Primary Planet Questions & Answers
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January Round Questions:
Q1. What is ¼ of 200?
Q2. Complete the name of Justin Bieber’s massive hit, What Do You _______?
Q3. What was the name of Dorothy’s dog in The Wizard of Oz?
Q4. Which woman is the current Chancellor of Germany?
Q5. Which country will host the Rugby World Cup in 2019?
Q6. What is the capital of Bulgaria?.
Q7. Name the computer game where players build constructions out of textured cubes in a 3D generated world. Different modes include survival mode, creative mode and adventure mode.
Q8. If you are flying into a European city with VIE as its airport code, which city are you visiting?
Q9. Which car manufacturer has Simply Clever as its tagline?
Q10. Who directed Star Wars: The Force Awakens?
Q11. Representing Meath, Elysha Brennan won which title in August 2015?
Q12. How many horns did the triceratops dinosaur have?
Q13. What V is the name given to deer meat?
Q14. Beginning with ‘P’ name the animal that is about the size of a rabbit, has thick fur and webbed feet, and lives in the rivers and streams of Australia?
Q15. What is the name of the Spanish soup that is traditionally eaten cold? The answer begins with G.
Q16. Name the actor who voiced the character ‘OH’ in the movie Home? He is famous for playing Sheldon in the Big Bang Theory.
Q17. What was the name of Drake’s hugely successful hit? Hotline _______
Q18. Which European country’s flag features a yellow cross on an all blue background?
Q19. Name the private, ivy-league University situated in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Established in 1636, its history and wealth have made it one of the most prestigious universities in the world. (Answer has 7 letters)
Q20. Phnom Penh is the capital of which country?
Q4: Angela Merkel
Q10: J.J. Abrams
Q11: The Rose of Tralee
Q16: Jim Parsons
December Round Questions:
Q1. How many days are there in January and February altogether (not a leap year)?
Q2. Finish the following sequence: 4, 9, 16, 25 & __.
Q3. What type of tree is traditionally used at Christmas to decorate homes? Is it deciduous or evergreen?
Q4. Which county do Jackie Tyrrell and Joey Holden play hurling for?
Q5. Who is the headmaster of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry until he is murdered by Professor Snape?
Q6. Name the Irish singer/song writer who had hits with Nervous and Remember Me.
Q7. 5 is what fraction?
Q8. Name the international provider of on demand internet streaming media from the anagram inlet fx.
Q9. What “R” is the term for the image that is seen in a mirror or shiny surface?
Q10. What word means both a covering for furniture and the act of propelling something through the air by the hand or arm?
Q11. What island did Fr. Ted, Fr. Dougal and Mrs. Doyle live on?
Q12. Media provider UPC was taken over by which company owned by Richard Branson?
Q13. Which yellow fruit, with a slippy skin, is high in potassium?
Q14. How many syllables are there in the word prehistoric?
Q15. What “A” is the area around the South Pole?
Q16. A white ghost in a yellow box is the symbol for what online social networking service?
Q17. Tina Turner, Adele and Sam Smith have all sang the theme tune to which film franchise?
Q18. Who is the current President of the Irish League of Credit Unions?
Q19. In which city would you find Heathrow, Luton and Gatwick airports?
Q20. The wood of which tree, commonly used in the manufacture of Hurley’s, was severely affected by a disease in recent years?
Q5: Professor Dumbledore
Q6: Gavin james
Q7: 1/2 (half)
Q11: Craggy Island
Q17: James Bond
Q18: Brian McCrory
November Round Questions:
Q1. What is the term given to the letters a, o, u, e, and i in the alphabet?
Q2. When air is heated does it rise or fall?
Q3. Belfast is situated on which river?
Q4. What V is the toxin secreted by a snake when it bites?
Q5. What angle is formed by the hands of a clock at 3 o’ clock?
Q6. Which character in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory turned into a blueberry?
Q7. Beginning with “S” what is another name for your savings in your Credit Union?
Q8. Which province of Ireland is represented by a golden harp on a green background?
Q9. What is the term for animals/creatures which are active at night?
Q10. In the 12 days of Christmas, on the sixth day, how many geese-a-laying did my true love give to me?
Q11. What nationality is Real Madrid footballer Cristiano Ronaldo?
Q12. What are the two colours of the Swedish flag?
Q13. Which Irish actor played the part of Steve Jobs in the film Steve Jobs?
Q14. What type of bird shares its name with the process by which food is pushed down the throat?
Q15. What name is given to the length of the outside line of a circle?
Q16. What is the name of the fairy in the story of Peter Pan?
Q17. How many Queens are there is a deck of cards?
Q18. The River Liffey flows into which bay?
Q19. What are the chances of rolling a one on a dice?
Q20. Which of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World was situated at Rhodes?
Q5: A right angle
Q6: Violet (Beauregarde)
Q12: Blue and Yellow
Q13: Michael Fassbender
Q18: Dublin Bay
Q19: One in 6
October Round Questions:
Q1. Which of Ireland’s 32 counties comes first alphabetically?
Q2. Who writes the Captain Underpants series of books?
Q3. Name the long, pointed tooth associated with snakes and vampires?
Q4. What is the capital of Germany?
Q5. Who was the captain of the Titanic?
Q6. Name Spongebob’s pet snail?
Q7. Which actor played James Bond in Spectre?
Q8. Name the virus that is spread by mosquitoes and caused a public health emergency that began in Brazil in 2015?
Q9. Lava is the fiery liquid which pours out from the crater of what?
Q10. Which Frenchman and former Arsenal player, famously eliminated Ireland from the 2010 World Cup Playoffs with a handball?
Q11. Name BOTH of the letters in Scrabble which have a value of 2.
Q12. Which car manufacturer has Simply Clever as its tagline?
Q13. Beginning with a silent letter, what is the term used for a giant wave? Also referred to as a tidal wave.
Q14. Saoirse Ronan was nominated for a Golden Globe for her role in the movie Brooklyn. Which Irish man wrote the original book?
Q15. Which former Munster and Ireland player retired from rugby at the beginning of February 2016?
Q16. Shaquille O’ Neal and Magic Johnson are associated with which sport?
Q17. Which country singer, born in 1990, famously covered the song: Wagon Wheel?
Q18. How many degrees in each internal angle of an equilateral triangle?
Q19. What is the city formerly known as Bombay called now?
Q20. In what year was the Great Fire of London?
Q2: Dav Pilkey
Q5: Edward John Smith
Q7: Daniel Craig
Q10: Tierry Henry
Q11: D, G
Q14: Colm Tóibín
Q15: Paul O’Connell
Q17: Nathan Carter