MY MOST RECENT QUIZ THAT I HOSTED IN FLORIDA FOR THE MORE SENIOR CADDIES IN OUR FLOCK - WENT DOWN A STORM.
So hopefully will keep families/couples entertained for the weekend providing some good debate within the household. Most of the questions are pretty straight forward but a few toughies to sort the wheat from the chaff.
OBVIOUSLY TO BE COMPLETED WITH NO GOOGLING!!!
Honestas, Probitas, Fides
ANSWERS WILL BE POSTED MONDAY 5.00pm WITH THE POINT SCORING SYSTEM.
For questions with more than one answer, points will still be scored for partial answers.
SCORES CAN THEN BE SENT USING THE "Trevor Comment Form".
....AND THEN I WILL ANNOUNCE THE WINNING HOUSEHOLD
Trevor Mastermind Champions
Round 5 - Super Sleuths
Round 6 - Food & Drink
An American TV series often ended with the famous lines “Book em Danno”. Name both the series & the detective who uttered these immortal words?
What is the name of the popular still running US crime series with its main characters being Gibbs, DiNozzo, McGee, Bishop, Ducky and Abby.
How well do you know Sherlock? Name the following three key characters in the Holmes series of stories – I want the Christian name of his brother, the name of his arch nemesis and the hapless police inspector involved in many of his tales?
This TV heart throb investigator was a quarterback for the Navy in his service days, he lived in luxury seemingly for free on Robin Masters holiday estate managed by the long suffering Jonathon Higgins and drove a car we would all like to drive!! Name the series?
Name the fictional character created by Raymond Chandler in a series of novels including The Big Sleep, Farewell, My Lovely and The Long Goodbye?
Can you name the Scandinavian crime fiction writer most famous for his trilogy, The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest The Girl Who Played with Fire and of course The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
What is the name of this popular American series created by Bruno Heller that ran from 2008-15. The show follows former "psychic" Patrick Jane, who is a consultant to the California Bureau of Investigation.
This popular Golden Globe award winning American television police sitcom is based around a NY Precinct with the main character being Jake Parolta.The series premiered on Fox in 2013, where it aired for its first five seasons before moving to NBC where it continues to flourish. Name the series?
This rogue and cool film detective was first filmed in 1971 with subsequent remakes in 2000 and 2019, the last featuring the actor that played the original role in back in 1971. Its iconic theme tune was sung by Isaac Hayes. Name the film and the actor that appeared in both first & last films?
Which 1958 Hitchcock film where a former police detective juggles wrestling with his personal demons and becoming obsessed with a hauntingly beautiful woman was voted top in the IMDb “Best Detective Film of all Time”
Round 7 - Around the World
Which group of popular holiday islands lie approximately 300 miles south west of India?
Which vast tourist attraction is the only living structure visible from outer space?
Mountain backdrops - Which 2 cities have Table and Sugar Loaf Mountains as their main backdrop?
Which glamorous but small independent state is ruled by the Grimaldi family?
On which island are the New York boroughs of Brooklyn and Queens?
With more than 11.5 million inhabitants, which North African city, has the greatest population in Africa?
Mont Blanc stands on the border of which two European countries?
The capital of South Vietnam before unification was Saigon. What is it now named?
A slight trick question because there is a reason for the change – but which is the only Western European country to change capital in the past 30 years?
Name the most and least populated states in USA?
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Baked Alaska has meringue on the outside, what does the meringue cover?
What type of food is measured on the Scoville Scale, 2 of the more serious varieties having the following apt names -the Naga Viper & Trinidad Scorpion
Which expensive vinegar is aged in wooden barrels?
Name the salad - a mixed salad consisting of various vegetables topped with tuna, anchovies & a hard-boiled egg(s)?
Which confectionary’s advertising slogan since 1994 has been “taste the rainbow”?
Which cocktail, named after a city, was invented by the Raffles Hotel barkeeper Ngiam Tong Boon in 1915?
The US currently has the most restaurants ranked in the World’s Top 100. Two countries with 10 restaurants each are the second most popular in the list. Name them?
What is the name given to the cuisine that stems from the French colonists who left Canada in 1755 and settled in and around the swamps and bayous of Louisiana?
According to the famous quote from the ‘Silence of the Lambs’ Hannibal Lecter ate the liver of a ‘census taker who tried to test him’. What did he eat and drink to accompany it?
There are 10 cuts of beef. Name 6?
Round 8 - Since I was Born