ROUND 1 HISTORY
Q1. Who were the Three Musketeers?
A1. Aramis, Porthos and Athos.
Q2. Which of the Three Wise Men brought gold to the baby Jesus?
Q3. Who crowned Napoleon Emperor of France?
Q4. What does the term 'Neolithic' literally mean?
A4. New Stone
Q5. What U.S. President was born 'William Blythe'?
A5. William Jefferson Clinton (aka Bill)
Q6. What World War II leader was a near-fanatical vegetarian?
A6. Adolf Hitler
Q7. What was Snickers called before it was Snickers?
Q8. What was the Pharos of Alexandria?
A8. A lighthouse.
Q9. In what Asian country was the phrase 'The Killing Fields' popularised?
Q10. What is the name of the Greek god of love?
Round 2 TV/Movies Round
Q1. Who was originally cast in the lead role for Indiana Jones in
'Raiders of the Lost Ark'?
A1. Tom Selleck
Q2. What movie won the Best Picture award in the 2008 Oscars?
A2. No Country For Old Men
Q3. What new movie's tagline is 'New Model. Original Parts.'?
A3. Fast and Furious
Q4. What US TV show's final episode gave the song "Don't Stop
Believin'" a surprise return to the charts?
A4. The Sopranos
Q5. What is the name of the lion in the film 'Madagascar'?
Q6. What species was the character Spock from Star Trek?
A6. Half-Vulcan, half-human.
Q7. What was the name of Charlie's band from the TV series 'Lost'?
Q8. Who invented the television?
A8. John Logie Baird
Q9. In the remake of 'Charlie's Angels', what three actresses played
the leading roles?
A9. Cameron Diaz, Drew Barrymore, Lucy Liu.
Q10. In the British TV series 'The Office', for which branch of the
British Armed Forces has Gareth proudly served?
A10. Territorial Army/TA.
Round 3 General Knowledge
Q1. How many sides does the British 50p piece have?
Q2. In what western American state are Jews considered Gentiles?
Q3. Who is the leader of the Irish Labour Party?
A3. Eamon Gilmore.
Q4. What is the Chinese gooseberry more commonly known as?
Q5. Who is Prince William currently dating?
A5. Kate Middleton
Q6. Where would you find 'The Spirit of Ecstacy'?
A6. On the front of a Rolls Royce.
Q7. If you were born on September 22nd, what star sign are you?
Q8. In a recipe, a measure of 15 mls would be better known as what?
Q9. What mythical animal is alleged to have 'missed the boat' when
Noah's Ark was being loaded?
Q10. What is the biggest selling daily English language newspaper in the world?
A10. The Times of India
Round 4 Simpsons Round
Q1 Homer and Apu travel to India to visit the CEO of if the Kwik-E-Mart. What 3 questions does Homer ask him? (exact wording/order not needed. (The gist will do)
A1 Are you _really_ the head of the Kwik-E-Mart? Really? You?
Q2 Before agreeing on the name "The Be Sharps" for their barbershop quartet, what other name was suggested?
A2 Handsome Homer Simpson plus Three
Q3 What kind of car is the Beekeeper's Bee-mobile?
A3 A chevy
Q4 According to announcer in the Simpsons 138th Episode Spectacular, which two characters that had died that year were _never_ popular? </br>A4 Bleeding Gums Murphy and Dr. Marvin Monroe
Q5 Who provides the voice for Krusty the Clown?
A5 Dan Castellaneta
Q6 What musician plays for the astronauts when Homer is in space?
Q6 James Taylor
Q7 After Scorpio takes control of the East Coast, what Football team does he send Homer as a thank you?
A8 The Denver Broncos.
Q8 What's the name of Bart's Elephant?
Q9 What's the name of Sideshow Bob's brother?
Q10 When Homer enters the 3rd dimension, which movie does he liken it to that none of the other characters had seen?
Round 5 Sports Round
Q1. What city or region do the Super 14's Crusaders represent?
A1. Christchurch (city), Canterbury (region).
Q2. What sport uses the lightest ball?
A2. Table tennis
Q3. Who won the 2009 U.S. Masters in golf?
A3. Angel Cabrera
Q4. What English Premier League soccer team is known as the Potters?
A4. Stoke City
Q5. In what city will the 2010 Winter Olympics be held?
A5. Vancouver/Whistler (either is acceptable)
Q6. Who is the new and current coach of the Dublin senior hurling team?
A6. Anthony Daly
Q7. Who is the new host of the Sunday Game, replacing Pat Spillane?
A7. Des Cahill
Q8. In what sport does the winning team collect the Vince Lombardi Trophy?
A8. American Football/NFL/Gridiron
Q9. What was the popular name for the main Olympic stadium in Beijing, 2008?
A9. The Bird's Nest
Q10. What rugby club recently played its 100th Heineken Cup game?
Round 6 Music round
Q1 What is the oldest national anthm in the world? (including being set to music, we'll take the cnoutnry)?
A1 "Het WilhelmusQ
Q2 Irleand has won the eurovision more times than any other country. Who's come
second the most however?
A2 The U.K.
Q3 In the british charts, what was number one on January 1st 2000? I have a
dream/seasons in the sun?
Q4 What age was Johnny Cash when he died?
Q5 Who killed Marvin Gaye?
A5 His da (Marvin Gaye Snr.
Q6 What's Sid Vicious's real name?
A6 Simon John Ritchie
Q7 Who wrote the famous piece 4'33?
A7 John Milton Cage Jr.
Q8 Who wrote the sound you hear when you turn on a windows computer running
A8 AnsBrian Eno
Q9 What was the name of the Jackson 5s last album?
A9 2300 Jackson Street
Q10 What was the name of the Beatles original Bassist?
A10 Stuart Stucliffe
Round 7 Picture round
Round 8 SCI-FI CI-FI:
Q1. Who is the only actor credited with playing two unrelated roles in the
same star trek episode?
A1 Jeffrey Combs, Played Weyoun & Brunt in the same DS9 ep.
Q2. How old is Yoda when he dies in Star Wars Episode VI
A2 900 Years
Q3. In the first episode of Voyager the ship is pulled accross the galaxy by a
powerful alien. Who is this alien, and who is he trying to protect?
A3 The caretaker, The Ocampa
Q4. Who created Flash Gordon?
A4 Alex Raymond
Q5. What is the name of the Firefly class spaceship?
Q6. What is wrong with the townspeople in "Nightwalkers" in Stargate?
A6 The Goa'ulds in their heads could only take control when the hosts were asleep. Hence the title
Q7. In star wars, two characters from Tantoinee were involved in the first attack on the death star. One was Luke Skywalker. Who was the other?
A7 Biggs Darklighter
Q8. What is the name of the God defeated in the Star Gate film?
Q9.The alliance soldiers in Firefly are dressed up in leftovers from a well known sciencefiction film. What film is this?
A9 Starship troopers
Q10. What humanoid cylon model number is Leoben?