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Monday, February 4, 2008


How daft can some people be? Find out in the following questions that were asked. Some answers were 'stupidly funny', while others were just........ DAFT! Pls read on. Enjoy!

Jeremy Paxman: What is another name for "cherrypickers" and "cheesemongers"?
Contestant: Homosexuals.
Paxman: No. There are regiments in the British Army who will be very upset with you.

Big Quiz (LBC)
Gary King- Name the funny men who once entertained kings and queens at court.
Contestant- Lepers.

Quizmania (ITV)
Greg Scott- We're looking for an occupation beginning with T.
Contestant- Doctor.
Scott- No, it's 'T. 'T for Tommy. 'T for Tango. 'T for Tintinnabulation.
Contestant- Oh, right . . . (pause) ... Doctor.

Danny Kelly Show (RADIO WM)
Kelly- Which French Mediterranean town hosts a famous film festival every year?
Contestant-I don't know, I need a clue.
Kelly- OK. What do beans come in?
Contestant- Cartons?

Beg, Borrow or Steal (BBC2)
Jamie Theakston- Where do you think Cambridge University is?
Contestant- Geography isn't my strong point.
Theakston- There's a clue in the title.
Contestant- Leicester.

BBC Norfolk
Stewart White- Who had a worldwide hit with What A WonderfulWorld?
Contestant-I don't know.
White- I'll give you some clues- what do you call the part between your hand and your elbow?Contestant-Arm.
White- Correct. And if you're not weak, you're . . .?
White- Correct and what was Lord Mountbatten's first name?
Contestant- Louis.
White- Well, there we are then. So who had a worldwide hit with the song 'What A Wonderful World'?
Contestant- Frank Sinatra?

Late Show (BBC Midlands)
Alex Trelinski- What is the capital of Italy?
Contestant- France.
Trelinski- France is another country. Try again.
Contestant-Oh, um, Benidorm.
Trelinski- Wrong, sorry, let's try another question. In which country is the Parthenon
Contestant- Sorry, I don't know.
Trelinski- Just guess a country then.

The Weakest Link (BBC2)
Anne Robinson- Oscar Wilde, Adolf Hitler and Jeffrey Archer have all written books about their experiences in what prison, or the Conservative Party?
Contestant-The Conservative Party.

University Challenge
Bamber Gascoigne -What was Gandhi's first name?
Contestant- Goosey, goosey

Richard and Judy
Question- How many metres are there in a kilometre?
Answer- Three.

GWR FM (Bristol)
Presenter- What happened in Dallas on November 22,1963?
Contestant- I don't know, I wasn't watching it then.

Andy Townsend- How many wheels does a tricycle have?
Caller- Two.
Townsend- The Beatles were known as the Fab ...?
Caller- Five.

Richard and Judy
Question- Which Danish city is famous for its statue of a mermaid?
Answer- Denmark.

RTE Radio 2FM (Ireland)
Presenter- What is the name of the long-running TV comedy show about pensioners, 'Last Of The...?
Caller- Mohicans

Greg Scott- We're looking for a word that goes in front of 'clock'.
Scott- Grandfather clock is already up there, say something else.

Phil Wood Show (BBC Radio 1 Manchester)
Phil- What is 11 squared?
Contestant-I don't know.
Phil- I'll give you a clue. It's two ones with a two in the middle.
Contestant-Is it five?

Richard and Judy
Question- Which American actor is married to Nicole Kidman?
Answer- Forrest Gump.

Who Wants to be a Millionaire?
Tarrant (asking the audience)- 'Jambon is the French for which food?
Audience- 11 per cent said jam.

Richard and Judy
Question - On which street did Sherlock Holmes live?
Contestant -Er...
Question - He makes bread...
Contestant- Er...
Question - He makes cakes...
Contestant- Kipling Street?

Nation Vacation (Nation 217 TV)
Presenter- Which of these is a city in Germany- Hanoi, Hanover or Hangover?

Magic 52 (North-East England)
Presenter- In which year was President Kennedy assassinated?
Presenter- Well let's put it this way .. he didn't see 1964

Simply the Best
Phil Tufnell- How many Olympic games have been held?
Contestant- Six
Phil Tufnell- Higher!
Contestant- Five.

Richard and Judy
Question- What's the Prince of Wale's Christian name?
Answer- Err... Question- Here's a clue- he was married toDiana.
Answer- Err...
Question- It begins with a 'C.
Answer- No idea.

Fort Boyard (Challenge TV)
Jodie Marsh- Arrange these two groups of letters to form a word CHED and PIT.
Team- Chedpit.

Lincs FM Phone-in
Presenter- Which is the largest Spanish-speaking country in the world?
Contestant- Barcelona.
Presenter- I was really after the country.
Contestant- I'm sorry I really don't know any countries in Spain.

Radio 1 Early Morning Show
Presenter- How many toes do 3 people have in total?
Contestant- 23

Bob Hope Birthday Quiz
Presenter- Bob Hope was the fifth of how many sons?
Contestant- Four.

Breakfast Show, Radio 1
Chris Moyles- Which 'S word is a kind of whale that can grow up to 80 Tonnes?
Contestant- Ummmmm.
Chris Moyles- It begins with 'S and rhymes with 'perm.
Contestant- Shark

Notts and Crosses quiz (BBC Radio Nottingham)
Jeff Owen- In which country is Mount Everest?
Contestant- (long pause)- Er, it's not in Scotland, is it?

The Mick Girdler Show (BBC Radio Solent)
Girdler- I'm looking for an island in the Atlantic whose name includes the letter E.
Contestant- Ghana.
Girdler- No, listen. It's an island in the Atlantic Ocean.
Contestant- New Zealand.

National Lottery (BBC1)
Question- What is the world's largest continent?
Contestant- The Pacific

Rock FM (Preston)
Presenter- Name a film starring Bob Hoskins that is also the name of a famous painting by Leonardo Da Vinci.
Contestant- Who Framed Roger Rabbit?

The Biggest Game in Town (ITV)
Steve Le Fevre- What was signed to bring World War I to an end in 1918?
Contestant- Magna Carta.

James O'Brien Show (LBC)
O'Brien- How many kings of England have been called Henry?
Contestant- Er, well, I know there was a Henry the Eighth... er... er... three?

National Lottery
Eamonn Holmes- There are three states of matter- solid, liquid and what?
Contestant - Jelly.

Dave Lee Travis Show (Breeze FM)
DLT- In which European country are there people called Walloons?
Contestant- Wales.

Paul Wappat (BBC Radio Newcastle)
Paul Wappat- How long did the Six-Day War between Egypt and Israel last?
Contestant- (after long pause)- Fourteen days.

Brainteaser (Channel 5)
Presenter- Which literary hunchback lived in Notre Dame and fell in love with Esmeralda?
Contestant- Nostradamus.

National Lottery
Eamonn Holmes- Dizzy Gillespie is famous for playing... what?
Contestant- Basketball.

Noughts and Crosses Quiz
Jeff Owen- Where did the D-Day landings take place?
Contestant- (after pause)- Pearl Harbor?

See Hear Saturday (BBC2)
Presenter- What country does the spiritual leader the Dalai Lama come from?
Contestant- Scotland.

Richard Allinson Show (Radio 2)
Allinson- What international brand shares its name with the Greek goddess of victory
Contestant- (after long deliberation)- Erm, Kelloggs?

Blind Date (ITV)
Girl- Name a book written by Jane Austen.
Boy- Charlotte Bronte.

Steve Penk Breakfast Show (Virgin Radio)
Steve Penk- What is the name of the French-speaking Canadian state?
Contestant- America?... Portugal?... Canada?... Mexico?...Italy?... Spain?

Chris Searle Show (BBC Radio Bristol)
Searle- In which European country is Mount Etna?
Caller- Japan.
Searle- I did say which European country, so in case you didn't hear that, I can let you try again.
Caller- Er... Mexico?

The Big Quiz, LBC
Gary King- Who was Mary Arden's famous son?
Contestant- Can I have a clue?
Gary King- Yes. He was famous around the Globe.
Contestant- Bill Gates.

Janice Forsyth Show (BBC Radio Scotland)
Janice Forsyth- What is the currency in India?
Contestant- Ramadan.

Daryl Denham's Drivetime (Virgin Radio)
Daryl Dertham- In which country would you spend shekels?
Contestant- Holland?
Daryl Dertham-Try the next letter of the alphabet.
Contestant- Iceland?... Ireland?
Daryl Dertham (helpfully)- It's a bad line. Did you say Israel?
Contestant- No.

Phil Wood Show (BBC GMR)
Wood- What 'K word could be described as the Islamic Bible?
Contestant- Er...
Wood- It's got two syllables... Kor...
Contestant- Blimey?
Wood- Ha ha ha ha, no. The past participle of run...
Contestant- (Silence)
Wood- OK, try it another way. Today I run, yesterday I...
Contestant- Walked?

Owen Money Show (BBC Radio Wales)
Owen Money- In 30 seconds, name as many well-known politicians as you can.
Caller- Er, Tony Brown and Nigel Benn. (Silence.)

Kelly Today (ITV) Lorraine Kelly- How many days in a leap year?
Contestant- 253.

The Vault
Gabby Logan- What is the county town of Kent?
Contestant- Kentish Town?

Dog Eat Dog (BBC1)
Ulrika Jonsson- Who wrote Lord of the Rings?
Contestant- Enid Blyton.

National Lottery
Dale Winton- Skegness is a seaside resort on the coast of which sea - a) Irish Sea, b) English Channel, c) North Sea?
Contestant- Oh, I know that, you can start writing out the cheque now, Dale. It's on the east coast, so it must be the Irish Sea.

Steve Wright in the Afternoon (BBC Radio 2)
Wright- Johnny Weisssmuller died on this day. Which jungle swinging character clad only in a loin cloth did he play?
Contestant- Jesus.


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Vera Ikeji said...

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Vera Ikeji said...

Thanks Magaret!

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