Do You Have To Fail A Test To Get On These Programs?

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Another round of answers given by less than smart contestants on television and radio quiz shows.

It all makes me wonder what test do you have to do to get on these shows?

And does passing rule you out of taking part in the programs?




Q: Name a city in Arizona          

A: Tampa Bay

Q: Someone, living or dead, many people hate  

A: Rodney Dangerfield   

Q: Name a foreign country that you would want to visit  

A: Pakistan

Q: Name a holiday named after a person           

A: January

A: Easter

Q: The perfect dessert for a supermodel           

A: Chocolate Cake

A: Brownies      

Q: The most famous Disney character, other than Mickey Mouse

A: The road runner

Q: Name a city that begins with “San”    

A: Seattle

Q: An occupation requiring a college degree      

A: Vice president          

Q: An animal that starts with “D,” besides “dog”

A: Dragon

A: Dachshund   

Q: Name something people buy to impress other people           

A: Motorhome   

Q: The most enjoyable award show on television           

A ……….Family Feud (She heard “game show”)  

Q: Name a country in Africa      

A: South America

Q: Name something people drink when they have a cold

A: Vick’s

Q: Name a city named after a president 

A: Carson City  

Q: Name a man’s “best friend”  

A: Rubies



And then I found this. Sorry!

I Don’t Know How They Do It But Every Week They Seem To Get Worse!

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Yes, I really don’t know how they do it, but every week they do seem to get worse. Where these answers come from or why shall always be a mystery, but they are fun and that’s what we like here, especially on a Monday!

You gotta start the week with a smile 🙂




Q: The perfect temperature for an autumn day   

A: 87   


Q: An important city during colonial times          

A: Virginia

A: New England



Q: Name something parents yell at their kids to finish    

A: “Get off that computer”



Q: Name a movie people love to watch at Christmas      

A: Snow White 



Q: Name a type of fruit found in tarts    

A: Sweet tarts



Q: Name something you buy by the set 

A: Paper

Q: Name something you buy in a larger size if you have a large family    

A: Jeans

Q: Name something a woman sees that would make her tell her husband to stop the car 

A: A bicycle

Q: The most you could afford to pay for a gallon of gas

A: $20

Q: Name a way you would treat a pet like a human         

A: Take it to the vet

Q: Name something London is famous for        

A: Pasta

Q: Name a famous Australian    

A: Peter Pan    


Q: The name of a famous sex symbol   

A: Wilma

Q: An invention that has replaced stairs 

A: Wheel


Q: Name something associated with the show “Who Wants To Be A Millionaire”

A: Bob Barker





Expect The Worst, It’s Quiz Show Answers Monday!

“Fight Against Stupidity And Bureaucracy”


Another foray into the hidden shallows of the human mind as shown by the answers some hapless contestants have given on television and radio quiz shows.

Marvel at the stupidity.

And enjoy!



Q: Name something you might buy that could turn out to be phony        

A: A Horse

panto horse



Q: Name something that dries up as it gets old  

A: Water

dry water.


Q: The one thing that the people living near you have that you want        

A: A beautiful wife

neighborhood watch.


Q: Name something most women wouldn’t be caught leaving the house without  

A: A Tampon



Q: Name a body part that gets bigger as people get older         

A: Penis



Q: Name a foreign country people vacation in where it would be easy to pack on 10 pounds.      

A: Paris

french fries.


Q: Which one of the seven dwarfs you most often feel like        

A: Weepy

A: Drowsy

A: Grouchy

The Seven Dwarfs.


Q: Name a question you hate when people ask it to you 

A: “Are those real?”

Are Those Real?.


Q: The hardest position to play on a baseball team        

A: Quarterback



Q: Name a city in the state of Georgia   

A: Alabama



Q: An excuse you use when stopped for speeding        

A: “I was drinking”



Q: Name something newlyweds share    

A: Underwear    

his n hers underwear.


Q: Name something you would buy in a stationery store 

A: Water

stationery store1111

Q: Name a question that a gentleman would never ask a lady on a first date       

A: “What color underwear do you wear?”

first date.


Q: Name a fruit beginning with the letter A         

A: Orange




They’re At It Again, Confounding All The Laws Of The Intellect – Yes, It’s More Quiz Show Answers!

“Fight Against Stupidity And Bureaucracy”


The title of this post says ‘confounding all the laws of the intellect’, and I don’t think that is any exaggeration. These people take questions, often simple questions, run it through what passes for their mind and then out of their mouths come answers that are so far away from correct it is sometimes quite staggering.

Anyhow, enough from me.

Here is the latest selection.




Q:  What country does the spiritual leader the Dalai Lama come from 

A:  Scotland.

Q:  What is the currency in India?

A:  Ramadan.

Q:  Skegness is a seaside resort on the coast of which sea:

a) Irish Sea,

b) English Channel,

c) North Sea?

A:  Oh, I know that, you can start writing out the cheque now, Dale. It’s on the east coast, so it must be the Irish Sea.

Q:  Bob Hope was the fifth of how many sons?

A:  Four.

Q:  Which ‘S’ is a kind of whale that can grow up to 80 tonnes? 

A:  Ummm .. .

Q:  It begins with ‘S’ and rhymes with ‘perm’.

A:  Shark.


Q:  Which literary hunchback lived in Notre Dame and fell in love with Esmeralda 

A:  Nostradamus.


Q:  What is the capital of Italy 

A: France.

Q:  France is another country. Try again. 

A: Oh, um, Benidorm. 

Q:  Wrong, sorry.


Let’s try another question 

Q:  In which country is the Parthenon 

A: Sorry, I don’t know.  

Q:  Just guess a country. 

A: Paris.


Q:  What’s 11 squared?

A: I don’t know.

Q:  I’ll give you a clue. It’s two ones with a two in the middle.

A: Is it five?


Q:  What religion was Guy Fawkes?

A: Jewish. 

Q:  That’s close enough.



Q:  What was signed to bring World War I to an end in 1918?.

A: Magna Carta?


Q:  What ‘K’ could be described as the Islamic Bible?

A:  Er…

Q:  It’s got two sylla-bles… Kor…

A:  Blimey?

Q: Ha ha ha, no. The past participle of run…

A:  Silence

Q: Okay, try it another way. Today I run, yesterday I…

A:  Walked?



Q:  What name is given to the condition where the sufferer can fall asleep at any time?

A:  Nostalgia.


Q:  In which European country is Mount Etna?

A:  Japan.

Q:  I did say European country… I can let you try again.

A:  Er… Mexico?



Q:  How long did the Six Day War between Egypt and Israel last?

A:  (long pause) 14 days.

Q:  In which country would you spend shekels?

A:  Holland? 

Q:  Try the next letter of the alphabet.

A:  Iceland? Ireland?

Q:  It’s a bad line. Did you say Israel?

A:  No.


Q:  Where is Cambridge University?

A:  Geography isn’t my strong point

Q:  There’s a clue in the title 

A:  Leicester?


Q:  Which is the largest Spanish-speaking country in the world?

A:  Barcelona 

Q:  I was really after the name of a country

A:  I’m sorry, I don’t know the name of any countries in Spain


Q:  Where did the D-Day landings take place?

A:  (after pause): Pearl Harbor?


Q:  What happened in Dallas on November 22, 1963?

A:  I don’t know, I wasn’t watching it then


The cast of hit tv series Dallas
The cast of hit television series Dallas



Dumb Dumb Dumb – Yes, More Quiz Show Answers

“Fight Against Stupidity And Bureaucracy”

Dumb was about the only word that could describe today’s lot of quiz show contestants, but even that wasn’t enough so I said it three times (and that went along with the video at the end, who was it said, I like it when a plan comes together).

So here you are.

Hope you find something to make you smile this Monday. I’m away to count me toes.




Q:  Which American actor is married to Nicole Kidman

A:  Forrest Gump.

Q:  On which street did Sherlock Holmes live?

A:  Er . . .

Q:  He makes bread .. .

A:  Er . . .

Q:  He makes cakes .. .

A:  Kipling Street?

Q:  Which of these is a city in Germany: Hanoi, Hanover or Hangover?

A:  Hanoi.


Q:  In what year was President Kennedy assassinated?

A:  Erm .. .

Q: Well, let’s put it this way – he didn’t see 1964.

A:  1965?

Q:  What’s the Prince of Wales’s Christian name?

A:  Err . . .

Q:  Here’s a clue: he was married to Diana.

A:  Err . . .

Q:  It begins with a ‘C’.

A:  No idea.

Q:  What was the name of Tony Blair’s chief spin-doctor who resigned last year?

A:  Iain Duncan Smith.

Q:  Arrange these two groups of letters to form a word – CHED and PIT.

A: Chedpit.

Q:  How many toes would three people have in total?

A:  23.

Q:  I’m looking for an island in the Atlantic whose name includes the letter ‘e’.

A:  Ghana.

Q:  No, listen. It’s an island in the Atlantic Ocean.

A:  New Zealand.

Q:  What is the world’s largest continent?

A:  The Pacific

Q:  Name a film starring Bob Hoskins that is also the name of a famous painting by Leonardo Da Vinci.

A:  Who Framed Roger Rabbit?

Q:  In which European city was the first opera house opened in 1637?

A:  Sydney.

Q:  What was signed to bring World War I to an end in 1918?

A:  Magna Carta.

Q:  What international brand shares its name with the Greek goddess of victory?

A: (after long deliberation): Erm, Kellogg’s?

Q:  Name a book written by Jane Austen.

A:  Charlotte Bronte.

Q:  What is the name of the French-speaking Canadian state?

A:  America? 

A:  Portugal? 

A:  Canada? 

A:  Mexico? 

A:  Italy? 

A:  Spain? 

Q:  How many days in a leap year?

A:  253.

Q:  What is the county town of Kent?

A:  Kentish Town?


Q:  Who wrote Lord of the Rings?

A:  Enid Blyton

Q:  In which European country are there people called Walloons?

A:  Wales.

Q:  Dizzy Gillespie is famous for playing . .. what?

A:  Basketball.



It’s More Moronic Madness, Yes, It’s Quiz Show Monday!

“Fight Against Stupidity And Bureaucracy”


So how many idiots got elected last week? Not all of them I hope, but I bet there are at least a few intellectually challenged newbees in the corridors of power in Washington. 

On the lighter side, some of those who didn’t make it in politics made it on to television and appeared in quiz shows.

The results are not that much different to some of the dumb things said in Congress (oh, oh, I feel another post forming in my head) so here is a selection to get the week started with a smile.




Q: In craps, what are the numbers you will need to roll an ‘Easy 10’?        

A: What are 9 and 1?    

craps dice

. 111111


Q: Paul III roared at him, “I have waited 30 years for your services. Now, I’m pope. Can’t I satisfy my desire?”        

A: Who is Lady Godiva?



Q: If a Japanese “isha” (doctor) asks you to stick out your “shita”, he means this.           

A: What is your behind?

proctologist cartoon



Q: To get to Wallace, Idaho from Boston, get on I-90 West, and the first one of these you ‘hit’, you’re there.        

A: What is a buffalo?




Q: 2 of the 3 countries classified as extending across two continents     

A: What are Africa and Europe? 



Q: The original one of these on Massachusetts’ Little Brewster Island was built in 1716; automation didn’t come until 1998.           

A: What is Kebert Xela?

Kebert Xela 



Q: [The language that this statement, meaning “I love you guys”, is in:] Yr Wyf I’n Dy Garu Di      

A: What is Klingon?

A:  What is Welsh?       




Q: He is the only sitting Vice President since Martin Van Buren to be elected President   

A: Who is Al Gore?

Al Gore cartoon



Q: This nursery rhyme was based on actual events at a 1900 schoolhouse.         

A: What is ‘There once was a man from Nantucket?’       

There once was a man from Nantucket


Q: In 2002, an elaborate dinner party was held at No. 10 to celebrate this many years’ reign by Elizabeth II           

A: Who is Tony Blair?   

Tony Blair cartoon


Q: The Timon puppet in “The Lion King” was inspired by Bunraku, the traditional puppet theatre of this country     

A: What is Africa?        



Q: Of the 5 permanent members of the UN Security Council, the one that is smallest in size         

A: What is my apartment?         



Q: George Bernard Shaw called this condition “the greatest of evils and the worst of crimes.”       

A: What is marriage?



Q: Of Pastism, Presentism or Futurism, the literary movement that began around 1909    

A: What is Modernism?



Q: According to the old saying, “I scream, you scream, we all scream for…” what?          

A: Jim Beam

Jim Beam



Q: Franklin D. Roosevelt is found on the head side of what American coin?        

A: $50 Bill



Q: “If I can make it there, I can make it anywhere.” What city does that describe?

A: Phoenix



Q: What was the magical item that brought Frosty the Snowman to life? 

A: Corncob pipe

corn cob pipes 



Q: What vehicle is used in the Tour de France race?       




Q: What eye ailment is the more common name for “myopia?”    

A: You think you’re right


 A myopic video




Smell My Finger! – It’s Quiz Show Answers Monday

“Fight Against Stupidity And Bureaucracy”


I can’t believe how fast this year is going. Another Monday and half way through October. But no matter how much time we put in people don’t seem to be getting any smarter. I think this next selection of quiz show answers proves it yet again.

And it may help to explain the rather odd headline on this post too.




Q: Name a talk show host you watch in the daytime        

A: Louie Anderson



Q: An electric appliance designed to be handheld           

A: Blender



Q: An animal with more than four legs   

A: Dog

A: Horse



Q: Name a famous woman who seems to intimidate other men   

A: Barbara Bush



Q: Name something that can damage a home    

A: A woman



Q: Name a food that comes in instant form       

A: Asparagus   



Q: Name something you ask people to smell     

A: Your finger   



Q: Name something that runs on a track

A: Speakers     



Q: An instrument used by a doctor        

A: Violin



Q: Name something in a candy bar, besides chocolate  

A: Candy



Q: The country with the most intriguing women   

A: Africa



Q: Name a bad habit that has serious consequences     

A: Picking your nose     



Q: Name a cartoon character with big ears         

A: Kermit the Frog



Q: Name something Scotch      

A: Water



Q: Name a famous Barbara       

A: Barbara Washington



Q: Name a city that jetsetters visit         

A: Florida

A: Norway



Q: Name a woman who’s had her breasts supersized     

A: Wonder Woman



Q: An age where a person would be happy to be carded at a bar

A: 18



Q: Name something people cheat on     

A: Chicago Bears



Q: Name something you might find in a manicure set     

A: A wig




When You Read This Post You Will Feel A Lot Smarter

“Fight Against Stupidity And Bureaucracy”


Yesterday I inflicted a test on you, sorry about that.

Today, you will get your chance to see how others fared in their test results.

Yes, it’s another selection of my favorites, the TV Quiz Show Answers!!!

Any time you think the human race is evolving into something a bit smarter, just watch a few quiz shows on TV. Dumb and dumber are still here and likely to be so for some considerable time.



What is the highest prime number under ten?




What was the last state to join the USA?




What kind of dozen is thirteen?

“Half a dozen”



How many ‘E’s are there in ‘argument’?




Sri Lanka is situated to the south-east of which Asian country?

“South Africa”



What is the capital of Iraq?




The equator divides the world into how many hemispheres?




In which film did Dudley Moore star as the title character?




Which three-letter word is known as ‘the definite article’?




Who initiated the Chinese cultural revolution?




The name of which famous racehorse was the word ‘murder’ spelt backwards?




Which Italian city is overlooked by Vesuvius?




What is the correct name for the Australian wild dog?




What does a bat use to facilitate flying in the dark?




Which South American country has borders with ten others?




Which city was chosen to host the first Chinese Grand Prix?




Complete the title of the well-known play: ‘The Iceman..’?




In what European country was actor Antonio Banderas born?




What ‘C’ is a wine drunk on special occasions?




What ‘Z’ is used to describe a human who has returned from the dead?




The province of Ontario is situated in which Commonwealth country?




When people watch too much TV they are warned that which part of their body will turn square?





If You Believe Government Statistics About Improving Exam Pass Rates Just Watch A Few Quiz Shows On TV

“Fight Against Stupidity And Bureaucracy”


Saying that another Monday has rolled around again, let’s ease into the new week with a few funnies from the quiz show answers file. As the title suggests it lays to rest any doubt that anyone may have that the education system is working.

When will governments learn that the key to improving education is to teach people more, not to lower the examination pass rate so that the statistics look like things are improving.

You want proof?

Read on…..



Cognac is a fine brandy made from the juice of which fruit?




What ‘P’ is the Spanish word for quick and is used in English to mean ‘at once’?




Who became US president when Nixon resigned?




Cantaloupe, Galia and Honeydew are types of which fruit?




In athletics in which discipline does the competitor hold a metal ball under their chin before throwing it?




What word can mean touch-down of an aeroplane or the level floor between two staircases?




In America the Golden Gate Bridge is a feature of which city?

New York.



What surname do actors Beau and Jeff share with their father Lloyd




The bushwhacker and outlaw Ned Kelly was born in which country?




What ‘T’ is the answer to any addition sum?




Cantonese and Mandarin are languages which originated in which country?




Elderly people are described as being what ‘ the tooth’?




The longest day of the year occurs in which month?




What is thirty-nine times two ?




What is three hundred and sixty divided by three?

One hundred and sixty.



An annual event takes place how many times a year?




A usual sign for a pawnbrokers shop is how many brass balls?




What is the capital city of Chile?




Juan Peron was the president of which South American country?




What is thirty-four minus fourteen?




What is twelve plus thirteen?




The Johnny Cash song was called ‘A Boy Named..’ what?




Following the death of Roosevelt in 1945 who became US president?

Abraham Lincoln.



What is 358 minus 357?




The word ‘ape’ is an anagram of which small vegetable?




Which three-letter word means to cut grass?




What is a quarter plus a quarter?

An eighth.



What country has the highest number of Portuguese speakers?




Vietnam has land borders with Laos and Cambodia and which other country?




Which Indian leader, whose last name began with ‘G’, took the name Mahatma?




Which organ of the human body is used for smelling and breathing?

The lungs.



Which Cluedo character has a military rank?

Colonel Sanders





A Few More Funnies For Friday

“Fight Against Stupidity And Bureaucracy”


I have the pleasure of presenting another lot of public faux-pas from the quiz show stable. These are a constant source of amusement for me, and I hope for you too. The sheer absurdity of some of the answers just leaves me in amazement at what is going on inside these peoples’ heads.

In this lot “Name a bird with a long neck” was my favorite, but have a read through them and pick your own winner.




Name a part of the body you have more than two of:




Name something you do before going to bed:




Name something you might do in a power cut:

“Read a book..”



Name a famous Parisian landmark:




Name the first place detectives look for fingerprints:

“The floor..”



Name something you associate with the sea:

“A coffin..”



Name a famous Arthur:




Name something people take to the beach:




Name something a girl should know about a man before marrying him:

“His name..”



Name a bird with a long neck:

“Naomi Campbell..”



Name an item of clothing a woman might borrow from a man:




Name something taken from a hotel as a souvenir:

“The lamps..”



Name something you keep in a garden shed:

“A gardener..”



Name a song with moon in the title:

“Blue Suede Moon..”



Name a famous cowboy:

“Buck Rogers..”



Name a famous Wild-West character:

“Wild Bill Eacock..”



Name a fruit used in fruit salad:




Name something you wear on the beach:

“A deckchair..”



Name a method of cooking fish:




Name something you borrow from your partner:




Name a part of the body beginning with N:




Name something red:

“My cardigan..”



Name something with a hole in it:

“A window..”



Name something you put on walls:




Name something that floats in the bath:




Name something in the garden that’s green:

“The shed..”



Name something a blind man might use:

“A sword..”



Name the last thing you take off before going to bed:

“Your feet..”