Perhaps we ought to point out that the real-life examples printed below, of answers given by contestants on British TV programmes such as ‘The Weakest Link’, were not all given by the same one contestant.
No one is THAT stupid! Or do you know better ? ………..
In their own defence, some past contestants have pointed out that they were repeatedly warned, before going on, that they must make SOME answer. The producers were probably hoping for such ludicrous answers as those below – just to get the Show (and the foolish contestant) talked about.
Quizmaster: What is the ONLY even prime number?
Q: What is the capital city of
Q: After Guernsey and Jersey, what is the next largest
Q: In which British city is
Q: In which English county is
Q: Single combat is a fight between how many people?
C: One ?
Q: According to the proverb, the daily consumption of what fruit keeps the doctor away?
Q: In what year did president Kennedy die ? (I’ll give you a clue: he didn’t see 1964)
C: 1965 ?
Q: After which British Queen is the cocktail Bloody Mary named ?
C: Margherita ?
Q: Which prison shipped out its last inmates and closed in 1963 ?
Q: What is the county town of
Q: What is the official language of
Q: How many years does a bicentenary celebrate? (Clue: centenary is 100 years: and bi- means 2)
C: 102 years ?
Q: Where is the Scottish Parliament building located?