The 2016 Drive For Liam radio quiz took place on Thursday 25 August 2016 as a fundraiser for the Kilkenny senior hurling team’s training fund. If you fancy testing your own knowledge or running the quiz with a few mates, here’s all the questions. You can find the answers in the live blog here (this post will be updated shortly).
DRIVE FOR LIAM RADIO QUIZ – ROUND ONE
Q1 – How did Maggie McEldowney make the news this week?
Q2 – What team did Bennettsbridge beat to win the All-Ireland intermediate hurling club final?
Q3 – How many Emirates make up the United Arab Emirates?
Q4 – What comes next in this sequence, A, S, D, F, G, H, J, K?
Q5 – Who is Donal Trump’s running mate in the US presidential election?
Q6 – What was the name of the opponent who’s ear lobe Mike Tyson bit off?
Q7 – In the movie ‘Finding Nemo’, she was the voice of Dory, but who is the lady we’re listening to?
DRIVE FOR LIAM RADIO QUIZ – ROUND TWO
Q1 – Which two colours are Denis The Menace’s jumper?
Q2 – In which county are the clubs Killyon, Boardsmill, Kildalkey?
Q3 – What is the last best picture Oscar winning film to also win best actor and best actress Oscars?
Q4 – In the bible story of David & Goliath, what was Goliath’s race?
Q5 – Who writes the thrillers about Detective Harry Bosch?
Q6 – What year did Jackie Tyrrell make his championship debut with Kilkenny?
Q7 – He’s a racing driver currently driving in Formula 1 who, like Kilkenny, has also done four-in-a-row. Who is he?
DRIVE FOR LIAM RADIO QUIZ – ROUND THREE
Q1 – What is the name of the yard in Kilmainham Jail where the 1916 leaders were executed?
Q2 – Name the 2016 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Club Champions
Q3 – What do the initials CAO stand for (in the context of Leaving Cert results)?
Q4 – What world corporate uses this slogan – “Believe In Better”?
Q5 – Who was the first unseeded winner of the Wimbledon men’s final?
Q6 – In what county is Bangor Erris?
Q7 – Writer of some very famous novels like ‘Book of Evidence’ and ‘The Sea’, who is this Wexford author?
DRIVE FOR LIAM RADIO QUIZ – ROUND FOUR
Q1 – At what race course will you find Swinley Bottom?
Q2 – What word beginning with M refers to the right to silence warning given by police in the United States to criminal suspects?
Q3 – What is the name of the apartment complex where the Trotters live in Only Fools & Horses?
Q4 – How many different scoring areas, or beds, are there on a standard dartboard?
Q5 – The year 1961 reads the same upside down. The same thing won’t happen again until what year?
Q6 – The name of which football club is an anagram of Red Admiral?
Q7 – The song is called Jersey Girl with a snippet from Bagatelle and Bruce Springsteen – neither is the original. So who wrote and recorded the original?
DRIVE FOR LIAM RADIO QUIZ – ROUND FIVE
Q1 – In what county are these clubs? Ballinascreen, Loup and Ballerin?
Q2 – In the Nato phonetic alphabet, what is the letter J?
Q3 – Name the Tipperary centre back black carded in last Sunday’s football semi-final against Mayo.
Q4 – What is the only US state with a one syllable name?
Q5 – When did Ducksie Walsh win his first All-Ireland senior singles 60×30 title?
Q6 – Winnipeg is the capital of which Canadian province?
Q7 – Can you name the brothers in this interview? Listen here.
DRIVE FOR LIAM RADIO QUIZ – ROUND SIX
Q1 – How many players make up an Australian Rules football team?
Q2 – If Superman is Clark Kent, who is Spiderman?
Q3 – How do you spell the word (Pharaoh)?
Q4 – What do the letters BFG stand for in the Roald Dahl book of the same name?
Q5 – In which Tyrone town was snooker player Dennis Taylor born?
Q6 – When did Kerry last beat Dublin in an All-Ireland senior football final?
Q7 – In March 2006 this boxer defeated Ricardo Cordoba in the 11th round to become WBA Super Bantamweight Champion. Who is he?
DRIVE FOR LIAM RADIO QUIZ – ROUND SEVEN
Q1 – Who won the 2016 USPGA Golf Tournament?
Q2 – Name the actor who played ‘The Bad’ in The Good, The Bad & The Ugly.
Q3 – How many successive pots must a snooker player make to score a 147 break?
Q4 – Who has written a series of letters entitled Dear Fatty in the form of an autobiography?
Q5 – Who won the womens 100m final in the Rio Olympics?
Q6 – What company operates the LUAS system?
Q7 – Winner of the gold medal at the 2006 Moscow indoor world championships 60m hurdles – who is this?
DRIVE FOR LIAM QUIZ – ROUND EIGHT ANSWERS
Q1 – What film won best picture award in the 2016 Academy Awards?
Q2 – How high in feet about the floor must a basketball hoop be?
Q3 – In what county was Roger Casement born?
Q4 – If a spidog is a robbin, what is an Eala?
Q5 – What is comic book hero Roy Of The Rovers surname?
Q6 – During the Brian Cody era (1999 – present), in which years did Kilkenny not win the Leinster senior hurling final?
Q7 – One of the most well known songs, Led Zeppelin ‘Stairway to Heaven’. Jimmy Paige, Robert Plan, John Bonham and who made up the band?
Tie Break Questions
Q1 – Who beat Katie Taylor in the Rio Olympics quarter final?
Q2 – What Athletics world record does Sonia O’Sullivan still hold?
Q3 – The works of Mrs. Darrell Waters have been translated into 128 different languages. But by which name is she better known?
Q4 – The hardness of minerals is measured on what scale?
Q5 – Who is the only British male athlete to hold a world outdoor track and field record?
Q6 – What is the all time record attendance at the Railway Cup Finals? (nearest will win)