1. Donald J. Trump will be the Republican nominee for the 2016 General Election in the USA. What  does the J. stand for in Donald J. trump?
  2. How many mililitres are there in a standard half bottle of wine?
  3. Dolly Parton celebrated her birthday on January 19th, but in which decade of the twentieth century was she born?
  4. Four well known female singers, can yuo identify them?
    Question 4
  5. Go and Rider are two SatNav (or GPS) systems produced by which Dutch company?
  6. Listen to these two pieces of music, both are theme tunes of well known games, name the two computer games:
  7. The TV show Friends ran between 1994 and 2004. The titles of all but tow of the episodes (the first and last episodes) started with which two words?
  8. Six Time Magazine people of the year. Name each of them.
    Question 8
  9. Apparently the odds are pretty short that if Donald Trump is elected president of the USA he will be shot. Four presidents though have actually been assassinated whilst in office. Name any three of them.
    (1/2 point for getting two right and a full point for naming three)
  10. Eight pieces of music from eight different films. Name the films.
  11. Four board games, name each of them.
    Question 11
  12. In Walt Disney’s Snow White and the Seven Dwarves, how many of the dwarves have a moustache?
  13. The USA has got its fair share of historic national monuments, but only one of them moves. What is the only moving national monument in the USA?
  14. There is the name of a city in each of these four films, which four cities are mentioned?
    Question 14
  15. Dr. Teeth and the Electric Mayhem is a musical group that can be found in which television show?
  16. Listen to this piece of music, identify the ballet that this comes from and the composer of this piece of music.
  17. Which of these three rivers has its source in the Swiss Alps;
    a) The Danube,
    b) The Rhine ,
    c) The Volga?
  18. Can you name which four sports use these four pieces of equipmnt?
    Question 18
  19. There are three Gods that make up the Trinity in Hinduism, it is also called the Hindu Triad. Name any two of the three Hindu Gods?
  20. The Illiad by Homer was originally written in which of these three languages;
    a) Latin,
    b) Greek,
    c) Egyptian?
  21. Which film, released in 2014 was nominated for nine Academy Awards (winning four of them), takes place in and around the Republic of Zubrowka?
  22. Six satellite photos of geographical features around the world. Name each of the features.
    Question 22
  1. Donald J. Trump will be the Republican nominee for the 2016 General Election in the USA. What  does the J. stand for in Donald J. Trump?
    JOHN (1 point)
  2. How many millilitres are there in a standard half bottle of wine?
    375ml (1 point)
  3. Dolly Parton celebrated her birthday on January 19th, but in which decade of the twentieth century was she born?
    1946 (1 point)
  4. Four well known female singers, can yuo identify them?
    Question 4
    MEGAN TRAINOR, LILY ALLEN, CHRISTINA AQUILERA, NANCY SINATRA (1/2 point each)
  5. Go and Rider are two SatNav (or GPS) systems produced by which Dutch company?
    TOM TOM (1 point)
  6. Listen to these two pieces of music, both are theme tunes of well known games, name the two computer games:

    Answer in the playlist – 1/2 point each

  7. The TV show Friends ran between 1994 and 2004. The titles of all but tow of the episodes (the first and last episodes) started with which two words?
    THE ONE …. (1 point)
  8. Six Time Magazine people of the year. Name each of them.
    Question 8
    MAHATMA GANDHI, MIKHAIL GORBACHEV, JOHN F. KENNEDY, MARK ZUCKERBERG, JOHN PAUL 2, ANSWAR SADAT (1/2 point each)
  9. Apparently the odds are pretty short that if Donald Trump is elected president of the USA he will be shot. Four presidents though have actually been assassinated whilst in office. Name any three of them.
    (1/2 point for getting two right and a full point for naming three)
    ABRAHAM LINCOLN; JAMES GARFIELD; WILLIAM McKINLEY; JOHN F. KENNEDY 
  10. Eight pieces of music from eight different films. Name the films.

    Answer in the playlist – 1/2 point each

  11. Four board games, name each of them.
    Question 11
    OPERATION, BUCKAROO, GAME OF THRONES, HOAX (1/2 point each)
  12. In Walt Disney’s Snow White and the Seven Dwarves, how many of the dwarves have a moustache?
    NONE OF THEM DO (1 point)
  13. The USA has got its fair share of historic national monuments, but only one of them moves. What is the only moving national monument in the USA?
    THE CABLE CARS IN SAN FRANCISCO (1 point)
  14. There is the name of a city in each of these four films, which four cities are mentioned?
    Question 14
    RIO, DALLAS (Buyers Club), MUNICH, PHILADELPHIA (1/2 point each)
  15. Dr. Teeth and the Electric Mayhem is a musical group that can be found in which television show?
    THE MUPPET SHOW (1 point)
  16. Listen to this piece of music, identify the ballet that this comes from and the composer of this piece of music.

    Answer in the playlist – 1/2 point each

  17. Which of these three rivers has its source in the Swiss Alps;
    a) The Danube,
    b) The Rhine ,
    c) The Volga?
    THE RHINE (1 point)
  18. Can you name which four sports use these four pieces of equipmnt?
    Question 18
    LACROSSE, POLO, ICE – HOCKEY, HURLING (1/2 point each)
  19. There are three Gods that make up the Trinity in Hinduism, it is also called the Hindu Triad. Name any two of the three Hindu Gods?
    BRAHMA; VISHNU, SHIVA  (1/2 point each)
  20. The Illiad by Homer was originally written in which of these three languages;
    a) Latin,
    b) Greek,
    c) Egyptian?
    GREEK (1 point)
  21. Which film, released in 2014 was nominated for nine Academy Awards (winning four of them), takes place in and around the Republic of Zubrowka?
    THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL (1 point)
  22. Six satellite photos of geographical features around the world. Name each of the features.
    Question 22
    DENMARK, CUBA, MADAGASCAR, THE RED SEA, THE PHILIPPINES, THE BLACK SEA (1(2 point each)

 

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