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Quiz Number #498

Round 1 

1. Spelling: EXAGGERATED
Past tense of represent (something) as being larger, better, etc.

2. What is the name of the trophy presented to the winner of The Open Championship (also called the “British Open”)?
Claret Jug

3. It takes sunlight approx. how long to reach the Earth? 9 Secs | 8 Mins < | 7 Days
8 Mins

4. Between 1861 and 2002, which country had Lira as it’s currency?

5. Who wrote and sang on the title song to the film that was the first to star Roger Moore as James Bond?
Paul McCartney

6. Which is heavier? 1/2 KG < | 1/2 LB | 1/2 Gram
1/2 KG

7. Who was the British Prime Minister when Bill Clinton became American president?
John Major

8. In “The Animals of Farthing Wood”, what type of creature was Fox?
A Fox

9. What was the name of Barney Rubble’s wife? Wilma | Patty  | Elizabeth <

10. Which word meaning “place full of people from many different countries” can also be a magazine and also a cocktail?

Round 2 

Guest Round – Food & drink

1. What kind of nut goes in Waldorf salad?

2. What is the main ingredient in Gratin Dauphinois? Peppers | Chicken | Potato | Prawns

3. In cooking, a Julienne cut means what? Strips | Slices | Cubes

4. Finnan haddie has a long association with which soup?
Cullen Skink

5. Most mayonnaise products are not suitable for a vegan diet due to which ingredient?


1. Jacques Clouseau was a detective in which PP?
Pink Panther

2. Which CM is a guided airborne weapon that can carry a nuclear warhead?
Cruise Missile

3. David Mitchell & Robert Webb starred in which PS between 2003 – 2015?
Peep Show

4. Which FL describes our Moon with the others in our solar system?
Fifth Largest

5. Which JM is a Galatasaray player that used to play for     Manchester Utd & Chelsea?
Juan Mata 

Final Round 

1. Summer lyrics, fill in the missing word. (Answer either the old song or newer one).
Save me, save me, save me from this [squeeze]. I got a big fat mama tryna break me
We’re unforgettable, Daisy [dukes], Bikinis on top.
Squeeze | Dukes

2. What is the name of the pig in Toy Story?

3. In Japan, a Pachinko is used for what? Gambling < | Wrestling | Bathing

4. Aequorea victoria are bioluminescent creatures that appear to glow in the dark. What are they?

5. BOAC is the UK’s former state airline. What did BOAC stand for?
British Overseas Airways Corporation

6. Which is the only police force to have been awarded the George Cross collectively?
Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC)

7. The actor Simon Bird played the character William McKenzie in which TV sitcom?
The Inbetweeners

8. How long (in seconds) is the break in between boxing rounds?
60 Seconds


Answer: Thousands
Letetrs: And Shouts
Clue: Not 10’s, not 100’s….