News Quiz

5th November 2004 at 00:00
1. What, according to Japanese scientists, is the perfect chat-up line?

a. Get your coat, love - you've pulled b. This time next year, let's be laughing together c. Heaven must be missing an angel d. Let's bunk off down the snooker hall

2. What was Michael Howard's laddish boast about his teenage years?

a. Used to drink 14 pints a day b. Bunked off school to play snooker c. Saw Dixie Dean score a hat-trick d. Failed his O-levels

3. What epidemic has seen university students sent home to their mummies?

a. Nits b. Upset tummy c. Mumps d. Allergies

4. How is the Queen showing her green credentials?

a. Installing hydro-electric power at Windsor Castle b. Using coke instead of pesticide on Royal crops c. Donating UK recycled materials to rebuild Dresden cathedral d. Burying Princess Alice (102) in an eco-friendly cardboard coffin

QUIZ ANSWERS: 1b, 2b, 3c, 4a

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