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Title: 2007 Staff Christmas Quiz


1
2007 Staff Christmas Quiz
  • Have Fun!!!

2
General Knowledge Q1
  • A female Donkey is a what?

3
General Knowledge Q2
  • In standard Scrabble, the letter F carries
    what single letter score?

4
General Knowledge Q3
  • Minsk is the Capital City of where?

5
General Knowledge Q4
  • Entomology is the study of what?

6
General Knowledge Q5
  • Which is the most northerly of the main 48
    United States (Ex. Hawaii and Alaska)?

7
General Knowledge Q6
  • What country does a car carrying the letter P
    on its number plate come from?

8
General Knowledge Q7
  • Founded by Julian Huxley, since 1986, W.W.F has
    stood for what?

9
General Knowledge Q8
  • In 1955, Christopher Cockerell invented what?

10
General Knowledge Q9
  • What is the currency of Iraq?

11
General Knowledge Q10
  • What was the name of William Shakespeares wife?

12
LETS GO MARKING!
13
General Knowledge Q1
  • A female Donkey is a what?
  • A Jenny

14
General Knowledge Q2
  • In standard Scrabble, the letter F carries
    what single letter score?
  • A Four (there are two of them)

15
General Knowledge Q3
  • Minsk is the Capital City of where?
  • A Belarus

16
General Knowledge Q4
  • Entomology is the study of what?
  • A Insects

17
General Knowledge Q5
  • Which is the most northerly of the main 48
    United States (Ex. Hawaii and Alaska)?
  • A Washington

18
General Knowledge Q6
  • What country does a car number plate carrying the
    letter P come from?
  • A Portugal

19
General Knowledge Q7
  • Founded by Julian Huxley, since 1986, W.W.F has
    stood for what?
  • A World Wide Fund for Nature

20
General Knowledge Q8
  • In 1955, Christopher Cockerell invented what?
  • A The hovercraft

21
General Knowledge Q9
  • What is the currency of Iraq?
  • A Dinar

22
General Knowledge Q10
  • What was the name of William Shakespeares wife?
  • A Anne Hathaway

23
Scores On The Doors!
24
Picture Round Q1
  • This is the flag of which country?

25
Picture Round Q2
  • Who is this famous sportsperson?

26
Picture Round Q3
  • Name this landmark and in which city is it? (1
    mark total)

27
Picture Round Q4
  • This monument looks over which City?

28
Picture Round Q5
  • Name this famous Actor?

29
Picture Round Q6
  • What is this ships name?

30
Picture Round Q7
  • Name the odd man out?

31
Picture Round Q8
  • What sort of Camel is this?

32
Picture Round Q9
  • Name this bridge?

33
Picture Round Q10
  • Name the blanked-out African country?

34
LETS GO MARKING!
35
Picture Round Q1
  • This is the flag of which country?
  • A Norway

36
Picture Round Q2
  • Who is this famous sportsperson?
  • A Paula Radcliffe

37
Picture Round Q3
  • Name this landmark and in which city is it? (1
    mark total)
  • ASpace Needle, Seattle. WA. USA

38
Picture Round Q4
  • This monument looks over which City?
  • A Rio de Janeiro

39
Picture Round Q5
  • Name this famous Actor?
  • A Orlando Bloom

40
Picture Round Q6
  • What is this ships name?
  • A RMS Queen Mary

41
Picture Round Q7
  • Name the odd man out?
  • A Benjani (Hes the only one not going to the
    African Cup of Nations)

42
Picture Round Q8
  • What sort of Camel is this?
  • A Bactrian

43
Picture Round Q9
  • Name this bridge?
  • A Brooklyn Bridge, NY

44
Picture Round Q10
  • Name the blanked-out African country?
  • A Zimbabwe

45
Scores On The Doors!
46
Christmas Q1
  • What Christmas tradition first happened in 1957?

47
Christmas Q2
  • What Michael Jackson song reached No.1 at
    Christmas 1995?

48
Christmas Q3
  • What was given on the 10th Day of Christmas?

49
Christmas Q4
  • Where was I when I saw Mommy kissing Santa
    Claus?

50
Christmas Q5
  • Florian Cloud de Bounevialle Armstrong was born
    on Christmas Day 1971, by what name is she now
    known?

51
Christmas Q6
  • What 1990 film was based on a boys experience
    when two men break into his house at christmas?

52
Christmas Q7
  • What Christmas song demands Figgy Pudding?

53
Christmas Q8
  • Which Saint is celebrated on December 26th?

54
Christmas Q9
  • Who, in the 1920s popularised the image of Santa
    Claus?

55
Christmas Q10
  • Tom Smith, a sweet maker, invented what Christmas
    essential in 1847?

56
LETS GO MARKING!
57
Christmas Q1
  • What Christmas tradition first happened in 1957?
  • A The televising of the Queens speech (accept
    Queens speech)

58
Christmas Q2
  • What Michael Jackson song reached No.1 at
    Christmas 1995?
  • A Earth Song

59
Christmas Q3
  • What was given on the 10th Day of Christmas?
  • A 10 Lords a-Leaping

60
Christmas Q4
  • Where was I when I saw Mommy kissing Santa
    Claus?
  • A On the stairs
  • I saw mommy kissing santa clausUnderneath the
    mistletoe last nightShe didn't see me creepDown
    the stairs to have a peepShe thought that I was
    tucked upIn my bedroom, fast asleep

61
Christmas Q5
  • Florian Cloud de Bounevialle Armstrong was born
    on Christmas Day 1971, by what name is she now
    known?
  • A Dido

62
Christmas Q6
  • What 1990 film was based on a boys experience
    when two men break into his house at Christmas?
  • A Home Alone

63
Christmas Q7
  • What Christmas song demands Figgy Pudding?
  • A We wish you a merry Christmas

64
Christmas Q8
  • Which Saint is celebrated on December 26th?
  • A Saint Stephen

65
Christmas Q9
  • Who, in the 1920s popularised the image of Santa
    Claus?
  • A The Coca-Cola Company

66
Christmas Q10
  • Tom Smith, a sweet maker, invented what Christmas
    essential in 1847?
  • A Crackers

67
Scores On The Doors!
68
Sport Q1
  • Newcastle Uniteds shirt sponsor is who?

69
Sport Q2
  • If a dart board were a clock, what number is at 3
    oclock?

70
Sport Q3
  • What two countries qualified from Englands Euro
    2008 group?

71
Sport Q4
  • In what sport is the Whiteman Cup played for?

72
Sport Q5
  • Name any eight of Englands 1966 World Cup
    winning side (total 1 mark)?

73
Sport Q6
  • This sports top player wins the Heisman Trophy,
    which sport?

74
Sport Q7
  • Who is the European Ryder Cup captain in 2008?

75
Sport Q8
  • Which jockey won this years Epsom Derby?

76
Sport Q9
  • Within 20 either way, how many goals did Alan
    Shearer score for Newcastle?

77
Sport Q10
  • In 1972, Mark Spitz won the most gold medals at
    one Olympic Games. How many?

78
LETS GO MARKING!
79
Sport Q1
  • Newcastle Uniteds shirt sponsor is who?
  • A Northern Rock

80
Sport Q2
  • If a dart board were a clock, what number is at 3
    oclock?
  • A Six

81
Sport Q3
  • What two countries qualified from Englands Euro
    2008 group?
  • A Croatia and Russia

82
Sport Q4
  • In what sport is the Whiteman Cup played for?
  • A Tennis

83
Sport Q5
  • Name any eight of Englands 1966 World Cup
    winning side (total 1 mark)?
  • A Banks, Cohen, Wilson, Stiles, Charlton (J),
    Moore, Ball, Charlton (R), Hurst, Peters, Hunt

84
Sport Q6
  • This sports top player wins the Heisman Trophy,
    which sport?
  • A American (college) Football

85
Sport Q7
  • Who is the European Ryder Cup captain in 2008?
  • A Nick Faldo

86
Sport Q8
  • Which Jockey won this years Epsom Derby?
  • AFrankie Dettori (1st time)

87
Sport Q9
  • Within 20 either way, how many goals did Alan
    Shearer score for Newcastle?
  • A 206 (186 226)

88
Sport Q10
  • In 1972, Mark Spitz won the most gold medals at
    one Olympic Games. How many?
  • A Seven

89
Scores On The Doors!
90
Entertainment Q1
  • Whose real name was Farrokh Bulsara?

91
Entertainment Q2
  • Tony Booth has a famous daughter, who is she?

92
Entertainment Q3
  • Who won the Best Actor Oscar in 2007 for his
    part in The Last King of Scotland?

93
Entertainment Q4
  • Doc Martins girlfriend is called what?

94
Entertainment Q5
  • Who was the first celebrity evicted from this
    years, Im a Celebrity, get me out of here?

95
Entertainment Q6
  • On the Spice Girls current tour, which City
    hosted the first performance?

96
Entertainment Q7
  • Which TV series is set in Skelthwaite?

97
Entertainment Q8
  • Last seen in 1999, what popular show is ITV
    bringing back?

98
Entertainment Q9
  • At double the longevity of its nearest rival,
    how long has the Mousetrap been running in the
    West End? (3 years either way)

99
Entertainment Q10
  • In Only Fools and Horses, what does Trigger call
    Rodney?

100
LETS GO MARKING!
101
Entertainment Q1
  • Whose real name was Farrokh Bulsara?
  • A Freddie Mercury

102
Entertainment Q2
  • Tony Booth has a famous daughter, who is she?
  • A Cherie Blair

103
Entertainment Q3
  • Who won the Best Actor Oscar in 2007 for his
    part in The Last King of Scotland?
  • A Forest Whitaker

104
Entertainment Q4
  • Doc Martins girlfriend is called what?
  • A Louisa (Glasson)

105
Entertainment Q5
  • Who was the first celebrity evicted from this
    years, Im a Celebrity, get me out of here?
  • A Marc Bannerman

106
Entertainment Q6
  • On the Spice Girls current tour, which City
    hosted the first performance?
  • A Vancouver, Canada

107
Entertainment Q7
  • Which TV series is set in Skelthwaite?
  • A Where the Heart Is

108
Entertainment Q8
  • Last seen in 1999, what popular show is ITV
    bringing back?
  • A News at Ten

109
Entertainment Q9
  • At double the longevity of its nearest rival,
    how long has the Mousetrap been running in the
    West End? (3 years either way)
  • A 54 years (51 - 57 years)

110
Entertainment Q10
  • In Only Fools and Horses, what does Trigger call
    Rodney?
  • A Dave

111
And The Winner Is?
  • Well Done!
  • Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
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