Thursday, 26 May 2011

Have a go: BBC Wildlife Fund Audiovisual Charity Pub Quiz

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I've just started reading round 1 of tonights charity pub quiz that I'm hosting to raise money for the BBC Wildlife Fund. I thought some of you might be interested in having a go. I'll post the answers tomorrow.

Here's another quiz that I hosted for Children in Need. 

UPDATE 28th May: Answers posted at the end

TV Adverts Audiovisual Round

Look-A-Likes Picture Round

Music Round

a. Name the person singing?

b. Which film is this from?

a. Name the group?

b. Which film featured this music?

Name the artist who was recently performed this at the end of the Cheltenham Jazz Festival?

a. Name the year that these songs were released?

b. Which is the odd one out, not released in the same year as the others?

a. Who sang this?

b. What's the next line?

a. Name the Musical

b. Who is singing?

Atleast 70 million people have heard this track but what is the groups Nationality?

a. Which TV show used this as their theme?

b. On which album was it released?

Which planet does this track represent in Gustav Holsts work?

Name the artist (currently Number 2 in the charts)

Round 1: Random Round

1. Who is the 1st female in line to the British throne?

2. What male voice is between a Bass and a Tenor?

3. What orbits in between Mars and Jupiter?

4. What do you get if you dial 123?

5. If you were 41 miles from Manchester, 92 miles from Newcastle and 72 miles from Nottingham in which City would you be?

6. What name links a character from The Magic Roundabout and the father of the disciples James and John?

7.  As of 2004 what is the significance of these numbers?: 4, 8, 15, 16, 23 and 42

8. How many keys on a standard Piano?

9. Into how many constellations is the sky, or celestial sphere, divided?

10. In Sandro Botticelli's famous painting, 'The Birth of Venus', what object is Venus standing on?

Round 2: History

1. Which US president´s signature is on a plaque on the moon?

2. What happened first? First Photo finishes for horse races, Speaking Clock Telephone Service introduced or First non-stop transatlantic aeroplane flight.

3. What nationality was Christopher Columbus?

4. Designed by John Rennie in the1890s where can you find the London bridge?

5. Which London Palace was built in Hyde Park in 1851 and burned down in New Park Penge in 1936 surrounded by Dinosaurs?

6. What drink was promoted by Britain’s first electric advertising sign, which was erected in Piccadilly Circus in London in 1909?

7. Who was Chancellor of Germany before Hitler

8. When was the Parthenon in Athens built: BC or AD?

9. Which civilization built Machu Picchu?

10. What came first: the introduction of postcodes in the UK, the assassination of John F Kennedy or monkeys being launched into space?

Round 3: Science

1. What part of the body would a phrenologist be interested in?

2. Kimberlite contains what precious item?

3. What is represented by the number 12 on the Beaufort Scale?

4. What is the chemical symbol of tin?

5. How many teeth make up a full adult set?

Round 4 Reality TV

1. Ben Fogle first shot to fame on which reality TV series?

2. Who were the two finalists of the original Pop Idol?

3. In 2005 Johnny Vaughn convinced 12 contestants that they were auditioning to do what?

4. Which UK actor played a pantomime dame for 37 years in a row until 2007 when his winning appearance on I'm a Celebrity, Get ME Out of Here meant he was unavailable to work at Christmas?

5. In which year was the first UK series of Big Brother broadcast?

Round 5 Westerns

1. The Magnificent 7 was a remake of which 50’s Japanese film?

2. In which film did John Wayne play his first leading role?

3. Which London born actor played a boy adopted by Indians in Last of the Mohicans?

4. In which 1994 film did Mel Gibson co-star with Jodie Foster?

5. In the 2010 remake of True Grit who played the role of U.S. Marshal Reuben J. "Rooster" Cogburn originally played by John Wayne (original 1969 movie)

Round 6 5-4-3-2-1 Sports & Games
Five answers for question 1, four answers for question 2 and so on...
1. Who were the last 5 hosts of the FIFA World Cups

2. On a standard UK monopoly Board if you start at Go, and are only playing with one dice, what are the next 4 properties that you can land on and buy?

3. Association of Tennis Professionals who are the worlds current top 3 mens singles players?

4. Where will the next two Olympic Games be held?

5. Which is the worlds best selling video games console of all time selling over 150 million units since it was released in 2000.


ROUND 1: Random
1. Princess Beatrice (currently 5th in line) 2. Baritone 3. Asteroid Belt 4. Speaking Clock 5. Leeds 6. Zebedee 7. Numbers that recur in the LOSTseries 8. 88 keys 9. 88 constellations (officially on agreed on in 1922) 10. A shell (a clam shell)

ROUND 2: History
1. Richard Nixon 2. Horse Racing Photo Finishes 3. (Genoan – republic of Genoa) Italian 4. USA (Arizona ) Lake Havasu 5. The Crystal Palace 6. Bovril 7. Paul Von Hindenburg 8. BC (2000 BC) 9. The Incas 10. Monkeys being launched into space? Albert II, Rhesus Monkey (Albert 1st blew up on ascent) Monkeys in space (1949)

ROUND 3: Science
1. Skull or head 2. Diamonds 3. A hurricane 4. SN 5. 32 (8 incisors, 4 Canines, 8 pemolars, 12 molars – which include the 4 wisdom teeth)

ROUND 4: Reality TV
1. Castaway 2. Gareth Gates and Will Young 3. Go into space - Space Cadets 4. Christopher Biggins 5. 2000 (there’s now been 275 housemates and over 1000 episodes)

ROUND 5: Westerns
1. The 7 Samurai 2. Stagecoach 3. Daniel Day Lewis 4. Maverick 5. Jeff Bridges

ROUND 6: 5-4-3-2-1 Sports & Games
5. 2010: South Africa
2006: Germany
2002: South Korea & Japan
1998: France
1994: USA

4. 1. Old Kent Road
2. Whitechapel Road
3. Kings Cross Station
4. The Angel Islington

3. 1. Rafael Nadal
2. Novak Djokovic
3. Roger Federer

2. London 2012
Rio de Janeiro 2016

1. Sony Playstation 2

1. Skoda Fabia 2. Boddingtons 3. Full of Eastern Promise (Frys Turkish Delight) 4. ITV Digital 5a. Macintosh Computers 5b. 1984 6a. 1990 6b. Johnny Morris from Animal Magic 7. Heineken 8 John West (Salmon) 9. Maxell 10. Castella Cigars 11a. Impulse 11b. Quentin Crisp 12a. Hovis Bread 12b. Sir Ridley Scott 13. Kit Kat 14a. Sony Bravia 14b. Rolling Stones (She’s a Rainbow 1967) 15. Kevin Keegan

1. Nicole Kidman (Moulin Rouge) 2. Supergrass 2b. Hot Fuzz (2007) 3. Hugh Laurie 4. 1993 4b. B52s – Love Shack 1989 5. Bill Medley and Jennifer Warnes 5b. So we take each other's hand 'Cause we seem to understand the urgency 6. Fiddler on the roof 6b. Rolf Harris 7. Azerbaijani (eurovision winners 2011) 8a. The Royle Family 8b. The Masterplan (Oasis) 9. Mars 10. Bruno Mars - The Lazy Song

1. Katy Perry 2. Zooey Deschanel 3. Bob Hope 4. Glenn Quagmire 5. Alicia Keys 6. Jessica Alba 7. Blake Lively 8. Hillary Duff 9. Stan Laurel 10. Nicolas Sarkozy 11. Blue Man Group 12. Dr Manhattan (watchmen) 13. Helena Christenson 14. Cameron Diaz 15. Victoria Beckham 16. Falcor (nevending story) 17. John Kerry 18. Fred Gwynn



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