Weekly Blog wk14 2024 – including a FREE Egg themed quiz

Happy Easter! There is an fab Egg 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

Tue 2 Apr
7.30 Newcastle United v Everton
7.30 Nottingham Forest v Fulham
7.45 Bournemouth v Crystal Palace
7.45 Burnley v Wolverhampton
8.15 West Ham United v Tottenham

Wed 3 Apr
7.30 Arsenal v Luton Town
7.30 Brentford v Brighton & Hove Albion
8.15 Manchester City v Aston Villa

Thu 4 Apr
7.30 Liverpool v Sheffield United
8.15 Chelsea v Manchester United

Egg 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     In 1988, which politician claimed that most of the eggs produced on British farms were infected with Salmonella?

2     Which bird lays the smallest eggs in relation to its size?

3     The Egg Marketing Board was set up in 1956, and introduced which symbol stamped on the eggs as a mark of quality?

4     What did Alfred Bird invent in 1837 for his wife who was allergic to eggs?

5     Which dish, consisting of bacon and poached egg in Hollandaise sauce on toast, is named after a 19th century New York stock-broker?

6     In the film ‘Cool Hand Luke’, Paul Newman’s character bet he could eat how many eggs in an hour?

7     Yorkshire pudding is made with eggs, milk and which other ingredient?

8     In ‘Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire’, Harry and Ron Weasley’s dragon-sized Easter Eggs are filled with Molly Weasley’s delicious homemade what?

9     What spirit is mixed with eggs and sugar to make the creamy liqueur, Advocaat?

10        Which TV chef is famous for his snail porridge and bacon & egg ice-cream?

This week's favourite one-liner

I nearly got knocked off my bike by a lorry salting the road. “Tosser!” I shouted through gritted teeth.

This week in History

31 Mar 1725     Sir Isaac Newton died.
31 Mar 1889     The Eiffel Tower was officially opened.
31 Mar 1966     The Labour Party under Harold Wilson won the general election.
31 Mar 1981     ‘Cant Stop The Music’ won the first Golden Raspberry Award.

01 Apr 1918      The Royal Flying Corps and the Royal Naval Air Service merged to form the RAF.
01 Apr 1976      Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak founded Apple Computer Inc.
01 Apr 1984      Marvin Gaye died.
01 Apr 2004      Google introduced Gmail.

02 Apr 1912      The ill-fated RMS Titanic began sea trials.
02 Apr 1977      ‘Rumours’ by Fleetwood Mac went to No. 1 and stayed there for 31 weeks.
02 Apr 1977      Red Rum won the Grand National for the third time.
02 Apr 1982      Argentina invaded the Falkland Islands.
02 Apr 1992      Mafia boss John Gotti was convicted of murder and racketeering.
02 Apr 2005      Pope John Paul II died.
02 Apr 2020      The total number of confirmed cases of Covid 19 passed the one million mark.

03 Apr 1043      Edward the Confessor was crowned King of England.
03 Apr 1882      Robert Ford shot and killed Jesse James.
03 Apr 1888      Jack the Ripper committed the first in a string of murders.
03 Apr 1933      The first flight over Mount Everest took place.
03 Apr 1954      Oxford won the 100th Boat Race.
03 Apr 1960      Elvis Presley recorded ‘It’s Now Or Never’, ‘Fever’ and ‘Are You Lonesome Tonight’ at RCA studios in Nashville.
03 Apr 1993      The Grand National was declared void.
03 Apr 2010      Apple Inc. released the first generation iPad.

04 Apr 1581      Francis Drake was knighted by Queen Elizabeth I.
04 Apr 1958      The CND peace symbol was displayed in public for the first time.
04 Apr 1968      Martin Luther King was assassinated by James Earl Ray.
04 Apr 1973      The Twin Towers of the World Trade Center were officially opened.
04 Apr 1975      Microsoft was founded as a partnership between Bill Gates and Paul Allen.
04 Apr 1983      Space Shuttle Challenger made its maiden voyage into space.
04 Apr 1984      Greenham Common women were evicted from their peace camp.
04 Apr 2019      Jeff Bezos and MacKenzie Bezos agree a record-breaking $35 billion divorce settlement.
04 Apr 2023      Finland became a member of NATO.

05 Apr 1902      A stand box collapsed at Ibrox Park that led to 25 deaths and injured more than 500 fans.
05 Apr 1923      Firestone Tire and Rubber Company started producing inflatable tires.
05 Apr 1955      Sir Winston Churchill resigned as prime minister due to failing health.
05 Apr 1994      Kurt Cobain died.

06 Apr 1889      George Eastman began selling his Kodak flexible rolled film.
06 Apr 1896      The first modern Olympic Games opened in Athens.
06 Apr 1974      ABBA won the Eurovision Song Contest with ‘Waterloo’.
06 Apr 2012      Heidi Klum divorced Seal. 


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

Paris Jackson 26
Gabriel Jesus 27
Robert Downey Jr 59
Graham Norton 61
Stephen Mulhern 47
Pharrell Williams 51
Eddie Murphy 63
Alec Baldwin 66

Agnetha Faltskog 74
Russell Crowe 60
Kristen Stewart 34
Marc Jacobs 60
Jackie Chan 70
Leona Lewis 39
Johnny Borrell 43
David Blaine 51

Myleene Klass 46
Anne Marie 33
Julian Lennon 61
Rachel Stevens 46
Dave Hill 78
Linford Christie 64
Jane McDonald 61
Paul Rudd 55

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.

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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)

Which food do scientists believe can reduce a couples sex drive by up to 90%?

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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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