Marcus Berkmann is a competitive obsessive but where he was very bad at cricket (see RAIN MEN) he's a brilliantly knowledgeable nerd and a great success at pub quizzes. He's possibly the only man in Britain whom Nick Hornby is jealous of - because his team beat Hornby's in a pub quiz and went on to win the EVENING STANDARD knockout tournament. This hilarious book will do for quiz culture - from Mastermind to Fifteen to One to the quiz in your local - what LOST IN MUSIC did for bad rock bands. Thousands of people take part in quizzes every week answering questions such as who won the League Cup in 1972 (Stoke City beat Chelsea 3-2) and which of Henry VIII's wives was both a widow and a virgin when she married him (Catherine of Aragon)? Funny, informative, original: this book has all the answers - including the one to question six.quiz machines in Glasgow, while Bill Gates annexed wide areas of Lancashire. l was at the Roxy in 1976 on the night the Sex Pistols formed, and ... (People and Places, Pot Luck, Entertainment, Sport, Pop and General Knowledge) and asked you to answer a simple multiple-choice question ... In practice you only had to play a quiz machine four or five times before familiar questions started to reappear.
|Title||:||A Matter Of Facts: The Insider's Guide To Quizzing|
|Publisher||:||Hachette UK - 2013-05-02|