General Knowledge

1.      According to the Gospel of John, Jesus restored Lazarus to life how many days after his death?

4

2.      Which British building was the tallest building in the world for 238 years between 1311 and 1549?

Lincoln Cathedral

3.      In the TV Series Doctor Foster, what is the first name of Doctor Foster?

Gemma

4.       Which author is played by Dan Stevens in the 2017 film “The Man Who Invented Christmas”?

Charles Dickens

5.      What animal appears in the logo of Bacardi?

Bat

 

2017 Movies

1.      Which sport is the subject of the 2017 film “Battle of the Sexes”?

Tennis

2.      Which of these is the correct title of a 2017 Tom Cruise film – American Man, American Central, American Made or American Trade?

American Made

3.      Who wrote the novel on which the 2017 movie IT was based?

Stephen King

4.      Homecoming was the subtitle of a 2017 movie featuring which superhero?

Spiderman

5.      La La Land was mistakenly announced as the winner of the 2017 Oscar for Best Picture….but which film actually won?

Moonlight

 

2017 Number One Singles

1.      Who was at No1 for the first 13 weeks of 2017?

Ed Sheeran

2.      Which member of One Direction had a 2017 Number 1 with “Sign of the Times”?

Harry Styles

3.      Which female star hit Number 1 in 2017 with the song “Look What You Made Me Do”?

Taylor Swift

4.      Complete the title of the UK Number 1 single by DJ Khaled featuring Rihanna –“Wild _____”?

Thoughts

5.      In the 2017 Number 1 “New rules”, hat is the first rule?

Don’t Pick up the phone

 

Christmas Round 1

1.      What two word phrase, used this time of year, featured in the first ever SMS message?

Merry Christmas

2.      What does the word “Advent” literally mean in Latin – Coming, Gong, Christmas or Festive?

Coming

3.      Viscum is the alternative name of which popular Xmas related plant?

Mistletoe

4.      What is the first name of James Stewarts character in “It’s a Wonderful Life”?

George

5.      Which was the first Xmas number 1 single by the Spice Girls?

2 Become 1

 

Abba

Q: These are the opening lines to which Abba song…

1.      “I Don’t wanna talk, about the things we’ve gone through”

The Winner Takes It All

2.      “I wasn’t jealous before we met, Now every woman I see is a potential threat”

Lay All Your Love On Me

3.      “People everywhere, a sense of expectation hanging in the air”

Voulez Vous

4.      “If you change your mind, I’m the first in line, Honey Im still free”

Take a Chance on Me

5.      “You can dance, you can jive, having the time of your life”

Dancing Queen

 

Christmas Round 2

1.      On what date of the festive period is St Stephens Day celebrated?

26th December

2.      Despite Blue Peter showing you how to make your own, which item from a popular TV show was the best selling Xmas toy of 1992?

Tracey Island (Thunderbirds)

3.      Popular at Xmas, the drink Sherry is named after a town in which European country?

Spain

4.      The classic Xmas tale “Miracle on 34th Street” is set in which city?

New York

5.      What is the surname of the family who feature in the film “National Lampoons Christmas Vacation”?

Griswold

 

1 Question 5 Answers

Q: These are the internet domains for which European country…

1.      .ie

Ireland

2.      .is

Iceland

3.      .hr

Croatia

4.      .es

Spain

5.      .gr

Greece

 

Connection

1.      Which Coldplay singer-songwriter married Gwyneth Paltrow in 2003?

Chris Martin

2.      Who is the first Disney Princess and the first fictional female character with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame?

Snow White

3.      Named after a famous scientist, What is the SI unit of force?

Newton

4.      In which American city would you find Little Italy?

New York

5.      What is the connection between the above answers?

Apple (Chris Martins child is Apple, Snow White ate the apple, Newton saw the Apple fall and New York is the Big apple)