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Here are the questions from the “Most Intelligent IT crowd” table quiz on June 20th 2012, Sungard Consulting came out as the winners with 49 out of 60

Here are the questions from the “Most Intelligent IT crowd” table quiz on June 20th 2012, Sungard Consulting came out as the winners with 49 out of 60

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  • Answer - 3
  • Answer - 3
  • A: Afganistan
  • A: Afganistan
  • A: James Bond will return
  • A: James Bond will return
  • A: 4
  • A: 4
  • A: Ringo Starr
  • A: Ringo Starr
  • A: 9
  • A: 9
  • A: Rum
  • A: Rum
  • A: Waldorf salad
  • A: Waldorf salad
  • A: Kazakhstan
  • A: Kazakhstan
  • A: 36
  • A: 36
  • A: 22-19
  • A: 22-19
  • A: Red and green
  • A: Red and green
  • A: Thomas Muller
  • A: Thomas Muller
  • A: 36
  • A: 36
  • A: Bantamweight
  • A: Bantamweight
  • A: Novak Djokovic
  • A: Novak Djokovic
  • A: swimming
  • A: swimming
  • Preston NE
  • Preston NE
  • A: Neptune Collonges
  • A: Neptune Collonges
  • A: 1-1
  • A: 1-1
  • A: Joint Photographic Experts group
  • A: Joint Photographic Experts group
  • A: 97
  • A: 97
  • A: Charles Babbage
  • A: Charles Babbage
  • A: International Business Machines
  • A: International Business Machines
  • A: bookman
  • A: bookman
  • A UruguayA PeruA Venezuela
  • A UruguayA PeruA Venezuela
  • A: New Guinea
  • A: New Guinea
  • A: Wellington
  • A: Wellington
  • A: Wilson
  • A: Wilson
  • A: Michael Jackson
  • A: Michael Jackson
  • A: the Godfather
  • A: the Godfather
  • A: Goldfinger, octopussy, Moonraker, Goldeneye. Thunderball
  • A: Goldfinger, octopussy, Moonraker, Goldeneye. Thunderball
  • A: Marcus Collins
  • A: Marcus Collins
  • A: Don Draper
  • A: Don Draper
  • A: Kai
  • A: Kai
  • A: Seymour
  • A: Seymour
  • A: Carousel
  • A: Carousel
  • A: Eva Longoria
  • A: Eva Longoria
  • A; Kiss and make up
  • A; Kiss and make up
  • A: No two ways about it
  • A: No two ways about it
  • A: 8+5+3? 14
  • A: 8+5+3? 14
  • A: Antidotes
  • A: Antidotes
  • A: Stoned to Death
  • A: Stoned to Death
  • A post meriden
  • A post meriden
  • Afganistan
  • Afganistan
  • A: 1980
  • A: 1980

Questions from Cpl Table quiz for IT Professionals Presentation Transcript

  • 1. Spot Prize Sponsors
  • 2. Round 1General Knowledge
  • 3. Question 1.How many hearts does an Octopus have?
  • 4. Question 1.How many hearts does an Octopus have? Answer: 3
  • 5. Question 2.Alphabetically what is the first country in the world?
  • 6. Question 2.Alphabetically what is the first country in the world? Answer: Afganistan
  • 7. Question 3.Credits on James Bond movies always finish with what four words?
  • 8. Question 3.Credits on James Bond movies always finish with what four words?Answer: James Bond will Return
  • 9. Question 4.How many bottles of champagne in a jeroboam?
  • 10. Question 4.How many bottles of champagne in a jeroboam? Answer: 4
  • 11. Question 5.Who was the oldest member of the Beatles?
  • 12. Question 5.Who was the oldest member of the Beatles? Answer: Ringo Star
  • 13. Question 6.How many rooms are there on a Cluedo game board ?
  • 14. Question 6.How many rooms are there on a Cluedo game board ? Answer: 9
  • 15. Question 7.What spirit is used to make a Daquari ?
  • 16. Question 7.What spirit is used to make a Daquari ? Answer: Rum
  • 17. Question 8.Apple, celery, walnuts and raisins and mayonnaise are mixed together to make what.....
  • 18. Question 8.Apple, celery, walnuts and raisins and mayonnaise are mixed together to make what..... Answer: Waldorf Salad
  • 19. Question 9.What is the largest landlocked country in the world ?
  • 20. Question 9.What is the largest landlocked country in the world ? Answer: Kazakhstan
  • 21. Question 10.How old was Princess Diana when she died ?
  • 22. Question 10.How old was Princess Diana when she died ? Answer: 36
  • 23. Round 2Sport
  • 24. Question 1.What was the score in the second test of the rugby match - New Zealand v Ireland in Christchurch on June 16th
  • 25. Question 1.What was the score in the second test of the rugby match - New Zealand v Ireland in Christchurch on June 16th Answer: 22-19
  • 26. Question 2. In your balls are black andblue….in croquet, what colour are you opponents balls
  • 27. Question 2. In your balls are black andblue….in croquet, what colour are you opponents balls Answer: Red & Green
  • 28. Question 3.Who won the golden boot at the World cup in South Africa
  • 29. Question 3.Who won the golden boot at the World cup in South Africa Answer: Thomas Muller
  • 30. Question 4.How many successive pots must a snooker player make to hit a 147 maximum break
  • 31. Question 4.How many successive pots must a snooker player make to hit a 147 maximum break Answer: 36
  • 32. Question 5.Which of these is the lightest weight category in boxing? • Bantamweight • Featherweight • Lightweight • Welterweight
  • 33. Question 5.Which of these is the lightest weight category in boxing? • Bantamweight • Featherweight • Lightweight • Welterweight Answer: Bantamweight
  • 34. Question 6.Who won the men’s final at Wimbledon in 2011
  • 35. Question 6.Who won the men’s final at Wimbledon in 2011Answer: Novak Djokovic
  • 36. Question 7.What is the only Olympic sport that has a finishing line that no competitor will ever cross
  • 37. Question 7.What is the only Olympic sport that has a finishing line that no competitor will ever cross Answer: Swimming
  • 38. Question 8.In 2004, Arsenal became only the second team to go a whole season in the top division unbeaten. Who were the first?
  • 39. Question 8.In 2004, Arsenal became only the second team to go a whole season in the top division unbeaten. Who were the first? Answer: Preston NE
  • 40. Question 9.Who won the English Grand National this year (2012)?
  • 41. Question 9.Who won the English Grand National this year (2012) ?Answer: Neptune Collonges
  • 42. Question 10.What was the score of the second left of the Ireland Estonia playoff game for qualification to Euro12
  • 43. Question 10.What was the score of the second left of the Ireland Estonia playoff game for qualification to Euro12 Answer: 1-1
  • 44. Round 3Technology and Geography
  • 45. Question 1.What does the acronym JPEG stand for ?
  • 46. Question 1.What does the acronym JPEG stand for ? Answer: Joint Photographic Experts Group
  • 47. Question 2.What is the next prime number greater than the number 89
  • 48. Question 2.What is the next prime number greater than the number 89 Answer: 97
  • 49. Question 3.Who is known as the father of computing
  • 50. Question 3.Who is known as the father of computingAnswer: Charles Baggage
  • 51. Question 4.What does IBM stand for ?
  • 52. Question 4. What does IBM stand for ?Answer: International Business Machines
  • 53. Question 5.What font on Microsoft is this an anagram of - Mokonab
  • 54. Question 5.What font on Microsoft is this an anagram of - Mokonab Answer: Bookman
  • 55. Question 6. Look at these three flags from South AmericaName the countries
  • 56. Question 6. Look at these three flags from South AmericaName the countriesUruguay Peru Venezeula
  • 57. Question 7.If Greenland is the largest island in the world (and Australia is not classed an island) What is the second biggest
  • 58. Question 7.If Greenland is the largest island in the world (and Australia is not classed an island) What is the second biggest Answer: New Guinea
  • 59. Question 8.What is the capital of New Zealand ?
  • 60. Question 8.What is the capital of New Zealand ? Answer: Wellington
  • 61. Round 4 Music
  • 62. Listen to these songs.Point for the artist…(clearly these don’t work on slideshare!)
  • 63. Round 5Entertainment
  • 64. Question 1.In the movie Castaway what was the name Tom Hanks gave to the volleyball
  • 65. Question 1.In the movie Castaway what was the name Tom Hanks gave to the volleyball Answer: Wilson
  • 66. Question 2. Who starred with a cameoappearance as Agent M in Men in Black II
  • 67. Question 2. Who starred with a cameoappearance as Agent M in Men in Black II Answer: Michael Jackson
  • 68. Question 3.What is this famous opening movie line from “I believe in America”
  • 69. Question 3.What is this famous opening movie line from “I believe in America” Answer: The Godfather
  • 70. Question 4.Name all 5 James bond movies released in Ireland that have a one word title
  • 71. Question 4. Name all 5 James bond movies released in Ireland that have a one word title Answer:Goldfinger, Octopussy, Moonraker, Golde neye. Thunderball
  • 72. Question 5.Who came second in Xfactor UK 2011
  • 73. Question 5.Who came second in Xfactor UK 2011 Answer: Marcus Collins
  • 74. Question 6.What is the lead characters name in the TV series Mad Men, his real name being Jon Hamm
  • 75. Question 6.What is the lead characters name in the TV series Mad Men, his real name being Jon Hamm Answer: Don Draper
  • 76. Question 7.What is the name of Wayne and Colleen Rooney’s son?
  • 77. Question 7.What is the name of Wayne and Colleen Rooney’s son? Answer: Kai
  • 78. Question 8.In the TV show the Simpsons, what is Principal Skinners first name
  • 79. Question 8.In the TV show the Simpsons, what is Principal Skinners first name Answer: Seymour
  • 80. Question 9.Which musical does "you’ll never walk alone" come from?
  • 81. Question 9.Which musical does "you’ll never walk alone" come from? Answer: Carousel
  • 82. Question 10.Who plays Gabrielle Solis in Desperate Housewives
  • 83. Question 10.Who plays Gabrielle Solis in Desperate Housewives Answer: Eva Longoria
  • 84. Round 6Lucky Dip
  • 85. Question 1.What phrase is symbolised in this puzzle: Xmascara
  • 86. Question 1.What phrase is symbolised in this puzzle: Xmascara Answer: Kiss and Make UP
  • 87. Question 2.What phrase is symbolised in this puzzle NO WAYS IT WAYS
  • 88. Question 2.What phrase is symbolised in this puzzle NO WAYS IT WAYSAnswer: No two ways about it
  • 89. Question 3.What is the sum of the letters J, K and P in Scrabble
  • 90. Question 3.What is the sum of the letters J, K and P in Scrabble Answer: 8 + 5 + 3 = 16
  • 91. One of the most mis-spelled words in the world is misspell, here are three others can you spell these words correctly(please write in block capitals, to answer these properly, someone will need to read the next 3 words to you)
  • 92. Question 4.Supersede
  • 93. Question 4.SupersedeAnswer: Supersede
  • 94. Question 5.Minuscule
  • 95. Question 5.MinusculeAnswer: Miniscule
  • 96. Question 6. MarrageAnswer: Marriage
  • 97. Question 7.What is the only anagram of the word “stationed”
  • 98. Question 7.What is the only anagram of the word “stationed” Answer: Antidotes
  • 99. Question 8.If you were lapidated what would happen to you
  • 100. Question 8.If you were lapidated what would happen to you Answer: Stoned to Death
  • 101. Question 9.What does `p.m.` stand formeaning `in the afternoon? E.g 3pm
  • 102. Question 9.What does `p.m.` stand formeaning `in the afternoon? E.g 3pm Answer: Post Meridem
  • 103. Question 10.What was the answer to thesecond question in the quiz
  • 104. Question 10.What was the answer to thesecond question in the quiz Answer: Afganistan
  • 105. Tiebreaker Questions:In what year did CNN launch ?
  • 106. Tiebreaker Questions:In what year did CNN launch ? Answer: 1980
  • 107. Name Peter CosgroveTitle: Director – CplPhone: 01 614 6160 / 087 6200836Email: peter.cosgrove@cpl.ieTwitter: @petercosgroveWebsite: www.cpl.ie