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Quiz Number #506

Round 1 


2. True or false – percentages are reversable. For example 14% of 61 will give you the same answer as 61% of 14. (8.54)

3. What is the time zone offset of British Summer Time in UTC?
UTC + 1

4. According to current UK law, is it mandatory to carry a hi-visibility vest in all vehicles?

5. From tomorrow (1st August), what will be liable to incur a charge if it doesn’t have a barcode?

6. Audio clip: name the Robbie Williams song that borrowed heavily from this musical arrangement by John Barry. Bonus point: name the Bond film.
“You Only Live Twice”?

7. What was the name of Ronnie Barker’s character in Open All Hours?
Albert Arkwright

8. Peter Flavel resigned as CE of which bank over his handling of Nigel Farage’s account?
Coutts & Co 

9. Which word can be the central component of most operating systems or something you put into a popcorn machine?

10. Which 1 of these country’s flags does not have a cross on it? Greece | Sweden | Croatia

Round 2 

Guest Round – Blankety Blank (fill in the blanks – bold highlighted) 

1. That’s one small step for a man, a giant leap for mankind. Neil Armstrong 

2. Help me if you can, I’m feeling down. And I do appreciate you being ’round. Help me get my feet back on the ground. Won’t you please, please help me 

Lennon / Paul McCartney 

3. “If Hillary Clinton can’t satisfy her husband what makes her think she can satisfy America?”
Donald Trump 

4. Yo. His palms are sweaty, knees weak, arms are heavy.

5. It’s been seven hours and 15 days. Since you took your love away


1. What AC describes the HMS Queen Elizabeth and HMS Prince of Wales?
Aircraft Carriers

2. A Tegestologist is someone who collects what BM?
Beer Mats

3. Which DD was a No.1 hit for Right Said Fred?
Deeply Dippy

4. Which DS was the codename of the Gulf War in the early 90’s?
Desert Storm

5. Which YS was an adversary of Bugs Bunny?
Yosemite Sam 

Final Round 

1. Name any 2 of Lisa Marie Presley’s husbands.
Michael Lockwood | Danny Keough | Michael Jackson | Nicolas Cage

2. The Invisible Man is an 1897 science fiction novel by who?
H. G. Wells

3. In music, the Mercury Prize is named after it’s original sponsor, Mercury. What kind of company was this?
Telephone company <
Record company
Insurance company

4. Which 1998 film does Lee Evans play a pizza delivery man who adopts the persona of “Tucker”, a British architect?
There’s Something About Mary

5. Hong Kong is officially called Hong Kong SAR. What do the letters SAR stand for?
Special Administrative Region

6. Calory numbers and energy value on food labels is often displayed in kJ. What is this an abbreviation for?

7. What is the term for a substance that speeds up a chemical reaction without being consumed in the process?

8. In a famous Edward Lear peom, who took some honey, and plenty of money, Wrapped up in a five-pound note?
Owl & the Pussycat 


ANSWER: Swiftness
LETTERS: Fess Twins
Clue: The quality of moving at high speed