Stunning answers from British quiz contestants...
From Quizmania (ITV quiz programme):
Greg Scott: We're looking for an occupation beginning with "T".
Scott: No, it's "T". "T" for Tommy. "T" for Tango.
Contestant: Oh, right... (pause) Doctor.
Danny Kelly's radio show:
Kelly: Which French Mediterranean town hosts a famous film festival every year?
Contestant: I don't know, I need a clue.
Kelly: OK. What do beans come in?
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: 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?
Contestant: Frank Sinatra?
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 10 pounds, what is the nationality of the Pope?
Ruth from Rowley Regis: I think I know that one. Is it Jewish?
The Weakest Link:
Anne Robinson: In traffic, what "J" is where two roads meet?
Contestant: Jool carriageway?
GWR FM (Bristol)
Presenter: What happened in Dallas on November 22 1963?
Contestant: I don't know, I wasn't watching it then.
Magic 22 (BBC Northeast England)
Presenter: In what year was President Kennedy assassinated?
Presenter: Well, let's put it this way - he didn't see 1964.
Phone In (BBC):
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.
Notts and Crosses (BBC radio Nottingham):
Jeff Owen: In which country is Mount Everest?
Contestant: (long pause) Er, it's not in Scotland, is it?
National Lottery (BBC1)
Question: What is the world's largest continent?
Contestant: The Pacific
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... erm, three?
Chris Searle Show (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?
Notts and Crosses Quiz:
Jeff Owen: Where did the D-Day landings take place?
Contestant: (after pause) Pearl Harbour?
Steve Wright in the Afternoon (BBC2)
Wright: Johnny Weissmuller died on this day. Which jungle-swinging character clad only in a loincloth did he play?
Even Greater Britons...