IT’S NEARLY TIME FOR EUROVISION!
Our printable scorecards will be available to download for free on Friday (after the semi-finals), but for now we have some Eurovision statistics quiz questions for your party (or just for fun)!
Here are the questions, answers are at the bottom of the post.
1. Which country has won Eurovision the most times? a. Ireland b. UK c. France
2. Which outfit colour has won Eurovision the most times? a. Black b. Pink c. White
3. For Eurovision 2017, in which country did the highest percentage of TV watchers tune in a. Finland b. Iceland c. Netherlands
4. How many times has the UK hosted Eurovision? a. 3 times b. 8 times c. 10 times
5. Including singers, musicians and dancers, what is the maximum no of people allowed on stage for a performance? a. 6 people b. 9 people c. No limit
6. Until their win in 2017, Portugal was the country who had entered for the most number of times without winning. How many times a. 32 b. 40 c. 48
7. Which country has received 0 points the most number of times? a. Norway b. Austria c. UK
8. How many times has Irish singer Johnny Logan won the contest? a. 1 b. 2 c. 3
9. To the nearest 100, what is the total number songs to have ever taken part in the contest? a. 1100 b. 1500 c. 2800
10. What year did the first ever contest take place? a. 1947 b. 1956 c. 1967
11. Including this year (2018), how many times have Australia participated? a. 1 b. 2 c. 4
12. Since Eurovision 2004, what is the average number of points the UK entry has received? a. 46 b. 66 c. 86
13. Which country came 2nd in the contest last year (2017)? a. Bulgaria b. Italy c. Moldova
14. How many millions of viewers in the UK watched the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest at peak time? a. 14 m b. 23 m c. 8 m
15. When the UK last hosted the contest in 1998, where was it broadcast from? a. Edinburgh b. Birmingham c. Cardiff
16. What is the minimum age for a Eurovision performer? a. 16 b. 18 c. No minimum
1 a. Ireland (7 times) | 2 c. White (by a long way) | 3 b. Iceland (98%)! | 4 b. 8 times (although we’ve only won 5 times) | 5 a. 6 people | 6 c. 48 | 7 a. Norway | 8 c. 3 times (2 as a performer, 1 as a songwriter!) | 9 b. 1500 | 10 b. 1956 | 11 c. 4 | 12 a. 46 | 13 a. Bulgaria | 14 c. 8 million | 15 b. Birmingham | 16 a. 16