Quiz Night: Rounds 8,9&10 answers

September 25, 2017

Round 8. TV

1. Which TV character said, ‘Live long and prosper’ and in which series?

Spock / Star Trek

2. Which school featured in UK TV’s ‘Please Sir’?

Fenn Street

3. The part of which 1970s detective was first offered to Bing Crosby?

Columbo

4. Who hosted UK TV’s ‘Family Fortunes’ after Bob Monkhouse and before Les Dennis?

Max Bygraves

5. Who created the UK TV spoof 007 character Basildon Bond?

Russ Abbott

6. In which year did Sky show the world’s first live 3D sports broadcast?

2010

7. Who presented Channel 4’s show Time Team?

Tony Robinson

8. KAR120C was the registration of a yellow Lotus 7, in which 1960s cult UK TV series?

The Prisoner

9. Name the 2006 spin-off from Dr Who which ran for four seasons?

Torchwood

10.The top 5 UK audiences of 2015 were all for the editions of the same programme – which?

The Great British Bake-Off

Round 9. Music

1. What was the best selling album of 2015 and 2016?

25 (Adele)

2. Who was Radio 1’s first female DJ?

Anne Nightingale

3. In the song, Heartbreak Hotel is on which street?

Lonely Street

4. Where was the composer Gustav Holst born?

(Cheltenham) England

5. Who had a UK Top Ten hit with the song Snot Rap?

Kenny Everett

6. Who sang the theme for the Bond film For Your Eyes Only?

Sheena Easton

7. Which famous rock band were formerly known as The High Numbers?

The Who

8. Who wrote the opera Billy Budd?

Benjamin Britten

9. What was the Beatles’ first number one?

From me to you

10. To which family of musical instruments does a saxophone belong?

Woodwind

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Round 10. Utter Trivia

1. What colour is the Misterman Mister Worry?

Blue

2. Which organ is the same size at birth and at death?

Eyes

3. Yale University is named after Mr. Yale. What nationality was he?

English (accept British)

4. Before Winston Churchill went bald, what colour was his hair?

Ginger / Red

5. T or F – you are more likely to be born female than male according to census figures?

False – 51.2% male

6. In the nursery rhyme what was used to mend Jack’s head after he had fallen down the hill?

Vinegar and brown paper

7. In a lifetime how long in months does an average person spend waiting at red traffic lights?

6 months

8. Which two colours are Dennis the Menace’s Jumper?

Red and Black

9. In a standard deck of 52 cards there are 42 what?

Eyes

10. A man has his first at 18 then every day spends in total 106 days by the age of 60 doing what?

Shaving

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