayner
Claire Davenport

What was the name of the doctor portrayed by George Clooney in the TV series ER?
Douglas Ross <
Peter Benton
Mark Greene
Greg Pratt

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