Wednesday, 9 April 2008

Entertainment #2

  1. What did Zoe Ball name her first son with Fatboy Slim?
  2. Which Hollywood star appeared in the Last Fast Show ever?
  3. Who hosted the 2001 Brit Awards?
  4. In which 1985 movie did OAP's find a fountain of youth?
  5. What did Christian Slater conduct with a vampire?
  6. According to Aha what always shone on TV?
  7. Name Tom Cruise’s wife.
  8. Who replaces Jodie Foster as female lead in Hannibal?
  9. In which city was TV series Fame set?
  10. Who played the perverted traffic-controlling professor in The Italian Job?

For the answers, swipe below:

  1. Woody Cook
  2. Johnny Depp
  3. Ant & Dec
  4. Cocoon
  5. An interview.
  6. The sun
  7. Katie Holmes
  8. Julianne Moore
  9. New York
  10. Benny Hill

Tuesday, 8 April 2008

General Knowledge #21

  1. In which country is Transylvania, home of Vampires?
  2. For what is the booker prize awarded?
  3. How many squares are there on a draughts board?
  4. What is the name of the large flat bone at the front of the chest?
  5. How many tusks does a warthog have?
  6. What kind of stone is marble?
  7. Who were the producers of Tom & Jerry Cartoons?
  8. Which Christian festival comes 12 days after Xmas?
  9. What was the codename for the US development of the Atom Bomb?
  10. Which country is the world’s largest consumer of Champagne?
  11. Which religion has The Five Pillars?
  12. Which couple were played on TV by Michael Crawford & Michelle Dotrice?
  13. What is Harry Potter’s favourite sport?
  14. Who lives at 11 Downing Street?
  15. In which Galaxy do we live?

For the answers, swipe below:

  1. Romania
  2. Fiction
  3. 64
  4. Sternum
  5. Four
  6. Limestone
  7. Hannah Barbera
  8. Epiphany
  9. The Manhattan Project
  10. UK
  11. Islam
  12. Frank & Betty Spencer
  13. Quidditch
  14. Alistar Darling
  15. Milky Way Galaxy

Bar Wars Debut: 25/03/01

Monday, 7 April 2008

General Knowledge #20

  1. What does a cartographer draw?
  2. If you came across BTW in an email message what would it mean?
  3. Which city must Muslims try and make a pilgrimage to once in their lives?
  4. What does DVD stand for?
  5. In which year did the great train robbery take place?
  6. What was the name of the Space Shuttle prototype, which has never actually been into space?
  7. At which football club did Gary Lineker start his career?
  8. Who wrote a brief history of time?
  9. Which is the largest planet in the solar system?
  10. Who wrote the Just so stories?
  11. Which dynasty ruled China from 1368 - 1644?
  12. Lady Godiva is said to have rode naked through which town?
  13. What is a fandango?
  14. Which year saw the first National Lottery draw in Britain?
  15. Which profession signs the Hippocratic oath?

    For the answers, swipe below:

  1. Maps
  2. By The Way
  3. Mecca
  4. Digital Versatile/Video Disk
  5. 1963
  6. Enterprise
  7. Leicester City
  8. Stephen Hawking
  9. Jupiter
  10. Rudyard Kipling
  11. The Ming Dynasty
  12. Coventry
  13. Dance
  14. 1994
  15. Doctors

BW Debut: Park Bar 11/03/01

Thursday, 3 April 2008

General Knowledge #19

  1. Which Bob assisted Cilla in Surprise Surprise?
  2. How many of the Magnificent 7 are left alive at the end of the film?
  3. How many teaspoons of sugar are there in one packet of jelly?
  4. Which spirit is made by distilling wine?
  5. Which battle was Nelson’s last?
  6. Which two fruits are crossed to make the ugli fruit?
  7. Which was England’s last reigning Tudor monarch
  8. Which organ of the body contains insulin?
  9. A person born on September 2nd would be which Zodiac sign?
  10. How many units of Alchohol is considered a safe weekly limit for women?
  11. Which crop is threatened by the Colorado Beetle?
  12. What are kerrs-pinks & maris-pipers?
  13. What is the trademark of Bacardi?
  14. Between July ’64 & August ’66 how many consecutive number ones did the Beatles have?
  15. What distinguishes marsupials from other mammals?

For the answers, swipe below:

  1. Bob Carolgese
  2. Three
  3. 19
  4. Brandy
  5. Trafalgar
  6. Grapefruit & Tangerine
  7. Elizabeth 1st
  8. Pancreas
  9. Virgo
  10. 14
  11. Potatoes
  12. Potatoes
  13. Bat
  14. 7
  15. Pouches

BW Debut: FCH Bar, Cheltenham 08/03/01

Wednesday, 2 April 2008

General Knowledge #18

  1. What sort of woollen headgear was named after a battle of the Crimean War?
  2. Whose tomb is situated in Arlington Cemetery Washington, at the Arc de Triomphe, Paris & in Westminster Abby, London?
  3. What is the surname of the Hungarian inventor whose multicoloured, rotatable cube became a world cult?
  4. Who was arrested on 4th November 1605?
  5. What is the acronym for the agency set up in 1923 to provide co-operation between police forces worldwide?
  6. What does the MI of MI5/MI6 stand for?
  7. What unit is used for measuring the fineness of yarn? (Clue: Think tights/stockings)
  8. Where were Anne Boleyn, Catherine Howard & Lady Jane Grey beheaded?
  9. What stands 320 metres tall in the Champ de Mars and was designed in 1889?
  10. What was the term popularised by Winston Churchill for the imaginary boundary dividing Europe between the capitalist West and communist East?
  11. What term is used to denote illegal accessing of computer programs?
  12. Which 18th Century cattle thief, smuggler, robber & Highway Man was hanged at York in 1739?
  13. What was abolished in Britain in 1965 for all crimes except treason?
  14. Which Italian city was buried when Vesuvius erupted in AD 79?
  15. What emergency device was first used in 1945 and has since saved the lives of more than 5000 pilots?

For the answers, swipe below:

  1. Balaclava
  2. The tomb of the unknown soldier
  3. Rubix
  4. Guy Fawkes
  5. Interpol
  6. Military Intelligence
  7. Denier
  8. Tower Of London
  9. Eiffel Tower
  10. The Iron Curtain
  11. Hacking
  12. Dick Turpin
  13. Capital Punishment/Hanging
  14. Pompeii or Herculaneum
  15. Ejector Seat

BW Debut: Park Bar, Cheltenham. 4/03/01

Tuesday, 1 April 2008

General Knowledge #17

  1. What species is Bombay duck?
  2. In which US state is Hollywood situated?
  3. What parts of the body do orthopaedics treat?
  4. Who discovered the tomb of Tutankhamun?
  5. Who invented the ballpoint pen in 1938?
  6. Which king did Henry Tudor defeat at Bosworth to become king Henry VII?
  7. Jack Sprat refused to eat what type of food?
  8. What do we call a group of Whales?
  9. What is the full name given to the arrangement of the chemical elements?
  10. What is the fifth book of the bible?
  11. In scrabble what does the letter 'b' score?
  12. In what year was queen Victoria crowned?
  13. Where is the Scottish cup final played?
  14. Which British General began the scouting movement?
  15. Which character said "I'm a bear of very little brain &, long words bother me."

For the answers, swipe below:

  1. Fish
  2. California
  3. Bone and muscles
  4. Howard Carter
  5. Laszlo Biro
  6. Richard III
  7. Fat
  8. School (or gam)
  9. The periodic table of elements
  10. Deuteronomy
  11. Three
  12. 1838
  13. Hampton Park
  14. Lord Robert Baden-Powell
  15. Winnie The Pooh