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Pot Luck Quiz – Week One Answers

Last season we brought you weekly sets of teasers on the World Snooker Tour, we are back again this term to find out if you are a snooker mastermind.

Yesterday we revealed the first set of 15 questions. Here are the answers. Let us know how many you got on the WST Twitter page.

  1. What was legendary broadcaster Ted Lowe’s job occupation before he got roped in for his first shift as a snooker commentator? – Manager of Leicester Square Hall
  2. Judd Trump won five ranking titles last season, in which event did he secure his fifth victory? – 2021 Gibraltar Open
  3. Which player beat Trump in the quarter-finals of the 2021 World Championship? – Shaun Murphy
  4. Which two players contested professional snooker’s longest ever frame? It lasted 123 minutes and 41 seconds. – Fergal O’Brien and David Gilbert
  5. How many ranking event titles has Ding Junhui won? –14
  6. At which event did World Champion Mark Selby win his first ranking title back in 2008? – Welsh Open
  7. Selby currently occupies first position in the world rankings ahead of Trump in second. How much prize money separates the pair? – £7,000
  8. How many centuries did 2002 World Champion Peter Ebdon make during his career? – 377
  9. How many 147 breaks has Leicester’s Tom Ford made during his career? – 5
  10. Which venue hosted John Higgins’ 2010 UK Championship win? The Scot defeated Mark Williams 10-9 in the final. – Telford International Centre, Telford
  11. Which player won the inaugural Shoot Out in 2011? – Nigel Bond
  12. How many World Championship finals has Jan Verhaas refereed? – 6
  13. Who won last season’s Champion of Champions? – Mark Allen
  14. Who did Ryan Day beat in the final of the 2021 Shoot Out? – Mark Selby
  15. How many ranking titles has Ali Carter won? – 4