Weekly Blog wk02 2024 – including a FREE dogs themed quiz

There is a dog themed quiz included this week. Welcome to WEEKLY BLOG, available online and as a pdf download that you can print and take with you. Packed with additional content to assist quiz hosts, DJs and presenters.

Mid-week football taking place this week

Mon 8 Jan
8.15 Wigan v Manchester United (FA Cup)

Tue 9 Jan
8.00 Middlesbrough v Chelsea (EPL Cup)

Wed 10 Jan
8.00 Liverpool v Fulham (EPL Cup)

Dog themed quiz

Each week there is a great themed quiz , so you can include an extra round or simply use as additional quiz content. The answers are on the PDF download, just click the download button at the bottom of this page.

1     The man who shot which singer’s dogwalker in a dog-knapping incident a few years back, is currently serving a 21 year prison sentence?

2     According to the proverb, what should you let sleeping dogs do?

3     Which favourite food of a mystery solving cartoon dog, was also the title of a 1996 Fun Lovin’ Criminals song?

4     Which breed of dog is named after the vicar and founding member of the Kennel Club?

5     Which breed of dog was formerly known as the Alpine Mastiff?

6     Which TV game show shares its name with Bill Sykes’s dog in ‘Oliver Twist’?

7     The Chihuahua dog originates from which country?

8     In which TV show is the Griffin family’s dog voiced by show creator Seth MacFarlane?   

9     ‘The hair of the dog’ is a remedy for which self-inflicted condition?

10    According to their name, which part of Great Britain is originally home to the dogs known lovingly to their owners as Westies?

CLICK HERE for this week’s Quizzes – Brand new quiz questions and quiz game sheets… every week!

This week's favourite one-liner

Now that Christmas is over, let’s take a minute to recognise the true hero of the season… the elasticated waistband.

This week in History

1559 Elizabeth I was crowned Queen of England in Westminster Abbey.
1895 The National Trust was founded.
1922 Insulin was first used on humans to treat diabetes.
1936 Mary Pickford divorced Douglas Fairbanks.
1957 Humphrey Bogart died.
1957 Sir Anthony Eden resigned as Prime Minister following his failure to retake the Suez Canal.
1958 ‘Great Balls of Fire’ by Jerry Lee Lewis was at No.1.
1967 The first Super Bowl was played.
1968 Johnny Cash performed live at Folsom State Prison.
1969 Concord had its first test flight.
1969 Matt Busby announced he is stepping down as manager of Man United.
1973 Elvis Presley’s concert ‘Aloha from Hawaii’ was broadcast live around the world via satellite.
1973 The first Open University degrees were awarded.
1976 Crime writer Agatha Christie died.



1982 Mark Thatcher was found after being missing in the Sahara for six days.
1986 Michael Heseltine quit over Westland.
1997 The lone yachtsman, Tony Bullimore, was rescued after five days in his upturned boat.
1997 Princess Diana called for an international ban on landmines.
1999 ‘The Sopranos’ starring James Gandolfini as mobster Tony Soprano made its TV debut.
2001 Jimmy Wales and Larry Sanger launched Wikipedia.
2001 Sven Goran Eriksson became The England football teams first foreign coach.
2003 Bee Gees star Maurice Gibb died after a stomach operation.
2004 RMS Queen Mary 2 made its maiden voyage.
2007 Apple Inc CEO Steve Jobs announced the iPhone.
2009 US Airways Flight 1549 ditched safely in the Hudson River after colliding with a flock of birds.
2012 The passenger cruise ship Costa Concordia sank off the coast of Italy.
2016 David Bowie died.

GIVE THE WEEKLY GAME SHEETS AND WEEKLY PICTURE QUIZ A GO!
Click below and give them a go for FREE!

FREE Table Top Quiz

FREE Face Race Picture Quiz

WHO’S CELEBRATING? This week’s birthdays

Catherine, Princess of Wales 42
Jimmy Page 80
Mason Mount 25
Rod Stewart 79
George Foreman 75
Pat Benatar 71
Cody Simpson 27
Mary J Blige 53
Jamie Vardy 37
Rachel Riley 38
Zayn Malik 31

Jeff Bezos 60
Pixie Lott 33
Ella Henderson 28
Toto Wolff 52
Liam Hemsworth 34
Patrick Dempsey 57
Orlando Bloom 47
Frankie Bridge 35
Dave Grohl 55
LL Cool J 56
Jack Jones 86

Jack P Shepherd 36
Pitbull 43
Skrillex 36
Claudia Winkleman 52
Ian Poulter 48
Bryan Robson 67
Newton Faulkner 39
Heather Mills 56
Melanie C 50
Suggs 63
Arthur Scargill 86

THE CUTTING ROOM FLOOR

Here’s one that made me laugh but didn’t  make it onto this week’s quizzes and was left on the cutting room floor. (answer on the pdf download)

What was the make and model of Pavarotti’s old campervan?



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Make sure to check back next week for a brand new Weekly Blog post. In the mean while check out this week’s quizzes. Brand new quiz content all ready to download and use on your quiz event.

Mega Quiz 20
Mega Quiz 40
Mega Quiz 40
Table Top Quiz A
Table Top Quiz B
Table Top Quiz C

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