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1 The BIG Youth Team Quiz 2007

2 Round 1 General Knowledge I Round 5 History of the 20 th Century Round 9 Round the World Round 2 Sport & Leisure Round 3 Entertainment Round 4 Geography Round 6 Saints Round 7 Weather & Climate Round 8 News & Current Affairs Round 10 Catchphrases Round 11 Music Round 12 General Knowledge II

3 Round One General Knowledge I

4 Lettuce Answer Question No:1 Arctic King, Saladin and Tom Thumb are which type of vegetable? Next

5 Spaghetti Junction Question No:2 By what name is the ‘Gravelly Hill Inter- Change’ better known? Next Answer

6 Jefferson Answer Question No:3 What is former President Bill Clinton’s middle name? Next

7 New Zealand Answer Question No:4 In which country are the Sutherland Falls? Next

8 Harvard Answer Question No:5 What is the oldest University in the United States? Next

9 Angela Merkal Answer Question No:6 Who became Germany's first female chancellor? Next

10 Edith Nesbit Answer Question No:7 Who wrote ‘The Railway Children’? Next

11 The River Po Answer Question No:8 Turin lies on which river? Next

12 Argentina Answer Question No:9 Which country has the International car registration ‘RA’? Next

13 Eight Answer Question No:10 A Methuselah of wine holds the equivalent of how many bottles? Menu Bonus

14 Round Two Sport & Leisure

15 19 Answer Question No:1 On a darts board, what number is directly opposite No. 1? Next

16 White Answer Question No:2 What colour is the cue ball in pool? Next

17 Fletching Answer Question No:3 What is the craft of making arrows called? Next

18 One of the last vehicles following road events and picking up riders who have dropped out. Answer Question No:4 In Cycle Racing, what is a sag wagon? Next

19 Vaulting Horse Answer Question No:5 The apparatus used by male gymnasts consists of vaulting horse, pommel horse, horizontal bars, rings and floor. Apart from floor, which 1 of these pieces of apparatus do women use? Next

20 To protect against the Sun’s Glare Answer Question No:6 Why do American footballers paint black marks across their cheeks? Next

21 Hat Trick Answer Question No:7 In the early days of cricket, a bowler who took three wickets in a row was presented with a top hat. What modern term comes from this practise? Next

22 15 Answer Question No:8 How many red balls are there in snooker? Next

23 Gold Answer Question No:9 What colour is the centre scoring zone of an archery target? Next

24 They wear striped shirts Answer Question No:10 Why are the officials in American football known as zebras? Menu Bonus

25 Round Three Entertainment

26 Whitney Houston Answer Question No:1 Who had the best selling debut album by a female artist of the 20 th century? Next

27 John Travolta Answer Question No:2 Who played a chain- smoking angel in the 1996 film ‘Michael’? Next

28 Ronnie Biggs Answer Question No:3 Which underworld character’s autobiography was entitled ‘Odd Man Out’? Next

29 Cheers Answer Question No:4 Which US sitcom’s famous fictional venue is 112½ Beacon Street? Next

30 Joseph Barbera Answer Question No:5 Who was cartoonist William Hannah’s professional partner? Next

31 Pulp Fiction Answer Question No:6 Which Quentin Tarantino film was originally called ‘Black Mask’? Next

32 Clancy Answer Question No:7 What is the Christian name of Police Chief Wiggun in ‘The Simpsons’? Next

33 Bob Geldof & Midge Ure Answer Question No:8 Which two musicians founded Band Aid in 1984? Next

34 Wimbledon Answer Question No:9 Which sporting event was BBC2’s first colour transmission in 1967? Next

35 The X-Factor Answer Question No:10 Steve Brookstein was the first winner of which UK TV talent show? Menu Bonus

36 Round Four Geography

37 The Equator Answer Question No:1 Apart from water, what runs through the mouth of the River Amazon and Lake Victoria? Next

38 Ethiopia Answer Question No:2 Which country was previously called Abyssinia? Next

39 Scotland Answer Question No:3 The largest policeman’s beat (territory) in Europe is in which country? Next

40 University Answer Question No:4 The cities of Cairo (in Egypt) and Fez (in Morocco) are generally accepted to have the oldest of what type of institution in the world? Next

41 Antarctica Answer Question No:5 Where would you find the Queen Alexandra, Queen Elizabeth and Queen Maud mountain ranges? Next

42 Toronto Answer Question No:6 What the most southerly city: Toronto Seattle Budapest Or Bordeaux? Next

43 Ironbridge Answer Question No:7 In what town in England would you find the first iron bridge ever built? Next

44 Panama Answer Question No:8 What Central American country’s name means ‘many fish’? Next

45 Tokyo (circa 34 Million) Answer Question No:9 As at 2006, which capital city has the highest population? Next

46 Russia Answer Question No:10 What is the largest country in the world? Menu Bonus

47 Round Five History of the 20 th Century

48 The Sinking of the Titanic (1912) Answer Question No:1 Marjorie Robb, who died in Boston USA in 1992 aged 103, was the last survivor of what? Next

49 Robert Maxwell Answer Question No:2 The British publisher Ján Ludvik Hoch (born 10 th June 1923) was better known by which name? Next

50 Franklin D Roosevelt (1933) Answer Question No:3 Who (pictured left) became US President after Herbert Hoover? Next

51 Iceland Answer Question No:4 Which country gained its independence from Denmark in 1944? Next

52 Sputnik I Answer Question No:5 What was the name of the world’s first man-made satellite launched by the USSR in 1957? Next

53 John Wayne Answer Question No:6 Who directed the 1960 film ‘The Alamo’? Next

54 Gene Wilder Answer Question No:7 Who played Willy Wonka in the 1971 Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory? Next

55 1990 Answer Question No:8 In what year, generally regarded as marking the end of the Cold War, did the Berlin Wall come down? Next

56 1990 Answer Question No:9 In which year was Nelson Mandela released from Prison? Next

57 The Millennium Bug Answer Question No:10 What danger was this Logo (left) warning us of as we journeyed towards the year 2000? Menu Bonus

58 Round Six Lourdes

59 Lost Causes Answer Question No:1 St Jude is the Patron saint of what? Next

60 St Luke Answer Question No:2 Who is the Patron saint of Doctors? Next

61 St Ninian (St Uinniau) Answer Question No:3 Which saint is alleged to have been known by the wrong name ever since the Venerable Bede made a spelling mistake? Next

62 St Stephen Answer Question No:4 Which saint has his feast day on the 26 th of December? Next

63 St Nicholas Answer Question No:5 Which Saint secretly provided a dowry so that 3 girls from a poor family could get married? Next

64 St Thérèse of Lisieux Answer Question No:6 Which Saint is popularly known as "The Little Flower of Jesus"? Next

65 St Francis of Assisi Answer Question No:7 Who founded the Franciscan religious order? Next

66 St Cecilia Answer Question No:8 Who is the patron saint of Music? Next

67 St Jerome Answer Question No:9 Which saint pulled a thorn out of a lion's paw? Next

68 The Devil’s Advocate Answer Question No:10 Which Vatican official has to find the reasons why a candidate SHOULD NOT be made a saint? Menu Bonus

69 Round Seven Weather & Climate

70 East Answer Question No:1 Towards which direction (North, East, South or West) is a rainbow normally seen in the afternoon? Next

71 Daniel Gabriel Farenheit Answer Question No:2 Who invented the mercury thermometer? Next

72 Humidity Answer Question No:3 What common term refers to the amount of water vapour that is held in the air? Next

73 Ozone Answer Question No:4 O3O3 What is O 3 ? Next

74 Aurora Borealis Answer Question No:5 What’s the more exotic name of the ‘Northern Lights’ visible under certain conditions in the Northern Hemisphere night sky? Next

75 Six Answer Question No:6 (Aside from a back and a front) how many sides or points does every snowflake have? Next

76 Nitrogen Answer Question No:7 What is the most common gas in the earth’s atmosphere? Next

77 Cumulonimbus Answer Question No:8 What type of cloud is normally associated with thunderstorms? Next

78 10 Answer Question No:9 What does ‘storm’ equate to on the Beaufort Scale of wind force? Next

79 Wind Answer Question No:10 What common term refers to the movement of air from a high pressure to a low pressure zone? Menu Bonus

80 Round Eight News & Current Affairs

81 Harriet Harman Answer Question No:1 Who was recently voted in as Deputy leader of the Labour party? Next

82 Cash Machine Answer Question No:2 What everyday convenience celebrated its 40th birthday last month? Next

83 24 days Answer Question No:3 She was let out of Prison earlier than her 40 day sentence, but how many days did Paris Hilton serve? Next

84 Republic of Ireland Answer Question No:4 According to a new report which is the second largest foreign-born group in the UK after India- born people? Next

85 £400,000 Answer Question No:5 The logo for the 2012 London Olympics received much criticism because of its style, how much did it cost the organising committee? Next

86 Middle East Peace Envoy Answer Question No:6 Tony Blair recently finished his 10 year reign as primeminister, what is his new job to be? Next

87 Member of the Legislative Assembly Answer Question No:7 We now have our own devolved government back in power with 128 MLAs sitting in stormont, but what does MLA stand for? Next

88 The Verve Answer Question No:8 Which Indie rock band popular in the 90’s recently announced a comeback? Next

89 This Answer is behind Answer Question No:9 Name the WWF wrestler who committed suicide after murdering his wife and child? Next

90 The Maze Answer Question No:10 The prospect of a new Northern Ireland sports stadium has been in development for years, but were is the highly disputed popular location for the ground? Menu Bonus

91 Round Nine Round the World

92 Algeria Algiers Answer Question No:1 Name this: Country Its Capital City Next

93 Libya Tripoli Answer Question No:2 Name this: Country Its Capital City Next

94 Greece Athens Answer Question No:3 Name this: Country Its Capital City Next

95 Iraq Baghdad Answer Question No:4 Name this: Country Its Capital City Next

96 China Beijing Answer Question No:5 Name this: Country Its Capital City Next

97 Columbia Bogotá Answer Question No:6 Name this: Country Its Capital City Next

98 South Korea Seoul Answer Question No:7 Name this: Country Its Capital City Next

99 Croatia Zagreb Answer Question No:8 Name this: Country Its Capital City Next

100 New Zealand Wellington Answer Question No:9 Name this: Country Its Capital City Next

101 Afghanistan Kabul Answer Question No:10 Name this: Country Its Capital City Menu Bonus

102 Round Ten Catchphrases

103 The Terminator (Arnold Schwarzenneger) Answer Question No:1 “I’ll be back…” Next ?

104 Derek ‘Del Boy’ Trotter (David Jason) Answer Question No:2 “Lovely Jubbly!” Next ?

105 Andy Warhol Answer Question No:3 “Famous for fifteen minutes” Next ?

106 Monty Python’s Flying Circus Answer Question No:4 “And now for something completely different…” Next ?

107 1984 George Orwell Answer Question No:5 “Big Brother (is watching you…) Next ?

108 Colonel John ‘Hannibal’ Smith (John Peppard The A’Team) Answer Question No:6 “I love it when a plan comes together.” Next ?

109 Rod Tidwell - Jerry Maguire Cuba Gooding Junior Answer Question No:7 “Show me the money!” Next ?

110 Paul Daniels Answer Question No:8 “You’re going to like this – not a lot… (but you’ll like…) Next ?

111 ? Buzz Lightyear (Tim Allen) Toy Story Answer Question No:9 “To infinity and beyond…” Next

112 Ned Flanders (The Simpsons) Answer Question No:10 “Okie-diddley-okie” Menu Bonus ?

113 Round Eleven Music

114 Grey’s Anatomy & One Tree Hill Answer Question No:1 Which two American TV shows had a well publicised battle over using this song in their series? Next

115 Super Mario Brothers Answer Question No:2 What is this music used in? Next

116 Dawn French Answer Question No:3 Name the actress (Right) in this TV show. Next

117 Jump In My Car Answer Question No:4 David Hassellhoff recently released a song in the U.K. What was it called? Next

118 Mason ‘The Line’ Dixon Answer Question No:5 What was the name of the fighter Rocky came out of retirement to step into the ring with? (Bonus point what was his nickname?) Next

119 5 Foot 10 Inches Answer Question No:6 How tall is the girl at the beginning of this Westlife song? Next

120 Dancing Answer Question No:7 What did the Scissor Sisters not feel like doing this year? Next

121 Sony Bravia Answer Question No:8 In which television add did this appear? Next

122 His Mind Answer Question No:9 What did Gnarls Barkley think he had lost this year? Next

123 Joaquin Phoenix & Reese Witherspoon Answer Question No:10 Name the two actors in this film? Menu Bonus

124 Round Twelve General Knowledge II

125 Levi Strauss Answer Question No:1 Who invented jeans? Next

126 Malcolm X Answer Question No:2 Assassinated in 1965, who was Malcolm Little better known as? Next

127 Chlorophyll Answer Question No:3 What is the green pigment found in most plants that is responsible for absorbing light energy? Next

128 Beefeaters Answer Question No:4 The Yeomen of the Guard are known by what other name? Next

129 Twelve Answer Question No:5 How many labours were performed by Hercules? Next

130 Energy Answer Question No:6 What does ‘E’ represent in E=MC 2 ? Next

131 A Answer Question No:7 What note do orchestras typically tune up to? Next

132 Harrods Answer Question No:8 Which UK store was the first to have an escalator installed? Next

133 1950’s (1955) Answer Question No:9 In what decade were luncheon vouchers introduced in the UK? Next

134 Sacramento Answer Question No:10 What is the USA state capital of California? Menu Bonus

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