General Knowledge

1.      In what part of the body would you find the Occipital Bone?

Skull/Head

2.      What letter is represented by one dash in Morse Code?

T

3.      In the 1991 biopic film “The Doors” who played Jim Morrison?

Val Kilmer

4.      What chemical element has the atomic number 2?

Helium

5.      In which Olympic sport would you find the terms “Yuko” “Ippon” and “Koka”?

Judo

 

Name the Year…..UK Number 1s.

(In which year were the following songs all Number 1 singles in the UK)

1.      Wet Wet Wet – Love is All Around

1994

2.      Leona Lewis – Bleeding Love

2007

3.      Donny Osmond – Puppy Love

1972

4.      Karma Chameleon – Culture Club

1983

5.      Drake – One Dance

2016

 

Election 2017

1.      How many seats did the Labour Party win in the 2017 General Election?

262

2.      Caroline Lucas led which party during the 2017 General Election?

Green Party

3.      Which constituency did Theresa May successfully defend?

Maidenhead

4.      Jeremy Corbyn’s failed high five with which leading Labour party member went viral following the 2017 General Election?

Emily Thornberry

5.      Talk of a second election in 2017 remains rife…..when was the last time that the UK witnessed two general elections in the same year?

1974

 

Sport

1.      How many riders are there on a Polo team?

4

2.      What nationality is the winner of the women’s 2017 French Open Tennis tournament – Jelena Ostapenko?

Latvian

3.      In darts, what is the highest possible score you can achieve by hitting three DIFFERENT trebles?

171

4.      Which sport featured in the 2016 Olympic Games for the first time – Golf, Karate or Fencing?

Golf

5.      What did Charlotte Brew became the first female to win in 1977?

The Grand National

 

Food and Drink

1.      The Japanese Wine “Sake” is produced from which substance?

Rice

2.      What two main ingredients would you find in the Indian Dish “Saag Aloo”?

Spinach and Potatoes

3.      Cornish Yarg is cheese that has been wrapped in what before left to Mature?

Nettle Leaves

4.      Which chocolate bar is advertised with the slogan “Its Not for Girls”?

Yorkie

5.      The Barossa valley is a wine producing region in which country?

Australia

 

Science and Nature

1.      Larissa is a moon of which planet?

Neptune

1.      How many noble gases are there – 6, 12 or 21?

6

2.      What is the largest and heaviest internal organ in the human body?

Liver

3.      The Lemur is native to which country?

Madagascar

6.      Only female Mosquitos bite people – True or False?

True

 

1 Questions 5 Answers (1 point per correct answer)

Q – Name the 5 most recent winners of Britians Got Talent?

1.      Tokio Myers

 

2.      Richard Jones

 

3.      Jules and Matisse

 

4.      Collabro

 

5.      Attraction

 

 

Connection

1.      In TV, what is the name of the astronaut who becomes “The Six Million Dollar Man”?

Steve Austin

2.      The Santa Maria was the flagship of which famous Italian explorer?

Christopher Columbus

3.      Which town is the fictional setting for the TV show “The Simpsons”?

Springfield

4.      What is the name of the golf course on which the US Masters tournament is played each year?

Augusta

5.      What is the connection between the above answers?

US State Capitals (Austin, Columbus, Springfield, Augusta)