Weekly Blog wk13 2024 – including a FREE Car themed quiz

Here’s one for the petrol heads. There is a  FREE car 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

International Friendlies and Euro 24 qualifiers

Car 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      Launched in 1989, the luxury vehicle brand Lexus is owned by which Japanese car giant?

2     Which two numbers currently feature on new cars registration plates?

3      What was the name of Andy Green’s car in which he became the first to break the supersonic land speed record in 1997?

4     What colour was the General Lee, the car in the Dukes Of Hazzard’?

5     The annual ‘Bug Jam’ festival, that has taken place at the Santa Pod Raceway since 1987, celebrates which model of car?

6      The London skyscraper that stands at St Mary’s Axe, shares its nickname with which pickled cucumber?

7     Which London building admitted paying visitors for the first time during the summer of 1993?

8     How many capsules are there on the London Eye?

9     According to Zoopla’s property rich list, how many of the 20 highest value streets in the UK are in London?

10        Which area of London is rhyming slang for teeth?

Look out for a EASTER THEMED QUIZ on next week’s Weekly Blog

This week's favourite one-liner

I just got rid of all my Dusty Springfield records. Now I just don’t know what to do with my shelf.

This week in History

24 Mar 1199     King Richard I was wounded by a crossbow bolt that led to his death on 6th April.
24 Mar 1905     Jules Verne died.
24 Mar 1921     Oliver Hardy married Myrtle Reeves.
24 Mar 1989     The Exxon Valdez spilled 240,000 barrels of crude oil into the sea after running aground off Alaska.

25 Mar 1655     Saturn’s largest moon, Titan, was discovered by Christiaan Huygens.
25 Mar 2005     Jennifer Aniston filed for divorce from Brad Pitt.
26 Mar 1982     Paul McCartney and Stevie Wonder released the single ‘Ebony & Ivory’.

27 Mar 1625     Charles I became King of England, Scotland and Ireland.
27 Mar 1871     The first international rugby union match took place between Scotland and England.
27 Mar 1977     Two Boeing 747s collided on a foggy runway in Tenerife in the deadliest aviation accident in history.
27 Mar 1995     Take That released ‘Back for Good’ that went to No. 1 in 31 countries.
27 Mar 1998     The Food and Drug Administration approved Viagra for use.

28 Mar 1891     Edward Lawrence won the first world weightlifting championship.
28 Mar 2017     The world’s largest dinosaur footprint was found in Western Australia measuring 1.7m.
28 Mar 1930     Turkish cities Constantinople and Angora change their names to Istanbul and Ankara.

28 Mar 1995     Julia Roberts divorced Lyle Lovett after less than 2 years of marriage.

29 Mar 1871     Royal Albert Hall was opened by Queen Victoria.
29 Mar 1886     John Pemberton brewed the first batch of Coca-Cola in his backyard in Atlanta.
29 Mar 1927     Sunbeam 1000hp breaks the land speed record and becomes the first car to exceed 200mph.
29 Mar 1974     NASA’s Mariner 10 became the first space probe to fly by Mercury.
29 Mar 1974     The Terracotta Army was discovered in Shaanxi province in China.
29 Mar 2017     Theresa May invoked Article 50 formally beginning the UK’s  exit from the EU.

30 Mar 1979     Airey Neave MP died after a car bomb exploded as he exited the Palace of Westminster.
30 Mar 1981     President Ronald Reagan was shot by a would-be assassin.
30 Mar 1981     ‘Chariots of Fire’ starring Ben Cross and Ian Charleson was released.
30 Mar 2002     The Queen Mother died.



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

Mariah Carey 55
Jessie J 35
Quentin Tarantino 61
Lady Gaga 38
Vince Vaughn 54
Tess Daly 55
Elle Macpherson 60
Celine Dion 56
MC Hammer 62

Scott Mills 50
Eric Clapton 79
Tracy Chapman 60
Logan Paul 29
Randy Orton 44
Susan Boyle 63
Chris Evans 58
Ewan McGregor 53
Jennifer Capriati 48

Angus Young 69
John Major 81
Eric Idle 81
David Gower 67
Beth Tweddle 39
Penelope Keith 84
Paul Gambaccini 75
Linford Christie 64
Piers Morgan 59

If you are compiling a quiz for a work group. Here are some great BLOG POSTS all about how to create work group quizzes with some great tricks and tips. Click on the pic below and have a read.

Team meeting


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 is the last part of the body to die?

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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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