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Quiz Number #540

Round 1

1. Spelling: EXISTENCE (something that is a thing)

2. In which Danny Boyle film does Cillian Murphy play the lead role of Jim, a bicycle courier?
28 Days Later

3. There is an old saying that says: “One man’s meat is another man’s…” what?

4. Which of these was born first? Adolf Hitler (1889) | Jane Austen (1775) | Greyfriars Bobby (1855)
Jane Austen

5. Selena Gomez began her career in show business by appearing as a child actress alongside which Tyrannosaurus rex?

6. The EU has announced investigations into Google, Apple & Meta over breaches of DMA. What does this stand for?
Digital Markets Act

7. What is the darts nickname of Luke Littler?
The Nuke

8. Baidu is one of the worlds largest internet companies. What is it? Travel Review Site | Chinese Search Engine | Gaming Platform
Chinese Search Engine

9. Which dining table item shares it’s name with a river through the Argentine capital?

10. What B is the name of a waist-high stand, usually mounted in front of the helmsman on an old ship, housing navigational instruments? (protects compass from elements)

11. Who, at Tokyo 2020, became GB’s most decorated swimmer at a single Olympic Games by winning 3 silver and a gold?
Duncan Scott

12. Tyre pressure machines display PSI. What does the P stand for?

Final Round

Wheel Of Fortune (quizprep – round to be printed or put onto screens. Take some of the letters out of the answers)

1. A song & 2018 biographical film starring Rami Malek.
Bohemian Rhapsody

2. Used during WW2 to warn against careless chat.
Loose Lips Sink Ships

3. It’s blank, Ant & Dec hosted it, Stefani Germanotta sang it.
Poker Face

4. Rewarding occupation that can be played with a tub of Celebrations.
Bounty Hunter

5. If it’s taking ages, it doesn’t help to keep checking on it.
A watched pot never boils

Final 5

6. Which English seaside town shares it’s name with an unfinished Robert Louis Stevenson novel that he was writing at the time of his death?
St Ives

7. What is the name of the vertical groove between the base of the nose and the border of the upper lip? Glabella | Philtrum < | Hallux | Pinna

8. Tetra is a brand that sell food for who or what?

9. Name the footballer. 68 caps for Scotland. 46 of them as Scotland captain. 99 appearances for Hull City experiencing relagation with Hull. Born in 1994.
Andy Robertson (only George Young in the 50s has been capped as Scotland captain more times)

10. Which word, meaning any angle that is more than 180 degrees, shares it’s name with a 1984 No.1 hit song?





Clue: Sign it.

Tie Break
(closest to the correct answer wins)

What is the total running time for the 1939 film The Wizard of Oz?
101 Minutes

Who’s That Girl?

Clue for 3 Points
The second child of John and Priscilla. , she was born in Oxford, England in 1975.
Although only 48 years old, career-wise, it’s safe to say that she has peaked in her chosen profession.

Hand in for 2 Points
South West Norfolk is a constituency that she represents. In 2016 she became the first woman to serve as lord chancellor in the office’s thousand-year history.

Finally – For 1 Point
In 2022 she met with the HM Queen. 2 days later, the Queen was dead. Not long after this, she  secured her name in history by making herself the shortest-serving prime minister in British history.

Liz Truss