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    UK Quiz Contestants And Their Less-Than-Right Answers

    BEG, BORROW OR STEAL (BBC2)

    Jamie Theakston: Where do you think Cambridge University is?
    Contestant: Geography isn't my strong point.
    Jamie Theakston: There's a clue in the title.
    Contestant: Leicester


    BBC NORFOLK

    Stewart White: Who had a worldwide hit with What A Wonderful World?
    Contestant: I don't know.
    Stewart White: I'll give you some clues: what do you call the part between your hand and your elbow?
    Contestant: Arm
    Stewart White: Correct And if you're not weak, you're...?
    Contestant: Strong.
    Stewart White: Correct - and what was Lord Mountbatten's first name?
    Contestant: Louis
    Stewart 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.
    Contestant: Paris


    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.


    BEACON RADIO ( WOLVERHAMPTON )

    DJ Mark: For 10, what is the nationality of the Pope?
    Ruth from Rowley Regis: I think I know that one. Is it Jewish?


    UNIVERSITY CHALLENGE

    Bamber Gascoyne: What was Gandhi's first name?
    Contestant: Goosey?


    GWR FM ( Bristol )

    Presenter: What happened in Dallas on November 22, 1963 ?
    Contestant: I don't know, I wasn't watching it then.


    PHIL WOOD SHOW (BBC RADIO � MANCHESTER )

    Phil: What's 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?

    LINCS FM PHONE-IN

    Presenter: Which is the largest Spanish-speaking country in the world?
    Contestant: Barcelona
    Presenter: I was really after the name of a country.
    Contestant: I'm sorry, I don't know the names of any countries in Spain


    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)

    James 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?

    CHRIS SEARLE SHOW (BBC RADIO BRISTOL )

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


    PAUL WAPPAT (BBC RADIO NEWCASTLE )

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


    DARYL DENHAM'S DRIVETIME (VIRGIN RADIO)

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


    PHIL WOOD SHOW (BBC GMR)

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

    THE VAULT

    Melanie Sykes: What is the name given to the condition where the sufferer can fall asleep at any time?
    Contestant: Nostalgia.


    LUNCHTIME SHOW (BRMB)

    Presenter: What religion was Guy Fawkes?
    Contestant: Jewish.
    Presenter: That's close enough.


    STEVE WRIGHT IN THE AFTERNOON (BBC RADIO 2)

    Wright: Johnny Weissmuller died on this day. Which jungle-swinging character clad only in a loin cloth did he play?
    Contestant: Jesus.
     
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