ROUND 1 – WAKE ME UP WHEN SEPTEMBER ENDS

The first letter for the correct answers come from the letters in the above phrase, e.g. Q1=W, Q2=A, Q3=K, Q4=E and so on until the final question begins with the letter S.
The letters are included instead of question numbers to avoid any confusion.

 

W - What nationality was Captain Morgan of the spiced rum fame?

 

A – In alphabetical order, across the border of which two states does the Hoover Dam block the Colorado River?

 

K – What was the capital city of Poland until 1596 and has been continuously inhabited since the Stone Age? 

 

E – What can be the outer layer of a tooth or a glassy surface or paint fused to metal?

 

M – What is the supposed resting place for Noah’s Ark, found in eastern Turkey?

 

E – What are the five outer layers of our skin called which provide protection for our body?

 

U – What U is a tool, container or other article used for household purposes?

 

P – What word can follow both hot and trivial?

 

W – What name was given to the armed forces of the Third Reich during WWII?              

 

H – Which son of Zeus is said to have created the Milky Way as a baby by sucking too greedily while feeding?

E – What precisely is an albumen?

 

N – In which country was the actress, Famke Janssen born? Goldeneye, The X-Men and Taken

 

S – Which cheese can be blue or white and must come from Derbyshire, Leicestershire or Nottinghamshire?

 

E – As well as Brazil and Colombia, which other South American country is on the Equator?

 

P – SPELL CORRECTLY the term for a ballet dancer spinning on one foot with their raised foot touching their other knee?

 

T – How many countries in Asia does the Equator pass through?               (Bonus point, name them)

 

E – Which action movie series of films features classic action heroes, Stallone, Willis, Schwarzenegger, Snipes, Norris etc, taking on the bad guys much later in life than they should be?

 

M – What was Robbie Williams’ first number one as a solo singer back in 1998?

 

B – What name was given to many Wild West cemeteries of the USA?  

 

E – Which artist collaborated with Eminmen on the 2017 song, ‘River’?

 

R – Which Blade Runner actor was voted the best Dutch actor of the 20th century in 1999

 

E – Which Swedish band had an 80’s hit, with ‘The Final Countdown’?

 N – How many species of creatures did Moses take on the Ark with him, according to the bible?              

D – Statues of which figure by Donatello and Michelangelo are famously found in Florence, Italy?

 

S – How many letters are used as Roman Numerals and for bonus point, what are they?

 

 

ROUND 2 – SONG GEOGRAPHY (All places are named in songs)

1. Which song by The Beach Boys features, Aruba, Jamaica, Bermuda and Bahama?

 

2. Marc Cohen and Cher both had a walk in which US city?

 

3. Which European capital city did George Ezra sing about in 2014 which saw him nominated for a Brit award?

 

4. Which two cities follow this line from Rotterdam, by the Beautiful South... ‘This could be Rotterdam or anywhere...’?

 

5. In Nutbush City Limits, what US State is Nutbush in?

 

 

ROUND 3 – FAMILY FORTUNES

For each question you must only give one answer. If you get the top answer as shown in capital letters, you get 2 points. If you have one of the other answers shown, you get 1 point.

1. Name something that a man may hate if a woman does it better        

 

2. Which country, according to Americans, has the sexiest men?              

 

3. According to US women, which occupation is the sexiest?

 

4. According to US men, which is the sexiest of fairy tale characters?

 

5. If a man and his wife have brown hair, name a place where a blonde hair should not be found

................................................ANSWERS BELOW......................................

..........................................

.................

ANSWERS

ROUND 1 – WAKE ME UP WHEN SEPTEMBER ENDS

The first letter for the correct answers come from the letters in the above phrase, e.g. Q1=W, Q2=A, Q3=K, Q4=E and so on until the final question begins with the letter S.
The letters are included instead of question numbers to avoid any confusion.

 

W - What nationality was Captain Morgan of the spiced rum fame?

WELSH

 

A – In alphabetical order, across the border of which two states does the Hoover Dam block the Colorado River?

ARIZONA – NEVADA

 

K – What was the capital city of Poland until 1596 and has been continuously inhabited since the Stone Age? 

KRAKOW

 

E – What can be the outer layer of a tooth or a glassy surface or paint fused to metal?

ENAMEL

 

M – What is the supposed resting place for Noah’s Ark, found in eastern Turkey?

 

MOUNT ARARAT (Agri Dagi)

E – What are the five outer layers of our skin called which provide protection for our body?

EPIDERMIS

 

U – What U is a tool, container or other article used for household purposes?

UTENSIL

 

P – What word can follow both hot and trivial?

PURSUIT

 

W – What name was given to the armed forces of the Third Reich during WWII?              

WEHRMACHT

 

H – Which son of Zeus is said to have created the Milky Way as a baby by sucking too greedily while feeding?

HERACLES

E – What precisely is an albumen?

EGG WHITE

 

N – In which country was the actress, Famke Janssen born? Goldeneye, The X-Men and Taken

NETHERLANDS

 

S – Which cheese can be blue or white and must come from Derbyshire, Leicestershire or Nottinghamshire?

STILTON

 

E – As well as Brazil and Colombia, which other South American country is on the Equator?

EQUADOR

 

P – SPELL CORRECTLY the term for a ballet dancer spinning on one foot with their raised foot touching their other knee?

PIROUETTE

 

T – How many countries in Asia does the Equator pass through?               (Bonus point, name them)

TWO (Indonesia, Maldives)

 

E – Which action movie series of films features classic action heroes, Stallone, Willis, Schwarzenegger, Snipes, Norris etc, taking on the bad guys much later in life than they should be?

EXPENDABLES

 

M – What was Robbie Williams’ first number one as a solo singer back in 1998?

MILLENIUM

 

B – What name was given to many Wild West cemeteries of the USA?  

BOOT HILL

 

E – Which artist collaborated with Eminmen on the 2017 song, ‘River’?

ED SHEERAN

 

R – Which Blade Runner actor was voted the best Dutch actor of the 20th century in 1999

RUTGER HAUER

 

E – Which Swedish band had an 80’s hit, with ‘The Final Countdown’?

EUROPE

 

N – How many species of creatures did Moses take on the Ark with him, according to the bible?              

NONE (It was Noah)

D – Statues of which figure by Donatello and Michelangelo are famously found in Florence, Italy?

DAVID

 

S – How many letters are used as Roman Numerals and for bonus point, what are they?

7 – I,V,X,L,C,D,M

 

 

ROUND 2 – SONG GEOGRAPHY (All places are named in songs)

1. Which song by The Beach Boys features, Aruba, Jamaica, Bermuda and Bahama?

KOKOMO

 

2. Marc Cohen and Cher both had a walk in which US city?

(Walking in) MEMPHIS

 

3. Which European capital city did George Ezra sing about in 2014 which saw him nominated for a Brit award?

BUDAPEST

 

4. Which two cities follow this line from Rotterdam, by the Beautiful South... ‘This could be Rotterdam or anywhere...’?

LIVERPOOL OR ROME

 

5. In Nutbush City Limits, what US State is Nutbush in?

TENNESEE

 

 

ROUND 3 – FAMILY FORTUNES

For each question you must only give one answer. If you get the top answer as shown in capital letters, you get 2 points. If you have one of the other answers shown, you get 1 point.

1. Name something that a man may hate if a woman does it better        

SPORTS – Driving – Making more money

 

2. Which country, according to Americans, has the sexiest men?              

ITALY – France – USA

 

3. According to US women, which occupation is the sexiest?

FIREFIGHTER – Construction – Police Officer

 

4. According to US men, which is the sexiest of fairy tale characters?

SNOW WHITE – Cinderella – Sleeping Beauty

 

5. If a man and his wife have brown hair, name a place where a blonde hair should not be found

CLOTHES – Bed – On Husband/wife