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A random selection of cheeky questions! 30 Questions.

 
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1

What singing and dancing US TV series had a smash hit remake of Journey’s “Don’t Stop Believing’?

  • Hannah Montana
  • Glee
  • High School Musical

2

What social networking website has more registered users than any other on the planet?

  • Myspace
  • Facebook
  • Qzone

3

Jim Carrey, Seth Rogen, Ryan Reynolds, and Mike Myers are all originally from what country?

  • Canada
  • Barbados
  • USA

4

What element comprised of three oxygen atoms forms a layer to protect us from the sun’s rays but is too weak to fight against our aerosol cans?

  • Ozone
  • Nitrogen
  • Magnesium

5

On what comedy tour might you be a hick, if you recognize Larry the Cable, Bill Engvall and Jeff Foxworthy?

  • The Redneck Comedy Tour
  • The Blue Collar Comedy Tour
  • Larry, Bill and Jeff

6

Pirate Edward Teach, best know by what dark nickname, had a two-year reign of terror in the Caribbean, before being beheaded in 1718.

  • Captain Midnight
  • Long John Silver
  • Blackbeard

7

A Loganberry is a hybrid between a blackberry, and what other fruit?

  • Strawberry
  • Raspberry
  • Apple

8

If converted to metric, this US cities nickname would be called “The Roughly 1,610 Meters Above Sea Level City”.

  • Denver
  • Salt Lake City
  • Aspen

9

During his 20s, Ralph H. Baer developed this video game, rather than going out to meet friends.

  • Pong
  • Tetris
  • Donkey Kong

10

He’s best known for formulating the theorem “a2 + b2 = c2” which has no use whatsoever outside of a grade 9 math class.

  • Pythagoras
  • Gauss
  • Archimedes

11

Arnold Schwarzenegger has won what dubious title 7 times from 1970 to 1980, despite never facing Hercules?

  • Mr. Athens
  • Mr. Olympia
  • Zeus Fitness

12

What ruthless Central Asian nomad died of a nosebleed on his wedding night in 453 AD?

  • Genghis Khan
  • Kublai Khan
  • Attila the Hun

13

What native North American sport did “Oz” and “Stiffler” play in the movie “American Pie”?

  • Hurling
  • Ice Hockey
  • Lacrosse

14

What two-time World Series of Poker Grand Champion lost a hand to Matt Damon in the movie “Rounders”?

  • Phil Ivey
  • Jennifer Tilly
  • Johnny Chan

15

Which king of punk rock has been credited with inventing the “stage dive?

  • Iggy Pop
  • Alice Cooper
  • Billy Idol

16

What band was “Too Shy”? You would be too if you had to pronounce their name in public.

  • Icicle Works
  • Kajagoogoo
  • Goo Goo Dolls

17

"Stairway to Heaven” and other Led Zeppelin hits were inspired by what fantasy writer?

  • Roald Dahl
  • JRR Tolkien
  • Isaac Asimov

18

What is the profession of mopey Ross Geller on the show ‘Friends’?

  • Psychologist
  • Paleontologist
  • Archeologist

19

What latenight US chat show host guzzled beer at Ball State University with his Sigma Chi fraternity in the 1960s’?

  • David Letterman
  • Jay Leno
  • Jon Stewart

20

New York has two baseball teams, the “Yankees” who win all the time, and what other team that doesn’t?

  • The Jets
  • The Mets
  • The Giants

21

After death, what condition causes the body’s limbs to become stiff making it hard to stuff a body in your trunk?

  • Decomposition
  • Rigor Mortis
  • Lactic Congealing

22

"You’re gonna need a bigger boat.”

  • Titanic
  • Castaway
  • Jaws

23

What metal makes up 97.5% of the US penny and give it that nasty taste?

  • Zinc
  • Copper
  • Aluminium

24

Name the two planets that have never been "mooned".

  • Venus & Pluto
  • Mercury & Venus
  • Saturn & Pluto

25

Kanye West encouraged kids to ditch school with what 2004 album title?

  • The College Dropout
  • Fed Up of the Class
  • Homeroom Rulz

26

Who is the other geek who co-founded Microsoft, & travels the world on his massive yacht?

  • Sergei Brin
  • Steve Jobs
  • Paul Allen

27

Will Ferrell’s dad was a keyboardist for what 60s’ band

  • The Everly Brothers
  • The Righteous Brothers
  • The Mamas and the Papas

28

If you take this regal job, all you have to do is take the punishment every time the prince does something bad.

  • Whipping Boy
  • Flogging Boy
  • Royal Taster

29

Approximately 1/10 of the earth’s surface is covered with this, although hopefully we can get it down to 1/8th in the next few years.

  • Water
  • Ice
  • Trees

30

Breathing the air in this city is the equivalent to smoking 40 cigarettes a day, or 2 passes through a homemade x-ray machine?

  • Tokyo
  • Moscow
  • Mexico City

 

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