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Every week a new Weekly Quiz Night is uploaded and features 6 rounds, which are:-

  • In The News – Current Affairs
  • Specialist Round – 10 questions on one subject
  • Quick Ten – 10 quickfire trivia questions
  • Trivia Round – With an easy to spot connection between all answers
  • Connections round – 4 answers you name the connection
  • Wipeout Round – General Knowledge with prizes for full marks but don’t dare to get one wrong!

The Weekly Quiz Night is perfect for pubs who want to hold a weekly quiz bursting with content and sure to entertain. If the weekly quiz night isn’t for you then there are three quiz of the weeks to choose from.

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Questions in the Weekly Quiz Pack are as follows;

Round 1 – Current Affairs

  1. A former England rugby star and BBC Sports Personality of the Year recently announced they were expecting a baby in early 2014 – who are they?
  1. The BBC received over 600 complaints over whose comments about Wimbledon champion Marion Bartoli’s personal appearance – “she was never going to be a looker”?
  1. The Radio Go Go Gorilla, part of a Norwich arts festival, has been removed following a copyright infringement complaint from which singer’s estate about the jumpsuit it was wearing?
  1. A 12 feet high sculpture of which literary character as portrayed by Colin Firth has been installed in London’s Serpentine lake?
  1. The 2013 Alan Partridge film Alpha Papa is to gets its premiere in which city?
  1. Which Radio Five Live presenter is to replace Andy Gray and Richard Keys on TalkSport?
  1. A heavy rainstorm in which Canadian city recently left some 300,000 without power, flooding major roads and subway stations?
  1. Which judge has quit the BBC TV show The Voice to focus on promoting their new album and a forthcoming world tour?
  1. Doug Engelbart died recently at the age of 88 – his invention of a wooden shell covering two wooden wheels eventually became which everyday item?
  1. After Wimbledon 2013 victory, which duo became the first men’s doubles team in the Open era to hold all four Grand Slam titles at the same time?
  1. Mike Tindall and Zara Phillips
  2. John Inverdale’s
  3. Freddie Mercury’s
  4. Mr. Darcy
  5. Norwich
  6. Colin Murray
  7. Toronto
  8. Jessie J
  9. Computer Mouse
  10. Bob and Mike Bryan

Round 2 – Mickey

  1. Micky Dolenz was best known as the drummer and lead vocalist with which 1960s pop group?
  1. In which film did the title character say to Mickey Goldmill, “You gotta open my eye…cut me Mick, cut me”?
  1. Which choreographer and dancer had a worldwide hit in 1981 with Mickey?
  1. Baseball legend Mickey Mantle played for 18 seasons with which team from 1951 to 1968?
  1. Writer Mickey Spillane’s best-known creation is which detective character?
  1. What was the festive surname of actor Mickey Rooney?
  1. Which English actor starred as an auctioneer forced to impersonate a gangster in the 1999 comedy film Mickey Blue Eyes?
  1. What was Walt Disney’s original name for Mickey Mouse before his wife convinced him to change it?
  1. Noel Clarke played Mickey Smith, the boyfriend of Rose Tyler, in which BBC TV series?
  1. Which comedian toured in 2011 with The Out Out Tour and in 2013 with Back In The Game?
  1. The Monkees
  2. 2.    Rocky
  3. Toni Basil
  4. New York Yankees
  5. Mike Hammer
  6. Yule
  7. Hugh Grant
  8. Mortimer
  9. 9.    Doctor Who
  10. Micky Flanagan

Round 3 – Quickfire Round – Ships

Who do we associate with the following ships? 

  1. H.M.S. Victory
  2. The Black Pig
  3. H.M.S. Beagle
  4. Calypso
  5. The Endeavour
  6. Queen Anne’s Revenge
  7. Santa Maria
  8. The Olive
  9. The Mayflower
  10. Golden Hind  (or Pelican)
  1. Horatio Nelson
  2. Captain Pugwash
  3. Charles Darwin
  4. Jacques Cousteau
  5. Captain James Cook
  6. Blackbeard
  7. Christopher Columbus
  8. Popeye
  9. Pilgrim Fathers
  10. Francis Drake

Round 4 – Trivia Round – Per

In this round, every answer contains the letters ‘Per’

  1. An anagram of a word is a what of its letters?
  1. What was the former name of African country Burkina Faso?
  1. In nature, what word describes any plant that lives for many years?
  1. Which villain was featured in the 2001 Johnny Depp film From Hell?
  1. What is the legal term for deliberately giving false or misleading evidence under oath?
  1. Which Polish man stated in the year 1512 that the Earth revolved around the Sun?
  1. Which filmmaker’s works include the films The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, Salem’s Lot, Poltergeist and Lifeforce?
  1. What is the name for a person who sells fabric and sewing materials?
  1. Which children’s TV character fought against Texas Pete?
  1. What was the codename given to the 1944 Allied invasion of Normandy?
  1. Permutation
  2. Upper Volta
  3. Perennial
  4. Jack The Ripper
  5. Perjury
  6. Nicolaus Copernicus
  7. Tobe Hooper
  8. Draper
  9. Super Ted
  10. Operation Overlord

Round 5 – Connections

  1. The province of Kosovo unilaterally declared independence from which country on 17th February 2008?
  1. Which South American country’s official ceremonial flag is a triband with horizontal bands coloured light blue, white and light blue with the yellow Sun of May charged in the centre?
  1. Often sung at sporting events, which patriotic song includes the lines; “When will we see your like again that fought and died for your wee bit hill and glen. And stood against him, proud Edward’s army, and sent him homeward to think again”?
  1. Which country is bordered by Germany, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Ukraine, Belarus and Lithuania?
  1. For 6 points, what is the connection between all, or part of each answer?
  1. Serbia (Novak Djokovic)
  2. Argentina (Juan-Martin Del Potro)
  3. Flower of Scotland (Andy Murray)
  4. Poland (Jerzy Janowicz)
  5. Home country of Wimbledon men’s semi-finalists 2013

Final Round – Wipeout Round 

10 questions – answer as many as you like – you’ll receive 1 point for each correct answer but remember – if you get any wrong in this round, you’re wiped out and get 0 points. Teams who get full marks on this round receive 5 bonus points giving them 15/10

  1. In which Scottish county is Troon Open championship golf course?
  1. Which British politician’s car use earned him the nickname ‘Two Jags’?
  1. Children’s TV dinosaur Barney was mainly what colour?
  1. Who was the drummer with the Police?
  1. Water, common and pygmy are types of which creature?
  1. Which U.S. state is nicknamed ‘The Magnolia State’?
  1. What is used to measure electric current in a circuit?
  1. In October 1999, the world population reached what landmark level?
  1. In which annual sporting event did comedian Hugh Laurie compete in 1980?
  1. Under what name were British Airways Air Miles rebranded in 2011?

Tie-break question if required: (Closest or first correct answer handed in wins):

In what year was Barney the Dinosaur created?

  1. Ayrshire
  2. John Prescott
  3. Purple
  4. Stewart Copeland
  5. Shrew
  6. Mississippi
  7. Ammeter
  8. Six Billion
  9. University Boat Race
  10. Avios

Any wrong and the team receives 0 points for this round.

Tiebreaker – 1987

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Questions for Quiz of the week;

Round 1 – Current Affairs

  1. Comedian Mel Smith died of a heart attack during July 2013. In which early 1980s sketch show did he star alongside Rowan Atkinson, Griff Rhys-Jones and Pamela Stephenson?
  2. British rider Chris Froome was the winner of the 2013 Tour De France – in which country was he born?
  3. Which veteran singer will be the first recipient of the ‘Icon’ award at the 2014 BRITs?
  4. In the 2013 film biopic Long Walk To Freedom, Idris Elba plays which political leader?
  5. Boxer Carl Froch recently announced he is to defend his world titles against which fellow Englishman?
  6. Sant Kaur Bajwa died on 19th July 2013 at the alleged age of how many years, which would have made her Britain’s oldest woman?
  7. From August 2013, the number of winning premium bonds with a prize of £100,000 was reduced to how many per month?
  8. Which long-running sheepdog trials competition is to return to the BBC as part of the Countryfile programme?
  9. Following surgery to remove his larynx after being diagnosed with cancer, one of the most recognisable voices in British broadcasting is to retire after 40 years reading the classified football results on BBC radio – name him.
  10. Robert Galbraith recently topped the bestsellers charts with his first crime novel The Cuckoo’s Calling – ‘he’ is actually which famous author?
  1. Not The Nine O’Clock News
  2. Kenya
  3. Elton John
  4. Nelson Mandela
  5. George Groves
  6. 115
  7. 3
  8. One Man and His Dog
  9. James Alexander Gordon
  10. J.K.Rowling

Round 2 – Earth

  1. Which gas is the most common in the Earth’s atmosphere?
  2. Who in 1998, at the age of 77, became the oldest man to orbit the Earth?
  3. What is the most common element by mass in the Earth?
  4. In which year was Michael Jackson’s Earth Song the Christmas number one?
  5. Which planet in the solar system is nearest in size to Earth?
  6. What term is used to describe the innermost part of the Earth?
  7. In geographical terms what ‘A’ are opposite points on the Earth’s surface called?
  8. Which artist had a 1988 UK number one hit with Heaven Is A Place On Earth?
  9. What, specifically, is the study of the Earth’s origin, structure and its rocks and minerals?
  10. Which month of the year did Earth, Wind and Fire take into the top three of the UK charts in 1978?
  1. Nitrogen
  2. John Glenn
  3. Iron
  4. 1995
  5. Venus
  6. Core
  7. Antipodes (Pronounced Ant-Tip-Oh-Dees)
  8. Belinda Carlisle
  9. Geology
  10. September

Round 3 – Quickfire Round – Classic Advertising Slogans

Name the companies or products advertised by the following slogans.

  1. “Splash it on all over”
  2. “Looks good, tastes good and by golly it does you good”
  3. “You press the button, we do the rest”
  4. “The drive of your life”
  5. “Minty bit stronger”
  6. “Simples”
  7. “Wodka from Warrington”
  8. “Let your fingers do the walking”
  9. “The bright one, the right one, its..”
  10. “Keep that schoolgirl complexion”
  1. Brut
  2. Mackeson Stout
  3. Kodak
  4. Peugeot (106)
  5. Trebor Mints
  6. Compare The Market
  7. Vladivar
  8. Yellow Pages
  9. Martini
  10. Palmolive Soap

Round 4 – Trivia Round – Des

In this round, every answer contains the letters ‘Des’

  1. What is the Germany’s primary football competition called?
  2. Name the place of pilgrimage in southwest France that was the home of St. Bernadette?
  3. Whose was the first recorded algorithm to calculate the value of Pi?
  4. What was television’s most famous Peckham barber’s shop called?
  5. What is the nickname of Sheffield United?
  6. What is the outside coating of an Australian Lamington cake?
  7. Which actress won an Emmy award in 1980 for her performance in the U.S. TV drama Dallas?
  8. In World War II, what was the nickname of the British 8th Army?
  9. Which is the largest of the Dodecanese Islands?
  10. Who had a U.K. number one in 2000 with Independent Women Part 1?
  1. Bundesliga
  2. Lourdes
  3. Archimedes
  4. Desmond’s
  5. ‘The Blades’
  6. Desiccated Coconut
  7. Barbara Bel Geddes
  8. ‘Desert Rats’
  9. Rhodes
  10. Destiny’s Child

Round 5 – Connections

  1. To whom did Tom Cruise propose at the top of the Eiffel Tower on 17th June 2005?
  1. In Jerry Maguire, which actress said to Tom Cruise, “You had me at hello”?
  1. Born in 1989, which actor’s stage plays have included Equus, How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying and The Cripple of Inishmaan?
  1. Which comedian’s The Tour That Doesn’t Tour is acknowledged by the Guinness Book of Records as the highest grossing stand up comedy tour in the world?
  1. For 6 points, what is the connection between all, or part of each answer?
  1. Katie Holmes (Joey Potter – Dawson’s Creek)
  2. Renée Zellweger (Beatrix Potter – Miss Potter)
  3. Daniel Radcliffe (Harry Potter)
  4. Peter Kay (Brian Potter – Phoenix Nights)
  5. All played people called Potter on TV or in film

Final Round – Wipeout Round

10 questions – answer as many as you like – you’ll receive 1 point for each correct answer but remember – if you get any wrong in this round, you’re wiped out and get 0 points. Teams who get full marks on this round receive 5 bonus points giving them 15/10

  1. Which king of England was on the throne in 1642?
  1. In which sport might players go “middle for diddle”?
  1. Which former Wimbledon champion presented the quiz show The Chair?
  1. A British M.P. wishing to retire their seat must apply to The Chiltern what?
  1. In sport, how many events are there in a Pentathlon?
  1. Which instrument is used to look into people’s ears?
  1. At the start of the 2013/14 football season, how many managers in the top four English leagues had been with the same club for five or more years?
  1. What acid is found in bee stings?
  1. In Greek mythology, with whom did Helen of Troy elope or dependent on the source, who abducted her, bringing about the Trojan War?
  1. How many whole centimetres equal 15 inches?

Tie-break question if required: (Closest or first correct answer handed in wins):

In 2001, what was the population of the Warwickshire town of Alcester (Pronounced Ulster)

  1. Charles I
  2. Darts
  3. John McEnroe
  4. Hundreds
  5. 5
  6. Otoscope (Accept Auriscope)
  7. Two (Arsene Wenger (Arsenal) and Paul Tisdale (Exeter City))
  8. Formic
  9. Paris
  10. 38 (38.1)

Any wrong and the team receives 0 points for this round.

Tiebreaker – 6214

 

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