Weekly Blog wk49 – includes a FREE TV soaps themed quiz

Everyone loves the soaps and there is a FREE TV soaps 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 5 Dec
       7.30 Wolverhampton v Burnley
8.15 Luton Town v Arsenal

Wed 6 Dec
       7.30 Brighton v Brentford
7.30 Crystal Palace v AFC Bournemouth
7.30 Fulham v Nottingham Forest
7.30 Sheffield United v Liverpool
8.15 Aston Villa v Manchester City
8.15 Manchester United v Chelsea
7.45 Aberdeen v Kilmarnock
7.45 Celtic v Hibernian
8.00 Hearts v Rangers

Thu 7 Dec
       7.30 Everton v Newcastle United
8.15 Tottenham v West Ham United

TV Soaps 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     Which soap character has had twenty five girlfriends and three wives over the last sixty three years?

2     In 1989, which soap dropped the word ‘Farm’ from the title?

3     Which ‘Britain’s Got Talent’ judge played Harlow Robinson’s aunt Harriet in ‘Neighbours’ as the characters reunited in London to solve a family mystery?

4     Which former soap star had a 1991 chart-topper with ‘Any Dream Will Do’?

5     ‘I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here…’ runner-up Owen Warner plays Romeo Nightingale in which TV soap?

6     Which soap starring John Forsythe, Linda Evans and Joan Collins made its TV debut over 40 years ago?

7     The demise of May Hardman was which TV soap’s first death?

8     In 2021, which ‘Emmerdale’ character made soap history by becoming the first to get a covid jab?

9     Ray Quinn played Anthony Murray in which soap between 2000 and 2003?

10    Who played Beth Brennan in ‘Neighbours’ before quitting the soap to pursue her singing career?

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

This week's favourite one-liner

Apparently hippos swim and run faster than humans. So, if you are ever in a triathlon with a hippo, make sure you make the most of the cycling stage.

This week in History

1768 The first edition of Encyclopedia Britannica was published.
1766 Auctioneer James Christie held his first auction.
1869 The first traffic lights were installed outside the Palace of Westminster in London.
1929 Howard Hughes divorced his first wife Ella Rice.
1934 Bill Wilson had his last drink and co-founded Alcoholics Anonymous.
1936 Edward VIII abdicated the British throne to marry American divorcee Wallis Simpson.
1958 The Preston By-pass, the UK’s first stretch of motorway, first opened to traffic.
1960 ‘Coronation Street’ made its TV debut.
1962 ‘Lawrence of Arabia’ starring Peter O’Toole, premiered at Odeon Leicester Square.

1972 Apollo 17 the last Apollo moon mission was launched.
1979 ‘Star Trek: The Motion Picture’, the first of the series was released.
1980 John Lennon was murdered in New York.
1990 Lech Wałęsa became Poland’s first elected president.
1995 The Galileo spacecraft arrives at Jupiter after a six year journey.
2001 ‘Ocean’s Eleven’ starring George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Matt Damon and Julia Roberts had its premiere.
2013 Metallica did a show in Antarctica, making them the first band to perform on all seven continents.
2013 Nelson Mandella 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

Catherine Tate 54
Andrew Flintoff 46
Nicki Minaj 41
Teri Hatcher 59
Kim Basinger 70
Scott McTominay 27
Tre Cool 51
Reece James 24
Jeff Bridges 74
Nicole Appleton 49

Donny Osmond 66
Judi Dench 89
John Malkovich 70
Susanna Reid 53
Nikki Sixx 65
Jermaine Jackson 69
Ben Shephard 49
Anthony Martial 28
Amir Khan 37

Ronnie O’Sullivan 48
Stan Boardman 86
Geoff Hurst 82
Amir Khan 37
Raheen Sterling 29
Marco Pierre White 62
Aitch 23
Jay-Z 54
Damien Rice 50


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 name of the style of music that mixes Techno and Disco?

Click below to download a PDF of this page.

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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