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WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 26-1-18

on Fri Jan 26 2018, 20:00
A very Good Evening to all you Rejects.
Welcome to the Reject’s Bar.
Is it really 7 days since last Friday?, Blimey O’Riley
Get your favourite tipple.
Get comfy.
Let’s have a crackin’ quiz.

NSG!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

GOOD LUCK

WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 26-1-18


1) Who had a 1984 UK hit with “99 Red Balloon”?

2) Geography, on which Spanish Costa is Torremolinos?

3) TV, which comedy show had the catchphrase “ooh suit you sir”?

4) Film, which northern town was the setting for the 1997 film The Full Monty?

5) Which country does Paddington Bear come from?

6) Food and drink, Gala, Pink Lady and Sturmer Pippin are varieties of what foodstuff?

7) Science, how many pounds are there in a hundredweight?

8 ) Made originally from 1913 to 1935, and then re-introduced from 1948 to 1971, what British car manufacturer produced the ‘Oxford’ model?

9) Sport, at which sport do England and Scotland compete for the Calcutta Cup?

10) History, which Argentinean cruiser was controversially sunk by British forces during the 1982 Falklands conflict?

11) From which Andrew Lloyd Webber / Tim Rice musical does the song ‘Don’t Cry for me Argentina’ come?

12) Which paper was Superman’s alter ego Clarke Kent a reporter for?

13) Literature, who wrote the 1895 play The Importance of Being Earnest?

14) Tynwald is the name of the Legislature (Parliament) of where?

15) Film, what was the name of the toy spaceman in the 1995 feature-length computer-animated film ‘Toy Story’?

16) TV, the BBC television action crime drama ‘Peaky Blinders’ is set in which UK city?

17) Which group had a 1965 hit with a cover version of Bob Dylan’s ‘Mr Tambourine Man’?

18) Science, Phobos and Deimos are moons of which planet in our solar system?

19) Which well known musical collaborators wrote the comic opera ‘HMS Pinafore’?

20) History, what was the last battle of the Wars of the Roses, fought in 1485, in which King Richard III was killed?

21) In a Beef Wellington, named in honour of Arthur Wellesley, Duke of Wellington, what is the fillet of beef wrapped in?

22) Geography, in which American state is Cape Canaveral, the launching site for US space travel?

23) Literature, which 19th century female novelist wrote the classic work ‘Cranford’?

24) Which ‘geometric’ building houses the US Defence Department?

25) ♪♫Summertime, and the livin' is easy
Fish are jumpin' and the cotton is high
Oh, your daddy's rich and your ma is good-lookin'
So hush, little baby, don't you cry♪♫

From what 1935 George Gershwin stage musical do those words come?


ANIMALS BONUS QUESTIONS


BQ1) Which breed of cat is famous for not having a tail?

BQ2) Which is the largest species of penguin?

BQ3) Which living bird has the longest wingspan?

BQ4) The name of which large herbivorous semi-aquatic mammal, native of sub Saharan Africa, translates from Greek as ‘River Horse’?

BQ5) Which is the Worlds tallest land mammal?

STINKER) What is the number of the room feared in George Orwell’s book ‘1984’?

TRICKY) Literature, which poet in his verse ‘Jerusalem’ wrote of the ‘Dark Satanic Mills’ of the industrial revolution?
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Re: Friday Night Pub Quiz

on Fri Jan 26 2018, 20:12
1) Nena
2) Costa del Sol
3) The Fast Show
4) Sheffield
5) Peru
6) Cocktail?
9) Rugby
10) General Belgrano
11) Evita
12) The Daily Planet
14) Isle of Man
15) Buzz Lightyear
16) Birmingham
18) Mars
19) Gilbert and Sullivan
20) Battle of Bosworth Field
22) Florida
24) The Pentagon

BQ1) Lynx
BQ2) Emperor
BQ3) Albatross?
BQ4) Hippopotamus
BQ5) Giraffe


Tricky - William Blake
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 26-1-18

on Fri Jan 26 2018, 20:15
2. C osta del sol
4. Sheffield
7. 112
8. Morris
9. Rugby Union
10. Belgrano
11. Evita
12. The Globe
14. Isle of Man
15. Buzz Lightyear
18. Mars
20. Bosworth Fields
21. Pastry
22. Florida
24. Pentigon

bb1 Manx
2. King
3. Albatross
4. Hippo
5. Giraffe

Stinker 101
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 26-1-18

on Fri Jan 26 2018, 20:16
Evening, Ray Smile

1) Nina 
2) Costa del sol
3) The fast show
4) Newcastle  
5) Peru
6) Apple 
7) 100
8 ) British Leyland 
9) golf
10) belgrano
11) evita
12) Daily planet
13) Oscar Wilde 
14) Wales
15) buzz lightyear
16) Birmingham 
17) 
18) Mars
19) Gilbert and Sullivan 
20) bosworth field
21) Puff pastry
22) Florida
23) manchester's own Elizabeth Gaskell 
24) Octagon

25)

BQ1) Manx 
BQ2) emperor
BQ3) golden eagle
BQ4) hippopotamus
BQ5) giraffe

STINKER) Room 101
TRICKY) William Blake
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 26-1-18

on Fri Jan 26 2018, 20:20
@AWP1983 wrote:1) Nena
2) Costa del Sol
3) The Fast Show
4) Sheffield
5) Peru
6) Cocktail?
9) Rugby
10) General Belgrano
11) Evita
12) The Daily Planet
14) Isle of Man
15) Buzz Lightyear
16) Birmingham
18) Mars
19) Gilbert and Sullivan
20) Battle of Bosworth Field
22) Florida
24) The Pentagon

BQ1) Lynx
BQ2) Emperor
BQ3) Albatross?
BQ4) Hippopotamus
BQ5) Giraffe


Tricky - William Blake

A most excellent 22 correct AWP, well done.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 26-1-18

on Fri Jan 26 2018, 20:21
@marieM wrote:2. C osta del sol
4. Sheffield
7. 112
8. Morris
9. Rugby Union
10. Belgrano
11.  Evita
12. The Globe
14. Isle of Man
15. Buzz Lightyear
18. Mars
20. Bosworth Fields
21. Pastry
22. Florida
24. Pentigon

bb1 Manx
    2. King
    3. Albatross
     4. Hippo
     5. Giraffe

Stinker  101

Evening Marie.

A really excellent score of 19 correct, very well done.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 26-1-18

on Fri Jan 26 2018, 20:22
1 Nena
2 Del Sol
4 Sheffield
5 Peru
9 Rugby Union
10 Belgrano
11 Evita
13 Oscar Wilde
14 Isle of Man
15 Buzz lightyear
17 The Byrds
-9 Gilbert and Sullivan
22 Texas
24 The Pentagon
25 Porgy and Bess
Bq1 Manx
2 Emporer
3 Albatross
4 Hippopotamus
5 Giraffe
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 26-1-18

on Fri Jan 26 2018, 20:23
@jo anne wrote:Evening, Ray Smile

1) Nina 
2) Costa del sol
3) The fast show
4) Newcastle  
5) Peru
6) Apple 
7) 100
8 ) British Leyland 
9) golf
10) belgrano
11) evita
12) Daily planet
13) Oscar Wilde 
14) Wales
15) buzz lightyear
16) Birmingham 
17) 
18) Mars
19) Gilbert and Sullivan 
20) bosworth field
21) Puff pastry
22) Florida
23) manchester's own Elizabeth Gaskell 
24) Octagon

25)

BQ1) Manx 
BQ2) emperor
BQ3) golden eagle
BQ4) hippopotamus
BQ5) giraffe

STINKER) Room 101
TRICKY) William Blake

Evening Jo Anne

A absolute brilliant 23 correct.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 26-1-18

on Fri Jan 26 2018, 20:25
@maureen wrote:1 Nena
2 Del Sol
4 Sheffield
5 Peru
9 Rugby Union
10 Belgrano
11 Evita
13 Oscar Wilde
14 Isle of Man
15 Buzz lightyear
17 The Byrds
-9 Gilbert and Sullivan
22 Texas
24 The Pentagon
25 Porgy and Bess
Bq1  Manx
    2 Emporer
    3 Albatross
    4 Hippopotamus
    5 Giraffe

Evening Mo.

A cracking 19 correct, very well done.

You certainly know your animals.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 26-1-18

on Fri Jan 26 2018, 20:26
@raymyjamie wrote:A very Good Evening to all you Rejects.
Welcome to the Reject’s Bar.
Is it really 7 days since last Friday?, Blimey O’Riley
Get your favourite tipple.
Get comfy.
Let’s have a crackin’ quiz.

NSG!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

GOOD LUCK

WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 26-1-18


1)  Who had a 1984 UK hit with “99 Red Balloon”? NINA

2)  Geography, on which Spanish Costa is Torremolinos? COSTA DEL SOL

3)  TV, which comedy show had the catchphrase “ooh suit you sir”?THE FAST SHOW

4)  Film, which northern town was the setting for the 1997  film The Full Monty?  SHEFFIELD

5)  Which country does Paddington Bear come from? PERU

6)  Food and drink, Gala, Pink Lady and Sturmer Pippin are varieties of what foodstuff? APPLES

7)  Science, how many pounds are there in a hundredweight? 118

8 )  Made originally from 1913 to 1935, and then re-introduced from 1948 to 1971, what British car manufacturer produced the ‘Oxford’ model?  MORRIS

9)  Sport, at which sport do England and Scotland compete for the Calcutta Cup? RUGBY UNION

10)  History, which Argentinean cruiser was controversially sunk by British forces during the 1982 Falklands conflict? BEL GRANO

11)  From which Andrew Lloyd Webber / Tim Rice musical does the song ‘Don’t Cry for me Argentina’ come? EVITA

12)  Which paper was Superman’s alter ego Clarke Kent a reporter for?
DAILY PLANET
13)  Literature, who wrote the 1895 play The Importance of Being Earnest? OSCAR WILDE

14)  Tynwald is the name of the Legislature (Parliament) of where?
REPUBLIC OF IRELAND
15)  Film, what was the name of the toy spaceman in the 1995 feature-length computer-animated film ‘Toy Story’? BUZZ LIGHTYEAR

16)  TV, the BBC television action crime drama ‘Peaky Blinders’ is set in which UK city?  BIRMINGHAM

17)  Which group had a 1965 hit with a cover version of Bob Dylan’s ‘Mr Tambourine Man’? THE BYRDS

18)  Science, Phobos and Deimos are moons of which planet in our solar system? VENUS

19)  Which well known musical collaborators wrote the comic opera ‘HMS Pinafore’? GILLBERT AND SULLIVAN

20)   History, what was the last battle of the Wars of the Roses, fought in 1485, in which King Richard III was killed? BOSWORTH

21)  In a Beef Wellington, named in honour of Arthur Wellesley, Duke of Wellington, what is the fillet of beef wrapped in? PASTRY

22)  Geography, in which American state is Cape Canaveral, the launching site for US space travel? FLORIDA

23)  Literature, which 19th century female novelist wrote the classic work ‘Cranford’?

24)   Which ‘geometric’ building houses the US Defence Department?
THE PENTAGON
25)  ♪♫Summertime, and the livin' is easy
          Fish are jumpin' and the cotton is high
          Oh, your daddy's rich and your ma is good-lookin'
          So hush, little baby, don't you cry♪♫

From what 1935 George Gershwin stage musical do those words come?


ANIMALS BONUS QUESTIONS


BQ1)  Which breed of cat is famous for not having a tail? MANX

BQ2)  Which is the largest species of penguin? EMPORER

BQ3)  Which living bird has the longest wingspan? ALBATROSS

BQ4)  The name of which large herbivorous semi-aquatic mammal, native of sub Saharan Africa, translates from Greek as ‘River Horse’?
HIPPOPOTAMUS
BQ5) Which is the Worlds tallest land mammal? GIRAFFE

STINKER)  What is the number of the room feared in George Orwell’s book ‘1984’? 101

TRICKY)  Literature, which poet in his verse ‘Jerusalem’ wrote of the ‘Dark Satanic Mills’ of the industrial revolution?
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 26-1-18

on Fri Jan 26 2018, 20:27
Thanks as always, Ray Smile
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 26-1-18

on Fri Jan 26 2018, 20:28
1. Nena
2. Costa Del Sol
3. The fast Show
4. Sheffield
5. Peru
6. Apples
7. 112
8. Morris ( He's Home Laughing )
9.
10. General Belgrano
11. Evita
12. Daily Planet
13. Oscar Wilde
14. Isle of Man
15. Buzz Lightyear
16. Birmingham
17. The Byrds
18. Mars
19. Gilbert and Sullivan
20. Battle of Bosworth Field
21. Pate then Mushroom Duxelles
22. Florida
23. Elizabeth Gaskell
24. The Pentagon
25. Porgy and Bess (It was a song that I often sang)

Bonus Questions.
1. Manx
2. Emperor
3. Albatross
4. Hippopotamus
5. Giraffe

Stinker:= Room 101
Tricky:= William Blake
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 26-1-18

on Fri Jan 26 2018, 20:28



1)  Who had a 1984 UK hit with “99 Red Balloon”? Nena

2)  Geography, on which Spanish Costa is Torremolinos? Costa Blanca

3)  TV, which comedy show had the catchphrase “ooh suit you sir”? Fast Show

4)  Film, which northern town was the setting for the 1997  film The Full Monty?   Sheffield

5)  Which country does Paddington Bear come from? Peru

6)  Food and drink, Gala, Pink Lady and Sturmer Pippin are varieties of what foodstuff? Apple

7)  Science, how many pounds are there in a hundredweight? 2600

8 )  Made originally from 1913 to 1935, and then re-introduced from 1948 to 1971, what British car manufacturer produced the ‘Oxford’ model?   Morris

9)  Sport, at which sport do England and Scotland compete for the Calcutta Cup? rugby Union

10)  History, which Argentinean cruiser was controversially sunk by British forces during the 1982 Falklands conflict? General Belgrano

11)  From which Andrew Lloyd Webber / Tim Rice musical does the song ‘Don’t Cry for me Argentina’ come? Evita

12)  Which paper was Superman’s alter ego Clarke Kent a reporter for? Daily Planet

13)  Literature, who wrote the 1895 play The Importance of Being Earnest? Oscar Wilde

14)  Tynwald is the name of the Legislature (Parliament) of where? Isle Of Man

15)  Film, what was the name of the toy spaceman in the 1995 feature-length computer-animated film ‘Toy Story’? Buzz Lightyear

16)  TV, the BBC television action crime drama ‘Peaky Blinders’ is set in which UK city?   Birmingham

17)  Which group had a 1965 hit with a cover version of Bob Dylan’s ‘Mr Tambourine Man’? The byrds

18)  Science, Phobos and Deimos are moons of which planet in our solar system? Mars

19)  Which well known musical collaborators wrote the comic opera ‘HMS Pinafore’? Gilbert & Sullivan

20)   History, what was the last battle of the Wars of the Roses, fought in 1485, in which King Richard III was killed? Bosworth

21)  In a Beef Wellington, named in honour of Arthur Wellesley, Duke of Wellington, what is the fillet of beef wrapped in? Cling film

22)  Geography, in which American state is Cape Canaveral, the launching site for US space travel? Florida

23)  Literature, which 19th century female novelist wrote the classic work ‘Cranford’? Emily Bronte

24)   Which ‘geometric’ building houses the US Defence Department? Pentagon

25)  ♪♫Summertime, and the livin' is easy
          Fish are jumpin' and the cotton is high
          Oh, your daddy's rich and your ma is good-lookin'
          So hush, little baby, don't you cry♪♫

From what 1935 George Gershwin stage musical do those words come? porgy & Bess


ANIMALS BONUS QUESTIONS


BQ1)  Which breed of cat is famous for not having a tail? Manx

BQ2)  Which is the largest species of penguin? Emperor

BQ3)  Which living bird has the longest wingspan? albatross

BQ4)  The name of which large herbivorous semi-aquatic mammal, native of sub Saharan Africa, translates from Greek as ‘River Horse’? Hippopotamus

BQ5) Which is the Worlds tallest land mammal? Giraffe

STINKER)  What is the number of the room feared in George Orwell’s book ‘1984’? Room 101

TRICKY)  Literature, which poet in his verse ‘Jerusalem’ wrote of the ‘Dark Satanic Mills’ of the industrial revolution? Benjamin Brittain
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Re: Friday Night Pub Quiz

on Fri Jan 26 2018, 20:28
Thank you as always Ray Great set of questions tonight.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 26-1-18

on Fri Jan 26 2018, 20:29
@Gassey wrote:
@raymyjamie wrote:A very Good Evening to all you Rejects.
Welcome to the Reject’s Bar.
Is it really 7 days since last Friday?, Blimey O’Riley
Get your favourite tipple.
Get comfy.
Let’s have a crackin’ quiz.

NSG!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

GOOD LUCK

WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 26-1-18


1)  Who had a 1984 UK hit with “99 Red Balloon”?  NINA

2)  Geography, on which Spanish Costa is Torremolinos?  COSTA DEL SOL

3)  TV, which comedy show had the catchphrase “ooh suit you sir”?THE FAST SHOW

4)  Film, which northern town was the setting for the 1997  film The Full Monty?  SHEFFIELD

5)  Which country does Paddington Bear come from?  PERU

6)  Food and drink, Gala, Pink Lady and Sturmer Pippin are varieties of what foodstuff?  APPLES

7)  Science, how many pounds are there in a hundredweight?  118

8 )  Made originally from 1913 to 1935, and then re-introduced from 1948 to 1971, what British car manufacturer produced the ‘Oxford’ model?  MORRIS

9)  Sport, at which sport do England and Scotland compete for the Calcutta Cup?  RUGBY UNION

10)  History, which Argentinean cruiser was controversially sunk by British forces during the 1982 Falklands conflict?  BEL GRANO

11)  From which Andrew Lloyd Webber / Tim Rice musical does the song ‘Don’t Cry for me Argentina’ come?  EVITA

12)  Which paper was Superman’s alter ego Clarke Kent a reporter for?
DAILY PLANET
13)  Literature, who wrote the 1895 play The Importance of Being Earnest?  OSCAR WILDE

14)  Tynwald is the name of the Legislature (Parliament) of where?
REPUBLIC OF IRELAND
15)  Film, what was the name of the toy spaceman in the 1995 feature-length computer-animated film ‘Toy Story’?  BUZZ LIGHTYEAR

16)  TV, the BBC television action crime drama ‘Peaky Blinders’ is set in which UK city?  BIRMINGHAM

17)  Which group had a 1965 hit with a cover version of Bob Dylan’s ‘Mr Tambourine Man’?   THE BYRDS

18)  Science, Phobos and Deimos are moons of which planet in our solar system?  VENUS

19)  Which well known musical collaborators wrote the comic opera ‘HMS Pinafore’?  GILLBERT AND SULLIVAN

20)   History, what was the last battle of the Wars of the Roses, fought in 1485, in which King Richard III was killed?  BOSWORTH

21)  In a Beef Wellington, named in honour of Arthur Wellesley, Duke of Wellington, what is the fillet of beef wrapped in?  PASTRY

22)  Geography, in which American state is Cape Canaveral, the launching site for US space travel? FLORIDA

23)  Literature, which 19th century female novelist wrote the classic work ‘Cranford’?

24)   Which ‘geometric’ building houses the US Defence Department?
THE PENTAGON
25)  ♪♫Summertime, and the livin' is easy
          Fish are jumpin' and the cotton is high
          Oh, your daddy's rich and your ma is good-lookin'
          So hush, little baby, don't you cry♪♫

From what 1935 George Gershwin stage musical do those words come?


ANIMALS BONUS QUESTIONS


BQ1)  Which breed of cat is famous for not having a tail?  MANX

BQ2)  Which is the largest species of penguin?  EMPORER

BQ3)  Which living bird has the longest wingspan?  ALBATROSS

BQ4)  The name of which large herbivorous semi-aquatic mammal, native of sub Saharan Africa, translates from Greek as ‘River Horse’?
HIPPOPOTAMUS
BQ5) Which is the Worlds tallest land mammal?  GIRAFFE

STINKER)  What is the number of the room feared in George Orwell’s book ‘1984’?    101

TRICKY)  Literature, which poet in his verse ‘Jerusalem’ wrote of the ‘Dark Satanic Mills’ of the industrial revolution?

A fantastic 26 correct Gassey, very well done.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 26-1-18

on Fri Jan 26 2018, 20:30
@jo anne wrote:Thanks as always, Ray Smile

Thanks Jo Anne, well played.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 26-1-18

on Fri Jan 26 2018, 20:31
@AWP1983 wrote:Thank you as always Ray Great set of questions tonight.

Thanks AWP, cracking quizzing from you/
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 26-1-18

on Fri Jan 26 2018, 20:33
@weatherwax wrote:1. Nena
2. Costa Del Sol
3. The fast Show
4. Sheffield
5. Peru
6. Apples
7. 112
8. Morris ( He's Home Laughing )
9.
10. General Belgrano
11. Evita
12. Daily Planet
13. Oscar Wilde
14. Isle of Man
15. Buzz Lightyear
16. Birmingham
17. The Byrds
18. Mars
19. Gilbert and Sullivan
20. Battle of Bosworth Field
21. Pate then Mushroom Duxelles
22. Florida
23. Elizabeth Gaskell
24. The Pentagon
25. Porgy and Bess (It was a song that I often sang)

Bonus Questions.
1. Manx
2. Emperor
3. Albatross
4. Hippopotamus
5. Giraffe

Stinker:= Room 101
Tricky:= William Blake

Evening WW

A totally brilliant 30 correct, big pat on back for oneself LOL.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 26-1-18

on Fri Jan 26 2018, 20:34
@raymyjamie wrote:
@weatherwax wrote:1. Nena
2. Costa Del Sol
3. The fast Show
4. Sheffield
5. Peru
6. Apples
7. 112
8. Morris ( He's Home Laughing ) Laughing
9.
10. General Belgrano
11. Evita
12. Daily Planet
13. Oscar Wilde
14. Isle of Man
15. Buzz Lightyear
16. Birmingham
17. The Byrds
18. Mars
19. Gilbert and Sullivan
20. Battle of Bosworth Field
21. Pate then Mushroom Duxelles
22. Florida
23. Elizabeth Gaskell
24. The Pentagon
25. Porgy and Bess (It was a song that I often sang)

Bonus Questions.
1. Manx
2. Emperor
3. Albatross
4. Hippopotamus
5. Giraffe

Stinker:= Room 101
Tricky:= William Blake

Evening WW

A totally brilliant 30 correct, big pat on back for oneself LOL.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 26-1-18

on Fri Jan 26 2018, 20:36
@Corky Ringspot wrote:


1)  Who had a 1984 UK hit with “99 Red Balloon”?    Nena

2)  Geography, on which Spanish Costa is Torremolinos?   Costa Blanca

3)  TV, which comedy show had the catchphrase “ooh suit you sir”?  Fast Show

4)  Film, which northern town was the setting for the 1997  film The Full Monty?     Sheffield

5)  Which country does Paddington Bear come from?   Peru

6)  Food and drink, Gala, Pink Lady and Sturmer Pippin are varieties of what foodstuff?  Apple

7)  Science, how many pounds are there in a hundredweight?  2600

8 )  Made originally from 1913 to 1935, and then re-introduced from 1948 to 1971, what British car manufacturer produced the ‘Oxford’ model?     Morris

9)  Sport, at which sport do England and Scotland compete for the Calcutta Cup?  rugby Union

10)  History, which Argentinean cruiser was controversially sunk by British forces during the 1982 Falklands conflict?  General Belgrano

11)  From which Andrew Lloyd Webber / Tim Rice musical does the song ‘Don’t Cry for me Argentina’ come?  Evita

12)  Which paper was Superman’s alter ego Clarke Kent a reporter for?  Daily Planet

13)  Literature, who wrote the 1895 play The Importance of Being Earnest?  Oscar Wilde

14)  Tynwald is the name of the Legislature (Parliament) of where?  Isle Of Man

15)  Film, what was the name of the toy spaceman in the 1995 feature-length computer-animated film ‘Toy Story’?   Buzz Lightyear

16)  TV, the BBC television action crime drama ‘Peaky Blinders’ is set in which UK city?    Birmingham

17)  Which group had a 1965 hit with a cover version of Bob Dylan’s ‘Mr Tambourine Man’?   The byrds

18)  Science, Phobos and Deimos are moons of which planet in our solar system?  Mars

19)  Which well known musical collaborators wrote the comic opera ‘HMS Pinafore’?  Gilbert & Sullivan

20)   History, what was the last battle of the Wars of the Roses, fought in 1485, in which King Richard III was killed?  Bosworth

21)  In a Beef Wellington, named in honour of Arthur Wellesley, Duke of Wellington, what is the fillet of beef wrapped in?  Cling film

22)  Geography, in which American state is Cape Canaveral, the launching site for US space travel?   Florida

23)  Literature, which 19th century female novelist wrote the classic work ‘Cranford’?  Emily Bronte

24)   Which ‘geometric’ building houses the US Defence Department?  Pentagon

25)  ♪♫Summertime, and the livin' is easy
          Fish are jumpin' and the cotton is high
          Oh, your daddy's rich and your ma is good-lookin'
          So hush, little baby, don't you cry♪♫

From what 1935 George Gershwin stage musical do those words come?  porgy & Bess


ANIMALS BONUS QUESTIONS


BQ1)  Which breed of cat is famous for not having a tail?  Manx

BQ2)  Which is the largest species of penguin?   Emperor

BQ3)  Which living bird has the longest wingspan?  albatross

BQ4)  The name of which large herbivorous semi-aquatic mammal, native of sub Saharan Africa, translates from Greek as ‘River Horse’?    Hippopotamus

BQ5) Which is the Worlds tallest land mammal?  Giraffe

STINKER)  What is the number of the room feared in George Orwell’s book ‘1984’?  Room 101

TRICKY)  Literature, which poet in his verse ‘Jerusalem’ wrote of the ‘Dark Satanic Mills’ of the industrial revolution?  Benjamin Brittain

A superb 27 correct.

Very well done Mester C.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 26-1-18

on Fri Jan 26 2018, 20:39
Cheers Ray. Yet another belting quiz.


Pounds, stones, tons & hundredweights got mixed up. Embarassed Embarassed Very Happy


Thinking there were 2o stone per cwt.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 26-1-18

on Fri Jan 26 2018, 20:42
Thanks once more Ray..you're only good.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 26-1-18

on Fri Jan 26 2018, 20:52
@Corky Ringspot wrote:Cheers Ray.  Yet another belting quiz.


Pounds, stones, tons & hundredweights got mixed up. Embarassed Embarassed Very Happy


Thinking there were 2o stone per cwt.

Cheers Corky.

Yes, I thought you were a little 'off beam' with the weight question LOL.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 26-1-18

on Fri Jan 26 2018, 20:53
@maureen wrote:Thanks once more Ray..you're only good.

Thanks a lot Mo, glad you enjoyed.

Very good quizzing from you tonight.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 26-1-18

on Fri Jan 26 2018, 21:00
@raymyjamie wrote:A very Good Evening to all you Rejects.
Welcome to the Reject’s Bar.
Is it really 7 days since last Friday?, Blimey O’Riley
Get your favourite tipple.
Get comfy.
Let’s have a crackin’ quiz.

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WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 26-1-18


1)  Who had a 1984 UK hit with “99 Red Balloon”? Nena

2)  Geography, on which Spanish Costa is Torremolinos? Costa del sol

3)  TV, which comedy show had the catchphrase “ooh suit you sir”? The fast show

4)  Film, which northern town was the setting for the 1997  film The Full Monty?  Sheffield

5)  Which country does Paddington Bear come from? Peru

6)  Food and drink, Gala, Pink Lady and Sturmer Pippin are varieties of what foodstuff? Apples

7)  Science, how many pounds are there in a hundredweight? 1600

8 )  Made originally from 1913 to 1935, and then re-introduced from 1948 to 1971, what British car manufacturer produced the ‘Oxford’ model?  Austin?

9)  Sport, at which sport do England and Scotland compete for the Calcutta Cup? Rugby union

10)  History, which Argentinean cruiser was controversially sunk by British forces during the 1982 Falklands conflict? General belgrano

11)  From which Andrew Lloyd Webber / Tim Rice musical does the song ‘Don’t Cry for me Argentina’ come? Evita

12)  Which paper was Superman’s alter ego Clarke Kent a reporter for? The daily planet

13)  Literature, who wrote the 1895 play The Importance of Being Earnest? Ernest Hemingway?

14)  Tynwald is the name of the Legislature (Parliament) of where? Isle of Man?

15)  Film, what was the name of the toy spaceman in the 1995 feature-length computer-animated film ‘Toy Story’? Buzz lightyear

16)  TV, the BBC television action crime drama ‘Peaky Blinders’ is set in which UK city?  Birmingham

17)  Which group had a 1965 hit with a cover version of Bob Dylan’s ‘Mr Tambourine Man’? Manfred Mann

18)  Science, Phobos and Deimos are moons of which planet in our solar system? Jupiter?

19)  Which well known musical collaborators wrote the comic opera ‘HMS Pinafore’? Rogers and Hammerstein?

20)   History, what was the last battle of the Wars of the Roses, fought in 1485, in which King Richard III was killed?

21)  In a Beef Wellington, named in honour of Arthur Wellesley, Duke of Wellington, what is the fillet of beef wrapped in? Pastry

22)  Geography, in which American state is Cape Canaveral, the launching site for US space travel? Florida

23)  Literature, which 19th century female novelist wrote the classic work ‘Cranford’? Jane Austin?

24)   Which ‘geometric’ building houses the US Defence Department? Pentogan

25)  ♪♫Summertime, and the livin' is easy
          Fish are jumpin' and the cotton is high
          Oh, your daddy's rich and your ma is good-lookin'
          So hush, little baby, don't you cry♪♫

From what 1935 George Gershwin stage musical do those words come?


ANIMALS BONUS QUESTIONS


BQ1)  Which breed of cat is famous for not having a tail? Manx

BQ2)  Which is the largest species of penguin? Emperor

BQ3)  Which living bird has the longest wingspan? Golden eagle?

BQ4)  The name of which large herbivorous semi-aquatic mammal, native of sub Saharan Africa, translates from Greek as ‘River Horse’? Hippo

BQ5) Which is the Worlds tallest land mammal? Giraffe

STINKER)  What is the number of the room feared in George Orwell’s book ‘1984’? Room 101

TRICKY)  Literature, which poet in his verse ‘Jerusalem’ wrote of the ‘Dark Satanic Mills’ of the industrial revolution?

I think we've done ok tonight
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