What a Nation of Dunces we are!!!

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David

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I have found an article in the Daily Mail about various quiz shows, and the answers that have been given. Here is a selection of them....

Danny Kelly Show (Radio WM)
DK:
Which French Mediterranean town hosts a famous film festival every year?
Contestand: I don't know, I need a clue.
DK: OK. What do beans come in?
Contestant: Cartons.

Beg, Borrow or Steal (BBC2)
Jamie Theakston:
Where do you think Cambridge University is?
Contestant: Geography isn't my strong point.
JT: There's a clue in the name.
Contestant: Leicester.
 
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GWR FM (Bristol)
Presenter:
What happened in Dallas on November 22nd, 1963?
Contestant: I don't know. I wasn't watching it then.

Richard and Judy
Q.
Which Danish city is famous for a statue of a mermaid?
A. Denmark.

Q. Which American actor is married to Nicole Kidman?
A. Forrest Gump

Magic 52 (North East England)
Presenter:
In which year was President Kennady assassinated?
Contestant: Erm...
Presenter: Well, let's put it this way, he didn't see 1964.
Contestant: 1965

Lincs FM Phone-in quiz I actually was listening to this when it happened.
Presenter: Which is the largest Spanish speaking country in the world?
Contestant: Barcelona.
P: I was really after the name of a country.
C: I'm sorry, I don't know the names of any countries in Spain.

National Lottery.
Q.
What is the world's largest continent?
A. The Pacific.

Eamonn Holmes There are 3 states of matter: solid, liquid and what?
Contestant Jelly

Dale Winton Skegness is a seaside resort on the coast of which sea?
a) Irish Sea
b) English Channel
c) North Sea?
Contestant 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.
 

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60006 Scunthorpe Ironmaster said:
Lincs FM Phone-in quiz I actually was listening to this when it happened.
Presenter: Which is the largest Spanish speaking country in the world?
Contestant: Barcelona.
P: I was really after the name of a country.
C: I'm sorry, I don't know the names of any countries in Spain.
If that's the show that I think it was, then it definitely seems to attract some fairly daft people - no end of stupid answers, sometimes!
 

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Here's a few from Mediaballs 2
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
BBC Radio Nottingham
Jeff Owen: In which country is Mount Everest?
Contestant: Er, it's not in Scotland is it?
Jeff Owen: Which classical composer became deaf in later life: Ludvig van...?
Contestant:Van Gogh
The Weakest Link
Anne Robinson: In the 18th century, when Scottish crofters were evicted from their cottages, it was know as the Highland... what?
Contestant: Fling
The Weakest Link
Anne Robinson: Hadrian's Wall was built to keep out which tribe, the Picts or the Zulus?
Contestant: The Zulus
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