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Resource Consumer
17-12-2007, 15:51:16
I just got sent there - apologies if they have been posted here before


UNIVERSITY CHALLENGE (BBC2)
Jeremy Paxman: What is another name for 'cherrypickers' and 'cheesemongers'?
Contestant: Homosexuals.
Paxman: No. They're regiments in the British Army who will be very upset with you.

BEG, BORROW OR STEAL (BBC2)
Jamie Theakston: Where do you think Cambridge University is?
Contestant: Geography isn't my strong point.
Theakston: There's a clue in the title.
Contestant: Leicester.

BBC NORFOLK
Stewart White: Who had a worldwide hit with What A Wonderful World?
Contestant: I don't know.
White: I'll give you some clues: what do you call the part between your hand and your elbow?
Contestant: Arm.
White: Correct. And if you're not weak, you're...?
Contestant: Strong.
White: Correct - and what was Lord Mountbatten's first name?
Contestant: Louis.
White: Well, there we are then. So who had a worldwide hit with the song What A Wonderful World?
Contestant: Frank Sinatra?

LATE SHOW (BBC MIDLANDS)
Alex Trelinski: What is the capital of Italy?
Contestant: France.
Trelinski: France is another country. Try again.
Contestant: Oh, um, Benidorm.
Trelinski: Wrong, sorry, let's try another question. In which country is the Parthenon?
Contestant: Sorry, I don't know.
Trelinski: Just guess a country then.
Contestant: Paris.

THE WEAKEST LINK (BBC2)
Anne Robinson: Oscar Wilde, Adolf Hitler and Jeffrey Archer have all written books about their experiences in what: prison, or the Conservative Party?
Contestant: The Conservative Party.

BEACON RADIO (WOLVERHAMPTON)
DJ Mark: For Pounds 10, what is the nationality of the Pope?
Ruth from Rowley Regis: I think I know that one. Is it Jewish?

THE WEAKEST LINK
Anne Robinson: In traffic, what 'J' is where two roads meet?
Contestant: Jool carriageway?

UNIVERSITY CHALLENGE
Bamber Gascoigne: What was Gandhi's first name?
Contestant: Goosey?

GWR FM (Bristol)
Presenter: What happened in Dallas on November 22, 1963?
Contestant: I don't know, I wasn't watching it then..

RTE RADIO 2FM (IRELAND)
Presenter: What is the name of the long- running TV comedy show about
pensioners: Last Of The ..?
Caller: Mohicans.

QUIZMANIA
Greg Scott: We're looking for a word that goes in front of 'clock'.
Contestant: Grandfather.
Scott: Grandfather clock is already up there, say something else.
Contestant: Panda.

PHIL WOOD SHOW (BBC RADIO MANCHESTER)
Phil: What's 11 squared?
Contestant: I don't know.
Phil: I'll give you a clue. It's two ones with a two in the middle.
Contestant: Is it five?

RICHARD AND JUDY
Q: Which American actor is married to Nicole Kidman?
A: Forrest Gump.

RICHARD AND JUDY
Leslie: On which street did Sherlock Holmes live?
Contestant: Er . . .
Leslie: He makes bread . . .
Contestant: Er . . .
Leslie: He makes cakes . .
Contestant: Kipling Street?

MAGIC 52 (NORTHEAST ENGLAND)
Presenter: In what year was President Kennedy assassinated?
Contestant: Erm . . .
Presenter: Well, let's put it this way - he didn't see 1964.
Contestant: 1965?

SIMPLY THE BEST (ITV)
Phil Tufnell: How many Olympic Games have been held?
Contestant: Six.
Tufnell: Higher!
Contestant: Five.

FORT BOYARD (CHALLENGE TV)
Jodie Marsh: Arrange these two groups of letters to form a word - CHED and PIT.
Team: Chedpit.

LINCS FM PHONE-IN
Presenter: Which is the largest Spanish-speaking country in the world?
Contestant: Barcelona.
Presenter: I was really after the name of a country.
Contestant: I'm sorry, I don't know the names of any countries in Spain..


RADIO 1 EARLY MORNING SHOW
Presenter: How many toes would three people have in total?
Contestant: 23.

NOTTS AND CROSSES QUIZ (BBC RADIO NOTTINGHAM) Jeff Owen: In which country is Mount Everest?
Contestant (long pause): Er, it's not in Scotland, is it?

THE MICK GIRDLER SHOW (BBC RADIO SOLENT)
Girdler: I'm looking for an island in the Atlantic whose name includes the letter 'e'.
Contestant: Ghana.
Girdler: No, listen. It's an island in the Atlantic Ocean.
Contestant: New Zealand.

NATIONAL LOTTERY (BBC1)
Question: What is the world's largest continent?
Contestant: The Pacific

ROCK FM (PRESTON)
Presenter: Name a film starring Bob Hoskins that is also the name of a famous painting by Leonardo Da Vinci.
Contestant: Who Framed Roger Rabbit?

THE BIGGEST GAME IN TOWN (ITV)
Steve Le Fevre: What was signed to bring World War I to an end in 1918?
Contestant: Magna Carta.

JAMES O'BRIEN SHOW (LBC)
O'Brien: How many kings of England have been called Henry?
Contestant: Er, well, I know there was a Henry the Eighth ... er .... er .... three?

NATIONAL LOTTERY
Eamonn Holmes: There are three states of matter: solid, liquid and what?
Contestant: Jelly.

RICHARD ALLINSON SHOW (RADIO 2)
Allinson: What international brand shares its name with the Greek goddess of victory?
Contestant (after long deliberation): Erm, Kellogg's?

BLIND DATE (ITV)
Girl: Name a book written by Jane Austen.
Boy: Charlotte Bronte.

CHRIS SEARLE SHOW (BBC RADIO BRISTOL)
Searle: In which European country is Mount Etna?
Caller: Japan.
Searle: I did say which European country, so in case you didn't hear that, I can let you try again.
Caller: Er ... Mexico?

DOG EAT DOG (BBC1)
Ulrika Jonsson: Who wrote Lord of the Rings?
Contestant: Enid Blyton

PAUL WAPPAT (BBC RADIO NEWCASTLE)
Paul Wappat: How long did the Six-Day War between Egypt and Israel last?
Contestant (after long pause): Fourteen days.

NATIONAL LOTTERY
Eamonn Holmes: Dizzy Gillespie is famous for playing what?
Contestant: Basketball.

NOTTS AND CROSSES QUIZ
Jeff Owen: Where did the D-Day landings take place?
Contestant (after pause): Pearl Harbor?

DARYL DENHAM'S DRIVETIME (VIRGIN RADIO)
Daryl Denham: In which country would you spend shekels?
Contestant: Holland?
Denham: Try the next letter of the alphabet.
Contestant: Iceland? Ireland?
Denham (helpfully): It's a bad line. Did you say Israel?
Contestant: No.

PHIL WOOD SHOW (BBC GMR)
Wood: What 'K' could be described as the Islamic Bible?
Contestant: Er . . .Wood: It's got two syllables . . . Kor . . .
Contestant: Blimey?
Wood: Ha ha ha ha, no. The past participle of run . . .
Contestant: (Silence)
Wood: OK, try it another way. Today I run, yesterday I . . .
Contestant: Walked?

NATIONAL LOTTERY
Dale Winton: Skegness is a seaside resort on the coast of which sea:a) Irish Sea, b) English Channel, c) North Sea?
Contestant: Oh, I know that, you can start writing out the cheque now, Dale. It's on the east coast, so it must be the Irish Sea.
THE VAULT
Melanie Sykes: What is the name given to the condition where the sufferer can fall asleep at any time?
Contestant: Nostalgia.

LUNCHTIME SHOW (BRMB)
Presenter: What religion was Guy Fawkes?
Contestant: Jewish.
Presenter: That's close enough.

BREAKFAST SHOW, RADIO 1
Chris Moyles: Which 'S' is a kind of whale that can grow up to 80 tonnes?
Contestant: Ummm . .
Moyles: It begins with 'S' and rhymes with 'perm'.
Contestant: Shark.

STEVE WRIGHT IN THE AFTERNOON (BBC RADIO 2)
Wright: Johnny Weissmuller died on this day. Which jungle-swinging character clad only in a loincloth did he play?
Contestant: Jesus.

Funko
17-12-2007, 16:06:26
Excellent. :beer:

protein
17-12-2007, 16:27:19
brilliant. :)

Gramercy Riffs
17-12-2007, 16:30:42
Many laugh out loud ones there, good stuff.

Resource Consumer
17-12-2007, 16:30:51
You really have to wonder what defines even "average" intelligence

Funko
17-12-2007, 16:40:39
Normally what people mean by "average" is the arithmetic mean.

So the definition of the "average" intelligence of the British people, which is the group represented in this article, is the sum of the intelligences of everyone in the country, divided by the number of people.

MoSe
17-12-2007, 16:41:45
Louis Forearmstrong??????

Funko
17-12-2007, 16:43:59
IQ is a pretty rudimentary measure of Intelligence, but according to a study, the "Average" Intelligence of the British people is 100. Slightly stupider than the Dutch but slightly brighter than the Americans.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IQ_and_the_Wealth_of_Nations#National_IQ_estimates

Fistandantilus
17-12-2007, 16:53:44
I'm surprised the IQ of the Dutch is so high considering how often they are dumped for being not smart enough.

Tizzy
17-12-2007, 16:57:32
That's evolution for you, they've had to develop some schmartjes.

MoSe
17-12-2007, 17:10:52
Originally posted by Funko
Normally what people mean by "average" is the arithmetic mean.

So the definition of the "average" intelligence of the British people, which is the group represented in this article, is the sum of the intelligences of everyone in the country, divided by the number of people.

Does that take infants into account too?
Is there any study about the development of IQ with the age of an individual?

Venom
17-12-2007, 17:12:35
HA HA! Higher than Canadia! Suck on that you frozen seal fuckers.

MoSe
17-12-2007, 17:13:22
BTW, I always wondered why in Italy's heel there's a town named Bitonto, that is "Doubledumb"

Resource Consumer
17-12-2007, 19:04:34
better than double Dutch!

Greg W
18-12-2007, 01:08:03
Excellent. :beer:

MoSe
18-12-2007, 08:38:29
Originally posted by Tizzy
That's evolution for you, they've had to develop some schmartjes.

which ones?

http://www.smarties.com/home_select.jpghttp://www.smarties.com/about_us_select.jpghttp://www.smarties.com/products_select.jpg
http://www.smarties.com/articles_select.jpghttp://www.smarties.com/online_store_select.jpghttp://www.smarties.com/smarties_kids_select.jpg

http://www.portigal.com/wp/wp-content/uploads/blogger/blogger/3832/49/1600/smarties_g.jpg

C.G.B. Spender
18-12-2007, 08:57:26
Once again I rock!

Funko
18-12-2007, 09:01:44
I do.

C.G.B. Spender
18-12-2007, 09:03:45
Where is Poly in that IQ parade?!?!

Funko
18-12-2007, 09:04:31
Poly is not a country.

Germany -1

C.G.B. Spender
18-12-2007, 09:05:29
I remember we Invaded Poly in 1939?!?

Funko
18-12-2007, 09:09:55
Wasn't that Ostdeutchland?

C.G.B. Spender
18-12-2007, 09:22:05
You mean the Nazis?

Funko
18-12-2007, 09:26:50
Not more anti-nazi propoganda from you Funko!

C.G.B. Spender
18-12-2007, 09:31:12
Great!

Funko
18-12-2007, 09:42:46
dooooooooooooooo di doooooooooo you like gaudi?

C.G.B. Spender
18-12-2007, 09:50:12
Like this?
http://destinationsen.eurostar.com/sisp/?event_id=43854&fx=event

Funko
18-12-2007, 09:52:37
That man has the biggest bollocks I've ever seen on the back of his sleigh.

C.G.B. Spender
18-12-2007, 09:54:11
I'm kinda tired