Wednesday, 28 November 2012

General Knowledge #47

1.       How are you feeling if you are seeing red?
2.      In which fictional city is Family Guy set?
3.      Which carpenter built Pinocchio?
4.      Where was the Titanic sailing to when it sunk?
5.      What is the world’s largest Christian denomination?
6.      What was Cinderella’s coach made from?
7.      Whose first UK number one hit was Pass Out in 2010?
8.      Which year did Sam Tyler visit in Life On Mars?
9.      In which city is Tiananmen Square?
10.   What does a plane’s altimeter display?

1.       Angry
2.      Quahog
3.      Gepetto
4.      New York
5.      Roman Catholic
6.      Pumpkin
7.      Tinie Tempah
8.      1973
9.      Beijing
10.   Height/Altitude

Tuesday, 27 November 2012

Current Affairs #48

1.       A Swedish woman was in the news this week for having sex with a what?
2.      Health secretary Jeremy Hunt is to create a map of Britain’s what?
3.      Which play is celebrating 60 years in the West End?
4.      Credit ratings agency Moody's has stripped which country of its coveted AAA rating?
5.      For how many days was Roberto Di Matteo manager of the Chelsea football club?
6.      Who collapsed on I’m A Celebrity this week?
7.      Who did Chancellor George Osborne say had a more difficult job than his own?
8.      Which website launched a Cherokee version of its service this week, the 57th language it covers?
9.      The last of its kind to be produced in the UK has been donated to the Science Museum. What was it?
10.   Mark Hughes was sacked as manager of which football club this week?
11.    Name Dallas’ JR Ewing actor who sadly passed away yesterday?
12.   On this day in 1963 which US President was laid to rest?

1.       Skeleton
2.      Lonliest Places
3.      The Mousetrap
4.      France
5.      262
6.      Brian Conoly
7.      Archbishop Of Canterbury Justin Welby
8.      Gmail
9.      Typewriter
10.   Queen’s Park Rangers
11.    Larry Hagman
12. JFK

Monday, 12 November 2012

Current Affairs #47

1.       Which presenter thrust a list of suspected nonce’s at David Cameron on live TV this week?
2.      Which DJ is to leave Radio One after 9 & a half years presenting its Saturdays?
3.      Dad’s Army legend Clive Dunn passed away this week. What was the name of the song he had a 1970 Number one hit with?
4.      Which female MP is taking part in this year's I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here?
5.      In which city have the ATP World Tour tennis finals just taken place?
6.      Which businessman exploded into Twitter meltdown when Obama was announced as winner of the Presidential election?
7.      The "elixir of life" is said to have been invented by scientists in Kazakhstan. What is its main ingredient
8.      Which of the single has just topped a chart of the biggest-selling UK singles of the last 60 years?
9.      Brian Cobby died this week, you’ll never have heard of him, but you’ll have heard his voice. Why?
10.   What is the name of the new Archbishop Of Canterbury?
11.    Which store has been blasted this week for allowing customers to view Hard Core Porn on its free wi-fi?
12.   Name the Palestine leader that died on this day in 2004?

1.       Philip Schofield
2.      Vernon Kaye
3.      Grandad
4.      Nadine Dorries
5.      London
6.      Donald Trump
7.      Yoghurt
8.      Candle In The Wind
9.      Speaking Clock
10.   Justin Welby
11.    Starbucks
12.   Yassar Arrafat

Wednesday, 10 October 2012

General Knowledge #46

1.       What is the motto of the SAS?
2.      Patsy Kensit played ward sister Faye Byrne in which TV series?
3.      Which is the largest of the Caribbean Islands?
4.      What was the wording on a Jim’ll Fix It badge?
5.      Which football club owns the largest stadium in the Midlands?
6.      Before joining the Euro by what name did the Republic of Ireland refer to their Irish Pound?
7.      In feet, how long is a full size snooker table?
8.      What was the title of Katie Price’s first autobiography in 2004?
9.      What name is given to a person who displays a needless anxiety over their health?
10.   What was the title of Lady Gaga’s first UK number one single?

1.       Who Dares Wins
2.      Holby City
3.      Cuba
4.      Jim Fixed It For Me
5.      Aston Villa
6.      Punt
7.      12 feet
8.      Being Jordan
9.      Hypochondriac
10.   Just Dance

Monday, 8 October 2012

News & Current Affairs #33

1.       Which of the Dragon’s Den dragons suffered a heart attack this week?
2.      Where will the Conservatives hold their party conference next week?
3.      Who has been announced as the host of next years Oscars Academy Awards Ceremony?
4.      Who did England beat to progress to the final of the women's WorldTwenty20 cricket competition in Sri Lanka?
5.      How long did it take Glastonbury’s tickets to sell out this morning?
6.      Jeremy Hunt this week said he wished to move the abortion limit from 24 weeks to how many weeks?
7.      Who has been announced as the singer of the theme to the new Bond film Skyfall?
8.      This week, who wore Versace's 'safety-pin' dress, first sported by actress Liz Hurley in 1994?
9.      For which team will Lewis Hamilton be driving during next season's F1 championship?
10.   Niall Horan off of 1D was on crutches this week after he claims he was injured by an attack by what animal?
11.    Name the Muslim cleric with a hook who was flown out of Britain this week?
12.   On this day in 1958 a fire on the world’s longest pier trapped dozens of people. In which town is it?

1.       Duncan Bannatyne
2.      Birmingham
3.      Seth MacFarlane
4.      New Zealand
5.      1 Hour 40 minutes
6.      12 Weeks
7.      Adele
8.      Lady Gaga
9.      Mercedes
10.   Squirrel
11.    Abu Hamza
12.   Southend

Friday, 14 September 2012

General Knowledge #45

  1. In World War 2, what was a T-34?
  2. In British politics, which other position is now also always held by the First Lord of the Treasury?
  3. Which Spanish word is usually translated into English as “long live”?
  4. Which scientist, on discovering a solution while in the bath, is said to have jumped up exclaiming “Eureka!”
  5. Who sacrificed himself by leaving Captain Scott’s Antarctic Expedition with the words, “I am just going outside and I may be some time”?
  6. Which car manufacturer was the first to add a conveyor belt to his production line?
  7. Which piece of modern technology would a German refer to as “a handy”?
  8. Cheviot, North Ronaldsay and Scottish Blackface are all domesticated breed of which animal?
  9. In which year was the first Call Of Duty video game released?
  10. The name of which popular Chinese snack translated means 'a little bit of heart'?
  11. Which actor has been nominated twice for an Academy Award for playing a US President?
  12. In which year were the first time zones introduced?
  13. True or false: Viagra pills are kosher in Israel.
  14. What name did Hitler wish to give his proposed new World Capital?
  15. To the nearest million how many sausage rolls do Gregg’s the bakers produce per year?

  1. A (Soviet) tank
  2. Prime Minister
  3. Viva
  4. Archimedes
  5. Captain (Lawrence “Titus”) Oates
  6. Henry Ford
  7. Mobile Phone
  8. Sheep
  9. 2003
  10. Dim Sum
  11. Sir Anthony Hopkins. In Nixon and Amistad
  12. 1883. By US and Canadian railways
  13. True
  14. Germania
  15. 140 Million (Correct as of April 2012)

Thursday, 13 September 2012

News & Current Affairs #32

1.      Evolution is the name of the forthcoming album from which band?
2.      Cult TV soap Dallas returned to UK TV this week what is the name of the Ewing’s ranch?
3.      Who was the winner of Celebrity Big Brother on Friday night?
4.      Who won cricket's County Championship this year?
5.      Which airline is introducing allocated seating on its low cost flights?
6.      Which radio station is celebrating the 20th anniversary of its launch this week?
7.      Who was appointed as transport secretary in David Cameron's cabinet reshuffle?
8.      The term 'murderball' is used to describe which paralympic sport?
9.      In which country has the charity Save the Children launched an appeal for the first time?
10.  Name the Really Wild Show presenter who sadly died this weekend?
11.  Who won a 4th Paralympic gold on Sunday to be crowned the greatest Wheelchair racer of all time?
12.  This week in 1963 which Credit Card launched in Britain for the first time?

1.      JLS
2.      Southfork Ranch
3.      Julian Clarey
4.      Warwickshire
5.      EasyJet
6.      Classic FM
7.      Patrick McLoughlin
8.      Wheelchair Rugby
9.      UK
10.  Terry Nutkins
11.  David Weir
12.  American Express