Today’s ‘Monday Mind Workout’ was kindly brought together by Lynne Fordyce. It is set out in categories. Best of luck once again and do let me know how you get on. And if anyone else wishes to have a go then please do send one through: email@example.com
Each category has 4 questions:
CATEGORY 1: GENERAL KNOWLEDGE
1] Who was Prime Minister when Britain joined the European Union?
2] The annual “Boat Race” takes place between crews from which 2 universities?
3] Who invented jeans?
4] How many hearts does an octopus have? One…three..or five?
CATEGORY 2; MUSIC
1] Reginald Kenneth Dwight is better known by what name?
2] Eurovision sensation ABBA came from which country?
3] Which novelty band had a Christmas No 1 in 2000 with “Can we fix it?” ?
4] Which English band’s music featured heavily in the best-selling soundtrack of the 1977 film Saturday Night Fever?
CATEGORY 3: THE SOAPS
1] What Year did Eastenders start? 1979?. 1982 ?or 1985?
2] EPHRAIM MONK are the fictional brewery supplying beer to which famous soap pub and in which soap series? [2 points]
3] Who has been married most times? Coronation Street’s Ken Barlow; Eastenders’ Ian Beale or Neighbours’ Paul Robinson?
4] What is the longest running soap on radio?
CATEGORY 4; GAMES
1] Which board game has tokens including a top hat; Scottie dog; a racing car and an iron among others?
2] Which game involves taking wooden blocks from a tower, placing them on top without making the tower fall?
3] Which King in a pack of cards doesn’t have a moustache?
4] Which traditional children’s game involves 10 squares, a pebble or small object for throwing and an ability to stand and move on one leg?
CATEGORY 5; FOOD
1] Which is milder US mustard or Dijon Mustard?
2] What is the best selling flavour of soup in the UK?
3] “aah Bisto” is a phrase best associated with which type of food?
4] Which foul mouthed chef hosted “The Kitchen Nightmares” series?
Answers to follow tomorrow.