Weekly Blog wk22 – includes a Numbers Themed Quiz

This week’s Blog includes a FREE Numbers Themed Quiz, there for an extra round for this week’s quiz. 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 SPORT… taking place this week

Wednesday 1 June
       7.45 Scotland v Ukraine

 Thursday 2 June
       7.45 Northern Ireland v Greece
       7.45 Spain v Portugal

Numbers Themed Quiz

Each week there is a Free Quiz , so you can include an extra round or simply use as additional quiz content. So, here’ a fab Numbers Themed Quiz. The answers are on the PDF download, just click the download button at the bottom of this page.

1     Which number is Boris’s Den to a prize bingo caller?

2     Erected in 1923, what was declared Los Angeles Cultural-Historical Monument number 111 in 1973?

3     What is the total when you add together all the numbers on a clock face?

4     Which single digit  number tops an alphabetical list of written numbers?

5      Which is the only South American country that has the same number of letters in its name as its capital city?

6      Which family bought number 13 Coronation Street from Hilda Ogden after she left to work as a doctor’s housekeeper?       

7     What was the number of the Apollo space mission to first put a three-man crew into space?

8     What is the least number of darts a player can finish on in a game of 501?

9     King Harold, who was killed at the Battle of Hastings, had which number after his name?

10    When written in word format, which is the only number that has letters running in alphabetical order?

This week's favourite one-liner

I see the weatherman has been fired for giving too many gloomy, frosty weather forecasts. No more mist and ice guy.

This week in History

1536 King Henry VIII married his third wife Jane Seymour.
1886 John Pemberton placed the first advert for Coca-Cola.
1911 The RMS Titanic was launched in Belfast.
1937 The Duke of Windsor married Wallis Simpson.
1940 A flotilla of over 800 vessels evacuated 338,226 allied troops in the “Miracle of Dunkirk”.
1942 Bing Crosby recorded ‘White Christmas’, the world’s best-selling single.
1953 Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay are first to reach the summit of Mount Everest.
1953 Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II at Westminster Abbey.
1962 Ray Charles released a cover of Don Gibson’s ‘I Can’t Stop Loving You’.
1968 Manchester United won the European Cup.
1974 The Airbus A300 passenger aircraft first went into service.
1976 Queen’s ‘Bohemian Rhapsody went gold.
1976 Lester Piggott won the Epsom Derby for a record seventh time.



1980 CNN was launched.
1984 Bruce Springsteen released his seventh studio album ‘Born in the USA’.
1988 Big’ starring Tom Hanks was released.
1990 France banned British beef imports.
1998 Geri Halliwell left the Spice Girls.
1999 The Space Shuttle first docked with the International Space Station.
2007 Billie Piper and Chris Evans were divorced after 6 years of marriage.
2007 Rihanna released her breakthrough album ‘Good Girl Gone Bad’.
2014 ‘Gangnam Style’ by Psy became the first video to pass 2 billion views on YouTube.
2010 Shania Twain divorced music producer Robert John Lange.
2016 Muhammad Ali died.

WHO’S CELEBRATING? This week’s birthdays

Mel B 47

Noel Gallagher 55

Idina Menzel 51

Steven Gerrard 42

CeeLo Greem 47

Clint Eastwood 92

Colin Farrell 46

Tom Holland 26          

Morgan Freeman 85

Heidi Klum 49

Alanis Morisette 48

Sergio Aguero 34

Rafael Nadal 36

Michelle Keegan 35

Angelina Jolie 47

Russell Brand 47

Bradley Walsh 62

Mollie King 35

Brook Vincent 35

Ronnie Wood 75

Brian Kidd 73

Francis Rossi 73

Harry Enfield 61

Tim Burgess 55

Brook Shields 57

Martin Brundle 63

Ian Hunter 83

Suzi Quatro 72

Susannah Constantine 60

Bob Champion 74

THE CUTTING ROOM FLOOR

Here’s a question 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’s the difference between a well-dressed man on a unicycle and a poorly-dressed man on a bicycle?



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