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WWF's Earth Hour pub quiz

  1. 1. OUR WORLD IS BRILLIANT EARTH HOUR 2012 It’s not just about an hour of darkness. It’s about a brighter futureJoin us for WWF’s Earth Hour at 8.30pm on 31 March 2012This pack gives you everything you need to make your candle-lit quiz a fun way to celebratethis global event. Simply print off as many of the items as you’ll need for the teams taking part.How to be an Earth Hour Quiz Master EntertainmentWhen? The global switch-off takes place on Saturday 31 March 2011 at Each round has 10 questions. We8.30pm for one hour. You can host the quiz on the night or any time in the estimate that three rounds will takelead up to the event, whatever suits you. an hour. But go for all the rounds ifWhere? The quiz can be played wherever you like – it doesn’t have to be in you want to make a night of it. Reada pub! You may want to do this as a work activity or at home with family and out each question, perhaps repeatingfriends. Just as long as the lights are off during Earth Hour! it, and give the teams a moment or two to work out the answer. Ask theRaising funds We recommend that you ask each player taking part to teams to write down what they thinkdonate £5. However, please ask for a donation that you think suits your the right answer is on the sheet youaudience’s pockets, and remember that no matter how small their gift, it all gave to them at the start. It’s a goodhelps to fund WWF’s work to protect the natural world. Please return any idea after every round to read out thefunds you’ve raised to us as soon as you can after your event. Send cheques right answers. To make this easy (andand postal orders made payable to WWF-UK, Panda House, Weyside Park, avoid anyone cheating!) ask teams toGodalming, GU7 1XR. swap papers so that they mark eachFundraising activities are governed by rules and regulations - for a list of others’ answers, awarding one pointbasic guidelines please have a look at the tips within our fundraising Do’s and for every correct answer. Then askdon’ts’ tips available on our website wwf.org.uk/fundraisingpack every team to add up all the points their opponents scored for that roundIf you’ve any queries, please contact our Supporter Care team on 01483 426 and call them out, so that you can333 or email us at supportercare@wwf.org.uk. We’d love to help. write it down and keep track.On the night Light some candles, switch off the lights no later than 8.30pm For the dingbats round, give each tableand get your teams ready by handing out the team answer sheets, one for a copy of this page at the beginning, soeach team. Ask them to come up with an original team name. It’s up to you they can complete it as they go – butwhich rounds you want to play, and whether you want to play for just an hour you should allow some time at the endor for the whole evening. The quiz has been designed with a mixture of easy for them to finish this off.and challenging questions. The subjects to choose from include: A top tip is for you to call out at the end of each round who’s in first place,• Entertainment • Sport • Living world • History second place etc to create a sense of• Geography • Green living • Dingbats competition! At the end of however many rounds you’re playing, announce the winning team and present them with their ‘Earth Hour You’re Brilliant’ winning team certificate.Get involved. Visit wwf.org.uk/earthhour UK OFFICIAL PARTNER 2012 1
  2. 2. Quizmaster’s questions and answers Round 1: Entertainment 1. Who was the oldest member of the Beatles? Ringo Starr 2. Which is the only musical to rank among British Film Institute’s Top Ten Best Films of all time? Singin’ In The Rain 3. Which 2006 film opens with the line ‘I am Al Gore; I used to be the next President of the United States?’ An Inconvenient Truth 4. Which opera features The Queen of the Night aria? The Magic Flute (Mozart) 5. In which year was the character JR Ewing, from the TV soap Dallas, shot? 1980 6. Who co-starred with Tom Hanks in the 1993 film Sleepless in Seattle? Meg Ryan 7. In what Ian Fleming novel did James Bond make his first appearance? Casino Royale 8. In film, which genteel family owns the ‘Twelve Oaks’ plantation? The Wilkes family (in ‘Gone With The Wind’) 9. In song, who lives “on the second floor”, “upstairs from you”? Luka (‘My name is Luka’, Suzanne Vega)10. The name of which music style translated means ‘new wave’? Bossa Nova WWF’S GLOBAL EVENT UK OFFICIAL PARTNER 2012
  3. 3. Quizmaster’s questions and answersRound 2: Sport 1. The name of which FIFA World Cup ball is also the name of a flag? Tricolore 2. In which year did Martina Navratilova win her last ladies singles final at Wimbledon? Plus or minus one year. 1990 3. Nadia Comaneci was the first gymnast to be awarded what at the Montreal Olympic games in 1976? A perfect 10 4. The first official international cricket match was held in 1844 between two countries not known for their cricketing history or prowess. Can you name the two countries? Canada and the USA 5. Who was the only heavyweight champion to finish his boxing career with a perfect record? (49 wins-0 defeats) Rocky Marciano 6. Goleo, Spheriks, Ciao, Naranjito and Tip & Tap were all examples of what? Football World Cup mascots 7. Which national team introduced ‘Total Football’ at the 1974 FIFA World Cup in Germany? Holland 8. Which biennial sporting event was postponed in 2001 following the September 11th terrorist attack on New York? The Ryder cup 9. Which Dutch footballer earned the nickname ‘Llama’ after spitting on the West German striker Rudi Völler during a 1990 FIFA World Cup game? Frank Rijkaard10. In September 2010, former steelworker Philippe Croizon swam the English Channel, completing the challenge in just less than 14 hours. The record at that time stood at 6 hours, 57 minutes and 50 seconds, so why was Croizon’s crossing so amazing? WWF’S GLOBAL He is a quadruple amputee EVENT UK OFFICIAL PARTNER 2012 3
  4. 4. Quizmaster’s questions and answersRound 3: The living world 1. On what sort of tree do coconuts and dates grow? Palm 2. Which seed has been used for centuries to colour cheddar cheese? The annatto seed 3. What sort of creature is a flying phalanger? A marsupial 4. Which animal is Canada’s official emblem? Beaver 5. Which birds eat, sleep and breed on the wing? Swifts 6. What is the collective noun for a group of foxes? A skulk 7. Which is the most common bird in Britain? The wren 8. What is the study of birds eggs called? Oology 9. What is the world’s largest fish? The whale shark10. What part of a flower produces pollen? The stamen WWF’S GLOBAL EVENT UK OFFICIAL PARTNER 2012
  5. 5. Quizmaster’s questions and answersRound 4: History 1. ‘Divine winds’ prevented Kublai Khan from invading Japan in the 13th century. What is the Japanese word for divine wind? Kamikaze 2. Which word is both the name for a political party in Lebanon and the fascist movement in Spain during the Spanish civil war? Phalange (Falange) 3. What name was given to the 3.2 million year old Australopithecus afarensis bones found in Ethiopia in 1974? Lucy 4. In which year were the first daily weather forecasts published in The Times newspaper? a. 1760 b. 1800 c. 1860 d. 1900 c. 1860 5. Which vessel, named after a famous fictional ship, was the first to cross the North Pole beneath the ice? USS Nautilus 6. Until it was surpassed by cotton, which gratifying substance was Britain’s largest single import between 1750 and 1820? Sugar 7. Who led the Israelites out of Eygpt to the Promised Land Moses 8. The USA launched its first space shuttle in 1981. What was it called? Columbia 9. Born in 1879, which Russian revolutionary adopted a name which meant ‘man of steel’? Stalin10. Who came second when Ronald Reagan was first elected US president Jimmy Carter WWF’S GLOBAL EVENT UK OFFICIAL PARTNER 2012 5
  6. 6. Quizmaster’s questions and answersRound 5: Geography 1. Which country is the only French-speaking REPUBLIC in the Americas? Republic of Haiti (Canada is not a republic and French Guiana is an overseas region of France) 2. The crown of the Empire State Building was originally built for what purpose? As an airship dock 3. Which southern Caribbean island is also the name for a liqueur? Curacao 4. From which island did Bonnie Prince Charlie row a boat to the Isle of Skye? Benbecula 5. In which fountain in Rome must visitors throw a coin if they wish to return? Trevi 6. Which federation of seven sheikdoms in the Middle East has Abu Dhabi as its capital? United Arab Emirates 7. Cheddar Gorge runs through which hills? The Mendips 8. What is the capital of Nicaragua? Managua 9. If the Greenwich meridian is a 0 degrees, what is at 180 degrees? The international date line10. Into which sea does the River Jordan flow? The Dead Sea WWF’S GLOBAL EVENT UK OFFICIAL PARTNER 2012
  7. 7. Quizmaster’s questions and answersRound 6. Green living 1. Which eco-label would you look for if you wanted to buy fish from a sustainable source? MSC – Marine Stewardship Council 2. Which iconic primate is most threatened by palm oil production in Indonesia? Orang-utan 3. WWF’s Earth Hour started in Sydney, Australia. Which year did it start in? 2007 4. To the nearest 5%, what percentage of food brought into people’s homes is wasted in the UK? 30% 5. What sector/industry is the fastest-growing source of carbon emissions in the UK? The aviation industry 6. Which eco-label would you look for if you wanted to buy wood from sustainable sources? FSC – Forest Stewardship Council 7. What is ‘The Man in Seat-61?’ A website in which you can find out how to travel long distances without flying. 8. To the nearest 5% how much more fuel do you use if you drive at 85mph compared to 70mph 25% 9. If every home in the UK had loft insulation installed to the recommended depth of 270mm, how many tonnes of carbon dioxide would be saved? a. 27,000 b. 270,000 c. 2.7 million c.2.7 million10. Which country supplies 80% of the soybeans imported to the UK? Brazil WWF’S GLOBAL EVENT UK OFFICIAL PARTNER 2012 7
  8. 8. Quizmaster’s questions and answersRound 7: Dingbats RoundWhat word or phrase do these picture puzzles represent? starters X mains fish Bonbeenet desert 1. 2. 3. Mil1lion Piano My 4. 5. 6. L D L A H$A$N$D I L 7. 8. H E Straw Straw Straw Straw 9. 10. WWF’S GLOBAL EVENT UK OFFICIAL PARTNER 2012
  9. 9. Quiz team answers sheetsRound Subject Team name 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9.10.Score WWF’S GLOBAL EVENT UK OFFICIAL PARTNER 2012
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  19. 19. Quizmasters SCORE sheet TEAM NAMESRound and subjectEg: 1 Geography1.2.3.4.5.6.7.Total scoreWWF’s Earth Hour Be Bright Quiz winning teamDingbats answers 1. Kiss and make up 2. Horses for courses 3. Bee in a bonnet 4. My left foot 5. One in a million 6. Upright piano 7. Fist full of dollars 8. Up hill and down dale 9. The last straw 10. The plot thickens WWF’S GLOBAL EVENT UK OFFICIAL PARTNER 2012 19
  20. 20. EARTH HOUR 2012 Congratulations you’re brilliant! This certificate has been awarded to the winning team for WWF’s Earth Hour Quiz Team Date WWF’S EARTH HOUR OUR WORLD IS BRILLIANT20 Earth Hour, 8.30pm 31 March 2012

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