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Round 1General Knowledge
Question 1.How many hearts does an Octopus            have?
Question 1.How many hearts does an Octopus            have?           Answer: 3
Question 2.Alphabetically what is the first    country in the world?
Question 2.Alphabetically what is the first    country in the world?      Answer: Afganistan
Question 3.Credits on James Bond movies  always finish with what four             words?
Question 3.Credits on James Bond movies  always finish with what four             words?Answer: James Bond will Return
Question 4.How many bottles of champagne in          a jeroboam?
Question 4.How many bottles of champagne in          a jeroboam?           Answer: 4
Question 5.Who was the oldest member of the            Beatles?
Question 5.Who was the oldest member of the            Beatles?      Answer: Ringo Star
Question 6.How many rooms are there on a    Cluedo game board ?
Question 6.How many rooms are there on a    Cluedo game board ?         Answer: 9
Question 7.What spirit is used to make a           Daquari ?
Question 7.What spirit is used to make a           Daquari ?       Answer: Rum
Question 8.Apple, celery, walnuts and raisins   and mayonnaise are mixed    together to make what.....
Question 8.Apple, celery, walnuts and raisins   and mayonnaise are mixed    together to make what.....    Answer: Waldorf ...
Question 9.What is the largest landlocked    country in the world ?
Question 9.What is the largest landlocked    country in the world ?    Answer: Kazakhstan
Question 10.How old was Princess Diana when           she died ?
Question 10.How old was Princess Diana when           she died ?          Answer: 36
Round 2Sport
Question 1.What was the score in the second  test of the rugby match - New Zealand v Ireland in Christchurch            on...
Question 1.What was the score in the second  test of the rugby match - New Zealand v Ireland in Christchurch            on...
Question 2.   In your balls are black andblue….in croquet, what colour are       you opponents balls
Question 2.   In your balls are black andblue….in croquet, what colour are       you opponents balls    Answer: Red & Green
Question 3.Who won the golden boot at the   World cup in South Africa
Question 3.Who won the golden boot at the   World cup in South Africa   Answer: Thomas Muller
Question 4.How many successive pots must a snooker player make to hit a 147         maximum break
Question 4.How many successive pots must a snooker player make to hit a 147         maximum break          Answer: 36
Question 5.Which of these is the lightest weight category in boxing?       • Bantamweight       • Featherweight         • ...
Question 5.Which of these is the lightest weight category in boxing?       • Bantamweight       • Featherweight         • ...
Question 6.Who won the men’s final at   Wimbledon in 2011
Question 6.Who won the men’s final at   Wimbledon in 2011Answer: Novak Djokovic
Question 7.What is the only Olympic sport that    has a finishing line that no    competitor will ever cross
Question 7.What is the only Olympic sport that    has a finishing line that no    competitor will ever cross       Answer:...
Question 8.In 2004, Arsenal became only the    second team to go a whole     season in the top division            unbeate...
Question 8.In 2004, Arsenal became only the    second team to go a whole     season in the top division            unbeate...
Question 9.Who won the English Grand National this year (2012)?
Question 9.Who won the English Grand National this year (2012) ?Answer: Neptune Collonges
Question 10.What was the score of the second left of the Ireland Estonia playoff game      for qualification to Euro12
Question 10.What was the score of the second left of the Ireland Estonia playoff game      for qualification to Euro12    ...
Round 3Technology and Geography
Question 1.What does the acronym JPEG         stand for ?
Question 1.What does the acronym JPEG         stand for ? Answer: Joint Photographic      Experts Group
Question 2.What is the next prime number greater than the number 89
Question 2.What is the next prime number greater than the number 89        Answer: 97
Question 3.Who is known as the father of         computing
Question 3.Who is known as the father of         computingAnswer: Charles Baggage
Question 4.What does IBM stand for ?
Question 4.  What does IBM stand for ?Answer: International Business          Machines
Question 5.What font on Microsoft is this an    anagram of - Mokonab
Question 5.What font on Microsoft is this an    anagram of - Mokonab      Answer: Bookman
Question 6.  Look at these three flags from           South AmericaName the countries
Question 6.  Look at these three flags from           South AmericaName the countriesUruguay        Peru       Venezeula
Question 7.If Greenland is the largest island in    the world (and Australia is not         classed an island)    What is ...
Question 7.If Greenland is the largest island in    the world (and Australia is not         classed an island)     What is...
Question 8.What is the capital of New Zealand                  ?
Question 8.What is the capital of New Zealand                  ?      Answer: Wellington
Round 4  Music
Listen to these songs.Point for the artist…(clearly these don’t work on  slideshare!)
Round 5Entertainment
Question 1.In the movie Castaway what was the name Tom Hanks gave to the            volleyball
Question 1.In the movie Castaway what was the name Tom Hanks gave to the            volleyball       Answer: Wilson
Question 2.  Who starred with a cameoappearance as Agent M in Men in           Black II
Question 2.  Who starred with a cameoappearance as Agent M in Men in           Black II  Answer: Michael Jackson
Question 3.What is this famous opening movie               line from      “I believe in America”
Question 3.What is this famous opening movie               line from      “I believe in America”    Answer: The Godfather
Question 4.Name all 5 James bond movies released in Ireland that have a         one word title
Question 4. Name all 5 James bond movies  released in Ireland that have a          one word title                Answer:Go...
Question 5.Who came second in Xfactor UK            2011
Question 5.Who came second in Xfactor UK            2011   Answer: Marcus Collins
Question 6.What is the lead characters name in the TV series Mad Men, his real name being Jon Hamm
Question 6.What is the lead characters name in the TV series Mad Men, his real name being Jon Hamm      Answer: Don Draper
Question 7.What is the name of Wayne and Colleen Rooney’s son?
Question 7.What is the name of Wayne and Colleen Rooney’s son?          Answer: Kai
Question 8.In the TV show the Simpsons, what    is Principal Skinners first name
Question 8.In the TV show the Simpsons, what    is Principal Skinners first name        Answer: Seymour
Question 9.Which musical does "you’ll never    walk alone" come from?
Question 9.Which musical does "you’ll never    walk alone" come from?      Answer: Carousel
Question 10.Who plays Gabrielle Solis in  Desperate Housewives
Question 10.Who plays Gabrielle Solis in  Desperate Housewives  Answer: Eva Longoria
Round 6Lucky Dip
Question 1.What phrase is symbolised in this             puzzle:        Xmascara
Question 1.What phrase is symbolised in this             puzzle:        Xmascara  Answer: Kiss and Make UP
Question 2.What phrase is symbolised in this             puzzle   NO WAYS IT WAYS
Question 2.What phrase is symbolised in this             puzzle   NO WAYS IT WAYSAnswer: No two ways about it
Question 3.What is the sum of the letters J, K         and P in Scrabble
Question 3.What is the sum of the letters J, K         and P in Scrabble     Answer: 8 + 5 + 3 = 16
One of the most mis-spelled words in the world is misspell, here are three others   can you spell these words correctly(pl...
Question 4.Supersede
Question 4.SupersedeAnswer: Supersede
Question 5.Minuscule
Question 5.MinusculeAnswer: Miniscule
Question 6. MarrageAnswer: Marriage
Question 7.What is the only anagram of the              word      “stationed”
Question 7.What is the only anagram of the              word      “stationed”      Answer: Antidotes
Question 8.If you were lapidated what would          happen to you
Question 8.If you were lapidated what would          happen to you   Answer: Stoned to Death
Question 9.What does `p.m.` stand formeaning `in the afternoon?        E.g 3pm
Question 9.What does `p.m.` stand formeaning `in the afternoon?        E.g 3pm Answer: Post Meridem
Question 10.What was the answer to thesecond question in the quiz
Question 10.What was the answer to thesecond question in the quiz   Answer: Afganistan
Tiebreaker Questions:In what year did CNN launch ?
Tiebreaker Questions:In what year did CNN launch ?       Answer: 1980
Name       Peter CosgroveTitle:     Director – CplPhone:     01 614 6160 / 087 6200836Email:     peter.cosgrove@cpl.ieTwit...
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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

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

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