These are examples of intelligent people answering question on TV and radio programmes . They really are very clever people - though you wouldn't think so from the answers they give......
UNIVERSITY CHALLENGE (BBC2) Jeremy Paxman:
What is another name for 'cherrypickers' and 'cheesemongers'?
No. They're regiments in the British Army who will be very upset with you
BEG, BORROW OR STEAL (BBC2) Jamie Theakston:
Where do you think Cambridge University is?
Geography isn't my strong point.
There's a clue in the title.
BBC NORFOLK Stewart White:
Who had a worldwide hit with What A Wonderful World?
I don't know.
I'll give you some clues: what do you call the part between your hand and your elbow?
Correct. And if you're not weak, you're...?
Correct - and what was Lord Mountbatten's first name?
Well, there we are then. So who had a worldwide hit with the song What A Wonderful World?
LATE SHOW (BBC MIDLANDS) Alex Trelinski:
What is the capital of Italy ?
France is another country. Try again.
Oh, um, Benidorm.
Wrong, sorry, let's try another question. In which country is the Parthenon?
Sorry, I don't know.
Just guess a country then.
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?
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?
GWR FM ( Bristol ) Presenter:
What happened in Dallas on November 22, 1963?
I don't know, I wasn't watching it then.
NATIONAL LOTTERY (BBC1) Question:
What is the world's largest continent?
THE BIGGEST GAME IN TOWN (ITV) Steve Le Fevre:
What was signed, to bring World War I to an end in 1918?
JAMES O'BRIEN SHOW (LBC) James O'Brien:
How many kings of England have been called Henry?
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 ?
I did say which European country, so in case you didn't hear that, I can let you try again.
Er ........ Mexico ?
PAUL WAPPAT (BBC RADIO NEWCASTLE ) Paul Wappat:
How long did the Six-Day War between Egypt and Israel last?
Contestant (long pause):
DARYL DENHAM'S DRIVETIME (VIRGIN RADIO) Daryl Denham:
In which country would you spend shekels?
Try the next letter of the alphabet.
Iceland? Ireland ?
Daryl Denham: (helpfully)
It's a bad line. Did you say Israel ?
PHIL WOOD SHOW (BBC GMR) Phil Wood:
What 'K' could be described as the Islamic Bible?
Er... .... ..
It's got two syllables . . . Kor . .
Ha ha ha ha, no. The past participle of run . . .
OK, try it another way. Today I run, yesterday I . . .
THE VAULT Melanie Sykes:
What is the name given to the condition where the sufferer can fall asleep at any time?
LUNCHTIME SHOW (BRMB) Presenter:
What religion was Guy Fawkes?
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?
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