Monday, 19 April 2010


Missed the quiz? Here's the current affairs round from TGS Bar Wars on 18th April 2010:

  1. What is unique about the new KFC Double Down chicken burger that launched in the US this week?
  2. Children in Liverpool have asked the council to ban the word "obesity" and use what instead?
  3. Clegg & Cameron both chose to wear ties in their party colours at the televised debate but what colour tie did Brown wear?
  4. 20 year old Thomas Connor was sentenced to murder this week but what was his claim to fame when he was just 11? He was the milky bar kid, the face on Angel Delight wrappers or he was the son in the CITV show My Parents Are Aliens?
  5. Which item of clothing was withdrawn from Primark shelves this week?
  6. Researches this week have shown that goalies that wear which colour shirt are more likely to save penalties?
  7. Which song was voted the UK's favourite rock song this week?
  8. Who is to replace Adrian Chiles as host of The One Show each Friday?
  9. Jensen Button won the Chinese Grand Prix but who came second?
  10. Which TV star managed to battle the ash cloud and travel 2058 miles on planes, trains & automobiles to get home & present his show last night?
  11. The most expensive champagne ever sold in a UK bar was bought this week for £35,000 this week but how much tip did the buyer leave? £10, £1000, £10,000
  12. On this day in 1955 which famous scientist passed away?

  1. No Bread
  2. Unhealthy Weight
  3. Pink (Salmon)
  4. B Angel Delight
  5. Padded Bikinis for girls.
  6. Red
  7. Stairway To Heaven (Led Zepplin)
  8. Chris Evans
  9. Lewis Hamilton
  10. Gary Lineker
  11. C £10,000
  12. Albert Einstein

Thursday, 8 April 2010


From Bar Wars at TGS Bowling, Hereford on 4th April 2010:

  1. At least 37 people were killed in two explosions on which city’s metro system this week?
  2. Which Sunday newspaper, has come out in support of the Conservative Party at the next election after supporting Labour in 1997, 2001 and 2005.
  3. Who is to succeed Jonathan Ross as host of Film 2010?
  4. Which football manager has undergone emergency surgery after one of his own dogs bit him on the face.
  5. Which famous singer’s daughter, Chastity Bono, confirmed she was undergoing a female to male sex change?
  6. And in the most shocking story of the week which famous singer came out as gay?

  1. Moscow
  2. News Of The World
  3. Claudia Winkleman
  4. Diego Maradona
  5. Cher
  6. Ricky Martin

Entertainment #3

From 16th December 2001 at Park Bar, Cheltenham:
  1. In which year was Mr. Blobby Christmas number one?
  2. Which TV Presenter’s catchphrase is ‘Hello, Good Evening & Welcome’?
  3. Who played Captain Billy Tyne in ‘The Perfect Storm?’
  4. George Lucas produced a Xmas special based on which film which he is now so embarrassed about he has banned from ever being screened again?
  5. What was the title of the 2001 number one hit by Rui Da Silva?
  6. Which former soap actor played Eddie Scrooge in ITV’s contemporary version of A Christmas Carol in 2000?
  7. With whom did Queen collaborate on the 1981 number one hit ‘Under Pressure’?
  8. Which Hollywood actor appeared in The Last Fast Show: Ever?
  9. Which Coronation Street character married Emma Taylor on Christmas Eve 2000?
  10. Who directed the Lethal Weapon films?
  11. Which 80’s Sci-Fi series provided a top five hit for Feeder in 2001?
  12. Which 1999 film starred Keanu Reeves as computer nerd Thomas?
  13. Which comedy panel show is hosted by Jonathan Ross and featured Phil Jupitas & Julian Clary as its captains?
  14. What was the title of Baz Luhrmann’s 1999 UK number one hit?
  15. Who was the ‘fifth’ Beatle?

  1. 1993
  2. David Frost
  3. George Clooney
  4. Star Wars. (The Star Wars Holiday Special)
  5. Touch Me
  6. Ross Kemp
  7. David Bowie
  8. Johnny Depp
  9. Curly Watts
  10. Richard Donner
  11. Buck Rogers
  12. The Matrix
  13. Its Only TV But I Like It
  14. Everybody’s Free (To Wear Sunscreen)
  15. Pete Best

The 80s

Some questions all about the 80s! First used on 22nd October 2000 at Park Bar, Cheltenham:

  1. Which drink did the Coca-Cola company launch in 1982?
  2. Christina McAuliffe died in an accident in what type of vehicle in 1986?
  3. How were the balls at Wimbledon in 1986 different from previous years?
  4. Which country celebrated in Bicentenary in 1988?
  5. The world first became aware of the Chernobyl didaster after detectors were triggered at a nuclear power plant in which country?
  6. How did James F Fixx, promoter of jogging for good health, die in 1984?
  7. Where did the US side of Band Aid take place?
  8. Which keeper was beaten my Maradonna's 'hand of God' 1986 World cup goal?
  9. In 1989 what was New Kids On The Block's first number one?
  10. Who had a number one in the 80's with Like A Prayer?
  11. Who was US president at the end of the 80's?
  12. Which weather man failed to chart the 1987 hurricanes that devastated the country?
  13. Which year did CD's first appear?
  14. In which year did pound coins first appear?
  15. Which capital city was the scene of a major summit between Reagan and Gorbachev in 1986?

  1. Diet Coke
  2. Space Shuttle
  3. They were Yellow
  4. Australia
  5. Sweden
  6. Heart attack while Jogging
  7. Philadelphia
  8. Peter Shilton
  9. The Right Stuff
  10. Madonna
  11. George Bush
  12. Michael Fish
  13. 1983
  14. 1983
  15. Reykjavik

General Knowledge #28

Here's a round from 16th December 2001 at Park Bar, Cheltenham:
  1. What is the capital of Argentina?
  2. What sort of creature is a Chub?
  3. In which year was the first football world cup?
  4. In which state of the USA is Death Valley?
  5. Who was the second wife of Henry VIII?
  6. Can penguins fly?
  7. What are the two official languages of Gibralta?
  8. Which method of heat transfer within a fluid is by means of motion of the fluid?
  9. What is the longest river in Scotland?
  10. In which county is Gatwick Airport?
  11. Which Hancock was the star of Hancock’s Half Hour?
  12. Who wrote 20 Thousand Leagues Under The Sea?
  13. Which is the largest city in Scotland?
  14. Who succeeded US Presidency after JFK’s assassination?
  15. In computing what do the initials OCR stand for?

  1. Buenos Aires
  2. Fish
  3. 1930
  4. California
  5. Anne Boleyn
  6. No
  7. English & Spanish
  8. Convection
  9. The Tay
  10. West Sussex
  11. Tony Hancock
  12. Jules Verne
  13. Glasgow
  14. Linden Johnson
  15. Optical Character Recognition