Tie Questions

 

Tie break question was asked for the General Konwledge Quiz on 16th November 2014 

(A)    In what year did Debbie Magee marry the magician Paul Daniels

1988

Pic n' Mix gave me 1982, Team Sookie 1986 - Team Sookie Win!

Tie break question was asked for the Picture & Table Quiz on 2nd November 2014 

(C)          In what year did construction of the Angel of the North begin?

1994

Pic n' Mix gave me 1984, Team Sookie 1995 as did Jacpot!

(A)         In what year was a Russian rocket launched carrying the first segment of the International Space Station?

1998

                Team Sookie gave me 1989 and Jacpot gave me 1994, therefore Jacpot! win

Tie break question was asked for the Picture & Table Quiz on 26th October 2014.

(I)      In what year did the Boeing 777 make its maiden flight?

1994

Team Sookie gave me 1966, Pic n' Mix gave me 1996 and Plasmawr Better Blues gave me 2004, therefore Pic n' Mix win!

Tie break question was asked for the Picture & Table Quiz on 14th September 2014.

(J)     In what year did the Newport Transporter bridge open?

1906

The Less Eminent Victorians gave me 1953, Pic n' Mix gave me 1904, therefore Pic n' Mix win!

 

Tie break question was asked for the Picture & Table Quiz on 27th July 2014.

(D)    In what year was the Ceefax service started by the BBC?

1974

The Less Eminent Victorians gave me 1979, Cash & Carry gave me 1980, therefore The Less Eminent Victorians win!

Tie break question was asked for the Picture & Table Quiz on 9th February 2014.

(Q)     In what year did Alfred Hitchcock die?

1980

The Less Eminent Victorians gave me 1981, Team Sookie gave me 1980, therefore Team Sookie Win!

Tie break question was asked for the Picture & Table Quiz on 9th Febtruary 2014.

(Q)     In what year did Chico Marx die?

1961

Pic n' Mix gave me 1968, Team Sookie gave me 1978, therefore Pic n' Mix Win!

Tie break question was asked for the General Knowledge Quiz on 12th January 2014.

(A)     In the Bernard Cribbins song 'Right Said Fred' how many tea breaks did they take?

6

The Less Eminent Victorians gave me 7, London Welsh gave me 8 & Banter 4, therefore The Less Eminent Victorians Win!

 

Tie break question was asked for the General Knowledge Quiz on 5th January 2014.

(O)     In what year was the world’s first artificial organ transplant, using an artificial windpipe coated with stem cells?

2011

The Less Eminent Victorians gave me 2010 & Team Sookie me 2000, therefore The Less Eminent Victorians Win!

 

Tie break question was asked for the Picture & Table Quiz on 24th November 2013.

 

(D)  In what year was the death penalty abolished in Sweden?

1921

Radyr White Swan gave me 1948 & Banter me 1953, therefore Radyr White Swan Win!

 

Tie break question was asked for the General Knoweldge Quiz on 15th September 2013.

 

(A)     In what year did Albert Einstein publishes his general theory of relativity?

1916

Pic n' Mix gave me 1928 & London Welsh me 1924, therefore London Welsh Win!

 

Tie break question was asked for the General Knoweldge Quiz on 18th August 2013.

(H)     In what year was Sesame Street broadcast for the first time?

1969

Pic n' Mix gave me 1963 & The Less Eminent Victorians me 1970, therefore The Less Eminent Victorians Win!

Tie break question was asked for the General Knowledge Quiz on 21st July 2013.

 

(C)   In what year did a Canadian branch of the Royal Mint opens in Ottawa?

1908

Banter gave me 1954 & The Less Eminent Victorians gave me 1912, therefore The Less Eminent Victorians win!

Tie break question was asked for the General Knowledge Quiz on 23rd June 2013.

 

    (V)     In what year was did the Alexandra Palace burn down for a second time?

1980

Banter gave me 1938 & Pic n' Mix gave me 1958, therefore Pic n' Mix win!

Tie break question was asked for the General Knoweldge Quiz on 16th June 2013.

(Z)     In what year did Elizabeth Taylor marry for the 6th time?

1975

Banter gave me 1992 & Legs Eleven gave me 1978, therefore Legs Eleven Win!

Tie break question was asked for the General Knoweldge Quiz on 21st April 2013.

(S)     In what year did Smurfs first appear?

1958

Banter gave me 1969 & The Less Eminent Victorians gave me 1979, therefore Banter Win!

 

Tie break question was asked for the Picture & Table Quiz on 14th April 2013.

  

(X)     In what year was Martin Luther King, Jr. posthumously awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom?

1977

Legs Eleven gave me 1978 & Banter gave me 1978, therefore a tie!

(A)    In what year was the first Internet domain name is registered (symbolics.com)?

1985

Legs Eleven gave me 1989 & Banter gave me 1991, therefore Legs Eleven win the Picture & Table Quiz (£15).

 

Tie break question was asked for the General Knowledge Quiz on 24th March 2013.

 

(F)     In what year were ZIP Codes introduced for the United States mail?

1963

Team Sookie gave me 1947 & Ali Katz gave me 1934, therefore Team Sookie win the General Knowledge Quiz (£20).

 

 

 

Tie break question was asked for the Picture and Table Quiz on 17th March 2013.

(M)     In what year was Hugh Cornwell, English singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Stranglers) born?

1949

Banter gave me 1958 & Densa gave me 1951, therefore Densa win the Picture and Table Quiz (£15).

 

Tie break question was asked for the General Knowledge Quiz on 17th February 2013.

 

In what year did Steve Fossett become the first person to fly solo around the world non-stop in a balloon?

2002

Pic n' Mix gave me 1998 & The Less Eminent Victorians gave me 2002, therefore The Less Eminent Victorians win the General Knowledge Quiz.

 

Tie break question was asked for the Picture & Table Quiz on 17th January 2013.

 

 In what year did James Early Ray, the convicted killer of Martin

Luther King, die?

1998

Banter gave me 2003 & Ally Kats gave me 1980, therefore Banter win the Picture & Table Quiz.

 

Tie break question was asked for the General Knowledge Quiz on 27th January 2013.

(Z)       In what year did France abolish capital punishment?

1981

Team Sookie gave me 1981 & Banter gave me 1968, therefore Team Sookie win the General Knowledge Quiz.

 

 

 

Tie break question was asked for the General Knowledge Quiz on 6th January 2013.

(I)    In what year were TV detector vans first introduced in the UK to track down unlicensed TV’s?

         1952

Team Sookie gave me 1958 & Pic n' Mix gave me 1960, therefore Team Sookie win the General Knowledge Quiz.

Tie break question was asked for the Picture & Table Quiz on 6th January 2013.

(B)    In what year did Britain launch its first submarine?

1901

Densa gave me 1917 & the Less Eminent Victorians gave me 1929, therefore Densa win the Picture and Table Quiz.

 

Tie break question was asked for the General Knowledge Quiz on 2nd December 2012.

In what year did It's a Small World open at Disneyland in California?

1966

The Digglers gave me 1958 & the Les Eminent Victorians gave me 1971, therefore the Less Eminent Victorians win the Picture and Table Quiz.

 

Tie break question was asked for the General Knowledge Quiz on 2nd December 2012.

In what year was Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is celebrated as a federal holiday for the first time?

1986

Legs Eleven gave me 1967 & Banter gave me 1976, therefore Banter win the General Knowledge Quiz.

Tie break question was asked for the General Knowledge Quiz on 18th November 2012.

In what year did the BBC introduce its Ceefax service

1974

Pic n' Mix gave me 1984, Legs Eleven gave me 1976 & Team Sookie gave me 1980, therefore Legs Eleven win the General Knowledge Quiz.

Tie break question was asked for the General Knowledge Quiz on 7th October 2012.

In what year did the Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia start?

1928

Pic n' Mix gave me 1926 & Banter gave me 1932, therefore Pic n' Mix win the General Knowledge Quiz.

 

Tie break question was asked for the Picture & Table Quiz Quiz on 15th July 2012.

According to 2009 figures how many people were employed worldwide by BUPA?

52,000

The Green Acre Escapees gave me 27,000 & The Less Eminent Victorians gave me 450,000 therefore  The Green Acre win the General Knowledge Quiz.

Tie break question was asked for the Picture & Table Quiz Quiz on 15th July 2012.

In what year was the Second Severn Crossing first closed to all traffic?

2009 - 6th February

Densa gave me 2010 & We Haven't Got a Clue gave me 1998 therefore Densa win the General Knowledge Quiz.

Tie break question was asked for the Picture & Table Quiz Quiz on 15th July 2012.

How much was the toll for a HGV to cross the Second Severn Crossing when it opened on 5th June 1996?

£11.50

The Less Eminent Victorians gave me £14.50 & Densa gave me £5.20, therefore The Less Eminent Victorians win the Picture Quiz.

Tie break question was asked for the General Knowledge Quiz on 8th July 2012.

What is the prisoner capacity of HM Prison Long Lartin in Worcestershire?

622

Pic n' Mix gave me 900 & Trivia Newton John gave me 300, therefore Pic n' Mix win the General Knowledge Quiz.

Tie break question was asked for the General Knowledge Quiz on 10th June 2012.

 According to NASA, how many known moons are there orbiting the eight official planets in our solar system, this includes provisional moons of Jupiter and Saturn of which there are 23?

169

The Bar Stewards gave me 35 & The Cat Stranglers gave me 94, therefore The Cat Stranglers win the General Knowledge Quiz.

 

Tie break question was asked for the General Knowledge Quiz on 20th May 2012.

 In what year were fish fingers first introduced in the UK?

1955

The Bar Stewards gave me 1955 & We Haven't Got a Clue gave me 1927, therefore The Bar Stewards win the General Knowledge Quiz.

 

Tie break question was asked for the General Knowledge Quiz on 22nd April 2012.

(F)    In what year did Greece abolish the head shaving of recruits to its military?

1982

The Cat Stranglers gave me 1989 & Trivia Newton-John gave me 1995, therefore The Cat Stranglers win the General Knowledge Quiz.

Tie break question was asked for the General Knowledge Quiz on 15th April 2012.

(G)  In what year was divorce made legal in the Republic of Ireland?

       1997

The Cat Stranglers gave me 1978 & The Llandaff Village People gave me 1996, therefore The Llandaff Village People win the General Knowledge Quiz

Tie break question was asked for the Picture & Table Quiz on 15th April 2012.

(A)    In what year did Norway become independent from Sweden?

1905

The Cat Stranglers gave me 1896 &  The Less Eminent Victorians gave me 1924, therefore The Cat Stranglers win the Picture & Table Quiz

Tie break question was asked for the Picture & Table Quiz on 12th February 2012.

(A)    In what year was construction completed on the Christ the Redeemer statute in Rio de Janeiro?

1931

The Bar Stewards gave me 1950 &  Whitney Baby One More Time gave me 1972, therefore The Bar Stewards win the Picture Quiz

Tie break question was asked for the Picture & Table Quiz on 11th December 2011.

(D)    In what year was the sat nav company Tom Tom founded?

1991

The Less Eminent Victorians gave me 1993 & The Bar Stewards gave me 2004, therefore the Less Eminent Victorians win the Picture Quiz

Tie break question was asked for the Picture & Table Quiz on 4th December 2011.

(C)    In what year was The Ritz Hotel in London opened?

    1906

The Cat Stranglers gave me 1921 & The Bar Stewards gave me 1910, therefore The Bar Stewards win the Picture Quiz

Tie break question was asked for the Picture & Table Quiz on 23rd October 2011.

(A)    In what year did Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell, win the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction?

1937

The Cat Stranglers gave me 1936 & The Less Eminent Victorians gave me 1933, therefore The Cat Stranglers win the Picture Quiz

Tie break question was asked for the General Knowledge Quiz on 9th October 2011.

In what did the famous oil trouble-shooter Red Adair die?

2004

The Cat Stranglers gave me 1996 & The Less Eminent Victorians gave me 1998, therefore The Less Eminent Victorians win the General Knowledge Quiz

Tie break question was asked for the Picture & Table Quiz on 25th September 2011.

In what did Singapore gain independence from the United Kingdom?

1963

The Cat Stranglers gave me 1967 & Pic n' Mix gave me 1960, therefore Pic n' Mix win the Picture & Table Quiz.

Tie break question was asked for the General Knowledge Quiz on 24th July 2011.

In what was Nescafe instant coffee introduced?

1938

The Cat Stranglers gave me 1933 & The Bar Stewards gave me 1953, therefore The Cat Stranglers win the GK Quiz.

Tie break question was asked for the General Knowledge Quiz on 10th July 2011.

When was the soft drink Tango first introduced?

 1950

The Cat Stranglers gave me 1966 & Pic n' Mix gave me 1965 therefore Pic n' Mix win the GK Quiz.

Tie break question was asked for the Picture & Table Quiz on 26th June 2011.

In what year in was the last Ford Model T made?

1927

The Cat Stranglers gave me 1934 & Pic n' Mix gave me 1938 therefore The Cat Stranglers win.

Tie break question was asked for the General Knowledge Quiz on 19th June 2011.

In what year did the Jodrell Bank radio telescope open?

1957

The Cat Stranglers gave me 1955 & The Bar Stewards gave me 1960 therefore The Cat Stranglers win the GK Quiz.

Tie break question was asked for the General Knowledge Quiz on 12th June 2011.

In what year in what year did construction of the M4 begin?

1961

The Cat Stranglers gave me 1962 & The Hopefuls gave me 1964 therefore The Cat Stranglers win the GK Quiz.

Tie break question was asked for the General Knowledge Quiz on 12th June 2011.

In what year was Air France founded?

1933

The Cat Stranglers gave me 1934, Pic n' Mix gave me 1935 & In Your Area gave me 1954 & The Hopefuls gave me 1934 therefore The Cat Stranglers & The Hopefuls go again.

Tie break question was asked for the General Knowledge Quiz on 5th June 2011.

In what year was the gold standard finally abandoned in Britain?

1931

The Bar Stewards gave me 1947, Pic n' Mix gave me 1964 & The Less Eminent Victorians gave me 1972, therefore The Bar Stewards win the (£20) & GK Quiz

Tie break question was asked for the General Knowledge Quiz on 3rd April 2011.

In what year did New Delhi become the capital of India?

1931

The Cat Stranglers gave me 1929 & Pic n' Mix gave me 1968, therefore the Cat Stranglers win the (£20) & GK Quiz

Tie break question was asked for the General Knowledge Quiz on 27th March 2011.

In what year did Burt Lancaster die?

1994

The Blockheads gave me 1993 & Pic n' Mix gave me 1997, therefore the Blockheads win the  (£20)

Tie break question was asked for the Picture & Table Quiz on 27th March 2011.

In what year was British hostage John McCarthy released after more than five years in captivity?

1991

The Less Eminent Victorians gave me 1989 & The Bar Stewards gave me 1992 and win (£15)

Tie break question was asked for the General Knowledge Quiz on 20th March 2011.

In what year was the first Oscar awarded?

1929

The Cat Stranglers gave me 1928 & the Bar Stewards gave me 1927, therefore the Cat Stranglers win the  (£20)

Tie break question was asked for the Picture & Table Quiz on 27th February 2011.

In what year the Mars Bar introduced in Britain?

1935

The Blockheads gave me 1926 & In Your Area gave me the correct answer 1935 and win (£15)

Tie break question was asked for the General Knowledge Quiz on 6th February 2011.

In what year was the 50th anniversary of the opening of the London Underground?

1913

The Bar Stewards gave me 1913, Pic n' Mix 1918 & the Bar Stewards were the closest and win (£20).

Tie break question was asked for the Picture & Table Quiz on 30th January 2011.

In what year were Heinz Baked Beanz first made in Britain?

1928

The Less Eminent Victorians gave me 1921, Pic n' Mix 1938 & the Bar Stewards 1949 .

The Less Eminent Victorians ere the closest and win the £15 prize and the Picture & Table Quiz.

Tie break question was asked for the Picture & Table Quiz on 23rd January 2011.

In what year did the Pennine Way open?

1965

Pappa Diddy Pop gave me 1955 & team Dave gave me 1751.

The Pappa Diddy Pop were the closest and win the £20 prize and the Picture & Table Quiz.

Tie break question was asked for the General Knowledge Quiz on 5th December 2010.

In what year did CNN launch ?

1980

The Hopefuls gave me 1979 & Cat Stranglers gave me 1988.

The Hopefuls were the closest and win the £25 prize and the General Knowledge Quiz.

Tie break question was asked for the General Knowledge Quiz on 14th November 2010.

In what year was the first Wall Street Journal published?

1889

The  Bar Stewards gave me 1910 & In Your Area gave me 1892.

In Your Area were the closest and win the £20 prize and the General Knowledge Quiz.

Tie break question was asked for the Picture & Table Quiz Quiz on 10th October 2010.

In what year was the first Tour de France?

1903

The  Less Eminent Victorians gave me 1901 & The Cat Stranglers gave me 1903.

The Cat Stranglers were the closest and win the £15 prize and the Picture & Table Quiz.

Tie break question was asked for the General Knowledge Quiz on 3rd October 2010.

In what year did year did Larry Grayson die?

1995

The  Less Eminent Victorians gave me 1996 & The Cat Stranglers gave me 1996

In what year were GCE, “O” & “A” levels introduced?

1950

The  Less Eminent Victorians gave me 1951 & The Cat Stranglers gave me 1951

In what year were Penguin books found not guilty of obscenity in the Lady Chatterley’s Lover case?

1960

The  Less Eminent Victorians gave me 1961 & The Cat Stranglers gave me 1960.

The Cat Stranglers were the closest and win the £20 prize and the GK quiz.

Tie break question was asked for the General Knowledge Quiz on 26th September 2010.

In what year did the British Diplomat and Soviet spies Guy Burgess and Donald Maclean flee to the USSR?

1951

The  Less Eminent Victorians gave me 1964.

The Bar Stewards gave me 1956 and were the closest and win the £20 prize and the GK quiz.

Tie break question was asked for the General Knowledge Quiz on 19th September 2010.

In what year was the first Penny Black postage stamp used?

1840

The  Drunkateers gave me 1840 & The Cat Stranglers gave me 1841.

The Drunkateers were correct and win the £20 prize and the GK quiz.

 

Tie break question was asked for the General Knowledge Quiz on 12th September 2010.

In what year was Nelson Mandela sent to jail for life?

1964

The Free Librarians gave me 1963 & The Cat Stranglers gave me 1961.

The Free Librarians were the closest and win the £25 prize and the GK quiz.

Tie break question was asked for the Picture & Table Quiz on 15th August 2010.

In what year was Harry Potter and the Philsopher’s Stone published in the UK?

1997

The Bar Stewards & The Less Eminent Victorians gave me 1997.

Until what year were mules part of the British Army?

1975

The Bar Stewards gave me 1943 & The Less Eminent Victorians gave me 1957.

The Less Eminent Victorians were the closest and win...

Tie break question was asked for the General Knowledge on 25th July 2010.

In what year was the final episode of Top of the Pops broadcast?

2006

The Drunkateers gave me 2007 & In Your Area gave me 2005

In what year was the Aswan High Dam in Egypt completed after 7 years of construction?

1970

The Drunkateers gave me 1960 & In Your Area gave me 1954

The Drunkateers were the clostest and WIN...

Tie break question was asked for the Picture & Table Quiz on 4th July 2010.

In what year was the death penalty abolished in New Zealand?

Less Emient Victorians Gave Me - 1969

Bad Slags Gave me - 1961

The correct answer was 1961

Bad Slags were the closest and win £20.00 prize. 

Tie break question was asked for the General Knowledge Quiz on 11th April 2010.

In what year did Britain take possession of the Falkland Islands?

1833

'Pick n' Mix' gave me 1788

'Densa' gave me 1842

'Cat Stranglers' gave me 1800

'Densa' were the closest and win £30.00 prize.

Tie break question was asked for the Picture and Table Quiz on 24th January 2010.

In what year was China’s ‘Terracotta Army’ of 8,000 life size warriors uncovered?

1975

'There's Something Nasty About Geraint' gave me 1927

'The  Executioner's Bong gave me 1959

'Less Eminent Victorians' gave me 1920

'The  Executioner's Bong' were the closest and win £20.00 prize.

Tie break question was asked for the Picture and Table Quiz on 17th January 2010.

In what year did Britain's Lewis Gordon Pugh become the first person to swim at the North Pole?

2007

Both Teams gave 2008

In what year did Che Guevara die?

1967

Teams gave 1969 & 1965

In what year did Ayrton Senna win his first Formula One World Championship title?

 1988   

Less Eminent Victorians gave me 1989 & Scribble gave me 1985

Less Eminent Victorians were the closest with 1989 and win the £20.00.

Tie break question was asked for the Picture and Table Quiz on 25th October 2009.

In what year was Michael Jackson cleared of child abuse charges after a 4 month trial?

2005

Both teams gave me 2006.

In what year was The Diary on Anne Frank first published?

1947

Both teams gave me 1955

In what year was Judy Garland born?

1922

Bar Stewards gave me 1923 and were the closest & won the £10 prize.

Tie break question was asked for the main General Knowledge Quiz on 4th October 2009.

In what year was oceanographer Jacques Cousteau born?

1910

Pic n' Mix were the closest with 1914 and won this part of the quiz.

Tie break question was asked for the Picture and Table Quiz on 13th September 2009.

In what year was electric chair invented?

1888

The Bar Stewards were the closest and won this part of the quiz.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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