Tuesday, February 19, 2008

Question Time

Try and answer these questions without referring to the internet - and then leave me a comment with your answers. Yes, you can use the help of a work colleague or a family member.

  • Who won the first American Idol title?
  • Which British comedian plays the role of Mr Bean?
  • How many US Presidents are carved into Mount Rushmore?
  • Which comic-book hero lives in Gotham City?
  • In which war did the Charge of the Light Brigade occur?
I'll post the answers later this week, along with the names of a) those who answered the most questions correctly and b) the person who provides the wittiest wrong answer.

24 comments:

Katney said...

1. no idea--it must have been a singer ;)
2. that funny guy who is also Black Adder--I have no idea of his name.
3. 4--I think I can even name them in order if you want
4. Batman (and Bruce Wayne, his alter ego, and Robin, his sidekick and Arthur, his butler)
5. Oh, I might actually know this, I misread it as what YEAR--I think it was the Crimean War.

Just Joni said...

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Have a good day ~
Joni

Charles Gramlich said...

My answers:

1. I don't watch reality TV.
2. I don't watch many movies.
3. Uhm, I forgot the question.
4. Batman
5. I'm thinking the Crimean war. It was Britain against Russia in the main war.

Jeni said...

I have no clue about questions 1 and 2.
3. would be 4 presidents - Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln and Teddy Roosevelt
4. Is Batman!!!
5. I dunno - taking a guess -Civil War.

A.Bananna said...

Who won the first American Idol title? Kelly Clarkson

Which British comedian plays the role of Mr Bean? something Akinson. he is also in rat race

How many US Presidents are carved into Mount Rushmore? 4 I believe

Which comic-book hero lives in Gotham City? Batman. He actually lives at my house when spiderman is not here. LOL.

In which war did the Charge of the Light Brigade occur? hm... I have to think about this one. it might hurt my brain....I have no clue.

Sandi McBride said...

1. Was it Kelly Clarkson? I didn't get into it till season 4...or was it 3? And only heard her sing when she was asked by Reba to join her in the Duets album
2. Oh...Rowan Atkinson, a comedien I truely do not like. Really. He only annoys in my opinion (though not my sons, who also like the three stooges...there's no accounting for taste)
3. There are four of them and I can remember when watching North by Northwest with the wonderful Mr. Grant, wondering how that beautiful man kept from vomiting into Lincolns eye
4. Okay, is this a trick question? I know that Batman and Robin live there...also their alter egos
5. I believe it was the Crimean War but I am pretty sure that the battle was led by Lord Cardigan...I always think of my favorite red sweater when I was a younger person...a lovely Cardigan from an aunt in Scotland.
Okay, nighty nite...I missed out on the last limerick...brain was too thick for thinking in rime
Sandi

Kimberly said...

1) Kelly Clarkson
2) Rowan Atkinson
3) Four
4) Batman
5) The Crimean War

TheBirdman33 said...

I am so much better prepared for this one than the last:

1- Kelly Clarkson
2-Rowan Atkinson
3- Four Presidents (with space left for one more)
4- Batman
5- The only one I don't know but let's go with the Revolutionary.

The Egel Nest said...

1 - Kelly Clarkson (I like her music actually)

2 - Rowen Atkinson

3 - 4 (for sure...we've been there)

4 - Batman

5 - I am not sure...the light brigade...hmmm...I am gonna have to say the civil war led by general electric...he he

Bradley
The Egel Nest

Kathryn said...

1- Kelly Clarkson
2- No clue, but he drives me nuts
3- Four
4- Batman
5- Um. Shoot. What was the question?

Sharon said...

Was that one the tie? I don't follow it, I just remember the brouhaha about the big guy and Clay Aiken.

Rowan Atkinson, I love him!

4 I think

Batman

Don't have a clue! :)

Anonymous said...

1. Reem would know the answer to this. Not only the winner she will be able to tell you all participants in alphebetical order probably.
2. Ronan Atkinson
3. Four of them
4. Batman, Robin, the butler, bat mobile
5. Sounds like Star Wars (Vader vs the jedis) but I am sure it is something way more meaningful. Let me look it up....

Siddharth Khandelwal

i beati said...

Kelly Clarkson although the young man was a son of a friend of mine,
Rowan Atkinson SP,4,the Batman crew and I'm not sure The Crimean War or one in that time frame anyhow

Lee said...

David, I got an education on this one. 1) I thought the first American Idol was a guy. Glad to hear it was Kelly. 2) I tend to watch British SciFi because I'm a huge fan so I'm clueless on this one. 3) I knew it was 4 with plans on number 5. Have a hard time remembering names though. 4) I knew it was Batman right away. 5) And I would have researched the answer to the Light Brigade one because I remember the poem but nothing much about the reasons behind it. But hey, I remembered the order of the questions without looking! Cool!

Cheers!

lime said...

* Who won the first American Idol title? Kelly "i have a pretty good life but I'm going to pretend I don't so I can sing angry music" Clarkson
* Which British comedian plays the role of Mr Bean? rowan atkinson....hilarious,love him
* How many US Presidents are carved into Mount Rushmore? 4...TR, washington, jefferson, and lincoln
* Which comic-book hero lives in Gotham City? nananananananana Batman...batman, batman!
* In which war did the Charge of the Light Brigade occur? one that was apparently very dark

Coal Miner's Granddaughter said...

1. Kelly Clarkson
2. Rowan Atkinson
3. Four - Washington, Lincoln, Jefferson, Teddy Roosevelt
4. Batman
5. Wow, make the last question the hard one. American Civil War? Dang.

Chele76 said...

Who won the first American Idol title? Kelly Clarkson (and in my opinion, the only good one)
Which British comedian plays the role of Mr Bean? Rowan Atkinson
How many US Presidents are carved into Mount Rushmore? 4
Which comic-book hero lives in Gotham City? Batman
In which war did the Charge of the Light Brigade occur? no idea....

OHmommy said...

1.. Kelly Clarkson

2.. Rowen Atkinson

3.. 4 (There is a picture in our new USA passport)

4.. Batman

5.. Oh, man. I don;t know. I am off to cheat!

Tiffany Norris said...

1.) Kelly Clarkson
2.) Rowan Atkinson
3.) Four
4.) Batman!
5.) Um...WWI?

Fletch said...

1. Don't receive it. Never watched it. No idea.

2. Rowan Atkinson ('Blackadder', fine: the rest of his stuff is really NOT funny!)

3. Four.

4. Batman.

5. Crimean:
(Half a league half a league,
Half a league onward ... )


I guess I have to get up to speed on modern-day trivia.

Akelamalu said...

Who won the first American Idol title?
Kelly Clarkson
Which British comedian plays the role of Mr Bean?
Rowan Atkinson
How many US Presidents are carved into Mount Rushmore?
Four
Which comic-book hero lives in Gotham City?
Batman
In which war did the Charge of the Light Brigade occur?
Crimean

Brian in Oxford said...

1. Kelly Clarkson
2. Rowan Atkinson
3. Four -- Lincoln, Jefferson, Washington, T. Roosevelt
4. Batman (not "The Batman")
5. The Crimean War....ours is not to reason why.

leslie said...

I know them all!!!

1. Kelly Clarkson
2. Rowen Atkinson
3. four
4. Batman
5. Crimean War (poem by Alfred Lord Tennyson

Yahoo!

BRUNO said...

1. Don't know---I ain't that "hip"!(just old!)
2. Don't know this'n, either. Not much of a TV fan-atic.
3. Well, FOUR, I think. Unless Teddys' moustache counts separately.
4. Batman, of course. Green Hornet lives in the 'burbs.(Don't ask!)
5. Popular opinion says Crimean. Although I kinda like EGEL NESTs' answer. As for me---maybe it's what they call a bathroom break during a Weight-Watchers Club meeting....!