lets face it..... _________ UNIVERSITY CHALLENGE (BBC2) Jeremy Paxman: What is another name for 'cherrypickers' and 'cheesemongers'? Contestant: Homosexuals. 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 . BBC NORFOLK Stewart White: Who had a worldwide hit with What A Wonderful World? Contestant:I don'tknow. White:I'll give you some clues: what do you call the part between your hand and your elbow? Contestant: Arm. White: Correct. And if you're not weak, you're...? Contestant:Strong. White:Correct - and what was Lord Mountbatten's first name? Contestant:Louis. White:Well, there we are then. So who had a worldwide hit with the song What a Wonderful World? Contestant: Frank Sinatra? LATE SHOW (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 . 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 ten pounds, what is the nationality of the Pope? Ruth from Rowley Regis:I think I know that one. Is it Jewish? UNIVERSITY CHALLENGE Bamber Gascoigne:What was Gandhi's first name? Contestant:Goosey? 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 ...? Caller:Mohicans. PHIL WOOD SHOW (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 Leslie:On which street did Sherlock Holmes live? Contestant:Er .. . . 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? Contestant: Barcelona . 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 . NATIONAL LOTTERY (BBC1) Question:What is the world's largest continent? Contestant:The Pacific ROCK FM ( PRESTON ) 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 BIGGEST GAME IN TOWN (ITV) Steve Le Fevre:What was signed to bring World War I to an end in 1918? Contestant:Magna Carta ?. JAMES O'BRIEN SHOW (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 ? Caller: Japan . 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 ? Contestant:No. PHIL WOOD SHOW (BBC GMR) Wood:What 'K' could be described as the Islamic Bible? Contestant:Er .. . . Wood:It's got two syllables . . . Kor . . .. Contestant:Blimey? Wood:Ha ha ha ha, no. The past participle of run . . . Contestant: [Silence] Wood:OK, try it another way. Today I run, yesterday I . . . Contestant:Walked? THE VAULT Melanie Sykes:What is the name given to the condition where the sufferer can fall asleep at any time? Contestant:Nostalgia. LUNCHTIME SHOW (BRMB) Presenter:What religion was Guy Fawkes? Contestant:Jewish. 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? Contestant:Jesus.