Good evening. I’m Milkov Magnesium. Welcome to a special edition of Mastermind. We have invited back for your delight three of our best contenders for another test of their general knowledge.
And may I have our first contender.
And your name please? Smith
So Mr Smith – one minute of general knowledge questions starting…now.
What’s another name for a farrier or metalworker? Smith
Correct. Which former Labour leader John died in 1994? Smith
Correct. What’s the surname of Will the actor and singer who starred in Men in Black? Smith
Correct. The well known High Street stationer and bookshops is W.H.?
And son… that’s near enough.
What’s the missing word in the expression “smashed to –ereens”? Smith
Correct. What comes after “word” to mean someone skilled at creative writing? Smith
Correct. What’s the most common native English surname? Smith
Correct. The actress born in 1934 who appeared in Room with a View and Sister Act is Maggie? Smith
Correct. The winner of the 1993 Nobel Prize for Chemistry was Michael who?
Correct. The leader of Rhodesia in the 1970s was Ian? …
…And you may answer. Smith
And at the end of that round Mr Smith, you’ve’ scored 10 points and no passes.
And our next contender.
And your name please? Pass
Right Mrs Pass – your general knowledge questions start …now!
What do you call a sideways throw to a team mate in rugby? Pass
Correct. What do you call a ticket that allows free travel by bus and train?
Correct. What is it called when a man makes a romantic approach to a woman? Pass
Correct. A well-known children’s party game is what the parcel? Pass
Correct. What is the act of over-taking another vehicle such as a car or lorry known as? Pass
Correct. What’s the word for missing one’s turn in a game? Pass
Correct. What’s the opposite of an examination failure? Pass
Correct. In the game of Monopoly you get two hundred pounds for doing what to Go? Pass
Correct. It links Pakistan and Afghanistan…
I’ve started so I’ll finish… and is called the Khyber? Pass
And at the end of that round Mrs Pass you’ve scored 9 points with (remarkably) 9 passes!
And our third and final contender please.
And your name please madam? Actually it’s my dog
who’s answering the questions
And what’s his name? Rough
OK So err, Rough the Dog your minute starts…now.
What’s the sea like in a violent storm? Rough
Correct. What’s the frilly 16th Century neck collar called? Ruff
Correct. What’s the uncut area outside the fairway in golf? Rough
Correct. The wading bird Philomachus Pugnax is more commonly known as what? Ruff
Correct. In card games, what’s another name for trumping? Ruff
Correct. A European perch and an Australian salmon share what name?
Correct. The opposite of the smooth face of a tennis racket is what?
Correct. A sharp or hash tasting wine is called what? Rough
Correct. To sleep outdoors under a hedge or doorway is called sleeping what? Rough
Correct. An uncut diamond is also known as what? Rough
Correct. A miscarriage of justice...
…is known as what kind? RRRR
I need an answer from you now… Rough
And Rough the Dog you’ve scored 11 points and you are today’s winner.
Congratulations, you’ve won a crystal glass dog bowl.
Thank you for watching our special edition of Mastermind. Goodbye!