UNIVERSITY CHALLENGE (BBC2)
Jeremy Paxman:What is another name for 'cherrypickers' and 'cheesemongers'?
Paxman: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?
Contestant:Geography isn't my strong point.
Theakston:There's a clue in the title.
Contestant: Leicester .
Stewart White: Who had a worldwide hit with What A Wonderful World?
Contestant:I don't know.
White:I'll give you some clues: what do you call the part between your hand and your elbow?
White:Correct. And if you're not weak, you're...?
White: Correct - and what was Lord Mountbatten's first name?
White: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 ?
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.
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 Pounds 10, what is the nationality of the Pope?
Ruth from Rowley Regis: I think I know that one. Is it Jewish?
Bamber Gascoigne: What was Gandhi's first name?
GWR FM ( Bristol )
Presenter:What happened in Dallas on November 22, 1963?
Contestant:I don't know, I wasn't watching it then.
RTE RADIO 2FM ( IRELAND )
Presenter: What is the name of the long- running TV comedy show about pensioners: Last Of The .?
PHIL WOODSHOW (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?
RICHARD AND JUDY Show
Q:Which American actor is married to Nicole Kidman?
RICHARD AND JUDY
Leslie: On which street did Sherlock Holmes live?
Leslie:He makes bread .
Contestant:Er . ..
Leslie:He makes cakes .
Contestant: Kipling Street ?
LINCS FM PHONE-IN
Presenter: Which is the largest Spanish-speaking country in the world?
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 .
Question: What is the world's largest continent?
Contestant: The Pacific
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 BIGGESTGAME IN TOWN (ITV)
Steve Le Fevre: What was signed, to bring World War I to an end in 1918?
Contestant: Magna Carta?
JAMES O'BRIENSHOW (LBC)
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 )
Searle: In which European country is Mount Etna ?
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(after long pause): Fourteen days.
DARYL DENHAM'S DRIVETIME (VIRGIN RADIO)
Daryl Denham:In which country would you spend shekels?
Contestant: Holland ?
Denham:Try the next letter of the alphabet.
Contestant:Iceland ? Ireland ?
Denham (helpfully): It's a bad line. Did you say Israel ?
PHIL WOOD SHOW(BBC GMR)
Wood:What 'K' could be described as the Islamic Bible?
Contestant:Er . .. .
Wood:It's got two syllables . . . Kor . . .
Wood:Ha ha ha ha, no. The past participle of run . .
Wood:OK, try it another way. Today I run, yesterday I . . .
Melanie Sykes:What is the name given to the condition where the sufferer can fall asleep at any time?
Presenter: What religion was Guy Fawkes?
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 loincloth did he play?