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WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 19-1-18

on Fri Jan 19 2018, 20:00
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Get yourself your favourite tipple.
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Let’s have a crackin’ quiz.

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WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 19-1-18


1) Who had a 1965 hit with ‘I Got You Babe’

2) Geography, what is the County town of Kent?

3) TV, in the Scottish sitcom ‘Still Game’, what is the name of the
Pub which Jack and Victor frequent?

4) Film, who starred as Queen Victoria in the 1997 film ‘Mrs Brown’?

5) In what country was Adolph Hitler born?

6) Food and drink, what do St Auger, Gorgonzola and Stilton cheeses have in common?

7) Science, in which human organ would you find the hypothalamus?

8 ) What car which was manufactured and marketed in Germany from 1938 to 2003 was known as Der Käfer in German?

9) In which sport might you win the Claret Jug?

10) History, in 1553, how long did Lady Jane Grey's reign as Queen of England and Ireland last?

11) Made famous by Gerry and the Pacemakers and the Liverpool Kop, from what 1945 Rodgers and Hammerstein musical does the song 'You'll Never Walk Alone' come?

12) If you are ‘Sinistral’ what condition do you have?

13) Literature, first published in 1813, who wrote the classic novel ‘Pride and Prejudice’

14) Which country presented the Statue of Liberty to America as a gift?

15) Film, who starred as Axel Foley in the "Beverley Hills Cop" series of movies?

16) TV, in the 1980’s sitcom ‘Hi de Hi’, who played Peggy Ollerenshaw the aspirational chalet maid hoping to become a Yellowcoat?

17) Which record by Queen reached number 1 in the charts in 1975 and again in 1991?

18) Science, how many planets make up our solar system?

19) Classical music, Piano Sonata No. 14, commonly known as the ‘Moonlight Sonata’, was written by which German composer?

20) History, how was Edward, the English King between 1042 and 1066, commonly known?

21) Food and drink, Mafalda Corta, Penne and Fusilli are what type of food?

22) Geography, which country has the wine making region known as the Barossa Valley ?

23) Literature, first published in 1847, who wrote the classic novel ’Jane Eyre’?

24) What is a ‘metronome?.

25) ♪♫Dirty old river, must you keep rolling
Flowing into the night
People so busy, makes me feel dizzy
Taxi light shines so bright
But I don't need no friends
As long as I gaze on…………………..♪♫

From what song are those the opening lines?


BROTHERS BONUS QUESTIONS


Which rock/pop bands did the following brothers form?

BQ1) Brian, Dennis and Carl Wilson.

BQ2) Mark and David Knopfler

BQ3) Barry, Robin, and Maurice Gibb.

BQ4) Noel and Liam Gallagher

BQ5) Ray and Dave Davies

STINKER) In which dystopian fantasy novel, first published in 1949, is Great Britain known as ‘Airship One’ a province of the Superstate ‘Oceania’?

TRICKY) The French high speed train is known as the ‘TGV’, what does the acronym stand for?

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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 19-1-18

on Sat Jan 20 2018, 05:32
1. Sonny & Cher


2. Gravesend


3. ?


4. ?


5. Austria


6. Blue?


7. Brain??


8. Volkswagen Beetle?


9. Polo?


10. 30 days?


11. Carousel


12. A cold


13. Jane Austen


14. France


15. ?


16. Sue somebody. Damn!


17. Bohemian Rhapsody


18. Nine if you include Pluto


19. Beethoven


20. The Confessor


21. Bread?


22. Australia


23. One o' them sisters from Haworth. Aaaarrrggghhhhh!


24. An instrument for keeping the beat in music.


25. Waterloo Sunset


BQ1. Beach Boys


BQ2. Dire Straits


BQ3. Bee Gees


BQ4. Oasis


BQ5. The Kinks


STINKER: Gotta be '1984'


TRICKY: It's not long since I saw a documentary on high speed trains but I can't remember this.
marieM
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 19-1-18

on Sat Jan 20 2018, 09:08
Thanks Ray. I didn't do so good but I enjoyed it. It's murder when you know things but can't remember the name.
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raymyjamie
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 19-1-18

on Sat Jan 20 2018, 13:01
@Hieronymous wrote:1. Sonny & Cher  


2. Gravesend


3. ?


4. ?


5. Austria  



6. Blue?


7. Brain??


8. Volkswagen Beetle?  


9. Polo?


10. 30 days?


11. Carousel  


12. A cold


13. Jane Austen  


14. France


15. ?


16. Sue somebody. Damn!  Pollard


17. Bohemian Rhapsody


18. Nine if you include Pluto Pluto has been downgraded to a Dwarf Planet


19. Beethoven


20. The Confessor


21. Bread?


22. Australia


23. One o' them sisters from Haworth. Aaaarrrggghhhhh!  Yes


24. An instrument for keeping the beat in music.  


25. Waterloo Sunset  


BQ1. Beach Boys


BQ2. Dire Straits


BQ3. Bee Gees


BQ4. Oasis


BQ5. The Kinks


STINKER: Gotta be '1984'


TRICKY: It's not long since I saw a documentary on high speed trains but I can't remember this.

A very good effort indeed mon ami,
and at an unearthly hour of the morning, or is it night LOL
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raymyjamie
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 19-1-18

on Sat Jan 20 2018, 13:03
@marieM wrote:Thanks Ray.  I didn't do so good but I enjoyed it.  It's murder when you know things but can't remember the name.

Thank you Marie.

Yes I know the feeling well LOL Laughing


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