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Silly Quiz Answers

Silly quiz answersSilly quiz answers from quizzes on British TV and Radio.

• University Challenge
o Bamber Gascoigne – What was Gandhi's first name?
o Contestant – Goosey, goosey?

• Steve Right in the Afternoon (BBC Radio 2)
o Steve Wright – Johnny Weissmuller died on this day. Which jungle swinging character clad only in a loincloth did he play?
o Contestant – Jesus

• Big Quiz (LBC Radio)
o Gary King – Name the funny men who once entertained lings and queens at court.
o Contestant – Lepers

• Quizmania (ITV)
o Greg Scott – We're looking for an occupation beginning with T.
o Contestant – Doctor
o GS - No, it's T. T for Tommy, T for Tango, T for Tintinnabulation
o Contestant – Oh right…(pause)…Doctor

• Danny Kelly Show (Radio WM)
o Danny Kelly – Which French Mediterranean town hosts a famous film festival each year?
o Contestant – I don't know, I need a clue
o DK – OK, what do beans come in?
o Contestant – Cartons?

• Beg, steal or Borrow (BBC2)
o Jamie Theakston – Where do you think Cambridge University is?
o Contestant – Geography isn't my strong point
o JK – There's a clue in the title
o Contestant – Leicester

• Late Show (BBC Midlands)
o Alex Trelinski – What is the capital of Italy?
o Contestant – France
o AT – France is another country. Try again
o Contestant – Oh, um, Benidorm
o AT – Wrong, sorry, let's try another. In which country is the Parthenon?
o Contestant – Sorry, I don't know
o AT – Just guess a country then
o Contestant – Paris

• Beacon Radio
o DJ Mark – For £10, what nationality is the Pope?
o Contestant – I think I know that one. Is it Jewish?

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

o Presenter – What happened in Dallas on November 22 1963?
o Contestant – I don't know, I wasn't watching it then

• Magic 52 Radio
o Presenter – In what year was President Kennedy assassinated?
o Contestant – Erm…
o Presenter – Let's put it this way, he didn't see 1964.
o Contestant – 1965?

• Quizmania (ITV)
o Greg Scott – We're looking for a word that goes in front of "clock"
o Contestant – Grandfather
o GS – Grandfather Clock is already up there, try something else
o Contestant – Panda

• Richard and Judy (Channel 4)
o Richard and Judy – Which American actor was married to Nicole Kidman?
o Contestant – Forrest Gump

• Chris Searle Show (BBC Radio Bristol)
o Chris Searle – In which European country is Mount Etna?
o Contestant – Japan
o CS – I did say which European country, so in case you didn't hear that, I'll let you try again
o Contestant – Er…Mexico?

• Richard and Judy (Channel 4)
o Richard and Judy - What's the Prince of Wales's Christian name?
o Contestant – Err…
o R&J – Here's a clue, he was married to Diana
o Contestant – Err…
o R&J – It begins with a C
o Contestant – No idea

• Simply the Best (ITV)
o Phil Tufnell – How many Olympic Games have been held?
o Contestant – Six
o PT – Higher!
o Contestant – Five

• Fort Boyard (Challenge TV)
o Jodie Marsh – Arrange these two groups of letters to form a word – CHED and PIT
o Team – Chedpit

• Lincolnshire FM
o Presenter - Which is the largest Spanish speaking country in the world?
o Contestant – Barcelona
o Presenter – I was really after the name of a country
o Contestant – I'm sorry, I don't know the names of any countries in Spain

• Notts and Crosses Quiz (BBC Radio Nottingham)
o Jeff Owen – In which country is Mount Everest?
o Contestant – Err, it's not in Scotland is it?

• National Lottery (BBC1)
o Presenter – What is the world's largest continent?
o Contestant – The Pacific

• Phil Wood Show (BBC Radio Manchester)
o Phil Wood – What's 11 squared?
o Contestant – I don't know
o PW – I'll give you a clue. It's two ones with a two in the middle
o Contestant – Is it five?

• Rock FM
o Presenter – Name a film starring Bob Hoskins that is also the name of a famous painting by Leonardo da Vinci
o Contestant – Who Framed Roger Rabbit?

• The Biggest Game in Town (ITV)
o Steve Le Fevre – What was signed to bring the First World War to an end in 1918?
o Contestant – Magna Carta

• James O'Brien Show (LBC Radio)
o James O'Brien – How many Kings of England have been called Henry?
o Contestant – Err, well I know there was a Henry the Eighth…three?

• National Lottery (BBC1)
o Eamonn Holmes – There are three states of matter: solid, liquid and what?
o Contestant – Jelly

• Blind Date (ITV)
o Female contestant – Name a book written by Jane Austen
o Male contestant – Charlotte Bronte

• Steve Penk Breakfast Show (Virgin Radio)
o Steve Penk – What is the name of the French speaking Canadian state?
o Contestant – America? Portugal? Canada? Mexico? Italy? Spain?

• Paul Wappat show (BBC Radio Newcastle)
o Paul Wappat – How long did the Six Day War between Israel and Egypt last?
o Contestant – (After long pause) Fourteen days

• Notts and Crosses Quiz (BBC Radio Nottingham)
o Jeff Owen – Where did the D-Day landings take place?
o Contestant – (after pause) Pearl Harbor?

• Phil Wood Show (BBC GMR)
o Phil Wood – What K could be described as the Islamic bible?
o Contestant – Err…
o PW – It's got two syllables…Kor…
o Contestant – Blimey?
o PW – Ha ha ha, no. The past participle of run.
o Contestant – (silence)
o PW – OK, try it another way. Today I run, yesterday I…
o Contestant – Walked?

• National Lottery (BBC1)
o Dale Winton – Skegness is a seaside resort on the coast of which sea?
A. Irish Sea§
B. English Channel§
C. North Sea§
o Contestant – Oh, I know that, you can start writing out the cheque now. It's on the east coast, so it must be the Irish Sea.

• Chris Moyles Breakfast Show (BBC Radio 1)
o Chris Moyles – Which S is a kind of whale that can grow up to 80 tonnes?
o Contestant – Err…
o CM – It begins with S and rhymes with perm.
o Contestant – Shark

• The Vault (ITV)
o Gabby Logan – What is the county town of Kent?
o Contestant – Kentish Town?

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